Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 369 409
Rank change year-on-year +79 +40 +14
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 81 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.58% 0.22% 0.081%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 0.73% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56 32 18
Midlands median annual salary £48,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,750 £51,250
% change year-on-year +15.94% +0.98% +13.89%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,991 4,661 5,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.54% 30.47% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3,340 4,052 4,293
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the Midlands

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in the Midlands

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the Midlands

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
West Midlands +58 57 £55,000 +4.76% 5
East Midlands +12 30 £42,500 -19.05% 3
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 81 (100.00%) SQL
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (82.72%) Microsoft
3 42 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (43.21%) Power BI
5 33 (40.74%) C#
5 33 (40.74%) Data Lake
5 33 (40.74%) Azure Data Factory
6 32 (39.51%) Analytics
7 31 (38.27%) .NET
7 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
8 28 (34.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (30.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (30.86%) Data Analytics
11 24 (29.63%) React
11 24 (29.63%) Visual Studio
12 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
12 23 (28.40%) Marketing
13 22 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (24.69%) IaaS
15 19 (23.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 18 (22.22%) Advertising
16 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
16 18 (22.22%) Serverless
17 17 (20.99%) Virtual Machines
18 16 (19.75%) MVC
18 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
18 16 (19.75%) Cloud Computing
18 16 (19.75%) Cosmos DB

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (1.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (40.74%) Azure Data Factory
3 20 (24.69%) IaaS
4 18 (22.22%) Serverless
5 16 (19.75%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (18.52%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 8 (9.88%) PaaS
8 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (6.17%) Amazon S3
9 5 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (4.94%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (4.94%) Azure Functions
10 4 (4.94%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (2.47%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (2.47%) Office 365
13 1 (1.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Skype
2 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) Network Security
2 2 (2.47%) SMS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.21%) Power BI
2 33 (40.74%) Data Lake
3 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
4 28 (34.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (30.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (23.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 16 (19.75%) Big Data
9 16 (19.75%) Cosmos DB
10 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (16.05%) NoSQL
11 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (14.81%) HDInsight
13 11 (13.58%) Hadoop
14 5 (6.17%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (4.94%) QlikView
15 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.47%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.47%) StyleCop
4 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.23%) Android Studio
General
1 23 (28.40%) Marketing
2 18 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Consultant
2 24 (29.63%) Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Azure Consultant
3 19 (23.46%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 17 (20.99%) Architect
5 16 (19.75%) Data Consultant
6 14 (17.28%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 13 (16.05%) .NET Developer
7 13 (16.05%) Power BI Consultant
7 13 (16.05%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (14.81%) .NET Architect
8 12 (14.81%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 12 (14.81%) C# Developer
9 11 (13.58%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 10 (12.35%) React Developer
11 9 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
12 8 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (9.88%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (8.64%) Azure Architect
13 7 (8.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.27%) .NET
2 24 (29.63%) React
3 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
5 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (12.35%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (9.88%) Web Services
8 5 (6.17%) HTML
8 5 (6.17%) HTML5
9 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.94%) ADO.NET
9 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.94%) WCF
10 3 (3.70%) RESTful
11 2 (2.47%) JSON
11 2 (2.47%) MSMQ
11 2 (2.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Android
1 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
1 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (39.51%) Analytics
3 25 (30.86%) Data Analytics
4 16 (19.75%) Machine Learning
4 16 (19.75%) MVC
4 16 (19.75%) Presales
5 15 (18.52%) Data Science
5 15 (18.52%) Workflow
6 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
7 12 (14.81%) API Design
7 12 (14.81%) Creative Thinking
7 12 (14.81%) DNA
7 12 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (14.81%) ETL
7 12 (14.81%) Microservices
8 10 (12.35%) Mobile Development
9 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.41%) DevOps
10 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) SQL
2 33 (40.74%) C#
3 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.28%) U-SQL
5 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.94%) Python
7 3 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (2.47%) Java
8 2 (2.47%) R
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) Delphi
9 1 (1.23%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.23%) MCSA
2 1 (1.23%) MCSE
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (12.35%) HDFS
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Ansible
1 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.47%) Puppet
1 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (82.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.52%) Tableau
3 12 (14.81%) Applogic
4 10 (12.35%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) Informatica
6 2 (2.47%) RedGate
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.23%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.23%) Talend
7 1 (1.23%) Teradata