The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 849 847 883
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +36
Permanent jobs citing SSDT 47 34 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.031% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.097% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 4
Average salary £60,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -26.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34378 34901 35557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.16% 32.09% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28985 30219 31304
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSDT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SSDT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SSDT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSDT within the UK.

SSDT Salary Trend in the UK

SSDT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSDT over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

SSDT Salary Histogram in the UK

SSDT
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 46 £60,500 +44.04% 1
London +31 25 £63,500 +27.00%
South East -2 18 £35,000 -12.50%
City of London +33 14 £67,500 +12.50%
Milton Keynes - 12 £43,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 12 £43,000 -
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Chatham - 2 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £28,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,750 -
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £28,750 - 1
Wales -10 1 - -
Queensferry - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
Flintshire - 1 - -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SSDT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSDT.

1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (86.11%) SQL
3 56 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 53 (73.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (69.44%) ETL
7 47 (65.28%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (63.89%) T-SQL
9 33 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (41.67%) MS Excel
10 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (38.89%) Visual Studio
11 28 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (34.72%) C#
13 23 (31.94%) .NET
13 23 (31.94%) Clustering
13 23 (31.94%) Mentoring
14 22 (30.56%) Data Modelling
15 21 (29.17%) OLAP
15 21 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
16 19 (26.39%) Scrum
17 17 (23.61%) Kimball Methodology
18 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (20.83%) Change Management
19 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (19.44%) Line Management
19 14 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
20 13 (18.06%) ERwin

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SSDT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSDT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.28%) MS Visio
3 7 (9.72%) PowerPivot
4 4 (5.56%) MS Office
5 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (73.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (65.28%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 28 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (29.17%) OLAP
6 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Power View
7 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (8.33%) QlikView
8 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 5 (6.94%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (5.56%) Star Schema
10 4 (5.56%) MS Access
10 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
10 4 (5.56%) OLTP
11 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
11 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
12 2 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (38.89%) Visual Studio
3 13 (18.06%) ERwin
4 9 (12.50%) PowerDesigner
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (5.56%) Subversion
7 3 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (4.17%) MSTest
7 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (2.78%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.78%) NUnit
9 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.39%) Toad
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
1 3 (4.17%) Banking
1 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
1 3 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (83.33%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 17 (23.61%) Team Leader
3 17 (23.61%) SQL Developer
4 13 (18.06%) Database Developer
4 13 (18.06%) ETL Developer
4 13 (18.06%) SQL Database Developer
4 13 (18.06%) Senior ETL Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Analyst
6 11 (15.28%) SQL Server DBA
6 11 (15.28%) SQL DBA
6 11 (15.28%) DBA
6 11 (15.28%) Development DBA
6 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Development DBA
7 10 (13.89%) MI Analyst
7 10 (13.89%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Consultant
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) MDX
3 4 (5.56%) WCF
3 4 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (4.17%) LINQ
5 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.78%) XML
6 1 (1.39%) XSLT
6 1 (1.39%) WinForms
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.39%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.39%) PLINQ
6 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (1.39%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Clustering
2 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.17%) Open Source
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (69.44%) ETL
3 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (31.94%) Mentoring
5 22 (30.56%) Data Modelling
6 21 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 19 (26.39%) Scrum
8 17 (23.61%) Kimball Methodology
9 15 (20.83%) Change Management
10 14 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (19.44%) Line Management
11 13 (18.06%) Regression Testing
11 13 (18.06%) MVC
12 12 (16.67%) Load Testing
13 11 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (8.33%) Data Management
15 4 (5.56%) ITIL
15 4 (5.56%) Inmon Methodology
16 3 (4.17%) Analytics
16 3 (4.17%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (86.11%) SQL
2 46 (63.89%) T-SQL
3 25 (34.72%) C#
4 13 (18.06%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.17%) VBA
7 1 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) XPath
7 1 (1.39%) R
7 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) MCSA
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Sybase
3 6 (8.33%) Tableau
4 3 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) ESRI
6 1 (1.39%) i2