Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 192 183 267
Rank change year-on-year -9 +84 +84
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 54 59 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.08% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 2.80% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 64
10th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,500
25th Percentile £74,688 £60,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.12% -2.94% +1.49%
75th Percentile £108,750 £92,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £122,250 £112,500 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £83,750 £72,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year +15.52% -14.71% +3.03%

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 2,139 2,104 3,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.21% 38.44% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,879 1,858 3,348
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £107,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -

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 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (66.67%) DevOps
3 34 (62.96%) Azure
4 25 (46.30%) AWS
5 22 (40.74%) Kubernetes
6 21 (38.89%) Microservices
7 17 (31.48%) Docker
8 15 (27.78%) Finance
8 15 (27.78%) Java
9 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (24.07%) GCP
10 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
10 11 (20.37%) .NET Core
10 11 (20.37%) .NET
11 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
11 10 (18.52%) Spring
11 10 (18.52%) Open Source
11 10 (18.52%) Spring Boot
12 9 (16.67%) Kafka
12 9 (16.67%) IaaS
12 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 9 (16.67%) PaaS
12 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 9 (16.67%) Web Services
12 9 (16.67%) Linux
12 9 (16.67%) Python
12 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 8 (14.81%) SQL
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.81%) SaaS

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 5 (9.26%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) Traefik
Cloud Services
1 34 (62.96%) Azure
2 25 (46.30%) AWS
3 13 (24.07%) GCP
4 9 (16.67%) IaaS
4 9 (16.67%) PaaS
5 8 (14.81%) SaaS
6 5 (9.26%) GitHub
7 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (7.41%) OpenShift
8 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (5.56%) Serverless
9 2 (3.70%) Azure Key Vault
10 1 (1.85%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (1.85%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (1.85%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (1.85%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.85%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) AMQP
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.11%) Big Data
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.41%) Data Lake
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.70%) Redis
7 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.85%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) OLTP
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) JUnit
3 3 (5.56%) Mockito
4 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Social Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Advertising
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
4 4 (7.41%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Public Speaking
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Architect
2 9 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
3 6 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Cloud Native Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
1 11 (20.37%) .NET Core
2 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
2 10 (18.52%) Spring
2 10 (18.52%) Spring Boot
3 9 (16.67%) Kafka
3 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 8 (14.81%) React
5 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.26%) Entity Framework
6 5 (9.26%) REST
6 5 (9.26%) Vue.js
7 4 (7.41%) SOAP
7 4 (7.41%) Velocity
8 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.56%) Node.js
8 3 (5.56%) RESTful
8 3 (5.56%) WireMock
9 2 (3.70%) Spark Streaming
10 1 (1.85%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.26%) Private Cloud
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) Social Media
4 3 (5.56%) Blog
4 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.70%) Media Streaming
5 2 (3.70%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (66.67%) DevOps
3 21 (38.89%) Microservices
4 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.52%) Open Source
6 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.96%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.11%) B2C
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (11.11%) CQRS
8 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (11.11%) Migration
8 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Analytics
9 5 (9.26%) API Development
9 5 (9.26%) Marketing Automation
9 5 (9.26%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) Python
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Java 8
7 1 (1.85%) Kotlin
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) Accessibility
2 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.85%) KVM
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (40.74%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.41%) Ansible
2 4 (7.41%) Terraform
3 1 (1.85%) Grafana
3 1 (1.85%) Mesos
3 1 (1.85%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Adobe
2 5 (9.26%) Pega
2 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) Splunk