Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 306 287
Rank change year-on-year +100 -19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 153 68 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.36% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.99% 2.84% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 121 52 56
North West median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £75,000 £66,875
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +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 2,553 2,396 1,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.62% 18.21% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,102 2,019 1,239
North West median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,050 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +76 129 £70,000 +40.00% 13
Cheshire +23 11 £50,000 - 3
Merseyside +12 6 £40,000 -31.91%
Lancashire - 6 £44,000 - 7
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 99 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (62.09%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (54.25%) Java
4 79 (51.63%) Python
5 78 (50.98%) DevOps
6 69 (45.10%) TDD
7 66 (43.14%) Degree
8 64 (41.83%) NoSQL
9 62 (40.52%) Open Source
9 62 (40.52%) Configuration Management
10 56 (36.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 52 (33.99%) Big Data
12 51 (33.33%) Scala
13 49 (32.03%) Computer Science Degree
14 48 (31.37%) Computer Science
15 46 (30.07%) JIRA
15 46 (30.07%) Web Services
16 45 (29.41%) Change Management
17 44 (28.76%) Hadoop
17 44 (28.76%) Apache Spark
17 44 (28.76%) Data Engineering
18 43 (28.10%) Data Modelling
18 43 (28.10%) Apache
19 42 (27.45%) CA Agile Central
19 42 (27.45%) Kafka
20 40 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (25.49%) Mathematics
21 39 (25.49%) Amazon EC2
21 39 (25.49%) Amazon Redshift
22 38 (24.84%) Amazon EMR

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 44 (28.76%) Apache Spark
2 43 (28.10%) Apache
3 4 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.96%) WildFly
5 2 (1.31%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 95 (62.09%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (36.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (25.49%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (24.84%) Amazon EMR
5 25 (16.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.61%) GitHub
6 4 (2.61%) Office 365
7 3 (1.96%) IaaS
7 3 (1.96%) PaaS
7 3 (1.96%) SaaS
8 2 (1.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.99%) Internet
2 7 (4.58%) Firewall
3 6 (3.92%) Broadband
3 6 (3.92%) HTTP
4 5 (3.27%) LAN
4 5 (3.27%) Network Security
4 5 (3.27%) VPN
4 5 (3.27%) WAN
5 2 (1.31%) DNS
5 2 (1.31%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.31%) NGN
5 2 (1.31%) SAN
5 2 (1.31%) Wireless
5 2 (1.31%) WLAN
6 1 (0.65%) FTP
6 1 (0.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.65%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.65%) VLAN
6 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (41.83%) NoSQL
2 52 (33.99%) Big Data
3 44 (28.76%) Hadoop
4 39 (25.49%) Amazon Redshift
5 38 (24.84%) Amazon Athena
5 38 (24.84%) Flink
5 38 (24.84%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.27%) MySQL
7 4 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.96%) HBase
8 3 (1.96%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.31%) Redis
10 1 (0.65%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (30.07%) JIRA
2 17 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (5.23%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.92%) Selenium
6 5 (3.27%) Hudson
6 5 (3.27%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.61%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.61%) GitLab
7 4 (2.61%) Gradle
7 4 (2.61%) Robot Framework
7 4 (2.61%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.61%) Xcode
8 3 (1.96%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.31%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.65%) CA Release Automation
General
1 8 (5.23%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Retail
3 2 (1.31%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (27.45%) Architect
2 28 (18.30%) Data Engineer
3 23 (15.03%) Senior Architect
4 21 (13.73%) Big Data Engineer
4 21 (13.73%) Senior Data Engineer
5 17 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 17 (11.11%) Senior Data Architect
6 15 (9.80%) Trainer
7 14 (9.15%) Developer
8 12 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.54%) Cloud Architect
9 10 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.54%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.88%) Analyst
10 9 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.58%) Java Architect
11 7 (4.58%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.92%) Agile Java Developer
12 6 (3.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (30.07%) Web Services
2 42 (27.45%) Kafka
3 38 (24.84%) Spark Streaming
4 15 (9.80%) .NET
5 14 (9.15%) HTML
6 13 (8.50%) Spring
7 11 (7.19%) Node.js
8 10 (6.54%) .NET Framework
8 10 (6.54%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (5.23%) CSS
10 8 (5.23%) HTML5
11 5 (3.27%) REST
11 5 (3.27%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (3.27%) Spring Boot
12 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.61%) Backbone.js
12 4 (2.61%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.61%) Play Framework
12 4 (2.61%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.38%) Internet of Things
2 9 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.58%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.58%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.27%) NHS
5 4 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.61%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.31%) Fintech
6 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) CUDA
7 1 (0.65%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.18%) Linux
2 20 (13.07%) Ubuntu
3 19 (12.42%) CentOS
4 12 (7.84%) Windows
5 6 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.27%) Unix
7 4 (2.61%) Android
7 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.61%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (50.98%) DevOps
3 69 (45.10%) TDD
4 62 (40.52%) Configuration Management
4 62 (40.52%) Open Source
5 48 (31.37%) Computer Science
6 45 (29.41%) Change Management
7 44 (28.76%) Data Engineering
8 43 (28.10%) Data Modelling
9 40 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (25.49%) Mathematics
11 38 (24.84%) Data Ingestion
12 34 (22.22%) Software Engineering
13 24 (15.69%) BDD
13 24 (15.69%) Data Analysis
14 22 (14.38%) Test Automation
15 21 (13.73%) Data Science
16 19 (12.42%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (12.42%) Microservices
16 19 (12.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 83 (54.25%) Java
2 79 (51.63%) Python
3 51 (33.33%) Scala
4 33 (21.57%) Ruby
5 29 (18.95%) JavaScript
6 24 (15.69%) SQL
7 21 (13.73%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.58%) Go
8 7 (4.58%) Groovy
9 5 (3.27%) PHP
10 4 (2.61%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.61%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.96%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.96%) R
12 1 (0.65%) C#
12 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 66 (43.14%) Degree
2 49 (32.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (24.84%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (5.88%) RHCE
4 9 (5.88%) RHCSA
5 6 (3.92%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.61%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.31%) CCDP
7 2 (1.31%) CCNP
7 2 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.31%) ISEB
7 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) GCIH
8 1 (0.65%) GIAC
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.38%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.31%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (22.22%) Docker
2 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.96%) HDFS
4 2 (1.31%) vCloud
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (18.95%) Puppet
2 27 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 25 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (8.50%) Ansible
5 10 (6.54%) Salt
6 9 (5.88%) Consul
6 9 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (5.88%) Grafana
6 9 (5.88%) Graphite
6 9 (5.88%) Packer
6 9 (5.88%) Terraform
7 5 (3.27%) Nagios
7 5 (3.27%) Opsview
7 5 (3.27%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.61%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 42 (27.45%) CA Agile Central
2 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.84%) VMware
4 9 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.58%) Google
6 3 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.31%) Citrix
7 2 (1.31%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.31%) Juniper
7 2 (1.31%) NetApp
8 1 (0.65%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle
8 1 (0.65%) SaltStack