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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 85 61
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.77% 0.60% 2.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.35% 2.49% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 22
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £40,990 £39,950
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
353 241 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.59% 23.91% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 304 211 304
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 4 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 4 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 +29 25 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £52,500 -
Newport - 2 £42,750 - 1
Glamorgan - 1 £40,000 -
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 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 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (90.48%) SQL
3 63 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 55 (65.48%) T-SQL
5 51 (60.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (54.76%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 42 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (48.81%) ETL
11 40 (47.62%) Finance
12 32 (38.10%) OLTP
13 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
14 24 (28.57%) Cognos
14 24 (28.57%) DTS
15 20 (23.81%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (14.29%) Clustering
18 12 (14.29%) .NET
18 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
19 11 (13.10%) Oracle
19 11 (13.10%) C#
19 11 (13.10%) HTML
19 11 (13.10%) CSS
19 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
20 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
20 10 (11.90%) MVC
20 10 (11.90%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (1.19%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (60.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 42 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (38.10%) OLTP
7 24 (28.57%) DTS
8 14 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
10 9 (10.71%) MySQL
11 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (8.33%) OLAP
12 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (5.95%) OLAP Cube
14 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
15 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Law
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (60.71%) DBA
2 40 (47.62%) SQL DBA
3 36 (42.86%) Administrator
4 29 (34.52%) Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.95%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 2 (2.38%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 2 (2.38%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.38%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Server Administrator
11 2 (2.38%) Junior Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) .NET
1 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 11 (13.10%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) CSS
3 8 (9.52%) XML
3 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (8.33%) jQuery
5 6 (7.14%) WCF
5 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.95%) MDX
6 5 (5.95%) HTML5
7 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (4.76%) Web Services
8 3 (3.57%) WinForms
8 3 (3.57%) Highcharts JS
8 3 (3.57%) SignalR
8 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (5.95%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.76%) Replication
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) AS400
6 1 (1.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.19%) UNIX
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (48.81%) ETL
3 20 (23.81%) Kimball Methodology
4 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
4 10 (11.90%) MVC
4 10 (11.90%) Scrum
5 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) Use Case
6 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (5.95%) TDD
7 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.57%) OO
8 3 (3.57%) SOA
8 3 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.57%) Migration
8 3 (3.57%) Software Architecture
8 3 (3.57%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.38%) Analytics
9 2 (2.38%) Data Transformation
9 2 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (90.48%) SQL
2 55 (65.48%) T-SQL
3 11 (13.10%) C#
4 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (1.19%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.57%) Cognos
3 11 (13.10%) Oracle
4 3 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.57%) Apple
5 2 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.19%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (1.19%) Teradata
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