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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 74 69 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.09% 2.90% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.02% 9.50% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 15
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,600 £31,502
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £46,800 £42,240
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
399 421 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.73% 30.51% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 349 360 280
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -7 27 £42,500 +6.25%
West Wales - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (78.95%) SQL
3 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 26 (45.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (38.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
9 19 (33.33%) Windows
10 17 (29.82%) C#
11 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
11 15 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (24.56%) .NET
13 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
13 13 (22.81%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (21.05%) MVC
14 12 (21.05%) Finance
14 12 (21.05%) Degree
15 11 (19.30%) WCF
15 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (19.30%) Advertising
15 11 (19.30%) ETL
15 11 (19.30%) CSS
15 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
15 11 (19.30%) HTML
16 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
16 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (15.79%) Scrum

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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Moodle
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) Intranet
1 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (45.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (38.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (22.81%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
9 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (5.26%) MySQL
11 3 (5.26%) OLAP
12 2 (3.51%) MS Access
12 2 (3.51%) OLTP
12 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (1.75%) DataStage
13 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (1.75%) QlikView
13 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
2 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Advertising
3 8 (14.04%) Legal
4 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Law
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) DBA
2 13 (22.81%) SQL DBA
3 12 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Business Developer
4 9 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (14.04%) SSRS Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Development Manager
8 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.02%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) .NET
2 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
2 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (19.30%) CSS
2 11 (19.30%) HTML
2 11 (19.30%) WCF
3 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.53%) NHibernate
4 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 5 (8.77%) XML
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (7.02%) jQuery
7 2 (3.51%) Ajax
7 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (3.51%) COM
7 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.51%) WinForms
7 2 (3.51%) XSLT
8 1 (1.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.77%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.75%) Informatics
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (21.05%) MVC
4 11 (19.30%) ETL
5 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
6 9 (15.79%) Complex ETL
6 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 9 (15.79%) OO
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
7 7 (12.28%) OOD
8 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 6 (10.53%) Data Transformation
8 6 (10.53%) Inmon Methodology
8 6 (10.53%) Kanban
8 6 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (10.53%) Migration
9 5 (8.77%) SDLC
9 5 (8.77%) UX Design
9 5 (8.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) SQL
2 17 (29.82%) C#
3 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.79%) C
6 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.51%) Java
7 2 (3.51%) VB
7 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) NetApp
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau