The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.66% 3.01% 4.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.55% 8.72% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 34 43
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £23,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,084 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
314 436 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.76% 34.49% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 274 389 289
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -21 6 £36,250 +11.53% 1
North Wales -1 2 £41,250 +3.12%
West Wales -10 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
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SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) .NET
4 15 (51.72%) C#
4 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
5 14 (48.28%) SOAP
5 14 (48.28%) Web Services
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (44.83%) VB.NET
7 12 (41.38%) SQL
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (41.38%) REST
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
10 6 (20.69%) VB
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (17.24%) WCF
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (17.24%) OO
11 5 (17.24%) XML
11 5 (17.24%) IIS
11 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (13.79%) CSS
12 4 (13.79%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.45%) FileNet
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) ImageReady
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) OLAP
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) DataStage
7 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Junior Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Junior
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) DBA
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (6.90%) J2EE Team Leader
7 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Senior DBA
7 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 14 (48.28%) SOAP
3 14 (48.28%) Web Services
4 12 (41.38%) REST
5 5 (17.24%) WCF
5 5 (17.24%) XML
6 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) Spring
7 3 (10.34%) Ajax
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) J2EE
7 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.90%) JMX
8 2 (6.90%) Flash
8 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
8 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
8 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) OO
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) OOD
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Kanban
5 2 (6.90%) User Experience Design
5 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.45%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) VB.NET
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.69%) VB
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
7 2 (6.90%) VB6
8 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) ILOG
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) Kofax