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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.03% 11.94% 13.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.57% 62.75% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 38
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,053 £40,750
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
14 51 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.95% 19.03% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 65
Average salary £32,500 £37,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% -11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £26,650 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 3 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) jQuery
4 9 (42.86%) MVC
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
5 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
6 7 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
7 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) OLAP
10 3 (14.29%) CSS
10 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
11 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (9.52%) WinForms
11 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
11 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 2 (9.52%) MDX

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) OLAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Report Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) jQuery
3 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) WinForms
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) MDX
7 1 (4.76%) WCF
7 1 (4.76%) WPF
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) Ajax
7 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (9.52%) Process Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Document Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Delphi
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) MKS
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Siemens