Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 77 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 6105 6805 8691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.50% 3.55% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 6.73% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5412 6124 7824
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 96623 101053 112280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.33% 52.72% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 79250 87166 95901
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing T-SQL.

Salary trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 -6 5844 £45,000 - 408
UK excluding London -9 3695 £42,500 +6.25% 283
London +2 2336 £55,000 +10.00% 134
North of England -12 1139 £40,000 - 99
South East -9 1057 £45,000 +5.88% 69
North West -20 589 £38,500 -1.28% 62
Midlands -10 542 £40,000 - 47
Yorkshire -2 516 £45,000 +12.50% 36
East of England -7 384 £45,000 - 27
South West +11 381 £40,000 - 30
West Midlands -1 369 £40,000 +6.67% 30
East Midlands -8 171 £37,500 -9.64% 17
Scotland +9 131 £40,000 +5.26% 6
Wales -46 43 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North East -13 34 £43,750 +16.67% 1
Northern Ireland -12 18 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Channel Islands +3 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 5804 (95.07%) SQL
2 4737 (77.59%) SQL Server
3 3009 (49.29%) C#
4 2883 (47.22%) .NET
5 2480 (40.62%) Microsoft
6 2460 (40.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2303 (37.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2119 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
9 1875 (30.71%) Business Intelligence
10 1807 (29.60%) ASP.NET
11 1772 (29.03%) JavaScript
12 1679 (27.50%) HTML
13 1611 (26.39%) MVC
14 1511 (24.75%) Finance
15 1380 (22.60%) CSS
16 1307 (21.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 1234 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
18 1206 (19.75%) ETL
19 992 (16.25%) jQuery
20 917 (15.02%) ASP.NET MVC
21 915 (14.99%) .NET Framework
22 878 (14.38%) Windows
23 863 (14.14%) Scrum
24 860 (14.09%) Web Services
25 827 (13.55%) XML
26 766 (12.55%) TDD
27 757 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
28 747 (12.24%) WCF
29 737 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
30 731 (11.97%) AngularJS

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
1 378 (6.19%) IIS
2 289 (4.73%) SharePoint
3 120 (1.97%) CMS
4 113 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 59 (0.97%) Umbraco
6 54 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 51 (0.84%) Confluence
8 50 (0.82%) Apache
9 41 (0.67%) MS Exchange
9 41 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 37 (0.61%) JBoss
11 31 (0.51%) SAS
12 30 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 29 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 28 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (0.29%) Apache Spark
15 18 (0.29%) Kentico
16 16 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.21%) WordPress
18 10 (0.16%) Alfresco
Applications
1 369 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (0.64%) FileZilla
3 39 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.18%) SPSS
7 6 (0.098%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.082%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.016%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 107 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 30 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 23 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 18 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 15 (0.25%) MetaTrader
8 14 (0.23%) Markit EDM
9 13 (0.21%) Visualfiles
10 11 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 9 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
11 9 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
12 8 (0.13%) FastStats
13 7 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
14 5 (0.082%) Scribe Insight
15 4 (0.066%) assyst
15 4 (0.066%) SAP SRM
16 3 (0.049%) thinkFolio
17 2 (0.033%) Magento
17 2 (0.033%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 737 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 301 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (2.28%) SaaS
4 71 (1.16%) GitHub
5 62 (1.02%) Office 365
6 45 (0.74%) npm
7 23 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
7 23 (0.38%) IaaS
8 21 (0.34%) PaaS
9 19 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 15 (0.25%) Sage Pay
11 14 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.16%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.13%) Serverless
17 6 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 6 (0.098%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 119 (1.95%) Internet
2 92 (1.51%) Firewall
3 69 (1.13%) FTP
4 39 (0.64%) DNS
4 39 (0.64%) SMTP
5 26 (0.43%) Intranet
5 26 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.39%) SMS
7 23 (0.38%) WAN
8 20 (0.33%) SSL
9 19 (0.31%) HTTP
9 19 (0.31%) LAN
10 17 (0.28%) ATM
11 15 (0.25%) SAN
12 14 (0.23%) Broadband
13 11 (0.18%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.16%) DHCP
14 10 (0.16%) RFID
15 9 (0.15%) Network Security
16 8 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4737 (77.59%) SQL Server
2 2460 (40.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2303 (37.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1307 (21.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1234 (20.21%) Data Warehouse
6 757 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 628 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 582 (9.53%) Power BI
9 570 (9.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 488 (7.99%) Relational Database
11 454 (7.44%) SQL Server 2016
12 273 (4.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 259 (4.24%) QlikView
14 228 (3.73%) NoSQL
15 215 (3.52%) MySQL
16 214 (3.51%) OLAP
16 214 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
17 203 (3.33%) RDBMS
18 193 (3.16%) Big Data
19 163 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 687 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 637 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 355 (5.81%) NUnit
4 322 (5.27%) Git (software)
5 300 (4.91%) Subversion
6 293 (4.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 217 (3.55%) JIRA
8 115 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
9 110 (1.80%) Jenkins
10 107 (1.75%) Selenium
11 101 (1.65%) MSTest
12 87 (1.43%) TeamCity
13 84 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
14 66 (1.08%) RStudio
15 61 (1.00%) Bitbucket
16 60 (0.98%) SpecFlow
17 51 (0.84%) Moq
18 48 (0.79%) gulp
18 48 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 43 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 1511 (24.75%) Finance
2 301 (4.93%) Banking
3 291 (4.77%) Retail
4 265 (4.34%) Marketing
5 180 (2.95%) Legal
6 142 (2.33%) Advertising
7 130 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 128 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 115 (1.88%) Electronics
10 81 (1.33%) Games
11 78 (1.28%) Law
12 71 (1.16%) Back Office
13 65 (1.06%) Financial Institution
14 60 (0.98%) Investment Banking
15 52 (0.85%) Publishing
16 49 (0.80%) Front Office
17 35 (0.57%) Automotive
18 28 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.21%) Billing
19 13 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3987 (65.31%) Developer
2 1433 (23.47%) SQL Developer
3 1416 (23.19%) .NET Developer
4 1308 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 920 (15.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 779 (12.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 668 (10.94%) DBA
8 666 (10.91%) Analyst
9 606 (9.93%) Senior Developer
10 590 (9.66%) SQL DBA
11 498 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
12 448 (7.34%) SQL Server Developer
13 417 (6.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 413 (6.76%) SQL BI Developer
15 411 (6.73%) SSIS Developer
16 387 (6.34%) T-SQL Developer
17 379 (6.21%) Software Developer
18 354 (5.80%) Web Developer
19 320 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 297 (4.86%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2883 (47.22%) .NET
2 1807 (29.60%) ASP.NET
3 1679 (27.50%) HTML
4 1380 (22.60%) CSS
5 992 (16.25%) jQuery
6 917 (15.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 915 (14.99%) .NET Framework
8 860 (14.09%) Web Services
9 827 (13.55%) XML
10 747 (12.24%) WCF
11 731 (11.97%) AngularJS
12 622 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 527 (8.63%) HTML5
14 506 (8.29%) Entity Framework
15 459 (7.52%) WPF
16 420 (6.88%) Ajax
17 384 (6.29%) SOAP
18 364 (5.96%) RESTful
19 348 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 326 (5.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 502 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 282 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 264 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
4 208 (3.41%) Replication
5 194 (3.18%) Clustering
6 174 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 153 (2.51%) User Experience
8 147 (2.41%) Fintech
9 112 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 88 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 86 (1.41%) N-Tier
12 68 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 58 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 45 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 41 (0.67%) Equities
16 39 (0.64%) Algorithms
17 36 (0.59%) iPad
18 35 (0.57%) Hedge funds
19 34 (0.56%) Social Media
19 34 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 878 (14.38%) Windows
2 268 (4.39%) Windows Server
3 182 (2.98%) Linux
4 126 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 106 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (1.33%) Unix
7 65 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 47 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 38 (0.62%) Android
10 23 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 17 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.11%) CentOS
13 6 (0.098%) AIX
13 6 (0.098%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.082%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.066%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.049%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.049%) VMS
16 3 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2119 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1875 (30.71%) Business Intelligence
3 1611 (26.39%) MVC
4 1206 (19.75%) ETL
5 863 (14.14%) Scrum
6 766 (12.55%) TDD
7 595 (9.75%) Performance Tuning
8 587 (9.62%) Web Development
9 562 (9.21%) OO
10 491 (8.04%) Data Modelling
11 489 (8.01%) Software Engineering
12 478 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
13 448 (7.34%) SDLC
14 409 (6.70%) Unit Testing
15 343 (5.62%) Analytics
16 330 (5.41%) Test Automation
17 297 (4.86%) Mentoring
18 284 (4.65%) E-Commerce
19 275 (4.50%) Migration
20 269 (4.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5804 (95.07%) SQL
2 3009 (49.29%) C#
3 1772 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 410 (6.72%) PowerShell
5 374 (6.13%) VB.NET
6 366 (6.00%) Java
7 311 (5.09%) VB
8 286 (4.68%) PL/SQL
9 235 (3.85%) Python
10 190 (3.11%) VBA
11 155 (2.54%) C++
12 142 (2.33%) PHP
13 127 (2.08%) R
14 103 (1.69%) C
15 100 (1.64%) VBScript
16 90 (1.47%) TypeScript
17 86 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 71 (1.16%) VB6
19 66 (1.08%) XPath
20 37 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 728 (11.92%) Degree
2 184 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 145 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (1.05%) MCSA
5 54 (0.88%) MCSE
6 48 (0.79%) ISEB
7 34 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 31 (0.51%) Security Cleared
9 24 (0.39%) HND
9 24 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (0.36%) SC Cleared
11 18 (0.29%) Master's Degree
12 12 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (0.20%) MCP
12 12 (0.20%) MCTS
13 11 (0.18%) GNVQ
14 10 (0.16%) MCDBA
14 10 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.11%) HNC
15 7 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (3.26%) QA
2 179 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 106 (1.74%) SLA
4 47 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.67%) SEPA
6 12 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.20%) RosettaNet
7 9 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.13%) PMO
9 5 (0.082%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.049%) GDPR
10 3 (0.049%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.033%) HL7
11 2 (0.033%) WCAG
12 1 (0.016%) DICOM
12 1 (0.016%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.016%) Solvency II
System Software
1 185 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 48 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.48%) Docker
4 23 (0.38%) HDFS
5 13 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (0.15%) vSphere
8 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.098%) Firmware
10 5 (0.082%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.033%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.033%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.033%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.016%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.016%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (1.24%) Opsview
2 40 (0.66%) Ansible
3 36 (0.59%) SCCM
4 30 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 28 (0.46%) Perfmon
6 27 (0.44%) Nagios
6 27 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 25 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (0.39%) SCOM
9 21 (0.34%) Puppet
10 20 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 17 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
12 11 (0.18%) Control-M
13 8 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.11%) WSUS
14 7 (0.11%) ZENworks
15 5 (0.082%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.082%) Kibana
16 3 (0.049%) Kubernetes
16 3 (0.049%) logstash
Vendors
1 2480 (40.62%) Microsoft
2 482 (7.90%) Oracle
3 349 (5.72%) Tableau
4 198 (3.24%) SAP
5 133 (2.18%) Cognos
6 111 (1.82%) Sybase
7 97 (1.59%) Splunk
8 82 (1.34%) VMware
9 77 (1.26%) IBM
10 64 (1.05%) RedGate
11 62 (1.02%) Xamarin
12 56 (0.92%) Sitecore
13 50 (0.82%) Google
14 41 (0.67%) Facebook
15 40 (0.66%) Alteryx
15 40 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
16 39 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
16 39 (0.64%) PayPal
17 37 (0.61%) Informatica
18 32 (0.52%) iManage