The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.97% 5.91% 8.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.49% 15.57% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 47
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
164 212 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.96% 37.99% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 145 197 239
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -13 9 £45,000 +12.50%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) MVC
6 8 (42.11%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
6 8 (42.11%) WPF
7 7 (36.84%) Marketing
7 7 (36.84%) Advertising
7 7 (36.84%) Android
7 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
7 7 (36.84%) Android Development
7 7 (36.84%) iOS Development
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (26.32%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) Scrum
10 4 (21.05%) Replication
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
10 4 (21.05%) TDD
10 4 (21.05%) NUnit

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.26%) OLTP
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) NUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Advertising
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Web Developer
3 5 (26.32%) DBA
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) WPF
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) XML
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) EDI
8 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Android
1 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Android Development
2 7 (36.84%) iOS Development
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCDBA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle