Period
to 29 January 2020

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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 105 92
Rank change year-on-year -32 -13 -13
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 3,142 4,673 5,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.51% 3.07% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 5.60% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,664 4,132 5,147
UK median annual salary £47,224 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.79% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 67,829 83,478 96,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.11% 54.90% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56,033 69,026 80,710
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 2020. 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 -32 2,926 £47,500 - 591
UK excluding London -22 1,891 £42,500 - 516
London -38 1,180 £60,000 +4.35% 122
South East -12 624 £45,000 +5.88% 116
North of England -39 425 £40,000 -5.88% 149
Midlands +9 388 £42,500 +6.25% 97
North West -44 237 £40,000 -5.88% 89
West Midlands +2 216 £42,500 +6.25% 53
East Midlands +22 172 £41,500 +3.75% 44
Yorkshire -28 157 £40,000 -5.88% 52
South West +8 156 £41,500 - 53
East of England -38 148 £45,000 - 54
Scotland -5 88 £40,000 - 26
Wales +7 50 £42,500 +13.33% 16
North East -6 31 £43,500 +16.00% 8
Northern Ireland +14 11 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Isle of Man - 2 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, 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 2,932 (93.32%) SQL
2 2,256 (71.80%) SQL Server
3 1,608 (51.18%) C#
4 1,484 (47.23%) .NET
5 1,242 (39.53%) Microsoft
6 1,051 (33.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,031 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
8 973 (30.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 898 (28.58%) JavaScript
10 885 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
11 844 (26.86%) Azure
12 840 (26.73%) ASP.NET
13 780 (24.82%) MVC
14 701 (22.31%) Finance
15 669 (21.29%) HTML
16 645 (20.53%) ETL
17 628 (19.99%) Data Warehouse
18 609 (19.38%) CSS
19 562 (17.89%) .NET Framework
20 537 (17.09%) Power Platform
21 525 (16.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 523 (16.65%) Power BI
23 455 (14.48%) AngularJS
24 447 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
25 444 (14.13%) Windows
26 413 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
27 409 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
28 393 (12.51%) Scrum
29 392 (12.48%) Git (software)
30 377 (12.00%) Analytical Skills

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
1 143 (4.55%) IIS
2 102 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 47 (1.50%) Tomcat
4 42 (1.34%) Confluence
5 40 (1.27%) CMS
6 31 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (0.76%) SAS
7 24 (0.76%) Umbraco
8 19 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.29%) JBoss
13 7 (0.22%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.19%) WordPress
15 5 (0.16%) Apache
16 4 (0.13%) NServiceBus
16 4 (0.13%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.095%) Alfresco
17 3 (0.095%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 236 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.095%) SPSS
7 2 (0.064%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.032%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 65 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.19%) OPENHousing
6 6 (0.19%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.16%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.16%) Exchequer
7 5 (0.16%) Line 50
7 5 (0.16%) Pegasus Opera
7 5 (0.16%) Raiser's Edge
7 5 (0.16%) RiskWrite
8 3 (0.095%) Magento
8 3 (0.095%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.064%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.064%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 844 (26.86%) Azure
2 537 (17.09%) Power Platform
3 267 (8.50%) AWS
4 112 (3.56%) SaaS
5 54 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
6 52 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
7 47 (1.50%) GitHub
8 42 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (1.27%) Office 365
10 37 (1.18%) PaaS
11 33 (1.05%) GCP
12 22 (0.70%) Serverless
13 18 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (0.54%) IaaS
14 17 (0.54%) npm
15 15 (0.48%) Amazon EKS
16 13 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
17 11 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
18 9 (0.29%) PowerApps
19 8 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.08%) Firewall
2 32 (1.02%) DNS
3 28 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.76%) Internet
5 20 (0.64%) SSL
6 12 (0.38%) HTTP
7 11 (0.35%) FTP
8 10 (0.32%) PuTTY
8 10 (0.32%) SAN
9 8 (0.25%) DHCP
9 8 (0.25%) Intranet
9 8 (0.25%) VPN
9 8 (0.25%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.19%) LAN
11 5 (0.16%) SMTP
11 5 (0.16%) WAN
12 3 (0.095%) Extranet
12 3 (0.095%) PPP
13 2 (0.064%) tcpdump
14 1 (0.032%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,256 (71.80%) SQL Server
2 1,051 (33.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 973 (30.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 628 (19.99%) Data Warehouse
5 525 (16.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 523 (16.65%) Power BI
7 269 (8.56%) Relational Database
8 248 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
9 191 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 163 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 120 (3.82%) NoSQL
12 119 (3.79%) SQL Server 2014
13 100 (3.18%) Azure SQL Database
13 100 (3.18%) OLAP
14 93 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 92 (2.93%) MySQL
16 91 (2.90%) MongoDB
17 88 (2.80%) Data Lake
18 76 (2.42%) Big Data
18 76 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 392 (12.48%) Git (software)
2 313 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 297 (9.45%) Visual Studio
4 127 (4.04%) JIRA
5 109 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 79 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 70 (2.23%) TeamCity
8 63 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
9 62 (1.97%) NUnit
10 59 (1.88%) Jenkins
11 55 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
12 41 (1.30%) Subversion
13 38 (1.21%) SoapUI
14 36 (1.15%) Selenium
15 29 (0.92%) Jasmine
16 27 (0.86%) SpecFlow
17 25 (0.80%) Maven
18 20 (0.64%) webpack
19 19 (0.60%) Bitbucket
20 17 (0.54%) MSBuild
General
1 701 (22.31%) Finance
2 146 (4.65%) Banking
3 140 (4.46%) Retail
4 88 (2.80%) Marketing
5 74 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 60 (1.91%) Legal
7 48 (1.53%) Back Office
8 46 (1.46%) Law
9 38 (1.21%) Public Sector
10 34 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 31 (0.99%) Publishing
12 19 (0.60%) Games
13 18 (0.57%) Billing
14 17 (0.54%) Advertising
15 15 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 10 (0.32%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.32%) Social Housing
18 9 (0.29%) Automotive
18 9 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,987 (63.24%) Developer
2 646 (20.56%) .NET Developer
3 546 (17.38%) SQL Developer
4 516 (16.42%) C# Developer
5 353 (11.23%) Analyst
6 331 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 320 (10.18%) Senior Developer
8 312 (9.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 260 (8.27%) DBA
10 257 (8.18%) Software Developer
11 211 (6.72%) SQL DBA
12 151 (4.81%) Software Engineer
13 127 (4.04%) Applications Support
14 122 (3.88%) Administrator
15 121 (3.85%) Database Developer
16 120 (3.82%) SQL Server Developer
17 118 (3.76%) .NET Software Developer
18 117 (3.72%) Senior SQL Developer
19 108 (3.44%) Junior
20 105 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,484 (47.23%) .NET
2 840 (26.73%) ASP.NET
3 669 (21.29%) HTML
4 609 (19.38%) CSS
5 562 (17.89%) .NET Framework
6 455 (14.48%) AngularJS
7 413 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 409 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 338 (10.76%) jQuery
10 325 (10.34%) Web Services
11 296 (9.42%) XML
12 293 (9.33%) Entity Framework
13 253 (8.05%) .NET Core
14 226 (7.19%) HTML5
15 218 (6.94%) WCF
16 183 (5.82%) WPF
17 179 (5.70%) REST
18 166 (5.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 161 (5.12%) SOAP
20 151 (4.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 377 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
3 118 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
4 74 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 72 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 70 (2.23%) Replication
7 69 (2.20%) User Experience
8 57 (1.81%) Clustering
9 37 (1.18%) Hedge funds
10 33 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 32 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 32 (1.02%) Reinsurance
12 24 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 21 (0.67%) N-Tier
14 18 (0.57%) NHS
15 13 (0.41%) EPoS
15 13 (0.41%) Online Gambling
16 11 (0.35%) AS400
16 11 (0.35%) iSeries
16 11 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 444 (14.13%) Windows
2 101 (3.21%) Windows Server
3 97 (3.09%) Linux
4 51 (1.62%) Android
5 39 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 31 (0.99%) Unix
8 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.57%) CentOS
10 13 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.19%) HPUX
13 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.095%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.064%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.064%) Solaris
16 1 (0.032%) AIX
16 1 (0.032%) VMS
16 1 (0.032%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,031 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 885 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
3 780 (24.82%) MVC
4 645 (20.53%) ETL
5 447 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
6 393 (12.51%) Scrum
7 335 (10.66%) DevOps
8 275 (8.75%) Data Modelling
9 264 (8.40%) Software Engineering
10 251 (7.99%) TDD
11 246 (7.83%) SDLC
12 235 (7.48%) Migration
13 230 (7.32%) Analytics
14 215 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
15 203 (6.46%) OO
16 195 (6.21%) Web Development
17 191 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
18 180 (5.73%) Unit Testing
19 179 (5.70%) SOLID
20 174 (5.54%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,932 (93.32%) SQL
2 1,608 (51.18%) C#
3 898 (28.58%) JavaScript
4 221 (7.03%) Java
5 217 (6.91%) PowerShell
6 211 (6.72%) VB.NET
7 205 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 152 (4.84%) Python
9 138 (4.39%) VBA
10 133 (4.23%) VB
11 125 (3.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 111 (3.53%) TypeScript
13 62 (1.97%) VBScript
14 54 (1.72%) PHP
15 48 (1.53%) Bash Shell
16 43 (1.37%) R
17 34 (1.08%) C++
18 26 (0.83%) C
19 20 (0.64%) VB6
20 17 (0.54%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 307 (9.77%) Degree
2 108 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 100 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 22 (0.70%) ISEB
6 18 (0.57%) MCSA
6 18 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (0.38%) MCSE
8 11 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.32%) MCP
10 9 (0.29%) MCTS
11 8 (0.25%) MCITP
11 8 (0.25%) MCSD
12 6 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.16%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.16%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.095%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (3.88%) QA
2 93 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 42 (1.34%) GDPR
4 37 (1.18%) SLA
5 8 (0.25%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.19%) PMO
8 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.095%) HL7
9 3 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.032%) DICOM
10 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.032%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 103 (3.28%) Docker
2 53 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 10 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.16%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.13%) KVM
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.095%) vSphere
10 2 (0.064%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.064%) HDFS
10 2 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.064%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.032%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.032%) NFS
11 1 (0.032%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.032%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (1.50%) Kubernetes
2 38 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.18%) Puppet
4 36 (1.15%) Ansible
5 23 (0.73%) SQL Sentry
6 22 (0.70%) SCCM
7 21 (0.67%) Automic
7 21 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
8 18 (0.57%) Terraform
9 17 (0.54%) Kibana
10 13 (0.41%) Tivoli
11 11 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (0.22%) Perfmon
14 5 (0.16%) Grafana
14 5 (0.16%) Matomo
15 4 (0.13%) Packer
15 4 (0.13%) Salt
16 3 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 3 (0.095%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,242 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 311 (9.90%) Oracle
3 173 (5.51%) Tableau
4 114 (3.63%) SAP
5 55 (1.75%) RedGate
6 46 (1.46%) Xamarin
7 39 (1.24%) Google
7 39 (1.24%) IBM
8 38 (1.21%) Informatica
9 36 (1.15%) WorldPay
10 34 (1.08%) Cognos
10 34 (1.08%) VMware
11 32 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 24 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (0.70%) IFS
14 20 (0.64%) Cadence
14 20 (0.64%) FactSet
14 20 (0.64%) Sybase
15 18 (0.57%) Citrix
15 18 (0.57%) FIS