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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 218 177 158
Rank change year-on-year -41 -19 -37
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 3,136 2,113 1,751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.75% 1.98% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 3.59% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,231 1,818 1,508
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,175 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £37,762
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.06%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96,818 58,821 43,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.90% 55.04% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 44,547 41,753 36,385
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing T-SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing T-SQL.

Salary trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing T-SQL over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -43 2,677 £55,000 +10.00% 220
UK excluding London -27 1,720 £52,500 +16.67% 147
Work from Home -39 1,669 £52,500 +10.53% 98
London -29 1,081 £60,000 - 75
North of England -50 455 £50,000 +11.11% 31
South East -49 449 £52,500 +10.53% 38
Midlands -28 282 £50,000 +5.26% 41
South West +32 262 £52,500 +16.67% 21
Yorkshire -18 214 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North West -63 190 £50,000 +11.11% 20
West Midlands -42 185 £52,500 +5.00% 21
East of England -38 112 £50,000 - 10
East Midlands -24 94 £48,750 +21.88% 20
Scotland -30 89 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Wales 0 66 £45,000 +20.00% 3
North East -21 51 £50,000 +29.87%
Northern Ireland +2 22 £52,500 +61.54% 1

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 2,913 (92.89%) SQL
2 2,037 (64.96%) SQL Server
3 1,657 (52.84%) C#
4 1,617 (51.56%) .NET
5 1,446 (46.11%) Azure
6 1,420 (45.28%) Microsoft
7 1,410 (44.96%) Agile
8 1,080 (34.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 998 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
10 875 (27.90%) Finance
11 782 (24.94%) DevOps
12 751 (23.95%) Social Skills
13 747 (23.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 738 (23.53%) JavaScript
15 696 (22.19%) Power Platform
16 682 (21.75%) Power BI
17 666 (21.24%) Data Warehouse
18 659 (21.01%) ETL
19 650 (20.73%) .NET Core
20 601 (19.16%) AWS
21 559 (17.83%) Azure DevOps
22 557 (17.76%) HTML
23 551 (17.57%) MVC
24 542 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
25 507 (16.17%) Software Engineering
26 499 (15.91%) Degree
27 476 (15.18%) .NET Framework
28 471 (15.02%) ASP.NET
29 457 (14.57%) ASP.NET Web API
30 451 (14.38%) Analytical Skills

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 143 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
2 124 (3.95%) IIS
3 119 (3.79%) SharePoint
4 69 (2.20%) CMS
5 34 (1.08%) Apache Spark
6 32 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 30 (0.96%) Apache
8 26 (0.83%) Confluence
9 24 (0.77%) Umbraco
10 17 (0.54%) SAS
11 11 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.19%) JBoss
14 5 (0.16%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.064%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.064%) Liferay
16 2 (0.064%) SharePoint 2010
17 1 (0.032%) ColdFusion
17 1 (0.032%) Mule
Applications
1 245 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.096%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.064%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.064%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 88 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.16%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.13%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 4 (0.13%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.064%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.064%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.064%) Relativity
8 2 (0.064%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.032%) iTrent
9 1 (0.032%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.032%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.032%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.032%) Shopify
9 1 (0.032%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,446 (46.11%) Azure
2 696 (22.19%) Power Platform
3 601 (19.16%) AWS
4 559 (17.83%) Azure DevOps
5 210 (6.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 173 (5.52%) SaaS
7 141 (4.50%) Serverless
8 112 (3.57%) Azure Logic Apps
9 111 (3.54%) Azure Functions
10 105 (3.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 105 (3.35%) Azure Service Bus
11 96 (3.06%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 87 (2.77%) Azure Storage
13 71 (2.26%) GitHub
14 70 (2.23%) PaaS
15 63 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
16 55 (1.75%) GCP
17 54 (1.72%) Microsoft 365
18 50 (1.59%) Snowflake
19 43 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.02%) HTTP
2 31 (0.99%) Firewall
3 27 (0.86%) DNS
4 20 (0.64%) FTP
4 20 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.54%) Internet
5 17 (0.54%) Network Security
6 13 (0.41%) SSH
7 12 (0.38%) SSL
8 8 (0.26%) Wireless
9 7 (0.22%) SNMP
10 5 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.13%) LAN
11 4 (0.13%) WAN
12 3 (0.096%) DHCP
12 3 (0.096%) VLAN
13 2 (0.064%) SAN
14 1 (0.032%) Intranet
14 1 (0.032%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.032%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,037 (64.96%) SQL Server
2 1,080 (34.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 747 (23.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 682 (21.75%) Power BI
5 666 (21.24%) Data Warehouse
6 400 (12.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 274 (8.74%) Relational Database
8 240 (7.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 237 (7.56%) Data Lake
10 156 (4.97%) Tableau
11 111 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 95 (3.03%) MySQL
13 90 (2.87%) NoSQL
14 88 (2.81%) Big Data
15 70 (2.23%) OLAP
16 63 (2.01%) Oracle Database
16 63 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
17 56 (1.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 52 (1.66%) QlikView
19 50 (1.59%) DTS
Development Applications
1 349 (11.13%) Git (software)
2 287 (9.15%) Visual Studio
3 109 (3.48%) JIRA
4 107 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 92 (2.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 68 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 56 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 50 (1.59%) Selenium
9 38 (1.21%) NUnit
10 36 (1.15%) Bitbucket
10 36 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 32 (1.02%) webpack
12 20 (0.64%) SpecFlow
13 19 (0.61%) Moq
14 18 (0.57%) Grunt
14 18 (0.57%) gulp
15 17 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (0.51%) git-flow
17 15 (0.48%) Postman
17 15 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 875 (27.90%) Finance
2 751 (23.95%) Social Skills
3 451 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
4 195 (6.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 187 (5.96%) Public Sector
6 165 (5.26%) Banking
7 164 (5.23%) Manufacturing
8 143 (4.56%) Retail
9 128 (4.08%) Marketing
10 105 (3.35%) Legal
11 98 (3.13%) Law
12 90 (2.87%) Advertising
13 69 (2.20%) Publishing
14 67 (2.14%) Organisational Skills
15 56 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
16 50 (1.59%) Games
17 47 (1.50%) Telecoms
18 44 (1.40%) Electronics
19 42 (1.34%) Back Office
20 35 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,766 (56.31%) Developer
2 459 (14.64%) .NET Developer
2 459 (14.64%) C# Developer
3 357 (11.38%) Senior Developer
4 328 (10.46%) Analyst
5 319 (10.17%) SQL Developer
6 284 (9.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 275 (8.77%) Software Developer
8 218 (6.95%) Data Engineer
9 212 (6.76%) DBA
10 162 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 143 (4.56%) SQL DBA
12 132 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
13 128 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
14 114 (3.64%) Applications Support
15 107 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
16 95 (3.03%) Administrator
17 93 (2.97%) Lead Developer
18 92 (2.93%) Full Stack Developer
18 92 (2.93%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,617 (51.56%) .NET
2 650 (20.73%) .NET Core
3 557 (17.76%) HTML
4 476 (15.18%) .NET Framework
5 471 (15.02%) ASP.NET
6 457 (14.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 435 (13.87%) CSS
8 389 (12.40%) React
9 384 (12.24%) Entity Framework
10 325 (10.36%) Web Services
11 294 (9.38%) XML
12 267 (8.51%) jQuery
13 252 (8.04%) AngularJS
14 213 (6.79%) REST
15 199 (6.35%) HTML5
16 189 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 181 (5.77%) RESTful
18 141 (4.50%) Dapper ORM
19 138 (4.40%) WCF
20 120 (3.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 155 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
2 143 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
3 98 (3.13%) Replication
4 87 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
5 82 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 70 (2.23%) Virtual Team
7 63 (2.01%) User Experience
8 56 (1.79%) Clustering
9 55 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 40 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 38 (1.21%) NHS
12 37 (1.18%) Reinsurance
13 35 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
14 29 (0.92%) Cloud Native
14 29 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
15 28 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 24 (0.77%) FMCG
16 24 (0.77%) PropTech
17 22 (0.70%) Client/Server
18 20 (0.64%) Hackathon
Operating Systems
1 316 (10.08%) Linux
2 313 (9.98%) Windows
3 96 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 46 (1.47%) Unix
5 30 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (0.64%) Solaris
8 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.41%) AIX
10 10 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (0.16%) HPUX
12 5 (0.16%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.064%) Android
14 1 (0.032%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.032%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,410 (44.96%) Agile
2 998 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 782 (24.94%) DevOps
4 659 (21.01%) ETL
5 551 (17.57%) MVC
6 542 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
7 507 (16.17%) Software Engineering
8 435 (13.87%) CI/CD
9 431 (13.74%) Analytics
10 422 (13.46%) Scrum
11 367 (11.70%) Fintech
12 346 (11.03%) Data Modelling
13 334 (10.65%) SDLC
14 323 (10.30%) Test Automation
15 293 (9.34%) TDD
16 291 (9.28%) Infrastructure as Code
17 253 (8.07%) Visualisation
18 247 (7.88%) Full Stack Development
19 243 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
20 229 (7.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2,913 (92.89%) SQL
2 1,657 (52.84%) C#
3 738 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 318 (10.14%) TypeScript
5 300 (9.57%) Python
6 274 (8.74%) PowerShell
7 170 (5.42%) PL/SQL
8 115 (3.67%) VB.NET
9 111 (3.54%) Java
10 77 (2.46%) VB
11 72 (2.30%) VBA
12 57 (1.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 45 (1.43%) Scala
14 35 (1.12%) Bash
15 28 (0.89%) C
16 22 (0.70%) C++
17 21 (0.67%) R
17 21 (0.67%) VBScript
18 20 (0.64%) Shell Script
19 19 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 499 (15.91%) Degree
2 112 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 75 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 73 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.41%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.35%) ISEB
8 11 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.26%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.16%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.13%) MCPD
13 4 (0.13%) MCSD
13 4 (0.13%) MCSE
13 4 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.46%) Data Quality
1 140 (4.46%) QA
2 83 (2.65%) GDPR
3 50 (1.59%) SLA
4 19 (0.61%) GRC
5 13 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.29%) Accessibility
7 7 (0.22%) PMO
8 3 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.096%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.064%) MiFID
10 1 (0.032%) GxP
10 1 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 387 (12.34%) Docker
2 84 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.29%) vSphere
6 6 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.16%) Samba
8 4 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.032%) XenApp
10 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 378 (12.05%) Kubernetes
2 47 (1.50%) Terraform
3 28 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
4 16 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (0.51%) Rancher
5 14 (0.45%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.32%) Ansible
6 10 (0.32%) Grafana
6 10 (0.32%) Kibana
7 9 (0.29%) MIIS
8 8 (0.26%) Icinga
8 8 (0.26%) Nagios
8 8 (0.26%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.22%) Puppet
10 6 (0.19%) Control-M
10 6 (0.19%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.16%) Istio
Vendors
1 1,420 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 211 (6.73%) Oracle
3 110 (3.51%) Databricks
4 66 (2.10%) SAP
5 61 (1.95%) Informatica
5 61 (1.95%) Sage
6 51 (1.63%) NEC
6 51 (1.63%) Northgate
7 44 (1.40%) VMware
8 42 (1.34%) Xamarin
9 28 (0.89%) Google
9 28 (0.89%) IBM
9 28 (0.89%) RedGate
9 28 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (0.80%) ServiceNow
11 20 (0.64%) Sybase
12 17 (0.54%) Dell
12 17 (0.54%) Sun
13 15 (0.48%) Cognos
13 15 (0.48%) QAD