Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 270 397 432
Rank change year-on-year +127 +35 +11
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 51 75 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.49% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 1.47% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 67
Median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £34,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +14.29%

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 2,900 5,098 7,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 28.10% 26.13% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,451 4,139 6,402
Median annual salary £46,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.75% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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
Yorkshire +117 33 £40,000 -37.25% 1
North West +79 17 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North East +11 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 51 (100.00%) SQL
1 51 (100.00%) Azure
2 25 (49.02%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
3 17 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (31.37%) Analytics
4 16 (31.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 15 (29.41%) Azure Data Factory
5 15 (29.41%) Power BI
5 15 (29.41%) Databricks
5 15 (29.41%) Power Platform
5 15 (29.41%) Migration
6 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
6 14 (27.45%) .NET
6 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
6 14 (27.45%) Tableau
7 13 (25.49%) Data Analytics
7 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
7 13 (25.49%) Windows
7 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
8 12 (23.53%) Clustering
8 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (21.57%) C#
9 11 (21.57%) Visualisation
9 11 (21.57%) SCVMM
9 11 (21.57%) PlateSpin
9 11 (21.57%) IaaS
9 11 (21.57%) PaaS
9 11 (21.57%) Data Transformation
9 11 (21.57%) Virtual Machines

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 7 (13.73%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 51 (100.00%) Azure
2 15 (29.41%) Azure Data Factory
2 15 (29.41%) Power Platform
3 11 (21.57%) Azure Stack
3 11 (21.57%) IaaS
3 11 (21.57%) PaaS
4 9 (17.65%) Serverless
5 3 (5.88%) Office 365
6 2 (3.92%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.96%) AWS
7 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (31.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 15 (29.41%) Power BI
4 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (17.65%) Data Lake
7 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (7.84%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (7.84%) Big Data
8 4 (7.84%) Snowflake Schema
8 4 (7.84%) Spark SQL
9 3 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (5.88%) Neo4j
10 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.96%) OLAP
11 1 (1.96%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Protractor
1 1 (1.96%) Selenium
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Azure Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Data Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) DBA
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) .NET Core
3 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
3 8 (15.69%) HTML
4 7 (13.73%) Breeze.js
4 7 (13.73%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.84%) PySpark
8 2 (3.92%) MDX
8 2 (3.92%) React
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (1.96%) jQuery
9 1 (1.96%) REST
9 1 (1.96%) Spring
9 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 12 (23.53%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (31.37%) Analytics
3 15 (29.41%) Migration
4 13 (25.49%) Data Analytics
5 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.57%) Data Transformation
6 11 (21.57%) Visualisation
7 9 (17.65%) DevOps
7 9 (17.65%) ETL
8 7 (13.73%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (13.73%) Scrum
8 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 7 (13.73%) TDD
9 6 (11.76%) MVC
10 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
10 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.84%) ETL Development
10 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
10 4 (7.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) C#
3 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
4 9 (17.65%) Python
5 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) R
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) NIST
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
3 11 (21.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.92%) Docker
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) SCVMM
2 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (29.41%) Databricks
3 14 (27.45%) Tableau
4 11 (21.57%) PlateSpin
4 11 (21.57%) VirtaMove
5 4 (7.84%) Vertica
6 2 (3.92%) VMware