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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 854 815 847
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 47 55 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.051% 0.045%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 48
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
36226 33693 36282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 31.42% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30604 29098 31928
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 August 2014 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 21 August 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
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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 -19 47 £47,500 -13.63% 8
London -33 22 £56,000 +1.81% 6
South East - 16 £45,000 -
Surrey - 12 £45,000 -
Leatherhead - 12 £45,000 -
City of London -6 11 £56,000 -13.84% 3
Birmingham +8 6 - -
West Midlands -1 6 - -
Hampshire - 4 £57,500 -
Manchester -9 1 £32,500 -10.95% 1
Wigan -14 1 £32,500 -10.95% 1
North West -22 1 £32,500 -10.95% 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Enfield - 1 £42,500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (97.48%) SQL
3 88 (73.95%) SQL Server
4 87 (73.11%) .NET
5 80 (67.23%) C#
6 75 (63.03%) Windows
7 73 (61.34%) ASP.NET
8 69 (57.98%) JavaScript
9 67 (56.30%) HTML
10 61 (51.26%) CSS
10 61 (51.26%) jQuery
10 61 (51.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (45.38%) TDD
12 49 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
13 48 (40.34%) Microsoft
14 44 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (36.13%) MVC
16 41 (34.45%) .NET Framework
17 39 (32.77%) Domain-Driven Design
18 38 (31.93%) Apache
18 38 (31.93%) Finance
19 37 (31.09%) Web Services
20 35 (29.41%) SOA
20 35 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
21 34 (28.57%) NoSQL
21 34 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 34 (28.57%) Mobile App
21 34 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
22 33 (27.73%) AngularJS
22 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET Web API

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 38 (31.93%) Apache
2 30 (25.21%) IIS
3 28 (23.53%) WordPress
3 28 (23.53%) NServiceBus
4 13 (10.92%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.04%) SAS
6 5 (4.20%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.84%) CMS
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.40%) Mingle
2 10 (8.40%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 119 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (19.33%) PaaS
3 8 (6.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.84%) Heroku
4 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.13%) HTTP
2 8 (6.72%) DNS
3 6 (5.04%) DMZ
4 2 (1.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (73.95%) SQL Server
2 35 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 28 (23.53%) RavenDB
5 27 (22.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (17.65%) Hadoop
7 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (13.45%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (10.08%) MongoDB
9 11 (9.24%) Big Data
9 11 (9.24%) MySQL
10 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (5.04%) OLAP
13 6 (5.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (4.20%) Couchbase
14 5 (4.20%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 28 (23.53%) Subversion
1 28 (23.53%) ReSharper
1 28 (23.53%) TeamCity
1 28 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 28 (23.53%) Jasmine
1 28 (23.53%) NCrunch
2 16 (13.45%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.40%) Bugzilla
4 10 (8.40%) JIRA
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.68%) MSBuild
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Back Office
3 10 (8.40%) Advertising
4 5 (4.20%) Automotive
4 5 (4.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (63.03%) Developer
2 49 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 40 (33.61%) C# Developer
3 40 (33.61%) C# .NET Developer
4 32 (26.89%) Senior Developer
5 26 (21.85%) Senior .NET Developer
6 18 (15.13%) DBA
7 16 (13.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (9.24%) SQL DBA
8 11 (9.24%) Agile C# Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Technical Manager
9 10 (8.40%) Project Manager
9 10 (8.40%) Technical Project Manager
10 8 (6.72%) Administrator
11 7 (5.88%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Architect
12 6 (5.04%) Consultant
12 6 (5.04%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (73.11%) .NET
2 73 (61.34%) ASP.NET
3 67 (56.30%) HTML
4 61 (51.26%) CSS
4 61 (51.26%) jQuery
4 61 (51.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (34.45%) .NET Framework
6 37 (31.09%) Web Services
7 34 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 33 (27.73%) AngularJS
8 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (26.89%) WCF
10 29 (24.37%) Backbone.js
10 29 (24.37%) KnockoutJS
10 29 (24.37%) MSMQ
11 28 (23.53%) PhoneGap
11 28 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 28 (23.53%) LESS
11 28 (23.53%) Ember.js
11 28 (23.53%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.08%) Telematics
3 10 (8.40%) Visualisation
3 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.72%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.88%) GIS
6 6 (5.04%) Blog
6 6 (5.04%) Remote Sensing
7 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.52%) Replication
9 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.84%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 75 (63.03%) Windows
2 29 (24.37%) Android
3 28 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 28 (23.53%) Windows Phone
4 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.38%) TDD
2 49 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
3 44 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (36.13%) MVC
5 39 (32.77%) Domain-Driven Design
6 35 (29.41%) SOA
7 34 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 32 (26.89%) Unit Testing
9 29 (24.37%) Android Development
10 28 (23.53%) iOS Development
10 28 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
10 28 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (23.53%) Pair Programming
11 27 (22.69%) Data Modelling
12 21 (17.65%) OO
12 21 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (15.13%) Scrum
14 17 (14.29%) Multithreading
15 14 (11.76%) Risk Management
16 13 (10.92%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 116 (97.48%) SQL
2 80 (67.23%) C#
3 69 (57.98%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.17%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.40%) Ruby
5 10 (8.40%) Groovy
5 10 (8.40%) Perl
5 10 (8.40%) PHP
6 8 (6.72%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.52%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.45%) Degree
3 6 (5.04%) MCSD
4 3 (2.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.84%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Nagios
1 1 (0.84%) Opsview
Vendors
1 48 (40.34%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.21%) Google
2 30 (25.21%) Red Gate
3 28 (23.53%) Xamarin
4 10 (8.40%) Tableau
5 9 (7.56%) Oracle
6 8 (6.72%) VMware
7 7 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.20%) MapR
9 3 (2.52%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.68%) Facebook
11 1 (0.84%) ESRI
11 1 (0.84%) Open Text
11 1 (0.84%) Adobe
11 1 (0.84%) Dell
11 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
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