Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 66 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.42% 1.12% 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.06% 3.77% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 40
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £34,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.19% +4.55% +1.54%
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £49,000 £47,875 £42,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £31,000 £33,337
% change year-on-year +37.10% -7.01% -4.75%

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 316 239 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.01% 29.62% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 265 221 385
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,250 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +14.29%

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 12 December 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
3 11 (68.75%) C#
3 11 (68.75%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (50.00%) VB
5 8 (50.00%) Practice Management
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (37.50%) MVC
6 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (31.25%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) VBA
8 4 (25.00%) Law
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
9 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012

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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
2 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (18.75%) IPsec
1 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) VLAN
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) MbUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.25%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) NUnit
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) CentOS
1 3 (18.75%) Debian
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Practice Management
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Test-First Development
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 8 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix
1 3 (18.75%) EMC
1 3 (18.75%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft