Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 20 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 23.26% 18.29% 22.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 74.07% 51.72% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 16
Aberdeen median annual salary £32,500 £45,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +9.64% +9.93%
10th Percentile £26,550 £31,800 £29,375
90th Percentile £41,000 £58,500 £49,375
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 27 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 31.40% 35.37% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 19
Aberdeen median annual salary £32,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.16% +4.38% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,125 £24,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,375 £56,500 £49,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 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 in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 18 (90.00%) C#
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) OO
3 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (55.00%) RESTful
3 11 (55.00%) Node.js
3 11 (55.00%) SDLC
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 10 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 10 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) Ruby
4 10 (50.00%) Social Network
4 10 (50.00%) WCF
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (55.00%) Node.js
2 11 (55.00%) RESTful
3 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 10 (50.00%) WCF
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) React
5 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Social Network
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 11 (55.00%) OO
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) BDD
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) CRUD
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) Ruby
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) VBA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Xamarin