The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 29 26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 2.34% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.26% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 88 57 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 31.65% 44.53% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 72 33 28
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2005
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL