Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 43 44
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 44 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.21% 3.72% 3.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.66% 43.90% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 19
Worcestershire median annual salary £52,225 £30,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.08% +1.69% -15.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £47,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +2.33%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 82 41 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 15.30% 8.47% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 71 37 57
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% +23.64%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £47,500 £54,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Worcestershire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Worcestershire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Worcestershire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Redditch +23 28 £75,000 +150.00% 4
Worcester -10 9 £52,225 +86.52% 3
Kidderminster - 3 £30,000 - 1
Bromsgrove 0 1 £21,500 -8.51%
Malvern -8 1 - -
Evesham - 1 £42,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 42 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) Office 365
3 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (40.91%) .NET
5 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
5 15 (34.09%) Web Services
6 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.82%) OO
6 14 (31.82%) SOA
6 14 (31.82%) MVC
6 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (31.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (29.55%) Presales
7 13 (29.55%) Customer Requirements
7 13 (29.55%) Unified Communications
7 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
7 13 (29.55%) IT Strategy
7 13 (29.55%) B2B
7 13 (29.55%) SQL
7 13 (29.55%) HTML
7 13 (29.55%) CSS
8 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
8 12 (27.27%) MVVM
9 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (25.00%) SaaS
9 11 (25.00%) HTML5
9 11 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Microsoft 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Office 365
2 20 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (25.00%) SaaS
4 5 (11.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (6.82%) IaaS
5 3 (6.82%) PaaS
5 3 (6.82%) Serverless
6 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Unified Communications
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Moq
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Graduate
4 5 (11.36%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Graduate Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Junior
4 5 (11.36%) Junior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Junior Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) Web Services
3 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
4 13 (29.55%) CSS
4 13 (29.55%) HTML
5 11 (25.00%) Ajax
5 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (25.00%) HTML5
5 11 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (25.00%) WPF
6 3 (6.82%) JSON
6 3 (6.82%) Middleware
6 3 (6.82%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) CSS3
7 2 (4.55%) jQuery
7 2 (4.55%) React
8 1 (2.27%) Aurelia
8 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.82%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (31.82%) MVC
2 14 (31.82%) OO
2 14 (31.82%) SOA
3 13 (29.55%) B2B
3 13 (29.55%) Customer Requirements
3 13 (29.55%) IT Strategy
3 13 (29.55%) Presales
4 12 (27.27%) MVVM
5 11 (25.00%) OOP
5 11 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Prototyping
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Service Design
7 3 (6.82%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) C#
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) C
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) MCT
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.27%) IASME
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
1 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Xamarin
3 4 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Apple
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee
5 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) Veeam
5 1 (2.27%) VMware