Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 652 894 1111
Rank change year-on-year +242 +217 +63
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 192 224 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.15% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.68% 0.52% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 188 196 77
Median annual salary £75,000 £63,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -17.86% +27.27% -

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 28,436 43,281 42,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.91% 29.53% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23,135 35,129 34,387
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.14%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +242 169 £70,000 +0.36% 19
London +196 108 £75,000 +21.95% 5
UK excluding London +188 73 £57,500 -17.86% 15
South East +96 29 £70,000 -12.50% 8
Work from Home +42 21 £80,000 -5.88% 2
South West +97 19 £55,000 +33.33% 3
Scotland - 8 £50,000 - 1
North of England +117 7 £51,250 -14.58% 1
Midlands +104 6 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Wales - 6 £80,000 -
North West +99 4 £50,000 -16.67%
West Midlands +73 4 £77,500 +39.64%
East Midlands +62 2 £38,750 -29.55% 1
North East +27 2 £51,250 -5.09%
Yorkshire - 1 £75,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Azure
1 192 (100.00%) Serverless
2 130 (67.71%) DevOps
3 101 (52.60%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (47.40%) Microsoft
5 82 (42.71%) .NET
6 79 (41.15%) C#
7 70 (36.46%) PaaS
8 67 (34.90%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (33.33%) AWS
10 63 (32.81%) SQL
11 55 (28.65%) HTML
12 54 (28.13%) JavaScript
13 50 (26.04%) .NET Core
14 48 (25.00%) CSS
15 47 (24.48%) Cloud Native
16 46 (23.96%) IaaS
17 42 (21.88%) PowerShell
17 42 (21.88%) Git (software)
18 41 (21.35%) SaaS
19 40 (20.83%) AngularJS
20 39 (20.31%) AWS Lambda
20 39 (20.31%) Azure Active Directory
21 38 (19.79%) SQL Server
22 37 (19.27%) Finance
23 36 (18.75%) TDD
24 35 (18.23%) Open Source
24 35 (18.23%) React
25 34 (17.71%) Mentoring
25 34 (17.71%) Logic Apps

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 17 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.17%) IIS
4 6 (3.13%) Headless CMS
5 3 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.52%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 192 (100.00%) Azure
1 192 (100.00%) Serverless
2 70 (36.46%) PaaS
3 64 (33.33%) AWS
4 46 (23.96%) IaaS
5 41 (21.35%) SaaS
6 39 (20.31%) AWS Lambda
6 39 (20.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 34 (17.71%) Logic Apps
8 32 (16.67%) Power Platform
9 27 (14.06%) GCP
10 23 (11.98%) PowerApps
11 19 (9.90%) Firebase
12 15 (7.81%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (6.77%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (4.17%) Office 365
14 8 (4.17%) Power Automate
15 7 (3.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.02%) Firewall
2 18 (9.38%) Network Security
3 15 (7.81%) DNS
4 13 (6.77%) Internet
5 3 (1.56%) Extranet
6 2 (1.04%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.15%) Cosmos DB
3 24 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (5.21%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.69%) Power BI
5 9 (4.69%) Redis
6 7 (3.65%) Big Data
7 6 (3.13%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.60%) Parquet
8 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.56%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.52%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 42 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 26 (13.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 25 (13.02%) TeamCity
4 20 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (4.69%) JIRA
7 8 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.65%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.13%) Babel
9 6 (3.13%) webpack
10 5 (2.60%) Postman
11 4 (2.08%) git-flow
12 3 (1.56%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.56%) Gradle
12 3 (1.56%) JUnit
12 3 (1.56%) Mockito
12 3 (1.56%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.04%) ESLint
13 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.52%) Katalon Studio
General
1 37 (19.27%) Finance
2 13 (6.77%) Retail
3 11 (5.73%) Games
4 7 (3.65%) Marketing
4 7 (3.65%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (43.75%) Developer
2 37 (19.27%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.02%) Full Stack Developer
4 24 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 23 (11.98%) C# Developer
5 23 (11.98%) Security Engineer
6 22 (11.46%) Azure Engineer
7 20 (10.42%) Architect
7 20 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (7.81%) CRM Developer
9 14 (7.29%) Azure Developer
9 14 (7.29%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (6.77%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.73%) Azure Consultant
11 11 (5.73%) Consultant
11 11 (5.73%) Security Specialist
12 10 (5.21%) Security Architect
12 10 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (42.71%) .NET
2 55 (28.65%) HTML
3 50 (26.04%) .NET Core
4 48 (25.00%) CSS
5 40 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 35 (18.23%) React
7 33 (17.19%) HTML5
8 23 (11.98%) Node.js
9 19 (9.90%) AWS Amplify
9 19 (9.90%) CSS3
9 19 (9.90%) Ember.js
9 19 (9.90%) Serverless Framework
10 17 (8.85%) .NET Framework
11 16 (8.33%) XML
12 15 (7.81%) REST
13 14 (7.29%) OAuth
13 14 (7.29%) RESTful
14 13 (6.77%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (6.77%) Web Services
15 12 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.48%) Cloud Native
2 22 (11.46%) Mobile App
3 19 (9.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.21%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.69%) User Experience
7 7 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.60%) Blog
9 5 (2.60%) Social Media
10 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.73%) Linux
2 9 (4.69%) Android
2 9 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.08%) Unix
4 3 (1.56%) Windows
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (67.71%) DevOps
2 101 (52.60%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (34.90%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (18.75%) TDD
5 35 (18.23%) Open Source
6 34 (17.71%) Mentoring
7 33 (17.19%) Coaching
8 32 (16.67%) Microservices
9 31 (16.15%) Scrum
10 30 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (14.58%) OO
12 27 (14.06%) Task Automation
13 25 (13.02%) Software Engineering
14 22 (11.46%) Identity Management
15 21 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (10.94%) SOA
16 20 (10.42%) Analytics
16 20 (10.42%) BDD
17 19 (9.90%) Progressive Web App
17 19 (9.90%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 79 (41.15%) C#
2 63 (32.81%) SQL
3 54 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 42 (21.88%) PowerShell
5 27 (14.06%) Python
6 9 (4.69%) TypeScript
7 6 (3.13%) Cypher
8 5 (2.60%) Java
9 4 (2.08%) ES6
9 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.56%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.56%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Groovy
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.29%) GDPR
1 14 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (7.29%) NIST
1 14 (7.29%) NIST 800
2 12 (6.25%) QA
3 3 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.90%) Docker
3 6 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (14.06%) Kubernetes
2 23 (11.98%) Terraform
3 14 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.17%) Ansible
4 8 (4.17%) Puppet
5 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.04%) Nagios
5 2 (1.04%) Packer
5 2 (1.04%) SCCM
5 2 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (47.40%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.54%) Google
3 21 (10.94%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.69%) Databricks
5 7 (3.65%) Splunk
6 6 (3.13%) Tableau
7 4 (2.08%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.08%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.04%) Dell
8 2 (1.04%) McAfee
8 2 (1.04%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.04%) VMware
8 2 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.52%) Incapsula