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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.23% 8.91% 13.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 31.94% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 28
Average salary £33,750 £36,250 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,750 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £100,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
19 72 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 29.23% 27.91% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 57 85
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) OLAP
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (16.67%) Product Management
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (11.11%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (11.11%) Groovy
7 2 (11.11%) Java EE
7 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.11%) MDX
7 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) ISEB
7 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) OLAP
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Product Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Database Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Java EE
1 2 (11.11%) MDX
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) WinForms
2 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Product Management
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.56%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Charles River
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
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