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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL 14 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 14.29% 16.96% 48.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.42% 65.91% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 6
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +6.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
33 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 33.67% 25.73% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 8
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £44,550 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £48,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (73.58%) Java
2 34 (64.15%) Oracle
3 28 (52.83%) Finance
4 24 (45.28%) Banking
4 24 (45.28%) Spring
4 24 (45.28%) Relational Database
5 23 (43.40%) PL/SQL
6 21 (39.62%) OO
7 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (32.08%) Analytics
8 17 (32.08%) Web Services
8 17 (32.08%) Workflow
9 16 (30.19%) JMS
9 16 (30.19%) Spring Integration
10 15 (28.30%) HTML
10 15 (28.30%) OLAP
10 15 (28.30%) Investment Banking
11 14 (26.42%) Maven
11 14 (26.42%) TDD
11 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
11 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
11 14 (26.42%) RDBMS
11 14 (26.42%) JPA
11 14 (26.42%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (26.42%) Coaching
12 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (22.64%) CSS
13 12 (22.64%) UNIX
13 12 (22.64%) Linux
14 11 (20.75%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (15.09%) Mule
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) JBoss
3 5 (9.43%) Apache
3 5 (9.43%) Node.js
3 5 (9.43%) Mule ESB
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.66%) FileNet
5 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) Relational Database
2 15 (28.30%) OLAP
3 14 (26.42%) RDBMS
4 8 (15.09%) Big Data
5 5 (9.43%) MySQL
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.66%) DataStage
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.66%) UniData
7 3 (5.66%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (3.77%) QlikView
8 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.89%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Maven
2 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
3 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.43%) Mockito
3 5 (9.43%) Ant
3 5 (9.43%) JUnit
3 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.43%) IntelliJ
3 5 (9.43%) Subversion
General
1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 24 (45.28%) Banking
3 15 (28.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Senior Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Java Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Development Specialist
5 7 (13.21%) Web Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Graduate
9 2 (3.77%) Junior
9 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.77%) Programmer
9 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) Spring
2 17 (32.08%) Web Services
3 16 (30.19%) JMS
3 16 (30.19%) Spring Integration
4 15 (28.30%) HTML
5 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
5 14 (26.42%) JPA
6 12 (22.64%) CSS
7 11 (20.75%) jQuery
8 10 (18.87%) J2EE
9 8 (15.09%) JSP
10 5 (9.43%) JAXB
10 5 (9.43%) JSTL
10 5 (9.43%) XML
10 5 (9.43%) XSLT
10 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.43%) Express
10 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (9.43%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (9.43%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (26.42%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.77%) Wiki
4 2 (3.77%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.77%) Equities
4 2 (3.77%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) GIS
5 1 (1.89%) Economics
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) UNIX
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) OO
2 17 (32.08%) Workflow
2 17 (32.08%) Analytics
3 14 (26.42%) Coaching
3 14 (26.42%) TDD
4 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.75%) Software Delivery
6 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.09%) SDLC
8 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.21%) Project Management
9 5 (9.43%) OOD
9 5 (9.43%) System Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Content Management
9 5 (9.43%) Mobile First
9 5 (9.43%) Server Building
10 4 (7.55%) Data Management
11 3 (5.66%) SOA
11 3 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) Java
2 23 (43.40%) PL/SQL
3 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) PHP
4 6 (11.32%) C#
5 5 (9.43%) C
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.77%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Informatica
3 3 (5.66%) Lotus
3 3 (5.66%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.66%) Reuters
3 3 (5.66%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.89%) Planview
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft