Period
to 6 December 2019

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

Microsoft Azure
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 32 24
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Azure 8 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.50% 4.09% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.36% 46.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
West Lothian median annual salary £41,000 £37,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.81% +17.46% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,550 £19,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £47,000 £46,250 £34,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +13.77%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 17.89% 8.77% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 2
West Lothian median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +25.87% +12.60%
10th Percentile £27,425 £20,650 £28,925
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,500 £43,975
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,353
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.10% +4.36%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in West Lothian

Azure
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Azure in West Lothian

Azure
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in West Lothian over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in West Lothian

Azure
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 6 December 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
Livingston +8 6 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Bathgate - 1 £27,500 -
Azure
Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Azure.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) AWS
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (25.00%) Terraform
5 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Physics
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) YAML

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (12.50%) GCP
3 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (12.50%) BigQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) YAML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Databricks
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Netezza
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam
2 1 (12.50%) VMware