The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 108 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 106 118 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 2.66% 3.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.17% 8.69% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 102 103 166
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,125 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1719 1358 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.75% 30.56% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1512 1149 1437
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -14 22 £34,000 -15.00% 4
Birmingham -43 18 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Worcestershire +11 15 £36,000 -10.00%
Solihull +5 13 £42,500 +41.66%
Shropshire -7 8 £31,000 -7.46%
Warwickshire -17 8 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Coventry -13 6 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wolverhampton +7 4 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Sutton Coldfield -4 2 £37,500 +27.11%
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 184 (76.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 169 (70.12%) SQL
4 127 (52.70%) Microsoft
5 106 (43.98%) .NET
6 80 (33.20%) C#
7 70 (29.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 69 (28.63%) T-SQL
8 69 (28.63%) Windows
9 63 (26.14%) MS Excel
9 63 (26.14%) Relational Database
10 62 (25.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 60 (24.90%) VB.NET
11 60 (24.90%) ASP.NET
12 50 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 48 (19.92%) JavaScript
14 47 (19.50%) HTML
15 44 (18.26%) CSS
16 43 (17.84%) .NET Framework
17 42 (17.43%) Linux
17 42 (17.43%) RDBMS
18 40 (16.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 37 (15.35%) PL/SQL
20 34 (14.11%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (14.11%) WCF
21 33 (13.69%) XML
22 32 (13.28%) SQL Server 2000
22 32 (13.28%) Active Directory
23 31 (12.86%) Oracle
24 30 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 27 (11.20%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.71%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.81%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (4.56%) IIS
6 10 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.24%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.83%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.83%) Apache
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.83%) Lync
11 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 63 (26.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (7.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.83%) Agresso
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.32%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) Office 365
2 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.54%) SAN
2 18 (7.47%) Firewall
3 13 (5.39%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.56%) LAN
4 11 (4.56%) WAN
4 11 (4.56%) DNS
5 10 (4.15%) DHCP
6 9 (3.73%) NAS
6 9 (3.73%) VPN
7 6 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.07%) Intranet
9 4 (1.66%) Internet
10 3 (1.24%) Extranet
11 2 (0.83%) SMTP
11 2 (0.83%) Wireless
11 2 (0.83%) Network Security
11 2 (0.83%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 184 (76.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (29.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 63 (26.14%) Relational Database
5 62 (25.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (17.43%) RDBMS
8 40 (16.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (13.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 24 (9.96%) Oracle Database
11 15 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (5.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (3.73%) MS Access
15 6 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (2.49%) Data Mining
16 3 (1.24%) OLAP
16 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects XI
17 2 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
17 2 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (5.81%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.24%) JIRA
4 3 (1.24%) Toad
5 2 (0.83%) Hudson
6 1 (0.41%) NUnit
6 1 (0.41%) Subversion
6 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (12.03%) Finance
2 7 (2.90%) Law
3 6 (2.49%) Advertising
3 6 (2.49%) Automotive
4 5 (2.07%) Back Office
5 4 (1.66%) Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
7 2 (0.83%) Billing
7 2 (0.83%) Marketing
7 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 106 (43.98%) Developer
2 64 (26.56%) DBA
3 53 (21.99%) SQL DBA
4 52 (21.58%) .NET Developer
5 40 (16.60%) SQL Server DBA
5 40 (16.60%) Administrator
6 36 (14.94%) Analyst
7 21 (8.71%) Senior Developer
8 20 (8.30%) C# Developer
8 20 (8.30%) SQL Developer
8 20 (8.30%) Server Administrator
9 19 (7.88%) VB.NET Developer
10 18 (7.47%) MI Analyst
11 17 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (7.05%) Oracle DBA
12 14 (5.81%) Support Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (4.56%) Software Developer
15 9 (3.73%) Junior
15 9 (3.73%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (43.98%) .NET
2 60 (24.90%) ASP.NET
3 47 (19.50%) HTML
4 44 (18.26%) CSS
5 43 (17.84%) .NET Framework
6 34 (14.11%) WCF
7 33 (13.69%) XML
8 27 (11.20%) jQuery
9 26 (10.79%) WinForms
10 24 (9.96%) Ajax
11 21 (8.71%) Web Services
12 15 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (4.98%) WPF
15 8 (3.32%) LINQ
16 6 (2.49%) JSON
17 5 (2.07%) COM+
17 5 (2.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 3 (1.24%) LINQ to SQL
18 3 (1.24%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.39%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.56%) Replication
4 10 (4.15%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.32%) Clustering
6 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.66%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.66%) Statistics
7 4 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.83%) Open Source
8 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 69 (28.63%) Windows
2 42 (17.43%) Linux
3 34 (14.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.30%) Solaris
7 19 (7.88%) UNIX
8 7 (2.90%) Android
9 6 (2.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.79%) OO
1 26 (10.79%) Time Management
2 25 (10.37%) MVC
3 20 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (6.22%) ETL
6 14 (5.81%) Software Engineering
6 14 (5.81%) E-Commerce
6 14 (5.81%) OOP
7 11 (4.56%) Workflow
7 11 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (4.15%) Web Development
8 10 (4.15%) Data Management
9 9 (3.73%) Business Continuity
10 7 (2.90%) ITIL
10 7 (2.90%) OOD
10 7 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (2.90%) Android Development
11 6 (2.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 169 (70.12%) SQL
2 80 (33.20%) C#
3 69 (28.63%) T-SQL
4 60 (24.90%) VB.NET
5 48 (19.92%) JavaScript
6 37 (15.35%) PL/SQL
7 29 (12.03%) VB
8 13 (5.39%) VB6
9 8 (3.32%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.32%) C
10 6 (2.49%) PHP
11 4 (1.66%) XPath
12 3 (1.24%) VBScript
13 2 (0.83%) Korn
14 1 (0.41%) VBA
14 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.22%) Degree
3 12 (4.98%) MCSE
3 12 (4.98%) MCSA
3 12 (4.98%) CCA
3 12 (4.98%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (4.15%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.90%) MCITP
6 4 (1.66%) HND
7 3 (1.24%) MCTS
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.83%) OCP
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.90%) XenApp
5 5 (2.07%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.83%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 127 (52.70%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.86%) Oracle
3 28 (11.62%) VMware
4 21 (8.71%) Citrix
5 20 (8.30%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.39%) Cisco
7 11 (4.56%) NetApp
8 6 (2.49%) Cognos
9 5 (2.07%) HP
9 5 (2.07%) EMC
10 4 (1.66%) Symantec
10 4 (1.66%) Dell
10 4 (1.66%) Brocade
11 3 (1.24%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.83%) CommVault
12 2 (0.83%) Remedy
12 2 (0.83%) Sophos
12 2 (0.83%) Lotus
12 2 (0.83%) Sage
12 2 (0.83%) Netezza
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