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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 35 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.07% 0.26% 2.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 1.12% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 1 11
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £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
210 89 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.39% 22.94% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 179 79 170
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (98.67%) SQL
3 59 (78.67%) T-SQL
4 58 (77.33%) Microsoft
5 49 (65.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (62.67%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (61.33%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (54.67%) ETL
10 39 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (42.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (42.67%) Finance
12 29 (38.67%) OLTP
13 22 (29.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (28.00%) Cognos
14 21 (28.00%) DTS
15 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
16 16 (21.33%) Kimball Methodology
17 13 (17.33%) Mentoring
17 13 (17.33%) Clustering
18 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (16.00%) XML
18 12 (16.00%) VB.NET
18 12 (16.00%) .NET
18 12 (16.00%) HTML
18 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
18 12 (16.00%) CSS
18 12 (16.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 11 (14.67%) OLAP
19 11 (14.67%) Project Management

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (65.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (61.33%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (42.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (38.67%) OLTP
8 22 (29.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (28.00%) DTS
10 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (14.67%) OLAP
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (13.33%) Oracle Database
13 9 (12.00%) MySQL
13 9 (12.00%) OLAP Cube
14 6 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
16 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (42.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Legal
3 4 (5.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) DBA
2 31 (41.33%) SQL DBA
3 28 (37.33%) Developer
4 25 (33.33%) Administrator
5 10 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) HTML
1 12 (16.00%) .NET
1 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (16.00%) CSS
1 12 (16.00%) XML
2 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (10.67%) Web Services
3 8 (10.67%) jQuery
4 6 (8.00%) LINQ
4 6 (8.00%) SOAP
4 6 (8.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 5 (6.67%) MDX
6 4 (5.33%) WCF
6 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.33%) Middleware
6 4 (5.33%) WinForms
7 3 (4.00%) XSLT
7 3 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (2.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Clustering
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) AS400
3 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (54.67%) ETL
3 16 (21.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 13 (17.33%) Mentoring
5 11 (14.67%) Project Management
6 9 (12.00%) Use Case
7 7 (9.33%) Scrum
8 6 (8.00%) MVC
8 6 (8.00%) Web Development
9 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.33%) TDD
10 4 (5.33%) OO
11 3 (4.00%) Migration
11 3 (4.00%) Data Management
11 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (4.00%) Data Transformation
12 2 (2.67%) Analytics
12 2 (2.67%) CRM
12 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (98.67%) SQL
2 59 (78.67%) T-SQL
3 12 (16.00%) VB.NET
4 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 58 (77.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.00%) Cognos
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle
4 6 (8.00%) SAP
5 5 (6.67%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.00%) Apple
7 2 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
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