The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 38 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 13 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.36% 1.85% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.26% 5.68% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 7
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £42,000 £57,000
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 Solihull region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
106 88 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 35.57% 32.59% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 92 46 70
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Solihull

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Solihull

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) VB
3 12 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 10 (62.50%) C#
5 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
6 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (50.00%) C
7 8 (50.00%) Web Services
7 8 (50.00%) Windows
7 8 (50.00%) WinForms
7 8 (50.00%) VB6
7 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (50.00%) WCF
7 8 (50.00%) jQuery
7 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (43.75%) SQL
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (25.00%) Ajax
11 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
11 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 12 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Graduate
5 4 (25.00%) Junior
5 4 (25.00%) Junior Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Graduate C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 2 (12.50%) DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) WinForms
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (50.00%) WCF
2 8 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) VB
1 12 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) VB6
4 8 (50.00%) C
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft