Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 189 153 141
Rank change year-on-year -36 -12 -34
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 2,530 1,375 3,190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.97% 2.18% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 3.75% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,043 1,233 2,720
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £31,854
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -

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 68,095 36,656 68,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 52.98% 58.02% 54.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44,444 31,247 56,913
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -33 2,303 £55,000 +10.00% 386
UK excluding London -26 1,541 £48,000 +6.67% 258
London -62 810 £65,000 +8.33% 140
Work from Home +18 729 £55,000 +4.76% 83
North of England -19 481 £45,000 - 58
South East -1 412 £52,500 +19.32% 77
Midlands -32 315 £47,500 -5.00% 59
North West +4 232 £50,000 +11.11% 29
West Midlands -8 211 £47,500 -5.00% 36
Yorkshire -25 190 £45,000 - 26
South West +38 186 £50,000 +17.65% 32
East Midlands -44 104 £42,500 -5.56% 23
Scotland -19 73 £55,000 +29.91% 10
North East -14 59 £42,250 -19.52% 3
East of England -71 58 £50,000 - 19
Wales -47 23 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Isle of Man +14 1 £45,000 -5.26%

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 2,349 (92.85%) SQL
2 1,640 (64.82%) SQL Server
3 1,190 (47.04%) C#
4 1,159 (45.81%) .NET
5 1,088 (43.00%) Microsoft
6 1,068 (42.21%) Azure
7 941 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
8 888 (35.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 854 (33.75%) Business Intelligence
10 672 (26.56%) Finance
11 628 (24.82%) Power Platform
12 621 (24.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 611 (24.15%) Power BI
14 593 (23.44%) JavaScript
15 537 (21.23%) ETL
16 520 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
17 475 (18.77%) DevOps
18 452 (17.87%) Social Skills
19 436 (17.23%) .NET Core
20 426 (16.84%) Analytics
21 425 (16.80%) AWS
22 389 (15.38%) MVC
23 385 (15.22%) CSS
24 384 (15.18%) HTML
25 374 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
26 365 (14.43%) ASP.NET
27 333 (13.16%) .NET Framework
28 325 (12.85%) Web Services
29 317 (12.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
30 310 (12.25%) Data Modelling

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
1 115 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.49%) IIS
3 45 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
4 34 (1.34%) CMS
5 33 (1.30%) SAS
6 21 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 15 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (0.51%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.47%) Apache
10 9 (0.36%) Kentico
11 8 (0.32%) Liferay
12 7 (0.28%) Confluence
13 6 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
14 4 (0.16%) JBoss
14 4 (0.16%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.12%) WordPress
16 2 (0.079%) nginx
16 2 (0.079%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 266 (10.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 124 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.32%) InVision
7 1 (0.040%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.040%) MadCap Flare
7 1 (0.040%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.28%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.16%) Magento
6 4 (0.16%) nopCommerce
6 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.16%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.12%) Loan IQ
7 3 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.079%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.079%) MFGPRO
8 2 (0.079%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.079%) Unica
9 1 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.040%) Relativity
9 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.040%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.040%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,068 (42.21%) Azure
2 628 (24.82%) Power Platform
3 425 (16.80%) AWS
4 171 (6.76%) Azure Data Factory
5 138 (5.45%) SaaS
6 106 (4.19%) PaaS
7 96 (3.79%) IaaS
7 96 (3.79%) Serverless
8 81 (3.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 79 (3.12%) Dynamics 365
10 73 (2.89%) GitHub
11 65 (2.57%) Microsoft 365
12 58 (2.29%) Azure Service Bus
13 50 (1.98%) Azure Storage
14 49 (1.94%) Azure Functions
15 47 (1.86%) Snowflake
16 46 (1.82%) Azure Logic Apps
17 45 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
18 41 (1.62%) Boomi
19 34 (1.34%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.46%) Firewall
2 24 (0.95%) DNS
3 20 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.75%) Internet
5 10 (0.40%) HTTP
6 9 (0.36%) DHCP
6 9 (0.36%) VLAN
7 8 (0.32%) SNMP
8 7 (0.28%) Intranet
9 6 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (0.24%) LAN
9 6 (0.24%) SAN
9 6 (0.24%) VPN
9 6 (0.24%) WAN
9 6 (0.24%) Wireless
10 5 (0.20%) SSL
11 4 (0.16%) FTP
12 2 (0.079%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,640 (64.82%) SQL Server
2 888 (35.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 621 (24.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 611 (24.15%) Power BI
5 520 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
6 317 (12.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 216 (8.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 171 (6.76%) Relational Database
9 158 (6.25%) Tableau
10 132 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 120 (4.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 115 (4.55%) Data Lake
13 104 (4.11%) MySQL
14 89 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
15 57 (2.25%) NoSQL
15 57 (2.25%) Power Query
16 55 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
17 49 (1.94%) Big Data
18 46 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 45 (1.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 218 (8.62%) Visual Studio
2 175 (6.92%) Git (software)
3 158 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 100 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 87 (3.44%) JIRA
6 56 (2.21%) NUnit
7 42 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 41 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 36 (1.42%) MSI
9 36 (1.42%) TeamCity
9 36 (1.42%) WiX
10 31 (1.23%) Moq
11 26 (1.03%) Jenkins
12 25 (0.99%) Selenium
13 21 (0.83%) Visual Studio Code
14 18 (0.71%) MSBuild
15 17 (0.67%) MSTest
16 15 (0.59%) git-flow
17 14 (0.55%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.55%) Postman
General
1 672 (26.56%) Finance
2 452 (17.87%) Social Skills
3 272 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 135 (5.34%) Marketing
5 95 (3.75%) Retail
6 92 (3.64%) Banking
7 91 (3.60%) Manufacturing
8 71 (2.81%) Organisational Skills
9 67 (2.65%) Advertising
10 65 (2.57%) Public Sector
11 54 (2.13%) Law
12 46 (1.82%) Investment Banking
13 34 (1.34%) Legal
14 30 (1.19%) Telecoms
15 29 (1.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 27 (1.07%) Presentation Skills
17 24 (0.95%) Electronics
18 22 (0.87%) Back Office
19 19 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
20 18 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,505 (59.49%) Developer
2 381 (15.06%) .NET Developer
3 352 (13.91%) C# Developer
4 337 (13.32%) Analyst
5 288 (11.38%) Senior Developer
6 286 (11.30%) SQL Developer
7 235 (9.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 210 (8.30%) Software Developer
9 208 (8.22%) DBA
10 162 (6.40%) Data Engineer
11 147 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
12 144 (5.69%) SQL DBA
13 116 (4.58%) Data Analyst
14 105 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
15 88 (3.48%) Administrator
16 83 (3.28%) .NET Software Developer
16 83 (3.28%) SQL Analyst
17 82 (3.24%) Azure Developer
18 78 (3.08%) Power BI Developer
18 78 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,159 (45.81%) .NET
2 436 (17.23%) .NET Core
3 385 (15.22%) CSS
4 384 (15.18%) HTML
5 365 (14.43%) ASP.NET
6 333 (13.16%) .NET Framework
7 325 (12.85%) Web Services
8 270 (10.67%) AngularJS
9 263 (10.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 261 (10.32%) XML
11 233 (9.21%) jQuery
12 232 (9.17%) Entity Framework
13 226 (8.93%) React
14 152 (6.01%) JSON
15 136 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 135 (5.34%) RESTful
17 129 (5.10%) HTML5
18 120 (4.74%) REST
19 118 (4.66%) WCF
20 95 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 122 (4.82%) User Experience
2 105 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
3 82 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
4 81 (3.20%) Legacy Systems
5 76 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 69 (2.73%) Replication
7 68 (2.69%) Data Structures
8 64 (2.53%) Clustering
9 44 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 44 (1.74%) Web 2.0
10 42 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
10 42 (1.66%) Reinsurance
11 41 (1.62%) Client/Server
12 35 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 26 (1.03%) NHS
14 22 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
15 21 (0.83%) Algorithms
16 17 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
16 17 (0.67%) N-Tier
17 16 (0.63%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 285 (11.26%) Windows
2 146 (5.77%) Linux
3 85 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 27 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (0.47%) Unix
7 11 (0.43%) Android
8 9 (0.36%) VMS
9 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (0.24%) AIX
10 6 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.12%) Solaris
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.079%) HPUX
13 2 (0.079%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.040%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.040%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.040%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
2 854 (33.75%) Business Intelligence
3 537 (21.23%) ETL
4 475 (18.77%) DevOps
5 426 (16.84%) Analytics
6 389 (15.38%) MVC
7 374 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
8 310 (12.25%) Data Modelling
9 295 (11.66%) Software Engineering
10 288 (11.38%) Visualisation
11 281 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
12 258 (10.20%) Full Stack Development
13 241 (9.53%) CI/CD
14 206 (8.14%) Mentoring
15 201 (7.94%) TDD
16 197 (7.79%) Data Analysis
17 193 (7.63%) Scrum
18 179 (7.08%) SDLC
19 176 (6.96%) Migration
20 168 (6.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2,349 (92.85%) SQL
2 1,190 (47.04%) C#
3 593 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 256 (10.12%) Python
5 254 (10.04%) PowerShell
6 205 (8.10%) VB.NET
7 183 (7.23%) TypeScript
8 121 (4.78%) Java
9 115 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 80 (3.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 74 (2.92%) VBA
12 50 (1.98%) C++
13 48 (1.90%) R
14 31 (1.23%) VB
15 29 (1.15%) PHP
16 23 (0.91%) Scala
16 23 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 20 (0.79%) VBScript
18 18 (0.71%) ANSI SQL
19 14 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 278 (10.99%) Degree
2 61 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 57 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (1.30%) HND
7 31 (1.23%) HNC
8 17 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.40%) MCITP
9 10 (0.40%) MCSA
10 5 (0.20%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.16%) CCNA
11 4 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.12%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.079%) ISEB
13 2 (0.079%) MBCS
13 2 (0.079%) MOS
14 1 (0.040%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.040%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.42%) QA
2 123 (4.86%) Data Quality
3 74 (2.92%) Accessibility
4 54 (2.13%) GDPR
5 32 (1.26%) SLA
6 19 (0.75%) PMO
7 18 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.36%) GRC
9 4 (0.16%) WCAG
10 2 (0.079%) IFRS
10 2 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.040%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.040%) HL7
11 1 (0.040%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 202 (7.98%) Docker
2 58 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 27 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.63%) vSphere
6 7 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.079%) Samba
10 1 (0.040%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.040%) XenApp
10 1 (0.040%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 163 (6.44%) Kubernetes
2 16 (0.63%) Grafana
2 16 (0.63%) Icinga
2 16 (0.63%) Prometheus
3 15 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (0.36%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.28%) Terraform
7 6 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.24%) SCCM
8 4 (0.16%) Ansible
8 4 (0.16%) Control-M
8 4 (0.16%) Nagios
8 4 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.12%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1,088 (43.00%) Microsoft
2 115 (4.55%) Oracle
3 83 (3.28%) Databricks
4 71 (2.81%) SAP
5 70 (2.77%) VMware
6 45 (1.78%) RedGate
7 38 (1.50%) Alteryx
8 37 (1.46%) Dell
9 33 (1.30%) Sage
10 29 (1.15%) Citrix
10 29 (1.15%) Google
10 29 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.11%) Informatica
12 19 (0.75%) IFS
13 18 (0.71%) TIBCO
14 17 (0.67%) MuleSoft
15 14 (0.55%) JD Edwards
16 12 (0.47%) NEC
16 12 (0.47%) Northgate
16 12 (0.47%) Xamarin