Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 25 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 +53 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 122 61 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.54% 7.61% 2.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.21% 44.53% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 114 50 35
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +37.93%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £52,500 £85,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +44.14%

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 243 137 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.98% 17.08% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 225 121 95
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £64,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +7.14%

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 71 (58.20%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (39.34%) SQL
2 48 (39.34%) .NET
3 38 (31.15%) DevOps
4 37 (30.33%) C#
5 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
6 33 (27.05%) JavaScript
7 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
8 30 (24.59%) Linux
9 27 (22.13%) XML
10 26 (21.31%) Java
10 26 (21.31%) VMware
11 25 (20.49%) HTML
11 25 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (19.67%) Web Services
13 23 (18.85%) JSON
14 22 (18.03%) CSS
14 22 (18.03%) Python
15 20 (16.39%) SharePoint
15 20 (16.39%) jQuery
15 20 (16.39%) Google
15 20 (16.39%) PowerShell
15 20 (16.39%) Office 365
16 18 (14.75%) Ansible
16 18 (14.75%) Windows
17 17 (13.93%) Docker
18 16 (13.11%) REST
18 16 (13.11%) Oracle
18 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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 20 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.20%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.92%) IIS
4 5 (4.10%) SAS
5 4 (3.28%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.28%) JBoss
5 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.46%) nginx
6 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.46%) WordPress
7 2 (1.64%) Apache
7 2 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.64%) Confluence
7 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.82%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.82%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (8.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.64%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 71 (58.20%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.39%) Office 365
3 13 (10.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (7.38%) GitHub
5 8 (6.56%) PaaS
5 8 (6.56%) Stackdriver
6 7 (5.74%) SaaS
7 6 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.92%) IaaS
8 4 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (2.46%) Slack
9 3 (2.46%) Trello
10 1 (0.82%) Apigee
10 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) Firewall
2 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.56%) Wireshark
4 7 (5.74%) DNS
4 7 (5.74%) SSL
5 6 (4.92%) DHCP
6 5 (4.10%) HTTP
6 5 (4.10%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.10%) VoIP
7 3 (2.46%) LAN
7 3 (2.46%) Skype
7 3 (2.46%) WAN
8 2 (1.64%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.64%) Network Security
8 2 (1.64%) SMS
9 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (10.66%) MySQL
3 13 (10.66%) Power BI
4 11 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.92%) QlikView
8 5 (4.10%) DB2
8 5 (4.10%) MariaDB
8 5 (4.10%) PowerPivot
8 5 (4.10%) SAS EBI
8 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (3.28%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.28%) Big Data
9 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.28%) Presto
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.56%) CF BOSH
3 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.28%) GitLab
5 4 (3.28%) Selenium
5 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.46%) CircleCI
6 3 (2.46%) JIRA
7 2 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.64%) Maven
7 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (0.82%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.82%) JMeter
8 1 (0.82%) RSpec
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Advertising
2 5 (4.10%) Law
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (36.89%) Developer
2 20 (16.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (14.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) Analyst
5 13 (10.66%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.20%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Consultant
8 8 (6.56%) Lead DevOps
8 8 (6.56%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.74%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Architect
10 6 (4.92%) Azure DevOps
10 6 (4.92%) IT Support
11 5 (4.10%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (39.34%) .NET
2 27 (22.13%) XML
3 25 (20.49%) HTML
4 24 (19.67%) Web Services
5 23 (18.85%) JSON
6 22 (18.03%) CSS
7 20 (16.39%) jQuery
8 16 (13.11%) REST
9 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
10 13 (10.66%) SOAP
11 11 (9.02%) CSS3
11 11 (9.02%) J2EE
12 10 (8.20%) AngularJS
12 10 (8.20%) RESTful
13 9 (7.38%) React
13 9 (7.38%) Sass
14 8 (6.56%) HTML5
15 6 (4.92%) Spring
15 6 (4.92%) Spring Boot
16 5 (4.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Cloud Native
2 8 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.10%) User Experience
4 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.46%) Fintech
5 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.64%) Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.82%) iPhone
7 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.59%) Linux
2 18 (14.75%) Windows
3 15 (12.30%) CentOS
4 14 (11.48%) Ubuntu
4 14 (11.48%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.92%) Unix
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.46%) Android
8 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.64%) Debian
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.15%) DevOps
2 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.30%) CRM
5 14 (11.48%) Analytics
5 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (9.84%) MVC
7 10 (8.20%) Configuration Management
7 10 (8.20%) Scrum
7 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.20%) TDD
8 9 (7.38%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (7.38%) SDLC
8 9 (7.38%) Web Development
9 8 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 7 (5.74%) ETL
10 7 (5.74%) Microservices
11 6 (4.92%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.92%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.34%) SQL
2 37 (30.33%) C#
3 33 (27.05%) JavaScript
4 26 (21.31%) Java
5 22 (18.03%) Python
6 20 (16.39%) PowerShell
7 12 (9.84%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.56%) Groovy
9 6 (4.92%) Ruby
10 5 (4.10%) C
10 5 (4.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (4.10%) VBA
11 4 (3.28%) PHP
12 3 (2.46%) Java 8
12 3 (2.46%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.64%) C++
13 2 (1.64%) XPath
14 1 (0.82%) Perl
14 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.93%) Docker
2 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.28%) XenApp
5 3 (2.46%) vSphere
6 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (14.75%) Ansible
2 10 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (8.20%) Puppet
3 6 (4.92%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.92%) Terraform
4 5 (4.10%) Nagios
5 4 (3.28%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.64%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.82%) Graphite
7 1 (0.82%) Salt
7 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.31%) VMware
3 20 (16.39%) Google
4 16 (13.11%) Oracle
5 12 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.20%) Citrix
6 10 (8.20%) SAP
7 9 (7.38%) Splunk
8 6 (4.92%) Tableau
9 4 (3.28%) Apple
9 4 (3.28%) Avaya
9 4 (3.28%) Dell
9 4 (3.28%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (3.28%) EqualLogic
9 4 (3.28%) Freshdesk
9 4 (3.28%) Nexenta
10 3 (2.46%) Cognos
10 3 (2.46%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.64%) Cisco
11 2 (1.64%) Sage