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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 58 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -37
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 16 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.33% 2.37% 7.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.43% 7.92% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 40
Median salary £32,250 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £27,500 £29,525
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £40,600 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
211 202 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.92% 29.93% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 199 178 156
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 9 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (82.93%) .NET
3 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET
4 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
5 30 (73.17%) SQL
5 30 (73.17%) MVC
5 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (70.73%) C#
7 28 (68.29%) T-SQL
7 28 (68.29%) WCF
8 27 (65.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (65.85%) .NET Framework
9 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
10 24 (58.54%) TDD
11 23 (56.10%) XML
12 22 (53.66%) Visual Studio
12 22 (53.66%) OO
12 22 (53.66%) Management Information System
13 20 (48.78%) WinForms
13 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (43.90%) Coaching
14 18 (43.90%) Informatics
14 18 (43.90%) NHS
14 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
14 18 (43.90%) VB.NET
15 17 (41.46%) HTML
15 17 (41.46%) CSS
15 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (41.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (39.02%) Scrum

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 3 (7.32%) CMS
1 3 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.32%) SSDT
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Visual Studio
2 17 (41.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (12.20%) Advertising
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) .NET Developer
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Junior
5 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Junior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior .NET Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET
3 28 (68.29%) WCF
4 27 (65.85%) .NET Framework
4 27 (65.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (56.10%) XML
6 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 20 (48.78%) WinForms
7 17 (41.46%) CSS
7 17 (41.46%) HTML
8 13 (31.71%) XSLT
9 5 (12.20%) jQuery
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
11 3 (7.32%) Highcharts JS
11 3 (7.32%) HTML5
11 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (7.32%) RequireJS
11 3 (7.32%) SignalR
12 2 (4.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (53.66%) Management Information System
2 18 (43.90%) Informatics
2 18 (43.90%) NHS
3 9 (21.95%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (73.17%) MVC
2 24 (58.54%) TDD
3 22 (53.66%) OO
4 18 (43.90%) Coaching
5 16 (39.02%) Scrum
6 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
7 12 (29.27%) SDLC
8 10 (24.39%) OOP
9 9 (21.95%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (9.76%) Feasibility Study
10 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
11 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) SOA
11 3 (7.32%) Web Development
12 2 (4.88%) SOLID
13 1 (2.44%) ERP
13 1 (2.44%) Internal Audit
13 1 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 29 (70.73%) C#
3 28 (68.29%) T-SQL
4 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
4 18 (43.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
3 10 (24.39%) RedGate
4 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) VMware