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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 63 32 56
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 61 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.87% 5.60% 3.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.47% 22.59% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34 59 34
Average salary £36,779 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
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
344 270 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.43% 24.77% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 304 248 288
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -35 23 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Newport -6 7 £38,389 -5.79% 1
Bridgend - 2 £42,750 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £36,250 -
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 28 August 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (76.47%) SQL
3 48 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
6 31 (45.59%) T-SQL
7 29 (42.65%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (39.71%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (38.24%) Finance
10 24 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (33.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
13 18 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (25.00%) ETL
15 16 (23.53%) Kimball Methodology
16 15 (22.06%) OLTP
16 15 (22.06%) DTS
16 15 (22.06%) MVC
17 14 (20.59%) Windows
17 14 (20.59%) Cognos
18 13 (19.12%) .NET
18 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET
18 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (16.18%) C#
19 11 (16.18%) HTML
19 11 (16.18%) CSS
19 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
19 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 10 (14.71%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.47%) IIS
1 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (70.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (42.65%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (33.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (22.06%) DTS
7 15 (22.06%) OLTP
8 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (7.35%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
11 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.94%) Gradle
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) DBA
2 30 (44.12%) Developer
3 28 (41.18%) SQL DBA
4 22 (32.35%) Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) .NET
1 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET
1 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
2 11 (16.18%) CSS
2 11 (16.18%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) WCF
4 6 (8.82%) jQuery
4 6 (8.82%) HTML5
4 6 (8.82%) Entity Framework
4 6 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (8.82%) Highcharts JS
4 6 (8.82%) SignalR
5 4 (5.88%) Web Services
5 4 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (2.94%) WinForms
6 2 (2.94%) Spring
6 2 (2.94%) SOAP
6 2 (2.94%) REST
6 2 (2.94%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Clustering
2 9 (13.24%) Data Extraction
3 8 (11.76%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) AS400
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.47%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (25.00%) ETL
3 16 (23.53%) Kimball Methodology
4 15 (22.06%) MVC
5 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 7 (10.29%) SOA
8 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) ITIL
9 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Database Tuning
10 4 (5.88%) Software Architecture
10 4 (5.88%) BDD
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) SDLC
10 4 (5.88%) OO
11 3 (4.41%) Migration
11 3 (4.41%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 52 (76.47%) SQL
2 31 (45.59%) T-SQL
3 11 (16.18%) C#
4 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.41%) Java
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) MCSE
5 2 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Cognos
3 3 (4.41%) Informatica
3 3 (4.41%) NetApp
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Teradata
4 2 (2.94%) Sage
4 2 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £27k - 34k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 25 days ago