Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 151 118
Rank change year-on-year -11 -33 -21
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 1,844 2,245 4,153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.04% 2.33% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 4.25% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,608 1,937 3,586
10th Percentile £32,925 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 49,625 52,766 79,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.02% 54.82% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38,431 43,896 65,229
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 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 -9 1,702 £50,000 +5.26% 327
UK excluding London -29 1,195 £45,000 - 255
London -15 532 £62,500 +4.17% 84
Work from Home +37 435 £50,000 +11.11% 75
North of England +6 396 £45,000 - 80
South East -21 320 £47,500 +5.56% 60
Midlands -20 233 £47,500 +13.10% 49
North West -14 179 £46,000 +2.22% 39
Yorkshire +5 174 £45,000 - 37
West Midlands -10 152 £52,000 +22.35% 18
South West -50 125 £40,000 -11.09% 27
East Midlands -11 80 £40,625 +1.56% 30
East of England -32 52 £50,000 +17.65% 26
Scotland -51 52 £42,500 -3.41% 10
North East +11 43 £42,500 - 4
Wales +5 19 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Northern Ireland -2 1 £32,500 -27.78%
Isle of Man -18 1 £35,000 -26.32%

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 1,754 (95.12%) SQL
2 1,230 (66.70%) SQL Server
3 952 (51.63%) C#
4 912 (49.46%) .NET
5 845 (45.82%) Azure
6 688 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
7 619 (33.57%) Microsoft
8 597 (32.38%) Business Intelligence
9 587 (31.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 556 (30.15%) JavaScript
11 508 (27.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 460 (24.95%) Power Platform
13 455 (24.67%) Power BI
14 453 (24.57%) CSS
15 446 (24.19%) Finance
16 432 (23.43%) MVC
17 378 (20.50%) DevOps
18 368 (19.96%) Data Warehouse
18 368 (19.96%) .NET Core
19 367 (19.90%) ASP.NET
20 359 (19.47%) HTML
20 359 (19.47%) ETL
21 356 (19.31%) Social Skills
22 285 (15.46%) AngularJS
23 283 (15.35%) ASP.NET Web API
23 283 (15.35%) React
24 279 (15.13%) jQuery
25 275 (14.91%) .NET Framework
26 270 (14.64%) Problem-Solving
27 265 (14.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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
1 135 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 99 (5.37%) IIS
3 23 (1.25%) Confluence
4 21 (1.14%) Apache
4 21 (1.14%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (0.87%) CMS
5 16 (0.87%) NServiceBus
6 14 (0.76%) WordPress
7 12 (0.65%) Umbraco
8 11 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.49%) FileNet
10 9 (0.49%) LiveCycle
10 9 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.33%) Apache Synapse
13 5 (0.27%) Sitefinity
14 4 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 144 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.22%) Gliffy
5 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 103 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.22%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (0.22%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.16%) Magento
6 2 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.054%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.054%) FastStats
7 1 (0.054%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.054%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.054%) Shopify
7 1 (0.054%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.054%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.054%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 845 (45.82%) Azure
2 460 (24.95%) Power Platform
3 253 (13.72%) AWS
4 120 (6.51%) Azure Data Factory
5 104 (5.64%) SaaS
6 96 (5.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 93 (5.04%) PaaS
8 79 (4.28%) Azure Key Vault
9 77 (4.18%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 76 (4.12%) Azure Service Bus
11 71 (3.85%) Serverless
12 70 (3.80%) Azure App Service
12 70 (3.80%) Azure Storage
13 63 (3.42%) Azure Functions
14 62 (3.36%) Azure Service Fabric
15 57 (3.09%) Dynamics 365
16 48 (2.60%) GCP
17 37 (2.01%) Microsoft 365
18 29 (1.57%) IaaS
19 26 (1.41%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.49%) VPN
2 8 (0.43%) Internet
3 7 (0.38%) FTP
4 6 (0.33%) HTTP
5 5 (0.27%) DNS
5 5 (0.27%) Firewall
5 5 (0.27%) LAN
5 5 (0.27%) SSL
5 5 (0.27%) WAN
6 4 (0.22%) DHCP
6 4 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.22%) VLAN
7 3 (0.16%) Broadband
8 2 (0.11%) Intranet
9 1 (0.054%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.054%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.054%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.054%) SAN
9 1 (0.054%) Skype
9 1 (0.054%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,230 (66.70%) SQL Server
2 587 (31.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 508 (27.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 455 (24.67%) Power BI
5 368 (19.96%) Data Warehouse
6 265 (14.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 159 (8.62%) Relational Database
8 119 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 118 (6.40%) SQL Server 2016
10 106 (5.75%) Tableau
11 98 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 81 (4.39%) Data Lake
13 77 (4.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 68 (3.69%) MySQL
15 54 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 51 (2.77%) NoSQL
17 46 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
18 44 (2.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 41 (2.22%) Big Data
19 41 (2.22%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 197 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 188 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 172 (9.33%) Git (software)
4 105 (5.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 56 (3.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 51 (2.77%) Jenkins
7 41 (2.22%) JIRA
8 33 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 32 (1.74%) MSI
9 32 (1.74%) WiX
10 31 (1.68%) Bitbucket
11 30 (1.63%) NUnit
12 29 (1.57%) Selenium
13 26 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
14 23 (1.25%) gulp
15 19 (1.03%) Moq
16 17 (0.92%) webpack
17 16 (0.87%) Grunt
18 12 (0.65%) Maven
19 11 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 446 (24.19%) Finance
2 356 (19.31%) Social Skills
3 193 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (4.01%) Marketing
5 63 (3.42%) Retail
6 60 (3.25%) Law
7 44 (2.39%) Banking
8 43 (2.33%) Back Office
8 43 (2.33%) Public Sector
9 37 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
10 35 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.68%) Legal
12 25 (1.36%) Advertising
12 25 (1.36%) Telecoms
13 22 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
14 18 (0.98%) Electronics
15 15 (0.81%) Investment Banking
16 11 (0.60%) Automotive
17 10 (0.54%) French Language
18 7 (0.38%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,197 (64.91%) Developer
2 385 (20.88%) C# Developer
3 355 (19.25%) .NET Developer
4 330 (17.90%) SQL Developer
5 278 (15.08%) Senior Developer
6 240 (13.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 222 (12.04%) Analyst
8 193 (10.47%) Software Developer
9 185 (10.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 134 (7.27%) DBA
11 130 (7.05%) Azure Developer
12 110 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
13 107 (5.80%) SQL DBA
14 100 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
14 100 (5.42%) Senior C# Developer
15 89 (4.83%) Data Engineer
16 81 (4.39%) C# Software Developer
17 78 (4.23%) Applications Support
18 74 (4.01%) .NET Software Developer
19 72 (3.90%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 912 (49.46%) .NET
2 453 (24.57%) CSS
3 368 (19.96%) .NET Core
4 367 (19.90%) ASP.NET
5 359 (19.47%) HTML
6 285 (15.46%) AngularJS
7 283 (15.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 283 (15.35%) React
8 279 (15.13%) jQuery
9 275 (14.91%) .NET Framework
10 243 (13.18%) Web Services
11 230 (12.47%) Entity Framework
12 192 (10.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 167 (9.06%) REST
14 141 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 117 (6.34%) Vue.js
16 113 (6.13%) XML
17 99 (5.37%) JSON
18 82 (4.45%) HTML5
19 80 (4.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (4.93%) N-Tier
2 85 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
3 66 (3.58%) User Experience
4 63 (3.42%) Reinsurance
5 51 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.60%) Clustering
7 46 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
8 37 (2.01%) NHS
9 35 (1.90%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.74%) Web 2.0
11 26 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.36%) Replication
12 25 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 23 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.92%) Data Centre
15 16 (0.87%) Wiki
16 13 (0.70%) Public Cloud
17 11 (0.60%) Reference Data
17 11 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 230 (12.47%) Windows
2 89 (4.83%) Linux
3 68 (3.69%) Windows Server
4 25 (1.36%) Windows Server 2016
5 23 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (0.92%) Android
6 17 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.54%) Unix
10 5 (0.27%) VMS
11 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 2 (0.11%) AIX
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 688 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 597 (32.38%) Business Intelligence
3 432 (23.43%) MVC
4 378 (20.50%) DevOps
5 359 (19.47%) ETL
6 270 (14.64%) Problem-Solving
7 242 (13.12%) Analytics
8 211 (11.44%) Microservices
9 208 (11.28%) Scrum
10 194 (10.52%) Test Automation
11 177 (9.60%) Migration
12 175 (9.49%) Visualisation
13 160 (8.68%) Software Engineering
14 156 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
14 156 (8.46%) Data Modelling
14 156 (8.46%) OO
15 144 (7.81%) CRM
16 140 (7.59%) Mentoring
17 139 (7.54%) SOA
18 133 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1,754 (95.12%) SQL
2 952 (51.63%) C#
3 556 (30.15%) JavaScript
4 261 (14.15%) PowerShell
5 195 (10.57%) Python
6 105 (5.69%) VB.NET
7 90 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 90 (4.88%) TypeScript
8 73 (3.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 58 (3.15%) Java
10 46 (2.49%) R
11 40 (2.17%) VBA
12 36 (1.95%) VB
13 21 (1.14%) C
13 21 (1.14%) Scala
14 18 (0.98%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.60%) Perl
15 11 (0.60%) VBScript
16 10 (0.54%) PHP
17 9 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 204 (11.06%) Degree
2 55 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 29 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.60%) DBS Check
6 11 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.38%) MCSE
10 6 (0.33%) ISEB
10 6 (0.33%) MCP
10 6 (0.33%) MCSA
10 6 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.16%) MBCS
13 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.11%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.11%) MCSD
14 1 (0.054%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.64%) QA
2 94 (5.10%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.57%) GDPR
4 27 (1.46%) SLA
5 12 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.054%) HL7
System Software
1 128 (6.94%) Docker
2 42 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.054%) HDFS
7 1 (0.054%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 96 (5.21%) Terraform
2 90 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 62 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.60%) MIIS
5 10 (0.54%) Graylog
5 10 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 9 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.43%) Ansible
7 8 (0.43%) Grafana
8 3 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.054%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.054%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.054%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.054%) Kibana
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.054%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.054%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 619 (33.57%) Microsoft
2 81 (4.39%) Oracle
3 79 (4.28%) Nintex
4 70 (3.80%) Databricks
5 52 (2.82%) Google
6 41 (2.22%) IBM
7 40 (2.17%) Xamarin
8 37 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (1.74%) SAP
10 25 (1.36%) Telerik
11 22 (1.19%) Atlassian
12 21 (1.14%) Alteryx
13 19 (1.03%) Cognos
13 19 (1.03%) Kofax
13 19 (1.03%) VMware
14 18 (0.98%) Informatica
15 17 (0.92%) Sybase
16 16 (0.87%) JD Edwards
16 16 (0.87%) UiPath
17 15 (0.81%) ServiceNow