Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 753 894 843
Rank change year-on-year +141 -51 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 451 333 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 0.94% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 416 288 425
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +5.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,750 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +8.67% -3.85% +8.33%

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 35789 35331 38135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.56% 18.49% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29032 30506 32163
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 +161 441 £45,000 +11.11% 15
UK excluding London +107 290 £40,750 +8.67% 13
London +84 161 £52,500 +10.53% 4
North of England +83 144 £40,000 +6.67% 4
North West +20 82 £40,000 +9.59% 4
Yorkshire +65 59 £42,500 +13.33%
South East +55 54 £35,000 -9.68%
East of England +6 32 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Midlands +27 27 £47,500 +23.38% 2
West Midlands +18 26 £48,750 +30.00% 2
South West +18 23 £42,000 +42.37% 3
Scotland -4 6 £31,250 -21.88%
Wales +17 4 £32,750 +5.65% 1
North East +14 3 £29,000 -26.58%
East Midlands +24 1 £40,000 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 438 (97.12%) SQL Server
2 405 (89.80%) SQL
3 290 (64.30%) T-SQL
4 222 (49.22%) Microsoft
5 200 (44.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 173 (38.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 171 (37.92%) Visual Studio
8 155 (34.37%) Business Intelligence
9 146 (32.37%) .NET
10 144 (31.93%) C#
11 129 (28.60%) ETL
12 124 (27.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 119 (26.39%) Windows
14 108 (23.95%) Finance
15 105 (23.28%) MVC
16 98 (21.73%) HTML
17 95 (21.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 92 (20.40%) ASP.NET
19 90 (19.96%) Analytical Skills
20 88 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012
21 85 (18.85%) Data Warehouse
22 83 (18.40%) JavaScript
23 77 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
24 75 (16.63%) CSS
24 75 (16.63%) Degree
25 72 (15.96%) Analytics
26 66 (14.63%) RStudio
26 66 (14.63%) Relational Database
27 65 (14.41%) Data Modelling
27 65 (14.41%) Microsoft Excel

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 25 (5.54%) IIS
2 10 (2.22%) WordPress
3 7 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.33%) SAS
5 5 (1.11%) CMS
6 4 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) Kentico
Applications
1 65 (14.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.33%) OpenShift
4 12 (2.66%) GitHub
5 6 (1.33%) SaaS
6 4 (0.89%) Office 365
7 3 (0.67%) npm
8 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.00%) LAN
1 9 (2.00%) WAN
2 7 (1.55%) DHCP
2 7 (1.55%) Internet
2 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.55%) VPN
2 7 (1.55%) WebEx
2 7 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.67%) FTP
3 3 (0.67%) HTTP
3 3 (0.67%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.22%) LDAP
4 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (97.12%) SQL Server
2 200 (44.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 173 (38.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 124 (27.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 88 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 85 (18.85%) Data Warehouse
7 66 (14.63%) Relational Database
8 62 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 57 (12.64%) Power BI
10 33 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (6.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (5.76%) Oracle Database
13 23 (5.10%) NoSQL
14 22 (4.88%) Hadoop
15 20 (4.43%) QlikView
16 19 (4.21%) Big Data
16 19 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
17 17 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 17 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 17 (3.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 171 (37.92%) Visual Studio
2 95 (21.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (14.63%) RStudio
4 46 (10.20%) Subversion
5 27 (5.99%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.55%) Git (software)
7 13 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (2.66%) Toad
9 11 (2.44%) ERwin
10 6 (1.33%) Selenium
11 4 (0.89%) gulp
12 3 (0.67%) jspm
12 3 (0.67%) Protractor
12 3 (0.67%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.44%) JIRA
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
14 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
14 1 (0.22%) Log4Net
14 1 (0.22%) NUnit
14 1 (0.22%) ReSharper
General
1 108 (23.95%) Finance
2 35 (7.76%) Marketing
3 20 (4.43%) Retail
4 18 (3.99%) Advertising
5 17 (3.77%) Banking
6 9 (2.00%) Automotive
7 5 (1.11%) Publishing
8 4 (0.89%) Legal
9 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.67%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 252 (55.88%) Developer
2 98 (21.73%) Analyst
3 91 (20.18%) SQL Developer
4 51 (11.31%) DBA
5 44 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 44 (9.76%) Applications Support
6 43 (9.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 42 (9.31%) SQL DBA
8 41 (9.09%) Data Scientist
8 41 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
9 39 (8.65%) Data Analyst
10 35 (7.76%) C# Developer
11 32 (7.10%) Administrator
12 28 (6.21%) SQL BI Developer
13 27 (5.99%) SSIS Developer
14 24 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
15 23 (5.10%) R Developer
16 22 (4.88%) Software Developer
17 19 (4.21%) T-SQL Developer
18 18 (3.99%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (32.37%) .NET
2 98 (21.73%) HTML
3 92 (20.40%) ASP.NET
4 75 (16.63%) CSS
5 52 (11.53%) jQuery
6 51 (11.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 37 (8.20%) .NET Framework
9 36 (7.98%) Ajax
10 30 (6.65%) AngularJS
10 30 (6.65%) Web Services
11 27 (5.99%) WCF
12 17 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (3.77%) WPF
13 16 (3.55%) Entity Framework
14 15 (3.33%) Middleware
15 14 (3.10%) WinForms
16 12 (2.66%) Node.js
16 12 (2.66%) Razor View Engine
16 12 (2.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 90 (19.96%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.53%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.99%) Data Structures
3 18 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.88%) Replication
6 10 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.55%) iPad
8 6 (1.33%) FMCG
9 5 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.67%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.67%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.44%) Clustering
11 2 (0.44%) User Experience
12 1 (0.22%) EPoS
12 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 119 (26.39%) Windows
2 32 (7.10%) Windows Server
3 19 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.55%) Unix
6 14 (3.10%) Linux
7 7 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.44%) Android
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (34.37%) Business Intelligence
2 129 (28.60%) ETL
3 105 (23.28%) MVC
4 77 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (15.96%) Analytics
6 65 (14.41%) Data Modelling
7 52 (11.53%) Mathematics
8 39 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
9 36 (7.98%) Mentoring
10 35 (7.76%) Data Analysis
11 34 (7.54%) Migration
12 33 (7.32%) Visualisation
13 32 (7.10%) Business Analysis
14 31 (6.87%) Scrum
15 26 (5.76%) Project Management
16 25 (5.54%) Actionable Insight
16 25 (5.54%) SDLC
17 23 (5.10%) Predictive Modelling
18 21 (4.66%) ITIL
19 19 (4.21%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 405 (89.80%) SQL
2 290 (64.30%) T-SQL
3 144 (31.93%) C#
4 83 (18.40%) JavaScript
5 63 (13.97%) R
6 54 (11.97%) PowerShell
7 50 (11.09%) Python
8 19 (4.21%) VBA
9 16 (3.55%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.66%) C
11 10 (2.22%) PHP
12 9 (2.00%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.55%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.89%) C++
14 4 (0.89%) VB
15 3 (0.67%) VBScript
16 2 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.44%) Java
16 2 (0.44%) VB6
17 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (16.63%) Degree
2 35 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (5.54%) MCSA
5 23 (5.10%) MCSE
6 5 (1.11%) ISEB
6 5 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.11%) MCP
7 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.44%) PhD
7 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) HND
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.09%) SLA
2 15 (3.33%) QA
3 10 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (3.99%) HDFS
2 6 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.33%) Ganglia
2 10 (2.22%) Perfmon
3 9 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.11%) DameWare
6 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 222 (49.22%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.42%) Oracle
3 33 (7.32%) Tableau
4 16 (3.55%) Cognos
5 15 (3.33%) SAP
6 12 (2.66%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.22%) Teradata
8 8 (1.77%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.89%) Progress
9 4 (0.89%) Telerik
10 3 (0.67%) Google
10 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.44%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.44%) Orchard
11 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.22%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.22%) IFS
12 1 (0.22%) iManage
12 1 (0.22%) Sage