Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 893 781 942
Rank change year-on-year -112 +161 -40
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 215 428 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 1.19% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 173 387 204
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +16.44% -2.67%

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 29,677 35,946 33,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.85% 20.52% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23,655 29,479 28,311
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -118 193 £40,000 -12.09% 48
UK excluding London -73 138 £37,500 -11.76% 39
London -6 76 £52,500 -4.55% 11
East of England +9 27 £47,500 +5.56% 3
South East +14 25 £42,500 -10.53% 8
North of England -18 25 £37,500 -11.76% 19
South West -7 22 £30,483 -25.65% 2
Midlands +39 18 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Scotland +22 16 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North West +2 15 £34,250 -23.89% 14
West Midlands +32 11 £35,000 -28.21% 3
Yorkshire +26 7 £42,000 -1.18% 2
East Midlands +18 7 £29,000 -1.69% 2
Wales +20 5 £44,000 +41.94% 1
North East +14 3 £35,000 +8.21% 3

For the 6 months to 17 February 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).

1 186 (86.51%) SQL Server
2 183 (85.12%) SQL
3 139 (64.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 119 (55.35%) Microsoft
5 112 (52.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 111 (51.63%) Business Intelligence
7 106 (49.30%) T-SQL
8 79 (36.74%) Data Warehouse
9 68 (31.63%) Visual Studio
10 67 (31.16%) ETL
11 61 (28.37%) .NET
12 58 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (26.05%) C#
14 55 (25.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 51 (23.72%) Microsoft Excel
16 43 (20.00%) Oracle
17 41 (19.07%) ASP.NET
18 40 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (16.74%) Relational Database
20 35 (16.28%) Finance
21 33 (15.35%) Degree
22 31 (14.42%) Power BI
23 30 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
23 30 (13.95%) CSS
23 30 (13.95%) HTML
24 29 (13.49%) Data Modelling
24 29 (13.49%) Visualisation
24 29 (13.49%) Analytics
25 27 (12.56%) JavaScript
26 26 (12.09%) Data Quality

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 (5.12%) CMS
1 11 (5.12%) IIS
1 11 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.72%) Confluence
3 4 (1.86%) SAS
4 3 (1.40%) DNN
5 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (23.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.33%) Sage 200
2 4 (1.86%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.93%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.47%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 40 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.26%) npm
4 4 (1.86%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.93%) GitHub
5 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.93%) Office 365
5 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Slack
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.33%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) FTP
2 3 (1.40%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.93%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (86.51%) SQL Server
2 139 (64.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 112 (52.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (36.74%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (25.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (16.74%) Relational Database
7 31 (14.42%) Power BI
8 17 (7.91%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (6.98%) MySQL
10 14 (6.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (6.05%) Big Data
11 13 (6.05%) OLAP
12 12 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (5.12%) MS Access
14 10 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 9 (4.19%) Data Mining
15 9 (4.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (4.19%) Oracle Database
15 9 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (3.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (31.63%) Visual Studio
2 22 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (9.77%) Git (software)
4 17 (7.91%) JIRA
5 13 (6.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (4.19%) NUnit
7 7 (3.26%) gulp
8 5 (2.33%) MSTest
8 5 (2.33%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.86%) Babel
9 4 (1.86%) Grunt
9 4 (1.86%) Moq
9 4 (1.86%) webpack
10 3 (1.40%) jspm
10 3 (1.40%) Selenium
10 3 (1.40%) Toad
11 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.93%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 35 (16.28%) Finance
2 15 (6.98%) Retail
3 13 (6.05%) Marketing
4 7 (3.26%) Local Government
5 5 (2.33%) Banking
6 4 (1.86%) Games
6 4 (1.86%) Legal
7 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 2 (0.93%) Billing
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 97 (45.12%) Developer
2 58 (26.98%) Analyst
3 39 (18.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (13.49%) SQL Developer
5 23 (10.70%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.70%) DBA
6 22 (10.23%) SQL BI Developer
7 20 (9.30%) Administrator
7 20 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 18 (8.37%) Database Developer
8 18 (8.37%) SQL Server Developer
9 16 (7.44%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 16 (7.44%) Test Analyst
10 15 (6.98%) Data Analyst
10 15 (6.98%) Software Developer
10 15 (6.98%) SQL Analyst
11 14 (6.51%) SQL Database Developer
12 11 (5.12%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
14 9 (4.19%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (28.37%) .NET
2 41 (19.07%) ASP.NET
3 30 (13.95%) CSS
3 30 (13.95%) HTML
4 25 (11.63%) .NET Framework
5 23 (10.70%) XML
6 22 (10.23%) Entity Framework
6 22 (10.23%) jQuery
7 21 (9.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (8.84%) AngularJS
9 15 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (6.51%) Ajax
11 13 (6.05%) JSON
11 13 (6.05%) WCF
12 11 (5.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (5.12%) Web Services
13 8 (3.72%) .NET Core
13 8 (3.72%) REST
14 7 (3.26%) React
14 7 (3.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.79%) Data Structures
2 6 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.33%) NHS
4 4 (1.86%) Fintech
4 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) Life Science
6 2 (0.93%) Replication
6 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.47%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.70%) Windows
2 16 (7.44%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.33%) AIX
3 5 (2.33%) Linux
3 5 (2.33%) Unix
4 4 (1.86%) Android
4 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (51.63%) Business Intelligence
2 67 (31.16%) ETL
3 58 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (13.49%) Analytics
5 29 (13.49%) Data Modelling
5 29 (13.49%) Visualisation
6 21 (9.77%) Data Management
6 21 (9.77%) MVC
6 21 (9.77%) Unit Testing
7 18 (8.37%) Data Integration
7 18 (8.37%) Migration
8 15 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (6.51%) ERP
9 14 (6.51%) Mathematics
10 13 (6.05%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (6.05%) Software Engineering
11 12 (5.58%) Database Mirroring
11 12 (5.58%) Sprint Planning
11 12 (5.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 183 (85.12%) SQL
2 106 (49.30%) T-SQL
3 56 (26.05%) C#
4 27 (12.56%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.37%) VB
6 14 (6.51%) PL/SQL
7 13 (6.05%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (4.19%) R
10 7 (3.26%) Java
10 7 (3.26%) Python
11 6 (2.79%) VBScript
12 5 (2.33%) Korn
12 5 (2.33%) PHP
12 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.33%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.86%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.40%) C++
14 3 (1.40%) VBA
15 2 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (15.35%) Degree
2 8 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.79%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.33%) ISEB
6 3 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.40%) MBCS
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) MCSE
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.09%) Data Quality
2 13 (6.05%) QA
3 8 (3.72%) GDPR
4 3 (1.40%) SLA
5 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.79%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.33%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.93%) Docker
3 2 (0.93%) XenApp
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (3.72%) Control-M
1 8 (3.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.33%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.93%) Consul
4 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.93%) Terraform
5 1 (0.47%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 119 (55.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (20.00%) Oracle
3 24 (11.16%) Tableau
4 17 (7.91%) SAP
5 8 (3.72%) IBM
5 8 (3.72%) Informatica
5 8 (3.72%) Veeam
6 6 (2.79%) Google
6 6 (2.79%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.33%) IDERA
7 5 (2.33%) Sage
7 5 (2.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.40%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.40%) Citrix
9 2 (0.93%) Cognos
9 2 (0.93%) HP
9 2 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.93%) Telerik
10 1 (0.47%) iManage
10 1 (0.47%) Nintex