Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Azure 36 31 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 18.75% 14.09% 15.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.00% 46.27% 47.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 52
Median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £34,547
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £69,500
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +8.33%

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 Chester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 75 67 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 39.06% 30.45% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 64 60 101
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.43% -9.44% +33.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Chester

Azure
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Chester.

Salary trend for Azure in Chester

Azure
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Chester over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Azure.

1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (80.56%) C#
2 29 (80.56%) .NET
3 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
4 20 (55.56%) DevOps
5 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
6 17 (47.22%) AWS
6 17 (47.22%) .NET Core
7 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 14 (38.89%) SQL
7 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (36.11%) MVC
9 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
11 10 (27.78%) Degree
12 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
13 8 (22.22%) JIRA
13 8 (22.22%) QA
13 8 (22.22%) Sitecore
13 8 (22.22%) Google
13 8 (22.22%) Retail
13 8 (22.22%) MCSD
13 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (22.22%) Python
13 8 (22.22%) SDLC
13 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
14 7 (19.44%) CSS
14 7 (19.44%) HTML

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (11.11%) CMS
1 4 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Logic Apps
3 3 (8.33%) PaaS
4 2 (5.56%) GCP
4 2 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.78%) GitHub
5 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) JIRA
3 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
4 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.22%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 22 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Angular Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Development Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Development Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) .NET Core
3 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (19.44%) CSS
5 7 (19.44%) HTML
5 7 (19.44%) RESTful
6 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (16.67%) Node.js
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 4 (11.11%) React
7 4 (11.11%) Vue.js
8 3 (8.33%) ADO
9 2 (5.56%) jQuery
9 2 (5.56%) SOAP
9 2 (5.56%) WCF
9 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) CMDB
2 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) VMS
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) DevOps
3 13 (36.11%) MVC
4 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (22.22%) SDLC
6 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) API Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Human Resource Management
7 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Microservices
8 3 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
8 3 (8.33%) TDD
9 2 (5.56%) Biometrics
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) MCSD
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) GDPR
2 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Google
2 8 (22.22%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.56%) ATG
3 2 (5.56%) hybris
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin