The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 51 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 21 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.43% 2.71% 1.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.18% 65.22% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -52.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
North East

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

Cloud Services Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
55 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.99% 4.16% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 19
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.12%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 20 £36,250 +20.83% 7
Gateshead -7 7 £26,500 -11.66%
Microsoft Azure
North East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 27 (75.00%) C#
3 26 (72.22%) HTML
3 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
4 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
5 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (58.33%) .NET Framework
7 19 (52.78%) SQL
8 18 (50.00%) WCF
9 17 (47.22%) CSS
9 17 (47.22%) Windows
9 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
10 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
10 15 (41.67%) MVC
10 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (38.89%) Ajax
11 14 (38.89%) HTML5
11 14 (38.89%) OO
11 14 (38.89%) CRM
12 13 (36.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (36.11%) Dynamics CRM
12 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (33.33%) Office 365
13 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (33.33%) IIS
13 12 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
14 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (36.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (33.33%) IIS
3 12 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (8.33%) CMS
4 3 (8.33%) Node.js
5 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (33.33%) Office 365
3 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.56%) Moq
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) MSTest
2 2 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Software Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Web Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 26 (72.22%) HTML
2 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 21 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 18 (50.00%) WCF
5 17 (47.22%) CSS
6 14 (38.89%) Ajax
6 14 (38.89%) HTML5
7 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (27.78%) jQuery
9 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (8.33%) Web Services
11 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.33%) CSS3
12 2 (5.56%) REST
12 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (5.56%) LINQ
12 2 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
1 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
3 14 (38.89%) OO
3 14 (38.89%) CRM
4 11 (30.56%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (27.78%) Web Development
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Web Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Kanban
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
9 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) OOD
9 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 19 (52.78%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (30.56%) MCP
1 11 (30.56%) MCAD
1 11 (30.56%) MCSD
1 11 (30.56%) MCTS
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
3 5 (13.89%) ISEB
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.56%) RedDot
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
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