Period
to 16 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 677 738
Rank change year-on-year +191 +61 +111
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 356 174 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 0.78% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 312 163 119
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -11.54% +22.07%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £89,875 £77,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%

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 20,258 22,209 22,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.13% 29.39% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16,534 17,797 19,509
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 November 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 November 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 +28 49 £65,000 +4.00% 18
South London +7 12 £60,000 +4.35%
West London +23 5 £50,000 -13.04% 1
East London - 5 £65,000 - 1
North London +7 1 £50,000 +86.92%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 356 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 349 (98.03%) SQL
3 249 (69.94%) SQL Server
4 226 (63.48%) Microsoft
5 161 (45.22%) .NET
6 158 (44.38%) C#
7 134 (37.64%) Data Warehouse
8 133 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
9 132 (37.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 117 (32.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 109 (30.62%) Analytics
11 109 (30.62%) Azure Data Factory
12 108 (30.34%) Data Lake
13 106 (29.78%) Power BI
14 104 (29.21%) PaaS
14 104 (29.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 99 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
16 86 (24.16%) JavaScript
17 85 (23.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 77 (21.63%) Cosmos DB
19 73 (20.51%) Visual Studio
20 69 (19.38%) T-SQL
21 68 (19.10%) PowerShell
22 65 (18.26%) Amazon AWS
23 60 (16.85%) Finance
24 58 (16.29%) JSON
25 57 (16.01%) Data Modelling
26 55 (15.45%) Git (software)
26 55 (15.45%) IaaS
27 54 (15.17%) Machine Learning

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 (7.30%) Apache Spark
2 22 (6.18%) Apache
3 16 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.65%) Apache Solr
5 11 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.53%) CMS
7 8 (2.25%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.69%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.69%) IIS
9 5 (1.40%) JBoss
9 5 (1.40%) Jetty
9 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 356 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (30.62%) Azure Data Factory
3 104 (29.21%) PaaS
4 65 (18.26%) Amazon AWS
5 55 (15.45%) IaaS
6 45 (12.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 39 (10.96%) Data Lake Analytics
8 32 (8.99%) Azure Machine Learning
8 32 (8.99%) Serverless
9 30 (8.43%) SaaS
10 19 (5.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 19 (5.34%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (4.78%) Azure Functions
12 8 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (2.25%) Office 365
13 6 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.69%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.46%) DNS
2 17 (4.78%) Firewall
3 12 (3.37%) Network Security
4 8 (2.25%) Internet
4 8 (2.25%) Intranet
5 6 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (1.69%) VPN
6 4 (1.12%) BGP
6 4 (1.12%) SAN
7 3 (0.84%) Skype
8 2 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (69.94%) SQL Server
2 134 (37.64%) Data Warehouse
3 132 (37.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (32.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 108 (30.34%) Data Lake
6 106 (29.78%) Power BI
7 104 (29.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 85 (23.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 77 (21.63%) Cosmos DB
10 54 (15.17%) Big Data
11 49 (13.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 37 (10.39%) OLAP
13 33 (9.27%) Hadoop
14 30 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 26 (7.30%) Redis
16 24 (6.74%) MongoDB
16 24 (6.74%) MySQL
17 23 (6.46%) Amazon RDS
17 23 (6.46%) NoSQL
18 18 (5.06%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 73 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 55 (15.45%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 29 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.65%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.81%) ER Studio
7 9 (2.53%) JIRA
7 9 (2.53%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.25%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.69%) Subversion
10 5 (1.40%) CruiseControl
10 5 (1.40%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.56%) Moq
12 2 (0.56%) NUnit
12 2 (0.56%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.28%) ERwin
General
1 60 (16.85%) Finance
2 26 (7.30%) Retail
3 17 (4.78%) Advertising
4 12 (3.37%) Marketing
5 11 (3.09%) Banking
5 11 (3.09%) Legal
6 4 (1.12%) Games
7 2 (0.56%) Automotive
7 2 (0.56%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 157 (44.10%) Developer
2 90 (25.28%) Architect
3 69 (19.38%) Azure Architect
4 60 (16.85%) .NET Developer
5 57 (16.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 46 (12.92%) Cloud Architect
7 45 (12.64%) Consultant
8 44 (12.36%) C# Developer
9 42 (11.80%) SQL Developer
10 37 (10.39%) Azure Developer
11 36 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 36 (10.11%) Senior Developer
12 32 (8.99%) SSIS Developer
13 31 (8.71%) DBA
14 30 (8.43%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (7.87%) Data Consultant
16 24 (6.74%) SQL DBA
17 23 (6.46%) SQL BI Developer
18 22 (6.18%) SQL Server Developer
19 21 (5.90%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (45.22%) .NET
2 58 (16.29%) JSON
3 52 (14.61%) REST
4 46 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (11.52%) MDX
6 40 (11.24%) CSS
7 38 (10.67%) HTML
7 38 (10.67%) SOAP
8 36 (10.11%) ASP.NET
9 30 (8.43%) AngularJS
10 23 (6.46%) XML
11 22 (6.18%) Web Services
12 21 (5.90%) .NET Framework
12 21 (5.90%) jQuery
13 20 (5.62%) React
14 19 (5.34%) JSON Schema
14 19 (5.34%) XSD
15 17 (4.78%) .NET Core
15 17 (4.78%) Entity Framework
15 17 (4.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 32 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.81%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.97%) Fintech
8 6 (1.69%) Clustering
9 5 (1.40%) NHS
9 5 (1.40%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.84%) Replication
12 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.43%) Windows
2 24 (6.74%) Linux
3 17 (4.78%) VMS
4 9 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (30.62%) Analytics
3 99 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (16.01%) Data Modelling
5 54 (15.17%) ETL
5 54 (15.17%) Machine Learning
6 53 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (14.89%) TDD
7 49 (13.76%) SDLC
7 49 (13.76%) Visualisation
8 43 (12.08%) DevOps
9 42 (11.80%) Scrum
10 37 (10.39%) Data Analytics
11 35 (9.83%) Data Science
12 33 (9.27%) OO
13 30 (8.43%) Web Development
14 29 (8.15%) Open Source
15 28 (7.87%) Configuration Management
15 28 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
16 27 (7.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 349 (98.03%) SQL
2 158 (44.38%) C#
3 86 (24.16%) JavaScript
4 69 (19.38%) T-SQL
5 68 (19.10%) PowerShell
6 49 (13.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 46 (12.92%) Python
8 32 (8.99%) Java
9 26 (7.30%) R
10 22 (6.18%) U-SQL
11 13 (3.65%) TypeScript
12 12 (3.37%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.37%) C
13 6 (1.69%) PHP
14 4 (1.12%) C++
14 4 (1.12%) Perl
15 3 (0.84%) ES6
16 2 (0.56%) ES7
16 2 (0.56%) VBA
17 1 (0.28%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 48 (13.48%) Degree
2 31 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.97%) MCSA
5 5 (1.40%) MCSE
6 4 (1.12%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.12%) MCAD
6 4 (1.12%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.12%) MCSD
6 4 (1.12%) PhD
7 2 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.90%) QA
2 14 (3.93%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.12%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.74%) Docker
3 16 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.69%) XenApp
5 6 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (11.52%) Terraform
2 40 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (8.43%) Puppet
4 12 (3.37%) Ansible
5 9 (2.53%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.69%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.12%) Salt
8 3 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.84%) SCCM
9 2 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.56%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.28%) Kibana
10 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 226 (63.48%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.43%) Databricks
3 24 (6.74%) Oracle
4 19 (5.34%) Tableau
5 17 (4.78%) Google
6 10 (2.81%) Citrix
7 9 (2.53%) Cognos
8 8 (2.25%) Talend
9 7 (1.97%) VMware
10 6 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.69%) Cisco
11 4 (1.12%) CommVault
11 4 (1.12%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.12%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.12%) Veeam
12 3 (0.84%) NetApp
13 2 (0.56%) arcserve
13 2 (0.56%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.56%) OutSystems
13 2 (0.56%) RedGate