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

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 889 755 927
Rank change year-on-year -134 +172 -70
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 270 476 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 1.31% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 243 437 260
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £27,600 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -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 32,411 36,199 34,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.99% 20.29% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26,162 29,397 30,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 November 2018.

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 14 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 November 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 -129 262 £45,000 - 47
UK excluding London -107 157 £40,000 -5.88% 44
London -6 112 £50,000 -9.09% 10
South East +21 57 £38,750 +4.73% 9
North of England -63 40 £43,500 +2.35% 19
Midlands +19 25 £36,250 -27.50% 2
Yorkshire +3 24 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West -22 19 £35,000 -17.65% 4
West Midlands +24 17 £38,132 -23.74%
North West -55 16 £40,000 -5.88% 16
East of England -4 9 £47,500 +5.56% 3
East Midlands +12 8 £33,500 -3.60% 2
Scotland -2 6 £37,000 +23.33% 4
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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).

1 227 (84.07%) SQL Server
2 218 (80.74%) SQL
3 151 (55.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 146 (54.07%) Microsoft
5 145 (53.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 140 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
7 136 (50.37%) T-SQL
8 77 (28.52%) Data Warehouse
9 76 (28.15%) Visual Studio
10 75 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 72 (26.67%) ETL
12 69 (25.56%) Finance
13 67 (24.81%) Analytics
14 64 (23.70%) .NET
15 55 (20.37%) Power BI
16 52 (19.26%) C#
16 52 (19.26%) Microsoft Excel
17 51 (18.89%) Degree
18 50 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (18.52%) Oracle
19 44 (16.30%) ASP.NET
20 41 (15.19%) Data Modelling
20 41 (15.19%) Visualisation
21 37 (13.70%) Tableau
22 36 (13.33%) Data Management
23 33 (12.22%) XML
24 31 (11.48%) ERP
24 31 (11.48%) Windows
24 31 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
25 30 (11.11%) Scrum

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 13 (4.81%) IIS
2 9 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.22%) Confluence
4 5 (1.85%) SAS
5 4 (1.48%) Mule
6 2 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) DNN
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (19.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (10.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.85%) Sage 200
3 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.74%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.74%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.37%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.37%) Magento
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.85%) Office 365
5 4 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (1.48%) SaaS
6 3 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.11%) npm
7 2 (0.74%) GitHub
7 2 (0.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.59%) FTP
2 2 (0.74%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) SMS
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
3 1 (0.37%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.37%) SAN
3 1 (0.37%) VPN
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (84.07%) SQL Server
2 151 (55.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 145 (53.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (28.52%) Data Warehouse
5 75 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 55 (20.37%) Power BI
7 23 (8.52%) Data Mining
8 21 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (6.67%) Big Data
10 18 (6.67%) NoSQL
11 17 (6.30%) MySQL
12 16 (5.93%) Crystal Reports
12 16 (5.93%) Relational Database
13 15 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (4.81%) Hadoop
14 13 (4.81%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (4.07%) MS Access
15 11 (4.07%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 76 (28.15%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.15%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.67%) JIRA
5 7 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (2.22%) Selenium
7 5 (1.85%) Subversion
7 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (1.48%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.48%) NUnit
9 3 (1.11%) gulp
9 3 (1.11%) jspm
9 3 (1.11%) Moq
9 3 (1.11%) MSTest
9 3 (1.11%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.74%) Protractor
10 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.37%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 69 (25.56%) Finance
2 13 (4.81%) Legal
2 13 (4.81%) Retail
3 9 (3.33%) Marketing
3 9 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.22%) Advertising
5 5 (1.85%) Automotive
6 3 (1.11%) Back Office
7 2 (0.74%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Local Government
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 133 (49.26%) Developer
2 64 (23.70%) Analyst
3 57 (21.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 47 (17.41%) SQL Developer
5 24 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 23 (8.52%) DBA
7 21 (7.78%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
9 18 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 18 (6.67%) Data Analyst
9 18 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
10 17 (6.30%) Dashboard Developer
10 17 (6.30%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.30%) SQL DBA
11 15 (5.56%) Graduate
12 12 (4.44%) Power BI Developer
13 11 (4.07%) Business Developer
13 11 (4.07%) SSAS Developer
13 11 (4.07%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (23.70%) .NET
2 44 (16.30%) ASP.NET
3 33 (12.22%) XML
4 29 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (10.37%) HTML
6 24 (8.89%) CSS
7 19 (7.04%) jQuery
7 19 (7.04%) Web Services
8 18 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 18 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (5.56%) JSON
9 15 (5.56%) WCF
10 14 (5.19%) Ajax
10 14 (5.19%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.19%) WinForms
11 12 (4.44%) Entity Framework
12 10 (3.70%) LINQ
13 9 (3.33%) .NET Core
13 9 (3.33%) REST
14 8 (2.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.70%) NHS
4 10 (3.70%) Replication
5 9 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.33%) User Experience
6 8 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.59%) Fintech
7 7 (2.59%) Life Science
8 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.85%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.37%) Clustering
11 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.37%) iSeries
11 1 (0.37%) Mashup
11 1 (0.37%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.48%) Windows
2 11 (4.07%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.96%) Linux
4 6 (2.22%) Unix
5 5 (1.85%) AIX
5 5 (1.85%) Android
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (26.67%) ETL
3 67 (24.81%) Analytics
4 50 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (15.19%) Data Modelling
5 41 (15.19%) Visualisation
6 36 (13.33%) Data Management
7 31 (11.48%) ERP
8 30 (11.11%) Scrum
9 28 (10.37%) Data Analysis
9 28 (10.37%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (9.63%) Data Integration
11 24 (8.89%) MVC
12 19 (7.04%) Migration
13 18 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
14 17 (6.30%) Project Management
14 17 (6.30%) Test Automation
15 16 (5.93%) Software Engineering
16 15 (5.56%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 218 (80.74%) SQL
2 136 (50.37%) T-SQL
3 52 (19.26%) C#
4 27 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 15 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 15 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 14 (5.19%) Python
8 13 (4.81%) VBScript
9 11 (4.07%) VB
10 10 (3.70%) VBA
11 9 (3.33%) Java
12 8 (2.96%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.96%) R
13 6 (2.22%) Scala
13 6 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.85%) C++
14 5 (1.85%) Korn
14 5 (1.85%) XQuery
15 4 (1.48%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (18.89%) Degree
2 22 (8.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.96%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.85%) ISEB
4 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.11%) PhD
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.26%) QA
2 18 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.33%) GDPR
4 6 (2.22%) SLA
5 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.85%) Hyper-V
1 5 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (1.85%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.22%) Control-M
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.74%) Consul
3 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.74%) Terraform
4 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.37%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 146 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.52%) Oracle
3 37 (13.70%) Tableau
4 20 (7.41%) SAP
5 9 (3.33%) IBM
6 8 (2.96%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (2.22%) Informatica
7 6 (2.22%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.85%) Alteryx
8 5 (1.85%) Cognos
8 5 (1.85%) Google
8 5 (1.85%) IDERA
8 5 (1.85%) Sage
8 5 (1.85%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.48%) Ariba
9 4 (1.48%) Civica
9 4 (1.48%) SEEBURGER
9 4 (1.48%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.11%) Telerik
10 3 (1.11%) VMware