The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 15 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 4.26% 1.27% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
West 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 Swansea region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7 45 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 14.89% 56.96% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 45 19
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) B2B
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) Durandal
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) B2B
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
3 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft