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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 28 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 19.05% 15.65% 18.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 41.86% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 39
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £42,500 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
56 86 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.10% 37.39% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 73 70
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (51.79%) C#
2 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 21 (37.50%) .NET
3 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
4 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 12 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (17.86%) Degree
6 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.86%) ITIL
7 9 (16.07%) Windows
7 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.29%) Java
8 8 (14.29%) Linux
8 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
9 7 (12.50%) Service Management
9 7 (12.50%) WinForms
9 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (12.50%) C++
9 7 (12.50%) SLA
9 7 (12.50%) ISEB
10 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.71%) WPF
10 6 (10.71%) Data Management
11 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) MS Access
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) DBA
5 7 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Data Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) WPF Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior WinForms Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior WPF Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 7 (12.50%) WinForms
5 6 (10.71%) WPF
6 5 (8.93%) LINQ
6 5 (8.93%) HTML
6 5 (8.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (8.93%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
8 3 (5.36%) Java EE
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.57%) Web Services
9 2 (3.57%) XML
9 2 (3.57%) Ajax
10 1 (1.79%) Spring
10 1 (1.79%) JSON
10 1 (1.79%) XSD
10 1 (1.79%) XSLT
10 1 (1.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 10 (17.86%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 7 (12.50%) Service Management
4 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Data Management
6 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.14%) QMS
7 4 (7.14%) OO
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) Quality Management
8 3 (5.36%) MVC
8 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Time Management
9 2 (3.57%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.57%) ERP
9 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) C#
2 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.29%) Java
4 7 (12.50%) C++
5 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) XAML
9 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Sun
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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