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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 5 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 16.67% 15.00% 17.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.56% 40.00% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 16
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% -10.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9 15 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 30.00% 37.50% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 27
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) SEO
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) Google
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Flash
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 3 (27.27%) CMS

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 3 (27.27%) CMS
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Captivate
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (27.27%) InDesign
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) Flash
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
1 3 (27.27%) Content Management
1 3 (27.27%) SEO
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Economics
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
1 3 (27.27%) Google
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
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