Period
to 25 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 641 857 904
Rank change year-on-year +216 +47 -152
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 75 213 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.83% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 69 175 235
Median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £29,081
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,350 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -5.88%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 11,542 25,644 32,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.06% 19.01% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9,637 20,392 25,853
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London 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

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Trend

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 15 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 25 November 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 +179 72 £47,500 +16.56% 14
UK excluding London +170 44 £35,000 -12.50% 14
London +210 30 £55,000 +15.79%
Midlands +103 22 £35,000 -3.95% 1
West Midlands +98 22 £35,000 +19.66%
North of England +102 11 £35,000 -11.95% 9
North West +76 8 £31,250 -21.88% 6
Work from Home -6 7 £35,000 -17.65% 2
South East +163 4 £22,500 -50.00% 3
East of England +125 4 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Yorkshire +94 2 £35,000 +16.67% 3
South West +113 1 £40,000 +8.84%
Scotland +71 1 £54,072 +2.99%
Wales +44 1 - -
North East +20 1 £26,500 -24.29%

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 71 (94.67%) SQL
2 66 (88.00%) SQL Server
3 51 (68.00%) T-SQL
4 43 (57.33%) C#
5 42 (56.00%) .NET
6 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (50.67%) Azure
8 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
9 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
10 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
11 28 (37.33%) MVC
11 28 (37.33%) jQuery
12 27 (36.00%) IIS
12 27 (36.00%) HTML
13 26 (34.67%) CSS
13 26 (34.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (29.33%) Visual Studio
16 21 (28.00%) DevOps
16 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (26.67%) .NET Framework
17 20 (26.67%) REST
18 19 (25.33%) JSON
19 18 (24.00%) Entity Framework
19 18 (24.00%) Microservices
19 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (22.67%) Windows
20 17 (22.67%) Ajax
20 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
20 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
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 27 (36.00%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Fuse
3 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (50.67%) Azure
2 16 (21.33%) Power Platform
3 10 (13.33%) npm
4 4 (5.33%) Azure Functions
4 4 (5.33%) Serverless
5 3 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (4.00%) Google Analytics
5 3 (4.00%) SaaS
6 2 (2.67%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.67%) Slack
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.33%) AWS
7 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.33%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.33%) Office 365
7 1 (1.33%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (34.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (21.33%) Power BI
5 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (13.33%) Redis
8 8 (10.67%) Cosmos DB
8 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (5.33%) Informix
11 4 (5.33%) Spotfire
12 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
12 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
12 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (2.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.33%) gulp
3 10 (13.33%) jspm
3 10 (13.33%) NUnit
4 9 (12.00%) Moq
4 9 (12.00%) MSTest
5 7 (9.33%) Subversion
6 6 (8.00%) JIRA
7 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.33%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.67%) git-flow
9 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 9 (12.00%) Marketing
2 6 (8.00%) Publishing
3 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.67%) Automotive
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.33%) Police
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (17.33%) .NET Developer
4 12 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 6 (8.00%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Angular Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Database Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.33%) DBA
10 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.33%) Web Applications Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.00%) .NET
2 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (37.33%) jQuery
4 27 (36.00%) HTML
5 26 (34.67%) CSS
6 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (26.67%) .NET Framework
8 20 (26.67%) REST
9 19 (25.33%) JSON
10 18 (24.00%) Entity Framework
11 17 (22.67%) Ajax
11 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
11 17 (22.67%) WCF
12 16 (21.33%) .NET Core
12 16 (21.33%) React
13 11 (14.67%) Sass
13 11 (14.67%) Web Services
14 8 (10.67%) OAuth
14 8 (10.67%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.67%) FMCG
6 1 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) MVC
3 21 (28.00%) DevOps
4 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (24.00%) Microservices
5 16 (21.33%) ETL
6 13 (17.33%) ERD
6 13 (17.33%) SOLID
6 13 (17.33%) UML
7 12 (16.00%) Analytics
8 11 (14.67%) BDD
8 11 (14.67%) Project Management
8 11 (14.67%) TDD
9 10 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (13.33%) Workflow
10 9 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (12.00%) Web Design
11 8 (10.67%) Multithreading
12 7 (9.33%) Time Management
12 7 (9.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 71 (94.67%) SQL
2 51 (68.00%) T-SQL
3 43 (57.33%) C#
4 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.33%) Python
6 7 (9.33%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (4.00%) R
8 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.67%) VBA
8 2 (2.67%) XAML
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) C++
9 1 (1.33%) Java
9 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.33%) VB
9 1 (1.33%) XPath
9 1 (1.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) GDPR
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (10.67%) MIIS
2 8 (10.67%) Terraform
3 2 (2.67%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Cognos
2 4 (5.33%) Google
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) Databricks
4 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow