Period
to 18 January 2022

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 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 204 110 198
Rank change year-on-year -94 +88 +68
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 43 61 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 2.00% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.28% 6.71% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 35
10th Percentile £41,350 £44,125 £45,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £68,750
90th Percentile - £76,000 £69,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,311 909 1,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.00% 29.87% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,001 827 1,283
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,650 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Manchester

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Manchester.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in Manchester

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 43 (100.00%) SQL
1 43 (100.00%) Azure
2 27 (62.79%) Analytics
3 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
4 20 (46.51%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
5 18 (41.86%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
7 16 (37.21%) Azure Data Factory
8 14 (32.56%) DevOps
9 13 (30.23%) Power BI
9 13 (30.23%) Power Platform
9 13 (30.23%) ETL
9 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (27.91%) JSON
10 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (25.58%) Finance
11 11 (25.58%) C#
11 11 (25.58%) Web Application Development
11 11 (25.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (23.26%) Data Lake
12 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
13 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
13 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (18.60%) Release Management
15 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (16.28%) Visualisation
15 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 43 (100.00%) Azure
2 16 (37.21%) Azure Data Factory
3 13 (30.23%) Power Platform
4 11 (25.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 7 (16.28%) Azure Monitor
6 6 (13.95%) Boomi
7 5 (11.63%) AWS
7 5 (11.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 5 (11.63%) Datadog
7 5 (11.63%) IaaS
7 5 (11.63%) Pulumi
8 4 (9.30%) GCP
9 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (6.98%) SaaS
10 2 (4.65%) PaaS
11 1 (2.33%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (2.33%) Azure Stack
11 1 (2.33%) GitHub
11 1 (2.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
1 4 (9.30%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
3 13 (30.23%) Power BI
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (23.26%) Data Lake
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.63%) MariaDB
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
8 5 (11.63%) MySQL
8 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (11.63%) Redis
9 4 (9.30%) DTS
9 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (9.30%) Tableau
10 3 (6.98%) Power Query
10 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Social Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Azure Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Data Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) DBA
4 6 (13.95%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Azure DevOps
5 5 (11.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior DBA
6 4 (9.30%) Senior SQL DBA
6 4 (9.30%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) JSON
2 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) .NET Core
2 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
2 6 (13.95%) Entity Framework
2 6 (13.95%) Middleware
2 6 (13.95%) RESTful
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) ARM Templates
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.33%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (11.63%) Replication
2 4 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
1 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
1 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Analytics
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (32.56%) DevOps
4 13 (30.23%) ETL
5 11 (25.58%) Web Application Development
6 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
7 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (18.60%) Release Management
9 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
9 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (16.28%) Log Analytics
9 7 (16.28%) Visualisation
10 6 (13.95%) API Development
10 6 (13.95%) IT Strategy
10 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (13.95%) Project Delivery
10 6 (13.95%) Sprint Planning
10 6 (13.95%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
3 11 (25.58%) C#
4 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.95%) Python
6 5 (11.63%) Bash
6 5 (11.63%) Go
6 5 (11.63%) Groovy
6 5 (11.63%) Java
6 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.63%) PHP
6 5 (11.63%) Ruby
6 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Terraform
2 5 (11.63%) Ansible
2 5 (11.63%) Grafana
2 5 (11.63%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Prometheus
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Databricks
3 6 (13.95%) Dell
4 5 (11.63%) Google
4 5 (11.63%) New Relic
4 5 (11.63%) SaltStack
5 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) Veeam