Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 321 366
Rank change year-on-year -40 +45 +13
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 13 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.099% 0.27% 0.092%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.79% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 10
North West median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +46.15%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £49,500 £53,750 £50,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%

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 4255 4293 4503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.35% 34.45% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3609 3717 3866
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Cheshire -19 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Manchester -34 6 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (46.15%) Power BI
6 6 (46.15%) ETL
6 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
7 5 (38.46%) iPad
8 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
11 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (7.69%) MVC
11 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 1 (7.69%) Scrum
11 1 (7.69%) .NET
11 1 (7.69%) C#
11 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
11 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET

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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (46.15%) Power BI
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (7.69%) QlikView
7 1 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (7.69%) SSDT
7 1 (7.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) iPad
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) ETL
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau