Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 84 78
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 -5
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 5,717 6,182 6,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.38% 3.51% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 6.31% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,050 5,525 6,313
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 94,322 97,925 103,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.82% 55.56% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,325 80,918 89,393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing T-SQL.

Salary trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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
England -6 5,423 £47,500 +5.56% 654
UK excluding London -7 3,478 £42,500 +3.66% 476
London -3 2,126 £57,500 - 203
South East -4 1,029 £45,000 - 117
North of England -6 970 £44,000 +10.00% 151
Midlands +2 605 £40,000 - 83
North West -5 495 £45,000 +16.88% 81
East of England +32 420 £45,000 - 45
Yorkshire -10 388 £42,500 - 57
West Midlands -4 351 £40,000 -2.44% 45
South West -33 271 £41,500 +3.75% 54
East Midlands +22 253 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Scotland 0 154 £40,000 - 20
North East +29 87 £42,500 -5.56% 13
Wales -12 41 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Northern Ireland -4 2 £33,250 -9.52% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 5,431 (95.00%) SQL
2 4,348 (76.05%) SQL Server
3 2,729 (47.73%) C#
4 2,525 (44.17%) .NET
5 2,440 (42.68%) Microsoft
6 2,400 (41.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,251 (39.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2,002 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
9 1,863 (32.59%) Business Intelligence
10 1,494 (26.13%) Finance
11 1,450 (25.36%) JavaScript
12 1,401 (24.51%) MVC
13 1,388 (24.28%) ASP.NET
13 1,388 (24.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1,295 (22.65%) Data Warehouse
15 1,271 (22.23%) HTML
16 1,141 (19.96%) CSS
17 1,094 (19.14%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,074 (18.79%) ETL
19 836 (14.62%) Power BI
20 818 (14.31%) Web Services
21 797 (13.94%) .NET Framework
22 759 (13.28%) ASP.NET MVC
22 759 (13.28%) ASP.NET Web API
23 748 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
24 740 (12.94%) AngularJS
25 709 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
26 708 (12.38%) Windows
27 696 (12.17%) Degree
28 680 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 250 (4.37%) IIS
2 237 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 104 (1.82%) Confluence
4 102 (1.78%) CMS
5 75 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
6 66 (1.15%) Apache
7 58 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 53 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 45 (0.79%) SAS
10 44 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 42 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 19 (0.33%) NServiceBus
12 19 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 15 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.26%) Sitefinity
13 15 (0.26%) WordPress
14 12 (0.21%) MS Exchange
15 11 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (0.19%) MTS
15 11 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 552 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 136 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.14%) SPSS
9 3 (0.052%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.052%) Moqups
9 3 (0.052%) Weka
10 2 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.035%) Maya
11 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 156 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 41 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 36 (0.63%) Elite 3E
5 33 (0.58%) Markit EDM
6 19 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 18 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 18 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 16 (0.28%) FastStats
9 13 (0.23%) Scribe Insight
10 10 (0.17%) NetSuite
10 10 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
11 9 (0.16%) Concordance
11 9 (0.16%) Relativity
11 9 (0.16%) Ringtail
11 9 (0.16%) Workfront
12 8 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
13 5 (0.087%) MetaTrader
13 5 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
13 5 (0.087%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,094 (19.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 365 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 115 (2.01%) SaaS
4 77 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
5 72 (1.26%) GitHub
6 66 (1.15%) PaaS
7 63 (1.10%) IaaS
8 51 (0.89%) Office 365
9 45 (0.79%) Serverless
10 44 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 37 (0.65%) Google Analytics
12 32 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
13 30 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
14 28 (0.49%) npm
15 22 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
16 21 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 18 (0.31%) Route 53
18 17 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (1.70%) Internet
2 54 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 46 (0.80%) HTTP
3 46 (0.80%) SMS
4 44 (0.77%) Firewall
5 38 (0.66%) SAN
6 29 (0.51%) VPN
7 26 (0.45%) Intranet
8 22 (0.38%) WAN
9 19 (0.33%) SSL
10 18 (0.31%) DNS
11 17 (0.30%) LAN
12 13 (0.23%) Wireless
13 11 (0.19%) Skype
14 10 (0.17%) NAS
15 9 (0.16%) VLAN
16 6 (0.10%) FTP
16 6 (0.10%) SSH
17 5 (0.087%) Extranet
18 4 (0.070%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,348 (76.05%) SQL Server
2 2,400 (41.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2,251 (39.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,388 (24.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1,295 (22.65%) Data Warehouse
6 836 (14.62%) Power BI
7 594 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 591 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 512 (8.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 440 (7.70%) Relational Database
11 371 (6.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 288 (5.04%) NoSQL
13 210 (3.67%) Big Data
14 191 (3.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 175 (3.06%) MongoDB
16 166 (2.90%) MySQL
17 141 (2.47%) OLAP
18 138 (2.41%) QlikView
19 126 (2.20%) Data Lake
20 118 (2.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 680 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 597 (10.44%) Visual Studio
3 510 (8.92%) Git (software)
4 288 (5.04%) JIRA
5 193 (3.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 189 (3.31%) NUnit
7 171 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 158 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 154 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 146 (2.55%) Subversion
11 107 (1.87%) Selenium
12 96 (1.68%) Jenkins
13 76 (1.33%) MSTest
14 63 (1.10%) Bitbucket
15 39 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 39 (0.68%) SpecFlow
16 37 (0.65%) Jasmine
16 37 (0.65%) MSBuild
16 37 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
17 33 (0.58%) ReSharper
General
1 1,494 (26.13%) Finance
2 260 (4.55%) Advertising
3 254 (4.44%) Marketing
4 248 (4.34%) Retail
5 235 (4.11%) Banking
6 115 (2.01%) Legal
7 105 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 79 (1.38%) Front Office
9 67 (1.17%) Law
10 62 (1.08%) Automotive
11 51 (0.89%) Telecoms
12 44 (0.77%) Back Office
13 40 (0.70%) Games
14 29 (0.51%) Electronics
15 13 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.17%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.17%) General Ledger
17 9 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,558 (62.24%) Developer
2 1,172 (20.50%) SQL Developer
3 1,050 (18.37%) .NET Developer
4 1,010 (17.67%) C# Developer
5 795 (13.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 731 (12.79%) Analyst
7 675 (11.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 576 (10.08%) Senior Developer
9 548 (9.59%) DBA
10 485 (8.48%) Software Developer
11 481 (8.41%) SQL DBA
12 311 (5.44%) SQL BI Developer
13 275 (4.81%) SSIS Developer
14 270 (4.72%) C# Software Developer
15 265 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
16 260 (4.55%) T-SQL Developer
17 258 (4.51%) SQL Server Developer
18 252 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 251 (4.39%) SSRS Developer
20 230 (4.02%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,525 (44.17%) .NET
2 1,388 (24.28%) ASP.NET
3 1,271 (22.23%) HTML
4 1,141 (19.96%) CSS
5 818 (14.31%) Web Services
6 797 (13.94%) .NET Framework
7 759 (13.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 759 (13.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 740 (12.94%) AngularJS
9 672 (11.75%) jQuery
10 527 (9.22%) XML
11 520 (9.10%) WCF
12 484 (8.47%) Entity Framework
13 395 (6.91%) HTML5
14 362 (6.33%) RESTful
15 280 (4.90%) WPF
16 275 (4.81%) SOAP
17 274 (4.79%) Ajax
18 267 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 252 (4.41%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 709 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 265 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
3 244 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 241 (4.22%) Replication
5 164 (2.87%) Fintech
6 157 (2.75%) Clustering
6 157 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 128 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
8 120 (2.10%) Mobile App
8 120 (2.10%) User Experience
9 111 (1.94%) N-Tier
10 102 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 92 (1.61%) Equities
12 88 (1.54%) Data Structures
13 63 (1.10%) Derivative
13 63 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 49 (0.86%) Fixed Income
15 39 (0.68%) NHS
16 38 (0.66%) Hedge funds
17 35 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 708 (12.38%) Windows
2 192 (3.36%) Windows Server
3 135 (2.36%) Linux
4 83 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (1.01%) Unix
7 43 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 39 (0.68%) Android
9 32 (0.56%) VMS
10 29 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 23 (0.40%) CentOS
12 21 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 18 (0.31%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.23%) AIX
15 13 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 3 (0.052%) Amazon Linux
18 2 (0.035%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,002 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,863 (32.59%) Business Intelligence
3 1,401 (24.51%) MVC
4 1,074 (18.79%) ETL
5 748 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
6 645 (11.28%) Performance Tuning
7 635 (11.11%) Scrum
8 563 (9.85%) TDD
9 501 (8.76%) OO
10 485 (8.48%) Analytics
11 464 (8.12%) SDLC
12 446 (7.80%) Data Modelling
13 443 (7.75%) Software Engineering
14 414 (7.24%) Migration
15 410 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
16 409 (7.15%) Unit Testing
17 403 (7.05%) Test Automation
18 384 (6.72%) Visualisation
19 351 (6.14%) Web Development
20 344 (6.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5,431 (95.00%) SQL
2 2,729 (47.73%) C#
3 1,450 (25.36%) JavaScript
4 429 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 402 (7.03%) VB.NET
6 383 (6.70%) Java
7 311 (5.44%) PL/SQL
8 301 (5.26%) VBA
9 242 (4.23%) Python
10 208 (3.64%) VB
11 177 (3.10%) C++
12 161 (2.82%) TypeScript
13 155 (2.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 89 (1.56%) PHP
15 80 (1.40%) R
16 49 (0.86%) C
17 42 (0.73%) Shell Script
18 40 (0.70%) VB6
19 36 (0.63%) Bash Shell
20 35 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 696 (12.17%) Degree
2 184 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 147 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 57 (1.00%) ISEB
6 54 (0.94%) MCSA
7 51 (0.89%) MCSE
8 43 (0.75%) SC Cleared
9 35 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 27 (0.47%) MCP
11 24 (0.42%) MCITP
12 22 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 18 (0.31%) MCTS
14 16 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
15 15 (0.26%) Master's Degree
15 15 (0.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 10 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.14%) MCPD
17 8 (0.14%) PhD
18 7 (0.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (5.00%) QA
2 141 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 59 (1.03%) SLA
4 47 (0.82%) GDPR
5 18 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.26%) PMO
7 14 (0.24%) MiFID
8 10 (0.17%) EMIR
9 8 (0.14%) FATCA
10 7 (0.12%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.087%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.070%) GCP
12 4 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.052%) HL7
13 3 (0.052%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.035%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.035%) IFRS
14 2 (0.035%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.035%) TickIT
15 1 (0.017%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 162 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 66 (1.15%) Docker
3 61 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 29 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (0.23%) ISA Server
7 11 (0.19%) HDFS
8 9 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.14%) Terminal Server
10 7 (0.12%) Firmware
11 5 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.087%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.070%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.035%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.017%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.017%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 71 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 60 (1.05%) Ansible
3 48 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 41 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
5 37 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 30 (0.52%) Puppet
7 24 (0.42%) SCOM
8 23 (0.40%) Kubernetes
9 21 (0.37%) Automic
9 21 (0.37%) Dollar Universe
9 21 (0.37%) Kibana
10 20 (0.35%) logstash
11 19 (0.33%) Packer
12 11 (0.19%) Tivoli
13 10 (0.17%) SQL Sentry
14 9 (0.16%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.16%) Control-M
14 9 (0.16%) Oozie
14 9 (0.16%) Perfmon
15 7 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2,440 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 399 (6.98%) Oracle
3 366 (6.40%) Tableau
4 137 (2.40%) Google
5 111 (1.94%) SAP
6 86 (1.50%) Xamarin
7 75 (1.31%) Cognos
8 62 (1.08%) WorldPay
9 58 (1.01%) Nintex
10 57 (1.00%) Sybase
11 53 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 52 (0.91%) VMware
13 43 (0.75%) Informatica
14 38 (0.66%) Capita
15 34 (0.59%) RedGate
16 33 (0.58%) IBM
17 26 (0.45%) Citrix
18 25 (0.44%) Atlassian
18 25 (0.44%) Intapp
19 23 (0.40%) Sitecore