On loan striker is League One Player of the Month for December
The striker, who joined Town from Nottingham Forest on loan last week, spent the first half of the season on loan at Coventry.
He scored five goals in four games while with the Sky Blues in December and that was enough to see him scoop the award ahead of Tommy Elphick at Bournemouth and Luke Murphy at Crewe.
David will spend the rest of the season at Portman Road, with a permanent deal lined up for the end of the campaign
Mick McCarthy was among the nominees for the npower Championship Manager of the Month Award for December.
Blues picked up 13 points from the 18 available in that period, with wins against Bolton, Millwall, Charlton and Wolves included.