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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 62 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 53 42 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.68% 3.66% 5.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.87% 14.89% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 51 33 47
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
382 282 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.72% 24.59% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 358 258 292
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +31 38 £34,500 -12.10% 9
Newport - 7 £40,000 - 2
Glamorgan -2 3 £38,500 -
Torfaen -16 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Caerphilly +2 1 £29,000 -35.55%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 98 (87.50%) SQL
3 81 (72.32%) T-SQL
4 67 (59.82%) Microsoft
5 64 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 62 (55.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (50.89%) Business Intelligence
8 55 (49.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
10 42 (37.50%) ETL
11 31 (27.68%) Finance
12 30 (26.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 27 (24.11%) .NET
15 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET
16 24 (21.43%) OLAP
17 23 (20.54%) OLAP Cube
18 21 (18.75%) Clustering
19 20 (17.86%) VB.NET
20 19 (16.96%) Mentoring
20 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
21 17 (15.18%) CSS
21 17 (15.18%) HTML
21 17 (15.18%) OLTP
21 17 (15.18%) Kimball Methodology
22 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
22 16 (14.29%) SOAP
22 16 (14.29%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (4.46%) IIS
2 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (55.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 55 (49.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (26.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (21.43%) OLAP
8 23 (20.54%) OLAP Cube
9 17 (15.18%) OLTP
10 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (9.82%) DTS
11 11 (9.82%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
12 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (5.36%) MySQL
13 4 (3.57%) Data Mining
13 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.68%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (27.68%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Retail
3 11 (9.82%) Banking
4 9 (8.04%) Legal
5 8 (7.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (55.36%) Developer
2 33 (29.46%) DBA
3 28 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 20 (17.86%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 19 (16.96%) SQL DBA
5 19 (16.96%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 18 (16.07%) Administrator
7 17 (15.18%) .NET Developer
8 15 (13.39%) Analyst
9 12 (10.71%) SQL Developer
10 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (8.04%) Business Analyst
12 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
14 4 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
14 4 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
15 3 (2.68%) Analyst Developer
15 3 (2.68%) Business Developer
15 3 (2.68%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.11%) .NET
2 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET
3 17 (15.18%) CSS
3 17 (15.18%) HTML
4 16 (14.29%) SOAP
4 16 (14.29%) Web Services
5 15 (13.39%) XML
6 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (9.82%) jQuery
8 11 (9.82%) Middleware
9 10 (8.93%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.93%) LINQ to SQL
9 10 (8.93%) LINQ
10 6 (5.36%) WCF
11 5 (4.46%) REST
12 4 (3.57%) MDX
12 4 (3.57%) COM
13 3 (2.68%) WinForms
13 3 (2.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Clustering
2 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.71%) Replication
4 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) UNIX
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.89%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (37.50%) ETL
3 19 (16.96%) Mentoring
4 17 (15.18%) Kimball Methodology
5 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (10.71%) MVC
8 11 (9.82%) Project Management
8 11 (9.82%) Data Management
9 10 (8.93%) Web Development
9 10 (8.93%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.04%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (7.14%) Scrum
12 7 (6.25%) TDD
13 5 (4.46%) Use Case
14 4 (3.57%) Analytics
14 4 (3.57%) Data Transformation
14 4 (3.57%) Data Migration
14 4 (3.57%) BDD
14 4 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 98 (87.50%) SQL
2 81 (72.32%) T-SQL
3 20 (17.86%) VB.NET
4 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (3.57%) VBA
7 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) HND
4 1 (0.89%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 67 (59.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.50%) Oracle
3 12 (10.71%) Cognos
4 10 (8.93%) SAP
5 6 (5.36%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.89%) Apple
7 1 (0.89%) Red Gate
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Freshwater
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £45 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago