The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Azure SQL Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 122 131 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.13% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Azure SQL Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 472 505 537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 25.78% 21.48% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 396 460 466
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Birmingham

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in Birmingham

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Redis
4 2 (40.00%) Neo4j
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Neo4j
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) ArchiMate
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft