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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 44 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.62% 0.25% 5.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.78% 1.06% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44 1 26
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
185 94 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.82% 23.92% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 169 90 162
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (97.50%) SQL
3 65 (81.25%) T-SQL
4 57 (71.25%) Microsoft
5 54 (67.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (61.25%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (57.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (55.00%) ETL
10 43 (53.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (36.25%) Finance
12 28 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (33.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (31.25%) OLTP
15 19 (23.75%) OLAP
16 18 (22.50%) Kimball Methodology
17 17 (21.25%) OLAP Cube
17 17 (21.25%) Cognos
17 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
17 17 (21.25%) DTS
18 16 (20.00%) Mentoring
19 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
20 13 (16.25%) VB.NET
20 13 (16.25%) .NET
21 12 (15.00%) HTML
21 12 (15.00%) Oracle
21 12 (15.00%) CSS
21 12 (15.00%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (67.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (61.25%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (57.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (53.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (33.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (31.25%) OLTP
9 19 (23.75%) OLAP
10 17 (21.25%) OLAP Cube
10 17 (21.25%) DTS
11 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database
14 9 (11.25%) MySQL
15 8 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
16 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
17 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
17 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Electronics
3 5 (6.25%) Legal
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (48.75%) Developer
2 38 (47.50%) DBA
3 26 (32.50%) SQL DBA
4 19 (23.75%) Administrator
5 18 (22.50%) Senior Developer
6 15 (18.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 12 (15.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
8 11 (13.75%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
9 8 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (3.75%) VB.NET Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Analyst
12 3 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Senior VB.NET Developer
12 3 (3.75%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (2.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
1 13 (16.25%) .NET
2 12 (15.00%) HTML
2 12 (15.00%) CSS
2 12 (15.00%) XML
3 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (11.25%) jQuery
4 9 (11.25%) Web Services
5 8 (10.00%) SOAP
5 8 (10.00%) Middleware
5 8 (10.00%) LINQ
5 8 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (6.25%) MDX
7 3 (3.75%) XSLT
7 3 (3.75%) WinForms
7 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.75%) WCF
7 3 (3.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.00%) Clustering
3 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (55.00%) ETL
3 18 (22.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 16 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (13.75%) Project Management
6 9 (11.25%) Use Case
7 8 (10.00%) Web Development
8 6 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (7.50%) Data Management
8 6 (7.50%) Scrum
9 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.00%) MVC
9 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.75%) OO
10 3 (3.75%) TDD
11 2 (2.50%) Analytics
11 2 (2.50%) Data Transformation
11 2 (2.50%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.50%) Migration
11 2 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (97.50%) SQL
2 65 (81.25%) T-SQL
3 13 (16.25%) VB.NET
4 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.50%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.25%) HND
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 57 (71.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) Cognos
3 12 (15.00%) Oracle
4 8 (10.00%) SAP
5 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.50%) Apple
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