Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 861 880
Rank change year-on-year +71 +19 -49
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 407 390 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.12% 1.08% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 365 348 402
UK median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £27,900 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,875 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%

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 36460 35993 37100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.71% 18.27% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29772 31198 31164
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 +82 392 £45,000 +5.88% 17
UK excluding London +68 263 £40,000 +6.67% 15
North of England +57 143 £40,000 +8.84% 7
London +30 143 £52,500 +10.53% 4
North West +2 74 £38,250 +2.00% 6
Yorkshire +73 67 £43,750 +25.00%
South East +72 47 £30,750 -25.90% 4
East of England -39 26 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Midlands +20 19 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +23 18 £40,000 +5.26%
South West +4 14 £42,000 +52.73%
Wales +5 5 £32,500 +4.84%
Isle of Man - 5 - -
Scotland +11 4 £32,500 -16.67% 2
North East +11 2 £31,000 -16.22% 1
East Midlands +9 1 £40,000 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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).

1 396 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 377 (92.63%) SQL
3 277 (68.06%) T-SQL
4 200 (49.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 194 (47.67%) Microsoft
6 177 (43.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 160 (39.31%) Visual Studio
8 138 (33.91%) .NET
9 133 (32.68%) Business Intelligence
10 131 (32.19%) C#
11 122 (29.98%) ETL
12 115 (28.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 106 (26.04%) Windows
14 100 (24.57%) HTML
14 100 (24.57%) MVC
15 95 (23.34%) ASP.NET
16 89 (21.87%) Data Warehouse
17 85 (20.88%) Finance
18 84 (20.64%) JavaScript
18 84 (20.64%) SQL Server 2012
19 78 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
19 78 (19.16%) CSS
20 73 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
21 69 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
22 62 (15.23%) SQL Server 2008
22 62 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
23 61 (14.99%) Microsoft Excel
24 60 (14.74%) Analytics
25 58 (14.25%) Degree
26 54 (13.27%) Relational Database

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 22 (5.41%) IIS
2 9 (2.21%) WordPress
3 8 (1.97%) CMS
4 7 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.49%) SAS
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.25%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.25%) Kentico
8 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 61 (14.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.46%) GitHub
3 9 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.72%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.49%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.21%) LAN
1 9 (2.21%) WAN
2 8 (1.97%) Internet
3 7 (1.72%) DHCP
3 7 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.72%) VPN
3 7 (1.72%) WebEx
3 7 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.49%) Extranet
4 2 (0.49%) Firewall
4 2 (0.49%) FTP
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) Intranet
4 2 (0.49%) SMTP
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 200 (49.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 177 (43.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 115 (28.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 89 (21.87%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (20.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 62 (15.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 54 (13.27%) Relational Database
9 36 (8.85%) Power BI
10 26 (6.39%) Oracle Database
11 24 (5.90%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (5.65%) NoSQL
12 23 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (5.16%) Hadoop
14 17 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 17 (4.18%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (4.18%) DTS
15 15 (3.69%) Big Data
15 15 (3.69%) Oracle Database 12c
16 14 (3.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 160 (39.31%) Visual Studio
2 69 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (13.27%) RStudio
4 37 (9.09%) Subversion
5 22 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 18 (4.42%) Git (software)
7 16 (3.93%) ERwin
8 12 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.47%) Fiddler
10 4 (0.98%) JIRA
10 4 (0.98%) NUnit
10 4 (0.98%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.74%) gulp
11 3 (0.74%) Protractor
11 3 (0.74%) Selenium
11 3 (0.74%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.74%) Toad
12 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.49%) NCrunch
12 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 85 (20.88%) Finance
2 39 (9.58%) Marketing
3 12 (2.95%) Advertising
4 11 (2.70%) Law
5 10 (2.46%) Retail
6 8 (1.97%) Legal
7 7 (1.72%) Automotive
7 7 (1.72%) Banking
8 5 (1.23%) Publishing
9 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 245 (60.20%) Developer
2 84 (20.64%) SQL Developer
3 57 (14.00%) Analyst
3 57 (14.00%) DBA
4 50 (12.29%) .NET Developer
5 48 (11.79%) SQL DBA
6 45 (11.06%) Administrator
7 43 (10.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 32 (7.86%) C# Developer
8 32 (7.86%) Data Scientist
9 29 (7.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (6.88%) Software Developer
11 27 (6.63%) Applications Support
12 26 (6.39%) SQL Analyst
13 22 (5.41%) Senior Developer
13 22 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
14 21 (5.16%) Data Analyst
15 20 (4.91%) T-SQL Developer
16 19 (4.67%) Junior
17 18 (4.42%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (33.91%) .NET
2 100 (24.57%) HTML
3 95 (23.34%) ASP.NET
4 78 (19.16%) CSS
5 62 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 41 (10.07%) jQuery
8 37 (9.09%) Ajax
9 35 (8.60%) .NET Framework
10 34 (8.35%) WCF
11 33 (8.11%) Web Services
12 29 (7.13%) AngularJS
13 26 (6.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (6.14%) Entity Framework
15 21 (5.16%) RESTful
16 19 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (2.70%) WinForms
17 11 (2.70%) WPF
18 10 (2.46%) JSON
18 10 (2.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (19.16%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.88%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.69%) Data Structures
4 15 (3.69%) Replication
5 9 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.97%) iPad
7 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.74%) Clustering
9 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.49%) FMCG
11 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.25%) EPoS
11 1 (0.25%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.25%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.25%) NHS
11 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 106 (26.04%) Windows
2 23 (5.65%) Linux
3 19 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.97%) Unix
6 7 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.49%) Android
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (32.68%) Business Intelligence
2 122 (29.98%) ETL
3 100 (24.57%) MVC
4 73 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (14.74%) Analytics
6 47 (11.55%) Data Modelling
7 30 (7.37%) Mentoring
7 30 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
8 29 (7.13%) Mathematics
9 26 (6.39%) Project Management
9 26 (6.39%) Scrum
10 25 (6.14%) Data Analysis
10 25 (6.14%) Visualisation
11 24 (5.90%) Digital Marketing
11 24 (5.90%) High Availability
12 22 (5.41%) Migration
13 21 (5.16%) Performance Monitoring
14 19 (4.67%) Actionable Insight
14 19 (4.67%) SDLC
15 18 (4.42%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 377 (92.63%) SQL
2 277 (68.06%) T-SQL
3 131 (32.19%) C#
4 84 (20.64%) JavaScript
5 52 (12.78%) R
6 46 (11.30%) PowerShell
7 37 (9.09%) Python
8 17 (4.18%) VB.NET
9 14 (3.44%) VBA
10 11 (2.70%) C
10 11 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.21%) PHP
12 4 (0.98%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.98%) VB
13 1 (0.25%) C++
13 1 (0.25%) Java
13 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.25%) Tcl
13 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (14.25%) Degree
2 28 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (5.90%) MCSE
5 20 (4.91%) MCSA
6 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.23%) MCP
7 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) HND
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.37%) SLA
2 11 (2.70%) QA
3 9 (2.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (4.18%) HDFS
2 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
2 11 (2.70%) Perfmon
3 7 (1.72%) Ganglia
4 5 (1.23%) DameWare
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.49%) SCCM
6 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 194 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.81%) Oracle
3 26 (6.39%) Tableau
4 12 (2.95%) SAP
5 11 (2.70%) Cognos
5 11 (2.70%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.47%) Progress
7 5 (1.23%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.74%) Telerik
8 3 (0.74%) Teradata
9 2 (0.49%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.49%) Google
9 2 (0.49%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.25%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.25%) Facebook
10 1 (0.25%) iManage
10 1 (0.25%) Orchard
10 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) Sybase