The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 25 53
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 54 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.60% 8.31% 2.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.61% 31.40% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 9
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,700
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 Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
229 172 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.04% 26.46% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 194 158 121
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,625
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (93.62%) SQL
3 38 (80.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
5 30 (63.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (57.45%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (55.32%) Finance
8 25 (53.19%) T-SQL
9 23 (48.94%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (36.17%) ETL
11 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
12 16 (34.04%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (31.91%) DTS
13 15 (31.91%) OLTP
14 14 (29.79%) Cognos
15 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (19.15%) Data Extraction
16 9 (19.15%) Law
17 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 6 (12.77%) Windows
19 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
20 4 (8.51%) Clustering
20 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
20 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 3 (6.38%) Degree
21 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
21 3 (6.38%) Data Transformation
21 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (80.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (63.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (48.94%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (31.91%) DTS
6 15 (31.91%) OLTP
7 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) DBA
2 23 (48.94%) SQL DBA
3 19 (40.43%) Developer
4 18 (38.30%) Administrator
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) SQL Server DBA
10 1 (2.13%) Junior Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Server Administrator
10 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Junior
10 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) HTML
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.26%) CSS
1 2 (4.26%) XML
1 2 (4.26%) WinForms
1 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.26%) WCF
1 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Extraction
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (36.17%) ETL
3 16 (34.04%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (6.38%) Data Transformation
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Scrum
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) TDD
5 2 (4.26%) OO
5 2 (4.26%) MVC
5 2 (4.26%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (4.26%) SDLC
6 1 (2.13%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.13%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) SQL
2 25 (53.19%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Cognos
3 3 (6.38%) Informatica
3 3 (6.38%) Teradata
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Sage
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) NetApp
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
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