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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 870 900 949
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +49
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 86 79 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.071% 0.038%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 74 40
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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
31556 35367 38866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.85% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26964 29868 32999
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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
England +5 77 £50,000 +11.11% 11
London -4 24 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South East +19 20 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Berkshire +22 14 £53,750 +79.16%
South West +7 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West - 9 £42,500 - 4
Gloucestershire - 9 £48,000 -
Manchester - 9 £42,500 - 3
Cheltenham - 9 £48,000 -
Reading +30 8 £52,500 +75.00%
East Midlands - 8 £50,000 -
City of London +37 6 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Derby - 5 £50,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Cheadle - 4 £47,500 - 1
Wokingham - 4 £58,500 -
East of England +10 3 £75,000 +66.66%
Scotland -3 3 £35,000 -25.53%
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Kettering - 3 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £50,000 -
Luton 0 2 £75,000 +66.66%
Bedfordshire -5 2 £75,000 +66.66%
Glasgow -8 2 £35,000 -25.53%
Surrey -34 2 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £47,500 -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 150 (93.75%) SQL
3 95 (59.38%) .NET
4 93 (58.13%) Microsoft
5 87 (54.38%) C#
5 87 (54.38%) MVC
6 85 (53.13%) SQL Server
7 82 (51.25%) ASP.NET
8 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (35.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (35.00%) AngularJS
10 56 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 56 (35.00%) JavaScript
11 51 (31.88%) TDD
12 50 (31.25%) Windows
13 41 (25.63%) Software Engineering
14 37 (23.13%) NoSQL
15 35 (21.88%) .NET Framework
16 33 (20.63%) Visual Studio
17 32 (20.00%) HTML
18 31 (19.38%) OO
19 29 (18.13%) CSS
20 28 (17.50%) Mentoring
21 27 (16.88%) Entity Framework
21 27 (16.88%) SignalR
21 27 (16.88%) Web Services
22 25 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
23 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
23 24 (15.00%) REST
24 23 (14.38%) MongoDB

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 18 (11.25%) Node.js
2 13 (8.13%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.13%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.25%) SAS
5 2 (1.25%) TWiki
6 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 160 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (9.38%) IaaS
4 10 (6.25%) PaaS
4 10 (6.25%) SaaS
5 9 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.63%) GitHub
6 8 (5.00%) Office 365
7 4 (2.50%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.88%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.88%) Yammer
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.25%) Internet
2 17 (10.63%) HTTP
3 5 (3.13%) Firewall
4 3 (1.88%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.25%) VPN
6 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.63%) NFC
6 1 (0.63%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 37 (23.13%) NoSQL
3 23 (14.38%) MongoDB
4 16 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.63%) RavenDB
6 9 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.38%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.38%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (3.75%) Power BI
9 6 (3.75%) Redis
9 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.13%) Big Data
10 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (20.63%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.75%) JIRA
4 6 (3.75%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.75%) YouTrack
4 6 (3.75%) ZenHub
5 5 (3.13%) NUnit
5 5 (3.13%) Subversion
6 3 (1.88%) ERwin
6 3 (1.88%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.25%) Moq
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.63%) JUnit
8 1 (0.63%) Maven
8 1 (0.63%) NSubstitute
General
1 7 (4.38%) Finance
2 6 (3.75%) Retail
3 4 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (45.63%) Developer
2 52 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 46 (28.75%) C# Developer
4 39 (24.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (18.75%) Consultant
6 27 (16.88%) Software Engineer
7 25 (15.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 21 (13.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (11.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (10.63%) .NET Software Engineer
11 16 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 16 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 12 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
13 11 (6.88%) SharePoint Consultant
14 10 (6.25%) Azure Developer
15 9 (5.63%) Architect
15 9 (5.63%) Software Developer
16 8 (5.00%) Data Consultant
16 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (59.38%) .NET
2 82 (51.25%) ASP.NET
3 57 (35.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 56 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 35 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 32 (20.00%) HTML
7 29 (18.13%) CSS
8 27 (16.88%) Entity Framework
8 27 (16.88%) SignalR
8 27 (16.88%) Web Services
9 24 (15.00%) REST
10 23 (14.38%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (13.13%) Ember.js
12 20 (12.50%) WPF
13 19 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 19 (11.88%) Backbone.js
13 19 (11.88%) WinForms
14 18 (11.25%) Spine.js
15 17 (10.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) N-Tier
2 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.38%) Fintech
4 6 (3.75%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.13%) User Experience
6 3 (1.88%) Blog
6 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.88%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.25%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.25%) Windows
2 9 (5.63%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.75%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.25%) Linux
4 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (54.38%) MVC
2 73 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (31.88%) TDD
4 41 (25.63%) Software Engineering
5 31 (19.38%) OO
6 28 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 23 (14.38%) SOA
8 18 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (11.25%) Web Development
9 17 (10.63%) Multithreading
9 17 (10.63%) OOD
10 15 (9.38%) BDD
10 15 (9.38%) Scrum
11 14 (8.75%) OOP
12 13 (8.13%) SOLID
13 11 (6.88%) ETL
14 9 (5.63%) Analytics
14 9 (5.63%) Automated Testing
14 9 (5.63%) Data Modelling
15 8 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 150 (93.75%) SQL
2 87 (54.38%) C#
3 56 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.88%) TypeScript
5 18 (11.25%) Java
6 10 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.88%) F#
9 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.63%) R
10 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (8.75%) SC Cleared
1 14 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.00%) MCSE
4 7 (4.38%) Degree
5 5 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.50%) ISEB
6 4 (2.50%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.88%) CCNP
8 2 (1.25%) CCDP
8 2 (1.25%) CCNA
8 2 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Windows Intune
2 3 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.88%) Puppet
2 3 (1.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 93 (58.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.00%) VMware
3 8 (5.00%) Citrix
4 7 (4.38%) Cisco
4 7 (4.38%) Google
5 6 (3.75%) Rally
6 5 (3.13%) Adobe
6 5 (3.13%) Oracle
7 4 (2.50%) Informatica
8 3 (1.88%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.25%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.25%) Talend
9 2 (1.25%) Trillium
10 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.63%) BT
10 1 (0.63%) Cognos
10 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.63%) Teradata
10 1 (0.63%) Yahoo!
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