Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 846 876
Rank change year-on-year +20 +30 +28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 384 354 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 0.98% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 343 309 373
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,400 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -3.85%

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 35,822 36,241 36,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 20.40% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29,045 29,920 31,661
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +35 370 £42,500 +1.19% 33
UK excluding London +67 274 £40,000 +3.90% 17
London +1 108 £51,776 -1.38% 16
North of England -38 92 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South East +56 87 £35,000 +22.81% 3
Yorkshire +19 55 £42,500 - 4
Midlands +37 39 £35,000 -12.50% 4
West Midlands +30 31 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North West -19 31 £40,000 +8.84% 3
East of England +11 26 £37,500 -16.67% 2
South West +13 18 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Scotland -9 10 £36,500 +0.69%
East Midlands +15 8 £35,000 -4.11%
North East -10 6 £31,000 -
Wales +4 1 £28,500 -1.72%
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 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).

1 350 (91.15%) SQL Server
2 315 (82.03%) SQL
3 233 (60.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 232 (60.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 217 (56.51%) T-SQL
6 214 (55.73%) Microsoft
7 175 (45.57%) Business Intelligence
8 131 (34.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 110 (28.65%) Data Warehouse
10 105 (27.34%) ETL
11 95 (24.74%) Power BI
12 85 (22.14%) Finance
13 84 (21.88%) .NET
14 82 (21.35%) Visual Studio
15 70 (18.23%) Analytics
16 62 (16.15%) C#
16 62 (16.15%) SQL Server 2012
17 57 (14.84%) Oracle
18 56 (14.58%) Data Modelling
19 54 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
20 53 (13.80%) Windows
20 53 (13.80%) Degree
21 51 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
21 51 (13.28%) Microsoft Excel
22 50 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
23 49 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
24 45 (11.72%) Visualisation
24 45 (11.72%) Advertising
25 41 (10.68%) HTML
26 40 (10.42%) Analytical Skills

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 15 (3.91%) IIS
2 13 (3.39%) SAS
3 4 (1.04%) Mule
4 3 (0.78%) CMS
4 3 (0.78%) NServiceBus
4 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.26%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (13.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.82%) SaaS
4 3 (0.78%) GitHub
4 3 (0.78%) Google Play
4 3 (0.78%) iTunes
4 3 (0.78%) npm
4 3 (0.78%) NuGet
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.52%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.26%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.56%) DNS
2 4 (1.04%) FTP
2 4 (1.04%) Internet
3 3 (0.78%) DHCP
3 3 (0.78%) HTTP
3 3 (0.78%) SMS
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) PBX
4 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (91.15%) SQL Server
2 233 (60.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 232 (60.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 131 (34.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 110 (28.65%) Data Warehouse
6 95 (24.74%) Power BI
7 62 (16.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 51 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (8.85%) Relational Database
10 32 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (5.99%) NoSQL
12 20 (5.21%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (5.21%) OLAP
13 19 (4.95%) Data Mining
13 19 (4.95%) MS Access
13 19 (4.95%) Star Schema
14 18 (4.69%) MySQL
15 17 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (3.91%) OLTP
17 14 (3.65%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 82 (21.35%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.17%) Subversion
4 13 (3.39%) Selenium
5 8 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.56%) Protractor
6 6 (1.56%) RStudio
6 6 (1.56%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.78%) gulp
8 3 (0.78%) jspm
8 3 (0.78%) Log4Net
8 3 (0.78%) Moq
8 3 (0.78%) MSTest
8 3 (0.78%) NUnit
8 3 (0.78%) Toad
9 2 (0.52%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.52%) JIRA
9 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 85 (22.14%) Finance
2 45 (11.72%) Advertising
3 25 (6.51%) Marketing
4 14 (3.65%) Legal
5 10 (2.60%) Retail
6 8 (2.08%) Automotive
7 6 (1.56%) Publishing
8 5 (1.30%) Back Office
9 4 (1.04%) Banking
9 4 (1.04%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Law
10 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 165 (42.97%) Developer
2 93 (24.22%) Analyst
3 88 (22.92%) DBA
4 75 (19.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 74 (19.27%) SQL DBA
6 68 (17.71%) SQL Developer
7 49 (12.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 44 (11.46%) Administrator
9 34 (8.85%) Data Analyst
10 28 (7.29%) SQL Server Developer
11 26 (6.77%) .NET Developer
12 25 (6.51%) Business Developer
13 22 (5.73%) Graduate
13 22 (5.73%) SQL BI Developer
14 21 (5.47%) Power BI Developer
15 20 (5.21%) SSIS Developer
15 20 (5.21%) SSRS Developer
16 19 (4.95%) C# Developer
16 19 (4.95%) SQL Server DBA
17 18 (4.69%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (21.88%) .NET
2 41 (10.68%) HTML
3 39 (10.16%) ASP.NET
4 31 (8.07%) CSS
5 21 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (5.21%) jQuery
7 19 (4.95%) AngularJS
7 19 (4.95%) WPF
7 19 (4.95%) XML
8 18 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (4.69%) Entity Framework
9 17 (4.43%) .NET Framework
10 16 (4.17%) WCF
11 15 (3.91%) WinForms
12 14 (3.65%) Ajax
12 14 (3.65%) Web Services
13 12 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (2.60%) RESTful
15 9 (2.34%) JSON
16 7 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.99%) Replication
4 22 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.17%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.60%) Clustering
6 10 (2.60%) NHS
7 8 (2.08%) Fintech
7 8 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.04%) User Experience
10 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.52%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.26%) 3D Printing
11 1 (0.26%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.26%) Life Science
11 1 (0.26%) Mashup
11 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.80%) Windows
2 25 (6.51%) Linux
3 11 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.60%) Unix
5 4 (1.04%) Android
5 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (45.57%) Business Intelligence
2 105 (27.34%) ETL
3 70 (18.23%) Analytics
4 56 (14.58%) Data Modelling
5 54 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (11.72%) Visualisation
8 36 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
9 34 (8.85%) Data Management
10 33 (8.59%) Migration
11 30 (7.81%) Scrum
12 29 (7.55%) Data Analysis
12 29 (7.55%) MVC
13 23 (5.99%) Data Visualisation
14 22 (5.73%) Statistics
15 21 (5.47%) Decision-Making
15 21 (5.47%) Kimball Methodology
16 19 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (4.95%) Project Management
17 18 (4.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 315 (82.03%) SQL
2 217 (56.51%) T-SQL
3 62 (16.15%) C#
4 39 (10.16%) JavaScript
5 24 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 22 (5.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 20 (5.21%) PowerShell
8 19 (4.95%) PL/SQL
9 17 (4.43%) R
9 17 (4.43%) VB
10 15 (3.91%) Python
11 12 (3.13%) VBScript
12 11 (2.86%) VBA
13 9 (2.34%) C
14 7 (1.82%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.56%) C++
15 6 (1.56%) XQuery
16 4 (1.04%) Java
16 4 (1.04%) PHP
17 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (13.80%) Degree
2 22 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.13%) MCSE
5 8 (2.08%) MCSA
6 6 (1.56%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.56%) PhD
7 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.52%) ISEB
8 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.99%) Data Quality
2 22 (5.73%) QA
3 11 (2.86%) GDPR
4 4 (1.04%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) COSHH
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
1 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (4.69%) Perfmon
2 9 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 214 (55.73%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.84%) Oracle
3 24 (6.25%) Tableau
4 8 (2.08%) Alteryx
5 6 (1.56%) VMware
6 5 (1.30%) Citrix
6 5 (1.30%) Google
6 5 (1.30%) SAP
7 4 (1.04%) Ariba
7 4 (1.04%) Civica
7 4 (1.04%) Cognos
7 4 (1.04%) SEEBURGER
7 4 (1.04%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.78%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.52%) IBM
9 2 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.52%) Telerik
9 2 (0.52%) Twitter
10 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com