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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Wales / South Wales
Rank 54 68 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 24 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.76% 2.22% 5.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 7.74% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 67
Median salary £33,173 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
288 310 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.14% 28.70% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 251 265 406
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,400 £29,051
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales 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 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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +20 18 £33,173 +10.57% 1
Newport -8 5 £40,000 -21.95%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (72.73%) SQL
3 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
4 38 (69.09%) .NET
5 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET
6 33 (60.00%) MVC
7 31 (56.36%) C#
7 31 (56.36%) WCF
8 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (52.73%) MS Excel
10 28 (50.91%) HTML
11 26 (47.27%) CSS
11 26 (47.27%) OO
11 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (45.45%) .NET Framework
12 25 (45.45%) Windows
12 25 (45.45%) T-SQL
13 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
13 24 (43.64%) TDD
14 21 (38.18%) XML
15 20 (36.36%) Management Information System
15 20 (36.36%) WinForms
15 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (34.55%) Coaching
16 19 (34.55%) Informatics
16 19 (34.55%) NHS
17 18 (32.73%) Visual Studio
18 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
18 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
19 14 (25.45%) Oracle

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Documentum
3 2 (3.64%) FileNet
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (52.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.82%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.91%) VPN
3 5 (9.09%) IPsec
3 5 (9.09%) LAN
3 5 (9.09%) SSL
3 5 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Visual Studio
2 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Advertising
6 2 (3.64%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Junior
5 8 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Junior Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (9.09%) Help Desk Manager
7 5 (9.09%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Programme Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) .NET
2 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET
3 31 (56.36%) WCF
4 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (50.91%) HTML
6 26 (47.27%) CSS
7 25 (45.45%) .NET Framework
8 21 (38.18%) XML
9 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 20 (36.36%) WinForms
10 13 (23.64%) XSLT
11 10 (18.18%) Ajax
11 10 (18.18%) jQuery
12 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (7.27%) REST
12 4 (7.27%) RESTful
12 4 (7.27%) SOAP
13 2 (3.64%) Web Services
14 1 (1.82%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 1 (1.82%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 19 (34.55%) Informatics
2 19 (34.55%) NHS
3 8 (14.55%) Reference Data
3 8 (14.55%) Social Media
3 8 (14.55%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) MVC
2 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) OO
3 24 (43.64%) TDD
4 19 (34.55%) Coaching
5 12 (21.82%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
6 11 (20.00%) SDLC
7 10 (18.18%) OOP
8 8 (14.55%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (12.73%) ITIL
10 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 5 (9.09%) Web Development
12 4 (7.27%) Feasibility Study
12 4 (7.27%) High Availability
12 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
13 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (5.45%) ERP
14 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) SQL
2 31 (56.36%) C#
3 25 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.27%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) MCSA
2 5 (9.09%) MCSE
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Oracle
3 8 (14.55%) RedGate
4 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.64%) Blue Prism
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) OpenText
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.82%) Sage
6 1 (1.82%) VMware