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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.45% 4.35% 11.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.41% 12.50% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 36
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
SQL Server 2008
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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
111 80 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 26.75% 34.78% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 85 64 146
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) HND
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) Practice Management
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Online Games
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Games
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Practice Management
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) HND