Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 153 117
Rank change year-on-year -25 -36 -28
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 2,188 1,615 4,114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 2.28% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 4.07% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,870 1,393 3,651
10th Percentile £32,975 £32,500 £31,750
25th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -

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 62,419 39,695 77,793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.17% 56.08% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43,166 32,972 64,373
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing T-SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing T-SQL.

Salary trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing T-SQL over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 -27 1,973 £50,000 - 401
UK excluding London -39 1,410 £46,000 +2.22% 293
London -28 618 £60,000 -4.00% 119
Work from Home 0 553 £47,500 - 92
North of England -16 418 £45,000 -5.26% 83
South East -21 408 £47,500 +5.56% 72
Midlands -49 259 £45,000 - 70
North West -31 191 £45,000 -7.22% 38
West Midlands -37 178 £50,000 +5.26% 39
South West -20 162 £47,500 +5.56% 29
Yorkshire -5 161 £45,000 - 36
East Midlands -44 80 £40,000 -5.88% 31
North East +16 66 £38,500 -30.00% 9
East of England -57 61 £50,000 +20.11% 25
Scotland -57 60 £45,000 - 6
Wales +8 46 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Northern Ireland -32 3 £32,500 -
Isle of Man -17 1 £35,000 -26.32%

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 2,073 (94.74%) SQL
2 1,442 (65.90%) SQL Server
3 1,131 (51.69%) C#
4 1,068 (48.81%) .NET
5 929 (42.46%) Azure
6 839 (38.35%) Microsoft
7 758 (34.64%) Business Intelligence
8 711 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 693 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
10 654 (29.89%) JavaScript
11 586 (26.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 563 (25.73%) Power Platform
13 555 (25.37%) Power BI
14 509 (23.26%) MVC
15 490 (22.39%) Data Warehouse
16 484 (22.12%) CSS
17 471 (21.53%) Finance
18 457 (20.89%) ASP.NET
18 457 (20.89%) ETL
19 451 (20.61%) HTML
20 448 (20.48%) Social Skills
21 390 (17.82%) .NET Core
22 388 (17.73%) DevOps
23 371 (16.96%) AngularJS
24 361 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
25 331 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web API
26 329 (15.04%) AWS
27 322 (14.72%) Analytics
28 316 (14.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 310 (14.17%) React

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
1 125 (5.71%) IIS
2 121 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.46%) CMS
4 25 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 24 (1.10%) Apache
6 20 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (0.91%) SAS
7 17 (0.78%) NServiceBus
8 15 (0.69%) Umbraco
9 13 (0.59%) WordPress
10 12 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.46%) nginx
12 8 (0.37%) Confluence
13 7 (0.32%) Apache Synapse
14 6 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.23%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 3 (0.14%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 181 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.23%) Stata
6 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.046%) InVision
Business Applications
1 74 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.64%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.23%) FastStats
6 4 (0.18%) Unica
7 3 (0.14%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.091%) iTrent
8 2 (0.091%) Magento
8 2 (0.091%) nopCommerce
8 2 (0.091%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.046%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.046%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.046%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.046%) Shopify
9 1 (0.046%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.046%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 929 (42.46%) Azure
2 563 (25.73%) Power Platform
3 329 (15.04%) AWS
4 146 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
5 126 (5.76%) SaaS
6 106 (4.84%) PaaS
7 91 (4.16%) Serverless
8 82 (3.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 81 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
10 67 (3.06%) Azure Functions
11 65 (2.97%) Azure Service Bus
12 57 (2.61%) Azure Storage
13 56 (2.56%) Azure Key Vault
14 53 (2.42%) Azure App Service
14 53 (2.42%) Microsoft 365
15 46 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
16 45 (2.06%) Azure Service Fabric
17 40 (1.83%) GCP
18 37 (1.69%) IaaS
19 34 (1.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.78%) Internet
2 15 (0.69%) VPN
3 12 (0.55%) DNS
4 11 (0.50%) Intranet
5 10 (0.46%) Firewall
6 9 (0.41%) DHCP
6 9 (0.41%) LAN
6 9 (0.41%) VLAN
7 8 (0.37%) HTTP
7 8 (0.37%) WAN
8 7 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.27%) SSL
10 5 (0.23%) FTP
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco Firepower
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.18%) VoIP
12 3 (0.14%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.14%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,442 (65.90%) SQL Server
2 711 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 586 (26.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 555 (25.37%) Power BI
5 490 (22.39%) Data Warehouse
6 316 (14.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 187 (8.55%) Relational Database
8 144 (6.58%) Tableau
9 126 (5.76%) SQL Server 2016
10 123 (5.62%) Azure SQL Database
11 105 (4.80%) Data Lake
12 98 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 73 (3.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 65 (2.97%) MySQL
14 65 (2.97%) NoSQL
15 61 (2.79%) SQL Server 2019
16 59 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
17 57 (2.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 53 (2.42%) RDBMS
19 51 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 253 (11.56%) Visual Studio
2 207 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 177 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 74 (3.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 68 (3.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 47 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 41 (1.87%) NUnit
8 40 (1.83%) MSI
8 40 (1.83%) WiX
9 39 (1.78%) TeamCity
10 29 (1.33%) Selenium
11 28 (1.28%) JIRA
11 28 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 25 (1.14%) Moq
13 22 (1.01%) gulp
14 20 (0.91%) webpack
15 18 (0.82%) Grunt
16 17 (0.78%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.64%) Visual Studio Code
18 12 (0.55%) git-flow
General
1 471 (21.53%) Finance
2 448 (20.48%) Social Skills
3 247 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (4.30%) Retail
5 91 (4.16%) Marketing
6 61 (2.79%) Law
7 57 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 55 (2.51%) Public Sector
9 49 (2.24%) Advertising
10 47 (2.15%) Banking
11 43 (1.97%) Presentation Skills
12 31 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
13 29 (1.33%) Telecoms
14 27 (1.23%) French Language
15 24 (1.10%) Investment Banking
15 24 (1.10%) Legal
16 23 (1.05%) Back Office
17 18 (0.82%) Electronics
18 16 (0.73%) Automotive
19 8 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,417 (64.76%) Developer
2 415 (18.97%) .NET Developer
2 415 (18.97%) C# Developer
3 346 (15.81%) SQL Developer
4 266 (12.16%) Senior Developer
5 259 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 254 (11.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 236 (10.79%) Analyst
8 223 (10.19%) Software Developer
9 145 (6.63%) DBA
10 114 (5.21%) SQL DBA
11 109 (4.98%) Azure Developer
12 101 (4.62%) Data Engineer
13 99 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
14 95 (4.34%) C# Software Developer
15 91 (4.16%) .NET Software Developer
16 85 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
17 78 (3.56%) Applications Support
18 76 (3.47%) Data Analyst
18 76 (3.47%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,068 (48.81%) .NET
2 484 (22.12%) CSS
3 457 (20.89%) ASP.NET
4 451 (20.61%) HTML
5 390 (17.82%) .NET Core
6 371 (16.96%) AngularJS
7 331 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 310 (14.17%) React
9 308 (14.08%) .NET Framework
10 285 (13.03%) jQuery
11 259 (11.84%) Web Services
12 231 (10.56%) Entity Framework
13 175 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 170 (7.77%) REST
15 166 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 149 (6.81%) XML
17 144 (6.58%) Vue.js
18 120 (5.48%) HTML5
19 103 (4.71%) SOAP
20 101 (4.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 109 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
2 78 (3.56%) User Experience
3 73 (3.34%) Legacy Systems
4 65 (2.97%) N-Tier
5 64 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (2.61%) Clustering
7 54 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 51 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 40 (1.83%) Web 2.0
12 39 (1.78%) Replication
13 38 (1.74%) Reinsurance
14 37 (1.69%) Virtual Team
15 30 (1.37%) NHS
16 24 (1.10%) Wiki
17 21 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
17 21 (0.96%) Data Structures
18 16 (0.73%) Data Centre
19 13 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 280 (12.80%) Windows
2 83 (3.79%) Linux
3 60 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 31 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (0.91%) Android
7 18 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.55%) Unix
10 11 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.37%) VMS
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.091%) Solaris
14 1 (0.046%) AIX
14 1 (0.046%) MVS
14 1 (0.046%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 758 (34.64%) Business Intelligence
2 693 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 509 (23.26%) MVC
4 457 (20.89%) ETL
5 388 (17.73%) DevOps
6 361 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
7 322 (14.72%) Analytics
8 217 (9.92%) Performance Tuning
9 207 (9.46%) Data Modelling
10 200 (9.14%) Visualisation
11 191 (8.73%) Migration
12 187 (8.55%) Scrum
13 180 (8.23%) Software Engineering
14 169 (7.72%) Microservices
15 168 (7.68%) OO
16 163 (7.45%) Test Automation
17 152 (6.95%) Mentoring
18 144 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
19 133 (6.08%) SDLC
20 129 (5.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2,073 (94.74%) SQL
2 1,131 (51.69%) C#
3 654 (29.89%) JavaScript
4 292 (13.35%) PowerShell
5 234 (10.69%) Python
6 155 (7.08%) TypeScript
7 153 (6.99%) VB.NET
8 104 (4.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 92 (4.20%) PL/SQL
10 65 (2.97%) R
11 63 (2.88%) Java
11 63 (2.88%) VBA
12 40 (1.83%) VB
13 26 (1.19%) C
13 26 (1.19%) Scala
14 24 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.87%) PHP
16 16 (0.73%) C++
17 13 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 218 (9.96%) Degree
2 66 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 35 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.32%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.23%) MCSE
9 5 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.18%) MCSA
11 3 (0.14%) ISEB
11 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.14%) MCP
12 2 (0.091%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.091%) MCSD
13 1 (0.046%) MBCS
13 1 (0.046%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.35%) Data Quality
2 112 (5.12%) QA
3 50 (2.29%) Accessibility
4 47 (2.15%) GDPR
5 31 (1.42%) SLA
6 17 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.59%) GRC
8 4 (0.18%) HL7
9 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.046%) GxP
10 1 (0.046%) PMO
System Software
1 138 (6.31%) Docker
2 46 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.046%) HDFS
8 1 (0.046%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.046%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 112 (5.12%) Kubernetes
2 73 (3.34%) Terraform
3 51 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.46%) MIIS
5 8 (0.37%) Ansible
5 8 (0.37%) Grafana
5 8 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.18%) Graylog
6 4 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.18%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.091%) Control-M
8 2 (0.091%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.046%) Foglight
9 1 (0.046%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.046%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.046%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.046%) WMI
Vendors
1 839 (38.35%) Microsoft
2 91 (4.16%) Databricks
3 84 (3.84%) Oracle
4 55 (2.51%) Nintex
5 54 (2.47%) Google
6 44 (2.01%) Xamarin
7 37 (1.69%) IBM
8 35 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (1.55%) Alteryx
10 33 (1.51%) VMware
11 31 (1.42%) SAP
12 28 (1.28%) Informatica
13 23 (1.05%) Telerik
14 21 (0.96%) Cognos
14 21 (0.96%) JD Edwards
15 17 (0.78%) Sybase
16 16 (0.73%) ServiceNow
17 14 (0.64%) Atlassian
18 13 (0.59%) Cisco
19 8 (0.37%) Adobe