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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 122 83 55
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 98 129 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 2.63% 4.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.43% 8.20% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 94 114 212
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £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
1804 1574 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.94% 32.04% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1341 1481
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -12 23 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Birmingham -52 16 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Worcestershire +8 13 £40,000 -5.88%
Solihull +7 10 £43,000 +43.33% 2
Warwickshire -20 8 £30,750 -8.88% 1
Wolverhampton +13 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Shropshire -3 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Coventry -15 7 £37,500 - 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 24 April 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.

1 219 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 164 (74.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 156 (71.23%) SQL
4 125 (57.08%) Microsoft
5 97 (44.29%) .NET
6 78 (35.62%) C#
7 74 (33.79%) Windows
8 67 (30.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 63 (28.77%) T-SQL
10 61 (27.85%) Relational Database
11 60 (27.40%) MS Excel
12 56 (25.57%) VB.NET
12 56 (25.57%) ASP.NET
13 55 (25.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (22.37%) JavaScript
15 44 (20.09%) HTML
16 41 (18.72%) .NET Framework
16 41 (18.72%) CSS
17 38 (17.35%) Linux
18 37 (16.89%) RDBMS
19 36 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 34 (15.53%) WCF
21 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
22 32 (14.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 31 (14.16%) Active Directory
24 29 (13.24%) SQL Server 2000
24 29 (13.24%) jQuery
25 28 (12.79%) PL/SQL
26 27 (12.33%) MS Exchange
27 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.39%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.11%) IIS
6 7 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.83%) OpenEdge
7 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.91%) Lync
8 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.91%) Apache
8 2 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (8.68%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.83%) Agresso
3 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.91%) Office 365
2 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.68%) SAN
2 17 (7.76%) Firewall
3 12 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.02%) DNS
5 10 (4.57%) DHCP
6 9 (4.11%) VPN
6 9 (4.11%) NAS
7 8 (3.65%) LAN
7 8 (3.65%) WAN
8 5 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.37%) Extranet
10 2 (0.91%) Wireless
10 2 (0.91%) Network Security
10 2 (0.91%) SMTP
10 2 (0.91%) Intranet
10 2 (0.91%) Internet
10 2 (0.91%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.46%) HTTP
11 1 (0.46%) MPLS
11 1 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 164 (74.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (30.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 61 (27.85%) Relational Database
5 55 (25.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (16.89%) RDBMS
7 36 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (14.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (13.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 15 (6.85%) Oracle Database
11 9 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (3.20%) MS Access
14 6 (2.74%) Data Mining
15 5 (2.28%) MySQL
16 3 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
17 2 (0.91%) Informix
17 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
18 1 (0.46%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Visual Studio
1 10 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.83%) JIRA
4 3 (1.37%) Toad
5 2 (0.91%) Hudson
6 1 (0.46%) NUnit
6 1 (0.46%) Subversion
6 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (11.42%) Finance
2 8 (3.65%) Law
3 6 (2.74%) Automotive
4 4 (1.83%) Back Office
5 3 (1.37%) Advertising
5 3 (1.37%) Banking
5 3 (1.37%) Retail
6 2 (0.91%) Billing
6 2 (0.91%) Marketing
6 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 99 (45.21%) Developer
2 63 (28.77%) DBA
3 55 (25.11%) SQL DBA
4 49 (22.37%) .NET Developer
5 42 (19.18%) Administrator
6 35 (15.98%) SQL Server DBA
7 26 (11.87%) Analyst
8 21 (9.59%) Server Administrator
9 19 (8.68%) Senior Developer
9 19 (8.68%) C# Developer
10 18 (8.22%) VB.NET Developer
11 17 (7.76%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (6.85%) SQL Developer
13 12 (5.48%) Support Engineer
14 11 (5.02%) Oracle DBA
14 11 (5.02%) Web Developer
14 11 (5.02%) Software Developer
14 11 (5.02%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (5.02%) MI Analyst
15 9 (4.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (44.29%) .NET
2 56 (25.57%) ASP.NET
3 44 (20.09%) HTML
4 41 (18.72%) CSS
4 41 (18.72%) .NET Framework
5 34 (15.53%) WCF
6 29 (13.24%) jQuery
7 25 (11.42%) XML
7 25 (11.42%) WinForms
8 20 (9.13%) Ajax
9 19 (8.68%) Web Services
9 19 (8.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (5.48%) WPF
12 7 (3.20%) LINQ
13 6 (2.74%) JSON
14 5 (2.28%) Entity Framework
14 5 (2.28%) COM+
15 3 (1.37%) XSD
15 3 (1.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.39%) Replication
1 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.02%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.74%) Clustering
5 4 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.83%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.37%) Statistics
7 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.91%) Open Source
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 74 (33.79%) Windows
2 38 (17.35%) Linux
3 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.13%) Solaris
6 19 (8.68%) UNIX
7 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.57%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.74%) Android
10 5 (2.28%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.42%) OO
1 25 (11.42%) MVC
2 23 (10.50%) Time Management
3 18 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (6.39%) Software Engineering
4 14 (6.39%) OOP
4 14 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (5.02%) E-Commerce
5 11 (5.02%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (4.57%) Workflow
7 9 (4.11%) ITIL
7 9 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.65%) Web Development
9 7 (3.20%) Migration
9 7 (3.20%) Business Continuity
9 7 (3.20%) ETL
9 7 (3.20%) OOD
10 6 (2.74%) Data Management
10 6 (2.74%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (71.23%) SQL
2 78 (35.62%) C#
3 63 (28.77%) T-SQL
4 56 (25.57%) VB.NET
5 49 (22.37%) JavaScript
6 28 (12.79%) PL/SQL
7 24 (10.96%) VB
8 12 (5.48%) VB6
9 9 (4.11%) C
10 7 (3.20%) PHP
10 7 (3.20%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.83%) XPath
12 3 (1.37%) VBScript
13 1 (0.46%) Java
13 1 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.39%) Degree
3 12 (5.48%) MCSA
4 11 (5.02%) CCA
4 11 (5.02%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (5.02%) MCSE
5 9 (4.11%) MCITP
6 7 (3.20%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.83%) MCTS
8 4 (1.83%) HND
9 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.28%) Terminal Services
3 5 (2.28%) vSphere
4 4 (1.83%) XenApp
5 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.46%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 125 (57.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.42%) VMware
3 20 (9.13%) Red Hat
4 19 (8.68%) Oracle
5 18 (8.22%) Citrix
6 12 (5.48%) Cisco
7 9 (4.11%) NetApp
8 5 (2.28%) Cognos
9 4 (1.83%) Dell
9 4 (1.83%) EMC
9 4 (1.83%) Symantec
9 4 (1.83%) Brocade
10 2 (0.91%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.91%) McAfee
10 2 (0.91%) Sophos
10 2 (0.91%) Lotus
10 2 (0.91%) HP
11 1 (0.46%) CommVault
11 1 (0.46%) Sage
11 1 (0.46%) Remedy
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 28k to 35k per year GBP
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago