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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 6 months to 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 563 380 380
Rank change year-on-year -183 0 +125
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 780 763 563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.80% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 2.87% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 614 663 473
10th Percentile £43,007 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -4.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £83,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 41,493 26,556 19,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.47% 27.78% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19,136 18,626 16,481
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,160 £75,000 £73,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +8.91%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in England

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Database in England.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in England

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database in England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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 6 months to 3 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -157 429 £75,000 +9.89% 50
South East -93 102 £60,000 +9.09% 15
Midlands -52 97 £55,000 -4.35% 15
West Midlands -54 80 £55,000 -8.33% 9
North of England -148 76 £50,000 -16.67% 13
South West -15 43 £50,000 - 7
North West -83 33 £45,000 -25.00% 8
Yorkshire -121 26 £62,500 +4.17% 5
East of England -82 23 £62,500 +13.64% 8
North East -5 17 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands -33 17 £60,000 +45.45% 6
Azure SQL Database
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 780 (100.00%) Azure
2 760 (97.44%) SQL
3 431 (55.26%) SQL Server
4 336 (43.08%) DevOps
5 310 (39.74%) Microsoft
6 304 (38.97%) C#
7 262 (33.59%) .NET
8 259 (33.21%) Agile
9 255 (32.69%) Azure DevOps
10 253 (32.44%) Business Intelligence
11 249 (31.92%) Power Platform
12 225 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
13 215 (27.56%) Azure Data Factory
14 214 (27.44%) Power BI
15 201 (25.77%) Analytics
16 183 (23.46%) .NET Core
17 179 (22.95%) PowerShell
18 170 (21.79%) CI/CD
19 169 (21.67%) Data Lake
20 166 (21.28%) T-SQL
21 162 (20.77%) ETL
22 161 (20.64%) Kubernetes
23 159 (20.38%) Social Skills
24 154 (19.74%) Python
25 150 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 150 (19.23%) Terraform
26 139 (17.82%) Data Modelling
27 133 (17.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
28 128 (16.41%) Azure Synapse Analytics
29 121 (15.51%) Finance

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 43 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 39 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (3.08%) Apache Spark
4 20 (2.56%) Apache
5 16 (2.05%) Confluence
6 12 (1.54%) IIS
7 11 (1.41%) CMS
8 8 (1.03%) Kentico
8 8 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.77%) Luigi
11 5 (0.64%) SAS
12 4 (0.51%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) iTrent
4 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 780 (100.00%) Azure
2 255 (32.69%) Azure DevOps
3 249 (31.92%) Power Platform
4 215 (27.56%) Azure Data Factory
5 133 (17.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 128 (16.41%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 113 (14.49%) PaaS
8 87 (11.15%) AWS
9 80 (10.26%) Azure AKS
10 69 (8.85%) Azure Service Bus
11 65 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 56 (7.18%) Serverless
13 50 (6.41%) Azure Logic Apps
14 49 (6.28%) Azure Functions
15 47 (6.03%) Azure Key Vault
15 47 (6.03%) PowerApps
16 46 (5.90%) GCP
17 45 (5.77%) IaaS
17 45 (5.77%) SaaS
18 41 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.95%) DNS
2 19 (2.44%) VPN
3 15 (1.92%) Network Security
3 15 (1.92%) WAN
4 13 (1.67%) Firewall
5 8 (1.03%) DHCP
5 8 (1.03%) Internet
5 8 (1.03%) LAN
5 8 (1.03%) SD-WAN
6 6 (0.77%) VLAN
7 3 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.13%) SAN
8 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 225 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
3 214 (27.44%) Power BI
4 169 (21.67%) Data Lake
5 150 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 87 (11.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 82 (10.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 78 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 51 (6.54%) Oracle Database
9 51 (6.54%) Relational Database
10 48 (6.15%) NoSQL
11 46 (5.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 45 (5.77%) Tableau
13 44 (5.64%) Big Data
14 39 (5.00%) MySQL
15 30 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (3.08%) Metadata
17 20 (2.56%) MongoDB
18 14 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
19 12 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 76 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 63 (8.08%) Jenkins
3 40 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 29 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (3.59%) JIRA
6 22 (2.82%) CircleCI
7 20 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 16 (2.05%) GitLab
8 16 (2.05%) SonarQube
9 12 (1.54%) NUnit
9 12 (1.54%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.41%) Bitbucket
10 11 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.03%) Moq
11 8 (1.03%) Selenium
12 7 (0.90%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.90%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.64%) Subversion
14 4 (0.51%) Postman
15 3 (0.38%) ER Studio
General
1 159 (20.38%) Social Skills
2 121 (15.51%) Finance
3 84 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.13%) Public Sector
5 28 (3.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 25 (3.21%) Retail
7 18 (2.31%) Banking
7 18 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.18%) Legal
9 15 (1.92%) Influencing Skills
10 14 (1.79%) Law
10 14 (1.79%) Marketing
11 11 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
12 10 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (1.28%) Publishing
13 5 (0.64%) Advertising
14 4 (0.51%) Local Government
14 4 (0.51%) Tech for Good
15 3 (0.38%) Automotive
16 2 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 276 (35.38%) Developer
2 131 (16.79%) Data Engineer
3 113 (14.49%) Azure Engineer
4 85 (10.90%) Architect
5 83 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 78 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 72 (9.23%) Azure Developer
8 65 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 58 (7.44%) Azure Data Engineer
10 56 (7.18%) DBA
11 54 (6.92%) SQL Developer
12 52 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
13 48 (6.15%) C# Developer
14 47 (6.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 45 (5.77%) Azure Architect
16 41 (5.26%) Analyst
16 41 (5.26%) SQL DBA
17 39 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
18 36 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
18 36 (4.62%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (33.59%) .NET
2 183 (23.46%) .NET Core
3 101 (12.95%) ASP.NET
4 82 (10.51%) .NET Framework
5 69 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 58 (7.44%) CSS
7 56 (7.18%) React
8 54 (6.92%) Entity Framework
9 53 (6.79%) AngularJS
9 53 (6.79%) HTML
10 50 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (5.13%) JSON
12 38 (4.87%) Web Services
12 38 (4.87%) YAML
13 35 (4.49%) ARM Templates
13 35 (4.49%) REST
14 29 (3.72%) ASP.NET Core
15 23 (2.95%) RESTful
16 20 (2.56%) PySpark
17 18 (2.31%) Blazor
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (3.21%) Cloud Native
2 25 (3.21%) Replication
3 18 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.18%) Data Structures
5 15 (1.92%) Clustering
5 15 (1.92%) Renewable Energy
5 15 (1.92%) Virtual Team
6 14 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.41%) IoT
7 11 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.28%) User Experience
9 9 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.03%) Grid Computing
10 8 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.90%) Housing Association
12 6 (0.77%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 75 (9.62%) Windows
2 47 (6.03%) Windows Server
3 20 (2.56%) Linux
4 12 (1.54%) VMS
5 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.26%) Android
7 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (43.08%) DevOps
2 259 (33.21%) Agile
3 253 (32.44%) Business Intelligence
4 201 (25.77%) Analytics
5 170 (21.79%) CI/CD
6 162 (20.77%) ETL
7 139 (17.82%) Data Modelling
8 97 (12.44%) Data Engineering
9 85 (10.90%) MVC
10 82 (10.51%) Infrastructure as Code
11 76 (9.74%) Migration
12 73 (9.36%) Microservices
12 73 (9.36%) Visualisation
13 72 (9.23%) Data Analytics
14 64 (8.21%) Full Stack Development
14 64 (8.21%) Test Automation
15 60 (7.69%) Scrum
16 59 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
17 55 (7.05%) Computer Science
18 54 (6.92%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 760 (97.44%) SQL
2 304 (38.97%) C#
3 179 (22.95%) PowerShell
4 166 (21.28%) T-SQL
5 154 (19.74%) Python
6 87 (11.15%) JavaScript
7 45 (5.77%) Java
8 42 (5.38%) Bash
9 36 (4.62%) TypeScript
10 30 (3.85%) Go
11 26 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 22 (2.82%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.69%) Bicep
14 20 (2.56%) R
15 11 (1.41%) U-SQL
16 6 (0.77%) Ruby
17 5 (0.64%) ABAP
17 5 (0.64%) C
17 5 (0.64%) Groovy
17 5 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (12.44%) Degree
2 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.38%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.13%) CISA
7 1 (0.13%) CISM
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
7 1 (0.13%) CITP
7 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.13%) MCITP
7 1 (0.13%) MCSA
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.44%) Data Quality
2 22 (2.82%) QA
3 19 (2.44%) GDPR
4 13 (1.67%) Accessibility
5 11 (1.41%) SLA
6 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.26%) NIST
8 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (13.21%) Docker
2 61 (7.82%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 161 (20.64%) Kubernetes
2 150 (19.23%) Terraform
3 62 (7.95%) Ansible
4 57 (7.31%) Puppet
5 17 (2.18%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (0.90%) Grafana
6 7 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.77%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.77%) SCCM
7 6 (0.77%) WSUS
8 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.51%) SCOM
9 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.26%) Kibana
11 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.13%) Istio
Vendors
1 310 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 113 (14.49%) Databricks
3 69 (8.85%) Oracle
4 21 (2.69%) Civica
5 19 (2.44%) VMware
6 16 (2.05%) Dell
6 16 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
7 15 (1.92%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.79%) Cadence
9 12 (1.54%) Google
9 12 (1.54%) Optimizely
10 11 (1.41%) Alteryx
10 11 (1.41%) SAP
11 8 (1.03%) Adobe
11 8 (1.03%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.90%) SaltStack
13 6 (0.77%) Cisco
13 6 (0.77%) EXTOL
14 5 (0.64%) Birst
14 5 (0.64%) Infor