Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Synapse Analytics
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 619 884 -
Rank change year-on-year +265 - +1217
Permanent jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics 273 39 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.041% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 213 28 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £75,000 -
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £48,500 -
% change year-on-year +28.87% - -

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 37,358 33,916 41,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.42% 35.24% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29,799 27,929 33,615
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 May 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 17 May 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 +246 237 £62,500 -16.67% 74
UK excluding London +181 160 £62,500 +28.87% 50
London +101 84 £65,000 -17.46% 27
Work from Home - 70 £62,500 - 33
Midlands +45 55 £55,000 - 19
North of England - 55 £65,000 - 8
West Midlands +45 48 £55,000 +12.82% 13
Yorkshire - 39 £65,000 - 3
South East +75 25 £65,000 +54.76% 11
Scotland -2 19 £60,000 +21.21% 2
North West - 14 £67,500 - 3
East Midlands +6 7 £66,250 -8.62% 6
North East - 2 £40,500 - 2
South West - 2 £75,000 -
Wales - 2 £42,626 - 1
East of England - 2 £57,500 - 9

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Azure
2 229 (83.88%) SQL
3 202 (73.99%) Azure Data Factory
4 194 (71.06%) Data Warehouse
5 187 (68.50%) Business Intelligence
6 182 (66.67%) Microsoft
7 173 (63.37%) Databricks
8 169 (61.90%) Power Platform
9 167 (61.17%) Power BI
10 162 (59.34%) Data Lake
11 144 (52.75%) Analytics
12 141 (51.65%) Data Modelling
13 133 (48.72%) SQL Server
14 129 (47.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 120 (43.96%) ETL
16 115 (42.12%) Azure SQL Database
17 109 (39.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 105 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 92 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
20 79 (28.94%) DevOps
21 78 (28.57%) Python
22 77 (28.21%) T-SQL
23 75 (27.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
24 71 (26.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 65 (23.81%) Visualisation
26 57 (20.88%) AWS
27 53 (19.41%) Data Architecture
28 50 (18.32%) Data Strategy
29 47 (17.22%) Data Management
30 37 (13.55%) Azure Cosmos DB

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 24 (8.79%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.76%) Apache
3 6 (2.20%) Apache Synapse
3 6 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.73%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 273 (100.00%) Azure
2 202 (73.99%) Azure Data Factory
3 169 (61.90%) Power Platform
4 57 (20.88%) AWS
5 37 (13.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 36 (13.19%) Azure Stack
7 28 (10.26%) PaaS
8 18 (6.59%) GCP
9 17 (6.23%) IaaS
10 14 (5.13%) Azure Machine Learning
11 10 (3.66%) Serverless
12 9 (3.30%) Amazon S3
12 9 (3.30%) Azure Functions
13 8 (2.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 7 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (2.20%) Azure App Service
15 6 (2.20%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
16 4 (1.47%) Azure Key Vault
16 4 (1.47%) Azure Sentinel
16 4 (1.47%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.93%) FTP
2 6 (2.20%) DNS
2 6 (2.20%) Firewall
2 6 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.20%) WAN
3 2 (0.73%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) Broadband
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (71.06%) Data Warehouse
2 167 (61.17%) Power BI
3 162 (59.34%) Data Lake
4 133 (48.72%) SQL Server
5 129 (47.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 115 (42.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 109 (39.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 105 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 75 (27.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 71 (26.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 30 (10.99%) Amazon Redshift
12 29 (10.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 29 (10.62%) Tableau
13 21 (7.69%) Hadoop
13 21 (7.69%) OLTP
14 20 (7.33%) Big Data
14 20 (7.33%) Relational Database
15 19 (6.96%) NoSQL
16 17 (6.23%) Amazon Athena
17 16 (5.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (3.66%) ER Studio
1 10 (3.66%) ERwin
2 8 (2.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.93%) Subversion
3 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.73%) JIRA
4 2 (0.73%) PowerDesigner
General
1 29 (10.62%) Social Skills
2 23 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.69%) Finance
4 19 (6.96%) Retail
5 17 (6.23%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (0.73%) Advertising
8 2 (0.73%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (46.15%) Data Engineer
2 84 (30.77%) Azure Engineer
3 70 (25.64%) Architect
4 57 (20.88%) Data Architect
5 35 (12.82%) Azure Architect
6 33 (12.09%) Consultant
6 33 (12.09%) Developer
7 29 (10.62%) Data Consultant
8 26 (9.52%) Azure Consultant
9 17 (6.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (5.86%) Microsoft Engineer
11 12 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.03%) Python Engineer
12 11 (4.03%) Senior Data Engineer
13 10 (3.66%) Azure Developer
14 9 (3.30%) AWS Architect
14 9 (3.30%) Platform Engineer
15 8 (2.93%) ETL Developer
15 8 (2.93%) Junior Data Engineer
15 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.49%) PySpark
2 10 (3.66%) Kafka
3 6 (2.20%) JSON
4 5 (1.83%) Pandas
4 5 (1.83%) RESTful
5 3 (1.10%) .NET
5 3 (1.10%) HTML
5 3 (1.10%) YAML
6 2 (0.73%) .NET Core
6 2 (0.73%) MDX
7 1 (0.37%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.93%) Public Cloud
2 6 (2.20%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.20%) PKI
3 5 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.10%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.73%) Derivative
7 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.20%) Windows
1 6 (2.20%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.10%) Linux
2 3 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (68.50%) Business Intelligence
2 144 (52.75%) Analytics
3 141 (51.65%) Data Modelling
4 120 (43.96%) ETL
5 92 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (28.94%) DevOps
7 65 (23.81%) Visualisation
8 53 (19.41%) Data Architecture
9 50 (18.32%) Data Strategy
10 47 (17.22%) Data Management
11 36 (13.19%) Data Pipeline
12 34 (12.45%) Data Analytics
12 34 (12.45%) Data Visualisation
13 33 (12.09%) Data Engineering
14 30 (10.99%) Kimball Methodology
15 28 (10.26%) Migration
16 27 (9.89%) Collaborative Working
16 27 (9.89%) Data Ingestion
17 24 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (8.42%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 229 (83.88%) SQL
2 78 (28.57%) Python
3 77 (28.21%) T-SQL
4 22 (8.06%) Scala
5 18 (6.59%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.49%) U-SQL
7 14 (5.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 14 (5.13%) R
8 12 (4.40%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.03%) C#
10 5 (1.83%) C
11 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (7.33%) Degree
2 18 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.10%) ISEB
6 3 (1.10%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.89%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.10%) GDPR
3 2 (0.73%) NIST
System Software
1 11 (4.03%) Docker
2 9 (3.30%) HDFS
3 8 (2.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.66%) Terraform
3 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 182 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 173 (63.37%) Databricks
3 25 (9.16%) Salesforce.com
3 25 (9.16%) SAP
4 17 (6.23%) Oracle
5 15 (5.49%) Alteryx
6 10 (3.66%) Google
7 6 (2.20%) Informatica
8 4 (1.47%) StreamSets
9 3 (1.10%) Birst
9 3 (1.10%) Infor
10 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.37%) Confluent
11 1 (0.37%) Intel