Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 228 293 292
Rank change year-on-year +65 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 68 33 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.32% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.99% 1.05% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 61 24 57
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £48,850
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,675 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,278 3,134 3,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.21% 30.07% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,988 2,833 2,945
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +6.56% +1.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 68 (100.00%) SQL
1 68 (100.00%) Azure
2 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
3 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (50.00%) C#
5 31 (45.59%) .NET
6 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
7 28 (41.18%) DevOps
8 26 (38.24%) PaaS
9 24 (35.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 22 (32.35%) Data Lake
10 22 (32.35%) Power Platform
10 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (32.35%) Power BI
10 22 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
12 19 (27.94%) Test Automation
12 19 (27.94%) Microservices
12 19 (27.94%) MVC
13 18 (26.47%) .NET Framework
13 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
13 18 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (26.47%) Entity Framework
14 17 (25.00%) React
14 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 17 (25.00%) .NET Core

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (100.00%) Azure
2 26 (38.24%) PaaS
3 24 (35.29%) Azure Data Factory
4 22 (32.35%) Power Platform
5 16 (23.53%) IaaS
6 7 (10.29%) Serverless
7 5 (7.35%) AWS
8 3 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (4.41%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (4.41%) GCP
9 2 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.47%) Apigee
10 1 (1.47%) Azure Functions
10 1 (1.47%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) DNS
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (32.35%) Data Lake
2 22 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (32.35%) Power BI
3 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (13.24%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (10.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 6 (8.82%) Big Data
9 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
10 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
10 5 (7.35%) Redis
11 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.35%) JIRA
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.94%) NUnit
5 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.47%) Mocha
6 1 (1.47%) Postman
6 1 (1.47%) Spock
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Automotive
3 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Architect
2 21 (30.88%) Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Azure Architect
3 14 (20.59%) Technical Architect
4 13 (19.12%) .NET Architect
4 13 (19.12%) .NET Technical Architect
4 13 (19.12%) C# Architect
4 13 (19.12%) SOA Architect
5 11 (16.18%) Azure Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Database Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (10.29%) DBA
7 7 (10.29%) SQL DBA
7 7 (10.29%) SQL Developer
8 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Administrator
8 6 (8.82%) Lead Developer
8 6 (8.82%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 5 (7.35%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) .NET
2 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (26.47%) .NET Framework
3 18 (26.47%) Entity Framework
4 17 (25.00%) .NET Core
4 17 (25.00%) React
5 16 (23.53%) CSS
6 15 (22.06%) jQuery
7 14 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (10.29%) MDX
9 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.35%) RESTful
11 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.88%) HTML
11 4 (5.88%) OAuth
11 4 (5.88%) REST
12 3 (4.41%) Kafka
12 3 (4.41%) MSMQ
12 3 (4.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
1 13 (19.12%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) DevOps
3 21 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (27.94%) Microservices
4 19 (27.94%) MVC
4 19 (27.94%) Test Automation
5 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
6 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (23.53%) Analytics
8 14 (20.59%) ETL
8 14 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (20.59%) SOA
8 14 (20.59%) SOLID
8 14 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (19.12%) Deployment Automation
9 13 (19.12%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 13 (19.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (19.12%) OO
9 13 (19.12%) Waterfall
10 12 (17.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) SQL
2 34 (50.00%) C#
3 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
4 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 11 (16.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 11 (16.18%) Python
7 4 (5.88%) Java
7 4 (5.88%) VBA
8 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.94%) R
9 2 (2.94%) VB
10 1 (1.47%) C++
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Terraform
2 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.47%) MIIS
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Databricks
3 4 (5.88%) Tableau
4 3 (4.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) VMware