Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 18 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34 +25
Permanent jobs citing Azure 118 106 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 12.51% 11.64% 4.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.42% 42.40% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 111 112 35
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 324 250 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 34.36% 27.44% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 277 230 97
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £53,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Leicestershire

Azure
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Azure in Leicestershire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in Leicestershire

Azure
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +5 91 £40,000 -15.79% 26
Lutterworth +1 2 £57,000 +62.86% 5
Loughborough -9 2 - - 2
Market Harborough - 2 £51,250 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £51,250 -
Melton Mowbray - 1 £45,000 -
Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 81 (68.64%) Microsoft
2 64 (54.24%) .NET
3 59 (50.00%) C#
4 57 (48.31%) SQL
5 49 (41.53%) SQL Server
6 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
7 36 (30.51%) ASP.NET
7 36 (30.51%) CSS
7 36 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (27.12%) jQuery
9 31 (26.27%) Test Automation
9 31 (26.27%) DevOps
9 31 (26.27%) MVC
9 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (24.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (24.58%) Data Modelling
11 28 (23.73%) Windows
12 27 (22.88%) Web Services
12 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (21.19%) .NET Framework
14 24 (20.34%) Selenium
15 23 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (19.49%) Ajax
16 22 (18.64%) SDLC
17 21 (17.80%) .NET Core
17 21 (17.80%) Scrum
17 21 (17.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (17.80%) RESTful
18 20 (16.95%) WCF

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 5 (4.24%) IIS
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.95%) Office 365
2 14 (11.86%) AWS
3 10 (8.47%) GCP
4 8 (6.78%) PaaS
5 7 (5.93%) Power Platform
6 6 (5.08%) SaaS
7 5 (4.24%) Azure Functions
7 5 (4.24%) Serverless
8 4 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (2.54%) IaaS
10 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Flow
10 2 (1.69%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.85%) NuGet
11 1 (0.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) VLAN
1 4 (3.39%) VoIP
2 1 (0.85%) Skype
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (41.53%) SQL Server
2 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (24.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (17.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (7.63%) Looker
8 7 (5.93%) Data Lake
8 7 (5.93%) Power BI
9 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2017
11 4 (3.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.54%) Big Data
12 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (20.34%) Selenium
2 20 (16.95%) SoapUI
2 20 (16.95%) Visual Studio
3 18 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.08%) Subversion
7 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.85%) Bazaar
8 1 (0.85%) JIRA
8 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Retail
3 9 (7.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Law
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (52.54%) Developer
2 22 (18.64%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.71%) Applications Developer
4 14 (11.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.32%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) IT Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Architect
9 7 (5.93%) Azure Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (5.08%) Business Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Lead DevOps
11 5 (4.24%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (4.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (54.24%) .NET
2 36 (30.51%) ASP.NET
2 36 (30.51%) CSS
3 32 (27.12%) jQuery
4 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (22.88%) Web Services
5 25 (21.19%) .NET Framework
6 23 (19.49%) Ajax
7 21 (17.80%) .NET Core
7 21 (17.80%) RESTful
8 20 (16.95%) WCF
8 20 (16.95%) XML
9 18 (15.25%) HTML
10 16 (13.56%) REST
11 15 (12.71%) AngularJS
11 15 (12.71%) Middleware
12 8 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.08%) MDX
13 6 (5.08%) Velocity
14 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.25%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.63%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.39%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.85%) EPoS
9 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.73%) Windows
2 19 (16.10%) Windows Server
3 17 (14.41%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.78%) Linux
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.93%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.24%) Android
6 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.54%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (26.27%) DevOps
2 31 (26.27%) MVC
2 31 (26.27%) Test Automation
3 29 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (24.58%) Data Modelling
4 22 (18.64%) SDLC
5 21 (17.80%) Scrum
6 19 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (15.25%) API Testing
8 17 (14.41%) ETL
8 17 (14.41%) Innovative Thinking
9 13 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (10.17%) Decision-Making
10 12 (10.17%) ITIL
11 10 (8.47%) Data Governance
11 10 (8.47%) Project Management
12 9 (7.63%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.00%) C#
2 57 (48.31%) SQL
3 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) Python
5 12 (10.17%) PowerShell
6 11 (9.32%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (5.08%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.39%) VBA
10 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (5.93%) Degree
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.08%) MCSE
3 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.85%) MCP
3 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) GDPR
2 4 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.17%) Docker
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.63%) Puppet
3 5 (4.24%) SCOM
3 5 (4.24%) Terraform
4 3 (2.54%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (2.54%) Rancher
5 2 (1.69%) SCCM
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.85%) Nagios
6 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.85%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.85%) Salt
6 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (68.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) Google
3 9 (7.63%) MicroStrategy
3 9 (7.63%) Snowplow
3 9 (7.63%) Tableau
3 9 (7.63%) Talend
4 6 (5.08%) VMware
5 5 (4.24%) Databricks
5 5 (4.24%) Dynatrace
5 5 (4.24%) Oracle
6 4 (3.39%) Cisco
7 2 (1.69%) Citrix
7 2 (1.69%) NetApp
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds