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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 102 88 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 24 40 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.10% 1.87% 4.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.18% 6.80% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 72
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £31,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £45,000 £55,000
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
574 588 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.35% 27.50% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 485 539 416
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (39.06%) Oracle
4 24 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (35.94%) .NET
6 22 (34.38%) C#
7 21 (32.81%) Subversion
8 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 20 (31.25%) SQL
8 20 (31.25%) MVC
9 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
10 18 (28.13%) Windows
11 17 (26.56%) Java
12 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
12 15 (23.44%) Ajax
13 14 (21.88%) Spring
13 14 (21.88%) Maven
13 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
13 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
13 14 (21.88%) Eclipse
14 13 (20.31%) JMS
14 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (20.31%) JBoss
14 13 (20.31%) SOAP
14 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
14 13 (20.31%) J2EE
14 13 (20.31%) JMX
14 13 (20.31%) Hibernate
14 13 (20.31%) Spring MVC

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
2 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
4 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (14.06%) IIS
6 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.56%) Confluence
8 1 (1.56%) Apache
8 1 (1.56%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (9.38%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) WAAS
1 8 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (4.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (20.31%) JasperReports
6 12 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Subversion
2 14 (21.88%) Maven
2 14 (21.88%) Eclipse
3 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.31%) Selenium
3 13 (20.31%) FitNesse
4 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.56%) Ant
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.56%) MorphX
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 11 (17.19%) Games
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 9 (14.06%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Storage Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Team Leader
5 7 (10.94%) Java Team Leader
6 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) .NET
2 15 (23.44%) Ajax
3 14 (21.88%) Spring
4 13 (20.31%) Spring MVC
4 13 (20.31%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (20.31%) JMS
4 13 (20.31%) JMX
4 13 (20.31%) Hibernate
4 13 (20.31%) J2EE
4 13 (20.31%) SOAP
5 11 (17.19%) Web Services
6 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 10 (15.63%) WinForms
7 8 (12.50%) HTML
7 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.94%) HTML5
9 6 (9.38%) jQuery
9 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (7.81%) CSS
11 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 8 (12.50%) Celerra
2 7 (10.94%) Replication
3 4 (6.25%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) iPhone
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Economics
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (4.69%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) MVC
2 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
3 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
3 13 (20.31%) TDD
3 13 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (18.75%) OO
5 6 (9.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.81%) ETL
7 3 (4.69%) ERP
7 3 (4.69%) Workflow
7 3 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (4.69%) Android Development
7 3 (4.69%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.13%) Information Architecture
8 2 (3.13%) Migration
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL
8 2 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) C#
2 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 20 (31.25%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) Java
4 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.94%) VB
6 4 (6.25%) PHP
6 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.56%) X++
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) VBScript
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) MCSE
1 8 (12.50%) CCA
1 8 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (12.50%) CCEA
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (12.50%) MCTS
1 8 (12.50%) MCITP
1 8 (12.50%) NCDA
1 8 (12.50%) NCIE
1 8 (12.50%) VCAP
1 8 (12.50%) VTSP
1 8 (12.50%) CCIA
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) OCP
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) MCP
4 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 8 (12.50%) vSphere
2 8 (12.50%) vCloud
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Oracle
2 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) JBoss
4 11 (17.19%) Citrix
4 11 (17.19%) VMware
5 9 (14.06%) EMC
5 9 (14.06%) IBM
6 8 (12.50%) Cisco
6 8 (12.50%) NetApp
6 8 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 7 (10.94%) Cognos
8 2 (3.13%) Unisys
8 2 (3.13%) i2
8 2 (3.13%) Open Text
8 2 (3.13%) Twitter
9 1 (1.56%) Telerik
9 1 (1.56%) hybris
9 1 (1.56%) Kofax
9 1 (1.56%) Juniper