Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 185 242
Rank change year-on-year +16 +57 +24
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 83 44 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 0.82% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.14% 3.41% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 71 36 90
10th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £51,125
25th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £82,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

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 1,614 1,290 3,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 28.88% 24.16% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,428 1,113 2,959
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £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 £91,563 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £96,250 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (100.00%) Azure
2 82 (98.80%) SQL
3 58 (69.88%) DevOps
4 41 (49.40%) .NET
5 40 (48.19%) C#
6 36 (43.37%) SQL Server
7 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (37.35%) Docker
9 30 (36.14%) Migration
10 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
10 26 (31.33%) OO
10 26 (31.33%) .NET Core
11 24 (28.92%) SOLID
11 24 (28.92%) Kubernetes
12 23 (27.71%) Microservices
12 23 (27.71%) ETL
13 22 (26.51%) TDD
13 22 (26.51%) Analytics
13 22 (26.51%) Data Integration
14 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
14 21 (25.30%) Python
14 21 (25.30%) CSS
14 21 (25.30%) Serverless
14 21 (25.30%) Azure Service Bus
15 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
16 19 (22.89%) Web Services
16 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
16 19 (22.89%) Databricks
16 19 (22.89%) Azure Functions

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 9 (10.84%) CMS
1 9 (10.84%) EPiServer
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 83 (100.00%) Azure
2 21 (25.30%) Azure Service Bus
2 21 (25.30%) Serverless
3 19 (22.89%) Azure Functions
4 17 (20.48%) Azure App Service
4 17 (20.48%) PaaS
5 16 (19.28%) Azure Event Grid
5 16 (19.28%) Azure Service Fabric
5 16 (19.28%) NuGet
6 15 (18.07%) Azure Data Factory
6 15 (18.07%) Power Platform
7 10 (12.05%) AWS
8 9 (10.84%) GitHub
9 8 (9.64%) SaaS
10 7 (8.43%) IaaS
11 6 (7.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 6 (7.23%) Azure Key Vault
12 4 (4.82%) Azure Logic Apps
12 4 (4.82%) Azure Storage
13 3 (3.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) Network Security
2 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.69%) NoSQL
3 17 (20.48%) Data Lake
4 15 (18.07%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (14.46%) Power BI
6 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
9 9 (10.84%) MongoDB
9 9 (10.84%) RDBMS
10 8 (9.64%) Delta Lake
10 8 (9.64%) InfluxDB
11 5 (6.02%) Neo4j
12 4 (4.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (3.61%) Big Data
13 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (3.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.05%) Visual Studio
4 9 (10.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.82%) Moq
5 4 (4.82%) NUnit
6 2 (2.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.41%) Postman
6 2 (2.41%) Selenium
6 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.20%) ER Studio
7 1 (1.20%) ERwin
7 1 (1.20%) GDB
7 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.20%) Sourcetree
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Social Skills
3 10 (12.05%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Advertising
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) Azure Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Architect
4 12 (14.46%) C# Developer
4 12 (14.46%) Data Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Software Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (10.84%) .NET Developer
6 9 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.84%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) DBA
6 9 (10.84%) Server Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Serverless Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Senior DBA
7 8 (9.64%) Senior SQL DBA
7 8 (9.64%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 8 (9.64%) SQL DBA
7 8 (9.64%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (49.40%) .NET
2 26 (31.33%) .NET Core
3 21 (25.30%) CSS
4 19 (22.89%) Web Services
5 17 (20.48%) jQuery
5 17 (20.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (19.28%) .NET Framework
7 12 (14.46%) XML
8 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET
8 11 (13.25%) HTML
9 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (12.05%) JSON
9 10 (12.05%) React
10 9 (10.84%) HTML5
11 8 (9.64%) CSS3
12 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (7.23%) PySpark
12 6 (7.23%) Redux
13 5 (6.02%) Entity Framework
14 4 (4.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Legacy Systems
2 8 (9.64%) Clustering
3 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.02%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.88%) DevOps
2 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (36.14%) Migration
4 26 (31.33%) OO
5 24 (28.92%) SOLID
6 23 (27.71%) ETL
6 23 (27.71%) Microservices
7 22 (26.51%) Analytics
7 22 (26.51%) Data Integration
7 22 (26.51%) TDD
8 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
9 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (21.69%) BDD
11 17 (20.48%) API Integration
11 17 (20.48%) Clean Code
11 17 (20.48%) Data Migration
12 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (19.28%) ERP
12 16 (19.28%) Event-Driven
12 16 (19.28%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (98.80%) SQL
2 40 (48.19%) C#
3 21 (25.30%) Python
4 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
5 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.84%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.82%) Cypher
8 2 (2.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (2.41%) Scala
9 1 (1.20%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) Go
9 1 (1.20%) Groovy
9 1 (1.20%) Java
9 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 31 (37.35%) Docker
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (28.92%) Kubernetes
2 17 (20.48%) Terraform
3 8 (9.64%) Ansible
3 8 (9.64%) Grafana
4 1 (1.20%) Istio
4 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) Databricks
3 8 (9.64%) VMware
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle
5 4 (4.82%) Sparx
6 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.20%) Actuate
7 1 (1.20%) Aderant
7 1 (1.20%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.20%) Cognos
7 1 (1.20%) Google
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) Netezza
7 1 (1.20%) Nintex
7 1 (1.20%) Remedy
7 1 (1.20%) Teradata