The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.40% 5.00% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 20.59% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 8
Average salary £28,500 £40,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.06% +20.74%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

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 Aberdeen region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31 68 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.40% 24.29% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 62 51
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Aberdeen

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Nintex
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Nintex
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco