Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 140 137
Rank change year-on-year +41 -3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 20 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.12% 0.10% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.42% 0.33% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 7
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.60% -13.81% +36.36%
10th Percentile £32,275 £36,525 £34,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,175 £57,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +5.26%

Azure SQL Database 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 452 600 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.34% 30.75% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 403 488 658
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £52,500 £55,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Wales

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in Wales

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Wales over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure SQL Database in Wales

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
West Wales +10 10 £45,000 -0.55%
South Wales - 9 £40,000 -
North Wales - 1 £30,500 -
Azure SQL Database
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) DevOps
4 10 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (50.00%) Ansible
4 10 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 10 (50.00%) Serverless
4 10 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (50.00%) Storage Management
4 10 (50.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (50.00%) Migration
4 10 (50.00%) Fedora
4 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (50.00%) CentOS
4 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 10 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (50.00%) Puppet
4 10 (50.00%) OpenStack
4 10 (50.00%) IaaS
4 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (45.00%) .NET

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 10 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 8 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (15.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 10 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (50.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 10 (50.00%) IaaS
2 10 (50.00%) Serverless
3 7 (35.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (15.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Applications Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Junior
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Core
3 4 (20.00%) OAuth
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) Middleware
4 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) Vue.js
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) CentOS
1 10 (50.00%) Fedora
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (50.00%) Migration
2 10 (50.00%) Storage Management
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Microservices
4 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Ansible
1 10 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
1 10 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat