The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 147 165 173
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 52 54 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.18% 1.08% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.53% 26.60% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 52 4
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
196 203 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.44% 4.05% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 141 181 63
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -32.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Leeds +30 43 £45,000 - 3
Huddersfield -15 5 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Bradford - 3 £62,500 - 1
Pontefract - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 66 (79.52%) .NET
2 60 (72.29%) ASP.NET
3 54 (65.06%) C#
4 51 (61.45%) SQL
5 45 (54.22%) SQL Server
6 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
8 36 (43.37%) .NET Framework
9 30 (36.14%) HTML
10 29 (34.94%) CRM
11 28 (33.73%) SharePoint
11 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
12 26 (31.33%) MVC
13 25 (30.12%) T-SQL
13 25 (30.12%) WCF
14 23 (27.71%) CSS
14 23 (27.71%) Windows
15 21 (25.30%) BizTalk Server
15 21 (25.30%) Dynamics CRM
15 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (22.89%) TDD
16 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
16 19 (22.89%) E-Commerce
17 18 (21.69%) IIS
17 18 (21.69%) Entity Framework
17 18 (21.69%) Office 365
18 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (19.28%) Ajax
19 15 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server
20 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 28 (33.73%) SharePoint
2 21 (25.30%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (21.69%) IIS
4 14 (16.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (16.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (8.43%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.61%) Joomla!
6 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.41%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.20%) CMS
8 1 (1.20%) Drupal
8 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.69%) Office 365
2 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) SAN
1 2 (2.41%) NAS
1 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.20%) MPLS
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) VoIP
2 1 (1.20%) WAN
2 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (54.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.02%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.64%) NUnit
3 8 (9.64%) MSTest
3 8 (9.64%) Moq
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.41%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (2.41%) Finance
1 2 (2.41%) Retail
1 2 (2.41%) Marketing
2 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (74.70%) Developer
2 33 (39.76%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Senior Developer
4 18 (21.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 14 (16.87%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 5 (6.02%) CRM Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (79.52%) .NET
2 60 (72.29%) ASP.NET
3 36 (43.37%) .NET Framework
4 30 (36.14%) HTML
5 25 (30.12%) WCF
6 23 (27.71%) CSS
7 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (21.69%) Entity Framework
9 16 (19.28%) Ajax
10 13 (15.66%) jQuery
11 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (12.05%) Web Services
13 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
14 8 (9.64%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (9.64%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (9.64%) Ninject
14 8 (9.64%) Silverlight
15 7 (8.43%) HTML5
16 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (7.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Mathematics
1 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.61%) User Experience
2 2 (2.41%) Social Media
3 1 (1.20%) iPad
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) UNIX
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.94%) CRM
3 26 (31.33%) MVC
4 19 (22.89%) TDD
4 19 (22.89%) E-Commerce
5 14 (16.87%) OOA/OOD
5 14 (16.87%) OO
6 12 (14.46%) Scrum
6 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (13.25%) SOA
8 10 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.64%) Product Management
9 8 (9.64%) UML
9 8 (9.64%) ITIL
9 8 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.43%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.02%) User Stories
12 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 54 (65.06%) C#
2 51 (61.45%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 25 (30.12%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.02%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) MCP
1 14 (16.87%) MCAD
1 14 (16.87%) MCSD
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (16.87%) MCTS
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) OpenView
1 7 (8.43%) Nagios
2 3 (3.61%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) SCOM
2 3 (3.61%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.20%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.43%) HP
4 5 (6.02%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter
5 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
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