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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 183 159
Rank change year-on-year -65 -24  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 24 54 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.96% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.00% 3.04% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 90
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,063 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.58% +2.65%  

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 2402 1774 2263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 35.08% 31.63% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2054 1538 1935
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -50 16 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Cheshire -38 4 £40,000 +32.23%
Lancashire 0 3 £31,500 -
Merseyside -7 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (72.06%) SQL
3 47 (69.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (57.35%) .NET
5 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 29 (42.65%) C#
7 26 (38.24%) Windows
8 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
9 20 (29.41%) .NET Framework
10 19 (27.94%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (27.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (25.00%) ETL
12 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
14 14 (20.59%) Migration
15 13 (19.12%) Capacity Planning
16 12 (17.65%) Replication
16 12 (17.65%) MySQL
17 11 (16.18%) VB.NET
17 11 (16.18%) HTML
17 11 (16.18%) Cognos
17 11 (16.18%) XML
17 11 (16.18%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (16.18%) Clustering
17 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
18 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012

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 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.88%) Alfresco
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.88%) IIS
3 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Kentico
5 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.94%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) VoIP
3 2 (2.94%) DHCP
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (69.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (27.94%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (27.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (17.65%) MySQL
7 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
7 11 (16.18%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (13.24%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
9 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.94%) DTS
12 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) NUnit
1 4 (5.88%) Selenium
1 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) Maven
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Developer
2 26 (38.24%) DBA
3 25 (36.76%) SQL DBA
4 13 (19.12%) SQL Server DBA
5 12 (17.65%) SQL Developer
6 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
7 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.88%) Administrator
10 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Production DBA
10 4 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (4.41%) HTML Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Lead C# Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Production DBA
11 3 (4.41%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (57.35%) .NET
2 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
3 20 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 11 (16.18%) HTML
4 11 (16.18%) XML
5 7 (10.29%) Web Services
6 5 (7.35%) CSS
7 4 (5.88%) XHTML
8 3 (4.41%) WCF
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.94%) DHTML
9 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.94%) HTML5
10 1 (1.47%) Ajax
10 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.47%) CSS3
10 1 (1.47%) JSON
10 1 (1.47%) LESS
10 1 (1.47%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Replication
2 11 (16.18%) Clustering
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) iPad
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
2 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) ETL
2 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) Migration
3 13 (19.12%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (14.71%) Database Security
5 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.24%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.82%) Database Optimisation
7 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.82%) MVC
8 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.88%) ERD
8 4 (5.88%) High Availability
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Stress Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.88%) Workflow
9 3 (4.41%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 49 (72.06%) SQL
2 29 (42.65%) C#
3 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
4 11 (16.18%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.82%) VBA
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) VBScript
7 3 (4.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) J#
8 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.94%) Ruby
8 2 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) vSphere
3 2 (2.94%) Docker
3 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.94%) KVM
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) Cognos
3 6 (8.82%) HP
3 6 (8.82%) VMware
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco
4 4 (5.88%) IBM
4 4 (5.88%) NetApp
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.41%) RedGate
6 2 (2.94%) McAfee
6 2 (2.94%) Sage
6 2 (2.94%) Symantec
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