The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 790 837 824
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -13
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 76 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.036% 0.057%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68 35 57
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Azure SQL Database
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32614 31496 34655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.57% 31.51% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27689 27581 30755
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in England

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in England

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

Azure SQL Database Salary Trend in England

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Azure SQL Database Salary Histogram in England

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 35 £56,000 +1.81% 5
South East +17 25 £45,000 -25.00%
West Midlands - 6 - -
East of England - 5 £35,000 -
North West -21 4 £32,500 -10.95% 1
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Azure SQL Database
UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (94.81%) SQL
3 110 (81.48%) .NET
4 101 (74.81%) C#
5 93 (68.89%) SQL Server
6 87 (64.44%) ASP.NET
7 83 (61.48%) HTML
8 82 (60.74%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (57.78%) CSS
10 77 (57.04%) Windows
11 74 (54.81%) JavaScript
12 71 (52.59%) jQuery
13 65 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 60 (44.44%) TDD
14 60 (44.44%) Microsoft
15 56 (41.48%) MVC
16 54 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
17 53 (39.26%) .NET Framework
18 43 (31.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 43 (31.85%) AngularJS
19 41 (30.37%) ASP.NET Web API
20 40 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
20 40 (29.63%) Web Services
21 39 (28.89%) Finance
21 39 (28.89%) Domain-Driven Design
22 37 (27.41%) Unit Testing
22 37 (27.41%) Apache
23 36 (26.67%) SOA
24 35 (25.93%) IIS
24 35 (25.93%) NoSQL

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 37 (27.41%) Apache
2 35 (25.93%) IIS
3 29 (21.48%) NServiceBus
3 29 (21.48%) WordPress
4 9 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.19%) Apache Pig
6 6 (4.44%) SAS
7 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (19.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.93%) Mingle
3 6 (4.44%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 135 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (19.26%) PaaS
3 6 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) HTTP
2 6 (4.44%) DMZ
2 6 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (1.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (68.89%) SQL Server
2 40 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (25.93%) NoSQL
4 31 (22.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (21.48%) RavenDB
6 22 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (16.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (15.56%) Hadoop
8 19 (14.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (10.37%) MongoDB
10 13 (9.63%) Big Data
11 12 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (6.67%) MySQL
14 7 (5.19%) Apache Hive
14 7 (5.19%) Couchbase
15 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (4.44%) OLAP
15 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (21.48%) Jasmine
1 29 (21.48%) NCrunch
1 29 (21.48%) TeamCity
1 29 (21.48%) Git (software)
1 29 (21.48%) ReSharper
1 29 (21.48%) Subversion
2 25 (18.52%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.93%) Bugzilla
4 8 (5.93%) JIRA
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.48%) MSBuild
General
1 39 (28.89%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Back Office
3 8 (5.93%) Advertising
4 5 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (73.33%) Developer
2 62 (45.93%) .NET Developer
3 44 (32.59%) C# Developer
3 44 (32.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 40 (29.63%) Senior Developer
5 29 (21.48%) Senior .NET Developer
6 17 (12.59%) DBA
7 12 (8.89%) Administrator
7 12 (8.89%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (7.41%) Senior DBA
9 9 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
9 9 (6.67%) SQL DBA
10 8 (5.93%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.93%) Technical Project Manager
10 8 (5.93%) Technical Manager
10 8 (5.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Web Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Architect
12 6 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (81.48%) .NET
2 87 (64.44%) ASP.NET
3 83 (61.48%) HTML
4 78 (57.78%) CSS
5 71 (52.59%) jQuery
6 65 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (39.26%) .NET Framework
8 43 (31.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 43 (31.85%) AngularJS
9 41 (30.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 40 (29.63%) Web Services
11 35 (25.93%) HTML5
12 33 (24.44%) WCF
13 30 (22.22%) MSMQ
13 30 (22.22%) Backbone.js
13 30 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
14 29 (21.48%) PhoneGap
14 29 (21.48%) Ember.js
14 29 (21.48%) LESS
14 29 (21.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 29 (21.48%) User Experience
3 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.89%) Telematics
5 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.67%) GIS
6 8 (5.93%) Mathematics
7 7 (5.19%) Replication
8 6 (4.44%) Visualisation
8 6 (4.44%) Remote Sensing
8 6 (4.44%) Blog
9 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (57.04%) Windows
2 32 (23.70%) Android
3 31 (22.96%) Apple iOS
4 29 (21.48%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (60.74%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (44.44%) TDD
3 56 (41.48%) MVC
4 54 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (28.89%) Domain-Driven Design
6 37 (27.41%) Unit Testing
7 36 (26.67%) SOA
8 35 (25.93%) Infrastructure Management
9 32 (23.70%) Android Development
10 31 (22.96%) iOS Development
11 29 (21.48%) Mobile Application Development
11 29 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (21.48%) Pair Programming
12 26 (19.26%) Data Modelling
13 22 (16.30%) Scrum
14 18 (13.33%) OO
15 16 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (11.85%) Multithreading
16 15 (11.11%) BDD
17 13 (9.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (94.81%) SQL
2 101 (74.81%) C#
3 74 (54.81%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.04%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.93%) Perl
6 8 (5.93%) PHP
6 8 (5.93%) Ruby
6 8 (5.93%) Groovy
7 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.22%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.85%) Degree
3 6 (4.44%) MCSD
4 3 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) UAG
Vendors
1 60 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.96%) Xamarin
2 31 (22.96%) Red Gate
2 31 (22.96%) Google
3 13 (9.63%) Oracle
4 7 (5.19%) MapR
5 6 (4.44%) VMware
5 6 (4.44%) Tableau
6 5 (3.70%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.22%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.22%) Open Text
7 3 (2.22%) ESRI
8 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.48%) Facebook
9 1 (0.74%) Alterian
9 1 (0.74%) Dell
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe
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