Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 10 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +38
Permanent jobs citing Azure 481 680 679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.64% 15.05% 10.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.06% 50.82% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 453 647 639
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% -2.11%
10th Percentile £32,100 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,750 £72,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +6.40%

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 1,022 1,338 1,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.24% 29.61% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 874 1,149 1,114
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in West Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Azure in West Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 0 386 £50,000 - 30
Bradford -6 26 £44,000 -7.37% 2
Wakefield +1 25 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Halifax +12 21 £75,000 +50.00% 5
Huddersfield +3 12 £52,500 +16.67%
Otley - 5 - - 1
Pontefract +10 1 £42,500 -22.73%
Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 206 (42.83%) C#
2 197 (40.96%) AWS
3 192 (39.92%) Microsoft
4 186 (38.67%) .NET
5 171 (35.55%) DevOps
6 150 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (28.69%) SQL
8 127 (26.40%) Windows
9 126 (26.20%) SQL Server
10 105 (21.83%) JavaScript
11 103 (21.41%) .NET Core
12 101 (21.00%) MVC
13 88 (18.30%) ASP.NET
14 83 (17.26%) Finance
15 77 (16.01%) AngularJS
16 68 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (13.93%) Software Engineering
18 63 (13.10%) .NET Framework
19 62 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
20 61 (12.68%) Docker
21 59 (12.27%) Scrum
22 58 (12.06%) Office 365
23 57 (11.85%) React
23 57 (11.85%) Windows Server
24 56 (11.64%) Python
25 53 (11.02%) Kubernetes
26 52 (10.81%) GCP
26 52 (10.81%) Microservices
27 51 (10.60%) Active Directory
28 49 (10.19%) VMware

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 32 (6.65%) IIS
1 32 (6.65%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.70%) CMS
3 12 (2.49%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.46%) Confluence
5 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.83%) Apache
6 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.83%) nginx
7 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 16 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.25%) Carpe Diem
2 6 (1.25%) Elite 3E
2 6 (1.25%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.83%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 197 (40.96%) AWS
2 58 (12.06%) Office 365
3 52 (10.81%) GCP
4 35 (7.28%) IaaS
5 30 (6.24%) PaaS
6 26 (5.41%) Power Platform
7 21 (4.37%) SaaS
8 17 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (3.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (2.29%) Azure Stack
10 11 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (2.08%) G Suite
12 9 (1.87%) Serverless
13 5 (1.04%) BrowserStack
14 4 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (0.83%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.83%) AWS Fargate
14 4 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.94%) Firewall
2 28 (5.82%) DNS
3 26 (5.41%) Network Security
4 19 (3.95%) DHCP
5 15 (3.12%) VPN
5 15 (3.12%) Wireless
6 13 (2.70%) WAN
7 10 (2.08%) LAN
7 10 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.08%) Wireless Security
8 9 (1.87%) SAN
8 9 (1.87%) VLAN
9 8 (1.66%) Skype
9 8 (1.66%) VoIP
10 5 (1.04%) AMQP
10 5 (1.04%) HTTP
10 5 (1.04%) IPsec
11 4 (0.83%) BGP
11 4 (0.83%) HSRP
11 4 (0.83%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (26.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (4.99%) Power BI
4 20 (4.16%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.74%) Data Lake
7 17 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (2.70%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.70%) MySQL
10 12 (2.49%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.66%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.25%) Big Data
15 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.83%) Amazon Aurora
16 4 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
17 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.78%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 22 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (4.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (4.37%) Selenium
5 19 (3.95%) TeamCity
6 14 (2.91%) SpecFlow
7 12 (2.49%) JMeter
7 12 (2.49%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.29%) JIRA
9 8 (1.66%) Moq
9 8 (1.66%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.46%) GitLab
11 6 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.25%) Postman
11 6 (1.25%) Protractor
11 6 (1.25%) Ranorex
11 6 (1.25%) Subversion
12 5 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (17.26%) Finance
2 24 (4.99%) Retail
3 15 (3.12%) Banking
4 14 (2.91%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.04%) Legal
6 4 (0.83%) Back Office
6 4 (0.83%) Games
6 4 (0.83%) Law
7 3 (0.62%) Marketing
7 3 (0.62%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 156 (32.43%) Developer
2 65 (13.51%) .NET Developer
2 65 (13.51%) C# Developer
3 39 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
4 35 (7.28%) Azure Developer
5 33 (6.86%) Software Developer
6 32 (6.65%) Platform Engineer
6 32 (6.65%) Senior Developer
7 30 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (6.03%) Technical Leader
9 28 (5.82%) Architect
9 28 (5.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 27 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
11 26 (5.41%) Software Engineer
12 18 (3.74%) React Developer
13 17 (3.53%) Security Specialist
14 16 (3.33%) Lead Developer
14 16 (3.33%) Security Engineer
14 16 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (38.67%) .NET
2 103 (21.41%) .NET Core
3 88 (18.30%) ASP.NET
4 77 (16.01%) AngularJS
5 63 (13.10%) .NET Framework
6 62 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (11.85%) React
8 36 (7.48%) Vue.js
9 35 (7.28%) CSS
9 35 (7.28%) Entity Framework
10 34 (7.07%) HTML
11 24 (4.99%) Node.js
12 20 (4.16%) RESTful
13 19 (3.95%) jQuery
13 19 (3.95%) Web Services
14 14 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (2.49%) Redux
16 11 (2.29%) XML
17 10 (2.08%) Razor View Engine
17 10 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.19%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (4.99%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.95%) Public Cloud
5 15 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.29%) Clustering
8 8 (1.66%) User Experience
9 7 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.04%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.04%) NHS
10 5 (1.04%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.83%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.62%) iSeries
12 3 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 127 (26.40%) Windows
2 57 (11.85%) Windows Server
3 36 (7.48%) Linux
4 22 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.29%) Android
7 9 (1.87%) Unix
8 7 (1.46%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.62%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (35.55%) DevOps
2 150 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (21.00%) MVC
4 68 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (13.93%) Software Engineering
6 59 (12.27%) Scrum
7 52 (10.81%) Microservices
8 48 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (9.15%) TDD
10 42 (8.73%) Test Automation
11 39 (8.11%) Migration
12 38 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 35 (7.28%) BDD
14 31 (6.44%) Deployment Automation
15 29 (6.03%) Information Security
16 28 (5.82%) Cybersecurity
16 28 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 27 (5.61%) ITIL
18 25 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (4.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 206 (42.83%) C#
2 138 (28.69%) SQL
3 105 (21.83%) JavaScript
4 56 (11.64%) Python
5 43 (8.94%) PowerShell
6 42 (8.73%) Java
7 21 (4.37%) Bash Shell
8 19 (3.95%) TypeScript
9 18 (3.74%) T-SQL
10 17 (3.53%) Ruby
11 14 (2.91%) Scala
12 13 (2.70%) Kotlin
13 10 (2.08%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.87%) C
15 8 (1.66%) ES6
15 8 (1.66%) VB
16 7 (1.46%) R
17 6 (1.25%) Go
18 5 (1.04%) Java 8
18 5 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (3.74%) Degree
3 13 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 13 (2.70%) CEH
3 13 (2.70%) MCSE
4 12 (2.49%) CISA
4 12 (2.49%) CISM
5 8 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.66%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.46%) MCP
7 5 (1.04%) CCNP
7 5 (1.04%) CCSA
7 5 (1.04%) CCSE
7 5 (1.04%) CISSP
7 5 (1.04%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.04%) MCSA
7 5 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.83%) CCNA
8 4 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.16%) PCI DSS
2 17 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.46%) QA
4 5 (1.04%) NIST
5 4 (0.83%) GDPR
6 3 (0.62%) SLA
7 1 (0.21%) GLBA
7 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (12.68%) Docker
2 51 (10.60%) Active Directory
3 33 (6.86%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.46%) XenApp
7 6 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (1.04%) Xen
8 5 (1.04%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.83%) vSphere
10 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (11.02%) Kubernetes
2 20 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (4.16%) Puppet
3 18 (3.74%) Terraform
4 17 (3.53%) Ansible
5 11 (2.29%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.66%) Rancher
7 5 (1.04%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.83%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.83%) Nessus
8 4 (0.83%) SCCM
8 4 (0.83%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.62%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.62%) Kibana
10 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.42%) Istio
10 2 (0.42%) linkerd
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.42%) Packer
Vendors
1 192 (39.92%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.19%) VMware
3 32 (6.65%) Cisco
4 29 (6.03%) Google
4 29 (6.03%) Oracle
5 23 (4.78%) Xamarin
6 19 (3.95%) Citrix
7 15 (3.12%) Databricks
8 13 (2.70%) Tableau
9 11 (2.29%) PlateSpin
9 11 (2.29%) VirtaMove
10 10 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.08%) EnterpriseDB
10 10 (2.08%) Veeam
11 9 (1.87%) Aruba
11 9 (1.87%) Dell
12 8 (1.66%) HP
13 7 (1.46%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.46%) Juniper
13 7 (1.46%) Splunk