Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 415 445
Rank change year-on-year +73 +30 +42
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,519 1,215 1,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.75% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.13% 5.00% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 880 1,081
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,250 £86,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36,807 24,290 21,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.15% 15.05% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30,479 20,436 18,424
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £79,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in England

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in England

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in England

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. 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
London +34 803 £65,000 +4.00% 93
South East +1 239 £57,500 +6.98% 37
North of England +101 198 £50,000 -4.76% 10
East of England +25 150 £55,000 +10.00% 17
North West +45 102 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Yorkshire +66 72 £50,000 - 5
Midlands -39 65 £47,500 +11.76% 18
South West +13 63 £55,000 +15.79% 16
East Midlands -15 33 £62,500 +47.06% 7
West Midlands -24 31 £42,500 -8.11% 11
North East -4 24 £60,000 +67.36% 2
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 England region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 638 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
2 573 (37.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 475 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
4 391 (25.74%) Linux
5 386 (25.41%) Finance
6 383 (25.21%) Microsoft
7 365 (24.03%) Java
8 335 (22.05%) DevOps
9 328 (21.59%) SQL
10 305 (20.08%) Python
11 300 (19.75%) Windows
12 285 (18.76%) Docker
13 284 (18.70%) JavaScript
14 274 (18.04%) Degree
15 251 (16.52%) NoSQL
16 244 (16.06%) SaaS
17 236 (15.54%) Git (software)
17 236 (15.54%) SQL Server
18 211 (13.89%) Web Services
19 189 (12.44%) Office 365
20 188 (12.38%) Telecoms
20 188 (12.38%) Test Automation
21 186 (12.24%) Software Engineering
22 182 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
22 182 (11.98%) MySQL
23 181 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
24 179 (11.78%) Oracle
25 177 (11.65%) IaaS
26 176 (11.59%) HTML
27 169 (11.13%) PaaS

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 72 (4.74%) Ethereum
2 64 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 50 (3.29%) Apache
4 50 (3.29%) MS Exchange
5 41 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 38 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 34 (2.24%) SAS
8 32 (2.11%) IIS
9 27 (1.78%) JBoss
10 25 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 24 (1.58%) nginx
12 22 (1.45%) WebSphere
13 20 (1.32%) Hyperledger
14 18 (1.18%) CMS
14 18 (1.18%) OpenStack
14 18 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.45%) SPSS
3 21 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.39%) Mingle
7 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.066%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.066%) Weka
Business Applications
1 52 (3.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 45 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (2.90%) NetSuite
4 43 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
5 24 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
7 12 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
8 8 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
8 8 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
8 8 (0.53%) SDL Web 8
9 7 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.33%) Lawson
11 4 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
11 4 (0.26%) PeopleSoft CRM
12 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
14 1 (0.066%) FastStats PeopleStage
14 1 (0.066%) JDE OneWorld
14 1 (0.066%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 638 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
2 573 (37.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 244 (16.06%) SaaS
4 189 (12.44%) Office 365
5 177 (11.65%) IaaS
6 169 (11.13%) PaaS
7 92 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
8 86 (5.66%) GitHub
9 74 (4.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 72 (4.74%) Serverless
11 55 (3.62%) Amazon S3
12 43 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 29 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 24 (1.58%) IBM Cloud
15 20 (1.32%) Bluemix
16 14 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
18 10 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 10 (0.66%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 123 (8.10%) Firewall
2 111 (7.31%) DNS
3 82 (5.40%) TCP/IP
4 69 (4.54%) Internet
5 68 (4.48%) Network Security
5 68 (4.48%) WAN
6 66 (4.34%) DHCP
7 65 (4.28%) HTTP
8 63 (4.15%) VPN
9 54 (3.55%) Wireless
10 49 (3.23%) LAN
11 39 (2.57%) SAN
12 31 (2.04%) VoIP
13 26 (1.71%) VLAN
14 24 (1.58%) IPsec
15 23 (1.51%) Wireless Security
16 22 (1.45%) OSPF
17 21 (1.38%) VPLS
18 19 (1.25%) DWDM
18 19 (1.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (16.52%) NoSQL
2 236 (15.54%) SQL Server
3 182 (11.98%) MySQL
4 148 (9.74%) Relational Database
5 133 (8.76%) Big Data
6 123 (8.10%) Redis
7 111 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
8 98 (6.45%) Blockchain
8 98 (6.45%) MongoDB
9 69 (4.54%) RDBMS
10 66 (4.34%) Hadoop
11 56 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
12 45 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 42 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (1.84%) Neo4j
17 25 (1.65%) Oracle Database
18 23 (1.51%) HBase
19 22 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 236 (15.54%) Git (software)
2 125 (8.23%) Jenkins
3 59 (3.88%) Subversion
4 52 (3.42%) Maven
5 43 (2.83%) Selenium
6 40 (2.63%) Mocha
6 40 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 36 (2.37%) Vagrant
8 31 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (1.97%) JUnit
10 29 (1.91%) JIRA
11 28 (1.84%) gulp
12 25 (1.65%) Gradle
12 25 (1.65%) Visual Studio
13 23 (1.51%) Ant
13 23 (1.51%) RSpec
13 23 (1.51%) WebDriver
14 21 (1.38%) Cucumber
15 20 (1.32%) Bundler
16 18 (1.18%) JBehave
General
1 386 (25.41%) Finance
2 188 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 110 (7.24%) Banking
4 109 (7.18%) Retail
5 89 (5.86%) Marketing
6 58 (3.82%) Games
7 43 (2.83%) Legal
8 35 (2.30%) Manufacturing
9 34 (2.24%) Law
10 31 (2.04%) Advertising
11 21 (1.38%) Spanish Language
12 18 (1.18%) German Language
13 16 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
14 15 (0.99%) Publishing
15 14 (0.92%) Electronics
16 13 (0.86%) French Language
17 12 (0.79%) Back Office
18 11 (0.72%) Italian Language
19 9 (0.59%) Financial Institution
20 8 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 362 (23.83%) Developer
2 211 (13.89%) Architect
3 95 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 94 (6.19%) Java Developer
5 93 (6.12%) Analyst
5 93 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 91 (5.99%) Consultant
7 87 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
8 79 (5.20%) Software Engineer
9 78 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
10 65 (4.28%) Node.js Developer
11 62 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
12 61 (4.02%) Cloud Architect
13 49 (3.23%) Blockchain Developer
14 47 (3.09%) C# Developer
15 46 (3.03%) Administrator
16 40 (2.63%) .NET Developer
16 40 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
16 40 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
16 40 (2.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (13.89%) Web Services
2 176 (11.59%) HTML
3 160 (10.53%) Node.js
4 150 (9.87%) CSS
5 148 (9.74%) .NET
6 131 (8.62%) REST
7 98 (6.45%) Spring
8 95 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 80 (5.27%) JSON
9 80 (5.27%) RESTful
10 76 (5.00%) React
11 68 (4.48%) HTML5
12 64 (4.21%) XML
13 62 (4.08%) Spring Boot
14 58 (3.82%) CSS3
15 51 (3.36%) Smart Contracts
16 46 (3.03%) Truffle
16 46 (3.03%) web3js
17 45 (2.96%) Middleware
17 45 (2.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 167 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 156 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (7.77%) Data Centre
4 85 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
5 70 (4.61%) Management Information System
6 68 (4.48%) Bitcoin
7 60 (3.95%) Algorithms
8 55 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
9 45 (2.96%) Public Cloud
10 44 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
11 43 (2.83%) Fintech
12 40 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 40 (2.63%) Virtual Team
13 38 (2.50%) Data Structures
14 31 (2.04%) Private Cloud
15 29 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
15 29 (1.91%) User Experience
16 28 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 27 (1.78%) Mobile App
18 24 (1.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 391 (25.74%) Linux
2 300 (19.75%) Windows
3 147 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 115 (7.57%) Unix
5 61 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (2.83%) VMS
7 41 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (2.11%) CentOS
9 31 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 27 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (1.38%) Windows 7
13 18 (1.18%) Debian
14 15 (0.99%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.79%) Android
16 10 (0.66%) Solaris
17 9 (0.59%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
20 3 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (22.05%) DevOps
3 188 (12.38%) Test Automation
4 186 (12.24%) Software Engineering
5 182 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
6 181 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
7 156 (10.27%) Analytics
8 154 (10.14%) TDD
9 144 (9.48%) Scrum
10 138 (9.08%) Open Source
11 132 (8.69%) Project Management
12 127 (8.36%) Presales
13 115 (7.57%) Microservices
14 113 (7.44%) ITIL
15 102 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
16 99 (6.52%) Machine Learning
17 98 (6.45%) Configuration Management
18 97 (6.39%) MVC
19 89 (5.86%) High Availability
20 84 (5.53%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 365 (24.03%) Java
2 328 (21.59%) SQL
3 305 (20.08%) Python
4 284 (18.70%) JavaScript
5 143 (9.41%) C#
6 92 (6.06%) ES6
7 88 (5.79%) Perl
8 83 (5.46%) PowerShell
9 82 (5.40%) Bash Shell
10 79 (5.20%) Ruby
11 71 (4.67%) C++
12 70 (4.61%) PHP
13 67 (4.41%) Solidity
14 59 (3.88%) C
15 43 (2.83%) Shell Script
16 40 (2.63%) R
17 32 (2.11%) Scala
18 29 (1.91%) Go
19 25 (1.65%) Java 8
20 20 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 274 (18.04%) Degree
2 73 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (3.69%) MCSE
5 44 (2.90%) Security Cleared
6 34 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 33 (2.17%) Master's Degree
8 32 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.38%) CISSP
11 19 (1.25%) CCNA
12 18 (1.18%) PhD
13 16 (1.05%) AWS Certification
13 16 (1.05%) PMP
14 15 (0.99%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.92%) SANS
16 13 (0.86%) CCNP
16 13 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
17 12 (0.79%) GSEC
18 11 (0.72%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.40%) QA
2 48 (3.16%) SLA
3 24 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.45%) GCP
6 17 (1.12%) GDPR
7 13 (0.86%) ISAE 3402
8 12 (0.79%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 6 (0.39%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.13%) COBIT
11 2 (0.13%) IFRS
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.066%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 285 (18.76%) Docker
2 151 (9.94%) Active Directory
3 112 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (5.46%) Hyper-V
5 67 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
6 59 (3.88%) XenApp
7 34 (2.24%) XenDesktop
8 24 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (1.45%) vSphere
10 20 (1.32%) KVM
11 10 (0.66%) LXC
11 10 (0.66%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.46%) QEMU
13 7 (0.46%) Squid
14 6 (0.39%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.39%) MetaFrame
14 6 (0.39%) Xen
14 6 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 136 (8.95%) Kubernetes
2 123 (8.10%) Ansible
3 85 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
4 79 (5.20%) Puppet
5 51 (3.36%) Docker Swarm
6 50 (3.29%) Terraform
7 34 (2.24%) SCCM
8 22 (1.45%) Salt
9 20 (1.32%) Nessus
10 17 (1.12%) FortiGate
10 17 (1.12%) SCVMM
11 14 (0.92%) Nagios
12 13 (0.86%) logstash
13 11 (0.72%) Kibana
13 11 (0.72%) Packer
14 10 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (0.59%) Rancher
16 8 (0.53%) Consul
16 8 (0.53%) Grafana
16 8 (0.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 383 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 179 (11.78%) Oracle
3 165 (10.86%) VMware
4 145 (9.55%) Cisco
5 105 (6.91%) Google
6 104 (6.85%) Citrix
7 58 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (3.16%) CheckPoint
8 48 (3.16%) HP
9 46 (3.03%) SAP
10 43 (2.83%) JD Edwards
11 39 (2.57%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.97%) Capita
13 29 (1.91%) IBM
14 27 (1.78%) Splunk
14 27 (1.78%) Tableau
15 23 (1.51%) Teradata
16 22 (1.45%) Juniper
17 21 (1.38%) Meraki
18 20 (1.32%) Palo Alto