Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 122 93
Rank change year-on-year -24 -29 -3
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 1,220 3,581 5,339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.23% 2.67% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.78% 4.97% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 3,179 4,998
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 32,315 72,054 89,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.13% 53.77% 55.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27,681 59,394 74,148
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 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 -15 1,150 £50,000 +5.26% 206
UK excluding London 0 811 £45,000 +5.88% 172
London -75 377 £57,500 -4.17% 42
North of England +15 229 £47,500 +18.75% 58
Midlands +21 226 £47,500 +10.47% 42
South East -11 200 £43,250 -3.89% 35
Work from Home +40 167 £50,000 +18.34% 36
West Midlands +4 123 £47,500 +9.20% 23
East Midlands +18 103 £47,000 +10.59% 19
North West +7 101 £45,000 +12.50% 33
Yorkshire +38 89 £45,000 +12.50% 21
South West +38 72 £45,000 +14.65% 18
East of England +9 41 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North East +20 39 £57,500 +32.18% 4
Wales +42 27 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Scotland +5 14 £44,676 +11.69% 3
Isle of Man -6 2 £47,500 +15.15%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1,161 (95.16%) SQL
2 853 (69.92%) SQL Server
3 549 (45.00%) C#
4 500 (40.98%) Azure
5 496 (40.66%) .NET
5 496 (40.66%) Microsoft
6 476 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 408 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
8 370 (30.33%) JavaScript
9 354 (29.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 352 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
11 276 (22.62%) Finance
12 274 (22.46%) MVC
12 274 (22.46%) DevOps
13 254 (20.82%) CSS
14 248 (20.33%) HTML
15 244 (20.00%) Power Platform
16 242 (19.84%) ASP.NET
17 239 (19.59%) Data Warehouse
18 233 (19.10%) Power BI
19 232 (19.02%) ASP.NET Web API
20 228 (18.69%) ETL
21 220 (18.03%) Windows
21 220 (18.03%) Git (software)
22 209 (17.13%) AngularJS
23 190 (15.57%) .NET Framework
24 178 (14.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 161 (13.20%) Scrum
26 155 (12.70%) .NET Core
27 146 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server

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 99 (8.11%) IIS
2 57 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 39 (3.20%) Confluence
4 35 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (0.82%) CMS
6 9 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.66%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.41%) Apache
9 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.33%) SAS
10 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.25%) Documentum
11 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.16%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 62 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.082%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.082%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 43 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.74%) iTrent
2 9 (0.74%) Northgate Housing
3 8 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.082%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.082%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 500 (40.98%) Azure
2 244 (20.00%) Power Platform
3 125 (10.25%) AWS
4 59 (4.84%) Azure Data Factory
5 34 (2.79%) GCP
6 31 (2.54%) SaaS
7 28 (2.30%) Serverless
8 26 (2.13%) npm
8 26 (2.13%) PaaS
9 21 (1.72%) Office 365
10 19 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
12 15 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (0.90%) Power Automate
14 10 (0.82%) Azure Stack
15 9 (0.74%) PowerApps
16 8 (0.66%) IaaS
16 8 (0.66%) NuGet
17 7 (0.57%) Azure Functions
18 4 (0.33%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.39%) DNS
2 16 (1.31%) Firewall
3 13 (1.07%) Internet
4 10 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.49%) Broadband
6 4 (0.33%) SSL
7 3 (0.25%) HTTP
7 3 (0.25%) Intranet
7 3 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.25%) Skype
7 3 (0.25%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.25%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) DHCP
8 2 (0.16%) VLAN
9 1 (0.082%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 853 (69.92%) SQL Server
2 476 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 354 (29.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 239 (19.59%) Data Warehouse
5 233 (19.10%) Power BI
6 178 (14.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 120 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 79 (6.48%) Relational Database
9 73 (5.98%) Azure SQL Database
10 48 (3.93%) NoSQL
11 45 (3.69%) Tableau
12 42 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (3.36%) MongoDB
13 41 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
14 36 (2.95%) Data Lake
15 33 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 29 (2.38%) MySQL
17 26 (2.13%) OLAP
18 24 (1.97%) Big Data
18 24 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 220 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 146 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 99 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 77 (6.31%) JIRA
5 51 (4.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 40 (3.28%) NUnit
6 40 (3.28%) Subversion
7 36 (2.95%) Visual Studio Team System
8 34 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 29 (2.38%) Bitbucket
10 27 (2.21%) TeamCity
11 24 (1.97%) Jenkins
11 24 (1.97%) SpecFlow
12 22 (1.80%) MSTest
13 17 (1.39%) Selenium
14 16 (1.31%) gulp
14 16 (1.31%) jspm
15 12 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (0.90%) Moq
17 8 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 276 (22.62%) Finance
2 37 (3.03%) Public Sector
3 35 (2.87%) Law
4 34 (2.79%) Banking
5 31 (2.54%) Back Office
6 30 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.13%) Legal
8 25 (2.05%) Retail
9 21 (1.72%) Games
10 20 (1.64%) Marketing
11 19 (1.56%) Advertising
12 12 (0.98%) Social Housing
13 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.49%) Housing Association
15 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.41%) Electronics
15 5 (0.41%) Front Office
15 5 (0.41%) Local Government
15 5 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 706 (57.87%) Developer
2 205 (16.80%) SQL Developer
3 188 (15.41%) .NET Developer
4 169 (13.85%) Senior Developer
5 138 (11.31%) C# Developer
6 123 (10.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 120 (9.84%) Analyst
8 107 (8.77%) DBA
9 96 (7.87%) SQL DBA
10 85 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 69 (5.66%) Software Developer
12 61 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 61 (5.00%) Web Developer
13 58 (4.75%) Applications Support
14 56 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
15 52 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
16 49 (4.02%) Data Engineer
17 47 (3.85%) Azure Developer
18 44 (3.61%) Azure Engineer
18 44 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (40.66%) .NET
2 254 (20.82%) CSS
3 248 (20.33%) HTML
4 242 (19.84%) ASP.NET
5 232 (19.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 209 (17.13%) AngularJS
7 190 (15.57%) .NET Framework
8 155 (12.70%) .NET Core
9 134 (10.98%) jQuery
10 124 (10.16%) Entity Framework
10 124 (10.16%) Web Services
11 119 (9.75%) React
12 113 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 87 (7.13%) HTML5
14 81 (6.64%) REST
15 77 (6.31%) XML
16 76 (6.23%) ASP.NET Core
17 72 (5.90%) WCF
18 67 (5.49%) CSS3
19 61 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (3.85%) Replication
4 46 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 36 (2.95%) Data Structures
6 32 (2.62%) Clustering
7 26 (2.13%) N-Tier
8 25 (2.05%) Reinsurance
8 25 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.39%) Hedge funds
11 15 (1.23%) User Experience
12 13 (1.07%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.98%) Online Games
14 11 (0.90%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
14 11 (0.90%) Online Banking
14 11 (0.90%) Reference Data
15 9 (0.74%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 220 (18.03%) Windows
2 106 (8.69%) Windows Server
3 76 (6.23%) Linux
4 27 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
6 24 (1.97%) Unix
7 11 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.57%) Android
9 6 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.082%) AIX
12 1 (0.082%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
3 274 (22.46%) DevOps
3 274 (22.46%) MVC
4 228 (18.69%) ETL
5 161 (13.20%) Scrum
6 132 (10.82%) Analytics
7 122 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 114 (9.34%) Performance Tuning
9 111 (9.10%) Microservices
10 109 (8.93%) Mentoring
11 105 (8.61%) Migration
12 102 (8.36%) Web Development
13 101 (8.28%) Unit Testing
14 99 (8.11%) TDD
15 98 (8.03%) Visualisation
16 94 (7.70%) Data Modelling
16 94 (7.70%) Test Automation
17 89 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
18 85 (6.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,161 (95.16%) SQL
2 549 (45.00%) C#
3 370 (30.33%) JavaScript
4 135 (11.07%) PowerShell
5 97 (7.95%) PL/SQL
6 77 (6.31%) Python
7 76 (6.23%) Java
7 76 (6.23%) TypeScript
8 38 (3.11%) VB.NET
9 36 (2.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 34 (2.79%) C++
11 22 (1.80%) VB
12 21 (1.72%) R
13 16 (1.31%) C
14 12 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.98%) VBA
15 8 (0.66%) VBScript
16 6 (0.49%) PHP
17 3 (0.25%) Perl
17 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (7.62%) Degree
2 26 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.82%) ISTQB
4 10 (0.82%) MCITP
5 9 (0.74%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.66%) AWS Certification
6 8 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.66%) MCSE
6 8 (0.66%) MCTS
6 8 (0.66%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.57%) MCSA
8 6 (0.49%) ISEB
8 6 (0.49%) MCP
9 4 (0.33%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.33%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.082%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.25%) QA
2 41 (3.36%) Data Quality
3 36 (2.95%) SLA
4 27 (2.21%) GDPR
5 8 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.25%) EMIR
6 3 (0.25%) MiFID
7 1 (0.082%) IFRS
7 1 (0.082%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 44 (3.61%) Docker
2 35 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.25%) vSphere
6 1 (0.082%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.082%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (2.46%) Terraform
2 19 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 17 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.15%) Ansible
5 9 (0.74%) MIIS
5 9 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (0.66%) Puppet
7 4 (0.33%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.25%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.25%) SCCM
9 1 (0.082%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.082%) Kibana
Vendors
1 496 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 144 (11.80%) Oracle
3 33 (2.70%) VMware
4 32 (2.62%) Atlassian
4 32 (2.62%) SAP
5 24 (1.97%) Google
6 20 (1.64%) Nintex
7 18 (1.48%) Sybase
8 16 (1.31%) Databricks
9 12 (0.98%) Cognos
9 12 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.74%) IBM
10 9 (0.74%) Northgate
10 9 (0.74%) SolarWinds
11 8 (0.66%) Informatica
11 8 (0.66%) Talend
12 6 (0.49%) Citrix
12 6 (0.49%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.41%) EMC
13 5 (0.41%) Telerik