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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1011 829 675
Rank change year-on-year -182 -154 +243
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 216 182 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 0.76% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 147 162 92
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,275 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £36,504
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +20.00%

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 38,819 23,916 13,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.73% 20.98% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15,549 15,377 10,572
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 8 August 2022.

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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -148 208 £47,500 - 28
UK excluding London -67 136 £42,000 -6.67% 19
Work from Home -166 109 £47,500 - 18
London -186 74 £60,000 +9.09% 11
North of England -47 58 £37,500 -16.67% 7
North West -36 42 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands -26 35 £47,500 - 3
Midlands -43 35 £47,500 +31.03% 5
South East -33 26 £43,750 -16.67% 1
Yorkshire -28 15 £35,400 -25.47% 3
South West - 9 £42,500 - 2
Scotland -37 6 - -
East of England -76 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £42,000 -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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 (86.11%) SQL
2 170 (78.70%) SQL Server
3 136 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 127 (58.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (56.94%) Azure
6 116 (53.70%) Business Intelligence
7 106 (49.07%) T-SQL
8 97 (44.91%) Data Warehouse
9 91 (42.13%) ETL
10 80 (37.04%) Power Platform
11 79 (36.57%) Analytics
12 77 (35.65%) Power BI
12 77 (35.65%) Data Modelling
12 77 (35.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 63 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (26.85%) Finance
15 55 (25.46%) Microsoft Excel
15 55 (25.46%) Agile
16 54 (25.00%) Visualisation
17 50 (23.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 47 (21.76%) Oracle
18 47 (21.76%) Social Skills
19 46 (21.30%) Data Management
20 43 (19.91%) Visual Studio
21 40 (18.52%) Data Integration
22 39 (18.06%) Data Lake
22 39 (18.06%) DevOps
23 38 (17.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
23 38 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
24 36 (16.67%) Tableau

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 12 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.31%) IIS
3 3 (1.39%) SAS
4 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 55 (25.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.24%) Campfire
3 7 (3.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.09%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.46%) Alphatax
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.46%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.46%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 123 (56.94%) Azure
2 80 (37.04%) Power Platform
3 33 (15.28%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 17 (7.87%) Azure DevOps
5 14 (6.48%) AWS
5 14 (6.48%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (6.02%) PaaS
7 9 (4.17%) Azure Stack
8 8 (3.70%) IaaS
9 7 (3.24%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
9 7 (3.24%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (2.78%) Azure Logic Apps
10 6 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (2.31%) GitHub
11 5 (2.31%) Power Automate
11 5 (2.31%) PowerApps
12 4 (1.85%) Azure Pipelines
13 3 (1.39%) npm
13 3 (1.39%) NuGet
13 3 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.63%) DNS
2 7 (3.24%) Broadband
3 4 (1.85%) PuTTY
4 3 (1.39%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (1.39%) Firewall
4 3 (1.39%) HTTP
5 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (78.70%) SQL Server
2 127 (58.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (44.91%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (35.65%) Power BI
4 77 (35.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (23.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (18.06%) Data Lake
7 38 (17.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 36 (16.67%) Tableau
9 30 (13.89%) Azure SQL Database
10 29 (13.43%) Big Data
11 23 (10.65%) Relational Database
12 16 (7.41%) Data Mining
12 16 (7.41%) Hadoop
12 16 (7.41%) OLAP
12 16 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
13 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (5.09%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (5.09%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 43 (19.91%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.78%) Protractor
3 6 (2.78%) Selenium
3 6 (2.78%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.31%) JIRA
5 4 (1.85%) Toad
6 3 (1.39%) Postman
7 2 (0.93%) Subversion
7 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.46%) JetBrains Rider
8 1 (0.46%) NUnit
8 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 63 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (26.85%) Finance
3 47 (21.76%) Social Skills
4 17 (7.87%) Retail
5 15 (6.94%) Manufacturing
5 15 (6.94%) Social Housing
6 9 (4.17%) Legal
7 8 (3.70%) Games
7 8 (3.70%) Law
8 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.31%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (1.39%) Marketing
11 3 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.93%) Advertising
12 2 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.46%) Back Office
13 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (40.28%) Developer
2 43 (19.91%) Data Engineer
3 39 (18.06%) Analyst
4 36 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 24 (11.11%) DBA
5 24 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 21 (9.72%) SQL Developer
7 13 (6.02%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (4.63%) Senior Data Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.63%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 9 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (3.70%) Azure Developer
10 8 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Business Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Azure Data Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Data Manager
11 7 (3.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.35%) .NET
2 14 (6.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.63%) CSS
3 10 (4.63%) Web Services
4 9 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 9 (4.17%) HTML
4 9 (4.17%) PySpark
4 9 (4.17%) SOAP
5 8 (3.70%) JSON
6 7 (3.24%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.24%) jQuery
6 7 (3.24%) REST
6 7 (3.24%) XML
7 6 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.85%) Node.js
8 4 (1.85%) ODBC
8 4 (1.85%) React
8 4 (1.85%) WCF
9 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.57%) Reference Data
2 16 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.48%) Replication
4 11 (5.09%) Clustering
5 8 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.24%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) BYOD
8 2 (0.93%) FMCG
9 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.46%) Low-Code
9 1 (0.46%) NHS
9 1 (0.46%) User Experience
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.81%) Windows
2 19 (8.80%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (1.85%) Linux
4 4 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.46%) Unix
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (53.70%) Business Intelligence
2 91 (42.13%) ETL
3 79 (36.57%) Analytics
4 77 (35.65%) Data Modelling
5 55 (25.46%) Agile
6 54 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 46 (21.30%) Data Management
8 40 (18.52%) Data Integration
9 39 (18.06%) DevOps
10 38 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (13.89%) Data Visualisation
12 28 (12.96%) Data Analysis
13 26 (12.04%) Migration
14 25 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (11.11%) Data Analytics
15 24 (11.11%) Data Engineering
16 22 (10.19%) Master Data Management
16 22 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (9.26%) Business Strategy
17 20 (9.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 186 (86.11%) SQL
2 106 (49.07%) T-SQL
3 33 (15.28%) Python
4 23 (10.65%) C#
5 19 (8.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 16 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.09%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.70%) VBA
10 7 (3.24%) U-SQL
11 4 (1.85%) Bash
11 4 (1.85%) R
11 4 (1.85%) VB
12 3 (1.39%) C
12 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.93%) ES8
13 2 (0.93%) XAML
14 1 (0.46%) Java
14 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (13.89%) Degree
2 10 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) Data Quality
1 16 (7.41%) GDPR
2 9 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) IFRS
3 1 (0.46%) IFRS 17
System Software
1 30 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.63%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 136 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 47 (21.76%) Oracle
3 26 (12.04%) Databricks
4 7 (3.24%) Alteryx
4 7 (3.24%) SAP
5 4 (1.85%) Civica
5 4 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.39%) Blue Coat
6 3 (1.39%) CA
6 3 (1.39%) Cisco
6 3 (1.39%) LogRhythm
6 3 (1.39%) McAfee
6 3 (1.39%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.39%) Tripwire
6 3 (1.39%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.93%) Google
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.46%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.46%) Infor
8 1 (0.46%) Northgate