Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 300 357 436
Rank change year-on-year +57 +79 +102
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 328 333 379
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.80% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.46% 2.89% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 288 270 322
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £47,500
25th Percentile £57,375 £52,813 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.90% +11.54% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £84,688 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,375 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 9,491 11,532 17,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.95% 27.76% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,054 9,519 14,513
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 10 May 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 10 May 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 +83 96 £75,000 +3.45% 23
West London +47 18 £65,000 -7.14% 4
South London -10 4 £62,500 +19.05% 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 328 (100.00%) Azure
2 313 (95.43%) SQL
3 184 (56.10%) DevOps
4 163 (49.70%) Microsoft
5 159 (48.48%) SQL Server
6 131 (39.94%) .NET
7 128 (39.02%) Power Platform
8 122 (37.20%) Business Intelligence
9 112 (34.15%) Azure Data Factory
10 110 (33.54%) C#
11 108 (32.93%) PaaS
12 105 (32.01%) Power BI
12 105 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
13 92 (28.05%) Data Warehouse
14 80 (24.39%) AWS
15 75 (22.87%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (22.56%) ETL
16 74 (22.56%) Data Lake
17 73 (22.26%) Migration
17 73 (22.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 72 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 72 (21.95%) Serverless
19 71 (21.65%) Microservices
20 69 (21.04%) Analytics
21 68 (20.73%) Databricks
22 67 (20.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
23 65 (19.82%) Azure Functions
24 64 (19.51%) Python
25 63 (19.21%) PowerShell
26 62 (18.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 38 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.79%) CMS
2 19 (5.79%) EPiServer
3 14 (4.27%) IIS
4 11 (3.35%) Confluence
5 6 (1.83%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.61%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 328 (100.00%) Azure
2 128 (39.02%) Power Platform
3 112 (34.15%) Azure Data Factory
4 108 (32.93%) PaaS
5 80 (24.39%) AWS
6 72 (21.95%) Serverless
7 67 (20.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 65 (19.82%) Azure Functions
9 58 (17.68%) Azure Service Bus
10 49 (14.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 45 (13.72%) IaaS
12 44 (13.41%) Azure App Service
13 41 (12.50%) SaaS
14 36 (10.98%) Azure Event Grid
14 36 (10.98%) Azure Service Fabric
15 34 (10.37%) Azure Active Directory
15 34 (10.37%) Azure Storage
16 30 (9.15%) NuGet
17 26 (7.93%) Dynamics 365
18 22 (6.71%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.93%) Firewall
2 8 (2.44%) FTP
3 4 (1.22%) DNS
4 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.91%) WAN
5 2 (0.61%) DMZ
6 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 105 (32.01%) Power BI
3 92 (28.05%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (22.56%) Data Lake
5 73 (22.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 72 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (18.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (16.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 53 (16.16%) NoSQL
9 42 (12.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 26 (7.93%) Tableau
11 16 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (4.88%) Relational Database
11 16 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (4.57%) MongoDB
13 14 (4.27%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (3.96%) OLTP
15 11 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (3.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 41 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.35%) JIRA
4 9 (2.74%) Postman
4 9 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (2.74%) Subversion
4 9 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (2.44%) ER Studio
5 8 (2.44%) ERwin
5 8 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.44%) Selenium
5 8 (2.44%) SpecFlow
5 8 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.52%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.91%) Moq
7 3 (0.91%) NUnit
7 3 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (11.59%) Finance
1 38 (11.59%) Social Skills
2 19 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.49%) Marketing
4 10 (3.05%) Advertising
5 4 (1.22%) Banking
5 4 (1.22%) Law
5 4 (1.22%) Legal
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 3 (0.91%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Environmental Health
8 1 (0.30%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 100 (30.49%) Developer
2 48 (14.63%) Azure Engineer
3 45 (13.72%) Architect
4 44 (13.41%) Data Engineer
5 33 (10.06%) Senior Developer
6 31 (9.45%) C# Developer
7 24 (7.32%) Azure Developer
8 23 (7.01%) Consultant
9 21 (6.40%) Azure Architect
10 20 (6.10%) .NET Developer
10 20 (6.10%) Data Consultant
10 20 (6.10%) Senior C# Developer
11 19 (5.79%) Applications Architect
12 18 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (5.18%) Analyst
13 17 (5.18%) Azure Consultant
13 17 (5.18%) Enterprise Architect
14 16 (4.88%) DBA
14 16 (4.88%) ERP Developer
15 15 (4.57%) Enterprise Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (39.94%) .NET
2 54 (16.46%) .NET Core
3 49 (14.94%) CSS
4 47 (14.33%) Web Services
5 42 (12.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 42 (12.80%) XML
6 41 (12.50%) jQuery
7 32 (9.76%) HTML
8 28 (8.54%) ASP.NET
8 28 (8.54%) JSON
9 21 (6.40%) Ajax
10 20 (6.10%) .NET Framework
10 20 (6.10%) Vue.js
11 19 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (5.18%) React
13 14 (4.27%) Laravel
14 13 (3.96%) AngularJS
14 13 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (3.66%) RESTful
16 11 (3.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (4.88%) Clustering
3 14 (4.27%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.44%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.22%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.22%) User Experience
9 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.91%) PKI
9 3 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.91%) Social Media
10 2 (0.61%) Blog
10 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.61%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.15%) Windows
2 14 (4.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.83%) Linux
4 3 (0.91%) Unix
4 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.30%) Alpine Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (56.10%) DevOps
2 122 (37.20%) Business Intelligence
3 105 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (22.87%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (22.56%) ETL
6 73 (22.26%) Migration
7 71 (21.65%) Microservices
8 69 (21.04%) Analytics
9 55 (16.77%) Test Automation
10 51 (15.55%) Software Engineering
11 48 (14.63%) Data Modelling
12 46 (14.02%) OO
12 46 (14.02%) Visualisation
13 44 (13.41%) Data Integration
14 43 (13.11%) TDD
15 41 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
16 39 (11.89%) BDD
17 38 (11.59%) Data Migration
17 38 (11.59%) SOLID
18 32 (9.76%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 313 (95.43%) SQL
2 110 (33.54%) C#
3 64 (19.51%) Python
4 63 (19.21%) PowerShell
5 41 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 30 (9.15%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.49%) PHP
8 14 (4.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 14 (4.27%) Java
9 10 (3.05%) Scala
10 9 (2.74%) C++
10 9 (2.74%) Go
10 9 (2.74%) Groovy
11 8 (2.44%) Ruby
12 7 (2.13%) U-SQL
13 6 (1.83%) VB
14 4 (1.22%) Cypher
15 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (8.84%) Degree
2 28 (8.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (6.71%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.10%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CISA
6 1 (0.30%) CISM
6 1 (0.30%) CISSP
6 1 (0.30%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.30%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.01%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.57%) QA
3 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) NIST
4 1 (0.30%) SOC 2
System Software
1 58 (17.68%) Docker
2 41 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.44%) HDFS
6 4 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 60 (18.29%) Kubernetes
2 36 (10.98%) Terraform
3 17 (5.18%) Failover Clustering
4 14 (4.27%) Ansible
5 13 (3.96%) SCCM
6 11 (3.35%) Puppet
7 10 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (2.13%) Grafana
9 2 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.61%) Istio
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.30%) SCOM
10 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 163 (49.70%) Microsoft
2 68 (20.73%) Databricks
3 26 (7.93%) Oracle
4 19 (5.79%) VMware
5 14 (4.27%) Google
6 10 (3.05%) Atlassian
7 9 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.44%) SAP
9 5 (1.52%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.91%) Informatica
10 3 (0.91%) Remedy
10 3 (0.91%) Sparx
11 2 (0.61%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.61%) Cognos
11 2 (0.61%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.61%) IBM
11 2 (0.61%) Splunk
11 2 (0.61%) Turbonomic
11 2 (0.61%) Veeam
11 2 (0.61%) Zerto