Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 295 397 474
Rank change year-on-year +102 +77 -30
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 183 119 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.19% 1.57% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 169 115 72
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £41,000 £22,800 £36,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +15.00%

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 5,742 7,579 9,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.44% 28.62% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4,785 6,333 8,552
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +91 62 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Surrey +49 37 £56,250 -17.28% 14
Berkshire +48 34 £60,000 +14.29% 7
Hampshire -18 31 £80,000 +33.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +33 28 £55,000 +8.37% 1
West Sussex +33 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Kent +24 23 £51,500 +24.85%
East Sussex - 5 £67,500 -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Azure
2 158 (86.34%) SQL
3 103 (56.28%) C#
4 98 (53.55%) .NET
5 94 (51.37%) SQL Server
6 93 (50.82%) Microsoft
7 88 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (31.69%) JavaScript
9 51 (27.87%) PaaS
10 48 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (24.59%) PowerShell
11 45 (24.59%) .NET Framework
11 45 (24.59%) CSS
12 44 (24.04%) Entity Framework
13 43 (23.50%) WCF
13 43 (23.50%) SOLID
14 42 (22.95%) Visual Studio
15 41 (22.40%) MVC
16 40 (21.86%) Unit Testing
17 37 (20.22%) Visual Studio Team System
17 37 (20.22%) Scrum
17 37 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
18 36 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
19 35 (19.13%) ASP.NET Web API
20 33 (18.03%) Serverless
20 33 (18.03%) HTML
21 32 (17.49%) .NET Core
21 32 (17.49%) Mentoring
22 31 (16.94%) Azure Data Factory

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 26 (14.21%) IIS
2 24 (13.11%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.37%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.19%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.55%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 183 (100.00%) Azure
2 51 (27.87%) PaaS
3 33 (18.03%) Serverless
4 31 (16.94%) Azure Data Factory
5 29 (15.85%) Azure Functions
6 27 (14.75%) AWS
7 26 (14.21%) Power Platform
8 24 (13.11%) IaaS
9 19 (10.38%) SaaS
10 12 (6.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (6.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 6 (3.28%) Office 365
12 5 (2.73%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (2.73%) Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (1.64%) PowerApps
14 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (1.09%) GCP
15 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) Firewall
2 7 (3.83%) DMZ
2 7 (3.83%) DNS
3 4 (2.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (51.37%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (14.21%) Power BI
5 22 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (7.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 13 (7.10%) Data Lake
7 13 (7.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (6.56%) InterSystems Cache
8 12 (6.56%) Redis
9 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (4.37%) Big Data
10 8 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.73%) MySQL
12 4 (2.19%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.19%) MS Access
12 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (22.95%) Visual Studio
2 37 (20.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 36 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (16.94%) Git (software)
5 15 (8.20%) Selenium
6 6 (3.28%) Cypress.io
7 4 (2.19%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.19%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.19%) NUnit
7 4 (2.19%) tSQLt
7 4 (2.19%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (1.64%) Chocolatey
9 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.55%) Moq
10 1 (0.55%) Protractor
10 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 28 (15.30%) Finance
2 6 (3.28%) Marketing
3 5 (2.73%) Billing
3 5 (2.73%) Retail
3 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.64%) Banking
4 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (36.61%) Developer
2 33 (18.03%) Consultant
3 26 (14.21%) Azure Consultant
3 26 (14.21%) Software Developer
4 24 (13.11%) .NET Developer
5 22 (12.02%) C# Developer
5 22 (12.02%) Senior Developer
6 21 (11.48%) BizTalk Consultant
6 21 (11.48%) Principal Consultant
6 21 (11.48%) Technical Leader
7 20 (10.93%) C# Software Developer
8 18 (9.84%) Azure Engineer
9 16 (8.74%) Azure Developer
10 15 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (7.10%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (7.10%) SQL Developer
12 12 (6.56%) .NET Web Developer
12 12 (6.56%) DBA
12 12 (6.56%) Web Developer
13 10 (5.46%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (53.55%) .NET
2 45 (24.59%) .NET Framework
2 45 (24.59%) CSS
3 44 (24.04%) Entity Framework
4 43 (23.50%) WCF
5 35 (19.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (18.03%) HTML
7 32 (17.49%) .NET Core
8 31 (16.94%) ASP.NET
9 29 (15.85%) REST
10 28 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (13.11%) RESTful
12 23 (12.57%) XML
13 22 (12.02%) SOAP
14 21 (11.48%) MSMQ
14 21 (11.48%) OAuth
14 21 (11.48%) OpenID
15 20 (10.93%) Web Services
16 15 (8.20%) AngularJS
17 13 (7.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.83%) Social Media
3 6 (3.28%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.73%) Clustering
4 5 (2.73%) Marketing Technology
5 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.64%) User Experience
7 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.09%) Life Science
7 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.75%) Windows
2 15 (8.20%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.65%) Linux
4 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.73%) CentOS
6 3 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.64%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.09%) VMS
8 1 (0.55%) Android
8 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (23.50%) SOLID
4 41 (22.40%) MVC
5 40 (21.86%) Unit Testing
6 37 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (20.22%) Scrum
7 36 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (17.49%) Mentoring
9 31 (16.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (16.39%) Product Roadmap
10 30 (16.39%) TDD
11 29 (15.85%) OO
12 25 (13.66%) Analytics
12 25 (13.66%) DevOps
13 24 (13.11%) Architectural Design
13 24 (13.11%) IT Strategy
13 24 (13.11%) SOA
14 21 (11.48%) Architecture Roadmap
14 21 (11.48%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 158 (86.34%) SQL
2 103 (56.28%) C#
3 58 (31.69%) JavaScript
4 45 (24.59%) PowerShell
5 28 (15.30%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.92%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.37%) Python
8 6 (3.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (2.73%) Java
10 4 (2.19%) R
11 1 (0.55%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (6.01%) Degree
2 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.19%) MCSE
5 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) SLA
2 7 (3.83%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.64%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.55%) NCSC
System Software
1 20 (10.93%) Docker
2 15 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (7.10%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.64%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) Kubernetes
1 10 (5.46%) Terraform
2 8 (4.37%) Ansible
3 2 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 93 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.37%) Oracle
2 8 (4.37%) Tableau
3 5 (2.73%) VMware
4 4 (2.19%) Alteryx
4 4 (2.19%) DevExpress
4 4 (2.19%) Informatica
4 4 (2.19%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.19%) Talend
5 3 (1.64%) Databricks
5 3 (1.64%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.09%) Cognos
6 2 (1.09%) Google
6 2 (1.09%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) Teradata
7 1 (0.55%) Xamarin