The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 15 24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 5.56% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 14.29% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £28,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
South 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 Torfaen region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 34.55% 38.89% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 19
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,250 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Torfaen

SQL Server 2008
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft