Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 117 92
Rank change year-on-year -37 -25 -14
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 1,755 4,188 6,030
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.22% 2.86% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.99% 5.30% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 3,860 5,409
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 43,960 79,025 99,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.52% 53.92% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36,168 64,760 82,750
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -37 1,618 £48,500 -3.00% 159
UK excluding London +5 1,204 £45,000 +5.88% 137
London -108 499 £60,000 +4.35% 34
South East +13 357 £45,000 - 22
North of England +1 321 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Midlands +23 233 £45,000 +12.50% 31
North West +8 194 £48,500 +14.12% 19
West Midlands +22 152 £47,500 +18.75% 18
South West +57 120 £45,750 +7.65% 15
Yorkshire +15 102 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Work from Home -26 92 £47,500 +5.56% 20
East of England -30 82 £40,378 -10.27% 14
East Midlands +10 81 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Scotland +7 64 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North East -11 25 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Wales +1 23 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Isle of Man +8 6 £47,500 +5.56%
Northern Ireland +15 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1,665 (94.87%) SQL
2 1,283 (73.11%) SQL Server
3 883 (50.31%) C#
4 803 (45.75%) .NET
5 726 (41.37%) Microsoft
6 635 (36.18%) Azure
7 610 (34.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 580 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
9 551 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 543 (30.94%) JavaScript
11 539 (30.71%) Business Intelligence
12 464 (26.44%) ASP.NET
13 408 (23.25%) HTML
14 400 (22.79%) MVC
15 395 (22.51%) Power Platform
16 393 (22.39%) Power BI
17 382 (21.77%) Finance
18 355 (20.23%) Data Warehouse
19 349 (19.89%) CSS
20 325 (18.52%) ETL
21 297 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 292 (16.64%) AngularJS
23 285 (16.24%) .NET Framework
24 269 (15.33%) Windows
25 234 (13.33%) DevOps
26 229 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
27 228 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
28 222 (12.65%) Git (software)
28 222 (12.65%) .NET Core
29 214 (12.19%) AWS

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
1 123 (7.01%) IIS
2 59 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 35 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.31%) Confluence
5 18 (1.03%) Apache
6 16 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.80%) SAS
8 8 (0.46%) NServiceBus
8 8 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.34%) CMS
9 6 (0.34%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.23%) Apache Synapse
11 3 (0.17%) Moodle
11 3 (0.17%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.11%) Totara
13 1 (0.057%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.057%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 93 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.40%) Elite 3E
3 6 (0.34%) Carpe Diem
4 5 (0.28%) Exchequer
4 5 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
4 5 (0.28%) iTrent
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.23%) FastStats
5 4 (0.23%) Unica
6 3 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.17%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.057%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.057%) Line 50
8 1 (0.057%) Magento
8 1 (0.057%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.057%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.057%) RiskWrite
8 1 (0.057%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 635 (36.18%) Azure
2 395 (22.51%) Power Platform
3 214 (12.19%) AWS
4 81 (4.62%) SaaS
5 64 (3.65%) Azure Data Factory
6 57 (3.25%) PaaS
7 51 (2.91%) Serverless
8 34 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
9 33 (1.88%) GCP
9 33 (1.88%) Office 365
10 27 (1.54%) IaaS
11 18 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
11 18 (1.03%) PowerApps
12 14 (0.80%) GitHub
13 13 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.63%) Logic Apps
16 8 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.46%) Power Automate
17 7 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.48%) DNS
2 20 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.91%) Firewall
4 12 (0.68%) Internet
5 10 (0.57%) RS-232
5 10 (0.57%) RS-485
5 10 (0.57%) VPN
6 8 (0.46%) Broadband
7 7 (0.40%) Intranet
8 6 (0.34%) DHCP
9 5 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.28%) HTTP
9 5 (0.28%) VoIP
10 4 (0.23%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.23%) VLAN
11 3 (0.17%) WebEx
12 2 (0.11%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,283 (73.11%) SQL Server
2 610 (34.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 551 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 393 (22.39%) Power BI
5 355 (20.23%) Data Warehouse
6 297 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 136 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 128 (7.29%) Relational Database
9 110 (6.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 107 (6.10%) Azure SQL Database
11 105 (5.98%) Data Lake
12 88 (5.01%) Big Data
13 68 (3.87%) OLAP
13 68 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 65 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 61 (3.48%) MySQL
16 54 (3.08%) MongoDB
17 53 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
18 44 (2.51%) QlikView
19 41 (2.34%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 222 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 175 (9.97%) Visual Studio
3 161 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (3.65%) NUnit
5 60 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 47 (2.68%) Selenium
7 45 (2.56%) JIRA
8 38 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 27 (1.54%) Jasmine
9 27 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 27 (1.54%) webpack
10 26 (1.48%) gulp
11 25 (1.42%) Bitbucket
11 25 (1.42%) MSTest
11 25 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
13 20 (1.14%) Grunt
13 20 (1.14%) Jenkins
13 20 (1.14%) Visual Studio Code
14 15 (0.85%) Gatling
General
1 382 (21.77%) Finance
2 77 (4.39%) Law
3 56 (3.19%) Banking
4 52 (2.96%) Retail
5 42 (2.39%) Legal
6 41 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 40 (2.28%) Back Office
8 26 (1.48%) Marketing
9 16 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.85%) Public Sector
11 13 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.63%) Advertising
13 10 (0.57%) Games
14 9 (0.51%) Telecoms
15 7 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.40%) Front Office
15 7 (0.40%) Publishing
16 3 (0.17%) Automotive
16 3 (0.17%) Local Government
17 2 (0.11%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,048 (59.72%) Developer
2 317 (18.06%) .NET Developer
3 284 (16.18%) SQL Developer
4 233 (13.28%) C# Developer
5 202 (11.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 192 (10.94%) Analyst
7 178 (10.14%) Senior Developer
8 158 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 154 (8.77%) Software Developer
10 145 (8.26%) DBA
11 120 (6.84%) SQL DBA
12 97 (5.53%) Software Engineer
13 96 (5.47%) SSIS Developer
14 92 (5.24%) T-SQL Developer
15 90 (5.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 85 (4.84%) Architect
17 77 (4.39%) Applications Support
18 68 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
19 65 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
19 65 (3.70%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 803 (45.75%) .NET
2 464 (26.44%) ASP.NET
3 408 (23.25%) HTML
4 349 (19.89%) CSS
5 292 (16.64%) AngularJS
6 285 (16.24%) .NET Framework
7 228 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 222 (12.65%) .NET Core
9 196 (11.17%) Web Services
10 192 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 175 (9.97%) jQuery
12 163 (9.29%) Entity Framework
13 133 (7.58%) HTML5
14 121 (6.89%) XML
15 115 (6.55%) React
16 111 (6.32%) REST
17 98 (5.58%) WCF
18 96 (5.47%) WPF
19 86 (4.90%) WinForms
20 81 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 213 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (2.85%) Data Structures
4 46 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
6 36 (2.05%) Replication
7 33 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 32 (1.82%) Clustering
9 26 (1.48%) User Experience
10 25 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.37%) Reinsurance
12 18 (1.03%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.91%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.68%) Fixed Income
15 12 (0.68%) PKI
16 11 (0.63%) Driving Licence
17 9 (0.51%) Cloud Native
18 8 (0.46%) Public Cloud
18 8 (0.46%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 269 (15.33%) Windows
2 94 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 62 (3.53%) Linux
4 44 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (1.25%) Android
5 22 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (0.85%) Unix
7 15 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.46%) HPUX
9 5 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.17%) AIX
10 3 (0.17%) Solaris
10 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.11%) CentOS
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.057%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.057%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.057%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (30.71%) Business Intelligence
3 400 (22.79%) MVC
4 325 (18.52%) ETL
5 234 (13.33%) DevOps
6 229 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
7 211 (12.02%) TDD
8 197 (11.23%) Scrum
9 175 (9.97%) Analytics
10 174 (9.91%) Test Automation
11 170 (9.69%) Data Modelling
12 159 (9.06%) Software Engineering
13 158 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
14 142 (8.09%) Mentoring
15 132 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
16 130 (7.41%) Migration
17 120 (6.84%) SDLC
18 119 (6.78%) Unit Testing
19 117 (6.67%) Visualisation
20 111 (6.32%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,665 (94.87%) SQL
2 883 (50.31%) C#
3 543 (30.94%) JavaScript
4 196 (11.17%) PowerShell
5 148 (8.43%) VB.NET
6 135 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 110 (6.27%) Python
8 106 (6.04%) Java
9 76 (4.33%) PL/SQL
10 58 (3.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 50 (2.85%) C++
12 49 (2.79%) R
13 45 (2.56%) VBA
14 39 (2.22%) VB
15 29 (1.65%) Bash Shell
16 27 (1.54%) VBScript
17 18 (1.03%) PHP
18 16 (0.91%) ES6
19 11 (0.63%) PHP 5
20 10 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 212 (12.08%) Degree
2 71 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (0.97%) MCP
5 14 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.74%) MCSA
7 11 (0.63%) MCSE
8 10 (0.57%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.40%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.40%) MCITP
10 7 (0.40%) MCTS
11 6 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.28%) ISEB
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.17%) OCP
15 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.93%) QA
2 39 (2.22%) GDPR
3 32 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.08%) SLA
5 16 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) IFRS
8 2 (0.11%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.11%) PMO
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 52 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.28%) Docker
3 19 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.23%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.057%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.057%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.057%) KVM
7 1 (0.057%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.057%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (1.14%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.14%) Terraform
3 15 (0.85%) Ansible
4 14 (0.80%) SCCM
5 13 (0.74%) Kibana
6 12 (0.68%) Puppet
7 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.23%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.17%) Control-M
11 3 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.17%) SCOM
12 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.057%) MIIS
13 1 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.057%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 726 (41.37%) Microsoft
2 122 (6.95%) Oracle
3 97 (5.53%) Tableau
4 52 (2.96%) Google
5 44 (2.51%) IBM
6 41 (2.34%) SAP
7 36 (2.05%) Xamarin
8 28 (1.60%) Intapp
9 24 (1.37%) Databricks
10 19 (1.08%) Hortonworks
10 19 (1.08%) VMware
11 14 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 14 (0.80%) Sybase
12 12 (0.68%) Dynatrace
12 12 (0.68%) iManage
13 11 (0.63%) Cognos
14 10 (0.57%) Aderant
15 9 (0.51%) DevExpress
16 7 (0.40%) Netezza
16 7 (0.40%) Zend