Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure Machine Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Machine Learning over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1043 1097 1176
Rank change year-on-year +54 +79 +83
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 71 97 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.056% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.19% 0.28% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 90 25
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £38,375 £32,375 £46,250
90th Percentile £89,750 £80,000 £96,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +31.25% -25.58% -

Azure Machine Learning 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 37,979 34,993 23,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.02% 20.04% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30,240 28,970 20,104
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,275 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Azure Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure Machine Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Machine Learning.

Salary trend for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Machine Learning over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Machine Learning within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +56 70 £62,500 -3.85% 12
London +40 54 £65,000 - 3
UK excluding London +49 15 £52,500 +31.25% 9
South West +18 7 £42,500 -43.33% 1
South East +11 4 £72,500 +34.88% 3
East of England +27 2 - -
West Midlands +42 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Midlands +37 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North of England +37 1 £57,500 +82.54% 4
North West +24 1 £57,500 +82.54% 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 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 Machine Learning.

1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (83.10%) Machine Learning
3 50 (70.42%) SQL
4 47 (66.20%) Analytics
5 46 (64.79%) Microsoft
6 41 (57.75%) Power BI
7 36 (50.70%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (47.89%) Big Data
9 33 (46.48%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (46.48%) .NET
9 33 (46.48%) Data Lake
10 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
10 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (42.25%) Data Science
12 29 (40.85%) Artificial Intelligence
12 29 (40.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (38.03%) Azure SQL Database
14 25 (35.21%) Python
15 24 (33.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (32.39%) PaaS
16 23 (32.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 22 (30.99%) Data Analytics
18 21 (29.58%) Data Modelling
18 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
19 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
19 20 (28.17%) Cosmos DB
20 19 (26.76%) R
21 18 (25.35%) Apache Spark
21 18 (25.35%) Databricks

Azure Machine Learning
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 18 (25.35%) Apache Spark
2 9 (12.68%) Apache
2 9 (12.68%) Apache Solr
3 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) SAS
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.82%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SPSS
2 2 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (32.39%) PaaS
3 15 (21.13%) Azure Data Factory
3 15 (21.13%) Serverless
4 12 (16.90%) SaaS
5 10 (14.08%) Azure Functions
6 9 (12.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (12.68%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 9 (12.68%) Data Lake Analytics
7 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (4.23%) GitHub
8 3 (4.23%) IaaS
8 3 (4.23%) Office 365
9 2 (2.82%) Apigee
9 2 (2.82%) Boomi
9 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.82%) iPaaS
10 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (57.75%) Power BI
2 34 (47.89%) Big Data
3 33 (46.48%) Data Lake
3 33 (46.48%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
5 29 (40.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (38.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 24 (33.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (32.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (28.17%) Cosmos DB
11 17 (23.94%) Hadoop
12 14 (19.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (15.49%) HDInsight
13 11 (15.49%) MongoDB
13 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
15 9 (12.68%) Geospatial Data
16 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.82%) ER Studio
6 2 (2.82%) ERwin
6 2 (2.82%) Maven
6 2 (2.82%) Protractor
6 2 (2.82%) RStudio
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Advertising
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Retail Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Military
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) Consultant
3 14 (19.72%) Architect
4 13 (18.31%) Analytics Consultant
5 12 (16.90%) Azure Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 9 (12.68%) Azure Consultant
6 9 (12.68%) Data Manager
7 8 (11.27%) .NET Developer
7 8 (11.27%) Data Architect
8 6 (8.45%) Build Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Engineering Manager
10 4 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) JSON
3 12 (16.90%) SAML
4 9 (12.68%) Kafka
5 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.86%) HTML
6 6 (8.45%) CSS
7 5 (7.04%) .NET Core
7 5 (7.04%) Apache NiFi
7 5 (7.04%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (7.04%) REST
8 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.63%) TensorFlow
9 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.23%) GeoJSON
9 3 (4.23%) React
10 2 (2.82%) CNTK
10 2 (2.82%) Material Design
10 2 (2.82%) MXNet
10 2 (2.82%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.45%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.04%) Fintech
4 4 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.82%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) PMI
6 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.82%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Linux
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (83.10%) Machine Learning
2 47 (66.20%) Analytics
3 36 (50.70%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (42.25%) Data Science
6 29 (40.85%) Artificial Intelligence
7 22 (30.99%) Data Analytics
8 21 (29.58%) Data Modelling
9 15 (21.13%) DevOps
10 14 (19.72%) Presales
10 14 (19.72%) Visualisation
11 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (15.49%) Mathematics
12 11 (15.49%) Predictive Analytics
13 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
13 10 (14.08%) Project Management
13 10 (14.08%) SDLC
14 9 (12.68%) Actionable Insight
14 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
14 9 (12.68%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (70.42%) SQL
2 25 (35.21%) Python
3 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
4 19 (26.76%) R
5 17 (23.94%) C#
6 13 (18.31%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.45%) U-SQL
8 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.82%) C++
9 2 (2.82%) Java
9 2 (2.82%) Perl
9 2 (2.82%) PHP
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) Tcl
10 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.63%) MCAD
3 4 (5.63%) MCDBA
3 4 (5.63%) MCSD
3 4 (5.63%) PhD
4 2 (2.82%) CEH
4 2 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Docker
2 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.86%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.23%) HDFS
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (12.68%) Puppet
2 7 (9.86%) Kubernetes
2 7 (9.86%) Terraform
3 2 (2.82%) Ambari
3 2 (2.82%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) Salt
4 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (64.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) Databricks
3 13 (18.31%) Tableau
4 4 (5.63%) Cognizant
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) Alteryx
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) Hortonworks
5 3 (4.23%) IBM
5 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) Aspera
6 2 (2.82%) Axway
6 2 (2.82%) Informatica
6 2 (2.82%) Jitterbit
6 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.82%) Signiant
6 2 (2.82%) SnapLogic
6 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.41%) arcserve
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint