Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 84 82
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 -49
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 61 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.91% 2.85% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.27% 9.65% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 58 59
South Wales median annual salary £31,000 £33,337 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.01% -4.75% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,250 £46,500 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% +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 South Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 397 632 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.88% 29.52% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 369 569 587
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,200 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in South Wales over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in South Wales

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 9 £34,500 +4.55%
Newport +1 4 £26,500 -33.75%
SQL Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) SLA
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) Retail
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Data Transformation
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) IIS
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (15.38%) IPsec
2 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
2 2 (15.38%) SMS
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.69%) QlikView
5 1 (7.69%) Redis
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) IT Supervisor
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support
3 4 (30.77%) Support Supervisor
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Debian
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Data Transformation
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Health Informatics
4 2 (15.38%) Informatics
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) SOLID
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Sitecore
3 2 (15.38%) VMware