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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 51 27
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 45 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.18% 2.08% 4.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.32% 8.51% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 17
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,600 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
171 141 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.27% 24.39% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 154 120 118
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,775 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,680 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 22 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (91.18%) SQL
3 54 (79.41%) T-SQL
4 44 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (57.35%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (51.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
8 33 (48.53%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (44.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (39.71%) ETL
11 26 (38.24%) OLAP
12 24 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (27.94%) VB.NET
13 19 (27.94%) .NET
14 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
14 18 (26.47%) Kimball Methodology
15 17 (25.00%) Finance
16 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (22.06%) HTML
16 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
16 15 (22.06%) XML
16 15 (22.06%) CSS
17 14 (20.59%) SOAP
17 14 (20.59%) Web Services
17 14 (20.59%) Middleware
17 14 (20.59%) jQuery
17 14 (20.59%) Data Management
18 12 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
18 12 (17.65%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.47%) SAN
1 1 (1.47%) OSPF
1 1 (1.47%) BGP
1 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (51.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (48.53%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (44.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (38.24%) OLAP
8 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (14.71%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
11 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.94%) DataStage
12 2 (2.94%) Star Schema
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Legal
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 56 (82.35%) Developer
2 26 (38.24%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 25 (36.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
3 25 (36.76%) Senior Developer
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 12 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 11 (16.18%) Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Business Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Junior
8 4 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.41%) DBA
10 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) .NET
2 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 15 (22.06%) HTML
3 15 (22.06%) XML
3 15 (22.06%) CSS
4 14 (20.59%) SOAP
4 14 (20.59%) Web Services
4 14 (20.59%) Middleware
4 14 (20.59%) jQuery
5 10 (14.71%) LINQ
5 10 (14.71%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (5.88%) COM
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.94%) MDX
8 1 (1.47%) WCF
8 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.47%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (1.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) UNIX
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (39.71%) ETL
3 18 (26.47%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (20.59%) Data Management
5 12 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
6 10 (14.71%) Web Development
6 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.35%) OO
8 4 (5.88%) Migration
8 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.88%) Data Transformation
9 3 (4.41%) Analytics
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.94%) Inmon Methodology
10 2 (2.94%) Dimensional Modelling
11 1 (1.47%) Scrum
11 1 (1.47%) Network Design
11 1 (1.47%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (91.18%) SQL
2 54 (79.41%) T-SQL
3 19 (27.94%) VB.NET
4 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.35%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) HND
2 1 (1.47%) CCNP
2 1 (1.47%) CCNA
2 1 (1.47%) CCDP
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago