The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 55 55 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.17% 1.43% 6.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.46% 7.55% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 27
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +39.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £61,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
157 106 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 26.34% 18.96% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 136 96 90
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Coventry

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Coventry

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) IIS
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (47.37%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (42.11%) Project Management
6 8 (42.11%) Thin Client
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) MCP
6 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
6 8 (42.11%) MCSE
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 8 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (42.11%) Fat Client
6 8 (42.11%) Service Management
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
6 8 (42.11%) Clustering
6 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (42.11%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (31.58%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) C#
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) Intranet
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Implementation Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (31.58%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Thin Client
1 8 (42.11%) Clustering
1 8 (42.11%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
1 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
1 8 (42.11%) Service Management
1 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) MCP
2 8 (42.11%) MCSE
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) CommVault
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Finjan