The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England / West Midlands
Rank 206 238 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 -  
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.065% 0.049% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.22% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1360 1661 1752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.27% 27.33% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1422 1543
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Azure SQL Database in the West Midlands

Azure SQL Database
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +17 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Redis
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Neo4j
4 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Redis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) ArchiMate
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft