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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 847 894 827
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -67
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 68 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.032% 0.059%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 34 62
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
33974 36468 34162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.00% 31.14% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28653 31146 29435
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 £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Azure SQL Database Salary Histogram in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 29 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 30 July 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 +63 66 £46,250 +2.77% 6
London +55 35 £52,500 - 2
City of London +42 10 £37,500 -44.44%
South East -6 8 £37,250 -17.22% 2
East of England +9 6 £45,000 +31.38%
Surrey +6 6 £38,250 -15.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Leatherhead -14 5 £31,500 -30.00%
Luton - 5 £45,000 -
South West - 5 £37,500 -
Bristol - 4 £36,250 -
Huddersfield - 3 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Wales - 2 £38,000 -
North West - 2 £56,250 - 2
West Midlands 0 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham -6 1 £35,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £47,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £47,500 - 2
Swansea - 1 £36,000 -
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £65,000 -
Dorset - 1 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £32,000 -
West Wales - 1 £36,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (95.24%) SQL
3 124 (84.35%) SQL Server
4 84 (57.14%) .NET
5 76 (51.70%) Microsoft
6 71 (48.30%) C#
7 69 (46.94%) T-SQL
7 69 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (42.18%) Windows
9 59 (40.14%) TDD
10 53 (36.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 53 (36.05%) Web Services
10 53 (36.05%) MS Excel
10 53 (36.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 52 (35.37%) .NET Framework
12 51 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
12 51 (34.69%) Entity Framework
13 49 (33.33%) Finance
14 43 (29.25%) MVC
14 43 (29.25%) JavaScript
15 42 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (27.89%) ASP.NET
16 41 (27.89%) Scrum
16 41 (27.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (26.53%) WCF
18 37 (25.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (24.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 35 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
21 33 (22.45%) SOA
21 33 (22.45%) Unit Testing

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (18.37%) NServiceBus
2 13 (8.84%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.48%) IIS
4 9 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.76%) Apache
6 6 (4.08%) Apache Spark
6 6 (4.08%) JBoss
7 2 (1.36%) CMS
7 2 (1.36%) WordPress
7 2 (1.36%) Node.js
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 53 (36.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.52%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 147 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (17.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.44%) SaaS
4 2 (1.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Office 365
5 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) SAN
2 4 (2.72%) DMZ
2 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.04%) HTTP
4 2 (1.36%) NAS
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (84.35%) SQL Server
2 53 (36.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (25.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (24.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (19.05%) NoSQL
7 26 (17.69%) Big Data
8 21 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 21 (14.29%) RavenDB
8 21 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (13.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (12.93%) MongoDB
11 14 (9.52%) Redis
12 13 (8.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (8.84%) Couchbase
13 12 (8.16%) QlikView
14 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (6.80%) Event Store
15 10 (6.80%) OLAP
16 9 (6.12%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (10.20%) Visual Studio
1 15 (10.20%) TeamCity
2 13 (8.84%) ReSharper
2 13 (8.84%) NCrunch
3 12 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.12%) JSUnit
5 6 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.40%) Subversion
6 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (3.40%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.04%) Firebug
8 2 (1.36%) NUnit
9 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.68%) Moq
9 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Retail
3 4 (2.72%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 103 (70.07%) Developer
2 49 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 26 (17.69%) C# Developer
4 19 (12.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (12.24%) DBA
6 17 (11.56%) Senior Developer
6 17 (11.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 15 (10.20%) SQL DBA
8 14 (9.52%) Technical Leader
9 12 (8.16%) Architect
10 11 (7.48%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (6.80%) SQL Developer
11 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
12 9 (6.12%) Data Architect
13 8 (5.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (4.76%) Junior
15 6 (4.08%) Administrator
15 6 (4.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (57.14%) .NET
2 53 (36.05%) Web Services
2 53 (36.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 52 (35.37%) .NET Framework
4 51 (34.69%) Entity Framework
5 41 (27.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (27.89%) ASP.NET
6 39 (26.53%) WCF
7 31 (21.09%) REST
8 30 (20.41%) AngularJS
9 25 (17.01%) HTML
10 18 (12.24%) CSS
10 18 (12.24%) jQuery
10 18 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (10.20%) HTML5
12 14 (9.52%) Ember.js
12 14 (9.52%) Durandal
13 13 (8.84%) MDX
14 12 (8.16%) LINQ
14 12 (8.16%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.52%) Blog
2 12 (8.16%) Replication
3 11 (7.48%) User Experience
4 8 (5.44%) Clustering
4 8 (5.44%) Podcast
5 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.40%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.40%) GIS
6 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.72%) Telematics
8 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.36%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 62 (42.18%) Windows
2 18 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (4.76%) Android
4 6 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.68%) Linux
7 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.14%) TDD
3 51 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
4 43 (29.25%) MVC
5 42 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (27.89%) Scrum
7 33 (22.45%) Unit Testing
7 33 (22.45%) SOA
8 31 (21.09%) Pair Programming
8 31 (21.09%) Domain-Driven Design
9 26 (17.69%) Microservices
9 26 (17.69%) Extreme Programming
10 23 (15.65%) ETL
11 21 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 18 (12.24%) Analytics
13 15 (10.20%) Infrastructure Management
13 15 (10.20%) Data Management
14 13 (8.84%) Data Architecture
15 12 (8.16%) E-Commerce
16 11 (7.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (95.24%) SQL
2 71 (48.30%) C#
3 69 (46.94%) T-SQL
4 43 (29.25%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.12%) Java
7 4 (2.72%) VB
8 3 (2.04%) R
9 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.80%) Degree
3 6 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (1.36%) ISEB
4 2 (1.36%) MCP
4 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.36%) MCITP
4 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Puppet
1 11 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (51.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.33%) Oracle
3 17 (11.56%) Red Gate
4 12 (8.16%) Cognos
5 8 (5.44%) Alteryx
5 8 (5.44%) Twitter
6 6 (4.08%) Google
7 5 (3.40%) Tableau
8 3 (2.04%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.36%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.68%) SAP
10 1 (0.68%) EMC
10 1 (0.68%) NetApp
10 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.68%) Sony
10 1 (0.68%) VMware
10 1 (0.68%) Telerik
10 1 (0.68%) Apigee
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