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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.79% 6.81% 2.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.91% 25.41% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 11
Average salary £39,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
232 181 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.12% 26.81% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 187 165 104
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (97.87%) SQL
3 38 (80.85%) Microsoft
4 37 (78.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (72.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (63.83%) T-SQL
7 29 (61.70%) Finance
7 29 (61.70%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (59.57%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (46.81%) ETL
11 20 (42.55%) Kimball Methodology
12 19 (40.43%) DTS
12 19 (40.43%) OLTP
13 18 (38.30%) Cognos
14 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
15 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (14.89%) Windows
18 6 (12.77%) Law
18 6 (12.77%) Data Extraction
19 5 (10.64%) Degree
19 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
20 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
20 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
20 4 (8.51%) .NET
20 4 (8.51%) C#
20 4 (8.51%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (78.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (72.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (59.57%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (40.43%) DTS
6 19 (40.43%) OLTP
7 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) DBA
2 27 (57.45%) SQL DBA
3 24 (51.06%) Administrator
4 14 (29.79%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
8 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.13%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) WinForms
2 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.38%) WCF
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Extraction
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (46.81%) ETL
3 20 (42.55%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Data Transformation
4 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.51%) MVC
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) SDLC
5 3 (6.38%) Scrum
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) TDD
5 3 (6.38%) OO
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.13%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.13%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) SQL
2 30 (63.83%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.51%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSA
3 2 (4.26%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (38.30%) Cognos
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Teradata
3 2 (4.26%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 11 days ago