The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 62 71
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.95% 0.87% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.07% 3.03% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Median salary £55,000 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.93% -8.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 116 165 173
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 32.77% 28.65% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 106 149 163
Median salary £41,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.88% -15.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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 in Suffolk.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Suffolk over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Suffolk

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +38 12 £42,500 +13.33%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (92.16%) SQL
3 40 (78.43%) T-SQL
4 39 (76.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
6 33 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (56.86%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (56.86%) .NET
8 28 (54.90%) SharePoint
9 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (47.06%) SQL Server 2000
10 24 (47.06%) Visual Studio
11 23 (45.10%) Intranet
11 23 (45.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (45.10%) Visual Studio Team System
12 20 (39.22%) OLAP
13 16 (31.37%) Oracle
14 14 (27.45%) DTS
14 14 (27.45%) Project Management
14 14 (27.45%) Time Management
14 14 (27.45%) Oracle OLAP
15 13 (25.49%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (23.53%) ETL
16 12 (23.53%) Replication
17 11 (21.57%) Data Modelling
17 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (19.61%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (19.61%) C#
18 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 28 (54.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) Confluence
3 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (7.84%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (76.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 23 (45.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (39.22%) OLAP
7 14 (27.45%) DTS
7 14 (27.45%) Oracle OLAP
8 13 (25.49%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (19.61%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (15.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
13 6 (11.76%) MySQL
13 6 (11.76%) Power BI
13 6 (11.76%) Snowflake Schema
14 5 (9.80%) OLTP
15 4 (7.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 23 (45.10%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (9.80%) Publishing
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Systems Developer
3 20 (39.22%) Senior Developer
4 14 (27.45%) Senior Systems Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (13.73%) SQL Developer
7 6 (11.76%) DBA
7 6 (11.76%) ETL Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior SQL Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 6 (11.76%) SQL BI Developer
7 6 (11.76%) SQL DBA
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (9.80%) PowerShell Specialist
8 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Specialist
9 4 (7.84%) Administrator
9 4 (7.84%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) MDX
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Replication
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
1 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 14 (27.45%) Time Management
4 12 (23.53%) ETL
5 11 (21.57%) Data Modelling
6 10 (19.61%) MVC
7 9 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (17.65%) OO
8 8 (15.69%) Analytics
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.76%) Data Analytics
9 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (11.76%) User Stories
10 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
10 5 (9.80%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (7.84%) High Availability
12 3 (5.88%) Data Transformation
12 3 (5.88%) Database Optimisation
12 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (92.16%) SQL
2 40 (78.43%) T-SQL
3 10 (19.61%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.84%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) CCA
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 2 (3.92%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Oozie
2 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) Oracle
3 9 (17.65%) Tableau
4 5 (9.80%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.96%) SAP