The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 31 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.12% 1.18% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.26% 3.14% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -22.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
78 159 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 40.21% 37.59% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 134 91
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Ipswich region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Ipswich

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) OLAP
4 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) OLTP
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) ETL
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) QlikView
7 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (25.00%) High Availability
7 3 (25.00%) Tableau

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) OLAP
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (41.67%) OLTP
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (25.00%) QlikView
8 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (8.33%) MySQL
9 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 3 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) MDX
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Perfmon
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Tableau