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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 849 840 885
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +45
Permanent jobs citing SSDT 47 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.038% 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.12% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 15
Average salary £63,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
34361 33770 36447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.50% 31.63% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28883 29195 32086
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

SSDT Salary Histogram in the UK

SSDT
Top 19 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 17 September 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 -14 46 £63,500 +49.41% 2
London +7 28 £63,500 +27.00% 2
City of London +23 15 £65,000 -
South East +3 15 £35,000 -12.50%
Milton Keynes - 10 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £37,500 -
Reading - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Chatham - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £31,250 -
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
Wales -6 1 - -
Queensferry - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
North Wales - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £27,500 -
Flintshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Bath - 1 £35,000 -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 58 (80.56%) SQL
3 55 (76.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (73.61%) ETL
5 51 (70.83%) Microsoft
6 49 (68.06%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (68.06%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (62.50%) T-SQL
8 43 (59.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (50.00%) Visual Studio
10 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (45.83%) .NET
11 33 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (43.06%) C#
14 28 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
15 26 (36.11%) Clustering
15 26 (36.11%) Dimensional Modelling
15 26 (36.11%) Mentoring
16 22 (30.56%) Scrum
17 19 (26.39%) Kimball Methodology
17 19 (26.39%) Line Management
18 18 (25.00%) OLAP
18 18 (25.00%) Change Management
19 16 (22.22%) VB.NET
19 16 (22.22%) Data Modelling
19 16 (22.22%) ERwin
20 14 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
21 11 (15.28%) Regression Testing

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 8 (11.11%) MS Office
4 6 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (76.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (68.06%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (25.00%) OLAP
8 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (11.11%) MS Access
9 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (6.94%) PerformancePoint
10 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (6.94%) QlikView
11 3 (4.17%) Data Mining
11 3 (4.17%) OLTP
11 3 (4.17%) Star Schema
11 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.78%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 43 (59.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 16 (22.22%) ERwin
4 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (9.72%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (4.17%) Subversion
6 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (4.17%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.17%) NuGet
7 2 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.39%) Toad
8 1 (1.39%) MSTest
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
2 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (81.94%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) Senior Developer
3 22 (30.56%) Team Leader
4 16 (22.22%) ETL Developer
4 16 (22.22%) Senior ETL Developer
5 14 (19.44%) SQL Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Analyst
7 8 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (11.11%) MI Analyst
7 8 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Database Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Development DBA
8 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Development DBA
8 7 (9.72%) DBA
8 7 (9.72%) SQL DBA
8 7 (9.72%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Consultant
11 4 (5.56%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.83%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) WCF
3 6 (8.33%) MDX
4 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 3 (4.17%) LINQ
6 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (1.39%) XSLT
7 1 (1.39%) WinForms
7 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.39%) CSS
7 1 (1.39%) Web Services
7 1 (1.39%) jQuery
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.39%) PLINQ
7 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (1.39%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Clustering
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (73.61%) ETL
2 49 (68.06%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (36.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 26 (36.11%) Mentoring
5 22 (30.56%) Scrum
6 19 (26.39%) Line Management
6 19 (26.39%) Kimball Methodology
7 18 (25.00%) Change Management
8 16 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 14 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (15.28%) Regression Testing
11 9 (12.50%) MVC
12 8 (11.11%) Load Testing
13 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (4.17%) Migration
14 3 (4.17%) ITIL
14 3 (4.17%) Data Management
14 3 (4.17%) Network Design
14 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (80.56%) SQL
2 45 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 31 (43.06%) C#
4 16 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 8 (11.11%) VBA
6 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.17%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.72%) 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 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Vagrant
1 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Sybase
3 3 (4.17%) Tableau
4 2 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks