Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 853 877 758
Rank change year-on-year +24 -119 +180
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 214 280 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 0.86% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 169 251 444
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,950 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88% +13.33%

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 25,807 32,699 36,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.84% 20.06% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20,534 26,395 29,829
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 15 November 2019.

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

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Top 15 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 15 November 2019. 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 +35 208 £40,000 -11.11% 49
UK excluding London +59 140 £39,500 -1.25% 49
London +32 71 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North of England +49 52 £39,500 -12.22% 20
North West +48 44 £40,000 - 16
South East +12 33 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Midlands +27 23 £36,440 +0.52% 4
East of England +88 20 £43,750 +9.38% 3
West Midlands +37 15 £29,250 -23.29% 3
East Midlands +26 8 £36,970 +10.36% 1
South West -5 8 £33,750 -3.57% 7
Yorkshire -15 8 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Scotland +15 2 £52,500 +54.41% 4
Wales - 2 £42,300 - 2
North East - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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).

1 188 (87.85%) SQL Server
2 183 (85.51%) SQL
3 120 (56.07%) Microsoft
4 92 (42.99%) C#
5 90 (42.06%) T-SQL
6 81 (37.85%) .NET
7 78 (36.45%) Business Intelligence
8 75 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (32.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 67 (31.31%) JavaScript
10 67 (31.31%) Visual Studio
11 63 (29.44%) Power Platform
12 60 (28.04%) ASP.NET
13 57 (26.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 51 (23.83%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (22.90%) Azure
16 48 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
17 46 (21.50%) Power BI
18 44 (20.56%) CSS
19 40 (18.69%) HTML
19 40 (18.69%) AngularJS
20 39 (18.22%) .NET Framework
21 38 (17.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 37 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
22 37 (17.29%) MVC
22 37 (17.29%) Entity Framework
22 37 (17.29%) SDLC
23 36 (16.82%) SharePoint
24 35 (16.36%) Microsoft Excel
24 35 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API

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 36 (16.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.61%) IIS
3 7 (3.27%) CMS
3 7 (3.27%) SAS
4 5 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (16.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (6.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.93%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.93%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (29.44%) Power Platform
2 49 (22.90%) Azure
3 25 (11.68%) Office 365
4 17 (7.94%) Microsoft Flow
4 17 (7.94%) PowerApps
5 15 (7.01%) ShareGate
6 3 (1.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) AWS
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) FTP
2 3 (1.40%) Firewall
2 3 (1.40%) SMTP
3 2 (0.93%) DHCP
3 2 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (87.85%) SQL Server
2 69 (32.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (26.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (21.50%) Power BI
5 38 (17.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (12.62%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2017
11 8 (3.74%) SSDT
12 7 (3.27%) PowerPivot
12 7 (3.27%) Snowflake Schema
13 6 (2.80%) DTS
14 5 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (1.87%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.40%) OLAP
16 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 67 (31.31%) Visual Studio
2 23 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.07%) JIRA
4 10 (4.67%) Zephyr
5 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.80%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.34%) NUnit
8 4 (1.87%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.87%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.87%) Protractor
8 4 (1.87%) Selenium
9 3 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.40%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.40%) Subversion
10 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.93%) VisualSVN
10 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.47%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.47%) RStudio
11 1 (0.47%) YouTrack
General
1 22 (10.28%) Finance
2 15 (7.01%) Retail
3 10 (4.67%) Marketing
4 5 (2.34%) Back Office
4 5 (2.34%) Legal
4 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Publishing
6 2 (0.93%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.93%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Police
Job Titles
1 111 (51.87%) Developer
2 55 (25.70%) Analyst
3 35 (16.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (13.55%) Software Developer
5 22 (10.28%) Applications Support
6 18 (8.41%) Senior Developer
7 17 (7.94%) SQL Developer
8 15 (7.01%) Test Analyst
9 14 (6.54%) Data Analyst
10 13 (6.07%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.67%) Administrator
11 10 (4.67%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.67%) Applications Specialist
11 10 (4.67%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (4.67%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (4.21%) Junior
12 9 (4.21%) Power BI Developer
12 9 (4.21%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (4.21%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (37.85%) .NET
2 60 (28.04%) ASP.NET
3 44 (20.56%) CSS
4 40 (18.69%) AngularJS
4 40 (18.69%) HTML
5 39 (18.22%) .NET Framework
6 37 (17.29%) Entity Framework
7 35 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 34 (15.89%) Web Services
9 30 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (14.02%) jQuery
10 21 (9.81%) WCF
11 18 (8.41%) React
12 17 (7.94%) XML
13 13 (6.07%) LINQ
14 9 (4.21%) Ajax
15 7 (3.27%) Razor View Engine
16 6 (2.80%) JSON
16 6 (2.80%) Node.js
16 6 (2.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (12.15%) Management Information System
3 20 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.34%) Reinsurance
4 5 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.87%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.40%) NHS
6 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.47%) Mashup
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.94%) Windows
2 13 (6.07%) Android
3 12 (5.61%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (36.45%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (23.83%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (17.29%) MVC
4 37 (17.29%) SDLC
5 34 (15.89%) ETL
6 26 (12.15%) Scrum
7 25 (11.68%) Data Modelling
7 25 (11.68%) ITIL
8 22 (10.28%) Migration
9 21 (9.81%) Analytics
10 18 (8.41%) Information Management
10 18 (8.41%) Project Management
11 17 (7.94%) Change Control
11 17 (7.94%) Decision-Making
12 16 (7.48%) CRM
12 16 (7.48%) Data Analysis
13 15 (7.01%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (6.54%) Sprint Planning
14 14 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (85.51%) SQL
2 92 (42.99%) C#
3 90 (42.06%) T-SQL
4 67 (31.31%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.81%) VB.NET
6 19 (8.88%) TypeScript
7 14 (6.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 9 (4.21%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.27%) R
10 6 (2.80%) VBA
11 2 (0.93%) Java
11 2 (0.93%) Python
12 1 (0.47%) C++
12 1 (0.47%) Delphi
12 1 (0.47%) F#
12 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.47%) VB
12 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.88%) Degree
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.21%) ISEB
4 8 (3.74%) MBCS
5 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.21%) QA
2 16 (7.48%) SLA
3 7 (3.27%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.80%) GDPR
5 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.93%) UAG
3 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (4.67%) HP ALM
2 6 (2.80%) SCOM
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.40%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 120 (56.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.88%) Tableau
3 15 (7.01%) Xamarin
4 13 (6.07%) Cognos
5 11 (5.14%) Oracle
6 10 (4.67%) HP
7 6 (2.80%) iManage
8 5 (2.34%) IBM
8 5 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.87%) Sage
10 3 (1.40%) Cisco
10 3 (1.40%) Google
11 2 (0.93%) Facebook
11 2 (0.93%) RedGate
11 2 (0.93%) Telerik
12 1 (0.47%) Informatica
12 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.47%) VMware