Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 360 -
Rank change year-on-year +89 - -
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 68 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.071% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 39 3 0
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £68,750
% change year-on-year -3.45% +5.45% -19.12%

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 4,303 4,800 4,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.51% 37.87% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,444 3,698 4,069
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Native in the North West over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +47 50 £55,000 -31.25% 7
Cheshire +42 12 - -
Merseyside - 5 - -
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 59 (86.76%) DevOps
2 56 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (60.29%) Java
4 34 (50.00%) Web Services
4 34 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 23 (33.82%) Puppet
5 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
6 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 19 (27.94%) Java 8
8 18 (26.47%) Node.js
9 17 (25.00%) Serverless
9 17 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (23.53%) Microservices
11 15 (22.06%) JAX-RS
11 15 (22.06%) gulp
11 15 (22.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (22.06%) Open Source
11 15 (22.06%) Apache Solr
11 15 (22.06%) Hadoop
12 14 (20.59%) Software Architecture
13 13 (19.12%) Linux
13 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
13 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
14 11 (16.18%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (16.18%) PHP
14 11 (16.18%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (16.18%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (16.18%) Marketing
14 11 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (14.71%) Velocity

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 15 (22.06%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 56 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 17 (25.00%) Serverless
3 11 (16.18%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (16.18%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (14.71%) Amazon S3
4 10 (14.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 10 (14.71%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (14.71%) CloudFront
4 10 (14.71%) Datadog
4 10 (14.71%) Route 53
5 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.88%) SaaS
7 2 (2.94%) IaaS
7 2 (2.94%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.47%) Office 365
8 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) HTTP
1 5 (7.35%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) Apache Cassandra
1 15 (22.06%) Hadoop
2 11 (16.18%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (14.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) gulp
2 6 (8.82%) Appium
2 6 (8.82%) Grunt
3 5 (7.35%) Selenium
3 5 (7.35%) SonarQube
4 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) JMeter
5 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.94%) Redmine
5 2 (2.94%) WATIR
6 1 (1.47%) Calabash
6 1 (1.47%) Gradle
6 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (16.18%) Marketing
2 10 (14.71%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) AWS Engineer
1 23 (33.82%) Java Engineer
2 22 (32.35%) Software Engineer
3 21 (30.88%) AWS Software Engineer
3 21 (30.88%) Lead Software Engineer
4 20 (29.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Designer
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) QA Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Security Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.47%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 34 (50.00%) Web Services
2 18 (26.47%) Node.js
3 15 (22.06%) JAX-RS
4 10 (14.71%) Velocity
5 8 (11.76%) HTML
5 8 (11.76%) Sass
6 7 (10.29%) HTML5
6 7 (10.29%) JSON
6 7 (10.29%) Spring
7 6 (8.82%) Ember.js
7 6 (8.82%) Gherkin
7 6 (8.82%) React
8 5 (7.35%) React Native
8 5 (7.35%) WebSockets
9 3 (4.41%) J2EE
9 3 (4.41%) RESTful
9 3 (4.41%) Spring Boot
10 2 (2.94%) Regular Expression
10 2 (2.94%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Infotainment
1 5 (7.35%) Life Science
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Android
2 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (86.76%) DevOps
2 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
3 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 16 (23.53%) Microservices
5 15 (22.06%) Open Source
6 14 (20.59%) Software Architecture
7 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.71%) Multithreading
9 10 (14.71%) Performance Optimisation
10 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (13.24%) OOP
11 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 8 (11.76%) OO
11 8 (11.76%) Scrum
12 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (10.29%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (10.29%) Process Improvement
13 6 (8.82%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) Java 8
3 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) PHP
5 10 (14.71%) Python
6 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.35%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
7 2 (2.94%) SQL
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) CISSP
2 5 (7.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (33.82%) Puppet
2 8 (11.76%) Ansible
3 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.41%) Terraform
5 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.47%) Consul
6 1 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) New Relic
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Google
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore