Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure Data Factory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Data Factory over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Data Factory
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 372 411 700
Rank change year-on-year +39 +289 +166
Permanent jobs citing Azure Data Factory 1,147 436 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.67% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.03% 1.64% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 733 357 303
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,100
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £53,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +8.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%

Azure Data Factory is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 56,589 26,650 42,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.39% 41.19% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38,635 22,708 34,843
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Azure Data Factory
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure Data Factory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Data Factory over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Data Factory within the UK over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +49 1,062 £65,000 +4.00% 218
UK excluding London +58 586 £55,000 - 126
London -53 458 £75,000 +11.11% 107
South East +48 237 £65,000 +13.04% 44
Work from Home -100 185 £62,500 +8.70% 59
Midlands -45 109 £55,000 +10.00% 18
North of England -61 109 £55,000 - 27
West Midlands -28 78 £55,000 +10.00% 16
North West -55 76 £55,000 - 17
South West -9 53 £47,500 -9.52% 8
East of England -53 49 £45,000 - 11
East Midlands -46 31 £47,500 -7.32% 2
Yorkshire -65 31 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Scotland -41 28 £48,425 -19.29% 17
Wales -39 4 £48,750 +2.63% 1
North East -31 2 £61,250 +4.26% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT jobs citing Azure Data Factory 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 with a requirement for Azure Data Factory.

1 1,147 (100.00%) Azure
2 788 (68.70%) SQL
3 657 (57.28%) Power Platform
4 651 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
5 630 (54.93%) ETL
6 601 (52.40%) Analytics
7 599 (52.22%) Power BI
8 591 (51.53%) Microsoft
9 576 (50.22%) Databricks
10 575 (50.13%) Data Lake
11 543 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
12 523 (45.60%) DevOps
13 515 (44.90%) Data Warehouse
14 484 (42.20%) Python
15 436 (38.01%) SQL Server
16 376 (32.78%) Data Modelling
17 343 (29.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 339 (29.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
19 295 (25.72%) Azure SQL Database
20 290 (25.28%) Big Data
21 283 (24.67%) PowerShell
22 272 (23.71%) Data Engineering
23 263 (22.93%) CI/CD
23 263 (22.93%) AWS
24 260 (22.67%) Social Skills
25 249 (21.71%) C#
26 223 (19.44%) Risk Management
27 219 (19.09%) Data Pipeline
28 216 (18.83%) Java
29 206 (17.96%) Visualisation

Azure Data Factory
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 68 (5.93%) Apache Spark
2 31 (2.70%) SAS
3 28 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.61%) Apache
4 7 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
4 7 (0.61%) Confluence
5 5 (0.44%) IIS
6 2 (0.17%) CMS
6 2 (0.17%) Luigi
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.087%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.087%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.087%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.087%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.087%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.96%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (0.61%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.44%) iTrent
5 4 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.087%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.087%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,147 (100.00%) Azure
2 657 (57.28%) Power Platform
3 339 (29.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 263 (22.93%) AWS
5 190 (16.56%) Serverless
6 172 (15.00%) Azure Functions
7 164 (14.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 150 (13.08%) Azure Monitor
9 138 (12.03%) PaaS
10 134 (11.68%) Azure Service Bus
11 113 (9.85%) GitHub
12 105 (9.15%) Microsoft 365
13 101 (8.81%) Azure Event Grid
14 75 (6.54%) Azure Machine Learning
15 72 (6.28%) GitHub Actions
16 62 (5.41%) Amazon S3
17 60 (5.23%) Azure Logic Apps
18 50 (4.36%) Azure Storage
18 50 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
19 45 (3.92%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.24%) Cisco IPT
2 13 (1.13%) Network Security
3 8 (0.70%) Firewall
4 5 (0.44%) Internet
4 5 (0.44%) SSH
5 2 (0.17%) DMZ
5 2 (0.17%) DNS
5 2 (0.17%) FTP
5 2 (0.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.087%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.087%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (52.22%) Power BI
2 575 (50.13%) Data Lake
3 515 (44.90%) Data Warehouse
4 436 (38.01%) SQL Server
5 343 (29.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 295 (25.72%) Azure SQL Database
7 290 (25.28%) Big Data
8 171 (14.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 159 (13.86%) NoSQL
10 155 (13.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 135 (11.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 119 (10.37%) HDInsight
13 109 (9.50%) MongoDB
13 109 (9.50%) Tableau
14 108 (9.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 73 (6.36%) Metadata
15 73 (6.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 63 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
17 53 (4.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 51 (4.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 50 (4.36%) Visual Studio
3 20 (1.74%) JIRA
4 19 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.48%) kappa
6 12 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.61%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.52%) PyCharm
9 6 (0.52%) RStudio
10 5 (0.44%) Selenium
11 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (0.26%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.26%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.26%) Gradle
12 3 (0.26%) NUnit
12 3 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.17%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 260 (22.67%) Social Skills
2 193 (16.83%) Finance
3 148 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (4.71%) Law
5 36 (3.14%) Legal
6 32 (2.79%) Retail
7 31 (2.70%) Banking
8 30 (2.62%) Marketing
9 21 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.39%) Automotive
11 16 (1.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 16 (1.39%) Public Sector
12 13 (1.13%) Publishing
13 12 (1.05%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
15 4 (0.35%) Czech Language
15 4 (0.35%) Organisational Skills
16 3 (0.26%) Advertising
16 3 (0.26%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 513 (44.73%) Data Engineer
2 249 (21.71%) Developer
3 204 (17.79%) Azure Engineer
4 176 (15.34%) Security Engineer
5 166 (14.47%) Architect
6 126 (10.99%) Data Architect
7 108 (9.42%) Senior Data Engineer
8 106 (9.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 98 (8.54%) Big Data Engineer
9 98 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
10 93 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 74 (6.45%) Azure Developer
12 72 (6.28%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 68 (5.93%) Analyst
13 68 (5.93%) Senior Security Engineer
14 44 (3.84%) Azure Architect
15 41 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 40 (3.49%) SQL Developer
17 31 (2.70%) Data Analyst
17 31 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (16.22%) .NET
2 80 (6.97%) JSON
3 72 (6.28%) XML
4 44 (3.84%) Web Services
5 42 (3.66%) Kafka
6 40 (3.49%) PySpark
7 31 (2.70%) Middleware
7 31 (2.70%) REST
8 29 (2.53%) FHIR
9 24 (2.09%) React
9 24 (2.09%) YAML
10 23 (2.01%) .NET Core
10 23 (2.01%) Node.js
11 21 (1.83%) OAuth
11 21 (1.83%) OAuth2
12 20 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (1.31%) RESTful
14 14 (1.22%) .NET Framework
15 13 (1.13%) MDX
15 13 (1.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.54%) Management Information System
2 56 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 46 (4.01%) Robotics
4 29 (2.53%) Cloud Native
5 24 (2.09%) Algorithms
6 22 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 20 (1.74%) Reinsurance
8 19 (1.66%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (0.87%) User Experience
11 9 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (0.70%) Replication
12 8 (0.70%) Taxonomies
13 6 (0.52%) Grid Computing
13 6 (0.52%) Life Science
13 6 (0.52%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.44%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.44%) Renewable Energy
15 4 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (2.27%) Windows
2 18 (1.57%) Linux
2 18 (1.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.35%) Unix
4 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
2 630 (54.93%) ETL
3 601 (52.40%) Analytics
4 543 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
5 523 (45.60%) DevOps
6 376 (32.78%) Data Modelling
7 272 (23.71%) Data Engineering
8 263 (22.93%) CI/CD
9 223 (19.44%) Risk Management
10 219 (19.09%) Data Pipeline
11 206 (17.96%) Visualisation
12 204 (17.79%) Data Management
13 195 (17.00%) Data Analytics
14 172 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
15 143 (12.47%) Problem-Solving
16 136 (11.86%) Log Analytics
17 135 (11.77%) Test Automation
18 133 (11.60%) Data Architecture
18 133 (11.60%) Scrum
19 126 (10.99%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 788 (68.70%) SQL
2 484 (42.20%) Python
3 283 (24.67%) PowerShell
4 249 (21.71%) C#
5 216 (18.83%) Java
6 166 (14.47%) T-SQL
7 163 (14.21%) Scala
8 112 (9.76%) Bash
9 69 (6.02%) R
10 64 (5.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 15 (1.31%) JavaScript
11 15 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.87%) VBA
13 8 (0.70%) U-SQL
13 8 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.44%) Bicep
15 4 (0.35%) XAML
16 3 (0.26%) ABAP
17 2 (0.17%) ES6
17 2 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (7.85%) Degree
2 83 (7.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 83 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (7.24%) CISSP
3 80 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (4.10%) TOGAF Certification
5 15 (1.31%) AWS Certification
5 15 (1.31%) CCSP
6 14 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (0.87%) ISEB
10 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.17%) MBCS
14 2 (0.17%) MCITP
14 2 (0.17%) MCSE
14 2 (0.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (12.03%) Data Quality
2 50 (4.36%) QA
3 29 (2.53%) CDISC
3 29 (2.53%) HL7
4 24 (2.09%) GDPR
5 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.70%) Accessibility
6 8 (0.70%) IFRS
7 4 (0.35%) SLA
8 1 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (3.66%) Docker
2 24 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.17%) HDFS
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 55 (4.80%) Kubernetes
2 32 (2.79%) Terraform
3 7 (0.61%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.44%) Ansible
4 5 (0.44%) logstash
5 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.35%) Puppet
6 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.17%) Nagios
8 1 (0.087%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.087%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.087%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 591 (51.53%) Microsoft
2 576 (50.22%) Databricks
3 94 (8.20%) Palantir
4 69 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
5 51 (4.45%) MuleSoft
6 42 (3.66%) Alteryx
7 39 (3.40%) Oracle
8 32 (2.79%) Informatica
8 32 (2.79%) Talend
9 22 (1.92%) VMware
10 21 (1.83%) SAP
11 19 (1.66%) Google
12 18 (1.57%) Citrix
13 17 (1.48%) ServiceNow
14 14 (1.22%) Cognizant
15 13 (1.13%) StreamSets
16 10 (0.87%) Civica
17 8 (0.70%) HP
18 7 (0.61%) Cognos
18 7 (0.61%) Hitachi