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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 800 854 847
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -7
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 97 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.033% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 64 31 37
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £59,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-36.44% +68.57%

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
33389 35123 37914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 32.08% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28656 29917 33820
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 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Azure SQL Database Salary Histogram in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 28 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 19 December 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 +55 91 £43,000 -21.81% 3
London +66 59 £56,250 +2.27% 1
City of London +45 16 £58,500 +17.00% 1
South East +6 10 £47,000 -21.66%
North West +2 10 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Surrey -6 8 £47,000 -21.66%
Wigan -3 6 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Manchester -10 6 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Swansea - 6 £37,500 -
West Wales - 6 £37,500 -
East of England - 6 £41,250 -
Wales - 6 £37,500 -
Leatherhead -8 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Devon - 5 £24,500 -
Essex - 5 £40,000 -
South West - 5 £24,500 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £30,000 -
Egham - 3 £47,000 -
Enfield - 3 £42,500 -
Mayfair - 3 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £39,725 -
Bicester - 1 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £39,250 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £39,250 -
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £39,250 -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (93.06%) SQL
3 137 (79.19%) SQL Server
4 128 (73.99%) .NET
5 118 (68.21%) C#
6 95 (54.91%) CSS
7 91 (52.60%) ASP.NET
8 90 (52.02%) HTML
9 76 (43.93%) JavaScript
10 70 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (39.88%) Microsoft
12 68 (39.31%) Windows
13 65 (37.57%) .NET Framework
14 63 (36.42%) jQuery
14 63 (36.42%) MVC
15 62 (35.84%) T-SQL
16 59 (34.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (33.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 52 (30.06%) SQL Server 2012
19 50 (28.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 49 (28.32%) TDD
21 47 (27.17%) AngularJS
22 45 (26.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 44 (25.43%) ASP.NET Web API
24 43 (24.86%) Web Services
24 43 (24.86%) Performance Tuning
25 42 (24.28%) Unit Testing
26 41 (23.70%) MS Excel
27 40 (23.12%) HTML5
28 38 (21.97%) SQL Server 2008

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (15.03%) IIS
2 18 (10.40%) Apache
2 18 (10.40%) NServiceBus
2 18 (10.40%) WordPress
3 10 (5.78%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (5.78%) CMS
4 8 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.62%) Apache Pig
4 8 (4.62%) Node.js
5 5 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 41 (23.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 173 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.09%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.62%) HTTP
2 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (79.19%) SQL Server
2 58 (33.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (30.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 50 (28.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (26.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (21.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (19.65%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (12.72%) Oracle Database
9 21 (12.14%) QlikView
10 18 (10.40%) MongoDB
10 18 (10.40%) NoSQL
10 18 (10.40%) RavenDB
11 12 (6.94%) Big Data
11 12 (6.94%) Hadoop
11 12 (6.94%) MySQL
12 8 (4.62%) InterSystems Cache
12 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (4.62%) Couchbase
12 8 (4.62%) Apache Hive
13 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (17.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (16.76%) Visual Studio
3 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 23 (13.29%) Jasmine
4 18 (10.40%) NCrunch
4 18 (10.40%) Subversion
4 18 (10.40%) ReSharper
4 18 (10.40%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.89%) Grunt
5 5 (2.89%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.73%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.58%) Moq
7 1 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 26 (15.03%) Finance
2 9 (5.20%) Marketing
3 7 (4.05%) Games
3 7 (4.05%) Retail
4 5 (2.89%) Automotive
5 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 135 (78.03%) Developer
2 62 (35.84%) .NET Developer
3 39 (22.54%) C# Developer
3 39 (22.54%) Senior Developer
4 36 (20.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (12.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 19 (10.98%) DBA
7 18 (10.40%) Business Developer
7 18 (10.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (9.83%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.36%) SQL Developer
10 11 (6.36%) SQL DBA
10 11 (6.36%) Administrator
10 11 (6.36%) Senior DBA
11 10 (5.78%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.62%) Senior SQL Developer
12 8 (4.62%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (4.05%) SQL Server DBA
13 7 (4.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (73.99%) .NET
2 95 (54.91%) CSS
3 91 (52.60%) ASP.NET
4 90 (52.02%) HTML
5 65 (37.57%) .NET Framework
6 63 (36.42%) jQuery
7 59 (34.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (27.17%) AngularJS
9 44 (25.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (24.86%) Web Services
11 40 (23.12%) HTML5
12 34 (19.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 26 (15.03%) MDX
13 26 (15.03%) Ajax
13 26 (15.03%) KnockoutJS
14 25 (14.45%) LINQ
14 25 (14.45%) CSS3
15 24 (13.87%) WCF
16 21 (12.14%) Durandal
17 20 (11.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.18%) Mobile App
2 23 (13.29%) User Experience
3 17 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.67%) Replication
5 14 (8.09%) Computer Science
6 13 (7.51%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.47%) Remote Sensing
7 6 (3.47%) Telematics
8 4 (2.31%) Clustering
9 3 (1.73%) GIS
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (39.31%) Windows
2 27 (15.61%) Android
3 25 (14.45%) Apple iOS
4 18 (10.40%) Windows Phone
5 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (36.42%) MVC
3 49 (28.32%) TDD
4 43 (24.86%) Performance Tuning
5 42 (24.28%) Unit Testing
6 37 (21.39%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (15.61%) Data Modelling
7 27 (15.61%) Android Development
8 25 (14.45%) iOS Development
8 25 (14.45%) Scrum
9 20 (11.56%) SOA
10 19 (10.98%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (10.40%) Infrastructure Management
11 18 (10.40%) Pair Programming
11 18 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (9.83%) Project Management
12 17 (9.83%) Mobile Application Development
13 14 (8.09%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.94%) BDD
14 12 (6.94%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 161 (93.06%) SQL
2 118 (68.21%) C#
3 76 (43.93%) JavaScript
4 62 (35.84%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.51%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.20%) Objective-C
7 8 (4.62%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.62%) Java
7 8 (4.62%) VB
8 4 (2.31%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (2.31%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.73%) PHP
9 3 (1.73%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (18.50%) Degree
2 19 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.47%) MCSD
4 3 (1.73%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
Vendors
1 69 (39.88%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.39%) Oracle
3 24 (13.87%) Xamarin
4 21 (12.14%) Google
4 21 (12.14%) Red Gate
4 21 (12.14%) Cognos
5 10 (5.78%) Facebook
5 10 (5.78%) Sitecore
6 8 (4.62%) MapR
7 5 (2.89%) EPiServer
7 5 (2.89%) Open Text
8 3 (1.73%) ESRI
9 2 (1.16%) Adobe
10 1 (0.58%) SAP
10 1 (0.58%) Alterian
10 1 (0.58%) Twitter
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