Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 414 268 404
Rank change year-on-year -146 +136 +47
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 356 255 360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.70% 1.08% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.35% 3.79% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 293 215 299
10th Percentile £52,500 £48,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,000 £55,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £91,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 15,129 6,721 14,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.91% 28.48% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9,119 5,759 12,075
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -77 63 £77,500 -8.82% 20
South London -29 1 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 356 (100.00%) Azure
2 348 (97.75%) SQL
3 182 (51.12%) DevOps
4 178 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 156 (43.82%) SQL Server
6 153 (42.98%) Business Intelligence
7 141 (39.61%) Azure Data Factory
8 137 (38.48%) Power Platform
9 133 (37.36%) Power BI
10 132 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
11 131 (36.80%) C#
12 112 (31.46%) .NET
13 108 (30.34%) Data Warehouse
14 102 (28.65%) Analytics
15 96 (26.97%) Data Lake
16 88 (24.72%) ETL
17 86 (24.16%) Data Modelling
18 84 (23.60%) Finance
19 77 (21.63%) Python
20 75 (21.07%) Microservices
20 75 (21.07%) .NET Core
21 73 (20.51%) PowerShell
22 69 (19.38%) PaaS
23 68 (19.10%) Terraform
24 66 (18.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 64 (17.98%) Scrum
26 63 (17.70%) Data Analytics
26 63 (17.70%) Databricks
27 56 (15.73%) Data Quality
27 56 (15.73%) Social Skills

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 24 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.53%) IIS
3 6 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (1.40%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.12%) CMS
5 4 (1.12%) FileNet
5 4 (1.12%) Papyrus
6 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.56%) Luigi
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.97%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 356 (100.00%) Azure
2 141 (39.61%) Azure Data Factory
3 137 (38.48%) Power Platform
4 69 (19.38%) PaaS
5 53 (14.89%) Azure Service Bus
6 50 (14.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 39 (10.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 33 (9.27%) AWS
8 33 (9.27%) Azure Storage
8 33 (9.27%) Serverless
9 32 (8.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 32 (8.99%) IaaS
10 25 (7.02%) Azure Functions
10 25 (7.02%) Azure Key Vault
11 22 (6.18%) Azure App Service
11 22 (6.18%) Azure Monitor
12 19 (5.34%) PowerApps
13 18 (5.06%) Dynamics 365
14 16 (4.49%) Microsoft 365
14 16 (4.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.62%) VPN
2 19 (5.34%) Firewall
3 13 (3.65%) DNS
4 11 (3.09%) Network Security
5 5 (1.40%) WAN
6 4 (1.12%) FTP
6 4 (1.12%) SD-WAN
7 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.56%) HTTP
9 1 (0.28%) DHCP
9 1 (0.28%) LAN
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (43.82%) SQL Server
2 133 (37.36%) Power BI
3 108 (30.34%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (26.97%) Data Lake
5 66 (18.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (15.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (12.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 43 (12.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (11.52%) Tableau
10 33 (9.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 29 (8.15%) Big Data
12 21 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (5.62%) Metadata
14 19 (5.34%) MongoDB
15 18 (5.06%) OLAP
16 14 (3.93%) SQL Server 2016
17 13 (3.65%) MySQL
17 13 (3.65%) OLTP
18 12 (3.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (3.65%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.53%) JIRA
5 8 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.97%) SonarQube
7 5 (1.40%) GitLab
7 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.12%) Subversion
9 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.84%) git-flow
9 3 (0.84%) Moq
9 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.56%) ESLint
10 2 (0.56%) NUnit
10 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 84 (23.60%) Finance
2 56 (15.73%) Social Skills
3 26 (7.30%) Banking
4 21 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (5.62%) Marketing
6 15 (4.21%) Presentation Skills
7 11 (3.09%) Advertising
8 10 (2.81%) Retail
9 9 (2.53%) Legal
10 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.69%) Law
12 5 (1.40%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (1.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (0.84%) Back Office
13 3 (0.84%) Front Office
13 3 (0.84%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.56%) Public Sector
15 1 (0.28%) Games
15 1 (0.28%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 97 (27.25%) Developer
2 64 (17.98%) Data Engineer
3 61 (17.13%) Architect
4 51 (14.33%) Azure Engineer
5 30 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (7.87%) C# Developer
6 28 (7.87%) Data Architect
7 27 (7.58%) Azure Architect
8 25 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 25 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (6.46%) .NET Developer
9 23 (6.46%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (6.18%) Senior Data Engineer
11 20 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (5.06%) DBA
13 16 (4.49%) Analyst
13 16 (4.49%) Azure Developer
14 14 (3.93%) SQL DBA
14 14 (3.93%) SQL Developer
15 13 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (31.46%) .NET
2 75 (21.07%) .NET Core
3 53 (14.89%) Web Services
4 42 (11.80%) .NET Framework
4 42 (11.80%) Entity Framework
5 41 (11.52%) React
6 37 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 32 (8.99%) ARM Templates
8 29 (8.15%) CSS
9 28 (7.87%) ASP.NET
10 23 (6.46%) AngularJS
11 20 (5.62%) jQuery
12 18 (5.06%) HTML
12 18 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (3.93%) ASP.NET Core
14 12 (3.37%) JSON
14 12 (3.37%) MDX
15 11 (3.09%) PySpark
16 10 (2.81%) Kafka
16 10 (2.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.90%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.21%) N-Tier
3 14 (3.93%) Cloud Native
3 14 (3.93%) Data Structures
4 11 (3.09%) Replication
5 10 (2.81%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.25%) Clustering
8 6 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.40%) Derivative
9 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.40%) Legacy Applications
10 4 (1.12%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.56%) Equities
11 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.80%) Windows
2 29 (8.15%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.81%) Linux
4 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.84%) VMS
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (51.12%) DevOps
2 153 (42.98%) Business Intelligence
3 132 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (28.65%) Analytics
5 88 (24.72%) ETL
6 86 (24.16%) Data Modelling
7 75 (21.07%) Microservices
8 64 (17.98%) Scrum
9 63 (17.70%) Data Analytics
10 48 (13.48%) Data Engineering
11 46 (12.92%) Data Integration
12 42 (11.80%) Data Architecture
13 40 (11.24%) Infrastructure as Code
13 40 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (10.96%) Release Management
15 38 (10.67%) SOA
16 35 (9.83%) Migration
16 35 (9.83%) Visualisation
17 34 (9.55%) Computer Science
18 32 (8.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 348 (97.75%) SQL
2 131 (36.80%) C#
3 77 (21.63%) Python
4 73 (20.51%) PowerShell
5 47 (13.20%) JavaScript
6 46 (12.92%) T-SQL
7 36 (10.11%) Java
8 23 (6.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 21 (5.90%) Bash
10 16 (4.49%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.93%) TypeScript
12 12 (3.37%) R
13 11 (3.09%) Scala
14 7 (1.97%) U-SQL
15 6 (1.69%) Bicep
15 6 (1.69%) C
15 6 (1.69%) Go
16 4 (1.12%) C++
16 4 (1.12%) Fortran
16 4 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (10.11%) Degree
2 21 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.12%) MCSE
5 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.84%) MCITP
6 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.28%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (15.73%) Data Quality
2 27 (7.58%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) WCAG
4 1 (0.28%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (12.08%) Docker
2 32 (8.99%) Active Directory
3 30 (8.43%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.56%) HDFS
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 68 (19.10%) Terraform
2 44 (12.36%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.37%) Ansible
4 11 (3.09%) Puppet
5 6 (1.69%) HP Fortify
6 5 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.40%) Packer
6 5 (1.40%) SCCM
7 4 (1.12%) Control-M
7 4 (1.12%) Grafana
7 4 (1.12%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.84%) Nagios
8 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.28%) Istio
Vendors
1 178 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (17.70%) Databricks
3 17 (4.78%) Google
4 12 (3.37%) SAP
5 11 (3.09%) Oracle
6 8 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.97%) Hitachi
8 6 (1.69%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.69%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.69%) Splunk
8 6 (1.69%) Talend
9 5 (1.40%) New Relic
9 5 (1.40%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.40%) VMware
10 4 (1.12%) HP
10 4 (1.12%) Remedy
10 4 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.12%) Sybase
11 3 (0.84%) RedGate
11 3 (0.84%) SaltStack