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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 850 877 885
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Permanent jobs citing SSDT 45 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.057% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 2
Average salary £65,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+47.69% -23.52%

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
33951 35051 34983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.76% 32.16% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 28889 30142 30948
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 £70,000 £64,000 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 43 £65,000 +30.00% 1
London +12 22 £67,500 +35.00%
South East +7 19 £53,250 +6.50%
City of London +28 15 £67,500 +5.88%
Milton Keynes - 13 £53,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 13 £53,500 -
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £28,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,750 -
Hampshire - 2 £53,000 -
South West - 2 £28,750 - 1
Wales -4 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £48,000 -
Queensferry - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £48,000 -
North Wales - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Flintshire - 1 - -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (84.62%) SQL
3 62 (79.49%) Microsoft
4 56 (71.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (66.67%) ETL
5 52 (66.67%) T-SQL
6 49 (62.82%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (42.31%) MS Excel
9 31 (39.74%) Visual Studio
10 28 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (32.05%) C#
12 23 (29.49%) Data Modelling
12 23 (29.49%) Clustering
13 22 (28.21%) .NET
13 22 (28.21%) Mentoring
14 21 (26.92%) Scrum
15 20 (25.64%) OLAP
15 20 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (21.79%) OLAP Cube
16 17 (21.79%) Dimensional Modelling
16 17 (21.79%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (20.51%) Kimball Methodology
17 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (20.51%) MVC

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.10%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.97%) PowerPivot
4 4 (5.13%) MS Office
5 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (71.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (62.82%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (25.64%) OLAP
7 17 (21.79%) OLAP Cube
8 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Power View
11 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 6 (7.69%) QlikView
12 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
12 5 (6.41%) PerformancePoint
13 4 (5.13%) Star Schema
13 4 (5.13%) MS Access
13 4 (5.13%) Data Mining
13 4 (5.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 33 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (39.74%) Visual Studio
3 10 (12.82%) ERwin
4 9 (11.54%) PowerDesigner
5 6 (7.69%) Subversion
5 6 (7.69%) MSTest
5 6 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (6.41%) NUnit
7 4 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.28%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.28%) Toad
9 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
1 3 (3.85%) Retail
1 3 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (82.05%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) SQL Developer
3 19 (24.36%) Senior Developer
4 16 (20.51%) SQL Database Developer
4 16 (20.51%) Database Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 12 (15.38%) SQL DBA
6 12 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
6 12 (15.38%) DBA
6 12 (15.38%) Development DBA
6 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Development DBA
7 11 (14.10%) Analyst
7 11 (14.10%) ETL Developer
8 10 (12.82%) Analyst Developer
8 10 (12.82%) MI Analyst
8 10 (12.82%) Senior ETL Developer
9 8 (10.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (7.69%) Consultant
12 5 (6.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) MDX
3 5 (6.41%) XML
4 4 (5.13%) HTML
4 4 (5.13%) WCF
5 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.85%) LINQ
6 2 (2.56%) jQuery
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.56%) PLINQ
6 2 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.56%) REST
6 2 (2.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (2.56%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.56%) CSS
6 2 (2.56%) SOAP
6 2 (2.56%) WPF
6 2 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Clustering
2 20 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.85%) Open Source
6 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) ETL
1 52 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.49%) Data Modelling
4 22 (28.21%) Mentoring
5 21 (26.92%) Scrum
6 17 (21.79%) Dimensional Modelling
6 17 (21.79%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (20.51%) Kimball Methodology
7 16 (20.51%) MVC
8 14 (17.95%) Load Testing
9 13 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 13 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (15.38%) Change Management
11 10 (12.82%) Line Management
12 9 (11.54%) Data Management
13 6 (7.69%) Inmon Methodology
13 6 (7.69%) ATDD
14 5 (6.41%) BDD
14 5 (6.41%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (84.62%) SQL
2 52 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 25 (32.05%) C#
4 10 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.41%) VBA
6 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) XPath
7 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) MCSA
4 1 (1.28%) ISEB
4 1 (1.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 62 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Sybase
3 7 (8.97%) Tableau
4 4 (5.13%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.56%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) ESRI
6 1 (1.28%) i2
6 1 (1.28%) IBM