Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 324 363
Rank change year-on-year +44 +39 -22
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 36 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.19% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.09% 0.63% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 4
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% +53.06%
10th Percentile £31,500 £37,500 £32,875
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,500 £47,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3300 3333 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.31% 30.68% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 2841 3340
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,127 £38,648
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.32% +3.83% +3.06%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the South West

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the South West.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in the South West

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the South West

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +33 15 £43,750 -20.45%
Bristol -16 10 £47,500 -20.83%
Somerset -3 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
Devon - 1 £35,000 -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (97.22%) SQL
3 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 22 (61.11%) C#
5 18 (50.00%) .NET
6 14 (38.89%) HTML
6 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (30.56%) MVC
9 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.78%) TDD
10 10 (27.78%) NUnit
10 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (27.78%) Entity Framework
10 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
11 9 (25.00%) OO
11 9 (25.00%) Presales
12 8 (22.22%) Power BI
12 8 (22.22%) Web Services
12 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
12 8 (22.22%) Advertising
12 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (19.44%) HTML5
13 7 (19.44%) Umbraco

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (19.44%) CMS
1 7 (19.44%) Umbraco
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (19.44%) Amazon S3
4 6 (16.67%) npm
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (11.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 3 (8.33%) SaaS
7 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.78%) GitHub
7 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.78%) Office 365
7 1 (2.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (22.22%) Power BI
5 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (13.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (11.11%) Data Lake
8 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (2.78%) OLTP
9 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) NUnit
1 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (16.67%) NuGet
2 6 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (16.67%) webpack
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (22.22%) Advertising
2 6 (16.67%) Publishing
3 5 (13.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Presales Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (38.89%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) Entity Framework
4 8 (22.22%) Web Services
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (19.44%) CSS
5 7 (19.44%) HTML5
5 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (16.67%) Redux
6 6 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (13.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (8.33%) SAML
9 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.78%) Aurelia
9 1 (2.78%) D3.js
9 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Android
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) MVC
3 10 (27.78%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 9 (25.00%) OO
4 9 (25.00%) Presales
5 7 (19.44%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
5 7 (19.44%) User Stories
6 6 (16.67%) BDD
6 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 6 (16.67%) SOLID
7 4 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (11.11%) Analytics
7 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) SQL
2 22 (61.11%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) PHP
5 6 (16.67%) TypeScript
6 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) ISEB
3 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 3 (8.33%) MCTS
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
1 3 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau