The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 18 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.11% 0.79% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.00% 4.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
50 22 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 27.03% 17.46% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 38
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in the Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 22 (81.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (74.07%) PowerShell
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (74.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (74.07%) Replication
3 20 (74.07%) Clustering
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (74.07%) T-SQL
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server 2000
3 20 (74.07%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (74.07%) Database Mirroring
4 7 (25.93%) XML
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
5 5 (18.52%) Graphic Design
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) MVC

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (81.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server 2000
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Database Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
1 7 (25.93%) XML
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) CSS3
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Replication
1 20 (74.07%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Graphic Design
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Disaster Recovery
1 20 (74.07%) Performance Tuning
1 20 (74.07%) Database Mirroring
2 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
2 5 (18.52%) MVC
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Web Development
2 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) T-SQL
2 20 (74.07%) PowerShell
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft