Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 254 314
Rank change year-on-year +45 +60 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 126 98 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.22% 0.83% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.42% 3.58% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 78 84 35
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +46.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £23,700
90th Percentile £90,000 £89,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +13.04% -

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 2,848 2,741 2,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.53% 23.12% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,255 2,291 1,971
North West median annual salary £47,125 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +26 86 £60,000 -4.00% 20
Lancashire - 32 £35,000 - 3
Merseyside -3 5 £43,109 +10.54% 1
Cheshire +15 3 £34,500 -34.29% 3
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 72 (57.14%) AWS
2 65 (51.59%) Azure
3 50 (39.68%) SQL
4 46 (36.51%) Linux
5 45 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (30.95%) JavaScript
7 38 (30.16%) SDLC
8 34 (26.98%) Machine Learning
9 31 (24.60%) Test Automation
10 29 (23.02%) Computer Science
10 29 (23.02%) User Experience
10 29 (23.02%) Presales
11 28 (22.22%) GCP
11 28 (22.22%) Python
11 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 27 (21.43%) Docker
13 26 (20.63%) Windows
13 26 (20.63%) OO
13 26 (20.63%) Software Engineering
14 23 (18.25%) Broadband
15 22 (17.46%) TypeScript
15 22 (17.46%) Microservices
16 21 (16.67%) Data Structures
16 21 (16.67%) Mentoring
17 20 (15.87%) OOD
17 20 (15.87%) HTML
18 19 (15.08%) PHP
19 18 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
19 18 (14.29%) Public Sector
19 18 (14.29%) Java

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 7 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.38%) Apache
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
1 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 72 (57.14%) AWS
2 65 (51.59%) Azure
3 28 (22.22%) GCP
4 10 (7.94%) Office 365
5 8 (6.35%) Serverless
6 5 (3.97%) SaaS
7 4 (3.17%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (3.17%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.59%) GitHub
9 1 (0.79%) IaaS
9 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.25%) Broadband
2 12 (9.52%) LAN
3 11 (8.73%) WAN
4 10 (7.94%) VLAN
5 7 (5.56%) BGP
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (5.56%) HSRP
5 7 (5.56%) IPv6
5 7 (5.56%) MPLS
5 7 (5.56%) OSPF
5 7 (5.56%) VPLS
5 7 (5.56%) VRRP
5 7 (5.56%) VXLAN
6 3 (2.38%) Firewall
6 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.59%) Intranet
7 2 (1.59%) NAS
7 2 (1.59%) SAN
7 2 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) NoSQL
2 16 (12.70%) Big Data
2 16 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (11.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (11.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 15 (11.90%) Azure SQL Database
3 15 (11.90%) BigQuery
3 15 (11.90%) Snowflake Schema
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.17%) Power BI
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.38%) MySQL
7 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.97%) JIRA
4 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.38%) GitLab
6 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.59%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.79%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 15 (11.90%) Marketing
3 9 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (0.79%) German Language
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 24 (19.05%) Architect
3 20 (15.87%) Development Engineer
4 19 (15.08%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (13.49%) Software Development Engineer
6 13 (10.32%) Analyst
7 12 (9.52%) Java Architect
8 11 (8.73%) Senior Development Engineer
9 10 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (7.14%) Python Engineer
10 9 (7.14%) Technical Architect
11 8 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) Senior Software Development Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) Service Analyst
11 8 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (5.56%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
12 7 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.87%) HTML
2 18 (14.29%) Node.js
3 15 (11.90%) CSS
3 15 (11.90%) GraphQL
3 15 (11.90%) RESTful
4 13 (10.32%) AngularJS
5 11 (8.73%) .NET
5 11 (8.73%) React
6 8 (6.35%) Web Services
7 7 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.76%) CSS3
9 5 (3.97%) .NET Core
9 5 (3.97%) HTML5
9 5 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.17%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.17%) Kafka
11 3 (2.38%) jQuery
12 2 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
12 2 (1.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) User Experience
2 21 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 10 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (6.35%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
6 7 (5.56%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.76%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.97%) Xbox
9 4 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (2.38%) Cloud Native
10 3 (2.38%) Replication
11 2 (1.59%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.59%) EMC VMAX
12 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.79%) Life Science
12 1 (0.79%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.51%) Linux
2 26 (20.63%) Windows
3 9 (7.14%) Unix
4 8 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.56%) CentOS
5 7 (5.56%) Debian
6 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.38%) Android
8 2 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.79%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.79%) VMS
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) SDLC
3 34 (26.98%) Machine Learning
4 31 (24.60%) Test Automation
5 29 (23.02%) Computer Science
5 29 (23.02%) Presales
6 26 (20.63%) OO
6 26 (20.63%) Software Engineering
7 22 (17.46%) Microservices
8 21 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 20 (15.87%) OOD
10 18 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
11 15 (11.90%) API Design
11 15 (11.90%) Artificial Intelligence
11 15 (11.90%) Data Integration
11 15 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (11.90%) ETL
11 15 (11.90%) Mobile First
11 15 (11.90%) Service Design
11 15 (11.90%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.68%) SQL
2 39 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.22%) Python
4 22 (17.46%) TypeScript
5 19 (15.08%) PHP
6 18 (14.29%) Java
7 16 (12.70%) Bash Shell
8 15 (11.90%) ES6
9 9 (7.14%) Go
9 9 (7.14%) JSX
9 9 (7.14%) Ruby
10 7 (5.56%) Perl
11 6 (4.76%) C#
12 4 (3.17%) R
12 4 (3.17%) Scala
13 3 (2.38%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.38%) C++
13 3 (2.38%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.94%) Degree
3 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.17%) CCNA
5 4 (3.17%) MCSE
5 4 (3.17%) PhD
6 3 (2.38%) CCNP
6 3 (2.38%) CISMP
6 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.59%) CISSP
7 2 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.59%) RHCE
7 2 (1.59%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.79%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (21.43%) Docker
2 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.56%) Kibana
3 6 (4.76%) Ansible
4 5 (3.97%) Terraform
5 3 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.59%) Consul
6 2 (1.59%) Grafana
6 2 (1.59%) Nagios
6 2 (1.59%) Opsview
6 2 (1.59%) Packer
6 2 (1.59%) Puppet
6 2 (1.59%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.59%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.90%) Teradata
3 14 (11.11%) Cisco
4 7 (5.56%) Arista
4 7 (5.56%) Dell
4 7 (5.56%) Juniper
4 7 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (2.38%) Apple
5 3 (2.38%) EMC
5 3 (2.38%) NetApp
6 2 (1.59%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.59%) Forcepoint
6 2 (1.59%) Google
6 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle
7 1 (0.79%) SAP