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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.15% 8.14% 15.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 89.47% 55.26% 63.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 38
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
19 38 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 29.23% 14.73% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 56
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £28,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
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
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 28 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) MVC
4 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 9 (33.33%) jQuery
5 8 (29.63%) Entity Framework
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Supply Chain Management
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
7 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) CSS
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 3 (11.11%) Document Management
10 3 (11.11%) Degree
10 3 (11.11%) Process Management
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) MKS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) OLAP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Report Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 9 (33.33%) jQuery
3 8 (29.63%) Entity Framework
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) WinForms
6 2 (7.41%) MDX
6 2 (7.41%) WCF
7 1 (3.70%) WPF
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) SignalR
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Supply Chain Management
4 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Document Management
6 3 (11.11%) Process Management
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Coaching
8 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
8 1 (3.70%) OO
8 1 (3.70%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) MKS
4 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
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