Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 268 294
Rank change year-on-year +109 +26 +74
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 47 69 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.17% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.55% 2.30% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 75
Median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -4.35% +12.20%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £76,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +14.29%

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 1,324 3,006 3,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.85% 26.99% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,096 2,623 3,143
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 October 2020.

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 25 October 2020. 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 +86 38 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East Midlands +98 9 £42,500 -22.73% 7
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 47 (100.00%) Azure
2 45 (95.74%) SQL
3 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
4 21 (44.68%) Azure Data Factory
5 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
6 17 (36.17%) DevOps
7 16 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (34.04%) Power Platform
8 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (27.66%) Analytics
10 12 (25.53%) .NET
10 12 (25.53%) Migration
10 12 (25.53%) Power BI
11 11 (23.40%) C#
12 10 (21.28%) CSS
13 9 (19.15%) Kubernetes
13 9 (19.15%) Docker
13 9 (19.15%) Data Lake
14 8 (17.02%) Fintech
14 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
14 8 (17.02%) MVC
15 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
15 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (12.77%) Data Strategy
16 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
16 6 (12.77%) Machine Learning
16 6 (12.77%) HTML

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 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 47 (100.00%) Azure
2 21 (44.68%) Azure Data Factory
3 16 (34.04%) Power Platform
4 4 (8.51%) Office 365
4 4 (8.51%) Power Automate
5 3 (6.38%) AWS
6 2 (4.26%) Azure Functions
6 2 (4.26%) Serverless
7 1 (2.13%) Azure Stack
7 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (25.53%) Power BI
4 9 (19.15%) Data Lake
5 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (10.64%) Data Mining
7 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
8 4 (8.51%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2019
10 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
10 2 (4.26%) Redis
10 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (2.13%) Big Data
11 1 (2.13%) PolyBase
11 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
2 4 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Data Architect
4 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Azure Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.51%) DBA
7 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Azure Architect
8 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 6 (12.77%) HTML
4 4 (8.51%) .NET Core
4 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.51%) jQuery
4 4 (8.51%) WinForms
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.38%) NgRx
5 3 (6.38%) RxJS
5 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.13%) OAuth
6 1 (2.13%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) WebRTC
6 1 (2.13%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) PlayStation
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
1 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) DevOps
2 16 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (27.66%) Analytics
4 12 (25.53%) Migration
5 8 (17.02%) Fintech
5 8 (17.02%) MVC
6 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Data Strategy
6 6 (12.77%) Machine Learning
7 5 (10.64%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (10.64%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (10.64%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.64%) High Availability
7 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.51%) Database Tuning
9 3 (6.38%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) SQL
2 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
3 11 (23.40%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.64%) VB
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (6.38%) R
7 1 (2.13%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) MCSA
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Databricks
3 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Xamarin