Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 46 71
Rank change year-on-year +34 +25 +47
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 613 351 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.02% 5.18% 3.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.92% 39.62% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 537 317 239
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -8.16% +8.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £72,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -5.26% +5.56%

Microsoft 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 1,253 886 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.57% 13.08% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 746 586
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,500 £65,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,875
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.13% +3.24%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in West Yorkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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 +38 427 £50,000 +11.11% 79
Bradford +14 79 £45,000 - 7
Wakefield +10 38 £37,500 -14.77% 12
Halifax +20 20 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Huddersfield +7 13 £47,500 +72.73% 8
Pontefract - 3 £55,000 -
Wetherby - 3 £42,500 - 1
Batley - 1 £47,500 -
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Ilkley - 1 £35,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 278 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 272 (44.37%) Amazon AWS
3 238 (38.83%) C#
4 224 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (32.79%) SQL
6 188 (30.67%) .NET
7 175 (28.55%) SQL Server
8 162 (26.43%) DevOps
9 153 (24.96%) Finance
10 140 (22.84%) MVC
11 134 (21.86%) Windows
12 115 (18.76%) JavaScript
13 110 (17.94%) Test Automation
14 101 (16.48%) PowerShell
15 99 (16.15%) ASP.NET
15 99 (16.15%) Active Directory
15 99 (16.15%) VMware
16 97 (15.82%) Python
17 94 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
18 87 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 84 (13.70%) Office 365
20 79 (12.89%) ITIL
21 77 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 75 (12.23%) Scrum
23 73 (11.91%) Linux
23 73 (11.91%) Software Engineering
24 71 (11.58%) Java
25 66 (10.77%) SaaS
26 64 (10.44%) IaaS
26 64 (10.44%) Selenium

Microsoft 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 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.43%) CMS
3 21 (3.43%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.28%) IIS
5 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.31%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.49%) Apache
11 3 (0.49%) Confluence
11 3 (0.49%) JBoss
11 3 (0.49%) Kentico
11 3 (0.49%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.49%) SAS
12 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.16%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 272 (44.37%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (13.70%) Office 365
3 66 (10.77%) SaaS
4 64 (10.44%) IaaS
5 61 (9.95%) PaaS
6 58 (9.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.47%) Serverless
12 7 (1.14%) Force.com
13 6 (0.98%) GitHub
14 5 (0.82%) G Suite
15 2 (0.33%) Akamai
15 2 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
16 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.95%) DNS
2 32 (5.22%) DHCP
3 27 (4.40%) Firewall
4 21 (3.43%) SAN
5 19 (3.10%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.10%) VPN
6 18 (2.94%) WAN
7 17 (2.77%) LAN
8 14 (2.28%) Skype
9 12 (1.96%) Internet
10 11 (1.79%) Intranet
11 9 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.14%) MPLS
14 6 (0.98%) IPsec
15 5 (0.82%) Cisco Firepower
15 5 (0.82%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.82%) SSL
16 4 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (28.55%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 32 (5.22%) Power BI
5 31 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.77%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.61%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.96%) Big Data
11 11 (1.79%) QlikView
12 9 (1.47%) MySQL
12 9 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.31%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.98%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.98%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.82%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 64 (10.44%) Selenium
2 54 (8.81%) Jenkins
3 50 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 39 (6.36%) Git (software)
5 32 (5.22%) Cucumber
6 31 (5.06%) NUnit
7 29 (4.73%) Visual Studio Team System
8 24 (3.92%) SpecFlow
9 19 (3.10%) GitLab
10 14 (2.28%) TeamCity
11 13 (2.12%) JIRA
12 12 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.96%) Maven
12 12 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.79%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.63%) SonarQube
14 10 (1.63%) WebDriver
15 9 (1.47%) Subversion
16 8 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (0.98%) Gradle
General
1 153 (24.96%) Finance
2 28 (4.57%) Retail
3 15 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.82%) Legal
6 5 (0.82%) Marketing
7 4 (0.65%) Law
7 4 (0.65%) Local Government
8 3 (0.49%) Advertising
8 3 (0.49%) Automotive
8 3 (0.49%) Back Office
8 3 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 208 (33.93%) Developer
2 92 (15.01%) .NET Developer
3 74 (12.07%) C# Developer
4 66 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (10.28%) Platform Engineer
6 61 (9.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 57 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 56 (9.14%) Senior Developer
9 54 (8.81%) Architect
9 54 (8.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 46 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
11 41 (6.69%) Azure Developer
12 40 (6.53%) ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (6.53%) Azure Engineer
13 37 (6.04%) AWS Engineer
14 36 (5.87%) Test Automation Developer
15 34 (5.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (5.55%) Developer in Test
16 30 (4.89%) Automation Engineer
17 29 (4.73%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (30.67%) .NET
2 99 (16.15%) ASP.NET
3 87 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (9.30%) HTML
5 55 (8.97%) CSS
6 48 (7.83%) Web Services
7 44 (7.18%) .NET Core
8 42 (6.85%) AngularJS
9 32 (5.22%) Node.js
10 30 (4.89%) Gherkin
10 30 (4.89%) React
11 27 (4.40%) jQuery
12 22 (3.59%) .NET Framework
13 20 (3.26%) HTML5
14 18 (2.94%) Sass
15 17 (2.77%) REST
15 17 (2.77%) RESTful
16 16 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
16 16 (2.61%) Entity Framework
17 14 (2.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.16%) Public Cloud
2 44 (7.18%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 27 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (3.75%) User Experience
8 18 (2.94%) NHS
9 17 (2.77%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.77%) Replication
10 15 (2.45%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.31%) Social Media
13 7 (1.14%) CMDB
13 7 (1.14%) Fintech
14 6 (0.98%) EFT
15 5 (0.82%) CCTV
15 5 (0.82%) EPoS
15 5 (0.82%) Life Science
16 4 (0.65%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 134 (21.86%) Windows
2 73 (11.91%) Linux
3 62 (10.11%) Windows Server
4 30 (4.89%) Unix
5 29 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (4.40%) Windows 10
7 26 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.79%) Android
8 11 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.82%) CentOS
10 5 (0.82%) HPUX
10 5 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.65%) VMS
12 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.16%) Debian
13 1 (0.16%) Fedora
13 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (26.43%) DevOps
3 140 (22.84%) MVC
4 110 (17.94%) Test Automation
5 94 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
6 79 (12.89%) ITIL
7 77 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 75 (12.23%) Scrum
9 73 (11.91%) Software Engineering
10 64 (10.44%) TDD
11 62 (10.11%) Open Source
12 59 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
13 52 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (8.32%) Mobile Development
15 49 (7.99%) BDD
16 45 (7.34%) Configuration Management
17 44 (7.18%) Service Management
18 43 (7.01%) Analytics
19 40 (6.53%) Deployment Automation
19 40 (6.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 238 (38.83%) C#
2 201 (32.79%) SQL
3 115 (18.76%) JavaScript
4 101 (16.48%) PowerShell
5 97 (15.82%) Python
6 71 (11.58%) Java
7 60 (9.79%) Bash Shell
8 44 (7.18%) Ruby
9 38 (6.20%) T-SQL
10 23 (3.75%) Shell Script
11 21 (3.43%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.28%) VBA
13 13 (2.12%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.96%) Perl
14 12 (1.96%) PHP
15 11 (1.79%) VB
16 9 (1.47%) Apex Code
17 8 (1.31%) C++
17 8 (1.31%) ES6
18 7 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (5.71%) Degree
2 15 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (2.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.79%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.31%) MCSA
9 7 (1.14%) CCNA
10 6 (0.98%) CISSP
10 6 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.82%) RHCE
11 5 (0.82%) VCP5
12 4 (0.65%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.33%) ISEB
13 2 (0.33%) MCSE
13 2 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.16%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.69%) QA
2 35 (5.71%) SLA
3 31 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.63%) GDPR
5 9 (1.47%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 99 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 57 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (8.32%) Docker
4 31 (5.06%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.82%) vSphere
7 4 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.65%) Xen
7 4 (0.65%) XenApp
8 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.49%) XenServer
9 2 (0.33%) Firmware
9 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 55 (8.97%) Puppet
2 43 (7.01%) Terraform
3 40 (6.53%) SCCM
4 30 (4.89%) Ansible
4 30 (4.89%) Kubernetes
5 28 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.10%) Cobbler
7 17 (2.77%) Tivoli
8 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (1.47%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.14%) Backup Exec
10 7 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
11 6 (0.98%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.98%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.82%) Nagios
12 5 (0.82%) Rancher
13 4 (0.65%) Consul
13 4 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.65%) Grafana
Vendors
1 278 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 99 (16.15%) VMware
3 64 (10.44%) Google
4 50 (8.16%) Cisco
5 39 (6.36%) Oracle
6 32 (5.22%) Citrix
7 30 (4.89%) Sitecore
8 27 (4.40%) Xamarin
9 26 (4.24%) MuleSoft
10 21 (3.43%) Atlassian
10 21 (3.43%) Tableau
11 20 (3.26%) Veeam
12 19 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (2.77%) EnterpriseDB
14 13 (2.12%) webMethods
15 10 (1.63%) Dell
15 10 (1.63%) IBM
16 9 (1.47%) HP
16 9 (1.47%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.47%) Software AG