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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 166 111 71
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -40
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 65 114 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 2.12% 3.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.74% 6.23% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58 97 172
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,650 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1738 1831 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.69% 34.08% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1554 1460
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -5 22 £40,000 +18.95% 6
Coventry -19 9 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire -17 8 £36,750 +13.07% 1
Worcestershire -7 5 £43,000 +32.30%
Solihull +7 4 £27,250 -35.88% 1
Shropshire -1 4 £24,250 -30.71%
West Bromwich - 4 £31,000 -
Warwickshire -29 3 £22,500 -40.78% 1
Wolverhampton -3 1 £40,000 +33.33%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 162 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 117 (72.22%) SQL
3 108 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 93 (57.41%) Microsoft
5 89 (54.94%) .NET
6 77 (47.53%) C#
7 63 (38.89%) T-SQL
8 62 (38.27%) Windows
9 59 (36.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 49 (30.25%) MS Excel
12 44 (27.16%) VB.NET
13 43 (26.54%) JavaScript
14 42 (25.93%) ASP.NET
15 38 (23.46%) HTML
15 38 (23.46%) SQL Server 2000
16 37 (22.84%) CSS
17 35 (21.60%) Relational Database
18 34 (20.99%) .NET Framework
19 32 (19.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (19.75%) Active Directory
20 29 (17.90%) jQuery
21 26 (16.05%) MVC
21 26 (16.05%) WCF
22 25 (15.43%) VB
23 24 (14.81%) WinForms
23 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
24 22 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 21 (12.96%) Web Services
25 21 (12.96%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.11%) IIS
3 11 (6.79%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.47%) CMS
7 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.47%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.47%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.85%) Lync
8 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.23%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.62%) Apache
10 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (30.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.23%) Agresso
3 1 (0.62%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) SaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.64%) Firewall
3 13 (8.02%) DNS
4 11 (6.79%) SAN
4 11 (6.79%) DHCP
4 11 (6.79%) VPN
5 6 (3.70%) NAS
6 5 (3.09%) Kerberos
6 5 (3.09%) LAN
6 5 (3.09%) WAN
7 3 (1.85%) CTI
8 2 (1.23%) PuTTY
8 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.23%) Wireless
9 1 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.62%) Internet
9 1 (0.62%) Extranet
9 1 (0.62%) MPLS
9 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 108 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (36.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 54 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (23.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 35 (21.60%) Relational Database
7 32 (19.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (8.02%) MS Access
10 10 (6.17%) RDBMS
11 9 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (4.94%) MySQL
13 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
13 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (1.23%) DTS
15 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (1.23%) Informix
16 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.32%) JIRA
3 6 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.85%) Toad
6 1 (0.62%) Subversion
6 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.62%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Automotive
3 5 (3.09%) Back Office
4 3 (1.85%) Front Office
5 2 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (48.77%) Developer
2 35 (21.60%) .NET Developer
3 31 (19.14%) DBA
4 28 (17.28%) SQL DBA
5 21 (12.96%) Analyst
6 17 (10.49%) C# Developer
6 17 (10.49%) VB.NET Developer
6 17 (10.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.02%) Administrator
7 13 (8.02%) Software Developer
8 11 (6.79%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) Database Developer
9 10 (6.17%) Applications Support
9 10 (6.17%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.17%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.17%) Junior
10 9 (5.56%) MI Analyst
11 8 (4.94%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.94%) SQL Server DBA
12 7 (4.32%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (54.94%) .NET
2 42 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 38 (23.46%) HTML
4 37 (22.84%) CSS
5 34 (20.99%) .NET Framework
6 29 (17.90%) jQuery
7 26 (16.05%) WCF
8 24 (14.81%) WinForms
9 22 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 21 (12.96%) Web Services
11 20 (12.35%) XML
11 20 (12.35%) Ajax
12 11 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (5.56%) WPF
13 9 (5.56%) JSON
14 6 (3.70%) HTML5
15 5 (3.09%) CSS3
15 5 (3.09%) COM+
15 5 (3.09%) Classic ASP
16 4 (2.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.41%) Replication
3 9 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.70%) Clustering
4 6 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.23%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Kindle
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.27%) Windows
2 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (9.26%) Linux
5 9 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.32%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.70%) Android
8 4 (2.47%) UNIX
9 2 (1.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.62%) AIX
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.05%) MVC
2 20 (12.35%) OO
3 16 (9.88%) OOP
3 16 (9.88%) Web Development
4 12 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (5.56%) CRM
5 9 (5.56%) ETL
5 9 (5.56%) Migration
6 8 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.94%) Software Engineering
6 8 (4.94%) ITIL
7 7 (4.32%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.32%) Content Management
7 7 (4.32%) Data Migration
8 6 (3.70%) Data Architecture
8 6 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.70%) Android Development
8 6 (3.70%) Mobile Development
8 6 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 6 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 117 (72.22%) SQL
2 77 (47.53%) C#
3 63 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 44 (27.16%) VB.NET
5 43 (26.54%) JavaScript
6 25 (15.43%) VB
7 10 (6.17%) VB6
7 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.17%) C
8 8 (4.94%) VBA
9 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.09%) VBScript
11 3 (1.85%) XPath
12 2 (1.23%) PHP
12 2 (1.23%) Java
13 1 (0.62%) Perl
13 1 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.64%) Degree
3 10 (6.17%) MCITP
4 8 (4.94%) CCA
4 8 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (4.32%) MCSE
5 7 (4.32%) MCSA
5 7 (4.32%) MCTS
6 6 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.09%) MCP
7 5 (3.09%) MCAD
7 5 (3.09%) MCSD
8 3 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.32%) vSphere
3 4 (2.47%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.85%) XenApp
4 3 (1.85%) XenServer
5 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.85%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.62%) SCCM
4 1 (0.62%) SCOM
4 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 93 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.35%) Citrix
2 20 (12.35%) VMware
3 10 (6.17%) Oracle
4 5 (3.09%) Cognos
4 5 (3.09%) Symantec
5 4 (2.47%) Lotus
5 4 (2.47%) Cisco
6 3 (1.85%) EMC
6 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.85%) Brocade
6 3 (1.85%) Sophos
7 2 (1.23%) Veeam
7 2 (1.23%) McAfee
7 2 (1.23%) NetApp
7 2 (1.23%) Dell
8 1 (0.62%) Informatica
8 1 (0.62%) Sage
8 1 (0.62%) Teradata
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Stafford
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Solihull
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