Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transact-SQL
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 138 174
Rank change year-on-year -23 +36 -41
Permanent jobs citing T-SQL 585 136 127
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.08% 2.06% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 3.24% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 534 133 114
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,240 £33,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,018 4,203 4,497
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 56.98% 63.76% 58.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12,763 3,830 4,073
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

T-SQL
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing T-SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

T-SQL trend for jobs with a WFH option

T-SQL
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing T-SQL.

T-SQL salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

T-SQL
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing T-SQL over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

T-SQL salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, T-SQL job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for T-SQL.

1 533 (91.11%) SQL
2 364 (62.22%) C#
3 353 (60.34%) .NET
4 318 (54.36%) SQL Server
5 235 (40.17%) Azure
6 234 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 203 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
8 163 (27.86%) .NET Core
9 160 (27.35%) Finance
10 159 (27.18%) Business Intelligence
10 159 (27.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 154 (26.32%) AWS
12 135 (23.08%) Software Engineering
13 124 (21.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 121 (20.68%) JavaScript
15 106 (18.12%) MVC
15 106 (18.12%) Docker
16 104 (17.78%) ETL
17 101 (17.26%) DevOps
17 101 (17.26%) Power BI
17 101 (17.26%) Power Platform
18 96 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
19 93 (15.90%) ASP.NET
20 85 (14.53%) AngularJS
21 76 (12.99%) API Development
22 75 (12.82%) Kubernetes
23 71 (12.14%) HTML
24 70 (11.97%) Fintech
25 68 (11.62%) Social Skills
26 66 (11.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 33 (5.64%) IIS
2 10 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (0.85%) Apache
4 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.68%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (7.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MadCap Flare
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.51%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.17%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 235 (40.17%) Azure
2 154 (26.32%) AWS
3 101 (17.26%) Power Platform
4 40 (6.84%) Azure Data Factory
5 37 (6.32%) SaaS
6 25 (4.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 23 (3.93%) Serverless
8 22 (3.76%) Azure Functions
9 18 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
10 17 (2.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 14 (2.39%) Azure Service Bus
12 11 (1.88%) Azure Storage
13 10 (1.71%) Azure Logic Apps
14 9 (1.54%) NuGet
14 9 (1.54%) PaaS
15 7 (1.20%) GCP
16 6 (1.03%) GitHub
16 6 (1.03%) Snowflake
17 4 (0.68%) Azure App Service
17 4 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.05%) Intranet
2 11 (1.88%) Internet
3 4 (0.68%) Firewall
3 4 (0.68%) FTP
3 4 (0.68%) HTTP
4 2 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (54.36%) SQL Server
2 159 (27.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (21.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (17.26%) Power BI
5 96 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (11.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (7.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 39 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 37 (6.32%) Data Lake
10 32 (5.47%) SQL Server 2019
11 27 (4.62%) MySQL
12 25 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (3.76%) Tableau
14 20 (3.42%) SQL Server 2016
15 17 (2.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 16 (2.74%) NoSQL
16 16 (2.74%) SQL Server 2017
17 13 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 12 (2.05%) MongoDB
19 11 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 18 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.71%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.71%) NUnit
6 9 (1.54%) MSBuild
6 9 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.03%) JIRA
7 6 (1.03%) Moq
7 6 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.85%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.68%) MSTest
10 3 (0.51%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.51%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.34%) Protractor
11 2 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 160 (27.35%) Finance
2 68 (11.62%) Social Skills
3 51 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (7.01%) Retail
5 32 (5.47%) Public Sector
6 26 (4.44%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.91%) Marketing
8 13 (2.22%) Law
9 12 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (1.88%) Banking
10 11 (1.88%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.71%) Back Office
11 10 (1.71%) Electronics
12 8 (1.37%) French Language
12 8 (1.37%) Legal
13 6 (1.03%) Advertising
14 5 (0.85%) Games
15 4 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
16 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 394 (67.35%) Developer
2 182 (31.11%) C# Developer
3 123 (21.03%) .NET Developer
4 71 (12.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 71 (12.14%) SQL Developer
5 70 (11.97%) Software Developer
6 58 (9.91%) Analyst
7 56 (9.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 48 (8.21%) Senior Developer
9 39 (6.67%) DBA
10 33 (5.64%) Data Engineer
11 32 (5.47%) .NET Software Developer
11 32 (5.47%) C# Software Developer
12 31 (5.30%) SQL DBA
13 26 (4.44%) Data Analyst
14 23 (3.93%) Azure Developer
15 22 (3.76%) Junior
15 22 (3.76%) Junior Developer
16 20 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 20 (3.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (60.34%) .NET
2 163 (27.86%) .NET Core
3 93 (15.90%) ASP.NET
4 85 (14.53%) AngularJS
5 71 (12.14%) HTML
6 61 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (10.09%) CSS
8 56 (9.57%) WCF
9 49 (8.38%) XML
10 45 (7.69%) jQuery
11 43 (7.35%) React
12 42 (7.18%) Web Services
13 36 (6.15%) REST
14 31 (5.30%) .NET Framework
15 28 (4.79%) Ajax
15 28 (4.79%) JSON
16 26 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (4.27%) SOAP
18 23 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.91%) Legacy Systems
2 36 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.22%) Replication
7 7 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.20%) Clustering
8 6 (1.03%) Blog
8 6 (1.03%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.03%) NHS
9 5 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.68%) Wiki
11 3 (0.51%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.51%) Online Games
12 2 (0.34%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.09%) Windows
2 38 (6.50%) Linux
3 10 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (0.68%) AIX
5 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.34%) Android
6 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.34%) Unix
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (27.18%) Business Intelligence
3 135 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 106 (18.12%) MVC
5 104 (17.78%) ETL
6 101 (17.26%) DevOps
7 76 (12.99%) API Development
8 70 (11.97%) Fintech
9 65 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 65 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 58 (9.91%) Analytics
11 57 (9.74%) Full Stack Development
11 57 (9.74%) Performance Tuning
12 45 (7.69%) Scrum
13 41 (7.01%) Data Modelling
14 40 (6.84%) Infrastructure as Code
14 40 (6.84%) SOLID
15 38 (6.50%) TDD
16 36 (6.15%) Unit Testing
17 34 (5.81%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 533 (91.11%) SQL
2 364 (62.22%) C#
3 121 (20.68%) JavaScript
4 59 (10.09%) VB.NET
5 55 (9.40%) PowerShell
6 50 (8.55%) Python
7 32 (5.47%) TypeScript
8 26 (4.44%) VBA
9 23 (3.93%) C++
10 19 (3.25%) PL/SQL
11 16 (2.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 15 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.56%) Java
13 8 (1.37%) VB
13 8 (1.37%) XAML
14 7 (1.20%) R
15 6 (1.03%) Scala
15 6 (1.03%) X++
16 4 (0.68%) Java 8
16 4 (0.68%) Rust
Qualifications
1 36 (6.15%) Degree
2 13 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.17%) ISEB
5 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.17%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.76%) QA
2 20 (3.42%) GRC
3 16 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.37%) GDPR
6 3 (0.51%) HL7
6 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.34%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.34%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (18.12%) Docker
2 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (12.82%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.68%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.34%) Control-M
3 2 (0.34%) Terraform
4 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.17%) Foglight
4 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 234 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.13%) Databricks
3 23 (3.93%) Oracle
4 15 (2.56%) SAP
5 9 (1.54%) JD Edwards
6 8 (1.37%) Cognos
6 8 (1.37%) Google
7 6 (1.03%) Sybase
8 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.68%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.68%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.68%) iManage
9 4 (0.68%) MarketAxess
9 4 (0.68%) Talend
9 4 (0.68%) Telerik
9 4 (0.68%) Tradeweb
9 4 (0.68%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.51%) New Relic
10 3 (0.51%) Xero