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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 209 144
Rank change year-on-year +23 -65  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 43 32 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.52% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.80% 1.98% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 82
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £21,425
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,700 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  

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 1538 1618 1765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.93% 26.23% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3168 2931 3661
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £56,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Birmingham +14 17 £45,000 +25.00%
Coventry +2 6 £45,000 +1.69% 1
Walsall - 5 £40,550 -
Staffordshire +10 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Halesowen - 4 £35,000 -
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (92.00%) SQL
3 48 (64.00%) T-SQL
4 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 39 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (50.67%) Visual Studio
7 35 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (45.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 33 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (42.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (41.33%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (37.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (36.00%) .NET
14 26 (34.67%) C#
15 24 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (28.00%) Web Development
16 21 (28.00%) HTML
16 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
16 21 (28.00%) CSS
16 21 (28.00%) MVC
16 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 20 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (25.33%) Entity Framework
18 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
18 19 (25.33%) ETL
18 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET
19 18 (24.00%) Windows
19 18 (24.00%) 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 13 (17.33%) IIS
2 12 (16.00%) SAS
3 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) HTTP
1 5 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) VoIP
3 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (45.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 32 (42.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (41.33%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (37.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 20 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (16.00%) Power BI
11 11 (14.67%) DB2
11 11 (14.67%) MySQL
12 5 (6.67%) QlikView
12 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (5.33%) OLAP
13 4 (5.33%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (1.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 38 (50.67%) Visual Studio
2 35 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Legal
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (69.33%) Developer
2 30 (40.00%) DBA
3 25 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 24 (32.00%) SQL Developer
5 20 (26.67%) .NET Developer
6 10 (13.33%) Administrator
7 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (4.00%) SSRS Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Network Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Network Support
10 2 (2.67%) Network Support Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Senior DBA
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Senior SQL DBA
10 2 (2.67%) SQL BI Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.00%) .NET
2 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 21 (28.00%) CSS
2 21 (28.00%) HTML
3 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
3 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET
3 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (25.33%) Entity Framework
4 16 (21.33%) Ajax
5 15 (20.00%) WCF
6 14 (18.67%) LINQ
6 14 (18.67%) WinForms
7 7 (9.33%) jQuery
7 7 (9.33%) XML
8 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.67%) Kendo UI
8 5 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.67%) XHTML
9 2 (2.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (16.00%) Replication
2 9 (12.00%) Clustering
3 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
1 18 (24.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (28.00%) MVC
3 21 (28.00%) Web Development
4 19 (25.33%) ETL
5 15 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (18.67%) Prototyping
7 13 (17.33%) Business Continuity
7 13 (17.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (17.33%) Statistics
8 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
8 12 (16.00%) Validation
9 10 (13.33%) High Availability
10 8 (10.67%) Data Migration
10 8 (10.67%) Database Security
10 8 (10.67%) Migration
10 8 (10.67%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (6.67%) Analytics
11 5 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) SQL
2 48 (64.00%) T-SQL
3 26 (34.67%) C#
4 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.67%) XPath
8 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) Cognos
3 11 (14.67%) IBM
4 5 (6.67%) Google
5 4 (5.33%) SAP
5 4 (5.33%) Sybase
6 2 (2.67%) VMware
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £51,220 - 76,830 per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago