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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 18 50 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.14% 13.66% 18.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.00% 42.37% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 48
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
40 118 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 38.10% 32.24% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 95 107
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 21 (41.18%) C#
3 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 12 (23.53%) .NET
4 10 (19.61%) Java
5 9 (17.65%) Degree
5 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.69%) C++
6 8 (15.69%) WPF
6 8 (15.69%) WinForms
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.73%) Data Management
7 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
7 7 (13.73%) Windows
7 7 (13.73%) Linux
8 6 (11.76%) ITIL
8 6 (11.76%) SLA
8 6 (11.76%) ISEB
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (11.76%) Service Management
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
9 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
9 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
9 5 (9.80%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (9.80%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.96%) JBoss
1 1 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Maximo
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DHCP
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.92%) MS Access
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) DBA
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Data Manager
5 5 (9.80%) SQL DBA
5 5 (9.80%) WinForms Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (9.80%) WPF Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior WinForms Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior WPF Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Product Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Graduate
7 3 (5.88%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) WinForms
2 8 (15.69%) WPF
3 4 (7.84%) Java EE
3 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) JSON
5 1 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) Ajax
5 1 (1.96%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Data Management
5 6 (11.76%) Service Management
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.84%) Product Management
7 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) OO
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.88%) ERP
8 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) C#
2 10 (19.61%) Java
3 8 (15.69%) C++
4 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) Groovy
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Delphi
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.96%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) XenApp
1 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Twitter
3 3 (5.88%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Sun
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) NetApp
4 1 (1.96%) VMware