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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 288 331 318
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -13
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 19 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.079% 0.050%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 6
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
2988 3632 3315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.39% 28.85% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2601 3149 2959
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 36 (100.00%) SQL
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 24 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 24 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (63.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (52.78%) Oracle
7 17 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (47.22%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (47.22%) MDX
8 15 (41.67%) QlikView
9 14 (38.89%) Cognos
9 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
10 11 (30.56%) .NET
10 11 (30.56%) C#
10 11 (30.56%) HTML
10 11 (30.56%) TDD
11 10 (27.78%) LINQ
11 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
12 7 (19.44%) MVC
12 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
12 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
12 7 (19.44%) jQuery
12 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (19.44%) Scrum
12 7 (19.44%) BDD
13 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
13 6 (16.67%) RavenDB

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (13.89%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (63.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (41.67%) QlikView
7 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
8 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
9 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
9 6 (16.67%) RavenDB
9 6 (16.67%) Big Data
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
11 4 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.89%) Grunt
2 4 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (19.44%) SQL DBA
4 7 (19.44%) DBA
5 6 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Director
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Report Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Business Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Head of Data Management
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) MDX
2 11 (30.56%) HTML
2 11 (30.56%) .NET
3 10 (27.78%) LINQ
4 7 (19.44%) jQuery
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
5 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (13.89%) HTML5
6 5 (13.89%) CSS3
6 5 (13.89%) CSS
6 5 (13.89%) XML
6 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.89%) JSON
7 4 (11.11%) Zepto.js
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (11.11%) Express
7 4 (11.11%) SignalR
7 4 (11.11%) SVG
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 7 (19.44%) MVC
3 7 (19.44%) Scrum
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) BDD
4 6 (16.67%) OOP
4 6 (16.67%) OOD
4 6 (16.67%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 11 (30.56%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 4 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) Cognos
3 4 (11.11%) Facebook