Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 419 529 685
Rank change year-on-year +110 +156 +151
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 374 316 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.22% 1.46% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 308 264 115
London median annual salary £64,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.77% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +10.53%

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 16,833 21,603 20,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.89% 31.30% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13,981 17,277 17,868
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +4 97 £70,000 +7.69% 6
South London - 17 £52,500 -
West London +9 4 £73,750 +47.50%
North London +16 2 £54,750 +9.50%
East London +20 1 £65,000 - 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 374 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 359 (95.99%) SQL
3 262 (70.05%) SQL Server
4 230 (61.50%) Microsoft
5 193 (51.60%) Data Warehouse
6 182 (48.66%) Business Intelligence
7 166 (44.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 154 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 141 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
10 138 (36.90%) Analytics
10 138 (36.90%) Azure Data Factory
11 134 (35.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 127 (33.96%) DevOps
13 119 (31.82%) Power BI
13 119 (31.82%) Power Platform
14 116 (31.02%) .NET
14 116 (31.02%) C#
15 115 (30.75%) ETL
16 113 (30.21%) Data Lake
17 97 (25.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 89 (23.80%) Amazon AWS
19 88 (23.53%) Data Modelling
20 86 (22.99%) T-SQL
21 82 (21.93%) Finance
22 79 (21.12%) Kimball Methodology
22 79 (21.12%) Databricks
23 76 (20.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
24 75 (20.05%) PaaS
25 74 (19.79%) Python
26 72 (19.25%) Data Analytics

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 41 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 29 (7.75%) Apache Spark
3 21 (5.61%) Apache
4 16 (4.28%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.87%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.07%) IIS
8 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.53%) Confluence
9 2 (0.53%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 374 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (36.90%) Azure Data Factory
3 119 (31.82%) Power Platform
4 89 (23.80%) Amazon AWS
5 75 (20.05%) PaaS
6 45 (12.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 27 (7.22%) IaaS
8 26 (6.95%) Azure Functions
8 26 (6.95%) Serverless
9 23 (6.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 23 (6.15%) SaaS
10 18 (4.81%) Azure Machine Learning
11 16 (4.28%) Azure Stack
11 16 (4.28%) Office 365
12 15 (4.01%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (4.01%) GitHub
13 14 (3.74%) Data Lake Analytics
14 9 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (1.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 6 (1.60%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.01%) DNS
2 13 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (3.21%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (1.87%) Firewall
5 4 (1.07%) Internet
6 3 (0.80%) Skype
7 2 (0.53%) DHCP
7 2 (0.53%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) NAS
8 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.27%) Network Security
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (70.05%) SQL Server
2 193 (51.60%) Data Warehouse
3 166 (44.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 154 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 134 (35.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 119 (31.82%) Power BI
7 113 (30.21%) Data Lake
8 97 (25.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 76 (20.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 66 (17.65%) Cosmos DB
11 59 (15.78%) NoSQL
12 56 (14.97%) MongoDB
13 43 (11.50%) SQL Server 2016
14 39 (10.43%) Relational Database
15 36 (9.63%) Big Data
16 31 (8.29%) Amazon RDS
17 25 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (6.15%) Hadoop
19 21 (5.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 21 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 49 (13.10%) Visual Studio
2 29 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 18 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.41%) JIRA
4 9 (2.41%) Subversion
5 8 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.87%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.34%) Balsamiq
8 4 (1.07%) ER Studio
8 4 (1.07%) ERwin
9 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.53%) Maven
10 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.27%) gulp
10 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.27%) NUnit
10 1 (0.27%) webpack
General
1 82 (21.93%) Finance
2 28 (7.49%) Retail
3 13 (3.48%) Banking
4 10 (2.67%) Marketing
5 7 (1.87%) Legal
6 3 (0.80%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (49.73%) Developer
2 89 (23.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 63 (16.84%) SQL Developer
4 61 (16.31%) Architect
5 60 (16.04%) Azure Developer
6 50 (13.37%) Senior Developer
7 41 (10.96%) SQL BI Developer
8 39 (10.43%) .NET Developer
9 38 (10.16%) Azure Architect
10 32 (8.56%) DBA
10 32 (8.56%) SQL DBA
11 28 (7.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 26 (6.95%) SSIS Developer
13 25 (6.68%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (6.42%) Cloud Architect
14 24 (6.42%) Database Developer
14 24 (6.42%) SQL Database Developer
15 23 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Lead
15 23 (6.15%) Lead Developer
16 21 (5.61%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (31.02%) .NET
2 62 (16.58%) MDX
3 52 (13.90%) JSON
4 42 (11.23%) REST
5 30 (8.02%) HTML
6 28 (7.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (7.22%) Kafka
7 27 (7.22%) SOAP
7 27 (7.22%) Web Services
8 24 (6.42%) ASP.NET
9 22 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 22 (5.88%) CSS
10 21 (5.61%) .NET Framework
11 20 (5.35%) Node.js
11 20 (5.35%) XML
12 18 (4.81%) SAML
13 16 (4.28%) Entity Framework
14 15 (4.01%) React
15 13 (3.48%) JSON Schema
15 13 (3.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.75%) Clustering
1 29 (7.75%) Replication
2 26 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.48%) User Experience
6 12 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.14%) Fintech
8 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.34%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.07%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.80%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.53%) Robotics
12 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.02%) Windows
2 20 (5.35%) Linux
3 10 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.60%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.07%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.53%) Android
7 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) VMS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (48.66%) Business Intelligence
2 141 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (36.90%) Analytics
4 127 (33.96%) DevOps
5 115 (30.75%) ETL
6 88 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 79 (21.12%) Kimball Methodology
8 72 (19.25%) Data Analytics
9 70 (18.72%) Scrum
10 55 (14.71%) SDLC
11 52 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (10.43%) Migration
14 38 (10.16%) CRM
15 37 (9.89%) TDD
16 34 (9.09%) High Availability
17 33 (8.82%) Kanban
18 32 (8.56%) Machine Learning
19 30 (8.02%) Data Ingestion
20 29 (7.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 359 (95.99%) SQL
2 116 (31.02%) C#
3 86 (22.99%) T-SQL
4 74 (19.79%) Python
5 70 (18.72%) JavaScript
6 63 (16.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 53 (14.17%) PowerShell
8 24 (6.42%) Java
9 23 (6.15%) R
10 15 (4.01%) PHP
10 15 (4.01%) VBA
11 13 (3.48%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.94%) C++
13 8 (2.14%) Ruby
14 6 (1.60%) F#
14 6 (1.60%) Go
14 6 (1.60%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.07%) U-SQL
16 2 (0.53%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 32 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (6.15%) MCSA
3 19 (5.08%) Degree
4 8 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.53%) CCSP
6 2 (0.53%) CEH
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.53%) CISSP
6 2 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.53%) MCSE
6 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.61%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.21%) QA
3 7 (1.87%) GDPR
4 6 (1.60%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.08%) Docker
4 11 (2.94%) XenApp
4 11 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.53%) HDFS
8 1 (0.27%) LXC
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (6.68%) Terraform
2 21 (5.61%) Failover Clustering
2 21 (5.61%) Perfmon
3 18 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (4.81%) Puppet
4 13 (3.48%) FortiGate
5 9 (2.41%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.34%) Ansible
8 4 (1.07%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.80%) SCCM
10 2 (0.53%) Ambari
10 2 (0.53%) Salt
10 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.27%) Kibana
11 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.27%) SCOM
11 1 (0.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 230 (61.50%) Microsoft
2 79 (21.12%) Databricks
3 31 (8.29%) Tableau
4 26 (6.95%) VMware
5 24 (6.42%) Veeam
6 21 (5.61%) RedGate
6 21 (5.61%) SolarWinds
7 18 (4.81%) Cisco
7 18 (4.81%) Google
7 18 (4.81%) Oracle
8 13 (3.48%) CheckPoint
9 10 (2.67%) Citrix
10 6 (1.60%) Cognizant
11 4 (1.07%) VirtaMove
12 3 (0.80%) arcserve
12 3 (0.80%) CommVault
12 3 (0.80%) Nintex
12 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.53%) TIBCO