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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 15 39 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.12% 14.13% 16.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.42% 35.45% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 36
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
59 110 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 24.08% 39.86% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45 94 78
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 30 (46.15%) .NET
3 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
4 27 (41.54%) C#
5 19 (29.23%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (24.62%) Oracle
7 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (21.54%) Advertising
9 13 (20.00%) HTML
9 13 (20.00%) Software Architecture
10 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (18.46%) Java
10 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
10 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
11 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
11 11 (16.92%) Project Planning
11 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
11 11 (16.92%) Degree
12 10 (15.38%) CSS
12 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
12 10 (15.38%) Web Services
13 9 (13.85%) Windows
13 9 (13.85%) jQuery
13 9 (13.85%) LINQ
13 9 (13.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (13.85%) LINQ to SQL
13 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
14 8 (12.31%) Computer Science

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) OpenWorks
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.08%) Wireless
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) CDMA
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.77%) SQLite
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.54%) OLAP
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.54%) MySQL
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.54%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Dutch Language
2 3 (4.62%) French Language
2 3 (4.62%) Italian Language
2 3 (4.62%) Norwegian Language
2 3 (4.62%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Web Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Software Developer
3 9 (13.85%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Lead Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Management Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (3.08%) IT Support
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) .NET
2 13 (20.00%) HTML
3 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
4 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
5 10 (15.38%) CSS
5 10 (15.38%) Web Services
6 9 (13.85%) LINQ
6 9 (13.85%) jQuery
6 9 (13.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (13.85%) LINQ to SQL
7 8 (12.31%) WinForms
8 6 (9.23%) XML
9 3 (4.62%) HTML5
9 3 (4.62%) CSS3
10 2 (3.08%) Ajax
10 2 (3.08%) WAP
10 2 (3.08%) Java EE
11 1 (1.54%) SWT
11 1 (1.54%) JSON
11 1 (1.54%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) EPoS
4 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.08%) iPhone
4 2 (3.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 11 (16.92%) Project Planning
4 8 (12.31%) Web Development
4 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) SOA
7 5 (7.69%) OOP
7 5 (7.69%) OO
7 5 (7.69%) ERP
7 5 (7.69%) Data Management
7 5 (7.69%) Line Management
8 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.62%) Master Data Management
9 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement
10 2 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) C#
2 12 (18.46%) Java
2 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.08%) C++
5 2 (3.08%) C
6 1 (1.54%) VBA
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) XAML
6 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) ISEB
3 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.08%) MCITP
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.54%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Apple
5 1 (1.54%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.54%) Sun
5 1 (1.54%) EMC
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