Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 539 679 829
Rank change year-on-year +140 +150 +7
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 308 158 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.22% 0.089%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.36% 0.73% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 240 127 66
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £81,375 £77,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +8.11%

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 22,579 21,745 25,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.54% 29.77% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17,795 18,158 21,945
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +8.11% +0.91%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 +24 104 £65,000 -1.89% 14
West London +37 22 £50,000 -13.04%
East London - 5 £65,000 - 2
North London +2 1 £50,000 +75.44%
South London - 1 £60,000 -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 305 (99.03%) SQL
3 214 (69.48%) Microsoft
4 199 (64.61%) SQL Server
5 152 (49.35%) Business Intelligence
6 149 (48.38%) C#
7 140 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 133 (43.18%) Power BI
9 130 (42.21%) Analytics
10 129 (41.88%) Data Lake
11 119 (38.64%) Azure Data Factory
12 114 (37.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 107 (34.74%) .NET
14 98 (31.82%) Machine Learning
15 96 (31.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 85 (27.60%) Data Warehouse
17 84 (27.27%) IaaS
18 79 (25.65%) Data Analytics
19 78 (25.32%) PaaS
19 78 (25.32%) Git (software)
19 78 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
20 76 (24.68%) TDD
21 73 (23.70%) Visual Studio
22 66 (21.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
23 65 (21.10%) JavaScript
24 59 (19.16%) Big Data
25 58 (18.83%) Tableau
25 58 (18.83%) Serverless
25 58 (18.83%) Data Science
26 57 (18.51%) Azure Active Directory

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 14 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.60%) Apache
4 7 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.62%) IIS
6 4 (1.30%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.30%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 308 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (38.64%) Azure Data Factory
3 84 (27.27%) IaaS
4 78 (25.32%) PaaS
5 58 (18.83%) Serverless
6 57 (18.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 56 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 45 (14.61%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 36 (11.69%) Azure Machine Learning
10 18 (5.84%) Data Lake Analytics
11 16 (5.19%) SaaS
12 8 (2.60%) Office 365
13 6 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.95%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.65%) Force.com
17 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.95%) DNS
1 6 (1.95%) Intranet
2 4 (1.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.30%) Skype
3 3 (0.97%) BGP
3 3 (0.97%) Firewall
3 3 (0.97%) SAN
3 3 (0.97%) VPN
4 2 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.65%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (64.61%) SQL Server
2 140 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 133 (43.18%) Power BI
4 129 (41.88%) Data Lake
5 114 (37.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 96 (31.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 85 (27.60%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (21.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 59 (19.16%) Big Data
10 25 (8.12%) Cosmos DB
11 23 (7.47%) OLAP
12 20 (6.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 20 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (6.49%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (5.52%) Snowflake Schema
13 17 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (5.19%) OLTP
15 15 (4.87%) Redis
16 14 (4.55%) NoSQL
17 12 (3.90%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 78 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 73 (23.70%) Visual Studio
3 38 (12.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.52%) CruiseControl
5 17 (5.52%) MSBuild
5 17 (5.52%) Subversion
6 8 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (2.27%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.97%) JIRA
8 3 (0.97%) NUnit
9 2 (0.65%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.65%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.65%) LINQPad
9 2 (0.65%) Moq
9 2 (0.65%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.32%) YouTrack
General
1 54 (17.53%) Finance
2 44 (14.29%) Advertising
3 38 (12.34%) Marketing
4 15 (4.87%) Games
5 10 (3.25%) Retail
6 4 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (36.69%) Developer
2 98 (31.82%) Consultant
3 71 (23.05%) Architect
4 60 (19.48%) Azure Consultant
5 55 (17.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 47 (15.26%) Power BI Consultant
7 42 (13.64%) .NET Developer
8 41 (13.31%) Azure Architect
9 40 (12.99%) Microsoft BI Consultant
10 35 (11.36%) Data Consultant
11 32 (10.39%) C# Developer
12 30 (9.74%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 28 (9.09%) Senior Developer
14 27 (8.77%) .NET Architect
15 25 (8.12%) C# .NET Developer
15 25 (8.12%) SQL Developer
16 22 (7.14%) .NET Solutions Architect
16 22 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
17 20 (6.49%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (34.74%) .NET
2 51 (16.56%) HTML
3 49 (15.91%) Web Services
4 45 (14.61%) REST
5 44 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 43 (13.96%) CSS
7 39 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 37 (12.01%) SOAP
9 32 (10.39%) ASP.NET
10 31 (10.06%) Node.js
11 26 (8.44%) Redux
12 22 (7.14%) .NET Framework
13 21 (6.82%) Entity Framework
13 21 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (6.82%) WCF
14 20 (6.49%) MDX
15 17 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (5.52%) jQuery
15 17 (5.52%) WinForms
16 15 (4.87%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.44%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.27%) User Experience
6 6 (1.95%) Fintech
6 6 (1.95%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.62%) Replication
8 4 (1.30%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.30%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.30%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.30%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.97%) Clustering
9 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.97%) NHS
10 2 (0.65%) Blog
10 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.99%) Windows
2 18 (5.84%) VMS
3 17 (5.52%) Linux
4 7 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.65%) Unix
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (49.35%) Business Intelligence
2 130 (42.21%) Analytics
3 98 (31.82%) Machine Learning
4 79 (25.65%) Data Analytics
5 78 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (24.68%) TDD
7 58 (18.83%) Data Science
8 55 (17.86%) Web Development
9 47 (15.26%) Presales
10 46 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (14.94%) MVC
11 41 (13.31%) ETL
12 38 (12.34%) OO
12 38 (12.34%) SDLC
13 34 (11.04%) Configuration Management
13 34 (11.04%) Service Delivery
13 34 (11.04%) SOA
14 31 (10.06%) Scrum
14 31 (10.06%) Visualisation
15 30 (9.74%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 305 (99.03%) SQL
2 149 (48.38%) C#
3 65 (21.10%) JavaScript
4 53 (17.21%) PowerShell
5 44 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 43 (13.96%) T-SQL
6 43 (13.96%) U-SQL
7 25 (8.12%) Python
8 13 (4.22%) Java
8 13 (4.22%) R
9 11 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.57%) Ruby
10 8 (2.60%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.95%) C
12 5 (1.62%) ES6
13 3 (0.97%) C++
13 3 (0.97%) Perl
13 3 (0.97%) PHP
13 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 38 (12.34%) Degree
2 23 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.95%) MCSA
5 5 (1.62%) MCSE
6 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.97%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.65%) MCITP
8 2 (0.65%) MCP
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.22%) QA
System Software
1 43 (13.96%) Virtual Machines
2 31 (10.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.27%) Docker
4 6 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.65%) XenApp
6 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.57%) Puppet
3 8 (2.60%) Terraform
4 6 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (1.62%) Ansible
5 5 (1.62%) Salt
6 4 (1.30%) Kibana
7 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.65%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 214 (69.48%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.83%) Tableau
3 35 (11.36%) Oracle
4 25 (8.12%) Google
5 6 (1.95%) Databricks
5 6 (1.95%) VMware
5 6 (1.95%) Workday
6 5 (1.62%) Citrix
7 4 (1.30%) Veeam
8 3 (0.97%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.65%) arcserve
9 2 (0.65%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco
9 2 (0.65%) Cognos
9 2 (0.65%) CommVault
9 2 (0.65%) IBM
9 2 (0.65%) RedGate
9 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.65%) Talend