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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 94 77 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 140 163 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.47% 3.08% 4.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.38% 9.48% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 124 152 208
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £44,900
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
1896 1720 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.47% 32.47% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1678 1493 1467
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,400
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Birmingham -46 30 £33,500 -13.54% 7
Coventry +3 26 £41,902 +18.87% 1
Staffordshire -11 25 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Worcestershire +14 11 £36,000 -0.68% 2
Shropshire +5 9 £31,000 -22.50%
Walsall -2 8 £38,250 +0.65%
Warwickshire -20 7 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Wolverhampton -4 4 £31,000 -8.14% 4
West Bromwich +8 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Solihull -3 3 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Sutton Coldfield +3 2 £40,000 +5.26%
Dudley -1 1 £47,500 +46.15%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 254 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 185 (72.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 149 (58.66%) SQL
4 122 (48.03%) .NET
5 104 (40.94%) Microsoft
6 77 (30.31%) C#
7 76 (29.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 65 (25.59%) T-SQL
9 62 (24.41%) ASP.NET
9 62 (24.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 59 (23.23%) VB.NET
11 57 (22.44%) Windows
12 47 (18.50%) Oracle
12 47 (18.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 46 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (17.72%) XML
14 45 (17.72%) HTML
15 43 (16.93%) MS Excel
16 41 (16.14%) JavaScript
16 41 (16.14%) CSS
17 39 (15.35%) .NET Framework
18 38 (14.96%) Active Directory
19 37 (14.57%) Degree
19 37 (14.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 36 (14.17%) Relational Database
21 35 (13.78%) ETL
22 34 (13.39%) MS Exchange
23 33 (12.99%) SharePoint
23 33 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
24 32 (12.60%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (13.39%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.99%) SharePoint
3 30 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (10.63%) IIS
5 17 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.54%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (3.15%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (2.36%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.97%) JBoss
10 5 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.18%) Node.js
11 3 (1.18%) nginx
12 2 (0.79%) CMS
13 1 (0.39%) Confluence
13 1 (0.39%) Lync
13 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.39%) FileNet
Applications
1 43 (16.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.76%) Summit
3 6 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.27%) Internet
2 20 (7.87%) SAN
3 16 (6.30%) Intranet
4 13 (5.12%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.72%) WAAS
5 12 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (4.33%) LAN
6 11 (4.33%) WAN
7 9 (3.54%) DNS
7 9 (3.54%) Firewall
8 8 (3.15%) DHCP
9 7 (2.76%) ATM
10 6 (2.36%) VPN
11 4 (1.57%) HTTP
11 4 (1.57%) NAS
12 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.79%) Wireless
13 2 (0.79%) VoIP
14 1 (0.39%) LDAP
14 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 185 (72.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (29.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (24.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (18.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (14.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (14.17%) Relational Database
8 30 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (11.81%) Oracle Database
9 27 (10.63%) RDBMS
9 27 (10.63%) SQL Server 2000
10 15 (5.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (5.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (4.33%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (3.94%) OLAP
14 9 (3.54%) Oracle OLAP
15 8 (3.15%) IBM InfoSphere
15 8 (3.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 7 (2.76%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 25 (9.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.54%) Subversion
4 7 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.36%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.36%) Maven
6 5 (1.97%) Selenium
6 5 (1.97%) FitNesse
6 5 (1.97%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.18%) Grunt
7 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.79%) MorphX
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.79%) Hudson
9 1 (0.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.39%) NUnit
9 1 (0.39%) Ant
9 1 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (10.63%) Finance
2 6 (2.36%) Advertising
3 5 (1.97%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.97%) Retail
4 4 (1.57%) Banking
5 3 (1.18%) Games
5 3 (1.18%) Legal
5 3 (1.18%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Billing
6 2 (0.79%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 133 (52.36%) Developer
2 49 (19.29%) DBA
3 47 (18.50%) Analyst
4 41 (16.14%) .NET Developer
5 33 (12.99%) SQL DBA
6 24 (9.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 24 (9.45%) Senior Developer
6 24 (9.45%) Oracle DBA
7 23 (9.06%) SQL Developer
8 18 (7.09%) MI Analyst
9 17 (6.69%) Administrator
10 13 (5.12%) Web Developer
10 13 (5.12%) Architect
10 13 (5.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (4.72%) Virtualisation Architect
11 12 (4.72%) Storage Architect
11 12 (4.72%) Storage Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.72%) VB.NET Developer
12 11 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (48.03%) .NET
2 62 (24.41%) ASP.NET
3 45 (17.72%) XML
3 45 (17.72%) HTML
4 41 (16.14%) CSS
5 39 (15.35%) .NET Framework
6 25 (9.84%) Ajax
7 18 (7.09%) Web Services
8 16 (6.30%) jQuery
9 13 (5.12%) WinForms
9 13 (5.12%) WCF
10 11 (4.33%) Sass
11 10 (3.94%) WPF
12 9 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (3.54%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (3.15%) LINQ
13 8 (3.15%) SOAP
14 7 (2.76%) Spring
14 7 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.91%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.72%) N-Tier
2 12 (4.72%) CLARiiON
2 12 (4.72%) Clustering
2 12 (4.72%) Celerra
3 11 (4.33%) Mathematics
3 11 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.57%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.57%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.18%) Replication
6 3 (1.18%) Physics
7 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.44%) Windows
2 33 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (8.66%) Linux
5 20 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.94%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.97%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.57%) Debian
8 4 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.18%) Solaris
10 2 (0.79%) UNIX
11 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (13.78%) ETL
3 29 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (10.63%) MVC
5 25 (9.84%) OO
6 19 (7.48%) Data Management
7 16 (6.30%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (5.91%) Unit Testing
8 15 (5.91%) E-Commerce
9 13 (5.12%) Workflow
9 13 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (4.33%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.33%) Data Analysis
10 11 (4.33%) OOD
11 9 (3.54%) OOP
11 9 (3.54%) Line Management
12 8 (3.15%) Change Data Capture
12 8 (3.15%) Time Management
12 8 (3.15%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (3.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 149 (58.66%) SQL
2 77 (30.31%) C#
3 65 (25.59%) T-SQL
4 59 (23.23%) VB.NET
5 41 (16.14%) JavaScript
6 32 (12.60%) VB
7 30 (11.81%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.54%) VB6
9 8 (3.15%) Java
10 7 (2.76%) VBScript
10 7 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.97%) XPath
11 5 (1.97%) VBA
11 5 (1.97%) PHP
12 4 (1.57%) Delphi
13 3 (1.18%) Python
14 2 (0.79%) XAML
14 2 (0.79%) Korn
14 2 (0.79%) X++
15 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (14.57%) Degree
2 32 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.87%) MCSE
4 18 (7.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (6.30%) CCA
5 16 (6.30%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (4.72%) CCEA
6 12 (4.72%) MCTS
6 12 (4.72%) MCITP
6 12 (4.72%) NCDA
6 12 (4.72%) NCIE
6 12 (4.72%) VCAP
6 12 (4.72%) VTSP
6 12 (4.72%) CCIA
7 11 (4.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.76%) MCAD
8 7 (2.76%) MCSD
9 5 (1.97%) MCSA
9 5 (1.97%) MCP
10 4 (1.57%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 38 (14.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.30%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.12%) vSphere
5 12 (4.72%) vCloud
5 12 (4.72%) XenDesktop
5 12 (4.72%) XenApp
6 4 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.18%) XenServer
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (2.36%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.97%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (0.79%) SCCM
3 2 (0.79%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 104 (40.94%) Microsoft
2 47 (18.50%) Oracle
3 32 (12.60%) Citrix
3 32 (12.60%) VMware
4 22 (8.66%) NetApp
5 20 (7.87%) Cisco
6 19 (7.48%) EMC
7 12 (4.72%) HP
7 12 (4.72%) 3PAR
8 11 (4.33%) Cognos
9 10 (3.94%) Business Objects
10 9 (3.54%) Netezza
11 5 (1.97%) Finjan
11 5 (1.97%) CommVault
12 2 (0.79%) Facebook
12 2 (0.79%) Remedy
12 2 (0.79%) Infragistics
12 2 (0.79%) Adobe
12 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.79%) Sage
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 5 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 38,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Beneftis
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago