Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 824 602 866
Rank change year-on-year -222 +264 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 171 69 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 0.73% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 150 58 153
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,313 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £58,750 £55,938 £47,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,375 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

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 23,184 9,393 23,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.01% 21.10% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14,257 7,899 19,347
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% +2.80% +7.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -199 66 £52,500 -0.94% 6
Midlands -98 44 £46,000 +2.22% 10
North of England -93 40 £45,000 +28.57% 10
West Midlands -122 23 £46,000 +2.22% 5
North West -86 22 £40,000 +14.29% 9
East Midlands - 21 £32,500 - 5
Yorkshire -93 18 £47,500 +35.71% 1
South East -152 12 £60,000 +79.78% 2
South West -91 3 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East of England -98 3 £41,500 -17.00% 2
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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).

1 134 (78.36%) SQL
2 131 (76.61%) SQL Server
3 97 (56.73%) Business Intelligence
4 78 (45.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (39.18%) Power BI
5 67 (39.18%) Power Platform
6 66 (38.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (36.26%) Microsoft
8 57 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 53 (30.99%) ETL
10 51 (29.82%) Azure
11 49 (28.65%) .NET
12 48 (28.07%) Analytics
12 48 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (26.90%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (22.22%) Visual Studio
15 37 (21.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (21.05%) C#
17 34 (19.88%) Management Information System
18 33 (19.30%) Microsoft Excel
19 30 (17.54%) Visualisation
20 29 (16.96%) Social Skills
21 28 (16.37%) Python
21 28 (16.37%) Finance
22 27 (15.79%) ASP.NET
23 25 (14.62%) Data Modelling
23 25 (14.62%) Degree
23 25 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (14.04%) JavaScript
25 23 (13.45%) PowerShell

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 9 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.51%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.51%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.34%) SAS
4 3 (1.75%) IIS
4 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 33 (19.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.51%) Siemens NX
3 6 (3.51%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) IBM Planning Analytics
1 6 (3.51%) Teamcenter
2 4 (2.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.34%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (1.75%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.58%) Alphatax
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 67 (39.18%) Power Platform
2 51 (29.82%) Azure
3 21 (12.28%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (9.94%) AWS
5 13 (7.60%) GitHub
6 9 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (5.26%) Snowflake
7 8 (4.68%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 8 (4.68%) PaaS
7 8 (4.68%) Power Automate
7 8 (4.68%) Serverless
8 7 (4.09%) PowerApps
9 6 (3.51%) SaaS
10 5 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (2.92%) Azure Functions
10 5 (2.92%) Azure Logic Apps
10 5 (2.92%) GCP
10 5 (2.92%) GitHub Actions
10 5 (2.92%) Google Analytics
11 4 (2.34%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) Skype
1 6 (3.51%) Wireless
2 4 (2.34%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (2.34%) Firewall
3 2 (1.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (76.61%) SQL Server
2 78 (45.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (39.18%) Power BI
4 66 (38.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (26.90%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (21.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 15 (8.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (8.77%) Tableau
9 11 (6.43%) Data Lake
10 10 (5.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.51%) Biml
11 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (2.34%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (2.34%) Big Data
13 4 (2.34%) BigQuery
13 4 (2.34%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 4 (2.34%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 38 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.02%) JIRA
4 11 (6.43%) Moq
4 11 (6.43%) Visual Studio Code
5 10 (5.85%) ERwin
6 7 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.51%) MSTest
7 6 (3.51%) NUnit
7 6 (3.51%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.92%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.92%) Fiddler
8 5 (2.92%) Postman
8 5 (2.92%) Selenium
8 5 (2.92%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.34%) ER Studio
9 4 (2.34%) GDB
9 4 (2.34%) tSQLt
10 3 (1.75%) Subversion
11 2 (1.17%) git-flow
General
1 48 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (16.96%) Social Skills
3 28 (16.37%) Finance
4 18 (10.53%) Marketing
5 13 (7.60%) Manufacturing
6 11 (6.43%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (3.51%) Law
8 5 (2.92%) Retail
9 3 (1.75%) Legal
10 2 (1.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.58%) Back Office
11 1 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.58%) French Language
11 1 (0.58%) Front Office
11 1 (0.58%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (44.44%) Developer
2 34 (19.88%) Analyst
3 25 (14.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 20 (11.70%) SQL Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Data Analyst
6 14 (8.19%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (7.60%) Data Engineer
8 11 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.26%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Insight Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.68%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Senior Data Analyst
11 7 (4.09%) Systems Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Systems Manager
12 6 (3.51%) IT Engineer
13 5 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.92%) Power BI Developer
13 5 (2.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.65%) .NET
2 27 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 22 (12.87%) CSS
4 20 (11.70%) jQuery
5 18 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 18 (10.53%) HTML
5 18 (10.53%) XML
6 17 (9.94%) REST
7 15 (8.77%) .NET Framework
8 14 (8.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (7.60%) React
10 12 (7.02%) Entity Framework
11 11 (6.43%) JSON
11 11 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.26%) MDX
13 8 (4.68%) ASP.NET Core
14 7 (4.09%) .NET Core
14 7 (4.09%) WCF
15 6 (3.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.88%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.09%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.51%) Analytical Mindset
3 6 (3.51%) CCTV
3 6 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.17%) FMCG
7 2 (1.17%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.58%) Mashup
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.11%) Windows
2 14 (8.19%) Windows 10
3 13 (7.60%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.58%) Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (56.73%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (30.99%) ETL
3 48 (28.07%) Analytics
4 30 (17.54%) Visualisation
5 25 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (14.62%) Data Modelling
6 22 (12.87%) Computer Science
6 22 (12.87%) Data Management
7 18 (10.53%) MVC
8 17 (9.94%) Data Transformation
9 16 (9.36%) Business Analysis
9 16 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.77%) DevOps
11 14 (8.19%) Full Stack Development
11 14 (8.19%) Project Management
12 13 (7.60%) Dimensional Modelling
13 12 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
13 12 (7.02%) Migration
14 10 (5.85%) CRM
14 10 (5.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 134 (78.36%) SQL
2 57 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 36 (21.05%) C#
4 28 (16.37%) Python
5 24 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 23 (13.45%) PowerShell
7 14 (8.19%) VB.NET
8 13 (7.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 12 (7.02%) VBA
10 9 (5.26%) R
11 6 (3.51%) Java
12 5 (2.92%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.34%) VB
14 2 (1.17%) Scala
14 2 (1.17%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (14.62%) Degree
2 7 (4.09%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.34%) AAT
4 4 (2.34%) ACCA
4 4 (2.34%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.94%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.51%) QA
3 5 (2.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.17%) Docker
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.51%) SCCM
2 5 (2.92%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.34%) vRealize
4 2 (1.17%) Rancher
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 62 (36.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.11%) Oracle
3 10 (5.85%) Cognos
3 10 (5.85%) Databricks
3 10 (5.85%) Google
3 10 (5.85%) IBM
4 8 (4.68%) SAP
5 7 (4.09%) VMware
6 6 (3.51%) Citrix
6 6 (3.51%) NetApp
6 6 (3.51%) Siemens
7 5 (2.92%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.92%) Xamarin
8 4 (2.34%) CA
8 4 (2.34%) Cisco
8 4 (2.34%) Civica
8 4 (2.34%) LogRhythm
8 4 (2.34%) McAfee
8 4 (2.34%) Netezza
8 4 (2.34%) Teradata