Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 99 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 13 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.01% 0.92% 2.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.93% 3.18% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 57
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £31,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.10% -7.46% -4.29%
10th Percentile £41,250 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £49,250 £47,250 £46,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.86% -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 407 409 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 25.68% 28.88% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 334 380 566
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,750 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.84% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -9 14 £42,500 +23.19% 3
Caerphilly - 1 £31,500 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Practice Management
5 6 (37.50%) VB
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
7 4 (25.00%) IIS
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Replication
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Debian
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat

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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
2 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (18.75%) IPsec
2 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
2 3 (18.75%) VLAN
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SSRS Developer
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) 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%) CGI
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) CentOS
2 3 (18.75%) Debian
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Practice Management
2 5 (31.25%) 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%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
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 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 6 (37.50%) VB
4 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (18.75%) VBA
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
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
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp