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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 24 40 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.09% 14.29% 19.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.00% 34.78% 51.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 48
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
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
75 115 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.41% 41.07% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 63 88 90
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,000 £47,500
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 22 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (42.42%) .NET
2 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 25 (37.88%) C#
4 20 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.76%) Oracle
6 16 (24.24%) HTML
7 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 15 (22.73%) Advertising
8 13 (19.70%) Java
8 13 (19.70%) Software Architecture
9 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (18.18%) CSS
10 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (16.67%) Project Planning
10 11 (16.67%) Degree
10 11 (16.67%) jQuery
11 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (15.15%) Web Services
11 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.12%) Web Development
12 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
13 7 (10.61%) SQLite
13 7 (10.61%) LINQ
13 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
13 7 (10.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (10.61%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (10.61%) WinForms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) OpenWorks
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) CDMA
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.61%) SQLite
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.55%) MySQL
7 2 (3.03%) OLAP
7 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 15 (22.73%) Advertising
2 3 (4.55%) Dutch Language
2 3 (4.55%) French Language
2 3 (4.55%) Italian Language
2 3 (4.55%) Norwegian Language
2 3 (4.55%) Spanish Language
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Lead Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Lead Web Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Data Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.55%) Management Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Graduate
10 2 (3.03%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) IT Support
10 2 (3.03%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) .NET
2 16 (24.24%) HTML
3 12 (18.18%) CSS
4 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (16.67%) jQuery
5 10 (15.15%) Web Services
6 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
7 7 (10.61%) LINQ
7 7 (10.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (10.61%) LINQ to SQL
7 7 (10.61%) WinForms
8 6 (9.09%) XML
9 3 (4.55%) CSS3
9 3 (4.55%) HTML5
10 2 (3.03%) WAP
10 2 (3.03%) Ajax
10 2 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (3.03%) Java EE
11 1 (1.52%) SWT
11 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) EPoS
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.03%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) iPhone
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) PMI
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Software Architecture
3 11 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 8 (12.12%) Web Development
5 7 (10.61%) OO
6 6 (9.09%) ERP
6 6 (9.09%) SOA
6 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Data Management
7 5 (7.58%) OOP
8 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.06%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Master Data Management
10 2 (3.03%) Change Management
10 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.03%) OO PHP
10 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) C#
2 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) Java
4 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) C
7 2 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) VBA
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) ISEB
3 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PMP
5 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 2 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.52%) Infor
4 1 (1.52%) Apple
4 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) EMC
4 1 (1.52%) Sun
4 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
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