Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 78 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 6196 6714 8530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.42% 3.55% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 6.72% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5492 6082 7658
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,625
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £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 100094 99915 112409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.89% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 82448 86252 96120
UK median annual salary £49,039 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.24% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Top 18 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 November 2017. 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 -10 5912 £45,000 - 359
UK excluding London -9 3890 £42,500 +6.25% 255
London -2 2207 £55,000 +10.00% 114
South East -7 1207 £44,000 +3.53% 60
North of England -16 1137 £40,000 - 98
North West -19 581 £40,000 - 52
Midlands -15 527 £40,000 +6.67% 38
Yorkshire -3 513 £45,000 +12.50% 35
South West +28 418 £40,000 - 20
East of England -11 395 £45,000 - 27
West Midlands -11 348 £40,000 +6.67% 23
East Midlands -16 177 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Scotland +7 136 £40,000 +5.26% 8
Wales -51 49 £35,000 -6.67% 4
North East -12 43 £37,250 -3.12% 11
Northern Ireland -8 21 £35,000 +3.70%
Channel Islands -1 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 5874 (94.80%) SQL
2 4779 (77.13%) SQL Server
3 3028 (48.87%) C#
4 2867 (46.27%) .NET
5 2563 (41.37%) Microsoft
6 2514 (40.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2377 (38.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2120 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1958 (31.60%) Business Intelligence
10 1805 (29.13%) JavaScript
11 1787 (28.84%) ASP.NET
12 1660 (26.79%) HTML
13 1571 (25.36%) MVC
14 1414 (22.82%) Finance
15 1382 (22.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 1364 (22.01%) CSS
17 1292 (20.85%) Data Warehouse
18 1239 (20.00%) ETL
19 963 (15.54%) jQuery
20 906 (14.62%) .NET Framework
21 898 (14.49%) Scrum
22 891 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
23 869 (14.03%) Web Services
24 835 (13.48%) Windows
25 800 (12.91%) XML
26 748 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
27 746 (12.04%) AngularJS
27 746 (12.04%) SQL Server 2008
28 733 (11.83%) TDD
29 725 (11.70%) 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
1 366 (5.91%) IIS
2 297 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 113 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 112 (1.81%) CMS
5 63 (1.02%) Apache
6 56 (0.90%) Umbraco
7 47 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 39 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 38 (0.61%) JBoss
9 38 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 30 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 28 (0.45%) Confluence
13 26 (0.42%) SAS
14 22 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
15 18 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (0.26%) Apache Spark
17 14 (0.23%) Kentico
17 14 (0.23%) WordPress
18 10 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 360 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.45%) FileZilla
5 26 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.19%) SPSS
7 6 (0.097%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.065%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.016%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 110 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 32 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 20 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 15 (0.24%) MetaTrader
7 14 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 13 (0.21%) Visualfiles
9 11 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.16%) Scribe Insight
11 7 (0.11%) FastStats
11 7 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
12 6 (0.097%) Cognos TM1
12 6 (0.097%) Markit EDM
13 5 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
13 5 (0.081%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (0.081%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 5 (0.081%) SAP Business One
14 4 (0.065%) NetSuite
14 4 (0.065%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 748 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 294 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
3 134 (2.16%) SaaS
4 79 (1.28%) GitHub
5 60 (0.97%) Office 365
6 36 (0.58%) npm
7 29 (0.47%) IaaS
8 26 (0.42%) PaaS
9 25 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
10 21 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
12 17 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (0.27%) Google Analytics
13 15 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (0.24%) Sage Pay
14 12 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (0.19%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 6 (0.097%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.07%) Internet
2 91 (1.47%) Firewall
3 55 (0.89%) FTP
4 40 (0.65%) DNS
5 35 (0.56%) SMS
6 28 (0.45%) SMTP
7 24 (0.39%) Intranet
8 22 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 22 (0.36%) WAN
9 20 (0.32%) LAN
10 19 (0.31%) Broadband
11 18 (0.29%) HTTP
11 18 (0.29%) SSL
12 16 (0.26%) SAN
13 12 (0.19%) ATM
14 11 (0.18%) DHCP
15 10 (0.16%) RFID
16 9 (0.15%) Kerberos
16 9 (0.15%) Wireless
17 8 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4779 (77.13%) SQL Server
2 2514 (40.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2377 (38.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1382 (22.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1292 (20.85%) Data Warehouse
6 746 (12.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 619 (9.99%) Power BI
8 600 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 593 (9.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 497 (8.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 464 (7.49%) Relational Database
12 293 (4.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 250 (4.03%) QlikView
14 235 (3.79%) NoSQL
15 221 (3.57%) MySQL
16 208 (3.36%) OLAP
17 194 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
18 187 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
19 183 (2.95%) RDBMS
20 165 (2.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 725 (11.70%) Visual Studio
2 663 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 356 (5.75%) NUnit
4 336 (5.42%) Git (software)
5 298 (4.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 294 (4.74%) Subversion
7 205 (3.31%) JIRA
8 121 (1.95%) Selenium
9 112 (1.81%) Rhino Mocks
10 101 (1.63%) MSTest
11 87 (1.40%) Jenkins
12 70 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 69 (1.11%) RStudio
14 68 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
15 53 (0.86%) Moq
16 46 (0.74%) Bitbucket
17 45 (0.73%) SpecFlow
18 44 (0.71%) Maven
18 44 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 43 (0.69%) Eclipse
General
1 1414 (22.82%) Finance
2 325 (5.25%) Retail
3 270 (4.36%) Banking
4 229 (3.70%) Marketing
5 204 (3.29%) Advertising
6 149 (2.40%) Legal
7 127 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 116 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 89 (1.44%) Electronics
10 81 (1.31%) Games
11 79 (1.28%) Back Office
12 69 (1.11%) Law
13 58 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 51 (0.82%) Publishing
15 50 (0.81%) Investment Banking
16 43 (0.69%) Front Office
17 41 (0.66%) Automotive
18 24 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.26%) Retail Banking
20 9 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 4099 (66.16%) Developer
2 1498 (24.18%) SQL Developer
3 1398 (22.56%) .NET Developer
4 1343 (21.68%) C# Developer
5 928 (14.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 881 (14.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 670 (10.81%) DBA
8 632 (10.20%) Analyst
9 585 (9.44%) SQL DBA
10 562 (9.07%) Senior Developer
11 501 (8.09%) ASP.NET Developer
12 462 (7.46%) SQL Server Developer
13 444 (7.17%) SQL BI Developer
14 427 (6.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 416 (6.71%) SSIS Developer
16 401 (6.47%) Software Developer
17 394 (6.36%) T-SQL Developer
18 340 (5.49%) Web Developer
19 326 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
20 304 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2867 (46.27%) .NET
2 1787 (28.84%) ASP.NET
3 1660 (26.79%) HTML
4 1364 (22.01%) CSS
5 963 (15.54%) jQuery
6 906 (14.62%) .NET Framework
7 891 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 869 (14.03%) Web Services
9 800 (12.91%) XML
10 746 (12.04%) AngularJS
11 708 (11.43%) WCF
12 601 (9.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 516 (8.33%) HTML5
14 475 (7.67%) Entity Framework
15 446 (7.20%) WPF
16 423 (6.83%) Ajax
17 387 (6.25%) SOAP
18 369 (5.96%) RESTful
19 337 (5.44%) REST
20 318 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 525 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 292 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 270 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
4 227 (3.66%) Replication
5 203 (3.28%) Clustering
6 158 (2.55%) Fintech
7 154 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 140 (2.26%) User Experience
9 121 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 88 (1.42%) Mobile App
11 78 (1.26%) N-Tier
12 65 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 61 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 45 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 45 (0.73%) Hedge funds
15 38 (0.61%) Equities
15 38 (0.61%) W3C
16 37 (0.60%) Algorithms
17 33 (0.53%) NHS
18 30 (0.48%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 835 (13.48%) Windows
2 270 (4.36%) Windows Server
3 148 (2.39%) Linux
4 128 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 80 (1.29%) Unix
7 73 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 61 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 37 (0.60%) Android
10 26 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.18%) CentOS
13 9 (0.15%) VMS
14 8 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.097%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.065%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.065%) HPUX
17 4 (0.065%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.048%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2120 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1958 (31.60%) Business Intelligence
3 1571 (25.36%) MVC
4 1239 (20.00%) ETL
5 898 (14.49%) Scrum
6 733 (11.83%) TDD
7 580 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
8 564 (9.10%) Web Development
9 554 (8.94%) OO
10 505 (8.15%) Data Modelling
11 483 (7.80%) Software Engineering
12 457 (7.38%) SDLC
13 437 (7.05%) Unit Testing
14 430 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
15 361 (5.83%) Analytics
16 318 (5.13%) Test Automation
17 291 (4.70%) E-Commerce
18 285 (4.60%) Visualisation
19 280 (4.52%) CRM
20 276 (4.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5874 (94.80%) SQL
2 3028 (48.87%) C#
3 1805 (29.13%) JavaScript
4 409 (6.60%) PowerShell
5 388 (6.26%) VB.NET
6 326 (5.26%) Java
7 324 (5.23%) VB
8 279 (4.50%) PL/SQL
9 231 (3.73%) Python
10 187 (3.02%) VBA
11 148 (2.39%) C++
12 140 (2.26%) PHP
13 136 (2.19%) R
14 109 (1.76%) C
15 97 (1.57%) VBScript
16 87 (1.40%) TypeScript
17 82 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 80 (1.29%) VB6
19 72 (1.16%) XPath
20 39 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 704 (11.36%) Degree
2 185 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 141 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 63 (1.02%) MCSA
5 57 (0.92%) MCSE
6 49 (0.79%) ISEB
7 30 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 30 (0.48%) Security Cleared
8 26 (0.42%) HND
9 23 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 18 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 16 (0.26%) MCTS
12 15 (0.24%) MCP
13 11 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (0.18%) MCDBA
13 11 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (0.15%) HNC
15 8 (0.13%) GNVQ
15 8 (0.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (3.79%) QA
2 160 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 103 (1.66%) SLA
4 45 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.53%) SEPA
6 16 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.19%) RosettaNet
8 11 (0.18%) PMO
9 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.081%) GDPR
11 3 (0.048%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.048%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.032%) HL7
12 2 (0.032%) WCAG
13 1 (0.016%) DICOM
13 1 (0.016%) UCITS
System Software
1 177 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 57 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.48%) Docker
4 26 (0.42%) HDFS
5 18 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 13 (0.21%) vSphere
8 10 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.15%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.097%) Firmware
11 6 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.065%) XenApp
14 2 (0.032%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.032%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 56 (0.90%) Opsview
2 42 (0.68%) SCCM
3 33 (0.53%) Ansible
4 31 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 28 (0.45%) Perfmon
6 26 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 24 (0.39%) SCOM
8 22 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 20 (0.32%) Nagios
9 20 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (0.21%) Puppet
11 11 (0.18%) Control-M
12 10 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (0.16%) WSUS
13 8 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
15 6 (0.097%) ZENworks
16 5 (0.081%) Kibana
16 5 (0.081%) WMI
17 3 (0.048%) logstash
Vendors
1 2563 (41.37%) Microsoft
2 472 (7.62%) Oracle
3 345 (5.57%) Tableau
4 167 (2.70%) SAP
5 154 (2.49%) Cognos
6 93 (1.50%) Sybase
7 85 (1.37%) VMware
8 78 (1.26%) Splunk
9 66 (1.07%) RedGate
10 65 (1.05%) Xamarin
11 64 (1.03%) IBM
12 50 (0.81%) Google
13 41 (0.66%) Facebook
13 41 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
14 40 (0.65%) Sitecore
15 38 (0.61%) iManage
16 36 (0.58%) Informatica
17 30 (0.48%) DevExpress
18 29 (0.47%) MuleSoft
18 29 (0.47%) Talend