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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 58 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 43 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.58% 0.96% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.86% 4.52% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 43 7 20
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
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
396 177 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.95% 21.15% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 358 156 263
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +14 35 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Newport - 6 £42,500 - 4
Glamorgan - 1 £37,500 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (87.00%) SQL
3 69 (69.00%) T-SQL
3 69 (69.00%) Microsoft
4 54 (54.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (51.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (49.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (49.00%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (46.00%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (44.00%) ETL
8 44 (44.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (33.00%) Finance
10 29 (29.00%) OLTP
11 27 (27.00%) MS Excel
12 23 (23.00%) .NET
12 23 (23.00%) ASP.NET
13 22 (22.00%) Cognos
14 21 (21.00%) DTS
14 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (20.00%) Clustering
16 18 (18.00%) C#
17 17 (17.00%) MVC
17 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
18 16 (16.00%) HTML
18 16 (16.00%) CSS
19 15 (15.00%) Oracle
19 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
20 14 (14.00%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (27.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (54.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (51.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (49.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (46.00%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (44.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (29.00%) OLTP
8 21 (21.00%) DTS
8 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (14.00%) Oracle Database
10 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (11.00%) OLAP
12 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (9.00%) MySQL
14 8 (8.00%) OLAP Cube
15 6 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
17 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
18 1 (1.00%) DB2
18 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (33.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Electronics
3 4 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) DBA
2 38 (38.00%) Developer
3 35 (35.00%) SQL DBA
4 30 (30.00%) Administrator
5 13 (13.00%) .NET Developer
6 12 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (9.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 9 (9.00%) Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) .NET
1 23 (23.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (16.00%) HTML
2 16 (16.00%) CSS
3 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (14.00%) XML
5 13 (13.00%) Web Services
6 11 (11.00%) SOAP
6 11 (11.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (8.00%) jQuery
9 7 (7.00%) WCF
10 6 (6.00%) REST
11 5 (5.00%) MDX
11 5 (5.00%) HTML5
11 5 (5.00%) LINQ
11 5 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (4.00%) WinForms
13 3 (3.00%) COM
13 3 (3.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Clustering
2 8 (8.00%) Replication
3 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) AS400
5 1 (1.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) UNIX
2 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.00%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (44.00%) ETL
3 17 (17.00%) MVC
3 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
4 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (12.00%) Project Management
6 11 (11.00%) Scrum
7 10 (10.00%) TDD
8 9 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (9.00%) Use Case
9 5 (5.00%) BDD
9 5 (5.00%) Web Development
10 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.00%) Migration
10 4 (4.00%) OOP
10 4 (4.00%) OO
11 3 (3.00%) CRM
11 3 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 87 (87.00%) SQL
2 69 (69.00%) T-SQL
3 18 (18.00%) C#
4 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.00%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 69 (69.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.00%) Cognos
3 15 (15.00%) Oracle
4 6 (6.00%) Business Objects
5 5 (5.00%) SAP
6 3 (3.00%) Apple
7 2 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
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