Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 937 838
Rank change year-on-year +206 -99 +28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 486 302 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 0.85% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 447 260 421
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%

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 36616 35583 38278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.33% 18.75% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29801 30706 32373
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 £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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +195 474 £45,000 +12.50% 18
UK excluding London +124 309 £42,500 +13.33% 13
London +104 177 £52,500 +10.53% 5
North of England +81 136 £42,500 +16.44% 7
North West +29 82 £42,500 +14.86% 5
South East +29 55 £37,250 -6.88% 1
Yorkshire +52 49 £42,500 +21.43% 1
East of England +11 42 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West +42 39 £42,500 +44.07% 2
Midlands +4 25 £50,000 +31.58% 1
West Midlands +10 23 £50,000 +37.93%
Wales +16 5 £27,500 -14.73%
Scotland -6 5 £30,000 -25.00%
North East - 5 £31,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 2 £34,750 -18.24% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £26,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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).

1 471 (96.91%) SQL Server
2 435 (89.51%) SQL
3 299 (61.52%) T-SQL
4 244 (50.21%) Microsoft
5 210 (43.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 188 (38.68%) Visual Studio
7 186 (38.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 164 (33.74%) C#
9 163 (33.54%) .NET
10 162 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
11 148 (30.45%) ETL
12 130 (26.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 118 (24.28%) MVC
14 111 (22.84%) HTML
15 107 (22.02%) Finance
16 105 (21.60%) ASP.NET
17 103 (21.19%) JavaScript
17 103 (21.19%) Windows
17 103 (21.19%) Team Foundation Server
18 93 (19.14%) Data Warehouse
19 92 (18.93%) CSS
20 91 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
21 83 (17.08%) Analytics
22 80 (16.46%) Degree
23 77 (15.84%) SQL Server 2012
24 76 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
25 74 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
26 73 (15.02%) Data Modelling
26 73 (15.02%) SQL Server 2008
27 69 (14.20%) RStudio

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 (5.14%) IIS
2 10 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.06%) WordPress
3 8 (1.65%) SAS
4 7 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.23%) CMS
6 4 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.21%) Drupal
7 1 (0.21%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) Kentico
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 74 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (3.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.62%) Orchard Housing
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.29%) OpenShift
4 12 (2.47%) GitHub
5 8 (1.65%) SaaS
6 7 (1.44%) Office 365
7 3 (0.62%) npm
8 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.44%) LAN
1 7 (1.44%) WAN
2 6 (1.23%) DHCP
3 5 (1.03%) Internet
3 5 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.03%) VPN
3 5 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.62%) FTP
4 3 (0.62%) HTTP
4 3 (0.62%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.62%) WebEx
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) LDAP
5 1 (0.21%) PBX
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (96.91%) SQL Server
2 210 (43.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 186 (38.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 130 (26.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 93 (19.14%) Data Warehouse
6 77 (15.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 73 (15.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 64 (13.17%) Relational Database
9 59 (12.14%) Power BI
10 32 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (5.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 26 (5.35%) NoSQL
13 24 (4.94%) Hadoop
14 23 (4.73%) BusinessObjects
15 21 (4.32%) MS Access
15 21 (4.32%) Oracle Database
16 20 (4.12%) QlikView
17 19 (3.91%) Big Data
18 18 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
19 17 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 188 (38.68%) Visual Studio
2 103 (21.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (14.20%) RStudio
4 60 (12.35%) Subversion
5 27 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 17 (3.50%) Git (software)
7 13 (2.67%) Toad
8 11 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.85%) ERwin
10 5 (1.03%) Selenium
10 5 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.82%) gulp
12 3 (0.62%) jspm
13 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.41%) JIRA
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.41%) Protractor
13 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.21%) Log4Net
14 1 (0.21%) NUnit
General
1 107 (22.02%) Finance
2 28 (5.76%) Advertising
3 24 (4.94%) Retail
4 23 (4.73%) Marketing
5 20 (4.12%) Automotive
6 17 (3.50%) Banking
7 5 (1.03%) Back Office
7 5 (1.03%) Publishing
8 4 (0.82%) Law
8 4 (0.82%) Legal
9 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 266 (54.73%) Developer
2 112 (23.05%) Analyst
3 84 (17.28%) SQL Developer
4 47 (9.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 46 (9.47%) DBA
6 44 (9.05%) Data Analyst
7 42 (8.64%) Applications Support
7 42 (8.64%) SQL Analyst
8 41 (8.44%) .NET Developer
9 40 (8.23%) Data Scientist
10 37 (7.61%) SQL DBA
11 31 (6.38%) C# Developer
12 26 (5.35%) Administrator
12 26 (5.35%) SSIS Developer
13 25 (5.14%) R Developer
13 25 (5.14%) Software Developer
13 25 (5.14%) SQL BI Developer
14 24 (4.94%) Data Manager
15 20 (4.12%) Applications Developer
15 20 (4.12%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (33.54%) .NET
2 111 (22.84%) HTML
3 105 (21.60%) ASP.NET
4 92 (18.93%) CSS
5 64 (13.17%) jQuery
6 63 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 41 (8.44%) .NET Framework
9 39 (8.02%) Ajax
10 29 (5.97%) AngularJS
11 27 (5.56%) WCF
12 25 (5.14%) Web Services
13 20 (4.12%) WPF
14 19 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (3.91%) Entity Framework
15 16 (3.29%) Middleware
16 14 (2.88%) LINQ
16 14 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (2.67%) Razor View Engine
17 13 (2.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 91 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.91%) Data Structures
4 18 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.06%) Replication
7 8 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.44%) FMCG
9 6 (1.23%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.03%) iPad
11 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.62%) Clustering
12 3 (0.62%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.62%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.41%) User Experience
14 1 (0.21%) EPoS
14 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 103 (21.19%) Windows
2 27 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 18 (3.70%) Unix
4 15 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.65%) Linux
6 6 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 148 (30.45%) ETL
3 118 (24.28%) MVC
4 83 (17.08%) Analytics
5 76 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (15.02%) Data Modelling
7 61 (12.55%) Mathematics
8 46 (9.47%) Data Analysis
9 42 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
10 37 (7.61%) Visualisation
11 36 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 34 (7.00%) Migration
13 33 (6.79%) Business Analysis
14 32 (6.58%) Web Development
15 31 (6.38%) Scrum
16 26 (5.35%) Actionable Insight
16 26 (5.35%) Kimball Methodology
17 25 (5.14%) Predictive Modelling
18 24 (4.94%) Project Management
19 22 (4.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 435 (89.51%) SQL
2 299 (61.52%) T-SQL
3 164 (33.74%) C#
4 103 (21.19%) JavaScript
5 66 (13.58%) R
6 56 (11.52%) PowerShell
7 54 (11.11%) Python
8 24 (4.94%) VBA
9 17 (3.50%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.67%) C
11 10 (2.06%) PHP
11 10 (2.06%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.85%) Java
13 7 (1.44%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.23%) C++
14 6 (1.23%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.82%) VB
15 4 (0.82%) VBScript
16 3 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (16.46%) Degree
2 36 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.53%) MCSA
5 20 (4.12%) MCSE
6 6 (1.23%) ISEB
6 6 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.82%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.82%) PhD
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.41%) MCP
8 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.02%) SLA
2 17 (3.50%) QA
3 14 (2.88%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (4.12%) HDFS
2 6 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (3.29%) Ganglia
2 8 (1.65%) Perfmon
3 6 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (0.62%) SCCM
4 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.41%) DameWare
5 2 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 244 (50.21%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.67%) Oracle
3 34 (7.00%) Tableau
4 17 (3.50%) Cognos
5 14 (2.88%) SAP
6 13 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.26%) Teradata
8 8 (1.65%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.03%) Informatica
9 5 (1.03%) Talend
10 4 (0.82%) Progress
11 3 (0.62%) Google
11 3 (0.62%) Orchard
11 3 (0.62%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.41%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.41%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.41%) FactSet
12 2 (0.41%) StatPro
12 2 (0.41%) Telerik
13 1 (0.21%) WorldPay