Period
to 26 November 2021

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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > England
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 312 281 320
Rank change year-on-year -31 +39 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,278 574 1,279
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.13% 1.16% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.57% 2.78% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 719 442 978
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.39% -8.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £88,975 £100,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% -8.33% -4.00%

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 49,672 20,634 41,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.83% 41.53% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 35,037 17,799 34,556
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,625 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in England

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in England.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in England

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in England over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

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 26 November 2021. 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 -9 647 £80,000 +10.34% 88
South East -38 230 £64,000 +6.67% 25
North of England -86 178 £55,000 +10.00% 57
North West -94 87 £55,000 -8.33% 33
Yorkshire -32 78 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Midlands -78 74 £50,000 +11.11% 15
East of England -77 55 £45,000 -18.18% 18
East Midlands -44 37 £42,500 +16.44% 6
West Midlands -81 37 £60,000 +22.45% 9
South West -87 37 £46,500 -11.00% 10
North East -31 13 £80,000 +60.00% 15
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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.

1 696 (54.46%) AWS
2 584 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
3 577 (45.15%) Azure
4 476 (37.25%) DevOps
5 356 (27.86%) Python
6 340 (26.60%) Java
7 336 (26.29%) Kubernetes
8 317 (24.80%) Finance
9 305 (23.87%) React
10 302 (23.63%) Microservices
11 281 (21.99%) Microsoft
12 274 (21.44%) JavaScript
12 274 (21.44%) Social Skills
13 261 (20.42%) Docker
14 260 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
15 255 (19.95%) Serverless
16 250 (19.56%) SQL
17 246 (19.25%) Software Engineering
17 246 (19.25%) Degree
18 244 (19.09%) GCP
19 243 (19.01%) Computer Science
20 229 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
21 221 (17.29%) Linux
22 215 (16.82%) Full Stack Development
23 195 (15.26%) C#
24 192 (15.02%) Jenkins
25 183 (14.32%) Node.js
26 181 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
27 178 (13.93%) .NET
27 178 (13.93%) Scrum

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 26 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (1.88%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.49%) IIS
6 18 (1.41%) Skype for Business
7 17 (1.33%) Apache
8 14 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
10 12 (0.94%) CMS
11 11 (0.86%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.86%) nginx
12 10 (0.78%) Confluence
13 7 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.23%) Drupal
14 3 (0.23%) LiveCycle
14 3 (0.23%) Mule
14 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.02%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.47%) InVision
4 6 (0.47%) Sketch
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.16%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.078%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.078%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.078%) Magento
3 1 (0.078%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.078%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 696 (54.46%) AWS
2 577 (45.15%) Azure
3 255 (19.95%) Serverless
4 244 (19.09%) GCP
5 165 (12.91%) PaaS
6 131 (10.25%) SaaS
7 92 (7.20%) IaaS
8 87 (6.81%) OpenShift
9 81 (6.34%) GitHub
10 76 (5.95%) Azure Storage
10 76 (5.95%) Microsoft 365
11 74 (5.79%) Azure Service Bus
12 61 (4.77%) AWS Lambda
13 56 (4.38%) Azure Data Factory
14 52 (4.07%) Azure Functions
15 45 (3.52%) Power Platform
16 42 (3.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 34 (2.66%) Azure Stack
18 31 (2.43%) Azure App Service
19 29 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 115 (9.00%) Firewall
2 74 (5.79%) DNS
3 59 (4.62%) VPN
4 52 (4.07%) HTTP
5 45 (3.52%) TCP/IP
6 29 (2.27%) Internet
7 26 (2.03%) BGP
7 26 (2.03%) Network Security
8 23 (1.80%) DHCP
8 23 (1.80%) IPsec
9 22 (1.72%) WAN
10 20 (1.56%) LAN
11 19 (1.49%) Skype
12 13 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.94%) OSPF
13 12 (0.94%) SAN
14 11 (0.86%) VLAN
15 8 (0.63%) Ethernet VPN
15 8 (0.63%) VSAN
16 7 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (10.64%) Big Data
2 133 (10.41%) PostgreSQL
3 107 (8.37%) NoSQL
4 96 (7.51%) SQL Server
5 61 (4.77%) MongoDB
6 53 (4.15%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.68%) MySQL
8 39 (3.05%) Blockchain
9 37 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 37 (2.90%) Hadoop
10 34 (2.66%) Power BI
11 29 (2.27%) Amazon Aurora
12 21 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
12 21 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.10%) Data Lake
15 13 (1.02%) BigQuery
16 12 (0.94%) OLTP
16 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 192 (15.02%) Jenkins
2 100 (7.82%) Git (software)
3 71 (5.56%) JIRA
4 44 (3.44%) GitLab
5 33 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (2.11%) Bitbucket
7 22 (1.72%) webpack
8 21 (1.64%) JUnit
8 21 (1.64%) Selenium
9 20 (1.56%) JMeter
9 20 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
11 18 (1.41%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.10%) Maven
13 13 (1.02%) Storybook
14 12 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (0.94%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.78%) Cypress.io
15 10 (0.78%) Gradle
16 9 (0.70%) git-flow
General
1 317 (24.80%) Finance
2 274 (21.44%) Social Skills
3 181 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (5.24%) Retail
5 63 (4.93%) Banking
6 39 (3.05%) Public Sector
7 37 (2.90%) Marketing
8 33 (2.58%) Automotive
9 30 (2.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 29 (2.27%) Games
10 29 (2.27%) Legal
11 25 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
12 24 (1.88%) Law
13 22 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
13 22 (1.72%) Telecoms
14 17 (1.33%) Back Office
15 11 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
16 10 (0.78%) Retail Finance
17 7 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 379 (29.66%) Developer
2 133 (10.41%) Architect
3 121 (9.47%) Analyst
4 96 (7.51%) Software Engineer
5 73 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 68 (5.32%) Analyst Developer
6 68 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 68 (5.32%) Pricing Analyst
6 68 (5.32%) Pricing Developer
7 65 (5.09%) Java Developer
8 64 (5.01%) Senior Developer
9 57 (4.46%) .NET Developer
9 57 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
10 53 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 45 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
12 37 (2.90%) Consultant
13 36 (2.82%) Azure Architect
13 36 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
14 32 (2.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (23.87%) React
2 183 (14.32%) Node.js
3 178 (13.93%) .NET
4 166 (12.99%) REST
5 159 (12.44%) Web Services
6 153 (11.97%) AngularJS
7 150 (11.74%) Spring
8 138 (10.80%) Spring Boot
9 95 (7.43%) Kafka
10 77 (6.03%) CSS
11 75 (5.87%) HTML
12 74 (5.79%) RESTful
13 73 (5.71%) .NET Core
13 73 (5.71%) Java EE
14 72 (5.63%) GraphQL
15 49 (3.83%) JSON
16 46 (3.60%) SOAP
17 43 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 42 (3.29%) Middleware
19 40 (3.13%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.05%) User Experience
2 144 (11.27%) Management Information System
3 101 (7.90%) Self-Motivation
4 92 (7.20%) Public Cloud
5 88 (6.89%) Virtual Team
6 86 (6.73%) Cloud Native
7 64 (5.01%) Mobile App
8 55 (4.30%) Data Centre
9 38 (2.97%) Algorithms
10 36 (2.82%) Blog
11 34 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
12 27 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 24 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.64%) Private Cloud
14 21 (1.64%) Social Media
15 20 (1.56%) Social Network
16 19 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
17 18 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
18 16 (1.25%) Data Structures
19 13 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 221 (17.29%) Linux
2 131 (10.25%) Windows
3 95 (7.43%) Unix
4 60 (4.69%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.43%) VMS
6 30 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.88%) Android
7 24 (1.88%) Apple iOS
7 24 (1.88%) Windows 10
8 21 (1.64%) CentOS
9 15 (1.17%) Windows Server 2019
10 14 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
12 12 (0.94%) Fedora
13 9 (0.70%) SUSE
14 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.31%) Solaris
17 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (37.25%) DevOps
3 302 (23.63%) Microservices
4 260 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
5 246 (19.25%) Software Engineering
6 243 (19.01%) Computer Science
7 229 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
8 215 (16.82%) Full Stack Development
9 178 (13.93%) Scrum
10 163 (12.75%) Analytics
11 156 (12.21%) Open Source
12 149 (11.66%) Machine Learning
13 127 (9.94%) SDLC
13 127 (9.94%) Test Automation
14 124 (9.70%) Infrastructure as Code
14 124 (9.70%) Risk Management
15 122 (9.55%) Artificial Intelligence
16 120 (9.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 118 (9.23%) Mathematics
18 113 (8.84%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 356 (27.86%) Python
2 340 (26.60%) Java
3 274 (21.44%) JavaScript
4 250 (19.56%) SQL
5 195 (15.26%) C#
6 116 (9.08%) TypeScript
7 113 (8.84%) C++
8 88 (6.89%) C
9 76 (5.95%) Perl
10 75 (5.87%) Shell Script
11 68 (5.32%) Go
12 54 (4.23%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.66%) Bash Shell
14 29 (2.27%) Kotlin
14 29 (2.27%) Ruby
15 28 (2.19%) Scala
16 15 (1.17%) T-SQL
17 13 (1.02%) PHP
18 12 (0.94%) Java 11
19 9 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 246 (19.25%) Degree
2 59 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.05%) CISSP
4 39 (3.05%) Master's Degree
5 32 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.56%) AWS Certification
8 19 (1.49%) MCSA
9 18 (1.41%) CEH
10 17 (1.33%) CISM
11 14 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.78%) MCP
13 8 (0.63%) EMC Certification
13 8 (0.63%) SANS
14 7 (0.55%) CCNA
14 7 (0.55%) MCSE
14 7 (0.55%) PhD
15 4 (0.31%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.31%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.38%) QA
2 41 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.90%) GDPR
4 18 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.78%) Accessibility
6 10 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.70%) SLA
8 7 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.47%) NIST
10 4 (0.31%) GRC
11 3 (0.23%) GxP
11 3 (0.23%) NCSC
11 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.16%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.16%) RMADS
13 1 (0.078%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.078%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.078%) SEPA
System Software
1 261 (20.42%) Docker
2 114 (8.92%) Active Directory
3 50 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.47%) VMware NSX
8 6 (0.47%) vSphere
9 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.078%) Firmware
11 1 (0.078%) HDFS
11 1 (0.078%) KVM
11 1 (0.078%) LXC
11 1 (0.078%) NFS
11 1 (0.078%) Samba
11 1 (0.078%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.078%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 336 (26.29%) Kubernetes
2 155 (12.13%) Terraform
3 136 (10.64%) Ansible
4 68 (5.32%) Puppet
5 35 (2.74%) Prometheus
6 29 (2.27%) Grafana
7 24 (1.88%) SCCM
8 21 (1.64%) Rancher
9 20 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 17 (1.33%) Nagios
11 14 (1.10%) FortiGate
12 13 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (0.94%) Consul
14 9 (0.70%) QRadar
14 9 (0.70%) Salt
15 8 (0.63%) Packer
16 4 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
16 4 (0.31%) Rsyslog
17 3 (0.23%) Kibana
17 3 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 281 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 173 (13.54%) Google
3 116 (9.08%) Oracle
4 79 (6.18%) Red Hat
5 55 (4.30%) IBM
5 55 (4.30%) VMware
6 51 (3.99%) Cisco
7 25 (1.96%) Meraki
7 25 (1.96%) Splunk
8 23 (1.80%) SolarWinds
9 22 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.41%) EMC
10 18 (1.41%) ServiceNow
11 17 (1.33%) Cognizant
12 16 (1.25%) Dell
12 16 (1.25%) Fortinet
13 15 (1.17%) Citrix
14 12 (0.94%) Juniper
14 12 (0.94%) Palo Alto
14 12 (0.94%) SAP