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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 59 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.45% 3.85% 3.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.92% 13.35% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 41 35
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
282 337 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.06% 28.80% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 242 306 240
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +24 46 £36,250 +3.57% 6
Newport +12 4 £38,500 +14.24% 2
Torfaen -7 3 £46,000 +67.27%
Glamorgan - 1 £31,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (89.16%) SQL
3 61 (73.49%) T-SQL
4 49 (59.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (54.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (48.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
7 39 (46.99%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (39.76%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (36.14%) ETL
11 26 (31.33%) OLAP
12 24 (28.92%) .NET
12 24 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
14 19 (22.89%) VB.NET
15 18 (21.69%) Finance
15 18 (21.69%) Kimball Methodology
16 16 (19.28%) HTML
16 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
16 16 (19.28%) CSS
16 16 (19.28%) XML
17 15 (18.07%) SOAP
17 15 (18.07%) Web Services
17 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 14 (16.87%) jQuery
18 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
18 14 (16.87%) Middleware
18 14 (16.87%) Data Management
19 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.23%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.20%) OSPF
2 1 (1.20%) BGP
2 1 (1.20%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (59.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (54.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (48.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (39.76%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (31.33%) OLAP
8 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (12.05%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
12 4 (4.82%) Data Mining
13 2 (2.41%) Star Schema
13 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (2.41%) DataStage
14 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Retail
3 7 (8.43%) Legal
4 5 (6.02%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 57 (68.67%) Developer
2 26 (31.33%) Senior Developer
2 26 (31.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 25 (30.12%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 16 (19.28%) Analyst
5 12 (14.46%) .NET Developer
5 12 (14.46%) SQL Developer
6 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) DBA
8 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Administrator
9 5 (6.02%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (4.82%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.82%) Junior Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Junior Software Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Junior
10 4 (4.82%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) .NET
2 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.28%) CSS
3 16 (19.28%) XML
3 16 (19.28%) HTML
4 15 (18.07%) SOAP
4 15 (18.07%) Web Services
4 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 14 (16.87%) Middleware
5 14 (16.87%) jQuery
6 10 (12.05%) LINQ
6 10 (12.05%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (6.02%) COM
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.41%) MDX
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (1.20%) HTML5
11 1 (1.20%) WCF
11 1 (1.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.64%) Replication
4 7 (8.43%) Clustering
5 4 (4.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) UNIX
5 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (36.14%) ETL
3 18 (21.69%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (16.87%) Data Management
5 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
6 12 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (14.46%) Data Cleansing
7 10 (12.05%) Web Development
7 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.02%) OO
10 4 (4.82%) MVC
10 4 (4.82%) Migration
10 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.82%) Data Transformation
10 4 (4.82%) Database Tuning
11 3 (3.61%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.61%) Analytics
11 3 (3.61%) ITIL
12 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 74 (89.16%) SQL
2 61 (73.49%) T-SQL
3 19 (22.89%) VB.NET
4 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.05%) C#
6 4 (4.82%) VB
6 4 (4.82%) VBA
7 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) HND
4 1 (1.20%) CCNP
4 1 (1.20%) CCNA
4 1 (1.20%) CCDP
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) SAP
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle
4 4 (4.82%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.41%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.20%) Remedy
6 1 (1.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Dell
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) Juniper
South Glamorgan
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £42 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago