Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 537 855 1069
Rank change year-on-year +318 +214 +124
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 150 225 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.16% 0.070%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.79% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 159 196 80
Median annual salary £80,000 £56,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.59% -17.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £46,175
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £82,500 £55,000 £71,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -23.08% +33.02%

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 18,939 43,579 40,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.44% 31.26% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15,771 35,478 33,170
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 28 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Top 14 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 28 September 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 +323 144 £78,750 +31.25% 32
London +275 78 £77,500 +14.81% 13
UK excluding London +255 67 £82,500 +50.00% 20
South East +202 43 £82,500 +3.13% 11
Work from Home +61 31 £85,000 +61.90% 5
South West +126 14 £90,000 +71.43% 3
North of England +177 6 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Midlands +122 4 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Scotland - 3 £85,000 - 2
East Midlands +96 2 £38,750 -15.71%
West Midlands +89 2 £61,250 +13.95% 2
North West +126 1 £52,500 -12.50% 1
North East +25 1 £47,500 -12.04% 1

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Azure
1 150 (100.00%) Serverless
2 96 (64.00%) DevOps
3 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (40.67%) Cloud Native
5 58 (38.67%) IaaS
6 56 (37.33%) AWS
7 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
8 50 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
9 47 (31.33%) PaaS
10 45 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 41 (27.33%) .NET
11 41 (27.33%) SaaS
12 40 (26.67%) SQL
13 37 (24.67%) HTML
13 37 (24.67%) Python
14 36 (24.00%) C#
14 36 (24.00%) PowerShell
15 35 (23.33%) Terraform
16 34 (22.67%) Power Platform
17 33 (22.00%) CSS
18 32 (21.33%) DNS
18 32 (21.33%) PowerApps
19 31 (20.67%) Software Engineering
19 31 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (20.67%) Git (software)
20 30 (20.00%) Task Automation
20 30 (20.00%) Microservices
21 29 (19.33%) AngularJS
21 29 (19.33%) Azure Active Directory

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 14 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.67%) Headless CMS
3 3 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.67%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.67%) nginx
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 150 (100.00%) Azure
1 150 (100.00%) Serverless
2 58 (38.67%) IaaS
3 56 (37.33%) AWS
4 50 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
5 47 (31.33%) PaaS
6 41 (27.33%) SaaS
7 34 (22.67%) Power Platform
8 32 (21.33%) PowerApps
9 29 (19.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (14.67%) GCP
11 20 (13.33%) Firebase
12 19 (12.67%) Office 365
13 15 (10.00%) Logic Apps
14 10 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (6.00%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (6.00%) GitHub
16 7 (4.67%) OneDrive
17 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
17 3 (2.00%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.33%) DNS
2 26 (17.33%) Internet
3 15 (10.00%) Firewall
4 10 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (10.67%) Cosmos DB
4 8 (5.33%) Big Data
4 8 (5.33%) Data Lake
4 8 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.67%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.00%) Redis
7 4 (2.67%) Informix
8 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.33%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.33%) Power BI
10 1 (0.67%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.67%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 31 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (18.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 26 (17.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (17.33%) TeamCity
4 11 (7.33%) JIRA
5 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.67%) Babel
7 4 (2.67%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.67%) Subversion
7 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.67%) webpack
8 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.00%) xUnit.net
9 2 (1.33%) git-flow
9 2 (1.33%) GitLab
9 2 (1.33%) NUnit
9 2 (1.33%) Postman
10 1 (0.67%) ERwin
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Marketing
3 9 (6.00%) Public Sector
3 9 (6.00%) Retail
4 8 (5.33%) Banking
4 8 (5.33%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.67%) Automotive
6 3 (2.00%) Legal
6 3 (2.00%) Publishing
7 2 (1.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (30.67%) Developer
2 37 (24.67%) Azure Engineer
3 32 (21.33%) Security Specialist
4 29 (19.33%) Azure Specialist
5 26 (17.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 22 (14.67%) Cloud Specialist
6 22 (14.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 21 (14.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (13.33%) Security Engineer
9 19 (12.67%) Architect
10 14 (9.33%) .NET Developer
10 14 (9.33%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (7.33%) Node.js Developer
12 9 (6.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 9 (6.00%) Senior Developer
12 9 (6.00%) Senior Security Engineer
13 8 (5.33%) Azure Architect
13 8 (5.33%) Security Architect
13 8 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (4.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.33%) .NET
2 37 (24.67%) HTML
3 33 (22.00%) CSS
4 29 (19.33%) AngularJS
5 28 (18.67%) .NET Core
6 27 (18.00%) React
7 23 (15.33%) HTML5
8 22 (14.67%) Node.js
9 20 (13.33%) AWS Amplify
9 20 (13.33%) CSS3
9 20 (13.33%) Ember.js
9 20 (13.33%) Serverless Framework
10 19 (12.67%) REST
11 13 (8.67%) JSON
12 11 (7.33%) GraphQL
12 11 (7.33%) Web Services
13 10 (6.67%) React Native
14 9 (6.00%) SAML
14 9 (6.00%) XML
15 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (40.67%) Cloud Native
2 22 (14.67%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (5.33%) Blog
5 8 (5.33%) Social Media
6 6 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.00%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.33%) Android
1 11 (7.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.67%) Linux
3 3 (2.00%) Unix
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (64.00%) DevOps
2 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (20.67%) Software Engineering
4 30 (20.00%) Microservices
4 30 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 28 (18.67%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
7 24 (16.00%) Open Source
8 23 (15.33%) OO
9 21 (14.00%) BDD
10 20 (13.33%) Progressive Web App
11 16 (10.67%) Scrum
12 15 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.67%) Identity Management
13 13 (8.67%) MVC
14 12 (8.00%) Data Security
14 12 (8.00%) TDD
15 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
16 10 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 40 (26.67%) SQL
3 37 (24.67%) Python
4 36 (24.00%) C#
4 36 (24.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.67%) ES6
7 3 (2.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.33%) Java
8 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) Cypher
9 1 (0.67%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.67%) R
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.33%) GDPR
2 11 (7.33%) NIST
2 11 (7.33%) NIST 800
3 7 (4.67%) QA
4 3 (2.00%) SLA
5 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.33%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (23.33%) Terraform
2 19 (12.67%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.33%) Google
3 12 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (6.00%) Databricks
5 6 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.00%) Splunk
6 4 (2.67%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.33%) Facebook
7 2 (1.33%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.33%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.33%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.67%) Dell
8 1 (0.67%) Tableau