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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 7 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.39% 11.67% 25.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.13% 29.17% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 30
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
31 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 27.19% 40.00% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 35
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 18 December 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 10 (76.92%) UNIX
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Banking
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (53.85%) Web Development
4 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) VB
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
6 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (30.77%) VBA
6 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
6 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (30.77%) QlikView
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
6 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (30.77%) Tableau
7 3 (23.08%) Clojure
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) ColdFusion
3 2 (15.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (30.77%) QlikView
2 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) DataStage
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Business Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Capacity Planner
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planner
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) UNIX
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) zOS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) VB
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Clojure
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
2 4 (30.77%) Tableau
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) BMC