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

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 319 286
Rank change year-on-year +76 -33 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 119 52 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.02% 0.41% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.66% 2.31% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 95 34 45
North West median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +36.36%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +9.52%

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 2,551 2,251 1,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.83% 17.63% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,104 1,897 1,104
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +7.29%

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 October 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 October 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 +77 98 £68,750 +37.50% 16
Cheshire +14 11 £50,000 +2.56% 6
Merseyside +20 6 £40,000 -46.67% 3
Lancashire +9 3 - - 1
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 76 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.74%) Java
3 53 (44.54%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (42.02%) TDD
5 48 (40.34%) DevOps
6 45 (37.82%) Python
7 40 (33.61%) NoSQL
8 39 (32.77%) Open Source
8 39 (32.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 39 (32.77%) Software Engineering
9 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (27.73%) Degree
11 32 (26.89%) JavaScript
12 30 (25.21%) Configuration Management
13 28 (23.53%) Test Automation
13 28 (23.53%) BDD
14 27 (22.69%) Big Data
15 26 (21.85%) Puppet
15 26 (21.85%) Scala
15 26 (21.85%) Docker
16 25 (21.01%) Ruby
16 25 (21.01%) Linux
17 24 (20.17%) Opscode Chef
18 23 (19.33%) SQL
19 22 (18.49%) Computer Science
20 21 (17.65%) JIRA
20 21 (17.65%) Scrum
20 21 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
20 21 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
20 21 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree

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 19 (15.97%) Apache
1 19 (15.97%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.40%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.52%) WildFly
4 1 (0.84%) Confluence
4 1 (0.84%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 53 (44.54%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (32.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (12.61%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (12.61%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (3.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.52%) IaaS
6 3 (2.52%) PaaS
6 3 (2.52%) SaaS
7 2 (1.68%) GitHub
7 2 (1.68%) Serverless
8 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.61%) Internet
2 9 (7.56%) Network Security
3 8 (6.72%) HTTP
3 8 (6.72%) LAN
3 8 (6.72%) WAN
4 6 (5.04%) IP Telephony
4 6 (5.04%) NGN
4 6 (5.04%) SAN
4 6 (5.04%) Wireless
4 6 (5.04%) WLAN
5 3 (2.52%) Firewall
5 3 (2.52%) VPN
6 2 (1.68%) Broadband
7 1 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.61%) NoSQL
2 27 (22.69%) Big Data
3 19 (15.97%) Hadoop
4 16 (13.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 15 (12.61%) Amazon Athena
5 15 (12.61%) Flink
5 15 (12.61%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.20%) MySQL
7 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.36%) Redis
9 3 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.52%) HBase
9 3 (2.52%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.84%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.84%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) JIRA
2 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.24%) Selenium
3 11 (9.24%) SonarQube
4 9 (7.56%) Robot Framework
5 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.20%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.36%) Gradle
7 4 (3.36%) Xcode
8 3 (2.52%) Hudson
8 3 (2.52%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.52%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.68%) GitLab
9 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.84%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Banking
2 2 (1.68%) Retail
3 1 (0.84%) Advertising
3 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Architect
2 14 (11.76%) Developer
2 14 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (9.24%) Data Engineer
3 11 (9.24%) Senior Architect
3 11 (9.24%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.40%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (8.40%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.40%) Software Test Engineer
4 10 (8.40%) Technical Architect
4 10 (8.40%) Test Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Data Architect
5 9 (7.56%) Senior Data Architect
5 9 (7.56%) Trainer
6 7 (5.88%) Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) Java Architect
6 7 (5.88%) Senior Data Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) .NET
1 20 (16.81%) Web Services
2 16 (13.45%) HTML
2 16 (13.45%) Kafka
3 15 (12.61%) Spark Streaming
3 15 (12.61%) Spring
4 10 (8.40%) .NET Framework
4 10 (8.40%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.40%) CSS
4 10 (8.40%) HTML5
4 10 (8.40%) Node.js
5 9 (7.56%) Gherkin
6 7 (5.88%) REST
6 7 (5.88%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.20%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (4.20%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (3.36%) Apache Wicket
8 4 (3.36%) JSON
8 4 (3.36%) RESTful
8 4 (3.36%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.76%) Internet of Things
3 9 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.36%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.52%) NHS
7 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.68%) Fintech
8 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Linux
2 12 (10.08%) Ubuntu
3 11 (9.24%) CentOS
4 7 (5.88%) Windows
5 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.20%) Unix
7 4 (3.36%) Android
8 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (42.02%) TDD
3 48 (40.34%) DevOps
4 39 (32.77%) Open Source
4 39 (32.77%) Software Engineering
5 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (25.21%) Configuration Management
7 28 (23.53%) BDD
7 28 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 21 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (17.65%) Scrum
9 19 (15.97%) Change Management
9 19 (15.97%) Data Engineering
10 18 (15.13%) Data Modelling
11 17 (14.29%) Data Science
12 16 (13.45%) Mathematics
13 15 (12.61%) Data Ingestion
13 15 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (12.61%) Microservices
13 15 (12.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.74%) Java
2 45 (37.82%) Python
3 32 (26.89%) JavaScript
4 26 (21.85%) Scala
5 25 (21.01%) Ruby
6 23 (19.33%) SQL
7 19 (15.97%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.88%) Go
8 7 (5.88%) Groovy
9 4 (3.36%) Apple Swift
9 4 (3.36%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.36%) PHP
10 3 (2.52%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.52%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (27.73%) Degree
2 21 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (12.61%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (5.04%) CCDP
4 6 (5.04%) CCNP
4 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.20%) RHCE
5 5 (4.20%) RHCSA
6 4 (3.36%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.52%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.68%) ISEB
8 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.84%) CISSP
9 1 (0.84%) GCIH
9 1 (0.84%) GIAC
9 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.68%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (21.85%) Docker
2 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) HDFS
4 2 (1.68%) vCloud
5 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (21.85%) Puppet
2 24 (20.17%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (15.13%) Kubernetes
4 16 (13.45%) Ansible
5 14 (11.76%) Salt
6 5 (4.20%) Consul
6 5 (4.20%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (4.20%) Grafana
6 5 (4.20%) Graphite
6 5 (4.20%) Packer
6 5 (4.20%) Terraform
7 3 (2.52%) Nagios
7 3 (2.52%) Opsview
7 3 (2.52%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.68%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) CA Agile Central
2 9 (7.56%) VMware
3 8 (6.72%) Google
4 6 (5.04%) Cisco
4 6 (5.04%) Citrix
4 6 (5.04%) Fortinet
4 6 (5.04%) Juniper
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.04%) NetApp
5 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle
6 1 (0.84%) SaltStack