Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 237 283
Rank change year-on-year +88 +46 -25
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 81 61 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.67% 0.72% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.68% 2.96% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 43
10th Percentile £56,000 £45,375 £50,000
25th Percentile £68,750 £60,313 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £76,250 £71,250 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.02% +5.56% +3.85%
75th Percentile £107,813 £81,563 £85,625
90th Percentile £111,250 £87,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%

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 1,425 2,062 3,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.34% 24.22% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,244 1,816 2,841
10th Percentile £44,300 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% - +8.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 81 (100.00%) Azure
2 72 (88.89%) SQL
3 65 (80.25%) DevOps
4 54 (66.67%) .NET
5 47 (58.02%) SQL Server
6 44 (54.32%) Microservices
7 43 (53.09%) C#
7 43 (53.09%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
9 38 (46.91%) CSS
10 37 (45.68%) jQuery
10 37 (45.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 37 (45.68%) Deployment Automation
11 34 (41.98%) PaaS
12 33 (40.74%) Test Automation
12 33 (40.74%) Databricks
13 31 (38.27%) SaaS
13 31 (38.27%) Data Lake
14 29 (35.80%) .NET Core
15 27 (33.33%) CQRS
16 26 (32.10%) XML
16 26 (32.10%) Power Platform
17 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (28.40%) Ajax
18 23 (28.40%) SharePoint
18 23 (28.40%) Domain-Driven Design
18 23 (28.40%) Dynamics 365
19 22 (27.16%) Serverless
19 22 (27.16%) Azure Functions
19 22 (27.16%) PowerShell

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 23 (28.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) CMS
2 4 (4.94%) EPiServer
3 3 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 81 (100.00%) Azure
2 34 (41.98%) PaaS
3 31 (38.27%) SaaS
4 26 (32.10%) Power Platform
5 23 (28.40%) Dynamics 365
6 22 (27.16%) Azure Functions
6 22 (27.16%) Serverless
7 14 (17.28%) AWS
8 13 (16.05%) Azure Data Factory
9 12 (14.81%) NuGet
10 7 (8.64%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (7.41%) Amazon S3
11 6 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (3.70%) GitHub
12 3 (3.70%) Logic Apps
12 3 (3.70%) Lucidchart
13 2 (2.47%) IaaS
14 1 (1.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (58.02%) SQL Server
2 31 (38.27%) Data Lake
3 18 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 12 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
5 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (9.88%) RDBMS
8 7 (8.64%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (8.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (8.64%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
8 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (7.41%) InfluxDB
10 4 (4.94%) Delta Lake
11 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.70%) HDInsight
11 3 (3.70%) Power BI
12 2 (2.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Jenkins
2 14 (17.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.70%) JIRA
5 3 (3.70%) Postman
5 3 (3.70%) Selenium
5 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.23%) Moq
6 1 (1.23%) NUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.47%) Housing Association
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Architect
2 21 (25.93%) Applications Architect
3 18 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 17 (20.99%) Azure Architect
5 16 (19.75%) Enterprise Applications Architect
6 14 (17.28%) Developer
6 14 (17.28%) SaaS Architect
7 8 (9.88%) .NET Architect
7 8 (9.88%) Digital Architect
8 7 (8.64%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) C# Architect
8 7 (8.64%) Data Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) DBA
8 7 (8.64%) SQL DBA
9 6 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Senior DBA
9 6 (7.41%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (66.67%) .NET
2 38 (46.91%) CSS
3 37 (45.68%) jQuery
3 37 (45.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 29 (35.80%) .NET Core
5 26 (32.10%) XML
6 23 (28.40%) Ajax
7 21 (25.93%) Web Services
8 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
9 13 (16.05%) React
10 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (13.58%) Entity Framework
11 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.64%) HTML
13 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.41%) Vue.js
14 5 (6.17%) RESTful
15 4 (4.94%) HTML5
15 4 (4.94%) JSON
15 4 (4.94%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.64%) Clustering
2 7 (8.64%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (80.25%) DevOps
2 44 (54.32%) Microservices
3 43 (53.09%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (45.68%) Deployment Automation
5 33 (40.74%) Test Automation
6 27 (33.33%) CQRS
7 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (28.40%) Domain-Driven Design
9 20 (24.69%) Migration
10 19 (23.46%) OO
11 18 (22.22%) Business Case
11 18 (22.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 18 (22.22%) Line Management
11 18 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
12 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
12 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
12 17 (20.99%) SOLID
13 15 (18.52%) BDD
13 15 (18.52%) Data Integration
13 15 (18.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 72 (88.89%) SQL
2 43 (53.09%) C#
3 22 (27.16%) PowerShell
4 16 (19.75%) Python
5 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) Cypher
8 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.23%) Go
9 1 (1.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) Java
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Computer Science Degree
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (23.46%) Docker
2 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Kubernetes
1 15 (18.52%) Terraform
2 6 (7.41%) Ansible
2 6 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (7.41%) Grafana
2 6 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Istio
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 33 (40.74%) Databricks
3 7 (8.64%) VMware
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Sparx
5 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (1.23%) Informatica
6 1 (1.23%) RedGate