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

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 110 95
Rank change year-on-year -30 -15 -15
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 2,854 4,289 5,990
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.44% 2.90% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.48% 5.30% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,478 3,896 5,388
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 63,743 80,970 99,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.42% 54.69% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 52,551 66,675 83,594
Median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 2 April 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 2 April 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 -33 2,628 £47,500 - 393
UK excluding London -7 1,848 £43,000 +1.18% 337
London -54 942 £60,000 +2.56% 69
South East 0 593 £45,000 +2.86% 74
North of England -31 430 £43,000 +1.18% 97
Midlands +19 336 £42,500 +6.25% 84
North West -38 229 £43,750 +4.17% 51
West Midlands +10 205 £42,500 +6.25% 60
South West +44 169 £44,490 +4.68% 37
Yorkshire -18 169 £42,500 - 38
East of England -33 153 £42,500 -5.56% 32
East Midlands +23 131 £41,500 +3.75% 24
Scotland +7 104 £40,000 - 6
Work from Home -55 90 £45,000 -3.74% 19
Wales +1 52 £40,000 +11.11% 6
North East -10 32 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Northern Ireland +17 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Isle of Man - 7 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 2,686 (94.11%) SQL
2 2,060 (72.18%) SQL Server
3 1,522 (53.33%) C#
4 1,365 (47.83%) .NET
5 1,155 (40.47%) Microsoft
6 969 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
7 908 (31.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 868 (30.41%) JavaScript
9 862 (30.20%) Azure
10 850 (29.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 802 (28.10%) ASP.NET
12 797 (27.93%) Business Intelligence
13 753 (26.38%) MVC
14 669 (23.44%) HTML
15 630 (22.07%) Finance
16 586 (20.53%) CSS
17 544 (19.06%) ETL
18 530 (18.57%) .NET Framework
19 529 (18.54%) Power Platform
20 524 (18.36%) Data Warehouse
21 517 (18.11%) Power BI
22 463 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 450 (15.77%) AngularJS
24 424 (14.86%) Windows
25 408 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
26 391 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
27 388 (13.59%) Scrum
28 372 (13.03%) ASP.NET Web API
29 343 (12.02%) Git (software)
30 332 (11.63%) Web Services

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
1 135 (4.73%) IIS
2 98 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 44 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (1.37%) Confluence
5 31 (1.09%) CMS
6 23 (0.81%) SAS
6 23 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 21 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 13 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.35%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.28%) Apache
11 8 (0.28%) JBoss
12 6 (0.21%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.14%) Apache Synapse
13 4 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.14%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.11%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 183 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.14%) SPSS
6 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 53 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.32%) Exchequer
5 8 (0.28%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.25%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.21%) Carpe Diem
7 6 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
8 5 (0.18%) iTrent
8 5 (0.18%) Line 50
8 5 (0.18%) Pegasus Opera
8 5 (0.18%) Raiser's Edge
8 5 (0.18%) RiskWrite
9 4 (0.14%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.11%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.11%) MIS ActiveH
11 2 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.035%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 862 (30.20%) Azure
2 529 (18.54%) Power Platform
3 253 (8.86%) AWS
4 117 (4.10%) SaaS
5 81 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
6 58 (2.03%) PaaS
7 45 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
8 42 (1.47%) GCP
8 42 (1.47%) GitHub
9 38 (1.33%) Office 365
10 32 (1.12%) Serverless
11 30 (1.05%) IaaS
12 26 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (0.60%) npm
14 16 (0.56%) PowerApps
15 15 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
16 14 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (0.46%) Amazon EKS
18 12 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
19 10 (0.35%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.19%) Firewall
2 28 (0.98%) DNS
2 28 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 22 (0.77%) Internet
4 13 (0.46%) VPN
5 12 (0.42%) SSL
6 11 (0.39%) HTTP
6 11 (0.39%) PuTTY
7 9 (0.32%) Intranet
8 8 (0.28%) DHCP
9 6 (0.21%) SMTP
10 4 (0.14%) FTP
10 4 (0.14%) RS-232
10 4 (0.14%) RS-485
10 4 (0.14%) SAN
11 2 (0.070%) Broadband
11 2 (0.070%) LAN
11 2 (0.070%) WAN
11 2 (0.070%) WebEx
12 1 (0.035%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,060 (72.18%) SQL Server
2 908 (31.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 850 (29.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 524 (18.36%) Data Warehouse
5 517 (18.11%) Power BI
6 463 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 255 (8.93%) Relational Database
8 195 (6.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 152 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 131 (4.59%) Azure SQL Database
11 124 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 107 (3.75%) Data Lake
13 100 (3.50%) SQL Server 2014
14 99 (3.47%) OLAP
15 96 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 89 (3.12%) NoSQL
17 87 (3.05%) Big Data
18 76 (2.66%) MongoDB
19 75 (2.63%) MySQL
20 64 (2.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 343 (12.02%) Git (software)
2 292 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 280 (9.81%) Visual Studio
4 109 (3.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 91 (3.19%) JIRA
6 76 (2.66%) NUnit
7 55 (1.93%) Selenium
8 52 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 48 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 46 (1.61%) Jenkins
11 42 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 41 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
13 38 (1.33%) Jasmine
14 35 (1.23%) SpecFlow
15 33 (1.16%) webpack
16 32 (1.12%) SoapUI
17 31 (1.09%) Subversion
18 30 (1.05%) gulp
19 28 (0.98%) Bitbucket
20 22 (0.77%) MSTest
General
1 630 (22.07%) Finance
2 125 (4.38%) Banking
3 104 (3.64%) Retail
4 78 (2.73%) Law
5 69 (2.42%) Marketing
6 64 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 59 (2.07%) Legal
8 48 (1.68%) Back Office
9 32 (1.12%) Publishing
9 32 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.09%) Public Sector
11 24 (0.84%) Games
12 18 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.39%) Advertising
14 11 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.35%) Billing
16 9 (0.32%) Front Office
17 8 (0.28%) Automotive
18 6 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,759 (61.63%) Developer
2 596 (20.88%) .NET Developer
3 457 (16.01%) C# Developer
4 454 (15.91%) SQL Developer
5 301 (10.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 299 (10.48%) Analyst
7 286 (10.02%) Senior Developer
8 275 (9.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 265 (9.29%) Software Developer
10 242 (8.48%) DBA
11 201 (7.04%) SQL DBA
12 166 (5.82%) Software Engineer
13 117 (4.10%) .NET Software Developer
14 110 (3.85%) T-SQL Developer
15 103 (3.61%) Applications Support
16 99 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
17 97 (3.40%) Administrator
18 92 (3.22%) SSIS Developer
19 91 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
19 91 (3.19%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,365 (47.83%) .NET
2 802 (28.10%) ASP.NET
3 669 (23.44%) HTML
4 586 (20.53%) CSS
5 530 (18.57%) .NET Framework
6 450 (15.77%) AngularJS
7 391 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 372 (13.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 332 (11.63%) Web Services
10 313 (10.97%) jQuery
11 296 (10.37%) .NET Core
12 292 (10.23%) Entity Framework
13 252 (8.83%) XML
14 223 (7.81%) HTML5
15 174 (6.10%) WCF
16 167 (5.85%) REST
17 155 (5.43%) React
18 154 (5.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 144 (5.05%) WinForms
20 141 (4.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 321 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
3 97 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
4 71 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 69 (2.42%) User Experience
6 56 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 48 (1.68%) Replication
8 45 (1.58%) Clustering
9 43 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 41 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 29 (1.02%) Reinsurance
12 26 (0.91%) Hedge funds
13 22 (0.77%) N-Tier
14 21 (0.74%) Data Centre
15 19 (0.67%) Driving Licence
16 12 (0.42%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
17 11 (0.39%) Public Cloud
18 9 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
18 9 (0.32%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 424 (14.86%) Windows
2 106 (3.71%) Windows Server
3 83 (2.91%) Linux
4 42 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (1.26%) Android
6 28 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.60%) Unix
8 17 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (0.32%) CentOS
10 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.18%) HPUX
12 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.18%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.11%) AIX
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.070%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.070%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (27.93%) Business Intelligence
3 753 (26.38%) MVC
4 544 (19.06%) ETL
5 408 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
6 388 (13.59%) Scrum
7 323 (11.32%) DevOps
8 260 (9.11%) Software Engineering
9 259 (9.07%) TDD
10 223 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
11 221 (7.74%) Data Modelling
12 211 (7.39%) Analytics
13 210 (7.36%) Migration
14 203 (7.11%) SDLC
15 193 (6.76%) OO
16 188 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
17 186 (6.52%) Unit Testing
18 184 (6.45%) Mentoring
19 172 (6.03%) Test Automation
20 154 (5.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2,686 (94.11%) SQL
2 1,522 (53.33%) C#
3 868 (30.41%) JavaScript
4 249 (8.72%) PowerShell
5 229 (8.02%) VB.NET
6 191 (6.69%) Java
7 162 (5.68%) Python
8 156 (5.47%) PL/SQL
9 146 (5.12%) TypeScript
10 104 (3.64%) VBA
11 103 (3.61%) VB
12 101 (3.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 63 (2.21%) R
14 56 (1.96%) C++
15 55 (1.93%) VBScript
16 47 (1.65%) Bash Shell
17 45 (1.58%) PHP
18 20 (0.70%) VB6
19 19 (0.67%) C
19 19 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 283 (9.92%) Degree
2 111 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 17 (0.60%) MCSA
6 16 (0.56%) ISEB
7 15 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.49%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.32%) MCP
11 8 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.28%) MCITP
11 8 (0.28%) MCSE
11 8 (0.28%) MCTS
12 6 (0.21%) MCSD
12 6 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.14%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.73%) QA
2 55 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 49 (1.72%) GDPR
4 28 (0.98%) SLA
5 15 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.39%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.21%) PMO
9 2 (0.070%) IFRS
9 2 (0.070%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.035%) DICOM
10 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.035%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 87 (3.05%) Docker
2 58 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.25%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.18%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.14%) KVM
9 2 (0.070%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.035%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.035%) NFS
10 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.035%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.035%) vSphere
10 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (1.58%) Kubernetes
2 37 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.98%) Ansible
3 28 (0.98%) Terraform
4 27 (0.95%) Puppet
5 24 (0.84%) Kibana
5 24 (0.84%) SCCM
6 11 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.21%) Automic
8 6 (0.21%) SQL Sentry
8 6 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.18%) Grafana
9 5 (0.18%) Matomo
9 5 (0.18%) SCOM
10 4 (0.14%) Packer
10 4 (0.14%) Salt
11 3 (0.11%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.11%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,155 (40.47%) Microsoft
2 224 (7.85%) Oracle
3 157 (5.50%) Tableau
4 82 (2.87%) SAP
5 59 (2.07%) Google
6 50 (1.75%) IBM
7 46 (1.61%) Xamarin
8 45 (1.58%) RedGate
9 32 (1.12%) Intapp
10 30 (1.05%) WorldPay
11 29 (1.02%) Cognos
11 29 (1.02%) Sybase
12 26 (0.91%) VMware
13 24 (0.84%) Atlassian
14 23 (0.81%) Databricks
14 23 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (0.70%) Informatica
16 18 (0.63%) FIS
17 17 (0.60%) DevExpress
18 16 (0.56%) iManage