The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 25 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 18 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 9.68% 1.75% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 75.00% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
Manchester

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

Cloud Services Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.90% 2.62% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Stockport

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Stockport

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (81.82%) QA
3 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
4 23 (69.70%) ISEB
4 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
5 20 (60.61%) Mac OS X
6 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
6 17 (51.52%) VMware
6 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (51.52%) Windows 10
6 17 (51.52%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
7 15 (45.45%) Case Management
7 15 (45.45%) Automated Testing
8 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (30.30%) JIRA
9 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
9 10 (30.30%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (24.24%) Product Management
10 8 (24.24%) Test Management
11 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 6 (18.18%) C#
11 6 (18.18%) Java
12 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
12 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
12 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (12.12%) REST

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (81.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) QA Tester
1 23 (69.70%) Tester
2 15 (45.45%) Lead Tester
2 15 (45.45%) QA Leader
2 15 (45.45%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 15 (45.45%) Senior QA Tester
2 15 (45.45%) Senior Tester
3 12 (36.36%) QA Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (12.12%) REST
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) Java EE
2 3 (9.09%) SignalR
2 3 (9.09%) WinForms
2 3 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
3 20 (60.61%) Mac OS X
4 17 (51.52%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Automated Testing
1 15 (45.45%) Case Management
1 15 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
4 8 (24.24%) Product Management
4 8 (24.24%) Test Management
5 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
7 4 (12.12%) MVC
7 4 (12.12%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) SOA
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C#
1 6 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (81.82%) QA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) VMware