The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 84 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 129 210 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.60% 4.12% 5.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.21% 12.36% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 116 200 216
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1572 1699 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.71% 33.36% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1492 1347
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 59 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Staffordshire -7 29 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire -10 19 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Solihull -5 6 £30,000 -22.07%
Walsall 0 5 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Coventry +13 4 £37,500 +33.92%
Worcestershire +3 3 £42,500 +77.08%
Shropshire - 3 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +12 2 £29,500 -21.33%
Wolverhampton -14 1 £32,500 -13.33%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 266 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 204 (76.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 173 (65.04%) SQL
4 119 (44.74%) .NET
5 108 (40.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 95 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 89 (33.46%) C#
7 89 (33.46%) Microsoft
8 80 (30.08%) JavaScript
9 75 (28.20%) ASP.NET
10 73 (27.44%) T-SQL
11 71 (26.69%) Business Intelligence
12 65 (24.44%) Windows
12 65 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 56 (21.05%) MVC
14 55 (20.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 53 (19.92%) HTML
16 47 (17.67%) Performance Tuning
17 46 (17.29%) CSS
18 44 (16.54%) Oracle
18 44 (16.54%) MS Excel
19 42 (15.79%) Finance
20 40 (15.04%) Replication
21 39 (14.66%) Relational Database
21 39 (14.66%) jQuery
22 38 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
23 37 (13.91%) Web Services
24 36 (13.53%) SharePoint
25 34 (12.78%) Java
26 33 (12.41%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 36 (13.53%) SharePoint
2 27 (10.15%) IIS
3 20 (7.52%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.88%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.50%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.13%) FileNet
8 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.75%) Apache
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.75%) Lync
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.88%) MS Office
3 3 (1.13%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.13%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.13%) SaaS
1 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.63%) Firewall
1 7 (2.63%) SAN
2 6 (2.26%) LAN
2 6 (2.26%) WAN
3 5 (1.88%) Internet
3 5 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.50%) HTTP
5 3 (1.13%) Intranet
5 3 (1.13%) FTP
5 3 (1.13%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) VPN
6 2 (0.75%) DHCP
6 2 (0.75%) DDNS
7 1 (0.38%) VLAN
7 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 204 (76.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 108 (40.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 95 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 55 (20.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (14.66%) Relational Database
8 38 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 21 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (7.52%) JasperReports
11 19 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (5.26%) DTS
12 14 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (4.89%) QlikView
13 13 (4.89%) OLTP
13 13 (4.89%) RDBMS
14 12 (4.51%) Oracle Database
15 11 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (4.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (10.53%) Subversion
2 24 (9.02%) Visual Studio
3 21 (7.89%) Eclipse
4 20 (7.52%) Maven
4 20 (7.52%) Selenium
4 20 (7.52%) FitNesse
5 17 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.39%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.13%) Apache Continuum
6 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.38%) dotTrace
8 1 (0.38%) Flash Builder
8 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (15.79%) Finance
2 24 (9.02%) Games
3 8 (3.01%) Legal
4 6 (2.26%) Back Office
5 2 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 156 (58.65%) Developer
2 53 (19.92%) SQL Developer
3 52 (19.55%) DBA
4 50 (18.80%) .NET Developer
5 46 (17.29%) SQL DBA
6 32 (12.03%) Database Developer
7 31 (11.65%) SQL Database Developer
8 30 (11.28%) C# Developer
9 23 (8.65%) ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (7.52%) Web Developer
10 20 (7.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (7.14%) Analyst
12 17 (6.39%) SQL Server Developer
12 17 (6.39%) SQL Server DBA
12 17 (6.39%) Java Developer
12 17 (6.39%) Administrator
13 15 (5.64%) Team Leader
13 15 (5.64%) Consultant
14 14 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
14 14 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (44.74%) .NET
2 75 (28.20%) ASP.NET
3 53 (19.92%) HTML
4 46 (17.29%) CSS
5 39 (14.66%) jQuery
6 37 (13.91%) Web Services
7 31 (11.65%) Ajax
8 27 (10.15%) ActiveMQ
8 27 (10.15%) Spring
8 27 (10.15%) Hibernate
8 27 (10.15%) JMS
8 27 (10.15%) .NET Framework
9 25 (9.40%) WinForms
10 23 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (8.65%) J2EE
11 22 (8.27%) SOAP
11 22 (8.27%) XML
12 20 (7.52%) JMX
13 17 (6.39%) Spring MVC
14 14 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.04%) Replication
2 14 (5.26%) Clustering
3 11 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.26%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.88%) Biometrics
6 5 (1.88%) Smartcard
7 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.50%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.50%) iPhone
8 3 (1.13%) Statistics
8 3 (1.13%) Social Media
9 2 (0.75%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) Economics
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.44%) Windows
2 10 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (3.76%) Linux
3 8 (3.01%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.88%) Android
6 4 (1.50%) UNIX
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.75%) Debian
7 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Fedora
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.69%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (21.05%) MVC
3 47 (17.67%) Performance Tuning
4 31 (11.65%) ETL
5 24 (9.02%) Software Engineering
5 24 (9.02%) Unit Testing
6 23 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (8.27%) Data Modelling
8 21 (7.89%) TDD
9 20 (7.52%) Multithreading
10 18 (6.77%) OO
11 16 (6.02%) Migration
12 14 (5.26%) Project Management
13 12 (4.51%) Scrum
13 12 (4.51%) Data Migration
13 12 (4.51%) Web Development
14 11 (4.14%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (4.14%) Data Management
15 10 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (3.76%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 173 (65.04%) SQL
2 89 (33.46%) C#
3 80 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 73 (27.44%) T-SQL
5 34 (12.78%) Java
6 33 (12.41%) VB.NET
7 23 (8.65%) VB
8 12 (4.51%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.76%) VBScript
10 8 (3.01%) XQuery
10 8 (3.01%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.01%) VB6
10 8 (3.01%) XPath
11 5 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.50%) C
12 4 (1.50%) VBA
13 3 (1.13%) PHP
13 3 (1.13%) C++
14 1 (0.38%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 33 (12.41%) Degree
2 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.01%) OCP
3 8 (3.01%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.50%) MCSA
5 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.13%) MCITP
6 3 (1.13%) MCP
7 2 (0.75%) CCA
7 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.75%) MCSD
8 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) XenServer
4 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) HP SIM
2 2 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.75%) SCCM
2 2 (0.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 44 (16.54%) Oracle
3 20 (7.52%) JBoss
4 18 (6.77%) IBM
5 11 (4.14%) Cognos
6 8 (3.01%) Cisco
6 8 (3.01%) VMware
7 7 (2.63%) HP
8 5 (1.88%) Google
8 5 (1.88%) Citrix
8 5 (1.88%) Dell
9 4 (1.50%) Lotus
9 4 (1.50%) Twitter
10 3 (1.13%) Kofax
10 3 (1.13%) Sage
11 2 (0.75%) EMC
11 2 (0.75%) Mercator
11 2 (0.75%) CommVault
11 2 (0.75%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.75%) Red Gate
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Ventures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Pertemps Recruitment Partnership
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum - depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £50 per annum + bens inc flex working hours & 25 days hol
Posted: 20 days ago