Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 332 366
Rank change year-on-year +34 +34 -53
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 41 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.42% 0.66% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 14
North West median annual salary £45,000 £56,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.64% +12.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,950 £26,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £81,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% +2.44%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,889 4,109 4,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.31% 32.87% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,209 3,545 3,887
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
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 North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the North West

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in the North West

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the North West over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the North West

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Manchester +7 25 £42,750 -9.04% 4
Lancashire - 11 - -
Cheshire +37 5 £45,000 -35.71% 3
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 West region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 41 (100.00%) SQL
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
3 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
4 22 (53.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (51.22%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (51.22%) Data Modelling
5 21 (51.22%) Azure Data Factory
5 21 (51.22%) Decision-Making
6 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (43.90%) Broadband
7 18 (43.90%) SDLC
8 16 (39.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (39.02%) Line Management
9 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (34.15%) C#
10 13 (31.71%) Kimball Methodology
10 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (29.27%) Analytics
11 12 (29.27%) SaaS
11 12 (29.27%) .NET
11 12 (29.27%) ETL
11 12 (29.27%) Data Lake
12 11 (26.83%) Windows
12 11 (26.83%) Data Integration
13 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
13 10 (24.39%) Python
13 10 (24.39%) Databricks

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (19.51%) Apache Spark
2 7 (17.07%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (51.22%) Azure Data Factory
3 12 (29.27%) SaaS
4 5 (12.20%) Power Platform
5 4 (9.76%) PaaS
6 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (7.32%) IaaS
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (4.88%) Office 365
8 1 (2.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (53.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (51.22%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (39.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (29.27%) Data Lake
7 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
8 8 (19.51%) Apache Hive
8 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
8 8 (19.51%) MySQL
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (12.20%) Power BI
10 4 (9.76%) Biml
11 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
12 2 (4.88%) Redis
12 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Data Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Senior Data Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) DBA
6 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Backend Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) RESTful
3 4 (9.76%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Data Modelling
1 21 (51.22%) Decision-Making
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (43.90%) SDLC
4 16 (39.02%) Line Management
5 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (31.71%) Kimball Methodology
7 12 (29.27%) Analytics
7 12 (29.27%) ETL
8 11 (26.83%) Data Integration
9 8 (19.51%) Change Management
9 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
9 8 (19.51%) Data Architecture
9 8 (19.51%) Data Engineering
9 8 (19.51%) DevOps
9 8 (19.51%) Migration
9 8 (19.51%) Validation
9 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
10 7 (17.07%) Contingency Planning
10 7 (17.07%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) Python
3 10 (24.39%) U-SQL
4 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
5 6 (14.63%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ISEB
1 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (4.88%) CCSP
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MCSA
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Packer
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Databricks
3 7 (17.07%) Informatica
3 7 (17.07%) Netezza
4 5 (12.20%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Teradata