Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 305 264
Rank change year-on-year +39 -41 +92
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 102 53 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.79% 0.43% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.84% 3.19% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 90 44 39
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,625 £24,675 £31,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 2,654 1,663 1,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.49% 13.42% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,268 1,429 876
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,800 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 +31 73 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Cheshire -13 26 £50,000 -16.67%
Lancashire +2 2 £25,500 -28.17%
Merseyside +17 1 £42,500 -29.17%
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.18%) Scrum
2 42 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (41.18%) DevOps
3 41 (40.20%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (40.20%) Windows
4 38 (37.25%) Java
4 38 (37.25%) SaaS
5 35 (34.31%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
6 33 (32.35%) HTML
7 31 (30.39%) CSS
7 31 (30.39%) Docker
8 30 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 30 (29.41%) Degree
8 30 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 29 (28.43%) IaaS
10 28 (27.45%) MySQL
10 28 (27.45%) Linux
10 28 (27.45%) TDD
11 26 (25.49%) Web Services
11 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
12 24 (23.53%) Spring
13 23 (22.55%) Unit Testing
13 23 (22.55%) PaaS
13 23 (22.55%) HTML5
13 23 (22.55%) OOP
13 23 (22.55%) PHP
14 22 (21.57%) CSS3
14 22 (21.57%) Web Development

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 20 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.82%) nginx
3 8 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (5.88%) Confluence
4 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 42 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (40.20%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (37.25%) SaaS
4 29 (28.43%) IaaS
5 23 (22.55%) PaaS
6 21 (20.59%) Office 365
7 17 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (13.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (7.84%) Firebase
10 7 (6.86%) GitHub
11 5 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.98%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.98%) G Suite
12 1 (0.98%) Heroku
12 1 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.63%) HTTP
2 6 (5.88%) DHCP
2 6 (5.88%) DNS
3 5 (4.90%) FTP
3 5 (4.90%) IPsec
3 5 (4.90%) Network Security
3 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.94%) Firewall
5 2 (1.96%) LAN
5 2 (1.96%) VoIP
5 2 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (0.98%) Broadband
6 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.98%) VPN
6 1 (0.98%) Wireless
6 1 (0.98%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.45%) MySQL
2 18 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 17 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (13.73%) Redis
5 9 (8.82%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.86%) Big Data
7 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.98%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) gulp
2 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.84%) Bundler
3 8 (7.84%) webpack
4 7 (6.86%) Grunt
5 6 (5.88%) Gradle
5 6 (5.88%) JIRA
5 6 (5.88%) JUnit
5 6 (5.88%) Maven
5 6 (5.88%) Spock
6 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.92%) Selenium
7 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.94%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.98%) Moq
9 1 (0.98%) MSTest
9 1 (0.98%) NUnit
9 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (4.90%) Advertising
1 5 (4.90%) Finance
1 5 (4.90%) Retail
2 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Games
3 1 (0.98%) Law
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.57%) Developer
2 17 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Architect
4 12 (11.76%) Java Architect
4 12 (11.76%) PHP Architect
5 11 (10.78%) IT Support
6 9 (8.82%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) IT Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.88%) Java Applications Architect
9 6 (5.88%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) PHP Technical Architect
9 6 (5.88%) React Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.35%) HTML
2 31 (30.39%) CSS
3 26 (25.49%) Web Services
4 24 (23.53%) Spring
5 23 (22.55%) HTML5
6 22 (21.57%) CSS3
7 20 (19.61%) JSON
7 20 (19.61%) RESTful
7 20 (19.61%) Spring Boot
8 19 (18.63%) REST
8 19 (18.63%) SOAP
9 15 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (13.73%) GraphQL
10 14 (13.73%) Polymer
10 14 (13.73%) Spring MVC
10 14 (13.73%) XML
10 14 (13.73%) XSL
11 12 (11.76%) Middleware
11 12 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (9.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (34.31%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.80%) Data Centre
4 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.94%) PMI
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.20%) Windows
2 28 (27.45%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Unix
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.18%) DevOps
2 42 (41.18%) Scrum
3 30 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 30 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 28 (27.45%) TDD
5 23 (22.55%) OOP
5 23 (22.55%) Unit Testing
6 22 (21.57%) Web Development
7 21 (20.59%) Mentoring
7 21 (20.59%) MVC
7 21 (20.59%) SOA
8 20 (19.61%) Break/Fix
9 17 (16.67%) Kanban
9 17 (16.67%) SDLC
10 15 (14.71%) Coaching
10 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (14.71%) Open Source
11 14 (13.73%) OWASP
11 14 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Java
2 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
3 23 (22.55%) PHP
4 16 (15.69%) Python
5 14 (13.73%) Go
5 14 (13.73%) Ruby
6 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.84%) ES6
7 8 (7.84%) SQL
8 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.96%) C#
9 2 (1.96%) Scala
10 1 (0.98%) R
10 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) Degree
2 20 (19.61%) MCSE
2 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (11.76%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.92%) MCSA
4 4 (3.92%) RHCT
5 3 (2.94%) CAPM
5 3 (2.94%) ISEB
5 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.94%) PMP
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.98%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) QA
2 12 (11.76%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 7 (6.86%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (30.39%) Docker
2 6 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) vCloud
4 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.90%) Ansible
2 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.90%) Puppet
2 5 (4.90%) Salt
2 5 (4.90%) Terraform
3 4 (3.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.98%) Rancher
4 1 (0.98%) SCCM
4 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.67%) Google
3 11 (10.78%) VMware
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle
4 4 (3.92%) Veeam
5 3 (2.94%) Epicor
6 2 (1.96%) Lotus
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix
7 1 (0.98%) Facebook
7 1 (0.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.98%) ParAccel
7 1 (0.98%) Sage
7 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.98%) Tableau
7 1 (0.98%) Talend
7 1 (0.98%) Vertica