Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 282 316
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 55 65 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.55% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.54% 5.35% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 41
North West median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -30.43%
10th Percentile £23,800 £37,900 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,600 £51,480
% change year-on-year +1.59% +9.95% -6.40%

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 2164 1216 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.55% 10.29% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1019 876
North West median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -

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 25 September 2017.

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 25 September 2017. 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 -37 38 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Cheshire -27 13 £50,000 +177.78%
Lancashire -6 3 £35,500 -16.47%
Merseyside +4 1 £75,000 +11.11%
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, 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 27 (49.09%) HTML
1 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
2 24 (43.64%) CSS
3 22 (40.00%) Linux
3 22 (40.00%) HTML5
4 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
4 19 (34.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 19 (34.55%) jQuery
5 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (30.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (30.91%) Unix
5 17 (30.91%) MySQL
6 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (29.09%) PHP
6 16 (29.09%) OO
6 16 (29.09%) GitHub
7 15 (27.27%) Docker
7 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
8 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
8 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
8 14 (25.45%) OO PHP
8 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
9 13 (23.64%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (23.64%) PHPUnit
9 13 (23.64%) MVC
10 12 (21.82%) Retail
10 12 (21.82%) GCP
10 12 (21.82%) Capistrano
10 12 (21.82%) Puppet

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 13 (23.64%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (21.82%) Apache Solr
3 7 (12.73%) IIS
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.45%) nginx
6 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.82%) CMS
7 1 (1.82%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Magento
2 2 (3.64%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Google Cloud Platform
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (29.09%) GitHub
3 12 (21.82%) Google App Engine
4 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (14.55%) SaaS
6 6 (10.91%) Office 365
7 4 (7.27%) G Suite
7 4 (7.27%) PaaS
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) VPN
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) SSH
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MySQL
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.45%) Power BI
5 3 (5.45%) Redis
6 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.82%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) PHPUnit
2 12 (21.82%) Codeception
2 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.82%) Vagrant
3 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (21.82%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Games
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Architect
3 8 (14.55%) PHP Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Technical Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) HTML
2 24 (43.64%) CSS
3 22 (40.00%) HTML5
4 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
4 19 (34.55%) jQuery
4 19 (34.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (21.82%) Ext JS
5 12 (21.82%) Sass
6 10 (18.18%) .NET
7 9 (16.36%) CSS3
7 9 (16.36%) Web Services
8 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
9 6 (10.91%) JSON
10 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Core
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (5.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Life Science
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) PMI
5 2 (3.64%) Contactless
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) EPoS
5 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) iPad
5 2 (3.64%) IVR
5 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) Unix
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 6 (10.91%) Android
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) CentOS
5 3 (5.45%) Debian
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (29.09%) OO
2 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
3 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
3 14 (25.45%) OO PHP
3 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
4 13 (23.64%) MVC
5 12 (21.82%) Progressive Web App
6 11 (20.00%) DevOps
6 11 (20.00%) Web Development
7 8 (14.55%) Scrum
7 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
9 6 (10.91%) Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) Business Development
10 5 (9.09%) Release Management
10 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (9.09%) Time Management
10 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) PHP
3 10 (18.18%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) Go
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) R
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) MCSE
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) CCNA
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) MCSA
3 3 (5.45%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.45%) RHCE
3 3 (5.45%) RHCSA
3 3 (5.45%) RHCT
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) GCP
2 7 (12.73%) QA
3 5 (9.09%) SLA
4 4 (7.27%) HIPAA
5 2 (3.64%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Docker
2 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.45%) KVM
4 3 (5.45%) Varnish
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) Capistrano
1 12 (21.82%) Kubernetes
1 12 (21.82%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) cPanel
2 3 (5.45%) Plesk
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Google
4 6 (10.91%) Citrix
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) Telerik
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (5.45%) EqualLogic
6 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.64%) Adobe
8 1 (1.82%) CA
8 1 (1.82%) Facebook
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.82%) Tableau
8 1 (1.82%) Talend
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter
8 1 (1.82%) Vertica
8 1 (1.82%) Zend