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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 36 39 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.33% 12.15% 22.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.06% 50.65% 70.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 53
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,521 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
62 77 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.96% 23.99% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 78
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £69,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 24 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 59 (84.29%) .NET
2 52 (74.29%) C#
3 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 33 (47.14%) SQL
5 29 (41.43%) ASP.NET
6 22 (31.43%) HTML
7 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
7 17 (24.29%) CSS
7 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (18.57%) Degree
9 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
10 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
11 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
12 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 9 (12.86%) Windows
13 9 (12.86%) LINQ
14 8 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (11.43%) LINQ to SQL
14 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
14 8 (11.43%) Web Services
15 7 (10.00%) WinForms
15 7 (10.00%) Ajax
15 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (10.00%) MVC
15 7 (10.00%) Advertising
15 7 (10.00%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) InfoPath
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.86%) MS Office
5 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) VoIP
2 1 (1.43%) SMTP
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) VSAT
2 1 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) MS Access
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.43%) OLAP
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.43%) OLTP
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.57%) Subversion
3 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.86%) MSTest
4 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 7 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (67.14%) Developer
2 28 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.86%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Junior
8 4 (5.71%) Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.29%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (84.29%) .NET
2 29 (41.43%) ASP.NET
3 22 (31.43%) HTML
4 17 (24.29%) CSS
5 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.86%) LINQ
7 8 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (11.43%) LINQ to SQL
7 8 (11.43%) Web Services
8 7 (10.00%) WinForms
8 7 (10.00%) Ajax
8 7 (10.00%) XML
8 7 (10.00%) jQuery
9 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.29%) HTML5
10 3 (4.29%) CSS3
10 3 (4.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 3 (4.29%) WCF
11 2 (2.86%) WPF
11 2 (2.86%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.00%) MVC
3 6 (8.57%) Web Development
3 6 (8.57%) Software Architecture
3 6 (8.57%) ERP
3 6 (8.57%) SOA
4 5 (7.14%) OOP
5 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.71%) OO
5 4 (5.71%) Project Management
6 3 (4.29%) CRM
6 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) System Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Time Management
7 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL
7 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) C#
2 33 (47.14%) SQL
3 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.00%) Java
6 5 (7.14%) VB
7 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.29%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) C
10 1 (1.43%) VBA
10 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.43%) PMP
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.43%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Citrix
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec
5 1 (1.43%) Dell
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Avaya
5 1 (1.43%) Siemens
5 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.43%) Nintex
5 1 (1.43%) Infor
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