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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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 354 251 267
Rank change year-on-year -103 +16 +117
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 119 134 157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 1.01% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.40% 3.79% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 81 125 128
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,050 £38,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -2.22%
75th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £65,938
90th Percentile £83,750 £70,400 £80,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 4,958 3,540 4,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.88% 26.65% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,060 2,885 3,702
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £64,500 £63,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +9 64 £62,500 -7.75% 9
Berkshire +13 32 £75,000 +3.45% 5
Buckinghamshire -27 31 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East Sussex -24 18 £50,803 -3.23% 2
Hampshire -91 13 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Sussex +7 8 £57,500 -8.00%
Kent -45 8 - -
Surrey -64 8 £78,750 +26.00%
Oxfordshire -44 1 £47,500 -30.15%
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Azure
2 116 (97.48%) SQL
3 70 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 66 (55.46%) .NET
5 61 (51.26%) C#
6 60 (50.42%) .NET Core
7 52 (43.70%) Microsoft
8 46 (38.66%) T-SQL
8 46 (38.66%) Agile
9 45 (37.82%) DevOps
10 42 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (32.77%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (32.77%) Analytics
12 37 (31.09%) MVC
13 36 (30.25%) .NET Framework
14 34 (28.57%) Entity Framework
15 33 (27.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (26.05%) JSON
16 31 (26.05%) IT Strategy
17 30 (25.21%) API Development
18 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET
19 28 (23.53%) CI/CD
20 27 (22.69%) Full Stack Development
20 27 (22.69%) Web Services
20 27 (22.69%) Unit Testing
21 26 (21.85%) PowerShell
22 25 (21.01%) Release Management
22 25 (21.01%) Data Modelling
23 24 (20.17%) TDD
23 24 (20.17%) Migration

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 14 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.20%) IIS
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (100.00%) Azure
2 23 (19.33%) Boomi
3 18 (15.13%) Power Platform
4 17 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 16 (13.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 16 (13.45%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 13 (10.92%) Azure Functions
6 13 (10.92%) Serverless
7 10 (8.40%) Azure Logic Apps
7 10 (8.40%) PaaS
8 8 (6.72%) IaaS
9 7 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (5.04%) SaaS
11 5 (4.20%) Azure Storage
12 4 (3.36%) AWS
13 3 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (2.52%) Pulumi
14 2 (1.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (1.68%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.84%) DMZ
2 1 (0.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (32.77%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (27.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (15.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (15.13%) Power BI
6 13 (10.92%) Oracle Database
7 12 (10.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 11 (9.24%) Data Lake
9 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (5.04%) OLAP
10 6 (5.04%) OLTP
11 4 (3.36%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.36%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.68%) Biml
13 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.68%) Power Query
13 2 (1.68%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.84%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.84%) Gradle
6 1 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) Maven
6 1 (0.84%) Selenium
6 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (17.65%) Social Skills
2 18 (15.13%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.92%) Finance
4 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.36%) Local Government
6 2 (1.68%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Front Office
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (46.22%) Developer
2 20 (16.81%) Full Stack Developer
3 18 (15.13%) .NET Developer
4 16 (13.45%) Azure Developer
5 14 (11.76%) Data Engineer
6 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 12 (10.08%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (9.24%) C# Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Architect
9 10 (8.40%) Software Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.72%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (6.72%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.88%) Data Manager
12 7 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
13 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse Architect
13 6 (5.04%) Technical Leader
13 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Architect
13 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (55.46%) .NET
2 60 (50.42%) .NET Core
3 36 (30.25%) .NET Framework
4 34 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 31 (26.05%) JSON
6 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET
7 27 (22.69%) Web Services
8 23 (19.33%) Middleware
8 23 (19.33%) RESTful
9 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (11.76%) React
11 13 (10.92%) HTML
12 9 (7.56%) CSS
13 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Core
14 4 (3.36%) XML
15 2 (1.68%) ARM Templates
15 2 (1.68%) jQuery
15 2 (1.68%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (5.04%) Legacy Systems
2 4 (3.36%) Reinsurance
3 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (2.52%) User Experience
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.84%) EPoS
5 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) IoT
5 1 (0.84%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.84%) PMI
5 1 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Linux
1 3 (2.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Android
2 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.66%) Agile
2 45 (37.82%) DevOps
3 42 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (32.77%) Analytics
5 37 (31.09%) MVC
6 31 (26.05%) IT Strategy
7 30 (25.21%) API Development
8 28 (23.53%) CI/CD
9 27 (22.69%) Full Stack Development
9 27 (22.69%) Unit Testing
10 25 (21.01%) Data Modelling
10 25 (21.01%) Release Management
11 24 (20.17%) BDD
11 24 (20.17%) Data Migration
11 24 (20.17%) Migration
11 24 (20.17%) TDD
12 23 (19.33%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (19.33%) ETL
12 23 (19.33%) SOA
12 23 (19.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (97.48%) SQL
2 61 (51.26%) C#
3 46 (38.66%) T-SQL
4 26 (21.85%) PowerShell
5 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.92%) Python
7 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.36%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.52%) Bash
9 3 (2.52%) Groovy
9 3 (2.52%) R
9 3 (2.52%) Ruby
10 2 (1.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.84%) C++
11 1 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) GDPR
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (15.97%) Docker
2 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (16.81%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.72%) Ansible
3 7 (5.88%) Terraform
4 6 (5.04%) Puppet
5 3 (2.52%) Grafana
5 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.52%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 52 (43.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.33%) Dell
3 18 (15.13%) Oracle
4 9 (7.56%) Databricks
5 3 (2.52%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.84%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.84%) Google