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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 46 20
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.67% 2.58% 8.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.48% 9.49% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 7 33
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,925 £36,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,400 £44,500
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
157 137 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.17% 27.24% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 146 116 135
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 November 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 90 (94.74%) SQL
3 78 (82.11%) T-SQL
4 63 (66.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (62.11%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (58.95%) Microsoft
7 55 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (53.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (50.53%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (42.11%) ETL
11 38 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (30.53%) Finance
13 27 (28.42%) OLAP
14 26 (27.37%) OLAP Cube
15 23 (24.21%) VB.NET
15 23 (24.21%) .NET
16 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET
16 22 (23.16%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
17 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (20.00%) CSS
17 19 (20.00%) XML
17 19 (20.00%) HTML
17 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
17 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
18 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2005
18 16 (16.84%) jQuery
18 16 (16.84%) OLTP
18 16 (16.84%) SOAP
18 16 (16.84%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) SAN
1 1 (1.05%) OSPF
1 1 (1.05%) BGP
1 1 (1.05%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.05%) Firewall
1 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (66.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (53.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 48 (50.53%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (28.42%) OLAP
8 26 (27.37%) OLAP Cube
9 16 (16.84%) OLTP
9 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (12.63%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (10.53%) DTS
12 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (4.21%) Data Mining
13 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
14 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
15 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (2.11%) MySQL
15 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Legal
3 10 (10.53%) Banking
3 10 (10.53%) Retail
4 9 (9.47%) Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 67 (70.53%) Developer
2 29 (30.53%) Senior Developer
3 24 (25.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 23 (24.21%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 19 (20.00%) DBA
6 17 (17.89%) SQL Developer
7 16 (16.84%) .NET Developer
8 12 (12.63%) Analyst
8 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 10 (10.53%) Business Analyst
9 10 (10.53%) SQL DBA
10 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (6.32%) Administrator
12 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
12 5 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (4.21%) Oracle DBA
13 4 (4.21%) Junior Software Developer
13 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Developer
13 4 (4.21%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.21%) .NET
2 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.00%) CSS
3 19 (20.00%) XML
3 19 (20.00%) HTML
3 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 16 (16.84%) jQuery
4 16 (16.84%) SOAP
4 16 (16.84%) Web Services
5 13 (13.68%) Middleware
6 12 (12.63%) LINQ to SQL
6 12 (12.63%) LINQ
7 5 (5.26%) MDX
8 4 (4.21%) COM
9 3 (3.16%) WinForms
9 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.16%) XSLT
9 3 (3.16%) WCF
9 3 (3.16%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.58%) Clustering
3 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.11%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (42.11%) ETL
3 19 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 13 (13.68%) Data Management
6 12 (12.63%) Web Development
7 11 (11.58%) Data Cleansing
8 10 (10.53%) Project Management
9 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.37%) OO
11 6 (6.32%) Migration
11 6 (6.32%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.32%) Data Transformation
12 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.26%) Scrum
12 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (3.16%) TDD
13 3 (3.16%) MVC
13 3 (3.16%) Analytics
14 2 (2.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 90 (94.74%) SQL
2 78 (82.11%) T-SQL
3 23 (24.21%) VB.NET
4 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.37%) C#
6 4 (4.21%) VB
7 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) HND
2 1 (1.05%) CCNP
2 1 (1.05%) CCNA
2 1 (1.05%) CCDP
2 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.63%) SAP
3 10 (10.53%) Cognos
4 7 (7.37%) Business Objects
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (2.11%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.05%) VMware
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix
7 1 (1.05%) Juniper
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Freshwater
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: To £25K
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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