Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 265 414 612
Rank change year-on-year +149 +198 +375
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 667 830 550
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.19% 0.71% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.09% 1.84% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 666 624 384
Median annual salary £70,000 £82,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.86% -5.08%
10th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £106,250 £120,000 £120,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -

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 21,570 45,194 55,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.64% 38.75% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17,165 35,302 43,505
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +106 418 £75,000 -16.67% 94
South East +172 88 £75,000 +3.45% 14
North of England +52 62 £57,500 -11.54% 37
South West +109 38 £90,000 +89.47% 11
Yorkshire +43 35 £50,000 -25.93% 11
Midlands +38 32 £70,000 -12.50% 10
North West +44 27 £58,000 +11.00% 19
East of England +110 24 £57,500 -4.17% 10
West Midlands +65 23 £70,000 -11.11% 10
East Midlands +26 9 £75,000 -6.25%
Cloud Native
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 421 (63.12%) AWS
2 408 (61.17%) DevOps
3 345 (51.72%) Azure
4 282 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
5 277 (41.53%) Kubernetes
6 265 (39.73%) Microservices
7 254 (38.08%) Terraform
8 235 (35.23%) Python
9 234 (35.08%) Docker
10 192 (28.79%) Finance
11 179 (26.84%) GCP
12 177 (26.54%) Java
13 176 (26.39%) PaaS
14 139 (20.84%) Serverless
15 121 (18.14%) JavaScript
16 119 (17.84%) Google
17 114 (17.09%) Node.js
18 109 (16.34%) Microsoft
19 108 (16.19%) Software Engineering
19 108 (16.19%) Ansible
20 106 (15.89%) SaaS
20 106 (15.89%) Jenkins
21 100 (14.99%) Linux
21 100 (14.99%) Go
22 99 (14.84%) Scrum
22 99 (14.84%) Git (software)
23 98 (14.69%) IaaS
24 86 (12.89%) .NET
25 84 (12.59%) AWS Lambda
25 84 (12.59%) Infrastructure as Code

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 45 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 24 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.30%) Apache Spark
5 18 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 16 (2.40%) WebLogic
7 15 (2.25%) OpenStack
8 13 (1.95%) Tornado
9 12 (1.80%) CMS
10 10 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (1.35%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.90%) Confluence
12 6 (0.90%) Headless CMS
13 5 (0.75%) Apache
14 4 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.45%) nginx
16 2 (0.30%) Camunda
17 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
17 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 20 (3.00%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.20%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 421 (63.12%) AWS
2 345 (51.72%) Azure
3 179 (26.84%) GCP
4 176 (26.39%) PaaS
5 139 (20.84%) Serverless
6 106 (15.89%) SaaS
7 98 (14.69%) IaaS
8 84 (12.59%) AWS Lambda
9 72 (10.79%) Azure Functions
10 59 (8.85%) OpenShift
11 52 (7.80%) Amazon EKS
12 44 (6.60%) Power Platform
13 36 (5.40%) IBM Cloud
14 29 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 29 (4.35%) PowerApps
15 27 (4.05%) Amazon ECS
16 26 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
16 26 (3.90%) Firebase
16 26 (3.90%) GitHub
17 20 (3.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.40%) DNS
2 31 (4.65%) Internet
3 18 (2.70%) Network Security
4 13 (1.95%) AMQP
5 8 (1.20%) HTTP
6 5 (0.75%) Firewall
6 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.45%) WAN
8 2 (0.30%) 5G
8 2 (0.30%) Broadband
8 2 (0.30%) SSL
9 1 (0.15%) DHCP
9 1 (0.15%) FTP
9 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.15%) LAN
9 1 (0.15%) NAS
9 1 (0.15%) SAN
9 1 (0.15%) VLAN
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.49%) NoSQL
2 53 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 45 (6.75%) Big Data
4 42 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 39 (5.85%) Relational Database
7 34 (5.10%) Redis
8 33 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (3.75%) MySQL
10 20 (3.00%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (2.25%) Power BI
13 13 (1.95%) Cosmos DB
13 13 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.80%) BigQuery
14 12 (1.80%) Data Lake
15 11 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (1.35%) Snowflake Schema
17 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 106 (15.89%) Jenkins
2 99 (14.84%) Git (software)
3 36 (5.40%) GitLab
4 19 (2.85%) Bitbucket
5 15 (2.25%) JIRA
5 15 (2.25%) Maven
6 11 (1.65%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.50%) Subversion
8 9 (1.35%) CircleCI
9 8 (1.20%) JUnit
10 6 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.60%) Selenium
11 4 (0.60%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.45%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.45%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.45%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 192 (28.79%) Finance
2 83 (12.44%) Banking
3 49 (7.35%) Retail
4 41 (6.15%) Public Sector
5 38 (5.70%) Publishing
6 37 (5.55%) Manufacturing
7 36 (5.40%) Telecoms
8 29 (4.35%) Games
9 20 (3.00%) Automotive
10 18 (2.70%) Law
11 17 (2.55%) Marketing
12 10 (1.50%) Electronics
13 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 7 (1.05%) Advertising
14 7 (1.05%) Legal
15 2 (0.30%) Back Office
15 2 (0.30%) Front Office
15 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 175 (26.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 132 (19.79%) Developer
3 130 (19.49%) Architect
4 64 (9.60%) Cloud Architect
5 58 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
6 53 (7.95%) AWS Engineer
7 52 (7.80%) Senior DevOps
8 47 (7.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 43 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
9 43 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 40 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 39 (5.85%) DevOps Architect
12 38 (5.70%) Software Engineer
13 37 (5.55%) AWS Architect
14 36 (5.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 32 (4.80%) Java Architect
16 30 (4.50%) Technical Architect
17 27 (4.05%) DevSecOps Engineer
17 27 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
18 26 (3.90%) Cloud Native Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (17.09%) Node.js
2 86 (12.89%) .NET
3 82 (12.29%) React
3 82 (12.29%) Spring Boot
4 80 (11.99%) Spring
5 63 (9.45%) Web Services
6 61 (9.15%) Kafka
7 59 (8.85%) AngularJS
8 52 (7.80%) REST
9 44 (6.60%) CSS
9 44 (6.60%) HTML
10 43 (6.45%) HTML5
11 42 (6.30%) CSS3
12 38 (5.70%) .NET Core
13 27 (4.05%) Serverless Framework
14 26 (3.90%) AWS Amplify
14 26 (3.90%) Ember.js
14 26 (3.90%) Java EE
15 25 (3.75%) Spring Cloud
16 23 (3.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.25%) Public Cloud
2 42 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.15%) Private Cloud
6 20 (3.00%) Algorithms
6 20 (3.00%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.70%) FMCG
8 13 (1.95%) PKI
9 11 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (1.50%) Blog
11 8 (1.20%) Replication
12 6 (0.90%) Reinsurance
12 6 (0.90%) Social Media
12 6 (0.90%) Social Network
13 5 (0.75%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.75%) Derivative
14 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (14.99%) Linux
2 22 (3.30%) Unix
3 20 (3.00%) Windows
4 10 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.90%) Android
5 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.60%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) VMS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (61.17%) DevOps
2 282 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (39.73%) Microservices
4 108 (16.19%) Software Engineering
5 99 (14.84%) Scrum
6 84 (12.59%) Infrastructure as Code
7 77 (11.54%) DevSecOps
8 74 (11.09%) TDD
9 67 (10.04%) Machine Learning
10 61 (9.15%) Data Science
11 59 (8.85%) Test Automation
12 58 (8.70%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 54 (8.10%) Fintech
13 54 (8.10%) Thought Leadership
14 53 (7.95%) Analytics
15 50 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (7.50%) Migration
16 49 (7.35%) Computer Science
16 49 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
17 48 (7.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 235 (35.23%) Python
2 177 (26.54%) Java
3 121 (18.14%) JavaScript
4 100 (14.99%) Go
5 69 (10.34%) C#
5 69 (10.34%) SQL
6 67 (10.04%) Bash Shell
7 46 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 37 (5.55%) Ruby
9 35 (5.25%) Scala
10 27 (4.05%) C++
11 17 (2.55%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.25%) C
12 15 (2.25%) R
13 10 (1.50%) Perl
13 10 (1.50%) Rust
14 9 (1.35%) Java 8
15 6 (0.90%) F#
16 5 (0.75%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (4.65%) Degree
2 24 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (3.00%) CCNA
5 14 (2.10%) AWS Certification
6 13 (1.95%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.75%) CISSP
9 4 (0.60%) CISM
9 4 (0.60%) PhD
10 3 (0.45%) CRISC
10 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.30%) MCP
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.30%) RHCE
11 2 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (2.55%) NIST
3 13 (1.95%) QA
4 12 (1.80%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.35%) GDPR
5 9 (1.35%) SLA
6 7 (1.05%) NIST 800
6 7 (1.05%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.90%) NCSC
8 2 (0.30%) BS7799
8 2 (0.30%) COBIT
8 2 (0.30%) GLBA
8 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 234 (35.08%) Docker
2 16 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.45%) HDFS
5 3 (0.45%) Varnish
6 2 (0.30%) NDS
6 2 (0.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 277 (41.53%) Kubernetes
2 254 (38.08%) Terraform
3 108 (16.19%) Ansible
4 71 (10.64%) Puppet
5 53 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (6.00%) Prometheus
7 27 (4.05%) Istio
8 24 (3.60%) Grafana
9 19 (2.85%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (1.95%) Nagios
11 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.45%) Kibana
13 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.15%) Consul
14 1 (0.15%) CSIRT
14 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
14 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
14 1 (0.15%) Mesos
14 1 (0.15%) Packer
14 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 119 (17.84%) Google
2 109 (16.34%) Microsoft
3 72 (10.79%) SAP
4 60 (9.00%) Red Hat
5 40 (6.00%) IBM
6 38 (5.70%) Oracle
7 25 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (3.60%) Adobe
9 20 (3.00%) hybris
10 19 (2.85%) New Relic
11 17 (2.55%) Dynatrace
12 10 (1.50%) Databricks
12 10 (1.50%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.50%) VMware
13 8 (1.20%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.05%) Cisco
15 6 (0.90%) Apple
15 6 (0.90%) Guidewire
16 4 (0.60%) AlienVault
16 4 (0.60%) Palo Alto