Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1072 1192 1281
Rank change year-on-year +120 +89 -
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 131 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.39% 0.13% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 125 30 4
UK median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% -12.50% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year -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 33756 24748 20386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.74% 13.01% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27793 20837 16907
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.84%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +160 129 £55,000 -21.43% 6
London +75 79 £65,000 -13.33% 3
UK excluding London +80 51 £37,500 -28.57% 3
South East +57 20 £53,750 +13.16%
Midlands - 16 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 16 £32,500 -
East of England - 9 £37,500 - 2
South West +6 2 £83,750 +52.27% 1
North of England +1 2 £31,500 -40.00%
North West -3 2 £31,500 -40.00%
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (80.15%) Analytics
3 97 (74.05%) Business Intelligence
4 94 (71.76%) Machine Learning
5 92 (70.23%) Power BI
6 91 (69.47%) SQL
7 84 (64.12%) SQL Server
8 79 (60.31%) Microsoft
9 78 (59.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 75 (57.25%) R
11 74 (56.49%) Data Warehouse
12 70 (53.44%) Python
13 61 (46.56%) Big Data
14 58 (44.27%) C#
15 50 (38.17%) .NET
16 49 (37.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 45 (34.35%) ETL
18 44 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
19 42 (32.06%) Mathematics
20 41 (31.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 41 (31.30%) Tableau
21 39 (29.77%) ASP.NET
22 38 (29.01%) Degree
23 37 (28.24%) Data Visualisation
23 37 (28.24%) Visualisation
23 37 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (25.95%) Data Modelling
25 32 (24.43%) Computer Science
26 28 (21.37%) Finance
27 27 (20.61%) Amazon AWS

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 21 (16.03%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.82%) SAS
3 4 (3.05%) Apache
4 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
Applications
1 19 (14.50%) SPSS
2 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.53%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 131 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (20.61%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (19.08%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.82%) Serverless
6 4 (3.05%) Data Lake Analytics
7 3 (2.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (1.53%) GitHub
9 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (70.23%) Power BI
2 84 (64.12%) SQL Server
3 78 (59.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (56.49%) Data Warehouse
5 61 (46.56%) Big Data
6 49 (37.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (31.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (20.61%) Hadoop
9 26 (19.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 24 (18.32%) SQL Server 2016
11 22 (16.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (14.50%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (14.50%) Amazon Redshift
12 19 (14.50%) HDInsight
13 18 (13.74%) Data Lake
13 18 (13.74%) QlikView
14 16 (12.21%) DataStage
15 8 (6.11%) NoSQL
16 7 (5.34%) MongoDB
16 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.53%) JBehave
2 2 (1.53%) JIRA
2 2 (1.53%) JUnit
2 2 (1.53%) Maven
2 2 (1.53%) Mockito
2 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Retail
3 5 (3.82%) Retail Finance
4 4 (3.05%) Automotive
5 3 (2.29%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (37.40%) Developer
2 39 (29.77%) Consultant
3 26 (19.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 25 (19.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 20 (15.27%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 17 (12.98%) Data Scientist
7 14 (10.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 13 (9.92%) Analytics Consultant
8 13 (9.92%) SQL Developer
9 12 (9.16%) Big Data Developer
10 11 (8.40%) Azure Consultant
10 11 (8.40%) Data Consultant
11 10 (7.63%) Azure Developer
11 10 (7.63%) SSIS Consultant
11 10 (7.63%) SSRS Consultant
12 9 (6.87%) Agile Developer
12 9 (6.87%) Data Analytics Consultant
12 9 (6.87%) SQL BI Developer
13 8 (6.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
13 8 (6.11%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (38.17%) .NET
2 39 (29.77%) ASP.NET
3 10 (7.63%) AngularJS
3 10 (7.63%) React
3 10 (7.63%) REST
4 9 (6.87%) JSON
4 9 (6.87%) Natural Language Processing
5 8 (6.11%) .NET Framework
5 8 (6.11%) Entity Framework
6 7 (5.34%) Flask
7 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.58%) CSS
7 6 (4.58%) HTML
8 5 (3.82%) ADO.NET
8 5 (3.82%) HTML5
8 5 (3.82%) SOAP
8 5 (3.82%) WCF
8 5 (3.82%) Web Services
8 5 (3.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (24.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.11%) Fintech
4 7 (5.34%) NHS
5 5 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.53%) Android
1 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.53%) Linux
1 2 (1.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (80.15%) Analytics
2 97 (74.05%) Business Intelligence
3 94 (71.76%) Machine Learning
4 45 (34.35%) ETL
5 44 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (32.06%) Mathematics
7 37 (28.24%) Data Visualisation
7 37 (28.24%) Visualisation
8 34 (25.95%) Data Modelling
9 20 (15.27%) Scrum
10 19 (14.50%) Data Analytics
10 19 (14.50%) Dimensional Modelling
10 19 (14.50%) Predictive Analytics
10 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
11 17 (12.98%) Coaching
12 16 (12.21%) Business Analytics
12 16 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (11.45%) Mentoring
14 13 (9.92%) Configuration Management
14 13 (9.92%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 91 (69.47%) SQL
2 75 (57.25%) R
3 70 (53.44%) Python
4 58 (44.27%) C#
5 25 (19.08%) T-SQL
6 23 (17.56%) JavaScript
7 20 (15.27%) PowerShell
8 14 (10.69%) VB.NET
9 12 (9.16%) Java
10 5 (3.82%) C++
11 3 (2.29%) Scala
12 2 (1.53%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.53%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.53%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (29.01%) Degree
2 12 (9.16%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (6.11%) PhD
4 3 (2.29%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 79 (60.31%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.30%) Tableau
3 21 (16.03%) IBM
4 19 (14.50%) Alteryx
5 17 (12.98%) Cognos
6 14 (10.69%) Hortonworks
7 11 (8.40%) SAP
8 7 (5.34%) Google
8 7 (5.34%) Informatica
8 7 (5.34%) Oracle
9 4 (3.05%) Atlassian
9 4 (3.05%) Infor
10 3 (2.29%) Xamarin
11 2 (1.53%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.53%) New Relic