Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 299 332 321
Rank change year-on-year +33 -11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 26 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.087% 0.018%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 0.32% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 2
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £40,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £57,125 £60,000 £87,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3018 3084 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.80% 26.98% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2597 2574 2804
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,925 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +22 12 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Solihull - 3 £49,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
3 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (34.62%) ETL
7 7 (26.92%) Power BI
8 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
8 6 (23.08%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 5 (19.23%) Service Management
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (19.23%) IaaS
9 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) Retail
9 5 (19.23%) Database Optimisation
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (15.38%) Redis
10 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
10 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring 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 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) IaaS
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) PaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (26.92%) Power BI
5 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
6 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (15.38%) Redis
7 3 (11.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Developer
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (19.23%) DBA
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) ETL Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) MongoDB Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Blog
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) AIX
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (34.62%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Database Optimisation
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Data Ingestion
7 2 (7.69%) Database Security
7 2 (7.69%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) OCP
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Netcool
3 1 (3.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Cognos
3 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow