The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 680 852 916
Rank change year-on-year +172 +64  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 196 95 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.096% 0.065%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.71% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 169 89 67
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Azure SQL Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27432 29570 36350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.88% 29.98% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23131 25206 30679
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +147 178 £55,000 +10.00% 25
London +82 81 £60,000 - 11
South East +75 38 £65,000 +116.66%
City of London +43 29 £71,250 +9.61% 1
East of England +9 14 £47,500 -36.66% 1
West Midlands - 14 £55,000 - 2
Hampshire +42 12 £47,500 +11.76%
Surrey - 12 £63,250 -
Scotland +21 11 £40,000 -12.08% 2
Yorkshire - 10 £44,375 - 7
West Yorkshire - 10 £44,375 - 7
South West +4 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bristol -8 8 £42,500 - 1
Leeds - 8 £44,375 - 2
Berkshire +31 7 £65,000 +116.66%
Reading - 7 £65,000 -
Glasgow +18 6 £35,000 -33.33%
Birmingham - 6 £52,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 6 £67,500 -
Farnborough - 6 £47,500 -
Staines - 6 £82,500 -
East Midlands +24 5 £55,000 +91.30%
Edinburgh -4 5 £65,000 +42.85% 2
North West -54 5 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 5 £42,000 -
Ipswich - 5 £42,000 -
Farnham - 5 £44,000 -
St Albans - 5 £47,500 -
Manchester -39 4 £51,250 +7.89% 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 365 (98.92%) SQL
1 365 (98.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 246 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 226 (61.25%) SQL Server
4 212 (57.45%) .NET
5 178 (48.24%) C#
6 141 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
7 111 (30.08%) TDD
8 109 (29.54%) JavaScript
9 108 (29.27%) MVC
10 105 (28.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 102 (27.64%) ASP.NET
12 100 (27.10%) CSS
12 100 (27.10%) Business Intelligence
13 95 (25.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 94 (25.47%) T-SQL
15 93 (25.20%) .NET Framework
16 92 (24.93%) HTML
17 77 (20.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 76 (20.60%) Data Warehouse
19 74 (20.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 73 (19.78%) AngularJS
20 73 (19.78%) Power BI
21 72 (19.51%) Entity Framework
21 72 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 71 (19.24%) Finance
23 68 (18.43%) Git (software)
24 65 (17.62%) MongoDB
24 65 (17.62%) Windows
25 61 (16.53%) Scrum

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.52%) IIS
3 12 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.98%) CMS
5 9 (2.44%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.63%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.36%) Apache
7 5 (1.36%) Kentico
8 3 (0.81%) Confluence
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.54%) InDesign
3 2 (0.54%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 365 (98.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (12.47%) PaaS
4 38 (10.30%) IaaS
5 27 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (5.42%) Azure Data Factory
6 20 (5.42%) Azure Machine Learning
7 18 (4.88%) Office 365
8 16 (4.34%) TestFlight
9 15 (4.07%) SaaS
10 12 (3.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 6 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (1.36%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.36%) Data Lake Analytics
12 5 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.36%) Route 53
12 5 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.15%) DNS
2 6 (1.63%) Firewall
2 6 (1.63%) VPN
3 3 (0.81%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.27%) SAN
4 1 (0.27%) Skype
4 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (61.25%) SQL Server
2 105 (28.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 95 (25.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (20.60%) Data Warehouse
5 73 (19.78%) Power BI
6 72 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 65 (17.62%) MongoDB
8 57 (15.45%) NoSQL
9 56 (15.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (11.38%) MySQL
11 41 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 39 (10.57%) SQL Server 2016
13 36 (9.76%) QlikView
14 31 (8.40%) Big Data
15 28 (7.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 25 (6.78%) DocumentDB
17 21 (5.69%) CouchDB
18 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 19 (5.15%) Relational Database
20 18 (4.88%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 68 (18.43%) Git (software)
2 55 (14.91%) Visual Studio
3 45 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (6.50%) JIRA
5 19 (5.15%) SpecFlow
6 16 (4.34%) NUnit
6 16 (4.34%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.17%) Moq
10 7 (1.90%) Maven
10 7 (1.90%) NSubstitute
10 7 (1.90%) Selenium
11 6 (1.63%) NuGet
11 6 (1.63%) ReSharper
11 6 (1.63%) Subversion
12 5 (1.36%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.36%) JUnit
13 4 (1.08%) Jasmine
General
1 71 (19.24%) Finance
2 24 (6.50%) Legal
3 9 (2.44%) Advertising
4 8 (2.17%) Retail
5 4 (1.08%) Games
5 4 (1.08%) Marketing
5 4 (1.08%) Publishing
6 3 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Local Government
7 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 195 (52.85%) Developer
2 81 (21.95%) .NET Developer
3 55 (14.91%) Consultant
4 51 (13.82%) C# Developer
4 51 (13.82%) Senior Developer
5 40 (10.84%) Architect
6 37 (10.03%) DBA
7 36 (9.76%) SQL DBA
8 33 (8.94%) SQL Developer
9 31 (8.40%) Software Developer
10 30 (8.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 29 (7.86%) Azure Architect
11 29 (7.86%) Azure Consultant
12 27 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
13 26 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (7.05%) Microsoft Consultant
13 26 (7.05%) SQL Server DBA
14 24 (6.50%) Microsoft BI Consultant
15 23 (6.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 20 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (57.45%) .NET
2 102 (27.64%) ASP.NET
3 100 (27.10%) CSS
4 93 (25.20%) .NET Framework
5 92 (24.93%) HTML
6 77 (20.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 74 (20.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 73 (19.78%) AngularJS
9 72 (19.51%) Entity Framework
10 59 (15.99%) REST
10 59 (15.99%) WCF
11 56 (15.18%) Web Services
12 45 (12.20%) SOAP
13 37 (10.03%) HTML5
14 34 (9.21%) jQuery
15 32 (8.67%) XML
16 27 (7.32%) CSS3
17 26 (7.05%) MDX
18 24 (6.50%) React
19 20 (5.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.49%) Replication
2 22 (5.96%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.88%) Blog
4 18 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.88%) Fintech
4 18 (4.88%) User Experience
5 17 (4.61%) Clustering
6 14 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (2.71%) iPad
8 8 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.90%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.81%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.54%) iPhone
11 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.62%) Windows
2 36 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 35 (9.49%) Apple iOS
4 21 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.88%) Android
6 9 (2.44%) Linux
7 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.63%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.36%) CentOS
9 5 (1.36%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (30.08%) TDD
3 108 (29.27%) MVC
4 100 (27.10%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (16.53%) Scrum
6 58 (15.72%) SOLID
7 57 (15.45%) DevOps
8 52 (14.09%) ETL
9 50 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
11 38 (10.30%) BDD
11 38 (10.30%) Test Automation
11 38 (10.30%) Unit Testing
12 36 (9.76%) Analytics
12 36 (9.76%) Migration
12 36 (9.76%) Software Engineering
13 35 (9.49%) SOA
14 33 (8.94%) Kimball Methodology
14 33 (8.94%) Presales
14 33 (8.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 365 (98.92%) SQL
2 178 (48.24%) C#
3 109 (29.54%) JavaScript
4 94 (25.47%) T-SQL
5 40 (10.84%) Java
6 34 (9.21%) Apple Swift
6 34 (9.21%) Objective-C
7 32 (8.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 31 (8.40%) PowerShell
9 20 (5.42%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.36%) PHP
10 5 (1.36%) R
10 5 (1.36%) XPath
11 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.81%) F#
13 2 (0.54%) C++
13 2 (0.54%) ES6
13 2 (0.54%) Python
13 2 (0.54%) VB
14 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (6.78%) Degree
3 15 (4.07%) MCSA
4 14 (3.79%) MCSE
5 9 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 7 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.90%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.36%) MCTS
8 1 (0.27%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.15%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.32%) Docker
3 9 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.44%) XenApp
4 8 (2.17%) vSphere
5 5 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.61%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.25%) SCOM
3 9 (2.44%) SCCM
4 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.36%) Puppet
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.27%) Ansible
6 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 246 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.11%) Tableau
3 26 (7.05%) Google
3 26 (7.05%) Oracle
4 22 (5.96%) Xamarin
5 17 (4.61%) AppDynamics
5 17 (4.61%) Atlassian
5 17 (4.61%) New Relic
6 13 (3.52%) Citrix
6 13 (3.52%) Cognizant
7 11 (2.98%) VMware
8 9 (2.44%) Dell
9 8 (2.17%) AppSense
9 8 (2.17%) CommVault
9 8 (2.17%) Dell Compellent
9 8 (2.17%) Sybase
10 6 (1.63%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.36%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.36%) SAP
12 4 (1.08%) JD Edwards
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 51 minutes ago
North London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits and flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £550000.00 - £750000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City Of Westminster, London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 14 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Salary: 7% Bonus + Pension & Onsite gm
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
SThree
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + various
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus and Fantastic Benefits
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