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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 77 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 50 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.16% 3.56% 5.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.47% 12.92% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 73
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
388 387 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.91% 27.54% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 325 330 325
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -13 23 £40,000 +8.75% 3
West Wales -18 3 £28,500 -36.66% 1
SQL Server 2008
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SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (74.58%) SQL
2 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
3 38 (64.41%) .NET
4 34 (57.63%) C#
5 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
6 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
7 22 (37.29%) HTML
7 22 (37.29%) T-SQL
7 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
7 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (37.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (37.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (35.59%) WCF
8 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (35.59%) MVC
8 21 (35.59%) Windows
8 21 (35.59%) CSS
9 19 (32.20%) OO
9 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
10 16 (27.12%) Scrum
11 15 (25.42%) Visual Studio
12 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
13 13 (22.03%) IIS
13 13 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (18.64%) SDLC
15 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (18.64%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in 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 13 (22.03%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Moodle
Applications
1 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
1 3 (5.08%) Network Security
1 3 (5.08%) VLAN
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (37.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 22 (37.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (22.03%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (5.08%) OLAP
9 3 (5.08%) OLTP
9 3 (5.08%) SSDT
10 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Visual Studio
2 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (13.56%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.08%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Advertising
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.86%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.17%) QA Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (6.78%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Report Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Administrator
9 3 (5.08%) HTML Developer
9 3 (5.08%) IT Administrator
9 3 (5.08%) SQL DBA
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (64.41%) .NET
2 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
3 22 (37.29%) HTML
4 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (35.59%) CSS
4 21 (35.59%) WCF
5 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
6 11 (18.64%) XML
7 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (15.25%) WinForms
9 8 (13.56%) jQuery
10 7 (11.86%) Web Services
10 7 (11.86%) XSLT
11 5 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (8.47%) NHibernate
12 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
12 3 (5.08%) Highcharts JS
12 3 (5.08%) HTML5
12 3 (5.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 3 (5.08%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) User Experience
3 4 (6.78%) Informatics
3 4 (6.78%) NHS
4 3 (5.08%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.08%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) MVC
3 19 (32.20%) OO
4 16 (27.12%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) SDLC
6 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (13.56%) OOD
7 8 (13.56%) TDD
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 6 (10.17%) Test Planning
9 5 (8.47%) Kanban
9 5 (8.47%) Project Management
9 5 (8.47%) Usability Testing
9 5 (8.47%) UX Design
9 5 (8.47%) Web Development
10 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
11 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.08%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) SQL
2 34 (57.63%) C#
3 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.29%) T-SQL
4 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.78%) C++
6 3 (5.08%) C
6 3 (5.08%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Firmware
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) RedGate
4 3 (5.08%) OpenText
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) VMware
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