Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server Analysis Services over the 6 months to 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 286 262 240
Rank change year-on-year -24 -22 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 1,374 2,024 2,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.34% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.18% 4.70% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,226 1,767 2,311
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -5.56%

SQL Server Analysis Services is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 32,900 43,048 53,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.87% 28.59% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27,032 35,373 44,881
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server Analysis Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services.

Salary trend for SQL Server Analysis Services in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services within the UK over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. 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
England -20 1,286 £55,000 +10.00% 252
UK excluding London -9 680 £45,000 +3.45% 172
London -29 674 £67,500 +17.39% 93
North of England +10 215 £42,500 +1.19% 58
South East -3 150 £47,500 - 31
North West +53 149 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Midlands -18 122 £47,500 +9.20% 34
West Midlands +35 80 £47,500 +5.56% 25
South West +37 70 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Yorkshire -24 61 £40,671 -9.62% 18
East of England -2 52 £47,500 - 12
East Midlands -34 42 £47,150 +10.94% 9
Scotland +12 33 £45,000 - 9
Wales 0 26 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Northern Ireland +24 12 £45,000 -
North East -11 5 £55,000 +46.67% 6
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 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 with a requirement for SQL Server Analysis Services.

1 1,122 (81.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1,061 (77.22%) SQL
3 1,020 (74.24%) SQL Server
4 996 (72.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 990 (72.05%) Business Intelligence
6 731 (53.20%) Data Warehouse
7 725 (52.77%) Power BI
7 725 (52.77%) Power Platform
8 679 (49.42%) Microsoft
9 516 (37.55%) Azure
10 500 (36.39%) T-SQL
11 492 (35.81%) Finance
12 441 (32.10%) ETL
13 341 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
14 315 (22.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 277 (20.16%) Analytics
16 263 (19.14%) C#
17 242 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
18 241 (17.54%) Data Modelling
19 237 (17.25%) .NET
20 231 (16.81%) Visualisation
21 208 (15.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
22 178 (12.95%) Tableau
23 176 (12.81%) Migration
24 152 (11.06%) Data Visualisation
25 151 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
26 150 (10.92%) AWS
27 148 (10.77%) Python
28 143 (10.41%) DevOps
29 129 (9.39%) Microsoft Excel

SQL Server Analysis Services
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 67 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.06%) SAS
3 18 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.02%) Apache
5 14 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
6 13 (0.95%) IIS
7 12 (0.87%) Confluence
8 7 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.22%) Drupal
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.15%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.15%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.073%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 129 (9.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.073%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 33 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.24%) NetSuite
3 14 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.36%) RiskWrite
7 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
8 3 (0.22%) iTrent
9 2 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
9 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.15%) Softmar
10 1 (0.073%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.073%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.073%) FastStats
10 1 (0.073%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 725 (52.77%) Power Platform
2 516 (37.55%) Azure
3 150 (10.92%) AWS
4 96 (6.99%) Azure Data Factory
5 49 (3.57%) PaaS
6 48 (3.49%) Dynamics 365
7 28 (2.04%) GCP
8 23 (1.67%) Data Lake Analytics
9 17 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.24%) IaaS
9 17 (1.24%) SaaS
10 15 (1.09%) PowerApps
11 13 (0.95%) Office 365
12 12 (0.87%) Azure Functions
12 12 (0.87%) Serverless
13 10 (0.73%) Azure Stack
14 9 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
14 9 (0.66%) GitHub
15 6 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.44%) Internet
2 5 (0.36%) FTP
2 5 (0.36%) SAN
3 2 (0.15%) DHCP
3 2 (0.15%) DNS
3 2 (0.15%) VPN
4 1 (0.073%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,122 (81.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1,020 (74.24%) SQL Server
3 996 (72.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 731 (53.20%) Data Warehouse
5 725 (52.77%) Power BI
6 315 (22.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 115 (8.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 111 (8.08%) QlikView
9 110 (8.01%) SQL Server 2016
10 109 (7.93%) Data Lake
11 88 (6.40%) Big Data
12 81 (5.90%) OLAP
13 78 (5.68%) MySQL
13 78 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 73 (5.31%) Relational Database
15 66 (4.80%) MongoDB
16 57 (4.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 57 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
17 56 (4.08%) Redis
18 54 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 71 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (3.86%) Visual Studio
3 49 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 46 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 45 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 45 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 38 (2.77%) JIRA
7 34 (2.47%) MSBuild
8 31 (2.26%) Git (software)
9 14 (1.02%) ProC
10 6 (0.44%) Subversion
11 5 (0.36%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.29%) Chocolatey
12 4 (0.29%) ERwin
12 4 (0.29%) MorphX
12 4 (0.29%) Zephyr
13 3 (0.22%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.22%) PyCharm
14 2 (0.15%) JMeter
14 2 (0.15%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 492 (35.81%) Finance
2 65 (4.73%) Retail
3 53 (3.86%) Front Office
4 48 (3.49%) Marketing
5 32 (2.33%) Legal
6 25 (1.82%) Banking
7 20 (1.46%) Law
8 19 (1.38%) Games
9 17 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.16%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.02%) Advertising
12 9 (0.66%) Back Office
13 8 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.44%) Automotive
15 5 (0.36%) German Language
15 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.22%) Electronics
16 3 (0.22%) French Language
16 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 729 (53.06%) Developer
2 404 (29.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 208 (15.14%) Analyst
4 175 (12.74%) SQL Developer
5 147 (10.70%) DBA
6 124 (9.02%) SQL DBA
7 96 (6.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 90 (6.55%) Senior Developer
9 87 (6.33%) .NET Developer
10 80 (5.82%) Administrator
11 79 (5.75%) Business Developer
12 70 (5.09%) SQL Analyst
13 64 (4.66%) Data Analyst
14 61 (4.44%) Architect
14 61 (4.44%) SSIS Developer
15 60 (4.37%) Consultant
16 59 (4.29%) SSRS Developer
17 57 (4.15%) Data Engineer
18 56 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Lead
19 53 (3.86%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (17.25%) .NET
2 121 (8.81%) MDX
3 91 (6.62%) ASP.NET
4 82 (5.97%) AngularJS
5 67 (4.88%) React
6 65 (4.73%) Web Services
7 57 (4.15%) .NET Core
8 55 (4.00%) XML
9 32 (2.33%) HTML
10 23 (1.67%) CSS
11 19 (1.38%) Vue.js
12 18 (1.31%) REST
13 16 (1.16%) D3.js
13 16 (1.16%) JSON
14 15 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (1.09%) jQuery
14 15 (1.09%) SOAP
15 13 (0.95%) Kafka
16 12 (0.87%) .NET Framework
16 12 (0.87%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 242 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 65 (4.73%) Reinsurance
4 42 (3.06%) Data Structures
5 34 (2.47%) Replication
6 28 (2.04%) AS400
6 28 (2.04%) iSeries
6 28 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (1.89%) Clustering
7 26 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 26 (1.89%) Tandem
8 16 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (0.95%) Private Cloud
9 13 (0.95%) Public Cloud
10 9 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.58%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.51%) User Experience
13 6 (0.44%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 61 (4.44%) Windows
2 39 (2.84%) Windows Server
3 24 (1.75%) Linux
4 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.29%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.22%) Unix
7 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.073%) AIX
8 1 (0.073%) HPUX
8 1 (0.073%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (72.05%) Business Intelligence
2 441 (32.10%) ETL
3 341 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (20.16%) Analytics
5 241 (17.54%) Data Modelling
6 231 (16.81%) Visualisation
7 176 (12.81%) Migration
8 152 (11.06%) Data Visualisation
9 151 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
10 143 (10.41%) DevOps
11 111 (8.08%) Data Management
12 109 (7.93%) Data Analysis
13 103 (7.50%) Scrum
14 96 (6.99%) Machine Learning
15 93 (6.77%) ITIL
16 88 (6.40%) Kimball Methodology
17 87 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 85 (6.19%) Data Analytics
19 83 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
20 73 (5.31%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,061 (77.22%) SQL
2 500 (36.39%) T-SQL
3 263 (19.14%) C#
4 208 (15.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 148 (10.77%) Python
6 97 (7.06%) R
7 84 (6.11%) JavaScript
8 70 (5.09%) PowerShell
9 62 (4.51%) VBA
10 56 (4.08%) F#
11 55 (4.00%) Java
12 41 (2.98%) PL/SQL
13 31 (2.26%) VB.NET
14 28 (2.04%) RPG
15 22 (1.60%) C
15 22 (1.60%) VB
16 16 (1.16%) U-SQL
17 14 (1.02%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.66%) VBScript
19 8 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 120 (8.73%) Degree
2 52 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (0.95%) MCSA
6 12 (0.87%) ISEB
7 9 (0.66%) MCSE
8 8 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.58%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.58%) MBCS
8 8 (0.58%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.29%) MCITP
10 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.22%) MCP
10 3 (0.22%) MCSD
10 3 (0.22%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.15%) HND
11 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.073%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.28%) Data Quality
2 76 (5.53%) QA
3 25 (1.82%) GDPR
4 22 (1.60%) SLA
5 18 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.22%) COBIT
7 3 (0.22%) UCITS
8 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 15 (1.09%) HDFS
1 15 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.29%) LXC
5 1 (0.073%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.073%) Docker
5 1 (0.073%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (0.87%) Control-M
2 9 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (0.51%) Perfmon
4 4 (0.29%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.15%) Puppet
7 1 (0.073%) Ambari
7 1 (0.073%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.073%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.073%) Kibana
7 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 679 (49.42%) Microsoft
2 178 (12.95%) Tableau
3 105 (7.64%) Oracle
4 65 (4.73%) Databricks
5 51 (3.71%) Cognos
6 41 (2.98%) IBM
7 40 (2.91%) Teradata
8 30 (2.18%) Google
8 30 (2.18%) Informatica
9 25 (1.82%) VMware
10 20 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 19 (1.38%) JD Edwards
11 19 (1.38%) RedGate
12 17 (1.24%) SAP
13 11 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.73%) Alteryx
14 10 (0.73%) Netezza
14 10 (0.73%) Talend
15 9 (0.66%) Sage
15 9 (0.66%) Sybase