Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 63 78
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -49
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.25% 3.24% 2.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.85% 10.13% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 34 32
Cardiff median annual salary £47,500 £32,250 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.29% +3.20% -10.71%
10th Percentile £46,250 £22,650 £27,050
90th Percentile £48,750 £45,500 £43,750
South Wales median annual salary £28,500 £33,173 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.09% -11.54% +7.14%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 235 375 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.87% 31.94% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 216 348 370
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% +2.86%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio

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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle