Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1119 1107 1272
Rank change year-on-year -12 +165 +40
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 84 64 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.037% 0.008%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.21% 0.25% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 16
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -25.00% +39.13%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +57.14% -50.00% -

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 39,110 25,868 22,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.03% 14.99% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32,089 21,614 19,296
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,287 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 +15 84 £67,500 +12.50% 7
London -8 68 £67,500 +5.88% 3
UK excluding London -5 14 £55,000 +57.14% 4
South West - 5 £77,500 - 1
East of England -2 3 - - 1
South East - 3 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
North of England 0 1 £23,000 -50.27%
North West -12 1 £23,000 -50.27%

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (83.33%) Machine Learning
3 68 (80.95%) Analytics
4 66 (78.57%) SQL
4 66 (78.57%) Microsoft
5 53 (63.10%) Business Intelligence
6 51 (60.71%) Power BI
7 50 (59.52%) SQL Server
8 43 (51.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (46.43%) Data Science
10 38 (45.24%) R
11 35 (41.67%) Big Data
12 33 (39.29%) Data Lake
12 33 (39.29%) Python
13 32 (38.10%) Apache Spark
14 31 (36.90%) Mathematics
15 29 (34.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (34.52%) .NET
15 29 (34.52%) C#
16 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (33.33%) Degree
17 27 (32.14%) Tableau
18 25 (29.76%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (26.19%) Predictive Analytics
19 22 (26.19%) Azure SQL Database
19 22 (26.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 21 (25.00%) Alteryx
20 21 (25.00%) Java
21 20 (23.81%) PaaS

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 32 (38.10%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.76%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (23.81%) PaaS
3 19 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (22.62%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (60.71%) Power BI
2 50 (59.52%) SQL Server
3 43 (51.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (41.67%) Big Data
5 33 (39.29%) Data Lake
6 29 (34.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (29.76%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (26.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 22 (26.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (20.24%) Hadoop
9 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (17.86%) Apache Hive
11 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (9.52%) Mahout
12 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
12 8 (9.52%) PowerPivot
12 8 (9.52%) QlikView
12 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) RStudio
2 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.76%) JBehave
3 4 (4.76%) JUnit
3 4 (4.76%) Maven
3 4 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (22.62%) Advertising
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Games
3 2 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Consultant
2 21 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 18 (21.43%) Azure Consultant
4 13 (15.48%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 13 (15.48%) Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Azure Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) Data Consultant
6 9 (10.71%) Data Scientist
7 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (8.33%) Analytics Consultant
8 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (7.14%) Azure Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Business Consultant
10 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Architect
11 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.52%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 9 (10.71%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (5.95%) TensorFlow
4 4 (4.76%) GraphX
4 4 (4.76%) Guice
4 4 (4.76%) JAXB
4 4 (4.76%) JAX-RS
4 4 (4.76%) Spring
5 3 (3.57%) PySpark
6 2 (2.38%) JSON
6 2 (2.38%) Keras
7 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.19%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.19%) LESS
7 1 (1.19%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (1.19%) Node.js
7 1 (1.19%) Redux
7 1 (1.19%) REST
7 1 (1.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.33%) NHS
4 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 68 (80.95%) Analytics
3 53 (63.10%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (46.43%) Data Science
5 31 (36.90%) Mathematics
6 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (26.19%) Predictive Analytics
8 19 (22.62%) Statistics
9 18 (21.43%) Data Analytics
10 17 (20.24%) ETL
11 16 (19.05%) Project Management
12 14 (16.67%) Use Case
13 13 (15.48%) Configuration Management
13 13 (15.48%) Data Visualisation
13 13 (15.48%) IT Strategy
13 13 (15.48%) Visualisation
14 12 (14.29%) Data Modelling
15 11 (13.10%) Artificial Intelligence
15 11 (13.10%) Presales
16 8 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (78.57%) SQL
2 38 (45.24%) R
3 33 (39.29%) Python
4 29 (34.52%) C#
5 21 (25.00%) Java
6 19 (22.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.38%) U-SQL
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.19%) Scala
10 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (4.76%) PhD
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 66 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.14%) Tableau
3 21 (25.00%) Alteryx
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle
5 4 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.38%) Informatica
6 2 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.19%) Splunk
7 1 (1.19%) Xamarin