The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 175 100
Rank change year-on-year -5 -75  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 34 69 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.12% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 4.19% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30 57 115
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1433 1647 1789
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.84% 26.72% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1248 1416 1571
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Coventry +21 9 £45,000 +11.11%
Solihull -15 7 £34,000 -24.44%
Walsall - 6 £40,550 - 1
Birmingham -1 4 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £44,500 -
Warwickshire +13 1 - -
West Bromwich -1 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Staffordshire -3 1 £45,000 +25.00%
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (93.33%) SQL
3 43 (71.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (55.00%) T-SQL
4 33 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 24 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 23 (38.33%) Visual Studio
8 22 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (31.67%) Windows
11 18 (30.00%) ETL
12 17 (28.33%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (25.00%) .NET
13 15 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (21.67%) Clustering
15 13 (21.67%) MySQL
15 13 (21.67%) DB2
15 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
15 13 (21.67%) IBM
15 13 (21.67%) MVC
15 13 (21.67%) Power BI
15 13 (21.67%) Windows Server

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (15.00%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) SAS
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (71.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (21.67%) DB2
9 13 (21.67%) MySQL
9 13 (21.67%) Power BI
10 5 (8.33%) OLAP
10 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (38.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) DBA
3 21 (35.00%) SQL DBA
4 16 (26.67%) SQL Developer
5 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
8 7 (11.67%) SQL BI Developer
9 6 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (8.33%) Analyst
11 4 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
12 3 (5.00%) Administrator
12 3 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
12 3 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
12 3 (5.00%) SSAS Developer
12 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
12 3 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
13 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
13 2 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (13.33%) Ajax
4 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (13.33%) CSS
4 8 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 8 (13.33%) HTML
4 8 (13.33%) LINQ
4 8 (13.33%) WCF
4 8 (13.33%) WinForms
5 3 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (1.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.67%) Clustering
3 6 (10.00%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (30.00%) ETL
4 17 (28.33%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (21.67%) MVC
7 10 (16.67%) High Availability
7 10 (16.67%) Web Development
8 9 (15.00%) Database Security
8 9 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 9 (15.00%) Server Monitoring
9 8 (13.33%) Prototyping
10 5 (8.33%) Coaching
10 5 (8.33%) Migration
11 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
12 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.00%) Statistics
12 3 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (93.33%) SQL
2 33 (55.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (18.33%) C#
4 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) MCSA
1 2 (3.33%) MCSE
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) IBM
3 9 (15.00%) Cognos
4 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Google
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