Period
to 16 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 97 81
Rank change year-on-year -19 -16 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 38 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.04% 1.94% 2.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.75% 6.97% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 70
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -3.48%
10th Percentile £41,250 £27,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £47,750 £50,625 £47,050
UK median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +2.27%

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 560 545 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.67% 27.78% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 436 503 625
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,100 £24,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 October 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 October 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 -5 21 £42,500 +18.06% 4
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 15 (71.43%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (66.67%) C#
4 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
5 12 (57.14%) VB
5 12 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (57.14%) Practice Management
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (33.33%) MVC
8 7 (33.33%) XML
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (28.57%) Law
9 6 (28.57%) VBA
10 4 (19.05%) Windows
10 4 (19.05%) IIS
10 4 (19.05%) SAN
10 4 (19.05%) SLA
10 4 (19.05%) Replication
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (14.29%) IPsec
2 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 3 (14.29%) VLAN
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Developer
3 6 (28.57%) SSIS Developer
3 6 (28.57%) SSRS Developer
3 6 (28.57%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.76%) CGI
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) CentOS
2 3 (14.29%) Debian
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Practice Management
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 14 (66.67%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) VB
5 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (28.57%) VBA
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) Citrix
1 3 (14.29%) EMC
1 3 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) NetApp