Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 13 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 +36 +18
Permanent jobs citing Azure 708 654 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.81% 11.92% 5.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.37% 47.25% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 624 566 313
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -8.16%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,618 £65,000 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +5.68% -7.37%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,352 1,384 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.09% 25.22% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,166 797
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,450 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,500 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in West Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Azure in West Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in West Yorkshire

Azure
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leeds +7 544 £50,000 - 109
Bradford +4 63 £55,000 +22.22% 16
Wakefield +10 40 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Wetherby -4 11 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Huddersfield +8 10 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Halifax -6 6 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Otley - 6 £35,000 -
Ilkley - 3 £35,000 - 2
Dewsbury - 3 £50,000 -
Castleford - 2 £38,250 - 2
Sowerby Bridge - 2 £39,700 - 1
Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 323 (45.62%) Microsoft
2 289 (40.82%) C#
3 278 (39.27%) AWS
4 270 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
5 247 (34.89%) .NET
6 219 (30.93%) SQL Server
7 208 (29.38%) Windows
8 179 (25.28%) SQL
9 141 (19.92%) Active Directory
10 140 (19.77%) DevOps
11 129 (18.22%) MVC
12 124 (17.51%) JavaScript
12 124 (17.51%) ASP.NET
13 110 (15.54%) VMware
13 110 (15.54%) Office 365
14 108 (15.25%) Finance
15 92 (12.99%) Scrum
16 89 (12.57%) .NET Core
17 88 (12.43%) Windows Server
17 88 (12.43%) AngularJS
18 87 (12.29%) PowerShell
19 83 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 82 (11.58%) GCP
21 81 (11.44%) Firewall
22 78 (11.02%) Docker
23 75 (10.59%) .NET Framework
23 75 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 74 (10.45%) Mentoring
25 72 (10.17%) TDD
25 72 (10.17%) ITIL

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 53 (7.49%) SharePoint
2 45 (6.36%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.81%) IIS
4 26 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.84%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.55%) CMS
6 11 (1.55%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.27%) Apache
8 9 (1.27%) Confluence
9 3 (0.42%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.42%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.28%) SAS
10 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 30 (4.24%) WebTrends
2 10 (1.41%) assyst
3 9 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.56%) Magento
5 2 (0.28%) Unica
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 278 (39.27%) AWS
2 110 (15.54%) Office 365
3 82 (11.58%) GCP
4 61 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (6.07%) IaaS
6 35 (4.94%) PaaS
7 32 (4.52%) SaaS
8 24 (3.39%) Power Platform
9 22 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.69%) GitHub
11 10 (1.41%) G Suite
12 7 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.85%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.71%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.56%) Azure Stack
16 3 (0.42%) Serverless
17 2 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 81 (11.44%) Firewall
2 59 (8.33%) DNS
3 54 (7.63%) DHCP
4 28 (3.95%) VPN
5 17 (2.40%) VoIP
6 14 (1.98%) LAN
6 14 (1.98%) SAN
7 13 (1.84%) AMQP
7 13 (1.84%) WAN
8 12 (1.69%) Skype
9 7 (0.99%) Internet
9 7 (0.99%) Network Security
9 7 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.85%) ISDN
11 5 (0.71%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.56%) DAB
12 4 (0.56%) SSL
12 4 (0.56%) X.509
13 3 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (5.37%) Relational Database
4 33 (4.66%) RDBMS
5 30 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (3.39%) Power BI
7 22 (3.11%) MySQL
8 16 (2.26%) QlikView
9 15 (2.12%) Big Data
10 14 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.41%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.27%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.85%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 59 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 44 (6.21%) Octopus Deploy
3 39 (5.51%) Selenium
4 33 (4.66%) Jenkins
5 27 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.39%) NUnit
7 20 (2.82%) JIRA
7 20 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (2.40%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.69%) SpecFlow
10 11 (1.55%) GitLab
11 10 (1.41%) Maven
11 10 (1.41%) Subversion
11 10 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.99%) JMeter
14 5 (0.71%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.42%) Protractor
16 2 (0.28%) SonarQube
General
1 108 (15.25%) Finance
2 34 (4.80%) Public Sector
3 31 (4.38%) Retail
4 13 (1.84%) Advertising
5 12 (1.69%) Marketing
6 8 (1.13%) Legal
6 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.85%) Local Government
9 4 (0.56%) Banking
10 3 (0.42%) Games
11 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 251 (35.45%) Developer
2 106 (14.97%) .NET Developer
3 90 (12.71%) C# Developer
4 86 (12.15%) Architect
5 85 (12.01%) Senior Developer
6 60 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (7.49%) Azure Developer
7 53 (7.49%) Software Developer
8 49 (6.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (5.37%) Analyst
10 36 (5.08%) SQL Developer
10 36 (5.08%) Technical Leader
11 35 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
11 35 (4.94%) Senior C# Developer
12 30 (4.24%) Consultant
13 28 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
14 27 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
14 27 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
15 25 (3.53%) .NET Software Developer
15 25 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (34.89%) .NET
2 124 (17.51%) ASP.NET
3 89 (12.57%) .NET Core
4 88 (12.43%) AngularJS
5 83 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (10.59%) .NET Framework
7 68 (9.60%) React
8 66 (9.32%) RESTful
9 55 (7.77%) Entity Framework
10 47 (6.64%) Web Services
11 44 (6.21%) HTML
12 43 (6.07%) CSS
13 36 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (4.66%) jQuery
15 28 (3.95%) REST
16 27 (3.81%) Node.js
17 23 (3.25%) Gherkin
17 23 (3.25%) JSON
18 21 (2.97%) SOAP
19 20 (2.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.46%) Public Cloud
2 49 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 45 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (4.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 21 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.98%) User Experience
8 12 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.27%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.13%) Clustering
10 8 (1.13%) NHS
10 8 (1.13%) PKI
11 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.71%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.71%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.71%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 208 (29.38%) Windows
2 88 (12.43%) Windows Server
3 61 (8.62%) Linux
4 46 (6.50%) Windows 10
5 45 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.97%) Unix
8 20 (2.82%) Windows 8
8 20 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (2.68%) Android
10 16 (2.26%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.56%) CentOS
13 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (19.77%) DevOps
3 129 (18.22%) MVC
4 92 (12.99%) Scrum
5 75 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 74 (10.45%) Mentoring
7 72 (10.17%) ITIL
7 72 (10.17%) TDD
8 71 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (9.46%) Microservices
10 64 (9.04%) Test Automation
11 54 (7.63%) Open Source
12 49 (6.92%) Migration
13 47 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
14 44 (6.21%) Coaching
15 43 (6.07%) SOA
16 40 (5.65%) Software Engineering
17 34 (4.80%) Configuration Management
17 34 (4.80%) Performance Management
17 34 (4.80%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 289 (40.82%) C#
2 179 (25.28%) SQL
3 124 (17.51%) JavaScript
4 87 (12.29%) PowerShell
5 65 (9.18%) Java
6 57 (8.05%) Python
7 30 (4.24%) Bash Shell
8 25 (3.53%) T-SQL
9 23 (3.25%) Ruby
10 21 (2.97%) PHP
11 10 (1.41%) VB
12 7 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.85%) C++
13 6 (0.85%) Go
14 4 (0.56%) C
14 4 (0.56%) Groovy
14 4 (0.56%) Perl
14 4 (0.56%) Scala
15 3 (0.42%) BeanShell
15 3 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (5.65%) MCSE
3 29 (4.10%) MCSA
4 27 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (3.25%) MCP
6 20 (2.82%) Degree
7 16 (2.26%) CCNA
8 8 (1.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (1.13%) CEH
8 8 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.13%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.99%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.99%) GIAC
9 7 (0.99%) RHCE
9 7 (0.99%) SANS
10 6 (0.85%) CISSP
11 5 (0.71%) CCNP
11 5 (0.71%) CCSP
11 5 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.97%) QA
2 13 (1.84%) GDPR
3 10 (1.41%) SLA
4 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.56%) NIST
5 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.14%) NCSC
System Software
1 141 (19.92%) Active Directory
2 78 (11.02%) Docker
3 64 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (6.21%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.40%) XenApp
6 16 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.84%) VMware NSX
8 9 (1.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (0.56%) vSphere
9 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.42%) Firmware
10 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.28%) HDFS
11 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.28%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.28%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.14%) Postfix
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 48 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 29 (4.10%) Terraform
3 28 (3.95%) Ansible
4 27 (3.81%) SCCM
5 25 (3.53%) WSUS
6 20 (2.82%) Puppet
7 18 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
9 14 (1.98%) Prometheus
9 14 (1.98%) SCOM
10 7 (0.99%) Cobbler
11 6 (0.85%) Nagios
11 6 (0.85%) Rancher
11 6 (0.85%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.56%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.56%) Consul
12 4 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.56%) Grafana
12 4 (0.56%) Packer
12 4 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 323 (45.62%) Microsoft
2 110 (15.54%) VMware
3 51 (7.20%) Google
4 39 (5.51%) Citrix
5 34 (4.80%) Cisco
6 22 (3.11%) Oracle
7 16 (2.26%) ServiceNow
8 15 (2.12%) Xamarin
9 13 (1.84%) Veeam
10 12 (1.69%) Rackspace
11 10 (1.41%) IBM
11 10 (1.41%) New Relic
12 9 (1.27%) Symantec
13 7 (0.99%) NetApp
13 7 (0.99%) Palo Alto
14 6 (0.85%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.85%) Dell
14 6 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
14 6 (0.85%) Splunk
14 6 (0.85%) Tableau