Period
to 16 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 210 222
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Analysis Services 2,982 2,970 3,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.69% 1.67% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.57% 5.45% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,649 2,688 2,746
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,688
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 53,531 54,466 61,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.42% 30.68% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43,636 45,761 52,492
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Analysis Services in the UK

SQL Server Analysis Services
Top 16 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 July 2018. 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 +7 2,839 £50,000 +3.09% 278
UK excluding London -5 1,603 £45,000 +5.88% 169
London +15 1,316 £56,500 -1.74% 122
North of England -60 443 £45,000 +5.88% 59
South East +14 404 £45,000 -5.26% 28
Midlands +6 366 £45,000 +5.88% 38
West Midlands +30 230 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Yorkshire -27 220 £45,000 - 32
East of England +57 192 £50,000 +17.65% 19
North West -83 175 £45,000 +12.50% 24
East Midlands 0 136 £45,000 - 23
South West +3 113 £40,000 - 12
Scotland +4 74 £42,500 +21.43% 10
North East +32 48 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Wales +6 31 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 2,751 (92.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2,603 (87.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2,424 (81.29%) SQL Server
4 2,421 (81.19%) SQL
5 2,247 (75.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1,654 (55.47%) Microsoft
7 1,554 (52.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1,489 (49.93%) T-SQL
9 1,072 (35.95%) Power BI
10 1,042 (34.94%) ETL
11 704 (23.61%) Finance
12 683 (22.90%) Microsoft Azure
13 572 (19.18%) .NET
14 570 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
15 541 (18.14%) Analytics
16 525 (17.61%) C#
17 453 (15.19%) Tableau
18 421 (14.12%) Visualisation
19 393 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
20 391 (13.11%) SQL Server 2016
21 389 (13.04%) Data Modelling
22 386 (12.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 386 (12.94%) SQL Server 2012
23 358 (12.01%) Advertising
24 340 (11.40%) SQL Server 2014
25 307 (10.30%) Microsoft Excel
26 283 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
27 268 (8.99%) Kimball Methodology
27 268 (8.99%) PowerShell
28 267 (8.95%) SQL Server 2008

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
1 145 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 52 (1.74%) SAS
3 46 (1.54%) IIS
4 44 (1.48%) Apache Spark
5 42 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (0.47%) JBoss
8 12 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (0.37%) NServiceBus
10 10 (0.34%) Anypoint
11 9 (0.30%) Apache
12 8 (0.27%) Confluence
13 7 (0.23%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.20%) CMS
15 4 (0.13%) Gentran
16 3 (0.10%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.10%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.067%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 307 (10.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.50%) SPSS
6 9 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.10%) Stata
9 1 (0.034%) Weka
Business Applications
1 64 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
2 37 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (1.07%) Cognos TM1
4 31 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 21 (0.70%) NetSuite
6 17 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.34%) MetaTrader
8 8 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 7 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.13%) Dynamics SL
10 4 (0.13%) FastStats
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.13%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.10%) Cognos Planning
11 3 (0.10%) HFM
12 2 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.067%) Elite 3E
12 2 (0.067%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
13 1 (0.034%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 683 (22.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 217 (7.28%) Azure Data Factory
3 110 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (1.95%) PaaS
5 42 (1.41%) SaaS
6 41 (1.37%) Office 365
7 31 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
8 30 (1.01%) Google Analytics
9 29 (0.97%) Azure Machine Learning
10 22 (0.74%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 20 (0.67%) Data Lake Analytics
12 19 (0.64%) IaaS
13 9 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.20%) Serverless
15 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
17 3 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (0.84%) Internet
2 19 (0.64%) SMS
3 7 (0.23%) Firewall
4 6 (0.20%) FTP
4 6 (0.20%) SAN
5 4 (0.13%) DNS
5 4 (0.13%) Network Security
6 3 (0.10%) Intranet
6 3 (0.10%) Wireless
7 2 (0.067%) NAS
8 1 (0.034%) GoToMeeting
8 1 (0.034%) LTE
8 1 (0.034%) SSL
8 1 (0.034%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,751 (92.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2,603 (87.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2,424 (81.29%) SQL Server
4 1,554 (52.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1,072 (35.95%) Power BI
6 391 (13.11%) SQL Server 2016
7 386 (12.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 386 (12.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 340 (11.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 267 (8.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 262 (8.79%) OLAP
11 237 (7.95%) Data Lake
12 198 (6.64%) Relational Database
13 194 (6.51%) Big Data
13 194 (6.51%) QlikView
14 161 (5.40%) Azure SQL Database
15 145 (4.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 126 (4.23%) Hadoop
17 112 (3.76%) NoSQL
18 97 (3.25%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 218 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 161 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 138 (4.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 46 (1.54%) JIRA
5 36 (1.21%) Git (software)
6 29 (0.97%) Jasmine
6 29 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
6 29 (0.97%) PhantomJS
6 29 (0.97%) webpack
7 26 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
8 24 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 19 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (0.60%) Subversion
11 16 (0.54%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.40%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.37%) RStudio
14 10 (0.34%) ERwin
15 7 (0.23%) MSTest
16 5 (0.17%) Selenium
16 5 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 704 (23.61%) Finance
2 358 (12.01%) Advertising
3 152 (5.10%) Retail
4 125 (4.19%) Marketing
5 120 (4.02%) Banking
6 42 (1.41%) Law
7 40 (1.34%) Legal
8 30 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.67%) Games
10 19 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.40%) Back Office
12 10 (0.34%) Billing
12 10 (0.34%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.27%) Electronics
14 6 (0.20%) Front Office
14 6 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.10%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.067%) Automotive
16 2 (0.067%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,730 (58.01%) Developer
2 1,050 (35.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 699 (23.44%) SQL Developer
4 395 (13.25%) DBA
5 366 (12.27%) SQL BI Developer
6 353 (11.84%) SSIS Developer
7 336 (11.27%) SQL DBA
8 330 (11.07%) Analyst
9 321 (10.76%) SSRS Developer
10 276 (9.26%) SQL Server Developer
11 263 (8.82%) SSAS Developer
12 246 (8.25%) Consultant
13 224 (7.51%) Senior Developer
14 219 (7.34%) Business Developer
15 180 (6.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 159 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 158 (5.30%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
18 156 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 153 (5.13%) SQL Server BI Developer
20 152 (5.10%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (19.18%) .NET
2 228 (7.65%) MDX
3 159 (5.33%) .NET Framework
4 149 (5.00%) Web Services
5 138 (4.63%) Entity Framework
6 136 (4.56%) HTML
7 110 (3.69%) ASP.NET
8 108 (3.62%) CSS
9 81 (2.72%) REST
10 79 (2.65%) XML
11 71 (2.38%) AngularJS
11 71 (2.38%) HTML5
12 66 (2.21%) jQuery
13 62 (2.08%) SOAP
14 52 (1.74%) JSON
15 46 (1.54%) WPF
16 45 (1.51%) RESTful
17 38 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (1.27%) LINQ
18 37 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 283 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (4.93%) Replication
3 99 (3.32%) Clustering
4 95 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
5 79 (2.65%) Data Structures
6 78 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 73 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 71 (2.38%) Computer Science
9 65 (2.18%) Fintech
10 51 (1.71%) User Experience
11 47 (1.58%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (1.04%) Driving Licence
14 28 (0.94%) Reinsurance
15 25 (0.84%) NHS
16 19 (0.64%) Virtual Team
17 17 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
18 16 (0.54%) Data Centre
18 16 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 15 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 145 (4.86%) Windows
2 52 (1.74%) Windows Server
3 45 (1.51%) Linux
4 19 (0.64%) VMS
5 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.23%) Unix
7 6 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.067%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.034%) Android
10 1 (0.034%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.034%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,247 (75.35%) Business Intelligence
2 1,042 (34.94%) ETL
3 570 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
4 541 (18.14%) Analytics
5 421 (14.12%) Visualisation
6 393 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
7 389 (13.04%) Data Modelling
8 268 (8.99%) Kimball Methodology
9 246 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
10 242 (8.12%) Migration
11 230 (7.71%) Data Visualisation
12 188 (6.30%) Data Analysis
13 170 (5.70%) Scrum
14 158 (5.30%) Data Analytics
15 153 (5.13%) Data Management
16 144 (4.83%) SDLC
17 143 (4.80%) Dimensional Modelling
18 142 (4.76%) High Availability
19 138 (4.63%) Data Science
20 131 (4.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,421 (81.19%) SQL
2 1,489 (49.93%) T-SQL
3 525 (17.61%) C#
4 268 (8.99%) PowerShell
5 232 (7.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 169 (5.67%) JavaScript
7 122 (4.09%) Python
8 118 (3.96%) VBA
9 102 (3.42%) R
10 74 (2.48%) VB
11 63 (2.11%) Java
12 56 (1.88%) PL/SQL
13 51 (1.71%) VB.NET
14 18 (0.60%) U-SQL
14 18 (0.60%) X++
15 15 (0.50%) PHP
15 15 (0.50%) VBScript
16 9 (0.30%) C++
16 9 (0.30%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 230 (7.71%) Degree
2 120 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.17%) MCSE
4 33 (1.11%) MCSA
5 27 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 18 (0.60%) MCITP
7 14 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.40%) MCP
9 11 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.23%) PMP
11 7 (0.23%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.20%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.17%) MBA
13 5 (0.17%) MCTS
13 5 (0.17%) PhD
13 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (4.39%) Data Quality
2 84 (2.82%) QA
3 33 (1.11%) GDPR
4 28 (0.94%) SLA
5 6 (0.20%) PMO
6 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.10%) MiFID
9 2 (0.067%) TickIT
10 1 (0.034%) Basel III
10 1 (0.034%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.034%) EMIR
10 1 (0.034%) GCP
System Software
1 37 (1.24%) HDFS
2 36 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.10%) Docker
6 1 (0.034%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.034%) vSphere
6 1 (0.034%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 26 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
3 14 (0.47%) Ambari
4 12 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.37%) Puppet
6 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
8 5 (0.17%) Control-M
8 5 (0.17%) SQL Sentry
9 4 (0.13%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.067%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.067%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.067%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.067%) SCOM
12 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.034%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.034%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.034%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1,654 (55.47%) Microsoft
2 453 (15.19%) Tableau
3 217 (7.28%) Oracle
4 118 (3.96%) Cognos
5 60 (2.01%) SAP
6 48 (1.61%) Google
7 23 (0.77%) Alteryx
8 21 (0.70%) JD Edwards
8 21 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
8 21 (0.70%) VMware
9 20 (0.67%) RedGate
10 19 (0.64%) Facebook
10 19 (0.64%) IBM
10 19 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (0.60%) Informatica
11 18 (0.60%) Talend
12 15 (0.50%) Hyperion
12 15 (0.50%) Siebel
13 14 (0.47%) WorldPay
14 13 (0.44%) ServiceNow