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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 13 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.50% 8.94% 18.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.17% 43.42% 59.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 44
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £31,600 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
24 76 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 23.08% 20.60% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 50 78
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 20 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 29 (78.38%) C#
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
3 11 (29.73%) MVC
4 10 (27.03%) HTML
5 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
5 9 (24.32%) jQuery
5 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) Entity Framework
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 6 (16.22%) Windows
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Migration
8 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (16.22%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (13.51%) Ajax
9 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
10 4 (10.81%) Java
10 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
10 4 (10.81%) QA
10 4 (10.81%) QMS
10 4 (10.81%) WPF
11 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
11 3 (8.11%) CSS3
11 3 (8.11%) WinForms
11 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.11%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Moodle
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DHCP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Software Developer
5 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) DBA
9 1 (2.70%) Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.03%) HTML
4 9 (24.32%) jQuery
4 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
4 9 (24.32%) CSS
5 7 (18.92%) Entity Framework
6 5 (13.51%) Ajax
7 4 (10.81%) WPF
8 3 (8.11%) Web Services
8 3 (8.11%) Flash
8 3 (8.11%) WinForms
8 3 (8.11%) CSS3
8 3 (8.11%) HTML5
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.41%) SOAP
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.41%) JSON
9 2 (5.41%) WCF
10 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) MVC
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (10.81%) QMS
4 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) Android Development
6 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) UML
6 2 (5.41%) Web Design
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Blackboard
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Siemens
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe