Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure Functions skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Functions over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 579 488 819
Rank change year-on-year -91 +331 +161
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 570 297 222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.02% 1.14% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 299 261 180
10th Percentile £41,150 £37,500 £43,625
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £71,875 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +4.35% -4.17%

Azure Functions 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 55,792 26,104 42,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.57% 41.25% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38,000 22,254 35,059
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Azure Functions
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure Functions as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Functions over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Functions within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -97 504 £60,000 -7.69% 90
UK excluding London -69 294 £56,250 -6.25% 52
London -142 202 £72,500 +3.57% 42
Work from Home -126 168 £55,000 -18.22% 17
South East -54 163 £60,000 - 19
East of England -63 36 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Scotland - 26 £57,500 - 3
North of England -115 25 £45,000 -28.00% 15
South West -39 23 £40,000 -47.54% 2
Midlands -74 22 £52,500 - 8
North West -96 15 £42,500 -32.00% 13
West Midlands -69 11 £52,500 - 4
East Midlands - 11 £52,500 - 4
Yorkshire -71 10 £46,250 -22.92% 2

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, IT jobs citing Azure Functions 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 Functions.

1 570 (100.00%) Azure
1 570 (100.00%) Serverless
2 382 (67.02%) .NET
3 342 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 321 (56.32%) DevOps
5 278 (48.77%) C#
6 272 (47.72%) Microsoft
7 239 (41.93%) SQL
8 230 (40.35%) Azure Service Bus
9 209 (36.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 190 (33.33%) Analytics
11 171 (30.00%) CI/CD
12 166 (29.12%) Azure Data Factory
12 166 (29.12%) AWS
13 162 (28.42%) Social Skills
14 158 (27.72%) Python
15 156 (27.37%) Azure Event Grid
16 155 (27.19%) Databricks
17 152 (26.67%) .NET Core
18 149 (26.14%) JavaScript
19 142 (24.91%) Azure Logic Apps
20 140 (24.56%) React
21 137 (24.04%) Continuous Improvement
22 132 (23.16%) PowerShell
23 131 (22.98%) Java
24 128 (22.46%) Microservices
25 125 (21.93%) Azure Monitor
26 121 (21.23%) SQL Server
27 118 (20.70%) Data Lake
28 117 (20.53%) Azure Synapse Analytics

Azure Functions
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 61 (10.70%) Apache Spark
2 52 (9.12%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (4.04%) Apache Airflow
4 17 (2.98%) Apache
5 16 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.81%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.28%) Luigi
7 5 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.70%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.35%) CMS
10 2 (0.35%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.35%) IIS
10 2 (0.35%) JBoss
10 2 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 32 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 570 (100.00%) Azure
1 570 (100.00%) Serverless
2 230 (40.35%) Azure Service Bus
3 209 (36.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 166 (29.12%) AWS
4 166 (29.12%) Azure Data Factory
5 156 (27.37%) Azure Event Grid
6 142 (24.91%) Azure Logic Apps
7 125 (21.93%) Azure Monitor
8 117 (20.53%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 101 (17.72%) AWS Lambda
10 83 (14.56%) SaaS
11 77 (13.51%) PaaS
12 75 (13.16%) GitHub
13 71 (12.46%) Azure Storage
14 69 (12.11%) GCP
15 68 (11.93%) GitHub Actions
16 63 (11.05%) Power Platform
17 50 (8.77%) Azure Machine Learning
18 40 (7.02%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (13.86%) Cisco IPT
2 14 (2.46%) HTTP
3 5 (0.88%) Internet
4 4 (0.70%) Firewall
5 3 (0.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.18%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 118 (20.70%) Data Lake
3 117 (20.53%) Big Data
4 85 (14.91%) NoSQL
5 67 (11.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 48 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (6.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 28 (4.91%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (4.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 28 (4.91%) Electronic Patient Records
9 28 (4.91%) Hadoop
9 28 (4.91%) Power BI
10 27 (4.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 26 (4.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (4.21%) MongoDB
12 24 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (2.63%) Amazon Athena
14 13 (2.28%) Azkaban
14 13 (2.28%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 63 (11.05%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 32 (5.61%) Maven
4 30 (5.26%) Gradle
4 30 (5.26%) Mockito
5 20 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (2.63%) kappa
8 10 (1.75%) NUnit
8 10 (1.75%) SpecFlow
9 9 (1.58%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.40%) Selenium
10 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.23%) GitLab
12 6 (1.05%) Appium
12 6 (1.05%) JIRA
12 6 (1.05%) RStudio
13 5 (0.88%) PyCharm
13 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 162 (28.42%) Social Skills
2 79 (13.86%) Finance
3 60 (10.53%) Retail
4 34 (5.96%) Banking
4 34 (5.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 28 (4.91%) Marketing
6 25 (4.39%) Organisational Skills
7 22 (3.86%) Manufacturing
8 19 (3.33%) Wearables
9 12 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (1.75%) Publishing
11 8 (1.40%) Documentation Skills
11 8 (1.40%) Legal
12 6 (1.05%) Games
13 5 (0.88%) Social Housing
14 4 (0.70%) Czech Language
15 2 (0.35%) Automotive
15 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.35%) Front Office
15 2 (0.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 278 (48.77%) Developer
2 131 (22.98%) Senior Developer
3 112 (19.65%) Data Engineer
4 100 (17.54%) Azure Engineer
5 95 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 88 (15.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 80 (14.04%) Security Engineer
8 78 (13.68%) Senior Data Engineer
9 65 (11.40%) Azure Developer
9 65 (11.40%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 64 (11.23%) Senior Security Engineer
11 59 (10.35%) C# Developer
12 55 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
13 49 (8.60%) Architect
14 48 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
15 47 (8.25%) Azure Architect
16 40 (7.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 40 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
17 37 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
18 31 (5.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (67.02%) .NET
2 152 (26.67%) .NET Core
3 140 (24.56%) React
4 105 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 83 (14.56%) Kafka
6 80 (14.04%) ASP.NET
7 77 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 73 (12.81%) HTML
9 72 (12.63%) RESTful
10 52 (9.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (8.25%) CSS
12 43 (7.54%) OAuth
13 42 (7.37%) OAuth2
14 41 (7.19%) RabbitMQ
15 39 (6.84%) AngularJS
15 39 (6.84%) REST
16 36 (6.32%) Spring
16 36 (6.32%) Spring Boot
17 34 (5.96%) ARM Templates
17 34 (5.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.37%) Cloud Native
2 34 (5.96%) Social Network
3 31 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.86%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.63%) Renewable Energy
7 14 (2.46%) Robotics
8 12 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.23%) Legacy Applications
11 7 (1.23%) User Experience
12 6 (1.05%) Grid Computing
13 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.53%) Legacy Systems
15 2 (0.35%) Hedge funds
15 2 (0.35%) Reference Data
15 2 (0.35%) Security Operations Centre
15 2 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.81%) Windows
2 5 (0.88%) Linux
3 3 (0.53%) Android
4 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (56.32%) DevOps
3 190 (33.33%) Analytics
4 171 (30.00%) CI/CD
5 137 (24.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 128 (22.46%) Microservices
7 99 (17.37%) Data Analytics
8 97 (17.02%) ETL
9 94 (16.49%) Risk Management
10 91 (15.96%) TDD
11 89 (15.61%) SDLC
12 88 (15.44%) Full Stack Development
13 83 (14.56%) Log Analytics
13 83 (14.56%) Scrum
14 79 (13.86%) Data Security
14 79 (13.86%) Information Management
15 78 (13.68%) Machine Learning
16 73 (12.81%) Event-Driven
17 72 (12.63%) OO
17 72 (12.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 278 (48.77%) C#
2 239 (41.93%) SQL
3 158 (27.72%) Python
4 149 (26.14%) JavaScript
5 132 (23.16%) PowerShell
6 131 (22.98%) Java
7 102 (17.89%) Scala
8 88 (15.44%) Bash
9 59 (10.35%) TypeScript
10 53 (9.30%) T-SQL
11 29 (5.09%) Go
12 19 (3.33%) Java 8
13 12 (2.11%) R
14 6 (1.05%) C
14 6 (1.05%) C++
15 5 (0.88%) Dart
16 4 (0.70%) ES6
17 2 (0.35%) Java 11
17 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.18%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 81 (14.21%) Degree
2 79 (13.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 79 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (13.86%) CISSP
3 28 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.63%) AWS Certification
7 15 (2.63%) CCSP
8 14 (2.46%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.35%) GCIA
9 2 (0.35%) SANS
10 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.30%) QA
2 10 (1.75%) GxP
3 9 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.23%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.88%) SLA
6 4 (0.70%) WCAG
7 3 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 98 (17.19%) Docker
2 14 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 104 (18.25%) Terraform
2 94 (16.49%) Kubernetes
3 20 (3.51%) Ansible
4 5 (0.88%) Packer
4 5 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Automic
5 1 (0.18%) Grafana
5 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 272 (47.72%) Microsoft
2 155 (27.19%) Databricks
3 21 (3.68%) Google
4 17 (2.98%) Cognizant
5 16 (2.81%) MuleSoft
5 16 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 15 (2.63%) Xamarin
7 12 (2.11%) Oracle
7 12 (2.11%) SAP
8 7 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.23%) StreamSets
9 4 (0.70%) Automation Anywhere
9 4 (0.70%) Blue Prism
9 4 (0.70%) UiPath
9 4 (0.70%) VMware
10 3 (0.53%) Sun
11 2 (0.35%) Apple
11 2 (0.35%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.35%) Informatica