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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 53 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.84% 1.10% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.45% 4.49% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 49 10 24
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
463 245 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.55% 24.52% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 415 223 326
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +14 43 £39,500 +12.85% 4
North Wales -2 8 £34,000 -15.00% 2
West Wales +12 2 £37,500 -6.25%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 102 (87.93%) SQL
3 81 (69.83%) Microsoft
4 76 (65.52%) T-SQL
5 58 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (46.55%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (45.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (44.83%) Data Warehouse
9 48 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 47 (40.52%) ETL
11 34 (29.31%) Finance
12 33 (28.45%) .NET
13 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET
14 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
15 30 (25.86%) OLTP
16 28 (24.14%) C#
17 25 (21.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 24 (20.69%) HTML
18 24 (20.69%) CSS
19 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (18.97%) MVC
20 22 (18.97%) Cognos
21 21 (18.10%) DTS
21 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
22 20 (17.24%) Clustering
22 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
23 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
24 16 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
24 16 (13.79%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (1.72%) IIS
1 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.86%) Apache
2 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (45.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 52 (44.83%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (25.86%) OLTP
7 25 (21.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (18.10%) DTS
9 14 (12.07%) OLAP
9 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
10 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (10.34%) MySQL
11 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (7.76%) OLAP Cube
13 8 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (5.17%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
17 2 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.59%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (29.31%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
3 4 (3.45%) Legal
3 4 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (45.69%) DBA
2 51 (43.97%) Developer
3 37 (31.90%) SQL DBA
4 30 (25.86%) Administrator
5 15 (12.93%) Senior Developer
6 14 (12.07%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Oracle DBA
7 10 (8.62%) SQL Server DBA
8 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (7.76%) Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Lead Developer
10 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Senior VB.NET Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.59%) VB.NET Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.45%) .NET
2 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 24 (20.69%) CSS
3 24 (20.69%) HTML
4 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (12.93%) XML
6 14 (12.07%) Web Services
6 14 (12.07%) jQuery
7 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
8 12 (10.34%) SOAP
8 12 (10.34%) HTML5
9 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (6.03%) WCF
11 6 (5.17%) LINQ to SQL
11 6 (5.17%) REST
11 6 (5.17%) LINQ
12 5 (4.31%) MDX
13 4 (3.45%) Middleware
13 4 (3.45%) WinForms
13 4 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Clustering
2 8 (6.90%) Replication
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.86%) AS400
4 1 (0.86%) Open Source
4 1 (0.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.55%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (40.52%) ETL
3 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.97%) MVC
5 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
6 16 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
7 15 (12.93%) Scrum
8 14 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (11.21%) TDD
10 12 (10.34%) Project Management
11 9 (7.76%) Web Development
11 9 (7.76%) Use Case
12 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.17%) OOP
13 6 (5.17%) OO
14 5 (4.31%) BDD
15 4 (3.45%) Data Migration
15 4 (3.45%) Migration
16 3 (2.59%) B2B
16 3 (2.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 102 (87.93%) SQL
2 76 (65.52%) T-SQL
3 28 (24.14%) C#
4 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.45%) VBA
7 3 (2.59%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (2.59%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.86%) VBScript
8 1 (0.86%) PHP
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.59%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 81 (69.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.97%) Cognos
3 15 (12.93%) Oracle
4 6 (5.17%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.17%) SAP
5 3 (2.59%) Apple
5 3 (2.59%) Vertica
6 2 (1.72%) Talend
6 2 (1.72%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.72%) Dundas
6 2 (1.72%) Tableau
6 2 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.86%) Sage
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Flexible hours, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
North Wales
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago