The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 222 224 237
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 18 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.65% 6.57% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 16
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £31,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Cloud Computing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
387 289 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.35% 4.23% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 327 222 169
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the North West region.

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in the North West

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in the North West

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +12 10 £42,500 +30.76%
Manchester +9 8 £66,250 +103.84% 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing.

1 14 (53.85%) Java
1 14 (53.85%) SOAP
2 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (42.31%) REST
3 11 (42.31%) Tomcat
3 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 11 (42.31%) JSP
4 9 (34.62%) J2EE
4 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
4 9 (34.62%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
4 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 9 (34.62%) JIRA
4 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) HTTP
7 6 (23.08%) MySQL
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 5 (19.23%) DevOps
8 5 (19.23%) Line Management
8 5 (19.23%) C++
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) IIS
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Tridion
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Force.com
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) GPRS
2 2 (7.69%) GSM
2 2 (7.69%) 3G
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) JMeter
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) SOAP
2 11 (42.31%) REST
2 11 (42.31%) JSP
3 9 (34.62%) J2EE
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 7 (26.92%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) Ajax
5 3 (11.54%) Visualforce
5 3 (11.54%) WSDL
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) Servlets
6 2 (7.69%) Java RMI
6 2 (7.69%) Java EE
6 2 (7.69%) OSGi
6 2 (7.69%) JavaSpaces
6 2 (7.69%) Twisted
6 2 (7.69%) gevent
6 2 (7.69%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
1 1 (3.85%) DTV
1 1 (3.85%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Line Management
3 3 (11.54%) Data Management
3 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 3 (11.54%) Web Development
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.54%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) B2B
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Content Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Apex Code
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) HND
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 2 (7.69%) EPiServer
4 2 (7.69%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Vertica
5 1 (3.85%) Talend
5 1 (3.85%) SAP