Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 16 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 +51
Permanent jobs citing Azure 205 167 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 12.30% 10.40% 6.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.35% 43.72% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 180 153 80
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £32,725 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,250 £55,125
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 424 382 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 25.45% 23.79% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 369 346 262
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.32% +3.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £65,000 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in South Wales

Azure
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Azure in South Wales

Azure
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in South Wales

Azure
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Cardiff +5 182 £45,000 - 39
Newport -31 6 £38,500 -9.41% 4
Torfaen +14 5 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 5 £45,000 - 1
Bridgend -3 4 £45,000 -28.00% 5
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £40,000 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £33,500 -
Azure
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Azure.

1 79 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (37.56%) Microsoft
3 71 (34.63%) AWS
4 70 (34.15%) DevOps
5 62 (30.24%) SQL
5 62 (30.24%) .NET
6 54 (26.34%) C#
7 48 (23.41%) Windows
8 45 (21.95%) JavaScript
9 35 (17.07%) SQL Server
9 35 (17.07%) Office 365
10 30 (14.63%) VMware
11 29 (14.15%) MVC
11 29 (14.15%) SDLC
12 28 (13.66%) Scrum
12 28 (13.66%) Finance
12 28 (13.66%) Active Directory
13 26 (12.68%) Linux
14 25 (12.20%) Windows Server
15 24 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 24 (11.71%) Python
16 23 (11.22%) HTML
17 22 (10.73%) Git (software)
18 21 (10.24%) CSS
19 20 (9.76%) GCP
20 19 (9.27%) Docker
21 18 (8.78%) AngularJS
21 18 (8.78%) PowerShell
21 18 (8.78%) ASP.NET
21 18 (8.78%) Web Services

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 17 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.88%) IIS
3 7 (3.41%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.93%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.44%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.95%) Confluence
7 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.46%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.98%) CMS
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.98%) Mule
8 2 (0.98%) SAS
8 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.98%) SPSS
3 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 71 (34.63%) AWS
2 35 (17.07%) Office 365
3 20 (9.76%) GCP
4 9 (4.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (4.39%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.93%) SaaS
7 4 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.95%) Serverless
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.98%) Heroku
8 2 (0.98%) PaaS
8 2 (0.98%) Yammer
9 1 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.49%) G Suite
9 1 (0.49%) GitHub
9 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.49%) IaaS
9 1 (0.49%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.83%) Firewall
2 12 (5.85%) Network Security
3 11 (5.37%) SAN
4 10 (4.88%) DHCP
4 10 (4.88%) DNS
5 8 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.41%) LAN
6 7 (3.41%) WAN
7 6 (2.93%) NAS
7 6 (2.93%) Skype
8 5 (2.44%) VPN
9 4 (1.95%) WLAN
10 2 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.98%) HTTP
10 2 (0.98%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.98%) IMAP
10 2 (0.98%) POP3
10 2 (0.98%) SMTP
10 2 (0.98%) Wireless
10 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (4.39%) Power BI
5 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.41%) Big Data
7 6 (2.93%) MySQL
7 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2017
9 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.98%) DB2
11 2 (0.98%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (10.73%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.29%) Selenium
3 16 (7.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (6.34%) JIRA
5 8 (3.90%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.41%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.93%) MSBuild
7 6 (2.93%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.95%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.46%) Subversion
10 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.98%) Burp Suite
10 2 (0.98%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.98%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.49%) Protractor
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (13.66%) Finance
2 13 (6.34%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.95%) Games
4 4 (1.95%) Marketing
5 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (31.22%) Developer
2 28 (13.66%) .NET Developer
3 20 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (8.78%) Senior Developer
5 16 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.32%) Analyst
6 15 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.34%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.85%) Data Engineer
9 11 (5.37%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Consultant
10 9 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (3.90%) Architect
11 8 (3.90%) Automation Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) Senior Data Engineer
12 7 (3.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.24%) .NET
2 23 (11.22%) HTML
3 21 (10.24%) CSS
4 18 (8.78%) AngularJS
4 18 (8.78%) ASP.NET
4 18 (8.78%) Web Services
5 17 (8.29%) jQuery
6 15 (7.32%) .NET Framework
7 14 (6.83%) JSON
8 13 (6.34%) WCF
9 12 (5.85%) .NET Core
9 12 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (5.37%) SOAP
11 9 (4.39%) RESTful
11 9 (4.39%) XML
12 8 (3.90%) REST
13 7 (3.41%) Entity Framework
14 6 (2.93%) CSS3
14 6 (2.93%) HTML5
14 6 (2.93%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.41%) Replication
3 6 (2.93%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.93%) Social Media
4 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.44%) User Experience
5 4 (1.95%) Clustering
5 4 (1.95%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.95%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.49%) Tandem
8 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.41%) Windows
2 26 (12.68%) Linux
3 25 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.44%) Kali Linux
4 5 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.95%) Android
5 4 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.95%) CentOS
5 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.98%) OS/400
7 1 (0.49%) Debian
7 1 (0.49%) Unix
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (34.15%) DevOps
3 29 (14.15%) MVC
3 29 (14.15%) SDLC
4 28 (13.66%) Scrum
5 24 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (8.29%) ETL
7 16 (7.80%) Microservices
8 15 (7.32%) ITIL
8 15 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (7.32%) TDD
9 14 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (6.83%) Fintech
9 14 (6.83%) Information Security
9 14 (6.83%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.83%) Test Automation
10 13 (6.34%) Analytics
10 13 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.85%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.37%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.24%) SQL
2 54 (26.34%) C#
3 45 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.71%) Python
5 18 (8.78%) Java
5 18 (8.78%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.83%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.93%) Go
8 6 (2.93%) PHP
8 6 (2.93%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (2.44%) VB
10 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.98%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.98%) Perl
11 2 (0.98%) Scala
11 2 (0.98%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.98%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.90%) Degree
3 6 (2.93%) MCSE
4 5 (2.44%) CSSLP
4 5 (2.44%) ISEB
4 5 (2.44%) MCSA
4 5 (2.44%) OSCP
5 4 (1.95%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.95%) CISSP
6 3 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.98%) CISM
7 2 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.98%) RHCE
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) QA
2 7 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.41%) SLA
3 4 (1.95%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 17025
4 2 (0.98%) PMO
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) NIST
5 1 (0.49%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (13.66%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.27%) Docker
3 16 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.46%) XenApp
7 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.49%) Firmware
8 1 (0.49%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (8.29%) Kubernetes
2 16 (7.80%) Ansible
3 10 (4.88%) Puppet
4 8 (3.90%) Terraform
5 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (2.93%) SCCM
6 4 (1.95%) Mesos
6 4 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.46%) WSUS
8 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.98%) Nmap
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.98%) SCOM
9 1 (0.49%) CASB
9 1 (0.49%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.49%) Grafana
9 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.49%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (37.56%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.63%) VMware
3 18 (8.78%) Google
4 11 (5.37%) Veeam
5 10 (4.88%) Oracle
6 7 (3.41%) Cisco
7 6 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.44%) SAP
8 5 (2.44%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.95%) Citrix
9 4 (1.95%) IBM
10 3 (1.46%) AlienVault
10 3 (1.46%) Rapid7
10 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.46%) Splunk
10 3 (1.46%) Tableau
11 2 (0.98%) Dell
11 2 (0.98%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (0.98%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.98%) MobileIron