Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 257 336 515
Rank change year-on-year +79 +179 +334
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 1,169 701 718
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.30% 0.91% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 2.60% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 805 488 446
10th Percentile £49,250 £50,875 £46,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £111,250 £117,500
UK median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%

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 33,407 26,978 46,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.25% 34.96% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21,381 21,448 35,495
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +5.28%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 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 +77 761 £87,500 +2.94% 168
North of England +37 148 £62,190 +3.65% 37
South East +56 119 £72,500 -3.33% 20
North West 0 66 £62,500 +8.70% 22
Yorkshire -3 63 £55,000 -22.81% 14
Midlands -34 50 £70,000 -1.75% 16
South West -67 43 £70,000 +16.67% 11
West Midlands +1 41 £70,000 +21.74% 14
North East +6 19 £65,000 +30.00% 1
East of England -27 10 £92,500 +23.33% 15
East Midlands -60 9 £85,000 +17.24% 2
Cloud Native
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 England region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 685 (58.60%) AWS
2 637 (54.49%) DevOps
3 602 (51.50%) Azure
4 567 (48.50%) Agile Software Development
5 487 (41.66%) Kubernetes
6 380 (32.51%) Microservices
7 352 (30.11%) GCP
8 344 (29.43%) Docker
9 314 (26.86%) Python
10 299 (25.58%) Java
11 294 (25.15%) Terraform
12 292 (24.98%) Finance
13 287 (24.55%) Software Engineering
14 215 (18.39%) Microsoft
15 211 (18.05%) PaaS
16 202 (17.28%) JavaScript
17 186 (15.91%) .NET
18 171 (14.63%) Google
19 168 (14.37%) Kafka
20 162 (13.86%) C#
20 162 (13.86%) SaaS
20 162 (13.86%) Infrastructure as Code
21 160 (13.69%) Linux
21 160 (13.69%) Scrum
22 149 (12.75%) IaaS
23 147 (12.57%) Node.js
24 144 (12.32%) React
25 142 (12.15%) Social Skills
26 135 (11.55%) Go
27 133 (11.38%) Degree

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 34 (2.91%) CMS
2 32 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 17 (1.45%) Confluence
7 15 (1.28%) IIS
8 14 (1.20%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.86%) Headless CMS
11 7 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.51%) Apache
13 1 (0.086%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.086%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.086%) JBoss
13 1 (0.086%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.086%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.086%) SAS
13 1 (0.086%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.17%) Revit
3 1 (0.086%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.20%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.086%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.086%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 685 (58.60%) AWS
2 602 (51.50%) Azure
3 352 (30.11%) GCP
4 211 (18.05%) PaaS
5 162 (13.86%) SaaS
6 149 (12.75%) IaaS
7 126 (10.78%) Serverless
8 65 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
9 62 (5.30%) OpenShift
10 59 (5.05%) GitHub
11 56 (4.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 50 (4.28%) AWS Lambda
13 40 (3.42%) Azure Functions
13 40 (3.42%) Power Platform
14 39 (3.34%) Azure Active Directory
15 36 (3.08%) Datadog
16 33 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
16 33 (2.82%) Microsoft 365
17 28 (2.40%) Cloud Functions
18 27 (2.31%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.05%) Network Security
2 15 (1.28%) AMQP
3 11 (0.94%) Internet
4 9 (0.77%) Firewall
5 8 (0.68%) VPN
6 7 (0.60%) HTTP
7 5 (0.43%) Broadband
7 5 (0.43%) DNS
8 3 (0.26%) 5G
8 3 (0.26%) DHCP
8 3 (0.26%) SAN
8 3 (0.26%) VoIP
9 2 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.17%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.17%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.17%) SD-WAN
9 2 (0.17%) WAN
9 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.086%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.086%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (8.81%) PostgreSQL
2 100 (8.55%) NoSQL
3 85 (7.27%) Big Data
4 65 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 57 (4.88%) Redis
6 54 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 50 (4.28%) MongoDB
8 42 (3.59%) MySQL
9 32 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 27 (2.31%) BigQuery
12 21 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.54%) Data Lake
14 17 (1.45%) Event Store
15 15 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
16 14 (1.20%) Hadoop
17 13 (1.11%) Geospatial Data
18 12 (1.03%) GIS
19 11 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
19 11 (0.94%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 130 (11.12%) Jenkins
2 73 (6.24%) Git (software)
3 61 (5.22%) GitLab
4 36 (3.08%) TeamCity
5 33 (2.82%) CircleCI
6 31 (2.65%) JIRA
7 29 (2.48%) Gradle
8 20 (1.71%) Travis CI
9 18 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (1.20%) JUnit
11 13 (1.11%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.11%) Spinnaker
11 13 (1.11%) Visual Studio
12 12 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.68%) Mockito
14 7 (0.60%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.43%) Maven
15 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio Code
16 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (0.34%) RSpec
General
1 292 (24.98%) Finance
2 142 (12.15%) Social Skills
3 127 (10.86%) Banking
4 84 (7.19%) Public Sector
5 82 (7.01%) Manufacturing
6 69 (5.90%) Marketing
7 65 (5.56%) Telecoms
8 62 (5.30%) Games
9 60 (5.13%) Retail
10 52 (4.45%) Electronics
11 41 (3.51%) Influencing Skills
12 30 (2.57%) Law
13 27 (2.31%) Presentation Skills
14 25 (2.14%) Automotive
15 24 (2.05%) Advertising
15 24 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (1.11%) Public Speaking
17 7 (0.60%) Front Office
17 7 (0.60%) Legal
18 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 268 (22.93%) Architect
2 170 (14.54%) Developer
3 148 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 116 (9.92%) Software Engineer
5 114 (9.75%) Solutions Architect
6 107 (9.15%) Cloud Engineer
7 83 (7.10%) Azure Engineer
8 75 (6.42%) Cloud Architect
9 60 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
10 56 (4.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 55 (4.70%) Consultant
12 50 (4.28%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 48 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
13 48 (4.11%) Azure Architect
13 48 (4.11%) Senior Architect
14 44 (3.76%) Site Engineer
15 43 (3.68%) Senior Developer
16 39 (3.34%) Senior Software Engineer
17 38 (3.25%) AWS Architect
18 37 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (15.91%) .NET
2 168 (14.37%) Kafka
3 147 (12.57%) Node.js
4 144 (12.32%) React
5 99 (8.47%) AngularJS
6 91 (7.78%) .NET Core
7 78 (6.67%) Spring
8 71 (6.07%) CSS
9 67 (5.73%) Spring Boot
10 66 (5.65%) REST
11 64 (5.47%) HTML
12 61 (5.22%) Web Services
13 52 (4.45%) HTML5
14 46 (3.93%) .NET Framework
15 43 (3.68%) CSS3
16 39 (3.34%) gRPC
17 36 (3.08%) RESTful
18 35 (2.99%) Vue.js
19 32 (2.74%) Ember.js
20 30 (2.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.78%) Public Cloud
2 69 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (5.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 47 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.51%) Virtual Team
6 39 (3.34%) User Experience
7 38 (3.25%) Blog
8 32 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
9 27 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
9 27 (2.31%) Private Cloud
10 23 (1.97%) Data Centre
11 21 (1.80%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.63%) Digital Media
13 15 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.03%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.77%) Social Media
16 8 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
16 8 (0.68%) Hedge funds
17 7 (0.60%) BBC
18 6 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 160 (13.69%) Linux
2 75 (6.42%) Windows
3 36 (3.08%) Unix
4 31 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (1.20%) Android
5 14 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.68%) SUSE
7 8 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.26%) Debian
11 2 (0.17%) CentOS
11 2 (0.17%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.17%) VMS
12 1 (0.086%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (54.49%) DevOps
2 567 (48.50%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (32.51%) Microservices
4 287 (24.55%) Software Engineering
5 162 (13.86%) Infrastructure as Code
6 160 (13.69%) Scrum
7 132 (11.29%) Mentoring
8 116 (9.92%) Test Automation
9 109 (9.32%) Open Source
10 104 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
11 101 (8.64%) TDD
12 99 (8.47%) Artificial Intelligence
13 98 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 98 (8.38%) Machine Learning
14 90 (7.70%) Problem-Solving
14 90 (7.70%) Technical Leadership
15 86 (7.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 85 (7.27%) Observability
17 83 (7.10%) SDLC
18 80 (6.84%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 314 (26.86%) Python
2 299 (25.58%) Java
3 202 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 162 (13.86%) C#
5 135 (11.55%) Go
6 103 (8.81%) SQL
7 91 (7.78%) TypeScript
8 71 (6.07%) PowerShell
9 63 (5.39%) Bash Shell
10 56 (4.79%) C++
11 33 (2.82%) Rust
12 30 (2.57%) Ruby
13 25 (2.14%) Kotlin
14 23 (1.97%) C
15 18 (1.54%) Scala
16 12 (1.03%) Java 8
17 10 (0.86%) F#
18 7 (0.60%) Perl
18 7 (0.60%) R
19 6 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 133 (11.38%) Degree
2 98 (8.38%) Security Cleared
3 92 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.71%) AWS Certification
6 13 (1.11%) CISSP
7 11 (0.94%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.43%) CISA
9 5 (0.43%) CISM
10 4 (0.34%) ISSAP
10 4 (0.34%) ISSEP
11 2 (0.17%) CEH
11 2 (0.17%) CSSLP
11 2 (0.17%) GIAC
11 2 (0.17%) PMP
11 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.086%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.086%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.17%) QA
2 34 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (2.74%) GDPR
4 30 (2.57%) Accessibility
5 29 (2.48%) NIST
6 12 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.77%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.43%) SLA
8 5 (0.43%) SOC 2
9 4 (0.34%) Basel III
10 3 (0.26%) COBIT
11 2 (0.17%) NCSC
11 2 (0.17%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.086%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.086%) PMO
System Software
1 344 (29.43%) Docker
2 85 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
3 28 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.60%) ISA Server
5 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.26%) KVM
7 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.17%) HDFS
8 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.17%) NDS
8 2 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.17%) vSphere
8 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.086%) Ceph
9 1 (0.086%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 487 (41.66%) Kubernetes
2 294 (25.15%) Terraform
3 120 (10.27%) Ansible
4 83 (7.10%) Prometheus
5 62 (5.30%) Puppet
6 60 (5.13%) Grafana
7 48 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (2.14%) Consul
9 19 (1.63%) Nagios
10 17 (1.45%) Istio
11 15 (1.28%) Jamf Pro
11 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (1.28%) SCCM
12 13 (1.11%) Graphite
12 13 (1.11%) Opsview
12 13 (1.11%) Packer
13 11 (0.94%) Sysdig
14 10 (0.86%) Kibana
15 9 (0.77%) AirWatch
15 9 (0.77%) Mesos
Vendors
1 215 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 171 (14.63%) Google
3 79 (6.76%) SAP
4 39 (3.34%) VMware
5 36 (3.08%) Oracle
6 34 (2.91%) IBM
7 33 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 19 (1.63%) PagerDuty
9 17 (1.45%) Adobe
9 17 (1.45%) CyberArk
9 17 (1.45%) Databricks
9 17 (1.45%) ForgeRock
10 13 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.03%) Citrix
12 11 (0.94%) Sitecore
13 9 (0.77%) Cisco
13 9 (0.77%) Dynatrace
13 9 (0.77%) Pega
14 8 (0.68%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.68%) Nintex