Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 457 437
Rank change year-on-year +125 -20 +44
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,551 1,117 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.99% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.21% 3.78% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,121 857 1,076
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +13.86%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,950 £35,793
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,600
% change year-on-year +13.04% +1.59% +13.20%

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 36,849 29,549 22,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.54% 17.84% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30,035 24,505 19,451
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +1.96% +7.37%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +112 801 £75,000 +15.38% 78
South East +14 248 £58,750 +17.50% 24
North of England +110 191 £56,000 +31.76% 35
East of England +30 122 £57,500 +9.52% 15
North West +64 98 £55,000 +46.67% 15
Midlands +51 98 £47,500 -26.92% 11
South West +32 91 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Yorkshire +73 80 £56,000 +31.76% 12
West Midlands +37 58 £45,000 -30.77% 6
East Midlands +37 45 £50,000 +17.65% 5
North East -15 13 £60,000 +50.00% 8
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 648 (41.78%) Amazon AWS
2 598 (38.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 514 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
4 446 (28.76%) Java
5 407 (26.24%) DevOps
6 367 (23.66%) Python
7 359 (23.15%) Linux
8 355 (22.89%) Microsoft
8 355 (22.89%) Finance
9 316 (20.37%) SQL
10 291 (18.76%) Docker
11 274 (17.67%) NoSQL
12 263 (16.96%) JavaScript
13 253 (16.31%) Degree
14 244 (15.73%) Git (software)
15 239 (15.41%) Windows
16 224 (14.44%) Test Automation
17 221 (14.25%) Software Engineering
18 206 (13.28%) SaaS
19 204 (13.15%) VMware
20 202 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
21 198 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
22 197 (12.70%) Kubernetes
23 196 (12.64%) .NET
24 180 (11.61%) C#
25 179 (11.54%) Ansible
26 176 (11.35%) Big Data
27 171 (11.03%) SQL Server
28 165 (10.64%) Microservices
29 160 (10.32%) 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 87 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
2 78 (5.03%) Ethereum
3 72 (4.64%) Apache
4 49 (3.16%) Apache Spark
5 39 (2.51%) Tomcat
6 36 (2.32%) JBoss
7 34 (2.19%) WebLogic
8 32 (2.06%) IIS
9 30 (1.93%) Confluence
10 28 (1.81%) MS Exchange
10 28 (1.81%) SharePoint
11 26 (1.68%) CMS
11 26 (1.68%) OpenStack
12 24 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
13 23 (1.48%) nginx
14 20 (1.29%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.97%) SAS
16 14 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (0.77%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 39 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.64%) Mingle
4 8 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.45%) SPSS
6 6 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.32%) Camtasia
7 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.26%) InDesign
8 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.064%) Maya
Business Applications
1 48 (3.09%) NetSuite
2 47 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 46 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (1.87%) Distributed Ledger
5 28 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
7 11 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
7 11 (0.71%) SDL Web 8
8 7 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.26%) Magento
10 4 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.13%) Lawson
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
12 1 (0.064%) CSG Singleview
12 1 (0.064%) JDE OneWorld
12 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 648 (41.78%) Amazon AWS
2 598 (38.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 206 (13.28%) SaaS
4 149 (9.61%) PaaS
5 143 (9.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 134 (8.64%) IaaS
7 125 (8.06%) Office 365
8 115 (7.41%) GitHub
9 111 (7.16%) Amazon EC2
10 98 (6.32%) Amazon S3
11 66 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 41 (2.64%) Serverless
13 23 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (1.35%) OpenShift
15 19 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
16 18 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
17 16 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 14 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
19 13 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.13%) Firewall
2 76 (4.90%) Internet
3 72 (4.64%) DNS
4 70 (4.51%) TCP/IP
5 69 (4.45%) WAN
6 67 (4.32%) LAN
7 47 (3.03%) HTTP
7 47 (3.03%) SAN
8 43 (2.77%) DHCP
9 36 (2.32%) VPN
10 35 (2.26%) Wireless
11 29 (1.87%) OSPF
12 27 (1.74%) Network Security
13 24 (1.55%) MPLS
14 22 (1.42%) VoIP
15 18 (1.16%) VLAN
16 17 (1.10%) WLAN
17 16 (1.03%) IP Telephony
18 15 (0.97%) BGP
18 15 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (17.67%) NoSQL
2 176 (11.35%) Big Data
3 171 (11.03%) SQL Server
4 147 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
5 134 (8.64%) MySQL
6 99 (6.38%) Redis
7 96 (6.19%) Blockchain
8 85 (5.48%) Relational Database
9 71 (4.58%) Hadoop
10 63 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
10 63 (4.06%) MongoDB
11 38 (2.45%) Couchbase
12 33 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 30 (1.93%) Oracle Database
14 27 (1.74%) HBase
15 26 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 26 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 25 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
16 25 (1.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 244 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 131 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 66 (4.26%) JIRA
4 56 (3.61%) Selenium
5 54 (3.48%) Subversion
6 51 (3.29%) Mocha
7 41 (2.64%) TeamCity
7 41 (2.64%) Visual Studio
8 31 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 29 (1.87%) JUnit
10 26 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
11 25 (1.61%) Maven
11 25 (1.61%) Vagrant
12 23 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (1.23%) git-flow
13 19 (1.23%) GitLab
14 18 (1.16%) Gerrit
15 14 (0.90%) SonarQube
16 13 (0.84%) JMeter
17 12 (0.77%) Bitbucket
General
1 355 (22.89%) Finance
2 154 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 134 (8.64%) Banking
4 109 (7.03%) Retail
5 70 (4.51%) Games
6 59 (3.80%) Marketing
7 45 (2.90%) Legal
8 38 (2.45%) Law
9 28 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.48%) Publishing
11 19 (1.23%) Advertising
12 16 (1.03%) Investment Banking
12 16 (1.03%) Spanish Language
13 12 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
14 11 (0.71%) Electronics
14 11 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.64%) French Language
15 10 (0.64%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 303 (19.54%) Architect
2 300 (19.34%) Developer
3 122 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
4 111 (7.16%) Consultant
5 108 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 95 (6.13%) Analyst
6 95 (6.13%) Cloud Architect
7 80 (5.16%) Senior Developer
8 75 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 74 (4.77%) Blockchain Developer
9 74 (4.77%) Software Engineer
10 53 (3.42%) Backend Developer
10 53 (3.42%) Technical Architect
11 50 (3.22%) Cloud Engineer
12 47 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
12 47 (3.03%) Node.js Developer
13 45 (2.90%) Project Manager
14 40 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
15 39 (2.51%) AWS Engineer
16 37 (2.39%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (12.64%) .NET
2 160 (10.32%) Node.js
3 146 (9.41%) HTML
4 141 (9.09%) Web Services
5 132 (8.51%) REST
6 106 (6.83%) Spring
7 100 (6.45%) CSS
8 71 (4.58%) AngularJS
8 71 (4.58%) Smart Contracts
8 71 (4.58%) Truffle
8 71 (4.58%) web3js
9 64 (4.13%) XML
10 62 (4.00%) RESTful
11 57 (3.68%) SOAP
12 56 (3.61%) JSON
13 53 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 51 (3.29%) .NET Framework
14 51 (3.29%) Chai
14 51 (3.29%) Enzyme
14 51 (3.29%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 155 (9.99%) Data Centre
2 130 (8.38%) Computer Science
3 122 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (6.64%) Public Cloud
5 100 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
6 77 (4.96%) Bitcoin
7 75 (4.84%) User Experience
8 60 (3.87%) Fintech
9 57 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
10 50 (3.22%) Hybrid Cloud
11 49 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
12 48 (3.09%) Management Information System
13 36 (2.32%) NHS
14 35 (2.26%) Virtual Team
15 34 (2.19%) Data Structures
15 34 (2.19%) Internet of Things
16 30 (1.93%) Algorithms
17 28 (1.81%) Mobile App
18 27 (1.74%) Private Cloud
19 22 (1.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 359 (23.15%) Linux
2 239 (15.41%) Windows
3 114 (7.35%) Windows Server
4 81 (5.22%) Unix
5 58 (3.74%) VMS
6 55 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (3.42%) CentOS
8 51 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (2.45%) Debian
10 37 (2.39%) Ubuntu
11 31 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (1.74%) Windows 10
13 18 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (1.03%) Android
15 8 (0.52%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.52%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.39%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.19%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (26.24%) DevOps
3 224 (14.44%) Test Automation
4 221 (14.25%) Software Engineering
5 202 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
6 198 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 165 (10.64%) Microservices
8 160 (10.32%) Scrum
9 158 (10.19%) ITIL
10 140 (9.03%) Presales
11 135 (8.70%) Open Source
11 135 (8.70%) Project Management
12 131 (8.45%) Analytics
13 130 (8.38%) Machine Learning
14 122 (7.87%) TDD
15 103 (6.64%) CRM
16 102 (6.58%) Configuration Management
17 101 (6.51%) Front End Development
18 100 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
19 99 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 446 (28.76%) Java
2 367 (23.66%) Python
3 316 (20.37%) SQL
4 263 (16.96%) JavaScript
5 180 (11.61%) C#
6 106 (6.83%) Bash Shell
7 99 (6.38%) C++
8 94 (6.06%) Ruby
9 81 (5.22%) PowerShell
10 80 (5.16%) Perl
11 78 (5.03%) Solidity
12 77 (4.96%) ES6
13 66 (4.26%) C
13 66 (4.26%) Scala
14 61 (3.93%) Go
15 50 (3.22%) PHP
16 36 (2.32%) Shell Script
17 26 (1.68%) R
18 22 (1.42%) Apple Swift
18 22 (1.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 253 (16.31%) Degree
2 75 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (2.97%) MCSE
5 40 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (2.32%) PhD
7 34 (2.19%) CCNP
8 33 (2.13%) AWS Certification
9 25 (1.61%) CCNA
10 22 (1.42%) Security Cleared
11 21 (1.35%) MCSA
12 19 (1.23%) Master's Degree
13 16 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
14 14 (0.90%) CISSP
14 14 (0.90%) ISEB
14 14 (0.90%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.84%) SC Cleared
16 12 (0.77%) CCDP
17 11 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.90%) QA
2 52 (3.35%) GCP
3 40 (2.58%) SLA
4 27 (1.74%) GDPR
5 21 (1.35%) PCI DSS
6 18 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.97%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.90%) COBIT
9 10 (0.64%) ISO 9000
9 10 (0.64%) PMO
10 7 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.064%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 291 (18.76%) Docker
2 139 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 128 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (5.87%) Virtual Machines
5 42 (2.71%) Hyper-V
6 32 (2.06%) vSphere
7 30 (1.93%) XenApp
8 29 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 18 (1.16%) KVM
10 15 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.77%) XenServer
13 10 (0.64%) HDFS
14 8 (0.52%) QEMU
14 8 (0.52%) vCloud
15 6 (0.39%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (0.32%) iptables
16 5 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 197 (12.70%) Kubernetes
2 179 (11.54%) Ansible
3 144 (9.28%) Puppet
4 143 (9.22%) Opscode Chef
5 80 (5.16%) Docker Swarm
6 77 (4.96%) Terraform
7 35 (2.26%) SCCM
8 29 (1.87%) Salt
9 20 (1.29%) Kibana
9 20 (1.29%) Packer
10 13 (0.84%) Nagios
11 12 (0.77%) Automic
11 12 (0.77%) Backup Exec
11 12 (0.77%) logstash
11 12 (0.77%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
12 9 (0.58%) Rancher
13 8 (0.52%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.45%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.45%) Consul
15 6 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 355 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 204 (13.15%) VMware
3 151 (9.74%) Oracle
4 134 (8.64%) Google
5 106 (6.83%) Cisco
6 99 (6.38%) Citrix
7 61 (3.93%) HP
8 58 (3.74%) Red Hat
9 46 (2.97%) JD Edwards
10 44 (2.84%) SAP
11 36 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
12 35 (2.26%) CheckPoint
12 35 (2.26%) IBM
13 33 (2.13%) NetApp
14 32 (2.06%) Adobe
15 24 (1.55%) Capita
15 24 (1.55%) Juniper
16 23 (1.48%) ServiceNow
17 19 (1.23%) Dell
17 19 (1.23%) Splunk