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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 6.82% 22.58% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.08% 87.50% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Median salary £41,750 £46,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.21% +40.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £36,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £57,000 £42,500
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 13 8 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 29.55% 25.81% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 8
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £34,200 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,050 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (37.50%) Ember.js
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Skype
2 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (25.00%) React
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Ember.js
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) React
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Aurelia
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
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