Period
to 23 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 849 1054 1188
Rank change year-on-year +205 +134 +57
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 229 117 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.071% 0.016%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.52% 0.29% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 174 78 23
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £93,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,250 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.92% +33.33% -18.18%

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 43,672 40,537 32,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.19% 24.52% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,543 32,826 26,908
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Azure Functions
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Functions.

Salary trend for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Functions over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Top 13 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 September 2019. 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 +188 219 £60,000 -11.11% 37
UK excluding London +100 139 £55,250 -7.92% 26
London +126 78 £67,500 -1.82% 11
South East +58 64 £80,000 +33.33% 4
Midlands +57 34 £55,000 +15.79% 5
West Midlands +48 25 £55,000 +15.79% 5
South West +24 24 £52,500 -43.24% 8
North of England +23 10 £60,000 +33.33% 6
North West +32 9 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East Midlands +28 9 £45,972 +5.08%
East of England +72 4 £55,500 - 3
Northern Ireland -4 3 £46,250 -
North East - 1 £54,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Azure
1 229 (100.00%) Serverless
2 148 (64.63%) C#
3 145 (63.32%) SQL
4 139 (60.70%) Microsoft
5 135 (58.95%) .NET
6 117 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (46.29%) DevOps
8 102 (44.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 81 (35.37%) SQL Server
10 80 (34.93%) JavaScript
11 77 (33.62%) PaaS
12 63 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (27.07%) PowerShell
13 62 (27.07%) Git (software)
14 54 (23.58%) MVC
15 51 (22.27%) Visual Studio Team System
15 51 (22.27%) Cosmos DB
16 49 (21.40%) AWS
17 48 (20.96%) REST
18 46 (20.09%) Project Delivery
19 45 (19.65%) HTML
19 45 (19.65%) Active Directory
20 44 (19.21%) React
21 42 (18.34%) AngularJS
21 42 (18.34%) SharePoint
22 41 (17.90%) Visual Studio
23 39 (17.03%) ASP.NET
24 38 (16.59%) .NET Framework
24 38 (16.59%) SDLC

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 42 (18.34%) SharePoint
2 32 (13.97%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (9.61%) IIS
4 12 (5.24%) Apache Spark
5 11 (4.80%) Apache
5 11 (4.80%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (4.37%) Headless CMS
7 9 (3.93%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.06%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.31%) Confluence
11 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.44%) nginx
12 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (12.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 229 (100.00%) Azure
1 229 (100.00%) Serverless
2 77 (33.62%) PaaS
3 49 (21.40%) AWS
4 32 (13.97%) IaaS
5 31 (13.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 30 (13.10%) Power Platform
7 28 (12.23%) Office 365
8 25 (10.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (9.17%) Azure Machine Learning
10 20 (8.73%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (8.73%) GCP
11 17 (7.42%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (6.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 16 (6.99%) PowerApps
12 16 (6.99%) SaaS
13 15 (6.55%) Firebase
14 14 (6.11%) GitHub
15 9 (3.93%) Microsoft Flow
16 6 (2.62%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.11%) Firewall
2 7 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (3.06%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (3.06%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (44.54%) Azure SQL Database
2 81 (35.37%) SQL Server
3 51 (22.27%) Cosmos DB
4 33 (14.41%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (12.66%) Data Lake
6 25 (10.92%) Big Data
7 22 (9.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 19 (8.30%) Power BI
9 16 (6.99%) NoSQL
9 16 (6.99%) Relational Database
9 16 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (6.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (5.68%) Geospatial Data
11 13 (5.68%) Redis
12 12 (5.24%) Hadoop
13 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (1.75%) MySQL
15 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 62 (27.07%) Git (software)
2 51 (22.27%) Visual Studio Team System
3 41 (17.90%) Visual Studio
4 25 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (6.99%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.37%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.93%) JIRA
7 9 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (3.49%) NUnit
9 6 (2.62%) webpack
10 4 (1.75%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.75%) git-flow
10 4 (1.75%) GitLab
10 4 (1.75%) MSTest
10 4 (1.75%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.75%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (1.75%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.75%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
General
1 34 (14.85%) Marketing
2 20 (8.73%) Finance
3 6 (2.62%) Banking
4 5 (2.18%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.31%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 133 (58.08%) Developer
2 61 (26.64%) .NET Developer
3 46 (20.09%) C# Developer
4 38 (16.59%) Azure Developer
5 37 (16.16%) Consultant
6 34 (14.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (14.41%) Azure Consultant
8 24 (10.48%) Principal Consultant
9 22 (9.61%) Architect
9 22 (9.61%) Azure Architect
10 21 (9.17%) BizTalk Consultant
11 18 (7.86%) Azure Engineer
11 18 (7.86%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (7.42%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (6.55%) Senior Developer
15 13 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
16 11 (4.80%) SharePoint Developer
17 10 (4.37%) Lead Developer
17 10 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (58.95%) .NET
2 48 (20.96%) REST
3 45 (19.65%) HTML
4 44 (19.21%) React
5 42 (18.34%) AngularJS
6 39 (17.03%) ASP.NET
7 38 (16.59%) .NET Framework
8 37 (16.16%) CSS
9 33 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (13.97%) .NET Core
10 32 (13.97%) Node.js
11 31 (13.54%) XML
12 26 (11.35%) JSON
12 26 (11.35%) WCF
13 24 (10.48%) HTML5
14 23 (10.04%) RESTful
15 21 (9.17%) MSMQ
16 20 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (7.42%) jQuery
17 17 (7.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.73%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (7.86%) Cloud Native
3 16 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.37%) User Experience
6 8 (3.49%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.49%) Social Media
7 7 (3.06%) Blog
7 7 (3.06%) Reinsurance
7 7 (3.06%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.87%) Wiki
10 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.68%) Linux
1 13 (5.68%) Windows
2 11 (4.80%) Android
2 11 (4.80%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.44%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (46.29%) DevOps
3 63 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (23.58%) MVC
5 46 (20.09%) Project Delivery
6 38 (16.59%) SDLC
7 37 (16.16%) OO
7 37 (16.16%) TDD
8 33 (14.41%) Open Source
9 32 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (13.97%) Presales
10 29 (12.66%) Microservices
10 29 (12.66%) SOLID
11 28 (12.23%) CRM
12 27 (11.79%) Analytics
12 27 (11.79%) BDD
13 26 (11.35%) Migration
14 25 (10.92%) SOA
15 24 (10.48%) Software Engineering
15 24 (10.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 148 (64.63%) C#
2 145 (63.32%) SQL
3 80 (34.93%) JavaScript
4 62 (27.07%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.42%) Python
5 17 (7.42%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.37%) Java
7 8 (3.49%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.49%) VBA
8 7 (3.06%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.18%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.44%) C
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.44%) Go
10 1 (0.44%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (8.73%) Degree
2 11 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.31%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 45 (19.65%) Active Directory
2 28 (12.23%) Docker
3 14 (6.11%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (3.06%) XenApp
4 7 (3.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (11.35%) Kubernetes
2 16 (6.99%) Terraform
3 14 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.11%) Puppet
4 7 (3.06%) FortiGate
4 7 (3.06%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (3.06%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.62%) Ansible
6 5 (2.18%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.87%) Mesos
8 2 (0.87%) rkt
9 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 139 (60.70%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.66%) Databricks
3 20 (8.73%) Google
4 18 (7.86%) Oracle
5 7 (3.06%) arcserve
5 7 (3.06%) CheckPoint
5 7 (3.06%) Cisco
5 7 (3.06%) Citrix
5 7 (3.06%) CommVault
5 7 (3.06%) Veeam
6 6 (2.62%) IBM
7 4 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Cognos
8 1 (0.44%) Incapsula
8 1 (0.44%) Splunk
8 1 (0.44%) VMware