Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 291 389 492
Rank change year-on-year +98 +103 +189
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 179 394 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.73% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.15% 2.52% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 165 373 327
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £50,500 £47,700 £45,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £94,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +14.29%

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 5,678 15,646 21,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.64% 28.81% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,779 12,948 16,818
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +90 59 £75,000 +3.45% 10
South London +41 7 £62,500 - 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Azure
2 164 (91.62%) SQL
3 105 (58.66%) Microsoft
4 104 (58.10%) SQL Server
5 84 (46.93%) DevOps
6 83 (46.37%) Power Platform
7 81 (45.25%) Business Intelligence
8 80 (44.69%) Data Lake
9 77 (43.02%) Data Warehouse
10 71 (39.66%) Azure Data Factory
11 69 (38.55%) Power BI
12 64 (35.75%) Finance
13 63 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (33.52%) Analytics
15 57 (31.84%) Databricks
16 54 (30.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 52 (29.05%) .NET
18 50 (27.93%) C#
19 49 (27.37%) Data Modelling
20 43 (24.02%) ETL
20 43 (24.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 42 (23.46%) PaaS
22 39 (21.79%) PowerShell
23 37 (20.67%) Python
24 33 (18.44%) SaaS
25 31 (17.32%) Data Analytics
26 30 (16.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
26 30 (16.76%) Cosmos DB
27 29 (16.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
27 29 (16.20%) Test Automation

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 25 (13.97%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.26%) IIS
3 11 (6.15%) Apache
4 10 (5.59%) Apache Spark
5 9 (5.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (5.03%) Confluence
6 2 (1.12%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.56%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 179 (100.00%) Azure
2 83 (46.37%) Power Platform
3 71 (39.66%) Azure Data Factory
4 42 (23.46%) PaaS
5 33 (18.44%) SaaS
6 26 (14.53%) AWS
7 20 (11.17%) Office 365
8 17 (9.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (8.94%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (7.82%) Serverless
11 11 (6.15%) Azure Functions
11 11 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (5.59%) IaaS
13 9 (5.03%) Data Lake Analytics
13 9 (5.03%) GitHub
14 8 (4.47%) Logic Apps
14 8 (4.47%) PowerApps
15 6 (3.35%) Lucidchart
16 5 (2.79%) OneDrive
17 4 (2.23%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) Firewall
2 3 (1.68%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.12%) SAN
3 2 (1.12%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (58.10%) SQL Server
2 80 (44.69%) Data Lake
3 77 (43.02%) Data Warehouse
4 69 (38.55%) Power BI
5 54 (30.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (24.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (16.76%) Cosmos DB
8 29 (16.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 27 (15.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 25 (13.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (10.06%) NoSQL
12 16 (8.94%) Snowflake Schema
12 16 (8.94%) Tableau
13 12 (6.70%) SQL Server 2017
14 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (4.47%) PolyBase
16 7 (3.91%) MySQL
16 7 (3.91%) OLTP
16 7 (3.91%) QlikView
17 6 (3.35%) Looker
Development Applications
1 22 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.94%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.26%) Postman
4 11 (6.15%) SpecFlow
4 11 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (5.59%) JIRA
6 9 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.47%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.91%) Selenium
9 4 (2.23%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.68%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.12%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.12%) ER Studio
11 2 (1.12%) ERwin
11 2 (1.12%) NUnit
11 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.12%) tSQLt
11 2 (1.12%) xUnit.net
General
1 64 (35.75%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Banking
2 11 (6.15%) Marketing
3 3 (1.68%) Back Office
4 2 (1.12%) Front Office
4 2 (1.12%) Games
4 2 (1.12%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (34.08%) Developer
2 54 (30.17%) Azure Engineer
3 33 (18.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (16.20%) Data Engineer
5 23 (12.85%) Azure Developer
6 19 (10.61%) Architect
7 18 (10.06%) SQL Developer
8 17 (9.50%) Consultant
9 16 (8.94%) Data Consultant
9 16 (8.94%) SQL BI Developer
10 14 (7.82%) .NET Developer
10 14 (7.82%) Azure Consultant
10 14 (7.82%) Power BI Developer
10 14 (7.82%) Senior Developer
11 13 (7.26%) Lead Developer
12 12 (6.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 12 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (6.70%) Analyst
12 12 (6.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (29.05%) .NET
2 26 (14.53%) MDX
3 18 (10.06%) CSS
4 16 (8.94%) jQuery
4 16 (8.94%) RESTful
4 16 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (7.82%) .NET Core
6 13 (7.26%) XML
7 12 (6.70%) Web Services
8 11 (6.15%) Kafka
9 10 (5.59%) Ajax
10 8 (4.47%) HTML
10 8 (4.47%) OAuth
10 8 (4.47%) SOAP
11 6 (3.35%) JSON
12 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.79%) React
12 5 (2.79%) Redux
12 5 (2.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (7.82%) Data Structures
4 9 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.35%) Reinsurance
7 4 (2.23%) Replication
7 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.68%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.12%) Derivative
9 2 (1.12%) Equities
9 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.12%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.12%) PlayStation
9 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.61%) Windows
2 17 (9.50%) Linux
3 10 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.47%) Unix
5 7 (3.91%) VMS
6 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (1.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.93%) DevOps
2 81 (45.25%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (33.52%) Analytics
5 49 (27.37%) Data Modelling
6 43 (24.02%) ETL
7 31 (17.32%) Data Analytics
8 29 (16.20%) Test Automation
9 28 (15.64%) Data Engineering
9 28 (15.64%) Scrum
10 26 (14.53%) SDLC
11 25 (13.97%) Visualisation
12 24 (13.41%) Fintech
13 23 (12.85%) Data Visualisation
14 22 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (11.73%) Microservices
15 21 (11.73%) Migration
16 17 (9.50%) Data Integration
17 16 (8.94%) TDD
18 14 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 164 (91.62%) SQL
2 50 (27.93%) C#
3 39 (21.79%) PowerShell
4 37 (20.67%) Python
5 30 (16.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 19 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.15%) Scala
8 9 (5.03%) Java
8 9 (5.03%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.47%) U-SQL
10 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.68%) PHP
11 3 (1.68%) R
11 3 (1.68%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.03%) Degree
2 7 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) QA
2 8 (4.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.26%) Docker
3 4 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (10.06%) Kubernetes
2 13 (7.26%) Terraform
3 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.68%) Ansible
5 2 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.56%) Puppet
6 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 105 (58.66%) Microsoft
2 57 (31.84%) Databricks
3 10 (5.59%) Oracle
4 9 (5.03%) Atlassian
5 8 (4.47%) VMware
6 5 (2.79%) Alteryx
6 5 (2.79%) Blue Prism
6 5 (2.79%) Google
6 5 (2.79%) RedGate
7 4 (2.23%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) Facebook
8 2 (1.12%) Teradata
9 1 (0.56%) Actuate
9 1 (0.56%) Cognos
9 1 (0.56%) Epicor
9 1 (0.56%) NetApp
9 1 (0.56%) Netezza
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.56%) Remedy
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore