Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 26 63
Rank change year-on-year +13 +37 +25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 118 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.11% 7.50% 3.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.75% 45.31% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 45 43
Cardiff median annual salary £44,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -10.59% +28.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £29,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £85,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%

Microsoft 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 228 128 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 21.47% 16.56% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 202 109 97
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £23,825 £21,100 £23,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £64,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +12.68%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Cardiff

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Cardiff

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 66 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (49.15%) .NET
3 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (33.90%) C#
5 39 (33.05%) SQL
6 38 (32.20%) Microsoft
7 36 (30.51%) DevOps
8 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
9 30 (25.42%) JavaScript
10 28 (23.73%) HTML
11 27 (22.88%) Java
11 27 (22.88%) Linux
12 26 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (21.19%) XML
14 24 (20.34%) Oracle
14 24 (20.34%) VMware
15 22 (18.64%) CSS
16 21 (17.80%) BusinessObjects
17 19 (16.10%) SharePoint
17 19 (16.10%) Office 365
18 18 (15.25%) Windows
18 18 (15.25%) Scrum
18 18 (15.25%) Google
18 18 (15.25%) jQuery
19 17 (14.41%) Dynamics CRM
19 17 (14.41%) CRM
19 17 (14.41%) SAP
19 17 (14.41%) MySQL
20 16 (13.56%) AngularJS
20 16 (13.56%) JSON

Microsoft 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 19 (16.10%) SharePoint
2 15 (12.71%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.08%) SAS
3 6 (5.08%) WordPress
4 4 (3.39%) Apache
4 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.39%) IIS
4 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.54%) JBoss
5 3 (2.54%) nginx
5 3 (2.54%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (14.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (12.71%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.69%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 66 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (16.10%) Office 365
3 10 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (7.63%) SaaS
5 6 (5.08%) GitHub
5 6 (5.08%) Stackdriver
6 4 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.54%) PaaS
8 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.85%) IaaS
8 1 (0.85%) npm
8 1 (0.85%) NuGet
8 1 (0.85%) Slack
8 1 (0.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) Firewall
2 9 (7.63%) SSL
2 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.93%) DNS
4 6 (5.08%) DHCP
4 6 (5.08%) HTTP
4 6 (5.08%) HTTPS
4 6 (5.08%) Wireshark
5 4 (3.39%) VoIP
6 3 (2.54%) LAN
6 3 (2.54%) Skype
6 3 (2.54%) WAN
7 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.69%) Network Security
7 2 (1.69%) SMS
8 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.80%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (14.41%) MySQL
4 15 (12.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (9.32%) Power BI
7 10 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
9 6 (5.08%) DB2
9 6 (5.08%) PowerPivot
9 6 (5.08%) SAS EBI
10 4 (3.39%) MariaDB
10 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.54%) QlikView
11 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (5.08%) CF BOSH
5 5 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (4.24%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.39%) GitLab
7 3 (2.54%) Selenium
8 2 (1.69%) Hudson
8 2 (1.69%) JIRA
8 2 (1.69%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.85%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.85%) dotCover
9 1 (0.85%) Grunt
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Games
3 6 (5.08%) Advertising
3 6 (5.08%) Law
4 4 (3.39%) Retail
5 3 (2.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Developer
2 17 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (12.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.17%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Analyst
6 11 (9.32%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.63%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.63%) Consultant
7 9 (7.63%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Azure Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (5.08%) SQL BI Developer
11 5 (4.24%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Azure DevOps
11 5 (4.24%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (4.24%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (49.15%) .NET
2 28 (23.73%) HTML
3 25 (21.19%) XML
4 22 (18.64%) CSS
5 18 (15.25%) jQuery
6 16 (13.56%) AngularJS
6 16 (13.56%) JSON
7 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET
7 15 (12.71%) J2EE
7 15 (12.71%) Web Services
8 12 (10.17%) HTML5
8 12 (10.17%) Sass
9 11 (9.32%) REST
10 10 (8.47%) CSS3
10 10 (8.47%) RESTful
10 10 (8.47%) SOAP
11 9 (7.63%) .NET Core
11 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (5.93%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (5.93%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.54%) Clustering
3 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.54%) User Experience
4 2 (1.69%) Fintech
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.85%) LPAR
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Linux
2 18 (15.25%) Windows
3 13 (11.02%) CentOS
3 13 (11.02%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.17%) Ubuntu
5 10 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.08%) Unix
7 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.69%) Android
8 2 (1.69%) Debian
8 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) AIX
9 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.51%) DevOps
3 26 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (15.25%) Scrum
5 17 (14.41%) CRM
6 13 (11.02%) Web Development
7 11 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.47%) Analytics
9 9 (7.63%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.63%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (7.63%) Microservices
9 9 (7.63%) Migration
9 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.78%) MVC
11 7 (5.93%) Decision-Making
11 7 (5.93%) ETL
11 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.90%) C#
2 39 (33.05%) SQL
3 30 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 27 (22.88%) Java
5 14 (11.86%) Python
6 13 (11.02%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.63%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.78%) PHP
9 6 (5.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (5.08%) Groovy
9 6 (5.08%) TypeScript
9 6 (5.08%) VBA
10 2 (1.69%) Java 8
10 2 (1.69%) Ruby
10 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) C++
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) CISSP
2 2 (1.69%) MCP
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.86%) Active Directory
1 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.02%) Docker
3 4 (3.39%) vSphere
3 4 (3.39%) XenApp
4 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Ansible
2 7 (5.93%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.93%) Puppet
3 5 (4.24%) Terraform
4 4 (3.39%) Nagios
5 2 (1.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 38 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.34%) Oracle
2 24 (20.34%) VMware
3 18 (15.25%) Google
4 17 (14.41%) SAP
5 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.47%) Citrix
7 6 (5.08%) Splunk
8 4 (3.39%) Apple
8 4 (3.39%) Avaya
8 4 (3.39%) Dell
8 4 (3.39%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (3.39%) EqualLogic
8 4 (3.39%) Freshdesk
8 4 (3.39%) Nexenta
8 4 (3.39%) Tableau
9 3 (2.54%) Cognos
9 3 (2.54%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.54%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.69%) Cisco