The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 16 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 6.52% 2.13% 9.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.27% 5.41% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £26,000 £30,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.44% +36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 23.91% 39.36% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 14
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £36,530 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
West Wales

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Swansea region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Swansea

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) OLAP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Cognos
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Star Schema
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) ImageReady
2 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) Star Schema
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) OLAP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
1 2 (28.57%) NCover
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) DHTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe