Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 887 1046 1131
Rank change year-on-year +159 +85 -
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 205 132 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.077% 0.012%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.50% 0.33% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 148 96 16
UK median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £47,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £53,750 -
% change year-on-year +16.28% - -

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 41,277 40,500 27,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.42% 23.49% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,258 33,007 23,084
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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 +137 191 £64,750 -13.67% 16
UK excluding London +111 114 £62,500 +16.28% 12
London +89 71 £55,000 -26.67% 4
South East +69 58 £80,000 -23.81% 9
Midlands +10 21 £55,000 +4.76%
North of England +42 16 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North West +40 16 £60,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands -13 14 £55,500 +5.71%
South West +33 11 £42,500 -26.09% 3
East Midlands +44 7 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland -22 6 £47,500 -
East of England +80 2 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 205 (100.00%) Serverless
2 140 (68.29%) SQL
3 120 (58.54%) C#
3 120 (58.54%) .NET
4 116 (56.59%) Microsoft
5 108 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (45.85%) PaaS
7 90 (43.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 86 (41.95%) DevOps
9 80 (39.02%) PowerShell
10 74 (36.10%) Git (software)
10 74 (36.10%) JavaScript
11 65 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (30.73%) Amazon AWS
13 59 (28.78%) Visual Studio Team System
13 59 (28.78%) SQL Server
14 56 (27.32%) Cosmos DB
15 50 (24.39%) Active Directory
16 49 (23.90%) Visual Studio
16 49 (23.90%) MVC
17 48 (23.41%) Analytics
17 48 (23.41%) SDLC
18 43 (20.98%) IaaS
19 40 (19.51%) REST
20 39 (19.02%) JSON
21 38 (18.54%) XML
22 37 (18.05%) Presales
23 36 (17.56%) .NET Framework
24 35 (17.07%) HTML

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 29 (14.15%) SharePoint
2 27 (13.17%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (11.22%) IIS
4 17 (8.29%) Apache Spark
5 15 (7.32%) Apache
5 15 (7.32%) Apache Solr
6 11 (5.37%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.98%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (6.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 205 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 205 (100.00%) Serverless
2 94 (45.85%) PaaS
3 63 (30.73%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (20.98%) IaaS
5 27 (13.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (12.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (11.22%) Azure Data Factory
7 23 (11.22%) Office 365
8 22 (10.73%) Power Platform
9 21 (10.24%) Azure Machine Learning
10 17 (8.29%) SaaS
11 13 (6.34%) PowerApps
12 12 (5.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 10 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (3.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 6 (2.93%) Firebase
16 5 (2.44%) npm
17 4 (1.95%) GitHub
18 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (5.37%) Remote Desktop
1 11 (5.37%) Skype
2 6 (2.93%) Firewall
3 3 (1.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (43.90%) Azure SQL Database
2 59 (28.78%) SQL Server
3 56 (27.32%) Cosmos DB
4 30 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (14.15%) Big Data
6 25 (12.20%) Data Lake
7 24 (11.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 20 (9.76%) NoSQL
9 19 (9.27%) Geospatial Data
10 17 (8.29%) Hadoop
11 13 (6.34%) Redis
12 11 (5.37%) Power BI
13 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
16 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
16 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (36.10%) Git (software)
2 59 (28.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 49 (23.90%) Visual Studio
4 24 (11.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (9.76%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (6.34%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.93%) git-flow
8 5 (2.44%) JIRA
8 5 (2.44%) tSQLt
9 4 (1.95%) Sinon.JS
9 4 (1.95%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (1.95%) webpack
10 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.49%) NUnit
10 1 (0.49%) Selenium
10 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (15.61%) Marketing
2 13 (6.34%) Banking
3 11 (5.37%) Retail
4 8 (3.90%) Finance
4 8 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.46%) Games
6 2 (0.98%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (51.71%) Developer
2 49 (23.90%) .NET Developer
3 37 (18.05%) C# Developer
4 30 (14.63%) Azure Consultant
4 30 (14.63%) Consultant
5 28 (13.66%) Architect
6 27 (13.17%) Azure Architect
6 27 (13.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (12.68%) Principal Consultant
7 26 (12.68%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (12.20%) Azure Developer
9 23 (11.22%) BizTalk Consultant
10 20 (9.76%) Cloud Architect
10 20 (9.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 17 (8.29%) Azure Engineer
12 15 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (7.32%) Senior Developer
13 11 (5.37%) Data Engineer
14 10 (4.88%) Integration Developer
15 9 (4.39%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (58.54%) .NET
2 40 (19.51%) REST
3 39 (19.02%) JSON
4 38 (18.54%) XML
5 36 (17.56%) .NET Framework
6 35 (17.07%) HTML
7 32 (15.61%) WCF
8 27 (13.17%) ASP.NET
9 26 (12.68%) CSS
10 25 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (12.20%) RESTful
10 25 (12.20%) SAML
11 23 (11.22%) MSMQ
11 23 (11.22%) React
12 21 (10.24%) AngularJS
13 19 (9.27%) HTML5
14 17 (8.29%) Entity Framework
15 16 (7.80%) Kafka
16 15 (7.32%) .NET Core
17 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.20%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (9.76%) Public Cloud
3 17 (8.29%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (7.80%) Fintech
5 13 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (5.37%) Cloud Native
6 11 (5.37%) User Experience
7 7 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.44%) Social Media
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.98%) Online Games
10 1 (0.49%) Blog
10 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.73%) Windows
2 18 (8.78%) Linux
3 4 (1.95%) Android
3 4 (1.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (41.95%) DevOps
3 65 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (23.90%) MVC
5 48 (23.41%) Analytics
5 48 (23.41%) SDLC
6 37 (18.05%) Presales
7 34 (16.59%) OO
8 33 (16.10%) Open Source
8 33 (16.10%) SOLID
9 31 (15.12%) Microservices
9 31 (15.12%) Migration
10 29 (14.15%) SOA
11 28 (13.66%) Project Management
12 27 (13.17%) Machine Learning
13 26 (12.68%) Scrum
14 25 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (11.71%) Software Engineering
16 23 (11.22%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (68.29%) SQL
2 120 (58.54%) C#
3 80 (39.02%) PowerShell
4 74 (36.10%) JavaScript
5 22 (10.73%) Python
6 16 (7.80%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.83%) Java
8 13 (6.34%) VBA
9 11 (5.37%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.90%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.93%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.46%) C++
13 1 (0.49%) C
13 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.78%) Degree
3 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.15%) Docker
3 19 (9.27%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (5.37%) XenApp
4 11 (5.37%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (9.76%) Kubernetes
1 20 (9.76%) Terraform
2 19 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (9.27%) Puppet
3 11 (5.37%) FortiGate
3 11 (5.37%) HP Data Protector
3 11 (5.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (5.37%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.98%) Ansible
4 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.98%) vRealize
Vendors
1 116 (56.59%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.66%) Oracle
3 27 (13.17%) Databricks
3 27 (13.17%) Google
4 12 (5.85%) IBM
5 11 (5.37%) arcserve
5 11 (5.37%) CheckPoint
5 11 (5.37%) Cisco
5 11 (5.37%) Citrix
5 11 (5.37%) CommVault
5 11 (5.37%) Veeam
6 3 (1.46%) Nintex
7 2 (0.98%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) Cognos
8 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.49%) Splunk