Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 886 857 791
Rank change year-on-year -29 -66 +124
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 204 334 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 0.98% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 169 311 411
UK median annual salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.22% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,440 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.90% - +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 27,096 33,916 36,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.14% 20.22% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21,401 27,443 29,494
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,412 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +0.92% +3.45% +2.35%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -16 198 £39,500 -12.22% 34
UK excluding London -17 133 £36,440 -8.90% 35
London +36 68 £47,500 -7.86% 4
North of England +8 45 £39,500 -7.06% 15
North West +26 37 £40,000 - 11
South East -15 34 £32,500 -13.25% 4
Midlands +31 22 £35,000 - 3
South West +18 17 £36,750 +5.00%
West Midlands +17 17 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England +79 12 £42,500 -10.53% 8
Yorkshire -26 7 £30,000 -33.33% 4
East Midlands +18 5 £36,440 +4.11% 3
North East +26 2 £35,000 +20.69%
Wales +9 2 £42,300 +48.42% 2
Scotland +6 1 £60,000 +70.21% 3

For the 6 months to 18 September 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).

1 185 (90.69%) SQL Server
2 179 (87.75%) SQL
3 108 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 85 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (38.24%) T-SQL
6 76 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
7 74 (36.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 72 (35.29%) C#
9 62 (30.39%) .NET
10 60 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (26.47%) Visual Studio
12 46 (22.55%) Power Platform
13 43 (21.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 42 (20.59%) JavaScript
14 42 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (20.10%) Power BI
16 37 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
16 37 (18.14%) ETL
17 34 (16.67%) ASP.NET
18 32 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
19 31 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (14.22%) HTML
21 27 (13.24%) Windows
22 26 (12.75%) Web Services
22 26 (12.75%) Finance
23 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Office
23 25 (12.25%) Data Modelling
23 25 (12.25%) Relational Database
23 25 (12.25%) SDLC
24 24 (11.76%) SharePoint

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 24 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.88%) IIS
3 5 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.96%) SAS
5 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.98%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.98%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 46 (22.55%) Power Platform
2 19 (9.31%) Azure
3 12 (5.88%) Office 365
4 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Flow
4 5 (2.45%) PowerApps
5 3 (1.47%) AWS
5 3 (1.47%) ShareGate
6 2 (0.98%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.88%) FTP
2 5 (2.45%) Internet
3 3 (1.47%) Firewall
3 3 (1.47%) SMTP
4 1 (0.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (90.69%) SQL Server
2 85 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (36.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (21.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 42 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (20.10%) Power BI
7 25 (12.25%) Relational Database
8 17 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 8 (3.92%) OLAP
12 8 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (3.92%) SSDT
13 7 (3.43%) PowerPivot
14 6 (2.94%) DTS
14 6 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (2.45%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 54 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.84%) JIRA
3 13 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.90%) Zephyr
5 5 (2.45%) NUnit
6 4 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.98%) Subversion
7 2 (0.98%) VisualSVN
8 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.49%) RStudio
8 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (12.75%) Finance
2 16 (7.84%) Retail
3 13 (6.37%) Marketing
4 4 (1.96%) Law
4 4 (1.96%) Legal
5 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.98%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.98%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Police
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (48.04%) Developer
2 62 (30.39%) Analyst
3 28 (13.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 26 (12.75%) Software Developer
5 24 (11.76%) Data Analyst
6 21 (10.29%) SQL Developer
7 16 (7.84%) Applications Support
8 15 (7.35%) Administrator
8 15 (7.35%) SQL Analyst
9 14 (6.86%) DBA
10 12 (5.88%) Test Analyst
11 11 (5.39%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.39%) Junior
12 10 (4.90%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.90%) Graduate
12 10 (4.90%) SQL DBA
13 9 (4.41%) Applications Developer
13 9 (4.41%) Power BI Developer
14 8 (3.92%) Graduate Analyst
14 8 (3.92%) Graduate Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.39%) .NET
2 34 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 29 (14.22%) HTML
4 26 (12.75%) Web Services
5 23 (11.27%) jQuery
6 21 (10.29%) CSS
7 17 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 17 (8.33%) XML
8 16 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (6.37%) .NET Framework
9 13 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (5.39%) Entity Framework
11 10 (4.90%) WCF
12 9 (4.41%) LINQ
13 8 (3.92%) RESTful
13 8 (3.92%) WinForms
14 7 (3.43%) JSON
15 5 (2.45%) HTML5
15 5 (2.45%) React
15 5 (2.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.94%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.45%) Clustering
5 5 (2.45%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.96%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.98%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Mashup
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.24%) Windows
2 22 (10.78%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.41%) Android
4 9 (4.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (18.14%) ETL
3 37 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (12.25%) Data Modelling
4 25 (12.25%) SDLC
5 21 (10.29%) Scrum
6 19 (9.31%) Analytics
7 18 (8.82%) MVC
8 15 (7.35%) Data Analysis
8 15 (7.35%) Decision-Making
8 15 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (7.35%) Project Management
8 15 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (6.86%) ITIL
9 14 (6.86%) Migration
9 14 (6.86%) Sprint Planning
9 14 (6.86%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.37%) Computer Science
11 12 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 179 (87.75%) SQL
2 78 (38.24%) T-SQL
3 72 (35.29%) C#
4 42 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.31%) VB.NET
6 14 (6.86%) R
7 12 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 12 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.41%) VBA
9 6 (2.94%) Python
10 5 (2.45%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.98%) VBScript
13 1 (0.49%) C++
13 1 (0.49%) F#
Qualifications
1 20 (9.80%) Degree
2 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.92%) ISEB
4 6 (2.94%) MBCS
5 3 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.47%) MCP
6 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.29%) QA
2 11 (5.39%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.94%) GDPR
3 6 (2.94%) SLA
4 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.98%) UAG
2 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.90%) HP ALM
2 6 (2.94%) SCOM
3 4 (1.96%) Control-M
4 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.47%) SCCM
5 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 108 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.84%) Oracle
3 14 (6.86%) Tableau
4 11 (5.39%) Xamarin
5 10 (4.90%) HP
6 9 (4.41%) Cognos
7 6 (2.94%) iManage
8 5 (2.45%) Informatica
8 5 (2.45%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.96%) Sage
10 3 (1.47%) Cisco
10 3 (1.47%) Google
10 3 (1.47%) VMware
11 2 (0.98%) Facebook
11 2 (0.98%) IBM
11 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.98%) Telerik
12 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.49%) SAP
12 1 (0.49%) Splunk