Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 326 389 519
Rank change year-on-year +63 +130 +175
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 217 409 322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.84% 0.73% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.99% 2.55% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 198 382 279
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +14.29%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,259 16,039 21,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.96% 28.49% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5,846 13,385 17,240
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database in London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in London

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
Central London +51 47 £72,500 +3.57% 5
South London +14 9 £27,500 -55.10%
West London +54 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 217 (100.00%) Azure
2 211 (97.24%) SQL
3 136 (62.67%) Microsoft
4 106 (48.85%) Business Intelligence
5 104 (47.93%) Power Platform
6 103 (47.47%) SQL Server
7 101 (46.54%) Power BI
8 95 (43.78%) Analytics
8 95 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (42.40%) Data Warehouse
10 88 (40.55%) DevOps
10 88 (40.55%) Azure Data Factory
11 79 (36.41%) Data Lake
12 73 (33.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 69 (31.80%) .NET
13 69 (31.80%) C#
13 69 (31.80%) Databricks
14 68 (31.34%) PaaS
15 67 (30.88%) Finance
16 62 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 56 (25.81%) Data Modelling
18 48 (22.12%) Data Engineering
19 47 (21.66%) Cosmos DB
20 45 (20.74%) Fintech
21 44 (20.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 43 (19.82%) ETL
22 43 (19.82%) SaaS
23 42 (19.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
23 42 (19.35%) Python
24 40 (18.43%) PowerShell

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (7.37%) Apache Spark
2 15 (6.91%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.53%) Apache
3 12 (5.53%) Confluence
4 9 (4.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.84%) IIS
6 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.92%) JBoss
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.46%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.46%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 217 (100.00%) Azure
2 104 (47.93%) Power Platform
3 88 (40.55%) Azure Data Factory
4 68 (31.34%) PaaS
5 43 (19.82%) SaaS
6 31 (14.29%) AWS
7 27 (12.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (10.60%) IaaS
9 22 (10.14%) Office 365
10 21 (9.68%) Serverless
11 16 (7.37%) Data Lake Analytics
12 12 (5.53%) PowerApps
13 11 (5.07%) Azure Functions
13 11 (5.07%) Azure Stack
14 8 (3.69%) Logic Apps
15 5 (2.30%) OneDrive
16 4 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (1.84%) Lucidchart
17 3 (1.38%) iPaaS
17 3 (1.38%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.23%) Firewall
2 4 (1.84%) DNS
2 4 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.92%) SAN
3 2 (0.92%) VPN
4 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (47.47%) SQL Server
2 101 (46.54%) Power BI
3 92 (42.40%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (36.41%) Data Lake
5 73 (33.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (21.66%) Cosmos DB
8 44 (20.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 42 (19.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 32 (14.75%) Snowflake Schema
11 30 (13.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (8.76%) NoSQL
13 14 (6.45%) PolyBase
14 11 (5.07%) SQL Server 2017
15 10 (4.61%) RDBMS
15 10 (4.61%) Relational Database
16 8 (3.69%) OLTP
16 8 (3.69%) QlikView
17 7 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (2.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.83%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.37%) SpecFlow
3 16 (7.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (5.99%) JIRA
5 12 (5.53%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.69%) Moq
6 8 (3.69%) NUnit
7 7 (3.23%) Selenium
8 6 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.30%) Postman
10 4 (1.84%) ER Studio
10 4 (1.84%) ERwin
10 4 (1.84%) GDB
10 4 (1.84%) Sourcetree
10 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.92%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.92%) Protractor
11 2 (0.92%) tSQLt
General
1 67 (30.88%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Marketing
3 10 (4.61%) Banking
4 5 (2.30%) Front Office
4 5 (2.30%) Games
4 5 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (30.88%) Azure Engineer
2 66 (30.41%) Developer
3 48 (22.12%) Data Engineer
4 29 (13.36%) Architect
5 28 (12.90%) .NET Developer
6 25 (11.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 23 (10.60%) Senior Developer
8 22 (10.14%) Consultant
9 19 (8.76%) Azure Consultant
10 18 (8.29%) Data Consultant
10 18 (8.29%) SQL Developer
11 17 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (7.37%) SQL BI Developer
13 14 (6.45%) Azure Architect
14 13 (5.99%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 13 (5.99%) Power BI Consultant
15 12 (5.53%) Data Architect
15 12 (5.53%) Power BI Developer
15 12 (5.53%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
16 11 (5.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.80%) .NET
2 35 (16.13%) MDX
3 32 (14.75%) .NET Core
4 18 (8.29%) RESTful
5 17 (7.83%) Web Services
6 12 (5.53%) Kafka
7 11 (5.07%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.07%) OAuth
8 10 (4.61%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.69%) CSS
10 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (3.23%) HTML
10 7 (3.23%) OAuth2
10 7 (3.23%) Redux
11 6 (2.76%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.76%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.84%) JSON
13 3 (1.38%) jQuery
13 3 (1.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.99%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.76%) Reinsurance
6 6 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.84%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.38%) Derivative
8 3 (1.38%) Equities
8 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.38%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.92%) Clustering
9 2 (0.92%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.92%) Replication
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.90%) Windows
2 19 (8.76%) Linux
3 18 (8.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.69%) Unix
5 6 (2.76%) VMS
5 6 (2.76%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (48.85%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (43.78%) Analytics
3 88 (40.55%) DevOps
4 56 (25.81%) Data Modelling
5 48 (22.12%) Data Engineering
6 45 (20.74%) Fintech
7 43 (19.82%) ETL
8 39 (17.97%) Visualisation
9 35 (16.13%) Data Visualisation
10 30 (13.82%) Data Analytics
11 29 (13.36%) SDLC
11 29 (13.36%) TDD
12 24 (11.06%) Scrum
13 23 (10.60%) CRM
13 23 (10.60%) Migration
13 23 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (10.60%) Test Automation
14 22 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (10.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 211 (97.24%) SQL
2 69 (31.80%) C#
3 42 (19.35%) Python
4 40 (18.43%) PowerShell
5 28 (12.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 20 (9.22%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.45%) U-SQL
8 13 (5.99%) Scala
9 12 (5.53%) Java
10 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.84%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.38%) C
12 2 (0.92%) C++
12 2 (0.92%) R
13 1 (0.46%) Go
13 1 (0.46%) PHP
13 1 (0.46%) Ruby
13 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (2.30%) Degree
2 4 (1.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (1.84%) CCSP
2 4 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (1.84%) CISSP
2 4 (1.84%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.92%) PhD
3 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.46%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.30%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.30%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) GDPR
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.91%) Docker
3 6 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.46%) XenApp
7 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (12.44%) Kubernetes
2 15 (6.91%) Terraform
3 11 (5.07%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.84%) Ansible
4 4 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.92%) Nagios
5 2 (0.92%) Puppet
5 2 (0.92%) SCOM
6 1 (0.46%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.46%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 136 (62.67%) Microsoft
2 69 (31.80%) Databricks
3 30 (13.82%) Tableau
4 17 (7.83%) Oracle
5 12 (5.53%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.61%) Google
7 6 (2.76%) IBM
8 5 (2.30%) VMware
9 4 (1.84%) Citrix
9 4 (1.84%) Netezza
9 4 (1.84%) Teradata
10 2 (0.92%) Actuate
10 2 (0.92%) Cognos
10 2 (0.92%) CommVault
10 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.92%) Workday
11 1 (0.46%) GoCardless
11 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.46%) RedGate