Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 17 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 23.94% 12.86% 11.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.13% 31.03% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 10
Aberdeen median annual salary £36,500 £24,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.98% -31.94% -14.29%
10th Percentile £28,625 £23,500 £30,225
90th Percentile £56,250 £40,125 £43,625
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 32 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 45.07% 41.43% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 30
Aberdeen median annual salary £32,500 £37,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.16% -11.38% -1.76%
10th Percentile £27,950 £23,500 £31,225
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,375 £50,375
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Aberdeen

SQL
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for SQL in Aberdeen

SQL
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for SQL.

1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 3 (17.65%) PMO
7 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) VB
8 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (11.76%) ERP
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Subversion
8 2 (11.76%) Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) Dynamics SL
8 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) LINQ
8 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) WinForms
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) ERP
2 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) CRUD
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds