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 3 months to 27 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 930 975
Rank change year-on-year +124 +45  
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 77 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.54% 0.026% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 72 3 0
Median salary £60,000 £105,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year -50.00% -  

Azure Machine Learning is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14214 11698 9302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.49% 11.72% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11815 9882 7460
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Azure Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Azure Machine Learning as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 27 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Top 15 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 3 months to 27 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +134 75 £60,000 -42.85% 11
London +103 62 £60,000 -42.85% 7
City of London - 7 £57,500 - 2
South East - 4 £47,750 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £32,500 -
East of England - 4 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £32,500 -
Kings Langley - 4 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Surrey - 2 £43,000 - 1
Reading - 2 £53,750 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £53,750 - 2
North West -43 1 - -
Bury - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 90 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (88.89%) Machine Learning
3 71 (78.89%) SQL Server
4 68 (75.56%) Microsoft
5 67 (74.44%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (65.56%) Analytics
7 55 (61.11%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 54 (60.00%) Power BI
9 53 (58.89%) R
10 51 (56.67%) Big Data
10 51 (56.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (52.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (51.11%) Data Visualisation
12 46 (51.11%) Visualisation
13 41 (45.56%) Tableau
14 40 (44.44%) QlikView
14 40 (44.44%) ETL
15 37 (41.11%) SQL
15 37 (41.11%) Predictive Analytics
15 37 (41.11%) Computer Science
16 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (37.78%) Degree
16 34 (37.78%) Business Analytics
17 33 (36.67%) C#
18 32 (35.56%) .NET
19 30 (33.33%) Scrum
20 27 (30.00%) Mathematics
20 27 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
21 23 (25.56%) JavaScript

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 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 90 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.78%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (78.89%) SQL Server
2 55 (61.11%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (60.00%) Power BI
3 54 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (56.67%) Big Data
4 51 (56.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (52.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 40 (44.44%) QlikView
7 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (17.78%) DocumentDB
9 16 (17.78%) MongoDB
9 16 (17.78%) NoSQL
10 15 (16.67%) Blockchain
10 15 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (15.56%) HDInsight
12 12 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 11 (12.22%) Hadoop
14 5 (5.56%) DataStage
15 4 (4.44%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 15 (16.67%) JIRA
1 15 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 15 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (38.89%) Developer
2 25 (27.78%) Consultant
3 18 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 17 (18.89%) Business Consultant
5 16 (17.78%) Analytics Consultant
6 13 (14.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (13.33%) Architect
8 11 (12.22%) .NET Developer
9 9 (10.00%) C# Developer
9 9 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
9 9 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
10 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 8 (8.89%) Data Consultant
11 7 (7.78%) Analyst
11 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (7.78%) Mobile Developer
11 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
12 6 (6.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
12 6 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.56%) .NET
2 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET
3 21 (23.33%) AngularJS
3 21 (23.33%) XML
4 20 (22.22%) React
5 19 (21.11%) CSS
5 19 (21.11%) HTML
6 18 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 17 (18.89%) ADO.NET
7 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (18.89%) CSS3
7 17 (18.89%) Entity Framework
7 17 (18.89%) HTML5
7 17 (18.89%) WCF
7 17 (18.89%) WPF
8 15 (16.67%) React Native
9 12 (13.33%) .NET Core
10 6 (6.67%) JSON
11 4 (4.44%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 37 (41.11%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.33%) Fintech
5 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Android
2 15 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (88.89%) Machine Learning
2 67 (74.44%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (65.56%) Analytics
4 46 (51.11%) Data Visualisation
4 46 (51.11%) Visualisation
5 40 (44.44%) ETL
6 37 (41.11%) Predictive Analytics
7 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (37.78%) Business Analytics
8 30 (33.33%) Scrum
9 27 (30.00%) Mathematics
9 27 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 22 (24.44%) CRM
10 22 (24.44%) ERP
11 18 (20.00%) MVC
12 17 (18.89%) SOLID
13 16 (17.78%) Software Engineering
14 15 (16.67%) BDD
14 15 (16.67%) Kanban
14 15 (16.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.89%) R
2 37 (41.11%) SQL
3 33 (36.67%) C#
4 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.78%) Java
6 15 (16.67%) Apple Swift
6 15 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 11 (12.22%) T-SQL
8 9 (10.00%) Python
9 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.11%) Scala
10 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) Degree
2 23 (25.56%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (4.44%) MCP
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 68 (75.56%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.56%) Tableau
3 16 (17.78%) Google
4 15 (16.67%) AppDynamics
4 15 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 15 (16.67%) New Relic
4 15 (16.67%) Xamarin
5 5 (5.56%) Cognos
6 4 (4.44%) Hortonworks
6 4 (4.44%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) Informatica
8 2 (2.22%) SAP
9 1 (1.11%) Talend
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