The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 2.78% - 7.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% - 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £42,750 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
South Wales

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 Bridgend region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 13.89% 29.79% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 43
Average salary £38,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.59% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bridgend region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bridgend

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp