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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.69% 10.54% 6.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.41% 23.66% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 26
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £31,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Suffolk

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
81 131 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 36.32% 44.56% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 70 128 123
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 August 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) .NET
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (45.83%) MVC
7 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
8 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (33.33%) CSS
9 8 (33.33%) HTML
9 8 (33.33%) Marketing
9 8 (33.33%) Web Development
9 8 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (29.17%) WCF
10 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (25.00%) Replication
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (20.83%) jQuery
12 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (20.83%) NUnit
13 4 (16.67%) Scrum
13 4 (16.67%) TDD
13 4 (16.67%) Clustering
13 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 4 (16.67%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (8.33%) MySQL
8 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (4.17%) OLTP
9 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.83%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
4 1 (4.17%) NCover
4 1 (4.17%) FxCop
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 8 (33.33%) DBA
4 7 (29.17%) SQL DBA
4 7 (29.17%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (20.83%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) WCF
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 3 (12.50%) WPF
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (4.17%) XSLT
8 1 (4.17%) WinForms
8 1 (4.17%) Ajax
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.17%) WF
8 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Web Development
2 8 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (4.17%) Android Development
7 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) VMware