Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 79 80
Rank change year-on-year -36 +1 -44
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 76 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.08% 3.17% 2.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.59% 9.99% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 73 65
Wales median annual salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £25,675 £24,250 £26,550
90th Percentile £50,500 £47,000 £46,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 585 761 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.12% 31.75% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 511 652 658
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.65% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £48,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -22 12 £32,500 -2.03% 2
West Wales -2 7 £37,500 -2.60% 1
North Wales -3 2 £36,250 -19.44% 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 12 (57.14%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) MVC
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (38.10%) Web Development
6 7 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 6 (28.57%) SLA
7 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (28.57%) Ajax
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) Retail
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 5 (23.81%) jQuery
8 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (23.81%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) VB.NET

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 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (9.52%) IPsec
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) SMS
2 2 (9.52%) VLAN
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) QlikView
5 1 (4.76%) Redis
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (9.52%) Selenium
5 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.76%) MbUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.76%) MSTest
6 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
4 7 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (23.81%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (19.05%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (19.05%) IT Supervisor
7 4 (19.05%) IT Support
7 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 4 (19.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (19.05%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 4 (19.05%) Support Supervisor
7 4 (19.05%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
1 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (28.57%) Ajax
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (19.05%) WCF
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
8 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
8 2 (9.52%) Sass
8 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) WPF
9 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) FMCG
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Web Development
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Data Transformation
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) MVVM
7 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
8 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (19.05%) VB
6 2 (9.52%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore