Period
to 2 March 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Developer
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 417 547 610
Rank change year-on-year +130 +63 +297
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Developer 486 568 590
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 528 583 636
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £36,625
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 70,726 115,762 144,287
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 95.46% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,470 93,770 116,923
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,875 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £84,672
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Azure Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Azure Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Developer in the UK

Azure Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Developer in the UK

Azure Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Developer over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Developer in the UK

Azure Developer
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 Developer 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 +117 452 £65,000 +13.04% 93
London +104 242 £75,000 +15.38% 35
UK excluding London +77 198 £52,500 +10.53% 58
Work from Home -72 110 £60,000 - 13
South East +159 98 £52,500 - 12
North of England +8 34 £42,500 -12.82% 17
South West +23 33 £65,000 +47.73% 3
Midlands +41 14 £51,250 - 16
North East +25 14 £46,000 -12.38% 3
East of England +74 11 £60,000 +41.18% 7
North West +40 11 £48,750 -11.36% 11
Yorkshire -7 9 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Midlands +40 7 £62,500 +25.00% 10
East Midlands +22 7 £50,000 -28.57% 6
Wales +37 4 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland +8 3 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 - 1

Azure Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, Azure Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Azure Developer in the job title.

1 486 (100.00%) Azure
2 400 (82.30%) .NET
3 386 (79.42%) C#
4 284 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
5 279 (57.41%) .NET Core
6 250 (51.44%) DevOps
7 246 (50.62%) JavaScript
8 241 (49.59%) SQL
9 183 (37.65%) SQL Server
10 179 (36.83%) React
11 174 (35.80%) Microservices
12 156 (32.10%) Microsoft
13 153 (31.48%) MVC
14 152 (31.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 147 (30.25%) CSS
16 144 (29.63%) Web Services
17 138 (28.40%) .NET Framework
18 130 (26.75%) Test Automation
19 126 (25.93%) AngularJS
20 122 (25.10%) Continuous Integration
21 115 (23.66%) T-SQL
22 110 (22.63%) jQuery
23 101 (20.78%) TDD
24 99 (20.37%) Entity Framework
25 98 (20.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 98 (20.16%) PaaS
26 96 (19.75%) Deployment Automation
27 95 (19.55%) Mentoring
28 94 (19.34%) SOLID
28 94 (19.34%) Finance

Azure Developer Skill Set
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 72 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.03%) CMS
3 5 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (1.03%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.62%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.41%) IIS
5 2 (0.41%) Luigi
5 2 (0.41%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.21%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.26%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.82%) InVision
3 4 (0.82%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 65 (13.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 486 (100.00%) Azure
2 98 (20.16%) PaaS
3 90 (18.52%) Serverless
4 83 (17.08%) Azure Functions
5 80 (16.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 62 (12.76%) AWS
7 54 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
8 49 (10.08%) Power Platform
9 39 (8.02%) SaaS
10 31 (6.38%) Logic Apps
11 11 (2.26%) Azure Machine Learning
12 10 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (2.06%) Power Automate
12 10 (2.06%) PowerApps
13 8 (1.65%) Microsoft 365
14 6 (1.23%) Slack
15 5 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (0.82%) npm
17 3 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
17 3 (0.62%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.32%) Internet
2 7 (1.44%) WEP
3 6 (1.23%) Skype
4 5 (1.03%) HTTP
5 2 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 47 (9.67%) Cosmos DB
4 43 (8.85%) NoSQL
5 40 (8.23%) Power BI
6 38 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (7.41%) Data Lake
8 34 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (3.50%) MongoDB
11 16 (3.29%) Relational Database
12 15 (3.09%) Big Data
13 13 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.44%) PowerPivot
17 6 (1.23%) Delta Lake
17 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
18 5 (1.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 74 (15.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 70 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (9.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.85%) Cypress.io
5 9 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.65%) Protractor
7 6 (1.23%) Moq
7 6 (1.23%) Selenium
8 5 (1.03%) NUnit
9 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.82%) JIRA
10 3 (0.62%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.41%) ER Studio
11 2 (0.41%) ERwin
11 2 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.41%) Postman
11 2 (0.41%) Subversion
12 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
General
1 94 (19.34%) Finance
2 10 (2.06%) Financial Institution
3 9 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.44%) Marketing
5 5 (1.03%) Automotive
5 5 (1.03%) Law
5 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.03%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.03%) Publishing
6 4 (0.82%) Electronics
7 3 (0.62%) Banking
7 3 (0.62%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.41%) Advertising
8 2 (0.41%) Games
8 2 (0.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (82.30%) .NET
2 279 (57.41%) .NET Core
3 179 (36.83%) React
4 152 (31.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 147 (30.25%) CSS
6 144 (29.63%) Web Services
7 138 (28.40%) .NET Framework
8 126 (25.93%) AngularJS
9 110 (22.63%) jQuery
10 99 (20.37%) Entity Framework
11 98 (20.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 87 (17.90%) ASP.NET
13 75 (15.43%) HTML
14 55 (11.32%) REST
15 38 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (7.41%) SOAP
17 35 (7.20%) Vue.js
18 34 (7.00%) RESTful
19 22 (4.53%) XML
20 19 (3.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.17%) N-Tier
2 54 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (8.85%) Reinsurance
5 19 (3.91%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.67%) User Experience
7 10 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.03%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.03%) Xbox
10 2 (0.41%) NHS
10 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.41%) Wiki
11 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.09%) Windows
2 4 (0.82%) Unix
3 2 (0.41%) AIX
3 2 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (51.44%) DevOps
3 174 (35.80%) Microservices
4 153 (31.48%) MVC
5 130 (26.75%) Test Automation
6 122 (25.10%) Continuous Integration
7 101 (20.78%) TDD
8 96 (19.75%) Deployment Automation
9 95 (19.55%) Mentoring
10 94 (19.34%) SOA
10 94 (19.34%) SOLID
11 78 (16.05%) OO
12 65 (13.37%) CRM
13 64 (13.17%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 64 (13.17%) UML
14 61 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
15 59 (12.14%) Migration
16 53 (10.91%) Scrum
17 38 (7.82%) Analytics
17 38 (7.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 386 (79.42%) C#
2 246 (50.62%) JavaScript
3 241 (49.59%) SQL
4 115 (23.66%) T-SQL
5 87 (17.90%) PowerShell
6 66 (13.58%) TypeScript
7 24 (4.94%) Python
8 14 (2.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 7 (1.44%) Java
10 6 (1.23%) F#
11 4 (0.82%) C++
11 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.62%) PHP
12 3 (0.62%) VBA
13 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.41%) Scala
14 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (13.99%) Degree
2 20 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.82%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.50%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.12%) Docker
3 2 (0.41%) HDFS
4 1 (0.21%) NDS
Systems Management
1 77 (15.84%) Terraform
2 50 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (4.53%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 156 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.17%) Nintex
3 36 (7.41%) Databricks
4 11 (2.26%) Oracle
4 11 (2.26%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.23%) SAP
6 6 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.82%) Adobe
8 2 (0.41%) Cognos
8 2 (0.41%) IBM
8 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.21%) BT
9 1 (0.21%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.21%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.21%) Intel
9 1 (0.21%) NetIQ