Period
to 26 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 26 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 279 328
Rank change year-on-year +102 +49 -66
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 179 93 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.77% 0.76% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.59% 3.38% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 77 81 33
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,300 £27,500 £24,150
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £71,700
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,716 2,755 1,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.89% 22.40% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,091 2,361 1,571
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the North West

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the North West.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the North West

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the North West over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the North West

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 May 2019. 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
Manchester +64 119 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Lancashire +35 50 £40,750 +59.80%
Cheshire +27 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Merseyside +10 3 - -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 North West region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 110 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (54.19%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (53.63%) Computer Science
4 84 (46.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 73 (40.78%) User Experience
6 69 (38.55%) Machine Learning
7 68 (37.99%) Broadband
8 66 (36.87%) Test Automation
9 57 (31.84%) Docker
9 57 (31.84%) SDLC
10 56 (31.28%) OO
10 56 (31.28%) JavaScript
11 55 (30.73%) OOD
11 55 (30.73%) Data Structures
12 48 (26.82%) Microservices
13 47 (26.26%) Degree
14 45 (25.14%) PHP
14 45 (25.14%) Mentoring
15 43 (24.02%) HTML
16 42 (23.46%) Node.js
17 41 (22.91%) RESTful
17 41 (22.91%) CSS
17 41 (22.91%) ES6
17 41 (22.91%) Service Design
18 40 (22.35%) Strategic Thinking
18 40 (22.35%) GraphQL
18 40 (22.35%) Mobile First
18 40 (22.35%) API Design
18 40 (22.35%) DevOps
18 40 (22.35%) TypeScript

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (9.50%) Apache
2 15 (8.38%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.23%) IIS
4 3 (1.68%) nginx
4 3 (1.68%) WordPress
5 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.12%) WildFly
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Magento
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (54.19%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (46.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (10.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (6.70%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (3.91%) Office 365
5 7 (3.91%) SaaS
6 6 (3.35%) Serverless
7 5 (2.79%) PaaS
8 4 (2.23%) IaaS
9 2 (1.12%) GitHub
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.56%) Firebase
10 1 (0.56%) npm
10 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.56%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 68 (37.99%) Broadband
2 12 (6.70%) VLAN
3 10 (5.59%) LAN
4 8 (4.47%) Firewall
4 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.47%) WAN
5 5 (2.79%) Internet
6 4 (2.23%) BGP
6 4 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.23%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (2.23%) DNS
6 4 (2.23%) HSRP
6 4 (2.23%) IPv6
6 4 (2.23%) MPLS
6 4 (2.23%) OSPF
6 4 (2.23%) VPLS
6 4 (2.23%) VRRP
6 4 (2.23%) VXLAN
7 3 (1.68%) Intranet
7 3 (1.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.64%) NoSQL
2 20 (11.17%) Big Data
3 15 (8.38%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.26%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.70%) Amazon Athena
5 12 (6.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (6.70%) Flink
6 5 (2.79%) MySQL
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.12%) HBase
7 2 (1.12%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.38%) JIRA
2 8 (4.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.79%) GitLab
4 4 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.12%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.56%) Bower
6 1 (0.56%) Grunt
6 1 (0.56%) gulp
6 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 6 (3.35%) Finance
1 6 (3.35%) Law
2 2 (1.12%) Legal
3 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (30.73%) Development Engineer
1 55 (30.73%) Software Engineer
2 47 (26.26%) Software Development Engineer
3 26 (14.53%) Senior Development Engineer
4 20 (11.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (10.61%) Principal Engineer
6 18 (10.06%) Architect
6 18 (10.06%) Senior Software Development Engineer
7 15 (8.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (7.26%) Development Manager
8 13 (7.26%) Java Architect
8 13 (7.26%) Software Development Manager
8 13 (7.26%) Software Manager
9 12 (6.70%) QA Engineer
10 11 (6.15%) Principal Software Engineer
10 11 (6.15%) Trainer
11 10 (5.59%) Data Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.02%) HTML
2 42 (23.46%) Node.js
3 41 (22.91%) CSS
3 41 (22.91%) RESTful
4 40 (22.35%) GraphQL
5 28 (15.64%) AngularJS
6 22 (12.29%) React
7 19 (10.61%) CSS3
8 17 (9.50%) Web Services
9 15 (8.38%) Kafka
10 12 (6.70%) Spark Streaming
11 4 (2.23%) .NET
11 4 (2.23%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (1.68%) HTML5
12 3 (1.68%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.12%) .NET Core
13 2 (1.12%) Grails
13 2 (1.12%) REST
13 2 (1.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 73 (40.78%) User Experience
2 55 (30.73%) Data Structures
3 16 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.38%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.03%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.35%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.79%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.12%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.12%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.12%) Fintech
11 1 (0.56%) Animation
11 1 (0.56%) BBC
11 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.56%) Life Science
11 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.56%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.55%) Linux
2 20 (11.17%) Windows
3 10 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.03%) Android
5 8 (4.47%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.47%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.91%) CentOS
6 7 (3.91%) Debian
7 1 (0.56%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.56%) Unix
7 1 (0.56%) VMS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (53.63%) Computer Science
3 69 (38.55%) Machine Learning
4 66 (36.87%) Test Automation
5 57 (31.84%) SDLC
6 56 (31.28%) OO
7 55 (30.73%) OOD
8 48 (26.82%) Microservices
9 45 (25.14%) Mentoring
10 41 (22.91%) Service Design
11 40 (22.35%) API Design
11 40 (22.35%) Artificial Intelligence
11 40 (22.35%) DevOps
11 40 (22.35%) Mobile First
11 40 (22.35%) Responsive Web Design
11 40 (22.35%) Strategic Thinking
12 39 (21.79%) Software Engineering
13 37 (20.67%) Technical Leadership
14 35 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (18.99%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (31.28%) JavaScript
2 45 (25.14%) PHP
3 41 (22.91%) ES6
4 40 (22.35%) TypeScript
5 39 (21.79%) Java
6 33 (18.44%) Python
7 22 (12.29%) JSX
8 17 (9.50%) Scala
9 14 (7.82%) SQL
10 10 (5.59%) Go
11 9 (5.03%) Ruby
12 8 (4.47%) Apple Swift
12 8 (4.47%) Objective-C
13 7 (3.91%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.12%) C#
14 2 (1.12%) C++
14 2 (1.12%) Groovy
14 2 (1.12%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (26.26%) Degree
2 28 (15.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.70%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.79%) MCSE
7 4 (2.23%) CCNA
7 4 (2.23%) PhD
7 4 (2.23%) RHCE
7 4 (2.23%) RHCSA
7 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.68%) CCNP
8 3 (1.68%) CISMP
8 3 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) MCSA
10 1 (0.56%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.08%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) GDPR
3 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (31.84%) Docker
2 13 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.79%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.12%) HDFS
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (11.17%) Kubernetes
2 12 (6.70%) Terraform
3 8 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.91%) Ansible
4 7 (3.91%) Puppet
5 5 (2.79%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (2.79%) Salt
6 4 (2.23%) Consul
6 4 (2.23%) Grafana
6 4 (2.23%) Nagios
6 4 (2.23%) Opsview
6 4 (2.23%) Packer
7 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.82%) CA Agile Central
2 14 (7.82%) VMware
3 8 (4.47%) Cisco
4 5 (2.79%) Google
4 5 (2.79%) SaltStack
5 4 (2.23%) Arista
5 4 (2.23%) Dell
5 4 (2.23%) Juniper
5 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.68%) Apple
7 2 (1.12%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.12%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.12%) McAfee
7 2 (1.12%) Veeam
8 1 (0.56%) Facebook
8 1 (0.56%) Instagram
8 1 (0.56%) Spotify
8 1 (0.56%) Twitter
8 1 (0.56%) YouTube