Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > North of England
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 346 388 432
Rank change year-on-year +42 +44 +46
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 71 71 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.41% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 1.22% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 59 65 57
North of England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +20.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £40,500 £33,100
90th Percentile £81,000 £69,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 North of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4,537 5,824 7,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 26.36% 28.28% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,762 4,986 6,432
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the North of England

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the North of England.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in the North of England

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the North of England over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the North of England

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in the North of England

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 North of England region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
North West +69 43 £60,000 -14.29% 7
Yorkshire -10 23 £45,750 -8.50% 2
North East +23 5 £22,500 -50.00%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North of England region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 71 (100.00%) Azure
2 68 (95.77%) SQL
3 35 (49.30%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (49.30%) AWS
4 32 (45.07%) ETL
5 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
6 25 (35.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
8 22 (30.99%) Data Integration
9 21 (29.58%) Amazon Redshift
10 20 (28.17%) Marketing
10 20 (28.17%) Presales
11 19 (26.76%) Bash Shell
11 19 (26.76%) Linux
12 17 (23.94%) Snowflake Schema
13 16 (22.54%) .NET
13 16 (22.54%) Teradata
13 16 (22.54%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (22.54%) Data Transformation
13 16 (22.54%) SDLC
13 16 (22.54%) BigQuery
13 16 (22.54%) GCP
14 15 (21.13%) Azure Data Factory
15 14 (19.72%) Power Platform
15 14 (19.72%) Power BI
15 14 (19.72%) C#
16 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
16 11 (15.49%) Databricks
17 10 (14.08%) .NET Core
17 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 9 (12.68%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.86%) Apache
3 5 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) nginx
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 71 (100.00%) Azure
2 35 (49.30%) AWS
3 16 (22.54%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (22.54%) GCP
4 15 (21.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 14 (19.72%) Power Platform
6 8 (11.27%) PaaS
7 7 (9.86%) SaaS
8 6 (8.45%) IaaS
9 5 (7.04%) Office 365
10 4 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (5.63%) Azure Functions
10 4 (5.63%) Serverless
11 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (1.41%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Skype
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (49.30%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (35.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
4 21 (29.58%) Amazon Redshift
5 17 (23.94%) Snowflake Schema
6 16 (22.54%) BigQuery
7 14 (19.72%) Power BI
8 9 (12.68%) Big Data
8 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (9.86%) QlikView
9 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (5.63%) Data Lake
11 4 (5.63%) KNIME
11 4 (5.63%) MySQL
11 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
11 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (5.63%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.41%) NUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 20 (28.17%) Marketing
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Architect
2 18 (25.35%) Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Consultant
6 9 (12.68%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Azure Architect
7 7 (9.86%) ETL Consultant
7 7 (9.86%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Data Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.63%) Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Big Data Manager
10 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Project Manager
11 2 (2.82%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) .NET
2 10 (14.08%) .NET Core
3 5 (7.04%) PySpark
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.63%) REST
5 3 (4.23%) RESTful
5 3 (4.23%) SOAP
6 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.82%) JSON
6 2 (2.82%) Node.js
6 2 (2.82%) SAML
6 2 (2.82%) WCF
7 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.41%) Express
7 1 (1.41%) jQuery
7 1 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.41%) React
7 1 (1.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.04%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 7 (9.86%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) ETL
2 22 (30.99%) Data Integration
3 20 (28.17%) Presales
4 16 (22.54%) Data Transformation
4 16 (22.54%) SDLC
5 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
6 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.68%) DevOps
7 9 (12.68%) Migration
7 9 (12.68%) MVC
8 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.27%) Metadata Management
9 7 (9.86%) Analytics
9 7 (9.86%) Change Control
9 7 (9.86%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (9.86%) Visualisation
10 6 (8.45%) Data Management
11 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
11 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
11 5 (7.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 68 (95.77%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) Bash Shell
3 14 (19.72%) C#
4 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.82%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) VBA
7 1 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.41%) Go
7 1 (1.41%) Java
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) CCIE
2 1 (1.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (1.41%) CCNP
2 1 (1.41%) MCP
2 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) GDPR
3 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.41%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 3 (4.23%) Terraform
3 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.54%) Teradata
3 11 (15.49%) Databricks
4 7 (9.86%) Tableau
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle
6 4 (5.63%) Alteryx
6 4 (5.63%) Informatica
6 4 (5.63%) Paxata
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco
8 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.41%) Citrix
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) Meraki
9 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam
9 1 (1.41%) Vertica
9 1 (1.41%) VMware