Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Data Factory
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 420 563 800
Rank change year-on-year +143 +237 -3
Permanent jobs citing Azure Data Factory 614 389 324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.64% 1.13% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 518 308 239
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,250 £48,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,750 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £48,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year +19.79% -13.51% +11.00%

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 37,483 34,311 40,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.41% 35.23% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29,987 28,245 33,253
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,450 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +152 558 £62,500 -7.41% 96
UK excluding London +148 292 £57,500 +19.79% 60
London +67 254 £68,000 -6.21% 41
Work from Home -63 117 £62,500 +13.64% 31
South East +104 95 £60,000 -4.00% 20
North of England +52 84 £55,000 +2.33% 13
Midlands +38 79 £55,000 +34.97% 11
West Midlands +47 68 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Yorkshire +15 42 £50,000 -29.82% 6
North West +46 35 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South West -24 13 £52,500 -0.47% 3
East Midlands -4 11 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Scotland -21 11 £57,500 +4.55% 2
North East - 7 £60,000 - 3
Wales - 7 £47,500 - 2
East of England +9 6 £75,000 +87.50% 8

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 614 (100.00%) Azure
2 490 (79.80%) SQL
3 416 (67.75%) Business Intelligence
4 358 (58.31%) Data Warehouse
5 344 (56.03%) Power Platform
6 343 (55.86%) Microsoft
7 337 (54.89%) Power BI
8 297 (48.37%) Data Lake
9 289 (47.07%) Databricks
10 282 (45.93%) Analytics
11 278 (45.28%) SQL Server
12 268 (43.65%) ETL
13 261 (42.51%) Data Modelling
14 229 (37.30%) Azure SQL Database
15 221 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
16 219 (35.67%) DevOps
17 217 (35.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 204 (33.22%) Azure Synapse Analytics
19 198 (32.25%) Python
20 185 (30.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 172 (28.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 138 (22.48%) Visualisation
23 123 (20.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
24 119 (19.38%) T-SQL
25 100 (16.29%) AWS
26 99 (16.12%) Social Skills
27 96 (15.64%) C#
27 96 (15.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
27 96 (15.64%) Data Architecture
28 95 (15.47%) 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 44 (7.17%) Apache Spark
2 20 (3.26%) Apache
3 19 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.93%) Confluence
5 6 (0.98%) Apache Synapse
6 3 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 23 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (0.81%) InVision
2 5 (0.81%) Sketch
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.98%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 614 (100.00%) Azure
2 344 (56.03%) Power Platform
3 204 (33.22%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 100 (16.29%) AWS
5 75 (12.21%) PaaS
6 60 (9.77%) Azure Stack
7 56 (9.12%) Serverless
8 50 (8.14%) Azure Functions
9 49 (7.98%) IaaS
10 47 (7.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 39 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 37 (6.03%) Azure Logic Apps
13 35 (5.70%) Dynamics 365
14 32 (5.21%) SaaS
15 27 (4.40%) GCP
16 26 (4.23%) Azure Storage
17 25 (4.07%) Azure Machine Learning
18 22 (3.58%) Azure Service Bus
19 21 (3.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
20 20 (3.26%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.09%) Firewall
2 17 (2.77%) DMZ
3 4 (0.65%) DNS
3 4 (0.65%) FTP
4 2 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (58.31%) Data Warehouse
2 337 (54.89%) Power BI
3 297 (48.37%) Data Lake
4 278 (45.28%) SQL Server
5 229 (37.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 217 (35.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 185 (30.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 172 (28.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 123 (20.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 96 (15.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 59 (9.61%) Tableau
12 50 (8.14%) Big Data
13 43 (7.00%) Relational Database
14 39 (6.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 38 (6.19%) Amazon Redshift
16 36 (5.86%) NoSQL
17 32 (5.21%) Hadoop
18 23 (3.75%) Amazon Athena
18 23 (3.75%) Data Mart
19 22 (3.58%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 44 (7.17%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.37%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.42%) Bitbucket
4 20 (3.26%) JIRA
5 18 (2.93%) Visual Studio
6 17 (2.77%) Gradle
6 17 (2.77%) Maven
7 10 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (1.47%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.14%) ER Studio
9 7 (1.14%) ERwin
9 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.81%) Moq
10 5 (0.81%) Selenium
11 4 (0.65%) Subversion
12 3 (0.49%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.33%) NUnit
13 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 99 (16.12%) Social Skills
2 95 (15.47%) Finance
3 67 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.03%) Retail
5 34 (5.54%) Marketing
6 26 (4.23%) Public Sector
7 22 (3.58%) Billing
8 20 (3.26%) Law
9 13 (2.12%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (1.30%) Advertising
10 8 (1.30%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.49%) Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (34.85%) Data Engineer
2 139 (22.64%) Azure Engineer
3 124 (20.20%) Architect
4 113 (18.40%) Developer
5 99 (16.12%) Data Architect
6 71 (11.56%) Azure Architect
7 53 (8.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 47 (7.65%) Consultant
9 39 (6.35%) Senior Data Engineer
10 38 (6.19%) Data Consultant
11 35 (5.70%) Azure Developer
12 32 (5.21%) Analyst
13 30 (4.89%) Azure Consultant
14 27 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (3.09%) Cloud Engineer
15 19 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
16 18 (2.93%) Microsoft Engineer
17 17 (2.77%) ETL Developer
18 15 (2.44%) Business Developer
18 15 (2.44%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (10.91%) .NET
2 25 (4.07%) .NET Core
3 22 (3.58%) REST
4 20 (3.26%) PySpark
5 19 (3.09%) JSON
6 17 (2.77%) XML
7 15 (2.44%) Web Services
8 14 (2.28%) CSS
8 14 (2.28%) HTML
8 14 (2.28%) Kafka
8 14 (2.28%) SOAP
9 12 (1.95%) MDX
10 10 (1.63%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.30%) React
12 7 (1.14%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.14%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.98%) EDI
13 6 (0.98%) RESTful
14 5 (0.81%) HTML5
14 5 (0.81%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.58%) Algorithms
2 19 (3.09%) Data Structures
3 17 (2.77%) Cloud Native
3 17 (2.77%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.44%) Reinsurance
5 11 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (1.63%) Public Cloud
6 10 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.30%) User Experience
8 7 (1.14%) Replication
9 6 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.81%) Blog
10 5 (0.81%) Housing Association
11 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.49%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.49%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.49%) NHS
12 3 (0.49%) Social Media
12 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.09%) Linux
2 7 (1.14%) Windows
2 7 (1.14%) Windows Server
2 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (0.98%) Unix
4 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (67.75%) Business Intelligence
2 282 (45.93%) Analytics
3 268 (43.65%) ETL
4 261 (42.51%) Data Modelling
5 221 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
6 219 (35.67%) DevOps
7 138 (22.48%) Visualisation
8 96 (15.64%) Data Architecture
9 86 (14.01%) Data Pipeline
10 85 (13.84%) Data Management
11 73 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
12 72 (11.73%) Data Integration
12 72 (11.73%) Data Strategy
13 71 (11.56%) Data Engineering
14 69 (11.24%) Data Visualisation
15 65 (10.59%) Scrum
16 64 (10.42%) Data Analytics
17 63 (10.26%) Machine Learning
18 62 (10.10%) Migration
19 58 (9.45%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 490 (79.80%) SQL
2 198 (32.25%) Python
3 119 (19.38%) T-SQL
4 96 (15.64%) C#
5 58 (9.45%) PowerShell
6 40 (6.51%) Scala
7 39 (6.35%) R
8 31 (5.05%) JavaScript
9 26 (4.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 16 (2.61%) U-SQL
11 13 (2.12%) Java
12 10 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.30%) Ruby
13 8 (1.30%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.30%) VB
14 6 (0.98%) Perl
15 5 (0.81%) C
16 4 (0.65%) ANSI SQL
16 4 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (5.54%) Degree
2 25 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.49%) ISEB
6 3 (0.49%) MBCS
7 2 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) PhD
8 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.10%) Data Quality
2 41 (6.68%) QA
3 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (6.51%) Docker
2 38 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 26 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.98%) HDFS
5 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (8.63%) Kubernetes
2 35 (5.70%) Terraform
3 21 (3.42%) Ansible
4 8 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
4 8 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.30%) Puppet
5 2 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 343 (55.86%) Microsoft
2 289 (47.07%) Databricks
3 24 (3.91%) Oracle
4 19 (3.09%) Alteryx
4 19 (3.09%) Google
4 19 (3.09%) Informatica
4 19 (3.09%) SAP
5 10 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.14%) IBM
7 6 (0.98%) Cloudera
7 6 (0.98%) Cognos
7 6 (0.98%) Intapp
7 6 (0.98%) Intel
7 6 (0.98%) Sparx
8 5 (0.81%) Adobe
8 5 (0.81%) JD Edwards
8 5 (0.81%) NVIDIA
8 5 (0.81%) VMware
9 3 (0.49%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.49%) TIBCO