Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 287 281
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 +65
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 63 75 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.61% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.70% 5.12% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 49
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +29.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -4.55%

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 2,334 1,464 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.59% 11.93% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,983 1,246 863
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,550
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,750 £57,900
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -13 44 £51,250 -2.38% 14
Cheshire -27 18 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Merseyside +21 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (53.97%) DevOps
4 32 (50.79%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (47.62%) Scrum
6 27 (42.86%) SaaS
7 25 (39.68%) Degree
8 24 (38.10%) Windows
9 23 (36.51%) IaaS
10 22 (34.92%) PaaS
11 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 20 (31.75%) Break/Fix
13 19 (30.16%) MS Exchange
13 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
13 19 (30.16%) Office 365
14 18 (28.57%) MCSE
14 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (26.98%) Linux
15 17 (26.98%) Software Engineering
15 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (23.81%) HTML5
16 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
16 15 (23.81%) Unit Testing
16 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
16 15 (23.81%) TDD
16 15 (23.81%) PHP
16 15 (23.81%) HTML
16 15 (23.81%) Java
17 14 (22.22%) MySQL
17 14 (22.22%) CSS

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 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.76%) nginx
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.17%) Confluence
6 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.59%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 35 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (42.86%) SaaS
3 23 (36.51%) IaaS
4 22 (34.92%) PaaS
5 19 (30.16%) Office 365
6 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (15.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 9 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (6.35%) GitHub
10 3 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (4.76%) G Suite
10 3 (4.76%) Serverless
11 2 (3.17%) Google App Engine
12 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (1.59%) Bluemix
12 1 (1.59%) Heroku
12 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) DHCP
2 4 (6.35%) DNS
2 4 (6.35%) Network Security
3 3 (4.76%) FTP
3 3 (4.76%) IPsec
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) MySQL
2 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
3 10 (15.87%) Redis
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) VLDB
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Codeception
3 2 (3.17%) gulp
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.59%) Babel
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Gradle
4 1 (1.59%) JUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) PostCSS
4 1 (1.59%) Spock
4 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 5 (7.94%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Architect
1 15 (23.81%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Java Architect
2 10 (15.87%) PHP Architect
2 10 (15.87%) Technical Architect
3 9 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Developer
4 8 (12.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Applications Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Cloud Specialist
5 5 (7.94%) Java Applications Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Java Technical Architect
5 5 (7.94%) PHP Technical Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Development Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Business Development Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) HTML
1 15 (23.81%) HTML5
2 14 (22.22%) CSS
3 12 (19.05%) RESTful
4 11 (17.46%) CSS3
4 11 (17.46%) Spring
4 11 (17.46%) Spring Boot
4 11 (17.46%) Web Services
5 10 (15.87%) JSON
5 10 (15.87%) Middleware
5 10 (15.87%) Polymer
5 10 (15.87%) REST
5 10 (15.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (15.87%) SOAP
5 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
5 10 (15.87%) XML
5 10 (15.87%) XSL
6 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 6 (9.52%) .NET
8 4 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.79%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.17%) iPad
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.97%) DevOps
3 30 (47.62%) Scrum
4 20 (31.75%) Break/Fix
5 17 (26.98%) Software Engineering
6 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 15 (23.81%) TDD
6 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 15 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 13 (20.63%) OOP
8 12 (19.05%) Coaching
8 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (19.05%) OO
8 12 (19.05%) Open Source
8 12 (19.05%) Web Development
9 11 (17.46%) MVC
9 11 (17.46%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (17.46%) SOA
10 10 (15.87%) Kanban
10 10 (15.87%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.81%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) PHP
3 10 (15.87%) Go
3 10 (15.87%) Python
3 10 (15.87%) Ruby
4 8 (12.70%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) GraphQL
6 2 (3.17%) R
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) ES6
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Degree
2 18 (28.57%) MCSE
2 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (17.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (15.87%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.17%) MCSA
5 2 (3.17%) RHCT
6 1 (1.59%) CEH
6 1 (1.59%) MBCS
6 1 (1.59%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) QA
2 10 (15.87%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (4.76%) SLA
4 2 (3.17%) GCP
5 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.94%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.76%) Ansible
4 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.76%) Salt
4 3 (4.76%) Terraform
5 2 (3.17%) Capistrano
6 1 (1.59%) SCCM
6 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Google
3 6 (9.52%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Veeam
5 2 (3.17%) ParAccel
5 2 (3.17%) Tableau
5 2 (3.17%) Talend
5 2 (3.17%) Vertica
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Telerik