Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 192 373
Rank change year-on-year -139 +181 +70
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 123 99 137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 1.23% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.65% 4.37% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 95 91 119
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £49,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -19.23% +13.04%
75th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £83,250 £61,250 "
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +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 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 4,642 2,267 6,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.84% 28.26% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,179 1,943 5,489
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Thames Valley -78 38 £60,000 +9.09% 7
East Sussex -33 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hampshire -147 22 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Berkshire -50 21 £61,500 +11.82% 2
Surrey -53 18 £68,750 +19.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -55 15 £48,750 -11.36% 4
West Sussex -9 11 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Kent -35 4 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire -34 2 £32,000 -41.82% 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Azure
2 112 (91.06%) SQL
3 82 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 68 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (49.59%) C#
6 57 (46.34%) .NET
7 49 (39.84%) Microsoft
8 40 (32.52%) DevOps
8 40 (32.52%) Social Skills
9 39 (31.71%) .NET Core
10 32 (26.02%) Microservices
11 27 (21.95%) Azure Data Factory
12 26 (21.14%) Active Directory
12 26 (21.14%) SaaS
12 26 (21.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (20.33%) Kubernetes
14 24 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (19.51%) T-SQL
14 24 (19.51%) Scrum
15 23 (18.70%) Power Platform
16 22 (17.89%) Power BI
16 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (17.07%) Analytics
17 21 (17.07%) Azure Active Directory
18 20 (16.26%) Performance Tuning
18 20 (16.26%) PaaS
19 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
19 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
19 19 (15.45%) Docker

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 12 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.50%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.50%) IIS
3 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 123 (100.00%) Azure
2 27 (21.95%) Azure Data Factory
3 26 (21.14%) SaaS
4 23 (18.70%) Power Platform
5 21 (17.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (16.26%) PaaS
7 18 (14.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 16 (13.01%) IaaS
9 15 (12.20%) Azure Functions
9 15 (12.20%) Serverless
10 13 (10.57%) Azure Service Bus
10 13 (10.57%) Microsoft 365
11 12 (9.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 9 (7.32%) AWS
13 8 (6.50%) Azure Key Vault
14 7 (5.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 6 (4.88%) Azure Service Fabric
16 5 (4.07%) Apigee
17 4 (3.25%) Azure App Service
17 4 (3.25%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) Firewall
2 7 (5.69%) VPN
3 3 (2.44%) DNS
4 2 (1.63%) FTP
4 2 (1.63%) SSL
5 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (21.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (17.89%) Power BI
3 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (13.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (9.76%) Data Lake
7 8 (6.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (6.50%) Hadoop
7 8 (6.50%) NoSQL
8 7 (5.69%) Apache Hive
8 7 (5.69%) HBase
8 7 (5.69%) HDInsight
8 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
8 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.69%) Power Query
8 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2019
8 7 (5.69%) Tableau
9 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.88%) RStudio
3 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.44%) Selenium
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.81%) DBeaver
5 1 (0.81%) git-flow
5 1 (0.81%) NSubstitute
5 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (32.52%) Social Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) German Language
5 1 (0.81%) Indonesian Language
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (45.53%) Developer
2 29 (23.58%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.20%) C# Developer
3 15 (12.20%) DBA
4 14 (11.38%) SQL DBA
5 13 (10.57%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (8.94%) Architect
7 10 (8.13%) Azure Architect
8 9 (7.32%) Administrator
8 9 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (5.69%) Azure Developer
11 6 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (4.88%) SQL Developer
12 5 (4.07%) .NET Software Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (46.34%) .NET
2 39 (31.71%) .NET Core
3 16 (13.01%) CSS
3 16 (13.01%) HTML
3 16 (13.01%) React
4 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.13%) ARM Templates
7 8 (6.50%) Kafka
8 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.88%) WinForms
10 5 (4.07%) JSON
10 5 (4.07%) WPF
11 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.25%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.25%) SAML
12 3 (2.44%) Node.js
12 3 (2.44%) React Native
12 3 (2.44%) REST
13 2 (1.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (4.07%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (4.07%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.44%) Clustering
4 3 (2.44%) Replication
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.81%) CMDB
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.81%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.38%) Windows
2 13 (10.57%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) Android
3 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.81%) VMS
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.52%) DevOps
3 32 (26.02%) Microservices
4 24 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (19.51%) Scrum
5 21 (17.07%) Analytics
6 20 (16.26%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (13.01%) Migration
9 15 (12.20%) B2B
9 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 12 (9.76%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.76%) ETL
11 11 (8.94%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (8.94%) Data Migration
11 11 (8.94%) IT Strategy
11 11 (8.94%) SDLC
11 11 (8.94%) Visualisation
12 10 (8.13%) Data Engineering
13 8 (6.50%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 112 (91.06%) SQL
2 61 (49.59%) C#
3 24 (19.51%) T-SQL
4 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
5 16 (13.01%) Python
6 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.57%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (2.44%) R
9 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) CCNA
3 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.63%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.63%) MCSE
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.25%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (21.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.45%) Docker
3 16 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (20.33%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.94%) Terraform
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (1.63%) Ansible
4 2 (1.63%) SCCM
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (39.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.01%) VMware
3 15 (12.20%) Databricks
3 15 (12.20%) Oracle
4 7 (5.69%) StreamSets
5 6 (4.88%) Citrix
6 5 (4.07%) Google
6 5 (4.07%) Lets Encrypt
6 5 (4.07%) Okta
7 2 (1.63%) IFS
8 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.81%) Telerik
8 1 (0.81%) Verint