Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cosmos DB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cosmos DB over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB (Azure DocumentDB)
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 471 735 755
Rank change year-on-year +264 +20 +339
Permanent jobs citing Cosmos DB 290 297 381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 0.87% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 266 259 273
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £87,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +12.82%

Cosmos DB 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 17,188 34,234 43,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.51% 27.08% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14,397 28,378 36,250
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Cosmos DB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cosmos DB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cosmos DB in the UK

Cosmos DB
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cosmos DB.

Salary trend for Cosmos DB in the UK

Cosmos DB
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cosmos DB over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Cosmos DB in the UK

Cosmos DB
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cosmos DB within the UK over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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
England +264 262 £60,000 -7.69% 68
UK excluding London +258 145 £60,000 +20.00% 43
London +118 124 £67,500 +3.85% 28
North of England +165 76 £60,000 +41.18% 10
Yorkshire - 51 £60,000 - 2
Work from Home -29 42 £65,000 +8.33% 9
South East +164 32 £65,000 +23.81% 12
North West +99 23 £61,250 +44.12% 8
Midlands +92 16 £65,000 -7.14% 11
West Midlands +86 14 £65,000 -7.14% 6
Scotland +36 8 £61,500 +64.00% 2
East of England +113 7 £32,500 -37.20% 6
South West +79 6 £55,000 +46.67%
East Midlands +56 2 £60,000 - 5
North East - 2 £51,250 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT jobs citing Cosmos DB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Cosmos DB.

1 260 (89.66%) Azure
2 174 (60.00%) SQL
3 150 (51.72%) DevOps
4 149 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (49.66%) C#
6 132 (45.52%) .NET
7 126 (43.45%) JavaScript
8 112 (38.62%) Microsoft
8 112 (38.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 108 (37.24%) SQL Server
10 98 (33.79%) PowerShell
11 92 (31.72%) Serverless
12 91 (31.38%) Terraform
13 85 (29.31%) Python
14 76 (26.21%) AWS
15 73 (25.17%) MongoDB
15 73 (25.17%) Azure Functions
16 72 (24.83%) .NET Core
17 69 (23.79%) PaaS
18 68 (23.45%) Redis
18 68 (23.45%) Analytics
18 68 (23.45%) Kubernetes
18 68 (23.45%) Infrastructure as Code
19 67 (23.10%) Docker
20 63 (21.72%) TDD
21 62 (21.38%) NoSQL
22 60 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
23 56 (19.31%) Configuration Management
24 55 (18.97%) Git (software)
25 53 (18.28%) CSS

Cosmos DB
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 22 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.48%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.79%) Confluence
3 11 (3.79%) IIS
4 6 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.72%) Apache
6 4 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.34%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Chatbot
1 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 260 (89.66%) Azure
2 92 (31.72%) Serverless
3 76 (26.21%) AWS
4 73 (25.17%) Azure Functions
5 69 (23.79%) PaaS
6 52 (17.93%) Azure Data Factory
7 45 (15.52%) Power Platform
8 36 (12.41%) SaaS
9 34 (11.72%) Datadog
9 34 (11.72%) Pulumi
10 32 (11.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 32 (11.03%) IaaS
11 30 (10.34%) Logic Apps
12 26 (8.97%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (8.62%) Office 365
14 18 (6.21%) AWS Fargate
15 15 (5.17%) PowerApps
16 14 (4.83%) GCP
17 11 (3.79%) Power Automate
18 10 (3.45%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.45%) Firewall
2 5 (1.72%) DNS
3 4 (1.38%) IPv4
3 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.38%) VLAN
4 3 (1.03%) Internet
4 3 (1.03%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (38.62%) Azure SQL Database
2 108 (37.24%) SQL Server
3 73 (25.17%) MongoDB
4 68 (23.45%) Redis
5 62 (21.38%) NoSQL
6 52 (17.93%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (17.24%) Data Lake
8 48 (16.55%) MySQL
8 48 (16.55%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (11.72%) MariaDB
10 32 (11.03%) Power BI
11 29 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 26 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (6.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (6.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 17 (5.86%) Amazon RDS
16 17 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (4.14%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 55 (18.97%) Git (software)
2 48 (16.55%) Jenkins
3 34 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.83%) Cypress.io
5 13 (4.48%) NUnit
6 11 (3.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (3.45%) gulp
7 10 (3.45%) JIRA
7 10 (3.45%) jspm
7 10 (3.45%) Moq
7 10 (3.45%) MSTest
7 10 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (2.76%) Postman
8 8 (2.76%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (2.07%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.07%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.72%) Protractor
10 5 (1.72%) Selenium
11 4 (1.38%) Artifactory
General
1 34 (11.72%) Finance
2 13 (4.48%) Banking
3 12 (4.14%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.45%) Legal
5 8 (2.76%) Games
6 6 (2.07%) Marketing
6 6 (2.07%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.72%) Retail
8 3 (1.03%) Housing Association
8 3 (1.03%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (33.45%) Developer
2 72 (24.83%) Azure Engineer
3 46 (15.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 44 (15.17%) .NET Developer
4 44 (15.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 39 (13.45%) Azure DevOps
6 37 (12.76%) Azure Developer
7 33 (11.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 29 (10.00%) C# Developer
9 23 (7.93%) Architect
9 23 (7.93%) Senior Developer
10 19 (6.55%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (6.55%) Consultant
11 18 (6.21%) Data Engineer
12 17 (5.86%) Analyst
12 17 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (5.86%) Data Consultant
12 17 (5.86%) Lead Developer
12 17 (5.86%) Software Engineer
13 16 (5.52%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (45.52%) .NET
2 72 (24.83%) .NET Core
3 53 (18.28%) CSS
4 52 (17.93%) React
5 43 (14.83%) HTML
6 41 (14.14%) ASP.NET
7 27 (9.31%) .NET Framework
7 27 (9.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (8.97%) AngularJS
8 26 (8.97%) JSON
9 18 (6.21%) REST
10 16 (5.52%) jQuery
11 15 (5.17%) OAuth
11 15 (5.17%) RESTful
12 14 (4.83%) ADO
12 14 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (4.83%) Entity Framework
13 13 (4.48%) Ajax
13 13 (4.48%) Redux
14 12 (4.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.72%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (7.59%) Cloud Native
3 18 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (5.17%) User Experience
5 12 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.76%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.41%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.38%) Clustering
10 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.03%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.03%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.69%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.00%) Windows
2 9 (3.10%) Linux
3 8 (2.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.03%) Android
5 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.03%) Unix
5 3 (1.03%) VMS
6 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (51.72%) DevOps
2 149 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (23.45%) Analytics
3 68 (23.45%) Infrastructure as Code
4 63 (21.72%) TDD
5 60 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (19.31%) Configuration Management
7 50 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (14.48%) Microservices
9 40 (13.79%) Web Application Development
10 39 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (13.10%) Test Automation
12 37 (12.76%) Scrum
13 35 (12.07%) BDD
14 33 (11.38%) Mentoring
15 31 (10.69%) Software Engineering
16 30 (10.34%) Fintech
17 28 (9.66%) Machine Learning
18 22 (7.59%) SDLC
18 22 (7.59%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 174 (60.00%) SQL
2 144 (49.66%) C#
3 126 (43.45%) JavaScript
4 98 (33.79%) PowerShell
5 85 (29.31%) Python
6 49 (16.90%) TypeScript
7 48 (16.55%) Java
8 41 (14.14%) PHP
9 40 (13.79%) Go
10 38 (13.10%) Groovy
11 37 (12.76%) Ruby
12 35 (12.07%) Bash Shell
13 14 (4.83%) T-SQL
14 13 (4.48%) Scala
15 10 (3.45%) C++
16 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (1.38%) U-SQL
18 3 (1.03%) F#
19 2 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (3.79%) Degree
3 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.10%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (23.10%) Docker
2 31 (10.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.38%) vSphere
4 3 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.34%) HDFS
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 91 (31.38%) Terraform
2 68 (23.45%) Kubernetes
3 51 (17.59%) Puppet
4 49 (16.90%) Grafana
5 41 (14.14%) Ansible
6 39 (13.45%) Prometheus
7 37 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (4.83%) Packer
9 4 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.38%) MIIS
9 4 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.69%) Kibana
10 2 (0.69%) Rancher
Vendors
1 112 (38.62%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.72%) New Relic
2 34 (11.72%) SaltStack
3 30 (10.34%) Databricks
4 21 (7.24%) Oracle
5 13 (4.48%) Google
6 9 (3.10%) FNZ
7 6 (2.07%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.07%) Dynatrace
8 5 (1.72%) VMware
9 4 (1.38%) Splunk
10 3 (1.03%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.34%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco
11 1 (0.34%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.34%) EMC
11 1 (0.34%) Veracode