Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 946 1086 1069
Rank change year-on-year +140 -17 +153
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 124 78 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.047% 0.081%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.29% 0.19% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 104 54 137
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +15.91% -24.14%
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £79,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 43,170 40,741 33,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.69% 24.72% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35,152 32,917 27,378
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Top 13 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 19 October 2019. 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 +133 121 £65,000 +4.00% 17
London +119 83 £70,000 +9.80% 12
UK excluding London +96 37 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South West +26 11 £42,500 -10.53% 1
South East +42 10 £80,000 +10.34% 1
Midlands - 8 £55,000 - 1
North of England +36 5 £47,500 -17.39% 2
East Midlands - 5 £55,000 -
North West +42 3 £35,000 -39.13% 1
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £72,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Azure
2 103 (83.06%) Machine Learning
3 78 (62.90%) SQL
4 67 (54.03%) Microsoft
5 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (51.61%) Analytics
6 63 (50.81%) C#
7 57 (45.97%) .NET
7 57 (45.97%) Artificial Intelligence
8 51 (41.13%) Data Science
9 44 (35.48%) DevOps
9 44 (35.48%) Big Data
10 36 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
10 36 (29.03%) CSS
10 36 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (25.81%) Python
11 32 (25.81%) AWS
12 31 (25.00%) Scrum
12 31 (25.00%) Data Lake
13 30 (24.19%) Cosmos DB
14 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
14 28 (22.58%) Software Engineering
15 27 (21.77%) Power BI
15 27 (21.77%) Power Platform
16 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 26 (20.97%) HTML
16 26 (20.97%) Finance
16 26 (20.97%) Azure SQL Database
16 26 (20.97%) R

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 (13.71%) Apache Spark
2 13 (10.48%) Apache
3 10 (8.06%) Confluence
4 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.42%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.61%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.61%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 124 (100.00%) Azure
2 32 (25.81%) AWS
3 27 (21.77%) Power Platform
4 22 (17.74%) Azure Data Factory
5 20 (16.13%) PaaS
6 18 (14.52%) Azure Functions
6 18 (14.52%) Serverless
7 10 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (8.06%) GCP
8 9 (7.26%) SaaS
9 7 (5.65%) Data Lake Analytics
10 4 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (3.23%) IaaS
11 3 (2.42%) Office 365
12 2 (1.61%) Amazon SageMaker
13 1 (0.81%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (2.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (35.48%) Big Data
2 31 (25.00%) Data Lake
3 30 (24.19%) Cosmos DB
4 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 27 (21.77%) Power BI
6 26 (20.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (15.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 18 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (12.90%) GIS
11 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (12.10%) NoSQL
13 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (4.03%) Hadoop
15 3 (2.42%) HDInsight
16 2 (1.61%) Geospatial Data
16 2 (1.61%) Neo4j
16 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) JIRA
2 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Public Sector
3 9 (7.26%) Retail
4 7 (5.65%) Front Office
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) Developer
2 24 (19.35%) Architect
3 20 (16.13%) Azure Developer
3 20 (16.13%) Azure Engineer
4 18 (14.52%) .NET Developer
5 17 (13.71%) Consultant
6 16 (12.90%) C# Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
8 11 (8.87%) Data Architect
8 11 (8.87%) Data Scientist
9 9 (7.26%) Data Analytics Architect
9 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Consultant
9 9 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.45%) Analytics Consultant
10 8 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Agile Development Manager
11 7 (5.65%) Development Manager
11 7 (5.65%) Finance Manager
11 7 (5.65%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (45.97%) .NET
2 36 (29.03%) CSS
3 26 (20.97%) HTML
4 24 (19.35%) React
5 21 (16.94%) AngularJS
6 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
7 16 (12.90%) TensorFlow
8 15 (12.10%) .NET Core
9 14 (11.29%) Keras
10 13 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (9.68%) Theano
12 10 (8.06%) Angular 2
12 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (8.06%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (6.45%) .NET Framework
13 8 (6.45%) JSON
14 5 (4.03%) Entity Framework
15 4 (3.23%) REST
15 4 (3.23%) SOAP
15 4 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.48%) User Experience
4 12 (9.68%) CUDA
5 11 (8.87%) Algorithms
6 10 (8.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (5.65%) Robotics
7 7 (5.65%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (4.84%) Virtual Team
9 5 (4.03%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.61%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.61%) Media Streaming
10 2 (1.61%) Smart City
10 2 (1.61%) Social Media
11 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.23%) Linux
1 4 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (83.06%) Machine Learning
2 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (51.61%) Analytics
3 57 (45.97%) Artificial Intelligence
4 51 (41.13%) Data Science
5 44 (35.48%) DevOps
6 36 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (25.00%) Scrum
8 28 (22.58%) Software Engineering
9 21 (16.94%) Test Automation
10 20 (16.13%) MVC
10 20 (16.13%) SDLC
11 17 (13.71%) Deep Learning
11 17 (13.71%) Presales
12 15 (12.10%) Data Analytics
12 15 (12.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (11.29%) Predictive Analytics
13 14 (11.29%) Use Case
13 14 (11.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 78 (62.90%) SQL
2 63 (50.81%) C#
3 36 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 32 (25.81%) Python
5 26 (20.97%) R
6 13 (10.48%) PowerShell
7 11 (8.87%) T-SQL
8 9 (7.26%) C
8 9 (7.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (4.03%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.23%) Java
11 2 (1.61%) Ruby
11 2 (1.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
2 7 (5.65%) AWS Certification
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.03%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Docker
2 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.42%) XenApp
3 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.61%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) Terraform
2 6 (4.84%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.23%) Puppet
4 3 (2.42%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.42%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.42%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.61%) Ansible
5 2 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.81%) Oozie
Vendors
1 67 (54.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.10%) Databricks
3 11 (8.87%) Oracle
4 7 (5.65%) Blue Prism
5 4 (3.23%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.23%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.42%) arcserve
6 3 (2.42%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.42%) Cisco
6 3 (2.42%) Citrix
6 3 (2.42%) CommVault
6 3 (2.42%) Veeam
7 2 (1.61%) Dataiku
7 2 (1.61%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.81%) Informatica
8 1 (0.81%) MapR
8 1 (0.81%) Tableau