Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 22 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Azure 36 74 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Worcestershire 11.11% 11.11% 5.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% 60.66% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 60 20
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,699
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.19% +2.82%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £34,932
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £52,895
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 84 122 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 25.93% 18.32% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 100 74
Median annual salary £41,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.49% -11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,425 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,875 £75,125 £52,895
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Worcestershire

Azure
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Azure in Worcestershire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Worcestershire

Azure
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 31 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
Worcester +4 9 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Redditch -3 9 £77,500 +210.00% 1
Malvern +17 5 £57,500 -20.69%
Bromsgrove +5 4 £42,500 +21.43%
Kidderminster +3 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 22 (61.11%) DevOps
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (47.22%) AWS
4 15 (41.67%) C#
5 14 (38.89%) .NET
5 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 8 (22.22%) Big Data
10 7 (19.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
10 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 7 (19.44%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 7 (19.44%) HTML
11 6 (16.67%) CSS
11 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
11 6 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (16.67%) Power BI
11 6 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
11 6 (16.67%) Data Lake
11 6 (16.67%) Databricks
11 6 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (16.67%) Power Platform

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 3 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.56%) WordPress
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Kentico
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 4 (11.11%) GCP
3 4 (11.11%) PaaS
3 4 (11.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 4 (11.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (11.11%) Serverless
4 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Azure Functions
4 3 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (8.33%) Office 365
5 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) VLAN
2 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) NAS
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) Big Data
3 6 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.67%) Data Lake
3 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.67%) Power BI
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.78%) OrientDB
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
4 4 (11.11%) Postman
4 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.11%) Legal
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Data Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Data Integration Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
3 7 (19.44%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (11.11%) JSON
6 4 (11.11%) Middleware
6 4 (11.11%) Node.js
6 4 (11.11%) RAML
6 4 (11.11%) SOAP
6 4 (11.11%) Swagger
6 4 (11.11%) WireMock
6 4 (11.11%) WSDL
6 4 (11.11%) XML
7 3 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) VMS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) DevOps
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
5 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 5 (13.89%) Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Data Integration
6 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.89%) Open Source
6 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.11%) BDD
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) Secure Coding
7 4 (11.11%) SOA
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
1 3 (8.33%) Terraform
2 1 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Databricks
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Google
4 4 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Sitecore