Period
to 16 July 2020

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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Data Factory
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 501 731 818
Rank change year-on-year +230 +87 +329
Permanent jobs citing Azure Data Factory 333 392 396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.24% 0.90% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 255 316 389
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £50,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £59,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year -19.49% +4.89% +7.14%

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 26,912 43,565 42,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.18% 29.88% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21,951 35,379 34,323
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%

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 16 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Top 15 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 16 July 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
England +221 313 £65,000 - 37
London +144 192 £72,500 +7.41% 13
UK excluding London +242 140 £47,500 -19.49% 25
Midlands +127 32 £47,500 -13.64% 11
South East +140 30 £70,000 +4.67% 4
North of England +146 25 £53,750 -20.37% 1
East of England +82 25 £40,000 -33.33% 7
West Midlands +105 19 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Scotland +102 19 £52,250 -0.48% 1
Work from Home +58 16 £58,750 -6.00% 4
Yorkshire +120 15 £72,500 -19.44%
East Midlands +79 13 £35,000 -36.36%
South West +99 9 £46,250 -11.90% 1
North West +93 8 £46,250 +1.65% 1
North East +22 2 £32,500 -51.85%

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, 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.

1 333 (100.00%) Azure
2 298 (89.49%) SQL
3 249 (74.77%) Business Intelligence
4 230 (69.07%) Data Warehouse
4 230 (69.07%) Power Platform
5 221 (66.37%) Power BI
6 207 (62.16%) Microsoft
7 206 (61.86%) Analytics
8 194 (58.26%) Data Lake
8 194 (58.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 170 (51.05%) SQL Server
10 156 (46.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 146 (43.84%) Databricks
12 132 (39.64%) ETL
13 121 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
14 113 (33.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 106 (31.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 101 (30.33%) Data Modelling
17 99 (29.73%) Python
18 84 (25.23%) Finance
19 81 (24.32%) DevOps
20 78 (23.42%) Data Engineering
21 77 (23.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 72 (21.62%) Visualisation
22 72 (21.62%) Data Analytics
23 71 (21.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 66 (19.82%) PaaS
25 62 (18.62%) T-SQL
25 62 (18.62%) Tableau
26 56 (16.82%) Cosmos DB

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 42 (12.61%) Apache Spark
2 18 (5.41%) Apache
3 7 (2.10%) Apache Pig
3 7 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.20%) Apache Synapse
5 4 (1.20%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.60%) Confluence
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 333 (100.00%) Azure
2 230 (69.07%) Power Platform
3 66 (19.82%) PaaS
4 40 (12.01%) AWS
5 35 (10.51%) SaaS
6 34 (10.21%) IaaS
7 24 (7.21%) Azure Stack
8 22 (6.61%) Data Lake Analytics
9 21 (6.31%) PowerApps
10 19 (5.71%) Serverless
11 17 (5.11%) Logic Apps
12 15 (4.50%) Amazon EMR
12 15 (4.50%) Azure Machine Learning
13 13 (3.90%) Azure Functions
14 9 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (2.70%) GCP
15 7 (2.10%) Amazon S3
15 7 (2.10%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 6 (1.80%) Power Automate
17 5 (1.50%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) DNS
1 4 (1.20%) Firewall
2 3 (0.90%) DMZ
3 1 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (69.07%) Data Warehouse
2 221 (66.37%) Power BI
3 194 (58.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 194 (58.26%) Data Lake
4 170 (51.05%) SQL Server
5 156 (46.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 113 (33.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 106 (31.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 77 (23.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 71 (21.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 56 (16.82%) Cosmos DB
11 49 (14.71%) Big Data
12 37 (11.11%) Hadoop
13 33 (9.91%) Snowflake Schema
14 31 (9.31%) MySQL
15 26 (7.81%) NoSQL
16 23 (6.91%) PolyBase
16 23 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (6.31%) Apache Hive
18 16 (4.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.20%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.20%) ER Studio
5 4 (1.20%) ERwin
5 4 (1.20%) GDB
5 4 (1.20%) GitLab
5 4 (1.20%) GoCD
5 4 (1.20%) Sourcetree
5 4 (1.20%) Visual Studio Code
5 4 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.90%) Cypress.io
6 3 (0.90%) JIRA
6 3 (0.90%) Selenium
6 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.60%) tSQLt
General
1 84 (25.23%) Finance
2 29 (8.71%) Marketing
3 12 (3.60%) Banking
4 11 (3.30%) Retail
5 5 (1.50%) Front Office
6 3 (0.90%) Legal
6 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Advertising
7 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Police
8 1 (0.30%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 102 (30.63%) Data Engineer
2 91 (27.33%) Developer
3 79 (23.72%) Azure Engineer
4 52 (15.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 39 (11.71%) Architect
6 36 (10.81%) Consultant
7 31 (9.31%) Data Architect
7 31 (9.31%) Data Consultant
8 26 (7.81%) Analyst
8 26 (7.81%) Azure Developer
9 24 (7.21%) SQL Developer
10 23 (6.91%) Azure Architect
11 20 (6.01%) Azure Consultant
11 20 (6.01%) DBA
12 19 (5.71%) Administrator
13 18 (5.41%) SQL DBA
14 17 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 16 (4.80%) Data Analyst
15 16 (4.80%) SQL BI Developer
16 14 (4.20%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.11%) .NET
2 36 (10.81%) MDX
3 22 (6.61%) Kafka
4 14 (4.20%) HTML
4 14 (4.20%) HTML5
5 13 (3.90%) PySpark
6 10 (3.00%) JSON
7 9 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (2.40%) Apache NiFi
9 6 (1.80%) CSS
9 6 (1.80%) D3.js
10 5 (1.50%) Flask
10 5 (1.50%) REST
11 4 (1.20%) ADO
11 4 (1.20%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.20%) Sensu
12 3 (0.90%) .NET Core
12 3 (0.90%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (11.71%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (7.81%) Data Structures
4 17 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.80%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.30%) Clustering
6 11 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.20%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.20%) PMI
9 3 (0.90%) Life Science
10 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.30%) Blog
11 1 (0.30%) FMCG
11 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.61%) Windows
1 22 (6.61%) Windows Server
2 5 (1.50%) Linux
3 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (0.60%) Unix
5 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (74.77%) Business Intelligence
2 206 (61.86%) Analytics
3 132 (39.64%) ETL
4 121 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (30.33%) Data Modelling
6 81 (24.32%) DevOps
7 78 (23.42%) Data Engineering
8 72 (21.62%) Data Analytics
8 72 (21.62%) Visualisation
9 49 (14.71%) Migration
10 44 (13.21%) Data Architecture
10 44 (13.21%) Data Visualisation
11 39 (11.71%) Data Management
11 39 (11.71%) Kimball Methodology
12 35 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (9.61%) Fintech
14 28 (8.41%) CRM
15 27 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
16 26 (7.81%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 298 (89.49%) SQL
2 99 (29.73%) Python
3 62 (18.62%) T-SQL
4 46 (13.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 40 (12.01%) C#
6 32 (9.61%) R
7 30 (9.01%) PowerShell
7 30 (9.01%) Scala
8 22 (6.61%) Java
8 22 (6.61%) U-SQL
9 13 (3.90%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.70%) C
11 6 (1.80%) Cypher
11 6 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.20%) Go
12 4 (1.20%) PHP
13 2 (0.60%) VBA
13 2 (0.60%) XMLA
14 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (6.91%) Degree
2 16 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.20%) MCSA
3 4 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.30%) MCSE
4 1 (0.30%) MCTS
4 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.50%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.50%) GDPR
3 2 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 18 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 18 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (5.11%) Terraform
2 13 (3.90%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.30%) Ansible
3 11 (3.30%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.50%) Kibana
4 5 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.50%) Puppet
5 4 (1.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 207 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 146 (43.84%) Databricks
3 62 (18.62%) Tableau
4 22 (6.61%) Google
5 21 (6.31%) Oracle
6 12 (3.60%) Talend
7 11 (3.30%) PlateSpin
7 11 (3.30%) VirtaMove
8 6 (1.80%) IBM
9 5 (1.50%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.20%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.20%) Foundry
10 4 (1.20%) Informatica
10 4 (1.20%) Netezza
10 4 (1.20%) Palantir
10 4 (1.20%) Splunk
10 4 (1.20%) StreamSets
10 4 (1.20%) Teradata
11 3 (0.90%) Capita
11 3 (0.90%) MicroStrategy