Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 227 184 250
Rank change year-on-year -43 +66 +36
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 106 50 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.02% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.23% 3.29% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 84 36 77
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,250 £35,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £71,563 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 -
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 2,504 1,522 2,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.05% 28.14% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,970 1,242 2,481
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -31 73 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Midlands -37 33 £70,000 +48.94% 7
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Azure
2 103 (97.17%) SQL
3 44 (41.51%) Python
4 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
5 41 (38.68%) DevOps
6 40 (37.74%) C#
6 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (35.85%) AWS
8 37 (34.91%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (34.91%) Power BI
8 37 (34.91%) Power Platform
9 36 (33.96%) PowerShell
10 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
11 33 (31.13%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (29.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 30 (28.30%) Terraform
13 30 (28.30%) Docker
13 30 (28.30%) Kubernetes
14 29 (27.36%) Analytics
15 28 (26.42%) Bash
15 28 (26.42%) Data Modelling
15 28 (26.42%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 28 (26.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 27 (25.47%) Go
17 26 (24.53%) PaaS
18 25 (23.58%) Configuration Management
18 25 (23.58%) Java
19 24 (22.64%) Jenkins
19 24 (22.64%) Infrastructure as Code
20 23 (21.70%) Ansible

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 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (100.00%) Azure
2 38 (35.85%) AWS
3 37 (34.91%) Power Platform
4 31 (29.25%) Azure Data Factory
5 28 (26.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 28 (26.42%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 26 (24.53%) PaaS
7 20 (18.87%) GCP
8 17 (16.04%) IaaS
9 13 (12.26%) Azure Monitor
10 10 (9.43%) GitHub
11 8 (7.55%) SaaS
12 6 (5.66%) Boomi
13 5 (4.72%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (4.72%) Azure Key Vault
13 5 (4.72%) Microsoft 365
14 3 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (2.83%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (2.83%) Pulumi
15 2 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) Network Security
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (4.72%) DSL
2 5 (4.72%) Firewall
2 5 (4.72%) VPN
3 3 (2.83%) SSL
4 2 (1.89%) BGP
4 2 (1.89%) DNS
4 2 (1.89%) HTTP
4 2 (1.89%) MPLS
4 2 (1.89%) OSPF
4 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.94%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.94%) LAN
5 1 (0.94%) SAN
5 1 (0.94%) SD-WAN
5 1 (0.94%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (0.94%) VoIP
5 1 (0.94%) WAN
5 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.91%) Power BI
2 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
3 33 (31.13%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (19.81%) Data Lake
5 17 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (12.26%) Big Data
7 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (11.32%) Oracle Database
9 9 (8.49%) MongoDB
10 7 (6.60%) NoSQL
11 5 (4.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.72%) Spark SQL
12 4 (3.77%) Parquet
12 4 (3.77%) Power Query
13 3 (2.83%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (2.83%) MariaDB
13 3 (2.83%) MySQL
13 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (22.64%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.21%) Visual Studio
3 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.83%) Android Studio
5 3 (2.83%) Xcode
6 1 (0.94%) git-flow
6 1 (0.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.94%) NUnit
6 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.55%) Social Skills
4 7 (6.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (2.83%) Back Office
5 3 (2.83%) Law
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (30.19%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (14.15%) DBA
4 14 (13.21%) Data Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) Platform Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) SQL DBA
6 9 (8.49%) Senior DBA
7 7 (6.60%) Azure SQL DBA
7 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Senior SQL DBA
8 6 (5.66%) Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Power BI Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Power BI Developer
9 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Administrator
9 5 (4.72%) Architect
9 5 (4.72%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) .NET
2 15 (14.15%) PySpark
3 13 (12.26%) Middleware
4 12 (11.32%) JSON
4 12 (11.32%) Web Services
5 10 (9.43%) .NET Core
5 10 (9.43%) .NET Framework
5 10 (9.43%) Entity Framework
6 7 (6.60%) RESTful
7 6 (5.66%) XML
8 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.77%) Apache Avro
9 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.77%) Blazor
10 3 (2.83%) LINQ
10 3 (2.83%) REST
11 2 (1.89%) MDX
12 1 (0.94%) HTML5
12 1 (0.94%) jQuery
12 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.60%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.72%) Linux
4 3 (2.83%) Android
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) CentOS
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) DevOps
2 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (34.91%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (27.36%) Analytics
5 28 (26.42%) Data Modelling
6 25 (23.58%) Configuration Management
7 24 (22.64%) Infrastructure as Code
8 19 (17.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 16 (15.09%) ETL
9 16 (15.09%) Visualisation
10 14 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (12.26%) Service Management
12 12 (11.32%) Data Security
13 11 (10.38%) Architectural Design
13 11 (10.38%) Data Engineering
13 11 (10.38%) ITIL
13 11 (10.38%) Migration
13 11 (10.38%) MVC
14 10 (9.43%) Master Data Management
14 10 (9.43%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 103 (97.17%) SQL
2 44 (41.51%) Python
3 40 (37.74%) C#
4 36 (33.96%) PowerShell
5 28 (26.42%) Bash
6 27 (25.47%) Go
7 25 (23.58%) Java
8 21 (19.81%) T-SQL
9 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (2.83%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.83%) PHP
11 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.83%) VBA
12 2 (1.89%) ABAP
13 1 (0.94%) C
13 1 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
2 1 (0.94%) CCNA
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.94%) JNCIA
2 1 (0.94%) MCITP
2 1 (0.94%) MCSA
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) NIST
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.89%) GDPR
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (28.30%) Docker
2 5 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (28.30%) Kubernetes
1 30 (28.30%) Terraform
2 23 (21.70%) Ansible
2 23 (21.70%) Puppet
3 3 (2.83%) Grafana
3 3 (2.83%) Opsgenie
3 3 (2.83%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) Nessus
4 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.92%) Databricks
2 19 (17.92%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) Civica
4 9 (8.49%) Cisco
5 7 (6.60%) Dell
6 6 (5.66%) New Relic
7 5 (4.72%) Juniper
7 5 (4.72%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.77%) Citrix
8 4 (3.77%) Meraki
8 4 (3.77%) VMware
9 3 (2.83%) SAP
9 3 (2.83%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.89%) Birst
10 2 (1.89%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.89%) Google
10 2 (1.89%) Infor
11 1 (0.94%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds