Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Functions
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 576 631 874
Rank change year-on-year +55 +243 +248
Permanent jobs citing Azure Functions 475 164 232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.98% 0.65% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 361 137 174
10th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -11.11%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £92,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +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 48,605 25,142 43,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.79% 36.65% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 35,004 20,767 35,890
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Functions in the UK

Azure Functions
Top 15 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 30 July 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 +69 434 £65,000 -13.33% 85
London +30 264 £71,000 -11.25% 40
UK excluding London -53 165 £55,000 -12.00% 47
Work from Home -171 110 £65,000 -23.53% 25
South East -55 71 £60,000 -25.00% 17
North of England -42 29 £67,500 +28.57% 5
Midlands -47 29 £55,000 -10.20% 12
West Midlands -55 22 £60,000 -22.58% 8
North West -26 18 £65,000 +30.00% 4
East of England - 18 £48,000 - 5
Yorkshire -56 11 £67,500 -10.00% 1
South West -83 11 £55,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 8 - - 2
East Midlands -43 7 £45,000 +16.13% 4
Wales -33 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 475 (100.00%) Azure
1 475 (100.00%) Serverless
2 284 (59.79%) C#
3 283 (59.58%) .NET
4 273 (57.47%) DevOps
5 259 (54.53%) SQL
6 248 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
7 176 (37.05%) JavaScript
8 166 (34.95%) Microsoft
9 161 (33.89%) SQL Server
10 158 (33.26%) .NET Core
11 139 (29.26%) React
12 137 (28.84%) AWS
13 134 (28.21%) Microservices
14 131 (27.58%) Azure Service Bus
15 110 (23.16%) TDD
16 106 (22.32%) Social Skills
17 104 (21.89%) CSS
18 103 (21.68%) OO
18 103 (21.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 101 (21.26%) Git (software)
20 100 (21.05%) Full Stack Development
21 99 (20.84%) SOLID
22 90 (18.95%) Web Services
23 89 (18.74%) Software Engineering
23 89 (18.74%) Kubernetes
24 88 (18.53%) Power Platform
25 85 (17.89%) Azure Logic Apps
26 84 (17.68%) HTML
27 83 (17.47%) PaaS

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 45 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.47%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.95%) CMS
4 13 (2.74%) Apache
5 11 (2.32%) IBM Domino
6 7 (1.47%) Confluence
7 6 (1.26%) Apache Synapse
8 5 (1.05%) Headless CMS
9 4 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.42%) IIS
12 1 (0.21%) Drupal
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.21%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 15 (3.16%) Chatbot
2 6 (1.26%) Revit
3 5 (1.05%) Adobe XD
3 5 (1.05%) AutoCAD
3 5 (1.05%) Figma
3 5 (1.05%) Sketch
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 59 (12.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 475 (100.00%) Azure
1 475 (100.00%) Serverless
2 137 (28.84%) AWS
3 131 (27.58%) Azure Service Bus
4 103 (21.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 88 (18.53%) Power Platform
6 85 (17.89%) Azure Logic Apps
7 83 (17.47%) PaaS
8 74 (15.58%) AWS Lambda
9 71 (14.95%) Azure Event Grid
10 68 (14.32%) Azure Data Factory
11 66 (13.89%) Dynamics 365
12 64 (13.47%) SaaS
13 61 (12.84%) Azure Service Fabric
14 54 (11.37%) PowerApps
15 53 (11.16%) Azure Storage
16 50 (10.53%) Azure App Service
16 50 (10.53%) GCP
17 48 (10.11%) Azure Active Directory
18 47 (9.89%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.74%) Network Security
2 5 (1.05%) Firewall
3 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.63%) VPN
4 2 (0.42%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) IPv4
5 1 (0.21%) RTP
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) VLAN
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (33.89%) SQL Server
2 79 (16.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 76 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 69 (14.53%) Power BI
5 42 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (7.37%) Relational Database
7 31 (6.53%) Redis
8 28 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (5.68%) Big Data
10 25 (5.26%) Data Lake
11 22 (4.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 20 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (3.37%) MySQL
14 15 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (2.11%) MongoDB
16 10 (2.11%) RDBMS
17 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
18 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 101 (21.26%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.11%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.05%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (4.21%) Moq
6 14 (2.95%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (2.53%) JIRA
8 12 (2.53%) JMeter
9 10 (2.11%) Gradle
9 10 (2.11%) Maven
9 10 (2.11%) Mockito
9 10 (2.11%) Postman
10 9 (1.89%) NUnit
11 8 (1.68%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.68%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.47%) MSTest
13 6 (1.26%) Fiddler
13 6 (1.26%) Selenium
14 5 (1.05%) Balsamiq
General
1 106 (22.32%) Social Skills
2 57 (12.00%) Finance
3 49 (10.32%) Retail
4 39 (8.21%) Public Sector
5 30 (6.32%) Banking
6 27 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (5.68%) Manufacturing
7 24 (5.05%) Organisational Skills
8 23 (4.84%) Automotive
9 22 (4.63%) Marketing
10 13 (2.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 10 (2.11%) Wearables
12 8 (1.68%) Presentation Skills
13 7 (1.47%) Online Betting
14 6 (1.26%) Czech Language
15 4 (0.84%) Electronics
15 4 (0.84%) Legal
15 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.42%) Publishing
17 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 291 (61.26%) Developer
2 103 (21.68%) C# Developer
3 100 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 92 (19.37%) .NET Developer
5 61 (12.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (12.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 54 (11.37%) Senior C# Developer
7 53 (11.16%) Azure Developer
8 51 (10.74%) Azure Engineer
9 43 (9.05%) Data Engineer
10 36 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
11 32 (6.74%) Software Engineer
12 30 (6.32%) Backend Developer
13 26 (5.47%) Web Developer
14 25 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
14 25 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
15 23 (4.84%) React Developer
16 20 (4.21%) Lead Developer
16 20 (4.21%) Senior DevOps
16 20 (4.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (59.58%) .NET
2 158 (33.26%) .NET Core
3 139 (29.26%) React
4 104 (21.89%) CSS
5 90 (18.95%) Web Services
6 84 (17.68%) HTML
7 73 (15.37%) .NET Framework
8 70 (14.74%) AngularJS
9 68 (14.32%) Node.js
10 65 (13.68%) ASP.NET
11 64 (13.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 64 (13.47%) REST
12 51 (10.74%) RESTful
13 47 (9.89%) jQuery
14 40 (8.42%) HTML5
15 38 (8.00%) OAuth
16 37 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 35 (7.37%) OAuth2
18 32 (6.74%) Sass
19 31 (6.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.05%) Cloud Native
2 40 (8.42%) Mobile App
3 32 (6.74%) Legacy Systems
4 31 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (5.47%) Public Cloud
6 19 (4.00%) User Experience
7 15 (3.16%) N-Tier
8 10 (2.11%) Social Network
9 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.47%) Legacy Applications
10 7 (1.47%) Social Media
11 6 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (1.05%) Animation
12 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.63%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.89%) Windows
2 8 (1.68%) Linux
3 5 (1.05%) Android
4 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.21%) VMS
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (57.47%) DevOps
2 248 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (28.21%) Microservices
4 110 (23.16%) TDD
5 103 (21.68%) OO
6 100 (21.05%) Full Stack Development
7 99 (20.84%) SOLID
8 89 (18.74%) Software Engineering
9 80 (16.84%) BDD
9 80 (16.84%) Business Intelligence
10 79 (16.63%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (14.95%) Test Automation
12 70 (14.74%) CRM
13 69 (14.53%) Scrum
14 62 (13.05%) MVC
15 61 (12.84%) Event-Driven
16 59 (12.42%) Migration
17 58 (12.21%) Clean Code
17 58 (12.21%) Mentoring
18 56 (11.79%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 284 (59.79%) C#
2 259 (54.53%) SQL
3 176 (37.05%) JavaScript
4 80 (16.84%) PowerShell
5 64 (13.47%) T-SQL
6 55 (11.58%) TypeScript
7 47 (9.89%) Python
8 29 (6.11%) Java
9 16 (3.37%) Go
10 14 (2.95%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.53%) ES6
11 12 (2.53%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.32%) Scala
13 8 (1.68%) Java 8
14 6 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.84%) PHP
16 3 (0.63%) Cypher
16 3 (0.63%) U-SQL
17 2 (0.42%) C++
17 2 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (9.89%) Degree
2 31 (6.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.26%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.63%) CISSP
5 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.42%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.21%) MCPD
7 1 (0.21%) MCSD
7 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.53%) Accessibility
2 30 (6.32%) QA
3 11 (2.32%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.05%) GDPR
4 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.84%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) COBIT
6 2 (0.42%) NIST
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (16.42%) Docker
2 33 (6.95%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 89 (18.74%) Kubernetes
2 64 (13.47%) Terraform
3 20 (4.21%) Ansible
3 20 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.26%) Puppet
5 6 (1.26%) systemd
6 1 (0.21%) Argo
6 1 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 166 (34.95%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.21%) Databricks
3 38 (8.00%) Google
4 23 (4.84%) Nintex
5 13 (2.74%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.74%) Oracle
6 12 (2.53%) Sony
7 9 (1.89%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.26%) Adobe
8 6 (1.26%) Autodesk
8 6 (1.26%) Cognos
8 6 (1.26%) Dynatrace
8 6 (1.26%) Splunk
9 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.84%) SAP
9 4 (0.84%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.42%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.42%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.42%) Zoho
11 1 (0.21%) ForgeRock