The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 53 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.52% 2.58% 5.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.45% 8.45% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 37
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -3.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 188 213 213
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 33.81% 30.47% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 162 178 178
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cardiff

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (69.70%) .NET
3 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 20 (60.61%) SQL
5 19 (57.58%) C#
5 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET
5 19 (57.58%) MVC
6 17 (51.52%) TDD
6 17 (51.52%) WCF
7 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (48.48%) .NET Framework
7 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
7 16 (48.48%) Windows
8 15 (45.45%) OO
8 15 (45.45%) T-SQL
9 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
10 12 (36.36%) HTML
10 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
11 11 (33.33%) WinForms
11 11 (33.33%) NHS
11 11 (33.33%) CSS
11 11 (33.33%) XML
11 11 (33.33%) Informatics
11 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (33.33%) Coaching
12 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
13 9 (27.27%) Oracle
13 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
13 9 (27.27%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Documentum
2 2 (6.06%) FileNet
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Sage 200
1 3 (9.09%) Sage 50
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) NAS
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
1 2 (6.06%) VLAN
1 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
2 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) MbUnit
4 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.06%) MSTest
4 2 (6.06%) NUnit
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Advertising
4 3 (9.09%) Finance
5 2 (6.06%) Welsh Language
6 1 (3.03%) Games
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Junior
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET
3 17 (51.52%) WCF
4 16 (48.48%) .NET Framework
4 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (36.36%) HTML
6 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (33.33%) CSS
6 11 (33.33%) WinForms
6 11 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (21.21%) XSLT
8 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (9.09%) HTML5
9 3 (9.09%) jQuery
10 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (6.06%) CSS3
10 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
10 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 11 (33.33%) NHS
3 4 (12.12%) Reference Data
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) MVC
2 17 (51.52%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) OO
5 11 (33.33%) Coaching
5 11 (33.33%) Informatics
6 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) ERP
8 6 (18.18%) OOP
9 5 (15.15%) CRM
10 4 (12.12%) Feasibility Study
10 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) SDLC
10 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.09%) Workflow
12 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
12 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) C#
3 15 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) RedGate
4 3 (9.09%) Sage
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) EqualLogic
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) OpenText
5 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Infor
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago