Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 197 144 124
Rank change year-on-year -53 -20 -33
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 2,285 1,114 3,743
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.83% 2.32% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 3.92% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,923 1,012 3,271
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 67,123 28,412 73,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.88% 59.24% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44,702 24,261 60,721
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -55 2,068 £50,000 - 412
UK excluding London -36 1,452 £47,500 - 321
London -70 680 £60,000 +4.35% 120
Work from Home -30 568 £50,000 +2.56% 95
South East -24 414 £50,000 +13.64% 70
North of England -23 405 £45,000 -10.00% 83
Midlands -66 305 £45,000 -5.26% 89
North West -24 203 £45,000 -6.25% 46
West Midlands -50 198 £45,000 -5.26% 51
South West +10 174 £50,000 +5.26% 27
Yorkshire -34 143 £45,000 -10.00% 31
East Midlands -53 107 £45,000 -2.17% 38
North East -11 59 £37,500 -25.00% 6
East of England -84 59 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Scotland -56 53 £47,750 +19.38% 21
Wales -25 47 £37,500 -3.23% 6
Northern Ireland -41 3 £32,500 - 4
Isle of Man -5 2 £40,000 -15.79%

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 2,116 (92.60%) SQL
2 1,449 (63.41%) SQL Server
3 1,085 (47.48%) C#
4 1,061 (46.43%) .NET
5 967 (42.32%) Microsoft
6 941 (41.18%) Azure
7 833 (36.46%) Business Intelligence
8 776 (33.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 724 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
10 648 (28.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 641 (28.05%) JavaScript
12 609 (26.65%) Power Platform
13 595 (26.04%) Power BI
14 552 (24.16%) Data Warehouse
15 524 (22.93%) ETL
16 510 (22.32%) Finance
17 434 (18.99%) Social Skills
18 433 (18.95%) MVC
19 431 (18.86%) ASP.NET
20 416 (18.21%) DevOps
21 410 (17.94%) HTML
22 393 (17.20%) CSS
23 372 (16.28%) AWS
24 358 (15.67%) AngularJS
25 355 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
26 352 (15.40%) Analytics
27 349 (15.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 348 (15.23%) .NET Core
29 315 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
30 291 (12.74%) PowerShell

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
1 103 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 90 (3.94%) IIS
3 43 (1.88%) CMS
4 40 (1.75%) SAS
5 19 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 15 (0.66%) Apache
7 14 (0.61%) Umbraco
8 11 (0.48%) nginx
9 8 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.35%) NServiceBus
9 8 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.26%) Kentico
12 4 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.18%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.18%) Confluence
13 3 (0.13%) WordPress
14 2 (0.088%) Liferay
14 2 (0.088%) Mule
Applications
1 185 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.35%) InVision
7 5 (0.22%) Stata
8 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.088%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.044%) MadCap Flare
9 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 34 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.26%) Unica
6 5 (0.22%) FastStats
7 4 (0.18%) nopCommerce
7 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.13%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.088%) IBM Planning Analytics
9 2 (0.088%) iTrent
9 2 (0.088%) Relativity
9 2 (0.088%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.044%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.044%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.044%) MFGPRO
10 1 (0.044%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.044%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.044%) Shopify
10 1 (0.044%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 941 (41.18%) Azure
2 609 (26.65%) Power Platform
3 372 (16.28%) AWS
4 165 (7.22%) Azure Data Factory
5 152 (6.65%) SaaS
6 96 (4.20%) PaaS
7 82 (3.59%) Serverless
8 76 (3.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 67 (2.93%) IaaS
10 65 (2.84%) GitHub
11 59 (2.58%) Microsoft 365
12 57 (2.49%) Dynamics 365
13 51 (2.23%) Snowflake
14 41 (1.79%) Azure Functions
15 38 (1.66%) Azure Service Bus
16 36 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
17 33 (1.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 29 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
19 25 (1.09%) GCP
19 25 (1.09%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.09%) DNS
2 23 (1.01%) Firewall
3 17 (0.74%) VPN
4 15 (0.66%) Intranet
5 13 (0.57%) Internet
6 10 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (0.44%) DHCP
7 9 (0.39%) VLAN
8 8 (0.35%) LAN
9 7 (0.31%) FTP
9 7 (0.31%) WAN
10 6 (0.26%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (0.26%) HTTP
10 6 (0.26%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.26%) VoIP
11 4 (0.18%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.13%) SSL
12 3 (0.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,449 (63.41%) SQL Server
2 776 (33.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 648 (28.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 595 (26.04%) Power BI
5 552 (24.16%) Data Warehouse
6 349 (15.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 171 (7.48%) Relational Database
8 163 (7.13%) Tableau
9 136 (5.95%) Azure SQL Database
10 100 (4.38%) Data Lake
11 94 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 84 (3.68%) SQL Server 2016
13 66 (2.89%) MySQL
14 60 (2.63%) NoSQL
15 51 (2.23%) SQL Server 2019
16 50 (2.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 50 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
17 45 (1.97%) OLAP
18 44 (1.93%) RDBMS
19 43 (1.88%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 252 (11.03%) Visual Studio
2 174 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 123 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 46 (2.01%) NUnit
6 43 (1.88%) JIRA
6 43 (1.88%) MSI
6 43 (1.88%) WiX
7 37 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 33 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 29 (1.27%) Moq
10 28 (1.23%) Visual Studio Code
11 24 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
12 22 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (0.74%) MSTest
14 15 (0.66%) Selenium
15 12 (0.53%) webpack
16 11 (0.48%) gulp
17 10 (0.44%) Bitbucket
17 10 (0.44%) Grunt
General
1 510 (22.32%) Finance
2 434 (18.99%) Social Skills
3 232 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (4.73%) Marketing
4 108 (4.73%) Retail
5 84 (3.68%) Manufacturing
6 63 (2.76%) Banking
7 59 (2.58%) Advertising
8 57 (2.49%) Public Sector
9 54 (2.36%) Law
10 33 (1.44%) Investment Banking
11 31 (1.36%) Legal
12 29 (1.27%) Telecoms
13 28 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
14 26 (1.14%) French Language
14 26 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
15 18 (0.79%) Electronics
16 14 (0.61%) Back Office
17 11 (0.48%) Games
17 11 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,404 (61.44%) Developer
2 382 (16.72%) .NET Developer
3 329 (14.40%) C# Developer
4 286 (12.52%) SQL Developer
5 281 (12.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 256 (11.20%) Analyst
7 236 (10.33%) Senior Developer
8 205 (8.97%) Software Developer
9 188 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 165 (7.22%) DBA
11 118 (5.16%) Data Engineer
12 114 (4.99%) SQL DBA
13 98 (4.29%) Data Analyst
14 92 (4.03%) Administrator
15 90 (3.94%) Lead Developer
16 88 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
17 78 (3.41%) .NET Software Developer
17 78 (3.41%) Support Analyst
18 72 (3.15%) Business Developer
19 70 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,061 (46.43%) .NET
2 431 (18.86%) ASP.NET
3 410 (17.94%) HTML
4 393 (17.20%) CSS
5 358 (15.67%) AngularJS
6 348 (15.23%) .NET Core
7 315 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 284 (12.43%) .NET Framework
9 253 (11.07%) React
10 229 (10.02%) jQuery
11 222 (9.72%) Web Services
12 197 (8.62%) XML
13 180 (7.88%) Entity Framework
14 172 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 140 (6.13%) REST
16 119 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 116 (5.08%) HTML5
18 114 (4.99%) Vue.js
19 95 (4.16%) JSON
20 91 (3.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 106 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
2 90 (3.94%) User Experience
3 82 (3.59%) Legacy Systems
4 77 (3.37%) Clustering
5 72 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 63 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
7 60 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 49 (2.14%) Replication
9 48 (2.10%) Web 2.0
10 45 (1.97%) Mobile App
11 41 (1.79%) Client/Server
12 34 (1.49%) Virtual Team
13 23 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
14 20 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (0.88%) NHS
14 20 (0.88%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.83%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
16 17 (0.74%) Wiki
17 14 (0.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 272 (11.90%) Windows
2 87 (3.81%) Linux
3 58 (2.54%) Windows Server
4 35 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (0.70%) Android
5 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.53%) Unix
7 12 (0.53%) VMS
7 12 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.18%) AIX
11 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.044%) MVS
12 1 (0.044%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (36.46%) Business Intelligence
2 724 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
3 524 (22.93%) ETL
4 433 (18.95%) MVC
5 416 (18.21%) DevOps
6 355 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
7 352 (15.40%) Analytics
8 282 (12.34%) Performance Tuning
9 281 (12.30%) Full Stack Development
10 257 (11.25%) Data Modelling
11 239 (10.46%) Software Engineering
11 239 (10.46%) Visualisation
12 177 (7.75%) Mentoring
13 169 (7.40%) Migration
14 157 (6.87%) Fintech
14 157 (6.87%) Scrum
15 147 (6.43%) Data Analysis
16 145 (6.35%) TDD
17 143 (6.26%) Data Visualisation
18 132 (5.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2,116 (92.60%) SQL
2 1,085 (47.48%) C#
3 641 (28.05%) JavaScript
4 291 (12.74%) PowerShell
5 222 (9.72%) Python
6 194 (8.49%) TypeScript
7 167 (7.31%) VB.NET
8 110 (4.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 99 (4.33%) PL/SQL
10 89 (3.89%) Java
11 75 (3.28%) VBA
12 67 (2.93%) R
13 35 (1.53%) C++
14 34 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 34 (1.49%) VB
15 33 (1.44%) PHP
16 22 (0.96%) Bash Shell
17 18 (0.79%) Scala
18 16 (0.70%) C
19 12 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 217 (9.50%) Degree
2 51 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 42 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (1.01%) HNC
6 23 (1.01%) HND
7 9 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.22%) MCSA
10 4 (0.18%) CCNA
10 4 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.18%) MCITP
11 3 (0.13%) ISEB
11 3 (0.13%) MBCS
12 2 (0.088%) MCSE
13 1 (0.044%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.044%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.044%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.99%) Data Quality
2 106 (4.64%) QA
3 64 (2.80%) Accessibility
4 56 (2.45%) GDPR
5 34 (1.49%) SLA
6 20 (0.88%) GRC
7 10 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.18%) PMO
8 4 (0.18%) WCAG
9 3 (0.13%) HL7
10 1 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.044%) GxP
10 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 141 (6.17%) Docker
2 46 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 40 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.044%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.044%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 120 (5.25%) Kubernetes
2 20 (0.88%) Terraform
3 12 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.39%) ZABBIX
5 7 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.22%) Ansible
7 5 (0.22%) Control-M
7 5 (0.22%) SCCM
8 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.088%) Grafana
9 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.088%) MIIS
10 1 (0.044%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.044%) Foglight
10 1 (0.044%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 967 (42.32%) Microsoft
2 90 (3.94%) Databricks
3 78 (3.41%) Oracle
4 53 (2.32%) VMware
5 50 (2.19%) Alteryx
6 47 (2.06%) SAP
7 41 (1.79%) Informatica
8 39 (1.71%) Google
9 27 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (1.18%) Xamarin
10 21 (0.92%) IBM
11 20 (0.88%) JD Edwards
12 18 (0.79%) Cisco
12 18 (0.79%) Citrix
12 18 (0.79%) RedGate
13 16 (0.70%) Cognos
14 15 (0.66%) AppDynamics
14 15 (0.66%) IFS
14 15 (0.66%) TIBCO
15 14 (0.61%) Telerik