The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 70 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.73% 4.11% 3.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.57% 15.99% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36 54 44
Average salary £39,500 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,700 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
397 344 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.50% 25.71% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 327 320 304
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £31,646
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +10.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,562 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
South Wales -19 34 £40,000 +10.34% 5
North Wales - 2 £27,500 - 1
West Wales +4 1 £20,000 -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (80.28%) SQL
3 46 (64.79%) Microsoft
4 42 (59.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (56.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (50.70%) T-SQL
7 33 (46.48%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (43.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (43.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (42.25%) Finance
10 29 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (33.80%) MS Excel
12 23 (32.39%) ETL
13 20 (28.17%) Kimball Methodology
14 19 (26.76%) OLTP
14 19 (26.76%) DTS
15 18 (25.35%) Cognos
16 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
16 17 (23.94%) Windows
16 17 (23.94%) .NET
17 15 (21.13%) C#
17 15 (21.13%) HTML
17 15 (21.13%) CSS
17 15 (21.13%) MVC
18 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
21 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
21 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
22 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (33.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) SAN
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) VoIP
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (59.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (56.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (46.48%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (43.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (43.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (26.76%) OLTP
6 19 (26.76%) DTS
7 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.41%) MySQL
12 1 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Gradle
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (42.25%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Law
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (50.70%) DBA
2 31 (43.66%) Administrator
2 31 (43.66%) SQL DBA
3 25 (35.21%) Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Server Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Junior
7 3 (4.23%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Network Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
1 17 (23.94%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) HTML
2 15 (21.13%) CSS
3 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
5 9 (12.68%) jQuery
5 9 (12.68%) WCF
6 8 (11.27%) XML
6 8 (11.27%) HTML5
7 6 (8.45%) Web Services
8 5 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (5.63%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.63%) SignalR
9 4 (5.63%) Highcharts JS
9 4 (5.63%) Ajax
10 3 (4.23%) WinForms
10 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.82%) REST
11 2 (2.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Clustering
2 8 (11.27%) Replication
3 5 (7.04%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) AS400
6 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.82%) Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) UNIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (32.39%) ETL
3 20 (28.17%) Kimball Methodology
4 15 (21.13%) MVC
5 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 7 (9.86%) SDLC
8 7 (9.86%) TDD
9 5 (7.04%) SOA
9 5 (7.04%) ITIL
9 5 (7.04%) OO
9 5 (7.04%) Migration
9 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.63%) Software Architecture
10 4 (5.63%) Data Transformation
10 4 (5.63%) Database Mirroring
10 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.23%) OOD
11 3 (4.23%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 57 (80.28%) SQL
2 36 (50.70%) T-SQL
3 15 (21.13%) C#
4 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) MCSA
4 3 (4.23%) MCSE
4 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) MCDBA
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.82%) CCNP
5 2 (2.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 46 (64.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) Cognos
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 2 (2.82%) Red Gate
4 2 (2.82%) Veeam
4 2 (2.82%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (2.82%) Teradata
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) Remedy
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco
4 2 (2.82%) Informatica
4 2 (2.82%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.41%) Dundas
5 1 (1.41%) Talend
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) Vertica
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Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary & excellent career development
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