Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 893 1182
Rank change year-on-year +154 +289 -3
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 444 320 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.18% 0.053%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 0.61% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 398 297 88
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £88,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%

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 50907 52874 65019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.16% 29.61% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 42290 45640 55287
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +60 184 £57,500 -11.54% 11
South East +49 101 £65,000 +48.57% 2
North of England +52 69 £43,750 -12.50% 5
Yorkshire +76 52 £45,000 -14.29%
South West +34 35 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +50 34 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Midlands +33 26 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East of England +20 19 £43,500 -24.35%
North West -38 13 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +32 8 £46,250 -2.63%
North East - 4 £35,000 - 2
Azure SQL Database
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 444 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 425 (95.72%) SQL
3 279 (62.84%) SQL Server
4 277 (62.39%) Microsoft
5 207 (46.62%) .NET
6 179 (40.32%) C#
7 138 (31.08%) JavaScript
8 134 (30.18%) Business Intelligence
9 132 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 127 (28.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 118 (26.58%) MVC
12 113 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
13 110 (24.77%) HTML
14 106 (23.87%) CSS
15 99 (22.30%) ASP.NET
16 97 (21.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 96 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
18 89 (20.05%) Windows
19 86 (19.37%) T-SQL
20 82 (18.47%) ASP.NET Web API
21 81 (18.24%) Power BI
22 77 (17.34%) Finance
22 77 (17.34%) .NET Framework
23 75 (16.89%) TDD
24 69 (15.54%) ETL
25 65 (14.64%) Windows Server
26 62 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
27 61 (13.74%) Entity Framework
27 61 (13.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
28 60 (13.51%) jQuery

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 38 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.95%) IIS
3 21 (4.73%) Umbraco
4 19 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.58%) CMS
6 6 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.23%) Apache
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 444 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (13.06%) Azure Data Factory
4 48 (10.81%) IaaS
5 43 (9.68%) PaaS
6 30 (6.76%) Office 365
7 26 (5.86%) SaaS
8 25 (5.63%) GitHub
9 23 (5.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (4.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 11 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (2.03%) npm
13 7 (1.58%) Amazon S3
13 7 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (1.35%) Azure Machine Learning
14 6 (1.35%) Serverless
15 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.68%) TestFlight
16 2 (0.45%) Data Lake Analytics
17 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.14%) DNS
2 8 (1.80%) Firewall
2 8 (1.80%) VPN
3 6 (1.35%) SAN
4 5 (1.13%) Network Security
4 5 (1.13%) VLAN
5 4 (0.90%) Internet
6 3 (0.68%) DHCP
6 3 (0.68%) Skype
7 2 (0.45%) FTP
7 2 (0.45%) HTTP
7 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.45%) SMTP
7 2 (0.45%) SSL
7 2 (0.45%) Telnet
8 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (62.84%) SQL Server
2 132 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 127 (28.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 97 (21.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 96 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
6 81 (18.24%) Power BI
7 61 (13.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 46 (10.36%) Data Lake
9 43 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 43 (9.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 40 (9.01%) SQL Server 2016
11 39 (8.78%) NoSQL
12 28 (6.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 26 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (5.18%) Amazon RDS
15 21 (4.73%) Redis
16 18 (4.05%) Relational Database
17 17 (3.83%) OLAP
18 15 (3.38%) Big Data
19 14 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 59 (13.29%) Visual Studio
2 52 (11.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 40 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (6.53%) Git (software)
5 20 (4.50%) TeamCity
6 17 (3.83%) NUnit
6 17 (3.83%) Subversion
7 16 (3.60%) Selenium
8 11 (2.48%) JIRA
9 7 (1.58%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.58%) MSTest
10 6 (1.35%) NuGet
10 6 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.35%) webpack
11 3 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.23%) YouTrack
General
1 77 (17.34%) Finance
2 29 (6.53%) Retail
3 23 (5.18%) Advertising
4 17 (3.83%) Publishing
5 7 (1.58%) Games
6 6 (1.35%) Legal
7 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.45%) Law
8 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 199 (44.82%) Developer
2 79 (17.79%) .NET Developer
3 77 (17.34%) Consultant
4 70 (15.77%) C# Developer
5 59 (13.29%) Architect
6 51 (11.49%) SQL Developer
7 47 (10.59%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 41 (9.23%) Microsoft BI Consultant
9 40 (9.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (7.88%) Full Stack Developer
11 34 (7.66%) DBA
11 34 (7.66%) Senior Developer
12 32 (7.21%) Azure Consultant
13 30 (6.76%) Azure Architect
14 29 (6.53%) SQL DBA
15 26 (5.86%) Administrator
15 26 (5.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 23 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
17 22 (4.95%) Senior Consultant
18 21 (4.73%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (46.62%) .NET
2 110 (24.77%) HTML
3 106 (23.87%) CSS
4 99 (22.30%) ASP.NET
5 82 (18.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 77 (17.34%) .NET Framework
7 61 (13.74%) Entity Framework
8 60 (13.51%) jQuery
9 57 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (12.16%) AngularJS
11 40 (9.01%) REST
12 35 (7.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 35 (7.88%) WCF
13 34 (7.66%) Web Services
14 31 (6.98%) XML
15 29 (6.53%) HTML5
16 26 (5.86%) Ajax
16 26 (5.86%) Sass
17 22 (4.95%) .NET Core
18 21 (4.73%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.28%) Replication
2 16 (3.60%) Blog
2 16 (3.60%) Fintech
3 15 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.15%) User Experience
5 10 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.35%) iPad
8 4 (0.90%) Clustering
9 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.68%) FMCG
10 2 (0.45%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.45%) RIA
11 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 89 (20.05%) Windows
2 65 (14.64%) Windows Server
3 37 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.38%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.38%) Linux
6 12 (2.70%) Android
7 11 (2.48%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.58%) VMS
8 7 (1.58%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.90%) CentOS
9 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.45%) AIX
10 2 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (30.18%) Business Intelligence
2 118 (26.58%) MVC
3 113 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (16.89%) TDD
5 69 (15.54%) ETL
6 57 (12.84%) Analytics
7 49 (11.04%) OO
8 47 (10.59%) Presales
9 42 (9.46%) Load Balancing
9 42 (9.46%) Test Automation
10 39 (8.78%) DevOps
10 39 (8.78%) SOA
11 37 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
12 36 (8.11%) Scrum
12 36 (8.11%) Visualisation
13 32 (7.21%) CRM
13 32 (7.21%) High Availability
14 31 (6.98%) Web Development
15 30 (6.76%) Data Visualisation
15 30 (6.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 425 (95.72%) SQL
2 179 (40.32%) C#
3 138 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 86 (19.37%) T-SQL
5 48 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.18%) Java
7 18 (4.05%) TypeScript
8 8 (1.80%) Apple Swift
8 8 (1.80%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.58%) PHP
9 7 (1.58%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (1.35%) R
11 4 (0.90%) VBA
12 3 (0.68%) C
12 3 (0.68%) ES6
12 3 (0.68%) Python
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (6.08%) MCSE
3 22 (4.95%) Degree
4 8 (1.80%) MCSA
5 7 (1.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.68%) ISEB
7 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.68%) MCITP
7 3 (0.68%) MCTS
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.23%) OCP
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.58%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (2.93%) XenApp
4 11 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.48%) vSphere
5 9 (2.03%) Docker
6 8 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.58%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.68%) HDFS
9 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 42 (9.46%) SCCM
2 32 (7.21%) SCOM
3 23 (5.18%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.13%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.13%) vCenter Server
4 5 (1.13%) WSUS
5 3 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.45%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Netcool
7 1 (0.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 277 (62.39%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.71%) Oracle
3 34 (7.66%) Tableau
4 24 (5.41%) VMware
5 21 (4.73%) Hitachi
6 15 (3.38%) Sybase
7 14 (3.15%) Google
8 11 (2.48%) AppSense
8 11 (2.48%) Citrix
8 11 (2.48%) Palo Alto
9 9 (2.03%) CommVault
9 9 (2.03%) Dell
9 9 (2.03%) Dell Compellent
10 8 (1.80%) SAP
11 7 (1.58%) Twitter
12 6 (1.35%) BT
12 6 (1.35%) Yahoo!
13 5 (1.13%) Avaya
14 3 (0.68%) Cisco
14 3 (0.68%) JD Edwards