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 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 (MS SQL)
Rank 13 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.80% 15.36% 18.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.84% 63.24% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 40
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
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
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 22 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 53 (84.13%) .NET
2 49 (77.78%) C#
3 34 (53.97%) SQL
4 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
5 24 (38.10%) ASP.NET
6 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (20.63%) VB.NET
8 13 (20.63%) Degree
9 12 (19.05%) HTML
9 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
9 12 (19.05%) Windows
10 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
10 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
11 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (15.87%) LINQ
11 10 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (15.87%) LINQ to SQL
12 9 (14.29%) Web Services
13 8 (12.70%) CSS
13 8 (12.70%) Java
13 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
13 8 (12.70%) Oracle
13 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
13 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.70%) WinForms
13 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
14 7 (11.11%) Advertising
14 7 (11.11%) XML

SQL Server
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 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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) InfoPath
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) MS Project
4 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) VoIP
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) OLAP
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) GCC
General
1 7 (11.11%) Advertising
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (66.67%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.70%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Programmer
7 3 (4.76%) Junior
8 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (84.13%) .NET
2 24 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 12 (19.05%) HTML
5 10 (15.87%) LINQ
5 10 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (15.87%) LINQ to SQL
6 9 (14.29%) Web Services
7 8 (12.70%) CSS
7 8 (12.70%) WinForms
8 7 (11.11%) XML
9 5 (7.94%) jQuery
10 4 (6.35%) Ajax
11 3 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 3 (4.76%) HTML5
11 3 (4.76%) CSS3
12 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (1.59%) NHibernate
13 1 (1.59%) SWT
13 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.59%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
2 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.52%) SOA
4 6 (9.52%) Software Architecture
4 6 (9.52%) Line Management
5 5 (7.94%) ERP
5 5 (7.94%) OOP
6 4 (6.35%) OO
6 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.35%) MVC
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Web Development
7 3 (4.76%) CRM
7 3 (4.76%) Time Management
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.17%) System Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) C#
2 34 (53.97%) SQL
3 13 (20.63%) VB.NET
4 8 (12.70%) Java
4 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.35%) C++
6 3 (4.76%) C
6 3 (4.76%) VB
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) XAML
8 1 (1.59%) VBA
8 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
3 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Dell
5 1 (1.59%) Siemens
5 1 (1.59%) Nintex
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