Period
to 31 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK > England
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 439 691
Rank change year-on-year +170 +252 +328
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 557 855 470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.22% 0.68% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 1.72% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 522 580 311
Median annual salary £70,000 £82,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.86% +3.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £108,625 £118,750 £120,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +5.66%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,539 49,586 60,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.43% 39.25% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14,264 37,842 46,758
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in England

Cloud Native
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cloud Native in England

Cloud Native
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native in England over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native in England

Cloud Native
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 Native within the England region over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. 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 +117 355 £75,000 -11.76% 65
South East +190 63 £82,500 +34.69% 16
North of England +129 46 £60,000 -7.69% 31
South West +156 37 £90,000 +80.00% 13
East of England +161 28 £56,250 -6.25% 4
Midlands +83 28 £70,000 -14.11% 7
Yorkshire +124 26 £61,250 -5.77% 10
West Midlands +90 19 £67,500 +22.73% 5
North West +82 19 £57,500 -4.17% 12
East Midlands +58 9 £75,000 -9.09% 2
North East +20 1 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Cloud Native
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 359 (64.45%) DevOps
2 345 (61.94%) AWS
3 281 (50.45%) Azure
4 236 (42.37%) Microservices
5 223 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (34.65%) Kubernetes
7 192 (34.47%) Terraform
8 187 (33.57%) Docker
9 175 (31.42%) Python
10 166 (29.80%) Finance
11 144 (25.85%) Java
12 139 (24.96%) Serverless
13 138 (24.78%) PaaS
14 125 (22.44%) Jenkins
15 113 (20.29%) GCP
16 100 (17.95%) SaaS
17 99 (17.77%) Microsoft
18 97 (17.41%) Git (software)
19 96 (17.24%) Ansible
20 93 (16.70%) JavaScript
21 91 (16.34%) IaaS
22 88 (15.80%) Node.js
23 87 (15.62%) Google
24 86 (15.44%) Software Engineering
25 79 (14.18%) Puppet
26 78 (14.00%) Fintech
26 78 (14.00%) Infrastructure as Code
27 77 (13.82%) AWS Lambda
28 73 (13.11%) React
29 71 (12.75%) Linux

Cloud Native
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 33 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (5.21%) Cloud Foundry
3 28 (5.03%) Apache Spark
3 28 (5.03%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.59%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.80%) Headless CMS
7 7 (1.26%) nginx
8 6 (1.08%) Apache
8 6 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.90%) CMS
9 5 (0.90%) Tornado
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.36%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) Camunda
12 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.18%) IIS
12 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 22 (3.95%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (1.44%) Sentinel
3 7 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.72%) Eikon
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 345 (61.94%) AWS
2 281 (50.45%) Azure
3 139 (24.96%) Serverless
4 138 (24.78%) PaaS
5 113 (20.29%) GCP
6 100 (17.95%) SaaS
7 91 (16.34%) IaaS
8 77 (13.82%) AWS Lambda
9 67 (12.03%) Azure Functions
10 40 (7.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 39 (7.00%) OpenShift
12 35 (6.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (5.75%) Power Platform
14 27 (4.85%) PowerApps
15 24 (4.31%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 24 (4.31%) Firebase
16 23 (4.13%) Amazon ECS
16 23 (4.13%) GitHub
17 22 (3.95%) Akamai
17 22 (3.95%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.05%) DNS
2 29 (5.21%) Internet
3 16 (2.87%) Network Security
4 12 (2.15%) Firewall
5 10 (1.80%) AMQP
6 7 (1.26%) SSH
7 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.72%) Broadband
8 4 (0.72%) HTTP
8 4 (0.72%) WebEx
9 2 (0.36%) WAN
10 1 (0.18%) DHCP
10 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.03%) NoSQL
2 56 (10.05%) SQL Server
3 39 (7.00%) Big Data
4 36 (6.46%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (4.31%) MongoDB
7 24 (4.31%) MySQL
8 21 (3.77%) Redis
9 20 (3.59%) Data Lake
10 17 (3.05%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.33%) BigQuery
12 12 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.62%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (1.44%) Snowflake Schema
16 7 (1.26%) Amazon Aurora
16 7 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
17 5 (0.90%) HBase
Development Applications
1 125 (22.44%) Jenkins
2 97 (17.41%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.03%) GitLab
3 28 (5.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (3.77%) JIRA
4 21 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 20 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (3.41%) Bitbucket
7 13 (2.33%) Maven
8 12 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (1.97%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.62%) JUnit
10 9 (1.62%) Subversion
11 8 (1.44%) NUnit
11 8 (1.44%) SonarQube
11 8 (1.44%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.26%) Cypress.io
12 7 (1.26%) Mockito
13 6 (1.08%) Mocha
13 6 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 166 (29.80%) Finance
2 51 (9.16%) Banking
3 39 (7.00%) Publishing
4 31 (5.57%) Manufacturing
5 28 (5.03%) Public Sector
5 28 (5.03%) Retail
6 26 (4.67%) Marketing
7 20 (3.59%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.69%) Games
9 13 (2.33%) Automotive
9 13 (2.33%) Legal
10 11 (1.97%) Electronics
11 10 (1.80%) Advertising
12 9 (1.62%) Law
13 6 (1.08%) Front Office
14 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.36%) Back Office
15 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 150 (26.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 114 (20.47%) Architect
3 94 (16.88%) Developer
4 62 (11.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 61 (10.95%) Cloud Architect
6 56 (10.05%) AWS Engineer
7 51 (9.16%) Azure Engineer
8 47 (8.44%) Security Engineer
8 47 (8.44%) Senior DevOps
9 45 (8.08%) AWS DevOps
10 38 (6.82%) DevOps Architect
11 37 (6.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 35 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
13 34 (6.10%) AWS Architect
14 30 (5.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 30 (5.39%) Technical Architect
15 29 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
16 28 (5.03%) Security Specialist
17 26 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
18 25 (4.49%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (15.80%) Node.js
2 73 (13.11%) React
3 65 (11.67%) Spring
3 65 (11.67%) Spring Boot
4 59 (10.59%) .NET
5 58 (10.41%) Web Services
6 55 (9.87%) Kafka
7 46 (8.26%) REST
8 44 (7.90%) AngularJS
9 37 (6.64%) .NET Core
9 37 (6.64%) HTML
10 36 (6.46%) CSS
11 33 (5.92%) HTML5
12 27 (4.85%) CSS3
13 26 (4.67%) Spring Cloud
14 25 (4.49%) Serverless Framework
15 24 (4.31%) AWS Amplify
15 24 (4.31%) Ember.js
16 23 (4.13%) GraphQL
16 23 (4.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.90%) Public Cloud
2 29 (5.21%) Mobile App
3 25 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.59%) FMCG
6 18 (3.23%) Virtual Team
7 17 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (2.87%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (2.15%) Replication
11 9 (1.62%) PKI
12 8 (1.44%) Blog
12 8 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.44%) Social Media
13 7 (1.26%) Cyberattack
14 6 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.08%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.08%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.75%) Linux
2 22 (3.95%) Windows
3 14 (2.51%) Unix
4 12 (2.15%) Android
4 12 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.62%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.08%) VMS
7 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (64.45%) DevOps
2 236 (42.37%) Microservices
3 223 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (15.44%) Software Engineering
5 78 (14.00%) Fintech
5 78 (14.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 67 (12.03%) Scrum
7 65 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (10.59%) TDD
9 52 (9.34%) BDD
9 52 (9.34%) Open Source
9 52 (9.34%) Software Delivery
10 50 (8.98%) Migration
11 48 (8.62%) Configuration Management
12 44 (7.90%) Computer Science
12 44 (7.90%) OO
13 42 (7.54%) Cybersecurity
13 42 (7.54%) Test Automation
14 41 (7.36%) Security Architecture
15 39 (7.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 175 (31.42%) Python
2 144 (25.85%) Java
3 93 (16.70%) JavaScript
4 68 (12.21%) Go
5 62 (11.13%) SQL
6 59 (10.59%) PowerShell
7 57 (10.23%) C#
8 36 (6.46%) Ruby
9 34 (6.10%) Scala
10 28 (5.03%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.15%) R
12 10 (1.80%) C++
12 10 (1.80%) ES6
12 10 (1.80%) Java 8
13 9 (1.62%) C
13 9 (1.62%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.08%) Groovy
14 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 43 (7.72%) Degree
2 20 (3.59%) AWS Certification
2 20 (3.59%) CCNA
2 20 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.62%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.72%) CISM
8 4 (0.72%) CISSP
8 4 (0.72%) MBA
8 4 (0.72%) PhD
9 3 (0.54%) CRISC
10 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.36%) MCP
10 2 (0.36%) RHCE
10 2 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.49%) NIST
2 22 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.05%) NIST 800
3 17 (3.05%) SLA
4 13 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 12 (2.15%) QA
6 9 (1.62%) NCSC
7 8 (1.44%) GDPR
8 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.54%) BS7799
9 3 (0.54%) COBIT
9 3 (0.54%) GLBA
9 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 187 (33.57%) Docker
2 25 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.26%) Varnish
4 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) NDS
5 2 (0.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 193 (34.65%) Kubernetes
2 192 (34.47%) Terraform
3 96 (17.24%) Ansible
4 79 (14.18%) Puppet
5 68 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (4.13%) Istio
7 20 (3.59%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (2.69%) Prometheus
9 12 (2.15%) Nagios
10 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.54%) Grafana
12 2 (0.36%) Graphite
12 2 (0.36%) Salt
13 1 (0.18%) Consul
13 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
13 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.18%) linkerd
13 1 (0.18%) Packer
13 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 99 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 87 (15.62%) Google
3 62 (11.13%) SAP
4 41 (7.36%) Red Hat
5 35 (6.28%) Oracle
6 27 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (4.31%) IBM
8 22 (3.95%) Adobe
8 22 (3.95%) hybris
8 22 (3.95%) New Relic
9 11 (1.97%) Dynatrace
10 6 (1.08%) Guidewire
11 4 (0.72%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.72%) Facebook
12 3 (0.54%) Cisco
12 3 (0.54%) Intel
12 3 (0.54%) VMware
13 2 (0.36%) Cloudera
13 2 (0.36%) Databricks
13 2 (0.36%) ForgeRock