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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 63 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.68% 3.01% 5.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.50% 10.87% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62 32 50
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
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
280 322 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.25% 27.66% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 259 289 278
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +33 57 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Torfaen 0 3 £46,000 +53.33%
Newport +8 2 £40,750 +27.34%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (92.75%) SQL
3 51 (73.91%) T-SQL
4 42 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (55.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 36 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (50.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (42.03%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (40.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (34.78%) ETL
11 22 (31.88%) OLAP
12 19 (27.54%) .NET
13 17 (24.64%) VB.NET
14 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET
14 16 (23.19%) Finance
15 15 (21.74%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
17 13 (18.84%) CSS
17 13 (18.84%) SOAP
17 13 (18.84%) Web Services
17 13 (18.84%) XML
17 13 (18.84%) HTML
17 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
17 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (17.39%) jQuery
19 11 (15.94%) Data Management
19 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
19 11 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
20 9 (13.04%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.25%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
1 1 (1.45%) OSPF
1 1 (1.45%) BGP
1 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (55.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (50.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (42.03%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (40.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (31.88%) OLAP
8 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (11.59%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (5.80%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.90%) Star Schema
12 2 (2.90%) DataStage
13 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Retail
3 7 (10.14%) Legal
4 5 (7.25%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 51 (73.91%) Developer
2 22 (31.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 21 (30.43%) Senior Developer
3 21 (30.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 13 (18.84%) SQL Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) .NET Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Business Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) DBA
8 5 (7.25%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
9 4 (5.80%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Junior
9 4 (5.80%) Business Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) .NET
2 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET
3 13 (18.84%) CSS
3 13 (18.84%) SOAP
3 13 (18.84%) Web Services
3 13 (18.84%) XML
3 13 (18.84%) HTML
3 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 12 (17.39%) jQuery
5 9 (13.04%) Middleware
6 8 (11.59%) LINQ to SQL
6 8 (11.59%) LINQ
7 4 (5.80%) COM
8 2 (2.90%) MDX
9 1 (1.45%) WCF
9 1 (1.45%) REST
9 1 (1.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.45%) WinForms
9 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.14%) Replication
3 6 (8.70%) Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.45%) UNIX
5 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (34.78%) ETL
3 15 (21.74%) Kimball Methodology
4 11 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.94%) Data Management
5 9 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (11.59%) Web Development
7 5 (7.25%) OO
8 4 (5.80%) Migration
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.80%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.80%) Data Transformation
9 3 (4.35%) Analytics
10 2 (2.90%) Inmon Methodology
10 2 (2.90%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.90%) Logistics
10 2 (2.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (92.75%) SQL
2 51 (73.91%) T-SQL
3 17 (24.64%) VB.NET
4 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.59%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CCNP
3 1 (1.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.45%) CCDP
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) SAP
3 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Remedy
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) Dell
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Juniper
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Health Care
Posted: 8 days ago