Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 337 425 558
Rank change year-on-year +88 +133 +142
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 392 384 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.99% 2.14% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 354 367 303
Median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £48,350
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.83% - +20.00%

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 13,118 17,974 21,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.29% 29.27% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10,746 14,940 17,712
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £39,750 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £53,931 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.00% +5.26%

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +55 85 £70,000 +3.70% 12
South London +23 34 £52,500 -12.50%
West London +16 11 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 392 (100.00%) Azure
2 384 (97.96%) SQL
3 216 (55.10%) Microsoft
4 201 (51.28%) SQL Server
5 183 (46.68%) Business Intelligence
6 168 (42.86%) Power BI
6 168 (42.86%) Power Platform
7 165 (42.09%) Data Warehouse
8 153 (39.03%) DevOps
9 152 (38.78%) Analytics
10 143 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
11 142 (36.22%) .NET
12 129 (32.91%) C#
13 127 (32.40%) Data Lake
13 127 (32.40%) Azure Data Factory
14 125 (31.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 121 (30.87%) ETL
16 102 (26.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 99 (25.26%) PaaS
18 90 (22.96%) Databricks
19 84 (21.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 84 (21.43%) Finance
20 79 (20.15%) .NET Core
21 77 (19.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 69 (17.60%) Data Modelling
23 63 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
24 62 (15.82%) TDD
24 62 (15.82%) Visualisation
24 62 (15.82%) Tableau
25 60 (15.31%) Migration

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 36 (9.18%) Apache Spark
2 15 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.57%) Confluence
4 13 (3.32%) Apache
5 9 (2.30%) IIS
6 8 (2.04%) Anypoint
7 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.51%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) Kentico
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 392 (100.00%) Azure
2 168 (42.86%) Power Platform
3 127 (32.40%) Azure Data Factory
4 99 (25.26%) PaaS
5 50 (12.76%) Serverless
6 47 (11.99%) AWS
6 47 (11.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 36 (9.18%) SaaS
8 31 (7.91%) IaaS
9 28 (7.14%) Data Lake Analytics
10 23 (5.87%) Azure Functions
11 19 (4.85%) Office 365
12 18 (4.59%) Azure Stack
13 16 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
14 12 (3.06%) GCP
15 9 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
16 6 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
17 5 (1.28%) PowerApps
18 4 (1.02%) Azure Machine Learning
19 3 (0.77%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (1.28%) SSL
2 2 (0.51%) DNS
2 2 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) NAS
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 168 (42.86%) Power BI
3 165 (42.09%) Data Warehouse
4 127 (32.40%) Data Lake
5 125 (31.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (26.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 84 (21.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 77 (19.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 59 (15.05%) Cosmos DB
9 59 (15.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (8.93%) Big Data
11 33 (8.42%) NoSQL
12 31 (7.91%) Relational Database
13 22 (5.61%) Snowflake Schema
14 19 (4.85%) PolyBase
14 19 (4.85%) RDBMS
15 17 (4.34%) Hadoop
16 16 (4.08%) MongoDB
17 15 (3.83%) QlikView
17 15 (3.83%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 54 (13.78%) Visual Studio
2 36 (9.18%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 22 (5.61%) NUnit
5 17 (4.34%) Visual Studio Code
6 14 (3.57%) JIRA
6 14 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (3.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (3.06%) Moq
9 11 (2.81%) SpecFlow
9 11 (2.81%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.30%) Jasmine
10 9 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.28%) Cypress.io
11 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.02%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.02%) Protractor
12 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.77%) GDB
13 3 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 84 (21.43%) Finance
2 16 (4.08%) Marketing
3 7 (1.79%) Retail
4 5 (1.28%) Games
5 4 (1.02%) Banking
6 3 (0.77%) Advertising
6 3 (0.77%) Front Office
7 1 (0.26%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 132 (33.67%) Developer
2 90 (22.96%) Architect
3 70 (17.86%) Azure Engineer
4 55 (14.03%) .NET Developer
5 47 (11.99%) Data Engineer
6 45 (11.48%) Senior Developer
7 44 (11.22%) Azure Architect
8 42 (10.71%) Azure Developer
9 29 (7.40%) Data Architect
10 28 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 28 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
11 26 (6.63%) DBA
12 25 (6.38%) Consultant
12 25 (6.38%) SQL DBA
12 25 (6.38%) SQL Developer
13 23 (5.87%) C# Developer
14 20 (5.10%) Database Developer
14 20 (5.10%) Senior .NET Developer
15 19 (4.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 19 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (36.22%) .NET
2 79 (20.15%) .NET Core
3 45 (11.48%) CSS
4 40 (10.20%) .NET Framework
5 38 (9.69%) Entity Framework
6 37 (9.44%) AngularJS
7 32 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (7.40%) HTML
9 27 (6.89%) MDX
10 21 (5.36%) Web Services
11 20 (5.10%) React
12 18 (4.59%) ASP.NET
13 17 (4.34%) Node.js
14 16 (4.08%) Redux
14 16 (4.08%) RESTful
15 15 (3.83%) Kafka
15 15 (3.83%) REST
16 13 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (3.32%) jQuery
17 12 (3.06%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 14 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (2.81%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.55%) Clustering
7 9 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.53%) Replication
10 5 (1.28%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.02%) User Experience
12 3 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.26%) Equities
14 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 1 (0.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.73%) Windows
2 27 (6.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.30%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.51%) Linux
4 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.26%) Unix
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (46.68%) Business Intelligence
2 153 (39.03%) DevOps
3 152 (38.78%) Analytics
4 143 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (30.87%) ETL
6 69 (17.60%) Data Modelling
7 63 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
8 62 (15.82%) TDD
8 62 (15.82%) Visualisation
9 60 (15.31%) Migration
10 56 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (12.76%) Data Visualisation
11 50 (12.76%) Microservices
12 47 (11.99%) Data Engineering
13 46 (11.73%) Data Analytics
13 46 (11.73%) Fintech
13 46 (11.73%) Test Automation
14 38 (9.69%) Unit Testing
15 36 (9.18%) Project Delivery
16 35 (8.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 384 (97.96%) SQL
2 129 (32.91%) C#
3 57 (14.54%) PowerShell
3 57 (14.54%) Python
4 56 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 53 (13.52%) T-SQL
6 29 (7.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 23 (5.87%) U-SQL
8 19 (4.85%) Java
9 16 (4.08%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.30%) Scala
11 8 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.04%) R
11 8 (2.04%) VBA
12 4 (1.02%) ES6
12 4 (1.02%) VB
13 3 (0.77%) C
13 3 (0.77%) PHP
13 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (8.16%) Degree
2 28 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 9 (2.30%) CCSP
3 9 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.30%) CISSP
3 9 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
3 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.53%) MBA
5 4 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.77%) MCSA
7 2 (0.51%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.08%) Data Quality
1 16 (4.08%) QA
2 10 (2.55%) GDPR
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (9.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.14%) Docker
3 15 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (6.38%) Kubernetes
2 18 (4.59%) Terraform
3 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.28%) Puppet
5 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.51%) MIIS
6 2 (0.51%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.51%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 216 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 90 (22.96%) Databricks
3 62 (15.82%) Tableau
4 35 (8.93%) Oracle
5 28 (7.14%) Google
6 21 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.57%) Workday
8 11 (2.81%) VMware
9 10 (2.55%) Atlassian
10 9 (2.30%) DevExpress
10 9 (2.30%) Netezza
10 9 (2.30%) Teradata
11 8 (2.04%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.53%) Sybase
12 6 (1.53%) Vertica
13 5 (1.28%) IBM
14 2 (0.51%) CommVault
14 2 (0.51%) RedGate
14 2 (0.51%) Veeam
14 2 (0.51%) Xamarin