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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK / Wales
Rank 72 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 32 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.33% 2.38% 4.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.44% 7.98% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 56
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
388 401 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.16% 29.77% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 320 344 409
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,051
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +6 20 £40,000 -5.88%
West Wales -12 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (64.29%) .NET
3 44 (62.86%) SQL
4 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 36 (51.43%) C#
6 35 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 35 (50.00%) MVC
7 34 (48.57%) HTML
8 32 (45.71%) CSS
8 32 (45.71%) Windows
8 32 (45.71%) WCF
9 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
10 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (35.71%) OO
11 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
12 23 (32.86%) T-SQL
12 23 (32.86%) TDD
12 23 (32.86%) .NET Framework
13 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
14 17 (24.29%) XML
14 17 (24.29%) WinForms
14 17 (24.29%) Management Information System
14 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (22.86%) Coaching
15 16 (22.86%) Informatics
15 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
15 16 (22.86%) NHS
16 15 (21.43%) Finance
16 15 (21.43%) jQuery

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 8 (11.43%) IIS
2 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) CMS
4 3 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.86%) Documentum
5 2 (2.86%) FileNet
6 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Sage 200
1 3 (4.29%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (10.00%) VPN
2 5 (7.14%) IPsec
2 5 (7.14%) LAN
2 5 (7.14%) SSL
2 5 (7.14%) WAN
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) VLAN
4 2 (2.86%) NAS
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.71%) Power BI
8 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.86%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.43%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
2 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) MbUnit
5 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.86%) MSTest
5 2 (2.86%) NUnit
5 2 (2.86%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 15 (21.43%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Retail
4 5 (7.14%) Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Advertising
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.86%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.43%) Games
7 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (62.86%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Junior
5 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (8.57%) HTML Developer
7 6 (8.57%) IT Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Help Desk Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.71%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (64.29%) .NET
2 35 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (48.57%) HTML
4 32 (45.71%) CSS
4 32 (45.71%) WCF
5 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (32.86%) .NET Framework
7 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (24.29%) WinForms
7 17 (24.29%) XML
8 15 (21.43%) jQuery
9 14 (20.00%) Ajax
10 10 (14.29%) XSLT
11 6 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (5.71%) REST
12 4 (5.71%) RESTful
12 4 (5.71%) Sass
12 4 (5.71%) SOAP
13 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Management Information System
2 16 (22.86%) NHS
3 8 (11.43%) Social Media
3 8 (11.43%) User Experience
4 6 (8.57%) Clustering
4 6 (8.57%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.71%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) MVC
2 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) OO
4 23 (32.86%) TDD
5 16 (22.86%) Coaching
5 16 (22.86%) Informatics
6 14 (20.00%) Scrum
7 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
8 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
9 10 (14.29%) Web Development
10 8 (11.43%) ITIL
10 8 (11.43%) OOP
11 7 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 7 (10.00%) SDLC
12 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.57%) Document Management
12 6 (8.57%) ERP
12 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
12 6 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (8.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) SQL
2 36 (51.43%) C#
3 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 23 (32.86%) T-SQL
5 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
6 8 (11.43%) C++
7 6 (8.57%) Java
8 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) MCSA
2 5 (7.14%) MCSE
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) OpenText
3 6 (8.57%) RedGate
4 3 (4.29%) Sage
4 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco
5 2 (2.86%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Infor
6 1 (1.43%) Sun
6 1 (1.43%) Xamarin