Period
to 25 March 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 25 March 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 261 328 375
Rank change year-on-year +67 +47 +43
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 85 54 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.70% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.66% 1.18% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 13
Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,875 £32,500 £40,250
90th Percentile £87,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -

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 3,194 4,578 4,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.34% 30.18% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,474 3,873 3,991
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,920 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +47 59 £65,000 +18.18% 6
East Midlands +36 26 £41,250 -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (94.12%) SQL
3 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
4 40 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 37 (43.53%) Migration
6 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (38.82%) C#
9 31 (36.47%) Web Services
10 30 (35.29%) Presales
11 29 (34.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 27 (31.76%) .NET
13 26 (30.59%) Hybrid Cloud
14 24 (28.24%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (25.88%) MVC
15 22 (25.88%) Virtual Machines
16 21 (24.71%) Hyper-V
16 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (24.71%) VMware
16 21 (24.71%) Project Management
16 21 (24.71%) TOGAF
17 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
17 20 (23.53%) Public Cloud
17 20 (23.53%) Private Cloud
18 19 (22.35%) Data Centre
18 19 (22.35%) Self-Motivation
18 19 (22.35%) AWS CloudFormation
18 19 (22.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 19 (22.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 19 (22.35%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 (4.71%) GlassFish
1 4 (4.71%) JBoss
1 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 85 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (34.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (22.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 19 (22.35%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (22.35%) Amazon S3
4 19 (22.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (22.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 18 (21.18%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (20.00%) IaaS
6 17 (20.00%) PaaS
7 16 (18.82%) Office 365
8 13 (15.29%) Azure Functions
8 13 (15.29%) Serverless
9 6 (7.06%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (5.88%) SaaS
11 4 (4.71%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (2.35%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (7.06%) Firewall
3 5 (5.88%) SMS
4 3 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.35%) Skype
6 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.18%) SSL
6 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.24%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (22.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 17 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (12.94%) InterSystems Cache
7 11 (12.94%) Power BI
7 11 (12.94%) Redis
8 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (10.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (9.41%) Cosmos DB
10 8 (9.41%) QlikView
11 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 7 (8.24%) HDInsight
12 6 (7.06%) OLAP
12 6 (7.06%) Qlik Sense
13 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.71%) Maven
6 3 (3.53%) Gradle
6 3 (3.53%) JUnit
6 3 (3.53%) Toad
7 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.24%) Marketing
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Digital Economy
3 2 (2.35%) Games
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Architect
2 28 (32.94%) Developer
3 24 (28.24%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (25.88%) Cloud Architect
4 22 (25.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 17 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 16 (18.82%) .NET Developer
7 13 (15.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (15.29%) Consultant
8 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Azure Consultant
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (5.88%) Azure Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Data Consultant
10 5 (5.88%) React Developer
10 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Azure Architect
11 4 (4.71%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) Web Services
2 27 (31.76%) .NET
3 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET
4 18 (21.18%) HTML
5 14 (16.47%) CSS
6 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (12.94%) .NET Core
7 11 (12.94%) .NET Framework
7 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (12.94%) Entity Framework
7 11 (12.94%) jQuery
8 10 (11.76%) REST
8 10 (11.76%) SOAP
9 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Graph
9 7 (8.24%) SAML
10 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
10 6 (7.06%) Spring
10 6 (7.06%) WCF
11 5 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (23.53%) Private Cloud
2 20 (23.53%) Public Cloud
3 19 (22.35%) Data Centre
3 19 (22.35%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.71%) Fintech
7 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.35%) Robotics
7 2 (2.35%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) CentOS
3 2 (2.35%) SUSE
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.18%) VMS
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Migration
2 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.29%) Presales
4 22 (25.88%) MVC
5 21 (24.71%) Project Management
5 21 (24.71%) TOGAF
6 19 (22.35%) ITIL
6 19 (22.35%) ITIL V3
6 19 (22.35%) Load Balancing
6 19 (22.35%) PRINCE2
6 19 (22.35%) Service Management
6 19 (22.35%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (21.18%) Line Management
8 15 (17.65%) Analytics
8 15 (17.65%) Data Protection
8 15 (17.65%) DevOps
9 12 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.94%) Microservices
10 11 (12.94%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (94.12%) SQL
2 33 (38.82%) C#
3 18 (21.18%) PowerShell
4 15 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.94%) C++
5 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.24%) VB
6 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.24%) VB6
7 6 (7.06%) Java
8 5 (5.88%) Python
9 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) HiveQL
9 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.35%) R
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) GDPR
2 6 (7.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) Virtual Machines
2 21 (24.71%) Hyper-V
2 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
4 14 (16.47%) Docker
5 2 (2.35%) XenApp
5 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.88%) Terraform
3 3 (3.53%) Ansible
3 3 (3.53%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.53%) Puppet
4 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.35%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.35%) Packer
5 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.71%) VMware
3 10 (11.76%) Tableau
4 9 (10.59%) Oracle
5 8 (9.41%) Informatica
5 8 (9.41%) Talend
6 7 (8.24%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.24%) Cisco
7 6 (7.06%) Greenplum
7 6 (7.06%) Teradata
8 4 (4.71%) Veeam
9 2 (2.35%) arcserve
9 2 (2.35%) Citrix
9 2 (2.35%) CommVault
9 2 (2.35%) Hortonworks
9 2 (2.35%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.18%) Dell
10 1 (1.18%) HP
10 1 (1.18%) Nimble Storage