Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 361 397
Rank change year-on-year +81 +36 +20
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 80 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.63% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 0.77% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 11
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%

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 3,459 4,680 5,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.35% 30.42% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,811 4,023 4,147
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +47 57 £60,000 +35.21% 6
East Midlands +38 24 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 80 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (95.00%) SQL
3 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
4 36 (45.00%) C#
4 36 (45.00%) Web Services
5 35 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 31 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (37.50%) .NET
7 30 (37.50%) Migration
8 27 (33.75%) Amazon RDS
8 27 (33.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 26 (32.50%) MVC
10 25 (31.25%) TOGAF
11 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (30.00%) ASP.NET
11 24 (30.00%) Private Cloud
12 23 (28.75%) Azure Active Directory
12 23 (28.75%) Data Centre
12 23 (28.75%) Public Cloud
12 23 (28.75%) Presales
12 23 (28.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 23 (28.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (28.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 23 (28.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 23 (28.75%) ITIL V3
12 23 (28.75%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (28.75%) Amazon S3
12 23 (28.75%) ITIL
12 23 (28.75%) PRINCE2
12 23 (28.75%) Project Management

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 (1.25%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.25%) JBoss
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 80 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (28.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 23 (28.75%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (28.75%) Amazon S3
3 23 (28.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 23 (28.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 23 (28.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 21 (26.25%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (16.25%) Azure Functions
5 13 (16.25%) Serverless
6 11 (13.75%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (12.50%) IaaS
7 10 (12.50%) PaaS
8 7 (8.75%) Office 365
9 5 (6.25%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (5.00%) SaaS
11 2 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (1.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Firewall
2 5 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.00%) SMS
4 3 (3.75%) Skype
5 2 (2.50%) HTTP
6 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.25%) SSL
6 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 27 (33.75%) Amazon RDS
3 23 (28.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 18 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (15.00%) Power BI
8 11 (13.75%) Cosmos DB
9 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (8.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 7 (8.75%) Data Lake
10 7 (8.75%) Hadoop
10 7 (8.75%) Redis
11 6 (7.50%) HDInsight
11 6 (7.50%) InterSystems Cache
11 6 (7.50%) QlikView
11 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (5.00%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Git (software)
1 22 (27.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.50%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.50%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 13 (16.25%) Marketing
2 5 (6.25%) Advertising
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Games
5 2 (2.50%) Digital Economy
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Developer
2 24 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 23 (28.75%) Architect
4 21 (26.25%) .NET Developer
5 20 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
6 18 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (22.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 18 (22.50%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (16.25%) Consultant
8 12 (15.00%) React Developer
9 8 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
9 8 (10.00%) SQL Developer
10 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Azure Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (5.00%) Digital Developer
13 3 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (45.00%) Web Services
2 30 (37.50%) .NET
3 24 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (16.25%) HTML
6 13 (16.25%) React
7 12 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 12 (15.00%) Entity Framework
7 12 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (8.75%) CSS
9 7 (8.75%) WCF
10 6 (7.50%) ADO.NET
10 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (7.50%) HTML5
10 6 (7.50%) jQuery
10 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Graph
10 6 (7.50%) REST
10 6 (7.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 24 (30.00%) Private Cloud
3 23 (28.75%) Data Centre
3 23 (28.75%) Public Cloud
3 23 (28.75%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.00%) Fintech
5 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Migration
2 26 (32.50%) MVC
3 25 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (28.75%) ITIL
5 23 (28.75%) ITIL V3
5 23 (28.75%) Load Balancing
5 23 (28.75%) Presales
5 23 (28.75%) PRINCE2
5 23 (28.75%) Project Management
5 23 (28.75%) Service Management
5 23 (28.75%) Technical Architecture
6 20 (25.00%) Line Management
7 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (16.25%) DevOps
8 12 (15.00%) Analytics
9 10 (12.50%) ETL
9 10 (12.50%) SOLID
10 8 (10.00%) Mobile Development
10 8 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 76 (95.00%) SQL
2 36 (45.00%) C#
3 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
4 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.00%) Python
7 6 (7.50%) C++
7 6 (7.50%) VB
7 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.50%) VB6
8 2 (2.50%) Java
9 1 (1.25%) C
9 1 (1.25%) Delphi
9 1 (1.25%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) GDPR
2 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Virtual Machines
2 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
2 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.25%) Docker
5 4 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Ansible
1 7 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (8.75%) Puppet
2 5 (6.25%) Terraform
3 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.75%) VMware
3 8 (10.00%) Xamarin
4 7 (8.75%) Informatica
5 6 (7.50%) Tableau
5 6 (7.50%) Talend
6 4 (5.00%) Greenplum
6 4 (5.00%) Teradata
7 3 (3.75%) MuleSoft
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle
8 2 (2.50%) RedGate
9 1 (1.25%) Applogic
9 1 (1.25%) Dell
9 1 (1.25%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.25%) Veeam