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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 54 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.67% 3.32% 6.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.11% 11.30% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 45
Median salary £32,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
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
188 239 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.44% 29.40% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 176 186 169
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (77.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (74.29%) SQL
4 19 (54.29%) T-SQL
4 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 14 (40.00%) C#
7 13 (37.14%) .NET
7 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
7 13 (37.14%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
10 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
11 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
11 9 (25.71%) XML
11 9 (25.71%) Finance
11 9 (25.71%) MVC
11 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (22.86%) Scrum
12 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
13 7 (20.00%) HTML
13 7 (20.00%) CSS
13 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 7 (20.00%) WCF
14 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects

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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Moodle
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (77.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (37.14%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (11.43%) OLAP
9 4 (11.43%) OLTP
10 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (8.57%) SSDT
11 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Advertising
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Law
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) SSRS Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Report Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Business Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (8.57%) MIS Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (5.71%) SSIS Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (5.71%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
2 9 (25.71%) XML
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) WCF
4 5 (14.29%) WinForms
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (11.43%) jQuery
5 4 (11.43%) XSLT
6 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
6 3 (8.57%) Highcharts JS
6 3 (8.57%) HTML5
6 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (8.57%) RequireJS
6 3 (8.57%) SignalR
7 2 (5.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) SDLC
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) Practice Management
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Data Transformation
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) T-SQL
3 14 (40.00%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) VB
7 2 (5.71%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) RedGate
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) VMware