Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 814 994 1125
Rank change year-on-year +180 +131 -21
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 58 105 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.073% 0.047%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.19% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 43 98 71
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £41,300 £37,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £41,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.12% -25.00% +46.67%

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 30,590 41,379 40,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.34% 28.77% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24,807 33,405 33,306
Median annual salary £56,832 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Top 12 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 6 June 2020. 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 +181 57 £62,500 -3.85% 3
UK excluding London +180 29 £46,250 +12.12% 2
London +114 29 £65,000 -7.14% 1
South East +129 16 £62,500 -17.22%
South West +75 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Work from Home +33 5 £45,000 -16.28% 1
East of England +86 2 - -
Midlands +82 2 £57,500 +4.55% 1
West Midlands +67 2 £57,500 - 1
North of England +121 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +109 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 58 (100.00%) Azure
2 39 (67.24%) Machine Learning
3 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (58.62%) .NET
5 32 (55.17%) Analytics
6 31 (53.45%) SQL
6 31 (53.45%) Python
7 29 (50.00%) C#
8 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
9 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
9 25 (43.10%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
9 25 (43.10%) R
10 24 (41.38%) Power Platform
10 24 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (41.38%) Artificial Intelligence
11 23 (39.66%) Data Lake
12 22 (37.93%) Power BI
12 22 (37.93%) AWS
13 21 (36.21%) Data Modelling
14 18 (31.03%) HTML
14 18 (31.03%) Hadoop
14 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (31.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 17 (29.31%) Data Science
15 17 (29.31%) Big Data
16 16 (27.59%) Data Analytics
16 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (27.59%) T-SQL
17 15 (25.86%) Visualisation

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 9 (15.52%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) Jupyter
3 3 (5.17%) Apache Synapse
3 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Chatbot
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (100.00%) Azure
2 24 (41.38%) Power Platform
3 22 (37.93%) AWS
4 15 (25.86%) Azure Data Factory
5 10 (17.24%) GCP
6 9 (15.52%) SaaS
7 6 (10.34%) Amazon SageMaker
7 6 (10.34%) Serverless
8 5 (8.62%) Azure Functions
8 5 (8.62%) Office 365
8 5 (8.62%) PaaS
8 5 (8.62%) PowerApps
9 3 (5.17%) Power Automate
10 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 24 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (39.66%) Data Lake
4 22 (37.93%) Power BI
5 18 (31.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 18 (31.03%) Hadoop
6 17 (29.31%) Big Data
7 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (12.07%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (10.34%) Biml
11 6 (10.34%) HDInsight
11 6 (10.34%) Neo4j
11 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
12 5 (8.62%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (8.62%) MySQL
13 4 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (5.17%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
1 6 (10.34%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Front Office
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Law
3 2 (3.45%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Police
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Consultant
3 11 (18.97%) Data Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Analytics Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Azure Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Data Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.45%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) .NET
2 18 (31.03%) HTML
3 11 (18.97%) CSS
3 11 (18.97%) HTML5
4 8 (13.79%) .NET Core
5 7 (12.07%) scikit-learn
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (10.34%) MXNet
6 6 (10.34%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (10.34%) React
6 6 (10.34%) Spark Streaming
6 6 (10.34%) TensorFlow
7 4 (6.90%) RESTful
8 2 (3.45%) Web Services
9 1 (1.72%) LAMP
9 1 (1.72%) Middleware
9 1 (1.72%) WinForms
9 1 (1.72%) WPF
9 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.07%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.45%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.72%) Clustering
7 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Machine Learning
2 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (55.17%) Analytics
4 25 (43.10%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (41.38%) Artificial Intelligence
6 21 (36.21%) Data Modelling
7 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (29.31%) Data Science
9 16 (27.59%) Data Analytics
10 15 (25.86%) Visualisation
11 9 (15.52%) Data Analysis
11 9 (15.52%) Project Management
11 9 (15.52%) Scrum
12 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.79%) Data Architecture
12 8 (13.79%) Data Engineering
12 8 (13.79%) Decision-Making
12 8 (13.79%) ETL
12 8 (13.79%) Kanban
12 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) Python
1 31 (53.45%) SQL
2 29 (50.00%) C#
3 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
3 25 (43.10%) R
4 16 (27.59%) T-SQL
5 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
6 8 (13.79%) Java
7 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Docker
2 6 (10.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.34%) Ansible
2 6 (10.34%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (10.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Hortonworks
3 8 (13.79%) Google
4 6 (10.34%) Cloudera
4 6 (10.34%) Databricks
4 6 (10.34%) Dataiku
5 4 (6.90%) Alteryx
5 4 (6.90%) Informatica
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Tableau
5 4 (6.90%) Talend
6 3 (5.17%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 3 (5.17%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) Veritas