Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 688 773
Rank change year-on-year +186 +85 +71
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 340 162 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.58% 0.74% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 268 141 98
London median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% -11.54% +23.81%
10th Percentile £48,375 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +11.11%

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 21,478 22,035 23,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.18% 29.47% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17,066 17,710 20,340
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018. 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 +8 75 £67,500 +5.88% 12
West London +33 15 £52,500 -4.55% 1
East London - 6 £65,000 - 2
South London - 4 £60,000 - 2
North London -2 1 £50,000 +86.92%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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.

1 340 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 337 (99.12%) SQL
3 222 (65.29%) SQL Server
4 215 (63.24%) Microsoft
5 151 (44.41%) Business Intelligence
5 151 (44.41%) C#
6 143 (42.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 136 (40.00%) Data Lake
8 133 (39.12%) Analytics
9 130 (38.24%) .NET
10 129 (37.94%) Power BI
11 121 (35.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 114 (33.53%) Data Warehouse
13 113 (33.24%) Azure Data Factory
14 107 (31.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 97 (28.53%) PaaS
16 91 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
17 87 (25.59%) Machine Learning
18 81 (23.82%) Visual Studio
19 80 (23.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 79 (23.24%) IaaS
21 75 (22.06%) TDD
22 70 (20.59%) Data Analytics
23 68 (20.00%) JavaScript
24 67 (19.71%) Git (software)
25 66 (19.41%) Big Data
26 61 (17.94%) Amazon AWS
27 60 (17.65%) Finance
28 58 (17.06%) Continuous Integration
29 57 (16.76%) Cosmos DB

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 (5.29%) Apache
2 15 (4.41%) Apache Spark
3 14 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.24%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.06%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.59%) IIS
7 2 (0.59%) JBoss
7 2 (0.59%) Jetty
7 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 340 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (33.24%) Azure Data Factory
3 97 (28.53%) PaaS
4 79 (23.24%) IaaS
5 61 (17.94%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (15.00%) Serverless
7 50 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 38 (11.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 35 (10.29%) Data Lake Analytics
10 34 (10.00%) Azure Machine Learning
11 19 (5.59%) Azure Functions
12 15 (4.41%) SaaS
13 8 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
14 7 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (1.76%) Amazon S3
15 6 (1.76%) Office 365
16 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
16 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.82%) DNS
1 13 (3.82%) Firewall
2 9 (2.65%) Network Security
3 4 (1.18%) BGP
3 4 (1.18%) Internet
3 4 (1.18%) Intranet
3 4 (1.18%) SAN
3 4 (1.18%) VPN
4 3 (0.88%) Skype
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (65.29%) SQL Server
2 143 (42.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 136 (40.00%) Data Lake
4 129 (37.94%) Power BI
5 121 (35.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 114 (33.53%) Data Warehouse
7 107 (31.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 80 (23.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 66 (19.41%) Big Data
10 57 (16.76%) Cosmos DB
11 34 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 30 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (8.53%) Hadoop
14 26 (7.65%) Redis
15 24 (7.06%) NoSQL
16 20 (5.88%) MySQL
17 18 (5.29%) OLAP
18 17 (5.00%) MongoDB
19 16 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
20 14 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 81 (23.82%) Visual Studio
2 67 (19.71%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (4.12%) Subversion
7 13 (3.82%) CruiseControl
7 13 (3.82%) MSBuild
8 11 (3.24%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.65%) ER Studio
10 7 (2.06%) Artifactory
10 7 (2.06%) JIRA
11 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.88%) NUnit
13 2 (0.59%) Moq
13 2 (0.59%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.29%) Babel
14 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 60 (17.65%) Finance
2 34 (10.00%) Advertising
3 30 (8.82%) Marketing
4 20 (5.88%) Retail
5 11 (3.24%) Games
6 6 (1.76%) Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (37.06%) Developer
2 81 (23.82%) Architect
2 81 (23.82%) Consultant
3 62 (18.24%) Azure Architect
4 51 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 46 (13.53%) C# Developer
6 43 (12.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 40 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
7 40 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (10.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 36 (10.59%) Data Consultant
10 33 (9.71%) Cloud Architect
11 29 (8.53%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 29 (8.53%) Senior Developer
11 29 (8.53%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (8.24%) SSIS Developer
13 27 (7.94%) Azure Developer
13 27 (7.94%) SQL Developer
14 26 (7.65%) DBA
14 26 (7.65%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (38.24%) .NET
2 45 (13.24%) AngularJS
2 45 (13.24%) HTML
2 45 (13.24%) REST
3 43 (12.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 39 (11.47%) Web Services
5 38 (11.18%) CSS
6 35 (10.29%) SOAP
7 31 (9.12%) ASP.NET
7 31 (9.12%) MDX
8 29 (8.53%) Node.js
9 27 (7.94%) JSON
10 24 (7.06%) Redux
11 23 (6.76%) .NET Framework
12 19 (5.59%) Entity Framework
12 19 (5.59%) React
12 19 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (5.29%) .NET Core
14 14 (4.12%) WCF
15 13 (3.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.35%) Fintech
6 7 (2.06%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.76%) User Experience
8 5 (1.47%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.47%) NHS
8 5 (1.47%) Replication
9 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.18%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.18%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.88%) Clustering
10 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.59%) Blog
11 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.71%) Windows
2 23 (6.76%) VMS
3 21 (6.18%) Linux
4 5 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (44.41%) Business Intelligence
2 133 (39.12%) Analytics
3 91 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (25.59%) Machine Learning
5 75 (22.06%) TDD
6 70 (20.59%) Data Analytics
7 58 (17.06%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (15.00%) Data Science
9 46 (13.53%) Web Development
10 43 (12.65%) Visualisation
11 41 (12.06%) OO
12 38 (11.18%) Data Modelling
12 38 (11.18%) SDLC
13 37 (10.88%) SOA
14 36 (10.59%) ETL
14 36 (10.59%) Scrum
15 35 (10.29%) SOLID
16 33 (9.71%) Configuration Management
16 33 (9.71%) MVC
17 32 (9.41%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 337 (99.12%) SQL
2 151 (44.41%) C#
3 68 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 54 (15.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 44 (12.94%) PowerShell
5 44 (12.94%) T-SQL
6 38 (11.18%) U-SQL
7 33 (9.71%) Python
8 23 (6.76%) Java
9 14 (4.12%) TypeScript
10 12 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.53%) R
11 11 (3.24%) C
12 8 (2.35%) Ruby
13 4 (1.18%) C++
13 4 (1.18%) ES6
13 4 (1.18%) Perl
13 4 (1.18%) PHP
14 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (15.00%) Degree
2 26 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.06%) MCSA
6 5 (1.47%) MCSE
7 4 (1.18%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.59%) MCITP
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.29%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (9.71%) Active Directory
1 33 (9.71%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (5.00%) Docker
3 7 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.59%) XenApp
5 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (7.94%) Terraform
3 17 (5.00%) Puppet
4 6 (1.76%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.18%) Ansible
6 4 (1.18%) Kibana
6 4 (1.18%) Salt
7 2 (0.59%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.59%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 215 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.35%) Tableau
3 38 (11.18%) Oracle
4 23 (6.76%) Google
5 17 (5.00%) Databricks
6 9 (2.65%) Cognos
7 7 (2.06%) VMware
8 6 (1.76%) Citrix
9 5 (1.47%) Talend
10 4 (1.18%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.18%) Veeam
11 3 (0.88%) CommVault
11 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.59%) arcserve
12 2 (0.59%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.59%) Cisco
12 2 (0.59%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.59%) NetApp
12 2 (0.59%) RedGate
12 2 (0.59%) SAP