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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 110 92 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -51
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 25 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 1.67% 4.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 6.24% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 71
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £29,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
587 577 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.03% 26.74% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 495 534 415
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15 September 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (75.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (35.48%) .NET
3 22 (35.48%) Oracle
4 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
4 21 (33.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (33.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (32.26%) Subversion
5 20 (32.26%) C#
6 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
6 19 (30.65%) MVC
7 18 (29.03%) SQL
8 16 (25.81%) Java
8 16 (25.81%) Windows
9 15 (24.19%) Ajax
10 14 (22.58%) Spring
10 14 (22.58%) Maven
10 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
10 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
10 14 (22.58%) Tomcat
10 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
11 13 (20.97%) JBoss
11 13 (20.97%) JMS
11 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
11 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
11 13 (20.97%) SOAP
11 13 (20.97%) J2EE
11 13 (20.97%) JMX
11 13 (20.97%) Citrix
11 13 (20.97%) Hibernate

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 14 (22.58%) Tomcat
1 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
3 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) IIS
6 6 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.61%) Apache
8 1 (1.61%) FileNet
8 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.45%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) WAAS
1 10 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (4.84%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) NAS
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (75.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (33.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (33.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (20.97%) JasperReports
5 12 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Subversion
2 14 (22.58%) Maven
2 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
3 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.97%) Selenium
3 13 (20.97%) FitNesse
4 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.23%) MorphX
5 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.61%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Ant
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (17.74%) Games
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Virtualisation Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Storage Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Java Team Leader
4 7 (11.29%) Team Leader
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) DBA
6 5 (8.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) .NET
2 15 (24.19%) Ajax
3 14 (22.58%) Spring
4 13 (20.97%) Spring MVC
4 13 (20.97%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (20.97%) JMS
4 13 (20.97%) JMX
4 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
4 13 (20.97%) J2EE
4 13 (20.97%) SOAP
5 10 (16.13%) Web Services
6 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
7 8 (12.90%) WinForms
7 8 (12.90%) HTML
8 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
8 7 (11.29%) HTML5
9 5 (8.06%) jQuery
9 5 (8.06%) CSS
9 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) CLARiiON
1 10 (16.13%) Celerra
2 6 (9.68%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) iPhone
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) Economics
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) MVC
2 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
3 13 (20.97%) Multithreading
3 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) TDD
4 12 (19.35%) OO
5 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.45%) ERP
6 4 (6.45%) ETL
6 4 (6.45%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (6.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.84%) Workflow
8 2 (3.23%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.23%) Android Development
8 2 (3.23%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.23%) Information Architecture
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) C#
2 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) Java
5 12 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.29%) VB
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
8 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.23%) X++
10 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.61%) VBA
10 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.61%) VBScript
10 1 (1.61%) C
10 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) MCSE
1 10 (16.13%) CCA
1 10 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (16.13%) CCEA
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (16.13%) MCTS
1 10 (16.13%) MCITP
1 10 (16.13%) NCDA
1 10 (16.13%) NCIE
1 10 (16.13%) VCAP
1 10 (16.13%) VTSP
1 10 (16.13%) CCIA
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) OCP
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) MCP
4 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
2 10 (16.13%) vSphere
2 10 (16.13%) vCloud
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) JBoss
3 13 (20.97%) Citrix
3 13 (20.97%) VMware
4 11 (17.74%) EMC
5 10 (16.13%) Cisco
5 10 (16.13%) NetApp
5 10 (16.13%) 3PAR
6 7 (11.29%) IBM
7 5 (8.06%) Cognos
8 2 (3.23%) Unisys
8 2 (3.23%) i2
8 2 (3.23%) Open Text
8 2 (3.23%) Twitter
9 1 (1.61%) Telerik
9 1 (1.61%) hybris
9 1 (1.61%) Kofax
9 1 (1.61%) Juniper