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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 296 337 327
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -10
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 13 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.064% 0.041%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 4
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
2954 3806 3234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.87% 30.21% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2561 3295 2837
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 £77,500 £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 6 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 6 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 32 (100.00%) SQL
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (43.75%) TDD
5 14 (43.75%) C#
5 14 (43.75%) .NET
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
6 13 (40.63%) MVC
6 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (37.50%) Oracle
7 12 (37.50%) QlikView
7 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (34.38%) MDX
8 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (34.38%) Cognos
8 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
9 10 (31.25%) BDD
9 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 10 (31.25%) Scrum
9 10 (31.25%) jQuery
10 9 (28.13%) LINQ
10 9 (28.13%) Web Development
10 9 (28.13%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (37.50%) QlikView
6 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
7 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
7 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
7 9 (28.13%) RavenDB
8 5 (15.63%) Big Data
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) Grunt
1 1 (3.13%) gulp
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) Senior Developer
5 9 (28.13%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
6 4 (12.50%) Head of Data Management
6 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Data Manager
6 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (9.38%) DBA
7 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
7 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (34.38%) MDX
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
5 10 (31.25%) jQuery
6 9 (28.13%) LINQ
7 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.38%) JSON
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) WCF
9 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.13%) HTML5
10 1 (3.13%) WPF
10 1 (3.13%) CSS
10 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) TDD
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
3 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) BDD
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) OOD
5 9 (28.13%) OOP
5 9 (28.13%) Web Development
6 4 (12.50%) Data Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.50%) Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.25%) API Integration
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 14 (43.75%) C#
4 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Cognos
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) EPiServer