The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.37% 3.74% 4.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.64% 15.58% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 14
Average salary - £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
61 77 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.76% 23.99% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 78
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £69,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

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 23 July 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nintex