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 25 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 676 828 895
Rank change year-on-year +152 +67  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 196 96 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.099% 0.069%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 169 89 71
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% +6.11%  

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 27194 29052 36094
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.87% 29.93% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22923 24759 30469
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 25 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 25 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 +147 180 £55,000 +10.00% 30
London +73 83 £60,000 +9.09% 14
South East +86 38 £65,000 +52.94% 2
City of London +50 29 £71,250 +9.61% 4
East of England +15 14 £47,500 -36.66% 1
West Midlands - 14 £55,000 - 2
Surrey +41 12 £63,250 -25.58% 2
Hampshire +27 12 £47,500 +11.76%
West Yorkshire - 10 £44,375 - 6
Yorkshire - 10 £44,375 - 6
Scotland +20 9 £40,000 -12.08% 1
South West 0 9 £45,000 -0.55% 2
Bristol -11 8 £42,500 - 2
Leeds - 8 £44,375 - 1
Berkshire +34 7 £65,000 +116.66%
Reading - 7 £65,000 -
Staines +13 6 £82,500 -2.94% 1
Basingstoke - 6 £67,500 -
Farnborough - 6 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 6 £52,500 -
East Midlands +25 5 £55,000 +100.00%
Edinburgh 0 5 £65,000 +42.85% 1
North West -50 5 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 5 £42,000 -
St Albans - 5 £47,500 -
Ipswich - 5 £42,000 -
Farnham - 5 £44,000 -
Glasgow +18 4 £35,000 -33.33%
Manchester -30 4 £51,250 +7.89% 1

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 366 (98.92%) SQL
1 366 (98.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 247 (66.76%) Microsoft
3 227 (61.35%) SQL Server
4 212 (57.30%) .NET
5 178 (48.11%) C#
6 142 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
7 112 (30.27%) TDD
8 110 (29.73%) JavaScript
9 108 (29.19%) MVC
10 104 (28.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 102 (27.57%) ASP.NET
12 101 (27.30%) CSS
13 100 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
14 94 (25.41%) T-SQL
14 94 (25.41%) .NET Framework
14 94 (25.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 93 (25.14%) HTML
16 78 (21.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 76 (20.54%) Data Warehouse
18 74 (20.00%) AngularJS
18 74 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 73 (19.73%) Entity Framework
19 73 (19.73%) Power BI
20 71 (19.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 71 (19.19%) Finance
21 68 (18.38%) Git (software)
22 66 (17.84%) Windows
23 65 (17.57%) MongoDB
24 61 (16.49%) 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 (3.78%) IIS
2 13 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.97%) CMS
5 10 (2.70%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.62%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.35%) Apache
7 5 (1.35%) 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 4 (1.08%) 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 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 366 (98.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (12.43%) PaaS
4 38 (10.27%) IaaS
5 27 (7.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (5.68%) Azure Data Factory
7 20 (5.41%) Azure Machine Learning
8 18 (4.86%) Office 365
9 16 (4.32%) TestFlight
10 15 (4.05%) SaaS
11 12 (3.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 6 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (1.35%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.35%) Data Lake Analytics
13 5 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (1.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.14%) DNS
2 6 (1.62%) Firewall
2 6 (1.62%) 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
1 227 (61.35%) SQL Server
2 104 (28.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 94 (25.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (20.54%) Data Warehouse
5 73 (19.73%) Power BI
6 71 (19.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 65 (17.57%) MongoDB
8 58 (15.68%) NoSQL
9 55 (14.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (11.35%) MySQL
11 41 (11.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 38 (10.27%) SQL Server 2016
13 35 (9.46%) QlikView
14 30 (8.11%) Big Data
15 29 (7.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 25 (6.76%) DocumentDB
17 22 (5.95%) CouchDB
18 19 (5.14%) Data Lake
18 19 (5.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 19 (5.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (18.38%) Git (software)
2 54 (14.59%) Visual Studio
3 45 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (6.49%) JIRA
5 19 (5.14%) SpecFlow
6 17 (4.59%) TeamCity
7 16 (4.32%) NUnit
8 10 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (2.43%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.16%) Moq
11 7 (1.89%) Maven
11 7 (1.89%) NSubstitute
11 7 (1.89%) Selenium
12 6 (1.62%) NuGet
12 6 (1.62%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.62%) Subversion
13 5 (1.35%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.35%) JSUnit
13 5 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 71 (19.19%) Finance
2 24 (6.49%) Legal
3 9 (2.43%) Advertising
4 8 (2.16%) 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 (52.70%) Developer
2 81 (21.89%) .NET Developer
3 56 (15.14%) Consultant
4 52 (14.05%) Senior Developer
5 51 (13.78%) C# Developer
6 40 (10.81%) Architect
7 37 (10.00%) DBA
8 36 (9.73%) SQL DBA
9 33 (8.92%) SQL Developer
10 31 (8.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 31 (8.38%) Software Developer
11 30 (8.11%) Azure Consultant
12 29 (7.84%) Azure Architect
13 27 (7.30%) .NET Software Developer
14 26 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
14 26 (7.03%) Microsoft Consultant
14 26 (7.03%) SQL Server DBA
15 25 (6.76%) Microsoft BI Consultant
16 23 (6.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 21 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (57.30%) .NET
2 102 (27.57%) ASP.NET
3 101 (27.30%) CSS
4 94 (25.41%) .NET Framework
5 93 (25.14%) HTML
6 78 (21.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 74 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 74 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 73 (19.73%) Entity Framework
9 60 (16.22%) REST
9 60 (16.22%) WCF
10 57 (15.41%) Web Services
11 45 (12.16%) SOAP
12 38 (10.27%) HTML5
13 34 (9.19%) jQuery
14 32 (8.65%) XML
15 27 (7.30%) CSS3
16 26 (7.03%) MDX
17 24 (6.49%) React
18 20 (5.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.46%) Replication
2 22 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 19 (5.14%) Blog
4 19 (5.14%) User Experience
5 18 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.86%) Fintech
6 17 (4.59%) Clustering
7 14 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.70%) iPad
9 8 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.81%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.54%) iPhone
12 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.84%) Windows
2 37 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 35 (9.46%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.86%) Android
6 9 (2.43%) Linux
7 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.62%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.35%) CentOS
9 5 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (30.27%) TDD
3 108 (29.19%) MVC
4 100 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (16.49%) Scrum
6 59 (15.95%) SOLID
7 58 (15.68%) DevOps
8 51 (13.78%) ETL
9 50 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (11.08%) Performance Tuning
11 39 (10.54%) Test Automation
11 39 (10.54%) Unit Testing
12 38 (10.27%) BDD
13 36 (9.73%) Analytics
13 36 (9.73%) Migration
13 36 (9.73%) SOA
13 36 (9.73%) Software Engineering
14 33 (8.92%) Kimball Methodology
14 33 (8.92%) Web Development
15 32 (8.65%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 366 (98.92%) SQL
2 178 (48.11%) C#
3 110 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 94 (25.41%) T-SQL
5 40 (10.81%) Java
6 34 (9.19%) Apple Swift
6 34 (9.19%) Objective-C
7 32 (8.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 32 (8.65%) PowerShell
8 20 (5.41%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.35%) PHP
9 5 (1.35%) R
9 5 (1.35%) XPath
10 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.81%) F#
12 2 (0.54%) C++
12 2 (0.54%) ES6
12 2 (0.54%) Python
12 2 (0.54%) VB
13 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (15.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (6.76%) Degree
3 15 (4.05%) MCSA
4 14 (3.78%) MCSE
5 9 (2.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.35%) MCTS
8 1 (0.27%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.14%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.57%) Docker
3 9 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.43%) XenApp
4 8 (2.16%) vSphere
5 5 (1.35%) 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 (4.59%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.24%) SCOM
3 9 (2.43%) SCCM
4 6 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.62%) 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
1 247 (66.76%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.08%) Tableau
3 27 (7.30%) Oracle
4 26 (7.03%) Google
5 22 (5.95%) Xamarin
6 17 (4.59%) AppDynamics
6 17 (4.59%) Atlassian
6 17 (4.59%) New Relic
7 13 (3.51%) Citrix
7 13 (3.51%) Cognizant
8 11 (2.97%) VMware
9 9 (2.43%) Dell
10 8 (2.16%) AppSense
10 8 (2.16%) CommVault
10 8 (2.16%) Dell Compellent
10 8 (2.16%) Sybase
11 6 (1.62%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.35%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.35%) SAP
13 4 (1.08%) JD Edwards
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £550000.00 - £750000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 47.5k per year + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits and flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City Of Westminster, London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 17 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Salary: 7% Bonus + Pension & Onsite gm
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + various
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus and Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago