Period
to 17 May 2021

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 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 752 734 866
Rank change year-on-year -18 +132 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 136 190 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 1.01% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 112 146 191
10th Percentile £30,100 £31,875 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,188 £31,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -11.76%
75th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £48,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,625 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%

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 17,855 18,835 28,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.79% 19.57% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13,554 15,024 22,949
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the UK

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 2021. 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 -21 112 £52,500 +16.34% 22
UK excluding London -5 76 £40,000 -5.88% 13
London +15 45 £57,500 +4.55% 9
North of England -12 26 £40,000 +9.59% 5
Midlands -19 21 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Work from Home -147 21 £52,500 +23.53% 2
North West +11 16 £40,000 +12.68% 4
East of England +28 12 £57,500 +27.78% 2
East Midlands +9 12 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire -14 10 £46,250 +11.45% 1
West Midlands -22 9 £52,500 +23.53%
South East +32 5 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Scotland -15 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Wales +22 3 £33,750 -9.78%
Northern Ireland - 3 £34,000 -
South West -44 1 £52,500 +31.25% 3

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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).

1 128 (94.12%) SQL
2 103 (75.74%) SQL Server
3 75 (55.15%) Microsoft
4 61 (44.85%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (41.18%) T-SQL
6 54 (39.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (37.50%) C#
8 50 (36.76%) .NET
9 49 (36.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (30.88%) Power Platform
11 40 (29.41%) Social Skills
11 40 (29.41%) Azure
11 40 (29.41%) JavaScript
11 40 (29.41%) Visual Studio
12 38 (27.94%) Power BI
13 37 (27.21%) CSS
14 35 (25.74%) HTML
15 32 (23.53%) ASP.NET
16 30 (22.06%) Microsoft Excel
17 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (19.85%) XML
19 26 (19.12%) Windows
19 26 (19.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 25 (18.38%) JIRA
20 25 (18.38%) Data Warehouse
21 23 (16.91%) ETL
21 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web API
22 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
23 21 (15.44%) Management Information System

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 19 (13.97%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.82%) Confluence
3 6 (4.41%) IIS
4 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.68%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.21%) Anypoint
5 3 (2.21%) Mule
5 3 (2.21%) Mule ESB
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.47%) CMS
6 2 (1.47%) SAS
6 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 30 (22.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.68%) Siemens NX
3 5 (3.68%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Sage 200
1 5 (3.68%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 42 (30.88%) Power Platform
2 40 (29.41%) Azure
3 20 (14.71%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (8.09%) Power Automate
4 11 (8.09%) PowerApps
5 8 (5.88%) GitHub
6 6 (4.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (4.41%) Azure Logic Apps
6 6 (4.41%) Azure Service Bus
6 6 (4.41%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.94%) AWS
7 4 (2.94%) npm
8 3 (2.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.47%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.47%) Azure Key Vault
9 2 (1.47%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.47%) Google Data Studio
9 2 (1.47%) Serverless
10 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
1 8 (5.88%) Firewall
2 5 (3.68%) Skype
2 5 (3.68%) Wireless
3 2 (1.47%) HTTP
3 2 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (75.74%) SQL Server
2 54 (39.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (36.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (27.94%) Power BI
5 26 (19.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (18.38%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 13 (9.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (8.82%) NoSQL
9 12 (8.82%) Tableau
10 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (3.68%) Redis
12 3 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.21%) MySQL
12 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (1.47%) OLAP
13 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 25 (18.38%) JIRA
3 17 (12.50%) NUnit
4 13 (9.56%) Git (software)
5 12 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (8.82%) SpecFlow
6 10 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.15%) Subversion
8 6 (4.41%) Moq
9 5 (3.68%) MSTest
10 4 (2.94%) gulp
10 4 (2.94%) jspm
10 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio Code
11 3 (2.21%) Appium
12 2 (1.47%) Fiddler
12 2 (1.47%) Postman
12 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.74%) ERwin
13 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.74%) Toad
General
1 40 (29.41%) Social Skills
2 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.97%) Finance
4 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.41%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Law
6 2 (1.47%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.47%) Social Housing
7 1 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (49.26%) Developer
2 30 (22.06%) Analyst
3 18 (13.24%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (11.03%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.29%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 12 (8.82%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 12 (8.82%) SQL Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Data Analyst
9 9 (6.62%) SQL BI Developer
10 8 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
10 8 (5.88%) IT Support
10 8 (5.88%) IT Support Specialist
10 8 (5.88%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (36.76%) .NET
2 37 (27.21%) CSS
3 35 (25.74%) HTML
4 32 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 27 (19.85%) XML
6 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (13.24%) React
8 16 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 16 (11.76%) jQuery
9 15 (11.03%) JSON
9 15 (11.03%) REST
10 14 (10.29%) .NET Core
11 12 (8.82%) Apache Cordova
11 12 (8.82%) React Native
11 12 (8.82%) Web Services
12 11 (8.09%) .NET Framework
12 11 (8.09%) SOAP
13 10 (7.35%) WCF
14 9 (6.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.15%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.68%) CCTV
6 5 (3.68%) Housing Association
6 5 (3.68%) NHS
6 5 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) FMCG
8 1 (0.74%) Mashup
8 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.12%) Windows
2 18 (13.24%) Windows 10
3 15 (11.03%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.35%) Windows 7
4 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (44.85%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.91%) ETL
4 19 (13.97%) Analytics
4 19 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (12.50%) BDD
5 17 (12.50%) MVC
5 17 (12.50%) Project Management
5 17 (12.50%) TDD
6 14 (10.29%) Data Management
6 14 (10.29%) ITIL
6 14 (10.29%) Project Delivery
7 13 (9.56%) Workflow
8 12 (8.82%) CRM
8 12 (8.82%) Validation
9 11 (8.09%) Visualisation
10 10 (7.35%) Data Validation
10 10 (7.35%) Migration
11 9 (6.62%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 128 (94.12%) SQL
2 56 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 51 (37.50%) C#
4 40 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.35%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.62%) Python
8 8 (5.88%) TypeScript
9 7 (5.15%) R
10 6 (4.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.41%) VB
11 5 (3.68%) VBA
12 4 (2.94%) Java
13 3 (2.21%) Groovy
14 2 (1.47%) C++
14 2 (1.47%) XQuery
15 1 (0.74%) C
15 1 (0.74%) Delphi
15 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.24%) QA
2 13 (9.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (5.88%) vRealize
2 6 (4.41%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.68%) SCCM
4 2 (1.47%) MIIS
4 2 (1.47%) Terraform
5 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (55.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.35%) Oracle
2 10 (7.35%) ServiceNow
3 8 (5.88%) Blue Coat
3 8 (5.88%) CA
3 8 (5.88%) Cisco
3 8 (5.88%) LogRhythm
3 8 (5.88%) McAfee
3 8 (5.88%) SAP
3 8 (5.88%) Tripwire
4 7 (5.15%) DevExpress
4 7 (5.15%) Nintex
4 7 (5.15%) VMware
5 5 (3.68%) Citrix
5 5 (3.68%) Guidewire
5 5 (3.68%) NetApp
5 5 (3.68%) Sage
5 5 (3.68%) Siemens
5 5 (3.68%) Veeam
6 3 (2.21%) IBM