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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 53 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 37 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.34% 3.13% 6.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.81% 12.14% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 49
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £27,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
268 280 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.21% 25.74% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 246 243 280
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 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
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 10 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 10 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 +10 33 £37,500 +20.00% 11
Newport -9 2 £40,750 +33.60% 1
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 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 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (90.70%) SQL
3 32 (74.42%) T-SQL
4 24 (55.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (51.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (48.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
7 20 (46.51%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (41.86%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (34.88%) .NET
11 13 (30.23%) ETL
12 12 (27.91%) OLAP
13 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
14 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
15 9 (20.93%) CSS
15 9 (20.93%) SOAP
15 9 (20.93%) Web Services
15 9 (20.93%) HTML
15 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
16 8 (18.60%) C#
16 8 (18.60%) XML
16 8 (18.60%) Degree
16 8 (18.60%) jQuery
16 8 (18.60%) Kimball Methodology
16 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (16.28%) Finance
17 7 (16.28%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 10 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 4 (9.30%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) ImageReady
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) OSPF
1 1 (2.33%) BGP
1 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (51.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (48.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (41.86%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (27.91%) OLAP
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (9.30%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (4.65%) Star Schema
11 2 (4.65%) DataStage
12 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (2.33%) MySQL
12 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Senior Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Junior Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Junior
8 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
8 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Business Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.93%) HTML
3 9 (20.93%) CSS
3 9 (20.93%) SOAP
3 9 (20.93%) Web Services
4 8 (18.60%) XML
4 8 (18.60%) jQuery
4 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (11.63%) Middleware
6 4 (9.30%) COM
6 4 (9.30%) LINQ
6 4 (9.30%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (4.65%) MDX
8 1 (2.33%) DHTML
8 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.30%) Replication
1 4 (9.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
1 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (30.23%) ETL
3 8 (18.60%) Kimball Methodology
3 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.63%) Data Management
5 5 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (9.30%) Data Transformation
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
6 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.30%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.65%) Inmon Methodology
9 1 (2.33%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) SQL
2 32 (74.42%) T-SQL
3 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.60%) C#
6 4 (9.30%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) CCDP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Dell
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) Juniper
3 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Remedy
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Red Gate
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £38000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Civil Service Pension/ Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £28,000 - 32,000 p.a. plus package
Posted: 23 days ago