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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 178 179 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -73
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 55 57 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.99% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.59% 3.35% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46 47 108
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,313 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.78% -
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
1531 1704 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.35% 29.69% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1463 1563
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 26 £36,000 -10.00% 5
Staffordshire -2 14 £37,500 +3.44% 4
Warwickshire +6 6 £55,000 +91.30%
Coventry +1 3 £43,500 +27.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £22,000 -
Solihull +15 1 £35,000 -12.50%
West Bromwich +3 1 £32,500 +4.83%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (89.13%) SQL
3 76 (82.61%) .NET
4 67 (72.83%) ASP.NET
5 66 (71.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (60.87%) C#
7 51 (55.43%) VB.NET
8 43 (46.74%) HTML
9 42 (45.65%) JavaScript
10 41 (44.57%) MVC
11 39 (42.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 36 (39.13%) Windows
13 34 (36.96%) XML
14 29 (31.52%) CSS
15 28 (30.43%) Web Services
15 28 (30.43%) Relational Database
16 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (28.26%) T-SQL
18 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
18 21 (22.83%) MCTS
18 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2012
19 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 18 (19.57%) Mentoring
21 16 (17.39%) Visual Studio
21 16 (17.39%) OO
22 15 (16.30%) XSLT
23 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
23 14 (15.22%) RDBMS
23 14 (15.22%) SOA
23 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000

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

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.04%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.26%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.09%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
1 4 (4.35%) Intranet
1 4 (4.35%) SAN
1 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) DHCP
2 2 (2.17%) DNS
2 2 (2.17%) Firewall
2 2 (2.17%) LAN
2 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.17%) VPN
2 2 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.09%) Skype
3 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (71.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (42.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (30.43%) Relational Database
5 21 (22.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (15.22%) RDBMS
6 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (13.04%) Law
2 7 (7.61%) Automotive
3 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (79.35%) Developer
2 58 (63.04%) .NET Developer
3 41 (44.57%) C# Developer
4 36 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (38.04%) VB.NET Developer
6 29 (31.52%) Senior Developer
7 28 (30.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (29.35%) .NET Software Developer
9 26 (28.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (27.17%) SQL Developer
11 24 (26.09%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (22.83%) C# Software Developer
13 19 (20.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 19 (20.65%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (18.48%) C# VB.NET Developer
15 16 (17.39%) Senior .NET Software Developer
15 16 (17.39%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (17.39%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (17.39%) Senior C# Software Developer
15 16 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (82.61%) .NET
2 67 (72.83%) ASP.NET
3 43 (46.74%) HTML
4 34 (36.96%) XML
5 29 (31.52%) CSS
6 28 (30.43%) Web Services
7 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (16.30%) XSLT
9 12 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 12 (13.04%) jQuery
10 9 (9.78%) CSS3
11 7 (7.61%) Ajax
12 3 (3.26%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.26%) HTML5
12 3 (3.26%) WCF
12 3 (3.26%) WinForms
13 2 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1 (1.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Replication
3 3 (3.26%) iPad
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.35%) Linux
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
5 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.17%) Solaris
6 2 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) MVC
2 18 (19.57%) Mentoring
3 16 (17.39%) OO
4 14 (15.22%) Coaching
4 14 (15.22%) Release Management
4 14 (15.22%) SDLC
4 14 (15.22%) SOA
4 14 (15.22%) Wealth Management
5 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.61%) Web Development
6 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.52%) ETL
7 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.35%) High Availability
9 3 (3.26%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.26%) Front End Development
9 3 (3.26%) Migration
9 3 (3.26%) People Management
9 3 (3.26%) Ticket Management
10 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 82 (89.13%) SQL
2 56 (60.87%) C#
3 51 (55.43%) VB.NET
4 42 (45.65%) JavaScript
5 26 (28.26%) T-SQL
6 14 (15.22%) XPath
7 9 (9.78%) VB
8 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (22.83%) MCTS
3 14 (15.22%) MCPD
4 8 (8.70%) Degree
5 7 (7.61%) MCAD
5 7 (7.61%) MCP
5 7 (7.61%) MCSD
6 6 (6.52%) MCSE
7 4 (4.35%) MCSA
7 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.26%) SCOM
3 2 (2.17%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.35%) Citrix
2 4 (4.35%) CommVault
2 4 (4.35%) EMC
2 4 (4.35%) HP
2 4 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (2.17%) Finjan
3 2 (2.17%) IDERA
3 2 (2.17%) NetApp
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle
3 2 (2.17%) RedGate
4 1 (1.09%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) Siebel
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