The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Programming Languages category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL 49 60 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.32% 18.81% 11.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.88% 44.78% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 45
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £29,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,450 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 134 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 31.79% 42.01% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 94 105 114
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (45.57%) .NET
2 35 (44.30%) C#
3 34 (43.04%) Oracle
4 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
5 24 (30.38%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
6 20 (25.32%) VB.NET
7 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
8 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
8 16 (20.25%) PL/SQL
8 16 (20.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (20.25%) System Testing
9 15 (18.99%) HTML
9 15 (18.99%) Java
10 14 (17.72%) CSS
10 14 (17.72%) Degree
11 13 (16.46%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (12.66%) ETL
14 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (11.39%) Advertising
14 9 (11.39%) jQuery
15 8 (10.13%) Project Planning
15 8 (10.13%) Software Architecture
15 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (10.13%) Quality Management
15 8 (10.13%) IBM
16 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
16 7 (8.86%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Maximo
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.27%) Agresso
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) SAN
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.86%) DB2
5 7 (8.86%) OLAP
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (8.86%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.33%) MySQL
7 5 (6.33%) SQLite
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Subversion
1 5 (6.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) NUnit
2 3 (3.80%) MSTest
3 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.27%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (11.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.78%) Analyst
4 15 (18.99%) C# Developer
5 14 (17.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (5.06%) OO PHP Developer
10 4 (5.06%) MySQL Developer
10 4 (5.06%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.06%) PHP Developer
10 4 (5.06%) DBA
10 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Junior
11 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Lead Web Developer
12 2 (2.53%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (45.57%) .NET
2 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
3 15 (18.99%) HTML
4 14 (17.72%) CSS
5 9 (11.39%) jQuery
6 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.59%) Web Services
7 5 (6.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (6.33%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (6.33%) LINQ
8 4 (5.06%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (3.80%) WinForms
9 3 (3.80%) J2EE
9 3 (3.80%) WCF
9 3 (3.80%) WPF
9 3 (3.80%) Silverlight
9 3 (3.80%) Java EE
10 2 (2.53%) JSON
10 2 (2.53%) JPA
10 2 (2.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.25%) System Testing
4 13 (16.46%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (12.66%) ETL
6 8 (10.13%) Project Planning
6 8 (10.13%) Software Architecture
6 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.13%) Quality Management
7 7 (8.86%) OO
8 6 (7.59%) Web Development
8 6 (7.59%) QMS
8 6 (7.59%) ERP
9 5 (6.33%) Project Management
9 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.06%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.06%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) C#
2 20 (25.32%) VB.NET
3 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.25%) PL/SQL
4 15 (18.99%) Java
5 4 (5.06%) VB
5 4 (5.06%) PHP
6 3 (3.80%) VB6
6 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.80%) Delphi
7 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) ISEB
3 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Oracle
2 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) IBM
4 7 (8.86%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.53%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) EMC
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Infor
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