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

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 92 78
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14 -6
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 4,600 6,018 6,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.04% 3.40% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.53% 6.11% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,046 5,250 5,599
UK median annual salary £46,650 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.67% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 83,170 98,472 93,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.94% 55.70% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68,771 82,696 80,271
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Top 16 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 February 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 -17 4,339 £47,500 +5.56% 741
UK excluding London -19 2,761 £42,500 - 586
London +4 1,768 £57,500 +9.52% 202
South East -22 819 £42,500 - 123
North of England -7 807 £42,500 - 178
North West +9 469 £42,500 +6.25% 99
Midlands +1 408 £40,000 +3.90% 112
East of England +3 362 £45,000 - 63
Yorkshire -13 283 £42,500 -5.56% 68
West Midlands +3 252 £39,750 -0.63% 57
South West -83 174 £42,500 +6.25% 65
East Midlands +3 156 £40,000 +6.67% 55
Scotland -5 138 £40,000 -5.88% 32
North East +9 56 £37,500 +5.35% 11
Wales +16 44 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Northern Ireland -29 7 £35,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 4,406 (95.78%) SQL
2 3,435 (74.67%) SQL Server
3 2,269 (49.33%) C#
4 2,148 (46.70%) .NET
5 1,919 (41.72%) Microsoft
6 1,780 (38.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,607 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
8 1,555 (33.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1,417 (30.80%) Business Intelligence
10 1,250 (27.17%) ASP.NET
11 1,246 (27.09%) JavaScript
12 1,165 (25.33%) MVC
13 1,126 (24.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 1,042 (22.65%) Data Warehouse
15 1,031 (22.41%) HTML
16 1,017 (22.11%) Finance
17 1,000 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 924 (20.09%) CSS
19 899 (19.54%) ETL
20 646 (14.04%) .NET Framework
21 644 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
22 607 (13.20%) Web Services
23 600 (13.04%) Windows
24 585 (12.72%) Power BI
25 578 (12.57%) AngularJS
26 572 (12.43%) ASP.NET Web API
27 560 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
28 559 (12.15%) jQuery
29 554 (12.04%) Scrum
30 531 (11.54%) Visual Studio

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
1 267 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 227 (4.93%) IIS
3 59 (1.28%) SAS
4 58 (1.26%) Apache
5 57 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 57 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
6 50 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 50 (1.09%) Confluence
7 48 (1.04%) CMS
8 31 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 29 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 17 (0.37%) Apache Pig
11 16 (0.35%) JBoss
11 16 (0.35%) Umbraco
11 16 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 15 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.28%) Apache Geronimo
13 13 (0.28%) GlassFish
14 12 (0.26%) Mule
Applications
1 409 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 106 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.28%) Weka
5 8 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.043%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.043%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.022%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.022%) HipChat
7 1 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 116 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
7 5 (0.11%) FastStats
7 5 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.087%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.087%) Sage 1000
8 4 (0.087%) Sage 500
8 4 (0.087%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.087%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.087%) SunGard GMI
9 3 (0.065%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.065%) Northgate Housing
10 2 (0.043%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.043%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.043%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.043%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,126 (24.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 379 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (2.09%) Azure Data Factory
3 96 (2.09%) SaaS
4 71 (1.54%) Office 365
5 54 (1.17%) Serverless
6 39 (0.85%) PaaS
7 38 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 32 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
9 28 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
10 25 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (0.48%) IaaS
12 20 (0.43%) Azure Functions
13 19 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
15 17 (0.37%) Google Analytics
16 16 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.33%) GitHub
18 13 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
19 12 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 78 (1.70%) Internet
2 56 (1.22%) Firewall
3 52 (1.13%) DNS
4 40 (0.87%) Intranet
5 35 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 27 (0.59%) LAN
6 27 (0.59%) WAN
7 25 (0.54%) HTTP
8 24 (0.52%) SSL
9 20 (0.43%) Extranet
10 15 (0.33%) SAN
11 12 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (0.26%) FTP
12 8 (0.17%) Network Security
13 6 (0.13%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.13%) PBX
13 6 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (0.13%) VoIP
14 5 (0.11%) RTP
15 4 (0.087%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,435 (74.67%) SQL Server
2 1,780 (38.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,555 (33.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,042 (22.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1,000 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 585 (12.72%) Power BI
7 416 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 385 (8.37%) SQL Server 2016
9 377 (8.20%) Relational Database
10 371 (8.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 213 (4.63%) SQL Server 2014
12 178 (3.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 166 (3.61%) Big Data
14 155 (3.37%) NoSQL
15 147 (3.20%) Azure SQL Database
16 142 (3.09%) MySQL
17 134 (2.91%) QlikView
18 127 (2.76%) OLAP
19 125 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
20 120 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 531 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 516 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 436 (9.48%) Git (software)
4 153 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 144 (3.13%) JIRA
6 133 (2.89%) NUnit
7 115 (2.50%) Subversion
8 109 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 108 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 72 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
11 62 (1.35%) Jenkins
12 61 (1.33%) Selenium
13 54 (1.17%) MSTest
14 42 (0.91%) Eclipse
15 37 (0.80%) Maven
16 35 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
17 33 (0.72%) ReSharper
18 30 (0.65%) SpecFlow
19 28 (0.61%) ERwin
20 24 (0.52%) ER Studio
General
1 1,017 (22.11%) Finance
2 274 (5.96%) Retail
3 245 (5.33%) Marketing
4 240 (5.22%) Banking
5 97 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 85 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 69 (1.50%) Advertising
8 48 (1.04%) Front Office
9 45 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 41 (0.89%) Back Office
10 41 (0.89%) Legal
11 40 (0.87%) Electronics
11 40 (0.87%) Publishing
12 36 (0.78%) Automotive
13 34 (0.74%) Law
14 25 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.50%) Local Government
16 17 (0.37%) Games
17 13 (0.28%) Billing
18 8 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2,917 (63.41%) Developer
2 896 (19.48%) .NET Developer
3 884 (19.22%) SQL Developer
4 841 (18.28%) C# Developer
5 586 (12.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 549 (11.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 515 (11.20%) DBA
8 482 (10.48%) Senior Developer
9 477 (10.37%) Analyst
10 461 (10.02%) SQL DBA
11 430 (9.35%) Software Developer
12 241 (5.24%) SQL Server Developer
13 221 (4.80%) Administrator
14 217 (4.72%) SQL BI Developer
15 206 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
16 205 (4.46%) C# Software Developer
17 187 (4.07%) .NET Software Developer
17 187 (4.07%) SQL Server DBA
18 184 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 178 (3.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,148 (46.70%) .NET
2 1,250 (27.17%) ASP.NET
3 1,031 (22.41%) HTML
4 924 (20.09%) CSS
5 646 (14.04%) .NET Framework
6 644 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 607 (13.20%) Web Services
8 578 (12.57%) AngularJS
9 572 (12.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 559 (12.15%) jQuery
11 464 (10.09%) XML
12 370 (8.04%) Entity Framework
13 359 (7.80%) .NET Core
14 336 (7.30%) HTML5
15 333 (7.24%) WCF
16 265 (5.76%) SOAP
17 259 (5.63%) RESTful
18 248 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 215 (4.67%) React
20 210 (4.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 490 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 267 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 168 (3.65%) Replication
4 126 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
5 125 (2.72%) Fintech
6 124 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 123 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 116 (2.52%) Clustering
9 87 (1.89%) N-Tier
10 81 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 67 (1.46%) Mobile App
12 48 (1.04%) User Experience
13 40 (0.87%) Fixed Income
14 38 (0.83%) Derivative
15 35 (0.76%) Data Centre
16 34 (0.74%) Algorithms
17 33 (0.72%) Blog
17 33 (0.72%) Equities
18 29 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
19 27 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 600 (13.04%) Windows
2 197 (4.28%) Windows Server
3 149 (3.24%) Linux
4 65 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (1.22%) Unix
6 55 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (0.93%) Android
8 36 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.26%) CentOS
10 12 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.11%) VMS
14 2 (0.043%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.043%) Solaris
14 2 (0.043%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.043%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.043%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,607 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,417 (30.80%) Business Intelligence
3 1,165 (25.33%) MVC
4 899 (19.54%) ETL
5 560 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
6 554 (12.04%) Scrum
7 415 (9.02%) Analytics
8 399 (8.67%) TDD
9 395 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
10 364 (7.91%) OO
11 344 (7.48%) Data Modelling
12 343 (7.46%) Migration
13 312 (6.78%) Software Engineering
14 310 (6.74%) Visualisation
15 308 (6.70%) Test Automation
16 290 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
17 266 (5.78%) Mentoring
18 265 (5.76%) Unit Testing
19 259 (5.63%) DevOps
20 252 (5.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4,406 (95.78%) SQL
2 2,269 (49.33%) C#
3 1,246 (27.09%) JavaScript
4 359 (7.80%) PowerShell
5 327 (7.11%) PL/SQL
6 311 (6.76%) VB.NET
7 281 (6.11%) Java
8 235 (5.11%) VBA
9 188 (4.09%) Python
10 169 (3.67%) C++
11 131 (2.85%) TypeScript
12 130 (2.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 127 (2.76%) VB
14 86 (1.87%) R
15 70 (1.52%) PHP
16 68 (1.48%) VBScript
17 43 (0.93%) F#
18 36 (0.78%) C
19 30 (0.65%) Bash Shell
20 28 (0.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 479 (10.41%) Degree
2 112 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 63 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.70%) MCSA
7 30 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 25 (0.54%) ISEB
10 17 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 16 (0.35%) PhD
12 15 (0.33%) MCITP
12 15 (0.33%) MCSE
13 13 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (0.20%) MCDBA
15 8 (0.17%) Master's Degree
16 6 (0.13%) AWS Certification
16 6 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 5 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (3.91%) QA
2 155 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 99 (2.15%) GDPR
4 49 (1.07%) SLA
5 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.22%) HL7
6 10 (0.22%) MiFID
7 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (0.17%) PMO
9 7 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.087%) EMIR
11 3 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.065%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.043%) FATCA
13 1 (0.022%) COBIT
System Software
1 110 (2.39%) Docker
2 74 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 70 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 38 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (0.52%) HDFS
7 12 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.087%) Varnish
10 3 (0.065%) vSphere
11 2 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.043%) XenApp
12 1 (0.022%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.022%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.022%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 38 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.80%) Terraform
4 31 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 30 (0.65%) Puppet
6 28 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
7 27 (0.59%) Ansible
8 21 (0.46%) SCOM
9 17 (0.37%) SCCM
10 16 (0.35%) Perfmon
10 16 (0.35%) SQL Sentry
11 12 (0.26%) CloudHub
12 11 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
13 9 (0.20%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.20%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.17%) Nagios
15 7 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (0.13%) Marathon
17 4 (0.087%) BMC PATROL
17 4 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1,919 (41.72%) Microsoft
2 422 (9.17%) Oracle
3 336 (7.30%) Tableau
4 150 (3.26%) SAP
5 94 (2.04%) VMware
6 81 (1.76%) RedGate
7 80 (1.74%) Cognos
8 72 (1.57%) Google
9 61 (1.33%) IBM
10 47 (1.02%) Citrix
10 47 (1.02%) Nintex
10 47 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 46 (1.00%) Cisco
12 45 (0.98%) Alteryx
12 45 (0.98%) Talend
13 41 (0.89%) Telerik
14 35 (0.76%) Xamarin
15 27 (0.59%) Sybase
16 26 (0.57%) Adobe
17 25 (0.54%) ServiceNow