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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.64% 0.49% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.43% 1.84% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 14
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,584 £40,000
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
210 163 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.82% 26.72% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 164 135 206
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 £27,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 1 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 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 69 (100.00%) SQL
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (84.06%) Microsoft
3 50 (72.46%) T-SQL
4 46 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (63.77%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (62.32%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (62.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (57.97%) ETL
8 37 (53.62%) Finance
9 36 (52.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (50.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (44.93%) OLTP
12 23 (33.33%) DTS
13 22 (31.88%) Cognos
13 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
14 19 (27.54%) Kimball Methodology
15 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
16 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
16 10 (14.49%) Oracle
17 9 (13.04%) MySQL
17 9 (13.04%) Clustering
17 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (13.04%) Use Case
18 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2000
19 7 (10.14%) OLAP
19 7 (10.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (63.77%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (62.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (52.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (50.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (44.93%) OLTP
8 23 (33.33%) DTS
9 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
11 9 (13.04%) MySQL
12 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (10.14%) OLAP
13 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (7.25%) OLAP Cube
15 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
16 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (53.62%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Law
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) DBA
2 38 (55.07%) SQL DBA
3 32 (46.38%) Administrator
4 22 (31.88%) Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (10.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Junior
10 2 (2.90%) Server Administrator
10 2 (2.90%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 6 (8.70%) CSS
1 6 (8.70%) HTML
1 6 (8.70%) .NET
1 6 (8.70%) XML
2 5 (7.25%) MDX
3 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (4.35%) WinForms
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.35%) WCF
4 3 (4.35%) jQuery
4 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (2.90%) Ajax
5 2 (2.90%) XSLT
6 1 (1.45%) SOAP
6 1 (1.45%) LINQ
6 1 (1.45%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) AS400
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (57.97%) ETL
3 19 (27.54%) Kimball Methodology
4 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
5 9 (13.04%) Use Case
6 6 (8.70%) Scrum
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 5 (7.25%) MVC
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.35%) OO
9 3 (4.35%) TDD
10 2 (2.90%) Analytics
10 2 (2.90%) Data Transformation
10 2 (2.90%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.90%) Web Development
10 2 (2.90%) UML
10 2 (2.90%) Migration
11 1 (1.45%) CRM
11 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) SQL
2 50 (72.46%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.25%) C#
5 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Vendors
1 58 (84.06%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.88%) Cognos
3 10 (14.49%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Apple
4 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) Teradata
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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