Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 370 427 481
Rank change year-on-year +57 +54 +104
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 153 117 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.24% 1.37% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 116 94 70
South East median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% - +31.34%
10th Percentile £39,375 £38,750 £41,925
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £83,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +17.65% +2.00%

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 6,832 8,562 8,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.05% 28.73% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,778 7,211 7,742
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 63 £80,000 +39.13% 3
Thames Valley +28 43 £62,500 +19.05% 12
Berkshire +14 33 £62,500 +19.05% 8
Surrey +20 20 £70,000 - 9
Kent +22 14 £42,500 - 2
West Sussex +1 11 £75,000 +87.50%
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East Sussex - 2 £57,250 - 1
Oxfordshire +36 1 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (85.62%) SQL
3 98 (64.05%) C#
3 98 (64.05%) .NET
4 90 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 84 (54.90%) SQL Server
6 66 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (35.95%) Visual Studio
8 52 (33.99%) WCF
9 51 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 48 (31.37%) Serverless
11 46 (30.07%) MVC
12 44 (28.76%) PowerShell
12 44 (28.76%) Azure Functions
13 43 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (28.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 42 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (26.14%) PaaS
15 40 (26.14%) Windows
16 38 (24.84%) Visual Studio Team System
17 37 (24.18%) IIS
17 37 (24.18%) .NET Framework
18 35 (22.88%) XML
18 35 (22.88%) SOLID
19 32 (20.92%) BizTalk Server
20 31 (20.26%) SOAP
20 31 (20.26%) JavaScript
21 29 (18.95%) Entity Framework
22 28 (18.30%) Git (software)
22 28 (18.30%) 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 37 (24.18%) IIS
2 32 (20.92%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 16 (10.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (9.15%) Apache
6 13 (8.50%) Apache Spark
7 11 (7.19%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (6.54%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.96%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Odoo
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 153 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (31.37%) Serverless
3 44 (28.76%) Azure Functions
4 40 (26.14%) PaaS
5 26 (16.99%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (12.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (10.46%) Azure Data Factory
8 15 (9.80%) IaaS
9 13 (8.50%) SaaS
10 12 (7.84%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 6 (3.92%) Power Platform
12 4 (2.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (1.31%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (1.31%) GitHub
14 1 (0.65%) Data Lake Analytics
14 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.46%) Internet
2 6 (3.92%) Firewall
3 4 (2.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (17.65%) Cosmos DB
4 26 (16.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (16.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (16.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (13.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 17 (11.11%) NoSQL
8 14 (9.15%) Big Data
8 14 (9.15%) Data Lake
8 14 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (8.50%) Geospatial Data
9 13 (8.50%) Hadoop
10 11 (7.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (7.19%) MongoDB
11 10 (6.54%) Apache Hive
11 10 (6.54%) Impala
11 10 (6.54%) Neo4j
12 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (3.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 55 (35.95%) Visual Studio
2 43 (28.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (24.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 28 (18.30%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.61%) Moq
5 4 (2.61%) NUnit
6 2 (1.31%) Chocolatey
6 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.65%) Codeship
7 1 (0.65%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.65%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (10.46%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.27%) Marketing
3 5 (3.27%) Publishing
4 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (41.18%) Developer
2 36 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 30 (19.61%) Consultant
4 28 (18.30%) Azure Consultant
5 24 (15.69%) Principal Consultant
6 21 (13.73%) BizTalk Consultant
7 20 (13.07%) Senior Developer
8 19 (12.42%) Azure Developer
8 19 (12.42%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (9.80%) Architect
11 14 (9.15%) Azure Architect
11 14 (9.15%) Azure Engineer
12 13 (8.50%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (7.84%) C# Developer
14 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (7.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (7.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (7.19%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (7.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (64.05%) .NET
2 52 (33.99%) WCF
3 51 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 42 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (24.18%) .NET Framework
6 35 (22.88%) XML
7 31 (20.26%) SOAP
8 29 (18.95%) Entity Framework
9 27 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 26 (16.99%) REST
10 26 (16.99%) RESTful
11 24 (15.69%) JSON
12 21 (13.73%) MSMQ
13 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (11.11%) HTML
15 16 (10.46%) React
15 16 (10.46%) Web Services
15 16 (10.46%) X-Windows
16 14 (9.15%) CSS
16 14 (9.15%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.54%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.61%) Replication
7 4 (2.61%) User Experience
8 3 (1.96%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.14%) Windows
2 26 (16.99%) Linux
3 17 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (10.46%) Windows 10
4 16 (10.46%) Windows 7
4 16 (10.46%) Windows 8
4 16 (10.46%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) VMS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.07%) MVC
3 43 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (22.88%) SOLID
5 26 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (16.34%) OO
7 24 (15.69%) ETL
8 21 (13.73%) Line Management
8 21 (13.73%) SOA
8 21 (13.73%) Storage Management
9 20 (13.07%) Analytics
9 20 (13.07%) TDD
10 19 (12.42%) DevOps
10 19 (12.42%) Scrum
11 18 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (11.76%) Product Roadmap
11 18 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 17 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (10.46%) Integration Testing
14 15 (9.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 131 (85.62%) SQL
2 98 (64.05%) C#
3 44 (28.76%) PowerShell
4 31 (20.26%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.46%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.84%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.96%) Python
9 2 (1.31%) VBA
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.46%) Hyper-V
2 16 (10.46%) LXC
2 16 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.31%) Docker
5 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.80%) Terraform
2 12 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.84%) Puppet
3 3 (1.96%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.46%) VMware
3 14 (9.15%) Databricks
4 6 (3.92%) Oracle
5 4 (2.61%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco
7 1 (0.65%) Juniper
7 1 (0.65%) New Relic
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.65%) Tableau
7 1 (0.65%) Xamarin