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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 2 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.09% 14.63% 12.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 46.15% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 17
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £47,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £49,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
9 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 39.13% 31.71% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 32
Median salary £24,000 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 4 (33.33%) SCOM
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (33.33%) Skype
3 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) Ajax
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Economics
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Xamarin