Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Data Factory
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 413 669 821
Rank change year-on-year +256 +152 +76
Permanent jobs citing Azure Data Factory 494 381 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.61% 0.92% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 481 327 280
Median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%

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 30,694 41,465 40,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.72% 34.19% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25,563 34,112 32,722
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +248 468 £62,500 -7.41% 80
London +151 237 £67,500 -6.90% 35
UK excluding London +219 226 £55,000 - 50
Work from Home -50 81 £62,000 +12.73% 18
North of England +114 74 £55,000 -14.73% 17
South East +163 71 £58,492 -10.01% 8
Midlands +81 56 £52,500 +16.67% 13
West Midlands +60 35 £52,500 +26.51% 8
Yorkshire +68 34 £46,250 -26.00% 6
North West +76 32 £55,000 -17.91% 7
East Midlands +41 21 £52,500 +10.53% 5
South West +27 13 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Scotland +28 11 £55,000 - 5
North East - 8 £57,500 - 4
East of England +64 2 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Wales +37 1 £47,500 +18.75% 2

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 494 (100.00%) Azure
2 400 (80.97%) SQL
3 318 (64.37%) Business Intelligence
4 276 (55.87%) Microsoft
4 276 (55.87%) Data Warehouse
5 239 (48.38%) Data Lake
6 228 (46.15%) Databricks
7 227 (45.95%) SQL Server
8 216 (43.72%) Power BI
8 216 (43.72%) Power Platform
9 213 (43.12%) Analytics
10 205 (41.50%) Azure SQL Database
11 203 (41.09%) Data Modelling
12 201 (40.69%) ETL
13 196 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
14 190 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 187 (37.85%) DevOps
16 174 (35.22%) Python
17 154 (31.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 146 (29.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 104 (21.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 103 (20.85%) AWS
21 97 (19.64%) Visualisation
22 93 (18.83%) T-SQL
23 79 (15.99%) Finance
23 79 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
24 75 (15.18%) PaaS
24 75 (15.18%) Scrum
25 71 (14.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 70 (14.17%) Data Management

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 (8.50%) Apache Spark
2 26 (5.26%) Apache
3 17 (3.44%) Confluence
4 14 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.63%) Apache Synapse
6 4 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 24 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (2.23%) InVision
2 11 (2.23%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 494 (100.00%) Azure
2 216 (43.72%) Power Platform
3 103 (20.85%) AWS
4 75 (15.18%) PaaS
5 55 (11.13%) Serverless
6 51 (10.32%) IaaS
7 47 (9.51%) Azure Functions
8 46 (9.31%) SaaS
9 45 (9.11%) Logic Apps
10 38 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 35 (7.09%) Azure Stack
12 24 (4.86%) Azure Machine Learning
13 18 (3.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 17 (3.44%) GCP
15 15 (3.04%) Amazon Kinesis
16 14 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
18 11 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
18 11 (2.23%) Microsoft 365
18 11 (2.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.64%) Firewall
2 17 (3.44%) DMZ
3 6 (1.21%) DNS
4 2 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.20%) Internet
5 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (55.87%) Data Warehouse
2 239 (48.38%) Data Lake
3 227 (45.95%) SQL Server
4 216 (43.72%) Power BI
5 205 (41.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 190 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 154 (31.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 146 (29.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 104 (21.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 71 (14.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 58 (11.74%) Cosmos DB
12 42 (8.50%) NoSQL
13 40 (8.10%) Amazon Redshift
14 38 (7.69%) Tableau
15 36 (7.29%) Big Data
16 30 (6.07%) Hadoop
17 27 (5.47%) Amazon Athena
18 25 (5.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 24 (4.86%) Relational Database
20 18 (3.64%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 58 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.07%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.86%) Visual Studio
4 20 (4.05%) Bitbucket
5 17 (3.44%) Gradle
5 17 (3.44%) JIRA
5 17 (3.44%) Maven
6 14 (2.83%) Selenium
7 11 (2.23%) Moq
7 11 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.62%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.62%) xUnit.net
9 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.01%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.01%) NUnit
11 4 (0.81%) ER Studio
11 4 (0.81%) ERwin
11 4 (0.81%) Postman
12 3 (0.61%) Cypress.io
General
1 79 (15.99%) Finance
2 36 (7.29%) Retail
3 31 (6.28%) Public Sector
4 29 (5.87%) Marketing
5 23 (4.66%) Billing
6 15 (3.04%) Law
7 11 (2.23%) Housing Association
8 8 (1.62%) Publishing
9 5 (1.01%) Advertising
10 4 (0.81%) Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (29.96%) Data Engineer
2 124 (25.10%) Developer
3 99 (20.04%) Azure Engineer
4 84 (17.00%) Architect
5 68 (13.77%) Data Architect
6 63 (12.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 54 (10.93%) Azure Developer
8 45 (9.11%) Azure Architect
9 30 (6.07%) Consultant
10 25 (5.06%) Data Consultant
11 22 (4.45%) Lead Developer
11 22 (4.45%) Senior Data Engineer
12 21 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Lead
13 19 (3.85%) Analyst
13 19 (3.85%) Azure Consultant
13 19 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (3.44%) .NET Developer
14 17 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (3.44%) Microsoft Engineer
15 15 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (12.35%) .NET
2 32 (6.48%) .NET Core
3 22 (4.45%) Web Services
4 19 (3.85%) RESTful
5 18 (3.64%) JSON
5 18 (3.64%) REST
6 17 (3.44%) XML
7 16 (3.24%) SOAP
8 15 (3.04%) CSS
8 15 (3.04%) HTML
8 15 (3.04%) MDX
9 14 (2.83%) Kafka
10 13 (2.63%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.23%) CSS3
11 11 (2.23%) HTML5
11 11 (2.23%) Ionic Framework
11 11 (2.23%) Spring
11 11 (2.23%) Vue.js
12 10 (2.02%) Spring Boot
13 8 (1.62%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.86%) Data Structures
3 19 (3.85%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.63%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.43%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.02%) Credit Risk
7 10 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.02%) Market Risk
7 10 (2.02%) Reinsurance
8 8 (1.62%) User Experience
9 7 (1.42%) Blog
9 7 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.21%) NHS
11 4 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.40%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.40%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.05%) Linux
2 9 (1.82%) Windows
2 9 (1.82%) Windows Server
2 9 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (1.21%) Unix
3 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (64.37%) Business Intelligence
2 213 (43.12%) Analytics
3 203 (41.09%) Data Modelling
4 201 (40.69%) ETL
5 196 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
6 187 (37.85%) DevOps
7 97 (19.64%) Visualisation
8 75 (15.18%) Scrum
9 70 (14.17%) Data Management
10 63 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
11 61 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (12.15%) Data Integration
13 58 (11.74%) Data Architecture
14 57 (11.54%) Data Engineering
14 57 (11.54%) Mentoring
15 52 (10.53%) Data Analytics
15 52 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
16 46 (9.31%) SDLC
17 45 (9.11%) Migration
18 43 (8.70%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 400 (80.97%) SQL
2 174 (35.22%) Python
3 93 (18.83%) T-SQL
4 69 (13.97%) C#
5 56 (11.34%) PowerShell
6 34 (6.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 34 (6.88%) JavaScript
7 31 (6.28%) R
8 26 (5.26%) Scala
9 14 (2.83%) Java
10 9 (1.82%) Ruby
10 9 (1.82%) TypeScript
10 9 (1.82%) U-SQL
11 7 (1.42%) ES7
11 7 (1.42%) VB
12 5 (1.01%) VBA
13 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (4.25%) Degree
1 21 (4.25%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.61%) ISEB
5 3 (0.61%) MBCS
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) MCSA
6 1 (0.20%) MCSE
6 1 (0.20%) MCTS
6 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.32%) Data Quality
2 39 (7.89%) QA
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.28%) Docker
3 24 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.01%) HDFS
5 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 34 (6.88%) Terraform
3 19 (3.85%) Ansible
4 8 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
4 8 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 276 (55.87%) Microsoft
2 228 (46.15%) Databricks
3 22 (4.45%) Google
4 12 (2.43%) Oracle
5 11 (2.23%) Adobe
5 11 (2.23%) Informatica
6 9 (1.82%) SAP
7 7 (1.42%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.21%) IBM
8 6 (1.21%) Intel
9 5 (1.01%) Blue Prism
9 5 (1.01%) NVIDIA
10 4 (0.81%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.81%) Dynatrace
10 4 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.81%) Splunk
11 3 (0.61%) Cognos
11 3 (0.61%) StreamSets
11 3 (0.61%) Talend
12 2 (0.40%) Sparx