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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 50 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.65% 0.63% 8.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.84% 1.71% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 23
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
163 117 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 35.43% 36.68% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 128 102 93
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,200 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft