The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 37 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 18.23% 40.43% 45.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.15% 82.61% 66.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 44
Average salary £49,750 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,400 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
SQL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Programming Languages Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 23 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 25.62% 48.94% 68.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 67
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £51,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

SQL
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

SQL Salary Trend in Stirling

SQL
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Stirling

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing SQL 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.

1 40 (64.52%) Oracle
2 37 (59.68%) Java
3 29 (46.77%) Banking
4 23 (37.10%) Finance
5 19 (30.65%) Business Objects
5 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
6 18 (29.03%) Spring
7 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.81%) HTML
8 16 (25.81%) PL/SQL
8 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database
8 16 (25.81%) Investment Banking
9 15 (24.19%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
10 13 (20.97%) Web Services
10 13 (20.97%) Project Management
10 13 (20.97%) Informatica
10 13 (20.97%) Java SE
11 12 (19.35%) Selenium
11 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
11 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (19.35%) IBM
12 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
13 10 (16.13%) ETL
13 10 (16.13%) Windows
13 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (14.52%) XML
14 9 (14.52%) J2EE
14 9 (14.52%) UNIX
14 9 (14.52%) SharePoint

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.90%) FileNet
3 8 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.84%) Documentum
5 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.84%) ColdFusion
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.23%) LiveLink
6 2 (3.23%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.61%) Node.js
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
7 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) DNS
1 1 (1.61%) VoIP
1 1 (1.61%) DHCP
1 1 (1.61%) VPN
1 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.61%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database
3 15 (24.19%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
5 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (8.06%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (8.06%) QlikView
7 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
7 5 (8.06%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.84%) DataStage
10 2 (3.23%) MS Access
10 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.61%) DTS
11 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Selenium
2 8 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (12.90%) LoadRunner
3 6 (9.68%) Subversion
4 4 (6.45%) Maven
4 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 3 (4.84%) Mockito
5 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.84%) JUnit
6 2 (3.23%) Toad
6 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.23%) FishEye
7 1 (1.61%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (1.61%) PowerDesigner
General
1 29 (46.77%) Banking
2 23 (37.10%) Finance
3 16 (25.81%) Investment Banking
4 7 (11.29%) Front Office
5 6 (9.68%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Test Manager
4 7 (11.29%) FileNet Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Business Objects Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Business Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Business Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Capacity Planner
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) Spring
2 16 (25.81%) HTML
3 13 (20.97%) Web Services
3 13 (20.97%) Java SE
4 9 (14.52%) XML
4 9 (14.52%) J2EE
5 8 (12.90%) JSP
6 7 (11.29%) Spring MVC
6 7 (11.29%) jQuery
7 6 (9.68%) .NET
7 6 (9.68%) XSLT
7 6 (9.68%) HTML5
7 6 (9.68%) SPNEGO
8 5 (8.06%) REST
9 4 (6.45%) Struts
9 4 (6.45%) CSS
9 4 (6.45%) Dojo
9 4 (6.45%) Java EE
10 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.45%) Derivative
4 3 (4.84%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.84%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.61%) Equities
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) UNIX
3 4 (6.45%) AIX
4 3 (4.84%) Solaris
5 2 (3.23%) zOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Project Management
3 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.13%) ETL
5 8 (12.90%) Document Management
5 8 (12.90%) Workflow
5 8 (12.90%) UML
5 8 (12.90%) RAD
5 8 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (12.90%) Automation Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.29%) MVC
7 6 (9.68%) Web Development
8 5 (8.06%) Agile Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.06%) OO
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) PL/SQL
3 7 (11.29%) VBA
4 6 (9.68%) VB
4 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.84%) Clojure
8 2 (3.23%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) vSphere
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (64.52%) Oracle
2 19 (30.65%) Business Objects
3 13 (20.97%) Informatica
4 12 (19.35%) IBM
5 7 (11.29%) Sybase
6 5 (8.06%) Tableau
7 4 (6.45%) VMware
7 4 (6.45%) SAP
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix
8 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.23%) Perforce
9 2 (3.23%) BMC
10 1 (1.61%) HP
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft