The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 684 831 887
Rank change year-on-year +147 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 180 84 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.092% 0.071%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 159 77 69
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% +6.11%  

Azure SQL Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 25420 27337 33884
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.70% 29.98% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21621 23639 28915
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in England

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in England.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in England

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in England

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +73 83 £60,000 +9.09% 14
South East +86 38 £65,000 +52.94% 2
East of England +15 14 £47,500 -36.66% 1
West Midlands - 14 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 10 £44,375 - 6
South West 0 9 £45,000 -0.55% 2
East Midlands +25 5 £55,000 +100.00%
North West -50 5 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Azure SQL Database
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 326 (99.69%) SQL
2 323 (98.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (69.11%) Microsoft
4 207 (63.30%) SQL Server
5 177 (54.13%) .NET
6 143 (43.73%) C#
7 126 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
8 103 (31.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 100 (30.58%) TDD
9 100 (30.58%) Business Intelligence
10 93 (28.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 91 (27.83%) JavaScript
12 90 (27.52%) T-SQL
13 81 (24.77%) CSS
13 81 (24.77%) .NET Framework
14 79 (24.16%) MVC
15 77 (23.55%) ASP.NET
15 77 (23.55%) HTML
16 74 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
17 73 (22.32%) Power BI
18 71 (21.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 65 (19.88%) Git (software)
19 65 (19.88%) Entity Framework
19 65 (19.88%) ASP.NET Web API
20 61 (18.65%) MongoDB
21 57 (17.43%) Windows
21 57 (17.43%) SOLID
22 56 (17.13%) Scrum
22 56 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
22 56 (17.13%) ASP.NET MVC

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (3.98%) IIS
2 12 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.06%) NServiceBus
4 9 (2.75%) CMS
5 6 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.53%) Kentico
7 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.92%) Apache
8 3 (0.92%) Confluence
9 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.61%) InDesign
3 2 (0.61%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 323 (98.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (11.93%) PaaS
4 37 (11.31%) IaaS
5 24 (7.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (6.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 18 (5.50%) Azure Machine Learning
8 16 (4.89%) Office 365
8 16 (4.89%) TestFlight
9 12 (3.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 6 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.53%) Data Lake Analytics
11 5 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (1.22%) SaaS
13 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.92%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.92%) GitHub
13 3 (0.92%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.20%) DNS
2 4 (1.22%) Firewall
2 4 (1.22%) VPN
3 3 (0.92%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) Skype
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (63.30%) SQL Server
2 103 (31.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (28.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
5 73 (22.32%) Power BI
6 71 (21.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 61 (18.65%) MongoDB
8 53 (16.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 49 (14.98%) NoSQL
10 40 (12.23%) MySQL
10 40 (12.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 38 (11.62%) SQL Server 2016
12 35 (10.70%) QlikView
13 29 (8.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 29 (8.87%) Big Data
14 23 (7.03%) DocumentDB
15 22 (6.73%) CouchDB
16 19 (5.81%) Data Lake
16 19 (5.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 17 (5.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (19.88%) Git (software)
2 46 (14.07%) Visual Studio
3 43 (13.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (6.73%) JIRA
5 17 (5.20%) SpecFlow
5 17 (5.20%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.45%) NUnit
9 7 (2.14%) Selenium
10 6 (1.83%) NuGet
10 6 (1.83%) ReSharper
10 6 (1.83%) Subversion
11 5 (1.53%) JSUnit
12 4 (1.22%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.22%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.22%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.22%) MSTest
12 4 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (1.22%) webpack
General
1 54 (16.51%) Finance
2 24 (7.34%) Legal
3 9 (2.75%) Advertising
4 8 (2.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.22%) Games
5 4 (1.22%) Publishing
6 3 (0.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
7 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (49.54%) Developer
2 64 (19.57%) .NET Developer
3 56 (17.13%) Consultant
4 44 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 44 (13.46%) Senior Developer
5 39 (11.93%) Architect
6 36 (11.01%) DBA
7 35 (10.70%) SQL DBA
8 31 (9.48%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 31 (9.48%) SQL Developer
9 30 (9.17%) Azure Consultant
10 28 (8.56%) Azure Architect
11 26 (7.95%) Microsoft Consultant
11 26 (7.95%) SQL Server DBA
12 25 (7.65%) Microsoft BI Consultant
13 23 (7.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 23 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
15 18 (5.50%) Azure Engineer
15 18 (5.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (54.13%) .NET
2 81 (24.77%) .NET Framework
2 81 (24.77%) CSS
3 77 (23.55%) ASP.NET
3 77 (23.55%) HTML
4 65 (19.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 65 (19.88%) Entity Framework
5 56 (17.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (16.51%) AngularJS
7 52 (15.90%) REST
7 52 (15.90%) Web Services
8 47 (14.37%) WCF
9 37 (11.31%) SOAP
10 30 (9.17%) HTML5
11 26 (7.95%) MDX
12 25 (7.65%) jQuery
13 24 (7.34%) CSS3
14 20 (6.12%) React
14 20 (6.12%) XML
15 18 (5.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.70%) Replication
2 21 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.81%) Blog
3 19 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.81%) User Experience
4 17 (5.20%) Clustering
5 13 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.67%) Fintech
7 10 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (3.06%) iPad
8 9 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.92%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.61%) iPhone
12 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.43%) Windows
2 34 (10.40%) Windows Server
3 32 (9.79%) Apple iOS
4 19 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.59%) Android
6 7 (2.14%) Linux
7 6 (1.83%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.53%) VMS
9 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.92%) CentOS
10 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (30.58%) Business Intelligence
2 100 (30.58%) TDD
3 79 (24.16%) MVC
4 57 (17.43%) SOLID
5 56 (17.13%) Scrum
6 52 (15.90%) DevOps
7 51 (15.60%) ETL
8 46 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (12.54%) Performance Tuning
10 39 (11.93%) Test Automation
11 36 (11.01%) Analytics
11 36 (11.01%) BDD
12 35 (10.70%) Unit Testing
13 34 (10.40%) Migration
13 34 (10.40%) Software Engineering
14 33 (10.09%) Kimball Methodology
15 32 (9.79%) High Availability
16 29 (8.87%) SOA
17 28 (8.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 326 (99.69%) SQL
2 143 (43.73%) C#
3 91 (27.83%) JavaScript
4 90 (27.52%) T-SQL
5 32 (9.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 32 (9.79%) Java
6 31 (9.48%) Apple Swift
6 31 (9.48%) Objective-C
7 30 (9.17%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.36%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.53%) R
10 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.92%) F#
11 3 (0.92%) PHP
12 2 (0.61%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) ES6
12 2 (0.61%) Python
13 1 (0.31%) VBA
13 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.81%) Degree
3 15 (4.59%) MCSA
4 14 (4.28%) MCSE
5 9 (2.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 7 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.14%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.20%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.95%) Docker
3 9 (2.75%) XenApp
4 8 (2.45%) vSphere
5 7 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.59%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.36%) SCOM
3 9 (2.75%) SCCM
4 5 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.53%) Puppet
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 226 (69.11%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.54%) Tableau
3 27 (8.26%) Oracle
4 22 (6.73%) Google
5 18 (5.50%) Xamarin
6 15 (4.59%) AppDynamics
6 15 (4.59%) Atlassian
6 15 (4.59%) New Relic
7 13 (3.98%) Cognizant
8 11 (3.36%) Citrix
9 10 (3.06%) VMware
10 8 (2.45%) AppSense
10 8 (2.45%) CommVault
10 8 (2.45%) Dell
10 8 (2.45%) Dell Compellent
10 8 (2.45%) Sybase
11 6 (1.83%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.53%) SAP
13 4 (1.22%) JD Edwards
13 4 (1.22%) RedGate
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Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £550000.00 - £750000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Runpath
Posted: 3 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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Runpath
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per day
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
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