Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 266 375 475
Rank change year-on-year +109 +100 -30
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 182 152 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.37% 2.05% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 167 140 79
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,750 £23,175 £39,300
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £72,750
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 5,408 7,431 9,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.78% 27.78% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,483 6,233 8,516
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,800 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +64 62 £55,000 - 2
Hampshire -18 43 £65,000 +8.33% 8
Surrey +67 35 £56,250 -6.25% 9
Berkshire +48 33 £60,000 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire +42 27 £55,000 +8.37% 1
West Sussex +45 24 £42,500 +6.25%
Kent +29 15 £51,500 +21.18%
East Sussex - 3 £61,250 - 1
Oxfordshire +25 2 £44,750 -36.07% 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Azure
2 164 (90.11%) SQL
3 104 (57.14%) C#
4 98 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 88 (48.35%) .NET
5 88 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (47.80%) SQL Server
7 53 (29.12%) JavaScript
8 51 (28.02%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (21.98%) .NET Framework
10 39 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 39 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
11 38 (20.88%) CSS
11 38 (20.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (20.33%) Entity Framework
13 36 (19.78%) MVC
14 35 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 35 (19.23%) PaaS
14 35 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (18.68%) PowerShell
15 34 (18.68%) T-SQL
15 34 (18.68%) .NET Core
16 33 (18.13%) Analytics
16 33 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (18.13%) Unit Testing
17 32 (17.58%) Power Platform
17 32 (17.58%) Power BI
18 31 (17.03%) WCF
18 31 (17.03%) HTML
19 30 (16.48%) Data Warehouse

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 19 (10.44%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (9.89%) IIS
3 7 (3.85%) Apache
4 4 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.20%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.65%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.65%) Apache Synapse
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.10%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 182 (100.00%) Azure
2 39 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
3 35 (19.23%) PaaS
4 32 (17.58%) Power Platform
5 29 (15.93%) Serverless
6 26 (14.29%) AWS
7 23 (12.64%) SaaS
8 22 (12.09%) Azure Functions
9 17 (9.34%) IaaS
10 10 (5.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 7 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (3.85%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (2.75%) Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (1.65%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 3 (1.65%) PowerApps
14 2 (1.10%) GCP
15 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) Firewall
2 5 (2.75%) DMZ
2 5 (2.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (47.80%) SQL Server
2 38 (20.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (17.58%) Power BI
5 30 (16.48%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (12.64%) Data Lake
7 20 (10.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 19 (10.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (8.79%) Big Data
10 15 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (6.59%) InterSystems Cache
12 12 (6.59%) Redis
13 9 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
14 7 (3.85%) Hadoop
15 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
16 5 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (2.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 30 (16.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (15.93%) Visual Studio Team System
4 23 (12.64%) Git (software)
5 21 (11.54%) Selenium
6 7 (3.85%) NUnit
6 7 (3.85%) Visual Studio Code
7 6 (3.30%) Cypress.io
8 5 (2.75%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.20%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (2.20%) tSQLt
10 2 (1.10%) Chocolatey
10 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.55%) Protractor
11 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 21 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (3.30%) Marketing
3 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.65%) Billing
4 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Police
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (40.66%) Developer
2 27 (14.84%) Software Developer
3 26 (14.29%) Consultant
4 25 (13.74%) .NET Developer
4 25 (13.74%) Azure Developer
5 23 (12.64%) C# Developer
6 20 (10.99%) Azure Consultant
6 20 (10.99%) Senior Developer
7 19 (10.44%) C# Software Developer
8 16 (8.79%) BizTalk Consultant
8 16 (8.79%) Principal Consultant
9 15 (8.24%) SQL Developer
10 14 (7.69%) DBA
10 14 (7.69%) Technical Leader
11 12 (6.59%) .NET Web Developer
11 12 (6.59%) Senior Software Developer
11 12 (6.59%) Web Developer
12 11 (6.04%) Administrator
12 11 (6.04%) Azure Engineer
13 10 (5.49%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (48.35%) .NET
2 40 (21.98%) .NET Framework
3 38 (20.88%) CSS
4 37 (20.33%) Entity Framework
5 34 (18.68%) .NET Core
6 31 (17.03%) HTML
6 31 (17.03%) WCF
7 28 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (13.19%) ASP.NET
9 22 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (11.54%) REST
10 21 (11.54%) RESTful
10 21 (11.54%) Web Services
11 17 (9.34%) XML
12 16 (8.79%) MSMQ
13 15 (8.24%) AngularJS
13 15 (8.24%) SOAP
14 14 (7.69%) OAuth
14 14 (7.69%) OpenID
15 13 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 7 (3.85%) Data Structures
1 7 (3.85%) Social Media
2 5 (2.75%) Clustering
2 5 (2.75%) Marketing Technology
2 5 (2.75%) Public Cloud
3 3 (1.65%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.65%) Life Science
4 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.79%) Windows
2 8 (4.40%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.85%) Linux
4 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.65%) Android
5 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.65%) CentOS
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) Unix
7 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.02%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (19.78%) MVC
4 35 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (18.13%) Analytics
5 33 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (18.13%) Unit Testing
6 30 (16.48%) SOLID
7 29 (15.93%) Scrum
8 28 (15.38%) DevOps
9 24 (13.19%) Test Automation
10 23 (12.64%) Mentoring
10 23 (12.64%) OO
10 23 (12.64%) Product Roadmap
11 22 (12.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (12.09%) TDD
12 19 (10.44%) Data Modelling
12 19 (10.44%) ETL
12 19 (10.44%) SOA
13 17 (9.34%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (90.11%) SQL
2 104 (57.14%) C#
3 53 (29.12%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.68%) PowerShell
4 34 (18.68%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.59%) Python
6 9 (4.95%) Java
6 9 (4.95%) TypeScript
7 6 (3.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (2.20%) R
9 1 (0.55%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (6.04%) Degree
2 6 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.20%) MCSE
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 7 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) GDPR
2 3 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (8.79%) Docker
2 12 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.40%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.10%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) Terraform
2 8 (4.40%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.30%) Puppet
4 5 (2.75%) Ansible
5 4 (2.20%) Kibana
5 4 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 98 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.49%) Databricks
3 9 (4.95%) Tableau
4 8 (4.40%) Oracle
5 4 (2.20%) Alteryx
5 4 (2.20%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.20%) Informatica
5 4 (2.20%) Talend
6 3 (1.65%) Cognos
6 3 (1.65%) Mapinfo
6 3 (1.65%) SAP
6 3 (1.65%) VMware
6 3 (1.65%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.55%) Teradata