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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 21 21 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.09% 8.79% 17.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.22% 39.62% 68.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 43
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
41 53 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.52% 22.18% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 59
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 38 (76.00%) C#
1 38 (76.00%) .NET
2 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (36.00%) SQL
4 14 (28.00%) Windows
5 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
6 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (24.00%) HTML
7 11 (22.00%) CSS
7 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (16.00%) Degree
9 8 (16.00%) QMS
9 8 (16.00%) Quality Management
9 8 (16.00%) MVC
9 8 (16.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (14.00%) Migration
10 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.00%) QA
11 6 (12.00%) Oracle
12 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
12 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
12 5 (10.00%) Web Services
12 5 (10.00%) OO
12 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
12 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.00%) Ajax
12 5 (10.00%) Computer Science

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Moodle
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) VoIP
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) GCC
General
1 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (26.00%) Software Developer
5 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
8 8 (16.00%) SQL Developer
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (14.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
12 3 (6.00%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (6.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
13 2 (4.00%) Consultant
13 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
14 1 (2.00%) DBA
14 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (76.00%) .NET
2 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (24.00%) HTML
5 11 (22.00%) CSS
6 8 (16.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (10.00%) LINQ
7 5 (10.00%) Web Services
7 5 (10.00%) Ajax
8 4 (8.00%) WinForms
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.00%) WPF
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (6.00%) jQuery
9 3 (6.00%) Flash
9 3 (6.00%) WCF
9 3 (6.00%) XML
10 2 (4.00%) JSON
10 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.00%) MVC
2 8 (16.00%) Quality Management
2 8 (16.00%) QMS
3 7 (14.00%) Migration
3 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.00%) OO
5 4 (8.00%) Web Development
5 4 (8.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.00%) Android Development
7 2 (4.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.00%) UML
7 2 (4.00%) OOP
7 2 (4.00%) Web Design
8 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.00%) ERP
8 1 (2.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) C#
2 18 (36.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.00%) XAML
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Blackboard
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