Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for T-SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited T-SQL over the 6 months to 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 114 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 -33 -9
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 1,191 2,439 3,785
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.76% 2.89% 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 5.45% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,100 2,203 3,435
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.03% +7.78% -

T-SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 23,499 44,743 56,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.51% 53.08% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19,333 35,983 47,729
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing T-SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the UK excluding London

T-SQL
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for T-SQL in the UK excluding London

T-SQL
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing T-SQL in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for T-SQL in the UK excluding London

T-SQL
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +18 345 £45,000 - 16
North of England -1 319 £46,500 +9.41% 48
Midlands +11 231 £45,000 +12.50% 44
North West +4 195 £48,500 +14.12% 27
West Midlands +21 151 £47,500 +18.75% 25
South West +60 119 £46,500 +9.41% 13
Yorkshire +13 101 £45,000 +5.88% 20
East of England -27 86 £42,500 -5.56% 16
East Midlands +18 80 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Scotland +4 64 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Wales +6 23 £40,000 +11.11% 1
North East -14 23 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Isle of Man +8 6 £47,500 +5.56%
Northern Ireland +14 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, IT jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 1,120 (94.04%) SQL
2 847 (71.12%) SQL Server
3 583 (48.95%) C#
4 504 (42.32%) .NET
5 451 (37.87%) Microsoft
6 426 (35.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 405 (34.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 383 (32.16%) Azure
9 371 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
10 363 (30.48%) Business Intelligence
11 361 (30.31%) JavaScript
12 318 (26.70%) ASP.NET
13 278 (23.34%) MVC
14 271 (22.75%) HTML
15 244 (20.49%) Power Platform
16 243 (20.40%) Power BI
17 223 (18.72%) CSS
18 215 (18.05%) ETL
19 212 (17.80%) Data Warehouse
20 197 (16.54%) Finance
21 192 (16.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 187 (15.70%) .NET Framework
23 183 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
24 181 (15.20%) AngularJS
25 178 (14.95%) Windows
26 160 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
27 141 (11.84%) Degree
28 133 (11.17%) Git (software)
29 127 (10.66%) Web Services
30 121 (10.16%) ASP.NET Web API

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (7.39%) IIS
2 31 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.34%) Apache
4 11 (0.92%) SAS
4 11 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.34%) Apache Synapse
6 4 (0.34%) CMS
7 3 (0.25%) Moodle
7 3 (0.25%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.17%) Confluence
8 2 (0.17%) Totara
9 1 (0.084%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.084%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.084%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.084%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.084%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.084%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 64 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.17%) SPSS
5 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.50%) Carpe Diem
2 6 (0.50%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.42%) Exchequer
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.25%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.084%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.084%) Line 50
6 1 (0.084%) Magento
6 1 (0.084%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.084%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.084%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 383 (32.16%) Azure
2 244 (20.49%) Power Platform
3 106 (8.90%) AWS
4 61 (5.12%) SaaS
5 36 (3.02%) Azure Data Factory
6 30 (2.52%) PaaS
7 20 (1.68%) Serverless
8 18 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
8 18 (1.51%) GCP
9 14 (1.18%) IaaS
10 11 (0.92%) Office 365
11 8 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
12 7 (0.59%) GitHub
13 6 (0.50%) Logic Apps
14 5 (0.42%) npm
14 5 (0.42%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.34%) Asana
15 4 (0.34%) Azure Stack
15 4 (0.34%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.85%) DNS
2 20 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.26%) Firewall
4 12 (1.01%) Internet
5 10 (0.84%) RS-232
5 10 (0.84%) RS-485
6 8 (0.67%) Broadband
7 5 (0.42%) HTTP
7 5 (0.42%) Intranet
7 5 (0.42%) VPN
8 3 (0.25%) SSL
9 2 (0.17%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.17%) SMTP
9 2 (0.17%) WebEx
10 1 (0.084%) DHCP
10 1 (0.084%) Extranet
10 1 (0.084%) FTP
10 1 (0.084%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.084%) Skype
10 1 (0.084%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 847 (71.12%) SQL Server
2 426 (35.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 405 (34.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 243 (20.40%) Power BI
5 212 (17.80%) Data Warehouse
6 192 (16.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 100 (8.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 94 (7.89%) Relational Database
9 76 (6.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 62 (5.21%) SQL Server 2016
11 53 (4.45%) Big Data
11 53 (4.45%) OLAP
12 52 (4.37%) Data Lake
13 46 (3.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 38 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (3.11%) OLTP
16 31 (2.60%) MySQL
17 30 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
18 29 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
19 28 (2.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 133 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 119 (9.99%) Visual Studio
3 116 (9.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (3.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 36 (3.02%) NUnit
6 31 (2.60%) Selenium
7 25 (2.10%) gulp
8 23 (1.93%) webpack
9 20 (1.68%) Grunt
10 16 (1.34%) JIRA
10 16 (1.34%) MSTest
10 16 (1.34%) SpecFlow
11 14 (1.18%) Jasmine
11 14 (1.18%) SoapUI
12 10 (0.84%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.84%) Visual Studio Code
12 10 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.67%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.59%) Moq
15 6 (0.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 197 (16.54%) Finance
2 62 (5.21%) Law
3 40 (3.36%) Manufacturing
4 36 (3.02%) Retail
5 27 (2.27%) Legal
6 22 (1.85%) Back Office
7 20 (1.68%) Marketing
8 14 (1.18%) Public Sector
9 7 (0.59%) Advertising
9 7 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.59%) Games
10 6 (0.50%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.42%) Banking
11 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.34%) Publishing
13 3 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) Electronics
14 2 (0.17%) Local Government
14 2 (0.17%) Police
15 1 (0.084%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 708 (59.45%) Developer
2 201 (16.88%) .NET Developer
3 169 (14.19%) SQL Developer
4 143 (12.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 135 (11.34%) Software Developer
6 133 (11.17%) C# Developer
7 124 (10.41%) Analyst
8 113 (9.49%) Senior Developer
9 94 (7.89%) DBA
10 83 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 76 (6.38%) SQL DBA
12 70 (5.88%) Software Engineer
13 62 (5.21%) Architect
14 50 (4.20%) .NET Software Developer
15 49 (4.11%) Applications Support
16 45 (3.78%) T-SQL Developer
17 42 (3.53%) C# Software Developer
18 41 (3.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
19 40 (3.36%) SSIS Developer
20 37 (3.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (42.32%) .NET
2 318 (26.70%) ASP.NET
3 271 (22.75%) HTML
4 223 (18.72%) CSS
5 187 (15.70%) .NET Framework
6 181 (15.20%) AngularJS
7 127 (10.66%) Web Services
8 121 (10.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 118 (9.91%) jQuery
10 114 (9.57%) .NET Core
11 106 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 95 (7.98%) Entity Framework
13 93 (7.81%) XML
14 76 (6.38%) HTML5
15 75 (6.30%) WCF
16 68 (5.71%) React
17 66 (5.54%) REST
17 66 (5.54%) WinForms
18 63 (5.29%) WPF
19 60 (5.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 160 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.02%) Data Structures
3 33 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.10%) Clustering
7 24 (2.02%) Replication
8 18 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.43%) User Experience
10 15 (1.26%) Reinsurance
11 14 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (0.92%) PKI
14 10 (0.84%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.59%) Taxonomies
16 6 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
17 5 (0.42%) Cloud Native
17 5 (0.42%) Data Centre
17 5 (0.42%) N-Tier
18 4 (0.34%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 178 (14.95%) Windows
2 70 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 28 (2.35%) Linux
4 26 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (1.68%) Android
5 20 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.51%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (0.67%) HPUX
8 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.25%) Solaris
10 3 (0.25%) Unix
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.084%) AIX
12 1 (0.084%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (30.48%) Business Intelligence
3 278 (23.34%) MVC
4 215 (18.05%) ETL
5 183 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
6 120 (10.08%) DevOps
7 118 (9.91%) Scrum
8 117 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
9 111 (9.32%) Mentoring
10 109 (9.15%) Test Automation
11 105 (8.82%) Software Engineering
12 103 (8.65%) TDD
13 90 (7.56%) Analytics
13 90 (7.56%) Migration
14 88 (7.39%) Data Modelling
15 86 (7.22%) SDLC
15 86 (7.22%) Visualisation
16 75 (6.30%) Unit Testing
17 74 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
18 72 (6.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,120 (94.04%) SQL
2 583 (48.95%) C#
3 361 (30.31%) JavaScript
4 96 (8.06%) VB.NET
5 95 (7.98%) PowerShell
6 78 (6.55%) Java
7 56 (4.70%) PL/SQL
8 53 (4.45%) TypeScript
9 49 (4.11%) C++
9 49 (4.11%) Python
10 34 (2.85%) VB
11 32 (2.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 29 (2.43%) VBA
13 21 (1.76%) R
14 17 (1.43%) VBScript
15 10 (0.84%) ES6
16 8 (0.67%) Perl
16 8 (0.67%) VB6
17 6 (0.50%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 141 (11.84%) Degree
2 49 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.84%) DBS Check
5 10 (0.84%) MCP
6 9 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.59%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.59%) MCITP
7 7 (0.59%) MCSE
7 7 (0.59%) MCTS
8 5 (0.42%) ISEB
9 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.084%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.084%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.084%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.084%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.05%) QA
2 29 (2.43%) GDPR
3 17 (1.43%) SLA
4 16 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) IFRS
7 2 (0.17%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (3.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.09%) Docker
3 11 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.084%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.084%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.084%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (0.42%) SCCM
4 5 (0.42%) Terraform
4 5 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.084%) Puppet
6 1 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.084%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 451 (37.87%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.45%) Oracle
3 51 (4.28%) Tableau
4 36 (3.02%) Xamarin
5 35 (2.94%) Google
6 29 (2.43%) IBM
7 21 (1.76%) Intapp
8 14 (1.18%) Databricks
8 14 (1.18%) SAP
9 13 (1.09%) VMware
10 10 (0.84%) Hortonworks
11 7 (0.59%) InterSystems
12 6 (0.50%) iManage
12 6 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.34%) Citrix
13 4 (0.34%) Cognos
13 4 (0.34%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.34%) Remedy
14 3 (0.25%) HP
14 3 (0.25%) Telerik