The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 13 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 6.90% 4.11% 3.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.44% 42.86% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £36,750 £23,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.78% -8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,400 £25,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Microsoft Azure
West Wales

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

Cloud Services Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
9 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 15.52% 9.59% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 2
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +48.51%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Swansea

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (50.00%) B2B
4 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) Durandal
5 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 3 (37.50%) OOD

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Moq
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Durandal
5 2 (25.00%) Autofac
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) B2B
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 3 (37.50%) OOD
6 2 (25.00%) Product Management
6 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
2 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft