The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 14 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 5.71% 9.21% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.33% 15.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 42.86% 57.89% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 22
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in North Wales

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham +7 2 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
Wales

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North Wales region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) ADO
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Internet

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North Wales region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ADO
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Gate
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam
2 1 (16.67%) VMware