The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 30 26 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 3.42% 4.17% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.00% 11.11% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £43,750 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Swansea
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 50 27 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 42.74% 37.50% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 6
Median salary £40,000 £27,864 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.55% -8.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Swansea

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Swansea

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Swansea region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Power BI
5 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) Power BI
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (22.22%) Sass
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Database Security
4 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sun