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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 41 64 22
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -42
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 13 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.28% 1.97% 8.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.28% 6.74% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 53
Median salary £33,173 £29,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.50% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £33,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
194 193 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.40% 29.20% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 182 164 183
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (81.08%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
3 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
4 27 (72.97%) MVC
4 27 (72.97%) SQL
4 27 (72.97%) C#
5 25 (67.57%) OO
5 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (67.57%) WCF
6 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (64.86%) TDD
6 24 (64.86%) .NET Framework
6 24 (64.86%) T-SQL
7 23 (62.16%) MS Excel
8 21 (56.76%) XML
9 20 (54.05%) Management Information System
9 20 (54.05%) WinForms
9 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 19 (51.35%) Coaching
10 19 (51.35%) Informatics
10 19 (51.35%) NHS
11 18 (48.65%) Visual Studio
11 18 (48.65%) Windows
12 16 (43.24%) CSS
12 16 (43.24%) HTML
13 15 (40.54%) VB.NET
14 14 (37.84%) Oracle
14 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
14 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Documentum
3 2 (5.41%) FileNet
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (62.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.70%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) NAS
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) VLAN
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Visual Studio
2 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Advertising
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Welsh Language
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Junior
5 6 (16.22%) Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Junior Developer
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
3 25 (67.57%) WCF
4 24 (64.86%) .NET Framework
4 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (56.76%) XML
6 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 20 (54.05%) WinForms
7 16 (43.24%) CSS
7 16 (43.24%) HTML
8 13 (35.14%) XSLT
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (2.70%) Ajax
10 1 (2.70%) jQuery
10 1 (2.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Management Information System
2 19 (51.35%) Informatics
2 19 (51.35%) NHS
3 8 (21.62%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) MVC
2 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) OO
3 24 (64.86%) TDD
4 19 (51.35%) Coaching
5 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Scrum
7 10 (27.03%) OOP
7 10 (27.03%) SDLC
8 8 (21.62%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Feasibility Study
9 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.11%) ERP
11 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.41%) CRM
11 2 (5.41%) Document Management
11 2 (5.41%) Information Management
11 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
11 2 (5.41%) Workflow
11 2 (5.41%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C#
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) T-SQL
3 15 (40.54%) VB.NET
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) RedGate
4 3 (8.11%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) OpenText
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.70%) Sage
6 1 (2.70%) VMware