The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 855 873 945
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +72
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 77 74 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.069% 0.050%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 72 69 53
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29874 34494 38472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.31% 32.35% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25504 29112 32994
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend

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

Azure SQL Database Salary Trend in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Azure SQL Database Salary Histogram in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 66 £50,000 +11.11% 8
London +31 27 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South West +15 12 £48,000 +37.14%
North West - 11 £47,500 - 3
Gloucestershire - 10 £48,000 -
Cheltenham - 10 £48,000 -
Manchester - 9 £47,500 - 2
East Midlands - 8 £33,000 - 1
City of London +36 7 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South East +3 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £28,750 -
Kettering - 6 £28,750 -
Berkshire +12 4 £42,500 +41.66%
Cheadle - 4 £47,500 - 1
Scotland - 3 £35,000 -
East of England +26 2 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Luton +5 2 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Bedfordshire +2 2 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Merseyside - 2 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £51,250 -
Derbyshire - 2 £51,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £51,250 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £51,250 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £51,250 -
Croydon - 2 £41,250 -
Derby - 2 £51,250 -
Reading +11 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Bristol 0 1 - -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 166 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 155 (93.37%) SQL
3 104 (62.65%) Microsoft
4 95 (57.23%) .NET
5 88 (53.01%) C#
6 87 (52.41%) MVC
7 83 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 81 (48.80%) SQL Server
9 71 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (36.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (34.34%) AngularJS
12 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 54 (32.53%) Windows
14 52 (31.33%) JavaScript
15 47 (28.31%) TDD
16 38 (22.89%) Software Engineering
17 37 (22.29%) Visual Studio
18 34 (20.48%) .NET Framework
19 32 (19.28%) NoSQL
20 31 (18.67%) HTML
21 30 (18.07%) OO
22 29 (17.47%) MS Excel
22 29 (17.47%) MongoDB
23 28 (16.87%) CSS
24 27 (16.27%) Web Services
24 27 (16.27%) SignalR
25 26 (15.66%) Mentoring
25 26 (15.66%) Entity Framework
26 25 (15.06%) REST
27 23 (13.86%) KnockoutJS

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.64%) Node.js
2 13 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.61%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.20%) SAS
5 2 (1.20%) TWiki
5 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (17.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (3.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 166 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (10.24%) IaaS
4 12 (7.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (7.23%) PaaS
5 10 (6.02%) GitHub
6 8 (4.82%) Office 365
6 8 (4.82%) SaaS
7 4 (2.41%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.81%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.81%) Yammer
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.60%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.64%) Internet
2 15 (9.04%) HTTP
3 5 (3.01%) Firewall
4 3 (1.81%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.60%) NFC
6 1 (0.60%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (48.80%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.28%) NoSQL
3 29 (17.47%) MongoDB
4 20 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (4.22%) MySQL
9 7 (4.22%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.22%) Redis
9 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.61%) Power BI
10 6 (3.61%) RavenDB
10 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (22.29%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.42%) NUnit
5 7 (4.22%) JIRA
5 7 (4.22%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.22%) YouTrack
5 7 (4.22%) ZenHub
6 6 (3.61%) Subversion
7 3 (1.81%) ERwin
7 3 (1.81%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.20%) Moq
8 2 (1.20%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.60%) JUnit
9 1 (0.60%) Maven
9 1 (0.60%) NSubstitute
General
1 8 (4.82%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Retail
3 2 (1.20%) Legal
3 2 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Games
4 1 (0.60%) Law
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (49.40%) Developer
2 55 (33.13%) .NET Developer
3 51 (30.72%) C# Developer
4 41 (24.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (19.28%) Consultant
6 22 (13.25%) Software Engineer
7 21 (12.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (12.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (12.05%) Senior Software Engineer
9 15 (9.04%) .NET Software Engineer
10 14 (8.43%) C# Software Engineer
10 14 (8.43%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 14 (8.43%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 14 (8.43%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (7.83%) Software Developer
12 11 (6.63%) SharePoint Consultant
13 10 (6.02%) Azure Consultant
13 10 (6.02%) Azure Developer
14 9 (5.42%) .NET Software Developer
14 9 (5.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (57.23%) .NET
2 83 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 60 (36.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (34.34%) AngularJS
5 56 (33.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (20.48%) .NET Framework
7 31 (18.67%) HTML
8 28 (16.87%) CSS
9 27 (16.27%) SignalR
9 27 (16.27%) Web Services
10 26 (15.66%) Entity Framework
11 25 (15.06%) REST
12 23 (13.86%) KnockoutJS
13 21 (12.65%) WPF
14 20 (12.05%) WinForms
15 19 (11.45%) Ember.js
16 18 (10.84%) Backbone.js
17 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 17 (10.24%) Spine.js
18 16 (9.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) N-Tier
2 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.61%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.61%) Replication
4 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.01%) User Experience
5 4 (2.41%) Clustering
5 4 (2.41%) Fintech
5 4 (2.41%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.81%) Blog
6 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.53%) Windows
2 9 (5.42%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.61%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (52.41%) MVC
2 71 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (28.31%) TDD
4 38 (22.89%) Software Engineering
5 30 (18.07%) OO
6 26 (15.66%) Mentoring
7 21 (12.65%) SOA
8 19 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (10.84%) Web Development
10 16 (9.64%) Multithreading
11 15 (9.04%) OOD
11 15 (9.04%) Scrum
12 14 (8.43%) Migration
13 12 (7.23%) ETL
14 11 (6.63%) BDD
14 11 (6.63%) OOP
14 11 (6.63%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.02%) Automated Testing
15 10 (6.02%) SOLID
16 9 (5.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 155 (93.37%) SQL
2 88 (53.01%) C#
3 52 (31.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.84%) TypeScript
5 16 (9.64%) Java
6 14 (8.43%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.42%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.82%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.61%) F#
10 3 (1.81%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.81%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.60%) R
12 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.64%) SC Cleared
2 16 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.82%) Degree
3 8 (4.82%) MCSE
4 5 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.41%) ISEB
5 4 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.81%) CCNP
7 2 (1.20%) CCDP
7 2 (1.20%) CCNA
7 2 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) QA
2 4 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.43%) Active Directory
1 14 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) Windows Intune
2 3 (1.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 104 (62.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) VMware
3 8 (4.82%) Citrix
3 8 (4.82%) Google
4 7 (4.22%) Cisco
4 7 (4.22%) Rally
5 5 (3.01%) Adobe
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle
6 4 (2.41%) RedGate
7 3 (1.81%) Alteryx
7 3 (1.81%) Informatica
8 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.20%) Talend
8 2 (1.20%) Trillium
9 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.60%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.60%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.60%) Tableau
9 1 (0.60%) Yahoo!
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