Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 31 35
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 29 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.55% 7.46% 3.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.88% 42.65% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 12
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% -1.94%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £31,525
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £47,250
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +22.37% +1.33%

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 57 68 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 24.68% 17.48% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 51 65 26
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £60,000 £56,250
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -6.67%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 21 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (51.72%) .NET
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
6 7 (24.14%) MVC
6 7 (24.14%) DevOps
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) Big Data
7 6 (20.69%) Node.js
8 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
9 4 (13.79%) .NET Core
9 4 (13.79%) Google
9 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) Python
9 4 (13.79%) REST
9 4 (13.79%) PaaS
9 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (10.34%) Web Services
10 3 (10.34%) RESTful
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
10 3 (10.34%) IaaS

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 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (13.79%) PaaS
4 3 (10.34%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (3.45%) Office 365
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) Moq
2 1 (3.45%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (10.34%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Products Support Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
3 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) Node.js
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Core
4 4 (13.79%) REST
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (10.34%) React
5 3 (10.34%) RESTful
5 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) Kafka
6 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.90%) WPF
7 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (10.34%) Master Data Management
3 3 (10.34%) Microservices
3 3 (10.34%) OOP
3 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.90%) BDD
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Data Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (3.45%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.45%) F#
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.45%) Talend
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter