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

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 473 810 964
Rank change year-on-year +337 +154 +156
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 287 219 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.13% 0.52% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 324 209 155
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £84,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +9.09%

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 25,463 42,262 39,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.76% 33.43% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21,497 34,765 31,754
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Top 12 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 January 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 +326 276 £65,000 +8.33% 58
UK excluding London +236 144 £62,500 +13.64% 27
London +215 125 £70,000 +5.66% 31
South East +215 100 £65,000 -1.89% 8
Work from Home -7 76 £67,500 +28.57% 7
North of England +107 21 £62,500 +4.17% 4
North West +87 14 £62,500 +4.17% 4
South West +59 13 £90,000 +71.43% 3
East of England +122 10 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £60,000 -
Midlands +73 1 - - 9
West Midlands +68 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Azure
1 287 (100.00%) Serverless
2 173 (60.28%) DevOps
3 125 (43.55%) Microsoft
4 124 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (39.72%) .NET
6 111 (38.68%) C#
6 111 (38.68%) JavaScript
7 106 (36.93%) SQL
8 87 (30.31%) AWS
9 86 (29.97%) PowerShell
9 86 (29.97%) Terraform
10 85 (29.62%) PaaS
11 83 (28.92%) SaaS
11 83 (28.92%) Azure SQL Database
12 79 (27.53%) AWS Lambda
13 77 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
14 75 (26.13%) Cloud Native
15 73 (25.44%) Cosmos DB
16 72 (25.09%) .NET Core
17 71 (24.74%) Active Directory
18 69 (24.04%) Azure Active Directory
19 64 (22.30%) HTML
20 61 (21.25%) Office 365
20 61 (21.25%) CSS
21 60 (20.91%) Power Platform
22 58 (20.21%) Python
23 56 (19.51%) AngularJS
23 56 (19.51%) IaaS
24 55 (19.16%) Git (software)

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 52 (18.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.09%) Headless CMS
4 5 (1.74%) IIS
5 4 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.70%) Apache
6 2 (0.70%) CMS
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) Drupal
7 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.35%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Chatbot
2 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 287 (100.00%) Azure
1 287 (100.00%) Serverless
2 87 (30.31%) AWS
3 85 (29.62%) PaaS
4 83 (28.92%) SaaS
5 79 (27.53%) AWS Lambda
6 69 (24.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 61 (21.25%) Office 365
8 60 (20.91%) Power Platform
9 56 (19.51%) IaaS
10 53 (18.47%) Logic Apps
11 48 (16.72%) PowerApps
12 40 (13.94%) Azure Data Factory
13 30 (10.45%) GCP
14 26 (9.06%) Firebase
15 25 (8.71%) OneDrive
16 22 (7.67%) Dynamics 365
17 16 (5.57%) Power Automate
18 12 (4.18%) GitHub
19 8 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.59%) DNS
2 32 (11.15%) Internet
3 14 (4.88%) Firewall
4 5 (1.74%) VLAN
5 4 (1.39%) IPv4
5 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) DHCP
6 1 (0.35%) Network Security
6 1 (0.35%) SSL
6 1 (0.35%) VoIP
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (28.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 73 (25.44%) Cosmos DB
3 48 (16.72%) SQL Server
4 15 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.18%) Data Lake
6 12 (4.18%) Power BI
7 11 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.44%) Redis
10 7 (2.44%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.09%) Big Data
12 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.39%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.05%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 55 (19.16%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.32%) TeamCity
3 12 (4.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (4.18%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.79%) xUnit.net
6 7 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.39%) Babel
8 4 (1.39%) JIRA
8 4 (1.39%) webpack
9 3 (1.05%) GitLab
9 3 (1.05%) NUnit
9 3 (1.05%) Postman
9 3 (1.05%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.05%) Subversion
10 2 (0.70%) CA Release Automation
10 2 (0.70%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (14.98%) Finance
2 28 (9.76%) Public Sector
3 23 (8.01%) Banking
3 23 (8.01%) Retail
4 21 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 20 (6.97%) Automotive
6 12 (4.18%) Marketing
7 10 (3.48%) Publishing
8 9 (3.14%) Housing Association
9 5 (1.74%) Games
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (43.90%) Developer
2 71 (24.74%) Azure Engineer
3 62 (21.60%) Cloud Engineer
4 53 (18.47%) .NET Developer
4 53 (18.47%) Azure Developer
5 50 (17.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 36 (12.54%) C# Developer
6 36 (12.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 30 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (10.10%) Security Specialist
9 28 (9.76%) Azure Specialist
10 23 (8.01%) Cloud Specialist
11 22 (7.67%) Office 365 Engineer
12 19 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (6.27%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.88%) Architect
14 14 (4.88%) DevSecOps Engineer
14 14 (4.88%) Lead Developer
15 13 (4.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 11 (3.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (39.72%) .NET
2 72 (25.09%) .NET Core
3 64 (22.30%) HTML
4 61 (21.25%) CSS
5 56 (19.51%) AngularJS
6 48 (16.72%) React
7 39 (13.59%) Web Services
8 35 (12.20%) HTML5
9 30 (10.45%) CSS3
10 29 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 27 (9.41%) AWS Amplify
11 27 (9.41%) SAML
12 26 (9.06%) Ember.js
12 26 (9.06%) Node.js
12 26 (9.06%) Serverless Framework
13 23 (8.01%) ASP.NET
14 22 (7.67%) REST
15 21 (7.32%) JSON
15 21 (7.32%) XML
16 17 (5.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (26.13%) Cloud Native
2 29 (10.10%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.53%) User Experience
4 12 (4.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.79%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.74%) Blog
7 5 (1.74%) Social Media
8 4 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.14%) Windows
2 8 (2.79%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.09%) Android
3 6 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.70%) Linux
5 2 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (60.28%) DevOps
2 124 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (16.38%) Microservices
5 39 (13.59%) OO
5 39 (13.59%) Scrum
6 37 (12.89%) Configuration Management
6 37 (12.89%) TDD
7 34 (11.85%) Task Automation
8 33 (11.50%) BDD
8 33 (11.50%) Infrastructure as Code
9 32 (11.15%) Anomaly Detection
10 30 (10.45%) Identity Access Management
10 30 (10.45%) Progressive Web App
11 28 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 28 (9.76%) Test Automation
12 27 (9.41%) Mentoring
13 24 (8.36%) MVC
14 22 (7.67%) Technical Leadership
15 20 (6.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (38.68%) C#
1 111 (38.68%) JavaScript
2 106 (36.93%) SQL
3 86 (29.97%) PowerShell
4 58 (20.21%) Python
5 15 (5.23%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.88%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.14%) Ruby
8 4 (1.39%) ES6
9 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.70%) Java
10 2 (0.70%) R
10 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (3.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.23%) QA
2 10 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.48%) SLA
3 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.05%) GDPR
4 3 (1.05%) NIST
4 3 (1.05%) NIST 800
System Software
1 71 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.97%) Docker
3 4 (1.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 86 (29.97%) Terraform
2 27 (9.41%) Kubernetes
3 20 (6.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.48%) Puppet
5 8 (2.79%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.05%) Ansible
7 1 (0.35%) Demisto
Vendors
1 125 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.80%) Google
3 16 (5.57%) Databricks
4 10 (3.48%) Dynatrace
4 10 (3.48%) Splunk
5 8 (2.79%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.74%) VMware
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle
7 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.70%) Facebook
8 2 (0.70%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.35%) IBM
9 1 (0.35%) Optimizely