Period
to 17 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 77 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 5,919 6,244 8,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.38% 3.56% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.07% 6.64% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5,166 5,636 7,311
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 97,540 94,076 109,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.69% 53.56% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,952 80,567 94,558
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 -13 5,629 £45,000 - 718
UK excluding London -5 3,932 £42,500 +6.25% 551
London -24 1,901 £52,500 -2.78% 208
South East 0 1,305 £42,500 +3.03% 116
North of England -13 1,075 £42,500 +6.25% 168
North West -15 545 £40,000 - 98
Midlands -26 489 £38,500 +2.67% 100
East of England +4 470 £45,000 +4.65% 71
Yorkshire -16 466 £45,000 +12.50% 62
South West +40 376 £40,000 - 55
West Midlands -18 304 £40,000 +6.67% 57
East Midlands -30 185 £37,500 - 41
Scotland -5 154 £42,500 +6.25% 21
North East +3 64 £35,500 -11.25% 8
Wales -48 45 £32,500 -18.75% 15
Northern Ireland -3 21 £35,000 -20.00% 5
Isle of Man -1 4 £45,000 -30.77%
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 5,562 (93.97%) SQL
2 4,459 (75.33%) SQL Server
3 2,886 (48.76%) C#
4 2,659 (44.92%) .NET
5 2,426 (40.99%) Microsoft
6 2,375 (40.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2,255 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1,931 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
9 1,921 (32.45%) Business Intelligence
10 1,655 (27.96%) JavaScript
11 1,598 (27.00%) ASP.NET
12 1,398 (23.62%) MVC
13 1,372 (23.18%) HTML
14 1,363 (23.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1,294 (21.86%) Finance
16 1,230 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
17 1,160 (19.60%) CSS
18 1,149 (19.41%) ETL
19 819 (13.84%) Scrum
20 817 (13.80%) Web Services
21 814 (13.75%) .NET Framework
22 777 (13.13%) jQuery
23 764 (12.91%) ASP.NET MVC
24 734 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
24 734 (12.40%) AngularJS
25 728 (12.30%) Windows
26 710 (12.00%) WCF
27 673 (11.37%) XML
28 653 (11.03%) TDD
29 645 (10.90%) Visual Studio

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
1 266 (4.49%) IIS
2 265 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 107 (1.81%) CMS
4 100 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 78 (1.32%) Apache
6 76 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 51 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 43 (0.73%) JBoss
9 38 (0.64%) NServiceBus
10 35 (0.59%) MS Exchange
11 34 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 27 (0.46%) SAS
13 25 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 23 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 18 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.27%) Confluence
18 9 (0.15%) Apache Pig
19 8 (0.14%) Kentico
Applications
1 407 (6.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 133 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.084%) SPSS
6 5 (0.084%) Weka
7 4 (0.068%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.034%) Revit
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 104 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 42 (0.71%) Elite 3E
4 27 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 26 (0.44%) Visualfiles
6 17 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
6 17 (0.29%) MetaTrader
7 16 (0.27%) Scribe Insight
8 15 (0.25%) Concordance
8 15 (0.25%) Relativity
9 14 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 13 (0.22%) Ringtail
11 11 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 9 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
13 8 (0.14%) NetSuite
13 8 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
13 8 (0.14%) SAP Business One
14 6 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
14 6 (0.10%) Markit EDM
14 6 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 734 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 243 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 117 (1.98%) SaaS
4 71 (1.20%) npm
5 63 (1.06%) GitHub
6 58 (0.98%) Office 365
7 53 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
8 36 (0.61%) PaaS
9 28 (0.47%) Yarn
10 25 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (0.42%) IaaS
11 19 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
12 18 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
14 11 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.19%) OpenShift
14 11 (0.19%) Serverless
15 10 (0.17%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 114 (1.93%) Internet
2 87 (1.47%) Firewall
3 46 (0.78%) DNS
4 42 (0.71%) SMS
5 36 (0.61%) Intranet
6 32 (0.54%) WAN
7 25 (0.42%) LAN
8 24 (0.41%) HTTP
9 20 (0.34%) FTP
9 20 (0.34%) SAN
10 19 (0.32%) Broadband
11 18 (0.30%) SSL
11 18 (0.30%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.20%) Extranet
13 9 (0.15%) VLAN
14 8 (0.14%) DHCP
14 8 (0.14%) VoIP
15 7 (0.12%) Wireless
16 6 (0.10%) SMTP
17 5 (0.084%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,459 (75.33%) SQL Server
2 2,375 (40.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2,255 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,363 (23.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1,230 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
6 640 (10.81%) Power BI
7 572 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 509 (8.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 480 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 456 (7.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 435 (7.35%) Relational Database
12 274 (4.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 224 (3.78%) MySQL
14 206 (3.48%) NoSQL
15 194 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
16 189 (3.19%) QlikView
17 175 (2.96%) OLAP
18 149 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
19 141 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
20 121 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 645 (10.90%) Visual Studio
2 625 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 361 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 322 (5.44%) NUnit
5 243 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 217 (3.67%) Subversion
7 216 (3.65%) JIRA
8 140 (2.37%) Selenium
9 110 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
10 87 (1.47%) MSTest
11 76 (1.28%) Jenkins
12 70 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 60 (1.01%) TeamCity
14 46 (0.78%) MSBuild
15 44 (0.74%) Eclipse
15 44 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
16 39 (0.66%) SoapUI
17 37 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 36 (0.61%) Moq
19 35 (0.59%) RStudio
General
1 1,294 (21.86%) Finance
2 331 (5.59%) Retail
3 278 (4.70%) Advertising
4 218 (3.68%) Banking
5 174 (2.94%) Marketing
6 142 (2.40%) Legal
7 92 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 79 (1.33%) Law
9 73 (1.23%) Back Office
10 58 (0.98%) Games
11 54 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 45 (0.76%) Front Office
13 43 (0.73%) Automotive
13 43 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 42 (0.71%) Publishing
15 39 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 25 (0.42%) Electronics
17 20 (0.34%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,829 (64.69%) Developer
2 1,329 (22.45%) SQL Developer
3 1,297 (21.91%) C# Developer
4 1,243 (21.00%) .NET Developer
5 873 (14.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 863 (14.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 605 (10.22%) DBA
8 589 (9.95%) Analyst
9 528 (8.92%) SQL DBA
10 484 (8.18%) Software Developer
11 453 (7.65%) Senior Developer
12 424 (7.16%) ASP.NET Developer
13 400 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 398 (6.72%) SQL BI Developer
15 395 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
16 323 (5.46%) SSIS Developer
17 315 (5.32%) C# Software Developer
18 276 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 275 (4.65%) T-SQL Developer
20 261 (4.41%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,659 (44.92%) .NET
2 1,598 (27.00%) ASP.NET
3 1,372 (23.18%) HTML
4 1,160 (19.60%) CSS
5 817 (13.80%) Web Services
6 814 (13.75%) .NET Framework
7 777 (13.13%) jQuery
8 764 (12.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 734 (12.40%) AngularJS
10 710 (12.00%) WCF
11 673 (11.37%) XML
12 549 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 445 (7.52%) WPF
14 423 (7.15%) Entity Framework
15 408 (6.89%) HTML5
16 392 (6.62%) Ajax
17 375 (6.34%) SOAP
18 350 (5.91%) REST
19 338 (5.71%) RESTful
20 262 (4.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 556 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 312 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
3 274 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 236 (3.99%) Replication
5 184 (3.11%) Fintech
6 175 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 161 (2.72%) Clustering
8 131 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 107 (1.81%) User Experience
10 86 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 69 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 59 (1.00%) Client/Server
13 58 (0.98%) Hedge funds
14 56 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 51 (0.86%) Equities
16 38 (0.64%) NHS
17 36 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 33 (0.56%) W3C
19 31 (0.52%) Algorithms
19 31 (0.52%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 728 (12.30%) Windows
2 235 (3.97%) Windows Server
3 131 (2.21%) Linux
4 123 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 81 (1.37%) Unix
8 72 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 29 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 27 (0.46%) Android
11 19 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.19%) CentOS
12 11 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.15%) VMS
14 6 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.084%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.034%) HPUX
16 2 (0.034%) Solaris
16 2 (0.034%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,931 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,921 (32.45%) Business Intelligence
3 1,398 (23.62%) MVC
4 1,149 (19.41%) ETL
5 819 (13.84%) Scrum
6 653 (11.03%) TDD
7 565 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
8 559 (9.44%) OO
9 482 (8.14%) SDLC
10 462 (7.81%) Data Modelling
11 448 (7.57%) Web Development
12 441 (7.45%) Unit Testing
13 420 (7.10%) Software Engineering
14 415 (7.01%) Analytics
15 345 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
16 323 (5.46%) Test Automation
17 321 (5.42%) Migration
18 293 (4.95%) Visualisation
19 288 (4.87%) CRM
20 271 (4.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5,562 (93.97%) SQL
2 2,886 (48.76%) C#
3 1,655 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 398 (6.72%) PowerShell
5 340 (5.74%) VB.NET
6 318 (5.37%) Java
7 291 (4.92%) VB
8 278 (4.70%) PL/SQL
9 248 (4.19%) VBA
10 179 (3.02%) Python
11 161 (2.72%) C++
12 114 (1.93%) PHP
13 104 (1.76%) TypeScript
14 86 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 86 (1.45%) R
15 81 (1.37%) C
16 65 (1.10%) VB6
17 62 (1.05%) XPath
18 59 (1.00%) VBScript
19 56 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 628 (10.61%) Degree
2 186 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (0.98%) MCSA
5 47 (0.79%) MCSE
5 47 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 46 (0.78%) ISEB
7 28 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 25 (0.42%) MCP
9 21 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 19 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (0.29%) MCTS
12 13 (0.22%) HND
13 12 (0.20%) CCNA
13 12 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.20%) MCDBA
14 10 (0.17%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.17%) PhD
15 8 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (4.36%) QA
2 136 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 76 (1.28%) SLA
4 30 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.32%) PMO
6 15 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.22%) GDPR
8 10 (0.17%) SEPA
8 10 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.14%) GCP
10 7 (0.12%) RosettaNet
11 3 (0.051%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.051%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.034%) HL7
12 2 (0.034%) TickIT
12 2 (0.034%) WCAG
13 1 (0.017%) Basel III
13 1 (0.017%) DICOM
13 1 (0.017%) MiFID
13 1 (0.017%) UCITS
System Software
1 183 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 52 (0.88%) Docker
2 52 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.34%) HDFS
5 16 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.17%) vSphere
8 9 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.068%) XenApp
11 3 (0.051%) Firmware
11 3 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.034%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.034%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.034%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (0.79%) SCCM
2 33 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 31 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.47%) SCOM
4 28 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 20 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 20 (0.34%) Perfmon
6 19 (0.32%) Ansible
6 19 (0.32%) Puppet
7 17 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
8 12 (0.20%) Control-M
9 9 (0.15%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.14%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.12%) Nagios
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.10%) Opsview
12 6 (0.10%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.10%) WMI
12 6 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2,426 (40.99%) Microsoft
2 426 (7.20%) Oracle
3 334 (5.64%) Tableau
4 146 (2.47%) Cognos
5 131 (2.21%) SAP
6 75 (1.27%) VMware
7 67 (1.13%) Xamarin
8 62 (1.05%) RedGate
9 58 (0.98%) WorldPay
10 57 (0.96%) Sybase
11 55 (0.93%) IBM
12 53 (0.90%) Google
13 47 (0.79%) Infor
14 45 (0.76%) Capita
15 39 (0.66%) Intapp
16 37 (0.63%) iManage
17 34 (0.57%) Facebook
18 31 (0.52%) Talend
19 30 (0.51%) Sitecore
19 30 (0.51%) Splunk