Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 312 233 369
Rank change year-on-year -79 +136 +91
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 123 117 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.98% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.85% 3.73% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 107 94 115
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £45,625 £40,250 £44,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -25.93% +28.57%
75th Percentile £66,250 £61,125 £80,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%

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 4,322 3,135 7,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.44% 26.24% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,173 2,616 6,009
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -94 35 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Sussex +4 32 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Thames Valley -40 25 £55,000 +7.32% 12
Surrey -22 21 £62,500 +8.70% 3
Berkshire -39 11 £62,500 -10.71% 5
Oxfordshire -10 7 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Buckinghamshire -29 7 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Kent -26 5 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
West Sussex -10 1 £45,000 -26.53% 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Azure
2 112 (91.06%) SQL
3 70 (56.91%) C#
3 70 (56.91%) SQL Server
4 63 (51.22%) .NET
5 58 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (37.40%) .NET Core
7 44 (35.77%) Scrum
8 38 (30.89%) JavaScript
8 38 (30.89%) DevOps
8 38 (30.89%) Kubernetes
9 33 (26.83%) Active Directory
10 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
11 30 (24.39%) SaaS
12 29 (23.58%) HTML
12 29 (23.58%) CSS
13 28 (22.76%) T-SQL
14 26 (21.14%) Microservices
15 24 (19.51%) Git (software)
16 23 (18.70%) PowerShell
16 23 (18.70%) PaaS
16 23 (18.70%) Terraform
17 22 (17.89%) Social Skills
17 22 (17.89%) React
18 21 (17.07%) Azure Active Directory
18 21 (17.07%) Docker
18 21 (17.07%) IaaS
19 20 (16.26%) SQLPlus
20 19 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
21 18 (14.63%) 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 11 (8.94%) Confluence
2 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.44%) IIS
4 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 123 (100.00%) Azure
2 30 (24.39%) SaaS
3 23 (18.70%) PaaS
4 21 (17.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (17.07%) IaaS
5 18 (14.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 16 (13.01%) AWS
7 15 (12.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 15 (12.20%) Azure Functions
7 15 (12.20%) Serverless
8 12 (9.76%) Azure Service Bus
9 10 (8.13%) Microsoft 365
10 8 (6.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 8 (6.50%) Power Platform
11 7 (5.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 6 (4.88%) Amazon Alexa
12 6 (4.88%) OneDrive
13 5 (4.07%) Azure App Service
14 4 (3.25%) Azure Key Vault
15 2 (1.63%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) Firewall
2 10 (8.13%) DMZ
3 7 (5.69%) DNS
4 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.44%) VPN
4 3 (2.44%) WAN
5 2 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (56.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.26%) SQLPlus
3 10 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.69%) Power BI
6 6 (4.88%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2019
8 4 (3.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.25%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.63%) OLAP
11 1 (0.81%) OLTP
11 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.81%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 24 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.94%) Bitbucket
2 11 (8.94%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.94%) JIRA
3 10 (8.13%) Gradle
3 10 (8.13%) Maven
4 6 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.81%) DBeaver
6 1 (0.81%) git-flow
6 1 (0.81%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (17.89%) Social Skills
2 13 (10.57%) Finance
3 11 (8.94%) Billing
4 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Games
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (0.81%) Indonesian Language
6 1 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (46.34%) Developer
2 31 (25.20%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.07%) Software Developer
4 18 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 16 (13.01%) Azure Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.01%) SQL Developer
6 15 (12.20%) .NET Software Developer
6 15 (12.20%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (11.38%) Senior Developer
8 13 (10.57%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Architect
9 9 (7.32%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (6.50%) DBA
10 8 (6.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.69%) Administrator
11 7 (5.69%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (51.22%) .NET
2 46 (37.40%) .NET Core
3 29 (23.58%) CSS
3 29 (23.58%) HTML
4 22 (17.89%) React
5 9 (7.32%) Node.js
6 6 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.88%) React Native
6 6 (4.88%) SAML
7 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.07%) JSON
8 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.63%) HTML5
9 2 (1.63%) WinForms
9 2 (1.63%) XML
10 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.81%) MDX
10 1 (0.81%) REST
10 1 (0.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.07%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.07%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.44%) Legacy Applications
5 3 (2.44%) PKI
5 3 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Windows
2 6 (4.88%) Android
2 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.88%) Linux
2 6 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.77%) Scrum
3 38 (30.89%) DevOps
4 26 (21.14%) Microservices
5 19 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (14.63%) Full Stack Development
6 18 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (13.82%) Configuration Management
7 17 (13.82%) Mentoring
8 16 (13.01%) Network Virtualisation
9 14 (11.38%) ITIL
9 14 (11.38%) Project Delivery
9 14 (11.38%) Technical Leadership
10 13 (10.57%) B2B
11 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (9.76%) Clean Code
12 11 (8.94%) Feasibility Study
12 11 (8.94%) Identity Management
12 11 (8.94%) IT Strategy
12 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 112 (91.06%) SQL
2 70 (56.91%) C#
3 38 (30.89%) JavaScript
4 28 (22.76%) T-SQL
5 23 (18.70%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.32%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.81%) ES6
9 1 (0.81%) Java
9 1 (0.81%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) CCNA
2 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.44%) MCSE
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.63%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.07%) Docker
3 12 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (30.89%) Kubernetes
2 23 (18.70%) Terraform
3 11 (8.94%) Ansible
4 9 (7.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) ESRI
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle
4 4 (3.25%) Databricks
5 3 (2.44%) VMware
6 2 (1.63%) IFS
7 1 (0.81%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Lets Encrypt
7 1 (0.81%) Okta
7 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.81%) Verint