The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.91% 11.85% 4.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 26.35% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 38 14
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
84 148 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 36.52% 44.98% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 67 146 101
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (65.63%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (40.63%) MVC
7 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (34.38%) Replication
9 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
9 10 (31.25%) CSS
9 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (28.13%) HTML
10 9 (28.13%) Windows
10 9 (28.13%) Web Development
10 9 (28.13%) WCF
10 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle
11 8 (25.00%) Clustering
11 8 (25.00%) Marketing
11 8 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (21.88%) MySQL
12 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
12 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
12 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) Kentico
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (21.88%) MySQL
6 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
6 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.13%) OLAP
9 1 (3.13%) OLTP
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (18.75%) NUnit
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.13%) NCover
5 1 (3.13%) FxCop
5 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) DBA
2 13 (40.63%) SQL DBA
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 8 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
5 7 (21.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 9 (28.13%) WCF
4 9 (28.13%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (9.38%) WPF
7 2 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (3.13%) XSLT
8 1 (3.13%) WinForms
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.13%) WF
8 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Replication
2 8 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 10 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (28.13%) Web Development
4 8 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (15.63%) High Availability
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Data Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.13%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) UML
8 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) VMware