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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 805 835 818
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 78 72 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.061% 0.063%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 63 67
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
33660 36837 34371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.50% 31.37% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28405 31649 29731
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Azure SQL Database Salary Histogram in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 20 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 22 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
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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 +43 75 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South East +7 31 £45,000 - 1
London +43 28 £52,000 -25.71% 1
Surrey +24 27 £45,000 -
Leatherhead +8 25 £45,000 -
City of London +43 17 £50,000 -33.33%
South West - 5 £35,000 - 1
Bristol - 5 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +20 4 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +8 4 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East of England +12 3 £45,000 +31.38%
Huddersfield -3 3 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Luton - 2 £45,000 -
Reading - 2 £30,000 -
Wales - 2 £35,500 -
West Wales - 1 £36,000 -
Swansea - 1 £36,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £32,000 -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 149 (94.90%) SQL
3 127 (80.89%) SQL Server
4 103 (65.61%) .NET
5 90 (57.32%) C#
6 80 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (47.13%) T-SQL
8 73 (46.50%) Microsoft
9 71 (45.22%) TDD
10 66 (42.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 65 (41.40%) .NET Framework
12 63 (40.13%) JavaScript
12 63 (40.13%) Windows
13 57 (36.31%) Web Services
13 57 (36.31%) Entity Framework
14 54 (34.39%) ASP.NET
15 51 (32.48%) MS Excel
16 50 (31.85%) MVC
17 49 (31.21%) HTML
17 49 (31.21%) Unit Testing
18 48 (30.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 46 (29.30%) AngularJS
20 44 (28.03%) Performance Tuning
20 44 (28.03%) WCF
21 43 (27.39%) CSS
22 42 (26.75%) Scrum
22 42 (26.75%) Finance
22 42 (26.75%) ASP.NET MVC
23 40 (25.48%) jQuery
24 37 (23.57%) Pair Programming

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 33 (21.02%) NServiceBus
2 17 (10.83%) IIS
3 14 (8.92%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.10%) Apache
4 8 (5.10%) WordPress
5 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.18%) Node.js
5 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.55%) JBoss
7 3 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 51 (32.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 157 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) SAN
2 5 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (80.89%) SQL Server
2 48 (30.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (23.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (20.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (19.11%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (17.20%) RavenDB
6 27 (17.20%) NoSQL
7 26 (16.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (15.92%) Oracle Database
8 25 (15.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (14.01%) QlikView
10 14 (8.92%) MongoDB
11 12 (7.64%) Big Data
11 12 (7.64%) Redis
12 10 (6.37%) Event Store
13 9 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (5.73%) CouchDB
13 9 (5.73%) Couchbase
14 8 (5.10%) Relational Database
14 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (13.38%) TeamCity
2 19 (12.10%) NCrunch
2 19 (12.10%) ReSharper
3 17 (10.83%) Visual Studio
3 17 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.92%) Git (software)
5 13 (8.28%) Jasmine
6 11 (7.01%) Subversion
7 9 (5.73%) JSUnit
8 8 (5.10%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (3.82%) Firebug
10 4 (2.55%) NUnit
11 3 (1.91%) Grunt
11 3 (1.91%) Moq
12 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.64%) Selenium
12 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (26.75%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.91%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (75.16%) Developer
2 55 (35.03%) .NET Developer
3 34 (21.66%) C# Developer
4 26 (16.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (13.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (10.19%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.92%) DBA
8 13 (8.28%) SQL DBA
9 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (7.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (7.01%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.46%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.46%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (4.46%) Architect
12 6 (3.82%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (3.18%) Agile .NET Developer
13 5 (3.18%) Technical Leader
13 5 (3.18%) SQL Developer
14 4 (2.55%) Software Developer
14 4 (2.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (65.61%) .NET
2 66 (42.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 65 (41.40%) .NET Framework
4 57 (36.31%) Web Services
4 57 (36.31%) Entity Framework
5 54 (34.39%) ASP.NET
6 49 (31.21%) HTML
7 46 (29.30%) AngularJS
8 44 (28.03%) WCF
9 43 (27.39%) CSS
10 42 (26.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (25.48%) jQuery
12 31 (19.75%) KnockoutJS
13 30 (19.11%) HTML5
14 29 (18.47%) REST
15 22 (14.01%) LINQ
15 22 (14.01%) MDX
16 21 (13.38%) Durandal
17 19 (12.10%) Ember.js
18 18 (11.46%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) User Experience
2 11 (7.01%) Blog
3 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.10%) Podcast
5 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.46%) Replication
6 5 (3.18%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.55%) Clustering
7 4 (2.55%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
8 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.13%) Windows
2 17 (10.83%) Android
3 16 (10.19%) Apple iOS
4 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.10%) Windows Phone
6 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (45.22%) TDD
3 50 (31.85%) MVC
4 49 (31.21%) Unit Testing
5 44 (28.03%) Performance Tuning
6 42 (26.75%) Scrum
7 37 (23.57%) Pair Programming
7 37 (23.57%) Domain-Driven Design
7 37 (23.57%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (21.66%) SOA
9 26 (16.56%) Extreme Programming
9 26 (16.56%) Microservices
10 17 (10.83%) Infrastructure Management
10 17 (10.83%) Web Development
11 12 (7.64%) Data Modelling
11 12 (7.64%) OOP
12 11 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.01%) OO
12 11 (7.01%) CRM
12 11 (7.01%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 149 (94.90%) SQL
2 90 (57.32%) C#
3 74 (47.13%) T-SQL
4 63 (40.13%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.64%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.46%) Java
7 6 (3.82%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.18%) VB
9 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.64%) R
10 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.37%) Degree
2 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.27%) MCP
3 2 (1.27%) ISEB
3 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.27%) MCITP
4 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) Docker
2 5 (3.18%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) Puppet
1 11 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 73 (46.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.11%) Oracle
3 21 (13.38%) Cognos
4 19 (12.10%) Red Gate
5 9 (5.73%) Xamarin
6 8 (5.10%) Twitter
6 8 (5.10%) Google
7 5 (3.18%) VMware
8 4 (2.55%) Cisco
9 3 (1.91%) Facebook
10 2 (1.27%) SAP
10 2 (1.27%) Citrix
11 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.64%) Telerik
11 1 (0.64%) EMC
11 1 (0.64%) NetApp
11 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.64%) Sony
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