Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1079 1168 1247
Rank change year-on-year +89 +79 -
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 97 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.28% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 90 25 11
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £32,375 £46,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £96,500 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £53,750 -
% change year-on-year -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 34,847 23,830 20,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.96% 13.55% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28,861 19,987 17,353
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 2018.

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 23 January 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 +69 95 £65,000 -7.14% 2
London +24 64 £65,000 -10.34% 2
UK excluding London +31 32 £40,000 -25.58%
South East +30 12 £53,750 +13.16%
East of England - 8 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £30,000 -
Midlands - 5 £30,000 -
South West +3 3 £75,000 +36.36%
North of England -2 2 £31,500 -40.00%
North West -6 2 £31,500 -40.00%
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (75.26%) Analytics
2 73 (75.26%) SQL
3 70 (72.16%) Machine Learning
4 69 (71.13%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (68.04%) Power BI
6 58 (59.79%) Microsoft
7 57 (58.76%) SQL Server
8 56 (57.73%) R
9 55 (56.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 54 (55.67%) Python
11 48 (49.48%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (44.33%) Big Data
13 41 (42.27%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (41.24%) C#
15 34 (35.05%) .NET
16 33 (34.02%) ETL
17 31 (31.96%) Hadoop
18 30 (30.93%) Tableau
18 30 (30.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 29 (29.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 28 (28.87%) Apache Spark
21 27 (27.84%) Degree
21 27 (27.84%) Data Modelling
22 26 (26.80%) Mathematics
22 26 (26.80%) Visualisation
22 26 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
22 26 (26.80%) Data Visualisation
23 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
24 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET

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 28 (28.87%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.19%) Apache
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.15%) SPSS
3 3 (3.09%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (14.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (12.37%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.12%) Data Lake Analytics
5 4 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.09%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (2.06%) GitHub
8 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (68.04%) Power BI
2 57 (58.76%) SQL Server
3 55 (56.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (49.48%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (44.33%) Big Data
6 31 (31.96%) Hadoop
7 30 (30.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (29.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (21.65%) SQL Server 2016
10 20 (20.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (19.59%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (19.59%) Amazon Redshift
12 14 (14.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 12 (12.37%) PowerPivot
13 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
14 7 (7.22%) Data Lake
14 7 (7.22%) HDInsight
14 7 (7.22%) QlikView
15 6 (6.19%) Apache Hive
15 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.06%) JBehave
2 2 (2.06%) JUnit
2 2 (2.06%) Maven
2 2 (2.06%) Mockito
2 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
3 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Retail Finance
4 4 (4.12%) Automotive
5 3 (3.09%) Advertising
6 2 (2.06%) French Language
7 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Developer
2 31 (31.96%) Consultant
3 27 (27.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 24 (24.74%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 19 (19.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (16.49%) Data Scientist
7 12 (12.37%) Azure Developer
8 10 (10.31%) Azure Consultant
8 10 (10.31%) SSIS Consultant
8 10 (10.31%) SSRS Consultant
9 7 (7.22%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 7 (7.22%) SQL Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Analytics Consultant
10 6 (6.19%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.19%) SSAS Developer
10 6 (6.19%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (6.19%) SSRS Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Agile Developer
11 5 (5.15%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) .NET
2 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.37%) Natural Language Processing
4 11 (11.34%) JSON
5 10 (10.31%) REST
6 7 (7.22%) TensorFlow
7 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.19%) React
8 5 (5.15%) Flask
8 5 (5.15%) SOAP
8 5 (5.15%) Web Services
9 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.09%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.09%) GraphX
9 3 (3.09%) Kafka
9 3 (3.09%) PySpark
10 2 (2.06%) Guice
10 2 (2.06%) JAX-RS
10 2 (2.06%) Keras
10 2 (2.06%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (42.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.37%) NHS
4 6 (6.19%) Fintech
5 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (75.26%) Analytics
2 70 (72.16%) Machine Learning
3 69 (71.13%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (34.02%) ETL
5 27 (27.84%) Data Modelling
6 26 (26.80%) Data Visualisation
6 26 (26.80%) Mathematics
6 26 (26.80%) Visualisation
7 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (19.59%) Dimensional Modelling
9 14 (14.43%) Data Analytics
10 13 (13.40%) Coaching
11 12 (12.37%) Predictive Analytics
12 10 (10.31%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (10.31%) DevOps
12 10 (10.31%) Presales
13 8 (8.25%) Scrum
14 7 (7.22%) Neural Network
14 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
14 7 (7.22%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 73 (75.26%) SQL
2 56 (57.73%) R
3 54 (55.67%) Python
4 40 (41.24%) C#
5 15 (15.46%) T-SQL
6 11 (11.34%) Java
7 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.12%) C++
9 4 (4.12%) MATLAB
9 4 (4.12%) U-SQL
10 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.06%) Scala
10 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) PhD
3 6 (6.19%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 58 (59.79%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.93%) Tableau
3 21 (21.65%) Alteryx
4 12 (12.37%) Oracle
5 9 (9.28%) IBM
6 7 (7.22%) SAP
7 5 (5.15%) Cognos
8 4 (4.12%) Google
8 4 (4.12%) Infor
9 3 (3.09%) Informatica
10 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.06%) Hortonworks
11 1 (1.03%) Xamarin