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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 37 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.01% 3.05% 3.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.97% 12.73% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £23,300 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £44,700 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
SQL Server 2008
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 South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
371 267 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.19% 23.95% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 312 248 238
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -8 27 £40,000 +18.51% 4
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £52,500 -
Bridgend - 2 £35,000 - 2
Newport -8 1 £35,369 -13.20%
Glamorgan - 1 £40,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (87.84%) SQL
3 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
3 51 (68.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (68.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (59.46%) T-SQL
5 43 (58.11%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (51.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (47.30%) Finance
8 35 (47.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (44.59%) ETL
10 25 (33.78%) OLTP
11 24 (32.43%) DTS
11 24 (32.43%) Kimball Methodology
12 23 (31.08%) Cognos
13 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
14 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
14 14 (18.92%) .NET
14 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (17.57%) C#
15 13 (17.57%) MVC
16 12 (16.22%) HTML
16 12 (16.22%) CSS
17 11 (14.86%) Windows
17 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
19 9 (12.16%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) SAN
1 1 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (68.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 51 (68.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (58.11%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (51.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (47.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (33.78%) OLTP
7 24 (32.43%) DTS
8 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
9 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (4.05%) MySQL
12 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (1.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (47.30%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (63.51%) DBA
2 40 (54.05%) SQL DBA
3 35 (47.30%) Administrator
4 22 (29.73%) Developer
5 8 (10.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Server Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.05%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
1 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
2 12 (16.22%) CSS
2 12 (16.22%) HTML
3 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.81%) WCF
5 8 (10.81%) XML
6 7 (9.46%) jQuery
7 6 (8.11%) HTML5
8 5 (6.76%) Web Services
8 5 (6.76%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (5.41%) Highcharts JS
9 4 (5.41%) SignalR
9 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.05%) WinForms
10 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.70%) Ajax
11 2 (2.70%) REST
11 2 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Clustering
2 6 (8.11%) Replication
3 5 (6.76%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) AS400
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.35%) Xbox
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (44.59%) ETL
3 24 (32.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 13 (17.57%) MVC
5 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.16%) Scrum
7 8 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (9.46%) SDLC
9 6 (8.11%) TDD
10 5 (6.76%) SOA
10 5 (6.76%) Data Migration
10 5 (6.76%) Migration
10 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.41%) Data Transformation
11 4 (5.41%) Software Architecture
11 4 (5.41%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.41%) OO
12 3 (4.05%) ITIL
12 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (4.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 65 (87.84%) SQL
2 44 (59.46%) T-SQL
3 13 (17.57%) C#
4 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.16%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) MCDBA
5 2 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.08%) Cognos
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.70%) Informatica
5 2 (2.70%) Apple
5 2 (2.70%) Remedy
5 2 (2.70%) Teradata
6 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + pension & training
Posted: 25 days ago