Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure Synapse Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Synapse Analytics over the 6 months to 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Synapse Analytics
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 690 649 1095
Rank change year-on-year -41 +446 +97
Permanent jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics 343 49 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.10% 0.001%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.66% 0.26% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 282 42 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,700 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year +12.18% - -

Azure Synapse Analytics 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 52,301 19,087 44,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 39.58% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36,734 16,075 36,262
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,923
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Azure Synapse Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure Synapse Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Synapse Analytics in the UK

Azure Synapse Analytics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics.

Salary trend for Azure Synapse Analytics in the UK

Azure Synapse Analytics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Synapse Analytics in the UK

Azure Synapse Analytics
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 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 -67 304 £65,000 - 82
UK excluding London -78 198 £61,700 +12.18% 48
London -137 122 £73,500 -2.00% 36
Work from Home -232 64 £67,500 +35.00% 23
Midlands -69 61 £55,000 -24.14% 9
West Midlands -46 57 £55,000 -24.14% 6
North of England -79 54 £60,000 -29.41% 12
South East -131 44 £65,000 +32.38% 11
Yorkshire - 30 £70,000 -
North West -78 19 £56,000 -34.12% 11
Scotland -85 15 £60,000 - 2
East of England - 11 £65,000 - 9
South West - 10 £65,000 - 3
North East - 5 £36,500 - 1
East Midlands -71 4 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Wales -37 3 £45,000 +11.79% 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics 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 Synapse Analytics.

1 343 (100.00%) Azure
2 262 (76.38%) SQL
3 247 (72.01%) Azure Data Factory
4 236 (68.80%) Databricks
5 232 (67.64%) Business Intelligence
6 230 (67.06%) Data Warehouse
7 224 (65.31%) Analytics
7 224 (65.31%) Power Platform
8 223 (65.01%) Microsoft
9 219 (63.85%) Power BI
10 202 (58.89%) Data Lake
11 175 (51.02%) Data Modelling
12 142 (41.40%) ETL
12 142 (41.40%) SQL Server
13 117 (34.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 112 (32.65%) Azure SQL Database
15 111 (32.36%) DevOps
16 106 (30.90%) Python
17 97 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
18 89 (25.95%) Data Management
19 84 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 84 (24.49%) Visualisation
20 77 (22.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 73 (21.28%) T-SQL
22 69 (20.12%) Big Data
23 68 (19.83%) Social Skills
24 67 (19.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 66 (19.24%) Data Engineering
26 62 (18.08%) Data Strategy
27 61 (17.78%) Migration

Azure Synapse Analytics
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 58 (16.91%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.08%) Apache
3 10 (2.92%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.04%) Apache Synapse
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.58%) SAS
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 343 (100.00%) Azure
2 247 (72.01%) Azure Data Factory
3 224 (65.31%) Power Platform
4 58 (16.91%) AWS
5 47 (13.70%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 29 (8.45%) GCP
6 29 (8.45%) PaaS
6 29 (8.45%) Serverless
7 25 (7.29%) Azure Functions
8 23 (6.71%) Azure Stack
9 21 (6.12%) Snowflake
10 19 (5.54%) Microsoft 365
11 17 (4.96%) Amazon Kinesis
11 17 (4.96%) Azure Machine Learning
11 17 (4.96%) Azure Service Bus
12 16 (4.66%) Azure Logic Apps
13 15 (4.37%) Azure Event Grid
13 15 (4.37%) IaaS
14 13 (3.79%) Amazon S3
14 13 (3.79%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.21%) Cisco IPT
2 5 (1.46%) Firewall
3 4 (1.17%) VPN
4 2 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.58%) FTP
5 1 (0.29%) Broadband
5 1 (0.29%) DHCP
5 1 (0.29%) DMZ
5 1 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (67.06%) Data Warehouse
2 219 (63.85%) Power BI
3 202 (58.89%) Data Lake
4 142 (41.40%) SQL Server
5 117 (34.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 112 (32.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 84 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 77 (22.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 69 (20.12%) Big Data
10 67 (19.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 56 (16.33%) Tableau
12 55 (16.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 38 (11.08%) NoSQL
14 34 (9.91%) Amazon Redshift
15 30 (8.75%) Relational Database
16 28 (8.16%) Hadoop
16 28 (8.16%) Metadata
17 22 (6.41%) MySQL
18 19 (5.54%) Star Schema
19 18 (5.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.79%) JIRA
1 13 (3.79%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.21%) kappa
3 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.33%) ER Studio
4 8 (2.33%) ERwin
4 8 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.46%) RStudio
6 4 (1.17%) GDB
6 4 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (0.58%) GitLab
7 2 (0.58%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.58%) Subversion
7 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.58%) tSQLt
7 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.29%) Maven
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 68 (19.83%) Social Skills
2 42 (12.24%) Finance
3 37 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.08%) Presentation Skills
4 14 (4.08%) Retail
5 12 (3.50%) Law
6 10 (2.92%) Marketing
7 9 (2.62%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.46%) Electronics
8 5 (1.46%) Legal
9 4 (1.17%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 165 (48.10%) Data Engineer
2 87 (25.36%) Azure Engineer
3 85 (24.78%) Architect
4 76 (22.16%) Data Architect
5 43 (12.54%) Developer
6 37 (10.79%) Azure Architect
7 32 (9.33%) Senior Data Engineer
8 29 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (7.58%) Consultant
10 22 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (5.25%) Lead Architect
11 18 (5.25%) Lead Data Architect
12 17 (4.96%) Azure Consultant
12 17 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
12 17 (4.96%) Data Consultant
13 15 (4.37%) Azure Developer
14 13 (3.79%) Platform Engineer
15 12 (3.50%) Cloud Architect
16 11 (3.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 11 (3.21%) Junior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.24%) Kafka
2 35 (10.20%) PySpark
3 14 (4.08%) YAML
4 12 (3.50%) .NET
5 11 (3.21%) MDX
6 10 (2.92%) ARM Templates
7 6 (1.75%) Web Services
7 6 (1.75%) XML
8 5 (1.46%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.17%) JSON
9 4 (1.17%) REST
9 4 (1.17%) UDDI
9 4 (1.17%) WSDL
10 3 (0.87%) SOAP
11 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.58%) Spark Streaming
12 1 (0.29%) D3.js
12 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.29%) HTML5
12 1 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.83%) Data Structures
2 12 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.92%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.46%) Blog
5 5 (1.46%) NHS
5 5 (1.46%) Tandem
6 3 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.87%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.58%) Derivative
7 2 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.58%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (0.29%) FMCG
8 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.29%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.29%) PKI
8 1 (0.29%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.87%) Windows
2 2 (0.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.29%) Unix
3 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (67.64%) Business Intelligence
2 224 (65.31%) Analytics
3 175 (51.02%) Data Modelling
4 142 (41.40%) ETL
5 111 (32.36%) DevOps
6 97 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (25.95%) Data Management
8 84 (24.49%) Visualisation
9 66 (19.24%) Data Engineering
10 62 (18.08%) Data Strategy
11 61 (17.78%) Migration
12 57 (16.62%) Data Visualisation
13 54 (15.74%) Data Analytics
14 50 (14.58%) Data Pipeline
15 45 (13.12%) Data Integration
16 43 (12.54%) Data Governance
17 41 (11.95%) Data Ingestion
18 38 (11.08%) Data Analysis
19 37 (10.79%) Artificial Intelligence
20 36 (10.50%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 262 (76.38%) SQL
2 106 (30.90%) Python
3 73 (21.28%) T-SQL
4 40 (11.66%) PowerShell
5 33 (9.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 31 (9.04%) C#
7 30 (8.75%) Scala
8 27 (7.87%) R
9 21 (6.12%) Java
10 19 (5.54%) U-SQL
11 11 (3.21%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.46%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.29%) Bicep
14 1 (0.29%) Perl
14 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (6.71%) Degree
2 22 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 11 (3.21%) AWS Certification
3 11 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.21%) CISSP
4 9 (2.62%) CCSP
5 8 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.17%) MCSA
8 3 (0.87%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.87%) MCSE
9 2 (0.58%) ISEB
9 2 (0.58%) MBCS
10 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.29%) PMP
10 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.87%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.58%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.87%) Docker
2 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.33%) Kubernetes
1 8 (2.33%) Oozie
2 4 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.17%) Puppet
2 4 (1.17%) Terraform
3 3 (0.87%) Ansible
Vendors
1 236 (68.80%) Databricks
2 223 (65.01%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.16%) Alteryx
3 28 (8.16%) StreamSets
4 25 (7.29%) Informatica
4 25 (7.29%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (7.29%) SAP
5 21 (6.12%) Oracle
6 11 (3.21%) ServiceNow
7 9 (2.62%) Cloudera
7 9 (2.62%) Google
8 8 (2.33%) Hortonworks
8 8 (2.33%) IBM
9 5 (1.46%) Netezza
9 5 (1.46%) NVIDIA
9 5 (1.46%) Remedy
9 5 (1.46%) Teradata
10 4 (1.17%) Sage
11 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.58%) MicroStrategy