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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 62 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.32% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.33% 18.18% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -33.68%
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
15 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.39% 2.19% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 7
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £47,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 18 September 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
(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 -7 2 £30,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) MVC
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) C#
3 18 (85.71%) ASP.NET
4 17 (80.95%) Scrum
5 11 (52.38%) Web Services
5 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (47.62%) Windows
7 9 (42.86%) Games
8 7 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (28.57%) QA
9 6 (28.57%) Online Games
10 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
11 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (14.29%) OO
12 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 3 (14.29%) WCF
12 3 (14.29%) NUnit
12 3 (14.29%) Subversion
12 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (14.29%) People Management
12 3 (14.29%) RESTful
12 3 (14.29%) Social Gaming
12 3 (14.29%) Online Gambling
12 3 (14.29%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) NUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) Web Services
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (9.52%) WF
8 1 (4.76%) HTML
8 1 (4.76%) CSS
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Online Games
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (14.29%) Social Gaming
3 3 (14.29%) Online Gambling
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) MVC
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft