The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.19% 16.13% 23.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.50% 38.46% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 22
Average salary £48,750 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 - £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
SQL Server
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 23.95% 41.94% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 37
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stirling region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Stirling

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Informatica
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) SAP
7 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (19.05%) VBA
8 4 (19.05%) RAD
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (19.05%) ODBC
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) MS Access
8 4 (19.05%) DTS
9 3 (14.29%) ERP
9 3 (14.29%) AIX
9 3 (14.29%) Solaris
9 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) ColdFusion
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (19.05%) MS Access
2 4 (19.05%) DTS
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) QlikView
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
1 7 (33.33%) Designer
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Business Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Database Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planner
4 3 (14.29%) RAD Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Capacity Planner
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) ODBC
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) AIX
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) zOS
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) RAD
4 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Network Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) VBA
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Clojure
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 7 (33.33%) Informatica
3 5 (23.81%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) BMC