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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 299 329 324
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -5
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 9 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.040% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year
- -10.44%
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
2915 3685 3255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.98% 29.76% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 3171 2898
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 28 (100.00%) SQL
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (42.86%) TDD
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
4 12 (42.86%) C#
5 11 (39.29%) MVC
5 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
7 9 (32.14%) Cognos
7 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) MDX
7 9 (32.14%) QlikView
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) Scrum
9 7 (25.00%) OOD
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) OOP
9 7 (25.00%) LINQ
9 7 (25.00%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (32.14%) QlikView
4 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (25.00%) RavenDB
6 5 (17.86%) Big Data
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Head of Data Management
6 4 (14.29%) Data Manager
7 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (10.71%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (32.14%) MDX
4 7 (25.00%) LINQ
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.71%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (7.14%) Ember.js
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.57%) OAuth
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 11 (39.29%) MVC
3 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) OOP
4 7 (25.00%) OOD
4 7 (25.00%) Web Development
4 7 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) Data Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Information Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) API Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
3 12 (42.86%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Cognos
3 2 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft