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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 5.17% 20.00% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.54% 38.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
26 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 44.83% 52.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 20
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Torfaen

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Torfaen

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 Torfaen region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Cwmbran -9 3 £30,000 +9.09%
SQL Server 2008
South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft