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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.33% 13.61% 8.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% 47.62% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 16
Average salary £48,750 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £34,250 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £44,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
13 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.89% 28.57% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 40
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £33,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) C#
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
7 3 (14.29%) ERP
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Mobile Development
7 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 3 (14.29%) Xamarin
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (14.29%) User Experience
8 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Advertising
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Web Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) LINQ
6 1 (4.76%) SignalR
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (4.76%) Document Management
7 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Process Management
7 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (4.76%) MKS
4 1 (4.76%) SAP