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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 21 40 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.92% 15.04% 20.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.26% 63.49% 73.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 42
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,800 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
38 63 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.34% 23.68% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 56 59
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (82.26%) .NET
2 46 (74.19%) C#
3 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
4 31 (50.00%) SQL
5 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
6 16 (25.81%) HTML
7 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (19.35%) VB.NET
8 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
10 10 (16.13%) Windows
10 10 (16.13%) CSS
10 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
10 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
11 9 (14.52%) Web Services
11 9 (14.52%) Degree
12 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
12 8 (12.90%) Advertising
13 7 (11.29%) WinForms
13 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.29%) XML
13 7 (11.29%) Java
13 7 (11.29%) Oracle
13 7 (11.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (11.29%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (11.29%) LINQ
14 6 (9.68%) Computer Science

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) VoIP
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.23%) DNS
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) VSAT
2 1 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) SMTP
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) OLAP
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.45%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.90%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (64.52%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.90%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Junior
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.23%) Programmer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (82.26%) .NET
2 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
3 16 (25.81%) HTML
4 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 10 (16.13%) CSS
6 9 (14.52%) Web Services
7 7 (11.29%) XML
7 7 (11.29%) WinForms
7 7 (11.29%) LINQ
7 7 (11.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (11.29%) LINQ to SQL
8 5 (8.06%) jQuery
9 4 (6.45%) Ajax
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.84%) HTML5
10 3 (4.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 3 (4.84%) CSS3
11 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (1.61%) SWT
11 1 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.61%) PMI
2 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.68%) ERP
4 6 (9.68%) Software Architecture
4 6 (9.68%) SOA
5 5 (8.06%) MVC
5 5 (8.06%) OOP
6 4 (6.45%) OO
6 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Web Development
7 3 (4.84%) CRM
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) System Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Time Management
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.61%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) C#
2 31 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) VB.NET
4 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.29%) Java
6 3 (4.84%) C++
6 3 (4.84%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PMP
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) XenApp
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) Avaya
5 1 (1.61%) Siemens
5 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.61%) Symantec
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Dell
5 1 (1.61%) Infor
5 1 (1.61%) Nintex
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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