The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 213 249 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 18 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.13% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 0
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -28.57%
Azure SQL Database
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1750 2319 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.42% 33.00% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 2013 2284
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Azure SQL Database Salary Trend in the North West

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Manchester +31 16 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 Server
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (82.14%) C#
2 23 (82.14%) SQL
3 22 (78.57%) Software Engineering
4 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (60.71%) MVC
4 17 (60.71%) .NET
4 17 (60.71%) HTML
4 17 (60.71%) Java
4 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
4 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
4 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
4 17 (60.71%) CSS
4 17 (60.71%) Web Services
4 17 (60.71%) N-Tier
4 17 (60.71%) SOA
4 17 (60.71%) HTTP
4 17 (60.71%) Internet
4 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (60.71%) Entity Framework
4 17 (60.71%) Node.js
4 17 (60.71%) REST
4 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (60.71%) NoSQL
4 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
4 17 (60.71%) SignalR
4 17 (60.71%) TypeScript
4 17 (60.71%) .NET Framework

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (60.71%) Node.js
2 6 (21.43%) TWiki
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) HTTP
1 17 (60.71%) Internet
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (21.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) C# Software Engineer
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Server Support
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Customer Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Customer Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
1 17 (60.71%) .NET Framework
1 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
1 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
1 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC
1 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET Web API
1 17 (60.71%) CSS
1 17 (60.71%) Entity Framework
1 17 (60.71%) HTML
1 17 (60.71%) Java EE
1 17 (60.71%) REST
1 17 (60.71%) SignalR
1 17 (60.71%) Web Services
2 16 (57.14%) WinForms
2 16 (57.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) N-Tier
2 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (21.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Multithreading
2 17 (60.71%) MVC
2 17 (60.71%) SOA
3 16 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 16 (57.14%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) Time Management
5 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 17 (60.71%) TypeScript
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) CCDP
1 6 (21.43%) CCNA
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
1 6 (21.43%) MCP
1 6 (21.43%) MCSE
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
2 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 6 (21.43%) VirtualBox
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
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