The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 189 145
Rank change year-on-year -13 -44  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 45 51 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.89% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.14% 2.81% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 104
Median salary £40,000 £43,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.51% +29.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £44,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2107 1818 2263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.29% 31.67% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 1566 1919
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in the North West

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the North West.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in the North West

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in the North West

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -35 31 £40,000 -12.08% 6
Cheshire +13 8 £38,500 +2.66% 2
Merseyside -1 6 £52,500 -
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (73.00%) SQL
3 67 (67.00%) .NET
4 62 (62.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 57 (57.00%) Microsoft
6 48 (48.00%) C#
7 34 (34.00%) ASP.NET
8 27 (27.00%) HTML
8 27 (27.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (26.00%) T-SQL
9 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
9 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (25.00%) Windows
10 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (24.00%) Web Services
11 24 (24.00%) XML
11 24 (24.00%) .NET Framework
11 24 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (22.00%) VB.NET
12 22 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (17.00%) MySQL
14 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
15 16 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (16.00%) CSS
15 16 (16.00%) Replication
15 16 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (16.00%) Migration
16 15 (15.00%) Finance

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.00%) Alfresco
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.00%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.00%) IaaS
2 7 (7.00%) PaaS
2 7 (7.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.00%) SAN
3 2 (2.00%) VoIP
4 1 (1.00%) DHCP
4 1 (1.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (62.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (27.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (17.00%) MySQL
8 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (11.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (10.00%) MongoDB
11 9 (9.00%) RDBMS
11 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
13 4 (4.00%) OLAP
13 4 (4.00%) OLTP
13 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.00%) NUnit
2 4 (4.00%) Selenium
2 4 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Advertising
3 7 (7.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (47.00%) Developer
2 29 (29.00%) DBA
2 29 (29.00%) SQL DBA
3 20 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 12 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 8 (8.00%) .NET Programmer
7 8 (8.00%) Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (8.00%) HTML Developer
7 8 (8.00%) Programmer
7 8 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 8 (8.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
7 8 (8.00%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
7 8 (8.00%) VB6 Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (67.00%) .NET
2 34 (34.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (27.00%) HTML
4 24 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 24 (24.00%) Web Services
4 24 (24.00%) XML
5 16 (16.00%) CSS
6 14 (14.00%) Ajax
6 14 (14.00%) WCF
7 9 (9.00%) XHTML
8 8 (8.00%) RESTful
8 8 (8.00%) SOAP
9 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (6.00%) CSS3
9 6 (6.00%) Entity Framework
9 6 (6.00%) JSON
10 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 2 (2.00%) DHTML
12 1 (1.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Replication
2 15 (15.00%) Clustering
3 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.00%) iPad
5 8 (8.00%) AS400
5 8 (8.00%) iSeries
5 8 (8.00%) Mainframe
6 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.00%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (16.00%) Migration
2 16 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (15.00%) High Availability
4 14 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.00%) MVC
5 13 (13.00%) Business Continuity
5 13 (13.00%) Data Analysis
6 12 (12.00%) ETL
7 10 (10.00%) Database Security
7 10 (10.00%) SDLC
7 10 (10.00%) Statistics
8 9 (9.00%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.00%) Data Management
9 7 (7.00%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.00%) Database Optimisation
9 7 (7.00%) ITIL V3
9 7 (7.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 73 (73.00%) SQL
2 48 (48.00%) C#
3 26 (26.00%) T-SQL
4 22 (22.00%) VB.NET
5 11 (11.00%) VB
6 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.00%) VB6
8 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.00%) PHP
9 6 (6.00%) VBA
10 3 (3.00%) VBScript
11 2 (2.00%) J#
12 1 (1.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) Degree
3 7 (7.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (7.00%) QA
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (1.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) KVM
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (57.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
2 5 (5.00%) RedGate
3 4 (4.00%) Cognos
3 4 (4.00%) IBM
4 3 (3.00%) HP
4 3 (3.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) Cisco
5 2 (2.00%) NetApp
5 2 (2.00%) Sage
5 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.00%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.00%) Pega
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec
6 1 (1.00%) TOWER Software
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Posted: Yesterday
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