Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 327 297
Rank change year-on-year +35 -30 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 82 38 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.31% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 1.45% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 64 37 67
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,900 £26,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2843 2622 2491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.45% 21.33% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2321 2350 2186
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the North West

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the North West.

Salary trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the North West

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the North West

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Manchester +8 41 £42,500 - 2
Cheshire +1 38 £45,000 +42.86% 2
Merseyside +17 2 £28,000 -23.29%
Lancashire - 1 £24,500 -
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (75.61%) SQL
3 52 (63.41%) Visual Studio
4 37 (45.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 35 (42.68%) Windows
6 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
6 34 (41.46%) .NET
6 34 (41.46%) C#
7 32 (39.02%) Finance
8 29 (35.37%) T-SQL
8 29 (35.37%) Tableau
9 28 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (28.05%) Degree
12 21 (25.61%) MVC
12 21 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (25.61%) TeamCity
13 20 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (20.73%) SLA
14 17 (20.73%) Oracle
14 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (20.73%) Data Extraction
14 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (19.51%) OpenShift
15 16 (19.51%) Ganglia
15 16 (19.51%) Computer Science
15 16 (19.51%) Middleware
15 16 (19.51%) ETL
15 16 (19.51%) Unix
16 15 (18.29%) MS Access

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (45.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (19.51%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (18.29%) MS Access
3 15 (18.29%) Power BI
3 15 (18.29%) QlikView
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
7 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.44%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (63.41%) Visual Studio
2 28 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (25.61%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.32%) Toad
5 3 (3.66%) Selenium
6 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.22%) gulp
6 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
General
1 32 (39.02%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Banking
3 8 (9.76%) Marketing
4 7 (8.54%) Retail
5 4 (4.88%) Advertising
6 2 (2.44%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (54.88%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Analyst
3 17 (20.73%) Applications Support
4 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (17.07%) Data Analyst
5 13 (15.85%) Applications Developer
5 13 (15.85%) SQL Developer
6 12 (14.63%) SQL BI Developer
7 11 (13.41%) Banking Analyst
8 10 (12.20%) Designer
9 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
10 7 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (8.54%) C# Developer
11 6 (7.32%) .NET Designer
11 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Research Scientist
12 4 (4.88%) Software Designer
12 4 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
13 3 (3.66%) Excel Analyst
13 3 (3.66%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.46%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 16 (19.51%) Middleware
4 13 (15.85%) HTML
5 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
5 12 (14.63%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) CSS
7 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.22%) Browserify
7 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.22%) jQuery
7 1 (1.22%) LESS
7 1 (1.22%) MDX
7 1 (1.22%) Sass
7 1 (1.22%) SignalR
7 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (19.51%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.32%) iPad
5 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.68%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Unix
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) MVC
2 20 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (20.73%) Data Extraction
4 16 (19.51%) ETL
5 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.07%) ITIL
5 14 (17.07%) Project Management
6 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
7 12 (14.63%) Data Modelling
7 12 (14.63%) SDLC
8 11 (13.41%) Performance Optimisation
9 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.98%) Analytics
10 9 (10.98%) Mathematics
11 8 (9.76%) Analytical Thinking
12 7 (8.54%) Test Automation
13 6 (7.32%) Test Scripting
13 6 (7.32%) Test Strategy
13 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
14 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (75.61%) SQL
2 34 (41.46%) C#
3 29 (35.37%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.32%) Python
4 6 (7.32%) R
5 4 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (2.44%) C
6 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (28.05%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.32%) ISEB
3 6 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.88%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.88%) PhD
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) SLA
2 6 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.22%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.37%) Tableau
3 17 (20.73%) Oracle
4 13 (15.85%) ServiceNow
5 11 (13.41%) Teradata
6 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.22%) Google
7 1 (1.22%) RedGate