Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK > England
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 366 570
Rank change year-on-year +98 +204 +335
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 879 857 618
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.19% 0.82% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 2.11% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 708 619 379
10th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £41,500
25th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £55,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £107,875 £115,000 £118,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £74,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +5.71%

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 29,273 40,707 54,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.65% 38.85% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21,296 31,834 42,131
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,215 £29,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +84 550 £80,000 -5.88% 121
North of England +52 109 £62,500 +4.17% 44
South East +117 102 £70,000 -3.45% 16
North West +37 52 £62,500 +10.76% 20
Midlands +24 45 £70,000 -3.45% 17
Yorkshire +23 43 £54,500 -19.26% 11
South West -3 35 £80,000 +33.33% 21
West Midlands +57 33 £67,500 +12.50% 13
North East +25 14 £65,000 +30.00% 13
East of England +42 12 £75,000 -14.29% 13
East Midlands -14 12 £80,000 +10.34% 4
Cloud Native
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 532 (60.52%) AWS
2 480 (54.61%) DevOps
3 448 (50.97%) Azure
4 400 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (40.73%) Kubernetes
6 297 (33.79%) Microservices
7 271 (30.83%) Docker
7 271 (30.83%) Terraform
8 267 (30.38%) GCP
9 259 (29.47%) Python
10 227 (25.82%) Finance
11 204 (23.21%) Java
12 203 (23.09%) PaaS
13 195 (22.18%) Software Engineering
14 155 (17.63%) JavaScript
15 151 (17.18%) Google
16 150 (17.06%) Linux
17 143 (16.27%) Microsoft
18 136 (15.47%) IaaS
19 129 (14.68%) Ansible
20 128 (14.56%) SaaS
21 127 (14.45%) .NET
22 123 (13.99%) Scrum
23 118 (13.42%) Infrastructure as Code
24 117 (13.31%) Serverless
24 117 (13.31%) Node.js
25 116 (13.20%) Banking
26 113 (12.86%) Go
27 104 (11.83%) React
28 93 (10.58%) TDD

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 40 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (3.87%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (2.16%) CMS
3 19 (2.16%) OpenStack
4 16 (1.82%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.14%) Confluence
6 10 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.91%) IIS
7 8 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.91%) Tornado
8 7 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.57%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.34%) Apache
12 2 (0.23%) Camunda
13 1 (0.11%) JBoss
13 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
1 2 (0.23%) Revit
1 2 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 532 (60.52%) AWS
2 448 (50.97%) Azure
3 267 (30.38%) GCP
4 203 (23.09%) PaaS
5 136 (15.47%) IaaS
6 128 (14.56%) SaaS
7 117 (13.31%) Serverless
8 64 (7.28%) Amazon EKS
9 60 (6.83%) AWS Lambda
10 57 (6.48%) OpenShift
11 53 (6.03%) Azure Functions
12 44 (5.01%) Power Platform
13 37 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 37 (4.21%) GitHub
14 34 (3.87%) IBM Cloud
15 32 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
16 30 (3.41%) Cloud Functions
17 29 (3.30%) Firebase
18 28 (3.19%) Amazon ECS
19 20 (2.28%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.30%) Network Security
2 19 (2.16%) DNS
3 17 (1.93%) Internet
4 9 (1.02%) AMQP
4 9 (1.02%) HTTP
5 4 (0.46%) Firewall
6 3 (0.34%) 5G
6 3 (0.34%) DHCP
6 3 (0.34%) SSL
6 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.34%) VPN
7 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) Broadband
8 1 (0.11%) DMZ
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) ICMP
8 1 (0.11%) NAS
8 1 (0.11%) SNMP
8 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
2 59 (6.71%) Big Data
2 59 (6.71%) NoSQL
3 48 (5.46%) SQL Server
4 46 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 43 (4.89%) MongoDB
6 42 (4.78%) Redis
7 25 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 23 (2.62%) MySQL
9 21 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (2.39%) BigQuery
10 18 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.59%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.48%) Power BI
14 12 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
15 11 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
15 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (1.14%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 80 (9.10%) Jenkins
2 74 (8.42%) Git (software)
3 49 (5.57%) GitLab
4 17 (1.93%) JIRA
5 15 (1.71%) Bitbucket
5 15 (1.71%) CircleCI
6 14 (1.59%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.48%) Gradle
8 12 (1.37%) Maven
9 10 (1.14%) JUnit
9 10 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.68%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.57%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.57%) Spinnaker
13 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.34%) NUnit
14 3 (0.34%) Selenium
14 3 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
15 2 (0.23%) webpack
General
1 227 (25.82%) Finance
2 116 (13.20%) Banking
3 69 (7.85%) Public Sector
4 56 (6.37%) Retail
5 55 (6.26%) Manufacturing
6 52 (5.92%) Games
7 51 (5.80%) Telecoms
8 39 (4.44%) Marketing
9 30 (3.41%) Electronics
10 24 (2.73%) Automotive
11 19 (2.16%) Law
12 12 (1.37%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.02%) Advertising
14 7 (0.80%) Front Office
14 7 (0.80%) Legal
14 7 (0.80%) Publishing
15 2 (0.23%) Retail Finance
16 1 (0.11%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) Billing
16 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 186 (21.16%) Architect
2 163 (18.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 149 (16.95%) Developer
4 77 (8.76%) Software Engineer
5 68 (7.74%) Cloud Engineer
6 66 (7.51%) Cloud Architect
6 66 (7.51%) Solutions Architect
7 61 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
8 59 (6.71%) AWS DevOps
9 54 (6.14%) Senior DevOps
10 52 (5.92%) Azure Engineer
11 49 (5.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 47 (5.35%) Azure Architect
12 47 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
13 42 (4.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 41 (4.66%) AWS Architect
15 39 (4.44%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 34 (3.87%) Site Engineer
17 33 (3.75%) Consultant
18 32 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (14.45%) .NET
2 117 (13.31%) Node.js
3 104 (11.83%) React
4 90 (10.24%) Kafka
5 79 (8.99%) AngularJS
6 65 (7.39%) .NET Core
7 64 (7.28%) Spring
8 58 (6.60%) CSS
8 58 (6.60%) Spring Boot
9 57 (6.48%) HTML
10 53 (6.03%) HTML5
11 51 (5.80%) REST
11 51 (5.80%) Web Services
12 46 (5.23%) CSS3
13 31 (3.53%) .NET Framework
14 30 (3.41%) Serverless Framework
15 29 (3.30%) AWS Amplify
15 29 (3.30%) Ember.js
16 25 (2.84%) gRPC
17 24 (2.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.67%) Public Cloud
2 57 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (4.66%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 29 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.73%) Blog
7 20 (2.28%) Private Cloud
8 18 (2.05%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.05%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.82%) User Experience
10 15 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
11 13 (1.48%) PKI
12 12 (1.37%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.25%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.91%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.80%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.80%) Social Media
16 6 (0.68%) Hedge funds
17 5 (0.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 150 (17.06%) Linux
2 60 (6.83%) Windows
3 31 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (3.07%) Unix
5 13 (1.48%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (1.48%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (0.68%) Android
6 6 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.34%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.23%) SUSE
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (54.61%) DevOps
2 400 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (33.79%) Microservices
4 195 (22.18%) Software Engineering
5 123 (13.99%) Scrum
6 118 (13.42%) Infrastructure as Code
7 93 (10.58%) TDD
8 90 (10.24%) Machine Learning
9 85 (9.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 84 (9.56%) Test Automation
11 81 (9.22%) DevSecOps
12 79 (8.99%) Open Source
13 70 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (7.85%) Mentoring
15 66 (7.51%) Thought Leadership
16 65 (7.39%) Domain-Driven Design
17 61 (6.94%) Analytics
18 60 (6.83%) Artificial Intelligence
19 59 (6.71%) BDD
19 59 (6.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 259 (29.47%) Python
2 204 (23.21%) Java
3 155 (17.63%) JavaScript
4 113 (12.86%) Go
5 92 (10.47%) C#
6 77 (8.76%) Bash Shell
7 73 (8.30%) SQL
8 63 (7.17%) PowerShell
9 55 (6.26%) C++
10 43 (4.89%) TypeScript
11 29 (3.30%) Rust
12 21 (2.39%) Ruby
13 18 (2.05%) Scala
14 16 (1.82%) C
15 13 (1.48%) Java 8
16 10 (1.14%) Perl
17 6 (0.68%) Kotlin
18 5 (0.57%) ES6
19 4 (0.46%) R
19 4 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 55 (6.26%) SC Cleared
3 54 (6.14%) Degree
4 15 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.37%) AWS Certification
6 9 (1.02%) CISSP
7 6 (0.68%) CISM
7 6 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.46%) CISA
9 3 (0.34%) CRISC
9 3 (0.34%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.34%) ISSEP
9 3 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) OSCP
10 2 (0.23%) PhD
11 1 (0.11%) CCSP
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.11%) ISEB
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (2.96%) QA
3 18 (2.05%) NIST
4 11 (1.25%) GDPR
5 9 (1.02%) PMBOK
6 8 (0.91%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.57%) NCSC
7 5 (0.57%) NIST 800
7 5 (0.57%) SLA
8 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.46%) SOC 2
9 2 (0.23%) Basel III
9 2 (0.23%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 271 (30.83%) Docker
2 52 (5.92%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.46%) NDS
5 4 (0.46%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.34%) HDFS
6 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 358 (40.73%) Kubernetes
2 271 (30.83%) Terraform
3 129 (14.68%) Ansible
4 66 (7.51%) Prometheus
5 57 (6.48%) Puppet
6 49 (5.57%) Grafana
7 45 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (2.16%) Istio
9 17 (1.93%) Consul
10 15 (1.71%) Nagios
11 14 (1.59%) Packer
12 13 (1.48%) Graphite
12 13 (1.48%) Opsview
13 8 (0.91%) SCCM
14 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
15 5 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.57%) vCenter Server
16 4 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
16 4 (0.46%) Kibana
17 3 (0.34%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 151 (17.18%) Google
2 143 (16.27%) Microsoft
3 68 (7.74%) SAP
4 50 (5.69%) Red Hat
5 39 (4.44%) IBM
6 27 (3.07%) VMware
7 24 (2.73%) Oracle
8 19 (2.16%) Adobe
9 18 (2.05%) Databricks
10 16 (1.82%) Dynatrace
10 16 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.25%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.14%) Sitecore
13 9 (1.02%) Cisco
14 8 (0.91%) Apple
14 8 (0.91%) PagerDuty
15 7 (0.80%) Cognizant
15 7 (0.80%) Pega
16 6 (0.68%) ForgeRock
17 5 (0.57%) CyberArk