Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 367 433
Rank change year-on-year +182 +66 +28
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 100 140 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.41% 2.19% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 100 130 109
Median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £38,250
90th Percentile £62,625 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £58,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.33% +14.29%

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 2,267 6,391 8,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.08% 25.22% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,917 5,420 7,091
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 October 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 23 October 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
Hampshire +118 47 £52,500 -34.38%
East Sussex +61 20 £47,500 -32.14%
Thames Valley +137 15 £55,000 - 2
Surrey +96 8 £57,500 -14.81% 2
West Sussex +47 7 £51,250 -31.67%
Oxfordshire - 7 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +76 6 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +99 2 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Kent +28 1 £37,500 -27.18% 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Azure
2 85 (85.00%) SQL
3 64 (64.00%) C#
4 59 (59.00%) .NET
4 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
5 43 (43.00%) SQL Server
5 43 (43.00%) DevOps
6 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
7 22 (22.00%) Office 365
8 21 (21.00%) PowerShell
9 19 (19.00%) Finance
10 18 (18.00%) Kubernetes
11 17 (17.00%) Git (software)
11 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET
12 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (16.00%) Serverless
12 16 (16.00%) Azure Functions
12 16 (16.00%) Power Platform
13 15 (15.00%) Scrum
13 15 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
13 15 (15.00%) Power BI
13 15 (15.00%) Analytics
14 14 (14.00%) HTML
14 14 (14.00%) Azure Data Factory
15 13 (13.00%) IIS
15 13 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (13.00%) Data Modelling
15 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework
15 13 (13.00%) Entity Framework

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 13 (13.00%) IIS
2 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.00%) DNN
4 4 (4.00%) Apache
4 4 (4.00%) CMS
5 3 (3.00%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.00%) Confluence
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.00%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (100.00%) Azure
2 22 (22.00%) Office 365
3 16 (16.00%) Azure Functions
3 16 (16.00%) Power Platform
3 16 (16.00%) Serverless
4 15 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (14.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 10 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (10.00%) SaaS
7 9 (9.00%) GitHub
7 9 (9.00%) PaaS
8 8 (8.00%) OneDrive
9 5 (5.00%) IaaS
10 4 (4.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (3.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 3 (3.00%) Logic Apps
12 2 (2.00%) AWS
12 2 (2.00%) Power Automate
13 1 (1.00%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.00%) DMZ
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) Power BI
3 13 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.00%) Data Lake
6 7 (7.00%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.00%) Big Data
7 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.00%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.00%) Apache Hive
10 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.00%) Impala
10 3 (3.00%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (6.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.00%) git-flow
5 2 (2.00%) Gradle
5 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.00%) Maven
5 2 (2.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.00%) Selenium
6 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.00%) Subversion
6 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.00%) tSQLt
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Local Government
4 2 (2.00%) Automotive
4 2 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Police
5 1 (1.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Developer
2 23 (23.00%) Azure Engineer
3 20 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 19 (19.00%) C# Developer
5 18 (18.00%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Azure Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (11.00%) Software Developer
8 10 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
8 10 (10.00%) Applications Support
8 10 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 10 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
9 9 (9.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (8.00%) Office 365 Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (59.00%) .NET
2 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (14.00%) HTML
4 13 (13.00%) .NET Framework
4 13 (13.00%) Entity Framework
5 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (11.00%) .NET Core
6 11 (11.00%) SAML
7 10 (10.00%) JSON
8 9 (9.00%) CSS
9 8 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.00%) React
10 7 (7.00%) jQuery
10 7 (7.00%) REST
11 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (6.00%) SOAP
11 6 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.00%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.00%) DevOps
2 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.00%) Analytics
4 15 (15.00%) Scrum
5 13 (13.00%) Data Modelling
6 12 (12.00%) Microservices
7 11 (11.00%) ETL
7 11 (11.00%) MVC
7 11 (11.00%) Project Delivery
8 10 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (10.00%) CRM
9 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.00%) Data Analytics
10 7 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.00%) Fintech
11 6 (6.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 85 (85.00%) SQL
2 64 (64.00%) C#
3 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (21.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (11.00%) Python
6 9 (9.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.00%) Java
8 4 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.00%) GDPR
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (18.00%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.00%) Terraform
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.00%) Ansible
5 2 (2.00%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) Databricks
3 2 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (1.00%) Cognos
4 1 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.00%) Talend