Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 91 88
Rank change year-on-year -27 -3 -8
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 3,699 5,501 6,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.72% 3.36% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 6.06% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,227 4,954 5,406
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 72,760 90,813 96,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.48% 55.55% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 59,651 75,559 79,027
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 2019. 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 -33 3,460 £50,000 +5.26% 588
UK excluding London -38 2,036 £42,500 - 478
London -6 1,574 £60,000 +4.35% 146
South East -36 641 £45,000 +3.45% 140
North of England -55 494 £40,000 -5.88% 123
Midlands -1 437 £42,500 +6.25% 83
North West -34 290 £42,500 -5.56% 66
West Midlands -1 232 £43,000 +7.50% 50
East Midlands -6 205 £41,500 +3.75% 33
East of England -46 175 £45,000 - 45
Yorkshire -81 165 £40,000 -2.44% 45
South West -66 134 £40,000 -2.58% 51
Scotland -9 114 £40,000 - 21
North East -14 39 £38,500 -3.75% 12
Wales -19 28 £35,000 -17.65% 12
Northern Ireland -7 9 £45,000 +35.34% 3
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 3,459 (93.51%) SQL
2 2,631 (71.13%) SQL Server
3 1,836 (49.64%) C#
4 1,717 (46.42%) .NET
5 1,474 (39.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,452 (39.25%) Microsoft
7 1,327 (35.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1,174 (31.74%) Business Intelligence
9 1,156 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 965 (26.09%) Azure
11 964 (26.06%) JavaScript
12 947 (25.60%) ASP.NET
13 892 (24.11%) Finance
14 882 (23.84%) Data Warehouse
15 872 (23.57%) ETL
16 746 (20.17%) MVC
17 735 (19.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 727 (19.65%) HTML
19 677 (18.30%) Power Platform
20 670 (18.11%) Power BI
21 635 (17.17%) CSS
22 556 (15.03%) .NET Framework
23 525 (14.19%) Git (software)
24 492 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
25 476 (12.87%) Windows
26 470 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
27 445 (12.03%) AngularJS
28 437 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
29 433 (11.71%) Scrum
30 409 (11.06%) Degree

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
1 238 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 166 (4.49%) IIS
3 62 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
4 61 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 57 (1.54%) Confluence
6 49 (1.32%) CMS
7 43 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 34 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (0.89%) Umbraco
10 19 (0.51%) Apache
11 17 (0.46%) Apache Spark
12 16 (0.43%) NServiceBus
12 16 (0.43%) SAS
13 11 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.24%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.24%) JBoss
15 9 (0.24%) WordPress
16 7 (0.19%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.19%) EPiServer
Applications
1 312 (8.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.11%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.11%) Moqups
7 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.054%) SPSS
9 1 (0.027%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.027%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 109 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 12 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.16%) OPENHousing
7 6 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.11%) Elite 3E
10 3 (0.081%) Magento
10 3 (0.081%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.054%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.054%) Infor CRM
11 2 (0.054%) Raiser's Edge
11 2 (0.054%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.054%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.054%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 965 (26.09%) Azure
2 677 (18.30%) Power Platform
3 294 (7.95%) AWS
4 89 (2.41%) SaaS
5 64 (1.73%) Azure Data Factory
6 57 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
7 51 (1.38%) PaaS
8 50 (1.35%) Office 365
9 37 (1.00%) Serverless
10 32 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (0.68%) GitHub
12 18 (0.49%) Azure Functions
13 16 (0.43%) GCP
14 13 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
14 13 (0.35%) PowerApps
15 12 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
17 10 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
18 9 (0.24%) npm
18 9 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (0.97%) Internet
2 22 (0.59%) SSL
3 21 (0.57%) FTP
4 18 (0.49%) DNS
5 13 (0.35%) SAN
6 12 (0.32%) Intranet
7 11 (0.30%) Firewall
7 11 (0.30%) HTTP
7 11 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.27%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.11%) AMQP
9 4 (0.11%) LAN
9 4 (0.11%) PPP
9 4 (0.11%) WAN
10 3 (0.081%) CTI
10 3 (0.081%) GPRS
10 3 (0.081%) Network Security
10 3 (0.081%) SMTP
11 2 (0.054%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,631 (71.13%) SQL Server
2 1,474 (39.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,327 (35.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 882 (23.84%) Data Warehouse
5 735 (19.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 670 (18.11%) Power BI
7 350 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 342 (9.25%) Relational Database
9 325 (8.79%) SQL Server 2016
10 222 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 156 (4.22%) NoSQL
12 155 (4.19%) SQL Server 2014
13 127 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
14 124 (3.35%) OLAP
15 114 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
16 107 (2.89%) MongoDB
17 105 (2.84%) Data Lake
17 105 (2.84%) QlikView
18 103 (2.78%) RDBMS
19 89 (2.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 525 (14.19%) Git (software)
2 344 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 316 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 213 (5.76%) JIRA
5 95 (2.57%) TeamCity
6 94 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 81 (2.19%) Subversion
8 76 (2.05%) Jenkins
9 74 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 73 (1.97%) Selenium
11 67 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
12 63 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
13 56 (1.51%) NUnit
14 46 (1.24%) SpecFlow
15 44 (1.19%) Bitbucket
16 42 (1.14%) ReSharper
17 37 (1.00%) SoapUI
18 27 (0.73%) IBM UrbanCode
18 27 (0.73%) Maven
19 22 (0.59%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 892 (24.11%) Finance
2 211 (5.70%) Retail
3 151 (4.08%) Banking
4 118 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 110 (2.97%) Marketing
6 77 (2.08%) Legal
7 59 (1.60%) Law
8 58 (1.57%) Public Sector
9 43 (1.16%) Back Office
10 31 (0.84%) Advertising
11 25 (0.68%) Publishing
12 23 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.59%) Aerospace
13 22 (0.59%) Telecoms
14 17 (0.46%) Automotive
15 16 (0.43%) Billing
16 15 (0.41%) Social Housing
17 14 (0.38%) Electronics
17 14 (0.38%) Front Office
17 14 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 2,343 (63.34%) Developer
2 759 (20.52%) SQL Developer
3 629 (17.00%) .NET Developer
4 550 (14.87%) C# Developer
5 517 (13.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 456 (12.33%) Analyst
7 374 (10.11%) Senior Developer
8 342 (9.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 307 (8.30%) DBA
10 258 (6.97%) SQL DBA
11 233 (6.30%) Software Developer
12 198 (5.35%) SQL Server Developer
13 190 (5.14%) Applications Support
14 181 (4.89%) Database Developer
15 155 (4.19%) SQL Database Developer
16 139 (3.76%) SQL BI Developer
17 135 (3.65%) Senior SQL Developer
17 135 (3.65%) T-SQL Developer
18 131 (3.54%) Support Analyst
19 129 (3.49%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,717 (46.42%) .NET
2 947 (25.60%) ASP.NET
3 727 (19.65%) HTML
4 635 (17.17%) CSS
5 556 (15.03%) .NET Framework
6 470 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 445 (12.03%) AngularJS
8 386 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 359 (9.71%) Web Services
10 358 (9.68%) jQuery
11 306 (8.27%) .NET Core
12 302 (8.16%) XML
13 287 (7.76%) Entity Framework
14 265 (7.16%) WCF
15 252 (6.81%) HTML5
16 219 (5.92%) WPF
17 196 (5.30%) REST
17 196 (5.30%) SOAP
18 164 (4.43%) React
19 156 (4.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 437 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
3 125 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
4 107 (2.89%) Replication
5 98 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 89 (2.41%) Clustering
7 78 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 57 (1.54%) User Experience
9 49 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 48 (1.30%) Hedge funds
11 39 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 37 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 32 (0.87%) Data Centre
14 30 (0.81%) Reinsurance
15 26 (0.70%) NHS
16 25 (0.68%) EPoS
17 22 (0.59%) Algorithms
18 16 (0.43%) Online Gambling
19 15 (0.41%) Client/Server
20 14 (0.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 476 (12.87%) Windows
2 147 (3.97%) Windows Server
3 97 (2.62%) Linux
4 55 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (1.27%) Android
6 29 (0.78%) Unix
7 27 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 22 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 19 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.24%) CentOS
13 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.11%) HPUX
16 1 (0.027%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.027%) Solaris
16 1 (0.027%) VMS
16 1 (0.027%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,174 (31.74%) Business Intelligence
2 1,156 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 872 (23.57%) ETL
4 746 (20.17%) MVC
5 492 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
6 433 (11.71%) Scrum
7 392 (10.60%) DevOps
8 329 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 303 (8.19%) Analytics
10 285 (7.70%) Performance Tuning
11 263 (7.11%) TDD
12 258 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
13 253 (6.84%) SDLC
14 251 (6.79%) Migration
15 242 (6.54%) Software Engineering
16 239 (6.46%) Visualisation
17 237 (6.41%) Computer Science
18 232 (6.27%) Unit Testing
19 228 (6.16%) Web Development
20 214 (5.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3,459 (93.51%) SQL
2 1,836 (49.64%) C#
3 964 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 280 (7.57%) PowerShell
5 251 (6.79%) Java
6 248 (6.70%) VB.NET
7 200 (5.41%) Python
8 199 (5.38%) VBA
9 197 (5.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 197 (5.33%) PL/SQL
10 145 (3.92%) VB
11 100 (2.70%) TypeScript
12 77 (2.08%) R
13 67 (1.81%) VBScript
14 62 (1.68%) PHP
15 35 (0.95%) C++
16 31 (0.84%) Bash Shell
17 27 (0.73%) XPath
18 24 (0.65%) VB6
19 18 (0.49%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 409 (11.06%) Degree
2 138 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 31 (0.84%) ISEB
6 21 (0.57%) MCSE
7 18 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.46%) MCSA
9 12 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.22%) HND
12 6 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.16%) MCP
12 6 (0.16%) MCSD
13 5 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.14%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.14%) MCTS
14 4 (0.11%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (4.16%) QA
2 120 (3.24%) Data Quality
3 45 (1.22%) SLA
4 30 (0.81%) GDPR
5 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.16%) PMO
6 4 (0.11%) HL7
6 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.081%) COBIT
8 2 (0.054%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.054%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.027%) ISO 15022
9 1 (0.027%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.027%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.027%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 118 (3.19%) Docker
2 87 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 21 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (0.22%) HDFS
7 8 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.16%) vSphere
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.081%) XenApp
11 2 (0.054%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.027%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.027%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.027%) Firmware
12 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.027%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 62 (1.68%) SQL Sentry
2 41 (1.11%) Kubernetes
3 31 (0.84%) Tivoli
4 27 (0.73%) Ansible
4 27 (0.73%) SCCM
5 25 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
6 22 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (0.59%) Puppet
7 21 (0.57%) Automic
8 15 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
9 14 (0.38%) Backup Exec
10 13 (0.35%) SCOM
11 10 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (0.27%) Grafana
12 9 (0.24%) Dollar Universe
13 7 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (0.19%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.19%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.19%) Terraform
14 6 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1,452 (39.25%) Microsoft
2 329 (8.89%) Oracle
3 194 (5.24%) Tableau
4 125 (3.38%) SAP
5 57 (1.54%) IBM
6 47 (1.27%) VMware
7 46 (1.24%) Nintex
7 46 (1.24%) RedGate
8 43 (1.16%) Xamarin
9 42 (1.14%) Cognos
10 41 (1.11%) Atlassian
11 32 (0.87%) Citrix
12 24 (0.65%) Informatica
13 23 (0.62%) Google
14 22 (0.59%) Axosoft
15 21 (0.57%) Alteryx
15 21 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (0.51%) Cadence
16 19 (0.51%) FactSet
16 19 (0.51%) Telerik