The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 39 30 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.74% 12.10% 19.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 28.57% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 47
Average salary £41,500 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 105 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 41.49% 42.34% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 52 84 88
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SQL
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Aberdeen region.

SQL Salary Trend in Aberdeen

SQL
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SQL 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.

1 26 (47.27%) C#
2 20 (36.36%) Oracle
3 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
3 19 (34.55%) .NET
4 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
5 10 (18.18%) ITIL
5 10 (18.18%) Windows
5 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
6 9 (16.36%) Data Management
6 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
7 8 (14.55%) Linux
7 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.55%) Degree
8 7 (12.73%) SLA
8 7 (12.73%) Java
8 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
8 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
8 7 (12.73%) Data Protection
8 7 (12.73%) Service Management
8 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.91%) ISEB
9 6 (10.91%) HTML
9 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
10 5 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) OpenWorks
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.64%) MS Access
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.45%) Dutch Language
1 3 (5.45%) French Language
1 3 (5.45%) Italian Language
1 3 (5.45%) Norwegian Language
1 3 (5.45%) Spanish Language
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) DBA
4 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (12.73%) SQL DBA
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Data Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Management Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
3 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.91%) HTML
5 5 (9.09%) LINQ
5 5 (9.09%) WinForms
5 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (7.27%) WPF
6 4 (7.27%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) Web Services
7 3 (5.45%) XML
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.82%) CSS3
9 1 (1.82%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (1.82%) XSD
9 1 (1.82%) XSLT
9 1 (1.82%) JDBC
9 1 (1.82%) J2EE
9 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
2 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Data Management
4 7 (12.73%) Service Management
4 7 (12.73%) Data Protection
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Master Data Management
8 3 (5.45%) QMS
8 3 (5.45%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Quality Management
8 3 (5.45%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) ERP
9 2 (3.64%) OOP
9 2 (3.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) C#
2 7 (12.73%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.09%) C++
3 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.64%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.82%) XAML
6 1 (1.82%) R
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
2 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
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