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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 63 91 48
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -43
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 6 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.31% 0.57% 3.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.74% 2.36% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 36
Average salary £44,250 £32,500 £31,396
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.15% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,990 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
349 254 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.83% 24.05% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 301 226 302
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +22 19 £41,750 +4.37% 5
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £52,500 -
Bridgend - 2 £35,000 - 1
Glamorgan - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (88.89%) SQL
3 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 44 (61.11%) T-SQL
5 43 (59.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (56.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (48.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 34 (47.22%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (45.83%) Finance
10 33 (45.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (44.44%) ETL
12 23 (31.94%) OLTP
13 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
14 20 (27.78%) DTS
15 19 (26.39%) Cognos
15 19 (26.39%) Kimball Methodology
16 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (16.67%) C#
17 12 (16.67%) .NET
17 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
18 11 (15.28%) CSS
18 11 (15.28%) HTML
18 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (15.28%) MVC
19 10 (13.89%) Oracle
19 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
20 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
20 9 (12.50%) VB.NET
20 9 (12.50%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.39%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (59.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (56.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (48.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (45.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (31.94%) OLTP
8 20 (27.78%) DTS
9 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
11 8 (11.11%) MySQL
12 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (5.56%) OLAP
14 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
16 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
16 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
16 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Law
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (62.50%) DBA
2 37 (51.39%) SQL DBA
3 35 (48.61%) Administrator
4 24 (33.33%) Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (4.17%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (2.78%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
1 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.28%) CSS
2 11 (15.28%) HTML
3 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (9.72%) XML
4 7 (9.72%) jQuery
4 7 (9.72%) WCF
4 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.33%) HTML5
6 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (5.56%) Highcharts JS
7 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.56%) SignalR
8 3 (4.17%) Web Services
8 3 (4.17%) WinForms
8 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.78%) Ajax
9 2 (2.78%) MDX
10 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Clustering
2 6 (8.33%) Replication
3 5 (6.94%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) AS400
6 1 (1.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.39%) UNIX
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (44.44%) ETL
3 19 (26.39%) Kimball Methodology
4 11 (15.28%) MVC
5 9 (12.50%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.11%) Use Case
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.94%) TDD
8 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.56%) SOA
10 3 (4.17%) OO
10 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.17%) Migration
11 2 (2.78%) Database Mirroring
11 2 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.78%) Data Transformation
11 2 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (88.89%) SQL
2 44 (61.11%) T-SQL
3 12 (16.67%) C#
4 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) MCDBA
3 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 52 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.39%) Cognos
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.17%) Apple
5 2 (2.78%) Remedy
5 2 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.39%) Informatica
6 1 (1.39%) Teradata
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago