The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 59 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.38% 3.89% 5.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.95% 13.97% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 58 46 54
Average salary £30,000 £31,792 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.63% -12.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
348 358 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.85% 27.88% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 324 318 302
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -2 53 £32,500 +2.22% 6
West Wales +14 6 £26,000 -16.12%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (88.06%) SQL
3 42 (62.69%) T-SQL
4 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
4 38 (56.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (49.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (47.76%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (40.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (35.82%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (31.34%) .NET
11 19 (28.36%) ETL
12 17 (25.37%) OLAP
13 15 (22.39%) VB.NET
14 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
15 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
15 13 (19.40%) Finance
16 12 (17.91%) Windows
16 12 (17.91%) CSS
16 12 (17.91%) HTML
16 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
17 11 (16.42%) C#
17 11 (16.42%) SOAP
17 11 (16.42%) Web Services
17 11 (16.42%) XML
17 11 (16.42%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (14.93%) jQuery
18 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (13.43%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) ImageReady
2 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) SAN
1 1 (1.49%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.49%) OSPF
1 1 (1.49%) BGP
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (56.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (49.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (46.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (40.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (35.82%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (25.37%) OLAP
8 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (8.96%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (7.46%) Star Schema
12 2 (2.99%) DataStage
13 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
13 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) NCover
2 2 (2.99%) Hudson
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.99%) NUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Retail
3 6 (8.96%) Legal
4 4 (5.97%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 16 (23.88%) Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) Senior Developer
5 13 (19.40%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 12 (17.91%) SQL Developer
7 10 (14.93%) Business Analyst
7 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
9 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Junior
9 6 (8.96%) Junior Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (7.46%) QA Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Administrator
10 5 (7.46%) DBA
10 5 (7.46%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (5.97%) SQL DBA
11 4 (5.97%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) .NET
2 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.91%) CSS
3 12 (17.91%) HTML
4 11 (16.42%) SOAP
4 11 (16.42%) Web Services
4 11 (16.42%) XML
4 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (14.93%) jQuery
6 6 (8.96%) LINQ to SQL
6 6 (8.96%) LINQ
6 6 (8.96%) Middleware
7 4 (5.97%) COM
8 2 (2.99%) MDX
9 1 (1.49%) XSLT
9 1 (1.49%) DHTML
9 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.49%) WinForms
9 1 (1.49%) WCF
9 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Replication
2 6 (8.96%) Clustering
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) UNIX
7 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (28.36%) ETL
3 11 (16.42%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.43%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (11.94%) Data Management
7 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.45%) Analytics
8 6 (8.96%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (8.96%) Web Development
9 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.46%) OO
9 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.97%) Database Tuning
10 4 (5.97%) Data Transformation
10 4 (5.97%) Migration
11 2 (2.99%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (88.06%) SQL
2 42 (62.69%) T-SQL
3 15 (22.39%) VB.NET
4 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 11 (16.42%) C#
6 4 (5.97%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) VBA
7 1 (1.49%) VBScript
7 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.48%) MCSE
3 3 (4.48%) MCSA
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) CCDP
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) SAP
2 6 (8.96%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (5.97%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.48%) Cognos
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Dell
5 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.49%) Juniper
5 1 (1.49%) Remedy
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Red Gate
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £30,000 p.a
Posted: 20 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago