Period
to 18 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 6 months to 18 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 787 684 867
Rank change year-on-year -103 +183 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 123 150 215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 1.01% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 108 115 175
10th Percentile £30,776 £25,950 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -11.76%
75th Percentile £60,804 £57,500 £48,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £73,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -11.76%

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,651 14,869 25,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.44% 19.63% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12,988 12,003 20,698
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,188 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in England

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) within the England region over the 6 months to 18 June 2021. 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
London -55 52 £55,000 - 10
Midlands -39 26 £41,500 -2.35% 5
North of England -22 24 £40,000 +12.68% 11
East Midlands -8 18 £32,500 -23.53% 3
North West -15 14 £40,000 +14.29% 9
East of England -6 12 £57,500 +27.78% 5
Yorkshire -37 10 £46,250 +11.45% 2
West Midlands -66 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South East -39 6 £52,500 +45.83% 5
South West -70 1 £52,500 +31.25%
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 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 across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 109 (88.62%) SQL
2 101 (82.11%) SQL Server
3 68 (55.28%) Microsoft
4 58 (47.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (45.53%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (39.02%) T-SQL
7 45 (36.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (32.52%) .NET
9 39 (31.71%) C#
10 36 (29.27%) Azure
11 34 (27.64%) JavaScript
12 33 (26.83%) Power Platform
13 32 (26.02%) Visual Studio
14 31 (25.20%) ASP.NET
14 31 (25.20%) CSS
15 30 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (24.39%) HTML
15 30 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
15 30 (24.39%) Power BI
16 28 (22.76%) Social Skills
17 27 (21.95%) ETL
18 25 (20.33%) Management Information System
18 25 (20.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (19.51%) JIRA
20 23 (18.70%) Windows
21 22 (17.89%) XML
22 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
22 21 (17.07%) Relational Database
23 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Office

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.13%) Confluence
3 6 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.25%) IIS
6 3 (2.44%) Anypoint
6 3 (2.44%) Mule
6 3 (2.44%) Mule ESB
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.63%) CMS
7 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.88%) Siemens NX
3 6 (4.88%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Teamcenter
2 5 (4.07%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.63%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.27%) Azure
2 33 (26.83%) Power Platform
3 20 (16.26%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (8.13%) Power Automate
5 9 (7.32%) PowerApps
6 6 (4.88%) AWS
6 6 (4.88%) Azure Logic Apps
7 5 (4.07%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (3.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (2.44%) Azure Functions
9 3 (2.44%) Azure Service Bus
9 3 (2.44%) iPaaS
9 3 (2.44%) Serverless
10 2 (1.63%) GitHub
10 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.63%) Google Data Studio
10 2 (1.63%) npm
10 2 (1.63%) Snowflake
11 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) Cisco ISE
1 6 (4.88%) Firewall
1 6 (4.88%) Skype
1 6 (4.88%) Wireless
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (82.11%) SQL Server
2 58 (47.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (36.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (24.39%) Power BI
5 25 (20.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (17.07%) Relational Database
7 11 (8.94%) NoSQL
7 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (6.50%) Tableau
9 7 (5.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.25%) Data Mining
10 4 (3.25%) OLAP
10 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.44%) MySQL
11 3 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (2.44%) Redis
11 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (26.02%) Visual Studio
2 24 (19.51%) JIRA
3 14 (11.38%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.57%) NUnit
5 10 (8.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (8.13%) SpecFlow
5 10 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.69%) Subversion
7 5 (4.07%) Moq
8 4 (3.25%) MSTest
8 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (2.44%) Appium
9 3 (2.44%) Fiddler
9 3 (2.44%) Postman
10 2 (1.63%) gulp
10 2 (1.63%) jspm
11 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket Server
11 1 (0.81%) git-flow
11 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 28 (22.76%) Social Skills
2 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.63%) Finance
4 11 (8.94%) Marketing
5 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.07%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.44%) Law
7 3 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.63%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.81%) Retail
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (47.15%) Developer
2 29 (23.58%) Analyst
3 19 (15.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (12.20%) Data Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (10.57%) SQL Developer
6 12 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 12 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.94%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 9 (7.32%) SQL Analyst
8 9 (7.32%) SQL BI Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Data Migration Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (5.69%) T-SQL Developer
10 6 (4.88%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.88%) IT Support
10 6 (4.88%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.52%) .NET
2 31 (25.20%) ASP.NET
2 31 (25.20%) CSS
3 30 (24.39%) HTML
4 22 (17.89%) XML
5 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (13.01%) AngularJS
7 15 (12.20%) React
8 14 (11.38%) jQuery
9 11 (8.94%) Web Services
10 10 (8.13%) .NET Core
10 10 (8.13%) Apache Cordova
10 10 (8.13%) React Native
10 10 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (7.32%) JSON
11 9 (7.32%) WCF
12 8 (6.50%) .NET Framework
13 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (5.69%) MDX
13 7 (5.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.88%) CCTV
4 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.88%) Housing Association
4 6 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.81%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) Mashup
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Windows
2 17 (13.82%) Windows 10
3 14 (11.38%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.94%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.53%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (21.95%) ETL
3 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.45%) Analytics
5 15 (12.20%) MVC
5 15 (12.20%) Visualisation
6 14 (11.38%) TDD
7 13 (10.57%) BDD
7 13 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (9.76%) CRM
8 12 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 12 (9.76%) Migration
9 11 (8.94%) Data Management
9 11 (8.94%) ITIL
9 11 (8.94%) Project Delivery
10 10 (8.13%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.13%) Data Migration
11 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
11 9 (7.32%) Project Management
11 9 (7.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 109 (88.62%) SQL
2 48 (39.02%) T-SQL
3 39 (31.71%) C#
4 34 (27.64%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.57%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.94%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.69%) Python
7 7 (5.69%) VB
8 6 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.88%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (4.07%) VBA
10 4 (3.25%) Java
11 3 (2.44%) Groovy
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) R
12 1 (0.81%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Degree
2 7 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.63%) Data Quality
2 10 (8.13%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) SCCM
1 6 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (4.88%) vRealize
2 2 (1.63%) MIIS
3 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 68 (55.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.94%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) SAP
3 8 (6.50%) VMware
4 7 (5.69%) DevExpress
4 7 (5.69%) Nintex
5 6 (4.88%) Blue Coat
5 6 (4.88%) CA
5 6 (4.88%) Cisco
5 6 (4.88%) Citrix
5 6 (4.88%) LogRhythm
5 6 (4.88%) McAfee
5 6 (4.88%) NetApp
5 6 (4.88%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.88%) Siemens
5 6 (4.88%) Tripwire
6 5 (4.07%) Sage
6 5 (4.07%) Veeam
7 3 (2.44%) Google
7 3 (2.44%) Informatica