The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 429 413 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 9 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.066% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 0
Average salary £47,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £59,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-36.44% +68.57%
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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6026 6685 7479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.97% 31.57% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5220 5688 6860
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Azure SQL Database Salary Trend in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Azure SQL Database Salary Histogram in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Surrey -6 8 £47,000 -21.66%
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 33 (100.00%) SQL
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (90.91%) .NET
4 29 (87.88%) C#
4 29 (87.88%) HTML
4 29 (87.88%) CSS
4 29 (87.88%) jQuery
5 28 (84.85%) AngularJS
6 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
7 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
7 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
7 18 (54.55%) Windows
7 18 (54.55%) TDD
7 18 (54.55%) Unit Testing
7 18 (54.55%) Android
7 18 (54.55%) Domain-Driven Design
7 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (54.55%) Apple iOS
7 18 (54.55%) Android Development
7 18 (54.55%) iOS Development
7 18 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (51.52%) IIS
8 17 (51.52%) Web Services
8 17 (51.52%) Apache
8 17 (51.52%) MSMQ
8 17 (51.52%) SOA
8 17 (51.52%) Finance
8 17 (51.52%) Pair Programming
8 17 (51.52%) Subversion

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (51.52%) IIS
1 17 (51.52%) Apache
1 17 (51.52%) WordPress
1 17 (51.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (42.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
2 17 (51.52%) RavenDB
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Subversion
1 17 (51.52%) ReSharper
1 17 (51.52%) TeamCity
1 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
1 17 (51.52%) Jasmine
1 17 (51.52%) NCrunch
2 14 (42.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (84.85%) .NET Developer
3 17 (51.52%) C# Developer
3 17 (51.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) HTML
2 29 (87.88%) CSS
2 29 (87.88%) jQuery
3 28 (84.85%) AngularJS
4 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 17 (51.52%) Web Services
5 17 (51.52%) MSMQ
5 17 (51.52%) .NET Framework
5 17 (51.52%) WCF
5 17 (51.52%) LINQ
5 17 (51.52%) PhoneGap
5 17 (51.52%) Backbone.js
5 17 (51.52%) KnockoutJS
5 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (51.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 17 (51.52%) LESS
5 17 (51.52%) Ember.js
5 17 (51.52%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) User Experience
2 16 (48.48%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
1 18 (54.55%) Android
1 18 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) TDD
2 18 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Domain-Driven Design
2 18 (54.55%) Android Development
2 18 (54.55%) iOS Development
2 18 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (51.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (51.52%) Pair Programming
3 17 (51.52%) SOA
4 16 (48.48%) Mobile Application Development
5 12 (36.36%) MVC
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) SQL
2 29 (87.88%) C#
3 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Google
1 17 (51.52%) Red Gate
1 17 (51.52%) Xamarin
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft