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

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 575 539 890
Rank change year-on-year -36 +351 +165
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 544 156 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.00% 0.81% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 373 133 166
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,488 £42,500
25th Percentile £46,750 £55,000 £47,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -9.43%
75th Percentile £68,750 £87,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +18.18% -12.00%

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 54,209 19,271 43,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.34% 40.21% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37,959 16,345 35,999
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,383
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Top 15 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 October 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 -33 487 £60,000 -11.11% 83
UK excluding London -81 245 £52,500 -19.23% 48
London -98 235 £65,000 -8.45% 39
Work from Home -147 163 £55,000 -35.29% 19
South East -98 126 £60,000 -7.69% 11
North of England -118 32 £46,250 -11.90% 10
East of England - 32 £45,000 - 9
Midlands -98 29 £52,500 +23.53% 8
North West -80 23 £48,750 -7.14% 7
West Midlands -83 19 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South West -95 14 £47,500 -47.22% 5
East Midlands -58 10 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -102 9 £38,750 -29.55% 3
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
Scotland -87 5 £57,500 -32.35% 2

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 544 (100.00%) Azure
1 544 (100.00%) Serverless
2 323 (59.38%) .NET
3 320 (58.82%) C#
4 288 (52.94%) SQL
5 275 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
6 259 (47.61%) DevOps
7 213 (39.15%) Microsoft
8 202 (37.13%) AWS
9 187 (34.38%) JavaScript
10 173 (31.80%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 153 (28.13%) Azure Service Bus
11 153 (28.13%) React
12 152 (27.94%) SQL Server
13 145 (26.65%) Social Skills
14 144 (26.47%) .NET Core
15 139 (25.55%) Microservices
16 127 (23.35%) Azure Data Factory
17 111 (20.40%) Full Stack Development
18 109 (20.04%) Azure Event Grid
19 104 (19.12%) TDD
20 103 (18.93%) Git (software)
21 102 (18.75%) Azure Logic Apps
22 101 (18.57%) Analytics
23 97 (17.83%) AWS Lambda
24 92 (16.91%) PowerShell
25 91 (16.73%) Python
26 90 (16.54%) SaaS
26 90 (16.54%) Terraform
27 89 (16.36%) PaaS

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 51 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 28 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (2.39%) IBM Domino
5 11 (2.02%) CMS
5 11 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.47%) Apache
7 6 (1.10%) Confluence
8 5 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.37%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.37%) JBoss
11 2 (0.37%) Liferay
11 2 (0.37%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (2.21%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.92%) Adobe XD
2 5 (0.92%) Figma
2 5 (0.92%) Sketch
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 42 (7.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 544 (100.00%) Azure
1 544 (100.00%) Serverless
2 202 (37.13%) AWS
3 173 (31.80%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 153 (28.13%) Azure Service Bus
5 127 (23.35%) Azure Data Factory
6 109 (20.04%) Azure Event Grid
7 102 (18.75%) Azure Logic Apps
8 97 (17.83%) AWS Lambda
9 90 (16.54%) SaaS
10 89 (16.36%) PaaS
11 86 (15.81%) Power Platform
12 77 (14.15%) GCP
13 67 (12.32%) Dynamics 365
14 62 (11.40%) Azure Storage
15 50 (9.19%) PowerApps
16 44 (8.09%) Cloud Computing
16 44 (8.09%) Power Automate
17 38 (6.99%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 37 (6.80%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.86%) Cisco IPT
2 13 (2.39%) Network Security
3 3 (0.55%) HTTP
3 3 (0.55%) VPN
4 2 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) RTP
5 1 (0.18%) SSL
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 80 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 67 (12.32%) Power BI
4 65 (11.95%) Azure SQL Database
5 51 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (9.19%) Big Data
7 48 (8.82%) Data Lake
8 32 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (5.15%) Relational Database
10 26 (4.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 25 (4.60%) Redis
12 22 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (3.86%) Amazon Redshift
14 18 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (3.31%) Hadoop
15 17 (3.13%) Amazon Athena
15 17 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (2.76%) Electronic Patient Records
17 13 (2.39%) MongoDB
17 13 (2.39%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 103 (18.93%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.07%) Jenkins
3 28 (5.15%) Visual Studio
4 26 (4.78%) Maven
5 24 (4.41%) Gradle
5 24 (4.41%) Mockito
6 22 (4.04%) Moq
7 17 (3.13%) kappa
8 16 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (2.76%) JIRA
10 14 (2.57%) JMeter
11 13 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (2.02%) Selenium
13 9 (1.65%) SpecFlow
14 8 (1.47%) NUnit
14 8 (1.47%) Postman
14 8 (1.47%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.29%) Appium
15 7 (1.29%) MSTest
General
1 145 (26.65%) Social Skills
2 74 (13.60%) Finance
3 64 (11.76%) Retail
4 42 (7.72%) Organisational Skills
5 37 (6.80%) Marketing
6 35 (6.43%) Banking
7 34 (6.25%) Manufacturing
8 30 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (4.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 19 (3.49%) Public Sector
11 13 (2.39%) Automotive
12 9 (1.65%) Legal
13 8 (1.47%) Czech Language
14 7 (1.29%) Wearables
15 4 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
16 3 (0.55%) Presentation Skills
16 3 (0.55%) Publishing
17 2 (0.37%) Billing
18 1 (0.18%) Advertising
18 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 332 (61.03%) Developer
2 120 (22.06%) Senior Developer
3 109 (20.04%) .NET Developer
4 81 (14.89%) C# Developer
5 70 (12.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 63 (11.58%) Data Engineer
7 56 (10.29%) Azure Developer
8 50 (9.19%) Full Stack Developer
9 46 (8.46%) Azure Engineer
10 43 (7.90%) Web Developer
11 42 (7.72%) Senior C# Developer
11 42 (7.72%) Senior Web Developer
12 40 (7.35%) Senior .NET Developer
13 37 (6.80%) Backend Developer
14 35 (6.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 33 (6.07%) Cloud Engineer
16 26 (4.78%) Java Developer
17 25 (4.60%) Software Engineer
18 24 (4.41%) Integration Developer
19 23 (4.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (59.38%) .NET
2 153 (28.13%) React
3 144 (26.47%) .NET Core
4 89 (16.36%) HTML
5 79 (14.52%) .NET Framework
5 79 (14.52%) CSS
6 77 (14.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 72 (13.24%) Node.js
7 72 (13.24%) Web Services
8 69 (12.68%) RESTful
9 62 (11.40%) ASP.NET
10 61 (11.21%) REST
11 59 (10.85%) Kafka
12 56 (10.29%) OAuth
13 54 (9.93%) OAuth2
14 47 (8.64%) AngularJS
15 45 (8.27%) Sass
16 42 (7.72%) Middleware
17 34 (6.25%) GraphQL
17 34 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.09%) Cloud Native
2 40 (7.35%) Public Cloud
3 32 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 27 (4.96%) Social Network
6 18 (3.31%) User Experience
7 12 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
9 7 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.10%) Legacy Applications
10 6 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (0.92%) Animation
11 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.37%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.37%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.18%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.29%) Linux
2 4 (0.74%) Android
2 4 (0.74%) Windows
3 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
3 1 (0.18%) VMS
3 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (47.61%) DevOps
3 139 (25.55%) Microservices
4 111 (20.40%) Full Stack Development
5 104 (19.12%) TDD
6 101 (18.57%) Analytics
7 88 (16.18%) Scrum
8 83 (15.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 81 (14.89%) OO
10 75 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
11 73 (13.42%) Software Engineering
12 72 (13.24%) Pair Programming
13 71 (13.05%) Infrastructure as Code
14 69 (12.68%) Machine Learning
15 68 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (12.13%) Event-Driven
17 61 (11.21%) Test Automation
18 60 (11.03%) SOLID
19 57 (10.48%) ETL
20 56 (10.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 320 (58.82%) C#
2 288 (52.94%) SQL
3 187 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 92 (16.91%) PowerShell
5 91 (16.73%) Python
6 77 (14.15%) TypeScript
7 76 (13.97%) Java
8 41 (7.54%) T-SQL
9 33 (6.07%) Scala
10 32 (5.88%) Bash Shell
11 27 (4.96%) Go
12 13 (2.39%) Java 8
13 9 (1.65%) ES6
13 9 (1.65%) R
14 7 (1.29%) C
15 6 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.37%) C++
17 2 (0.37%) PHP
17 2 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (7.72%) Degree
2 22 (4.04%) CISSP
3 21 (3.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 21 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.13%) AWS Certification
7 15 (2.76%) CCSP
8 6 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.18%) MCPD
10 1 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.01%) QA
2 23 (4.23%) Accessibility
3 12 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.92%) GDPR
5 4 (0.74%) WCAG
6 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.37%) COBIT
7 2 (0.37%) NIST
8 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (15.07%) Docker
2 24 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 90 (16.54%) Terraform
2 85 (15.63%) Kubernetes
3 20 (3.68%) Ansible
4 11 (2.02%) Puppet
5 7 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.10%) systemd
7 5 (0.92%) Packer
8 3 (0.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.18%) Automic
9 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 213 (39.15%) Microsoft
2 76 (13.97%) Databricks
3 30 (5.51%) Google
4 17 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 12 (2.21%) Sony
6 11 (2.02%) Oracle
7 10 (1.84%) Cognizant
7 10 (1.84%) Xamarin
8 9 (1.65%) JD Edwards
9 8 (1.47%) Nintex
10 7 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.29%) StreamSets
11 6 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.10%) Cognos
11 6 (1.10%) SAP
12 5 (0.92%) Adobe
13 3 (0.55%) Apple
14 2 (0.37%) Informatica
14 2 (0.37%) MuleSoft
14 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com