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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 49 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.43% 1.49% 5.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.22% 3.97% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 30
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
134 151 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.40% 37.38% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 99 137 231
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -8 6 £33,750 -15.62%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) HND
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 3 (33.33%) VB
6 3 (33.33%) Practice Management
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Games
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) PHP
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) Online Games
7 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Practice Management
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com