Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 6 months to 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 157 251
Rank change year-on-year -39 +94 +92
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 81 59 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.18% 1.41% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.99% 5.00% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 72 51 117
10th Percentile £56,825 £51,250 £51,250
25th Percentile £64,063 £61,875 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.67% +3.45% +11.54%
75th Percentile £96,250 £88,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 "
London median annual salary £72,250 £68,875 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.90% -1.61% +7.69%

Azure SQL Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,028 1,179 3,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 29.57% 28.18% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,795 999 3,463
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,750 £96,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Central London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Central London.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in Central London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Central London over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in Central London

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -39 71 £76,250 -10.29% 23
West End of London - 1 £82,500 -
Azure SQL Database
London

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 81 (100.00%) Azure
2 80 (98.77%) SQL
3 38 (46.91%) C#
3 38 (46.91%) DevOps
4 37 (45.68%) SQL Server
4 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (44.44%) .NET
6 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
7 33 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (39.51%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (35.80%) Data Lake
10 28 (34.57%) Finance
11 25 (30.86%) Azure Data Factory
12 24 (29.63%) Databricks
12 24 (29.63%) .NET Core
13 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
13 23 (28.40%) Analytics
14 21 (25.93%) Power Platform
15 20 (24.69%) Power BI
15 20 (24.69%) PaaS
16 19 (23.46%) ETL
16 19 (23.46%) Data Modelling
16 19 (23.46%) Web Services
17 18 (22.22%) .NET Framework
17 18 (22.22%) Terraform
18 17 (20.99%) Data Management
18 17 (20.99%) Migration
18 17 (20.99%) Python
18 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET Web API
19 16 (19.75%) Docker

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (7.41%) CMS
1 6 (7.41%) EPiServer
2 3 (3.70%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 81 (100.00%) Azure
2 25 (30.86%) Azure Data Factory
3 21 (25.93%) Power Platform
4 20 (24.69%) PaaS
5 12 (14.81%) Azure Service Bus
5 12 (14.81%) IaaS
6 11 (13.58%) SaaS
7 10 (12.35%) Azure Storage
8 8 (9.88%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 8 (9.88%) Serverless
9 7 (8.64%) AWS
9 7 (8.64%) Azure Key Vault
9 7 (8.64%) GitHub
10 6 (7.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 6 (7.41%) Azure Functions
11 4 (4.94%) Azure App Service
12 3 (3.70%) Azure Event Grid
12 3 (3.70%) Azure Logic Apps
12 3 (3.70%) Azure Service Fabric
12 3 (3.70%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Network Security
2 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) Firewall
2 2 (2.47%) VPN
3 1 (1.23%) DHCP
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) VoIP
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (45.68%) SQL Server
2 33 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (35.80%) Data Lake
4 20 (24.69%) Power BI
5 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (12.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (7.41%) Big Data
8 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (7.41%) Tableau
9 5 (6.17%) Delta Lake
10 4 (4.94%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
11 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.70%) QlikView
12 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (4.94%) ER Studio
4 4 (4.94%) ERwin
4 4 (4.94%) GDB
4 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.47%) Moq
6 2 (2.47%) NUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Sourcetree
7 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Advertising
3 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.41%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Front Office
5 3 (3.70%) Social Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Architect
3 17 (20.99%) .NET Developer
4 16 (19.75%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (18.52%) C# Developer
6 12 (14.81%) Data Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (11.11%) Azure Architect
8 9 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (11.11%) Data Architect
9 8 (9.88%) Senior Data Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) DBA
12 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.70%) Server Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) .NET
2 24 (29.63%) .NET Core
3 19 (23.46%) Web Services
4 18 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (19.75%) CSS
7 14 (17.28%) Entity Framework
7 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (14.81%) jQuery
9 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
9 11 (13.58%) React
10 8 (9.88%) HTML
11 7 (8.64%) ARM Templates
11 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Core
11 7 (8.64%) JSON
11 7 (8.64%) XML
12 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.41%) CSS3
12 6 (7.41%) HTML5
13 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.64%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.70%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Blog
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) DevOps
2 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (39.51%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (28.40%) Analytics
5 19 (23.46%) Data Modelling
5 19 (23.46%) ETL
6 17 (20.99%) Data Management
6 17 (20.99%) Migration
7 16 (19.75%) Data Engineering
7 16 (19.75%) Full Stack Development
8 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
8 15 (18.52%) MVC
8 15 (18.52%) Release Management
9 13 (16.05%) OO
10 12 (14.81%) Waterfall
11 11 (13.58%) Data Integration
12 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.35%) Microservices
12 10 (12.35%) Scrum
12 10 (12.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 80 (98.77%) SQL
2 38 (46.91%) C#
3 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.99%) Python
5 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.17%) Scala
7 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.70%) R
9 2 (2.47%) C
9 2 (2.47%) VB
10 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) CCNA
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.23%) MCSA
2 1 (1.23%) MCSE
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (22.22%) Terraform
2 12 (14.81%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.47%) Ansible
3 2 (2.47%) Grafana
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.63%) Databricks
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 4 (4.94%) Netezza
4 4 (4.94%) Sparx
4 4 (4.94%) Teradata
5 3 (3.70%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.47%) UiPath
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) Actuate
7 1 (1.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.23%) Cognos
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) Nintex