Period
to 3 March 2021

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 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 138 107
Rank change year-on-year -19 -31 -13
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 1,578 2,994 4,519
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 2.45% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 4.53% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,666 2,593 4,127
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £72,500
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 42,816 66,037 82,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.57% 54.05% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35,482 54,938 68,660
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
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 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Top 16 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 March 2021. 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 -7 1,487 £50,000 +5.26% 261
UK excluding London -23 987 £45,000 +5.88% 216
London -6 528 £60,563 +0.94% 56
North of England +10 321 £45,000 +8.43% 69
Work from Home +43 301 £50,000 +17.65% 67
Midlands -9 237 £48,000 +12.28% 45
South East -23 237 £42,500 -5.56% 43
Yorkshire +11 149 £43,750 +9.38% 26
West Midlands -5 139 £50,000 +11.11% 30
North West 0 135 £45,000 +7.14% 40
East Midlands -10 97 £42,500 - 15
South West -20 93 £40,000 -5.88% 20
East of England -5 45 £50,000 +17.65% 27
North East +23 37 £55,000 +27.91% 3
Scotland -37 33 £44,676 +11.69% 6
Wales +4 21 £33,750 -20.59% 5

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 1,511 (95.75%) SQL
2 1,067 (67.62%) SQL Server
3 742 (47.02%) Azure
4 741 (46.96%) C#
5 695 (44.04%) .NET
6 612 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
7 558 (35.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 525 (33.27%) Microsoft
9 491 (31.12%) Business Intelligence
10 467 (29.59%) JavaScript
11 458 (29.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 402 (25.48%) Finance
13 384 (24.33%) CSS
14 375 (23.76%) DevOps
15 353 (22.37%) MVC
16 345 (21.86%) Power Platform
17 335 (21.23%) Power BI
18 309 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
19 295 (18.69%) ETL
20 287 (18.19%) ASP.NET Web API
21 284 (18.00%) HTML
22 279 (17.68%) .NET Core
23 265 (16.79%) ASP.NET
24 255 (16.16%) .NET Framework
25 235 (14.89%) React
25 235 (14.89%) PowerShell
26 226 (14.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 226 (14.32%) Windows
27 219 (13.88%) AngularJS
28 218 (13.81%) Entity Framework

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
1 116 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 88 (5.58%) IIS
3 44 (2.79%) Confluence
4 16 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 15 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.57%) Apache
7 9 (0.57%) CMS
7 9 (0.57%) WordPress
8 8 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (0.51%) FileNet
8 8 (0.51%) LiveCycle
9 7 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.38%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.32%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 109 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.25%) Gliffy
5 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.063%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.063%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 90 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.44%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.25%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (0.25%) iTrent
4 4 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.13%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.063%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.063%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.063%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 742 (47.02%) Azure
2 345 (21.86%) Power Platform
3 186 (11.79%) AWS
4 92 (5.83%) Azure Data Factory
5 78 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 77 (4.88%) PaaS
7 73 (4.63%) SaaS
8 54 (3.42%) Serverless
9 47 (2.98%) GCP
10 37 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
11 30 (1.90%) Azure Functions
12 28 (1.77%) Microsoft 365
13 27 (1.71%) IaaS
14 26 (1.65%) npm
15 20 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (1.08%) Azure Stack
16 17 (1.08%) Power Automate
16 17 (1.08%) PowerApps
17 8 (0.51%) Logic Apps
17 8 (0.51%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.82%) Firewall
2 9 (0.57%) DNS
2 9 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.44%) FTP
4 6 (0.38%) SSL
5 4 (0.25%) Broadband
5 4 (0.25%) Internet
6 3 (0.19%) Intranet
6 3 (0.19%) Skype
7 2 (0.13%) DHCP
7 2 (0.13%) HTTP
7 2 (0.13%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.13%) VLAN
8 1 (0.063%) LAN
8 1 (0.063%) SAN
8 1 (0.063%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,067 (67.62%) SQL Server
2 558 (35.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 458 (29.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 335 (21.23%) Power BI
5 309 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
6 226 (14.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 124 (7.86%) Relational Database
8 105 (6.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 85 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 80 (5.07%) SQL Server 2016
11 70 (4.44%) Tableau
12 61 (3.87%) MySQL
13 59 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 56 (3.55%) NoSQL
15 52 (3.30%) Data Lake
16 42 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
17 31 (1.96%) Big Data
17 31 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
18 30 (1.90%) MongoDB
19 29 (1.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 187 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 185 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 146 (9.25%) Visual Studio
4 97 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 67 (4.25%) JIRA
6 43 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 42 (2.66%) Bitbucket
8 35 (2.22%) NUnit
9 31 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 31 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (1.65%) TeamCity
11 21 (1.33%) Subversion
12 20 (1.27%) Selenium
12 20 (1.27%) SpecFlow
13 19 (1.20%) MSI
13 19 (1.20%) MSTest
14 18 (1.14%) gulp
14 18 (1.14%) Moq
15 16 (1.01%) WiX
16 15 (0.95%) jspm
General
1 402 (25.48%) Finance
2 47 (2.98%) Back Office
3 44 (2.79%) Marketing
4 43 (2.72%) Public Sector
5 39 (2.47%) Legal
6 36 (2.28%) Retail
7 35 (2.22%) Banking
7 35 (2.22%) Law
8 22 (1.39%) Games
9 20 (1.27%) Advertising
10 19 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.63%) Electronics
13 8 (0.51%) Housing Association
14 7 (0.44%) Social Housing
15 5 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.25%) Front Office
17 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.13%) Local Government
18 2 (0.13%) Police
Job Titles
1 951 (60.27%) Developer
2 283 (17.93%) SQL Developer
3 264 (16.73%) .NET Developer
3 264 (16.73%) C# Developer
4 245 (15.53%) Senior Developer
5 183 (11.60%) Analyst
6 173 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 162 (10.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 136 (8.62%) Software Developer
9 131 (8.30%) DBA
10 115 (7.29%) Azure Developer
10 115 (7.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 114 (7.22%) SQL DBA
12 102 (6.46%) Senior .NET Developer
13 97 (6.15%) Senior C# Developer
14 85 (5.39%) Applications Support
15 76 (4.82%) Data Engineer
15 76 (4.82%) Senior SQL Developer
16 67 (4.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 64 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 695 (44.04%) .NET
2 384 (24.33%) CSS
3 287 (18.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 284 (18.00%) HTML
5 279 (17.68%) .NET Core
6 265 (16.79%) ASP.NET
7 255 (16.16%) .NET Framework
8 235 (14.89%) React
9 219 (13.88%) AngularJS
10 218 (13.81%) Entity Framework
11 216 (13.69%) jQuery
12 196 (12.42%) Web Services
13 168 (10.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 128 (8.11%) REST
15 119 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 94 (5.96%) XML
17 93 (5.89%) JSON
18 86 (5.45%) Vue.js
19 67 (4.25%) HTML5
20 60 (3.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 186 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (5.39%) N-Tier
3 63 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
4 61 (3.87%) Reinsurance
5 49 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 44 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (2.60%) Clustering
8 40 (2.53%) Data Structures
9 37 (2.34%) User Experience
10 33 (2.09%) Replication
11 28 (1.77%) Virtual Team
12 25 (1.58%) NHS
13 20 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.27%) Hedge funds
14 19 (1.20%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
15 17 (1.08%) Online Banking
15 17 (1.08%) Reference Data
16 16 (1.01%) Web 2.0
17 12 (0.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 226 (14.32%) Windows
2 91 (5.77%) Windows Server
3 89 (5.64%) Linux
4 24 (1.52%) Windows Server 2016
5 21 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.20%) Unix
7 17 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.89%) Android
9 12 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.32%) Solaris
11 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.19%) AIX
14 2 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (31.12%) Business Intelligence
3 375 (23.76%) DevOps
4 353 (22.37%) MVC
5 295 (18.69%) ETL
6 213 (13.50%) Scrum
7 210 (13.31%) Microservices
8 207 (13.12%) Analytics
9 187 (11.85%) Test Automation
10 178 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
11 157 (9.95%) Migration
12 147 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
13 146 (9.25%) TDD
14 138 (8.75%) Data Modelling
15 134 (8.49%) OO
16 132 (8.37%) Visualisation
17 131 (8.30%) Unit Testing
18 129 (8.17%) Software Engineering
19 128 (8.11%) SOA
20 127 (8.05%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,511 (95.75%) SQL
2 741 (46.96%) C#
3 467 (29.59%) JavaScript
4 235 (14.89%) PowerShell
5 134 (8.49%) Python
6 96 (6.08%) PL/SQL
7 75 (4.75%) TypeScript
8 70 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 68 (4.31%) VB.NET
10 65 (4.12%) Java
11 39 (2.47%) VB
12 32 (2.03%) R
13 27 (1.71%) C
13 27 (1.71%) VBA
14 21 (1.33%) C++
15 12 (0.76%) Perl
16 9 (0.57%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.57%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.57%) VB6
17 8 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 163 (10.33%) Degree
2 39 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.89%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.82%) DBS Check
7 12 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.76%) MCSE
8 11 (0.70%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.57%) ISEB
10 8 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.44%) MCITP
11 7 (0.44%) MCSA
11 7 (0.44%) MCTS
12 5 (0.32%) MCP
12 5 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.19%) MBCS
14 2 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.51%) QA
2 83 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.84%) SLA
4 28 (1.77%) GDPR
5 11 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.063%) IFRS
7 1 (0.063%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.063%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (4.82%) Docker
2 46 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.19%) vSphere
8 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 89 (5.64%) Terraform
2 51 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (2.85%) Kubernetes
4 13 (0.82%) MIIS
5 10 (0.63%) Graylog
5 10 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (0.63%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.44%) Ansible
8 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.19%) SCCM
11 2 (0.13%) Kibana
12 1 (0.063%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.063%) Puppet
Vendors
1 525 (33.27%) Microsoft
2 118 (7.48%) Oracle
3 65 (4.12%) Nintex
4 42 (2.66%) Google
5 38 (2.41%) Atlassian
6 34 (2.15%) Databricks
7 31 (1.96%) VMware
8 28 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.52%) SAP
10 23 (1.46%) Sybase
11 22 (1.39%) IBM
12 19 (1.20%) Talend
13 18 (1.14%) Kofax
13 18 (1.14%) Xamarin
14 17 (1.08%) Telerik
15 16 (1.01%) UiPath
16 15 (0.95%) Informatica
16 15 (0.95%) QAD
17 12 (0.76%) Cognos
18 10 (0.63%) Teradata