Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 953 1101 1190
Rank change year-on-year +148 +89 -
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 165 80 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.046% 0.003%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.23% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 135 68 5
UK median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +36.36% -
10th Percentile £46,750 £47,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £86,500 £81,625 £68,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 37,955 34,732 23,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.00% 20.02% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30,258 28,754 19,940
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,251
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,325 £82,375 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +159 157 £60,000 -20.00% 33
UK excluding London +116 114 £60,000 +14.29% 21
South East +93 57 £71,500 -20.56% 9
London +71 48 £55,000 -26.67% 12
South West +49 18 £92,500 - 3
North West +43 14 £60,000 +9.09% 3
North of England +41 14 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Midlands +33 13 £60,000 +14.29% 1
West Midlands +27 9 £60,000 +14.29% 1
East of England +36 5 £50,000 -
Scotland - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 165 (100.00%) Serverless
2 123 (74.55%) Microsoft
3 114 (69.09%) C#
4 113 (68.48%) SQL
5 94 (56.97%) .NET
6 79 (47.88%) PaaS
7 71 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (42.42%) Git (software)
9 69 (41.82%) Azure SQL Database
10 62 (37.58%) SQL Server
11 61 (36.97%) Cosmos DB
12 57 (34.55%) Visual Studio Team System
13 52 (31.52%) PowerShell
14 49 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (28.48%) Visual Studio
16 46 (27.88%) Active Directory
17 41 (24.85%) WCF
17 41 (24.85%) .NET Framework
17 41 (24.85%) IaaS
18 40 (24.24%) TDD
18 40 (24.24%) JavaScript
19 39 (23.64%) Analytics
20 37 (22.42%) Migration
21 36 (21.82%) MVC
22 35 (21.21%) SOLID
23 34 (20.61%) Service Delivery
24 32 (19.39%) Data Warehouse
24 32 (19.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
25 31 (18.79%) Presales

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 27 (16.36%) IIS
2 24 (14.55%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (7.88%) Apache Spark
4 12 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.24%) Apache
5 7 (4.24%) Apache Solr
6 5 (3.03%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.82%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (10.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 165 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 165 (100.00%) Serverless
2 79 (47.88%) PaaS
3 41 (24.85%) IaaS
4 19 (11.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 17 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (7.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (7.27%) Office 365
9 10 (6.06%) Azure Machine Learning
9 10 (6.06%) SaaS
10 7 (4.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 7 (4.24%) Data Lake Analytics
10 7 (4.24%) GitHub
10 7 (4.24%) iPaaS
11 4 (2.42%) Yammer
12 3 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) Firewall
2 5 (3.03%) Skype
3 4 (2.42%) Intranet
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (41.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 62 (37.58%) SQL Server
3 61 (36.97%) Cosmos DB
4 32 (19.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 32 (19.39%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (13.33%) Big Data
6 15 (9.09%) Data Lake
7 14 (8.48%) Hadoop
8 13 (7.88%) Geospatial Data
9 10 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (6.06%) MongoDB
9 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (5.45%) Power BI
11 8 (4.85%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.61%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (42.42%) Git (software)
2 57 (34.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 47 (28.48%) Visual Studio
4 30 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (13.94%) Jenkins
6 16 (9.70%) tSQLt
7 14 (8.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (8.48%) TeamCity
8 12 (7.27%) SpecFlow
9 10 (6.06%) NUnit
10 6 (3.64%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.42%) JIRA
13 3 (1.82%) NSubstitute
13 3 (1.82%) Serilog
14 2 (1.21%) Axure RP
14 2 (1.21%) git-flow
14 2 (1.21%) Moq
14 2 (1.21%) MSTest
14 2 (1.21%) Selenium
General
1 30 (18.18%) Marketing
2 17 (10.30%) Banking
3 16 (9.70%) Retail
4 11 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (0.61%) Automotive
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (38.18%) Developer
2 41 (24.85%) Consultant
3 40 (24.24%) Azure Consultant
4 30 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 24 (14.55%) BizTalk Consultant
6 23 (13.94%) Architect
6 23 (13.94%) Azure Architect
6 23 (13.94%) Principal Consultant
7 22 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (10.91%) Data Engineer
9 17 (10.30%) Cloud Architect
10 16 (9.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 16 (9.70%) Technical Consultant
11 12 (7.27%) C# Developer
11 12 (7.27%) Senior Developer
12 11 (6.67%) Applications Architect
13 10 (6.06%) Integration Developer
14 9 (5.45%) Azure Developer
15 8 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
15 8 (4.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (56.97%) .NET
2 41 (24.85%) .NET Framework
2 41 (24.85%) WCF
3 31 (18.79%) XML
4 30 (18.18%) REST
5 29 (17.58%) HTML
6 25 (15.15%) RESTful
7 24 (14.55%) ASP.NET
7 24 (14.55%) MSMQ
8 20 (12.12%) AngularJS
8 20 (12.12%) JSON
9 19 (11.52%) CSS
10 16 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (9.70%) Entity Framework
11 14 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (8.48%) HTML5
12 12 (7.27%) Web Services
13 11 (6.67%) SAML
14 9 (5.45%) jQuery
14 9 (5.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Fintech
3 9 (5.45%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.03%) User Experience
5 3 (1.82%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.88%) Windows
2 10 (6.06%) Linux
3 3 (1.82%) VMS
3 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.21%) Android
4 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (24.24%) TDD
4 39 (23.64%) Analytics
5 37 (22.42%) Migration
6 36 (21.82%) MVC
7 35 (21.21%) SOLID
8 34 (20.61%) Service Delivery
9 31 (18.79%) Presales
10 30 (18.18%) Line Management
11 29 (17.58%) Microservices
11 29 (17.58%) OO
12 27 (16.36%) BDD
12 27 (16.36%) DevOps
12 27 (16.36%) Test Automation
13 26 (15.76%) SOA
14 24 (14.55%) Storage Management
15 19 (11.52%) Data Modelling
15 19 (11.52%) Network Virtualisation
16 18 (10.91%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 114 (69.09%) C#
2 113 (68.48%) SQL
3 52 (31.52%) PowerShell
4 40 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.06%) Python
7 7 (4.24%) U-SQL
8 5 (3.03%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (3.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 46 (27.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.48%) Docker
3 8 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) Terraform
2 9 (5.45%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.45%) Puppet
3 8 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.61%) Mesos
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 123 (74.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.70%) Google
3 11 (6.67%) IBM
4 8 (4.85%) Databricks
5 1 (0.61%) arcserve
5 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco
5 1 (0.61%) Citrix
5 1 (0.61%) CommVault
5 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle
5 1 (0.61%) PubNub
5 1 (0.61%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.61%) Splunk
5 1 (0.61%) Veeam