The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 69 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 27 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.20% 2.06% 3.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.94% 7.69% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 36
Median salary £36,000 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,700 £30,625
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 277 351 416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.76% 26.79% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 247 310 347
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Wales

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 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 27 June 2017. 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 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 +13 16 £36,000 +11.62% 1
West Wales -19 5 £34,000 +11.47% 1
North Wales - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 26 (59.09%) .NET
4 22 (50.00%) C#
4 22 (50.00%) MVC
5 21 (47.73%) Windows
6 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 20 (45.45%) HTML
6 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
7 17 (38.64%) CSS
8 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
8 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
9 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (29.55%) Web Development
10 13 (29.55%) jQuery
10 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
11 12 (27.27%) XML
12 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (22.73%) TDD
14 9 (20.45%) WinForms
14 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
14 9 (20.45%) ETL
14 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
15 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) Documentum
5 1 (2.27%) FileNet
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Sage 200
1 3 (6.82%) Sage 50
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) NAS
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
1 2 (4.55%) VLAN
1 2 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.82%) Power BI
9 2 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (4.55%) Big Data
9 2 (4.55%) Couchbase
9 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
9 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) Subversion
4 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.55%) MbUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.55%) MSTest
6 2 (4.55%) NUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (9.09%) Advertising
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) DBA
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (6.82%) IT Technician
7 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.82%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) .NET
2 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 20 (45.45%) HTML
3 17 (38.64%) CSS
4 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (29.55%) jQuery
5 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (27.27%) XML
6 9 (20.45%) WinForms
7 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (18.18%) HTML5
8 7 (15.91%) WCF
9 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework
10 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (11.36%) XSLT
11 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET
11 4 (9.09%) XML Schema
11 4 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) NHS
2 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) MVC
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Web Development
4 10 (22.73%) TDD
5 9 (20.45%) ETL
6 7 (15.91%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.64%) CRM
7 6 (13.64%) ERP
8 5 (11.36%) Coaching
8 5 (11.36%) Health Informatics
8 5 (11.36%) Informatics
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) OOP
9 4 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
10 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) C#
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
4 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) MCP
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Sitecore
4 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.82%) DevExpress
5 3 (6.82%) Sage
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) EqualLogic
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) Infor
7 1 (2.27%) OpenText
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago