The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Stirling region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 9 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 9.09% 16.13% 21.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.68% 45.45% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 24
Average salary £50,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 11 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 38.38% 35.48% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 43
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 £42,500 £48,000 £31,389
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Scotland

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 29 July 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 21 (87.50%) Oracle
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 8 (33.33%) VBA
5 8 (33.33%) ODBC
5 8 (33.33%) MS Access
5 8 (33.33%) DTS
5 8 (33.33%) RAD
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) Informatica
6 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
6 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (29.17%) Business Objects
6 7 (29.17%) Network Management
7 5 (20.83%) SAP
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (16.67%) Banking
8 4 (16.67%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
9 3 (12.50%) SLA
9 3 (12.50%) ERP
9 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (8.33%) ColdFusion
1 2 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MS Access
1 8 (33.33%) DTS
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) QlikView
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 7 (29.17%) RAD Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Designer
4 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Business Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planner
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Capacity Planner
6 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) ODBC
2 2 (8.33%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) AIX
2 2 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) RAD
2 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) Network Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (33.33%) VBA
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Clojure
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Business Objects
2 7 (29.17%) Informatica
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) BMC