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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 824 857 806
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -51
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 80 63 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.053% 0.067%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 74 55 72
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%

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
34407 37704 35301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.15% 31.44% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29074 32113 30526
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Azure SQL Database Salary Histogram in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 18 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 5 May 2015. 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
England +63 78 £45,000 -14.28% 10
South East +28 34 £45,000 - 1
London +26 34 £50,000 -28.57% 6
Surrey +25 31 £45,000 -
Leatherhead +8 29 £45,000 -
City of London +43 19 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Bristol +1 4 £36,250 -14.70%
South West -6 4 £36,250 -14.70%
West Yorkshire +20 3 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +13 3 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East of England +12 2 £45,000 +31.38%
Huddersfield 0 2 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Luton - 2 £45,000 -
Reading - 2 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Scotland +17 1 £47,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £47,000 -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 163 (96.45%) SQL
3 137 (81.07%) SQL Server
4 115 (68.05%) .NET
5 100 (59.17%) C#
6 80 (47.34%) T-SQL
7 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (44.38%) Microsoft
9 72 (42.60%) TDD
9 72 (42.60%) .NET Framework
10 70 (41.42%) JavaScript
11 68 (40.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 65 (38.46%) Windows
13 61 (36.09%) ASP.NET
13 61 (36.09%) Web Services
14 58 (34.32%) HTML
15 56 (33.14%) CSS
15 56 (33.14%) Entity Framework
16 55 (32.54%) MS Excel
16 55 (32.54%) MVC
17 53 (31.36%) Unit Testing
18 51 (30.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 49 (28.99%) AngularJS
20 48 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
21 46 (27.22%) WCF
22 45 (26.63%) Performance Tuning
23 44 (26.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 42 (24.85%) jQuery
25 40 (23.67%) Finance
26 39 (23.08%) Scrum

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 34 (20.12%) NServiceBus
2 18 (10.65%) IIS
3 13 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.33%) WordPress
4 9 (5.33%) Node.js
4 9 (5.33%) Apache
5 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 55 (32.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 169 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (13.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.37%) SAN
3 1 (0.59%) NAS
3 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (81.07%) SQL Server
2 51 (30.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (26.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (22.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (21.30%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (18.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (18.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (16.57%) Oracle Database
9 27 (15.98%) RavenDB
9 27 (15.98%) NoSQL
10 26 (15.38%) QlikView
11 17 (10.06%) MongoDB
12 11 (6.51%) MySQL
12 11 (6.51%) Redis
13 10 (5.92%) Event Store
13 10 (5.92%) CouchDB
14 9 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (5.33%) Big Data
14 9 (5.33%) Couchbase
15 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (13.02%) TeamCity
2 21 (12.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (11.83%) ReSharper
3 20 (11.83%) NCrunch
4 18 (10.65%) Visual Studio
4 18 (10.65%) Git (software)
5 17 (10.06%) Jasmine
6 12 (7.10%) Subversion
7 11 (6.51%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (5.33%) JSUnit
9 6 (3.55%) Grunt
9 6 (3.55%) Firebug
10 3 (1.78%) NUnit
11 2 (1.18%) Moq
12 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.59%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.59%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.59%) Selenium
12 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (23.67%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Retail
3 7 (4.14%) Games
3 7 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.37%) Marketing
4 4 (2.37%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Local Government
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (76.33%) Developer
2 58 (34.32%) .NET Developer
3 40 (23.67%) C# Developer
4 31 (18.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 17 (10.06%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.06%) DBA
7 16 (9.47%) SQL DBA
8 15 (8.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (8.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.51%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (5.92%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.73%) Business Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Architect
12 6 (3.55%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (2.96%) Technical Director
13 5 (2.96%) Lead Developer
14 4 (2.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (68.05%) .NET
2 72 (42.60%) .NET Framework
3 68 (40.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 61 (36.09%) ASP.NET
4 61 (36.09%) Web Services
5 58 (34.32%) HTML
6 56 (33.14%) CSS
6 56 (33.14%) Entity Framework
7 49 (28.99%) AngularJS
8 48 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (27.22%) WCF
10 42 (24.85%) jQuery
11 33 (19.53%) HTML5
12 30 (17.75%) KnockoutJS
12 30 (17.75%) REST
13 27 (15.98%) MDX
14 26 (15.38%) LINQ
15 22 (13.02%) Durandal
16 19 (11.24%) LESS
16 19 (11.24%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.61%) User Experience
2 12 (7.10%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.51%) Blog
4 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.73%) Replication
5 8 (4.73%) Podcast
6 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.14%) Clustering
7 5 (2.96%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.37%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.59%) Social Media
10 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (38.46%) Windows
2 20 (11.83%) Android
3 18 (10.65%) Apple iOS
4 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.33%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (42.60%) TDD
3 55 (32.54%) MVC
4 53 (31.36%) Unit Testing
5 45 (26.63%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (23.08%) Scrum
6 39 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (22.49%) Pair Programming
7 38 (22.49%) Domain-Driven Design
8 36 (21.30%) SOA
9 26 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
9 26 (15.38%) Microservices
10 18 (10.65%) Web Development
10 18 (10.65%) Infrastructure Management
11 13 (7.69%) Android Development
12 12 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.51%) OOP
13 11 (6.51%) iOS Development
13 11 (6.51%) DevOps
14 10 (5.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 163 (96.45%) SQL
2 100 (59.17%) C#
3 80 (47.34%) T-SQL
4 70 (41.42%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.28%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.33%) Java
6 9 (5.33%) Objective-C
7 7 (4.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.55%) VB
9 3 (1.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (7.69%) Degree
2 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.18%) MCP
3 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.18%) ISEB
3 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.18%) MCITP
4 1 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.51%) Docker
2 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) Puppet
1 11 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 75 (44.38%) Microsoft
2 36 (21.30%) Oracle
3 25 (14.79%) Cognos
4 21 (12.43%) Red Gate
5 10 (5.92%) Xamarin
5 10 (5.92%) Google
6 9 (5.33%) Twitter
7 8 (4.73%) Facebook
8 5 (2.96%) VMware
9 4 (2.37%) Cisco
10 2 (1.18%) SAP
10 2 (1.18%) Citrix
10 2 (1.18%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.59%) Telerik
11 1 (0.59%) NetApp
11 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.59%) Sony
11 1 (0.59%) Adobe
11 1 (0.59%) EMC
UK
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago