Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 301 293
Rank change year-on-year +80 -8 +26
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 98 51 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.24% 1.50% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 94 45 25
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,850 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%

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 3,025 3,404 3,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.39% 30.60% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,716 3,092 2,849
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.31% +8.33% +9.09%

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 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 98 (100.00%) SQL
1 98 (100.00%) Azure
2 73 (74.49%) DevOps
2 73 (74.49%) Microsoft
3 60 (61.22%) SQL Server
4 59 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (52.04%) Azure Data Factory
6 48 (48.98%) Data Lake
6 48 (48.98%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (46.94%) Finance
7 46 (46.94%) Analytics
8 45 (45.92%) Power BI
8 45 (45.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (45.92%) Power Platform
9 44 (44.90%) Scrum
10 43 (43.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 43 (43.88%) Kimball Methodology
10 43 (43.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 42 (42.86%) Python
12 41 (41.84%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (41.84%) Data Analytics
12 41 (41.84%) Databricks
13 40 (40.82%) Data Modelling
13 40 (40.82%) MDX
14 39 (39.80%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 35 (35.71%) Kanban
16 35 (35.71%) ETL
17 34 (34.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 30 (30.61%) C#

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 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 98 (100.00%) Azure
2 51 (52.04%) Azure Data Factory
3 45 (45.92%) Power Platform
4 20 (20.41%) PaaS
5 13 (13.27%) IaaS
6 7 (7.14%) AWS
6 7 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (5.10%) Serverless
8 4 (4.08%) Office 365
8 4 (4.08%) SaaS
9 2 (2.04%) Apigee
9 2 (2.04%) Azure Functions
9 2 (2.04%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (2.04%) Lucidchart
10 1 (1.02%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.02%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (1.02%) Azure Stack
10 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.02%) GCP
10 1 (1.02%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (2.04%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.02%) DHCP
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) Skype
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (61.22%) SQL Server
2 48 (48.98%) Data Lake
3 45 (45.92%) Power BI
3 45 (45.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 43 (43.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 41 (41.84%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (34.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.06%) Big Data
11 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.04%) Redis
13 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
13 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.10%) Selenium
2 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.08%) InstallShield
3 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.04%) JIRA
4 2 (2.04%) Mocha
4 2 (2.04%) NUnit
4 2 (2.04%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.04%) Spock
5 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (46.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Advertising
2 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Automotive
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Law
3 1 (1.02%) Legal
3 1 (1.02%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 40 (40.82%) Developer
2 29 (29.59%) Azure Developer
2 29 (29.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 28 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 28 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 26 (26.53%) SQL BI Developer
4 26 (26.53%) SQL Database Developer
5 17 (17.35%) Lead Developer
6 16 (16.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 14 (14.29%) Architect
7 14 (14.29%) Azure Specialist
7 14 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 13 (13.27%) Technical Architect
9 11 (11.22%) Azure Architect
10 10 (10.20%) .NET Architect
10 10 (10.20%) .NET Technical Architect
10 10 (10.20%) C# Architect
10 10 (10.20%) Consultant
10 10 (10.20%) SOA Architect
11 9 (9.18%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.82%) MDX
2 21 (21.43%) .NET
3 18 (18.37%) CSS
3 18 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (17.35%) .NET Framework
4 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (17.35%) Entity Framework
5 14 (14.29%) jQuery
6 13 (13.27%) React
7 7 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.14%) HTML
8 6 (6.12%) .NET Core
8 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.08%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (4.08%) Breeze.js
10 3 (3.06%) Redux
10 3 (3.06%) RESTful
11 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.04%) REST
11 2 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Data Centre
1 11 (11.22%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.02%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.02%) VMS
1 1 (1.02%) Windows
1 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (74.49%) DevOps
2 59 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (48.98%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (46.94%) Analytics
5 44 (44.90%) Scrum
6 43 (43.88%) Kimball Methodology
7 41 (41.84%) Data Analytics
8 40 (40.82%) Data Modelling
9 39 (39.80%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (35.71%) ETL
10 35 (35.71%) Kanban
11 26 (26.53%) Data Ingestion
12 19 (19.39%) Unit Testing
13 17 (17.35%) Test Automation
14 16 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (15.31%) Deployment Automation
15 15 (15.31%) Microservices
15 15 (15.31%) MVC
15 15 (15.31%) SOLID
16 14 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) SQL
2 43 (43.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 42 (42.86%) Python
4 30 (30.61%) C#
5 23 (23.47%) PowerShell
6 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.06%) Java
9 2 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) GDPR
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.02%) Docker
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) XenApp
4 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (20.41%) Terraform
2 5 (5.10%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (74.49%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.84%) Databricks
3 4 (4.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix
5 1 (1.02%) Forcepoint