Period
to 25 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 68 71
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.28% 2.38% 2.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.43% 7.65% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 26
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% +0.78% -18.87%
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £49,750 £47,500 £43,750
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +18.06% -6.49% -3.75%

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 271 327 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.89% 31.14% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 238 284 323
Cardiff median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,981 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +5.48%

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 June 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
3 10 (83.33%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (75.00%) Practice Management
4 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (66.67%) VB
5 8 (66.67%) Java
5 8 (66.67%) Finance
6 7 (58.33%) MVC
7 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (41.67%) XML
8 5 (41.67%) VBA
8 5 (41.67%) Law
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (16.67%) Legal
9 2 (16.67%) .NET
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 1 (8.33%) CSS
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (8.33%) HTML
10 1 (8.33%) CMS
10 1 (8.33%) Scrum

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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) MbUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Law
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Practice Management
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) ATDD
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test-First Development
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) VB
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore