The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 58 54
Rank change year-on-year +41 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 6.12% 0.47% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.43% 1.46% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Median salary £55,000 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +89.65% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 42 137 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 28.57% 32.08% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38 111 103
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 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 in Ipswich.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Ipswich

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Ipswich over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) OLAP
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (33.33%) Replication
7 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) Riverbed
8 5 (27.78%) Publishing
8 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
8 5 (27.78%) OLTP
8 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
8 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (33.33%) OLAP
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (27.78%) OLTP
6 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) Impala
6 3 (16.67%) QlikView
7 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (5.56%) Biml
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Publishing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) ETL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (16.67%) DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) High Availability
5 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CCA
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oozie
2 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Riverbed
3 3 (16.67%) Tableau
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Cloudera