The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 28 45 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.91% 17.18% 15.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.79% 64.29% 73.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 37
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
SQL Server
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
39 70 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.60% 26.72% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 60 48
Average salary £38,750 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.62% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SQL Server 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.

1 54 (83.08%) .NET
2 52 (80.00%) C#
3 36 (55.38%) SQL
4 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 17 (26.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (26.15%) .NET Framework
7 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (21.54%) Visual Studio
8 13 (20.00%) HTML
8 13 (20.00%) Windows
8 13 (20.00%) Degree
8 13 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.92%) LINQ to SQL
10 11 (16.92%) LINQ
11 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
11 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
11 9 (13.85%) Oracle
11 9 (13.85%) CSS
12 8 (12.31%) VB.NET
13 7 (10.77%) MVC
13 7 (10.77%) XML
13 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
14 6 (9.23%) jQuery
14 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (9.23%) Web Services
14 6 (9.23%) WinForms
14 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.08%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) LAN
2 2 (3.08%) VoIP
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) FTP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.54%) OLAP
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) GCC
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.15%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (70.77%) Developer
2 24 (36.92%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Software Developer
4 12 (18.46%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
8 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Programmer
12 2 (3.08%) Lead Software Developer
12 2 (3.08%) Software Team Leader
12 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst Programmer
12 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst
12 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
12 2 (3.08%) Analyst Programmer
12 2 (3.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (83.08%) .NET
2 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 17 (26.15%) .NET Framework
4 13 (20.00%) HTML
4 13 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 11 (16.92%) LINQ to SQL
5 11 (16.92%) LINQ
6 9 (13.85%) CSS
7 7 (10.77%) XML
8 6 (9.23%) jQuery
8 6 (9.23%) Web Services
8 6 (9.23%) WinForms
9 5 (7.69%) Ajax
10 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.62%) HTML5
11 3 (4.62%) CSS3
11 3 (4.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 2 (3.08%) WCF
12 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.77%) MVC
3 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.69%) OOP
4 5 (7.69%) Web Development
5 4 (6.15%) QMS
5 4 (6.15%) Line Management
5 4 (6.15%) OO
5 4 (6.15%) ERP
5 4 (6.15%) Quality Management
6 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.62%) SOA
6 3 (4.62%) CRM
6 3 (4.62%) Software Architecture
6 3 (4.62%) Time Management
7 2 (3.08%) System Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (80.00%) C#
2 36 (55.38%) SQL
3 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.69%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) C++
6 4 (6.15%) VB
7 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.08%) C
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) XAML
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) VBA
8 1 (1.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Siemens
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