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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 51 30
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.53% 2.24% 4.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.16% 8.50% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 18
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £35,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,600 £42,200
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
159 153 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.94% 26.33% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 145 130 119
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (91.43%) SQL
3 55 (78.57%) T-SQL
4 44 (62.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (55.71%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (52.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 33 (47.14%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (38.57%) ETL
11 26 (37.14%) OLAP
12 24 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (28.57%) VB.NET
13 20 (28.57%) .NET
14 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
14 19 (27.14%) Finance
15 18 (25.71%) Kimball Methodology
16 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (22.86%) HTML
16 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
16 16 (22.86%) XML
16 16 (22.86%) CSS
17 15 (21.43%) SOAP
17 15 (21.43%) Web Services
17 15 (21.43%) jQuery
18 14 (20.00%) Data Management
18 14 (20.00%) Middleware
19 12 (17.14%) Data Cleansing
19 12 (17.14%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SAN
1 1 (1.43%) OSPF
1 1 (1.43%) BGP
1 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (62.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (52.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (47.14%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (37.14%) OLAP
8 11 (15.71%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (5.71%) Data Mining
10 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.86%) Star Schema
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.86%) DataStage
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Legal
3 6 (8.57%) Retail
4 5 (7.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 58 (82.86%) Developer
2 26 (37.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 25 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 25 (35.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 13 (18.57%) .NET Developer
4 13 (18.57%) SQL Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Analyst
5 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Junior
8 4 (5.71%) Business Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.29%) DBA
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) .NET
2 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.86%) CSS
3 16 (22.86%) XML
3 16 (22.86%) HTML
3 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 15 (21.43%) jQuery
4 15 (21.43%) SOAP
4 15 (21.43%) Web Services
5 14 (20.00%) Middleware
6 11 (15.71%) LINQ to SQL
6 11 (15.71%) LINQ
7 4 (5.71%) COM
8 2 (2.86%) MDX
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.43%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (1.43%) WCF
9 1 (1.43%) WinForms
9 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) UNIX
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (38.57%) ETL
3 18 (25.71%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (20.00%) Data Management
5 12 (17.14%) Data Cleansing
6 11 (15.71%) Web Development
7 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.14%) OO
8 5 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.71%) Data Transformation
9 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.71%) Migration
10 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.29%) Analytics
11 2 (2.86%) Inmon Methodology
11 2 (2.86%) Dimensional Modelling
12 1 (1.43%) Network Design
12 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (91.43%) SQL
2 55 (78.57%) T-SQL
3 20 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.14%) C#
6 4 (5.71%) VB
7 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) HND
2 1 (1.43%) CCNP
2 1 (1.43%) CCNA
2 1 (1.43%) CCDP
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) SAP
3 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.43%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) Juniper
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago