Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 914 871
Rank change year-on-year +124 -43 +63
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 420 257 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 0.77% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 381 198 375
UK median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +16.44% - -3.95%

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 36,070 33,308 37,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.47% 18.98% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29,676 28,296 31,829
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 February 2018.

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 16 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 23 February 2018. 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 +147 409 £45,000 +12.50% 49
UK excluding London +123 277 £42,500 +16.44% 41
London +42 142 £55,000 +22.22% 14
North of England +48 95 £42,500 +16.44% 8
East of England +27 52 £45,250 +0.56% 6
North West +4 49 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South East +24 48 £45,000 +16.13% 4
South West +49 42 £41,000 +22.39% 6
Yorkshire +43 41 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Midlands -9 30 £34,500 +6.15% 11
West Midlands -2 25 £37,500 +15.38% 6
East Midlands -15 5 £29,500 -9.23% 5
Scotland -37 5 £30,000 -25.00% 4
North East - 5 £31,000 - 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £26,000 -
Wales +10 2 £31,000 +12.73% 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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).

1 406 (96.67%) SQL Server
2 363 (86.43%) SQL
3 241 (57.38%) T-SQL
4 240 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 223 (53.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 213 (50.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 165 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
8 156 (37.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 137 (32.62%) C#
10 136 (32.38%) .NET
11 119 (28.33%) Visual Studio
12 116 (27.62%) ETL
13 106 (25.24%) Data Warehouse
14 90 (21.43%) JavaScript
15 84 (20.00%) Finance
16 83 (19.76%) ASP.NET
17 76 (18.10%) HTML
18 73 (17.38%) Power BI
19 72 (17.14%) MVC
19 72 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
20 71 (16.90%) Analytics
21 68 (16.19%) Windows
22 64 (15.24%) CSS
23 61 (14.52%) Data Modelling
23 61 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
23 61 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
24 59 (14.05%) Degree
25 58 (13.81%) Advertising
26 57 (13.57%) Microsoft Excel
27 56 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server

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 11 (2.62%) SAS
2 8 (1.90%) IIS
2 8 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.19%) CMS
5 3 (0.71%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (13.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.95%) Orchard Housing
3 3 (0.71%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.14%) OpenShift
3 9 (2.14%) SaaS
4 7 (1.67%) Office 365
5 3 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (0.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.19%) DNS
2 4 (0.95%) HTTP
3 3 (0.71%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.48%) DHCP
4 2 (0.48%) Internet
4 2 (0.48%) PBX
4 2 (0.48%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (96.67%) SQL Server
2 223 (53.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 213 (50.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 156 (37.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 106 (25.24%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (17.38%) Power BI
7 56 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (11.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (8.57%) OLAP
9 36 (8.57%) Relational Database
10 32 (7.62%) OLTP
11 31 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (6.67%) Oracle Database
13 27 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (4.52%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (4.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 19 (4.52%) MS Access
15 17 (4.05%) Star Schema
16 16 (3.81%) SQL Server 2014
16 16 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 119 (28.33%) Visual Studio
2 56 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (9.05%) Subversion
4 37 (8.81%) RStudio
5 11 (2.62%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.62%) Toad
6 6 (1.43%) Selenium
7 5 (1.19%) ERwin
8 4 (0.95%) Log4Net
8 4 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.71%) NuGet
9 3 (0.71%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.48%) Protractor
10 2 (0.48%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.24%) gulp
11 1 (0.24%) JIRA
11 1 (0.24%) jspm
General
1 84 (20.00%) Finance
2 58 (13.81%) Advertising
3 27 (6.43%) Retail
4 17 (4.05%) Automotive
4 17 (4.05%) Marketing
5 15 (3.57%) Banking
6 13 (3.10%) Back Office
7 3 (0.71%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (47.38%) Developer
2 94 (22.38%) Analyst
3 60 (14.29%) DBA
4 58 (13.81%) SQL Developer
5 48 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 46 (10.95%) SQL DBA
7 32 (7.62%) .NET Developer
8 30 (7.14%) Data Analyst
9 28 (6.67%) Administrator
10 27 (6.43%) C# Developer
10 27 (6.43%) Data Scientist
11 26 (6.19%) SQL Analyst
12 25 (5.95%) Applications Support
13 23 (5.48%) SSIS Developer
14 22 (5.24%) SQL Server Developer
15 21 (5.00%) Business Analyst
15 21 (5.00%) R Developer
16 17 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
17 16 (3.81%) Microsoft Developer
17 16 (3.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (32.38%) .NET
2 83 (19.76%) ASP.NET
3 76 (18.10%) HTML
4 64 (15.24%) CSS
5 43 (10.24%) jQuery
6 42 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 36 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 30 (7.14%) WPF
10 27 (6.43%) Ajax
10 27 (6.43%) AngularJS
11 21 (5.00%) Entity Framework
12 18 (4.29%) WCF
13 16 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (3.81%) Web Services
14 13 (3.10%) LINQ
14 13 (3.10%) RESTful
15 12 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (2.38%) XML
17 9 (2.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.33%) Clustering
5 11 (2.62%) Replication
6 7 (1.67%) FMCG
7 6 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.43%) Graphic Design
7 6 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.19%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.95%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.48%) NHS
11 1 (0.24%) 3D Printing
11 1 (0.24%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.24%) User Experience
11 1 (0.24%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.19%) Windows
2 19 (4.52%) Linux
2 19 (4.52%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.81%) Unix
3 16 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
2 116 (27.62%) ETL
3 72 (17.14%) MVC
4 71 (16.90%) Analytics
5 61 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (14.52%) Data Modelling
6 51 (12.14%) Mathematics
7 49 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
8 39 (9.29%) Data Analysis
9 33 (7.86%) Visualisation
10 32 (7.62%) Data Science
11 30 (7.14%) Migration
12 28 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
13 25 (5.95%) Business Analysis
14 24 (5.71%) Web Development
15 23 (5.48%) Data Management
16 22 (5.24%) High Availability
17 21 (5.00%) Scrum
18 20 (4.76%) Statistics
19 19 (4.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 363 (86.43%) SQL
2 241 (57.38%) T-SQL
3 137 (32.62%) C#
4 90 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 49 (11.67%) Python
6 41 (9.76%) PowerShell
7 39 (9.29%) R
8 25 (5.95%) VBA
9 19 (4.52%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.81%) VB
11 15 (3.57%) Java
12 14 (3.33%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.90%) C++
13 8 (1.90%) VBScript
14 7 (1.67%) VB6
15 6 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (1.43%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.19%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.19%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (14.05%) Degree
2 30 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.86%) MCSA
5 11 (2.62%) MCSE
6 6 (1.43%) ISEB
6 6 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.95%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.95%) PhD
8 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.81%) SLA
2 15 (3.57%) GDPR
3 14 (3.33%) QA
4 13 (3.10%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.43%) SEPA
6 1 (0.24%) COSHH
System Software
1 6 (1.43%) HDFS
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (4.05%) Perfmon
2 9 (2.14%) Ganglia
3 6 (1.43%) SCCM
4 4 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.48%) WSUS
7 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 240 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.86%) Oracle
3 39 (9.29%) Tableau
4 8 (1.90%) Cognos
4 8 (1.90%) ServiceNow
4 8 (1.90%) Teradata
5 6 (1.43%) Informatica
5 6 (1.43%) Talend
6 4 (0.95%) Capita
6 4 (0.95%) IFS
6 4 (0.95%) Orchard
6 4 (0.95%) SAP
7 3 (0.71%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.71%) FactSet
7 3 (0.71%) Google
7 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.71%) StatPro
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe
8 2 (0.48%) VMware