The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 60 54 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.23% 2.70% 3.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.52% 6.43% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 21
Median salary £45,000 £36,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.44% +8.08%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 194 280 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 44.60% 41.98% 49.65%
Number of salaries quoted 178 255 260
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Ticket Management
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Database Security
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) IIS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) DB2
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) Ticket Management
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Database Security
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) IBM