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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 53 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.75% 4.64% 4.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.77% 18.21% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 41
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £31,792
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £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 £37,001
% 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
348 291 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.13% 25.48% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 298 269 261
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 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 31 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 -26 23 £39,500 +31.66% 3
Newport -7 4 £40,639 -0.27% 1
Bridgend - 4 £36,750 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £52,500 -
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 31 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 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (83.33%) SQL
3 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 44 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (62.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (54.55%) T-SQL
6 32 (48.48%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (46.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (43.94%) Finance
8 29 (43.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (43.94%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (33.33%) ETL
9 22 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 20 (30.30%) Kimball Methodology
11 19 (28.79%) OLTP
11 19 (28.79%) DTS
12 18 (27.27%) Cognos
13 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (21.21%) Windows
14 14 (21.21%) .NET
14 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
14 14 (21.21%) MVC
15 12 (18.18%) C#
15 12 (18.18%) HTML
15 12 (18.18%) CSS
15 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (62.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (48.48%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (46.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (43.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (28.79%) DTS
7 19 (28.79%) OLTP
8 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Ant
4 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.52%) Gradle
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) DBA
2 31 (46.97%) SQL DBA
3 29 (43.94%) Administrator
4 23 (34.85%) Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (6.06%) Server Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Junior
8 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
1 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 12 (18.18%) CSS
2 12 (18.18%) HTML
2 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework
4 9 (13.64%) WCF
5 7 (10.61%) XML
6 6 (9.09%) jQuery
6 6 (9.09%) HTML5
7 5 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (7.58%) Web Services
8 4 (6.06%) Highcharts JS
8 4 (6.06%) SignalR
8 4 (6.06%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.55%) WinForms
10 2 (3.03%) SOAP
10 2 (3.03%) REST
11 1 (1.52%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Clustering
2 9 (13.64%) Replication
3 6 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) UNIX
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (33.33%) ETL
3 20 (30.30%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (21.21%) MVC
5 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (13.64%) Scrum
8 7 (10.61%) TDD
9 6 (9.09%) SDLC
10 5 (7.58%) SOA
10 5 (7.58%) OO
10 5 (7.58%) Migration
10 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.06%) Database Tuning
11 4 (6.06%) Software Architecture
11 4 (6.06%) Data Transformation
11 4 (6.06%) ITIL
11 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.55%) OOD
12 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (83.33%) SQL
2 36 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 12 (18.18%) C#
4 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCSA
3 2 (3.03%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.27%) Cognos
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Remedy
4 2 (3.03%) Teradata
4 2 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (1.52%) NetApp
5 1 (1.52%) Apple
5 1 (1.52%) Sage
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