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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 494 292 227
Rank change year-on-year -202 -65 +19
Permanent jobs citing Azure SQL Database 436 379 80
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.55% 1.01% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.84% 3.27% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 295 331 65
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,375 £38,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -8.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £74,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 23,696 11,577 2,598
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 29.89% 30.80% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11,290 8,754 2,213
10th Percentile £37,491 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +8.91%

Azure SQL Database
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Azure SQL Database trend for jobs with a WFH option

Azure SQL Database
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Azure SQL Database.

Azure SQL Database salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Azure SQL Database
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Azure SQL Database over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Azure SQL Database salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Azure SQL Database job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 434 (99.54%) Azure
2 420 (96.33%) SQL
3 285 (65.37%) SQL Server
4 257 (58.94%) Microsoft
5 207 (47.48%) DevOps
6 195 (44.72%) C#
7 191 (43.81%) .NET
8 184 (42.20%) Agile
9 182 (41.74%) Azure DevOps
10 159 (36.47%) Social Skills
10 159 (36.47%) Business Intelligence
11 146 (33.49%) Power Platform
12 142 (32.57%) T-SQL
13 132 (30.28%) CI/CD
14 125 (28.67%) .NET Core
14 125 (28.67%) Power BI
15 118 (27.06%) Data Warehouse
16 115 (26.38%) Analytics
17 112 (25.69%) Azure Data Factory
18 107 (24.54%) Degree
19 103 (23.62%) ETL
20 98 (22.48%) Test Automation
21 97 (22.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 90 (20.64%) Data Lake
23 84 (19.27%) BizTalk Server
24 82 (18.81%) ASP.NET
24 82 (18.81%) Kubernetes
25 80 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
25 80 (18.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
26 78 (17.89%) Data Modelling

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 84 (19.27%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.29%) Apache
3 10 (2.29%) CMS
4 9 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.83%) Kentico
5 8 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.38%) Confluence
7 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.46%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) iTrent
3 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 434 (99.54%) Azure
2 182 (41.74%) Azure DevOps
3 146 (33.49%) Power Platform
4 112 (25.69%) Azure Data Factory
5 80 (18.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 65 (14.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 62 (14.22%) Azure Logic Apps
8 55 (12.61%) Serverless
9 51 (11.70%) Azure Functions
10 48 (11.01%) PaaS
11 47 (10.78%) Azure Active Directory
12 42 (9.63%) Azure AKS
13 41 (9.40%) Azure Service Bus
14 32 (7.34%) PowerApps
15 30 (6.88%) IaaS
16 26 (5.96%) Azure Storage
16 26 (5.96%) Microsoft 365
16 26 (5.96%) SaaS
17 25 (5.73%) AWS
18 24 (5.50%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.38%) Network Security
2 5 (1.15%) DNS
2 5 (1.15%) WAN
3 4 (0.92%) LAN
3 4 (0.92%) VLAN
3 4 (0.92%) VPN
4 3 (0.69%) Firewall
4 3 (0.69%) HTTP
5 2 (0.46%) DHCP
5 2 (0.46%) Internet
5 2 (0.46%) SD-WAN
5 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (65.37%) SQL Server
2 125 (28.67%) Power BI
3 118 (27.06%) Data Warehouse
4 97 (22.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 90 (20.64%) Data Lake
6 46 (10.55%) Oracle Database
6 46 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (9.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (6.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 22 (5.05%) Tableau
10 21 (4.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 21 (4.82%) NoSQL
11 20 (4.59%) Metadata
12 19 (4.36%) Relational Database
13 17 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (3.67%) MongoDB
15 14 (3.21%) MySQL
16 13 (2.98%) Big Data
17 12 (2.75%) Power Query
18 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 33 (7.57%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.29%) JIRA
5 10 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.06%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.92%) Jasmine
7 4 (0.92%) Subversion
8 3 (0.69%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.69%) Postman
8 3 (0.69%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.46%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.46%) FxCop
9 2 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.46%) MSTest
9 2 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.46%) Selenium
9 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 159 (36.47%) Social Skills
2 60 (13.76%) Finance
3 39 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.13%) Legal
5 17 (3.90%) Public Sector
6 16 (3.67%) Banking
7 15 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 14 (3.21%) Marketing
9 13 (2.98%) Influencing Skills
10 11 (2.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 10 (2.29%) Law
12 9 (2.06%) Publishing
13 8 (1.83%) Retail
14 6 (1.38%) Local Government
15 5 (1.15%) Back Office
15 5 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
16 4 (0.92%) Advertising
17 2 (0.46%) Billing
17 2 (0.46%) Presentation Skills
18 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (42.89%) Developer
2 73 (16.74%) Senior Developer
3 66 (15.14%) .NET Developer
4 58 (13.30%) Data Engineer
5 50 (11.47%) Azure Developer
6 42 (9.63%) Architect
7 41 (9.40%) Senior .NET Developer
8 35 (8.03%) Azure Engineer
9 30 (6.88%) Analyst
10 27 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 27 (6.19%) DBA
11 26 (5.96%) SQL Developer
12 25 (5.73%) Software Developer
12 25 (5.73%) SQL DBA
13 24 (5.50%) C# Developer
14 23 (5.28%) Cloud Engineer
15 21 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
16 20 (4.59%) Senior .NET Software Developer
16 20 (4.59%) Senior Software Developer
17 18 (4.13%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (43.81%) .NET
2 125 (28.67%) .NET Core
3 82 (18.81%) ASP.NET
4 80 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 56 (12.84%) React
6 49 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (8.49%) AngularJS
8 34 (7.80%) HTML
9 33 (7.57%) .NET Framework
10 32 (7.34%) ARM Templates
11 31 (7.11%) CSS
12 29 (6.65%) JSON
13 15 (3.44%) ASP.NET Core
13 15 (3.44%) Entity Framework
13 15 (3.44%) Node.js
14 14 (3.21%) REST
15 11 (2.52%) XML
16 8 (1.83%) jQuery
16 8 (1.83%) MACH
17 7 (1.61%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.59%) Cloud Native
3 14 (3.21%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.21%) Replication
4 12 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (1.83%) Grid Computing
5 8 (1.83%) IoT
5 8 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (1.83%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.61%) Housing Association
6 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.61%) User Experience
7 5 (1.15%) Social Media
8 4 (0.92%) Derivative
8 4 (0.92%) Low-Code
9 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.46%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.57%) Windows
2 27 (6.19%) Windows Server
3 13 (2.98%) Linux
4 5 (1.15%) VMS
5 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Debian
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (47.48%) DevOps
2 184 (42.20%) Agile
3 159 (36.47%) Business Intelligence
4 132 (30.28%) CI/CD
5 115 (26.38%) Analytics
6 103 (23.62%) ETL
7 98 (22.48%) Test Automation
8 78 (17.89%) Data Modelling
9 70 (16.06%) MVC
10 53 (12.16%) Migration
11 48 (11.01%) Visualisation
12 42 (9.63%) Data Engineering
12 42 (9.63%) Microservices
13 41 (9.40%) Scrum
14 36 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
15 35 (8.03%) Data Migration
16 34 (7.80%) Data Visualisation
16 34 (7.80%) Infrastructure as Code
17 33 (7.57%) Mentoring
17 33 (7.57%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 420 (96.33%) SQL
2 195 (44.72%) C#
3 142 (32.57%) T-SQL
4 73 (16.74%) PowerShell
5 58 (13.30%) JavaScript
6 46 (10.55%) Python
7 25 (5.73%) PL/SQL
8 21 (4.82%) TypeScript
9 15 (3.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 14 (3.21%) Java
11 10 (2.29%) Bash
12 8 (1.83%) R
13 6 (1.38%) U-SQL
14 5 (1.15%) ABAP
15 4 (0.92%) Go
15 4 (0.92%) Ruby
15 4 (0.92%) VB
16 3 (0.69%) Bicep
16 3 (0.69%) Groovy
16 3 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 107 (24.54%) Degree
2 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) MCSA
6 1 (0.23%) MCSE
6 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.65%) Data Quality
2 20 (4.59%) QA
3 15 (3.44%) GDPR
4 13 (2.98%) Accessibility
5 5 (1.15%) SLA
6 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.23%) NIST
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (12.61%) Docker
2 47 (10.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 82 (18.81%) Kubernetes
2 50 (11.47%) Terraform
3 31 (7.11%) Ansible
4 27 (6.19%) Puppet
5 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.92%) Grafana
6 4 (0.92%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.46%) Kibana
8 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 257 (58.94%) Microsoft
2 61 (13.99%) Oracle
3 59 (13.53%) Databricks
4 17 (3.90%) Google
5 10 (2.29%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.83%) Adobe
6 8 (1.83%) Optimizely
6 8 (1.83%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.61%) SAP
8 6 (1.38%) Civica
9 5 (1.15%) Birst
9 5 (1.15%) Infor
9 5 (1.15%) Mercator
10 4 (0.92%) Dynatrace
10 4 (0.92%) New Relic
10 4 (0.92%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.92%) VMware
11 3 (0.69%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.69%) Cisco
11 3 (0.69%) Murex