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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 230 149 218
Rank change year-on-year -81 +69 +38
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 47 83 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 1.66% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.54% 5.79% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 45 68 40
10th Percentile £60,904 £49,250 £46,125
25th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% +1.75%
75th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £78,750
90th Percentile - £109,500 £85,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 1,850 1,433 1,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.29% 28.68% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,592 1,264 1,430
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,227 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £107,500 £97,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 47 (100.00%) Azure
2 46 (97.87%) SQL
3 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
4 24 (51.06%) DevOps
5 20 (42.55%) C#
5 20 (42.55%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
6 18 (38.30%) Agile
6 18 (38.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 18 (38.30%) Power Platform
7 16 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (31.91%) .NET
8 15 (31.91%) PaaS
9 14 (29.79%) Analytics
9 14 (29.79%) Power BI
10 13 (27.66%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
12 10 (21.28%) IaaS
12 10 (21.28%) Python
12 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
13 9 (19.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (19.15%) Data Lake
13 9 (19.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 9 (19.15%) Full Stack Development
13 9 (19.15%) CI/CD
13 9 (19.15%) ETL
13 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
14 8 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
14 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (17.02%) Release Management

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 1 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (100.00%) Azure
2 18 (38.30%) Azure Data Factory
2 18 (38.30%) Power Platform
3 15 (31.91%) PaaS
4 10 (21.28%) IaaS
5 9 (19.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (17.02%) Azure Service Bus
7 7 (14.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 7 (14.89%) Azure Key Vault
8 6 (12.77%) Azure App Service
8 6 (12.77%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 6 (12.77%) PowerApps
9 4 (8.51%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
9 4 (8.51%) Azure Monitor
10 3 (6.38%) Azure Storage
10 3 (6.38%) Google Analytics
10 3 (6.38%) Power Automate
11 2 (4.26%) AWS
11 2 (4.26%) SaaS
12 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) SD-WAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (42.55%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (29.79%) Power BI
4 9 (19.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 9 (19.15%) Data Lake
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
7 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.38%) Metadata
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.26%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (4.26%) Redis
9 2 (4.26%) Tableau
10 1 (2.13%) Big Data
10 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.13%) OLTP
10 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) NUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) Moq
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) Postman
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Social Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Azure Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Data Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Data Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Data Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Data Visualisation Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Junior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
2 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Core
2 8 (17.02%) Blazor
3 5 (10.64%) .NET Core
4 4 (8.51%) CSS
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.38%) ARM Templates
5 3 (6.38%) LESS
5 3 (6.38%) React
5 3 (6.38%) Redux
5 3 (6.38%) Sass
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.26%) Swagger
7 1 (2.13%) PySpark
7 1 (2.13%) REST
7 1 (2.13%) Web Services
7 1 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Derivative
3 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.38%) IoT
4 2 (4.26%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Legacy Code
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) DevOps
2 18 (38.30%) Agile
3 16 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (29.79%) Analytics
5 9 (19.15%) CI/CD
5 9 (19.15%) ETL
5 9 (19.15%) Full Stack Development
5 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
6 8 (17.02%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (17.02%) Release Management
7 7 (14.89%) Asset Management
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.77%) SDLC
9 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.64%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (10.64%) RBAC
9 5 (10.64%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) SQL
2 20 (42.55%) C#
3 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
4 10 (21.28%) Python
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.51%) U-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) Bash
7 1 (2.13%) Bicep
7 1 (2.13%) F#
7 1 (2.13%) Go
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) Docker
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.51%) Terraform
3 2 (4.26%) Grafana
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Databricks
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) New Relic
5 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.13%) VMware