The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 100 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 30 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 3.35% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.12% 11.58% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 58 46
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
586 544 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.38% 28.94% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 533 482 430
Average salary £38,750 £37,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (96.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
4 27 (49.09%) SQL
5 16 (29.09%) .NET
5 16 (29.09%) NetApp
5 16 (29.09%) Cisco
5 16 (29.09%) VMware
5 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
5 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
5 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
6 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (25.45%) MCTS
7 14 (25.45%) MCITP
7 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (21.82%) 3PAR
9 12 (21.82%) EMC
9 12 (21.82%) Citrix
9 12 (21.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (21.82%) WAAS
9 12 (21.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (21.82%) MCSE
9 12 (21.82%) CCA
9 12 (21.82%) Citrix Certification

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
1 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) JBoss
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) OpenEdge
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) FileNet
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) WAAS
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (7.27%) LAN
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (96.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
6 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
7 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (7.27%) DTS
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (7.27%) MS Access
9 4 (7.27%) JasperReports
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 5 (9.09%) Subversion
1 5 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (7.27%) Selenium
2 4 (7.27%) FitNesse
2 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) MorphX
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Ant
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (7.27%) Law
2 2 (3.64%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (21.82%) Architect
2 12 (21.82%) Virtualisation Architect
2 12 (21.82%) Storage Architect
2 12 (21.82%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) DBA
5 6 (10.91%) MI Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Field Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.27%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.55%) Ajax
4 7 (12.73%) CSS
4 7 (12.73%) HTML
5 5 (9.09%) Spring
5 5 (9.09%) jQuery
6 4 (7.27%) Spring MVC
6 4 (7.27%) J2EE
6 4 (7.27%) JMS
6 4 (7.27%) JMX
6 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
6 4 (7.27%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (7.27%) SOAP
7 2 (3.64%) Web Services
7 2 (3.64%) JSP
7 2 (3.64%) Servlets
7 2 (3.64%) WCF
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) CLARiiON
1 12 (21.82%) Celerra
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Statistics
3 3 (5.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ETL
2 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.91%) Time Management
4 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) MVC
4 5 (9.09%) Workflow
5 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.27%) OO
5 4 (7.27%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
6 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.45%) ERP
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Information Security
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) VB
3 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.18%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.09%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) PHP
6 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) VBA
7 2 (3.64%) VB6
7 2 (3.64%) X++
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (25.45%) MCTS
1 14 (25.45%) MCITP
2 12 (21.82%) MCSE
2 12 (21.82%) CCA
2 12 (21.82%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (21.82%) CCEA
2 12 (21.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (21.82%) NCDA
2 12 (21.82%) NCIE
2 12 (21.82%) VCAP
2 12 (21.82%) VTSP
2 12 (21.82%) CCIA
3 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) OCP
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
1 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.82%) XenDesktop
2 12 (21.82%) vSphere
2 12 (21.82%) vCloud
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) Cisco
2 16 (29.09%) NetApp
2 16 (29.09%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) EMC
3 12 (21.82%) Citrix
3 12 (21.82%) 3PAR
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Telerik
5 1 (1.82%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) Kofax
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