Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 237 361 436
Rank change year-on-year +124 +75 +40
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 133 164 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.61% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 2.27% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 116 124 92
Median annual salary £52,500 £63,125 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.83% +26.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £84,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +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 3,519 7,236 9,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.70% 26.99% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,899 6,081 7,631
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +62 60 £50,000 -21.57% 4
Thames Valley +95 33 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Surrey +82 18 £57,500 -25.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +53 16 £42,500 -32.00%
Berkshire +67 14 £75,000 +20.00% 2
West Sussex +48 10 £47,500 -32.14%
East Sussex +51 8 £47,500 +6.74%
Kent +37 4 £51,500 +21.18%
Oxfordshire +33 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Azure
2 126 (94.74%) SQL
3 91 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 84 (63.16%) C#
5 61 (45.86%) SQL Server
6 59 (44.36%) .NET
7 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (31.58%) DevOps
9 38 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 33 (24.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (24.06%) Analytics
11 32 (24.06%) Power BI
11 32 (24.06%) Power Platform
12 31 (23.31%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (22.56%) Azure Data Factory
14 29 (21.80%) .NET Core
15 27 (20.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (19.55%) T-SQL
16 26 (19.55%) .NET Framework
17 24 (18.05%) HTML
18 22 (16.54%) Data Lake
19 21 (15.79%) Visual Studio
19 21 (15.79%) Python
19 21 (15.79%) Finance
19 21 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
20 20 (15.04%) ETL
20 20 (15.04%) CSS
20 20 (15.04%) Entity Framework
20 20 (15.04%) Azure SQL 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 11 (8.27%) Apache
2 8 (6.02%) Apache Spark
3 7 (5.26%) Apache Pig
3 7 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.26%) IIS
4 5 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.01%) Jupyter
6 3 (2.26%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) DNN
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 133 (100.00%) Azure
2 32 (24.06%) Power Platform
3 30 (22.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 18 (13.53%) SaaS
5 17 (12.78%) Serverless
6 13 (9.77%) AWS
6 13 (9.77%) PaaS
7 10 (7.52%) Logic Apps
8 9 (6.77%) Office 365
9 8 (6.02%) IaaS
10 7 (5.26%) Azure Functions
10 7 (5.26%) Azure Machine Learning
10 7 (5.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 5 (3.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 3 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (2.26%) Power Automate
12 3 (2.26%) PowerApps
13 2 (1.50%) GitHub
14 1 (0.75%) Datadog
14 1 (0.75%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) DMZ
1 3 (2.26%) DNS
1 3 (2.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (45.86%) SQL Server
2 33 (24.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (24.06%) Power BI
4 31 (23.31%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (20.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (16.54%) Data Lake
7 20 (15.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 18 (13.53%) Big Data
9 16 (12.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (9.02%) Cosmos DB
10 12 (9.02%) Geospatial Data
11 11 (8.27%) Hadoop
11 11 (8.27%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (5.26%) Apache Hive
12 7 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (5.26%) Impala
12 7 (5.26%) MongoDB
12 7 (5.26%) Neo4j
12 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 18 (13.53%) Selenium
3 11 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.52%) NUnit
4 10 (7.52%) Visual Studio Code
4 10 (7.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (6.77%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.26%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.01%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.01%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.01%) tSQLt
8 3 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.50%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.75%) Cypress.io
10 1 (0.75%) Protractor
10 1 (0.75%) Subversion
10 1 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 21 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Police
Job Titles
1 68 (51.13%) Developer
2 28 (21.05%) Azure Developer
3 26 (19.55%) .NET Developer
4 21 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 21 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Consultant
6 12 (9.02%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (8.27%) Junior
8 10 (7.52%) Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Azure Consultant
10 7 (5.26%) BizTalk Consultant
10 7 (5.26%) DBA
10 7 (5.26%) Junior Automation Tester
10 7 (5.26%) Junior Tester
10 7 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
10 7 (5.26%) SQL DBA
10 7 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (44.36%) .NET
2 29 (21.80%) .NET Core
3 26 (19.55%) .NET Framework
4 24 (18.05%) HTML
5 20 (15.04%) CSS
5 20 (15.04%) Entity Framework
6 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET
6 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 11 (8.27%) RESTful
8 11 (8.27%) WCF
9 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (7.52%) React
10 8 (6.02%) HTML5
10 8 (6.02%) XML
11 7 (5.26%) Apache NiFi
11 7 (5.26%) Kafka
11 7 (5.26%) MSMQ
11 7 (5.26%) WPF
12 6 (4.51%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.51%) Augmented Reality
1 6 (4.51%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.76%) Clustering
3 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.26%) Life Science
4 2 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.02%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) Android
2 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.01%) Linux
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.75%) CentOS
5 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (31.58%) DevOps
3 32 (24.06%) Analytics
4 21 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
5 20 (15.04%) ETL
6 18 (13.53%) Data Modelling
6 18 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (12.78%) MVC
7 17 (12.78%) Scrum
8 15 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.53%) Data Analytics
9 14 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 12 (9.02%) Business Analytics
10 12 (9.02%) Data Ingestion
10 12 (9.02%) Data Management
10 12 (9.02%) Open Source
10 12 (9.02%) Project Delivery
10 12 (9.02%) Visualisation
11 11 (8.27%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 126 (94.74%) SQL
2 84 (63.16%) C#
3 38 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 26 (19.55%) T-SQL
5 21 (15.79%) Python
6 16 (12.03%) PowerShell
7 11 (8.27%) Java
8 8 (6.02%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.01%) R
10 3 (2.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Degree
2 8 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.50%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.50%) MCSE
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.01%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) GDPR
3 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.76%) Docker
3 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.52%) Terraform
3 5 (3.76%) Ansible
3 5 (3.76%) Kibana
3 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.76%) Puppet
4 2 (1.50%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 91 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) Databricks
3 7 (5.26%) Tableau
4 6 (4.51%) Xamarin
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle
6 4 (3.01%) Alteryx
6 4 (3.01%) Cognos
6 4 (3.01%) DevExpress
6 4 (3.01%) Informatica
6 4 (3.01%) Talend
7 3 (2.26%) SAP
8 1 (0.75%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) Teradata