Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 244 296
Rank change year-on-year +101 +52 -1
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 73 66 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 0.72% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.60% 2.63% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 63 62 33
Median annual salary £87,500 £77,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% +19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £63,000 £46,250 £48,250
90th Percentile £111,250 £87,500 £87,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +17.24% +11.54% +8.33%

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 1,303 2,513 3,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.23% 27.31% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,094 2,237 2,803
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,225 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 73 (100.00%) Azure
2 63 (86.30%) SQL
3 55 (75.34%) DevOps
4 53 (72.60%) SQL Server
5 47 (64.38%) Microsoft
6 46 (63.01%) Data Lake
6 46 (63.01%) Databricks
7 41 (56.16%) .NET
8 38 (52.05%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (52.05%) Deployment Automation
9 35 (47.95%) Power Platform
9 35 (47.95%) Test Automation
9 35 (47.95%) PaaS
10 34 (46.58%) SaaS
10 34 (46.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 34 (46.58%) jQuery
10 34 (46.58%) CSS
11 33 (45.21%) Microservices
12 30 (41.10%) C#
12 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (39.73%) Finance
14 28 (38.36%) CQRS
15 26 (35.62%) XML
15 26 (35.62%) Azure Data Factory
16 25 (34.25%) SharePoint
17 24 (32.88%) Ajax
17 24 (32.88%) Domain-Driven Design
17 24 (32.88%) Dynamics 365
18 21 (28.77%) Enterprise Software
19 19 (26.03%) Line 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 25 (34.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
2 2 (2.74%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 73 (100.00%) Azure
2 35 (47.95%) PaaS
2 35 (47.95%) Power Platform
3 34 (46.58%) SaaS
4 26 (35.62%) Azure Data Factory
5 24 (32.88%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (10.96%) AWS
6 8 (10.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (10.96%) Azure Functions
6 8 (10.96%) Serverless
7 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (8.22%) Amazon S3
7 6 (8.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (8.22%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (4.11%) Logic Apps
9 2 (2.74%) GitHub
10 1 (1.37%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (1.37%) GCP
10 1 (1.37%) IaaS
10 1 (1.37%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (72.60%) SQL Server
2 46 (63.01%) Data Lake
3 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (23.29%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (15.07%) Power BI
7 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (9.59%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (9.59%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (8.22%) Delta Lake
9 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (5.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.48%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
11 3 (4.11%) HDInsight
11 3 (4.11%) MySQL
11 3 (4.11%) Redis
11 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.74%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) Selenium
5 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.37%) JUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Postman
6 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.37%) Subversion
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Advertising
3 2 (2.74%) Housing Association
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) Architect
2 25 (34.25%) Developer
3 22 (30.14%) Applications Architect
4 19 (26.03%) Enterprise Architect
5 18 (24.66%) Azure Developer
6 17 (23.29%) Enterprise Applications Architect
7 15 (20.55%) SaaS Architect
8 14 (19.18%) Azure Architect
9 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (12.33%) Lead Developer
11 8 (10.96%) .NET Architect
11 8 (10.96%) Digital Architect
12 7 (9.59%) C# Architect
12 7 (9.59%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (8.22%) Azure Engineer
13 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence Lead
13 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
15 4 (5.48%) Data Engineer
15 4 (5.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) .NET
2 34 (46.58%) CSS
2 34 (46.58%) jQuery
2 34 (46.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 26 (35.62%) XML
4 24 (32.88%) Ajax
5 17 (23.29%) .NET Core
6 12 (16.44%) React
7 11 (15.07%) Entity Framework
8 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
8 10 (13.70%) Web Services
9 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (12.33%) MDX
10 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.22%) Vue.js
11 4 (5.48%) RESTful
12 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET
12 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.11%) HTML
12 3 (4.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.59%) N-Tier
3 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) Equities
6 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) VMS
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (75.34%) DevOps
2 38 (52.05%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (52.05%) Deployment Automation
3 35 (47.95%) Test Automation
4 33 (45.21%) Microservices
5 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (38.36%) CQRS
7 24 (32.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 19 (26.03%) Business Case
8 19 (26.03%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (26.03%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 19 (26.03%) Line Management
8 19 (26.03%) Risk Analysis
9 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
10 15 (20.55%) BPR
10 15 (20.55%) Systems Analysis
11 14 (19.18%) Analytics
11 14 (19.18%) ETL
12 13 (17.81%) Data Modelling
13 11 (15.07%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 63 (86.30%) SQL
2 30 (41.10%) C#
3 17 (23.29%) PowerShell
4 16 (21.92%) Python
5 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (8.22%) Ruby
8 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Computer Science Degree
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Terraform
2 6 (8.22%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.22%) Puppet
3 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (64.38%) Microsoft
2 46 (63.01%) Databricks
3 4 (5.48%) Sparx
4 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) Remedy
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix
5 1 (1.37%) RedGate
5 1 (1.37%) VMware