Period
to 16 January 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 118 80
Rank change year-on-year +2 -38 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 21 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.57% 1.08% 3.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 3.59% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 73
Wales median annual salary £43,750 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.24% +2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £41,250 £25,675 £24,250
90th Percentile £50,125 £50,500 £47,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%

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 471 585 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.53% 30.12% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 393 511 652
Wales median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -0.65% +10.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £55,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +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
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 2019. 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 -8 11 £43,750 +34.62% 2
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Replication
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) EMC
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) IPsec
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence

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 (27.27%) Apache Solr
1 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) IPsec
2 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) Couchbase
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) MbUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
4 2 (18.18%) MSTest
4 2 (18.18%) NUnit
4 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) CentOS
2 3 (27.27%) Debian
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Practice Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) ATDD
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) EMC
1 3 (27.27%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp