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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 180 108 89
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 38 109 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 2.03% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.28% 6.01% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35 94 119
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
1670 1815 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.66% 33.82% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1452 1506 1430
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 14 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Staffordshire -21 9 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Shropshire - 3 £31,500 -
Solihull +1 2 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Warwickshire -10 2 £22,500 -40.78% 1
Coventry -18 2 £34,250 -19.41%
Herefordshire - 2 £40,000 - 3
Worcestershire -5 1 £37,500 +25.00%
West Bromwich - 1 £31,000 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 124 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 91 (73.39%) SQL
3 79 (63.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (59.68%) Microsoft
5 67 (54.03%) .NET
6 60 (48.39%) C#
7 55 (44.35%) Windows
8 51 (41.13%) T-SQL
9 49 (39.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 46 (37.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
12 34 (27.42%) JavaScript
13 33 (26.61%) VB.NET
14 30 (24.19%) HTML
14 30 (24.19%) CSS
15 29 (23.39%) SQL Server 2000
16 28 (22.58%) ASP.NET
17 27 (21.77%) Active Directory
17 27 (21.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (21.77%) Relational Database
18 26 (20.97%) .NET Framework
19 23 (18.55%) jQuery
20 22 (17.74%) WinForms
20 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (16.94%) MVC
22 20 (16.13%) WCF
23 19 (15.32%) VB
23 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 18 (14.52%) OO
24 18 (14.52%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.90%) IIS
3 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.23%) CMS
5 4 (3.23%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.42%) Lync
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.42%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.61%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) SAS
8 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Agresso
3 1 (0.81%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) SaaS
2 2 (1.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.68%) DNS
3 10 (8.06%) DHCP
3 10 (8.06%) VPN
3 10 (8.06%) Firewall
4 8 (6.45%) SAN
5 5 (4.03%) LAN
5 5 (4.03%) WAN
5 5 (4.03%) NAS
5 5 (4.03%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.42%) CTI
7 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.81%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.81%) Internet
8 1 (0.81%) MPLS
8 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (63.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (39.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (37.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (23.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 27 (21.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (21.77%) Relational Database
7 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (8.06%) MS Access
8 10 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.65%) MySQL
10 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (4.84%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.42%) QlikView
12 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.61%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.61%) DTS
13 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.84%) JIRA
3 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.81%) Toad
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.81%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Automotive
3 5 (4.03%) Back Office
4 3 (2.42%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (50.00%) Developer
2 27 (21.77%) DBA
2 27 (21.77%) .NET Developer
3 24 (19.35%) SQL DBA
4 17 (13.71%) VB.NET Developer
5 15 (12.10%) C# Developer
5 15 (12.10%) Analyst
6 14 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (8.87%) Administrator
8 9 (7.26%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.26%) Database Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.65%) Junior
10 7 (5.65%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) SQL Server DBA
13 4 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (54.03%) .NET
2 30 (24.19%) CSS
2 30 (24.19%) HTML
3 28 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 26 (20.97%) .NET Framework
5 23 (18.55%) jQuery
6 22 (17.74%) WinForms
7 20 (16.13%) WCF
8 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (13.71%) Web Services
10 16 (12.90%) Ajax
11 13 (10.48%) XML
12 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (6.45%) WPF
14 6 (4.84%) HTML5
14 6 (4.84%) JSON
15 5 (4.03%) Classic ASP
15 5 (4.03%) CSS3
16 4 (3.23%) Entity Framework
16 4 (3.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.68%) Replication
3 8 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.45%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.03%) Clustering
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Kindle
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.35%) Windows
2 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.26%) Windows 7
4 9 (7.26%) Linux
5 7 (5.65%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.42%) Android
8 2 (1.61%) UNIX
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) MVC
2 18 (14.52%) OO
3 17 (13.71%) Web Development
4 14 (11.29%) OOP
5 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.87%) Migration
6 11 (8.87%) ETL
7 9 (7.26%) CRM
8 8 (6.45%) ITIL
8 8 (6.45%) Content Management
9 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.65%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.84%) Data Architecture
10 6 (4.84%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.84%) Scrum
11 5 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.03%) SDLC
12 4 (3.23%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.23%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.42%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 91 (73.39%) SQL
2 60 (48.39%) C#
3 51 (41.13%) T-SQL
4 34 (27.42%) JavaScript
5 33 (26.61%) VB.NET
6 19 (15.32%) VB
7 10 (8.06%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.26%) VB6
9 8 (6.45%) VBA
9 8 (6.45%) C
10 5 (4.03%) VBScript
11 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.61%) PHP
12 2 (1.61%) Java
13 1 (0.81%) Perl
13 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.87%) Degree
3 7 (5.65%) MCTS
3 7 (5.65%) MCITP
4 6 (4.84%) MCSA
4 6 (4.84%) CCA
4 6 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (4.03%) MCP
5 5 (4.03%) MCAD
5 5 (4.03%) MCSD
5 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.23%) MCSE
7 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (21.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.65%) vSphere
3 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.42%) XenApp
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.61%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.61%) XenServer
5 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.42%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.10%) Citrix
2 15 (12.10%) VMware
3 10 (8.06%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) Cognos
5 3 (2.42%) Lotus
5 3 (2.42%) Symantec
5 3 (2.42%) Sophos
6 2 (1.61%) Veeam
6 2 (1.61%) Tableau
6 2 (1.61%) McAfee
7 1 (0.81%) Teradata
7 1 (0.81%) Sage
7 1 (0.81%) Informatica
7 1 (0.81%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training, Benefits, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 25 days ago