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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.85% 4.21% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 13.02% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 7
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
180 215 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.78% 32.33% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 157 169 141
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 3 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (74.07%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
8 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
10 10 (37.04%) Degree
11 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (25.93%) Finance
12 7 (25.93%) Migration
12 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (25.93%) Windows
12 7 (25.93%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (25.93%) Inmon Methodology
12 7 (25.93%) Data Transformation
12 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
13 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
13 6 (22.22%) MS Office
14 5 (18.52%) C#
14 5 (18.52%) XML
14 5 (18.52%) Legal
14 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (18.52%) Dimensional Modelling
15 4 (14.81%) SDLC
15 4 (14.81%) Practice Management

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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Moodle
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (11.11%) OLAP
11 2 (7.41%) MS Access
11 2 (7.41%) OLTP
12 1 (3.70%) DataStage
12 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (3.70%) MySQL
12 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (3.70%) QlikView
12 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Business Developer
3 8 (29.63%) SSRS Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) SSIS Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) SSRS Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Development Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) WCF
2 2 (7.41%) WinForms
2 2 (7.41%) XSLT
3 1 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (3.70%) MDX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Informatics
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
2 7 (25.93%) Data Transformation
2 7 (25.93%) Inmon Methodology
2 7 (25.93%) Kimball Methodology
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (18.52%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) Practice Management
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.41%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Tableau