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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 62 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.79% 3.68% 4.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.56% 12.56% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 37
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £28,100 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
334 390 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.81% 29.26% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 291 358 287
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 +22 58 £37,500 +15.38% 9
West Wales +6 4 £29,250 +0.86% 5
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (88.04%) SQL
3 64 (69.57%) T-SQL
4 54 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 47 (51.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (48.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (46.74%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (40.22%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (35.87%) ETL
12 29 (31.52%) OLAP
13 28 (30.43%) .NET
14 24 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
16 19 (20.65%) VB.NET
17 18 (19.57%) HTML
17 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
17 18 (19.57%) CSS
17 18 (19.57%) Finance
17 18 (19.57%) Kimball Methodology
18 16 (17.39%) Web Services
18 16 (17.39%) XML
18 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
19 15 (16.30%) SOAP
19 15 (16.30%) jQuery
19 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
20 14 (15.22%) C#

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.09%) OSPF
2 1 (1.09%) BGP
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (51.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (48.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (40.22%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (31.52%) OLAP
8 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (5.43%) Star Schema
11 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
11 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (4.35%) Data Mining
13 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (2.17%) DataStage
14 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (1.09%) MySQL
14 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.17%) NCover
2 2 (2.17%) NUnit
2 2 (2.17%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) Hudson
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Retail
3 7 (7.61%) Legal
4 5 (5.43%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 64 (69.57%) Developer
2 30 (32.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 28 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 25 (27.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 18 (19.57%) Analyst
6 12 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 12 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (10.87%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) DBA
9 6 (6.52%) Administrator
9 6 (6.52%) Junior
9 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Business Developer
11 4 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) .NET
2 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (19.57%) HTML
3 18 (19.57%) CSS
4 16 (17.39%) Web Services
4 16 (17.39%) XML
5 15 (16.30%) SOAP
5 15 (16.30%) jQuery
5 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 14 (15.22%) Middleware
7 10 (10.87%) LINQ
7 10 (10.87%) LINQ to SQL
8 5 (5.43%) COM
8 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.17%) WCF
10 2 (2.17%) MDX
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (2.17%) HTML5
11 1 (1.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.70%) Replication
4 7 (7.61%) Clustering
5 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.26%) UNIX
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (35.87%) ETL
3 18 (19.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (15.22%) Data Management
5 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.13%) E-Commerce
5 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
7 10 (10.87%) Web Development
8 7 (7.61%) OO
8 7 (7.61%) Analytics
8 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.43%) MVC
10 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Database Tuning
10 4 (4.35%) Data Transformation
10 4 (4.35%) Migration
10 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 81 (88.04%) SQL
2 64 (69.57%) T-SQL
3 19 (20.65%) VB.NET
4 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.22%) C#
6 4 (4.35%) VBA
6 4 (4.35%) VB
7 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.26%) MCSE
2 3 (3.26%) MCSA
2 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.09%) CCNP
4 1 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (1.09%) CCDP
4 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.09%) HND
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) SAP
3 8 (8.70%) Oracle
4 6 (6.52%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.26%) Cognos
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.09%) Dell
7 1 (1.09%) Juniper
7 1 (1.09%) VMware
7 1 (1.09%) Remedy
7 1 (1.09%) Red Gate
South Glamorgan
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £42 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago