Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 861 830 871
Rank change year-on-year -31 +41 +33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 237 382 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 1.07% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 190 340 253
UK median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,725 £28,850
90th Percentile £61,250 £71,250 £72,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%

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 28,005 35,763 34,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.54% 20.81% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22,165 29,079 28,882
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 -56 215 £37,500 -11.76% 7
UK excluding London -48 166 £35,000 -12.50% 6
London +40 68 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South East +6 47 £34,500 -13.75% 1
North of England -31 34 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West +21 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Midlands +18 25 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands +24 22 £35,000 +2.94%
North West +13 17 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Scotland +13 16 £37,500 +2.74%
East of England +67 15 £36,250 -2.03%
Yorkshire -39 11 £35,000 -17.65%
North East +17 6 £35,000 +12.90% 1
East Midlands +21 3 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Wales +21 3 £41,500 +19.42%

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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).

1 216 (91.14%) SQL Server
2 202 (85.23%) SQL
3 132 (55.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 123 (51.90%) Microsoft
5 120 (50.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 107 (45.15%) T-SQL
7 86 (36.29%) Business Intelligence
8 78 (32.91%) Visual Studio
9 76 (32.07%) .NET
10 73 (30.80%) C#
11 65 (27.43%) Data Warehouse
12 58 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (22.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 53 (22.36%) ETL
15 47 (19.83%) Windows
16 45 (18.99%) ASP.NET
17 43 (18.14%) Relational Database
18 42 (17.72%) JavaScript
19 38 (16.03%) HTML
19 38 (16.03%) Windows Server
20 35 (14.77%) Microsoft Excel
20 35 (14.77%) Finance
20 35 (14.77%) Power Platform
21 34 (14.35%) Power BI
21 34 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
21 34 (14.35%) Team Foundation Server
22 33 (13.92%) jQuery
23 32 (13.50%) CSS
24 31 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
25 30 (12.66%) IIS

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 30 (12.66%) IIS
2 21 (8.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.95%) CMS
3 7 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.27%) SAS
6 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.42%) DNN
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (14.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.84%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.84%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.42%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.77%) Power Platform
2 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.53%) Office 365
4 5 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.11%) npm
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.42%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.33%) Internet
2 9 (3.80%) FTP
3 3 (1.27%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.27%) SMTP
4 2 (0.84%) Firewall
4 2 (0.84%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (91.14%) SQL Server
2 132 (55.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (50.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (27.43%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (22.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (18.14%) Relational Database
7 34 (14.35%) Power BI
8 29 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (7.59%) OLAP
11 17 (7.17%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 11 (4.64%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (4.22%) Big Data
13 10 (4.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 10 (4.22%) Star Schema
14 9 (3.80%) Oracle Database
15 6 (2.53%) MS Access
15 6 (2.53%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 78 (32.91%) Visual Studio
2 34 (14.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.22%) NUnit
4 9 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.80%) JIRA
5 5 (2.11%) gulp
5 5 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.11%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.69%) Babel
6 4 (1.69%) Grunt
6 4 (1.69%) webpack
7 3 (1.27%) Toad
8 2 (0.84%) Moq
8 2 (0.84%) MSTest
8 2 (0.84%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.42%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.42%) MbUnit
9 1 (0.42%) PhantomJS
General
1 35 (14.77%) Finance
2 23 (9.70%) Marketing
3 18 (7.59%) Retail
4 5 (2.11%) Local Government
5 4 (1.69%) Legal
5 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.27%) Banking
6 3 (1.27%) Billing
6 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 102 (43.04%) Developer
2 78 (32.91%) Analyst
3 34 (14.35%) .NET Developer
4 28 (11.81%) Data Analyst
5 27 (11.39%) DBA
6 26 (10.97%) Software Developer
7 24 (10.13%) SQL Developer
8 23 (9.70%) C# Developer
9 22 (9.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 22 (9.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 21 (8.86%) Administrator
11 19 (8.02%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (7.59%) SQL Analyst
12 18 (7.59%) Test Analyst
13 17 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (7.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (6.75%) .NET Software Developer
14 16 (6.75%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (6.33%) C# Software Developer
15 15 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (32.07%) .NET
2 45 (18.99%) ASP.NET
3 38 (16.03%) HTML
4 33 (13.92%) jQuery
5 32 (13.50%) CSS
6 24 (10.13%) .NET Framework
7 22 (9.28%) AngularJS
8 20 (8.44%) Entity Framework
9 18 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (7.17%) Web Services
11 16 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (6.33%) HTML5
13 14 (5.91%) XML
14 13 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (4.64%) Ajax
16 10 (4.22%) JSON
17 9 (3.80%) WCF
18 8 (3.38%) WinForms
19 7 (2.95%) REST
19 7 (2.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.38%) Clustering
3 7 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.53%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.27%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.83%) Windows
2 38 (16.03%) Windows Server
3 18 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.42%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.29%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (22.36%) ETL
4 34 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (12.66%) Migration
6 26 (10.97%) MVC
7 22 (9.28%) Data Modelling
8 20 (8.44%) CRM
8 20 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (8.02%) OO
9 19 (8.02%) OOP
10 17 (7.17%) Computer Science
10 17 (7.17%) Scrum
11 16 (6.75%) Analytics
11 16 (6.75%) Decision-Making
12 15 (6.33%) SDLC
13 14 (5.91%) Database Mirroring
13 14 (5.91%) System Testing
13 14 (5.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (85.23%) SQL
2 107 (45.15%) T-SQL
3 73 (30.80%) C#
4 42 (17.72%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.70%) R
6 15 (6.33%) PowerShell
7 13 (5.49%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.06%) VB
9 10 (4.22%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.80%) VBA
11 8 (3.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (2.53%) Python
13 5 (2.11%) Java
13 5 (2.11%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.69%) PHP
15 3 (1.27%) VB6
16 2 (0.84%) VBScript
17 1 (0.42%) C++
17 1 (0.42%) F#
Qualifications
1 30 (12.66%) Degree
2 11 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.11%) ISEB
4 5 (2.11%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.84%) MBCS
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MCP
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.44%) Data Quality
2 12 (5.06%) SLA
3 8 (3.38%) QA
4 2 (0.84%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.95%) XenApp
4 5 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.69%) Control-M
2 4 (1.69%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.84%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 123 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.66%) Oracle
3 11 (4.64%) VMware
4 8 (3.38%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (2.95%) Citrix
5 7 (2.95%) SAP
5 7 (2.95%) Tableau
6 6 (2.53%) Veeam
7 5 (2.11%) Google
8 4 (1.69%) Informatica
8 4 (1.69%) Nintex
8 4 (1.69%) Sage
9 3 (1.27%) HP
10 2 (0.84%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.84%) Cognos
10 2 (0.84%) IBM
10 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.42%) Splunk