Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 24 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 +32
Permanent jobs citing Azure 131 78 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.48% 7.34% 6.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.17% 34.82% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 124 74 50
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £33,575 £27,848 £22,150
90th Percentile £65,800 £71,250 £53,075
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -3.61%

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 256 224 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 22.44% 21.09% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 221 200 146
Cardiff median annual salary £44,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.39% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £22,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,125 £61,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Cardiff

Azure
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Azure in Cardiff

Azure
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Cardiff over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Azure.

1 55 (41.98%) .NET
2 49 (37.40%) Microsoft
3 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (32.82%) SQL
5 42 (32.06%) DevOps
6 33 (25.19%) AWS
7 31 (23.66%) SDLC
8 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
9 29 (22.14%) C#
10 27 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (19.08%) Windows
12 24 (18.32%) SharePoint
12 24 (18.32%) MVC
13 23 (17.56%) Java
14 20 (15.27%) Git (software)
15 19 (14.50%) Visual Studio Team System
15 19 (14.50%) Scrum
16 17 (12.98%) Microservices
17 16 (12.21%) TDD
18 15 (11.45%) Oracle
18 15 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (11.45%) Power BI
18 15 (11.45%) Power Platform
19 14 (10.69%) Office 365
19 14 (10.69%) ETL
19 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
19 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
19 14 (10.69%) HTML
20 13 (9.92%) Visual Studio
20 13 (9.92%) CSS

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (18.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.63%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.34%) IIS
4 4 (3.05%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.05%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.29%) CMS
5 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.53%) JBoss
6 2 (1.53%) Jetty
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (7.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.19%) AWS
2 15 (11.45%) Power Platform
3 14 (10.69%) Office 365
4 13 (9.92%) GCP
5 11 (8.40%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.53%) GitHub
8 2 (1.53%) SaaS
8 2 (1.53%) Serverless
8 2 (1.53%) Yammer
9 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.58%) Network Security
1 6 (4.58%) SAN
2 4 (3.05%) DHCP
2 4 (3.05%) DNS
2 4 (3.05%) Firewall
3 3 (2.29%) NAS
3 3 (2.29%) Skype
4 2 (1.53%) DKIM
4 2 (1.53%) DMARC
4 2 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.53%) IMAP
4 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.53%) POP3
4 2 (1.53%) SMTP
5 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.76%) HTTP
5 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.76%) MPLS
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (11.45%) Power BI
2 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.16%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (8.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.29%) QlikView
10 2 (1.53%) InfluxDB
10 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.53%) MySQL
10 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.76%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.76%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 20 (15.27%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (9.92%) Visual Studio
4 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
5 10 (7.63%) Selenium
6 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.58%) JIRA
8 4 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.05%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.29%) Maven
10 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.53%) git-flow
10 2 (1.53%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.76%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.76%) Protractor
11 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.76%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (9.16%) Public Sector
2 10 (7.63%) Finance
3 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.53%) Advertising
4 2 (1.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Games
4 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (44.27%) Developer
2 25 (19.08%) .NET Developer
3 12 (9.16%) Senior Developer
4 10 (7.63%) C# Developer
4 10 (7.63%) Consultant
4 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.87%) Architect
5 9 (6.87%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (5.34%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.34%) C# Programmer
7 7 (5.34%) Programmer
7 7 (5.34%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (3.82%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.98%) .NET
2 14 (10.69%) HTML
3 13 (9.92%) AngularJS
3 13 (9.92%) CSS
4 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
4 12 (9.16%) WCF
5 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (8.40%) JSON
6 10 (7.63%) .NET Core
6 10 (7.63%) J2EE
6 10 (7.63%) Web Services
7 9 (6.87%) jQuery
8 6 (4.58%) SOAP
9 5 (3.82%) XML
10 4 (3.05%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.05%) RESTful
10 4 (3.05%) Sass
11 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.29%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.58%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.29%) User Experience
4 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.08%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.87%) Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Unix
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.29%) Android
5 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) CentOS
7 1 (0.76%) Debian
7 1 (0.76%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.06%) DevOps
3 31 (23.66%) SDLC
4 27 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (18.32%) MVC
6 19 (14.50%) Scrum
7 17 (12.98%) Microservices
8 16 (12.21%) TDD
9 14 (10.69%) ETL
10 12 (9.16%) Migration
11 11 (8.40%) CRM
12 10 (7.63%) BDD
12 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (7.63%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.63%) Test Automation
13 9 (6.87%) Fintech
14 7 (5.34%) Analytics
14 7 (5.34%) ITIL
14 7 (5.34%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.82%) SQL
2 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.14%) C#
4 23 (17.56%) Java
5 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.87%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.11%) Python
7 7 (5.34%) VB
8 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (3.82%) X++
9 3 (2.29%) Go
9 3 (2.29%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.76%) C++
11 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) ISEB
2 4 (3.05%) Degree
3 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.53%) CSSLP
4 2 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.53%) OSCP
5 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.76%) MCSE
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) COBIT
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 2 (1.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.63%) Docker
3 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.76%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) Ansible
2 7 (5.34%) Puppet
3 6 (4.58%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.82%) Terraform
5 3 (2.29%) SCCM
5 3 (2.29%) SCOM
6 2 (1.53%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.53%) Grafana
6 2 (1.53%) Kibana
6 2 (1.53%) Salt
7 1 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.76%) Mesos
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.45%) Oracle
3 12 (9.16%) Google
4 11 (8.40%) SAP
4 11 (8.40%) VMware
5 5 (3.82%) Cisco
6 4 (3.05%) Tableau
7 3 (2.29%) Citrix
7 3 (2.29%) Veeam
8 2 (1.53%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.53%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.76%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.76%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.76%) F5
9 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.76%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.76%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.76%) Splunk
9 1 (0.76%) Xamarin