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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 59 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.40% 4.19% 5.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.53% 16.23% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 47
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £40,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
357 308 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.66% 25.84% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 316 277 279
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +25 40 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Newport +24 6 £40,000 +18.69%
Glamorgan -2 4 £35,000 -
Torfaen -15 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Caerphilly - 1 £29,000 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 106 (87.60%) SQL
3 89 (73.55%) T-SQL
4 70 (57.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (57.02%) Microsoft
6 65 (53.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 62 (51.24%) Business Intelligence
7 62 (51.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (41.32%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (36.36%) ETL
10 39 (32.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (27.27%) .NET
12 31 (25.62%) Finance
12 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET
13 28 (23.14%) OLAP
14 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
15 26 (21.49%) VB.NET
15 26 (21.49%) OLAP Cube
16 25 (20.66%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (18.18%) HTML
17 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
17 22 (18.18%) CSS
17 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (17.36%) SOAP
18 21 (17.36%) Web Services
19 20 (16.53%) XML
20 19 (15.70%) Clustering
20 19 (15.70%) Mentoring
20 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 19 (15.70%) Kimball Methodology

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (4.13%) IIS
2 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) SAN
2 1 (0.83%) OSPF
2 1 (0.83%) BGP
2 1 (0.83%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (57.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (53.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 62 (51.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (41.32%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (32.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (23.14%) OLAP
8 26 (21.49%) OLAP Cube
9 25 (20.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (13.22%) OLTP
11 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (10.74%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (8.26%) DTS
15 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
16 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
17 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
17 4 (3.31%) Data Mining
18 3 (2.48%) MySQL
19 2 (1.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.48%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (25.62%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Retail
3 11 (9.09%) Banking
3 11 (9.09%) Legal
4 9 (7.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 75 (61.98%) Developer
2 32 (26.45%) Senior Developer
3 26 (21.49%) DBA
4 24 (19.83%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 23 (19.01%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 19 (15.70%) .NET Developer
6 19 (15.70%) Analyst
7 17 (14.05%) SQL Developer
8 15 (12.40%) SQL DBA
9 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (9.92%) Business Analyst
9 12 (9.92%) Administrator
10 11 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (4.96%) Software Developer
12 6 (4.96%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (3.31%) SQL Server DBA
13 4 (3.31%) VB.NET Developer
13 4 (3.31%) Junior Developer
13 4 (3.31%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) .NET
2 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET
3 22 (18.18%) CSS
3 22 (18.18%) HTML
4 21 (17.36%) SOAP
4 21 (17.36%) Web Services
5 20 (16.53%) XML
6 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (13.22%) jQuery
8 13 (10.74%) Middleware
9 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (9.92%) LINQ to SQL
9 12 (9.92%) LINQ
10 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.96%) WCF
11 6 (4.96%) COM
12 5 (4.13%) MDX
12 5 (4.13%) REST
13 3 (2.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.70%) Clustering
3 11 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.26%) Replication
5 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.26%) Windows
2 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.48%) UNIX
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.83%) Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.24%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (36.36%) ETL
3 19 (15.70%) Kimball Methodology
3 19 (15.70%) Mentoring
4 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (10.74%) Data Management
7 12 (9.92%) Web Development
7 12 (9.92%) MVC
7 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.09%) Project Management
8 11 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (6.61%) Scrum
10 7 (5.79%) TDD
10 7 (5.79%) OO
11 6 (4.96%) Migration
11 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.96%) Data Transformation
12 4 (3.31%) BDD
12 4 (3.31%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 106 (87.60%) SQL
2 89 (73.55%) T-SQL
3 26 (21.49%) VB.NET
4 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.05%) C#
6 5 (4.13%) VBA
7 4 (3.31%) VB
8 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) HND
3 1 (0.83%) CCNP
3 1 (0.83%) CCNA
3 1 (0.83%) CCDP
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 69 (57.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) SAP
3 11 (9.09%) Cognos
3 11 (9.09%) Oracle
4 8 (6.61%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco
6 1 (0.83%) Dell
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix
6 1 (0.83%) Juniper
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Insource
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago