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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 108 102 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -66
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 113 115 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.02% 2.12% 5.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.05% 7.28% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 94 101 258
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,400 £50,000
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
1869 1580 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.39% 29.08% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1402 1453
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(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 -3 36 £32,500 -24.19% 2
Birmingham -7 25 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Warwickshire +1 15 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Solihull - 11 £40,000 -
Walsall +2 5 £35,000 -7.89%
Coventry -12 5 £37,500 -18.47% 5
Worcestershire -11 3 £30,000 -10.44%
Wolverhampton -2 2 £30,000 -24.52% 1
Shropshire -2 2 £29,750 -25.62% 2
Dudley -4 1 £47,500 +41.79%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 237 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 165 (69.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 125 (52.74%) SQL
4 117 (49.37%) .NET
5 92 (38.82%) Microsoft
5 92 (38.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 84 (35.44%) C#
7 71 (29.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 63 (26.58%) ASP.NET
9 59 (24.89%) JavaScript
10 57 (24.05%) Windows
11 56 (23.63%) T-SQL
12 52 (21.94%) VB.NET
13 49 (20.68%) Business Intelligence
14 47 (19.83%) HTML
15 43 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (18.14%) MVC
16 42 (17.72%) CSS
16 42 (17.72%) Degree
17 40 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
18 38 (16.03%) .NET Framework
19 37 (15.61%) MS Excel
20 35 (14.77%) Oracle
20 35 (14.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 34 (14.35%) ETL
21 34 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
22 32 (13.50%) IIS
23 30 (12.66%) SharePoint
23 30 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
23 30 (12.66%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 32 (13.50%) IIS
2 30 (12.66%) SharePoint
3 21 (8.86%) MS Exchange
4 20 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.91%) Tomcat
6 13 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.69%) CMS
10 3 (1.27%) nginx
10 3 (1.27%) Node.js
10 3 (1.27%) Sitefinity
10 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.42%) Confluence
11 1 (0.42%) Lync
11 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.42%) FileNet
Applications
1 37 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.95%) Summit
3 6 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.75%) Internet
2 12 (5.06%) DNS
3 11 (4.64%) WAAS
3 11 (4.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (4.64%) Intranet
4 10 (4.22%) SAN
4 10 (4.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.22%) DHCP
5 7 (2.95%) ATM
6 6 (2.53%) LDAP
7 4 (1.69%) LAN
7 4 (1.69%) HTTP
7 4 (1.69%) WAN
8 3 (1.27%) Firewall
8 3 (1.27%) VPN
9 2 (0.84%) VoIP
9 2 (0.84%) Wireless
9 2 (0.84%) VLAN
9 2 (0.84%) NAS
10 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 165 (69.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (38.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (29.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (14.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 24 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (8.02%) Relational Database
11 13 (5.49%) JasperReports
12 12 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (4.22%) IBM InfoSphere
14 9 (3.80%) Oracle Database
14 9 (3.80%) RDBMS
14 9 (3.80%) OLAP
15 8 (3.38%) NoSQL
15 8 (3.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 8 (3.38%) Oracle OLAP
16 7 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.86%) Subversion
3 14 (5.91%) Eclipse
3 14 (5.91%) Maven
4 13 (5.49%) Selenium
4 13 (5.49%) FitNesse
4 13 (5.49%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.27%) Grunt
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.84%) MorphX
10 1 (0.42%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.42%) JIRA
10 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 24 (10.13%) Finance
2 11 (4.64%) Games
3 9 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.53%) Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.84%) Automotive
6 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 143 (60.34%) Developer
2 47 (19.83%) .NET Developer
3 34 (14.35%) DBA
4 30 (12.66%) Analyst
5 27 (11.39%) SQL Developer
6 24 (10.13%) SQL DBA
6 24 (10.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (8.44%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.59%) Web Developer
9 15 (6.33%) SQL Server DBA
9 15 (6.33%) VB.NET Developer
10 13 (5.49%) Software Developer
10 13 (5.49%) Programmer
11 12 (5.06%) Architect
11 12 (5.06%) MI Analyst
11 12 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (4.64%) Virtualisation Architect
12 11 (4.64%) Storage Architect
12 11 (4.64%) Storage Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (49.37%) .NET
2 63 (26.58%) ASP.NET
3 47 (19.83%) HTML
4 42 (17.72%) CSS
5 38 (16.03%) .NET Framework
6 29 (12.24%) XML
7 28 (11.81%) Ajax
8 24 (10.13%) Web Services
9 22 (9.28%) WinForms
9 22 (9.28%) jQuery
10 18 (7.59%) SOAP
11 16 (6.75%) Spring
12 15 (6.33%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (6.33%) Hibernate
12 15 (6.33%) JMS
13 13 (5.49%) Spring MVC
13 13 (5.49%) JMX
13 13 (5.49%) J2EE
14 12 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (4.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.17%) Clustering
2 15 (6.33%) Replication
2 15 (6.33%) N-Tier
3 13 (5.49%) Mathematics
3 13 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.64%) Celerra
5 11 (4.64%) CLARiiON
6 9 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.38%) Thin Client
7 8 (3.38%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.53%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.27%) Physics
10 2 (0.84%) iPhone
10 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.42%) Social Media
11 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.42%) Economics
11 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.05%) Windows
2 27 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (6.75%) Linux
4 14 (5.91%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.64%) Ubuntu
5 11 (4.64%) Debian
6 9 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (2.11%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) UNIX
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.84%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.68%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (18.14%) MVC
3 34 (14.35%) ETL
4 24 (10.13%) Unit Testing
5 22 (9.28%) OO
6 20 (8.44%) Data Management
7 18 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (7.17%) Scrum
8 17 (7.17%) ITIL
9 13 (5.49%) Multithreading
9 13 (5.49%) TDD
10 12 (5.06%) Project Management
11 11 (4.64%) Change Data Capture
12 10 (4.22%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (4.22%) Workflow
13 9 (3.80%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.80%) E-Commerce
13 9 (3.80%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 125 (52.74%) SQL
2 84 (35.44%) C#
3 59 (24.89%) JavaScript
4 56 (23.63%) T-SQL
5 52 (21.94%) VB.NET
6 27 (11.39%) VB
7 18 (7.59%) Java
8 15 (6.33%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.22%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.53%) VBScript
11 5 (2.11%) XPath
11 5 (2.11%) VB6
12 4 (1.69%) VBA
12 4 (1.69%) PHP
12 4 (1.69%) Delphi
13 3 (1.27%) Python
14 2 (0.84%) XAML
14 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.84%) X++
15 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (17.72%) Degree
2 34 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.44%) MCSE
4 16 (6.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (5.06%) CCA
5 12 (5.06%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (4.64%) NCDA
6 11 (4.64%) NCIE
6 11 (4.64%) MCTS
6 11 (4.64%) MCITP
6 11 (4.64%) VCAP
6 11 (4.64%) VTSP
6 11 (4.64%) CCIA
6 11 (4.64%) CCEA
7 9 (3.80%) MCP
7 9 (3.80%) MCSD
8 8 (3.38%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.95%) MCAD
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.06%) vSphere
4 11 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.64%) XenDesktop
4 11 (4.64%) vCloud
5 4 (1.69%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.69%) XenServer
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
7 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) WSUS
1 6 (2.53%) SCOM
1 6 (2.53%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.11%) SCCM
2 5 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.69%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 92 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.77%) Oracle
3 23 (9.70%) Citrix
4 22 (9.28%) VMware
5 19 (8.02%) Cisco
6 17 (7.17%) EMC
7 13 (5.49%) Cognos
7 13 (5.49%) JBoss
8 11 (4.64%) 3PAR
8 11 (4.64%) NetApp
9 8 (3.38%) Business Objects
9 8 (3.38%) Talend
9 8 (3.38%) Netezza
10 6 (2.53%) IBM
11 4 (1.69%) CommVault
11 4 (1.69%) HP
11 4 (1.69%) Finjan
12 2 (0.84%) i2
12 2 (0.84%) Adobe
12 2 (0.84%) Unisys
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
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Shrewsbury
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wolverhampton
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford
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Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 depending on experience + Private Healthcare + Pension Scheme
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
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Coventry
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