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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.30% 2.97% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.61% 9.84% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 13
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,450 £30,902
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,100 £41,784
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
355 366 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.21% 30.22% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 310 314 220
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -14 12 £42,500 +4.93%
Newport +1 7 £42,500 -0.58%
Neath Port Talbot - 5 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (77.36%) SQL
3 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
4 27 (50.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (43.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (43.40%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (43.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (41.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
7 20 (37.74%) Windows
8 16 (30.19%) C#
8 16 (30.19%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
9 14 (26.42%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (24.53%) .NET
11 12 (22.64%) Finance
11 12 (22.64%) Degree
12 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (20.75%) Advertising
12 11 (20.75%) MVC
12 11 (20.75%) ETL
13 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
13 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
13 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.87%) WCF
13 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (16.98%) Complex ETL
14 9 (16.98%) Mathematics
14 9 (16.98%) C

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Moodle
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (50.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (43.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (43.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (41.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (26.42%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (13.21%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (5.66%) OLAP
11 2 (3.77%) MS Access
11 2 (3.77%) OLTP
12 1 (1.89%) DataStage
12 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (1.89%) MySQL
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (1.89%) QlikView
12 1 (1.89%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
2 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Advertising
3 8 (15.09%) Legal
4 4 (7.55%) Electronics
4 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Law
5 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (20.75%) DBA
3 11 (20.75%) SQL DBA
4 10 (18.87%) Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) SQL Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Business Developer
5 9 (16.98%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (15.09%) SSRS Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Development Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.43%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) SSIS Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) SSRS Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (7.55%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
2 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (18.87%) WCF
3 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
3 8 (15.09%) CSS
3 8 (15.09%) HTML
4 6 (11.32%) Web Services
5 5 (9.43%) NHibernate
5 5 (9.43%) XML
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (7.55%) jQuery
7 2 (3.77%) Ajax
7 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (3.77%) COM
7 2 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.77%) WinForms
7 2 (3.77%) XSLT
8 1 (1.89%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.89%) Informatics
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (30.19%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (20.75%) ETL
3 11 (20.75%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
5 9 (16.98%) Complex ETL
5 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
6 8 (15.09%) OO
6 8 (15.09%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
7 7 (13.21%) Data Transformation
7 7 (13.21%) Inmon Methodology
7 7 (13.21%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (13.21%) Migration
8 6 (11.32%) OOD
9 5 (9.43%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (9.43%) Kanban
9 5 (9.43%) SDLC
10 4 (7.55%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (77.36%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
4 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) C
6 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.77%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) VB
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.77%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) NetApp
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Tableau