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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 30 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 3.57% 13.04% 26.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.50% 27.27% 84.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 26
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 20.41% 47.83% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 31
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £39,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Banking
4 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
4 8 (47.06%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) Business Objects
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Web Development
6 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (23.53%) Informatica
7 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (23.53%) SAP
7 4 (23.53%) VBA
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 4 (23.53%) VB
7 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) ETL
8 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) ColdFusion
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (17.65%) Tomcat
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) ColdFusion
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) QlikView
3 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) DTS
4 1 (5.88%) DataStage
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Business Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Capacity Planner
3 3 (17.65%) Business Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planner
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) UNIX
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) AIX
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) zOS
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Programming
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) VB
3 4 (23.53%) VBA
4 3 (17.65%) Clojure
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Business Objects
3 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 4 (23.53%) Informatica
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Tableau
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) BMC