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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 42 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.13% 3.40% 5.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.67% 11.51% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 55
Median salary £35,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £30,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £46,500 £44,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
313 365 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.77% 29.53% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 292 308 274
Median salary £39,500 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -1 18 £33,000 -17.50%
Neath Port Talbot -11 4 £40,500 +5.19%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (80.00%) SQL
3 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (52.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (47.27%) .NET
6 25 (45.45%) C#
6 25 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (38.18%) T-SQL
7 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
9 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
9 17 (30.91%) MVC
10 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (29.09%) Windows
10 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
11 15 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (27.27%) WCF
11 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (25.45%) HTML
12 14 (25.45%) Finance
13 13 (23.64%) CSS
13 13 (23.64%) .NET Framework
13 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (21.82%) Scrum
14 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
15 10 (18.18%) OO
15 10 (18.18%) VB.NET
16 9 (16.36%) XML
16 9 (16.36%) Advertising

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 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Moodle
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (52.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (38.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (10.91%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
10 4 (7.27%) OLAP
10 4 (7.27%) OLTP
11 3 (5.45%) SSDT
12 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.45%) Subversion
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Advertising
3 5 (9.09%) Legal
4 4 (7.27%) Electronics
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Law
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 8 (14.55%) SSRS Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) DBA
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.91%) SQL DBA
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Business Developer
8 4 (7.27%) QA Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Report Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) MIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) .NET
2 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
3 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (27.27%) WCF
4 14 (25.45%) HTML
5 13 (23.64%) .NET Framework
5 13 (23.64%) CSS
6 9 (16.36%) XML
7 8 (14.55%) jQuery
8 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (10.91%) Web Services
9 5 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (9.09%) WinForms
10 4 (7.27%) NHibernate
10 4 (7.27%) XSLT
11 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.45%) Highcharts JS
11 3 (5.45%) HTML5
11 3 (5.45%) RequireJS
11 3 (5.45%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) Informatics
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) MVC
2 16 (29.09%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) Scrum
5 10 (18.18%) OO
6 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.73%) SDLC
8 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.91%) ETL
8 6 (10.91%) OOD
9 5 (9.09%) Complex ETL
9 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.09%) Web Development
10 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) Kanban
10 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.27%) TDD
10 4 (7.27%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.27%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 25 (45.45%) C#
3 21 (38.18%) T-SQL
4 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.09%) C
7 3 (5.45%) VB
8 2 (3.64%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) RedGate
2 2 (3.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Blue Prism
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) VMware