Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 290 305
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 +33
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 58 75 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.61% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.49% 5.43% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 41
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -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 2327 1381 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.56% 11.23% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1959 1184 896
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -21 41 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Cheshire -25 16 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Merseyside +17 1 £75,000 +13.21%
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 25 (43.10%) HTML
3 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (39.66%) CSS
5 22 (37.93%) Linux
5 22 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (36.21%) HTML5
6 21 (36.21%) MySQL
7 20 (34.48%) DevOps
7 20 (34.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
8 19 (32.76%) PHP
8 19 (32.76%) OO
8 19 (32.76%) Software Engineering
9 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (29.31%) GitHub
10 17 (29.31%) Retail
10 17 (29.31%) Docker
11 16 (27.59%) Unix
11 16 (27.59%) SaaS
11 16 (27.59%) jQuery
12 15 (25.86%) AngularJS
13 14 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (24.14%) Web Development
13 14 (24.14%) Windows
13 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
13 14 (24.14%) Scrum
13 14 (24.14%) OO PHP
14 13 (22.41%) Kubernetes
14 13 (22.41%) Jenkins

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 12 (20.69%) Apache Solr
1 12 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.45%) Confluence
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) CMS
6 1 (1.72%) Drupal
6 1 (1.72%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Magento
2 2 (3.45%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (34.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (29.31%) GitHub
4 16 (27.59%) SaaS
5 12 (20.69%) Google App Engine
6 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (17.24%) IaaS
7 10 (17.24%) PaaS
8 8 (13.79%) Office 365
9 5 (8.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (6.90%) G Suite
11 3 (5.17%) Serverless
12 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (1.72%) Bluemix
12 1 (1.72%) Heroku
12 1 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) VPN
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) IPsec
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) MySQL
2 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.62%) Redis
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.17%) Power BI
5 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.45%) VLDB
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
1 13 (22.41%) PHPUnit
2 12 (20.69%) Codeception
2 12 (20.69%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Babel
4 1 (1.72%) Gradle
4 1 (1.72%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Maven
4 1 (1.72%) PostCSS
4 1 (1.72%) Spock
4 1 (1.72%) webpack
General
1 17 (29.31%) Retail
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Law
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Architect
1 13 (22.41%) Developer
2 9 (15.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) PHP Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (8.62%) HTML Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Java Architect
6 5 (8.62%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Architect
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Business Development Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Business Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Release Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) HTML
2 23 (39.66%) CSS
3 21 (36.21%) HTML5
4 16 (27.59%) jQuery
5 15 (25.86%) AngularJS
6 14 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (22.41%) Sass
8 12 (20.69%) Ext JS
9 9 (15.52%) Web Services
10 8 (13.79%) JSON
11 7 (12.07%) CSS3
11 7 (12.07%) RESTful
12 6 (10.34%) .NET
12 6 (10.34%) Spring
12 6 (10.34%) Spring Boot
12 6 (10.34%) XML
13 5 (8.62%) Middleware
13 5 (8.62%) Polymer
13 5 (8.62%) SOAP
13 5 (8.62%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) PMI
5 2 (3.45%) Contactless
5 2 (3.45%) iPad
5 2 (3.45%) IVR
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.72%) EPoS
6 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 16 (27.59%) Unix
3 14 (24.14%) Windows
4 4 (6.90%) Android
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) DevOps
3 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
3 19 (32.76%) OO
3 19 (32.76%) Software Engineering
4 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
5 14 (24.14%) OO PHP
5 14 (24.14%) Scrum
5 14 (24.14%) Web Development
6 12 (20.69%) Progressive Web App
7 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
8 10 (17.24%) MVC
9 8 (13.79%) Coaching
9 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Break/Fix
10 7 (12.07%) Open Source
10 7 (12.07%) SDLC
10 7 (12.07%) TDD
11 6 (10.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 19 (32.76%) PHP
3 10 (17.24%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) Go
4 5 (8.62%) Python
4 5 (8.62%) Ruby
5 4 (6.90%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.17%) SQL
7 2 (3.45%) C++
7 2 (3.45%) GraphQL
7 2 (3.45%) R
7 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.72%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (10.34%) MCSE
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.62%) Master's Degree
4 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.45%) MCSA
5 2 (3.45%) RHCSA
5 2 (3.45%) RHCT
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
6 1 (1.72%) CEH
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MBCS
6 1 (1.72%) RHCE
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) GCP
2 11 (18.97%) QA
3 5 (8.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (5.17%) SLA
5 2 (3.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) Docker
2 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) KVM
4 1 (1.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) Kubernetes
1 13 (22.41%) Puppet
2 12 (20.69%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) cPanel
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Plesk
3 1 (1.72%) Salt
3 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Google
3 8 (13.79%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) ParAccel
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.45%) Tableau
5 2 (3.45%) Talend
5 2 (3.45%) Telerik
5 2 (3.45%) Vertica
6 1 (1.72%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.72%) Facebook
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.72%) Twitter
6 1 (1.72%) Zend