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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 8 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.08% 24.14% 27.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.05% 53.85% 65.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 26
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.39%
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
42 13 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 21.43% 44.83% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 41
Average salary £47,500 £47,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% +19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 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 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (45.00%) Business Objects
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Informatica
6 7 (35.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Banking
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (25.00%) SAP
8 5 (25.00%) VBA
8 5 (25.00%) Web Development
9 4 (20.00%) QlikView
9 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (15.00%) ODBC
10 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (15.00%) RAD
10 3 (15.00%) DTS
10 3 (15.00%) AIX
10 3 (15.00%) Solaris

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (15.00%) ColdFusion
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) QlikView
3 3 (15.00%) MS Access
3 3 (15.00%) DTS
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Designer
3 5 (25.00%) Business Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planner
4 3 (15.00%) Database Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Capacity Planner
5 2 (10.00%) RAD Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) ODBC
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
2 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) zOS
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) RAD
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) VBA
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Clojure
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Business Objects
3 7 (35.00%) Informatica
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Tableau
6 2 (10.00%) BMC