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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 701 845 862
Rank change year-on-year +144 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 142 87 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.090% 0.068%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 118 83 65
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 24161 30006 31631
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.40% 30.95% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20757 25839 27058
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +117 65 £61,250 +11.36% 11
South East +87 42 £45,000 -14.28% 2
North West -18 11 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands +7 9 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East of England +29 4 £55,000 +23.63% 1
West Midlands +31 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire +22 3 £47,500 +18.75%
North East - 3 £38,000 - 1
South West +22 2 £57,500 +39.39%
Azure SQL Database
UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 299 (99.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 297 (99.00%) SQL
3 247 (82.33%) Microsoft
4 215 (71.67%) .NET
5 210 (70.00%) SQL Server
6 172 (57.33%) C#
7 165 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (49.67%) T-SQL
9 116 (38.67%) TDD
10 115 (38.33%) .NET Framework
11 103 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
12 101 (33.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 99 (33.00%) Entity Framework
14 98 (32.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 90 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 89 (29.67%) JavaScript
17 88 (29.33%) ASP.NET Web API
18 87 (29.00%) Power BI
19 82 (27.33%) CSS
19 82 (27.33%) Web Services
20 81 (27.00%) MVC
21 78 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
22 76 (25.33%) REST
23 74 (24.67%) AngularJS
23 74 (24.67%) HTML
24 72 (24.00%) ASP.NET
25 70 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
26 68 (22.67%) Windows
27 66 (22.00%) Unit Testing
27 66 (22.00%) SOLID

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 35 (11.67%) NServiceBus
2 33 (11.00%) IIS
3 8 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.00%) Confluence
5 4 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.00%) Apache
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.33%) InDesign
2 7 (2.33%) MicroStation
2 7 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 299 (99.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (10.33%) PaaS
4 20 (6.67%) Data Lake Analytics
5 17 (5.67%) IaaS
6 12 (4.00%) Office 365
7 10 (3.33%) SaaS
8 6 (2.00%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.67%) TestFlight
10 4 (1.33%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.00%) Route 53
11 3 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.00%) DNS
2 7 (2.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.00%) Firewall
3 3 (1.00%) VPN
4 2 (0.67%) Internet
4 2 (0.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (33.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 98 (32.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 90 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 87 (29.00%) Power BI
6 78 (26.00%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (18.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 52 (17.33%) NoSQL
9 49 (16.33%) QlikView
10 45 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 42 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 41 (13.67%) Big Data
13 36 (12.00%) Redis
14 34 (11.33%) Couchbase
14 34 (11.33%) CouchDB
15 31 (10.33%) MySQL
16 28 (9.33%) MongoDB
17 27 (9.00%) Apache Cassandra
18 25 (8.33%) Relational Database
19 23 (7.67%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 59 (19.67%) Visual Studio
2 38 (12.67%) Git (software)
2 38 (12.67%) TeamCity
3 34 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (7.33%) JSUnit
5 13 (4.33%) JIRA
6 9 (3.00%) Mercurial
6 9 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (2.67%) Selenium
7 8 (2.67%) Subversion
8 5 (1.67%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.67%) MSTest
8 5 (1.67%) NUnit
8 5 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.67%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.67%) Maven
10 2 (0.67%) NuGet
10 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 48 (16.00%) Legal
2 25 (8.33%) Finance
3 7 (2.33%) Advertising
4 3 (1.00%) Marketing
5 2 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Automotive
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Law
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 175 (58.33%) Developer
2 102 (34.00%) .NET Developer
3 54 (18.00%) Senior Developer
4 49 (16.33%) C# Developer
4 49 (16.33%) Consultant
5 42 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
7 38 (12.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 36 (12.00%) Microsoft BI Consultant
9 32 (10.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 32 (10.67%) Software Developer
10 31 (10.33%) DBA
10 31 (10.33%) SQL DBA
11 30 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
12 29 (9.67%) Architect
13 26 (8.67%) Azure Architect
14 25 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
14 25 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 24 (8.00%) SQL Developer
16 20 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (71.67%) .NET
2 115 (38.33%) .NET Framework
3 99 (33.00%) Entity Framework
4 88 (29.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 82 (27.33%) CSS
5 82 (27.33%) Web Services
6 76 (25.33%) REST
7 74 (24.67%) AngularJS
7 74 (24.67%) HTML
8 72 (24.00%) ASP.NET
9 61 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (20.33%) WCF
10 48 (16.00%) MDX
11 44 (14.67%) HTML5
12 31 (10.33%) MSMQ
13 30 (10.00%) LESS
14 28 (9.33%) jQuery
15 24 (8.00%) Reactive Extensions
16 22 (7.33%) Durandal
16 22 (7.33%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.67%) Blog
1 47 (15.67%) User Experience
2 23 (7.67%) Replication
3 22 (7.33%) Clustering
4 15 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.33%) iPad
7 8 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.33%) Fintech
8 7 (2.33%) iPhone
9 6 (2.00%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.67%) Windows
2 40 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 31 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.33%) Linux
6 3 (1.00%) CentOS
6 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (38.67%) TDD
3 103 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (27.00%) MVC
5 70 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
6 66 (22.00%) SOLID
6 66 (22.00%) Unit Testing
7 64 (21.33%) DevOps
8 57 (19.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 47 (15.67%) Analytics
10 43 (14.33%) Automated Testing
11 37 (12.33%) Scrum
12 35 (11.67%) Domain-Driven Design
12 35 (11.67%) ETL
13 33 (11.00%) Presales
13 33 (11.00%) Waterfall
14 23 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (7.67%) Migration
14 23 (7.67%) SOA
15 22 (7.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (99.00%) SQL
2 172 (57.33%) C#
3 149 (49.67%) T-SQL
4 89 (29.67%) JavaScript
5 51 (17.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 46 (15.33%) PowerShell
7 17 (5.67%) Java
8 14 (4.67%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.33%) C++
9 7 (2.33%) R
10 5 (1.67%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.67%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.33%) PHP
11 4 (1.33%) Python
11 4 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.33%) F#
13 1 (0.33%) VBA
13 1 (0.33%) VBScript
13 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.33%) MCSE
3 7 (2.33%) MCSA
4 6 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.33%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) SLA
3 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (8.67%) Docker
2 9 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.67%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) HDFS
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (7.33%) Puppet
2 2 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) Oozie
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 247 (82.33%) Microsoft
2 66 (22.00%) Tableau
3 29 (9.67%) Oracle
4 15 (5.00%) Cognizant
5 7 (2.33%) Adobe
6 6 (2.00%) Citrix
7 5 (1.67%) RedGate
8 4 (1.33%) Teradata
9 3 (1.00%) Cisco
9 3 (1.00%) Dell
9 3 (1.00%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (1.00%) VMware
10 2 (0.67%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.67%) HP
10 2 (0.67%) Informatica
10 2 (0.67%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.67%) Splunk
10 2 (0.67%) Talend
11 1 (0.33%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.33%) Google
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
North East
Morson International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago