Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 820 822 1000
Rank change year-on-year +2 +178 +135
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 112 57 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.068% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.27% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 78 38 89
10th Percentile £29,075 £41,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,473 £43,750 £45,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £63,750 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.73% -1.92% -3.70%
75th Percentile £70,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £89,125 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,676 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.95% +11.76% -15.00%

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 41,527 29,728 41,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.26% 35.57% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31,559 24,416 34,168
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,585 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.62% +2.88% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.97%

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 14 June 2021.

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 6 months to 14 June 2021. 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 -6 99 £58,492 -10.01% 23
UK excluding London -9 64 £44,676 -5.95% 7
North of England -18 32 £31,650 - 3
London -28 32 £70,000 +7.69% 16
Yorkshire -26 15 £31,650 - 1
Work from Home -195 15 £62,000 +37.78% 3
North West - 15 £43,750 - 2
South East -18 12 £58,492 -6.41% 1
Scotland -35 9 £44,676 -5.95%
South West -52 6 £42,230 -6.16%
Midlands -21 4 £60,000 +17.07% 2
West Midlands -34 2 £45,000 -12.20%
North East - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £75,000 - 2
Wales - 1 £51,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Azure
2 66 (58.93%) Machine Learning
2 66 (58.93%) Analytics
3 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (43.75%) Databricks
5 47 (41.96%) SQL
6 40 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 40 (35.71%) AWS
7 39 (34.82%) Power Platform
8 36 (32.14%) DevOps
8 36 (32.14%) Microsoft
9 33 (29.46%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (27.68%) C#
10 31 (27.68%) Python
11 29 (25.89%) Data Modelling
12 26 (23.21%) Azure Data Factory
12 26 (23.21%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (23.21%) ETL
13 25 (22.32%) TDD
14 24 (21.43%) .NET
14 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (19.64%) PaaS
15 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (19.64%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
17 20 (17.86%) Finance
17 20 (17.86%) R
17 20 (17.86%) Data Analysis
17 20 (17.86%) Data Lake
17 20 (17.86%) Power BI

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 14 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.14%) Apache
2 8 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.89%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Chatbot
2 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.89%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Eikon
1 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 112 (100.00%) Azure
2 40 (35.71%) AWS
3 39 (34.82%) Power Platform
4 26 (23.21%) Azure Data Factory
5 22 (19.64%) PaaS
6 19 (16.96%) Azure Functions
6 19 (16.96%) PowerApps
6 19 (16.96%) Serverless
7 18 (16.07%) SaaS
8 17 (15.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 16 (14.29%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 13 (11.61%) GCP
11 12 (10.71%) Azure Service Bus
12 7 (6.25%) Azure Event Grid
13 6 (5.36%) Azure Service Fabric
14 4 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (3.57%) GitHub
15 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
16 2 (1.79%) Azure Stack
16 2 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (0.89%) DNS
1 1 (0.89%) Firewall
1 1 (0.89%) HTTP
1 1 (0.89%) IPv4
1 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.21%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (17.86%) Data Lake
3 20 (17.86%) Power BI
4 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
5 17 (15.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (13.39%) Big Data
6 15 (13.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 14 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (8.93%) Delta Lake
9 7 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
10 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
10 6 (5.36%) Tableau
11 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
11 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
12 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
12 4 (3.57%) Spatial Data
13 3 (2.68%) KNIME
13 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) JUnit
2 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.79%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.89%) Appium
4 1 (0.89%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.89%) Gradle
4 1 (0.89%) kappa
4 1 (0.89%) MLflow
4 1 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 16 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 15 (13.39%) Wearables
4 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.25%) Influencing Skills
5 7 (6.25%) Publishing
6 6 (5.36%) Local Government
7 4 (3.57%) Marketing
8 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.79%) Retail
10 1 (0.89%) Banking
10 1 (0.89%) Legal
10 1 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 31 (27.68%) Developer
2 27 (24.11%) Data Engineer
3 20 (17.86%) Azure Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Architect
6 12 (10.71%) Azure Developer
6 12 (10.71%) React Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Data Scientist
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Azure Architect
11 3 (2.68%) Automation Architect
11 3 (2.68%) Azure Software Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Grid Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) .NET
2 18 (16.07%) .NET Core
3 10 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 10 (8.93%) React
4 9 (8.04%) CSS
4 9 (8.04%) REST
5 8 (7.14%) HTML
6 7 (6.25%) D3.js
6 7 (6.25%) PySpark
7 6 (5.36%) PostGIS
7 6 (5.36%) React Native
7 6 (5.36%) XML
8 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.68%) Web Services
9 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.79%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.79%) jQuery
9 2 (1.79%) RESTful
9 2 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (8.04%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.25%) Cloud Native
4 6 (5.36%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) FMCG
6 2 (1.79%) Robotics
7 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Lidar
7 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.68%) Windows
1 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.79%) Android
2 2 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (58.93%) Analytics
1 66 (58.93%) Machine Learning
2 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
4 36 (32.14%) DevOps
5 33 (29.46%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (25.89%) Data Modelling
7 26 (23.21%) ETL
8 25 (22.32%) TDD
9 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (17.86%) Data Analysis
11 19 (16.96%) Migration
12 16 (14.29%) Data Science
12 16 (14.29%) IT Strategy
13 15 (13.39%) Conversational UI
13 15 (13.39%) Innovative Thinking
13 15 (13.39%) Kanban
14 14 (12.50%) BDD
14 14 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
14 14 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.96%) SQL
2 31 (27.68%) C#
2 31 (27.68%) Python
3 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.86%) R
5 19 (16.96%) C
6 13 (11.61%) Java
7 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.36%) PHP
8 6 (5.36%) Scala
9 4 (3.57%) Tcl
9 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.89%) ES6
11 1 (0.89%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.79%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.79%) MCSA
3 2 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.89%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.89%) CISSP
4 1 (0.89%) MCSE
4 1 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.89%) GDPR
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Docker
2 6 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (0.89%) Kubeflow
2 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (43.75%) Databricks
2 36 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle
4 5 (4.46%) Google
4 5 (4.46%) Informatica
5 4 (3.57%) ESRI
5 4 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Cognos
7 1 (0.89%) Apple
7 1 (0.89%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.89%) comScore
7 1 (0.89%) Facebook
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) Kofax
7 1 (0.89%) Pega
7 1 (0.89%) Refinitiv
7 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.89%) UiPath
7 1 (0.89%) VMware
7 1 (0.89%) Xamarin