Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 256 319 366
Rank change year-on-year +63 +47 -29
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 34 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.21% 0.094%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.42% 0.71% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 12
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.71% -3.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,325 £36,250
90th Percentile £69,625 £78,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +15.00%

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 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 2,393 3,097 4,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.77% 30.16% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,926 2,626 3,559
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £53,869 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.61% +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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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
Manchester +59 32 £60,000 - 5
Cheshire +16 2 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 West region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 34 (100.00%) Azure
2 33 (97.06%) SQL
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) ETL
4 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 14 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (35.29%) AWS
6 11 (32.35%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (29.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 10 (29.41%) Data Integration
8 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (23.53%) Snowflake Schema
9 8 (23.53%) PaaS
9 8 (23.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (23.53%) Presales
10 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.65%) IaaS
11 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) Marketing
11 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.65%) Migration
11 6 (17.65%) Retail
11 6 (17.65%) Architectural Design
12 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (14.71%) Business Process Analysis
12 5 (14.71%) IT Strategy
12 5 (14.71%) PySpark
12 5 (14.71%) Teradata

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 5 (14.71%) Apache
1 5 (14.71%) Apache Spark
1 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (100.00%) Azure
2 12 (35.29%) AWS
3 11 (32.35%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (23.53%) PaaS
5 6 (17.65%) IaaS
6 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (14.71%) GCP
6 5 (14.71%) SaaS
7 4 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (8.82%) Office 365
8 3 (8.82%) Power Platform
9 1 (2.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (2.94%) Azure Functions
9 1 (2.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Skype
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (23.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (23.53%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (14.71%) BigQuery
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.82%) MySQL
6 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.82%) Power BI
6 3 (8.82%) Spark SQL
7 2 (5.88%) Big Data
7 2 (5.88%) Data Lake
7 2 (5.88%) Redis
8 1 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (17.65%) Marketing
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Azure Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Data Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) ETL Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) SOA Architect
6 2 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) PySpark
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (8.82%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) JSON
4 2 (5.88%) React
4 2 (5.88%) REST
4 2 (5.88%) SAML
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ETL
2 10 (29.41%) Data Integration
3 8 (23.53%) Presales
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Architectural Design
4 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.71%) Business Process Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Change Control
5 5 (14.71%) Data Transformation
5 5 (14.71%) DevOps
5 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) IT Strategy
5 5 (14.71%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
5 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.71%) SDLC
5 5 (14.71%) SOA
6 4 (11.76%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) NIST
3 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Tableau
2 5 (14.71%) Teradata
3 4 (11.76%) Databricks
4 3 (8.82%) Vertica
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) VMware