Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 11 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +41
Permanent jobs citing Azure 652 594 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.00% 12.67% 6.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.32% 47.11% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 560 513 456
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,625 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,250 £71,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -2.17%

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 1,322 1,261 1,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.43% 26.89% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 1,051 921
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,125 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 510 £50,000 +5.26% 137
Bradford +5 55 £60,000 +34.83% 12
Wakefield -1 32 £37,500 - 11
Halifax +7 18 £65,625 +31.25% 6
Huddersfield -5 12 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Otley - 4 - - 1
Wetherby -6 3 £37,500 -2.60%
Dewsbury - 2 £46,250 - 1
Ilkley +10 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Pontefract +1 1 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Castleford - 1 £42,500 - 1
Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 304 (46.63%) C#
2 284 (43.56%) AWS
3 270 (41.41%) Microsoft
4 249 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
5 248 (38.04%) .NET
6 198 (30.37%) SQL Server
7 181 (27.76%) DevOps
8 166 (25.46%) SQL
9 165 (25.31%) Windows
10 156 (23.93%) MVC
11 144 (22.09%) ASP.NET
12 130 (19.94%) JavaScript
13 126 (19.33%) Finance
14 124 (19.02%) .NET Core
15 111 (17.02%) AngularJS
16 108 (16.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 106 (16.26%) Scrum
18 96 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
19 95 (14.57%) .NET Framework
20 91 (13.96%) Microservices
21 90 (13.80%) React
22 87 (13.34%) TDD
23 85 (13.04%) Docker
24 82 (12.58%) Software Engineering
24 82 (12.58%) Active Directory
25 81 (12.42%) GCP
26 77 (11.81%) Test Automation
27 76 (11.66%) Office 365
28 71 (10.89%) VMware
29 68 (10.43%) Python

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 39 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 34 (5.21%) IIS
3 22 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.45%) CMS
5 13 (1.99%) Confluence
6 11 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.38%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.77%) Apache
9 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.61%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.46%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.15%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.46%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 21 (3.22%) WebTrends
2 14 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.61%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.46%) assyst
4 3 (0.46%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.46%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 284 (43.56%) AWS
2 81 (12.42%) GCP
3 76 (11.66%) Office 365
4 38 (5.83%) IaaS
4 38 (5.83%) PaaS
5 30 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (4.60%) SaaS
6 20 (3.07%) Power Platform
7 19 (2.91%) G Suite
8 8 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.07%) Serverless
10 6 (0.92%) GitHub
10 6 (0.92%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.61%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.28%) Firewall
2 32 (4.91%) DNS
3 27 (4.14%) DHCP
4 18 (2.76%) AMQP
5 15 (2.30%) Skype
6 12 (1.84%) VPN
7 11 (1.69%) LAN
7 11 (1.69%) VoIP
7 11 (1.69%) WAN
8 10 (1.53%) SAN
9 9 (1.38%) Network Security
10 6 (0.92%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.77%) HTTP
11 5 (0.77%) Internet
11 5 (0.77%) SMTP
12 4 (0.61%) DAB
12 4 (0.61%) SSL
12 4 (0.61%) VLAN
12 4 (0.61%) X.509
13 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (30.37%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.68%) RDBMS
4 22 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (3.07%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.07%) Power BI
7 18 (2.76%) MySQL
8 17 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (1.84%) Data Lake
12 11 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (1.23%) Big Data
14 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 62 (9.51%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.52%) Selenium
3 27 (4.14%) Visual Studio Team System
4 24 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.68%) JIRA
5 17 (2.61%) Cucumber
5 17 (2.61%) SpecFlow
6 16 (2.45%) Visual Studio
7 15 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (2.15%) NUnit
9 13 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.69%) Moq
10 11 (1.69%) Subversion
11 10 (1.53%) JMeter
12 7 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.92%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.92%) GitLab
13 6 (0.92%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.77%) Protractor
14 5 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 126 (19.33%) Finance
2 35 (5.37%) Public Sector
3 28 (4.29%) Retail
4 17 (2.61%) Advertising
5 11 (1.69%) Banking
6 8 (1.23%) Marketing
7 7 (1.07%) Legal
8 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.61%) Local Government
8 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.46%) Games
9 3 (0.46%) Law
9 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 231 (35.43%) Developer
2 97 (14.88%) C# Developer
3 95 (14.57%) .NET Developer
4 73 (11.20%) Senior Developer
5 61 (9.36%) Architect
6 46 (7.06%) Azure Developer
6 46 (7.06%) Software Engineer
7 44 (6.75%) Software Developer
8 37 (5.67%) Azure Engineer
9 36 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
11 34 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
12 33 (5.06%) Technical Leader
13 32 (4.91%) Consultant
14 29 (4.45%) Senior C# Developer
15 27 (4.14%) Analyst
16 26 (3.99%) Platform Engineer
17 25 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
18 24 (3.68%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (38.04%) .NET
2 144 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 124 (19.02%) .NET Core
4 111 (17.02%) AngularJS
5 108 (16.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 95 (14.57%) .NET Framework
7 90 (13.80%) React
8 66 (10.12%) Entity Framework
9 63 (9.66%) RESTful
10 44 (6.75%) CSS
11 42 (6.44%) HTML
12 40 (6.13%) Vue.js
13 37 (5.67%) Web Services
14 29 (4.45%) Node.js
15 27 (4.14%) JSON
16 23 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (2.91%) jQuery
18 17 (2.61%) Razor View Engine
19 16 (2.45%) REST
20 15 (2.30%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.74%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (7.98%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (4.91%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.91%) Public Cloud
4 25 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (1.99%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.53%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.92%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.92%) PKI
10 6 (0.92%) User Experience
11 5 (0.77%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.77%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.77%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.61%) NHS
12 4 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 165 (25.31%) Windows
2 67 (10.28%) Windows Server
3 63 (9.66%) Linux
4 33 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (3.53%) Windows 10
6 21 (3.22%) Android
7 19 (2.91%) Unix
8 17 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.45%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.07%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.07%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.46%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (27.76%) DevOps
3 156 (23.93%) MVC
4 106 (16.26%) Scrum
5 96 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
6 91 (13.96%) Microservices
7 87 (13.34%) TDD
8 82 (12.58%) Software Engineering
9 77 (11.81%) Test Automation
10 60 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
11 59 (9.05%) Mentoring
12 49 (7.52%) BDD
13 47 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 45 (6.90%) Migration
15 39 (5.98%) ITIL
16 37 (5.67%) Configuration Management
16 37 (5.67%) Open Source
17 32 (4.91%) Decision-Making
17 32 (4.91%) Deployment Automation
18 27 (4.14%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 304 (46.63%) C#
2 166 (25.46%) SQL
3 130 (19.94%) JavaScript
4 68 (10.43%) Python
5 67 (10.28%) Java
6 57 (8.74%) PowerShell
7 41 (6.29%) Bash Shell
8 21 (3.22%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.07%) Ruby
10 15 (2.30%) TypeScript
11 13 (1.99%) Go
12 12 (1.84%) Kotlin
13 11 (1.69%) C
14 10 (1.53%) PHP
14 10 (1.53%) Scala
15 9 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.23%) C++
17 7 (1.07%) ES6
18 6 (0.92%) Java 8
18 6 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (3.53%) MCSE
3 17 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (2.15%) Degree
5 13 (1.99%) CISA
5 13 (1.99%) CISM
5 13 (1.99%) MCP
6 12 (1.84%) MCSA
7 10 (1.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 10 (1.53%) CEH
8 9 (1.38%) RHCE
8 9 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.38%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.92%) CCNA
10 5 (0.77%) CCSA
10 5 (0.77%) CCSE
11 4 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.46%) CCNP
12 3 (0.46%) CISSP
12 3 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.69%) QA
4 7 (1.07%) GDPR
5 3 (0.46%) NIST
5 3 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) GLBA
6 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.15%) NCSC
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (13.04%) Docker
2 82 (12.58%) Active Directory
3 41 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (5.83%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 10 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.23%) VMware NSX
6 8 (1.23%) XenApp
7 5 (0.77%) Xen
8 3 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.46%) vSphere
9 2 (0.31%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.31%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.15%) Firmware
10 1 (0.15%) HDFS
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.15%) Postfix
10 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 64 (9.82%) Kubernetes
2 35 (5.37%) Ansible
3 27 (4.14%) Terraform
4 25 (3.83%) Puppet
5 19 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.30%) SCCM
7 11 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (1.53%) SCOM
9 7 (1.07%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.92%) Mesos
10 6 (0.92%) Rancher
10 6 (0.92%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.92%) WSUS
11 4 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.61%) Nessus
11 4 (0.61%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
12 3 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 270 (41.41%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.89%) VMware
3 51 (7.82%) Google
4 37 (5.67%) Cisco
5 26 (3.99%) Citrix
6 24 (3.68%) Oracle
7 21 (3.22%) Xamarin
8 14 (2.15%) Veeam
9 10 (1.53%) Symantec
10 9 (1.38%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.38%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.23%) EnterpriseDB
12 7 (1.07%) New Relic
12 7 (1.07%) Tableau
13 6 (0.92%) Dell
13 6 (0.92%) NETGEAR
14 5 (0.77%) Aruba
14 5 (0.77%) Palo Alto
14 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.61%) Rackspace