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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 30 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.71% 10.40% 16.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.56% 48.15% 68.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 48
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,750
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
54 54 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.27% 21.60% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 65
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 18 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (77.78%) C#
2 34 (75.56%) .NET
3 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 19 (42.22%) SQL
5 15 (33.33%) Windows
6 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.00%) HTML
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.78%) Degree
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (15.56%) Migration
10 7 (15.56%) CSS
10 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle
11 6 (13.33%) MVC
11 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
12 5 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (11.11%) LINQ
13 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (8.89%) Web Services
13 4 (8.89%) OO
13 4 (8.89%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) VoIP
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) GCC
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.22%) Electronics
1 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) .NET Developer
2 14 (31.11%) C# Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (15.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) .NET
2 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 9 (20.00%) HTML
5 7 (15.56%) CSS
5 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (11.11%) LINQ
7 4 (8.89%) WPF
7 4 (8.89%) Web Services
8 3 (6.67%) XML
8 3 (6.67%) WinForms
8 3 (6.67%) Ajax
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.44%) HTML5
9 2 (4.44%) jQuery
9 2 (4.44%) CSS3
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.44%) WCF
10 1 (2.22%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) MVC
3 4 (8.89%) QMS
3 4 (8.89%) Quality Management
3 4 (8.89%) OO
4 3 (6.67%) OOP
4 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (6.67%) Scrum
4 3 (6.67%) Web Development
4 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.22%) High Availability
5 1 (2.22%) Android Development
5 1 (2.22%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.22%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.22%) XAML
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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