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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 40 62
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 43 66 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.06% 5.05% 3.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.35% 19.88% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39 64 38
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
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
379 332 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.01% 25.42% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 328 304 346
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 -33 36 £36,779 -1.92% 11
North Wales - 5 £27,500 -
West Wales +2 1 £45,000 +53.84%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (69.23%) SQL
3 49 (62.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (52.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 31 (39.74%) Finance
6 31 (39.74%) T-SQL
7 30 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 26 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (29.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (28.21%) Windows
12 19 (24.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (21.79%) ETL
13 17 (21.79%) MVC
14 16 (20.51%) Kimball Methodology
15 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (19.23%) OLTP
15 15 (19.23%) DTS
15 15 (19.23%) .NET
15 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
16 14 (17.95%) Cognos
17 13 (16.67%) C#
18 12 (15.38%) HTML
18 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
18 12 (15.38%) CSS
18 12 (15.38%) Clustering
18 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) SAN
2 5 (6.41%) Internet
2 5 (6.41%) Firewall
2 5 (6.41%) VoIP
2 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (62.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (52.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (29.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (19.23%) DTS
7 15 (19.23%) OLTP
8 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.85%) Subversion
3 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.56%) Gradle
4 2 (2.56%) Maven
4 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (39.74%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) DBA
2 32 (41.03%) Developer
3 30 (38.46%) SQL DBA
4 27 (34.62%) Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Network Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Server Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (2.56%) Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) .NET
1 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
1 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 12 (15.38%) CSS
2 12 (15.38%) HTML
3 11 (14.10%) WCF
4 7 (8.97%) jQuery
4 7 (8.97%) HTML5
4 7 (8.97%) Entity Framework
4 7 (8.97%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (8.97%) Highcharts JS
4 7 (8.97%) SignalR
5 5 (6.41%) Web Services
5 5 (6.41%) XML
6 3 (3.85%) SOAP
6 3 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (2.56%) Java SE
7 2 (2.56%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Clustering
2 9 (11.54%) Data Extraction
3 8 (10.26%) Replication
4 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) AS400
7 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.28%) Linux
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (21.79%) ETL
2 17 (21.79%) MVC
3 16 (20.51%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.82%) Scrum
6 10 (12.82%) ITIL
7 8 (10.26%) SOA
7 8 (10.26%) TDD
8 7 (8.97%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.41%) Database Tuning
10 5 (6.41%) BDD
10 5 (6.41%) Database Mirroring
11 4 (5.13%) SDLC
11 4 (5.13%) Software Architecture
11 4 (5.13%) OO
11 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (69.23%) SQL
2 31 (39.74%) T-SQL
3 13 (16.67%) C#
4 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.54%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
3 7 (8.97%) MCSE
3 7 (8.97%) MCSA
4 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) CCNP
5 5 (6.41%) CCNA
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.28%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) Cognos
3 6 (7.69%) Cisco
3 6 (7.69%) VMware
4 5 (6.41%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (6.41%) Veeam
4 5 (6.41%) Red Gate
4 5 (6.41%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) Informatica
5 3 (3.85%) NetApp
5 3 (3.85%) Teradata
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle
6 2 (2.56%) Sage
6 2 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix
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