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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 12 42 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.38% 11.32% 19.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 36.21% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 48
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,750 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
33 116 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 42.31% 31.27% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 94 111
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) Java
4 8 (23.53%) .NET
4 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) WinForms
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (17.65%) WPF
7 5 (14.71%) Java EE
7 5 (14.71%) ISEB
7 5 (14.71%) C++
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) OO
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.76%) Jaspersoft
8 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Product Management
9 3 (8.82%) Groovy
9 3 (8.82%) Twitter
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (8.82%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP
5 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Senior Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) WinForms Developer
4 5 (14.71%) WPF Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior WinForms Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior WPF Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Product Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Graduate
6 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) WinForms
2 6 (17.65%) WPF
3 5 (14.71%) Java EE
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) MDX
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) OO
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
3 4 (11.76%) Product Management
4 3 (8.82%) SDLC
4 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) Groovy
6 1 (2.94%) Delphi
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.88%) OCPJP
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
1 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Jaspersoft
3 3 (8.82%) Twitter
3 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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