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

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 888 881
Rank change year-on-year +57 -7 +63
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 379 277 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 0.82% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 336 226 371
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,875 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -7.05%

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 35,703 33,622 36,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 19.90% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29,030 28,209 30,973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 May 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 May 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 +74 365 £42,500 - 51
UK excluding London +73 268 £40,000 - 45
London -4 109 £52,500 +10.53% 11
North of England -1 89 £40,000 - 9
South East +44 69 £41,250 +3.13% 14
Yorkshire +41 54 £41,250 -8.33% 4
East of England +24 45 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Midlands +10 34 £35,000 -4.11% 8
North West 0 29 £41,000 +9.33% 4
West Midlands +15 27 £34,000 -7.48% 6
South West -12 19 £40,000 +0.63% 6
Scotland -25 9 £36,500 +0.69% 2
East Midlands -1 7 £35,000 -4.11% 2
North East - 6 £31,000 - 1
Wales +6 2 £34,750 +23.01% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 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).

1 359 (94.72%) SQL Server
2 318 (83.91%) SQL
3 253 (66.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 237 (62.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 230 (60.69%) Microsoft
6 222 (58.58%) T-SQL
7 188 (49.60%) Business Intelligence
8 158 (41.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 125 (32.98%) Data Warehouse
10 120 (31.66%) ETL
11 100 (26.39%) .NET
12 99 (26.12%) Power BI
13 84 (22.16%) C#
14 71 (18.73%) Advertising
15 69 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 68 (17.94%) Finance
17 67 (17.68%) Visual Studio
18 65 (17.15%) Analytics
19 57 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
20 55 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
21 53 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
22 51 (13.46%) Data Modelling
23 50 (13.19%) ASP.NET
23 50 (13.19%) Oracle
23 50 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
24 49 (12.93%) JavaScript
25 48 (12.66%) Windows
25 48 (12.66%) Microsoft Excel
26 47 (12.40%) Performance Tuning
27 45 (11.87%) Degree

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 14 (3.69%) IIS
2 11 (2.90%) SAS
3 5 (1.32%) CMS
3 5 (1.32%) R Markdown
4 4 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.79%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 48 (12.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.37%) SaaS
4 4 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (1.06%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (0.79%) GitHub
5 3 (0.79%) Google Play
5 3 (0.79%) iTunes
5 3 (0.79%) npm
5 3 (0.79%) NuGet
6 2 (0.53%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.58%) DNS
2 5 (1.32%) Internet
3 3 (0.79%) DHCP
3 3 (0.79%) HTTP
4 2 (0.53%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) Extranet
5 1 (0.26%) PBX
5 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (94.72%) SQL Server
2 253 (66.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 237 (62.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 158 (41.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 125 (32.98%) Data Warehouse
6 99 (26.12%) Power BI
7 53 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 50 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (10.55%) OLAP
10 36 (9.50%) OLTP
11 33 (8.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (7.65%) Relational Database
13 28 (7.39%) Star Schema
14 24 (6.33%) Snowflake Schema
15 22 (5.80%) Oracle Database
16 21 (5.54%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (5.28%) NoSQL
18 18 (4.75%) MySQL
19 15 (3.96%) Hadoop
19 15 (3.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 67 (17.68%) Visual Studio
2 26 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.75%) Subversion
4 14 (3.69%) RStudio
5 12 (3.17%) Selenium
6 5 (1.32%) Protractor
6 5 (1.32%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.79%) gulp
8 3 (0.79%) jspm
8 3 (0.79%) Log4Net
8 3 (0.79%) Moq
8 3 (0.79%) MSTest
8 3 (0.79%) NUnit
8 3 (0.79%) Toad
9 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.53%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.26%) Sublime Text
General
1 71 (18.73%) Advertising
2 68 (17.94%) Finance
3 19 (5.01%) Marketing
4 15 (3.96%) Retail
5 10 (2.64%) Back Office
6 6 (1.58%) Automotive
6 6 (1.58%) Publishing
7 4 (1.06%) Legal
8 3 (0.79%) Banking
8 3 (0.79%) Local Government
9 2 (0.53%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 166 (43.80%) Developer
2 90 (23.75%) DBA
3 79 (20.84%) Analyst
4 77 (20.32%) SQL DBA
5 69 (18.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 57 (15.04%) SQL Developer
7 45 (11.87%) Administrator
8 35 (9.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 29 (7.65%) .NET Developer
9 29 (7.65%) SQL Server Developer
10 24 (6.33%) Data Analyst
10 24 (6.33%) SSIS Developer
11 22 (5.80%) Business Developer
11 22 (5.80%) SQL Server DBA
12 21 (5.54%) SSRS Developer
13 20 (5.28%) C# Developer
14 18 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (4.75%) Microsoft Developer
14 18 (4.75%) SQL BI Developer
15 17 (4.49%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (26.39%) .NET
2 50 (13.19%) ASP.NET
3 44 (11.61%) HTML
4 36 (9.50%) CSS
5 33 (8.71%) WPF
6 23 (6.07%) Entity Framework
7 21 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (5.28%) .NET Framework
9 18 (4.75%) Ajax
9 18 (4.75%) AngularJS
9 18 (4.75%) WCF
10 17 (4.49%) jQuery
11 15 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (3.43%) Web Services
13 12 (3.17%) RESTful
13 12 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (2.64%) XML
15 7 (1.85%) REST
16 6 (1.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.12%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.01%) Replication
5 15 (3.96%) Clustering
6 10 (2.64%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.85%) NHS
9 6 (1.58%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.06%) Fintech
12 3 (0.79%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.79%) FMCG
13 1 (0.26%) 3D Printing
13 1 (0.26%) Analytical Mindset
13 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.26%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.66%) Windows
2 28 (7.39%) Linux
3 14 (3.69%) Unix
4 9 (2.37%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.79%) Android
5 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (49.60%) Business Intelligence
2 120 (31.66%) ETL
3 65 (17.15%) Analytics
4 57 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (13.46%) Data Modelling
6 47 (12.40%) Performance Tuning
7 41 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (10.29%) Visualisation
9 33 (8.71%) Migration
9 33 (8.71%) MVC
10 29 (7.65%) Kimball Methodology
11 28 (7.39%) Data Management
12 25 (6.60%) Data Analysis
12 25 (6.60%) High Availability
13 24 (6.33%) Statistics
14 23 (6.07%) Scrum
15 21 (5.54%) Data Visualisation
16 20 (5.28%) TDD
17 19 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (5.01%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 318 (83.91%) SQL
2 222 (58.58%) T-SQL
3 84 (22.16%) C#
4 49 (12.93%) JavaScript
5 37 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 28 (7.39%) Python
7 20 (5.28%) PL/SQL
7 20 (5.28%) VB.NET
8 19 (5.01%) R
8 19 (5.01%) VB
9 18 (4.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 9 (2.37%) VBA
10 9 (2.37%) VBScript
11 6 (1.58%) C
11 6 (1.58%) Java
11 6 (1.58%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.32%) C++
12 5 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.06%) VB6
14 3 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (11.87%) Degree
2 20 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.17%) MCSE
5 8 (2.11%) MCSA
6 3 (0.79%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.79%) PhD
7 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.33%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.49%) GDPR
3 15 (3.96%) QA
4 4 (1.06%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) COSHH
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
1 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) HDFS
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (6.07%) Perfmon
2 9 (2.37%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (1.58%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 230 (60.69%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.19%) Oracle
3 34 (8.97%) Tableau
4 7 (1.85%) Alteryx
4 7 (1.85%) Google
5 5 (1.32%) VMware
6 4 (1.06%) Citrix
7 3 (0.79%) Adobe
7 3 (0.79%) Capita
7 3 (0.79%) IFS
7 3 (0.79%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.53%) Cognos
8 2 (0.53%) Orchard
8 2 (0.53%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.26%) BT
9 1 (0.26%) HP
9 1 (0.26%) Informatica
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.26%) StatPro