The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 52 46
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.13% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 29.63% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Microsoft Azure
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.24% 7.20% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 2
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bedford region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Xamarin
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Xamarin
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft