Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 252 313 366
Rank change year-on-year +61 +53 -
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 75 47 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.40% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.10% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 2
North West median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +12.82% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,000 £42,875
90th Percentile £105,000 £62,500 £57,625
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -3.57%

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 3,920 4,280 4,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.76% 36.37% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,804 3,376 3,758
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,575 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
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 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +55 65 £62,500 +13.64% 6
Cheshire +41 8 £58,750 - 3
Lancashire - 2 £66,715 -
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 61 (81.33%) AWS
2 45 (60.00%) Azure
3 44 (58.67%) GCP
4 40 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 38 (50.67%) DevOps
6 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 35 (46.67%) HTML
8 33 (44.00%) Microservices
8 33 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (42.67%) TDD
10 30 (40.00%) CSS
11 28 (37.33%) HTML5
11 28 (37.33%) RESTful
11 28 (37.33%) Google
12 27 (36.00%) Pair Programming
13 25 (33.33%) OOP
13 25 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
14 24 (32.00%) NoSQL
14 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (32.00%) Retail
14 24 (32.00%) Software Delivery
15 23 (30.67%) React Native
15 23 (30.67%) GitLab
15 23 (30.67%) Relational Database
15 23 (30.67%) Cloud Foundry
15 23 (30.67%) OO
15 23 (30.67%) MySQL
15 23 (30.67%) SOA

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 23 (30.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (10.67%) CMS
2 8 (10.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (9.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (81.33%) AWS
2 45 (60.00%) Azure
3 44 (58.67%) GCP
4 23 (30.67%) GitHub
5 19 (25.33%) Serverless
6 8 (10.67%) SaaS
7 7 (9.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (6.67%) Amazon S3
9 5 (6.67%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) NoSQL
2 23 (30.67%) MongoDB
2 23 (30.67%) MySQL
2 23 (30.67%) Neo4j
2 23 (30.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.67%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (30.67%) GitLab
3 7 (9.33%) Appium
3 7 (9.33%) Calabash
3 7 (9.33%) Selenium
4 4 (5.33%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.67%) Gradle
6 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (32.00%) Retail
2 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Software Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Developer
4 7 (9.33%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Designer
6 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Interface Designer
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) AWS Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Head of Business Development
8 3 (4.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.67%) HTML
2 30 (40.00%) CSS
3 28 (37.33%) HTML5
3 28 (37.33%) RESTful
4 23 (30.67%) React Native
5 15 (20.00%) .NET
6 14 (18.67%) Node.js
7 7 (9.33%) .NET Core
7 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (9.33%) Entity Framework
7 7 (9.33%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (9.33%) Vue.js
8 6 (8.00%) GraphQL
9 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.33%) Gherkin
10 3 (4.00%) React
10 3 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (6.67%) Smart City
5 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.00%) Robotics
7 2 (2.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Android
1 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Debian
4 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 38 (50.67%) DevOps
3 33 (44.00%) Microservices
3 33 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (42.67%) TDD
5 27 (36.00%) Pair Programming
6 25 (33.33%) OOP
7 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (32.00%) Software Delivery
8 23 (30.67%) OO
8 23 (30.67%) SOA
9 18 (24.00%) Mentoring
10 15 (20.00%) Coaching
11 13 (17.33%) BDD
11 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
12 9 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (10.67%) Content Management
14 7 (9.33%) MVC
14 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) Java
2 12 (16.00%) C#
3 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.67%) Go
4 5 (6.67%) Python
5 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (2.67%) PHP
7 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) Java 8
8 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) TickIT
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Kubernetes
1 8 (10.67%) Terraform
2 7 (9.33%) Ansible
2 7 (9.33%) Puppet
3 6 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.67%) Consul
4 2 (2.67%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.33%) Grafana
5 1 (1.33%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.33%) StatsD
5 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (37.33%) Google
3 8 (10.67%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.67%) Alibaba
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) VMware