Period
to 15 April 2021

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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 497 722 942
Rank change year-on-year +225 +220 +135
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 391 252 197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.14% 0.64% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 338 217 147
10th Percentile £43,375 £43,750 £43,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -20.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £93,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 34,431 39,211 41,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.17% 34.88% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28,278 32,293 33,465
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,000 £39,114
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,400 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.31% +1.89% +5.56%

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 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 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 +234 376 £65,000 - 77
London +191 223 £72,500 +3.57% 41
UK excluding London +137 145 £60,000 - 33
Work from Home -83 80 £65,000 +8.33% 17
South East +113 73 £57,500 -11.54% 12
North of England +58 32 £62,500 +16.28% 9
North West +42 20 £62,500 +19.05% 7
East of England - 17 £53,000 - 4
Midlands +36 14 £55,000 -29.03% 7
Yorkshire +18 12 £67,500 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +28 11 £53,750 -30.65% 5
South West -1 9 £57,500 +4.55% 1
East Midlands +29 3 £72,500 +11.54% 2
Wales +29 1 £50,000 -37.50%

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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.

1 391 (100.00%) Azure
1 391 (100.00%) Serverless
2 266 (68.03%) DevOps
3 222 (56.78%) .NET
4 211 (53.96%) C#
5 197 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
6 185 (47.31%) SQL
7 173 (44.25%) JavaScript
8 154 (39.39%) Microsoft
9 149 (38.11%) .NET Core
10 115 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
11 113 (28.90%) Azure SQL Database
12 104 (26.60%) Microservices
13 101 (25.83%) PowerShell
14 99 (25.32%) CSS
15 96 (24.55%) React
16 95 (24.30%) SQL Server
17 93 (23.79%) TDD
17 93 (23.79%) PaaS
18 91 (23.27%) Terraform
19 88 (22.51%) AngularJS
20 87 (22.25%) HTML
21 86 (21.99%) Cosmos DB
22 83 (21.23%) Web Services
23 81 (20.72%) AWS
24 80 (20.46%) Azure Active Directory
24 80 (20.46%) OO
25 77 (19.69%) SaaS
26 76 (19.44%) Logic Apps
27 74 (18.93%) Active Directory

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 60 (15.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.56%) Apache
3 8 (2.05%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.79%) IIS
5 5 (1.28%) Apache Synapse
5 5 (1.28%) CMS
5 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.28%) Headless CMS
6 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.51%) Drupal
7 2 (0.51%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (3.58%) Chatbot
2 6 (1.53%) Revit
3 5 (1.28%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 33 (8.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 391 (100.00%) Azure
1 391 (100.00%) Serverless
2 93 (23.79%) PaaS
3 81 (20.72%) AWS
4 80 (20.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 77 (19.69%) SaaS
6 76 (19.44%) Logic Apps
7 63 (16.11%) AWS Lambda
8 58 (14.83%) Power Platform
9 56 (14.32%) Microsoft 365
10 50 (12.79%) Azure Data Factory
11 36 (9.21%) PowerApps
12 35 (8.95%) Dynamics 365
13 34 (8.70%) IaaS
14 33 (8.44%) GCP
15 30 (7.67%) Cloud Functions
16 29 (7.42%) Firebase
16 29 (7.42%) Power Automate
17 25 (6.39%) NuGet
18 20 (5.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.84%) Firewall
2 13 (3.32%) DNS
3 7 (1.79%) Internet
3 7 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.53%) VLAN
5 5 (1.28%) IPv4
6 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.51%) HTTP
7 1 (0.26%) DHCP
7 1 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (28.90%) Azure SQL Database
2 95 (24.30%) SQL Server
3 86 (21.99%) Cosmos DB
4 40 (10.23%) NoSQL
5 31 (7.93%) Power BI
6 18 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (3.84%) MongoDB
10 14 (3.58%) Data Lake
11 13 (3.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 13 (3.32%) Redis
12 12 (3.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (2.05%) Big Data
14 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 71 (18.16%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.12%) TeamCity
4 17 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (3.32%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (2.56%) webpack
7 8 (2.05%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.79%) NUnit
9 6 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.28%) Babel
10 5 (1.28%) Postman
11 4 (1.02%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.77%) Selenium
12 3 (0.77%) xUnit.net
13 2 (0.51%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.51%) GitLab
13 2 (0.51%) JIRA
13 2 (0.51%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.51%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 51 (13.04%) Finance
2 39 (9.97%) Public Sector
3 31 (7.93%) Retail
4 27 (6.91%) Manufacturing
5 24 (6.14%) Banking
6 23 (5.88%) Automotive
7 18 (4.60%) Marketing
8 11 (2.81%) Housing Association
9 6 (1.53%) Games
9 6 (1.53%) Online Betting
9 6 (1.53%) Publishing
10 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.02%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 226 (57.80%) Developer
2 98 (25.06%) C# Developer
3 95 (24.30%) Azure Developer
4 88 (22.51%) .NET Developer
5 81 (20.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 71 (18.16%) Azure Engineer
6 71 (18.16%) Senior Developer
7 57 (14.58%) JavaScript Developer
8 53 (13.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 49 (12.53%) Cloud Engineer
10 43 (11.00%) Senior C# Developer
11 28 (7.16%) DevOps Engineer
12 25 (6.39%) SQL Developer
13 24 (6.14%) Software Developer
14 23 (5.88%) Lead Developer
15 22 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
16 21 (5.37%) DevOps Developer
17 20 (5.12%) Architect
17 20 (5.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 18 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (56.78%) .NET
2 149 (38.11%) .NET Core
3 99 (25.32%) CSS
4 96 (24.55%) React
5 88 (22.51%) AngularJS
6 87 (22.25%) HTML
7 83 (21.23%) Web Services
8 60 (15.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 50 (12.79%) HTML5
10 46 (11.76%) .NET Framework
11 43 (11.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 42 (10.74%) ASP.NET
13 38 (9.72%) jQuery
14 36 (9.21%) CSS3
15 34 (8.70%) Node.js
15 34 (8.70%) Vue.js
16 31 (7.93%) AWS Amplify
16 31 (7.93%) REST
17 29 (7.42%) Ember.js
17 29 (7.42%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.07%) Cloud Native
2 32 (8.18%) Mobile App
3 25 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.60%) User Experience
5 15 (3.84%) N-Tier
5 15 (3.84%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.05%) Social Media
8 7 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.53%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.02%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.51%) Blog
13 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.26%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.35%) Windows
2 9 (2.30%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.28%) Android
3 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (68.03%) DevOps
2 197 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 104 (26.60%) Microservices
5 93 (23.79%) TDD
6 80 (20.46%) OO
7 72 (18.41%) BDD
8 58 (14.83%) MVC
9 56 (14.32%) Mentoring
10 55 (14.07%) SOLID
11 53 (13.55%) Software Engineering
12 52 (13.30%) Migration
12 52 (13.30%) Test Automation
13 51 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
14 50 (12.79%) Scrum
15 49 (12.53%) Infrastructure as Code
16 43 (11.00%) Data Integration
17 41 (10.49%) Progressive Web App
18 37 (9.46%) Configuration Management
18 37 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 211 (53.96%) C#
2 185 (47.31%) SQL
3 173 (44.25%) JavaScript
4 101 (25.83%) PowerShell
5 52 (13.30%) T-SQL
6 35 (8.95%) Python
7 28 (7.16%) TypeScript
8 11 (2.81%) ES6
9 10 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.05%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.05%) Ruby
11 7 (1.79%) Scala
12 3 (0.77%) Cypher
12 3 (0.77%) Java
12 3 (0.77%) PHP
13 1 (0.26%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (8.70%) Degree
2 17 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.53%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.39%) QA
2 13 (3.32%) SLA
3 7 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) NIST
5 1 (0.26%) NIST 800
System Software
1 74 (18.93%) Active Directory
2 55 (14.07%) Docker
3 8 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.28%) vSphere
5 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 91 (23.27%) Terraform
2 65 (16.62%) Kubernetes
3 24 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (4.09%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (2.81%) Ansible
6 10 (2.56%) Puppet
7 8 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.26%) Argo
8 1 (0.26%) Demisto
8 1 (0.26%) Mesos
8 1 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 154 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.44%) Google
3 20 (5.12%) Databricks
4 16 (4.09%) Nintex
5 12 (3.07%) Dynatrace
6 11 (2.81%) Atlassian
7 9 (2.30%) Splunk
8 7 (1.79%) VMware
9 6 (1.53%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle
11 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.77%) SAP
12 2 (0.51%) IBM
12 2 (0.51%) Optimizely
12 2 (0.51%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.26%) Alteryx
13 1 (0.26%) Veracode
13 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.26%) Zoho