Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 78 71
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 -1
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 6181 6963 8631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.51% 3.53% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 6.74% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5522 6294 7770
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.90%

T-SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97875 103294 111695
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.42% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80828 89423 95118
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 -4 5916 £45,000 - 291
UK excluding London -5 3760 £41,000 +2.50% 220
London -1 2358 £57,500 +11.65% 88
North of England -11 1200 £40,000 - 67
South East -2 1019 £45,000 +5.88% 50
North West -18 633 £38,500 -2.53% 35
Midlands +1 603 £40,000 - 39
Yorkshire 0 537 £42,500 +6.25% 32
West Midlands +6 403 £41,500 +10.67% 23
South West -3 372 £40,000 +2.89% 23
East of England -33 360 £45,000 - 23
East Midlands -10 198 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Scotland +17 133 £40,000 - 14
Wales -29 62 £37,500 - 4
North East -21 30 £45,000 +28.57%
Northern Ireland -8 7 £36,750 +8.89%
Isle of Man - 6 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5911 (95.63%) SQL
2 4835 (78.22%) SQL Server
3 2981 (48.23%) C#
4 2911 (47.10%) .NET
5 2580 (41.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2464 (39.86%) Microsoft
7 2395 (38.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2129 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
9 2011 (32.54%) Business Intelligence
10 1844 (29.83%) ASP.NET
11 1744 (28.22%) JavaScript
12 1688 (27.31%) HTML
13 1647 (26.65%) MVC
14 1556 (25.17%) Finance
15 1445 (23.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 1436 (23.23%) CSS
17 1372 (22.20%) Data Warehouse
18 1202 (19.45%) ETL
19 1005 (16.26%) jQuery
20 952 (15.40%) ASP.NET MVC
21 885 (14.32%) .NET Framework
22 847 (13.70%) XML
23 845 (13.67%) Windows
24 817 (13.22%) Web Services
25 813 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
26 799 (12.93%) Scrum
27 783 (12.67%) WCF
28 739 (11.96%) TDD
29 737 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
30 722 (11.68%) 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
1 352 (5.69%) IIS
2 247 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 141 (2.28%) CMS
4 102 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 63 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 62 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 59 (0.95%) Confluence
8 45 (0.73%) SAS
9 44 (0.71%) JBoss
10 43 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 38 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 37 (0.60%) Apache
13 35 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 28 (0.45%) Apache Spark
15 26 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (0.36%) MS Exchange
17 20 (0.32%) Kentico
18 19 (0.31%) GlassFish
19 17 (0.28%) Apache Pig
20 16 (0.26%) Alfresco
Applications
1 426 (6.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 139 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (0.66%) FileZilla
5 26 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.19%) SPSS
8 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.032%) Weka
10 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.016%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 121 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 23 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 22 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 18 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 17 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
8 12 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
9 8 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 8 (0.13%) FastStats
9 8 (0.13%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
9 8 (0.13%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.13%) SAP PS
9 8 (0.13%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.11%) MetaTrader
10 7 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 737 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 281 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 127 (2.05%) SaaS
4 56 (0.91%) GitHub
5 44 (0.71%) Office 365
6 29 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.44%) IaaS
8 23 (0.37%) PaaS
9 21 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
10 18 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 17 (0.28%) Google Play
12 15 (0.24%) Boomi
12 15 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (0.24%) Sage Pay
13 12 (0.19%) iPaaS
14 11 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.18%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
16 6 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (1.71%) Internet
2 68 (1.10%) FTP
3 52 (0.84%) Firewall
4 43 (0.70%) SMTP
5 31 (0.50%) Intranet
6 24 (0.39%) SAN
7 21 (0.34%) DNS
8 20 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 19 (0.31%) WAN
10 16 (0.26%) HTTP
10 16 (0.26%) Network Security
11 13 (0.21%) ATM
11 13 (0.21%) LAN
12 12 (0.19%) Broadband
12 12 (0.19%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.18%) SMS
13 11 (0.18%) SSL
14 10 (0.16%) DHCP
15 9 (0.15%) RFID
16 6 (0.097%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4835 (78.22%) SQL Server
2 2580 (41.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2395 (38.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1445 (23.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1372 (22.20%) Data Warehouse
6 813 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 699 (11.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 630 (10.19%) SQL Server 2014
9 585 (9.46%) Power BI
10 475 (7.68%) Relational Database
11 457 (7.39%) SQL Server 2016
12 297 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 260 (4.21%) Big Data
13 260 (4.21%) QlikView
14 248 (4.01%) NoSQL
15 246 (3.98%) MySQL
16 228 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
17 227 (3.67%) OLAP
18 207 (3.35%) RDBMS
19 163 (2.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 717 (11.60%) Visual Studio
2 617 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 315 (5.10%) NUnit
4 300 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 300 (4.85%) Subversion
5 277 (4.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 185 (2.99%) JIRA
7 122 (1.97%) TeamCity
8 109 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
8 109 (1.76%) Selenium
9 107 (1.73%) Jenkins
10 97 (1.57%) MSTest
11 85 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 67 (1.08%) Bitbucket
13 62 (1.00%) SpecFlow
14 54 (0.87%) RStudio
15 49 (0.79%) gulp
16 48 (0.78%) Maven
17 42 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 41 (0.66%) JUnit
General
1 1556 (25.17%) Finance
2 318 (5.14%) Banking
3 300 (4.85%) Retail
4 282 (4.56%) Marketing
5 195 (3.15%) Legal
6 154 (2.49%) Advertising
7 135 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 120 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 115 (1.86%) Electronics
10 90 (1.46%) Games
11 85 (1.38%) Law
12 81 (1.31%) Back Office
13 67 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 64 (1.04%) Financial Institution
15 61 (0.99%) Front Office
16 48 (0.78%) Publishing
17 36 (0.58%) Automotive
18 33 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (0.34%) Billing
20 13 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4029 (65.18%) Developer
2 1492 (24.14%) SQL Developer
3 1435 (23.22%) .NET Developer
4 1210 (19.58%) C# Developer
5 886 (14.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 766 (12.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 712 (11.52%) DBA
8 661 (10.69%) Analyst
9 632 (10.22%) SQL DBA
10 610 (9.87%) Senior Developer
11 502 (8.12%) ASP.NET Developer
12 499 (8.07%) SQL Server Developer
13 434 (7.02%) SSIS Developer
14 424 (6.86%) SQL BI Developer
15 414 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 409 (6.62%) T-SQL Developer
17 375 (6.07%) Software Developer
18 337 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 325 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
20 323 (5.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2911 (47.10%) .NET
2 1844 (29.83%) ASP.NET
3 1688 (27.31%) HTML
4 1436 (23.23%) CSS
5 1005 (16.26%) jQuery
6 952 (15.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 885 (14.32%) .NET Framework
8 847 (13.70%) XML
9 817 (13.22%) Web Services
10 783 (12.67%) WCF
11 684 (11.07%) AngularJS
12 608 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 553 (8.95%) HTML5
14 529 (8.56%) Entity Framework
15 471 (7.62%) WPF
16 429 (6.94%) Ajax
17 378 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 377 (6.10%) SOAP
19 358 (5.79%) LINQ
20 351 (5.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 514 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 294 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 271 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
4 238 (3.85%) Replication
5 212 (3.43%) Clustering
6 180 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 159 (2.57%) User Experience
8 131 (2.12%) Mobile App
9 124 (2.01%) Fintech
10 97 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 86 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 69 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 57 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 54 (0.87%) Equities
15 48 (0.78%) iPad
16 42 (0.68%) Social Media
17 38 (0.61%) Algorithms
18 37 (0.60%) NHS
19 31 (0.50%) Hedge funds
20 27 (0.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 845 (13.67%) Windows
2 231 (3.74%) Windows Server
3 205 (3.32%) Linux
4 91 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (1.04%) Unix
7 57 (0.92%) Android
8 27 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 25 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 18 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.24%) AIX
12 11 (0.18%) CentOS
13 9 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
14 8 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.11%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.065%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.049%) HPUX
17 3 (0.049%) MVS
18 2 (0.032%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2129 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2011 (32.54%) Business Intelligence
3 1647 (26.65%) MVC
4 1202 (19.45%) ETL
5 799 (12.93%) Scrum
6 739 (11.96%) TDD
7 623 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
8 581 (9.40%) Web Development
9 558 (9.03%) OO
10 532 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
11 494 (7.99%) Software Engineering
12 460 (7.44%) SDLC
13 428 (6.92%) Data Modelling
14 383 (6.20%) Unit Testing
15 335 (5.42%) Test Automation
16 324 (5.24%) Mentoring
17 317 (5.13%) Analytics
18 287 (4.64%) E-Commerce
19 278 (4.50%) Migration
20 274 (4.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5911 (95.63%) SQL
2 2981 (48.23%) C#
3 1744 (28.22%) JavaScript
4 390 (6.31%) Java
5 382 (6.18%) PowerShell
6 374 (6.05%) VB.NET
7 280 (4.53%) PL/SQL
8 279 (4.51%) VB
9 214 (3.46%) Python
10 174 (2.82%) VBA
11 164 (2.65%) C++
12 127 (2.05%) PHP
13 121 (1.96%) R
14 94 (1.52%) C
15 93 (1.50%) VBScript
16 92 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 89 (1.44%) TypeScript
18 69 (1.12%) VB6
19 56 (0.91%) XPath
20 31 (0.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 722 (11.68%) Degree
2 185 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 144 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (0.84%) ISEB
5 49 (0.79%) MCSA
5 49 (0.79%) MCSE
6 41 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 34 (0.55%) Security Cleared
8 29 (0.47%) HND
9 24 (0.39%) SC Cleared
10 19 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.29%) Master's Degree
12 14 (0.23%) PMI Certification
13 12 (0.19%) PMP
14 11 (0.18%) GNVQ
15 9 (0.15%) MCP
16 8 (0.13%) HNC
16 8 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.13%) MCTS
17 7 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (3.35%) QA
2 196 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 71 (1.15%) SLA
4 46 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.58%) SEPA
6 12 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 8 (0.13%) RosettaNet
10 6 (0.097%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.081%) GDPR
12 3 (0.049%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.032%) HL7
13 2 (0.032%) PMO
14 1 (0.016%) MiFID
14 1 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.016%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 160 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.36%) HDFS
4 21 (0.34%) Docker
5 16 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.11%) vSphere
8 6 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.065%) Firmware
11 3 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.032%) NFS
13 1 (0.016%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 90 (1.46%) Opsview
2 37 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
3 34 (0.55%) Nagios
4 32 (0.52%) Ansible
5 28 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (0.39%) Perfmon
7 23 (0.37%) Puppet
8 21 (0.34%) SCCM
9 20 (0.32%) SCOM
10 15 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
11 14 (0.23%) Control-M
12 10 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.13%) SQL Sentry
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (0.11%) ZENworks
15 5 (0.081%) WSUS
16 4 (0.065%) Oracle RMAN
16 4 (0.065%) SCOrch
17 3 (0.049%) Hadoop YARN
17 3 (0.049%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2464 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 494 (7.99%) Oracle
3 361 (5.84%) Tableau
4 193 (3.12%) SAP
5 113 (1.83%) Sybase
6 96 (1.55%) Cognos
6 96 (1.55%) Splunk
7 74 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 71 (1.15%) Google
9 69 (1.12%) VMware
10 65 (1.05%) IBM
10 65 (1.05%) Sitecore
11 55 (0.89%) Alteryx
11 55 (0.89%) Facebook
12 46 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
13 42 (0.68%) Bloomberg
14 41 (0.66%) PayPal
14 41 (0.66%) RedGate
15 38 (0.61%) Apple
16 36 (0.58%) MicroStrategy