Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 595 892 862
Rank change year-on-year +297 -30 -65
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 99 204 334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.75% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 86 173 315
Median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% -12.22% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £69,375 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -

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 10,496 27,181 33,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 19.20% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,543 21,475 27,510
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 £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +3.45%

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 18 September 2020.

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 13 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 18 September 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 +252 96 £45,000 +12.50% 8
UK excluding London +251 63 £41,500 +10.67% 9
London +220 33 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Midlands +143 24 £45,000 +28.57% 5
West Midlands +123 24 £45,000 +28.57% 4
South East +190 14 £36,000 +10.77% 2
North of England +161 11 £35,000 -11.39%
North West +107 9 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England +131 6 £50,000 +17.65%
South West +122 6 £40,000 +8.84%
Work from Home +57 5 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Yorkshire +140 2 £38,250 +27.50%
Wales +49 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 94 (94.95%) SQL
2 81 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 59 (59.60%) T-SQL
3 59 (59.60%) C#
4 54 (54.55%) Azure
5 53 (53.54%) .NET
6 52 (52.53%) JavaScript
7 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
8 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (42.42%) IIS
10 41 (41.41%) HTML
11 39 (39.39%) CSS
12 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
13 37 (37.37%) Visual Studio
14 35 (35.35%) MVC
14 35 (35.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 35 (35.35%) jQuery
15 32 (32.32%) Windows
16 31 (31.31%) DevOps
17 29 (29.29%) .NET Framework
18 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
19 26 (26.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 25 (25.25%) REST
21 24 (24.24%) JSON
22 23 (23.23%) Ajax
22 23 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
22 23 (23.23%) AngularJS
23 22 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
23 22 (22.22%) Microservices

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 42 (42.42%) IIS
2 4 (4.04%) Apache
2 4 (4.04%) Apache Synapse
2 4 (4.04%) CMS
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Fuse
4 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 54 (54.55%) Azure
2 20 (20.20%) Power Platform
3 8 (8.08%) npm
4 7 (7.07%) PowerApps
5 6 (6.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (6.06%) SaaS
5 6 (6.06%) Serverless
6 4 (4.04%) AWS
6 4 (4.04%) Azure Functions
6 4 (4.04%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (4.04%) Power Automate
7 3 (3.03%) Office 365
8 2 (2.02%) Slack
9 1 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (4.04%) Firewall
3 3 (3.03%) Skype
4 2 (2.02%) DHCP
4 2 (2.02%) DNS
5 1 (1.01%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 35 (35.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (26.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (20.20%) Power BI
5 20 (20.20%) Relational Database
6 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (16.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (15.15%) Redis
9 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (12.12%) MongoDB
11 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (8.08%) OLAP
12 8 (8.08%) OLAP Cube
13 6 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (6.06%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (6.06%) Data Lake
13 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (4.04%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 37 (37.37%) Visual Studio
2 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.13%) NUnit
3 10 (10.10%) JIRA
4 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (8.08%) gulp
5 8 (8.08%) jspm
6 7 (7.07%) Moq
6 7 (7.07%) MSTest
7 6 (6.06%) Subversion
8 4 (4.04%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.02%) ER Studio
9 2 (2.02%) ERwin
9 2 (2.02%) GDB
9 2 (2.02%) Sourcetree
9 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (10.10%) Marketing
2 6 (6.06%) Publishing
3 5 (5.05%) Finance
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Law
6 2 (2.02%) Automotive
6 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 2 (2.02%) Legal
6 2 (2.02%) Police
6 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (51.52%) Developer
2 18 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 18 (18.18%) Analyst
3 14 (14.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.08%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (7.07%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Data Integration Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Lead C# Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Support Technician
10 4 (4.04%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (53.54%) .NET
2 41 (41.41%) HTML
3 39 (39.39%) CSS
4 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
5 35 (35.35%) jQuery
6 29 (29.29%) .NET Framework
7 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (25.25%) REST
9 24 (24.24%) JSON
10 23 (23.23%) Ajax
10 23 (23.23%) AngularJS
11 22 (22.22%) WCF
12 17 (17.17%) Entity Framework
13 16 (16.16%) React
13 16 (16.16%) Web Services
14 15 (15.15%) .NET Core
14 15 (15.15%) XML
15 9 (9.09%) Sass
16 8 (8.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Data Structures
3 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.04%) Replication
7 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.02%) Clustering
8 2 (2.02%) FMCG
8 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.01%) NHS
9 1 (1.01%) User Experience
9 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.32%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (5.05%) Linux
5 3 (3.03%) Unix
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) MVC
3 31 (31.31%) DevOps
4 23 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (22.22%) ETL
5 22 (22.22%) Microservices
6 20 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (17.17%) ERD
7 17 (17.17%) SOLID
7 17 (17.17%) UML
8 15 (15.15%) TDD
9 13 (13.13%) BDD
9 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
10 11 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 10 (10.10%) Data Management
11 10 (10.10%) Workflow
12 9 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 94 (94.95%) SQL
2 59 (59.60%) C#
2 59 (59.60%) T-SQL
3 52 (52.53%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 14 (14.14%) TypeScript
6 12 (12.12%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.07%) Python
8 4 (4.04%) Java
8 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.03%) Perl
9 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.03%) VB
9 3 (3.03%) VB6
9 3 (3.03%) VBA
9 3 (3.03%) XQuery
10 2 (2.02%) Scala
11 1 (1.01%) C
11 1 (1.01%) VBScript
11 1 (1.01%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.02%) ISEB
3 2 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.01%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.02%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Single Sign-On
1 4 (4.04%) Terraform
2 3 (3.03%) MIIS
3 2 (2.02%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.02%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.03%) Tableau
3 3 (3.03%) VMware
3 3 (3.03%) Yardi
4 2 (2.02%) Capita
4 2 (2.02%) Databricks
4 2 (2.02%) Google
4 2 (2.02%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) Netezza
4 2 (2.02%) Teradata
5 1 (1.01%) Actuate
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe
5 1 (1.01%) Cognos