The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 50 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.41% 3.97% 6.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.24% 14.93% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 52
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
290 288 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.60% 26.57% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 268 252 270
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +19 44 £30,000 - 6
Torfaen -2 2 £43,000 +43.33% 1
Newport -10 2 £40,750 +31.45% 2
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (91.07%) SQL
3 39 (69.64%) T-SQL
4 30 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
6 28 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (44.64%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (33.93%) .NET
12 15 (26.79%) VB.NET
12 15 (26.79%) ETL
13 14 (25.00%) OLAP
13 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 12 (21.43%) Finance
14 12 (21.43%) CSS
14 12 (21.43%) HTML
14 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
15 11 (19.64%) SOAP
15 11 (19.64%) Web Services
15 11 (19.64%) XML
15 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
16 10 (17.86%) jQuery
17 9 (16.07%) Degree
17 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
17 9 (16.07%) Windows
17 9 (16.07%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) ImageReady
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
1 1 (1.79%) OSPF
1 1 (1.79%) BGP
1 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (25.00%) OLAP
8 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (3.57%) Star Schema
11 2 (3.57%) DataStage
12 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.79%) MySQL
12 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (10.71%) Legal
4 4 (7.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (7.14%) DBA
9 4 (7.14%) Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Business Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Junior
9 4 (7.14%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (21.43%) HTML
3 12 (21.43%) CSS
4 11 (19.64%) SOAP
4 11 (19.64%) Web Services
4 11 (19.64%) XML
4 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (17.86%) jQuery
6 6 (10.71%) LINQ to SQL
6 6 (10.71%) Middleware
6 6 (10.71%) LINQ
7 4 (7.14%) COM
8 2 (3.57%) MDX
9 1 (1.79%) WCF
9 1 (1.79%) WinForms
9 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.79%) REST
9 1 (1.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Replication
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (26.79%) ETL
3 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (16.07%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.50%) Data Management
6 6 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (10.71%) Web Development
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.93%) OO
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Data Transformation
9 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Database Tuning
9 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.57%) ITIL
10 2 (3.57%) Analytics
10 2 (3.57%) Inmon Methodology
10 2 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (91.07%) SQL
2 39 (69.64%) T-SQL
3 15 (26.79%) VB.NET
4 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.07%) C#
6 4 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) CCDP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) SAP
3 4 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) Dell
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) Juniper
4 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Red Gate
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