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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 72 43
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 50 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.17% 1.60% 4.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.38% 7.25% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 50 13 39
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
404 193 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.69% 22.11% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 379 181 290
Average salary £37,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.97% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +20 44 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Newport - 4 £42,500 -
Torfaen -22 1 £30,000 +20.00%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 91 (88.35%) SQL
3 76 (73.79%) T-SQL
4 67 (65.05%) Microsoft
5 60 (58.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (52.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 53 (51.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (51.46%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (48.54%) Data Warehouse
9 48 (46.60%) ETL
10 38 (36.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (30.10%) Finance
12 28 (27.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (25.24%) MS Excel
14 25 (24.27%) OLTP
15 22 (21.36%) .NET
15 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
16 20 (19.42%) OLAP
16 20 (19.42%) Mentoring
17 18 (17.48%) Kimball Methodology
17 18 (17.48%) Cognos
17 18 (17.48%) Clustering
18 17 (16.50%) DTS
18 17 (16.50%) Oracle
18 17 (16.50%) OLAP Cube
19 16 (15.53%) VB.NET
20 15 (14.56%) HTML
20 15 (14.56%) CSS
20 15 (14.56%) Oracle Database
21 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (25.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (58.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (52.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (51.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (48.54%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (36.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (27.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (24.27%) OLTP
9 20 (19.42%) OLAP
10 17 (16.50%) DTS
10 17 (16.50%) OLAP Cube
11 15 (14.56%) Oracle Database
12 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (8.74%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (8.74%) MySQL
15 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
17 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
18 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.91%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (30.10%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Electronics
3 5 (4.85%) Legal
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (46.60%) Developer
2 45 (43.69%) DBA
3 30 (29.13%) SQL DBA
4 23 (22.33%) Administrator
5 21 (20.39%) Senior Developer
6 15 (14.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 14 (13.59%) .NET Developer
8 12 (11.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
9 11 (10.68%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (7.77%) Analyst
10 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.77%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (5.83%) SQL Developer
13 3 (2.91%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (2.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (2.91%) Senior VB.NET Developer
13 3 (2.91%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (2.91%) VB.NET Developer
13 3 (2.91%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.36%) .NET
1 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
2 15 (14.56%) HTML
2 15 (14.56%) CSS
3 14 (13.59%) Web Services
4 13 (12.62%) XML
4 13 (12.62%) SOAP
5 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
8 9 (8.74%) jQuery
9 8 (7.77%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (7.77%) Middleware
9 8 (7.77%) LINQ
10 6 (5.83%) WCF
11 5 (4.85%) MDX
11 5 (4.85%) REST
12 3 (2.91%) WinForms
12 3 (2.91%) COM
12 3 (2.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Clustering
2 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) UNIX
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.46%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (46.60%) ETL
3 20 (19.42%) Mentoring
4 18 (17.48%) Kimball Methodology
5 13 (12.62%) MVC
6 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (11.65%) Project Management
7 9 (8.74%) Scrum
7 9 (8.74%) Use Case
8 8 (7.77%) Web Development
9 7 (6.80%) TDD
9 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.83%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (5.83%) Data Management
11 4 (3.88%) BDD
11 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.91%) OOP
12 3 (2.91%) OO
12 3 (2.91%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 91 (88.35%) SQL
2 76 (73.79%) T-SQL
3 16 (15.53%) VB.NET
4 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.62%) C#
6 4 (3.88%) VBA
7 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.97%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 67 (65.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.48%) Cognos
3 17 (16.50%) Oracle
4 8 (7.77%) SAP
5 5 (4.85%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.94%) Apple
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