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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 433 445
Rank change year-on-year +82 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 43 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.98% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 22
Median salary £46,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £58,500 £54,750
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 South East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4410 5989 6257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 29.39% 30.59% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 5279 5363
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Surrey +57 15 £45,000 +24.13%
Hampshire - 15 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 4 £77,500 +72.22%
Berkshire +25 2 £53,750 - 1
Kent - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 114 (100.00%) SQL
2 112 (98.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (88.60%) .NET
4 99 (86.84%) Microsoft
5 95 (83.33%) C#
6 80 (70.18%) TDD
7 78 (68.42%) .NET Framework
8 76 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (64.91%) SQL Server
10 63 (55.26%) T-SQL
11 58 (50.88%) Web Services
12 57 (50.00%) Entity Framework
13 56 (49.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 54 (47.37%) JavaScript
15 53 (46.49%) WCF
16 52 (45.61%) Unit Testing
16 52 (45.61%) HTML
16 52 (45.61%) CSS
16 52 (45.61%) REST
16 52 (45.61%) SOLID
17 50 (43.86%) Performance Tuning
18 43 (37.72%) Blog
19 38 (33.33%) MVC
20 36 (31.58%) AngularJS
21 33 (28.95%) ASP.NET
21 33 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
21 33 (28.95%) HTML5
22 32 (28.07%) Windows
23 31 (27.19%) NoSQL
23 31 (27.19%) DevOps

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 29 (25.44%) NServiceBus
2 21 (18.42%) IIS
3 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 112 (98.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.02%) PaaS
4 6 (5.26%) IaaS
5 5 (4.39%) SaaS
6 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (64.91%) SQL Server
2 31 (27.19%) NoSQL
3 28 (24.56%) Couchbase
3 28 (24.56%) CouchDB
4 23 (20.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (19.30%) Event Store
6 21 (18.42%) RavenDB
6 21 (18.42%) Redis
7 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (13.16%) Power BI
8 15 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (10.53%) QlikView
9 12 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (8.77%) OLAP
11 4 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (3.51%) Big Data
11 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (24.56%) TeamCity
1 28 (24.56%) Visual Studio
2 21 (18.42%) JSUnit
3 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.89%) Finance
1 9 (7.89%) Legal
2 4 (3.51%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (79.82%) Developer
2 77 (67.54%) .NET Developer
3 29 (25.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 29 (25.44%) C# Developer
4 27 (23.68%) .NET Software Developer
4 27 (23.68%) Software Developer
5 21 (18.42%) Senior Developer
6 20 (17.54%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (11.40%) WCF Developer
8 11 (9.65%) Agile .NET Developer
8 11 (9.65%) Agile C# Developer
8 11 (9.65%) Agile Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Angular Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Architect
9 10 (8.77%) SQL Developer
10 9 (7.89%) Azure Architect
10 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (7.02%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (6.14%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (88.60%) .NET
2 78 (68.42%) .NET Framework
3 58 (50.88%) Web Services
4 57 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 56 (49.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 53 (46.49%) WCF
7 52 (45.61%) CSS
7 52 (45.61%) HTML
7 52 (45.61%) REST
8 36 (31.58%) AngularJS
9 33 (28.95%) ASP.NET
9 33 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (28.95%) HTML5
10 25 (21.93%) MSMQ
11 23 (20.18%) Reactive Extensions
12 21 (18.42%) Durandal
12 21 (18.42%) LESS
12 21 (18.42%) RxJS
13 9 (7.89%) MDX
14 5 (4.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (37.72%) Blog
2 29 (25.44%) User Experience
3 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Fintech
5 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.07%) Windows
2 24 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 21 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (70.18%) TDD
2 76 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (45.61%) SOLID
3 52 (45.61%) Unit Testing
4 50 (43.86%) Performance Tuning
5 38 (33.33%) MVC
6 31 (27.19%) DevOps
7 29 (25.44%) Domain-Driven Design
8 25 (21.93%) Automated Testing
9 22 (19.30%) SOA
10 21 (18.42%) Infrastructure Management
11 18 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.77%) ETL
13 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.89%) Kimball Methodology
14 6 (5.26%) Presales
14 6 (5.26%) Web Development
15 5 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (4.39%) High Availability
15 5 (4.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) SQL
2 95 (83.33%) C#
3 63 (55.26%) T-SQL
4 54 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 30 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (3.51%) Java
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) R
8 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) MCSE
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (18.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (18.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Tableau
3 2 (1.75%) Cognizant
3 2 (1.75%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix
4 1 (0.88%) EMC
4 1 (0.88%) NetApp
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
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