Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 134 231
Rank change year-on-year -61 +97 +34
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 44 24 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 0.92% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.38% 2.89% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 26
10th Percentile " £38,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,938 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +41.18%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 " £68,750
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +33.33%

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 1,301 830 1,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.24% 31.84% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 991 714 1,396
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,650 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%

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 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in Manchester

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
Stockport - 1 £57,500 -
Azure SQL Database
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 44 (100.00%) SQL
1 44 (100.00%) Azure
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (59.09%) DevOps
3 25 (56.82%) Analytics
4 24 (54.55%) PowerShell
5 23 (52.27%) Infrastructure as Code
5 23 (52.27%) ARM Templates
6 22 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 21 (47.73%) C#
8 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
8 20 (45.45%) Python
8 20 (45.45%) TypeScript
9 19 (43.18%) Go
9 19 (43.18%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (43.18%) MariaDB
9 19 (43.18%) New Relic
9 19 (43.18%) Ansible
9 19 (43.18%) Docker
9 19 (43.18%) Jenkins
9 19 (43.18%) Redis
9 19 (43.18%) Web Application Development
9 19 (43.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (43.18%) Bash Shell
9 19 (43.18%) Puppet
9 19 (43.18%) MongoDB
9 19 (43.18%) Ruby
9 19 (43.18%) Groovy
9 19 (43.18%) PHP

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 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (100.00%) Azure
2 19 (43.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
2 19 (43.18%) Datadog
2 19 (43.18%) Pulumi
3 15 (34.09%) IaaS
4 12 (27.27%) PaaS
5 11 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (22.73%) Power Platform
7 8 (18.18%) SaaS
8 7 (15.91%) Azure Logic Apps
9 6 (13.64%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (4.55%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 2 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (2.27%) Azure Functions
11 1 (2.27%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (2.27%) Azure Stack
11 1 (2.27%) iPaaS
11 1 (2.27%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (2.27%) PowerApps
11 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) MariaDB
1 19 (43.18%) MongoDB
1 19 (43.18%) MySQL
1 19 (43.18%) PostgreSQL
1 19 (43.18%) Redis
2 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (20.45%) Power BI
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.82%) DTS
6 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (6.82%) Power Query
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Jenkins
1 19 (43.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.64%) Presentation Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Law
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Azure Engineer
2 19 (43.18%) Azure DevOps
2 19 (43.18%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 19 (43.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Azure Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Data Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) ARM Templates
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) MDX
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) VMS
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (59.09%) DevOps
2 25 (56.82%) Analytics
3 23 (52.27%) Infrastructure as Code
4 22 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 22 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (43.18%) Web Application Development
6 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.64%) ETL
7 6 (13.64%) Presales
7 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
8 4 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.09%) Identity Management
8 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) Privileged Identity Management
9 3 (6.82%) BCP
9 3 (6.82%) High Availability
9 3 (6.82%) Monetization
9 3 (6.82%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 21 (47.73%) C#
4 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 20 (45.45%) Python
4 20 (45.45%) TypeScript
5 19 (43.18%) Bash Shell
5 19 (43.18%) Go
5 19 (43.18%) Groovy
5 19 (43.18%) Java
5 19 (43.18%) PHP
5 19 (43.18%) Ruby
6 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Docker
2 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) Ansible
1 19 (43.18%) Grafana
1 19 (43.18%) Kubernetes
1 19 (43.18%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (43.18%) Prometheus
1 19 (43.18%) Puppet
1 19 (43.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) New Relic
1 19 (43.18%) SaltStack
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.27%) Databricks
5 1 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle