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

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 69 57
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.01% 2.59% 3.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 8.28% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 46
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 396 435 437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 36.26% 31.25% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 325 371 387
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,918 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 March 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 March 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 -5 17 £41,500 -2.35% 3
West Wales -6 4 £43,750 -12.50%
North Wales - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (62.07%) SQL
3 33 (56.90%) .NET
4 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
5 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
5 27 (46.55%) MVC
6 25 (43.10%) C#
6 25 (43.10%) WCF
7 24 (41.38%) HTML
7 24 (41.38%) Windows
8 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
9 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (34.48%) CSS
11 18 (31.03%) T-SQL
11 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
11 18 (31.03%) .NET Framework
12 17 (29.31%) TDD
12 17 (29.31%) Visual Studio
13 15 (25.86%) OO
13 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (22.41%) Degree
16 12 (20.69%) Scrum
16 12 (20.69%) WinForms
16 12 (20.69%) XML
16 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
16 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
16 12 (20.69%) 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 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Documentum
3 2 (3.45%) FileNet
3 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Sage 200
1 3 (5.17%) Sage 50
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.72%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
1 7 (12.07%) VPN
2 5 (8.62%) IPsec
2 5 (8.62%) LAN
2 5 (8.62%) SSL
2 5 (8.62%) WAN
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) NAS
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (6.90%) Power BI
8 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.45%) Couchbase
9 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.72%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.45%) MbUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.45%) MSTest
5 2 (3.45%) NUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Advertising
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 5 (8.62%) Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.45%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.72%) Games
7 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) IT Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Junior
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (56.90%) .NET
2 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
3 25 (43.10%) WCF
4 24 (41.38%) HTML
5 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (34.48%) CSS
7 18 (31.03%) .NET Framework
8 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (20.69%) jQuery
8 12 (20.69%) WinForms
8 12 (20.69%) XML
9 10 (17.24%) Ajax
10 7 (12.07%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (12.07%) XSLT
11 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.90%) Sass
12 3 (5.17%) CSS3
12 3 (5.17%) HTML5
12 3 (5.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.97%) NHS
3 4 (6.90%) Reference Data
3 4 (6.90%) Social Media
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) MVC
2 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) TDD
4 15 (25.86%) OO
5 12 (20.69%) Scrum
6 11 (18.97%) Coaching
6 11 (18.97%) Informatics
7 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.79%) Web Development
10 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (12.07%) ERP
10 7 (12.07%) ITIL
11 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
11 6 (10.34%) CRM
11 6 (10.34%) OOP
12 5 (8.62%) Front End Development
13 4 (6.90%) Feasibility Study
13 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) SQL
2 25 (43.10%) C#
3 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.03%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.52%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) MCSA
2 5 (8.62%) MCSE
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) RedGate
4 3 (5.17%) Sage
5 2 (3.45%) Blue Prism
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) OpenText
5 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Infor
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Sun
6 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
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