Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SSDT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSDT over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1090 1095 1247
Rank change year-on-year +5 +152 -6
Permanent jobs citing SSDT 87 127 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.067% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.23% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 74 110 51
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -19.05% -17.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £41,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.39% +19.29% -

SSDT is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 54109 56256 68994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.24% 29.63% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44517 48077 58103
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SSDT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SSDT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SSDT in the UK

SSDT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSDT.

Salary trend for SSDT in the UK

SSDT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSDT over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SSDT in the UK

SSDT
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -12 86 £45,000 +5.88% 6
UK excluding London +27 69 £44,000 +5.39% 6
South East +41 31 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West -3 18 £32,500 -27.78% 1
London -5 18 £65,000 -
North of England -34 11 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West -10 10 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Midlands +20 5 £27,500 -31.25%
West Midlands - 5 £27,500 -
East of England +14 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing SSDT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SSDT.

1 71 (81.61%) SQL Server
2 68 (78.16%) Microsoft
3 63 (72.41%) SQL
4 38 (43.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (42.53%) T-SQL
6 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (40.23%) .NET
8 32 (36.78%) C#
8 32 (36.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (36.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 29 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
10 27 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (29.89%) ETL
11 26 (29.89%) SOLID
12 23 (26.44%) Finance
13 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET
14 21 (24.14%) CSS
14 21 (24.14%) HTML
14 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
14 21 (24.14%) MVC
14 21 (24.14%) Web Development
14 21 (24.14%) HTML5
15 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2016
15 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
16 18 (20.69%) Microservices
16 18 (20.69%) RedGate
16 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008

SSDT
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 16 (18.39%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) GitHub
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (81.61%) SQL Server
2 38 (43.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (36.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 32 (36.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (18.39%) OLAP
7 16 (18.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
9 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (10.34%) OLTP
10 9 (10.34%) Power BI
11 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
12 6 (6.90%) PowerPivot
13 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
14 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (4.60%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (4.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
3 12 (13.79%) JIRA
4 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
5 9 (10.34%) tSQLt
6 4 (4.60%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.30%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.30%) Subversion
8 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.15%) JUnit
8 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.49%) Electronics
3 10 (11.49%) Manufacturing
3 10 (11.49%) Marketing
4 9 (10.34%) Banking
5 7 (8.05%) Retail
6 6 (6.90%) Advertising
6 6 (6.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (66.67%) Developer
2 26 (29.89%) DBA
3 24 (27.59%) SQL DBA
4 19 (21.84%) Senior Developer
4 19 (21.84%) SQL Developer
5 17 (19.54%) Web Developer
6 16 (18.39%) Applications Developer
6 16 (18.39%) Web Applications Developer
7 12 (13.79%) Analyst
7 12 (13.79%) Senior Applications Developer
7 12 (13.79%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 12 (13.79%) Senior Web Developer
8 11 (12.64%) Administrator
8 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
9 8 (9.20%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (8.05%) Database Analyst
10 7 (8.05%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (6.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) .NET
2 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET
3 21 (24.14%) CSS
3 21 (24.14%) HTML
3 21 (24.14%) HTML5
4 16 (18.39%) Ajax
4 16 (18.39%) CSS3
4 16 (18.39%) Kendo UI
5 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.75%) Akka
7 5 (5.75%) Entity Framework
7 5 (5.75%) JSON
7 5 (5.75%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (5.75%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (5.75%) ReactiveX
7 5 (5.75%) Sass
7 5 (5.75%) SignalR
7 5 (5.75%) Task Parallel Library
7 5 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Clustering
2 8 (9.20%) Replication
3 7 (8.05%) Fintech
3 7 (8.05%) NHS
4 6 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.60%) Social Media
7 2 (2.30%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.15%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (29.89%) ETL
3 26 (29.89%) SOLID
4 21 (24.14%) MVC
4 21 (24.14%) Web Development
5 18 (20.69%) Microservices
6 16 (18.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (18.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.64%) Data Modelling
8 10 (11.49%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (11.49%) Programme Management
9 9 (10.34%) Business Development
9 9 (10.34%) Data Analysis
10 8 (9.20%) Load Balancing
11 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.05%) ETL Development
12 6 (6.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (72.41%) SQL
2 37 (42.53%) T-SQL
3 32 (36.78%) C#
4 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (5.75%) F#
7 5 (5.75%) XAML
8 2 (2.30%) Java
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) MCP
1 16 (18.39%) MCPD
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (78.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.69%) RedGate
3 10 (11.49%) SAP
4 8 (9.20%) Oracle
5 7 (8.05%) Teradata
6 5 (5.75%) Xamarin
7 4 (4.60%) Sybase
7 4 (4.60%) Tableau