Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 384 322 391
Rank change year-on-year -62 +69 +143
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 338 240 418
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 3.05% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 283 192 367
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,025 £49,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -3.70%
75th Percentile £82,500 £86,563 £80,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £100,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -6.40% +4.17%

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 14,430 7,864 16,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.85% 28.22% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,727 6,375 14,005
10th Percentile £44,000 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £89,375 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +38 97 £75,000 +3.45% 18
West London -21 15 £65,000 +13.04% 4
South London -15 3 £55,000 +100.00% 3
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 338 (100.00%) Azure
2 326 (96.45%) SQL
3 164 (48.52%) DevOps
4 151 (44.67%) Microsoft
5 147 (43.49%) SQL Server
6 143 (42.31%) .NET
7 140 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (37.57%) Business Intelligence
9 119 (35.21%) Power Platform
10 115 (34.02%) Power BI
11 113 (33.43%) Azure Data Factory
12 110 (32.54%) C#
13 100 (29.59%) Data Warehouse
14 99 (29.29%) Microservices
15 91 (26.92%) Docker
15 91 (26.92%) PaaS
16 88 (26.04%) Data Lake
17 86 (25.44%) .NET Core
18 84 (24.85%) Kubernetes
19 79 (23.37%) Databricks
20 77 (22.78%) Migration
21 75 (22.19%) Software Engineering
21 75 (22.19%) Analytics
22 73 (21.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 73 (21.60%) ETL
23 69 (20.41%) Finance
24 67 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
25 65 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 62 (18.34%) Azure Cosmos DB
27 60 (17.75%) 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 22 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.73%) CMS
3 13 (3.85%) EPiServer
4 10 (2.96%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.66%) Confluence
6 4 (1.18%) IIS
7 2 (0.59%) Apache
7 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 338 (100.00%) Azure
2 119 (35.21%) Power Platform
3 113 (33.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 91 (26.92%) PaaS
5 62 (18.34%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 57 (16.86%) Azure Service Bus
7 53 (15.68%) Serverless
8 50 (14.79%) AWS
9 49 (14.50%) Azure App Service
9 49 (14.50%) NuGet
10 44 (13.02%) Azure Functions
11 39 (11.54%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 38 (11.24%) Azure Storage
13 35 (10.36%) IaaS
14 33 (9.76%) Azure Service Fabric
15 31 (9.17%) Azure Event Grid
16 30 (8.88%) SaaS
17 29 (8.58%) Azure Active Directory
18 22 (6.51%) Azure Logic Apps
19 20 (5.92%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.62%) Firewall
2 9 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.37%) FTP
4 6 (1.78%) DNS
5 4 (1.18%) HTTP
5 4 (1.18%) VPN
6 2 (0.59%) WAN
7 1 (0.30%) Network Security
7 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (43.49%) SQL Server
2 115 (34.02%) Power BI
3 100 (29.59%) Data Warehouse
4 88 (26.04%) Data Lake
5 73 (21.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 65 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (16.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (14.79%) NoSQL
9 46 (13.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 35 (10.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 21 (6.21%) Relational Database
11 21 (6.21%) Tableau
12 18 (5.33%) RDBMS
13 17 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (4.14%) Big Data
14 14 (4.14%) MongoDB
15 12 (3.55%) Hadoop
16 11 (3.25%) MySQL
17 10 (2.96%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 57 (16.86%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.28%) Jenkins
3 25 (7.40%) git-flow
4 19 (5.62%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.55%) ER Studio
5 12 (3.55%) ERwin
6 9 (2.66%) JIRA
6 9 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (2.66%) Subversion
6 9 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (2.37%) Postman
7 8 (2.37%) Selenium
7 8 (2.37%) SpecFlow
7 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.48%) Moq
10 4 (1.18%) GDB
10 4 (1.18%) NUnit
10 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio Code
11 3 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 69 (20.41%) Finance
2 60 (17.75%) Social Skills
3 23 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.80%) Banking
4 20 (5.92%) Retail Banking
5 13 (3.85%) Marketing
6 11 (3.25%) Retail
7 7 (2.07%) Advertising
8 5 (1.48%) Law
8 5 (1.48%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (1.18%) Back Office
9 4 (1.18%) Legal
10 2 (0.59%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (0.59%) Local Government
10 2 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.30%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 114 (33.73%) Developer
2 58 (17.16%) Azure Engineer
3 49 (14.50%) Architect
4 46 (13.61%) Data Engineer
5 38 (11.24%) Senior Developer
6 37 (10.95%) Software Engineer
7 34 (10.06%) C# Developer
8 27 (7.99%) Azure Architect
9 24 (7.10%) .NET Software Engineer
9 24 (7.10%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (6.80%) .NET Developer
11 22 (6.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 22 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (6.21%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 20 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (5.62%) DBA
15 18 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
16 17 (5.03%) Data Architect
17 15 (4.44%) Analyst
18 14 (4.14%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (42.31%) .NET
2 86 (25.44%) .NET Core
3 48 (14.20%) CSS
4 45 (13.31%) React
5 41 (12.13%) Web Services
6 37 (10.95%) HTML
7 32 (9.47%) .NET Framework
8 30 (8.88%) jQuery
9 29 (8.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (7.99%) ASP.NET
11 24 (7.10%) AngularJS
12 22 (6.51%) JSON
13 20 (5.92%) ARM Templates
13 20 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (5.33%) XML
15 17 (5.03%) RESTful
16 16 (4.73%) Entity Framework
17 14 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (3.55%) MDX
18 12 (3.55%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.17%) Legacy Systems
2 15 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 11 (3.25%) Clustering
3 11 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.96%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.66%) Replication
6 6 (1.78%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.18%) Social Media
9 3 (0.89%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.89%) User Experience
10 2 (0.59%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.59%) Blog
10 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.59%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.69%) Windows
2 12 (3.55%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.66%) Linux
4 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.30%) Alpine Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.30%) Unix
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (48.52%) DevOps
2 140 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (37.57%) Business Intelligence
4 99 (29.29%) Microservices
5 77 (22.78%) Migration
6 75 (22.19%) Analytics
6 75 (22.19%) Software Engineering
7 73 (21.60%) ETL
8 67 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (16.57%) Clean Code
10 53 (15.68%) Test Automation
11 49 (14.50%) SOLID
12 48 (14.20%) TDD
13 47 (13.91%) Data Modelling
14 46 (13.61%) BDD
14 46 (13.61%) OO
15 44 (13.02%) Data Integration
16 43 (12.72%) Scrum
16 43 (12.72%) Visualisation
17 39 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 326 (96.45%) SQL
2 110 (32.54%) C#
3 58 (17.16%) Python
4 53 (15.68%) PowerShell
5 45 (13.31%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 24 (7.10%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.14%) PHP
8 11 (3.25%) U-SQL
9 10 (2.96%) Java
10 7 (2.07%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.78%) Scala
12 5 (1.48%) Go
12 5 (1.48%) R
12 5 (1.48%) VB
13 4 (1.18%) Cypher
13 4 (1.18%) Groovy
14 3 (0.89%) C++
14 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (7.10%) Degree
2 15 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.59%) CCNA
4 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.59%) MCITP
4 2 (0.59%) MCSE
5 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.30%) CISA
5 1 (0.30%) CISM
5 1 (0.30%) CISSP
5 1 (0.30%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.30%) ISSEP
5 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.14%) Data Quality
1 14 (4.14%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) WCAG
3 3 (0.89%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) NIST
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) GDPR
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) SOC 2
System Software
1 91 (26.92%) Docker
2 27 (7.99%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.37%) HDFS
5 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.89%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 84 (24.85%) Kubernetes
2 43 (12.72%) Terraform
3 17 (5.03%) Ansible
4 10 (2.96%) Grafana
5 7 (2.07%) Puppet
6 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.18%) Istio
7 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.89%) SCCM
9 2 (0.59%) Nagios
9 2 (0.59%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.30%) Kibana
10 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 151 (44.67%) Microsoft
2 79 (23.37%) Databricks
3 22 (6.51%) Oracle
4 16 (4.73%) VMware
5 13 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.85%) SAP
6 12 (3.55%) IBM
7 10 (2.96%) Google
8 9 (2.66%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.07%) Alteryx
10 6 (1.78%) New Relic
11 5 (1.48%) Adobe
11 5 (1.48%) Citrix
11 5 (1.48%) Sparx
12 4 (1.18%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.18%) Netezza
12 4 (1.18%) Splunk
12 4 (1.18%) Talend
12 4 (1.18%) Teradata
12 4 (1.18%) Xamarin