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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 100 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 132 155 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.44% 3.16% 4.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.35% 9.34% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 125 148 201
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
1796 1659 1814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.26% 33.85% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1424 1620
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 December 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 December 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
Birmingham -35 31 £33,500 -10.06% 2
Coventry -2 19 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Worcestershire +29 17 £36,500 +0.68%
Staffordshire -21 17 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Shropshire +7 9 £31,000 -22.50%
Wolverhampton -5 6 £33,250 +0.75% 2
Walsall -6 5 £39,000 +16.41%
West Bromwich +4 4 £42,500 +28.78%
Warwickshire -21 4 £35,750 -10.62%
Sutton Coldfield +5 2 £40,000 +19.40%
Solihull -6 2 £45,000 +38.46%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 251 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 194 (77.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 154 (61.35%) SQL
4 112 (44.62%) .NET
5 105 (41.83%) Microsoft
6 71 (28.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 70 (27.89%) C#
8 63 (25.10%) T-SQL
9 59 (23.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 57 (22.71%) Windows
11 56 (22.31%) ASP.NET
12 54 (21.51%) VB.NET
13 52 (20.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 47 (18.73%) Oracle
15 46 (18.33%) Relational Database
16 40 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (15.14%) RDBMS
17 38 (15.14%) MS Excel
17 38 (15.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 37 (14.74%) XML
18 37 (14.74%) HTML
18 37 (14.74%) Active Directory
19 36 (14.34%) MS Exchange
19 36 (14.34%) JavaScript
19 36 (14.34%) PL/SQL
19 36 (14.34%) CSS
20 34 (13.55%) VMware
20 34 (13.55%) .NET Framework
21 33 (13.15%) ETL
22 32 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (14.34%) MS Exchange
2 31 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (11.16%) SharePoint
4 19 (7.57%) IIS
5 18 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.99%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.59%) JBoss
10 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.20%) nginx
11 3 (1.20%) Node.js
12 2 (0.80%) CMS
12 2 (0.80%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.40%) FileNet
13 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (15.14%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.99%) Summit
3 5 (1.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.80%) Agresso
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.16%) SAN
2 19 (7.57%) Internet
3 14 (5.58%) Intranet
4 13 (5.18%) LAN
4 13 (5.18%) WAN
5 11 (4.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.38%) WAAS
5 11 (4.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (3.98%) Firewall
7 6 (2.39%) DNS
7 6 (2.39%) DHCP
8 5 (1.99%) ATM
8 5 (1.99%) VPN
8 5 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.99%) NAS
9 2 (0.80%) HTTP
10 1 (0.40%) SMTP
10 1 (0.40%) Network Security
10 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 194 (77.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (28.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (23.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (20.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (18.33%) Relational Database
7 38 (15.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (15.14%) RDBMS
8 32 (12.75%) Oracle Database
9 27 (10.76%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (10.36%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (5.98%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (5.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (4.38%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (3.19%) OLAP
16 7 (2.79%) Oracle OLAP
17 6 (2.39%) IBM InfoSphere
17 6 (2.39%) DTS
17 6 (2.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (7.17%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.79%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.99%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.99%) Subversion
4 5 (1.99%) Maven
5 4 (1.59%) Selenium
5 4 (1.59%) FitNesse
5 4 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.20%) Grunt
6 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.80%) MorphX
7 2 (0.80%) Hudson
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.40%) JIRA
8 1 (0.40%) NUnit
8 1 (0.40%) Ant
8 1 (0.40%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (10.76%) Finance
2 6 (2.39%) Advertising
2 6 (2.39%) Banking
3 5 (1.99%) Law
4 3 (1.20%) Marketing
5 2 (0.80%) Retail
5 2 (0.80%) Billing
5 2 (0.80%) Games
5 2 (0.80%) Back Office
5 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (49.00%) Developer
2 61 (24.30%) DBA
3 43 (17.13%) Analyst
3 43 (17.13%) SQL DBA
4 37 (14.74%) .NET Developer
5 33 (13.15%) SQL Server DBA
6 28 (11.16%) Administrator
7 26 (10.36%) Oracle DBA
8 23 (9.16%) SQL Developer
9 21 (8.37%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.77%) Web Developer
11 16 (6.37%) MI Analyst
12 12 (4.78%) Architect
12 12 (4.78%) VB.NET Developer
13 11 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.38%) Support Engineer
13 11 (4.38%) Virtualisation Architect
13 11 (4.38%) Storage Architect
13 11 (4.38%) Storage Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.98%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (44.62%) .NET
2 56 (22.31%) ASP.NET
3 37 (14.74%) HTML
3 37 (14.74%) XML
4 36 (14.34%) CSS
5 34 (13.55%) .NET Framework
6 19 (7.57%) Ajax
7 17 (6.77%) jQuery
8 14 (5.58%) Web Services
9 11 (4.38%) WCF
9 11 (4.38%) WinForms
10 9 (3.59%) Sass
11 8 (3.19%) LINQ
12 7 (2.79%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (2.39%) LINQ to SQL
13 6 (2.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (1.99%) Spring
15 4 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.78%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.38%) CLARiiON
2 11 (4.38%) Celerra
3 10 (3.98%) N-Tier
4 9 (3.59%) Clustering
4 9 (3.59%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.39%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.99%) Replication
7 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.20%) Statistics
8 3 (1.20%) Physics
9 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.71%) Windows
2 32 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (11.16%) Linux
4 26 (10.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.98%) Solaris
7 9 (3.59%) UNIX
8 7 (2.79%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.20%) Debian
9 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (13.15%) ETL
3 27 (10.76%) OO
4 26 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (9.56%) MVC
6 19 (7.57%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (6.77%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (6.37%) Workflow
8 16 (6.37%) Data Management
9 15 (5.98%) Time Management
10 14 (5.58%) OOD
11 13 (5.18%) E-Commerce
12 11 (4.38%) Data Analysis
12 11 (4.38%) Unit Testing
13 9 (3.59%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.59%) OOP
14 7 (2.79%) Data Modelling
14 7 (2.79%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (2.39%) Scrum
15 6 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 154 (61.35%) SQL
2 70 (27.89%) C#
3 63 (25.10%) T-SQL
4 54 (21.51%) VB.NET
5 36 (14.34%) JavaScript
5 36 (14.34%) PL/SQL
6 28 (11.16%) VB
7 9 (3.59%) VB6
8 8 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.79%) VBScript
10 6 (2.39%) Java
10 6 (2.39%) PHP
11 5 (1.99%) VBA
12 4 (1.59%) Delphi
13 3 (1.20%) Python
13 3 (1.20%) XPath
14 2 (0.80%) X++
14 2 (0.80%) Korn
15 1 (0.40%) XAML
15 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (11.16%) Degree
2 17 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (6.77%) MCSE
2 17 (6.77%) CCA
2 17 (6.77%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (5.18%) MCTS
3 13 (5.18%) MCITP
3 13 (5.18%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.38%) NCDA
4 11 (4.38%) NCIE
4 11 (4.38%) VCAP
4 11 (4.38%) VTSP
4 11 (4.38%) CCIA
4 11 (4.38%) CCEA
5 7 (2.79%) MCSA
6 5 (1.99%) MCAD
6 5 (1.99%) MCSD
6 5 (1.99%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.59%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.80%) SLA
1 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.78%) XenApp
4 12 (4.78%) vSphere
5 11 (4.38%) vCloud
5 11 (4.38%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.39%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.99%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 105 (41.83%) Microsoft
2 47 (18.73%) Oracle
3 34 (13.55%) VMware
4 29 (11.55%) Citrix
5 23 (9.16%) NetApp
6 17 (6.77%) Cisco
6 17 (6.77%) EMC
7 12 (4.78%) HP
8 11 (4.38%) 3PAR
9 9 (3.59%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.19%) Business Objects
10 8 (3.19%) Cognos
11 7 (2.79%) Netezza
12 5 (1.99%) Finjan
12 5 (1.99%) CommVault
13 2 (0.80%) Sage
13 2 (0.80%) Remedy
13 2 (0.80%) Infragistics
13 2 (0.80%) Facebook
14 1 (0.40%) hybris
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