Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 78 75
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 5,977 6,084 7,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.37% 3.53% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 6.46% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,175 5,532 6,839
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 99,559 94,181 106,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.58% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83,684 80,447 91,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -15 5,705 £45,000 - 679
UK excluding London -6 4,021 £42,500 +6.25% 486
London -30 1,871 £55,000 - 217
South East -3 1,263 £42,500 - 102
North of England -7 1,142 £42,500 +6.25% 170
North West -5 595 £42,500 +13.33% 92
Midlands -10 575 £40,000 - 104
East of England +8 496 £47,500 +5.56% 46
Yorkshire -7 460 £45,000 +12.50% 62
West Midlands +1 361 £39,264 -1.84% 58
South West +18 351 £40,000 - 39
East Midlands -18 214 £41,750 +11.33% 46
Scotland -16 161 £40,000 - 18
North East +31 87 £37,500 -1.96% 16
Wales -36 47 £33,750 -15.63% 5
Northern Ireland -2 4 £35,250 -20.34% 2
Isle of Man -1 3 £45,000 -30.77%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 5,640 (94.36%) SQL
2 4,495 (75.20%) SQL Server
3 2,872 (48.05%) C#
4 2,653 (44.39%) .NET
5 2,480 (41.49%) Microsoft
6 2,476 (41.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,358 (39.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2,093 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
9 2,050 (34.30%) Business Intelligence
10 1,565 (26.18%) ASP.NET
11 1,550 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1,525 (25.51%) JavaScript
13 1,408 (23.56%) MVC
14 1,323 (22.13%) Finance
14 1,323 (22.13%) Data Warehouse
15 1,305 (21.83%) HTML
16 1,149 (19.22%) CSS
17 1,106 (18.50%) ETL
18 914 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
19 805 (13.47%) Scrum
20 779 (13.03%) .NET Framework
21 770 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
22 767 (12.83%) AngularJS
23 766 (12.82%) Web Services
24 756 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
25 737 (12.33%) Power BI
26 724 (12.11%) Windows
27 697 (11.66%) jQuery
28 672 (11.24%) WCF
29 638 (10.67%) TDD

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
1 229 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 219 (3.66%) IIS
3 112 (1.87%) CMS
4 93 (1.56%) Apache
5 88 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 76 (1.27%) Umbraco
7 56 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 49 (0.82%) NServiceBus
9 47 (0.79%) Confluence
10 40 (0.67%) SAS
11 38 (0.64%) Apache Spark
12 31 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 25 (0.42%) JBoss
14 21 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
14 21 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
15 17 (0.28%) MS Exchange
16 14 (0.23%) WordPress
17 13 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.20%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 443 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 145 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.10%) Weka
8 4 (0.067%) SPSS
9 2 (0.033%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.033%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.033%) Revit
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 94 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.95%) Elite 3E
3 56 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (0.35%) Visualfiles
6 19 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 17 (0.28%) Concordance
7 17 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
7 17 (0.28%) Relativity
8 15 (0.25%) Ringtail
8 15 (0.25%) Workfront
9 13 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 12 (0.20%) MetaTrader
10 12 (0.20%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
11 10 (0.17%) Scribe Insight
12 6 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 6 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
12 6 (0.10%) SAP Business One
13 4 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 914 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 268 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (1.56%) SaaS
4 84 (1.41%) GitHub
5 78 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
5 78 (1.31%) npm
6 55 (0.92%) PaaS
7 49 (0.82%) IaaS
8 45 (0.75%) Office 365
9 37 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 35 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
11 32 (0.54%) Yarn
12 31 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
13 23 (0.38%) Serverless
14 18 (0.30%) NuGet
14 18 (0.30%) Trello
15 14 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
17 11 (0.18%) Amazon S3
17 11 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.57%) Internet
2 41 (0.69%) Firewall
3 40 (0.67%) SMS
4 39 (0.65%) Intranet
5 26 (0.44%) WAN
6 24 (0.40%) HTTP
7 23 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 22 (0.37%) DNS
9 20 (0.33%) SAN
10 19 (0.32%) LAN
11 16 (0.27%) Extranet
12 11 (0.18%) Broadband
12 11 (0.18%) VLAN
13 9 (0.15%) FTP
13 9 (0.15%) VPN
14 6 (0.10%) Skype
14 6 (0.10%) SMTP
14 6 (0.10%) SSH
14 6 (0.10%) SSL
15 5 (0.084%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,495 (75.20%) SQL Server
2 2,476 (41.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2,358 (39.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,550 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1,323 (22.13%) Data Warehouse
6 737 (12.33%) Power BI
7 552 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 520 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 491 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 448 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 425 (7.11%) Relational Database
12 283 (4.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 247 (4.13%) NoSQL
14 217 (3.63%) MySQL
15 191 (3.20%) OLAP
16 155 (2.59%) QlikView
17 146 (2.44%) Big Data
18 145 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
19 141 (2.36%) MongoDB
20 133 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 637 (10.66%) Visual Studio
2 607 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 439 (7.34%) Git (software)
4 267 (4.47%) JIRA
5 255 (4.27%) NUnit
6 242 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 207 (3.46%) Subversion
8 149 (2.49%) Selenium
9 119 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
10 113 (1.89%) Jenkins
11 106 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 96 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
13 87 (1.46%) MSTest
14 77 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
15 70 (1.17%) MSBuild
16 54 (0.90%) Bitbucket
17 45 (0.75%) SoapUI
18 39 (0.65%) Log4Net
19 37 (0.62%) Eclipse
20 35 (0.59%) webpack
General
1 1,323 (22.13%) Finance
2 346 (5.79%) Advertising
3 322 (5.39%) Retail
4 205 (3.43%) Banking
5 204 (3.41%) Marketing
6 143 (2.39%) Legal
7 126 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 88 (1.47%) Law
9 67 (1.12%) Front Office
10 54 (0.90%) Back Office
11 51 (0.85%) Automotive
12 47 (0.79%) Games
13 40 (0.67%) Telecoms
14 35 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 29 (0.49%) Publishing
16 25 (0.42%) Retail Banking
17 23 (0.38%) Electronics
18 17 (0.28%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.27%) Billing
20 11 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,842 (64.28%) Developer
2 1,295 (21.67%) SQL Developer
3 1,212 (20.28%) C# Developer
4 1,182 (19.78%) .NET Developer
5 922 (15.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 812 (13.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 597 (9.99%) DBA
8 592 (9.90%) Analyst
9 522 (8.73%) SQL DBA
10 513 (8.58%) Software Developer
11 494 (8.27%) Senior Developer
12 404 (6.76%) SQL BI Developer
13 380 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
14 374 (6.26%) SQL Server Developer
15 366 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 324 (5.42%) C# Software Developer
17 291 (4.87%) SSIS Developer
18 270 (4.52%) SSRS Developer
19 262 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 260 (4.35%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,653 (44.39%) .NET
2 1,565 (26.18%) ASP.NET
3 1,305 (21.83%) HTML
4 1,149 (19.22%) CSS
5 779 (13.03%) .NET Framework
6 770 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 767 (12.83%) AngularJS
8 766 (12.82%) Web Services
9 697 (11.66%) jQuery
10 672 (11.24%) WCF
11 615 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 591 (9.89%) XML
13 436 (7.29%) Entity Framework
14 401 (6.71%) RESTful
15 394 (6.59%) WPF
16 350 (5.86%) Ajax
17 330 (5.52%) SOAP
18 329 (5.50%) HTML5
19 282 (4.72%) REST
20 237 (3.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 606 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 311 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
3 270 (4.52%) Replication
4 263 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 198 (3.31%) Fintech
6 190 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 185 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
8 152 (2.54%) Clustering
9 112 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 112 (1.87%) User Experience
10 111 (1.86%) Mobile App
11 79 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 67 (1.12%) Equities
13 51 (0.85%) Hedge funds
14 39 (0.65%) NHS
15 36 (0.60%) Client/Server
16 31 (0.52%) N-Tier
17 30 (0.50%) Fixed Income
17 30 (0.50%) W3C
18 29 (0.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 724 (12.11%) Windows
2 208 (3.48%) Windows Server
3 137 (2.29%) Linux
4 78 (1.31%) Unix
5 74 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 46 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 27 (0.45%) Android
9 27 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 24 (0.40%) VMS
11 17 (0.28%) CentOS
12 16 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.084%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.067%) AIX
18 2 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,093 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2,050 (34.30%) Business Intelligence
3 1,408 (23.56%) MVC
4 1,106 (18.50%) ETL
5 805 (13.47%) Scrum
6 756 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
7 638 (10.67%) TDD
8 600 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
9 595 (9.95%) OO
10 526 (8.80%) SDLC
11 445 (7.45%) Software Engineering
12 443 (7.41%) Data Modelling
13 442 (7.40%) Analytics
14 433 (7.24%) Unit Testing
15 407 (6.81%) Web Development
16 385 (6.44%) Migration
17 362 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
18 359 (6.01%) Test Automation
19 297 (4.97%) Visualisation
20 293 (4.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5,640 (94.36%) SQL
2 2,872 (48.05%) C#
3 1,525 (25.51%) JavaScript
4 404 (6.76%) PowerShell
5 376 (6.29%) VB.NET
6 346 (5.79%) Java
7 289 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 263 (4.40%) VBA
9 250 (4.18%) VB
10 183 (3.06%) Python
11 180 (3.01%) C++
12 130 (2.18%) PHP
13 126 (2.11%) TypeScript
14 102 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 79 (1.32%) C
16 77 (1.29%) R
17 66 (1.10%) ES6
18 58 (0.97%) Shell Script
19 57 (0.95%) VB6
20 51 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 612 (10.24%) Degree
2 197 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 78 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 60 (1.00%) MCSA
6 58 (0.97%) MCSE
7 52 (0.87%) ISEB
8 34 (0.57%) MCP
9 30 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 30 (0.50%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.28%) MCTS
11 16 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (0.27%) Master's Degree
12 13 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (0.18%) HND
14 10 (0.17%) CCNA
14 10 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.17%) MCPD
14 10 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (4.77%) QA
2 134 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 46 (0.77%) SLA
4 26 (0.44%) GDPR
5 23 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.25%) PMO
8 11 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.13%) GCP
10 3 (0.050%) MiFID
10 3 (0.050%) SEPA
11 2 (0.033%) HL7
11 2 (0.033%) TickIT
12 1 (0.017%) Basel II
12 1 (0.017%) Basel III
12 1 (0.017%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 182 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 79 (1.32%) Docker
3 35 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 32 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.35%) HDFS
6 13 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.084%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.084%) vSphere
9 4 (0.067%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.067%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.050%) XenApp
11 2 (0.033%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.033%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.017%) NFS
12 1 (0.017%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
2 36 (0.60%) Puppet
3 29 (0.49%) Ansible
3 29 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 26 (0.44%) SCCM
5 23 (0.38%) SCOM
6 20 (0.33%) Kubernetes
6 20 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 20 (0.33%) Perfmon
7 12 (0.20%) Control-M
8 10 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.13%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.12%) logstash
10 7 (0.12%) Nagios
10 7 (0.12%) Packer
11 6 (0.10%) Automic
11 6 (0.10%) Dollar Universe
11 6 (0.10%) Kibana
11 6 (0.10%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 2,480 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 409 (6.84%) Oracle
3 331 (5.54%) Tableau
4 110 (1.84%) WorldPay
5 109 (1.82%) SAP
6 107 (1.79%) Cognos
7 94 (1.57%) Xamarin
8 76 (1.27%) Google
9 57 (0.95%) Capita
10 56 (0.94%) Intapp
11 50 (0.84%) RedGate
11 50 (0.84%) VMware
12 42 (0.70%) Sybase
13 39 (0.65%) Sitecore
14 37 (0.62%) IBM
15 35 (0.59%) Facebook
16 34 (0.57%) Infor
16 34 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
17 29 (0.49%) Informatica
18 28 (0.47%) Talend