Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 88 79
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 -7
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 5,211 6,103 6,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.26% 3.40% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.94% 6.15% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4,684 5,393 5,946
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 87,730 99,180 98,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.93% 55.20% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 72,842 81,926 84,420
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £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 13 December 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 13 December 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 0 4,927 £47,500 +5.56% 694
UK excluding London -7 3,123 £42,500 - 513
London +4 1,996 £57,500 +4.55% 211
South East -13 956 £42,500 - 114
North of England -9 863 £42,500 - 172
Midlands +30 488 £40,000 +6.67% 88
North West -6 467 £42,500 +6.25% 82
East of England +23 398 £45,000 - 62
Yorkshire -4 336 £40,750 -9.44% 85
West Midlands +11 279 £40,000 - 47
South West -54 220 £42,000 +5.00% 47
East Midlands +33 208 £40,000 +6.67% 41
Scotland 0 136 £40,000 - 20
North East +7 60 £37,500 +0.67% 5
Wales +2 53 £42,500 +25.00% 7
Northern Ireland -18 7 £35,000 - 3
Channel Islands -7 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 4,982 (95.61%) SQL
2 3,930 (75.42%) SQL Server
3 2,604 (49.97%) C#
4 2,389 (45.85%) .NET
5 2,206 (42.33%) Microsoft
6 2,059 (39.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,858 (35.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1,783 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1,596 (30.63%) Business Intelligence
10 1,430 (27.44%) JavaScript
11 1,360 (26.10%) MVC
12 1,343 (25.77%) ASP.NET
13 1,237 (23.74%) Finance
14 1,215 (23.32%) HTML
15 1,185 (22.74%) Data Warehouse
16 1,173 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,133 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 1,074 (20.61%) CSS
19 1,018 (19.54%) ETL
20 770 (14.78%) Web Services
21 741 (14.22%) .NET Framework
22 731 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
23 716 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
24 715 (13.72%) Power BI
25 707 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web API
26 705 (13.53%) AngularJS
27 661 (12.68%) jQuery
28 641 (12.30%) Windows
29 634 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
30 589 (11.30%) Scrum

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
1 294 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 254 (4.87%) IIS
3 70 (1.34%) Confluence
4 66 (1.27%) CMS
5 56 (1.07%) Apache Spark
5 56 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
6 52 (1.00%) Apache
7 49 (0.94%) SAS
8 45 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 42 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 29 (0.56%) Umbraco
11 19 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.29%) JBoss
13 15 (0.29%) MS Exchange
14 14 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.21%) Apache Pig
15 11 (0.21%) GlassFish
15 11 (0.21%) Mule
15 11 (0.21%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 537 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.21%) Weka
6 9 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.058%) SPSS
9 2 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.038%) Maya
10 1 (0.019%) FileZilla
10 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 166 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 28 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 16 (0.31%) FastStats
6 15 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
8 11 (0.21%) Markit EDM
8 11 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
9 9 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
10 6 (0.12%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.096%) Elite 3E
11 5 (0.096%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.096%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.077%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
13 3 (0.058%) Sage 500
14 2 (0.038%) Sage 1000
14 2 (0.038%) SAP Business One
14 2 (0.038%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,173 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 443 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
3 115 (2.21%) SaaS
4 107 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
5 70 (1.34%) Office 365
6 58 (1.11%) PaaS
7 54 (1.04%) Serverless
8 48 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 46 (0.88%) IaaS
10 36 (0.69%) GitHub
11 32 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
12 28 (0.54%) Google Analytics
13 21 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
14 19 (0.36%) Azure Functions
15 18 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
16 14 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
17 13 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
18 12 (0.23%) npm
19 10 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
20 9 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 99 (1.90%) Internet
2 62 (1.19%) Firewall
3 44 (0.84%) DNS
4 43 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 40 (0.77%) HTTP
6 34 (0.65%) SAN
7 31 (0.59%) Intranet
8 30 (0.58%) WAN
9 29 (0.56%) LAN
10 22 (0.42%) SMS
11 20 (0.38%) SSL
12 12 (0.23%) Extranet
13 11 (0.21%) FTP
13 11 (0.21%) VPN
14 7 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.13%) Wireless
15 6 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.12%) PBX
15 6 (0.12%) VoIP
16 5 (0.096%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,930 (75.42%) SQL Server
2 2,059 (39.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,858 (35.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,185 (22.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1,133 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 715 (13.72%) Power BI
7 511 (9.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 448 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 435 (8.35%) SQL Server 2016
10 401 (7.70%) Relational Database
11 276 (5.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 224 (4.30%) NoSQL
13 201 (3.86%) Big Data
14 165 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 164 (3.15%) MySQL
16 155 (2.97%) QlikView
17 148 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
18 140 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
19 139 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
20 134 (2.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 577 (11.07%) Visual Studio
2 558 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 474 (9.10%) Git (software)
4 191 (3.67%) JIRA
5 174 (3.34%) TeamCity
6 172 (3.30%) NUnit
7 143 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
8 132 (2.53%) Subversion
9 120 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 96 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 74 (1.42%) Selenium
12 63 (1.21%) Jenkins
13 60 (1.15%) MSTest
14 48 (0.92%) SpecFlow
15 41 (0.79%) Eclipse
16 39 (0.75%) Maven
16 39 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
17 36 (0.69%) ReSharper
18 29 (0.56%) Jasmine
19 24 (0.46%) ERwin
General
1 1,237 (23.74%) Finance
2 290 (5.57%) Retail
3 256 (4.91%) Banking
4 225 (4.32%) Marketing
5 138 (2.65%) Advertising
6 88 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 77 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 73 (1.40%) Front Office
9 57 (1.09%) Back Office
10 51 (0.98%) Legal
11 49 (0.94%) Automotive
12 41 (0.79%) Law
13 35 (0.67%) Publishing
14 33 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 29 (0.56%) Electronics
16 24 (0.46%) Games
17 21 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.21%) Local Government
19 10 (0.19%) General Ledger
20 8 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,370 (64.67%) Developer
2 1,034 (19.84%) SQL Developer
3 1,002 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 960 (18.42%) C# Developer
5 677 (12.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 627 (12.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 593 (11.38%) Analyst
8 513 (9.84%) Senior Developer
9 511 (9.81%) DBA
10 466 (8.94%) Software Developer
11 460 (8.83%) SQL DBA
12 270 (5.18%) SQL Server Developer
13 252 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
14 250 (4.80%) SQL BI Developer
15 238 (4.57%) SSIS Developer
16 232 (4.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 228 (4.38%) Architect
18 217 (4.16%) T-SQL Developer
19 216 (4.15%) C# Software Developer
20 215 (4.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,389 (45.85%) .NET
2 1,343 (25.77%) ASP.NET
3 1,215 (23.32%) HTML
4 1,074 (20.61%) CSS
5 770 (14.78%) Web Services
6 741 (14.22%) .NET Framework
7 731 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 707 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 705 (13.53%) AngularJS
10 661 (12.68%) jQuery
11 506 (9.71%) XML
12 437 (8.39%) Entity Framework
13 425 (8.16%) HTML5
14 406 (7.79%) WCF
15 350 (6.72%) .NET Core
16 304 (5.83%) RESTful
17 291 (5.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 270 (5.18%) SOAP
19 248 (4.76%) WinForms
20 237 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 634 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 283 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
3 188 (3.61%) Replication
4 152 (2.92%) Fintech
5 144 (2.76%) Data Structures
6 139 (2.67%) N-Tier
7 132 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 132 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
8 118 (2.26%) Clustering
9 107 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 93 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 71 (1.36%) User Experience
12 67 (1.29%) Derivative
12 67 (1.29%) Equities
13 60 (1.15%) Fixed Income
14 49 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 39 (0.75%) NHS
16 38 (0.73%) Algorithms
17 37 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 37 (0.71%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 641 (12.30%) Windows
2 183 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 150 (2.88%) Linux
4 67 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (1.21%) Unix
6 61 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (1.13%) Android
8 58 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 19 (0.36%) CentOS
9 19 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.19%) VMS
13 9 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 6 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.12%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.077%) AIX
17 2 (0.038%) Solaris
17 2 (0.038%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,783 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,596 (30.63%) Business Intelligence
3 1,360 (26.10%) MVC
4 1,018 (19.54%) ETL
5 716 (13.74%) Problem-Solving
6 589 (11.30%) Scrum
7 519 (9.96%) Analytics
8 516 (9.90%) Performance Tuning
9 489 (9.38%) TDD
10 466 (8.94%) OO
11 427 (8.19%) Data Modelling
12 408 (7.83%) Migration
13 373 (7.16%) Test Automation
14 363 (6.97%) Software Engineering
15 356 (6.83%) Visualisation
16 348 (6.68%) SDLC
17 343 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
18 323 (6.20%) Mentoring
19 322 (6.18%) Unit Testing
20 288 (5.53%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4,982 (95.61%) SQL
2 2,604 (49.97%) C#
3 1,430 (27.44%) JavaScript
4 432 (8.29%) PowerShell
5 366 (7.02%) VB.NET
6 345 (6.62%) Java
7 339 (6.51%) PL/SQL
8 303 (5.81%) VBA
9 250 (4.80%) Python
10 195 (3.74%) C++
11 186 (3.57%) VB
12 157 (3.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 150 (2.88%) TypeScript
14 78 (1.50%) PHP
15 72 (1.38%) R
16 50 (0.96%) VBScript
17 47 (0.90%) F#
18 32 (0.61%) Scala
19 31 (0.59%) Haskell
20 29 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 537 (10.31%) Degree
2 122 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 120 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 63 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.61%) ISEB
7 29 (0.56%) MCSA
8 23 (0.44%) PhD
9 20 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (0.38%) MCSE
9 20 (0.38%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.29%) MCITP
11 12 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.19%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.15%) MCP
15 6 (0.12%) Master's Degree
15 6 (0.12%) MCDBA
16 5 (0.096%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (4.45%) QA
2 172 (3.30%) Data Quality
3 77 (1.48%) GDPR
4 66 (1.27%) SLA
5 15 (0.29%) PMO
6 13 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.23%) EMIR
7 12 (0.23%) MiFID
8 10 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.15%) FATCA
10 7 (0.13%) HL7
11 5 (0.096%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.058%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.058%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.038%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.038%) IFRS
14 2 (0.038%) IFRS 9
15 1 (0.019%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 79 (1.52%) Docker
3 59 (1.13%) Hyper-V
4 50 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.31%) HDFS
7 11 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.12%) Firmware
10 5 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.077%) Varnish
12 3 (0.058%) vSphere
13 2 (0.038%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.038%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.038%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.038%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.038%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.019%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.019%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (0.90%) Ansible
3 33 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 31 (0.59%) Puppet
5 28 (0.54%) Terraform
6 25 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 24 (0.46%) SCOM
8 21 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
9 16 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 11 (0.21%) CloudHub
11 10 (0.19%) Automic
11 10 (0.19%) Dollar Universe
11 10 (0.19%) logstash
11 10 (0.19%) SCCM
12 9 (0.17%) Kibana
12 9 (0.17%) Nagios
12 9 (0.17%) Packer
13 5 (0.096%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (0.096%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.077%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2,206 (42.33%) Microsoft
2 427 (8.19%) Oracle
3 362 (6.95%) Tableau
4 125 (2.40%) SAP
5 113 (2.17%) Google
6 110 (2.11%) Cognos
7 81 (1.55%) VMware
8 69 (1.32%) Nintex
9 63 (1.21%) IBM
10 54 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 47 (0.90%) Alteryx
11 47 (0.90%) Telerik
12 44 (0.84%) Citrix
13 42 (0.81%) RedGate
14 41 (0.79%) Talend
15 40 (0.77%) Xamarin
16 38 (0.73%) Sybase
17 32 (0.61%) Cisco
18 27 (0.52%) MuleSoft
19 25 (0.48%) Adobe