Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 237 278 358
Rank change year-on-year +41 +80 +119
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 138 178 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 0.91% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.15% 3.50% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 128 153 127
10th Percentile £37,275 £38,750 £22,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £40,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £69,575 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,329 5,085 7,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.12% 26.02% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,786 4,250 6,203
10th Percentile £33,875 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the South East.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Hampshire +47 53 £52,500 +2.44% 5
East Sussex +60 36 £51,250 -16.33% 3
Thames Valley +24 24 £64,250 +16.82% 15
Surrey +11 15 £62,500 +8.70% 10
Berkshire +14 11 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire +39 10 £68,000 +51.96% 3
West Sussex +1 6 £62,500 +47.06%
Buckinghamshire +6 3 £55,000 - 8
Kent +1 3 £24,000 -53.40% 4
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 138 (100.00%) Azure
2 133 (96.38%) SQL
3 83 (60.14%) C#
4 77 (55.80%) .NET
5 63 (45.65%) SQL Server
6 59 (42.75%) Kubernetes
7 57 (41.30%) DevOps
8 55 (39.86%) JavaScript
9 52 (37.68%) .NET Core
10 50 (36.23%) Scrum
11 41 (29.71%) Microservices
12 37 (26.81%) SaaS
13 36 (26.09%) CSS
13 36 (26.09%) HTML
13 36 (26.09%) T-SQL
13 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (25.36%) Active Directory
14 35 (25.36%) Terraform
15 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
15 34 (24.64%) SQLPlus
16 33 (23.91%) PowerShell
17 31 (22.46%) Azure Active Directory
18 30 (21.74%) Configuration Management
19 24 (17.39%) Azure Data Factory
20 22 (15.94%) Serverless
20 22 (15.94%) Azure Functions
20 22 (15.94%) Finance
20 22 (15.94%) PaaS
21 21 (15.22%) Docker
22 20 (14.49%) Mentoring

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.87%) Confluence
3 4 (2.90%) IIS
4 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Maximo
1 2 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 138 (100.00%) Azure
2 37 (26.81%) SaaS
3 31 (22.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (17.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 22 (15.94%) Azure Functions
5 22 (15.94%) PaaS
5 22 (15.94%) Serverless
6 20 (14.49%) IaaS
7 19 (13.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 18 (13.04%) AWS
9 16 (11.59%) Microsoft 365
10 15 (10.87%) Azure Service Bus
11 14 (10.14%) OneDrive
12 9 (6.52%) Power Platform
13 7 (5.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 7 (5.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 4 (2.90%) Amazon Alexa
14 4 (2.90%) Azure App Service
15 3 (2.17%) Azure Storage
16 2 (1.45%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.49%) Firewall
2 15 (10.87%) DMZ
3 7 (5.07%) DNS
4 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 34 (24.64%) SQLPlus
3 9 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.52%) Power BI
4 7 (5.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.07%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (2.90%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.17%) Tableau
7 2 (1.45%) QlikView
7 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.72%) Delta Lake
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) GIS
8 1 (0.72%) MySQL
8 1 (0.72%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.59%) Bitbucket
2 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.87%) Gradle
3 15 (10.87%) JIRA
3 15 (10.87%) Maven
4 4 (2.90%) git-flow
4 4 (2.90%) Selenium
5 3 (2.17%) Artifactory
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Billing
3 7 (5.07%) Games
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 58 (42.03%) Developer
2 37 (26.81%) Software Developer
3 29 (21.01%) .NET Developer
4 28 (20.29%) Azure Engineer
5 25 (18.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 22 (15.94%) Senior Developer
7 21 (15.22%) C# Developer
8 20 (14.49%) C# Software Developer
9 19 (13.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (13.77%) SQL Developer
10 18 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (11.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (11.59%) Senior Software Developer
12 14 (10.14%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
13 11 (7.97%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 7 (5.07%) Automation Developer
14 7 (5.07%) Data Engineer
15 6 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
16 5 (3.62%) Architect
16 5 (3.62%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (55.80%) .NET
2 52 (37.68%) .NET Core
3 36 (26.09%) CSS
3 36 (26.09%) HTML
4 14 (10.14%) SAML
5 8 (5.80%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.07%) Node.js
7 4 (2.90%) JSON
7 4 (2.90%) React Native
8 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.17%) React
9 2 (1.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.45%) HTML5
9 2 (1.45%) OAuth
9 2 (1.45%) XML
10 1 (0.72%) Aurelia
10 1 (0.72%) Vue.js
10 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.90%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.90%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.52%) Windows
2 7 (5.07%) Linux
2 7 (5.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.90%) Android
3 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.30%) DevOps
2 50 (36.23%) Scrum
3 41 (29.71%) Microservices
4 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (21.74%) Configuration Management
6 20 (14.49%) Mentoring
7 19 (13.77%) Project Delivery
8 18 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
9 16 (11.59%) Identity Management
9 16 (11.59%) ITIL
9 16 (11.59%) Network Virtualisation
10 14 (10.14%) Feasibility Study
10 14 (10.14%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (8.70%) Epics
12 11 (7.97%) Analytics
12 11 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.97%) Data Engineering
13 10 (7.25%) Online Security
13 10 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (5.80%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 133 (96.38%) SQL
2 83 (60.14%) C#
3 55 (39.86%) JavaScript
4 36 (26.09%) T-SQL
5 33 (23.91%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.25%) Java
7 9 (6.52%) Python
8 1 (0.72%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (0.72%) CCNA
1 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.72%) Degree
1 1 (0.72%) MCSE
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.90%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (25.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.22%) Docker
3 17 (12.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (42.75%) Kubernetes
2 35 (25.36%) Terraform
3 16 (11.59%) Ansible
4 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) ESRI
3 3 (2.17%) Databricks
4 2 (1.45%) IBM
4 2 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (0.72%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.72%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.72%) VMware
5 1 (0.72%) Zscaler