Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 23 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 +16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 47 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.03% 8.30% 3.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.95% 54.76% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 9
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,700 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £62,500 £48,000
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 Chester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 84 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 30.43% 15.16% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 78 40 39
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £33,125 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.94% -11.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,783 £27,375 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £54,375 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -12.50%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Chester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Chester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Chester over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Chester region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 29 (61.70%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (46.81%) .NET
4 18 (38.30%) MVC
5 17 (36.17%) C#
5 17 (36.17%) SQL
6 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
6 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
8 12 (25.53%) Java
8 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
9 11 (23.40%) Big Data
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (21.28%) REST
10 10 (21.28%) OOP
11 9 (19.15%) DevOps
12 8 (17.02%) CSS
12 8 (17.02%) HTML
12 8 (17.02%) TDD
12 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.89%) Node.js
14 6 (12.77%) Kafka
14 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (12.77%) Apache Spark
14 6 (12.77%) Scrum
14 6 (12.77%) Retail
14 6 (12.77%) Linux
14 6 (12.77%) Python

Microsoft 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 6 (12.77%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) Umbraco
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (61.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
3 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.38%) IaaS
4 3 (6.38%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (2.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Skype
1 2 (4.26%) WebEx
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Big Data
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 4 (8.51%) JIRA Agile
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Moq
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 2 (4.26%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Azure Developer
5 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
3 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
4 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (21.28%) REST
6 8 (17.02%) CSS
6 8 (17.02%) HTML
7 7 (14.89%) Node.js
8 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (12.77%) Kafka
8 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (10.64%) jQuery
9 5 (10.64%) Web Services
9 5 (10.64%) WPF
10 4 (8.51%) .NET Core
10 4 (8.51%) RESTful
11 3 (6.38%) HTML5
11 3 (6.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) NHS
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) MVC
3 10 (21.28%) OOP
4 9 (19.15%) DevOps
5 8 (17.02%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Kanban
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) Data Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Data Security
8 4 (8.51%) Microservices
8 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (6.38%) Master Data Management
9 3 (6.38%) Presales
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C#
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) Java
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) R
5 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.13%) F#
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) MCSE
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) GDPR
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.13%) Kibana
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.38%) Talend
3 3 (6.38%) Twitter
4 1 (2.13%) SaltStack