Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 88 79
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 -7
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 5,552 6,103 6,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.37% 3.49% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 6.31% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,997 5,411 6,094
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £28,575
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 91,556 96,643 100,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.57% 55.29% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76,173 79,233 87,041
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -5 5,253 £47,500 +5.56% 732
UK excluding London 0 3,334 £42,500 - 565
London -5 2,112 £57,500 +4.55% 195
South East -8 1,016 £43,500 -3.33% 123
North of England -6 911 £42,500 +6.25% 193
Midlands +11 532 £40,000 - 105
North West -5 479 £45,000 +16.88% 107
East of England +31 423 £45,000 - 61
Yorkshire -20 353 £41,000 -8.89% 74
West Midlands -4 289 £40,000 -1.23% 62
South West -39 252 £41,029 +2.57% 55
East Midlands +32 242 £40,000 +6.67% 43
Scotland -2 146 £40,000 - 20
North East +30 79 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Wales +11 49 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Northern Ireland -7 4 £33,250 -5.00% 1
Channel Islands -5 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 5,307 (95.59%) SQL
2 4,197 (75.59%) SQL Server
3 2,721 (49.01%) C#
4 2,503 (45.08%) .NET
5 2,352 (42.36%) Microsoft
6 2,222 (40.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,074 (37.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1,869 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
9 1,703 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
10 1,491 (26.86%) JavaScript
11 1,432 (25.79%) MVC
12 1,408 (25.36%) Finance
13 1,373 (24.73%) ASP.NET
14 1,269 (22.86%) HTML
15 1,238 (22.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 1,229 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
17 1,135 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,122 (20.21%) CSS
19 1,051 (18.93%) ETL
20 830 (14.95%) Web Services
21 796 (14.34%) .NET Framework
22 778 (14.01%) Power BI
23 774 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
24 768 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
25 741 (13.35%) AngularJS
26 740 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
27 703 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
28 680 (12.25%) jQuery
29 669 (12.05%) Windows
30 656 (11.82%) 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
1 292 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 271 (4.88%) IIS
3 98 (1.77%) CMS
4 93 (1.68%) Confluence
5 59 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 53 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 51 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 43 (0.77%) Apache
8 43 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 41 (0.74%) Umbraco
10 37 (0.67%) SAS
11 17 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (0.29%) MS Exchange
13 15 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.18%) Mule
14 10 (0.18%) Mule ESB
14 10 (0.18%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.18%) SmartSockets
14 10 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 596 (10.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.090%) SPSS
8 4 (0.072%) Weka
9 3 (0.054%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.054%) Moqups
10 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.036%) Maya
10 2 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 171 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 30 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 21 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 19 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 18 (0.32%) FastStats
8 14 (0.25%) Scribe Insight
9 12 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
10 10 (0.18%) Elite 3E
10 10 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 8 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
12 7 (0.13%) Concordance
12 7 (0.13%) Relativity
12 7 (0.13%) Ringtail
12 7 (0.13%) Sage 200
13 5 (0.090%) MetaTrader
13 5 (0.090%) NetSuite
13 5 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
14 3 (0.054%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 1,135 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 430 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (2.32%) SaaS
4 86 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 60 (1.08%) PaaS
6 55 (0.99%) Office 365
7 53 (0.95%) IaaS
8 50 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 50 (0.90%) Serverless
9 47 (0.85%) GitHub
10 43 (0.77%) Google Analytics
11 22 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (0.27%) npm
14 13 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 13 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.23%) Azure Functions
14 13 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 107 (1.93%) Internet
2 52 (0.94%) HTTP
3 49 (0.88%) Firewall
4 46 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 35 (0.63%) SAN
6 33 (0.59%) SMS
7 32 (0.58%) DNS
8 31 (0.56%) Intranet
9 29 (0.52%) SSL
10 23 (0.41%) WAN
11 20 (0.36%) VPN
12 19 (0.34%) LAN
13 11 (0.20%) Wireless
14 9 (0.16%) FTP
15 8 (0.14%) Extranet
16 7 (0.13%) HTTPS
16 7 (0.13%) Skype
17 6 (0.11%) NAS
17 6 (0.11%) VLAN
18 4 (0.072%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,197 (75.59%) SQL Server
2 2,222 (40.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2,074 (37.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,238 (22.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1,229 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
6 778 (14.01%) Power BI
7 544 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 516 (9.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 483 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
10 432 (7.78%) Relational Database
11 345 (6.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 277 (4.99%) NoSQL
13 212 (3.82%) Big Data
14 196 (3.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 174 (3.13%) MySQL
16 156 (2.81%) MongoDB
17 144 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
18 141 (2.54%) QlikView
19 136 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
20 130 (2.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 645 (11.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 588 (10.59%) Visual Studio
3 490 (8.83%) Git (software)
4 236 (4.25%) JIRA
5 184 (3.31%) NUnit
6 180 (3.24%) TeamCity
7 167 (3.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 147 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 123 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 116 (2.09%) Subversion
11 94 (1.69%) Selenium
12 68 (1.22%) Jenkins
13 61 (1.10%) MSTest
14 52 (0.94%) SpecFlow
15 42 (0.76%) Jasmine
16 40 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
17 37 (0.67%) Bitbucket
18 33 (0.59%) ReSharper
19 32 (0.58%) Eclipse
20 29 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 1,408 (25.36%) Finance
2 286 (5.15%) Banking
3 285 (5.13%) Retail
4 237 (4.27%) Marketing
5 180 (3.24%) Advertising
6 87 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 83 (1.49%) Front Office
8 72 (1.30%) Legal
9 64 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 58 (1.04%) Automotive
11 54 (0.97%) Back Office
12 52 (0.94%) Law
13 34 (0.61%) Games
14 25 (0.45%) Electronics
14 25 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 23 (0.41%) Publishing
16 19 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.20%) General Ledger
17 11 (0.20%) Local Government
18 6 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,494 (62.93%) Developer
2 1,082 (19.49%) SQL Developer
3 1,048 (18.88%) .NET Developer
4 992 (17.87%) C# Developer
5 721 (12.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 696 (12.54%) Analyst
7 665 (11.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 548 (9.87%) DBA
9 544 (9.80%) Senior Developer
10 492 (8.86%) SQL DBA
11 479 (8.63%) Software Developer
12 268 (4.83%) SQL Server Developer
13 264 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
14 259 (4.66%) ASP.NET Developer
15 245 (4.41%) SSIS Developer
16 243 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 237 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
18 228 (4.11%) Architect
19 227 (4.09%) .NET Software Developer
20 222 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,503 (45.08%) .NET
2 1,373 (24.73%) ASP.NET
3 1,269 (22.86%) HTML
4 1,122 (20.21%) CSS
5 830 (14.95%) Web Services
6 796 (14.34%) .NET Framework
7 774 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 768 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 741 (13.35%) AngularJS
10 680 (12.25%) jQuery
11 511 (9.20%) XML
12 489 (8.81%) Entity Framework
13 468 (8.43%) HTML5
14 457 (8.23%) WCF
15 325 (5.85%) RESTful
16 314 (5.66%) .NET Core
17 300 (5.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 268 (4.83%) WPF
19 259 (4.66%) SOAP
20 255 (4.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 703 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 288 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
3 243 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 220 (3.96%) Replication
5 155 (2.79%) Fintech
6 150 (2.70%) Clustering
7 148 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 143 (2.58%) N-Tier
9 130 (2.34%) Data Structures
10 127 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
11 121 (2.18%) Mobile App
12 100 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
13 93 (1.68%) User Experience
14 78 (1.40%) Equities
15 66 (1.19%) Derivative
16 64 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 60 (1.08%) Fixed Income
18 41 (0.74%) NHS
18 41 (0.74%) Reinsurance
19 39 (0.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 669 (12.05%) Windows
2 181 (3.26%) Windows Server
3 138 (2.49%) Linux
4 75 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (1.12%) Android
5 62 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 62 (1.12%) Unix
6 25 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 16 (0.29%) CentOS
7 16 (0.29%) VMS
8 15 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.18%) AIX
13 8 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.036%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.036%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,869 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1,703 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1,432 (25.79%) MVC
4 1,051 (18.93%) ETL
5 740 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 583 (10.50%) Performance Tuning
7 571 (10.28%) Scrum
8 530 (9.55%) Analytics
9 526 (9.47%) TDD
10 483 (8.70%) OO
11 438 (7.89%) Migration
12 437 (7.87%) Data Modelling
13 408 (7.35%) Test Automation
14 405 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
15 391 (7.04%) Software Engineering
16 370 (6.66%) SDLC
17 366 (6.59%) Unit Testing
17 366 (6.59%) Visualisation
18 344 (6.20%) Mentoring
19 327 (5.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5,307 (95.59%) SQL
2 2,721 (49.01%) C#
3 1,491 (26.86%) JavaScript
4 459 (8.27%) PowerShell
5 387 (6.97%) VB.NET
6 376 (6.77%) Java
7 337 (6.07%) PL/SQL
8 323 (5.82%) VBA
9 248 (4.47%) Python
10 206 (3.71%) VB
11 194 (3.49%) C++
12 170 (3.06%) TypeScript
13 155 (2.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 83 (1.49%) R
15 68 (1.22%) PHP
16 55 (0.99%) VBScript
17 39 (0.70%) F#
17 39 (0.70%) Scala
18 29 (0.52%) C
18 29 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 656 (11.82%) Degree
2 149 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 142 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 63 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 55 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 50 (0.90%) ISEB
7 40 (0.72%) MCSA
8 31 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 29 (0.52%) MCSE
10 19 (0.34%) MCITP
11 16 (0.29%) PhD
12 14 (0.25%) MCP
13 13 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (0.20%) MCTS
14 11 (0.20%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 9 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.16%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (4.99%) QA
2 153 (2.76%) Data Quality
3 60 (1.08%) SLA
4 50 (0.90%) GDPR
5 17 (0.31%) PMO
6 16 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.25%) MiFID
8 12 (0.22%) EMIR
9 10 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.14%) FATCA
11 5 (0.090%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.072%) HL7
12 4 (0.072%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.054%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.036%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.036%) IFRS
14 2 (0.036%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.036%) TickIT
15 1 (0.018%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 112 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 66 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 64 (1.15%) Docker
4 42 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (0.18%) HDFS
8 9 (0.16%) ISA Server
9 8 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.13%) Firmware
10 7 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.090%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.090%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.054%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.036%) vSphere
16 1 (0.018%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.018%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 72 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 65 (1.17%) Ansible
3 40 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 36 (0.65%) Puppet
5 33 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
6 28 (0.50%) SCOM
7 26 (0.47%) Kubernetes
7 26 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 18 (0.32%) Terraform
9 16 (0.29%) logstash
10 15 (0.27%) Automic
10 15 (0.27%) Dollar Universe
10 15 (0.27%) Kibana
11 14 (0.25%) Packer
12 10 (0.18%) CloudHub
12 10 (0.18%) Tivoli
13 9 (0.16%) Nagios
13 9 (0.16%) Oozie
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2,352 (42.36%) Microsoft
2 435 (7.84%) Oracle
3 377 (6.79%) Tableau
4 144 (2.59%) Google
5 127 (2.29%) SAP
6 106 (1.91%) Cognos
7 76 (1.37%) VMware
8 75 (1.35%) Nintex
9 65 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
9 65 (1.17%) Xamarin
10 57 (1.03%) IBM
11 54 (0.97%) Sybase
12 40 (0.72%) Citrix
13 37 (0.67%) Informatica
14 36 (0.65%) Alteryx
15 32 (0.58%) Talend
16 30 (0.54%) MuleSoft
17 29 (0.52%) RedGate
18 28 (0.50%) Telerik
19 22 (0.40%) WorldPay