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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 76 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 58 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.28% 1.54% 3.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.75% 6.25% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 56 15 39
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £44,200
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
455 256 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.58% 24.57% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 421 240 350
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,200 £40,783
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +21 50 £35,000 - 6
North Wales - 5 £33,250 - 3
West Wales - 3 £37,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 103 (88.79%) SQL
3 80 (68.97%) T-SQL
4 78 (67.24%) Microsoft
5 63 (54.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
7 55 (47.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 54 (46.55%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (42.24%) ETL
10 40 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (26.72%) Finance
11 31 (26.72%) .NET
11 31 (26.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (25.86%) ASP.NET
13 29 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 26 (22.41%) OLTP
15 23 (19.83%) C#
16 22 (18.97%) HTML
16 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
16 22 (18.97%) CSS
17 21 (18.10%) OLAP
18 20 (17.24%) Mentoring
19 19 (16.38%) MVC
19 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (15.52%) Clustering
20 18 (15.52%) Cognos
20 18 (15.52%) Kimball Methodology
20 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
21 17 (14.66%) OLAP Cube

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) Apache
2 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (54.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (48.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (47.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (46.55%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (26.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (22.41%) OLTP
9 21 (18.10%) OLAP
10 17 (14.66%) OLAP Cube
10 17 (14.66%) DTS
11 15 (12.93%) Oracle Database
12 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (9.48%) MySQL
15 10 (8.62%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (5.17%) Azure SQL Database
17 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
18 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Legal
3 5 (4.31%) Electronics
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) Developer
2 47 (40.52%) DBA
3 32 (27.59%) SQL DBA
4 24 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 23 (19.83%) Administrator
6 15 (12.93%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 14 (12.07%) .NET Developer
8 12 (10.34%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
9 11 (9.48%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (7.76%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (6.90%) Analyst
11 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.90%) SQL Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Senior VB.NET Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Lead Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.72%) .NET
2 30 (25.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (18.97%) HTML
3 22 (18.97%) CSS
4 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (12.93%) Web Services
6 13 (11.21%) SOAP
6 13 (11.21%) XML
6 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
6 13 (11.21%) jQuery
7 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (7.76%) HTML5
9 8 (6.90%) LINQ
9 8 (6.90%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (6.90%) Middleware
10 7 (6.03%) WCF
11 5 (4.31%) REST
11 5 (4.31%) MDX
12 4 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (2.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Clustering
2 14 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.17%) Replication
5 1 (0.86%) AS400
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.72%) UNIX
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.86%) Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (42.24%) ETL
3 20 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 19 (16.38%) MVC
4 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (15.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 15 (12.93%) Scrum
7 12 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (10.34%) Project Management
8 11 (9.48%) TDD
9 9 (7.76%) Web Development
9 9 (7.76%) Use Case
10 7 (6.03%) OO
10 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.17%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (5.17%) OOP
11 6 (5.17%) Data Management
12 4 (3.45%) BDD
12 4 (3.45%) B2B
12 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 103 (88.79%) SQL
2 80 (68.97%) T-SQL
3 23 (19.83%) C#
4 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.66%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (3.45%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.45%) VBA
7 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.86%) VBScript
8 1 (0.86%) PHP
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 78 (67.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.52%) Cognos
3 17 (14.66%) Oracle
4 8 (6.90%) SAP
5 5 (4.31%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.72%) Vertica
6 2 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.86%) Sage
7 1 (0.86%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.86%) Talend
7 1 (0.86%) Tableau
7 1 (0.86%) Dundas
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