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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4 15 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.76% 15.63% 13.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 40.54% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 37
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
11 37 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.35% 38.54% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 86
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Hyperion Smart View
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) SAP BPC
3 4 (40.00%) Anaplan
3 4 (40.00%) Presales
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Cognos
3 4 (40.00%) ERP
3 4 (40.00%) Hyperion
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (40.00%) Essbase
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) HFM
3 4 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (40.00%) HFM
1 4 (40.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (40.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Essbase
3 4 (40.00%) Hyperion Smart View
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Hyperion Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Production DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Presales
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Anaplan
3 4 (40.00%) Cognos
3 4 (40.00%) Hyperion
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Xamarin