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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 94 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 115 123 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.31% 2.85% 3.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.19% 8.63% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 114 115 166
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
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
1599 1426 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.05% 33.01% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1202 1576
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 30 January 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 -35 25 £33,500 -19.27% 5
Worcestershire - 19 £36,500 - 1
Coventry -11 10 £42,500 +30.76%
Staffordshire -21 10 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Shropshire -3 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Solihull +5 6 £43,750 +30.59% 1
Wolverhampton -10 5 £34,000 +1.49% 1
Warwickshire -22 5 £32,500 -18.75% 2
West Bromwich +3 4 £42,500 +26.86%
Sutton Coldfield +8 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Walsall -5 1 £40,000 -4.19%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 245 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 198 (80.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 161 (65.71%) SQL
4 116 (47.35%) Microsoft
5 101 (41.22%) .NET
6 71 (28.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (26.53%) C#
8 60 (24.49%) T-SQL
8 60 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 57 (23.27%) Windows
10 55 (22.45%) ASP.NET
11 54 (22.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 53 (21.63%) Relational Database
13 48 (19.59%) MS Excel
14 46 (18.78%) VB.NET
14 46 (18.78%) RDBMS
15 44 (17.96%) PL/SQL
16 41 (16.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 40 (16.33%) Oracle
18 39 (15.92%) Active Directory
19 38 (15.51%) Linux
20 36 (14.69%) MS Exchange
21 35 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
21 35 (14.29%) XML
21 35 (14.29%) VMware
22 33 (13.47%) HTML
23 32 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
24 31 (12.65%) .NET Framework
25 30 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
25 30 (12.24%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (14.69%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (9.80%) SharePoint
4 19 (7.76%) IIS
5 16 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.22%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.82%) JBoss
11 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.82%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.41%) Lync
12 1 (0.41%) Apache
12 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.82%) Agresso
4 2 (0.82%) Summit
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.61%) SAN
2 15 (6.12%) LAN
2 15 (6.12%) WAN
3 13 (5.31%) Firewall
3 13 (5.31%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.90%) Intranet
4 12 (4.90%) Internet
5 8 (3.27%) DNS
5 8 (3.27%) DHCP
5 8 (3.27%) WAAS
5 8 (3.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (2.86%) NAS
6 7 (2.86%) VPN
7 6 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.82%) Extranet
8 2 (0.82%) ATM
8 2 (0.82%) SMTP
8 2 (0.82%) Network Security
9 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 198 (80.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (28.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (22.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (21.63%) Relational Database
7 46 (18.78%) RDBMS
8 41 (16.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (12.24%) Oracle Database
10 25 (10.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 22 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (2.45%) Data Mining
15 6 (2.45%) DTS
16 5 (2.04%) OLAP
17 4 (1.63%) MS Access
17 4 (1.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
17 4 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.22%) Subversion
5 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.82%) Maven
5 2 (0.82%) Hudson
5 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.82%) Selenium
5 2 (0.82%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.82%) MorphX
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.41%) NUnit
6 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (10.61%) Finance
2 7 (2.86%) Advertising
3 6 (2.45%) Law
3 6 (2.45%) Banking
4 4 (1.63%) Retail
5 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.82%) Back Office
5 2 (0.82%) Billing
5 2 (0.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (43.67%) Developer
2 72 (29.39%) DBA
3 56 (22.86%) SQL DBA
4 42 (17.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 41 (16.73%) Administrator
6 38 (15.51%) .NET Developer
7 36 (14.69%) Analyst
8 23 (9.39%) Oracle DBA
8 23 (9.39%) SQL Developer
9 20 (8.16%) Senior Developer
9 20 (8.16%) Server Administrator
10 14 (5.71%) MI Analyst
11 13 (5.31%) Web Developer
12 12 (4.90%) Support Engineer
13 11 (4.49%) VB.NET Developer
14 9 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (3.67%) Architect
15 8 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (3.27%) Support Analyst
15 8 (3.27%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (41.22%) .NET
2 55 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 35 (14.29%) XML
4 33 (13.47%) HTML
5 31 (12.65%) .NET Framework
6 30 (12.24%) CSS
7 17 (6.94%) Ajax
8 15 (6.12%) jQuery
9 14 (5.71%) Web Services
9 14 (5.71%) WinForms
9 14 (5.71%) WCF
10 10 (4.08%) LINQ
11 8 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.86%) WPF
13 6 (2.45%) LINQ to SQL
14 4 (1.63%) KnockoutJS
15 3 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 3 (1.22%) HTML5
15 3 (1.22%) X-Windows
16 2 (0.82%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.08%) Clustering
2 9 (3.67%) Replication
2 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.27%) CLARiiON
3 8 (3.27%) Celerra
4 7 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.45%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.45%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.63%) Statistics
7 4 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.22%) Physics
9 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.27%) Windows
2 38 (15.51%) Linux
3 35 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.16%) Solaris
7 19 (7.76%) UNIX
8 6 (2.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Android
9 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (11.84%) ETL
3 27 (11.02%) Time Management
4 22 (8.98%) MVC
5 20 (8.16%) OO
6 19 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.76%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.31%) Workflow
9 12 (4.90%) Data Management
10 11 (4.49%) OOD
10 11 (4.49%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.67%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.67%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.45%) OOP
13 6 (2.45%) Migration
13 6 (2.45%) Service Delivery
13 6 (2.45%) Web Development
14 5 (2.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 161 (65.71%) SQL
2 65 (26.53%) C#
3 60 (24.49%) T-SQL
4 46 (18.78%) VB.NET
5 44 (17.96%) PL/SQL
6 29 (11.84%) JavaScript
7 24 (9.80%) VB
8 11 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.08%) VB6
10 6 (2.45%) PHP
11 5 (2.04%) VBScript
12 3 (1.22%) Java
13 2 (0.82%) Korn
13 2 (0.82%) X++
14 1 (0.41%) XPath
14 1 (0.41%) Delphi
14 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.57%) Degree
3 16 (6.53%) CCA
3 16 (6.53%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (6.53%) MCSE
4 14 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (4.90%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.49%) MCITP
6 11 (4.49%) MCTS
7 10 (4.08%) MCSA
8 8 (3.27%) CCEA
8 8 (3.27%) NCDA
8 8 (3.27%) NCIE
8 8 (3.27%) CCIA
8 8 (3.27%) VCAP
8 8 (3.27%) VTSP
9 6 (2.45%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.63%) OCP
10 4 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (15.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.90%) XenApp
5 9 (3.67%) vSphere
6 8 (3.27%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.27%) vCloud
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (2.04%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (1.22%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.82%) SCCM
3 2 (0.82%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 116 (47.35%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.33%) Oracle
3 35 (14.29%) VMware
4 29 (11.84%) Citrix
5 21 (8.57%) NetApp
6 19 (7.76%) Red Hat
7 17 (6.94%) Cisco
8 14 (5.71%) EMC
9 12 (4.90%) HP
10 8 (3.27%) 3PAR
11 5 (2.04%) Finjan
11 5 (2.04%) Cognos
11 5 (2.04%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.04%) CommVault
12 4 (1.63%) Netezza
13 2 (0.82%) Remedy
13 2 (0.82%) Sage
13 2 (0.82%) Dell
13 2 (0.82%) DevExpress
13 2 (0.82%) Facebook
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £23500 per annum + excellent company benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Training
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits & Training
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