Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 702 835
Rank change year-on-year +113 +133 -33
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 223 113 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.16% 0.075%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 218 108 50
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £39,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £93,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 20,940 20,948 26,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.18% 29.79% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17,112 18,326 22,392
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -8 50 £61,250 -2.00% 7
West London - 6 £48,750 - 2
North London +9 3 £23,500 -58.04%
South London - 2 £51,250 -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 223 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 217 (97.31%) SQL
3 137 (61.43%) SQL Server
4 123 (55.16%) Microsoft
5 117 (52.47%) .NET
6 116 (52.02%) C#
7 90 (40.36%) JavaScript
8 78 (34.98%) Business Intelligence
9 72 (32.29%) HTML
9 72 (32.29%) CSS
9 72 (32.29%) MVC
10 67 (30.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (29.60%) Azure Data Factory
12 65 (29.15%) ASP.NET
13 62 (27.80%) Analytics
14 59 (26.46%) Power BI
14 59 (26.46%) jQuery
15 58 (26.01%) Data Lake
16 56 (25.11%) AngularJS
17 51 (22.87%) OO
17 51 (22.87%) Data Warehouse
18 48 (21.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 47 (21.08%) Git (software)
20 45 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
20 45 (20.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 45 (20.18%) Presales
21 42 (18.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 41 (18.39%) Tableau
23 40 (17.94%) Visual Studio
24 37 (16.59%) Windows

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 26 (11.66%) Umbraco
2 22 (9.87%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.69%) IIS
5 4 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 223 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (29.60%) Azure Data Factory
3 33 (14.80%) SaaS
4 28 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (12.11%) Office 365
6 25 (11.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 25 (11.21%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 22 (9.87%) Serverless
8 18 (8.07%) IaaS
9 16 (7.17%) PaaS
10 15 (6.73%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (5.38%) GitHub
12 7 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (2.24%) Data Lake Analytics
13 5 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (1.35%) npm
15 2 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.69%) Firewall
1 6 (2.69%) VPN
2 5 (2.24%) Network Security
2 5 (2.24%) VLAN
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) DHCP
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.45%) SAN
4 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (61.43%) SQL Server
2 59 (26.46%) Power BI
3 58 (26.01%) Data Lake
4 51 (22.87%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (21.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (20.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (18.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (15.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 31 (13.90%) Big Data
10 19 (8.52%) Cosmos DB
11 15 (6.73%) Redis
12 13 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (4.93%) OLAP
14 9 (4.04%) Oracle OLAP
14 9 (4.04%) SQLite
15 8 (3.59%) Relational Database
16 6 (2.69%) NoSQL
17 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (2.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 40 (17.94%) Visual Studio
3 22 (9.87%) Subversion
4 17 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.04%) JIRA
5 9 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (3.59%) Jasmine
6 8 (3.59%) MSTest
6 8 (3.59%) NUnit
6 8 (3.59%) Selenium
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.45%) AppVeyor
9 1 (0.45%) LINQPad
9 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.45%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.45%) ZenHub
General
1 27 (12.11%) Finance
2 13 (5.83%) Advertising
3 12 (5.38%) Retail
4 3 (1.35%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Legal
5 2 (0.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (47.53%) Developer
2 55 (24.66%) C# Developer
3 42 (18.83%) Consultant
4 39 (17.49%) .NET Developer
5 37 (16.59%) Architect
5 37 (16.59%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 33 (14.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 32 (14.35%) HTML CSS Developer
7 32 (14.35%) HTML Developer
8 29 (13.00%) Angular Developer
9 27 (12.11%) Microsoft BI Consultant
10 26 (11.66%) Azure Developer
10 26 (11.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (10.31%) Azure Consultant
12 22 (9.87%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (9.42%) Power BI Consultant
14 20 (8.97%) SQL Developer
15 16 (7.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 14 (6.28%) SSIS Consultant
16 14 (6.28%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (52.47%) .NET
2 72 (32.29%) CSS
2 72 (32.29%) HTML
3 67 (30.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 65 (29.15%) ASP.NET
5 59 (26.46%) jQuery
6 56 (25.11%) AngularJS
7 45 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (16.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (16.14%) Entity Framework
10 35 (15.70%) .NET Framework
11 30 (13.45%) Ajax
11 30 (13.45%) CSS3
11 30 (13.45%) HTML5
11 30 (13.45%) REST
11 30 (13.45%) Sass
12 27 (12.11%) LESS
13 26 (11.66%) Razor View Engine
13 26 (11.66%) Web Services
14 18 (8.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (8.07%) User Experience
3 16 (7.17%) Fintech
4 9 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.79%) Replication
7 3 (1.35%) Blog
7 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.35%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.90%) RIA
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.59%) Windows
2 15 (6.73%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.59%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.14%) VMS
6 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.79%) CentOS
6 4 (1.79%) Linux
6 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.90%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.98%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (32.29%) MVC
3 62 (27.80%) Analytics
4 51 (22.87%) OO
5 45 (20.18%) Presales
6 32 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (13.45%) TDD
8 27 (12.11%) Data Visualisation
8 27 (12.11%) Visualisation
9 25 (11.21%) Test Automation
10 24 (10.76%) Business Analytics
11 23 (10.31%) SOA
12 21 (9.42%) Machine Learning
13 20 (8.97%) ETL
13 20 (8.97%) SOLID
14 19 (8.52%) OOD
15 18 (8.07%) Front End Development
15 18 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (8.07%) Web Development
16 17 (7.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 217 (97.31%) SQL
2 116 (52.02%) C#
3 90 (40.36%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.80%) PowerShell
5 28 (12.56%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.28%) TypeScript
7 11 (4.93%) U-SQL
8 5 (2.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (1.79%) Python
9 4 (1.79%) VB
9 4 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.35%) ES6
10 3 (1.35%) Java
11 2 (0.90%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.90%) C
11 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.28%) Degree
2 5 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.90%) MCP
4 1 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) GDPR
3 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (9.87%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.07%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (4.04%) vSphere
3 9 (4.04%) XenApp
4 3 (1.35%) Docker
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (6.28%) SCCM
2 3 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 123 (55.16%) Microsoft
2 41 (18.39%) Tableau
3 21 (9.42%) Oracle
4 20 (8.97%) Google
5 14 (6.28%) IBM
6 10 (4.48%) VMware
7 9 (4.04%) Citrix
7 9 (4.04%) Ivanti
7 9 (4.04%) Palo Alto
8 7 (3.14%) CommVault
8 7 (3.14%) Dell
8 7 (3.14%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (2.69%) BT
9 6 (2.69%) Yahoo!
10 3 (1.35%) Capita
10 3 (1.35%) Sybase
10 3 (1.35%) Talend
11 1 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.45%) MapR