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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 54 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.91% 4.46% 3.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.09% 15.99% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 36
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 £27,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
316 344 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.73% 27.92% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 274 309 257
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 £29,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +22 36 £35,000 -9.09% 7
Newport +23 6 £40,000 +18.69% 2
Glamorgan -1 4 £35,000 - 1
Torfaen -7 3 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Caerphilly - 1 £29,000 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (86.41%) SQL
3 73 (70.87%) T-SQL
4 56 (54.37%) Microsoft
4 56 (54.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (52.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (46.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (44.66%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (38.83%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (33.01%) ETL
10 33 (32.04%) .NET
11 32 (31.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET
13 26 (25.24%) OLAP
14 25 (24.27%) VB.NET
15 24 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (21.36%) Finance
16 22 (21.36%) HTML
16 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
16 22 (21.36%) CSS
17 21 (20.39%) SOAP
17 21 (20.39%) Web Services
17 21 (20.39%) MS Excel
18 20 (19.42%) XML
19 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 18 (17.48%) Visual Studio
21 17 (16.50%) Kimball Methodology
21 17 (16.50%) jQuery
21 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2005
22 16 (15.53%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (5.83%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.97%) OSPF
2 1 (0.97%) BGP
2 1 (0.97%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (54.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (52.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 48 (46.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (38.83%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (31.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (25.24%) OLAP
8 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (13.59%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
12 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (3.88%) DTS
13 4 (3.88%) Data Mining
13 4 (3.88%) OLTP
14 2 (1.94%) Star Schema
14 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.97%) DataStage
15 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Retail
3 7 (6.80%) Legal
4 5 (4.85%) Electronics
5 4 (3.88%) Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 68 (66.02%) Developer
2 30 (29.13%) Senior Developer
3 26 (25.24%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 25 (24.27%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 19 (18.45%) Analyst
6 18 (17.48%) .NET Developer
7 15 (14.56%) DBA
8 13 (12.62%) SQL Developer
8 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 11 (10.68%) Business Analyst
10 8 (7.77%) SQL DBA
11 7 (6.80%) Administrator
12 6 (5.83%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.83%) Analyst Developer
13 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Developer
14 4 (3.88%) Junior Developer
14 4 (3.88%) Junior Software Developer
14 4 (3.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) .NET
2 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET
3 22 (21.36%) CSS
3 22 (21.36%) HTML
4 21 (20.39%) SOAP
4 21 (20.39%) Web Services
5 20 (19.42%) XML
6 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (16.50%) jQuery
8 14 (13.59%) Middleware
9 13 (12.62%) LINQ to SQL
9 13 (12.62%) LINQ
10 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.77%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.83%) COM
13 4 (3.88%) WCF
13 4 (3.88%) REST
14 3 (2.91%) HTML5
15 2 (1.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) Clustering
3 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.71%) Replication
5 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) UNIX
6 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.66%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (33.01%) ETL
3 17 (16.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.59%) Data Management
5 14 (13.59%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
6 13 (12.62%) Web Development
6 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce
7 12 (11.65%) Data Cleansing
8 10 (9.71%) MVC
9 6 (5.83%) Migration
9 6 (5.83%) OO
9 6 (5.83%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.83%) Data Transformation
10 5 (4.85%) TDD
10 5 (4.85%) Project Management
11 4 (3.88%) Scrum
11 4 (3.88%) Analytics
12 3 (2.91%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (86.41%) SQL
2 73 (70.87%) T-SQL
3 25 (24.27%) VB.NET
4 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.53%) C#
6 5 (4.85%) VBA
7 4 (3.88%) VB
8 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) HND
3 1 (0.97%) CCNP
3 1 (0.97%) CCNA
3 1 (0.97%) CCDP
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 56 (54.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.62%) SAP
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle
4 8 (7.77%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.88%) Cognos
6 2 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.97%) VMware
7 1 (0.97%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco
7 1 (0.97%) Dell
7 1 (0.97%) Citrix
7 1 (0.97%) Juniper
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Pontypool, Gwent
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum Negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago