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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England / North West
Rank 241 220 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 -  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 13 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.32% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 1.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 0
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Azure SQL Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2113 1807 2250
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.37% 31.80% 34.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1793 1559 1914
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -28 8 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Merseyside +2 4 £51,250 +28.12%
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 14 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (45.83%) Migration
6 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
7 10 (41.67%) Database Security
7 10 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (41.67%) Replication
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (41.67%) MySQL
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (29.17%) Database Optimisation
9 7 (29.17%) Clustering
9 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 7 (29.17%) C#
10 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (25.00%) Finance
10 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (25.00%) RedGate
11 5 (20.83%) .NET
12 4 (16.67%) MVC
12 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework

Azure SQL Database
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
2 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (41.67%) MySQL
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (16.67%) Power BI
8 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (4.17%) Big Data
10 1 (4.17%) DocumentDB
10 1 (4.17%) OLAP
10 1 (4.17%) OLTP
10 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) DBA
1 12 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 8 (33.33%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior DBA
4 5 (20.83%) Senior SQL DBA
5 4 (16.67%) Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Production DBA
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Production DBA
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 3 (12.50%) COM
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) MDX
5 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Replication
2 7 (29.17%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 10 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (41.67%) Database Security
3 7 (29.17%) Database Optimisation
4 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) ERP
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 3 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (12.50%) Statistics
7 2 (8.33%) API Design
7 2 (8.33%) API Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) RedGate
3 2 (8.33%) Tableau
3 2 (8.33%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) Google
Chester, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 10 days ago