The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 164 -
Rank change year-on-year -42 -  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 3 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.071% 0.40% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 1.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 0
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +6.66%  

Azure SQL Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1475 1123 1168
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.08% 32.14% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1293 1007 1023
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Manchester

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Manchester.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in Manchester

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Migration
5 6 (50.00%) Replication
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) MySQL
5 6 (50.00%) Database Security
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (33.33%) .NET
7 4 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
8 3 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (25.00%) ERP
8 3 (25.00%) QA
8 3 (25.00%) Selenium
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (25.00%) iPad
9 2 (16.67%) Statistics
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) Big Data
7 1 (8.33%) OLAP
7 1 (8.33%) OLTP
7 1 (8.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DBA
1 6 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Production DBA
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Production DBA
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
6 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (50.00%) Database Security
3 4 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
4 3 (25.00%) ERP
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Complex ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) RedGate
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau