Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 399 307 402
Rank change year-on-year -92 +95 +101
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 371 169 396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.87% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.32% 3.04% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 296 139 349
10th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £56,625 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,250 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.21% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +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 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 15,969 5,556 15,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.91% 28.72% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9,448 4,720 13,266
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £54,229 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £98,750
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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 -29 89 £75,000 +3.45% 20
West London - 4 £65,000 - 1
South London -30 3 £55,000 -12.00%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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.

1 371 (100.00%) Azure
2 356 (95.96%) SQL
3 175 (47.17%) Microsoft
4 169 (45.55%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (44.74%) DevOps
6 150 (40.43%) .NET
7 149 (40.16%) SQL Server
8 145 (39.08%) Business Intelligence
9 128 (34.50%) Azure Data Factory
9 128 (34.50%) Power Platform
10 125 (33.69%) Power BI
11 124 (33.42%) C#
12 122 (32.88%) Data Warehouse
13 112 (30.19%) Data Lake
14 103 (27.76%) .NET Core
15 101 (27.22%) Microservices
16 97 (26.15%) Finance
17 85 (22.91%) Databricks
18 84 (22.64%) Analytics
19 83 (22.37%) PaaS
20 75 (20.22%) Docker
21 73 (19.68%) ETL
22 71 (19.14%) Python
23 69 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 68 (18.33%) Kubernetes
25 66 (17.79%) Data Modelling
25 66 (17.79%) JavaScript
25 66 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
25 66 (17.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
26 65 (17.52%) Social Skills

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 24 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.70%) CMS
3 9 (2.43%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.62%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.08%) Confluence
6 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.08%) IIS
7 3 (0.81%) FileNet
7 3 (0.81%) Papyrus
8 2 (0.54%) Apache
8 2 (0.54%) Luigi
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.81%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 371 (100.00%) Azure
2 128 (34.50%) Azure Data Factory
2 128 (34.50%) Power Platform
3 83 (22.37%) PaaS
4 66 (17.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 62 (16.71%) Azure Service Bus
6 43 (11.59%) Azure Storage
7 41 (11.05%) Serverless
8 39 (10.51%) AWS
9 38 (10.24%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 31 (8.36%) Azure Functions
10 31 (8.36%) SaaS
11 30 (8.09%) Azure App Service
12 29 (7.82%) Azure Active Directory
12 29 (7.82%) IaaS
13 28 (7.55%) NuGet
14 23 (6.20%) Azure Key Vault
15 20 (5.39%) Azure Service Fabric
16 19 (5.12%) Azure Logic Apps
17 16 (4.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.85%) Firewall
2 15 (4.04%) VPN
3 7 (1.89%) DNS
3 7 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.08%) FTP
4 4 (1.08%) HTTP
4 4 (1.08%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) DHCP
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.27%) VoIP
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (40.16%) SQL Server
2 125 (33.69%) Power BI
3 122 (32.88%) Data Warehouse
4 112 (30.19%) Data Lake
5 69 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 60 (16.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (10.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 37 (9.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 28 (7.55%) Tableau
11 25 (6.74%) NoSQL
12 23 (6.20%) Big Data
13 22 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (4.58%) MySQL
15 16 (4.31%) MongoDB
16 14 (3.77%) Relational Database
17 11 (2.96%) RDBMS
18 10 (2.70%) OLAP
19 8 (2.16%) PolyBase
19 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.28%) git-flow
3 23 (6.20%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.85%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (2.43%) JIRA
6 9 (2.43%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.35%) GitLab
10 4 (1.08%) ER Studio
10 4 (1.08%) ERwin
10 4 (1.08%) ESLint
10 4 (1.08%) GDB
10 4 (1.08%) Moq
10 4 (1.08%) NUnit
10 4 (1.08%) Selenium
10 4 (1.08%) Subversion
10 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 97 (26.15%) Finance
2 65 (17.52%) Social Skills
3 30 (8.09%) Banking
4 20 (5.39%) Retail Banking
5 17 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.58%) Marketing
6 13 (3.50%) Advertising
6 13 (3.50%) Presentation Skills
7 11 (2.96%) Retail
8 6 (1.62%) Law
8 6 (1.62%) Legal
9 5 (1.35%) Back Office
9 5 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (0.81%) Front Office
10 3 (0.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.54%) Local Government
11 2 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 112 (30.19%) Developer
2 65 (17.52%) Architect
3 55 (14.82%) Data Engineer
4 52 (14.02%) Azure Engineer
5 36 (9.70%) Software Engineer
6 35 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 33 (8.89%) Azure Architect
8 32 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (8.36%) .NET Developer
10 30 (8.09%) Senior Developer
11 28 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (6.47%) .NET Software Engineer
12 24 (6.47%) Senior Software Engineer
13 21 (5.66%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 21 (5.66%) Senior Data Engineer
14 20 (5.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 19 (5.12%) Data Architect
15 19 (5.12%) DBA
16 18 (4.85%) Analyst
17 17 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (40.43%) .NET
2 103 (27.76%) .NET Core
3 59 (15.90%) React
4 51 (13.75%) CSS
5 45 (12.13%) .NET Framework
6 43 (11.59%) Web Services
7 39 (10.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (9.70%) Entity Framework
9 35 (9.43%) HTML
10 32 (8.63%) AngularJS
11 30 (8.09%) jQuery
12 29 (7.82%) ARM Templates
12 29 (7.82%) ASP.NET
12 29 (7.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (4.85%) JSON
14 15 (4.04%) RESTful
15 14 (3.77%) MDX
16 12 (3.23%) Kafka
16 12 (3.23%) XML
17 11 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
1 18 (4.85%) N-Tier
2 15 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.23%) Cloud Native
4 12 (3.23%) Replication
5 10 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.43%) Clustering
7 8 (2.16%) Legacy Systems
8 6 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.35%) Legacy Applications
10 4 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.54%) Equities
12 2 (0.54%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.16%) Windows
2 20 (5.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.96%) Linux
4 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.81%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (45.55%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (44.74%) DevOps
3 145 (39.08%) Business Intelligence
4 101 (27.22%) Microservices
5 84 (22.64%) Analytics
6 73 (19.68%) ETL
7 66 (17.79%) Data Modelling
7 66 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (17.25%) Scrum
9 58 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 55 (14.82%) Migration
11 50 (13.48%) Test Automation
12 45 (12.13%) Data Engineering
13 44 (11.86%) Mentoring
13 44 (11.86%) Visualisation
14 42 (11.32%) Full Stack Development
14 42 (11.32%) SDLC
15 38 (10.24%) Data Integration
16 36 (9.70%) TDD
17 35 (9.43%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 356 (95.96%) SQL
2 124 (33.42%) C#
3 71 (19.14%) Python
4 66 (17.79%) JavaScript
5 64 (17.25%) PowerShell
6 33 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 31 (8.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 20 (5.39%) Java
9 13 (3.50%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.96%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.70%) PHP
11 10 (2.70%) R
11 10 (2.70%) U-SQL
12 9 (2.43%) Scala
13 5 (1.35%) C
13 5 (1.35%) Java 8
14 4 (1.08%) C++
14 4 (1.08%) Java 11
14 4 (1.08%) Ruby
14 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (7.01%) Degree
2 17 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.08%) MCSE
5 3 (0.81%) CCNA
5 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.81%) MCITP
6 2 (0.54%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.27%) CISA
7 1 (0.27%) CISM
7 1 (0.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.27%) ISSEP
7 1 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.01%) Data Quality
2 21 (5.66%) QA
3 5 (1.35%) WCAG
4 2 (0.54%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.54%) NIST
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) SOC 2
System Software
1 75 (20.22%) Docker
2 25 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.39%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) HDFS
7 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 68 (18.33%) Kubernetes
2 61 (16.44%) Terraform
3 13 (3.50%) Ansible
4 12 (3.23%) Puppet
5 6 (1.62%) Grafana
5 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.35%) Packer
7 4 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.08%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.08%) SCCM
8 3 (0.81%) Control-M
8 3 (0.81%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.81%) Istio
8 3 (0.81%) Nagios
9 1 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 175 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 85 (22.91%) Databricks
3 21 (5.66%) Oracle
4 13 (3.50%) Google
4 13 (3.50%) SAP
5 10 (2.70%) IBM
5 10 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.70%) VMware
6 8 (2.16%) Alteryx
7 7 (1.89%) AppDynamics
7 7 (1.89%) New Relic
7 7 (1.89%) Splunk
8 6 (1.62%) Talend
9 5 (1.35%) Adobe
9 5 (1.35%) Citrix
9 5 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.35%) Sparx
10 4 (1.08%) Remedy
10 4 (1.08%) Teradata
10 4 (1.08%) UiPath