Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 77 77
Rank change year-on-year -28 0 -42
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 80 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.59% 3.03% 3.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 10.04% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33 78 73
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £26,400
90th Percentile £53,750 £46,650 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 593 797 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 28.50% 30.14% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 533 676 661
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £23,800 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -16 16 £34,500 +4.00%
West Wales -8 14 £37,500 +2.04%
North Wales -1 3 £37,500 -16.67%
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) .NET
3 19 (57.58%) MVC
4 18 (54.55%) C#
4 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 18 (54.55%) SQL
4 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 15 (45.45%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
6 14 (42.42%) CSS
6 14 (42.42%) Windows
7 11 (33.33%) Web Development
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) TDD
8 10 (30.30%) XML
8 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
9 9 (27.27%) SLA
9 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (27.27%) Degree
9 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (24.24%) OOP
10 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
11 7 (21.21%) Retail
11 7 (21.21%) Ajax
11 7 (21.21%) jQuery

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 (15.15%) CMS
1 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.06%) IPsec
2 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.06%) SMS
2 2 (6.06%) VLAN
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) Skype
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.03%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (3.03%) DB2
8 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.03%) MySQL
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.03%) QlikView
8 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.21%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 11 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 10 (30.30%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (24.24%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (24.24%) VB.NET Developer
7 7 (21.21%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (21.21%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
7 7 (21.21%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (15.15%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (15.15%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 5 (15.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (15.15%) Senior VB.NET Developer
9 4 (12.12%) IT Supervisor
9 4 (12.12%) IT Support
9 4 (12.12%) Support Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
4 14 (42.42%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (30.30%) XML
7 7 (21.21%) Ajax
7 7 (21.21%) jQuery
8 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (15.15%) WinForms
10 4 (12.12%) Web Services
11 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
11 3 (9.09%) HTML5
11 3 (9.09%) LINQ
11 3 (9.09%) WCF
12 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (6.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) N-Tier
3 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) NHS
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 2 (6.06%) Debian
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) Web Development
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) OOP
5 6 (18.18%) ETL
6 5 (15.15%) OO
6 5 (15.15%) SOA
7 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
8 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) C#
1 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
3 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
4 5 (15.15%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) DevExpress
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) EMC
3 2 (6.06%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.06%) VMware