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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 107 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 109 108 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 2.60% 3.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.65% 8.61% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 105 96 147
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £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
1638 1255 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.79% 30.27% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1045 1368
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,500
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 5 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 5 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
Birmingham -38 22 £35,000 -16.66% 5
Staffordshire -12 19 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Worcestershire - 18 £36,750 - 1
Shropshire - 10 £32,250 -
Solihull +5 8 £42,750 +27.61% 4
Coventry -21 6 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Warwickshire -27 5 £35,750 -10.62% 2
Wolverhampton 0 4 £36,250 +8.20% 1
West Bromwich +4 1 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Sutton Coldfield -1 1 £37,500 +11.94%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 251 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 198 (78.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 170 (67.73%) SQL
4 123 (49.00%) Microsoft
5 108 (43.03%) .NET
6 74 (29.48%) C#
7 70 (27.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 68 (27.09%) Windows
9 65 (25.90%) T-SQL
9 65 (25.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 59 (23.51%) ASP.NET
11 58 (23.11%) MS Excel
11 58 (23.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 56 (22.31%) VB.NET
13 55 (21.91%) Relational Database
14 44 (17.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 43 (17.13%) RDBMS
16 42 (16.73%) Linux
17 40 (15.94%) Active Directory
17 40 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
18 39 (15.54%) XML
19 38 (15.14%) PL/SQL
20 37 (14.74%) HTML
21 36 (14.34%) VMware
21 36 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
22 35 (13.94%) .NET Framework
22 35 (13.94%) JavaScript
22 35 (13.94%) MS Exchange
23 34 (13.55%) CSS
23 34 (13.55%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 35 (13.94%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (9.56%) SharePoint
4 19 (7.57%) IIS
5 14 (5.58%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.20%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.80%) Apache
11 2 (0.80%) Lync
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 58 (23.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (7.97%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.80%) Agresso
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.19%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.55%) SAN
2 17 (6.77%) Firewall
3 15 (5.98%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.98%) LAN
3 15 (5.98%) WAN
4 10 (3.98%) Intranet
4 10 (3.98%) Internet
4 10 (3.98%) DNS
5 9 (3.59%) DHCP
6 8 (3.19%) VPN
6 8 (3.19%) NAS
7 6 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.20%) WAAS
8 3 (1.20%) Extranet
8 3 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.80%) SMTP
9 2 (0.80%) Wireless
9 2 (0.80%) Network Security
10 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 198 (78.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (27.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (25.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (23.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (21.91%) Relational Database
7 44 (17.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 43 (17.13%) RDBMS
9 29 (11.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 25 (9.96%) Oracle Database
11 14 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (5.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (3.19%) MS Access
14 8 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (2.39%) Data Mining
16 4 (1.59%) DTS
17 3 (1.20%) OLAP
17 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects XI
18 2 (0.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.80%) Hudson
4 2 (0.80%) Toad
5 1 (0.40%) NUnit
5 1 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) MorphX
5 1 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (13.55%) Finance
2 7 (2.79%) Advertising
2 7 (2.79%) Law
3 6 (2.39%) Banking
4 4 (1.59%) Automotive
4 4 (1.59%) Back Office
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
6 2 (0.80%) Billing
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (42.23%) Developer
2 65 (25.90%) DBA
3 54 (21.51%) SQL DBA
4 47 (18.73%) .NET Developer
5 40 (15.94%) SQL Server DBA
6 39 (15.54%) Analyst
6 39 (15.54%) Administrator
7 22 (8.76%) SQL Developer
8 20 (7.97%) Senior Developer
8 20 (7.97%) Server Administrator
9 18 (7.17%) MI Analyst
9 18 (7.17%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (5.98%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.98%) VB.NET Developer
11 14 (5.58%) C# Developer
12 13 (5.18%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (3.98%) Web Developer
15 9 (3.59%) Support Analyst
16 8 (3.19%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (43.03%) .NET
2 59 (23.51%) ASP.NET
3 39 (15.54%) XML
4 37 (14.74%) HTML
5 35 (13.94%) .NET Framework
6 34 (13.55%) CSS
7 23 (9.16%) WCF
8 19 (7.57%) jQuery
9 18 (7.17%) Web Services
9 18 (7.17%) Ajax
10 15 (5.98%) WinForms
11 11 (4.38%) WPF
12 10 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (2.39%) LINQ
14 5 (1.99%) JSON
14 5 (1.99%) COM+
15 4 (1.59%) LINQ to SQL
16 3 (1.20%) Razor View Engine
16 3 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
16 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.38%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.98%) Replication
3 9 (3.59%) Clustering
3 9 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.79%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.39%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.99%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.59%) Statistics
7 4 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.20%) Physics
8 3 (1.20%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.20%) Celerra
9 2 (0.80%) Open Source
9 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.09%) Windows
2 42 (16.73%) Linux
3 40 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (10.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (7.97%) Solaris
7 19 (7.57%) UNIX
8 6 (2.39%) Android
8 6 (2.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (10.76%) Time Management
2 23 (9.16%) OO
2 23 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (8.76%) MVC
4 18 (7.17%) ETL
5 17 (6.77%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (5.98%) E-Commerce
8 12 (4.78%) Software Engineering
9 11 (4.38%) Data Management
9 11 (4.38%) Workflow
9 11 (4.38%) OOD
9 11 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (3.98%) OOP
11 9 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.19%) Business Continuity
13 7 (2.79%) Data Analysis
14 6 (2.39%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (2.39%) Migration
14 6 (2.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 170 (67.73%) SQL
2 74 (29.48%) C#
3 65 (25.90%) T-SQL
4 56 (22.31%) VB.NET
5 38 (15.14%) PL/SQL
6 35 (13.94%) JavaScript
7 27 (10.76%) VB
8 11 (4.38%) VB6
9 10 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.39%) PHP
11 5 (1.99%) VBScript
12 4 (1.59%) XPath
13 2 (0.80%) Korn
13 2 (0.80%) C
14 1 (0.40%) Delphi
14 1 (0.40%) Java
14 1 (0.40%) VBA
14 1 (0.40%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.57%) Degree
3 14 (5.58%) MCSE
3 14 (5.58%) CCA
3 14 (5.58%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (5.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (5.18%) VCP4
5 12 (4.78%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.38%) MCSA
7 9 (3.59%) MCITP
8 7 (2.79%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.39%) MCTS
10 4 (1.59%) HND
11 3 (1.20%) CCEA
11 3 (1.20%) NCDA
11 3 (1.20%) NCIE
11 3 (1.20%) VCAP
11 3 (1.20%) VTSP
11 3 (1.20%) CCIA
12 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.18%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.18%) XenApp
4 5 (1.99%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.99%) vSphere
5 3 (1.20%) vCloud
5 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) MAILsweeper
1 5 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 123 (49.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.34%) VMware
3 32 (12.75%) Oracle
4 30 (11.95%) Citrix
5 20 (7.97%) Red Hat
6 18 (7.17%) NetApp
7 16 (6.37%) Cisco
8 12 (4.78%) HP
9 11 (4.38%) EMC
10 5 (1.99%) Finjan
10 5 (1.99%) CommVault
11 4 (1.59%) Dell
11 4 (1.59%) Cognos
11 4 (1.59%) Brocade
11 4 (1.59%) Symantec
12 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.20%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.80%) DevExpress
13 2 (0.80%) Remedy
13 2 (0.80%) Sophos
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oodles Jobs
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + pension, healthcare & more
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + pension, healthcare & more
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Solihull
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 24 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago