The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 170 157 157
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.26% 0.085%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.99% 13.11% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
89 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 1.96% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 50
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 5 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Glasgow -14 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Aberdeen - 1 £42,500 - 1
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (88.24%) .NET
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
1 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
2 13 (76.47%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) MVC
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (29.41%) WCF
7 5 (29.41%) WinForms
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
8 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) WPF
8 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
8 4 (23.53%) Data Management
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 4 (23.53%) Analytics
8 4 (23.53%) F#

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (23.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) QlikView
5 2 (11.76%) Spotfire
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Moq
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Programmer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Programmer
4 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Lead .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Server Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Server Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
1 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (29.41%) WCF
3 5 (29.41%) WinForms
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) WPF
4 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) LINQ
5 3 (17.65%) AppFabric
5 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (17.65%) Ajax
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
5 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Information Management
6 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) F#
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Tableau
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