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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 44 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 39.29% 22.76% 46.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 66.67% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 14
Average salary £47,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.04% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £45,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
77 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 68.75% 34.15% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 21
Average salary £46,000 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 4 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Stirling

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 53 (72.60%) Java
2 44 (60.27%) Oracle
3 41 (56.16%) Finance
4 31 (42.47%) PL/SQL
5 30 (41.10%) Banking
6 26 (35.62%) Relational Database
7 22 (30.14%) UNIX
8 19 (26.03%) RDBMS
9 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (23.29%) Linux
10 17 (23.29%) Web Services
10 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.55%) Spring
11 15 (20.55%) Windows
11 15 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (19.18%) ETL
12 14 (19.18%) Workflow
12 14 (19.18%) Software Delivery
13 13 (17.81%) Project Management
13 13 (17.81%) OO
13 13 (17.81%) Business Objects
14 12 (16.44%) JMS
14 12 (16.44%) Spring Integration
14 12 (16.44%) QlikView
15 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
16 10 (13.70%) IBM
16 10 (13.70%) Informatica
16 10 (13.70%) .NET
16 10 (13.70%) QA
16 10 (13.70%) Test Automation

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.96%) FileNet
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (8.22%) IBM Notes
4 5 (6.85%) Mule
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) DNS
2 4 (5.48%) Wireless
2 4 (5.48%) DHCP
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.62%) Relational Database
2 19 (26.03%) RDBMS
3 15 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (16.44%) QlikView
5 9 (12.33%) BusinessObjects XI
5 9 (12.33%) OLAP
5 9 (12.33%) DataStage
6 7 (9.59%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (6.85%) UniData
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.37%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Maven
2 3 (4.11%) Selenium
2 3 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
3 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.37%) FishEye
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Ant
4 1 (1.37%) Toad
4 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 30 (41.10%) Banking
3 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Senior Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Java Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Business Objects Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Business Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Development Specialist
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Development Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Graduate
10 1 (1.37%) FileNet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Web Services
2 15 (20.55%) Spring
3 12 (16.44%) JMS
3 12 (16.44%) Spring Integration
4 10 (13.70%) .NET
5 8 (10.96%) Hibernate
5 8 (10.96%) JSP
5 8 (10.96%) JPA
6 7 (9.59%) J2EE
7 6 (8.22%) SPNEGO
8 5 (6.85%) jQuery
8 5 (6.85%) XML
8 5 (6.85%) HTML
9 4 (5.48%) Middleware
10 3 (4.11%) Ajax
11 2 (2.74%) XHTML
11 2 (2.74%) CSS
11 2 (2.74%) HTML5
11 2 (2.74%) CSS3
12 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.85%) Reference Data
3 5 (6.85%) Derivative
4 4 (5.48%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.48%) Equities
4 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.48%) Wiki
4 4 (5.48%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) UNIX
2 17 (23.29%) Linux
3 15 (20.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.18%) ETL
2 14 (19.18%) Workflow
2 14 (19.18%) Software Delivery
3 13 (17.81%) Project Management
3 13 (17.81%) OO
4 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.33%) TDD
6 8 (10.96%) Validation
6 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.96%) Analytics
6 8 (10.96%) Coaching
7 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.59%) RAD
7 7 (9.59%) Document Management
8 6 (8.22%) SOA
8 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.85%) Web Development
9 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (72.60%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) PL/SQL
3 9 (12.33%) VB
3 9 (12.33%) VB.NET
3 9 (12.33%) VBA
4 8 (10.96%) C
5 7 (9.59%) C#
6 5 (6.85%) PHP
7 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.48%) Perl
8 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.11%) Python
9 2 (2.74%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) CWNA
2 4 (5.48%) CCNA
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.11%) ISEB
3 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Control-M
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (60.27%) Oracle
2 13 (17.81%) Business Objects
3 10 (13.70%) IBM
3 10 (13.70%) Informatica
4 9 (12.33%) Tableau
5 6 (8.22%) Lotus
6 5 (6.85%) HP
6 5 (6.85%) TIBCO
7 4 (5.48%) GoldenSource
7 4 (5.48%) Cisco
7 4 (5.48%) ProCurve
7 4 (5.48%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (5.48%) Meru Networks
7 4 (5.48%) Aruba
8 2 (2.74%) Reuters
8 2 (2.74%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.37%) Planview
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft