Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 87 87
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.10% 2.08% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.94% 6.55% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 50
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.28% -1.88%
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,250 £27,400
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £36,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year +15.65% -3.29% -4.40%

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 381 504 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.87% 31.72% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 338 429 591
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £27,675 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £54,505 £53,150 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +4.86%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -4 12 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Caerphilly -3 1 £31,500 -12.50%
Newport - 1 £57,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (73.33%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
4 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (60.00%) Practice Management
6 8 (53.33%) Finance
6 8 (53.33%) MVC
6 8 (53.33%) Java
6 8 (53.33%) VB
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (33.33%) XML
8 5 (33.33%) VBA
8 5 (33.33%) Law
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) .NET
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (13.33%) CSS
10 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (13.33%) HTML
10 2 (13.33%) TDD
10 2 (13.33%) Test-First Development
10 2 (13.33%) NUnit

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 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
4 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) MbUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (13.33%) MSTest
3 2 (13.33%) NUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (26.67%) SSRS Developer
4 4 (26.67%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (60.00%) Practice Management
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) ATDD
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Test-First Development
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) ETL Development
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Optimisation
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) VB
4 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (33.33%) VBA
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore