Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 756 889
Rank change year-on-year -76 +133 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 330 454 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 1.25% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 307 418 327
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,300 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -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 33,577 36,300 35,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.17% 20.54% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,181 29,491 30,785
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 £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -68 320 £45,000 - 33
UK excluding London -54 208 £40,000 - 25
London -9 120 £50,000 -4.76% 11
South East +41 79 £37,500 +7.14% 5
North of England -63 61 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Yorkshire +3 34 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +38 31 £35,000 -26.32% 1
North West -47 26 £40,000 +5.96% 6
West Midlands +32 23 £40,000 -15.79% 1
South West +16 18 £35,000 -16.67% 7
East of England -4 11 £46,250 +2.78%
East Midlands +13 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Scotland -3 6 £34,000 +8.80% 3
Wales +5 1 £28,500 -12.98%
North East -16 1 £29,000 -
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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).

1 283 (85.76%) SQL Server
2 264 (80.00%) SQL
3 193 (58.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 184 (55.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 173 (52.42%) T-SQL
6 169 (51.21%) Microsoft
7 164 (49.70%) Business Intelligence
8 102 (30.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 96 (29.09%) Data Warehouse
10 95 (28.79%) ETL
11 89 (26.97%) Finance
12 88 (26.67%) Analytics
12 88 (26.67%) Power BI
13 72 (21.82%) Visual Studio
14 69 (20.91%) .NET
15 59 (17.88%) Degree
16 57 (17.27%) Oracle
17 53 (16.06%) C#
18 51 (15.45%) Data Modelling
18 51 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (14.85%) Visualisation
20 48 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
21 46 (13.94%) Data Management
22 45 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
23 38 (11.52%) Microsoft Office
24 37 (11.21%) ASP.NET
24 37 (11.21%) Windows
24 37 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
25 36 (10.91%) Computer Science
25 36 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012

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 17 (5.15%) IIS
2 6 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.52%) SAS
3 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.21%) Mule
5 2 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (11.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.61%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.42%) SaaS
4 6 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.91%) GitHub
5 3 (0.91%) Google Play
5 3 (0.91%) iTunes
5 3 (0.91%) Office 365
6 2 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.61%) npm
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) FTP
1 5 (1.52%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) SMS
3 1 (0.30%) DHCP
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) Extranet
3 1 (0.30%) LAN
3 1 (0.30%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.30%) SAN
3 1 (0.30%) VPN
3 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (85.76%) SQL Server
2 193 (58.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 184 (55.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 102 (30.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 96 (29.09%) Data Warehouse
6 88 (26.67%) Power BI
7 36 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (10.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (8.79%) Relational Database
10 28 (8.48%) Data Mining
11 27 (8.18%) NoSQL
12 24 (7.27%) Big Data
13 23 (6.97%) MySQL
14 19 (5.76%) Hadoop
15 18 (5.45%) MS Access
16 17 (5.15%) Crystal Reports
16 17 (5.15%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (4.85%) BusinessObjects
17 16 (4.85%) Star Schema
18 15 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 72 (21.82%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.33%) Subversion
5 10 (3.03%) JIRA
6 8 (2.42%) Selenium
7 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.91%) Toad
9 2 (0.61%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.61%) gulp
9 2 (0.61%) jspm
9 2 (0.61%) Moq
9 2 (0.61%) MSTest
9 2 (0.61%) NUnit
9 2 (0.61%) Protractor
9 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.30%) RStudio
General
1 89 (26.97%) Finance
2 26 (7.88%) Advertising
3 14 (4.24%) Legal
4 13 (3.94%) Marketing
4 13 (3.94%) Retail
5 9 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.82%) Automotive
7 4 (1.21%) Back Office
7 4 (1.21%) Local Government
8 3 (0.91%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (47.58%) Developer
2 80 (24.24%) Analyst
3 73 (22.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 66 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 50 (15.15%) DBA
6 43 (13.03%) SQL DBA
7 39 (11.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 31 (9.39%) Data Analyst
9 26 (7.88%) SQL Server Developer
10 25 (7.58%) Administrator
11 22 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
12 21 (6.36%) Graduate
12 21 (6.36%) Power BI Developer
13 20 (6.06%) Business Developer
13 20 (6.06%) Senior Developer
14 19 (5.76%) Dashboard Developer
15 18 (5.45%) .NET Developer
15 18 (5.45%) Software Developer
15 18 (5.45%) SSIS Developer
16 17 (5.15%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (20.91%) .NET
2 37 (11.21%) ASP.NET
3 29 (8.79%) HTML
3 29 (8.79%) XML
4 25 (7.58%) CSS
5 22 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (6.06%) jQuery
7 19 (5.76%) Web Services
8 18 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (4.24%) Ajax
9 14 (4.24%) WPF
10 13 (3.94%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.94%) WinForms
11 12 (3.64%) .NET Framework
11 12 (3.64%) JSON
12 11 (3.33%) WCF
13 10 (3.03%) Entity Framework
13 10 (3.03%) HTML5
13 10 (3.03%) REST
13 10 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.76%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.64%) Replication
6 11 (3.33%) NHS
7 10 (3.03%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.73%) User Experience
9 8 (2.42%) Fintech
9 8 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (2.12%) Life Science
11 5 (1.52%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.61%) Clustering
12 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.30%) iSeries
13 1 (0.30%) Mashup
13 1 (0.30%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.21%) Windows
2 14 (4.24%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.33%) Linux
4 10 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.03%) Unix
5 8 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.52%) Android
7 3 (0.91%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (49.70%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (28.79%) ETL
3 88 (26.67%) Analytics
4 51 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (15.45%) Data Modelling
5 49 (14.85%) Visualisation
6 46 (13.94%) Data Management
7 45 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (10.61%) Data Integration
9 34 (10.30%) Data Analysis
10 33 (10.00%) Scrum
11 31 (9.39%) Migration
12 27 (8.18%) ERP
12 27 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (7.58%) MVC
14 22 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
15 20 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
16 19 (5.76%) Data Science
16 19 (5.76%) Kimball Methodology
17 18 (5.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 264 (80.00%) SQL
2 173 (52.42%) T-SQL
3 53 (16.06%) C#
4 29 (8.79%) JavaScript
5 24 (7.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 22 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 20 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 18 (5.45%) Python
9 15 (4.55%) VBScript
10 11 (3.33%) R
10 11 (3.33%) VB
11 10 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.73%) Java
12 9 (2.73%) VBA
13 7 (2.12%) C
14 6 (1.82%) C++
14 6 (1.82%) Scala
14 6 (1.82%) XQuery
15 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (17.88%) Degree
2 27 (8.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.33%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (1.82%) PhD
5 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.21%) ISEB
6 4 (1.21%) MCSE
6 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.27%) QA
2 22 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.12%) SLA
4 5 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.61%) Docker
2 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) Perfmon
2 2 (0.61%) Consul
2 2 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.61%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.61%) Terraform
3 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 169 (51.21%) Microsoft
2 57 (17.27%) Oracle
3 35 (10.61%) Tableau
4 14 (4.24%) SAP
5 8 (2.42%) Alteryx
5 8 (2.42%) Google
5 8 (2.42%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.82%) IBM
7 5 (1.52%) Cognos
8 4 (1.21%) Ariba
8 4 (1.21%) Civica
8 4 (1.21%) SEEBURGER
8 4 (1.21%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.21%) VMware
8 4 (1.21%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.91%) Citrix
9 3 (0.91%) IDERA
9 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.61%) HP
10 2 (0.61%) Telerik