Period
to 22 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 179 198 339
Rank change year-on-year +19 +141 +248
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 1,035 355 502
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.11% 1.73% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.75% 4.25% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 633 250 328
10th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
25th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £80,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +10.00%
75th Percentile £103,750 £96,813 £105,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £127,500 £120,000
England median annual salary £83,350 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +11.13% -6.25% +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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 21,768 8,353 20,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.29% 40.67% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,683 6,912 16,389
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £54,020 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +4.76%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in London

Cloud Native
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Cloud Native in London

Cloud Native
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native in London

Cloud Native
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Native within the London region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Central London -28 79 £97,500 +34.48% 67
West London - 43 £75,000 - 14
South London +17 41 £77,500 +29.17% 4
East London -10 4 £67,500 -12.90% 9
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 London region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 671 (64.83%) AWS
2 571 (55.17%) DevOps
3 501 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
4 469 (45.31%) Azure
5 460 (44.44%) Kubernetes
6 350 (33.82%) Microservices
6 350 (33.82%) Docker
7 344 (33.24%) GCP
8 336 (32.46%) Java
9 287 (27.73%) Python
10 270 (26.09%) Software Engineering
11 253 (24.44%) Finance
12 243 (23.48%) JavaScript
13 226 (21.84%) Terraform
14 194 (18.74%) PaaS
15 183 (17.68%) Social Skills
16 181 (17.49%) Full Stack Development
17 175 (16.91%) Serverless
18 171 (16.52%) Degree
19 170 (16.43%) React
20 169 (16.33%) Node.js
21 166 (16.04%) SaaS
22 149 (14.40%) Google
22 149 (14.40%) Infrastructure as Code
23 148 (14.30%) Computer Science
24 145 (14.01%) C#
24 145 (14.01%) Kafka
25 139 (13.43%) SQL
26 133 (12.85%) Jenkins
27 132 (12.75%) Test Automation

Cloud Native
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 39 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (3.00%) IIS
3 27 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (2.13%) Apache Spark
5 15 (1.45%) Confluence
6 14 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.16%) Camunda
7 12 (1.16%) CMS
8 11 (1.06%) Headless CMS
9 10 (0.97%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.68%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.58%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.48%) JBoss
13 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.39%) Ethereum
14 4 (0.39%) nginx
15 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (1.06%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (0.48%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.097%) InVision
3 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.097%) Revit
3 1 (0.097%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.19%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 671 (64.83%) AWS
2 469 (45.31%) Azure
3 344 (33.24%) GCP
4 194 (18.74%) PaaS
5 175 (16.91%) Serverless
6 166 (16.04%) SaaS
7 118 (11.40%) IaaS
8 71 (6.86%) GitHub
9 69 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
10 60 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
11 57 (5.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 53 (5.12%) OpenShift
13 33 (3.19%) Datadog
14 30 (2.90%) Azure Functions
15 26 (2.51%) Amazon S3
16 24 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
17 22 (2.13%) Basecamp
17 22 (2.13%) Heroku
18 21 (2.03%) IBM Cloud
19 15 (1.45%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.29%) Firewall
2 17 (1.64%) VPN
3 15 (1.45%) Internet
4 12 (1.16%) Broadband
4 12 (1.16%) DNS
5 10 (0.97%) Network Security
5 10 (0.97%) SAN
6 7 (0.68%) SD-WAN
6 7 (0.68%) VSAN
7 6 (0.58%) HTTP
7 6 (0.58%) Wireless
8 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.39%) AMQP
9 4 (0.39%) Sourcefire
10 3 (0.29%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.19%) VoIP
12 1 (0.097%) DHCP
12 1 (0.097%) FTP
12 1 (0.097%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.097%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (11.98%) PostgreSQL
2 123 (11.88%) Big Data
3 116 (11.21%) NoSQL
4 91 (8.79%) Redis
5 51 (4.93%) MongoDB
6 48 (4.64%) Relational Database
7 45 (4.35%) SQL Server
8 43 (4.15%) MySQL
9 35 (3.38%) BigQuery
10 31 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (2.13%) Amazon Aurora
12 22 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 22 (2.13%) Data Lake
13 20 (1.93%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.64%) Blockchain
15 16 (1.55%) Event Store
16 14 (1.35%) GIS
17 13 (1.26%) Apache Hive
18 12 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 133 (12.85%) Jenkins
2 94 (9.08%) Git (software)
3 70 (6.76%) TeamCity
4 56 (5.41%) GitLab
5 39 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 36 (3.48%) CircleCI
7 32 (3.09%) Gradle
8 30 (2.90%) JIRA
9 27 (2.61%) Travis CI
10 23 (2.22%) RSpec
11 22 (2.13%) Capybara
11 22 (2.13%) JUnit
11 22 (2.13%) Pivotal Tracker
12 20 (1.93%) Mockito
13 16 (1.55%) Mocha
14 13 (1.26%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (1.16%) Sinon.JS
15 12 (1.16%) Vagrant
15 12 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 253 (24.44%) Finance
2 183 (17.68%) Social Skills
3 94 (9.08%) Banking
4 44 (4.25%) Public Sector
5 41 (3.96%) Manufacturing
6 40 (3.86%) Retail
7 37 (3.57%) Games
7 37 (3.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 35 (3.38%) Marketing
9 30 (2.90%) Advertising
10 27 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (2.61%) Presentation Skills
11 21 (2.03%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.93%) Automotive
12 20 (1.93%) Influencing Skills
13 18 (1.74%) Electronics
14 17 (1.64%) Public Speaking
15 15 (1.45%) Publishing
16 9 (0.87%) Front Office
17 8 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 293 (28.31%) Architect
2 169 (16.33%) Developer
3 122 (11.79%) Software Engineer
4 101 (9.76%) Cloud Architect
5 100 (9.66%) Solutions Architect
6 95 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
7 83 (8.02%) Cloud Engineer
8 65 (6.28%) Senior Architect
9 57 (5.51%) Senior Developer
10 54 (5.22%) Consultant
11 51 (4.93%) Principal Engineer
12 47 (4.54%) Azure Engineer
12 47 (4.54%) Java Engineer
13 44 (4.25%) Java Developer
14 42 (4.06%) Azure Architect
15 39 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
16 38 (3.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 36 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
18 35 (3.38%) Cloud Developer
19 32 (3.09%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (16.43%) React
2 169 (16.33%) Node.js
3 145 (14.01%) Kafka
4 116 (11.21%) .NET
5 102 (9.86%) Spring
6 94 (9.08%) Spring Boot
7 66 (6.38%) .NET Core
7 66 (6.38%) AngularJS
8 58 (5.60%) CSS
9 54 (5.22%) Web Services
10 52 (5.02%) HTML
11 47 (4.54%) RESTful
12 43 (4.15%) gRPC
12 43 (4.15%) REST
12 43 (4.15%) Vue.js
13 39 (3.77%) GraphQL
14 37 (3.57%) ARM Templates
15 36 (3.48%) HTML5
16 35 (3.38%) Elastic Stack
16 35 (3.38%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 126 (12.17%) Public Cloud
2 83 (8.02%) Hybrid Cloud
3 52 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (4.54%) Mobile App
5 44 (4.25%) User Experience
6 38 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (3.19%) Blog
9 29 (2.80%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.84%) Private Cloud
11 18 (1.74%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
13 15 (1.45%) Digital Media
13 15 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
14 14 (1.35%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.16%) Algorithms
15 12 (1.16%) Internet of Things
16 11 (1.06%) Management Information System
16 11 (1.06%) Social Media
17 9 (0.87%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 83 (8.02%) Linux
2 52 (5.02%) Unix
3 31 (3.00%) Windows
4 15 (1.45%) Android
4 15 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.97%) VMS
6 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.29%) Debian
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.19%) CentOS
9 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.097%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (55.17%) DevOps
2 501 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
3 350 (33.82%) Microservices
4 270 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 181 (17.49%) Full Stack Development
6 149 (14.40%) Infrastructure as Code
7 148 (14.30%) Computer Science
8 132 (12.75%) Test Automation
9 126 (12.17%) Migration
10 121 (11.69%) Scrum
11 108 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
12 107 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 105 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
13 105 (10.14%) TDD
14 102 (9.86%) Mentoring
15 97 (9.37%) Artificial Intelligence
16 94 (9.08%) Fintech
17 92 (8.89%) Analytics
18 83 (8.02%) SDLC
19 81 (7.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 336 (32.46%) Java
2 287 (27.73%) Python
3 243 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 145 (14.01%) C#
5 139 (13.43%) SQL
6 122 (11.79%) Go
7 121 (11.69%) TypeScript
8 62 (5.99%) PowerShell
9 52 (5.02%) Ruby
10 38 (3.67%) Scala
11 36 (3.48%) Bash Shell
12 33 (3.19%) Kotlin
13 29 (2.80%) C++
14 21 (2.03%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.35%) C
16 12 (1.16%) Rust
17 11 (1.06%) F#
17 11 (1.06%) R
18 8 (0.77%) Groovy
19 7 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 171 (16.52%) Degree
2 47 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (3.67%) AWS Certification
4 33 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 30 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.93%) Master's Degree
7 17 (1.64%) CISSP
8 10 (0.97%) GIAC
9 7 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (0.68%) CCSP
9 7 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.39%) CEH
11 3 (0.29%) CISM
12 2 (0.19%) CISA
12 2 (0.19%) CSSLP
13 1 (0.097%) CRISC
13 1 (0.097%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.097%) OSCP
13 1 (0.097%) SANS
13 1 (0.097%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.00%) QA
2 27 (2.61%) Accessibility
3 25 (2.42%) GDPR
4 20 (1.93%) NIST
5 8 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.39%) Basel III
6 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.097%) COBIT
7 1 (0.097%) NCSC
7 1 (0.097%) SLA
7 1 (0.097%) SOC 2
System Software
1 350 (33.82%) Docker
2 62 (5.99%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.06%) ISA Server
5 11 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.97%) KVM
7 8 (0.77%) Ceph
8 6 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.58%) HDFS
8 6 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.58%) vSphere
9 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.19%) StorNext
10 2 (0.19%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 460 (44.44%) Kubernetes
2 226 (21.84%) Terraform
3 93 (8.99%) Ansible
4 71 (6.86%) Puppet
5 66 (6.38%) Prometheus
6 63 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (3.86%) Grafana
8 35 (3.38%) SCCM
9 21 (2.03%) Consul
10 15 (1.45%) Kibana
11 12 (1.16%) Mesos
11 12 (1.16%) Nagios
12 11 (1.06%) Istio
12 11 (1.06%) Kustomize
12 11 (1.06%) Salt
13 9 (0.87%) Rancher
13 9 (0.87%) Sysdig
14 8 (0.77%) Packer
15 7 (0.68%) vCenter Server
15 7 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 149 (14.40%) Google
2 97 (9.37%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.25%) SAP
4 39 (3.77%) VMware
5 26 (2.51%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.32%) IBM
7 20 (1.93%) Oracle
8 16 (1.55%) Databricks
8 16 (1.55%) PagerDuty
9 15 (1.45%) CyberArk
9 15 (1.45%) ForgeRock
10 13 (1.26%) Splunk
11 10 (0.97%) Dynatrace
12 9 (0.87%) Adobe
12 9 (0.87%) Cisco
13 8 (0.77%) Citrix
13 8 (0.77%) Cognizant
13 8 (0.77%) Pega
13 8 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.68%) AppDynamics