Period
to 18 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 155 258
Rank change year-on-year -19 +103 +93
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 74 38 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.25% 1.06% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.32% 2.74% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 66 31 61
10th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £65,000
25th Percentile £75,625 £61,875 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £92,500 £75,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.33% -11.76% +8.97%
75th Percentile £112,500 £94,875 £95,000
90th Percentile £140,000 £125,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%

Cloud Native is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,231 1,386 3,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.54% 38.72% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,979 1,211 3,186
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,888 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £104,375
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in the City of London

Cloud Native
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Native in the City of London.

Salary trend for Cloud Native in the City of London

Cloud Native
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing Cloud Native 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 43 (58.11%) DevOps
2 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (50.00%) Azure
4 36 (48.65%) Kubernetes
5 33 (44.59%) AWS
6 31 (41.89%) Docker
7 26 (35.14%) GCP
7 26 (35.14%) Java
8 25 (33.78%) Microservices
9 19 (25.68%) Terraform
9 19 (25.68%) Infrastructure as Code
10 18 (24.32%) Linux
11 17 (22.97%) Migration
12 15 (20.27%) Python
12 15 (20.27%) SQL
12 15 (20.27%) SaaS
13 14 (18.92%) Finance
14 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
15 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (16.22%) TeamCity
16 11 (14.86%) NoSQL
16 11 (14.86%) React
16 11 (14.86%) Google
16 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
17 10 (13.51%) Social Skills
18 9 (12.16%) Serverless
18 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
18 9 (12.16%) Degree
18 9 (12.16%) Spring
18 9 (12.16%) Jenkins

Cloud Native
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (8.11%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.41%) Confluence
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.35%) Traefik
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.00%) Azure
2 33 (44.59%) AWS
3 26 (35.14%) GCP
4 15 (20.27%) SaaS
5 9 (12.16%) Serverless
6 8 (10.81%) GitHub
7 7 (9.46%) PaaS
8 6 (8.11%) OpenShift
9 5 (6.76%) IaaS
10 3 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (2.70%) Azure Service Bus
11 2 (2.70%) Cloud Run
12 1 (1.35%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (1.35%) AWS IoT
12 1 (1.35%) Azure Key Vault
12 1 (1.35%) Azure Logic Apps
12 1 (1.35%) Azure Sentinel
12 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (1.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Firewall
2 3 (4.05%) AMQP
3 2 (2.70%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.76%) Big Data
2 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.70%) Cloud Spanner
5 2 (2.70%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) Redis
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.35%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.35%) CockroachDB
6 1 (1.35%) OLTP
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) TeamCity
2 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.11%) JIRA
4 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.05%) JUnit
5 3 (4.05%) Mockito
6 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (2.70%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) Cypress.io
7 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Social Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Banking
4 7 (9.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 4 (5.41%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (4.05%) Advertising
6 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Publishing
8 1 (1.35%) Billing
8 1 (1.35%) Law
8 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.35%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Architect
2 18 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Lead DevOps
3 14 (18.92%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Cloud Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Data Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) DevOps Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Lead Cloud Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (4.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) React
2 9 (12.16%) Spring
3 8 (10.81%) Spring Boot
3 8 (10.81%) Web Services
4 7 (9.46%) Kafka
5 6 (8.11%) .NET
5 6 (8.11%) .NET Core
5 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.41%) REST
6 4 (5.41%) SOAP
7 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.05%) Node.js
7 3 (4.05%) Vue.js
7 3 (4.05%) WireMock
8 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.70%) GraphQL
8 2 (2.70%) RESTful
9 1 (1.35%) OAuth
9 1 (1.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.41%) Private Cloud
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Blog
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) DevOps
2 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.78%) Microservices
4 19 (25.68%) Infrastructure as Code
5 17 (22.97%) Migration
6 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.81%) Analytics
8 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.81%) DevSecOps
8 8 (10.81%) Scrum
8 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.11%) Coaching
10 6 (8.11%) Data Management
10 6 (8.11%) Full Stack Development
10 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.11%) Refactoring
10 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) Java
2 15 (20.27%) Python
2 15 (20.27%) SQL
3 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
4 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.81%) C++
6 7 (9.46%) C
6 7 (9.46%) Go
7 6 (8.11%) Rust
7 6 (8.11%) Scala
8 2 (2.70%) C#
9 1 (1.35%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Accessibility
2 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 31 (41.89%) Docker
2 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.35%) Firmware
5 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.35%) KVM
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (48.65%) Kubernetes
2 19 (25.68%) Terraform
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) Grafana
3 3 (4.05%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (1.35%) Kibana
5 1 (1.35%) Mesos
5 1 (1.35%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Google
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) VMware
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Adobe
4 3 (4.05%) Pega
4 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.70%) Splunk
6 1 (1.35%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.35%) New Relic
6 1 (1.35%) Sybase