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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 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > London
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 531 360 333
Rank change year-on-year -171 -27 +73
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 417 329 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.80% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.74% 2.58% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 340 276 233
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £61,625 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.90% +16.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £81,250 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -2.24%

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 23,899 12,772 9,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.72% 31.21% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,213 8,014 7,513
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -81 52 £72,500 -3.33% 24
West London -62 11 £47,500 -26.92% 5
South London -47 5 £60,305 +2.65% 1
East London - 2 £42,500 - 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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.

1 417 (100.00%) Azure
2 410 (98.32%) SQL
3 217 (52.04%) SQL Server
4 185 (44.36%) DevOps
5 147 (35.25%) C#
6 138 (33.09%) Power Platform
7 129 (30.94%) Azure DevOps
8 128 (30.70%) Business Intelligence
9 127 (30.46%) Microsoft
10 125 (29.98%) Azure Data Factory
11 123 (29.50%) .NET
12 120 (28.78%) Data Warehouse
13 119 (28.54%) Data Lake
14 116 (27.82%) Analytics
15 114 (27.34%) Power BI
16 111 (26.62%) Agile
17 101 (24.22%) Terraform
18 87 (20.86%) PowerShell
18 87 (20.86%) Azure Synapse Analytics
19 83 (19.90%) Finance
20 82 (19.66%) Python
21 80 (19.18%) Social Skills
22 79 (18.94%) CI/CD
22 79 (18.94%) PaaS
23 78 (18.71%) ETL
23 78 (18.71%) .NET Core
24 77 (18.47%) Databricks
25 74 (17.75%) Kubernetes
26 67 (16.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
27 66 (15.83%) Data Modelling

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 23 (5.52%) Apache Spark
2 19 (4.56%) Apache
3 14 (3.36%) Confluence
3 14 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.68%) Apache Airflow
4 7 (1.68%) IIS
5 6 (1.44%) Luigi
6 4 (0.96%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 417 (100.00%) Azure
2 138 (33.09%) Power Platform
3 129 (30.94%) Azure DevOps
4 125 (29.98%) Azure Data Factory
5 87 (20.86%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 79 (18.94%) PaaS
7 67 (16.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 58 (13.91%) Azure Service Bus
9 46 (11.03%) AWS
10 42 (10.07%) Azure Key Vault
11 32 (7.67%) IaaS
12 31 (7.43%) SaaS
13 30 (7.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 28 (6.71%) PowerApps
15 22 (5.28%) Azure AKS
16 20 (4.80%) Serverless
17 18 (4.32%) Azure Storage
17 18 (4.32%) Microsoft 365
18 17 (4.08%) Azure Monitor
19 15 (3.60%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.80%) DNS
2 12 (2.88%) Network Security
3 11 (2.64%) WAN
4 8 (1.92%) Firewall
4 8 (1.92%) VPN
5 7 (1.68%) SD-WAN
6 4 (0.96%) DHCP
6 4 (0.96%) LAN
7 2 (0.48%) Internet
7 2 (0.48%) VLAN
8 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (52.04%) SQL Server
2 120 (28.78%) Data Warehouse
3 119 (28.54%) Data Lake
4 114 (27.34%) Power BI
5 65 (15.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 60 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (9.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (8.87%) NoSQL
8 37 (8.87%) Relational Database
9 36 (8.63%) Big Data
10 35 (8.39%) MySQL
11 33 (7.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 31 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (5.52%) Tableau
15 15 (3.60%) Metadata
16 12 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (2.88%) MongoDB
17 9 (2.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.00%) JIRA
4 21 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.60%) SonarQube
6 14 (3.36%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.64%) NUnit
8 8 (1.92%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.92%) Moq
9 7 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.20%) Selenium
10 5 (1.20%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.96%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.96%) Postman
11 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.72%) ER Studio
13 2 (0.48%) Zephyr
14 1 (0.24%) GitLab
14 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 83 (19.90%) Finance
2 80 (19.18%) Social Skills
3 40 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.80%) Public Sector
5 19 (4.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 15 (3.60%) Banking
7 10 (2.40%) Legal
8 9 (2.16%) Marketing
8 9 (2.16%) Retail
9 8 (1.92%) Publishing
10 6 (1.44%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (1.44%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.48%) Tech for Good
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (26.14%) Developer
2 82 (19.66%) Data Engineer
3 68 (16.31%) Azure Engineer
4 58 (13.91%) Architect
5 46 (11.03%) Solutions Architect
6 42 (10.07%) Azure Data Engineer
7 36 (8.63%) .NET Developer
8 34 (8.15%) Senior Developer
9 33 (7.91%) Azure Architect
9 33 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 28 (6.71%) Cloud Engineer
10 28 (6.71%) Data Architect
11 27 (6.47%) C# Developer
11 27 (6.47%) DBA
12 24 (5.76%) .NET Architect
12 24 (5.76%) Azure Developer
13 23 (5.52%) .NET Solutions Architect
13 23 (5.52%) C# Architect
14 22 (5.28%) Senior Data Engineer
15 19 (4.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (29.50%) .NET
2 78 (18.71%) .NET Core
3 37 (8.87%) ASP.NET
4 35 (8.39%) AngularJS
5 31 (7.43%) ARM Templates
6 25 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 24 (5.76%) ASP.NET Core
8 21 (5.04%) CSS
9 20 (4.80%) REST
10 18 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (4.32%) Entity Framework
11 17 (4.08%) Web Services
12 16 (3.84%) Blazor
12 16 (3.84%) YAML
13 13 (3.12%) HTML
14 11 (2.64%) React
15 10 (2.40%) Sass
16 8 (1.92%) LESS
16 8 (1.92%) PySpark
16 8 (1.92%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (5.28%) Cloud Native
3 14 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (3.36%) Virtual Team
4 12 (2.88%) Clustering
4 12 (2.88%) Data Structures
5 11 (2.64%) Renewable Energy
6 9 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.16%) Replication
7 8 (1.92%) IoT
8 7 (1.68%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.20%) Grid Computing
11 4 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.96%) Derivative
11 4 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.96%) PropTech
11 4 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.31%) Windows
2 25 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.40%) Linux
4 8 (1.92%) VMS
5 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (44.36%) DevOps
2 128 (30.70%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (27.82%) Analytics
4 111 (26.62%) Agile
5 79 (18.94%) CI/CD
6 78 (18.71%) ETL
7 66 (15.83%) Data Modelling
8 61 (14.63%) Data Analytics
9 58 (13.91%) Data Engineering
10 53 (12.71%) Visualisation
11 47 (11.27%) Data Visualisation
12 44 (10.55%) Microservices
13 42 (10.07%) Infrastructure as Code
14 38 (9.11%) Software Engineering
15 36 (8.63%) Scrum
16 34 (8.15%) Data Governance
16 34 (8.15%) Fintech
17 31 (7.43%) Full Stack Development
17 31 (7.43%) SDLC
18 29 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 410 (98.32%) SQL
2 147 (35.25%) C#
3 87 (20.86%) PowerShell
4 82 (19.66%) Python
5 45 (10.79%) T-SQL
6 35 (8.39%) JavaScript
7 16 (3.84%) Java
8 15 (3.60%) TypeScript
9 13 (3.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 12 (2.88%) Bash
11 11 (2.64%) U-SQL
12 8 (1.92%) Bicep
13 5 (1.20%) Scala
14 4 (0.96%) C
14 4 (0.96%) R
15 3 (0.72%) Go
15 3 (0.72%) Ruby
16 2 (0.48%) Groovy
16 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (10.31%) Degree
2 9 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.24%) CITP
7 1 (0.24%) MCITP
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.63%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.16%) GDPR
3 8 (1.92%) QA
3 8 (1.92%) SLA
4 3 (0.72%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.48%) NIST
System Software
1 26 (6.24%) Docker
2 24 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 101 (24.22%) Terraform
2 74 (17.75%) Kubernetes
3 29 (6.95%) Ansible
4 23 (5.52%) Puppet
5 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.20%) SCCM
7 4 (0.96%) Grafana
7 4 (0.96%) SCOM
8 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.72%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.48%) Kibana
10 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.24%) Istio
Vendors
1 127 (30.46%) Microsoft
2 77 (18.47%) Databricks
3 20 (4.80%) Oracle
4 15 (3.60%) MicroStrategy
5 14 (3.36%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.36%) Cadence
6 13 (3.12%) Civica
7 11 (2.64%) VMware
8 9 (2.16%) Google
9 6 (1.44%) EXTOL
10 5 (1.20%) Alteryx
10 5 (1.20%) SAP
10 5 (1.20%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.96%) Cisco
11 4 (0.96%) Meraki
11 4 (0.96%) Optimizely
11 4 (0.96%) Veeam
12 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.72%) Murex
12 3 (0.72%) SaltStack