Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 74 89
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15 -55
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 58 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.88% 2.96% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.08% 9.90% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 57 53
South Wales median annual salary £32,500 £33,173 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.03% -5.22% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,000 £46,250
Wales median annual salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% -

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 389 586 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 28.58% 29.87% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 360 523 570
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 £26,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.65% +10.71% -

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -5 7 £34,500 +6.98% 1
Newport +1 4 £26,500 -33.75% 2
SQL Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SLA
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Replication
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) VLAN
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development

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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) IPsec
2 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (16.67%) SMS
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (8.33%) QlikView
5 1 (8.33%) Redis
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
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%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Supervisor
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (33.33%) Support Supervisor
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Debian
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) ATDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Informatics
5 1 (8.33%) QMS
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore