Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 226 203
Rank change year-on-year -92 -23 -88
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 56 137 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 1.10% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 3.18% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 48 120 130
North West median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% +21.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +2.35%

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4283 4307 4451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.33% 34.44% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3630 3732 3827
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -59 35 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Lancashire +10 12 £37,500 -
Cheshire -55 5 £32,500 -
Merseyside +4 4 £47,500 +26.67%
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (66.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (57.14%) .NET
4 31 (55.36%) SQL
5 30 (53.57%) C#
6 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
8 19 (33.93%) Degree
9 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
10 17 (30.36%) .NET Framework
11 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (26.79%) Windows
13 14 (25.00%) ETL
14 12 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (19.64%) VMware
16 10 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (17.86%) Cognos
16 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
17 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
18 8 (14.29%) DTS
18 8 (14.29%) Clustering
19 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
19 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning

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 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) DHCP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (66.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
6 8 (14.29%) DTS
7 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
7 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.79%) MySQL
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 4 (7.14%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Technical Leader
3 11 (19.64%) DBA
4 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 8 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Applications Support
6 6 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Support Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Lead C# Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 17 (30.36%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.93%) HTML
5 4 (7.14%) Angular 2
5 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.79%) CSS
6 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
6 1 (1.79%) WCF
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
6 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Clustering
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.71%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.14%) Replication
5 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) ETL
3 12 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.71%) Database Security
5 6 (10.71%) MVC
5 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.93%) High Availability
7 4 (7.14%) Customer Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Network Design
7 4 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) Business Development
8 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.36%) Process Management
8 3 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) SQL
2 30 (53.57%) C#
3 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.36%) VBA
7 2 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) MCPD
3 1 (1.79%) MCSD
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Cognos
4 6 (10.71%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) McAfee
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec