Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 450 603 723
Rank change year-on-year +153 +120 +133
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 376 223 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.04% 1.05% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 333 218 111
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% +5.26%

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 18,441 21,178 21,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.46% 30.12% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15,243 17,280 18,401
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 £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 January 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 January 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 -1 41 £65,000 +6.12% 11
South London +6 12 £60,000 +17.07% 2
West London +32 6 £50,000 +2.56% 8
East London - 3 £55,000 - 1
North London +7 1 £52,500 +123.40%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 376 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 367 (97.61%) SQL
3 254 (67.55%) SQL Server
4 252 (67.02%) Microsoft
5 165 (43.88%) .NET
6 155 (41.22%) C#
7 152 (40.43%) Data Warehouse
8 148 (39.36%) Business Intelligence
9 142 (37.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 129 (34.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 125 (33.24%) Azure Data Factory
12 116 (30.85%) Analytics
13 110 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
14 107 (28.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 107 (28.46%) PaaS
15 102 (27.13%) Power BI
16 99 (26.33%) Data Lake
17 92 (24.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 85 (22.61%) JavaScript
19 84 (22.34%) T-SQL
20 83 (22.07%) Cosmos DB
21 76 (20.21%) ETL
22 75 (19.95%) Amazon AWS
23 74 (19.68%) PowerShell
23 74 (19.68%) Visual Studio
24 73 (19.41%) JSON
25 60 (15.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 60 (15.96%) DevOps
26 59 (15.69%) Data Modelling
27 56 (14.89%) Git (software)

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 29 (7.71%) Apache Spark
2 24 (6.38%) Apache
3 23 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.26%) Apache Solr
5 10 (2.66%) CMS
6 9 (2.39%) IIS
6 9 (2.39%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.86%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.33%) JBoss
8 5 (1.33%) Jetty
8 5 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.53%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) Confluence
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.66%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 376 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 125 (33.24%) Azure Data Factory
3 107 (28.46%) PaaS
4 75 (19.95%) Amazon AWS
5 50 (13.30%) IaaS
6 43 (11.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 36 (9.57%) Data Lake Analytics
8 32 (8.51%) SaaS
9 30 (7.98%) Serverless
10 25 (6.65%) Azure Machine Learning
11 23 (6.12%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (5.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 16 (4.26%) Azure Functions
14 11 (2.93%) Office 365
15 8 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
17 5 (1.33%) GitHub
18 4 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
18 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
19 3 (0.80%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.12%) DNS
2 18 (4.79%) Firewall
3 14 (3.72%) Network Security
4 12 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (2.39%) Internet
6 8 (2.13%) Intranet
7 5 (1.33%) VPN
8 4 (1.06%) VLAN
9 1 (0.27%) BGP
9 1 (0.27%) SAN
9 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (67.55%) SQL Server
2 152 (40.43%) Data Warehouse
3 142 (37.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 129 (34.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 107 (28.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 102 (27.13%) Power BI
7 99 (26.33%) Data Lake
8 92 (24.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 83 (22.07%) Cosmos DB
10 60 (15.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 50 (13.30%) Big Data
12 41 (10.90%) OLAP
13 34 (9.04%) MongoDB
14 31 (8.24%) Hadoop
15 30 (7.98%) Amazon RDS
16 28 (7.45%) NoSQL
16 28 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
17 27 (7.18%) SQL Server 2016
18 19 (5.05%) Geospatial Data
19 18 (4.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (19.68%) Visual Studio
2 56 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 38 (10.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 22 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.93%) ER Studio
5 11 (2.93%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.86%) JIRA
6 7 (1.86%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.60%) Artifactory
7 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.33%) ERwin
8 5 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.80%) Subversion
10 2 (0.53%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.53%) Maven
10 2 (0.53%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.53%) webpack
11 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (13.03%) Finance
2 28 (7.45%) Retail
3 17 (4.52%) Banking
4 14 (3.72%) Legal
4 14 (3.72%) Marketing
5 12 (3.19%) Advertising
6 3 (0.80%) Games
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 173 (46.01%) Developer
2 95 (25.27%) Architect
3 63 (16.76%) Azure Architect
4 60 (15.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 59 (15.69%) .NET Developer
6 57 (15.16%) Cloud Architect
7 46 (12.23%) SQL Developer
8 44 (11.70%) Senior Developer
9 40 (10.64%) Azure Developer
10 38 (10.11%) C# Developer
11 36 (9.57%) Consultant
12 30 (7.98%) SSIS Developer
13 29 (7.71%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (7.45%) DBA
15 27 (7.18%) SQL BI Developer
15 27 (7.18%) SQL DBA
16 25 (6.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 25 (6.65%) Solutions Architect
17 20 (5.32%) SQL Server Developer
18 18 (4.79%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (43.88%) .NET
2 73 (19.41%) JSON
3 48 (12.77%) REST
4 44 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (10.90%) ASP.NET
6 37 (9.84%) MDX
7 32 (8.51%) SOAP
8 31 (8.24%) CSS
9 29 (7.71%) HTML
10 26 (6.91%) XML
11 22 (5.85%) JSON Schema
11 22 (5.85%) XSD
12 21 (5.59%) Kafka
12 21 (5.59%) React
13 19 (5.05%) AngularJS
13 19 (5.05%) jQuery
14 18 (4.79%) Apache Flex
15 17 (4.52%) .NET Framework
15 17 (4.52%) Web Services
16 16 (4.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.44%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.99%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.72%) Clustering
5 11 (2.93%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.39%) Replication
7 8 (2.13%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.33%) Fintech
10 5 (1.33%) User Experience
11 4 (1.06%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.53%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.53%) NHS
12 2 (0.53%) PMI
13 1 (0.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.57%) Windows
2 34 (9.04%) Linux
3 13 (3.46%) VMS
4 10 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.80%) Android
6 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (39.36%) Business Intelligence
2 116 (30.85%) Analytics
3 110 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (20.21%) ETL
5 60 (15.96%) DevOps
6 59 (15.69%) Data Modelling
7 53 (14.10%) SDLC
8 49 (13.03%) Visualisation
9 45 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (10.90%) Scrum
11 38 (10.11%) Machine Learning
12 37 (9.84%) Data Analytics
12 37 (9.84%) TDD
13 35 (9.31%) Migration
14 34 (9.04%) Computer Science
15 33 (8.78%) CRM
15 33 (8.78%) Kimball Methodology
16 30 (7.98%) Data Science
16 30 (7.98%) High Availability
17 29 (7.71%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 367 (97.61%) SQL
2 155 (41.22%) C#
3 85 (22.61%) JavaScript
4 84 (22.34%) T-SQL
5 74 (19.68%) PowerShell
6 48 (12.77%) Python
7 42 (11.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 35 (9.31%) Java
9 34 (9.04%) R
10 19 (5.05%) U-SQL
11 18 (4.79%) Bash Shell
12 13 (3.46%) C
12 13 (3.46%) PHP
13 10 (2.66%) C++
14 9 (2.39%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.33%) VBA
16 3 (0.80%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.80%) ES6
16 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (9.84%) Degree
2 26 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.66%) MCSA
5 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.06%) MCAD
6 4 (1.06%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.06%) MCSD
6 4 (1.06%) PhD
6 4 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.53%) CEH
7 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 20 (5.32%) QA
3 4 (1.06%) PMO
3 4 (1.06%) SLA
4 3 (0.80%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 44 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.38%) Docker
3 12 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (3.19%) XenApp
3 12 (3.19%) XenDesktop
4 11 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 44 (11.70%) Terraform
2 42 (11.17%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (9.04%) Puppet
4 15 (3.99%) Ansible
5 12 (3.19%) FortiGate
6 9 (2.39%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (2.39%) Perfmon
7 7 (1.86%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.06%) SCCM
9 3 (0.80%) Salt
10 2 (0.53%) Ambari
11 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 252 (67.02%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.31%) Databricks
3 28 (7.45%) Tableau
4 15 (3.99%) Oracle
5 14 (3.72%) Cisco
6 13 (3.46%) Citrix
7 12 (3.19%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.93%) Google
8 11 (2.93%) SolarWinds
8 11 (2.93%) VMware
9 10 (2.66%) Veeam
10 9 (2.39%) RedGate
11 7 (1.86%) Talend
12 6 (1.60%) Cognos
13 3 (0.80%) CommVault
13 3 (0.80%) OutSystems
14 2 (0.53%) Aspera
14 2 (0.53%) Informatica
14 2 (0.53%) Jitterbit
14 2 (0.53%) Signiant