The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 132 114
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 18 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.93% 0.50% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.27% 2.43% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 21
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 550 493 549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.42% 20.71% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 472 421 472
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (57.14%) Statistics
6 12 (57.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (57.14%) Cognos
7 11 (52.38%) SAS
7 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
7 11 (52.38%) Finance
7 11 (52.38%) Validation
7 11 (52.38%) Business Continuity
7 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (28.57%) C#
10 6 (28.57%) .NET
11 5 (23.81%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
11 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (23.81%) HTML

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 11 (52.38%) SAS
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Google Analytics
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (9.52%) Power BI
8 1 (4.76%) DB2
8 1 (4.76%) MySQL
8 1 (4.76%) OLAP
8 1 (4.76%) QlikView
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Developer
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
2 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) jQuery
2 5 (23.81%) Kendo UI
2 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
1 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (57.14%) Statistics
3 11 (52.38%) Business Continuity
3 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
3 11 (52.38%) Validation
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 5 (23.81%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cognos
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) IBM