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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.46% 0.66% 3.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.37% 2.57% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 34
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,084 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
406 311 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.34% 25.75% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 354 271 390
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,050 £50,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +18 28 £41,000 +13.10% 9
North Wales -6 5 £35,750 -13.33%
West Wales +18 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 96 (95.05%) SQL
3 79 (78.22%) Microsoft
4 69 (68.32%) T-SQL
5 59 (58.42%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (58.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (56.44%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (55.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (49.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 50 (49.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 46 (45.54%) ETL
10 39 (38.61%) Finance
11 36 (35.64%) OLTP
12 32 (31.68%) MS Excel
13 27 (26.73%) DTS
13 27 (26.73%) Cognos
14 22 (21.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (18.81%) Clustering
16 18 (17.82%) .NET
16 18 (17.82%) Kimball Methodology
17 17 (16.83%) C#
17 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
18 15 (14.85%) Mentoring
19 14 (13.86%) CSS
19 14 (13.86%) HTML
19 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2000
21 12 (11.88%) MySQL
21 12 (11.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
22 11 (10.89%) Banking

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.98%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.99%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (31.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.99%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (58.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (56.44%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (55.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (49.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (49.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (35.64%) OLTP
7 27 (26.73%) DTS
8 22 (21.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (11.88%) MySQL
11 10 (9.90%) OLAP
12 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database
13 5 (4.95%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
14 4 (3.96%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (1.98%) MS Access
16 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (38.61%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
3 4 (3.96%) Legal
3 4 (3.96%) Electronics
4 3 (2.97%) Law
5 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (56.44%) DBA
2 43 (42.57%) SQL DBA
3 38 (37.62%) Developer
4 35 (34.65%) Administrator
5 10 (9.90%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (8.91%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (6.93%) SQL Developer
7 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Software Developer
11 2 (1.98%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (1.98%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Junior
11 2 (1.98%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) .NET
2 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.86%) CSS
3 14 (13.86%) HTML
4 9 (8.91%) XML
4 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (7.92%) jQuery
6 7 (6.93%) HTML5
7 6 (5.94%) Web Services
8 5 (4.95%) MDX
8 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (3.96%) WCF
9 4 (3.96%) Ajax
9 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.96%) SOAP
10 3 (2.97%) WinForms
11 2 (1.98%) LINQ
11 2 (1.98%) XSLT
11 2 (1.98%) COM
11 2 (1.98%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Clustering
2 6 (5.94%) Replication
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.98%) AS400
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (58.42%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (45.54%) ETL
3 18 (17.82%) Kimball Methodology
4 15 (14.85%) Mentoring
5 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.89%) MVC
6 11 (10.89%) Project Management
7 10 (9.90%) Scrum
7 10 (9.90%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.91%) Use Case
9 7 (6.93%) TDD
10 5 (4.95%) Migration
10 5 (4.95%) Web Development
10 5 (4.95%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.96%) Data Transformation
12 3 (2.97%) Analytics
12 3 (2.97%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.97%) OO
12 3 (2.97%) CRM
13 2 (1.98%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 96 (95.05%) SQL
2 69 (68.32%) T-SQL
3 17 (16.83%) C#
4 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.91%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.97%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.99%) MCSE
4 1 (0.99%) MCSA
Vendors
1 79 (78.22%) Microsoft
2 27 (26.73%) Cognos
3 10 (9.90%) Oracle
4 7 (6.93%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.97%) Apple
5 3 (2.97%) Vertica
6 2 (1.98%) Talend
6 2 (1.98%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.98%) Dundas
6 2 (1.98%) Tableau
6 2 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) Sage
7 1 (0.99%) Teradata
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