Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Data Factory
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 427 470 730
Rank change year-on-year +43 +260 +140
Permanent jobs citing Azure Data Factory 858 233 385
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.64% 1.20% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 726 170 296
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £50,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £56,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,200 £60,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.67% -14.29% +16.67%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +4.35%

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 52,222 19,337 44,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.14% 39.37% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36,636 16,232 36,371
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Top 16 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 20 September 2021. 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
England +42 770 £61,500 +2.50% 151
UK excluding London +4 383 £55,000 +10.00% 75
London -27 370 £70,000 -5.41% 84
Work from Home -102 196 £60,000 +9.09% 30
Midlands -51 106 £50,000 - 19
North of England -44 101 £55,000 - 21
West Midlands -31 92 £52,500 +5.00% 13
South East -96 82 £65,000 +26.83% 13
Yorkshire -61 51 £57,500 -17.86% 6
North West -65 45 £53,750 +7.50% 13
East of England -65 39 £48,000 +20.00% 7
South West -51 37 £46,250 +2.78% 6
East Midlands -71 14 £47,500 +2.70% 6
Scotland -82 13 £51,675 - 8
Wales - 6 £48,000 -
North East -29 5 £36,500 +12.31% 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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.

1 858 (100.00%) Azure
2 668 (77.86%) SQL
3 588 (68.53%) Business Intelligence
4 554 (64.57%) Power Platform
5 538 (62.70%) Power BI
6 514 (59.91%) Data Warehouse
7 466 (54.31%) Microsoft
8 430 (50.12%) Databricks
9 415 (48.37%) Data Lake
10 377 (43.94%) Analytics
11 367 (42.77%) SQL Server
12 341 (39.74%) ETL
13 322 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
14 294 (34.27%) Data Modelling
15 289 (33.68%) DevOps
16 267 (31.12%) Python
17 263 (30.65%) Azure SQL Database
18 258 (30.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 242 (28.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
20 226 (26.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 190 (22.14%) Visualisation
22 169 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 162 (18.88%) T-SQL
23 162 (18.88%) C#
24 152 (17.72%) Data Engineering
25 142 (16.55%) Social Skills
25 142 (16.55%) AWS
26 141 (16.43%) Data Pipeline
27 140 (16.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
27 140 (16.32%) Finance

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 (7.93%) Apache Spark
2 25 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.05%) Apache
4 7 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (0.70%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.35%) CMS
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Synapse
7 2 (0.23%) Confluence
7 2 (0.23%) Luigi
8 1 (0.12%) nginx
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.35%) InVision
5 3 (0.35%) Sketch
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 858 (100.00%) Azure
2 554 (64.57%) Power Platform
3 242 (28.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 142 (16.55%) AWS
5 114 (13.29%) Serverless
6 103 (12.00%) PaaS
7 98 (11.42%) Azure Functions
8 90 (10.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 82 (9.56%) Azure Stack
10 71 (8.28%) Azure Storage
11 63 (7.34%) Azure Logic Apps
12 56 (6.53%) Dynamics 365
13 55 (6.41%) Azure Service Bus
14 49 (5.71%) PowerApps
15 47 (5.48%) Power Automate
16 40 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
16 40 (4.66%) GCP
16 40 (4.66%) Snowflake
17 36 (4.20%) Microsoft 365
18 29 (3.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.70%) Firewall
2 5 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (0.58%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (0.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.12%) DMZ
4 1 (0.12%) FTP
4 1 (0.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (62.70%) Power BI
2 514 (59.91%) Data Warehouse
3 415 (48.37%) Data Lake
4 367 (42.77%) SQL Server
5 263 (30.65%) Azure SQL Database
6 258 (30.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 226 (26.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 169 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 140 (16.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 116 (13.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 109 (12.70%) Big Data
12 91 (10.61%) Tableau
13 81 (9.44%) NoSQL
14 49 (5.71%) Relational Database
15 39 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 38 (4.43%) Hadoop
17 36 (4.20%) Power Query
18 34 (3.96%) HDInsight
19 30 (3.50%) Metadata
20 28 (3.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 60 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.24%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.10%) JIRA
4 11 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.28%) Selenium
5 10 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.93%) ER Studio
6 8 (0.93%) SpecFlow
6 8 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (0.82%) ERwin
7 7 (0.82%) kappa
7 7 (0.82%) NUnit
7 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio Code
8 4 (0.47%) GDB
8 4 (0.47%) RStudio
9 3 (0.35%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.35%) Moq
9 3 (0.35%) PyCharm
10 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 142 (16.55%) Social Skills
2 140 (16.32%) Finance
3 107 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.78%) Retail
5 28 (3.26%) Law
6 24 (2.80%) Marketing
7 21 (2.45%) Presentation Skills
7 21 (2.45%) Public Sector
8 15 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.63%) Legal
10 12 (1.40%) Czech Language
11 9 (1.05%) Banking
12 7 (0.82%) Organisational Skills
13 6 (0.70%) Advertising
13 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.47%) Automotive
14 4 (0.47%) Electronics
15 3 (0.35%) Back Office
15 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 311 (36.25%) Data Engineer
2 242 (28.21%) Developer
3 176 (20.51%) Azure Engineer
4 141 (16.43%) Architect
5 106 (12.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 106 (12.35%) Data Architect
6 73 (8.51%) Azure Architect
7 66 (7.69%) Azure Developer
8 59 (6.88%) Senior Data Engineer
9 49 (5.71%) Consultant
10 44 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
11 43 (5.01%) Analyst
12 33 (3.85%) .NET Developer
13 26 (3.03%) Azure Consultant
13 26 (3.03%) Business Developer
13 26 (3.03%) Data Consultant
14 25 (2.91%) Data Analyst
14 25 (2.91%) SQL Developer
15 24 (2.80%) Microsoft Developer
16 22 (2.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (14.10%) .NET
2 55 (6.41%) Web Services
3 54 (6.29%) React
4 43 (5.01%) Node.js
5 42 (4.90%) Middleware
6 37 (4.31%) OAuth
6 37 (4.31%) OAuth2
7 33 (3.85%) PySpark
8 32 (3.73%) Kafka
9 30 (3.50%) HTML
10 27 (3.15%) .NET Core
10 27 (3.15%) CSS
11 25 (2.91%) GraphQL
12 24 (2.80%) JSON
13 22 (2.56%) REST
14 19 (2.21%) .NET Framework
14 19 (2.21%) MDX
15 14 (1.63%) SOAP
16 13 (1.52%) XML
16 13 (1.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (4.43%) Public Cloud
2 34 (3.96%) Data Structures
2 34 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 15 (1.75%) Cloud Native
5 12 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (1.40%) Reinsurance
6 9 (1.05%) Replication
7 8 (0.93%) User Experience
8 7 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (0.70%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.58%) NHS
11 4 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.47%) Life Science
11 4 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (0.47%) Robotics
11 4 (0.47%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.35%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 8 (0.93%) Linux
2 6 (0.70%) Windows
3 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (68.53%) Business Intelligence
2 377 (43.94%) Analytics
3 341 (39.74%) ETL
4 322 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
5 294 (34.27%) Data Modelling
6 289 (33.68%) DevOps
7 190 (22.14%) Visualisation
8 152 (17.72%) Data Engineering
9 141 (16.43%) Data Pipeline
10 111 (12.94%) Migration
11 110 (12.82%) Data Management
12 108 (12.59%) Data Visualisation
13 102 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
14 99 (11.54%) Data Integration
15 90 (10.49%) Scrum
16 88 (10.26%) Data Analytics
16 88 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
17 86 (10.02%) Data Architecture
17 86 (10.02%) Data Strategy
18 85 (9.91%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 668 (77.86%) SQL
2 267 (31.12%) Python
3 162 (18.88%) C#
3 162 (18.88%) T-SQL
4 78 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 77 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 63 (7.34%) Scala
7 58 (6.76%) R
8 42 (4.90%) JavaScript
9 39 (4.55%) Java
10 22 (2.56%) U-SQL
11 9 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.47%) ANSI SQL
14 3 (0.35%) C
14 3 (0.35%) ES6
14 3 (0.35%) PHP
14 3 (0.35%) VB
14 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (6.06%) Degree
2 37 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.10%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.28%) ISEB
5 9 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.70%) MCSE
7 5 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (0.58%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.58%) CISSP
8 4 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) CCSP
9 3 (0.35%) MCITP
9 3 (0.35%) MCSA
10 2 (0.23%) MBCS
11 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.64%) Data Quality
2 39 (4.55%) QA
3 4 (0.47%) GDPR
4 3 (0.35%) SLA
5 2 (0.23%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (2.68%) Docker
2 22 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.23%) HDFS
6 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (2.91%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.40%) Terraform
3 8 (0.93%) HP ALM
4 7 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.47%) Ansible
5 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.47%) Puppet
6 3 (0.35%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.35%) Grafana
6 3 (0.35%) Istio
6 3 (0.35%) Nagios
6 3 (0.35%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 466 (54.31%) Microsoft
2 430 (50.12%) Databricks
3 38 (4.43%) Alteryx
4 32 (3.73%) Informatica
5 29 (3.38%) SAP
6 26 (3.03%) Oracle
7 24 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (2.68%) Google
9 22 (2.56%) VMware
10 18 (2.10%) Citrix
11 16 (1.86%) Palantir
12 14 (1.63%) StreamSets
13 8 (0.93%) HP
13 8 (0.93%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.82%) Cognos
14 7 (0.82%) Intapp
14 7 (0.82%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.70%) RedGate
16 5 (0.58%) Cloudera
16 5 (0.58%) ServiceNow