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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 65 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.03% 3.22% 4.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.19% 11.08% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 47
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
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
322 370 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.94% 29.02% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 299 339 298
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +25 61 £37,500 +15.38% 5
West Wales +11 4 £29,250 +0.86%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (90.00%) SQL
3 55 (68.75%) T-SQL
4 48 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 41 (51.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (41.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (41.25%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (33.75%) ETL
10 25 (31.25%) OLAP
11 24 (30.00%) .NET
12 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
13 18 (22.50%) VB.NET
14 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 16 (20.00%) Finance
15 15 (18.75%) HTML
15 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
15 15 (18.75%) CSS
15 15 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (17.50%) Web Services
17 13 (16.25%) XML
17 13 (16.25%) SOAP
17 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (16.25%) jQuery
18 12 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 12 (15.00%) C#
19 11 (13.75%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (8.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.25%) OSPF
1 1 (1.25%) BGP
1 1 (1.25%) SAN
1 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (51.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (41.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 33 (41.25%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (31.25%) OLAP
7 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (6.25%) Star Schema
11 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.50%) DataStage
13 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.25%) MySQL
13 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.50%) NUnit
2 2 (2.50%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.50%) NCover
2 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) Hudson
3 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Retail
3 7 (8.75%) Legal
4 5 (6.25%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 59 (73.75%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 23 (28.75%) Senior Developer
4 21 (26.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Analyst
6 13 (16.25%) SQL Developer
7 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
8 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
8 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.50%) Junior Developer
10 6 (7.50%) DBA
10 6 (7.50%) Junior
11 5 (6.25%) Administrator
11 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (5.00%) SQL DBA
12 4 (5.00%) QA Analyst
12 4 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) .NET
2 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
3 15 (18.75%) HTML
3 15 (18.75%) CSS
4 14 (17.50%) Web Services
5 13 (16.25%) XML
5 13 (16.25%) SOAP
5 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (16.25%) jQuery
6 10 (12.50%) Middleware
7 8 (10.00%) LINQ
7 8 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (5.00%) COM
9 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.50%) WCF
9 2 (2.50%) MDX
9 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.25%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.75%) Replication
3 6 (7.50%) Clustering
4 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.50%) UNIX
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (33.75%) ETL
3 15 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.75%) Data Management
6 9 (11.25%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (10.00%) Web Development
8 7 (8.75%) OO
8 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.75%) Analytics
9 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.00%) Database Tuning
9 4 (5.00%) Data Transformation
9 4 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.00%) Migration
9 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.75%) Scrum
11 2 (2.50%) TDD
11 2 (2.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 72 (90.00%) SQL
2 55 (68.75%) T-SQL
3 18 (22.50%) VB.NET
4 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.00%) C#
6 4 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.25%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.25%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) MCSE
3 3 (3.75%) MCSA
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) HND
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCNP
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
5 1 (1.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) SAP
3 6 (7.50%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.75%) Cognos
6 1 (1.25%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.25%) Remedy
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) Dell
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
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