Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > London
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 266 359 452
Rank change year-on-year +93 +93 +141
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 308 405 360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.09% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.79% 2.87% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 308 356 361
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -

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 8,133 14,094 18,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.79% 28.02% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,645 11,637 15,471
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 £38,750 £37,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 +95 92 £85,000 +17.24% 9
West London +76 8 £65,000 -7.14% 4
South London +5 4 £80,000 +48.84%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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%) Azure
2 292 (94.81%) SQL
3 166 (53.90%) Microsoft
4 164 (53.25%) DevOps
5 159 (51.62%) SQL Server
6 133 (43.18%) Power Platform
7 122 (39.61%) .NET
8 117 (37.99%) Business Intelligence
9 111 (36.04%) PaaS
10 107 (34.74%) Azure Data Factory
11 97 (31.49%) Power BI
11 97 (31.49%) Data Warehouse
12 93 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
13 89 (28.90%) Data Lake
14 84 (27.27%) C#
15 82 (26.62%) Analytics
16 79 (25.65%) Databricks
17 78 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
18 73 (23.70%) Cosmos DB
19 71 (23.05%) PowerShell
20 68 (22.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 67 (21.75%) AWS
22 66 (21.43%) Test Automation
23 65 (21.10%) ETL
24 64 (20.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 61 (19.81%) Microservices
26 59 (19.16%) Python
27 55 (17.86%) Finance
27 55 (17.86%) Serverless
28 53 (17.21%) Deployment 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 51 (16.56%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.79%) IIS
3 15 (4.87%) CMS
3 15 (4.87%) EPiServer
4 4 (1.30%) Confluence
4 4 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.97%) Apache
5 3 (0.97%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.32%) Jupyter
Applications
1 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 308 (100.00%) Azure
2 133 (43.18%) Power Platform
3 111 (36.04%) PaaS
4 107 (34.74%) Azure Data Factory
5 67 (21.75%) AWS
6 55 (17.86%) Serverless
7 52 (16.88%) SaaS
8 50 (16.23%) Azure Functions
9 44 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
10 42 (13.64%) IaaS
11 32 (10.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (5.84%) Logic Apps
13 15 (4.87%) Microsoft 365
14 14 (4.55%) Amazon S3
14 14 (4.55%) Azure Stack
14 14 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (3.90%) NuGet
16 9 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (2.92%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.47%) Firewall
2 4 (1.30%) DNS
2 4 (1.30%) FTP
3 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.97%) WAN
4 2 (0.65%) DMZ
5 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (51.62%) SQL Server
2 97 (31.49%) Data Warehouse
2 97 (31.49%) Power BI
3 89 (28.90%) Data Lake
4 73 (23.70%) Cosmos DB
5 68 (22.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 64 (20.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 52 (16.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (16.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 45 (14.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 28 (9.09%) NoSQL
10 28 (9.09%) Tableau
11 16 (5.19%) Amazon Redshift
11 16 (5.19%) OLTP
12 12 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (2.60%) Delta Lake
15 8 (2.60%) MySQL
16 7 (2.27%) PolyBase
Development Applications
1 34 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.12%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (2.60%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.95%) Postman
6 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.62%) ER Studio
7 5 (1.62%) ERwin
7 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.30%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.30%) JIRA
8 4 (1.30%) NUnit
8 4 (1.30%) Subversion
8 4 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.65%) Gradle
10 2 (0.65%) Maven
10 2 (0.65%) Selenium
10 2 (0.65%) xUnit.net
General
1 55 (17.86%) Finance
2 14 (4.55%) Marketing
3 8 (2.60%) Advertising
4 7 (2.27%) Retail
5 5 (1.62%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.30%) Housing Association
7 3 (0.97%) Back Office
7 3 (0.97%) Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 2 (0.65%) Games
8 2 (0.65%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Environmental Health
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (27.92%) Developer
2 51 (16.56%) Architect
3 49 (15.91%) Azure Engineer
4 40 (12.99%) Azure Developer
5 34 (11.04%) Consultant
6 32 (10.39%) Data Engineer
7 31 (10.06%) Applications Architect
8 28 (9.09%) Data Consultant
8 28 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
9 26 (8.44%) Enterprise Applications Architect
10 23 (7.47%) Azure Consultant
11 22 (7.14%) Azure Architect
12 20 (6.49%) .NET Developer
13 18 (5.84%) Analyst
13 18 (5.84%) SaaS Architect
14 17 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 16 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (5.19%) Senior Developer
16 15 (4.87%) Web Developer
17 14 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (39.61%) .NET
2 52 (16.88%) CSS
3 51 (16.56%) XML
4 48 (15.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 47 (15.26%) .NET Core
6 46 (14.94%) jQuery
7 34 (11.04%) Web Services
8 33 (10.71%) Ajax
9 23 (7.47%) JSON
10 21 (6.82%) ASP.NET
11 20 (6.49%) Vue.js
12 19 (6.17%) HTML
13 17 (5.52%) .NET Framework
14 16 (5.19%) React
15 15 (4.87%) Laravel
16 14 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (4.55%) Entity Framework
17 12 (3.90%) MDX
17 12 (3.90%) SOAP
18 10 (3.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.74%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.87%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.57%) Cloud Native
5 10 (3.25%) Clustering
6 9 (2.92%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.92%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.60%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.62%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.30%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.30%) Replication
11 3 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.97%) PKI
11 3 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.65%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.65%) User Experience
13 1 (0.32%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.44%) Windows
2 16 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.30%) Linux
3 4 (1.30%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.65%) Unix
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.32%) VMS
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (53.25%) DevOps
2 117 (37.99%) Business Intelligence
3 93 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (26.62%) Analytics
5 78 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 65 (21.10%) ETL
8 61 (19.81%) Microservices
9 53 (17.21%) Data Modelling
9 53 (17.21%) Deployment Automation
10 48 (15.58%) Migration
11 46 (14.94%) Visualisation
12 42 (13.64%) Data Analytics
12 42 (13.64%) Data Integration
13 31 (10.06%) CQRS
13 31 (10.06%) Data Visualisation
14 29 (9.42%) Computer Science
14 29 (9.42%) Data Management
15 28 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
16 27 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 292 (94.81%) SQL
2 84 (27.27%) C#
3 71 (23.05%) PowerShell
4 59 (19.16%) Python
5 44 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 30 (9.74%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 15 (4.87%) PHP
9 10 (3.25%) Scala
10 9 (2.92%) C++
10 9 (2.92%) Go
10 9 (2.92%) Groovy
10 9 (2.92%) Java
11 8 (2.60%) Ruby
12 7 (2.27%) U-SQL
12 7 (2.27%) VB
13 5 (1.62%) R
14 2 (0.65%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (9.09%) Degree
2 27 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 19 (6.17%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.44%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.90%) QA
3 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.39%) Docker
3 10 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.30%) HDFS
6 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (12.99%) Kubernetes
2 30 (9.74%) Terraform
3 17 (5.52%) Failover Clustering
4 13 (4.22%) SCCM
5 10 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.25%) Puppet
6 5 (1.62%) Ansible
7 1 (0.32%) Istio
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 166 (53.90%) Microsoft
2 79 (25.65%) Databricks
3 21 (6.82%) Oracle
4 14 (4.55%) VMware
5 12 (3.90%) Google
6 5 (1.62%) Alteryx
6 5 (1.62%) Blue Prism
7 4 (1.30%) Dynatrace
7 4 (1.30%) RedGate
7 4 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.30%) SAP
7 4 (1.30%) Sparx
7 4 (1.30%) Splunk
8 3 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.97%) Remedy
9 2 (0.65%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.65%) Citrix
9 2 (0.65%) Cognos
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco
10 1 (0.32%) Informatica