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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 819 832 839
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 70 42 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.039% 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 62 41 59
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%

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
34939 33640 36096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.47% 31.62% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29417 29078 31755
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 12 September 2014 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 12 September 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 +18 69 £50,000 +33.33% 7
London +2 32 £56,000 +1.81% 5
South East - 23 £45,000 -
City of London +22 17 £56,000 -13.84% 1
Surrey - 14 £45,000 -
Leatherhead - 13 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 9 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 6 - -
Birmingham - 6 - -
Enfield - 5 £42,500 -
East of England - 5 £35,000 -
Wigan -9 3 £32,500 -10.95%
Manchester -16 3 £32,500 -10.95%
North West -16 3 £32,500 -12.16%
Bedfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Essex - 2 £47,500 -
Woking - 1 £60,000 -
Swansea - 1 £32,500 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
West Wales - 1 £32,500 -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 134 (96.40%) SQL
3 107 (76.98%) .NET
4 98 (70.50%) C#
4 98 (70.50%) SQL Server
5 86 (61.87%) ASP.NET
6 85 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (58.27%) Windows
8 80 (57.55%) HTML
9 75 (53.96%) CSS
10 73 (52.52%) JavaScript
11 70 (50.36%) jQuery
12 66 (47.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 64 (46.04%) Microsoft
14 60 (43.17%) TDD
15 58 (41.73%) Performance Tuning
16 53 (38.13%) MVC
17 52 (37.41%) .NET Framework
18 41 (29.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 41 (29.50%) SQL Server 2012
18 41 (29.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 41 (29.50%) Domain-Driven Design
19 40 (28.78%) AngularJS
19 40 (28.78%) Finance
19 40 (28.78%) Web Services
20 38 (27.34%) Apache
20 38 (27.34%) Unit Testing
21 37 (26.62%) SOA
22 36 (25.90%) IIS
22 36 (25.90%) NoSQL

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (27.34%) Apache
2 36 (25.90%) IIS
3 30 (21.58%) WordPress
3 30 (21.58%) NServiceBus
4 15 (10.79%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.04%) Apache Pig
6 6 (4.32%) SAS
7 5 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.16%) CMS
8 3 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (21.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.19%) PowerPivot
3 8 (5.76%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 139 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (19.42%) PaaS
3 8 (5.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) HTTP
2 8 (5.76%) DNS
3 6 (4.32%) DMZ
4 2 (1.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (70.50%) SQL Server
2 41 (29.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (25.90%) NoSQL
4 32 (23.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (21.58%) RavenDB
6 25 (17.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (17.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (15.11%) Hadoop
8 14 (10.07%) MongoDB
9 13 (9.35%) Big Data
9 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (6.47%) MySQL
12 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (5.04%) Apache Hive
13 7 (5.04%) Couchbase
14 6 (4.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (4.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (21.58%) Subversion
1 30 (21.58%) ReSharper
1 30 (21.58%) TeamCity
1 30 (21.58%) Git (software)
1 30 (21.58%) Jasmine
1 30 (21.58%) NCrunch
2 21 (15.11%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.76%) Bugzilla
4 8 (5.76%) JIRA
5 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.44%) MSBuild
General
1 40 (28.78%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Back Office
3 8 (5.76%) Advertising
4 5 (3.60%) Automotive
5 4 (2.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (69.06%) Developer
2 60 (43.17%) .NET Developer
3 45 (32.37%) C# Developer
3 45 (32.37%) C# .NET Developer
4 39 (28.06%) Senior Developer
5 29 (20.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 19 (13.67%) DBA
7 14 (10.07%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (8.63%) Administrator
9 10 (7.19%) Senior DBA
9 10 (7.19%) SQL DBA
9 10 (7.19%) Agile C# Developer
10 8 (5.76%) Technical Manager
10 8 (5.76%) Consultant
10 8 (5.76%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.76%) Technical Project Manager
11 7 (5.04%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (76.98%) .NET
2 86 (61.87%) ASP.NET
3 80 (57.55%) HTML
4 75 (53.96%) CSS
5 70 (50.36%) jQuery
6 66 (47.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (37.41%) .NET Framework
8 41 (29.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 41 (29.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 40 (28.78%) AngularJS
9 40 (28.78%) Web Services
10 34 (24.46%) WCF
11 32 (23.02%) HTML5
11 32 (23.02%) KnockoutJS
12 31 (22.30%) MSMQ
12 31 (22.30%) Backbone.js
12 31 (22.30%) Durandal
13 30 (21.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 30 (21.58%) LESS
13 30 (21.58%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.90%) Mobile App
2 30 (21.58%) User Experience
3 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (9.35%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.63%) Telematics
6 10 (7.19%) Visualisation
7 9 (6.47%) GIS
8 8 (5.76%) Mathematics
9 7 (5.04%) Replication
10 6 (4.32%) Blog
10 6 (4.32%) Remote Sensing
11 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 81 (58.27%) Windows
2 31 (22.30%) Android
3 30 (21.58%) Apple iOS
3 30 (21.58%) Windows Phone
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (43.17%) TDD
3 58 (41.73%) Performance Tuning
4 53 (38.13%) MVC
5 41 (29.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 38 (27.34%) Unit Testing
7 37 (26.62%) SOA
8 36 (25.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 31 (22.30%) Android Development
10 30 (21.58%) iOS Development
10 30 (21.58%) Mobile Application Development
10 30 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (21.58%) Pair Programming
11 28 (20.14%) Data Modelling
12 21 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (15.11%) Scrum
13 20 (14.39%) OO
14 17 (12.23%) Multithreading
15 15 (10.79%) Data Management
16 13 (9.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (96.40%) SQL
2 98 (70.50%) C#
3 73 (52.52%) JavaScript
4 24 (17.27%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.47%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.76%) Ruby
6 8 (5.76%) Groovy
6 8 (5.76%) Perl
6 8 (5.76%) PHP
7 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.16%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (15.11%) Degree
2 20 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.32%) MCSD
4 3 (2.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) UAG
Vendors
1 64 (46.04%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.02%) Google
2 32 (23.02%) Red Gate
3 30 (21.58%) Xamarin
4 13 (9.35%) Oracle
5 10 (7.19%) Tableau
6 8 (5.76%) VMware
7 7 (5.04%) MapR
8 5 (3.60%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.16%) ESRI
10 3 (2.16%) Open Text
10 3 (2.16%) EPiServer
11 2 (1.44%) Facebook
12 1 (0.72%) Alterian
12 1 (0.72%) Adobe
12 1 (0.72%) Dell
Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KPRS
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Amesbury, Wiltshire
CCR
Salary: £45,000 depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago