Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 323 270
Rank change year-on-year +59 -53 +75
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 95 44 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.34% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.55% 2.33% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 80 31 38
North West median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.88% +12.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +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 2,679 1,885 1,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.62% 14.62% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,294 1,600 929
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £22,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +62 75 £50,000 +37.93% 15
Cheshire -6 18 £50,000 -8.06% 3
Lancashire -8 2 £25,500 -28.17%
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.89%) Java
3 34 (35.79%) Software Engineering
3 34 (35.79%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (34.74%) Test Automation
4 33 (34.74%) JavaScript
4 33 (34.74%) DevOps
5 31 (32.63%) HTML
5 31 (32.63%) TDD
6 30 (31.58%) CSS
7 28 (29.47%) Scrum
8 26 (27.37%) Docker
9 25 (26.32%) Windows
9 25 (26.32%) MySQL
9 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (24.21%) Web Services
11 22 (23.16%) SaaS
12 21 (22.11%) Spring
13 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (21.05%) Linux
14 19 (20.00%) MVC
14 19 (20.00%) Web Development
14 19 (20.00%) Degree
14 19 (20.00%) HTML5
14 19 (20.00%) CSS3
15 18 (18.95%) NoSQL
15 18 (18.95%) Open Source
15 18 (18.95%) OOP
15 18 (18.95%) PHP
15 18 (18.95%) SOA

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 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (8.42%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.37%) nginx
5 6 (6.32%) Confluence
6 4 (4.21%) Apache Spark
7 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.05%) Apache
9 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.05%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.79%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (23.16%) SaaS
4 16 (16.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (15.79%) IaaS
6 11 (11.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 11 (11.58%) Office 365
7 10 (10.53%) PaaS
8 8 (8.42%) Firebase
9 6 (6.32%) GitHub
10 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (2.11%) Serverless
11 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) HTTP
2 9 (9.47%) Network Security
3 7 (7.37%) LAN
3 7 (7.37%) WAN
4 6 (6.32%) Wireless
5 5 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 5 (5.26%) NGN
5 5 (5.26%) SAN
5 5 (5.26%) WLAN
6 3 (3.16%) DHCP
6 3 (3.16%) DNS
6 3 (3.16%) Firewall
7 2 (2.11%) FTP
7 2 (2.11%) IPsec
7 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.11%) VoIP
8 1 (1.05%) Broadband
8 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.05%) Internet
8 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) MySQL
2 18 (18.95%) NoSQL
3 14 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (11.58%) Redis
5 8 (8.42%) Big Data
5 8 (8.42%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.05%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Selenium
2 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.47%) gulp
4 8 (8.42%) Bundler
4 8 (8.42%) SonarQube
4 8 (8.42%) webpack
5 7 (7.37%) Grunt
6 6 (6.32%) JIRA
6 6 (6.32%) Robot Framework
7 5 (5.26%) Gradle
7 5 (5.26%) JUnit
7 5 (5.26%) Maven
7 5 (5.26%) Spock
8 4 (4.21%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.11%) CA Release Automation
10 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.05%) MSTest
General
1 5 (5.26%) Advertising
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) Architect
1 20 (21.05%) Developer
2 11 (11.58%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) IT Support
3 9 (9.47%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.42%) IT Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Java Architect
5 7 (7.37%) PHP Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) React Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Cisco Presales Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.63%) HTML
2 30 (31.58%) CSS
3 23 (24.21%) Web Services
4 21 (22.11%) Spring
5 19 (20.00%) CSS3
5 19 (20.00%) HTML5
6 17 (17.89%) JSON
7 16 (16.84%) REST
7 16 (16.84%) RESTful
7 16 (16.84%) SOAP
7 16 (16.84%) Spring Boot
8 14 (14.74%) .NET
9 13 (13.68%) GraphQL
10 12 (12.63%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (11.58%) Polymer
11 11 (11.58%) Spring MVC
11 11 (11.58%) XML
11 11 (11.58%) XSL
12 10 (10.53%) Node.js
13 8 (8.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.37%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.16%) PMI
8 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Windows
2 20 (21.05%) Linux
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.21%) Unix
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.79%) Software Engineering
3 33 (34.74%) DevOps
3 33 (34.74%) Test Automation
4 31 (32.63%) TDD
5 28 (29.47%) Scrum
6 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (20.00%) MVC
7 19 (20.00%) Web Development
8 18 (18.95%) OOP
8 18 (18.95%) Open Source
8 18 (18.95%) SOA
9 17 (17.89%) Mentoring
10 15 (15.79%) BDD
10 15 (15.79%) Kanban
10 15 (15.79%) SDLC
11 14 (14.74%) Unit Testing
12 11 (11.58%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (11.58%) OWASP
12 11 (11.58%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.89%) Java
2 33 (34.74%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.95%) PHP
4 16 (16.84%) Python
5 12 (12.63%) Ruby
6 11 (11.58%) Bash Shell
6 11 (11.58%) Go
6 11 (11.58%) SQL
7 8 (8.42%) ES6
8 4 (4.21%) Scala
9 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.11%) C#
11 1 (1.05%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) MCSE
2 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (7.37%) Master's Degree
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.26%) CCDP
5 5 (5.26%) CCNP
6 4 (4.21%) ISEB
6 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.16%) CAPM
7 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.16%) PMP
8 2 (2.11%) MCSA
8 2 (2.11%) RHCT
9 1 (1.05%) CCNA
9 1 (1.05%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) QA
2 7 (7.37%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (5.26%) SLA
4 1 (1.05%) GCP
System Software
1 26 (27.37%) Docker
2 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) vCloud
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Ansible
1 10 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (10.53%) Puppet
2 9 (9.47%) Salt
3 8 (8.42%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.16%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.11%) Terraform
6 1 (1.05%) Rancher
6 1 (1.05%) SCCM
6 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Google
2 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.68%) VMware
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) Citrix
5 5 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 5 (5.26%) Juniper
5 5 (5.26%) NetApp
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle
7 3 (3.16%) Epicor
7 3 (3.16%) Veeam
8 2 (2.11%) Lotus
9 1 (1.05%) Facebook
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) Sage