Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 78 78
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 5,869 6,244 7,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.38% 3.61% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 6.53% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,103 5,595 6,378
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 97,501 95,648 105,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.26% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81,144 80,730 90,761
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -11 5,589 £45,000 - 680
UK excluding London -8 3,742 £42,500 +6.25% 533
London -19 2,036 £55,000 -4.35% 186
South East -6 1,132 £45,000 +5.88% 134
North of England -2 1,059 £43,750 +9.38% 143
Midlands -11 596 £40,000 - 93
North West -8 554 £42,500 +13.33% 67
East of England +24 480 £47,500 +5.56% 55
Yorkshire -7 421 £45,000 +12.50% 57
West Midlands -11 358 £40,000 -1.36% 48
South West -29 292 £42,500 +6.25% 69
East Midlands -7 238 £42,500 +13.33% 45
Scotland -13 158 £40,000 - 27
North East +40 84 £43,500 +20.00% 19
Wales -20 42 £41,250 +3.13% 8
Isle of Man -6 3 £45,000 -30.77% 1
Northern Ireland +2 2 £37,750 -24.50% 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5,559 (94.72%) SQL
2 4,461 (76.01%) SQL Server
3 2,821 (48.07%) C#
4 2,629 (44.79%) .NET
5 2,463 (41.97%) Microsoft
5 2,463 (41.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2,320 (39.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2,076 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
8 1,943 (33.11%) Business Intelligence
9 1,501 (25.58%) ASP.NET
10 1,495 (25.47%) Finance
11 1,465 (24.96%) JavaScript
11 1,465 (24.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1,407 (23.97%) MVC
13 1,289 (21.96%) Data Warehouse
14 1,287 (21.93%) HTML
15 1,138 (19.39%) CSS
16 1,073 (18.28%) ETL
17 1,027 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 809 (13.78%) .NET Framework
19 780 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
20 777 (13.24%) Power BI
21 770 (13.12%) Web Services
21 770 (13.12%) Windows
22 748 (12.74%) AngularJS
23 724 (12.34%) Scrum
24 713 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
25 712 (12.13%) ASP.NET Web API
26 663 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
27 661 (11.26%) 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
1 252 (4.29%) IIS
2 224 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 108 (1.84%) CMS
4 83 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 82 (1.40%) Confluence
6 78 (1.33%) Apache
7 58 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 57 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 55 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 46 (0.78%) NServiceBus
11 45 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
12 41 (0.70%) SAS
13 29 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (0.32%) Sitefinity
15 18 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
16 16 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
17 14 (0.24%) WordPress
18 13 (0.22%) JBoss
18 13 (0.22%) MS Exchange
18 13 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 512 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.12%) SPSS
9 5 (0.085%) Weka
10 3 (0.051%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.051%) Moqups
11 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.034%) Revit
12 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 123 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (0.92%) Elite 3E
3 44 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (0.48%) Markit EDM
5 24 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 15 (0.26%) Concordance
7 15 (0.26%) Infor SunSystems
7 15 (0.26%) Relativity
7 15 (0.26%) Workfront
8 14 (0.24%) MetaTrader
9 13 (0.22%) Ringtail
10 11 (0.19%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 10 (0.17%) Scribe Insight
12 9 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
12 9 (0.15%) Visualfiles
13 8 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
14 6 (0.10%) FastStats
15 5 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,027 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 323 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 105 (1.79%) SaaS
4 86 (1.47%) GitHub
5 82 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
6 68 (1.16%) PaaS
7 64 (1.09%) npm
8 60 (1.02%) IaaS
9 57 (0.97%) Office 365
10 46 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 39 (0.66%) Serverless
12 37 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
13 31 (0.53%) Google Analytics
14 28 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
15 22 (0.37%) Yarn
16 20 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
17 18 (0.31%) Trello
18 16 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
18 16 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
18 16 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 93 (1.58%) Internet
2 49 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 42 (0.72%) HTTP
4 41 (0.70%) Firewall
5 39 (0.66%) Intranet
6 32 (0.55%) SMS
7 31 (0.53%) WAN
8 26 (0.44%) DNS
8 26 (0.44%) SAN
9 22 (0.37%) VPN
10 20 (0.34%) LAN
11 19 (0.32%) SSL
12 14 (0.24%) VLAN
13 11 (0.19%) Extranet
14 10 (0.17%) Skype
14 10 (0.17%) Wireless
15 9 (0.15%) FTP
16 8 (0.14%) NAS
17 6 (0.10%) SSH
18 5 (0.085%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,461 (76.01%) SQL Server
2 2,463 (41.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2,320 (39.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,465 (24.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1,289 (21.96%) Data Warehouse
6 777 (13.24%) Power BI
7 580 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 552 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 546 (9.30%) SQL Server 2016
10 453 (7.72%) Relational Database
11 425 (7.24%) SQL Server 2014
12 266 (4.53%) NoSQL
13 264 (4.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 207 (3.53%) MySQL
15 192 (3.27%) Big Data
16 165 (2.81%) MongoDB
16 165 (2.81%) OLAP
17 132 (2.25%) QlikView
18 129 (2.20%) Data Lake
19 122 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 661 (11.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 586 (9.98%) Visual Studio
3 523 (8.91%) Git (software)
4 293 (4.99%) JIRA
5 225 (3.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 223 (3.80%) NUnit
7 164 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 164 (2.79%) Subversion
8 146 (2.49%) TeamCity
9 138 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 124 (2.11%) Jenkins
11 121 (2.06%) Selenium
12 83 (1.41%) MSTest
13 69 (1.18%) MSBuild
14 67 (1.14%) Bitbucket
15 59 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
16 44 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 39 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 39 (0.66%) Log4Net
18 33 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 1,495 (25.47%) Finance
2 287 (4.89%) Advertising
3 283 (4.82%) Retail
4 252 (4.29%) Marketing
5 239 (4.07%) Banking
6 134 (2.28%) Legal
7 113 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 82 (1.40%) Front Office
9 80 (1.36%) Law
10 60 (1.02%) Automotive
11 47 (0.80%) Telecoms
12 46 (0.78%) Games
13 38 (0.65%) Back Office
14 29 (0.49%) Electronics
15 24 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 22 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 17 (0.29%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.26%) Publishing
19 12 (0.20%) Aerospace
19 12 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,628 (61.82%) Developer
2 1,193 (20.33%) SQL Developer
3 1,113 (18.96%) C# Developer
4 1,101 (18.76%) .NET Developer
5 812 (13.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 739 (12.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 692 (11.79%) Analyst
8 584 (9.95%) DBA
9 520 (8.86%) Senior Developer
10 516 (8.79%) SQL DBA
11 497 (8.47%) Software Developer
12 344 (5.86%) SQL BI Developer
13 319 (5.44%) SQL Server Developer
14 299 (5.09%) ASP.NET Developer
15 296 (5.04%) C# Software Developer
16 288 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 252 (4.29%) SSIS Developer
18 242 (4.12%) SQL Server DBA
18 242 (4.12%) SSRS Developer
19 238 (4.06%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,629 (44.79%) .NET
2 1,501 (25.58%) ASP.NET
3 1,287 (21.93%) HTML
4 1,138 (19.39%) CSS
5 809 (13.78%) .NET Framework
6 780 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 770 (13.12%) Web Services
8 748 (12.74%) AngularJS
9 712 (12.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 649 (11.06%) jQuery
11 611 (10.41%) WCF
12 565 (9.63%) XML
13 481 (8.20%) Entity Framework
14 391 (6.66%) RESTful
15 347 (5.91%) HTML5
16 346 (5.90%) WPF
17 303 (5.16%) Ajax
18 292 (4.98%) SOAP
19 254 (4.33%) REST
20 240 (4.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 629 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
2 271 (4.62%) Replication
3 248 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 213 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 174 (2.96%) Clustering
6 170 (2.90%) Fintech
7 155 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
8 132 (2.25%) User Experience
9 111 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 108 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
11 82 (1.40%) Equities
12 72 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 62 (1.06%) N-Tier
14 47 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 43 (0.73%) Data Centre
16 39 (0.66%) Client/Server
17 38 (0.65%) Derivative
18 35 (0.60%) Fixed Income
19 34 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 770 (13.12%) Windows
2 218 (3.71%) Windows Server
3 136 (2.32%) Linux
4 86 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (1.12%) Unix
7 40 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 33 (0.56%) Android
9 29 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 28 (0.48%) VMS
10 28 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 16 (0.27%) CentOS
11 16 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.19%) AIX
13 11 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.085%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.034%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,076 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,943 (33.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1,407 (23.97%) MVC
4 1,073 (18.28%) ETL
5 724 (12.34%) Scrum
6 713 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
7 663 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
8 626 (10.67%) TDD
9 556 (9.47%) OO
10 496 (8.45%) SDLC
11 467 (7.96%) Software Engineering
12 446 (7.60%) Analytics
13 435 (7.41%) Data Modelling
14 423 (7.21%) Migration
15 417 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
15 417 (7.11%) Unit Testing
16 405 (6.90%) Test Automation
17 392 (6.68%) Web Development
18 335 (5.71%) SOLID
19 330 (5.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5,559 (94.72%) SQL
2 2,821 (48.07%) C#
3 1,465 (24.96%) JavaScript
4 444 (7.57%) PowerShell
5 391 (6.66%) VB.NET
6 378 (6.44%) Java
7 323 (5.50%) PL/SQL
8 308 (5.25%) VBA
9 234 (3.99%) VB
10 203 (3.46%) Python
11 183 (3.12%) C++
12 171 (2.91%) TypeScript
13 110 (1.87%) PHP
14 108 (1.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 81 (1.38%) R
16 67 (1.14%) C
17 59 (1.01%) ES6
18 54 (0.92%) Shell Script
19 51 (0.87%) VB6
20 48 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 659 (11.23%) Degree
2 206 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 83 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 66 (1.12%) MCSA
6 63 (1.07%) MCSE
7 62 (1.06%) ISEB
8 49 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 37 (0.63%) MCP
10 34 (0.58%) SC Cleared
11 21 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 20 (0.34%) MCITP
13 17 (0.29%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.29%) MCTS
14 16 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
15 15 (0.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 14 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.20%) CCNA
17 12 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
18 9 (0.15%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (4.91%) QA
2 138 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 48 (0.82%) SLA
4 43 (0.73%) GDPR
5 21 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.22%) PMO
8 10 (0.17%) GCP
8 10 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.14%) MiFID
10 3 (0.051%) EMIR
10 3 (0.051%) FATCA
10 3 (0.051%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.051%) TickIT
11 2 (0.034%) HL7
11 2 (0.034%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.017%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.017%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.017%) WCAG
System Software
1 211 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 83 (1.41%) Docker
3 53 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.26%) HDFS
6 12 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (0.19%) ISA Server
8 8 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.10%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.051%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.051%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.034%) vSphere
13 1 (0.017%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 79 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (0.83%) Ansible
2 49 (0.83%) Puppet
3 48 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
4 40 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 34 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 24 (0.41%) Kubernetes
7 23 (0.39%) SCOM
8 15 (0.26%) logstash
8 15 (0.26%) SCCM
9 14 (0.24%) Kibana
9 14 (0.24%) Perfmon
10 13 (0.22%) Automic
10 13 (0.22%) Dollar Universe
11 12 (0.20%) Packer
12 10 (0.17%) Control-M
12 10 (0.17%) SQL Sentry
13 9 (0.15%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.15%) Oozie
13 9 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2,463 (41.97%) Microsoft
2 408 (6.95%) Oracle
3 365 (6.22%) Tableau
4 114 (1.94%) SAP
5 111 (1.89%) Google
6 102 (1.74%) WorldPay
7 97 (1.65%) Xamarin
8 67 (1.14%) Cognos
9 54 (0.92%) Sybase
10 53 (0.90%) Capita
10 53 (0.90%) RedGate
10 53 (0.90%) VMware
11 51 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 43 (0.73%) Intapp
13 42 (0.72%) Informatica
14 34 (0.58%) Sitecore
15 30 (0.51%) Facebook
15 30 (0.51%) IBM
16 28 (0.48%) Alteryx
17 26 (0.44%) Nintex