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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK
Rank 684 857 893
Rank change year-on-year +173 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 174 91 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.088% 0.062%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 144 87 62
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 26033 31905 33071
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.64% 30.99% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22070 27162 28001
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +159 147 £50,000 +2.56% 19
London +110 66 £62,500 +19.04% 9
South East +79 43 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Surrey +56 19 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Scotland +38 19 £45,000 +28.57% 3
City of London +65 15 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Hampshire - 15 £37,500 -
North West -21 13 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Glasgow +36 12 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Farnborough - 11 £37,500 -
Leatherhead - 10 £45,000 -
East Midlands +3 9 £47,500 -2.56% 2
Manchester -28 8 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Nottingham +13 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Wales - 5 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 5 £49,000 -
Yorkshire +24 4 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England +24 4 £55,000 +23.63% 1
Merseyside +2 4 £51,250 +28.12%
Liverpool - 4 £51,250 -
West Midlands +27 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Oxford 0 3 £77,500 +72.22%
Oxfordshire -4 3 £77,500 +72.22%
Leeds - 3 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £38,000 - 1
West Wales - 3 £52,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £38,000 - 1
Petersfield - 3 £47,500 -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 344 (99.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 340 (98.55%) SQL
3 276 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 255 (73.91%) .NET
5 227 (65.80%) SQL Server
6 210 (60.87%) C#
7 183 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
8 154 (44.64%) T-SQL
9 128 (37.10%) TDD
10 127 (36.81%) .NET Framework
11 114 (33.04%) MVC
12 106 (30.72%) Entity Framework
13 105 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
14 104 (30.14%) JavaScript
15 102 (29.57%) ASP.NET
15 102 (29.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 101 (29.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 99 (28.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 99 (28.70%) CSS
18 91 (26.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 90 (26.09%) Web Services
20 89 (25.80%) HTML
21 87 (25.22%) AngularJS
21 87 (25.22%) Power BI
22 86 (24.93%) REST
23 85 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
24 80 (23.19%) Data Warehouse
24 80 (23.19%) WCF
25 77 (22.32%) Windows
26 72 (20.87%) Performance Tuning

Azure SQL Database
Top Related 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 35 (10.14%) NServiceBus
2 33 (9.57%) IIS
3 11 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.74%) Confluence
6 5 (1.45%) Apache
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.58%) CMS
7 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.03%) InDesign
2 7 (2.03%) MicroStation
2 7 (2.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 344 (99.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (10.72%) PaaS
4 21 (6.09%) Data Lake Analytics
5 20 (5.80%) SaaS
6 17 (4.93%) IaaS
7 15 (4.35%) Office 365
8 7 (2.03%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.74%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.45%) Route 53
10 5 (1.45%) TestFlight
10 5 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.16%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.93%) DNS
2 7 (2.03%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.45%) Firewall
3 5 (1.45%) VPN
4 2 (0.58%) Internet
4 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (65.80%) SQL Server
2 102 (29.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (28.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (26.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 87 (25.22%) Power BI
6 80 (23.19%) Data Warehouse
7 65 (18.84%) NoSQL
8 58 (16.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 49 (14.20%) QlikView
10 45 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
11 42 (12.17%) Big Data
11 42 (12.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (10.43%) Redis
13 34 (9.86%) Couchbase
13 34 (9.86%) CouchDB
13 34 (9.86%) MySQL
14 30 (8.70%) MongoDB
15 28 (8.12%) Apache Cassandra
16 26 (7.54%) Relational Database
17 23 (6.67%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 65 (18.84%) Visual Studio
2 38 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.01%) TeamCity
3 37 (10.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (6.38%) JSUnit
5 14 (4.06%) NUnit
6 13 (3.77%) JIRA
7 9 (2.61%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.61%) Mercurial
7 9 (2.61%) Moq
7 9 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.32%) Selenium
8 8 (2.32%) Subversion
9 7 (2.03%) Maven
10 5 (1.45%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.45%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.45%) JUnit
10 5 (1.45%) MSTest
10 5 (1.45%) NSubstitute
10 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (14.49%) Legal
2 36 (10.43%) Finance
3 6 (1.74%) Advertising
4 4 (1.16%) Marketing
5 2 (0.58%) Law
5 2 (0.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Automotive
6 1 (0.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 212 (61.45%) Developer
2 131 (37.97%) .NET Developer
3 65 (18.84%) Senior Developer
4 58 (16.81%) C# Developer
5 54 (15.65%) Software Developer
6 50 (14.49%) Consultant
7 49 (14.20%) .NET Software Developer
7 49 (14.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (11.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 40 (11.59%) Microsoft Consultant
10 39 (11.30%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 36 (10.43%) Microsoft BI Consultant
12 33 (9.57%) DBA
12 33 (9.57%) SQL DBA
13 29 (8.41%) Architect
14 26 (7.54%) Azure Consultant
15 25 (7.25%) Azure Architect
15 25 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 24 (6.96%) SQL Developer
17 21 (6.09%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (73.91%) .NET
2 127 (36.81%) .NET Framework
3 106 (30.72%) Entity Framework
4 102 (29.57%) ASP.NET
5 101 (29.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 99 (28.70%) CSS
7 90 (26.09%) Web Services
8 89 (25.80%) HTML
9 87 (25.22%) AngularJS
10 86 (24.93%) REST
11 85 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 80 (23.19%) WCF
13 49 (14.20%) HTML5
13 49 (14.20%) MDX
14 36 (10.43%) jQuery
15 31 (8.99%) LESS
15 31 (8.99%) MSMQ
16 24 (6.96%) Reactive Extensions
17 23 (6.67%) SOAP
18 22 (6.38%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.20%) Blog
2 47 (13.62%) User Experience
3 24 (6.96%) Replication
4 23 (6.67%) Clustering
5 15 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.48%) Data Centre
7 11 (3.19%) Fintech
8 10 (2.90%) iPad
9 9 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.03%) iPhone
11 6 (1.74%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
14 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.32%) Windows
2 43 (12.46%) Windows Server
3 35 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.03%) Linux
7 5 (1.45%) CentOS
7 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.58%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (37.10%) TDD
3 114 (33.04%) MVC
4 105 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (20.87%) Performance Tuning
6 71 (20.58%) Unit Testing
7 68 (19.71%) SOLID
8 66 (19.13%) DevOps
9 58 (16.81%) Kimball Methodology
10 48 (13.91%) Analytics
11 43 (12.46%) Automated Testing
12 40 (11.59%) Scrum
13 37 (10.72%) Presales
14 35 (10.14%) Domain-Driven Design
14 35 (10.14%) ETL
15 33 (9.57%) Waterfall
16 27 (7.83%) Migration
16 27 (7.83%) SOA
17 26 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (6.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 340 (98.55%) SQL
2 210 (60.87%) C#
3 154 (44.64%) T-SQL
4 104 (30.14%) JavaScript
5 52 (15.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 46 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 22 (6.38%) Java
8 21 (6.09%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.03%) C++
9 7 (2.03%) PHP
9 7 (2.03%) R
10 6 (1.74%) VB
11 5 (1.45%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.45%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.45%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.45%) XPath
12 4 (1.16%) Python
13 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.29%) VBA
14 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (2.90%) Degree
2 10 (2.90%) MCSE
3 7 (2.03%) MCSA
4 6 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.77%) QA
2 7 (2.03%) SLA
3 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (7.54%) Docker
2 11 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.58%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.29%) HDFS
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (6.38%) Puppet
2 2 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.29%) Oozie
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 276 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 66 (19.13%) Tableau
3 29 (8.41%) Oracle
4 15 (4.35%) Cognizant
5 8 (2.32%) Citrix
6 7 (2.03%) Adobe
7 6 (1.74%) RedGate
8 5 (1.45%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.16%) Teradata
10 3 (0.87%) Cisco
10 3 (0.87%) Dell
10 3 (0.87%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (0.87%) VMware
10 3 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.58%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.58%) Splunk
11 2 (0.58%) Talend
11 2 (0.58%) Twitter
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: to 45,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
North East
Morson International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago