Azure SQL Database Jobs

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Azure SQL Database skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Azure SQL Database over the 6 months leading up to 19 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
19 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 409 458 587
Rank change year-on-year +49 +129 -199
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 645 577 914
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.48% 2.92% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 558 503 665
10th Percentile £38,852 £45,539 £42,672
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £97,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK

Azure SQL Database falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring database or business intelligence skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 18,558 19,753 48,423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.89% 21.36% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,633 12,748 20,937
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,725 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Database.

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database over the 6 months to 19 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 17 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 6 months to 19 June 2024. 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
England +78 572 £57,500 -12.95% 138
UK excluding London +87 436 £57,500 - 79
Work from Home +98 429 £57,500 -11.54% 94
London +26 178 £70,000 -6.67% 62
North of England +65 143 £55,000 - 23
South East +12 106 £57,500 -11.54% 24
North West +18 96 £55,000 +2.33% 15
East of England +36 58 £51,333 +36.89% 10
South West -3 49 £57,500 -2.13% 9
Midlands -55 32 £52,000 -2.80% 8
Yorkshire +72 31 £57,500 - 7
Scotland -50 29 £57,500 -8.00% 8
West Midlands -34 18 £52,000 -2.35% 6
North East -7 16 £42,500 -23.08% 1
East Midlands -23 14 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Northern Ireland +21 11 £55,000 -25.42%
Wales +11 8 £60,000 +118.18% 1

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Exchange
3 13 (2.02%) Confluence
4 12 (1.86%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.93%) CMS
6 3 (0.47%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.62%) Trello
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Primavera
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 645 (100.00%) Azure
2 212 (32.87%) Power Platform
3 146 (22.64%) Azure DevOps
4 110 (17.05%) Azure Data Factory
5 65 (10.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 61 (9.46%) Entra ID
7 60 (9.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 57 (8.84%) Microsoft 365
9 54 (8.37%) Serverless
10 51 (7.91%) PaaS
11 48 (7.44%) PowerApps
12 43 (6.67%) Azure Logic Apps
13 41 (6.36%) Azure Functions
14 37 (5.74%) Power Automate
15 35 (5.43%) GitHub
16 33 (5.12%) Azure Service Bus
17 31 (4.81%) IaaS
18 30 (4.65%) AWS
18 30 (4.65%) Azure AKS
19 27 (4.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.47%) Broadband
2 43 (6.67%) Internet
3 21 (3.26%) DNS
4 20 (3.10%) Firewall
5 17 (2.64%) Network Security
6 12 (1.86%) WAN
7 8 (1.24%) VPN
8 7 (1.09%) LAN
9 5 (0.78%) DHCP
9 5 (0.78%) SD-WAN
9 5 (0.78%) SSL
9 5 (0.78%) VLAN
9 5 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.31%) MPLS
11 1 (0.16%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.16%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (60.93%) SQL Server
2 189 (29.30%) Power BI
3 79 (12.25%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (12.09%) Data Lake
5 53 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.79%) MySQL
9 16 (2.48%) Redis
10 15 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 15 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.02%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.86%) Delta Lake
12 12 (1.86%) MariaDB
12 12 (1.86%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.86%) Tableau
13 11 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.55%) Metadata
15 8 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 49 (7.60%) Git
2 21 (3.26%) JIRA
3 19 (2.95%) NUnit
4 15 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 14 (2.17%) Moq
6 9 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.24%) MLflow
7 8 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.78%) GitLab
9 4 (0.62%) MSTest
10 3 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.16%) Postman
12 1 (0.16%) Selenium
12 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.16%) Sourcetree
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 188 (29.15%) Social Skills
2 85 (13.18%) Finance
3 44 (6.82%) Advertising
4 39 (6.05%) Marketing
5 30 (4.65%) Games
6 25 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.41%) Retail
8 14 (2.17%) Legal
8 14 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (1.55%) Music Industry
9 10 (1.55%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 7 (1.09%) Law
10 7 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (0.93%) Aviation
11 6 (0.93%) Banking
11 6 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (0.62%) Police
13 3 (0.47%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 266 (41.24%) Developer
2 169 (26.20%) .NET Developer
3 107 (16.59%) DBA
4 101 (15.66%) Senior
5 98 (15.19%) SQL DBA
6 80 (12.40%) Azure Engineer
7 79 (12.25%) Data Engineer
8 57 (8.84%) C# Developer
9 54 (8.37%) Lead
10 50 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (7.13%) Azure Data Engineer
12 39 (6.05%) Senior Developer
13 37 (5.74%) Internet Developer
14 36 (5.58%) Senior Data Engineer
15 32 (4.96%) Architect
16 29 (4.50%) Software Developer
17 28 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
18 27 (4.19%) Analyst
19 24 (3.72%) Software Engineer
20 23 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (41.55%) .NET
2 206 (31.94%) .NET Core
3 190 (29.46%) ASP.NET
3 190 (29.46%) CSS
4 187 (28.99%) HTML
5 185 (28.68%) Entity Framework
6 178 (27.60%) Blazor
7 168 (26.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 164 (25.43%) CSS3
8 164 (25.43%) HTML5
9 55 (8.53%) .NET Framework
10 39 (6.05%) React
11 28 (4.34%) AngularJS
11 28 (4.34%) PySpark
12 22 (3.41%) REST
13 20 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (2.95%) JSON
15 17 (2.64%) Razor View Engine
16 16 (2.48%) ARM Templates
16 16 (2.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (3.88%) Digital TV
3 21 (3.26%) Cloud Native
4 16 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.55%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.40%) Product Ownership
10 8 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.09%) Distributed Systems
11 7 (1.09%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.09%) Social Media
12 4 (0.62%) Life Science
12 4 (0.62%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.62%) NHS
12 4 (0.62%) Team-Oriented Environment
13 3 (0.47%) BBC
13 3 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.87%) VMS
2 32 (4.96%) Windows
3 15 (2.33%) Linux
4 11 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (43.10%) Agile
2 195 (30.23%) DevOps
3 190 (29.46%) Business Intelligence
4 187 (28.99%) Full Stack Development
5 186 (28.84%) MVC
6 173 (26.82%) TDD
7 162 (25.12%) BDD
8 115 (17.83%) Analytics
9 93 (14.42%) CI/CD
10 92 (14.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 89 (13.80%) Performance Tuning
12 88 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
13 86 (13.33%) High Availability
14 77 (11.94%) ETL
14 77 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
15 59 (9.15%) Data Engineering
16 56 (8.68%) Data Modelling
17 51 (7.91%) Data Pipeline
18 49 (7.60%) Mentoring
19 45 (6.98%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 625 (96.90%) SQL
2 274 (42.48%) C#
3 213 (33.02%) JavaScript
4 137 (21.24%) T-SQL
5 109 (16.90%) PowerShell
6 84 (13.02%) Python
7 31 (4.81%) TypeScript
8 23 (3.57%) Bash
9 16 (2.48%) Data Analysis Expressions
9 16 (2.48%) Java
10 13 (2.02%) R
11 12 (1.86%) Go
12 11 (1.71%) U-SQL
13 10 (1.55%) Scala
14 9 (1.40%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.09%) Groovy
15 7 (1.09%) PHP
15 7 (1.09%) Ruby
16 5 (0.78%) C
16 5 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 119 (18.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (10.85%) Degree
3 49 (7.60%) Azure Certification
4 40 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.86%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.55%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.93%) CISM
8 6 (0.93%) CISSP
8 6 (0.93%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.93%) GIAC
8 6 (0.93%) SANS
9 5 (0.78%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.47%) CIPD
11 3 (0.47%) HND
12 2 (0.31%) CIMA
12 2 (0.31%) MCSA
12 2 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.34%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.02%) QA
4 7 (1.09%) GDPR
5 6 (0.93%) COBIT
5 6 (0.93%) NIST
5 6 (0.93%) SLA
5 6 (0.93%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 3 (0.47%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.31%) PMO
8 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.16%) NCSC
System Software
1 92 (14.26%) Virtual Machines
2 52 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 38 (5.89%) Docker
4 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 56 (8.68%) Terraform
2 48 (7.44%) Kubernetes
3 23 (3.57%) Ansible
4 11 (1.71%) Grafana
4 11 (1.71%) Prometheus
5 10 (1.55%) Progress Chef
6 7 (1.09%) Puppet
7 6 (0.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 6 (0.93%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 4 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 439 (68.06%) Microsoft
2 80 (12.40%) Databricks
3 21 (3.26%) Facebook
4 19 (2.95%) Oracle
5 15 (2.33%) Commvault
6 10 (1.55%) New Relic
7 9 (1.40%) Google
7 9 (1.40%) VMware
8 7 (1.09%) SaltStack
9 6 (0.93%) Apple
9 6 (0.93%) Citrix
9 6 (0.93%) Sun
10 5 (0.78%) Salesforce
11 4 (0.62%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.62%) Informatica
11 4 (0.62%) Nintex
11 4 (0.62%) SAP
12 3 (0.47%) Pardot
12 3 (0.47%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.47%) Yahoo!