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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 3 5 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 23.81% 16.22% 12.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.56% 60.00% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 12
Median salary £47,500 £43,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £40,750 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £43,850
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9 10 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 42.86% 27.03% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 25
Median salary £43,750 £48,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
3 5 (45.45%) Office 365
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (45.45%) Skype
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 4 (36.36%) SCOM
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) Xamarin
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL

SQL Server
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (9.09%) Aurelia
4 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
3 2 (18.18%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Economics
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Xamarin
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