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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 86 61
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 44 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.22% 0.53% 3.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.14% 1.96% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 40 6 32
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,900 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,800
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
434 306 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.73% 26.96% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 382 271 358
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +27 38 £40,500 +11.72% 9
North Wales -4 5 £35,750 -10.62% 1
West Wales +18 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (91.51%) SQL
3 81 (76.42%) Microsoft
4 71 (66.98%) T-SQL
5 57 (53.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (52.83%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (50.94%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 49 (46.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 49 (46.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 45 (42.45%) ETL
11 37 (34.91%) Finance
12 34 (32.08%) OLTP
12 34 (32.08%) MS Excel
13 26 (24.53%) .NET
14 25 (23.58%) ASP.NET
14 25 (23.58%) DTS
14 25 (23.58%) Cognos
15 23 (21.70%) C#
16 22 (20.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (18.87%) Clustering
17 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (18.87%) HTML
17 20 (18.87%) CSS
18 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
18 17 (16.04%) MVC
18 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
19 16 (15.09%) Kimball Methodology
20 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
21 14 (13.21%) Scrum

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.94%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.94%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (53.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (50.94%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (46.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 49 (46.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (32.08%) OLTP
7 25 (23.58%) DTS
8 22 (20.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (12.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (11.32%) MySQL
11 10 (9.43%) OLAP
11 10 (9.43%) Oracle Database
12 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (4.72%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (4.72%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
16 2 (1.89%) MS Access
16 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
3 4 (3.77%) Legal
3 4 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (52.83%) DBA
2 44 (41.51%) Developer
3 42 (39.62%) SQL DBA
4 33 (31.13%) Administrator
5 12 (11.32%) .NET Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.43%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (6.60%) Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.83%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior VB.NET Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.83%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (1.89%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.53%) .NET
2 25 (23.58%) ASP.NET
3 20 (18.87%) CSS
3 20 (18.87%) HTML
4 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (11.32%) XML
6 11 (10.38%) jQuery
7 10 (9.43%) HTML5
7 10 (9.43%) Web Services
8 9 (8.49%) .NET Framework
9 8 (7.55%) SOAP
9 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (6.60%) WCF
11 5 (4.72%) MDX
12 4 (3.77%) WinForms
12 4 (3.77%) Ajax
12 4 (3.77%) LINQ
12 4 (3.77%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (3.77%) REST
13 3 (2.83%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Clustering
2 7 (6.60%) Replication
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) AS400
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.94%) Open Source
5 1 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.83%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (42.45%) ETL
3 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.04%) MVC
4 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
5 16 (15.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 14 (13.21%) Scrum
7 12 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (10.38%) TDD
8 11 (10.38%) Project Management
9 9 (8.49%) Use Case
10 7 (6.60%) Web Development
11 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.72%) Migration
11 5 (4.72%) OO
12 4 (3.77%) OOP
12 4 (3.77%) BDD
12 4 (3.77%) Data Transformation
13 3 (2.83%) Analytics
13 3 (2.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (91.51%) SQL
2 71 (66.98%) T-SQL
3 23 (21.70%) C#
4 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.21%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.94%) VBA
7 1 (0.94%) VBScript
7 1 (0.94%) PHP
7 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.83%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 81 (76.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.58%) Cognos
3 11 (10.38%) Oracle
4 7 (6.60%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.77%) SAP
6 3 (2.83%) Apple
6 3 (2.83%) Vertica
7 2 (1.89%) Talend
7 2 (1.89%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.89%) Dundas
7 2 (1.89%) Tableau
7 2 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.94%) Sage
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