The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 46 21
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 46 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.73% 2.43% 8.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.14% 9.85% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 11 28
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
183 132 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.75% 24.72% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 167 102 110
Average salary £37,250 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
South Wales

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 29 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (89.80%) SQL
3 36 (73.47%) T-SQL
4 30 (61.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (55.10%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (53.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
8 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (40.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (40.82%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (32.65%) ETL
11 15 (30.61%) .NET
12 14 (28.57%) OLAP
12 14 (28.57%) VB.NET
13 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
14 12 (24.49%) Finance
14 12 (24.49%) CSS
14 12 (24.49%) HTML
14 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
15 11 (22.45%) XML
15 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (20.41%) jQuery
16 10 (20.41%) SOAP
16 10 (20.41%) Web Services
17 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
17 9 (18.37%) Kimball Methodology
18 8 (16.33%) Data Management
19 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
19 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
20 6 (12.24%) SAP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) ImageReady
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
1 1 (2.04%) OSPF
1 1 (2.04%) BGP
1 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (61.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (53.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (40.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (40.82%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (28.57%) OLAP
7 6 (12.24%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (4.08%) Star Schema
10 2 (4.08%) DataStage
11 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 4 (8.16%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 12 (24.49%) SQL Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Analyst
6 10 (20.41%) Business Analyst
6 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Junior Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Junior
10 4 (8.16%) Business Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Junior Software Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
12 1 (2.04%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.49%) HTML
3 12 (24.49%) CSS
4 11 (22.45%) XML
4 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (20.41%) SOAP
5 10 (20.41%) Web Services
5 10 (20.41%) jQuery
6 6 (12.24%) LINQ to SQL
6 6 (12.24%) Middleware
6 6 (12.24%) LINQ
7 4 (8.16%) COM
8 2 (4.08%) MDX
9 1 (2.04%) WCF
9 1 (2.04%) WinForms
9 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.04%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.04%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (32.65%) ETL
3 9 (18.37%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (16.33%) Data Management
5 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) Web Development
6 6 (12.24%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.20%) OO
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Data Transformation
8 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.12%) Analytics
10 2 (4.08%) Inmon Methodology
10 2 (4.08%) Dimensional Modelling
11 1 (2.04%) Network Design
11 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.04%) Scrum
11 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (89.80%) SQL
2 36 (73.47%) T-SQL
3 14 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) VBA
7 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) CCDP
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) SAP
3 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.08%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Juniper
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