Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 - 64
Rank change year-on-year - +64 +2
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 1 0 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.31% - 2.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% - 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Median annual salary £42,500 - £41,500
10th Percentile £41,250 - £34,750
90th Percentile £43,750 - £51,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +4.35%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 96 158 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.81% 28.42% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 65 106 112
Median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.48% +18.57%
10th Percentile £24,650 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £59,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Northern Ireland

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in Northern Ireland

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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
County Antrim - 1 £42,500 -
Azure SQL Database
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Preventative Maintenance

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Platform Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Preventative Maintenance
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware