Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 325 279
Rank change year-on-year +67 -46 +52
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 101 54 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.41% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.79% 2.57% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 88 34 35
North West median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% -40.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,650 £38,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £74,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,600
% change year-on-year +13.04% +1.59% +13.20%

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 2,666 2,101 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.93% 15.93% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,238 1,786 963
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,625 £67,500 £62,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +66 83 £60,000 +71.43% 18
Cheshire +1 16 £52,500 +5.00%
Merseyside +18 1 £40,000 -46.67% 2
Lancashire +4 1 - -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) Java
3 43 (42.57%) Software Engineering
4 39 (38.61%) Test Automation
4 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
4 39 (38.61%) TDD
5 36 (35.64%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (29.70%) NoSQL
7 28 (27.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (27.72%) HTML
7 28 (27.72%) DevOps
8 27 (26.73%) Python
9 26 (25.74%) BDD
10 24 (23.76%) CSS
11 22 (21.78%) Scrum
11 22 (21.78%) Open Source
11 22 (21.78%) Spring
12 21 (20.79%) SQL
12 21 (20.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 20 (19.80%) Web Services
14 19 (18.81%) .NET
14 19 (18.81%) HTML5
15 18 (17.82%) Degree
16 17 (16.83%) Ruby
16 17 (16.83%) MySQL
16 17 (16.83%) SOA
16 17 (16.83%) Docker
17 16 (15.84%) SDLC
18 15 (14.85%) Opscode Chef

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 (9.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (6.93%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.95%) Apache
3 5 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.96%) Confluence
5 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.99%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.99%) nginx
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (35.64%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (27.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (20.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (9.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (6.93%) IaaS
6 5 (4.95%) Firebase
6 5 (4.95%) SaaS
7 4 (3.96%) PaaS
8 3 (2.97%) GitHub
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.98%) Office 365
9 2 (1.98%) Serverless
10 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) HTTP
2 9 (8.91%) LAN
2 9 (8.91%) WAN
3 7 (6.93%) Network Security
4 6 (5.94%) IP Telephony
4 6 (5.94%) NGN
4 6 (5.94%) SAN
4 6 (5.94%) Wireless
4 6 (5.94%) WLAN
5 3 (2.97%) Broadband
5 3 (2.97%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.99%) Firewall
6 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.70%) NoSQL
2 17 (16.83%) MySQL
3 14 (13.86%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (12.87%) Big Data
5 10 (9.90%) Redis
6 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.97%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.98%) Flink
9 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.99%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.99%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Selenium
2 11 (10.89%) SonarQube
3 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.91%) Robot Framework
4 7 (6.93%) JIRA
5 5 (4.95%) Bundler
5 5 (4.95%) gulp
5 5 (4.95%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.95%) webpack
6 4 (3.96%) Gradle
6 4 (3.96%) Grunt
6 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.97%) JUnit
7 3 (2.97%) Maven
7 3 (2.97%) Spock
8 2 (1.98%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.98%) CA Release Automation
8 2 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.98%) Xcode
9 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.95%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Banking
2 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (32.67%) Architect
2 15 (14.85%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (13.86%) Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Java Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Software Test Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Technical Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Data Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) IT Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) IT Support
8 6 (5.94%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Cisco Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Designer
8 6 (5.94%) Security Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) HTML
2 24 (23.76%) CSS
3 22 (21.78%) Spring
4 20 (19.80%) Web Services
5 19 (18.81%) .NET
5 19 (18.81%) HTML5
6 15 (14.85%) CSS3
7 13 (12.87%) REST
7 13 (12.87%) RESTful
7 13 (12.87%) Spring Boot
8 12 (11.88%) Node.js
9 11 (10.89%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.89%) JSON
9 11 (10.89%) SOAP
10 10 (9.90%) Polymer
10 10 (9.90%) Spring MVC
10 10 (9.90%) XML
10 10 (9.90%) XSL
11 9 (8.91%) Gherkin
12 8 (7.92%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
1 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.96%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.98%) Fintech
6 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.99%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Linux
2 12 (11.88%) Windows
3 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.96%) CentOS
4 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.96%) Unix
5 2 (1.98%) Android
5 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.57%) Software Engineering
3 39 (38.61%) TDD
3 39 (38.61%) Test Automation
4 28 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (27.72%) DevOps
5 26 (25.74%) BDD
6 22 (21.78%) Open Source
6 22 (21.78%) Scrum
7 17 (16.83%) SOA
8 16 (15.84%) SDLC
9 15 (14.85%) MVC
10 14 (13.86%) Data Science
10 14 (13.86%) Mentoring
11 13 (12.87%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (12.87%) Kanban
11 13 (12.87%) Presales
11 13 (12.87%) Web Development
12 12 (11.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) Java
2 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
3 27 (26.73%) Python
4 21 (20.79%) SQL
5 17 (16.83%) Ruby
6 14 (13.86%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.89%) PHP
8 10 (9.90%) Go
8 10 (9.90%) Scala
9 5 (4.95%) ES6
10 3 (2.97%) Groovy
11 2 (1.98%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.98%) R
12 1 (0.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (17.82%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (6.93%) Master's Degree
4 6 (5.94%) CCDP
4 6 (5.94%) CCNP
4 6 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.95%) ISEB
5 5 (4.95%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.98%) MCSA
6 2 (1.98%) MCSE
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.98%) RHCT
7 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) QA
2 8 (7.92%) GCP
3 6 (5.94%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (2.97%) SLA
5 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (16.83%) Docker
2 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (14.85%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (14.85%) Puppet
2 11 (10.89%) Ansible
3 10 (9.90%) Salt
4 6 (5.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Google
2 13 (12.87%) VMware
3 6 (5.94%) Cisco
3 6 (5.94%) Citrix
3 6 (5.94%) Fortinet
3 6 (5.94%) Juniper
3 6 (5.94%) NetApp
4 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle
5 3 (2.97%) Epicor
6 2 (1.98%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.98%) Lotus
7 1 (0.99%) Facebook
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat