Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 236 303
Rank change year-on-year +93 +67 -7
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 48 96 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.31% 0.95% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.71% 3.14% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41 96 47
Median annual salary £85,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% +11.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £66,250 £51,250 £49,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £87,500 £84,750
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +11.54% +4.00%

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 1,020 3,061 3,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 27.91% 30.17% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 854 2,743 3,117
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 48 (100.00%) Azure
2 43 (89.58%) SQL
3 38 (79.17%) SQL Server
4 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 30 (62.50%) DevOps
6 26 (54.17%) Databricks
7 25 (52.08%) Data Lake
8 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (47.92%) Power Platform
10 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (41.67%) Finance
12 18 (37.50%) .NET
12 18 (37.50%) Azure Data Factory
13 16 (33.33%) SaaS
13 16 (33.33%) Data Modelling
14 15 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (31.25%) C#
14 15 (31.25%) PaaS
14 15 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
16 13 (27.08%) jQuery
16 13 (27.08%) MDX
16 13 (27.08%) CSS
16 13 (27.08%) Power BI
16 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 12 (25.00%) SharePoint
17 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (100.00%) Azure
2 23 (47.92%) Power Platform
3 18 (37.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 16 (33.33%) SaaS
5 15 (31.25%) PaaS
6 9 (18.75%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (6.25%) AWS
7 3 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (6.25%) Lucidchart
8 2 (4.17%) Azure Functions
8 2 (4.17%) IaaS
8 2 (4.17%) OneDrive
8 2 (4.17%) Serverless
9 1 (2.08%) Azure Stack
9 1 (2.08%) GitHub
9 1 (2.08%) Logic Apps
9 1 (2.08%) Office 365
9 1 (2.08%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (52.08%) Data Lake
3 21 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (27.08%) Power BI
6 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (10.42%) Snowflake Schema
9 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2017
10 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (6.25%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (6.25%) MySQL
10 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
11 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
11 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (2.08%) OLAP
12 1 (2.08%) OLTP
12 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (10.42%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) JUnit
4 2 (4.17%) Postman
4 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Front Office
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (35.42%) Azure Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Architect
4 11 (22.92%) Lead Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Applications Architect
6 8 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Applications Architect
6 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 6 (12.50%) SaaS Architect
8 6 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
9 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (8.33%) .NET Architect
10 4 (8.33%) Azure Architect
10 4 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 3 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
11 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) CSS
2 13 (27.08%) jQuery
2 13 (27.08%) MDX
2 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (20.83%) XML
4 9 (18.75%) Ajax
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Core
6 5 (10.42%) RESTful
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.25%) HTML
8 2 (4.17%) Kafka
8 2 (4.17%) OAuth
8 2 (4.17%) OAuth2
8 2 (4.17%) React
8 2 (4.17%) Redux
8 2 (4.17%) Web Services
9 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Equities
4 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) VMS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) DevOps
2 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 15 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.92%) Deployment Automation
7 11 (22.92%) ETL
7 11 (22.92%) Scrum
7 11 (22.92%) SDLC
8 10 (20.83%) Microservices
9 9 (18.75%) Analytics
9 9 (18.75%) CQRS
9 9 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (18.75%) Kanban
10 7 (14.58%) Data Analytics
10 7 (14.58%) Data Ingestion
10 7 (14.58%) Data Integration
10 7 (14.58%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) C#
3 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 10 (20.83%) Python
5 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.17%) Nagios
2 2 (4.17%) Terraform
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (54.17%) Databricks
3 4 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) RedGate
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) VMware