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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 66 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.06% 3.30% 4.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.88% 11.38% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 47
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
332 378 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.46% 29.03% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 304 346 298
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +25 62 £37,500 +15.38% 7
West Wales +11 4 £29,250 +0.86%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (90.24%) SQL
3 57 (69.51%) T-SQL
4 49 (59.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
6 41 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (41.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (41.46%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (34.15%) ETL
9 26 (31.71%) OLAP
10 25 (30.49%) .NET
11 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET
12 19 (23.17%) VB.NET
13 17 (20.73%) Finance
14 16 (19.51%) HTML
14 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
14 16 (19.51%) CSS
14 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
14 16 (19.51%) Kimball Methodology
15 15 (18.29%) Web Services
16 14 (17.07%) XML
16 14 (17.07%) SOAP
16 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (17.07%) jQuery
17 12 (14.63%) Data Management
17 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 12 (14.63%) C#
17 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (8.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) SAN
1 1 (1.22%) OSPF
1 1 (1.22%) BGP
1 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.22%) Firewall
1 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (59.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (41.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 34 (41.46%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (31.71%) OLAP
6 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (10.98%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (6.10%) Star Schema
9 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.44%) DataStage
11 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.22%) MySQL
11 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.44%) NUnit
2 2 (2.44%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.44%) NCover
3 1 (1.22%) Hudson
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Retail
3 7 (8.54%) Legal
4 5 (6.10%) Electronics
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 61 (74.39%) Developer
2 27 (32.93%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 24 (29.27%) Senior Developer
4 22 (26.83%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 15 (18.29%) Analyst
6 13 (15.85%) SQL Developer
7 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
8 10 (12.20%) Business Analyst
8 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Junior Developer
10 6 (7.32%) DBA
10 6 (7.32%) Junior
11 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Administrator
11 5 (6.10%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Junior Software Developer
12 4 (4.88%) QA Analyst
12 4 (4.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.49%) .NET
2 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.51%) CSS
3 16 (19.51%) HTML
4 15 (18.29%) Web Services
5 14 (17.07%) XML
5 14 (17.07%) SOAP
5 14 (17.07%) jQuery
5 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (13.41%) Middleware
7 9 (10.98%) LINQ
7 9 (10.98%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (4.88%) COM
9 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.44%) MDX
9 2 (2.44%) WCF
9 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.22%) HTML5
10 1 (1.22%) REST
10 1 (1.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.54%) Replication
3 6 (7.32%) Clustering
4 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.44%) UNIX
5 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (34.15%) ETL
3 16 (19.51%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
4 12 (14.63%) Data Management
5 10 (12.20%) Data Cleansing
6 9 (10.98%) Web Development
7 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.54%) Analytics
7 7 (8.54%) OO
8 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.88%) Migration
8 4 (4.88%) Database Tuning
8 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.88%) Data Transformation
9 3 (3.66%) Scrum
10 2 (2.44%) MVC
10 2 (2.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (90.24%) SQL
2 57 (69.51%) T-SQL
3 19 (23.17%) VB.NET
4 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.63%) C#
6 4 (4.88%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
7 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.66%) MCSE
3 3 (3.66%) MCSA
4 2 (2.44%) ISEB
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) HND
5 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.22%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) SAP
3 6 (7.32%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 4 (4.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.66%) Cognos
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) Dell
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Juniper
6 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Red Gate
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