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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.50% 0.60% 3.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.81% 2.31% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 17
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,925 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,386 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
222 173 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.41% 25.90% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 176 146 182
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 27 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 59 (100.00%) SQL
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (84.75%) Microsoft
3 41 (69.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (67.80%) T-SQL
5 39 (66.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (64.41%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (59.32%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (55.93%) ETL
9 32 (54.24%) Finance
9 32 (54.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (49.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (38.98%) OLTP
12 21 (35.59%) DTS
13 20 (33.90%) Cognos
13 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
13 20 (33.90%) Kimball Methodology
14 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
15 8 (13.56%) Oracle
16 7 (11.86%) MySQL
16 7 (11.86%) Use Case
17 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 6 (10.17%) SDLC
17 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 5 (8.47%) Windows
18 5 (8.47%) C#
18 5 (8.47%) HTML
18 5 (8.47%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Applications
1 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (69.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (66.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (64.41%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (54.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (49.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (38.98%) OLTP
8 21 (35.59%) DTS
9 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
11 7 (11.86%) MySQL
12 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (5.08%) OLAP
15 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (54.24%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) DBA
2 36 (61.02%) SQL DBA
3 32 (54.24%) Administrator
4 15 (25.42%) Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Server Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) HTML
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
1 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
1 5 (8.47%) CSS
1 5 (8.47%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) WinForms
2 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.08%) WCF
2 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (3.39%) jQuery
3 2 (3.39%) Ajax
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) XSLT
4 1 (1.69%) MDX
4 1 (1.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Clustering
1 5 (8.47%) Data Extraction
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) AS400
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (55.93%) ETL
3 20 (33.90%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (11.86%) Use Case
5 6 (10.17%) SDLC
6 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.47%) MVC
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.08%) TDD
8 3 (5.08%) Migration
8 3 (5.08%) OO
8 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.08%) Data Transformation
9 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.39%) UML
9 2 (3.39%) Analytics
10 1 (1.69%) Inmon Methodology
10 1 (1.69%) Dimensional Modelling
10 1 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) SQL
2 40 (67.80%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.47%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.39%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 50 (84.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.90%) Cognos
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.08%) Apple
6 2 (3.39%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.69%) Teradata
7 1 (1.69%) Informatica
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