Period
to 20 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 94 78
Rank change year-on-year -20 -16 -1
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 4,092 5,816 6,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.85% 3.37% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.27% 6.01% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,569 5,057 5,593
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
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 77,640 96,754 95,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.02% 56.14% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 63,547 80,653 80,427
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +0.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 -26 3,792 £50,000 +11.11% 230
UK excluding London -29 2,412 £42,500 - 182
London -2 1,593 £57,500 +4.55% 54
North of England -21 715 £42,500 -2.30% 70
South East -50 642 £45,000 - 41
Midlands -8 413 £40,000 - 40
North West -15 392 £42,500 - 41
Yorkshire -48 266 £42,500 -5.56% 24
East of England -5 265 £45,000 -5.26% 12
West Midlands -14 259 £40,000 - 27
Scotland +21 167 £38,000 -5.00% 4
South West -61 157 £42,500 +0.00% 13
East Midlands -19 154 £40,000 -5.88% 13
North East +2 58 £36,500 -16.09% 5
Wales +10 39 £36,000 -7.69% 2
Northern Ireland -16 9 £45,000 +19.21%
Isle of Man +1 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 3,918 (95.75%) SQL
2 2,966 (72.48%) SQL Server
3 1,971 (48.17%) C#
4 1,859 (45.43%) .NET
5 1,685 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 1,651 (40.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,501 (36.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1,402 (34.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1,370 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
10 1,125 (27.49%) JavaScript
11 1,072 (26.20%) ASP.NET
12 1,046 (25.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 1,001 (24.46%) Finance
14 989 (24.17%) Data Warehouse
15 882 (21.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 864 (21.11%) MVC
17 845 (20.65%) HTML
18 844 (20.63%) ETL
19 758 (18.52%) CSS
20 704 (17.20%) Power Platform
21 691 (16.89%) Power BI
22 566 (13.83%) .NET Framework
23 552 (13.49%) Windows
24 543 (13.27%) Scrum
24 543 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
25 536 (13.10%) Web Services
26 517 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
27 509 (12.44%) SQL Server 2012
28 503 (12.29%) AngularJS
29 500 (12.22%) Degree

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
1 302 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 186 (4.55%) IIS
3 87 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 64 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 61 (1.49%) Confluence
6 57 (1.39%) Apache
7 51 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 49 (1.20%) CMS
9 39 (0.95%) Apache Spark
10 31 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 25 (0.61%) Umbraco
12 23 (0.56%) SAS
13 22 (0.54%) NServiceBus
14 18 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (0.39%) Apache Pig
17 13 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.29%) JBoss
19 9 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 298 (7.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 100 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.12%) Weka
6 4 (0.098%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.098%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.098%) HipChat
6 4 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.098%) Moqups
6 4 (0.098%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.073%) EngageOne
7 3 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.049%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.049%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.024%) SPSS
9 1 (0.024%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 155 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
5 13 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.098%) Infor SunSystems
8 4 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.098%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.073%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.073%) Exstream
9 3 (0.073%) Northgate Housing
10 2 (0.049%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.049%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.049%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.049%) Sage 500
10 2 (0.049%) Sage CRM
10 2 (0.049%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,046 (25.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 704 (17.20%) Power Platform
3 343 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (2.61%) SaaS
5 75 (1.83%) PaaS
6 66 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
7 56 (1.37%) Office 365
7 56 (1.37%) Serverless
8 47 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
9 30 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (0.59%) Data Lake Analytics
12 22 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
13 19 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (0.44%) Azure Functions
15 17 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (0.34%) PowerApps
17 13 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
17 13 (0.32%) GitHub
18 11 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.66%) Internet
2 31 (0.76%) Firewall
3 27 (0.66%) DNS
3 27 (0.66%) Intranet
4 25 (0.61%) SSL
5 13 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (0.29%) FTP
7 11 (0.27%) HTTP
7 11 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.22%) CTI
9 8 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.20%) DHCP
9 8 (0.20%) SAN
10 7 (0.17%) Extranet
10 7 (0.17%) Network Security
11 6 (0.15%) AMQP
11 6 (0.15%) GPRS
11 6 (0.15%) VPN
11 6 (0.15%) WAN
12 5 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,966 (72.48%) SQL Server
2 1,651 (40.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,501 (36.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 989 (24.17%) Data Warehouse
5 882 (21.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 691 (16.89%) Power BI
7 509 (12.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 413 (10.09%) Relational Database
9 400 (9.78%) SQL Server 2016
10 339 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 220 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 150 (3.67%) NoSQL
13 149 (3.64%) OLAP
14 146 (3.57%) QlikView
15 144 (3.52%) Azure SQL Database
15 144 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
16 124 (3.03%) MongoDB
17 117 (2.86%) RDBMS
18 97 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 97 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 477 (11.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 470 (11.49%) Visual Studio
3 458 (11.19%) Git (software)
4 187 (4.57%) JIRA
5 141 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 107 (2.61%) Selenium
7 104 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 94 (2.30%) Jenkins
9 91 (2.22%) Subversion
10 88 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 81 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
12 79 (1.93%) NUnit
13 43 (1.05%) MSTest
14 42 (1.03%) SoapUI
15 41 (1.00%) Bitbucket
16 39 (0.95%) ReSharper
17 37 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
18 32 (0.78%) Visual Studio Code
19 30 (0.73%) SpecFlow
20 29 (0.71%) Cucumber
General
1 1,001 (24.46%) Finance
2 200 (4.89%) Marketing
2 200 (4.89%) Retail
3 154 (3.76%) Banking
4 149 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 73 (1.78%) Legal
6 60 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 48 (1.17%) Advertising
7 48 (1.17%) Law
8 47 (1.15%) Back Office
8 47 (1.15%) Electronics
9 41 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 31 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 30 (0.73%) Local Government
12 28 (0.68%) Publishing
13 25 (0.61%) Games
14 18 (0.44%) Automotive
15 16 (0.39%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.20%) Front Office
17 6 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,481 (60.63%) Developer
2 800 (19.55%) SQL Developer
3 755 (18.45%) .NET Developer
4 677 (16.54%) C# Developer
5 609 (14.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 505 (12.34%) Analyst
7 464 (11.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 428 (10.46%) Senior Developer
9 415 (10.14%) DBA
10 361 (8.82%) SQL DBA
11 352 (8.60%) Software Developer
12 220 (5.38%) SQL BI Developer
13 182 (4.45%) SQL Server Developer
14 179 (4.37%) C# Software Developer
15 178 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
16 175 (4.28%) Applications Support
17 158 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
18 154 (3.76%) Administrator
19 151 (3.69%) Support Analyst
20 149 (3.64%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,859 (45.43%) .NET
2 1,072 (26.20%) ASP.NET
3 845 (20.65%) HTML
4 758 (18.52%) CSS
5 566 (13.83%) .NET Framework
6 543 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 536 (13.10%) Web Services
8 503 (12.29%) AngularJS
9 450 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 430 (10.51%) jQuery
11 412 (10.07%) XML
12 341 (8.33%) .NET Core
13 322 (7.87%) Entity Framework
14 281 (6.87%) WCF
15 273 (6.67%) HTML5
16 241 (5.89%) SOAP
17 222 (5.43%) React
18 216 (5.28%) REST
19 214 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 195 (4.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 479 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
3 162 (3.96%) Replication
4 127 (3.10%) Clustering
5 117 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 83 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 74 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 61 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 53 (1.30%) Data Centre
10 51 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 43 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 43 (1.05%) User Experience
12 42 (1.03%) Driving Licence
13 28 (0.68%) Reinsurance
14 25 (0.61%) Client/Server
15 23 (0.56%) PKI
16 22 (0.54%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.51%) Blog
18 20 (0.49%) Reference Data
19 18 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 552 (13.49%) Windows
2 237 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 117 (2.86%) Linux
4 93 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (1.12%) Unix
7 26 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 23 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.54%) Android
10 16 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.15%) Solaris
15 2 (0.049%) AIX
15 2 (0.049%) CentOS
15 2 (0.049%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.049%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.024%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.024%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,402 (34.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1,370 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
3 864 (21.11%) MVC
4 844 (20.63%) ETL
5 543 (13.27%) Scrum
6 517 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
7 358 (8.75%) DevOps
8 355 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
9 349 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
10 336 (8.21%) TDD
11 332 (8.11%) Analytics
12 302 (7.38%) Test Automation
13 282 (6.89%) Software Engineering
14 276 (6.74%) Unit Testing
15 273 (6.67%) Visualisation
16 270 (6.60%) Migration
17 269 (6.57%) CRM
17 269 (6.57%) Data Modelling
18 235 (5.74%) SDLC
19 233 (5.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,918 (95.75%) SQL
2 1,971 (48.17%) C#
3 1,125 (27.49%) JavaScript
4 380 (9.29%) PowerShell
5 275 (6.72%) Java
6 274 (6.70%) VB.NET
7 220 (5.38%) PL/SQL
8 193 (4.72%) Python
9 157 (3.84%) VBA
10 140 (3.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 115 (2.81%) VB
12 114 (2.79%) R
13 103 (2.52%) TypeScript
14 88 (2.15%) C++
15 72 (1.76%) PHP
16 68 (1.66%) VBScript
17 26 (0.64%) C
18 24 (0.59%) Bash Shell
19 21 (0.51%) Shell Script
20 19 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 500 (12.22%) Degree
2 106 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 47 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 42 (1.03%) ISEB
7 35 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 31 (0.76%) MCSA
9 17 (0.42%) HND
10 15 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.34%) MCSE
12 13 (0.32%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.29%) Master's Degree
14 9 (0.22%) DBS Check
15 7 (0.17%) MCP
15 7 (0.17%) MCSD
15 7 (0.17%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.15%) MCITP
16 6 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (4.01%) QA
2 129 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.15%) GDPR
4 42 (1.03%) SLA
5 13 (0.32%) PMO
6 7 (0.17%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.15%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.15%) HL7
7 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.15%) MiFID
8 4 (0.098%) COBIT
8 4 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.049%) ISO 15022
9 2 (0.049%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.024%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 131 (3.20%) Docker
2 115 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.39%) HDFS
6 14 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 10 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.17%) vSphere
9 7 (0.17%) XenApp
10 6 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.073%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (1.05%) SQL Sentry
2 40 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 36 (0.88%) SCCM
4 35 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 31 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
6 25 (0.61%) SCOM
7 23 (0.56%) Ansible
8 19 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 17 (0.42%) Perfmon
10 16 (0.39%) Grafana
11 15 (0.37%) SCOrch
12 13 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
13 12 (0.29%) Tivoli
14 11 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
15 10 (0.24%) Puppet
16 9 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
17 8 (0.20%) Dollar Universe
17 8 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
17 8 (0.20%) Prometheus
17 8 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,685 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 359 (8.77%) Oracle
3 269 (6.57%) Tableau
4 166 (4.06%) SAP
5 73 (1.78%) VMware
6 65 (1.59%) Nintex
7 56 (1.37%) RedGate
8 50 (1.22%) Cognos
9 49 (1.20%) IBM
10 47 (1.15%) Google
11 42 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (1.03%) Xamarin
12 40 (0.98%) ServiceNow
13 34 (0.83%) Citrix
14 27 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 27 (0.66%) Databricks
15 26 (0.64%) Cisco
15 26 (0.64%) Talend
16 25 (0.61%) Sage
17 23 (0.56%) SolarWinds