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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 105 103 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -68
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 122 116 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 2.16% 5.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.44% 7.46% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 102 255
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,600
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
1893 1556 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.45% 28.95% 34.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1382 1455
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 £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 30 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 30 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 -2 37 £32,500 -24.85% 4
Birmingham -20 27 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Warwickshire -3 14 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Coventry -7 14 £40,000 -6.97% 6
Solihull - 10 £40,000 -
Walsall -2 4 £33,750 -11.18% 2
Worcestershire -8 3 £30,000 -13.97%
Shropshire 0 2 £29,750 -25.62% 2
Dudley -2 1 £47,500 +41.79%
Wolverhampton -6 1 £30,000 -24.52% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 238 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 169 (71.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 120 (50.42%) SQL
4 116 (48.74%) .NET
5 89 (37.39%) Microsoft
6 86 (36.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (33.19%) C#
8 66 (27.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 63 (26.47%) ASP.NET
10 60 (25.21%) Windows
11 57 (23.95%) JavaScript
12 54 (22.69%) T-SQL
13 51 (21.43%) VB.NET
14 49 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
15 47 (19.75%) HTML
16 42 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (17.65%) CSS
16 42 (17.65%) Degree
17 41 (17.23%) MVC
18 39 (16.39%) MS Excel
18 39 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
19 38 (15.97%) Active Directory
20 36 (15.13%) IIS
20 36 (15.13%) .NET Framework
21 35 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 35 (14.71%) XML
21 35 (14.71%) ETL
21 35 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
22 34 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
23 33 (13.87%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 36 (15.13%) IIS
2 29 (12.18%) SharePoint
2 29 (12.18%) MS Exchange
3 28 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.68%) CMS
9 3 (1.26%) nginx
9 3 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.26%) Node.js
9 3 (1.26%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.42%) FileNet
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.94%) Summit
3 6 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.82%) Internet
2 17 (7.14%) SAN
3 16 (6.72%) Intranet
4 12 (5.04%) DNS
4 12 (5.04%) WAAS
4 12 (5.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (4.62%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.20%) DHCP
7 7 (2.94%) ATM
7 7 (2.94%) LAN
7 7 (2.94%) WAN
8 6 (2.52%) LDAP
9 5 (2.10%) HTTP
10 3 (1.26%) VPN
10 3 (1.26%) Firewall
11 2 (0.84%) Wireless
11 2 (0.84%) VLAN
11 2 (0.84%) VoIP
11 2 (0.84%) NAS
12 1 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 169 (71.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (36.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (27.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (10.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 24 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (8.40%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.46%) JasperReports
11 12 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (4.20%) RDBMS
12 10 (4.20%) IBM InfoSphere
12 10 (4.20%) Oracle Database
13 9 (3.78%) OLAP
14 8 (3.36%) Oracle OLAP
14 8 (3.36%) NoSQL
14 8 (3.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 7 (2.94%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 23 (9.66%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.56%) Subversion
3 14 (5.88%) Maven
3 14 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.46%) Selenium
4 13 (5.46%) FitNesse
4 13 (5.46%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.36%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.26%) Grunt
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.84%) MorphX
10 1 (0.42%) JIRA
10 1 (0.42%) Ant
10 1 (0.42%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (10.50%) Finance
2 11 (4.62%) Games
3 9 (3.78%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.52%) Retail
5 3 (1.26%) Advertising
5 3 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 136 (57.14%) Developer
2 43 (18.07%) .NET Developer
3 34 (14.29%) Analyst
3 34 (14.29%) DBA
4 25 (10.50%) SQL Developer
5 24 (10.08%) SQL DBA
6 22 (9.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (8.40%) Senior Developer
8 17 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 16 (6.72%) SQL Server DBA
10 13 (5.46%) Architect
10 13 (5.46%) Programmer
11 12 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.04%) VB.NET Developer
11 12 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (5.04%) MI Analyst
11 12 (5.04%) Virtualisation Architect
11 12 (5.04%) Storage Architect
11 12 (5.04%) Storage Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.62%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (48.74%) .NET
2 63 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 47 (19.75%) HTML
4 42 (17.65%) CSS
5 36 (15.13%) .NET Framework
6 35 (14.71%) XML
7 28 (11.76%) Ajax
8 21 (8.82%) Web Services
9 20 (8.40%) jQuery
10 17 (7.14%) WinForms
10 17 (7.14%) SOAP
11 16 (6.72%) Spring
12 15 (6.30%) Hibernate
12 15 (6.30%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (6.30%) JMS
13 13 (5.46%) J2EE
13 13 (5.46%) JMX
13 13 (5.46%) Spring MVC
14 11 (4.62%) Sass
14 11 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.14%) Clustering
2 16 (6.72%) N-Tier
3 13 (5.46%) Mathematics
3 13 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.04%) Replication
4 12 (5.04%) CLARiiON
4 12 (5.04%) Celerra
5 9 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.36%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.36%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.52%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.26%) Physics
10 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.42%) iPhone
11 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.42%) Social Media
11 1 (0.42%) Economics
11 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.21%) Windows
2 34 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (7.14%) Linux
4 16 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 14 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.62%) Debian
6 11 (4.62%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.10%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) UNIX
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (17.23%) MVC
4 35 (14.71%) ETL
5 24 (10.08%) Unit Testing
6 22 (9.24%) OO
7 20 (8.40%) Data Management
8 18 (7.56%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (7.14%) Scrum
9 17 (7.14%) ITIL
10 13 (5.46%) TDD
10 13 (5.46%) Multithreading
11 12 (5.04%) Project Management
12 11 (4.62%) Change Data Capture
13 10 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (4.20%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.20%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (4.20%) Workflow
14 9 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (3.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 120 (50.42%) SQL
2 79 (33.19%) C#
3 57 (23.95%) JavaScript
4 54 (22.69%) T-SQL
5 51 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 26 (10.92%) VB
7 17 (7.14%) Java
8 16 (6.72%) PL/SQL
9 14 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.10%) VB6
10 5 (2.10%) XPath
10 5 (2.10%) VBScript
11 4 (1.68%) VBA
11 4 (1.68%) PHP
11 4 (1.68%) Delphi
12 3 (1.26%) Python
13 2 (0.84%) XAML
13 2 (0.84%) X++
14 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (17.65%) Degree
2 35 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (8.82%) MCSE
4 18 (7.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (5.46%) CCA
5 13 (5.46%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (5.04%) CCEA
6 12 (5.04%) MCTS
6 12 (5.04%) MCITP
6 12 (5.04%) NCDA
6 12 (5.04%) NCIE
6 12 (5.04%) VCAP
6 12 (5.04%) VTSP
6 12 (5.04%) CCIA
7 9 (3.78%) MCP
7 9 (3.78%) MCSD
8 7 (2.94%) MCAD
8 7 (2.94%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.84%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.46%) vSphere
4 12 (5.04%) vCloud
4 12 (5.04%) XenDesktop
4 12 (5.04%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.78%) XenApp
6 4 (1.68%) XenServer
7 3 (1.26%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.52%) WSUS
1 6 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (2.52%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.10%) SCOM
2 5 (2.10%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (1.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (37.39%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.87%) Oracle
3 31 (13.03%) Citrix
4 30 (12.61%) VMware
5 20 (8.40%) Cisco
6 19 (7.98%) EMC
7 16 (6.72%) NetApp
8 13 (5.46%) JBoss
9 12 (5.04%) 3PAR
10 11 (4.62%) Cognos
10 11 (4.62%) HP
11 8 (3.36%) Business Objects
11 8 (3.36%) Talend
11 8 (3.36%) Netezza
12 5 (2.10%) Finjan
12 5 (2.10%) CommVault
13 4 (1.68%) IBM
14 2 (0.84%) Adobe
14 2 (0.84%) Unisys
14 2 (0.84%) i2
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Progression
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Shrewsbury
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago