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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 72 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 47 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.32% 3.43% 4.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.18% 11.35% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 60
Median salary £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £27,725 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £45,000 £44,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
379 414 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.33% 30.22% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 326 338 326
Median salary £39,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,025 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 25 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Wales -12 6 £29,500 +47.50%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (77.78%) SQL
3 39 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 30 (47.62%) .NET
5 29 (46.03%) C#
5 29 (46.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (34.92%) T-SQL
8 21 (33.33%) Windows
8 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
9 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET
10 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 18 (28.57%) MVC
11 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (25.40%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (25.40%) WCF
13 15 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (23.81%) HTML
14 14 (22.22%) CSS
14 14 (22.22%) .NET Framework
14 14 (22.22%) Finance
15 13 (20.63%) Scrum
15 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
15 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (17.46%) OO
17 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
17 10 (15.87%) IIS
18 9 (14.29%) XML

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 10 (15.87%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) Moodle
Applications
1 19 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Firewall
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
1 3 (4.76%) Network Security
1 3 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (46.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
10 4 (6.35%) OLAP
10 4 (6.35%) OLTP
11 3 (4.76%) SSDT
12 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Advertising
3 5 (7.94%) Legal
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.17%) Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Law
6 2 (3.17%) Marketing
6 2 (3.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.70%) SSRS Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) DBA
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 6 (9.52%) QA Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.35%) Business Developer
8 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.35%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) .NET
2 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET
3 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (25.40%) WCF
4 15 (23.81%) HTML
5 14 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 14 (22.22%) CSS
6 9 (14.29%) XML
7 8 (12.70%) jQuery
8 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (9.52%) Web Services
9 5 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.94%) NHibernate
9 5 (7.94%) WinForms
10 4 (6.35%) XSLT
11 3 (4.76%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.76%) Highcharts JS
11 3 (4.76%) HTML5
11 3 (4.76%) RequireJS
11 3 (4.76%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.59%) Informatics
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
2 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 6 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) MVC
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.40%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (20.63%) Scrum
5 11 (17.46%) OO
6 8 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (11.11%) OOD
7 7 (11.11%) SDLC
8 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.52%) ETL
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL
8 6 (9.52%) Test Planning
9 5 (7.94%) Complex ETL
9 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.94%) Kanban
9 5 (7.94%) Project Management
9 5 (7.94%) Usability Testing
9 5 (7.94%) UX Design
9 5 (7.94%) Web Development
10 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) C#
3 22 (34.92%) T-SQL
4 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.94%) C
7 3 (4.76%) VB
8 2 (3.17%) Java
8 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Firmware
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) RedGate
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco
4 1 (1.59%) VMware