The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 278 338 312
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -26
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 15 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.11% 0.026%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 0.36% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 2
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 £60,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £48,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £72,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Azure SQL Database
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2928 3836 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 30.23% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2542 3336 2666
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the City of London region.

Azure SQL Database Salary Trend in the City of London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Azure SQL Database Salary Histogram in the City of London

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database.

1 29 (100.00%) SQL
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (96.55%) SQL Server
3 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (44.83%) QlikView
7 13 (44.83%) Oracle
8 12 (41.38%) Cognos
8 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (41.38%) MDX
8 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
9 10 (34.48%) TDD
9 10 (34.48%) .NET
9 10 (34.48%) C#
10 9 (31.03%) HTML
11 8 (27.59%) Scrum
11 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (27.59%) LINQ
11 8 (27.59%) jQuery
11 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
11 8 (27.59%) MVC
11 8 (27.59%) BDD
11 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
12 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
12 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (44.83%) QlikView
6 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
7 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
8 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
8 7 (24.14%) RavenDB
9 5 (17.24%) Big Data
10 1 (3.45%) MySQL
10 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Grunt
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Head of Data Management
5 4 (13.79%) Data Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Leader
6 3 (10.34%) DBA
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Director
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) MDX
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 8 (27.59%) LINQ
4 8 (27.59%) jQuery
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.90%) CSS3
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) WCF
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) SVG
7 1 (3.45%) WPF
7 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) BDD
4 7 (24.14%) OOD
4 7 (24.14%) OOP
4 7 (24.14%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Information Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Data Management
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) T-SQL
3 10 (34.48%) C#
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Facebook