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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 93 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -48
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 15 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.38% 1.11% 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.31% 4.39% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 50
Average salary £43,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,400 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
397 342 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.58% 25.37% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 337 309 353
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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
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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 +22 32 £43,500 +33.84% 7
West Wales +11 1 £20,000 -22.33% 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (88.37%) SQL
3 62 (72.09%) Microsoft
4 51 (59.30%) T-SQL
4 51 (59.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (56.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (54.65%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (48.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 40 (46.51%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (40.70%) ETL
9 35 (40.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (38.37%) Finance
11 27 (31.40%) MS Excel
12 24 (27.91%) OLTP
13 21 (24.42%) DTS
14 20 (23.26%) Cognos
14 20 (23.26%) Kimball Methodology
15 18 (20.93%) C#
16 17 (19.77%) .NET
17 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
17 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (16.28%) CSS
18 14 (16.28%) HTML
19 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
20 12 (13.95%) MVC
21 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
21 11 (12.79%) Windows
22 10 (11.63%) MySQL
22 10 (11.63%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.33%) IIS
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (31.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.16%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (59.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (56.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (54.65%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (48.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (40.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (27.91%) OLTP
8 21 (24.42%) DTS
9 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (11.63%) MySQL
11 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
12 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (5.81%) OLAP
14 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (2.33%) MS Access
15 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
16 1 (1.16%) OLAP Cube
16 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
16 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (38.37%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Law
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (58.14%) DBA
2 41 (47.67%) SQL DBA
3 37 (43.02%) Administrator
4 30 (34.88%) Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (9.30%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Server Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Junior
9 2 (2.33%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) .NET
2 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.28%) CSS
3 14 (16.28%) HTML
4 10 (11.63%) jQuery
4 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (10.47%) HTML5
6 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
6 7 (8.14%) WCF
6 7 (8.14%) XML
7 5 (5.81%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (4.65%) Ajax
8 4 (4.65%) Entity Framework
8 4 (4.65%) Highcharts JS
8 4 (4.65%) SignalR
9 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.49%) WinForms
9 3 (3.49%) Web Services
10 2 (2.33%) CSS3
11 1 (1.16%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Clustering
2 7 (8.14%) Replication
3 5 (5.81%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) AS400
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (46.51%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (40.70%) ETL
3 20 (23.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.95%) MVC
6 10 (11.63%) Scrum
6 10 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.14%) Use Case
8 6 (6.98%) SDLC
9 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.81%) TDD
10 4 (4.65%) SOA
10 4 (4.65%) Migration
10 4 (4.65%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) Web Development
10 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.65%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.49%) Data Transformation
11 3 (3.49%) Dimensional Modelling
11 3 (3.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 76 (88.37%) SQL
2 51 (59.30%) T-SQL
3 18 (20.93%) C#
4 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.63%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.65%) MCDBA
3 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) MCSA
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 62 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) Cognos
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle
4 4 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.49%) Vertica
5 3 (3.49%) Apple
6 2 (2.33%) Remedy
6 2 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.33%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.33%) Dundas
6 2 (2.33%) Tableau
6 2 (2.33%) Talend
7 1 (1.16%) Teradata
7 1 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago