Period
to 15 September 2019

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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 265 291 364
Rank change year-on-year +26 +73 +61
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 74 81 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.64% 0.60% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 2.12% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 62 56 33
Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £63,125 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.21% +14.29% +5.00%

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 3,122 3,815 4,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.03% 28.07% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,632 3,187 4,031
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 15 September 2019.

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 15 September 2019. 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 +25 57 £60,000 +9.09% 15
East Midlands +7 15 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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 74 (100.00%) Azure
2 71 (95.95%) SQL
3 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 36 (48.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 35 (47.30%) C#
5 34 (45.95%) Presales
6 31 (41.89%) AWS
7 28 (37.84%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (36.49%) Migration
9 26 (35.14%) .NET
9 26 (35.14%) PaaS
10 24 (32.43%) Project Management
11 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (31.08%) Amazon RDS
12 22 (29.73%) Line Management
12 22 (29.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 22 (29.73%) Web Services
13 21 (28.38%) Serverless
13 21 (28.38%) Azure Functions
14 20 (27.03%) Self-Motivation
14 20 (27.03%) Technology Roadmap
14 20 (27.03%) Amazon ECS
14 20 (27.03%) Public Cloud
14 20 (27.03%) Private Cloud
14 20 (27.03%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (27.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (27.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 20 (27.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (27.03%) Data Centre
14 20 (27.03%) Active Directory

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 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.81%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 74 (100.00%) Azure
2 36 (48.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 31 (41.89%) AWS
4 26 (35.14%) PaaS
5 21 (28.38%) Azure Functions
5 21 (28.38%) Serverless
6 20 (27.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 20 (27.03%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (27.03%) Amazon ECS
6 20 (27.03%) Amazon S3
6 20 (27.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (27.03%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (27.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (25.68%) IaaS
8 10 (13.51%) Office 365
9 9 (12.16%) Azure Machine Learning
10 8 (10.81%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (8.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 4 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (10.81%) Skype
2 7 (9.46%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (8.11%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (27.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
4 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (5.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.41%) HDInsight
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.70%) Big Data
7 2 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.70%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.70%) Power BI
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
3 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.70%) JIRA
6 2 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.11%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Developer
2 22 (29.73%) Architect
2 22 (29.73%) Cloud Architect
3 16 (21.62%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 16 (21.62%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (14.86%) Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) Azure Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Azure Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) .NET
2 22 (29.73%) Web Services
3 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
5 12 (16.22%) JSON
6 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (10.81%) SAML
7 7 (9.46%) WCF
7 7 (9.46%) WinForms
7 7 (9.46%) WPF
8 3 (4.05%) Angular 2
8 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.05%) HTML5 Canvas
8 3 (4.05%) MSMQ
8 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.05%) React
8 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.05%) Vue.js
8 3 (4.05%) WebGL
9 2 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 20 (27.03%) Private Cloud
2 20 (27.03%) Public Cloud
2 20 (27.03%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (9.46%) Robotics
6 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.70%) Wiki
8 1 (1.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Presales
2 27 (36.49%) Migration
3 24 (32.43%) Project Management
4 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (29.73%) Line Management
6 20 (27.03%) Load Balancing
6 20 (27.03%) Technology Roadmap
7 17 (22.97%) Service Management
8 16 (21.62%) ITIL
8 16 (21.62%) ITIL V3
8 16 (21.62%) PRINCE2
8 16 (21.62%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (21.62%) TOGAF
9 14 (18.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (18.92%) Project Delivery
10 12 (16.22%) MVC
11 10 (13.51%) DevOps
12 9 (12.16%) Machine Learning
13 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.81%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (95.95%) SQL
2 35 (47.30%) C#
3 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
4 10 (13.51%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.70%) Java
8 2 (2.70%) Python
9 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (37.84%) Virtual Machines
2 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 16 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (16.22%) Docker
5 7 (9.46%) XenApp
5 7 (9.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Kubernetes
1 10 (13.51%) Terraform
2 8 (10.81%) FortiGate
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.81%) Puppet
3 7 (9.46%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (9.46%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.70%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.62%) VMware
3 15 (20.27%) Oracle
4 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco
5 7 (9.46%) arcserve
5 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 7 (9.46%) CommVault
5 7 (9.46%) Veeam
6 2 (2.70%) Databricks
7 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds