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

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1057 1209
Rank change year-on-year -23 +152 +104
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 77 139 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.079% 0.015%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.20% 0.43% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 53 135 26
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -22.81% -10.94%
10th Percentile £39,250 £31,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £79,500 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% -28.57% -

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 39,042 32,268 24,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.70% 18.37% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31,460 26,531 20,434
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Top 7 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 October 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 -32 74 £62,500 +13.64% 15
London -1 58 £62,500 -3.85% 13
UK excluding London -12 15 £52,500 +40.00% 3
South East -9 8 £72,500 +38.10% 2
South West +2 6 £47,500 -45.71%
North of England +27 1 £57,500 +82.54%
North West 0 1 £57,500 +82.54%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (81.82%) Machine Learning
3 55 (71.43%) SQL
4 52 (67.53%) Analytics
5 51 (66.23%) Microsoft
6 43 (55.84%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (55.84%) Power BI
7 42 (54.55%) Data Lake
8 40 (51.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 39 (50.65%) SQL Server
10 38 (49.35%) .NET
10 38 (49.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 35 (45.45%) PaaS
11 35 (45.45%) Data Analytics
12 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (40.26%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (40.26%) Big Data
14 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 29 (37.66%) Data Science
16 28 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 26 (33.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (33.77%) Python
18 25 (32.47%) Data Modelling
19 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
19 24 (31.17%) Artificial Intelligence
20 22 (28.57%) Hadoop
21 21 (27.27%) JSON
22 19 (24.68%) PowerShell
22 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (24.68%) Project Management

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 17 (22.08%) Apache Spark
2 15 (19.48%) Apache
3 12 (15.58%) Apache Solr
4 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.60%) SAS
6 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (45.45%) PaaS
3 19 (24.68%) Azure Data Factory
4 17 (22.08%) Serverless
5 16 (20.78%) Azure Functions
5 16 (20.78%) SaaS
6 12 (15.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 9 (11.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (3.90%) Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (3.90%) IaaS
10 2 (2.60%) Office 365
11 1 (1.30%) GitHub
11 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (2.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (55.84%) Power BI
2 42 (54.55%) Data Lake
3 40 (51.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 39 (50.65%) SQL Server
5 38 (49.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 31 (40.26%) Big Data
6 31 (40.26%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (33.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (28.57%) Hadoop
11 19 (24.68%) Cosmos DB
12 16 (20.78%) NoSQL
13 15 (19.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 14 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
15 13 (16.88%) MongoDB
16 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2016
17 5 (6.49%) HDInsight
18 4 (5.19%) Biml
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.90%) JBehave
4 3 (3.90%) JUnit
4 3 (3.90%) Maven
4 3 (3.90%) Mockito
5 2 (2.60%) Protractor
General
1 14 (18.18%) Advertising
2 13 (16.88%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Retail
5 4 (5.19%) Retail Finance
6 3 (3.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Consultant
2 29 (37.66%) Developer
3 23 (29.87%) Azure Consultant
4 16 (20.78%) Azure Developer
4 16 (20.78%) Data Consultant
5 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 11 (14.29%) Analytics Consultant
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Architect
8 7 (9.09%) Integration Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Build Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Lead Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Azure Architect
10 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (49.35%) .NET
2 21 (27.27%) JSON
3 16 (20.78%) SAML
4 12 (15.58%) Kafka
5 10 (12.99%) REST
6 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
6 8 (10.39%) HTML
7 7 (9.09%) GeoJSON
8 5 (6.49%) CSS
9 4 (5.19%) .NET Core
10 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.90%) Guice
10 3 (3.90%) HTML5
10 3 (3.90%) JAXB
10 3 (3.90%) JAX-RS
10 3 (3.90%) React
10 3 (3.90%) Spring
11 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.49%) Fintech
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.60%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (81.82%) Machine Learning
2 52 (67.53%) Analytics
3 43 (55.84%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (45.45%) Data Analytics
5 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (37.66%) Data Science
7 25 (32.47%) Data Modelling
8 24 (31.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (24.68%) Project Management
10 16 (20.78%) DevOps
10 16 (20.78%) Predictive Analytics
10 16 (20.78%) SDLC
11 14 (18.18%) Identity Management
11 14 (18.18%) Open Source
12 10 (12.99%) Presales
13 8 (10.39%) API Development
13 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
13 8 (10.39%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (10.39%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (71.43%) SQL
2 26 (33.77%) Python
3 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.68%) PowerShell
5 18 (23.38%) C#
5 18 (23.38%) R
6 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
7 10 (12.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (5.19%) Java
8 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) U-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Docker
2 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.39%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.60%) HDFS
4 2 (2.60%) XenApp
4 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Kubernetes
2 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.39%) Puppet
2 8 (10.39%) Terraform
3 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (66.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) Databricks
3 12 (15.58%) Tableau
4 4 (5.19%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.60%) arcserve
6 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix
6 2 (2.60%) CommVault
6 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle
6 2 (2.60%) Veeam
7 1 (1.30%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat