The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 32 56 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.84% 17.39% 14.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.11% 58.33% 64.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 52
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
76 96 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.99% 29.81% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 50 73 70
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
SQL Server
Scotland

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 15 April 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 40 (68.97%) .NET
2 37 (63.79%) C#
3 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 24 (41.38%) HTML
5 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
5 22 (37.93%) CSS
6 20 (34.48%) SQL
7 16 (27.59%) VB.NET
7 16 (27.59%) Windows
8 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
9 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (18.97%) WCF
10 11 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
11 10 (17.24%) Subversion
12 9 (15.52%) Ajax
12 9 (15.52%) Degree
12 9 (15.52%) Web Development
12 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
12 9 (15.52%) Oracle
12 9 (15.52%) MVC
13 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (12.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
14 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
15 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
15 6 (10.34%) LINQ

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Agresso
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
1 2 (3.45%) VoIP
1 2 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.72%) VSAT
2 1 (1.72%) SMTP
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (3.45%) MS Access
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.72%) OLTP
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.72%) MySQL
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.24%) Subversion
3 7 (12.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.62%) NUnit
5 5 (8.62%) MSTest
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Junior
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Graduate
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) HTML
3 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 22 (37.93%) CSS
4 11 (18.97%) WCF
5 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
6 9 (15.52%) Ajax
7 6 (10.34%) LINQ
8 5 (8.62%) WPF
8 5 (8.62%) Silverlight
8 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (8.62%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (6.90%) WinForms
9 4 (6.90%) Web Services
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (5.17%) XML
11 2 (3.45%) jQuery
12 1 (1.72%) NHibernate
12 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) PMI
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Web Development
1 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
1 9 (15.52%) MVC
2 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) Scrum
6 4 (6.90%) Regression Testing
6 4 (6.90%) ITIL
6 4 (6.90%) ERP
7 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.17%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Load Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) Migration
8 2 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C#
2 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 20 (34.48%) SQL
4 16 (27.59%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.62%) VB
6 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Java
7 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PMP
3 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.72%) HNC
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.45%) XenApp
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Infor
6 1 (1.72%) AVEVA
6 1 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Avaya
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec
6 1 (1.72%) McAfee
6 1 (1.72%) CommVault
6 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.72%) Intergraph
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