Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 748 925 1050
Rank change year-on-year +177 +125 +69
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 62 98 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.079% 0.048%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.20% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 56 93 59
Median annual salary £44,676 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.27% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £28,500 £37,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £87,500 £90,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,106 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.63% +21.88% -20.00%

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 31,056 42,339 40,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.72% 34.23% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25,852 34,844 33,060
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Azure Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Machine Learning.

Salary trend for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Machine Learning over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Top 13 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 5 March 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 +147 57 £55,000 -15.38% 15
UK excluding London +168 44 £42,106 -13.63% 4
North of England +78 24 £31,650 -9.57%
London +123 17 £70,000 +7.69% 11
Yorkshire +52 16 £31,650 -56.34%
South East +147 10 £58,492 -22.01% 4
Work from Home -93 9 £44,676 -10.65% 2
North West +64 7 £32,500 -7.14%
South West +37 5 £42,106 -6.43%
Scotland - 4 £44,676 -
Midlands +50 1 - -
East Midlands +39 1 - -
North East - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 62 (100.00%) Azure
2 41 (66.13%) Machine Learning
3 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (54.84%) SQL
5 29 (46.77%) Databricks
6 28 (45.16%) Analytics
7 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
8 25 (40.32%) DevOps
9 24 (38.71%) Azure Data Factory
10 23 (37.10%) .NET
10 23 (37.10%) C#
10 23 (37.10%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (35.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 21 (33.87%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (30.65%) AWS
14 19 (30.65%) Finance
14 19 (30.65%) Greenfield Project
14 19 (30.65%) Data Lake
14 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (29.03%) Serverless
15 18 (29.03%) ETL
15 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
15 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (29.03%) TDD
16 17 (27.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
16 17 (27.42%) Data Modelling
16 17 (27.42%) .NET Core
17 16 (25.81%) Azure Functions

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 7 (11.29%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Chatbot
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (100.00%) Azure
2 24 (38.71%) Azure Data Factory
3 19 (30.65%) AWS
4 18 (29.03%) Serverless
5 16 (25.81%) Azure Functions
5 16 (25.81%) PaaS
6 15 (24.19%) SaaS
7 8 (12.90%) Power Platform
8 3 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (4.84%) Azure Stack
9 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (3.23%) IaaS
9 2 (3.23%) Logic Apps
10 1 (1.61%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (1.61%) GCP
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.61%) PowerApps
10 1 (1.61%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) DNS
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) IPv4
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (30.65%) Data Lake
4 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
4 17 (27.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (24.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 14 (22.58%) Cosmos DB
8 10 (16.13%) Delta Lake
9 7 (11.29%) Big Data
9 7 (11.29%) Power BI
10 5 (8.06%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (4.84%) SAP BW
11 3 (4.84%) Tableau
12 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
12 2 (3.23%) GIS
12 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
12 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) ER Studio
2 1 (1.61%) ERwin
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) MLflow
2 1 (1.61%) RStudio
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Local Government
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) Data Engineer
3 16 (25.81%) Azure Engineer
3 16 (25.81%) C# Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Azure Developer
5 10 (16.13%) React Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Architect
8 6 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.45%) Data Scientist
11 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Grid Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Junior
12 2 (3.23%) Junior Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) .NET
2 17 (27.42%) .NET Core
3 13 (20.97%) React
4 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.68%) CSS
5 6 (9.68%) HTML
5 6 (9.68%) REST
5 6 (9.68%) XML
6 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.06%) PostGIS
7 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.45%) jQuery
7 4 (6.45%) React Native
7 4 (6.45%) Web Services
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.84%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (30.65%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.06%) Cloud Native
2 5 (8.06%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
1 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Machine Learning
2 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.16%) Analytics
4 25 (40.32%) DevOps
5 23 (37.10%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (35.48%) Artificial Intelligence
7 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (29.03%) ETL
7 18 (29.03%) TDD
8 17 (27.42%) Data Modelling
9 14 (22.58%) BDD
9 14 (22.58%) Data Analysis
10 13 (20.97%) Front End Development
10 13 (20.97%) Identity Management
10 13 (20.97%) IT Strategy
10 13 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (19.35%) Conversational UI
11 12 (19.35%) Data Strategy
11 12 (19.35%) Innovative Thinking
11 12 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) SQL
2 23 (37.10%) C#
3 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.74%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) PHP
6 4 (6.45%) R
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.23%) Tcl
7 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.84%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.61%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Databricks
2 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) ESRI
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos
5 1 (1.61%) VMware