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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 127 96 51
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 92 125 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 2.44% 4.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.38% 7.39% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 88 112 227
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
1710 1692 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.42% 32.97% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1454 1425
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Staffordshire -10 17 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Birmingham -41 16 £36,000 -4.00% 6
Worcestershire +8 12 £43,000 +4.24% 2
Solihull +7 12 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Coventry -10 9 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Warwickshire -19 7 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire -12 4 £22,000 -41.33% 1
West Bromwich - 4 £34,250 -
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £37,500 +41.50%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 198 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 147 (74.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 143 (72.22%) SQL
4 122 (61.62%) Microsoft
5 90 (45.45%) .NET
6 78 (39.39%) C#
7 70 (35.35%) Windows
8 66 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 63 (31.82%) T-SQL
9 63 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 62 (31.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (27.27%) Relational Database
12 50 (25.25%) JavaScript
13 49 (24.75%) ASP.NET
14 45 (22.73%) VB.NET
15 44 (22.22%) HTML
16 41 (20.71%) CSS
16 41 (20.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 39 (19.70%) .NET Framework
18 34 (17.17%) SQL Server 2000
19 33 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 32 (16.16%) jQuery
20 32 (16.16%) Active Directory
20 32 (16.16%) Linux
21 30 (15.15%) RDBMS
21 30 (15.15%) WCF
22 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
23 27 (13.64%) MVC
24 25 (12.63%) MS Exchange
25 24 (12.12%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.57%) IIS
4 11 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.53%) OpenEdge
10 3 (1.52%) Lync
10 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.52%) CMS
10 3 (1.52%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.52%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.01%) Apache
12 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 66 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (8.59%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.02%) Agresso
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.54%) SaaS
2 2 (1.01%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.58%) Firewall
1 15 (7.58%) SAN
2 13 (6.57%) DNS
3 12 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.56%) DHCP
5 9 (4.55%) VPN
6 8 (4.04%) NAS
7 5 (2.53%) LAN
7 5 (2.53%) WAN
8 4 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.52%) Extranet
9 3 (1.52%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.01%) Wireless
10 2 (1.01%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.51%) Network Security
11 1 (0.51%) MPLS
11 1 (0.51%) Intranet
11 1 (0.51%) Internet
11 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 147 (74.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (31.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 41 (20.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (17.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 33 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (15.15%) RDBMS
10 11 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (4.55%) MS Access
12 8 (4.04%) MySQL
13 4 (2.02%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (1.01%) DTS
15 2 (1.01%) Informix
16 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
16 1 (0.51%) QlikView
16 1 (0.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Visual Studio
1 8 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.53%) JIRA
4 3 (1.52%) Toad
5 2 (1.01%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (9.60%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Automotive
3 7 (3.54%) Law
4 4 (2.02%) Back Office
5 2 (1.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.01%) Front Office
5 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.01%) Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (46.46%) Developer
2 56 (28.28%) DBA
3 53 (26.77%) SQL DBA
4 41 (20.71%) .NET Developer
5 38 (19.19%) Administrator
6 26 (13.13%) SQL Server DBA
7 19 (9.60%) C# Developer
8 18 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (9.09%) Server Administrator
9 16 (8.08%) VB.NET Developer
10 15 (7.58%) SQL Developer
10 15 (7.58%) Analyst
11 14 (7.07%) Senior Developer
12 12 (6.06%) Software Developer
13 11 (5.56%) Junior
13 11 (5.56%) Web Developer
13 11 (5.56%) Support Engineer
14 9 (4.55%) MI Analyst
15 8 (4.04%) Applications Support
15 8 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (45.45%) .NET
2 49 (24.75%) ASP.NET
3 44 (22.22%) HTML
4 41 (20.71%) CSS
5 39 (19.70%) .NET Framework
6 32 (16.16%) jQuery
7 30 (15.15%) WCF
8 24 (12.12%) WinForms
9 22 (11.11%) XML
10 21 (10.61%) Ajax
11 20 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (9.60%) Web Services
13 12 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (5.56%) WPF
15 7 (3.54%) LINQ
16 6 (3.03%) JSON
16 6 (3.03%) Entity Framework
17 5 (2.53%) COM+
18 4 (2.02%) HTML5
19 3 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.60%) Replication
1 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.04%) Clustering
3 8 (4.04%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.52%) Statistics
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.01%) Open Source
9 1 (0.51%) Kindle
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 70 (35.35%) Windows
2 32 (16.16%) Linux
3 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (8.59%) Solaris
5 17 (8.59%) UNIX
6 14 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.54%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.03%) Android
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.64%) MVC
2 20 (10.10%) Time Management
3 19 (9.60%) OO
4 17 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.06%) ETL
6 12 (6.06%) OOP
6 12 (6.06%) Migration
6 12 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 11 (5.56%) Web Development
7 11 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.56%) ITIL
8 10 (5.05%) Workflow
8 10 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.04%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.54%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.54%) CRM
12 6 (3.03%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.03%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 143 (72.22%) SQL
2 78 (39.39%) C#
3 63 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 50 (25.25%) JavaScript
5 45 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 24 (12.12%) VB
7 20 (10.10%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.05%) VB6
10 9 (4.55%) C
11 7 (3.54%) PHP
12 5 (2.53%) VBScript
13 4 (2.02%) XPath
14 3 (1.52%) VBA
15 2 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.06%) Degree
3 11 (5.56%) MCITP
4 10 (5.05%) CCA
4 10 (5.05%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (5.05%) MCSA
5 9 (4.55%) MCSE
6 8 (4.04%) MCTS
7 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.54%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.52%) MCP
9 3 (1.52%) MCAD
9 3 (1.52%) MCSD
10 2 (1.01%) HND
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) SLA
2 4 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (16.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.54%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.54%) vSphere
4 5 (2.53%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.52%) XenApp
6 2 (1.01%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.01%) XenServer
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 122 (61.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.11%) VMware
3 18 (9.09%) Citrix
3 18 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.55%) Cisco
5 8 (4.04%) Oracle
6 5 (2.53%) Symantec
6 5 (2.53%) NetApp
6 5 (2.53%) Cognos
7 4 (2.02%) Brocade
8 3 (1.52%) Sophos
8 3 (1.52%) Dell
8 3 (1.52%) EMC
8 3 (1.52%) Lotus
9 2 (1.01%) McAfee
9 2 (1.01%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.51%) Veeam
10 1 (0.51%) Teradata
10 1 (0.51%) Informatica
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare, flexi hours
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
In Touch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £19000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
In Touch
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JMP Consultants Limited
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago