Period
to 5 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
England > North West
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 231 352
Rank change year-on-year +33 +121 -
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 53 104 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.87% 1.02% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 2.46% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 6
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £43,875 £30,250
90th Percentile £91,875 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%

Cloud Native is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,261 4,226 4,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.26% 41.55% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 2,914 3,322
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.35% +7.81%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in the North West

Cloud Native
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Native in the North West.

Salary trend for Cloud Native in the North West

Cloud Native
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native in the North West over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native in the North West

Cloud Native
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 Native within the North West region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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 +36 50 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Cheshire +20 3 £51,750 +8.95%
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing Cloud Native 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 Native.

1 40 (75.47%) AWS
2 37 (69.81%) .NET
3 36 (67.92%) C#
4 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (56.60%) Software Engineering
6 29 (54.72%) Azure
7 24 (45.28%) Serverless
8 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
9 20 (37.74%) TDD
9 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (33.96%) .NET Core
11 17 (32.08%) Microservices
11 17 (32.08%) BDD
11 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET
11 17 (32.08%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
12 14 (26.42%) Sage
12 14 (26.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (26.42%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (24.53%) Public Cloud
13 13 (24.53%) SQL
14 12 (22.64%) HTML
14 12 (22.64%) CSS
14 12 (22.64%) Information Security
14 12 (22.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (22.64%) GCP
15 11 (20.75%) Finance
15 11 (20.75%) OO
15 11 (20.75%) SOA
15 11 (20.75%) Public Sector

Cloud Native
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 9 (16.98%) CMS
1 9 (16.98%) Sitecore CMS
1 9 (16.98%) Umbraco
2 5 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 40 (75.47%) AWS
2 29 (54.72%) Azure
3 24 (45.28%) Serverless
4 14 (26.42%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (22.64%) GCP
6 3 (5.66%) GitHub
7 2 (3.77%) Office 365
8 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.21%) Big Data
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Appium
1 9 (16.98%) Calabash
1 9 (16.98%) Selenium
2 8 (15.09%) NUnit
2 8 (15.09%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) GitLab
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
1 11 (20.75%) Public Sector
2 8 (15.09%) Electronics
2 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing
2 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Software Engineer
2 18 (33.96%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.09%) .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Principal Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Principal Software Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Information Security Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.89%) Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Lead Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) .NET
2 18 (33.96%) .NET Core
3 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET
4 12 (22.64%) CSS
4 12 (22.64%) HTML
5 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
5 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (16.98%) Entity Framework
5 9 (16.98%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (16.98%) Node.js
5 9 (16.98%) Vue.js
6 8 (15.09%) Akka.NET
6 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Core
6 8 (15.09%) LINQ
6 8 (15.09%) Task Parallel Library
7 7 (13.21%) GraphQL
8 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.43%) React
9 3 (5.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Public Cloud
2 8 (15.09%) Virtual Team
3 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.43%) User Experience
5 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) Software Engineering
3 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
4 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (37.74%) TDD
5 17 (32.08%) BDD
5 17 (32.08%) Microservices
5 17 (32.08%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (22.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (22.64%) Information Security
7 11 (20.75%) OO
7 11 (20.75%) SOA
8 10 (18.87%) DevOps
9 9 (16.98%) Content Management
9 9 (16.98%) MVC
9 9 (16.98%) Performance Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (15.09%) Programme Management
10 8 (15.09%) Refactoring
10 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) C#
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
1 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 7 (13.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Sage
2 9 (16.98%) Sitecore
3 8 (15.09%) SAP
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) Google