Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 119 90
Rank change year-on-year -24 -29 -2
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 1,150 3,810 5,652
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.31% 2.74% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 5.13% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 3,494 5,227
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +0.89%

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 29,337 74,301 92,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.90% 53.41% 55.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24,577 60,703 77,053
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 22 September 2020.

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 22 September 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 -19 1,086 £50,000 - 186
UK excluding London +14 791 £47,500 +11.76% 143
London -97 330 £60,000 - 51
Midlands +35 224 £47,500 +18.75% 45
North of England +12 214 £50,000 +17.65% 33
South East -3 194 £43,500 -3.33% 33
West Midlands +43 136 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Work from Home +32 123 £47,500 +5.56% 22
North West +2 120 £50,000 +17.65% 17
East Midlands +15 88 £47,500 +18.75% 25
South West +75 72 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire +39 63 £47,500 +16.56% 14
East of England +24 48 £45,000 - 12
North East +13 31 £50,000 +28.21% 2
Wales +41 22 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Scotland +4 14 £42,750 +0.59% 6
Isle of Man 0 2 £47,500 +5.56%
Northern Ireland +8 1 £40,000 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,089 (94.70%) SQL
2 836 (72.70%) SQL Server
3 564 (49.04%) C#
4 517 (44.96%) .NET
5 491 (42.70%) Microsoft
6 448 (38.96%) Azure
7 431 (37.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 367 (31.91%) JavaScript
9 366 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
10 337 (29.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 314 (27.30%) Business Intelligence
12 286 (24.87%) MVC
13 282 (24.52%) ASP.NET
14 267 (23.22%) Finance
15 254 (22.09%) HTML
16 248 (21.57%) Power Platform
17 237 (20.61%) Power BI
18 228 (19.83%) Windows
19 227 (19.74%) CSS
20 226 (19.65%) DevOps
21 224 (19.48%) AngularJS
22 221 (19.22%) Data Warehouse
23 208 (18.09%) .NET Framework
24 201 (17.48%) Git (software)
25 199 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
26 197 (17.13%) ETL
27 165 (14.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 144 (12.52%) AWS
29 138 (12.00%) PowerShell
30 134 (11.65%) .NET Core

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 (10.87%) IIS
2 38 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (2.43%) Confluence
5 18 (1.57%) Apache
6 16 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.87%) CMS
8 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.43%) Apache Synapse
10 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.35%) SAS
10 4 (0.35%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.26%) Documentum
11 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.17%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.087%) Moodle
13 1 (0.087%) Mule
Applications
1 56 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.087%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.61%) iTrent
2 7 (0.61%) Northgate Housing
3 6 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.35%) FastStats
5 4 (0.35%) Unica
6 1 (0.087%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.087%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.087%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.087%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 448 (38.96%) Azure
2 248 (21.57%) Power Platform
3 144 (12.52%) AWS
4 38 (3.30%) Azure Data Factory
5 36 (3.13%) Serverless
6 33 (2.87%) SaaS
7 29 (2.52%) Office 365
8 28 (2.43%) GCP
9 17 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (1.30%) npm
10 15 (1.30%) PaaS
10 15 (1.30%) Power Automate
11 12 (1.04%) PowerApps
12 10 (0.87%) Azure Machine Learning
13 9 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.70%) IaaS
15 7 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (0.52%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.26%) DNS
2 17 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.04%) Firewall
3 12 (1.04%) Internet
4 9 (0.78%) RS-232
4 9 (0.78%) RS-485
5 8 (0.70%) Broadband
6 7 (0.61%) VPN
7 5 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.43%) DHCP
7 5 (0.43%) SSL
7 5 (0.43%) VLAN
8 4 (0.35%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.35%) VoIP
9 3 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.17%) HTTP
10 2 (0.17%) Intranet
10 2 (0.17%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 836 (72.70%) SQL Server
2 431 (37.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 337 (29.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 237 (20.61%) Power BI
5 221 (19.22%) Data Warehouse
6 165 (14.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 124 (10.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 67 (5.83%) Azure SQL Database
9 59 (5.13%) Data Lake
10 55 (4.78%) Relational Database
11 52 (4.52%) MongoDB
12 50 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 46 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 45 (3.91%) Big Data
15 42 (3.65%) MySQL
16 36 (3.13%) NoSQL
17 34 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
18 32 (2.78%) OLAP
19 30 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 23 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 201 (17.48%) Git (software)
2 128 (11.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 97 (8.43%) Visual Studio
4 63 (5.48%) JIRA
5 55 (4.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 43 (3.74%) NUnit
7 35 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 31 (2.70%) SpecFlow
8 31 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 29 (2.52%) Subversion
10 28 (2.43%) Bitbucket
11 26 (2.26%) Selenium
12 24 (2.09%) MSTest
13 18 (1.57%) Jenkins
14 17 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (1.22%) gulp
15 14 (1.22%) jspm
16 12 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
17 11 (0.96%) Moq
18 8 (0.70%) git-flow
General
1 267 (23.22%) Finance
2 42 (3.65%) Banking
3 39 (3.39%) Law
4 32 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.35%) Marketing
6 26 (2.26%) Public Sector
7 25 (2.17%) Back Office
8 23 (2.00%) Retail
9 22 (1.91%) Legal
10 17 (1.48%) Advertising
11 10 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.87%) Social Housing
11 10 (0.87%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.78%) Games
13 8 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.52%) Front Office
14 6 (0.52%) Local Government
15 4 (0.35%) Electronics
15 4 (0.35%) Publishing
16 2 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 689 (59.91%) Developer
2 200 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 190 (16.52%) SQL Developer
4 155 (13.48%) Senior Developer
5 140 (12.17%) C# Developer
6 117 (10.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 111 (9.65%) Analyst
8 97 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 91 (7.91%) DBA
10 81 (7.04%) Software Developer
11 76 (6.61%) SQL DBA
12 60 (5.22%) SQL Server Developer
13 59 (5.13%) Web Developer
14 56 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
15 55 (4.78%) T-SQL Developer
16 51 (4.43%) Applications Support
17 49 (4.26%) Software Engineer
18 46 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
18 46 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
19 42 (3.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (44.96%) .NET
2 282 (24.52%) ASP.NET
3 254 (22.09%) HTML
4 227 (19.74%) CSS
5 224 (19.48%) AngularJS
6 208 (18.09%) .NET Framework
7 199 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 134 (11.65%) .NET Core
9 133 (11.57%) jQuery
10 129 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 128 (11.13%) Web Services
12 122 (10.61%) Entity Framework
13 98 (8.52%) React
14 91 (7.91%) HTML5
15 83 (7.22%) WCF
16 77 (6.70%) ASP.NET Core
16 77 (6.70%) REST
16 77 (6.70%) XML
17 71 (6.17%) WPF
18 62 (5.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 131 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (3.91%) Replication
4 40 (3.48%) Data Structures
5 37 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.26%) Clustering
7 22 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.39%) Reinsurance
10 14 (1.22%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.22%) PKI
11 13 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 11 (0.96%) User Experience
13 9 (0.78%) PlayStation
14 8 (0.70%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.61%) Cloud Native
16 6 (0.52%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
16 6 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 228 (19.83%) Windows
2 103 (8.96%) Windows Server
3 64 (5.57%) Linux
4 34 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.39%) Android
8 13 (1.13%) Unix
9 5 (0.43%) HPUX
9 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.087%) AIX
11 1 (0.087%) CentOS
11 1 (0.087%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.087%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (27.30%) Business Intelligence
3 286 (24.87%) MVC
4 226 (19.65%) DevOps
5 197 (17.13%) ETL
6 125 (10.87%) TDD
7 120 (10.43%) Scrum
8 115 (10.00%) Analytics
9 112 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
10 111 (9.65%) Performance Tuning
11 99 (8.61%) Software Engineering
12 98 (8.52%) Microservices
13 96 (8.35%) Data Modelling
14 94 (8.17%) Mentoring
14 94 (8.17%) Visualisation
15 91 (7.91%) Web Development
16 89 (7.74%) Test Automation
17 88 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
18 86 (7.48%) SDLC
19 79 (6.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,089 (94.70%) SQL
2 564 (49.04%) C#
3 367 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 138 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 94 (8.17%) TypeScript
6 84 (7.30%) PL/SQL
7 66 (5.74%) Java
8 65 (5.65%) Python
9 62 (5.39%) VB.NET
10 32 (2.78%) C++
11 20 (1.74%) R
12 19 (1.65%) VB
13 17 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 12 (1.04%) VBA
15 7 (0.61%) ES6
15 7 (0.61%) VBScript
16 6 (0.52%) C
17 5 (0.43%) PHP
18 4 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 122 (10.61%) Degree
2 33 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.48%) MCP
5 10 (0.87%) MCSA
6 9 (0.78%) MCITP
7 8 (0.70%) MCSE
8 7 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.61%) MCTS
9 5 (0.43%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.43%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.26%) ISEB
11 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.26%) OCP
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.00%) QA
2 31 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 30 (2.61%) SLA
4 25 (2.17%) GDPR
5 8 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.26%) EMIR
6 3 (0.26%) MiFID
7 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
System Software
1 41 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 39 (3.39%) Docker
3 20 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.087%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (1.48%) Kubernetes
1 17 (1.48%) Terraform
2 15 (1.30%) Ansible
3 14 (1.22%) Puppet
4 12 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (0.43%) MIIS
6 5 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.35%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.35%) Kibana
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.17%) SCCM
9 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 491 (42.70%) Microsoft
2 126 (10.96%) Oracle
3 53 (4.61%) Tableau
4 33 (2.87%) SAP
5 29 (2.52%) Google
6 22 (1.91%) Atlassian
7 18 (1.57%) Databricks
7 18 (1.57%) VMware
8 17 (1.48%) IBM
9 10 (0.87%) Cognos
9 10 (0.87%) Hortonworks
10 9 (0.78%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.61%) Northgate
11 7 (0.61%) Sybase
12 6 (0.52%) EMC
12 6 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.43%) Apteco
13 5 (0.43%) Cisco
13 5 (0.43%) InterSystems
14 4 (0.35%) Dynatrace