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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 224 230 230
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 18 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.77% 6.32% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 18
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £59,000 £66,500
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
377 253 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.90% 3.66% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 319 198 178
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%

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 6 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 6 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
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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
Manchester +14 10 £53,750 +19.44% 4
Cheshire +9 8 £41,250 +26.92% 6
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 13 (52.00%) Java
1 13 (52.00%) SOAP
2 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (40.00%) REST
3 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (40.00%) JSP
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle
4 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (32.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) J2EE
5 8 (32.00%) MySQL
5 8 (32.00%) HTTP
5 8 (32.00%) JIRA
5 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (24.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.00%) C++
8 5 (20.00%) IIS
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (20.00%) Apache
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) Selenium
8 5 (20.00%) SoapUI

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Tridion
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Force.com
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) 3G
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.00%) GPRS
2 2 (8.00%) GSM
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JIRA
1 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) JMeter
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) SOAP
2 10 (40.00%) JSP
2 10 (40.00%) REST
3 8 (32.00%) J2EE
3 8 (32.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) WSDL
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
5 3 (12.00%) Visualforce
6 2 (8.00%) OSGi
6 2 (8.00%) Twisted
6 2 (8.00%) Java EE
6 2 (8.00%) JavaSpaces
6 2 (8.00%) Java RMI
6 2 (8.00%) Servlets
6 2 (8.00%) Akka
6 2 (8.00%) gevent
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) iDTV
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Line Management
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.00%) Data Management
3 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) B2B
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) OpenUP
5 1 (4.00%) Product Management
5 1 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) Apex Code
5 2 (8.00%) Go
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Scala
5 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) HND
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (8.00%) hybris
5 1 (4.00%) Vertica
5 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.00%) Talend
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
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