Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 380 485 688
Rank change year-on-year +105 +203 +49
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 397 356 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.58% 1.76% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 348 313 162
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £94,750 £89,750 £77,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% +5.00%

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 15,411 20,222 21,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.23% 30.20% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12,756 16,504 17,602
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in London.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in London

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +98 117 £72,500 +11.54% 15
South London +8 17 £72,500 +20.83% 2
West London +22 9 £63,750 +27.50% 6
North London -1 2 £75,000 +50.00%
East London +20 1 - - 3
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 397 (100.00%) Azure
2 384 (96.73%) SQL
3 229 (57.68%) Microsoft
4 226 (56.93%) SQL Server
5 178 (44.84%) Business Intelligence
6 175 (44.08%) DevOps
7 168 (42.32%) Data Warehouse
8 167 (42.07%) Power BI
8 167 (42.07%) Power Platform
9 153 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
10 149 (37.53%) Analytics
11 147 (37.03%) C#
12 140 (35.26%) Data Lake
13 126 (31.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 125 (31.49%) ETL
15 113 (28.46%) .NET
16 107 (26.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 99 (24.94%) Azure Data Factory
18 96 (24.18%) Finance
19 83 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
20 80 (20.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 79 (19.90%) Databricks
22 77 (19.40%) Data Modelling
23 76 (19.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
24 74 (18.64%) PowerShell
25 72 (18.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 71 (17.88%) Big Data
27 69 (17.38%) T-SQL
28 68 (17.13%) Cosmos DB
29 64 (16.12%) Scrum

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 18 (4.53%) Apache Spark
2 15 (3.78%) Apache
2 15 (3.78%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.27%) IIS
4 11 (2.77%) Anypoint
5 10 (2.52%) Confluence
5 10 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 397 (100.00%) Azure
2 167 (42.07%) Power Platform
3 99 (24.94%) Azure Data Factory
4 61 (15.37%) PaaS
5 47 (11.84%) AWS
6 43 (10.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 43 (10.83%) Serverless
7 30 (7.56%) Azure Functions
7 30 (7.56%) IaaS
8 23 (5.79%) Office 365
9 20 (5.04%) Azure Machine Learning
10 16 (4.03%) Data Lake Analytics
11 10 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (2.27%) GCP
12 9 (2.27%) SaaS
13 8 (2.02%) PowerApps
14 7 (1.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (1.01%) Azure Stack
15 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.28%) DNS
2 6 (1.51%) Skype
3 4 (1.01%) DHCP
4 3 (0.76%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.76%) VPN
5 2 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.50%) Firewall
6 1 (0.25%) Internet
6 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (56.93%) SQL Server
2 168 (42.32%) Data Warehouse
3 167 (42.07%) Power BI
4 140 (35.26%) Data Lake
5 126 (31.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 107 (26.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 80 (20.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 76 (19.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 72 (18.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 71 (17.88%) Big Data
11 68 (17.13%) Cosmos DB
12 42 (10.58%) NoSQL
13 40 (10.08%) MongoDB
14 18 (4.53%) Pentaho
15 17 (4.28%) Redis
15 17 (4.28%) Relational Database
15 17 (4.28%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (3.78%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (2.77%) OLAP
18 10 (2.52%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 42 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.07%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 18 (4.53%) JIRA
4 18 (4.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (3.27%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.51%) NUnit
8 6 (1.51%) Selenium
9 4 (1.01%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.76%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.50%) Mocha
11 2 (0.50%) Moq
11 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.50%) Spock
11 2 (0.50%) Subversion
11 2 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 96 (24.18%) Finance
2 16 (4.03%) Banking
3 10 (2.52%) Retail
4 7 (1.76%) Marketing
5 6 (1.51%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.01%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Advertising
7 2 (0.50%) Automotive
7 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 169 (42.57%) Developer
2 88 (22.17%) Architect
3 63 (15.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 63 (15.87%) SQL Developer
4 46 (11.59%) Azure Architect
4 46 (11.59%) Azure Developer
5 45 (11.34%) Database Developer
6 43 (10.83%) Senior Developer
7 42 (10.58%) Azure Engineer
7 42 (10.58%) Consultant
8 40 (10.08%) SQL Database Developer
9 39 (9.82%) .NET Developer
10 37 (9.32%) Lead Developer
11 30 (7.56%) Senior SQL Developer
12 29 (7.30%) SQL Server Developer
13 28 (7.05%) Business Intelligence Lead
13 28 (7.05%) SQL BI Developer
14 27 (6.80%) .NET Architect
15 24 (6.05%) C# Architect
15 24 (6.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (28.46%) .NET
2 61 (15.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 58 (14.61%) .NET Framework
4 53 (13.35%) Entity Framework
5 47 (11.84%) CSS
6 45 (11.34%) .NET Core
7 44 (11.08%) MDX
8 40 (10.08%) ASP.NET
9 39 (9.82%) React
10 34 (8.56%) HTML
11 31 (7.81%) Node.js
12 29 (7.30%) jQuery
12 29 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (7.05%) REST
14 26 (6.55%) AngularJS
15 22 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (4.28%) Web Services
17 15 (3.78%) Redux
18 13 (3.27%) SOAP
19 12 (3.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.55%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (5.29%) Data Structures
3 21 (5.29%) N-Tier
4 17 (4.28%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.78%) Clustering
6 11 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.52%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.02%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.76%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.51%) User Experience
12 5 (1.26%) Cloud Native
13 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.01%) Wiki
14 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.76%) Replication
14 3 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.82%) Windows
2 23 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.02%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.51%) Linux
5 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Unix
7 1 (0.25%) VMS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (44.84%) Business Intelligence
2 175 (44.08%) DevOps
3 153 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (37.53%) Analytics
5 125 (31.49%) ETL
6 83 (20.91%) Problem-Solving
7 77 (19.40%) Data Modelling
8 64 (16.12%) Scrum
9 63 (15.87%) Microservices
10 54 (13.60%) MVC
11 53 (13.35%) Test Automation
12 50 (12.59%) Migration
13 49 (12.34%) Data Analytics
14 47 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (11.84%) TDD
15 46 (11.59%) Presales
16 43 (10.83%) Unit Testing
17 38 (9.57%) SOA
18 36 (9.07%) Fintech
18 36 (9.07%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 384 (96.73%) SQL
2 147 (37.03%) C#
3 74 (18.64%) PowerShell
4 69 (17.38%) T-SQL
5 61 (15.37%) JavaScript
6 57 (14.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 55 (13.85%) Python
8 33 (8.31%) R
9 13 (3.27%) VBA
10 10 (2.52%) C++
10 10 (2.52%) TypeScript
11 8 (2.02%) U-SQL
12 7 (1.76%) Java
13 4 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.76%) VB
15 2 (0.50%) Scala
16 1 (0.25%) ES6
Qualifications
1 39 (9.82%) Degree
2 33 (8.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.02%) MCSA
4 8 (2.02%) MCSE
5 5 (1.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (1.26%) CCSP
5 5 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.26%) CISSP
5 5 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.50%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) MBA
7 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.52%) QA
3 7 (1.76%) GDPR
4 6 (1.51%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.30%) Docker
3 17 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (3.27%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.26%) XenApp
6 5 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) LXC
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 49 (12.34%) Terraform
2 16 (4.03%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.51%) Ansible
4 5 (1.26%) SCCM
4 5 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.01%) Puppet
6 2 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.50%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.50%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 229 (57.68%) Microsoft
2 79 (19.90%) Databricks
3 25 (6.30%) VMware
4 21 (5.29%) Tableau
5 15 (3.78%) Google
6 14 (3.53%) Oracle
7 11 (2.77%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.76%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.26%) Citrix
10 4 (1.01%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.01%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.01%) Forcepoint
10 4 (1.01%) Workday
11 2 (0.50%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco
11 2 (0.50%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.50%) RedGate
11 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.50%) Veeam
12 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards