Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 229 164 267
Rank change year-on-year -65 +103 +38
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 95 46 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.90% 1.17% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.69% 3.55% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 78 38 62
10th Percentile £42,125 £37,125 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £38,438 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,750 £48,750 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +20.51% -13.33% +2.27%
75th Percentile £67,500 £72,188 £72,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £79,000 "
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +8.33%

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 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 2,578 1,295 3,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.55% 33.00% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,972 1,073 2,623
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,000 £27,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,950 £63,750
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 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
West Midlands -67 77 £60,000 +20.00% 10
East Midlands -69 18 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 95 (100.00%) Azure
2 92 (96.84%) SQL
3 58 (61.05%) SQL Server
4 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
5 46 (48.42%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (47.37%) Power Platform
7 42 (44.21%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (43.16%) Power BI
8 41 (43.16%) Azure Data Factory
9 34 (35.79%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 32 (33.68%) DevOps
11 31 (32.63%) Data Lake
12 30 (31.58%) PowerShell
13 27 (28.42%) Analytics
14 26 (27.37%) ETL
15 25 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (24.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (22.11%) Migration
17 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (22.11%) Python
17 21 (22.11%) C#
18 19 (20.00%) Data Modelling
18 19 (20.00%) Databricks
19 18 (18.95%) T-SQL
20 17 (17.89%) .NET
20 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (17.89%) PaaS
20 17 (17.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
21 16 (16.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
21 16 (16.84%) AWS

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 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (100.00%) Azure
2 45 (47.37%) Power Platform
3 41 (43.16%) Azure Data Factory
4 34 (35.79%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 17 (17.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 17 (17.89%) PaaS
6 16 (16.84%) AWS
7 13 (13.68%) IaaS
8 12 (12.63%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (11.58%) SaaS
10 9 (9.47%) Pulumi
11 5 (5.26%) GitHub
12 4 (4.21%) Azure Logic Apps
12 4 (4.21%) Azure Service Bus
12 4 (4.21%) PowerApps
13 3 (3.16%) Azure Event Grid
13 3 (3.16%) Azure Key Vault
13 3 (3.16%) Azure Stack
13 3 (3.16%) Serverless
14 2 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) DNS
2 2 (2.11%) DHCP
2 2 (2.11%) Network Security
3 1 (1.05%) BGP
3 1 (1.05%) MPLS
3 1 (1.05%) OSPF
3 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.05%) SAN
3 1 (1.05%) SSH
3 1 (1.05%) SSL
3 1 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (61.05%) SQL Server
2 46 (48.42%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (43.16%) Power BI
4 31 (32.63%) Data Lake
5 25 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (24.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (16.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 14 (14.74%) MongoDB
10 13 (13.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 9 (9.47%) MariaDB
12 7 (7.37%) Big Data
13 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
13 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
13 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
13 4 (4.21%) Tableau
14 3 (3.16%) MySQL
14 3 (3.16%) Power Query
14 3 (3.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.32%) Android Studio
3 6 (6.32%) Xcode
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.05%) GitLab
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (12.63%) Social Skills
2 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.37%) Finance
3 7 (7.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
4 3 (3.16%) Law
4 3 (3.16%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) DBA
3 16 (16.84%) Architect
3 16 (16.84%) Azure Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) Data Architect
4 15 (15.79%) SQL DBA
5 12 (12.63%) Platform Engineer
5 12 (12.63%) Senior DBA
5 12 (12.63%) Senior SQL DBA
6 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Data Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Azure Architect
9 7 (7.37%) Azure SQL DBA
10 6 (6.32%) Azure Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Architect
12 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) .NET
2 15 (15.79%) .NET Core
3 9 (9.47%) Web Services
4 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.37%) Middleware
5 7 (7.37%) PySpark
6 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.32%) Blazor
6 6 (6.32%) Entity Framework
6 6 (6.32%) LINQ
6 6 (6.32%) REST
7 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.26%) React
8 3 (3.16%) YAML
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Avro
9 1 (1.05%) ARM Templates
9 1 (1.05%) JSON
9 1 (1.05%) Kafka
9 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Public Cloud
2 9 (9.47%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.32%) Clustering
3 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.26%) Replication
5 4 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.11%) Housing Association
8 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Android
2 5 (5.26%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (33.68%) DevOps
3 27 (28.42%) Analytics
4 26 (27.37%) ETL
5 21 (22.11%) Migration
6 19 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.58%) Data Strategy
8 11 (11.58%) Machine Learning
9 10 (10.53%) Data Migration
9 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (9.47%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (9.47%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (9.47%) Technical Leadership
10 9 (9.47%) Visualisation
11 8 (8.42%) Data Security
11 8 (8.42%) ITIL
12 7 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (7.37%) Data Pipeline
12 7 (7.37%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 92 (96.84%) SQL
2 30 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 21 (22.11%) C#
3 21 (22.11%) Python
4 18 (18.95%) T-SQL
5 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.63%) Bash Shell
7 11 (11.58%) Go
8 9 (9.47%) PHP
9 6 (6.32%) Apple Swift
9 6 (6.32%) TypeScript
10 5 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (3.16%) Java
11 3 (3.16%) VBA
12 1 (1.05%) C
12 1 (1.05%) Perl
12 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.11%) NIST
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.79%) Docker
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) Terraform
2 14 (14.74%) Kubernetes
3 9 (9.47%) Grafana
3 9 (9.47%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.11%) Ansible
4 2 (2.11%) Opsgenie
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Nessus
5 1 (1.05%) Puppet
5 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.00%) Databricks
3 11 (11.58%) New Relic
3 11 (11.58%) Oracle
4 8 (8.42%) VMware
5 6 (6.32%) Xamarin
6 4 (4.21%) Civica
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco
7 3 (3.16%) Citrix
8 2 (2.11%) Google
8 2 (2.11%) Meraki
9 1 (1.05%) AlienVault
9 1 (1.05%) Dell
9 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.05%) Informatica
9 1 (1.05%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.05%) SAP
9 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.05%) Zerto