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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 9 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.07% 12.92% 14.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.00% 36.08% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 29
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £85,750 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
20 97 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 35.71% 35.79% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 77 89
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (16.67%) Product Management
5 4 (16.67%) Jaspersoft
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Groovy
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (12.50%) OLAP
6 3 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (8.33%) Finance
7 2 (8.33%) .NET
7 2 (8.33%) WinForms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maximo
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) OLAP
2 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Product Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Database Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) WinForms
1 2 (8.33%) Java EE
1 2 (8.33%) MDX
1 2 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Product Management
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Data Privacy
6 1 (4.17%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Delphi
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.17%) OCPJP
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (8.33%) Twitter
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Charles River
5 1 (4.17%) VMware