The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.99% - 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.39% - 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £42,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 Newport region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 29.21% 16.88% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 57 22 24
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Newport region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Newport

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (62.50%) Replication
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) COM
7 1 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) IIS
7 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) DBA
2 4 (50.00%) Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (25.00%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) COM
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft