Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1030 1213 1306
Rank change year-on-year +183 +93 +45
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 134 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.092% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 129 20 0
UK median annual salary £56,000 £73,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.07% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,250 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year -30.95% - -

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 30978 24033 19792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.77% 12.47% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25509 20251 16203
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Top 11 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 24 September 2017. 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 +155 130 £56,000 -27.74% 8
London +92 84 £60,000 -36.84% 7
UK excluding London +101 48 £36,250 -30.95% 1
South East +82 18 £52,500 +10.53%
Midlands - 17 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 17 £32,500 -
East of England - 9 £35,000 -
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
South West +12 1 £87,500 +59.09%
North West - 1 £28,000 - 1
North of England - 1 £28,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Azure Machine Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Azure Machine Learning.

1 134 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (85.82%) Machine Learning
3 98 (73.13%) SQL Server
4 97 (72.39%) Analytics
5 90 (67.16%) Business Intelligence
6 85 (63.43%) Power BI
7 81 (60.45%) Microsoft
8 77 (57.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 75 (55.97%) Big Data
10 74 (55.22%) Data Warehouse
11 73 (54.48%) SQL
12 72 (53.73%) R
13 59 (44.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 50 (37.31%) C#
14 50 (37.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (34.33%) Degree
17 45 (33.58%) Computer Science
18 44 (32.84%) .NET
18 44 (32.84%) Python
19 43 (32.09%) Visualisation
19 43 (32.09%) Data Visualisation
20 42 (31.34%) Tableau
20 42 (31.34%) QlikView
20 42 (31.34%) Mathematics
21 39 (29.10%) Scrum
22 38 (28.36%) ETL
23 37 (27.61%) JavaScript
23 37 (27.61%) ASP.NET
23 37 (27.61%) Predictive Analytics

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 11 (8.21%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.73%) SAS
3 3 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.49%) Apache
4 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (14.93%) SPSS
2 1 (0.75%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 134 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (18.66%) Azure Data Factory
3 20 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.73%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (73.13%) SQL Server
2 85 (63.43%) Power BI
3 77 (57.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (55.97%) Big Data
5 74 (55.22%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (44.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (37.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (31.34%) QlikView
9 23 (17.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 23 (17.16%) NoSQL
9 23 (17.16%) SQL Server 2016
10 22 (16.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 22 (16.42%) HDInsight
10 22 (16.42%) MongoDB
11 20 (14.93%) Hadoop
12 18 (13.43%) DataStage
12 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (12.69%) Blockchain
13 17 (12.69%) Data Lake
13 17 (12.69%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.69%) JIRA
2 17 (12.69%) SpecFlow
2 17 (12.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.49%) JBehave
3 2 (1.49%) JUnit
3 2 (1.49%) Maven
3 2 (1.49%) Mockito
4 1 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (25.37%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Advertising
3 2 (1.49%) Banking
3 2 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (38.06%) Developer
2 38 (28.36%) Consultant
3 22 (16.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 21 (15.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 20 (14.93%) Analytics Consultant
6 16 (11.94%) Business Consultant
6 16 (11.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 15 (11.19%) SQL Developer
8 14 (10.45%) Big Data Developer
8 14 (10.45%) Data Consultant
9 11 (8.21%) C# Developer
9 11 (8.21%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 11 (8.21%) SQL BI Developer
10 10 (7.46%) Data Scientist
11 9 (6.72%) Cloud Developer
11 9 (6.72%) Power BI Developer
12 8 (5.97%) Analyst
12 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse Specialist
12 8 (5.97%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.84%) .NET
2 37 (27.61%) ASP.NET
3 26 (19.40%) AngularJS
3 26 (19.40%) React
4 21 (15.67%) .NET Framework
4 21 (15.67%) ADO.NET
4 21 (15.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (15.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (15.67%) CSS
4 21 (15.67%) CSS3
4 21 (15.67%) Entity Framework
4 21 (15.67%) HTML
4 21 (15.67%) HTML5
4 21 (15.67%) WCF
4 21 (15.67%) WPF
5 17 (12.69%) React Native
5 17 (12.69%) XML
6 12 (8.96%) .NET Core
7 9 (6.72%) Flask
8 6 (4.48%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 45 (33.58%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.22%) Fintech
4 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) Android
1 17 (12.69%) Apple iOS
1 17 (12.69%) Windows
2 2 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (85.82%) Machine Learning
2 97 (72.39%) Analytics
3 90 (67.16%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (32.09%) Data Visualisation
5 43 (32.09%) Visualisation
6 42 (31.34%) Mathematics
7 39 (29.10%) Scrum
8 38 (28.36%) ETL
9 37 (27.61%) Predictive Analytics
10 35 (26.12%) Business Analytics
11 27 (20.15%) Translating Business Requirements
12 24 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (15.67%) Mentoring
13 21 (15.67%) MVC
13 21 (15.67%) SOLID
14 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering
15 18 (13.43%) Data Modelling
15 18 (13.43%) DevOps
16 17 (12.69%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.48%) SQL
2 72 (53.73%) R
3 50 (37.31%) C#
4 44 (32.84%) Python
5 37 (27.61%) JavaScript
6 26 (19.40%) Java
7 18 (13.43%) T-SQL
8 17 (12.69%) Apple Swift
8 17 (12.69%) Objective-C
8 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
9 16 (11.94%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.73%) C++
11 3 (2.24%) Scala
12 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.75%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (34.33%) Degree
2 23 (17.16%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (2.99%) PhD
4 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (12.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (12.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 81 (60.45%) Microsoft
2 42 (31.34%) Tableau
3 23 (17.16%) Google
4 22 (16.42%) IBM
5 19 (14.18%) Atlassian
6 18 (13.43%) Cognos
7 17 (12.69%) AppDynamics
7 17 (12.69%) New Relic
7 17 (12.69%) Xamarin
8 16 (11.94%) Hortonworks
9 9 (6.72%) Informatica
9 9 (6.72%) SAP
10 1 (0.75%) Infor
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle
10 1 (0.75%) Talend