Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 115 98
Rank change year-on-year -23 -17 -21
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 992 1,887 2,726
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.32% 2.74% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 5.17% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,027 1,671 2,481
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23,461 36,526 45,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.92% 53.07% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19,451 30,335 37,714
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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
North of England +10 322 £45,000 +6.51% 70
Midlands -6 236 £49,250 +14.53% 45
South East -32 236 £42,500 -5.56% 45
Yorkshire +16 149 £43,750 +9.38% 26
West Midlands +6 138 £50,000 +11.11% 29
North West 0 134 £45,000 +7.14% 42
East Midlands +1 97 £42,500 - 16
South West -19 96 £40,000 -5.88% 21
East of England -10 48 £50,000 +17.65% 25
North East +23 39 £55,000 +27.91% 2
Scotland -49 33 £44,676 +11.69% 6
Wales +5 21 £33,750 -20.59% 6
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 942 (94.96%) SQL
2 638 (64.31%) SQL Server
3 481 (48.49%) C#
4 427 (43.04%) .NET
5 422 (42.54%) Azure
6 357 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
7 351 (35.38%) Microsoft
8 324 (32.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 304 (30.65%) Business Intelligence
10 264 (26.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 252 (25.40%) JavaScript
12 219 (22.08%) CSS
13 210 (21.17%) ASP.NET
14 209 (21.07%) Finance
15 208 (20.97%) MVC
16 194 (19.56%) DevOps
17 193 (19.46%) Power Platform
17 193 (19.46%) HTML
18 186 (18.75%) Power BI
19 166 (16.73%) Data Warehouse
20 159 (16.03%) ETL
21 153 (15.42%) Scrum
22 149 (15.02%) Windows
23 147 (14.82%) .NET Core
24 145 (14.62%) .NET Framework
25 141 (14.21%) AngularJS
26 126 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
27 125 (12.60%) ASP.NET Web API
28 124 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 121 (12.20%) PowerShell

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 66 (6.65%) IIS
2 28 (2.82%) Confluence
3 15 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.81%) FileNet
6 8 (0.81%) LiveCycle
6 8 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.71%) Apache
7 7 (0.71%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.50%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.40%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.20%) CMS
10 2 (0.20%) Drupal
10 2 (0.20%) SAS
10 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.40%) Gliffy
4 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.40%) Bond Adapt
3 4 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 422 (42.54%) Azure
2 193 (19.46%) Power Platform
3 88 (8.87%) AWS
4 58 (5.85%) SaaS
5 49 (4.94%) Azure Data Factory
6 24 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
7 19 (1.92%) npm
8 18 (1.81%) Microsoft 365
9 17 (1.71%) Azure Stack
10 16 (1.61%) Serverless
11 14 (1.41%) IaaS
12 13 (1.31%) GCP
13 12 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (1.21%) Power Automate
14 9 (0.91%) PaaS
15 8 (0.81%) Logic Apps
16 7 (0.71%) PowerApps
17 5 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
17 5 (0.50%) Azure Functions
17 5 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.91%) DNS
1 9 (0.91%) Firewall
1 9 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.40%) Broadband
2 4 (0.40%) Internet
2 4 (0.40%) SSL
3 2 (0.20%) DHCP
3 2 (0.20%) tcpdump
3 2 (0.20%) VLAN
4 1 (0.10%) HTTP
4 1 (0.10%) LAN
4 1 (0.10%) Skype
4 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (64.31%) SQL Server
2 324 (32.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 264 (26.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 186 (18.75%) Power BI
5 166 (16.73%) Data Warehouse
6 124 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 72 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 71 (7.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 49 (4.94%) Relational Database
10 47 (4.74%) Tableau
11 38 (3.83%) SQL Server 2016
12 34 (3.43%) MySQL
13 30 (3.02%) Data Lake
14 29 (2.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 28 (2.82%) MongoDB
16 24 (2.42%) SQLPlus
17 22 (2.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 21 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (2.02%) QlikView
19 20 (2.02%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 109 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 87 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 83 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (4.64%) JIRA
5 29 (2.92%) Bitbucket
6 27 (2.72%) Jenkins
7 26 (2.62%) NUnit
8 25 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 23 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (1.81%) Moq
11 17 (1.71%) gulp
12 15 (1.51%) jspm
13 13 (1.31%) MSTest
13 13 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (1.31%) Selenium
14 12 (1.21%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.91%) Maven
16 8 (0.81%) Artifactory
17 7 (0.71%) Subversion
18 6 (0.60%) GitLab
General
1 209 (21.07%) Finance
2 42 (4.23%) Marketing
3 33 (3.33%) Back Office
4 28 (2.82%) Retail
5 24 (2.42%) Law
6 21 (2.12%) Public Sector
7 18 (1.81%) Advertising
8 17 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.41%) Legal
11 10 (1.01%) Electronics
12 7 (0.71%) Games
13 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.40%) Banking
14 4 (0.40%) Front Office
15 3 (0.30%) Automotive
15 3 (0.30%) Housing Association
16 2 (0.20%) Police
17 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.10%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 562 (56.65%) Developer
2 164 (16.53%) .NET Developer
3 158 (15.93%) C# Developer
4 132 (13.31%) SQL Developer
5 116 (11.69%) Software Developer
6 112 (11.29%) Senior Developer
7 101 (10.18%) DBA
8 99 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 97 (9.78%) SQL DBA
10 95 (9.58%) Analyst
11 76 (7.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 60 (6.05%) Full Stack Developer
13 50 (5.04%) C# Software Developer
14 48 (4.84%) Data Engineer
15 41 (4.13%) .NET Software Developer
16 40 (4.03%) Applications Support
16 40 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
17 33 (3.33%) Software Engineer
18 32 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
19 30 (3.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (43.04%) .NET
2 219 (22.08%) CSS
3 210 (21.17%) ASP.NET
4 193 (19.46%) HTML
5 147 (14.82%) .NET Core
6 145 (14.62%) .NET Framework
7 141 (14.21%) AngularJS
8 125 (12.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 107 (10.79%) Entity Framework
10 101 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 100 (10.08%) React
12 96 (9.68%) jQuery
13 76 (7.66%) REST
14 69 (6.96%) JSON
15 61 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 54 (5.44%) WCF
17 49 (4.94%) HTML5
18 45 (4.54%) Web Services
19 42 (4.23%) Ajax
20 41 (4.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 94 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (3.02%) Clustering
4 29 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.52%) Replication
6 20 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (1.81%) NHS
8 16 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.21%) User Experience
10 10 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.01%) EPoS
10 10 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.01%) Robotics
11 9 (0.91%) Reinsurance
12 8 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.60%) PlayStation
14 5 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (0.50%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 149 (15.02%) Windows
2 72 (7.26%) Linux
3 61 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.31%) Android
7 11 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.50%) Unix
9 5 (0.50%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.40%) Solaris
10 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.20%) AIX
11 2 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (30.65%) Business Intelligence
3 208 (20.97%) MVC
4 194 (19.56%) DevOps
5 159 (16.03%) ETL
6 153 (15.42%) Scrum
7 126 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
8 120 (12.10%) Analytics
9 119 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 99 (9.98%) Microservices
11 80 (8.06%) TDD
12 78 (7.86%) SDLC
13 77 (7.76%) Unit Testing
14 76 (7.66%) Performance Tuning
15 74 (7.46%) Visualisation
16 67 (6.75%) Test Automation
17 66 (6.65%) Data Modelling
18 61 (6.15%) Migration
19 57 (5.75%) Mentoring
20 55 (5.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 942 (94.96%) SQL
2 481 (48.49%) C#
3 252 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 121 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 75 (7.56%) Python
6 62 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 43 (4.33%) VB.NET
8 40 (4.03%) Java
9 38 (3.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 34 (3.43%) TypeScript
11 25 (2.52%) VB
12 17 (1.71%) R
13 15 (1.51%) VBA
14 9 (0.91%) VB6
15 8 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.71%) PHP
17 6 (0.60%) C++
17 6 (0.60%) Scala
17 6 (0.60%) VBScript
18 5 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (5.34%) Degree
2 18 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.81%) MCSE
6 7 (0.71%) AWS Certification
6 7 (0.71%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.71%) ISEB
6 7 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.71%) MCITP
6 7 (0.71%) MCTS
7 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.30%) MCP
8 3 (0.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.10%) MBCS
9 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.84%) QA
2 29 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 22 (2.22%) GDPR
3 22 (2.22%) SLA
4 11 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) IFRS
6 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 69 (6.96%) Docker
2 14 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.21%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (4.03%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.31%) MIIS
3 12 (1.21%) Terraform
4 10 (1.01%) Graylog
4 10 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.01%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 351 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.36%) Oracle
3 21 (2.12%) Atlassian
4 20 (2.02%) IBM
4 20 (2.02%) SAP
4 20 (2.02%) VMware
5 18 (1.81%) Kofax
5 18 (1.81%) Talend
5 18 (1.81%) Xamarin
6 17 (1.71%) Databricks
6 17 (1.71%) Telerik
7 15 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.51%) UiPath
8 13 (1.31%) Informatica
9 12 (1.21%) Google
10 10 (1.01%) Automation Anywhere
10 10 (1.01%) Blue Prism
11 9 (0.91%) Teradata
12 8 (0.81%) Adobe
12 8 (0.81%) ILOG