Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 149 230
Rank change year-on-year -38 +81 +84
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 72 47 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.20% 1.29% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.02% 4.61% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 94
10th Percentile £59,200 £65,875 £51,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £56,406
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £85,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +11.54%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £104,500 £105,000 "
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%

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 1,791 1,019 3,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.82% 27.87% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,591 853 2,715
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £85,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -

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 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 72 (100.00%) Azure
2 71 (98.61%) SQL
3 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (50.00%) C#
4 36 (50.00%) DevOps
5 34 (47.22%) .NET
6 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
8 26 (36.11%) Finance
9 24 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (33.33%) .NET Core
10 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
10 23 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (30.56%) Data Lake
12 20 (27.78%) Databricks
13 19 (26.39%) Web Services
13 19 (26.39%) PaaS
14 18 (25.00%) Analytics
14 18 (25.00%) Azure Data Factory
15 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (23.61%) ETL
16 16 (22.22%) CSS
16 16 (22.22%) .NET Framework
16 16 (22.22%) Terraform
16 16 (22.22%) Full Stack Development
17 15 (20.83%) PowerShell
17 15 (20.83%) Docker
17 15 (20.83%) Mentoring
17 15 (20.83%) Data Engineering
17 15 (20.83%) MVC

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 (8.33%) CMS
1 6 (8.33%) EPiServer
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 72 (100.00%) Azure
2 19 (26.39%) PaaS
3 18 (25.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 13 (18.06%) Power Platform
5 12 (16.67%) Azure Service Bus
6 11 (15.28%) IaaS
7 10 (13.89%) SaaS
8 8 (11.11%) Serverless
9 7 (9.72%) AWS
9 7 (9.72%) Azure Key Vault
9 7 (9.72%) GitHub
10 6 (8.33%) Azure Functions
11 4 (5.56%) Azure App Service
11 4 (5.56%) Azure Storage
11 4 (5.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 3 (4.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 3 (4.17%) Azure Event Grid
12 3 (4.17%) Azure Logic Apps
12 3 (4.17%) Azure Service Fabric
12 3 (4.17%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) VoIP
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (30.56%) Data Lake
4 12 (16.67%) Power BI
5 8 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (8.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.94%) Big Data
8 5 (6.94%) Delta Lake
8 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (5.56%) Tableau
10 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
10 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
10 3 (4.17%) QlikView
11 2 (2.78%) OLTP
11 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.78%) Moq
4 2 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (1.39%) ER Studio
5 1 (1.39%) ERwin
5 1 (1.39%) GDB
5 1 (1.39%) Sourcetree
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Advertising
3 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) Marketing
5 4 (5.56%) Social Skills
6 3 (4.17%) Front Office
7 2 (2.78%) Retail
8 1 (1.39%) Back Office
8 1 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) .NET Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Architect
3 15 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (13.89%) Data Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Azure Architect
6 9 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Data Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Data Architect
9 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) DBA
10 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior SQL DBA
10 3 (4.17%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.22%) .NET
2 24 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 19 (26.39%) Web Services
4 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 16 (22.22%) CSS
6 14 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 12 (16.67%) jQuery
8 11 (15.28%) React
9 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 8 (11.11%) HTML
11 7 (9.72%) ARM Templates
11 7 (9.72%) JSON
11 7 (9.72%) XML
12 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (8.33%) CSS3
12 6 (8.33%) HTML5
13 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Core
14 4 (5.56%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.72%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.17%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Blog
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) DevOps
3 23 (31.94%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (25.00%) Analytics
5 17 (23.61%) ETL
6 16 (22.22%) Full Stack Development
7 15 (20.83%) Data Engineering
7 15 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 15 (20.83%) MVC
8 14 (19.44%) Migration
8 14 (19.44%) Release Management
9 13 (18.06%) Data Management
9 13 (18.06%) OO
10 11 (15.28%) Waterfall
11 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.89%) Data Integration
11 10 (13.89%) Data Modelling
11 10 (13.89%) Microservices
11 10 (13.89%) Scrum
12 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (98.61%) SQL
2 36 (50.00%) C#
3 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.83%) PowerShell
5 14 (19.44%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) Scala
7 4 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.78%) C
9 1 (1.39%) R
9 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) CCNA
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.39%) MCSA
2 1 (1.39%) MCSE
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) Terraform
2 11 (15.28%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.78%) Ansible
3 2 (2.78%) Grafana
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.78%) Databricks
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Sparx
5 2 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) Actuate
6 1 (1.39%) Apple
6 1 (1.39%) Cognos
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Netezza
6 1 (1.39%) Nintex
6 1 (1.39%) Teradata