Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 150 202
Rank change year-on-year -18 +52 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 67 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.19% 1.13% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.82% 10.40% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 27
Scotland median annual salary £54,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.06% -10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,850 £33,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £66,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -2.78%

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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 983 500 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.50% 10.82% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 622 345 294
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,800 £28,400
90th Percentile £65,500 £65,000 £65,175
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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
Glasgow -8 47 £50,000 +42.86% 6
Edinburgh -21 18 £60,000 +41.18% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Cloud Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 37 (55.22%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (50.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (46.27%) Python
4 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (35.82%) Capacity Planning
5 22 (32.84%) Data Centre
6 21 (31.34%) Firewall
6 21 (31.34%) SQL
7 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
7 20 (29.85%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (29.85%) Public Cloud
8 18 (26.87%) Ansible
9 17 (25.37%) ITIL
10 16 (23.88%) Java
11 15 (22.39%) Perl
11 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
11 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
12 14 (20.90%) Puppet
12 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
12 14 (20.90%) VPN
12 14 (20.90%) DNS
12 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
12 14 (20.90%) Windows
12 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
12 14 (20.90%) Change Management
13 13 (19.40%) IPsec
13 13 (19.40%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (19.40%) SMTP
13 13 (19.40%) SSL
13 13 (19.40%) HTTP

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (5.97%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.99%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) Jetty
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) nginx
4 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.49%) Tornado
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 37 (55.22%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (50.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.48%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Firewall
2 14 (20.90%) DNS
2 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
2 14 (20.90%) VPN
3 13 (19.40%) HTTP
3 13 (19.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (19.40%) IPsec
3 13 (19.40%) SMTP
3 13 (19.40%) SSL
4 2 (2.99%) H.323
4 2 (2.99%) VoIP
5 1 (1.49%) AMQP
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Big Data
2 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.48%) Data Lake
6 3 (4.48%) MySQL
6 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.48%) Power BI
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.99%) OpenTSDB
7 2 (2.99%) Parquet
8 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.49%) Redis
8 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.48%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.49%) Gatling
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.49%) The Grinder
5 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (8.96%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Administrator
2 13 (19.40%) Security Administrator
3 7 (10.45%) Architect
3 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
2 8 (11.94%) HTML
2 8 (11.94%) React
2 8 (11.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (10.45%) Spring
4 6 (8.96%) CSS
5 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.97%) REST
6 3 (4.48%) .NET
6 3 (4.48%) Django
6 3 (4.48%) Kafka
6 3 (4.48%) Symfony
6 3 (4.48%) Web Services
6 3 (4.48%) Zend Framework
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Flex
7 2 (2.99%) HTML5
7 2 (2.99%) JMS
7 2 (2.99%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (2.99%) RESTful
7 2 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Data Centre
2 20 (29.85%) Public Cloud
3 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.94%) Fintech
4 8 (11.94%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.97%) EMC VNX
6 4 (5.97%) Virtual Team
7 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.48%) PMI
7 3 (4.48%) User Experience
8 2 (2.99%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.49%) Clustering
9 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.97%) Unix
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (35.82%) Capacity Planning
2 17 (25.37%) ITIL
3 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
4 14 (20.90%) Change Management
5 13 (19.40%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (19.40%) Security Architecture
5 13 (19.40%) Security Monitoring
6 12 (17.91%) DevOps
6 12 (17.91%) Information Management
6 12 (17.91%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 12 (17.91%) Password Management
6 12 (17.91%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (13.43%) Project Management
8 7 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.45%) TDD
9 6 (8.96%) API Integration
9 6 (8.96%) OO
9 6 (8.96%) Scrum
9 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) Python
2 21 (31.34%) SQL
3 16 (23.88%) Java
4 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
4 15 (22.39%) Perl
5 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.91%) Ruby
7 9 (13.43%) C#
8 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.97%) PHP
9 4 (5.97%) R
10 3 (4.48%) C++
11 1 (1.49%) Clojure
11 1 (1.49%) Erlang
11 1 (1.49%) F#
11 1 (1.49%) Haskell
11 1 (1.49%) Scala
11 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.48%) CAPM
3 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.48%) PMP
4 2 (2.99%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.99%) MCSA
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) vSphere
3 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) Docker
4 2 (2.99%) HDFS
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (29.85%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (26.87%) Ansible
3 14 (20.90%) Puppet
4 3 (4.48%) logstash
5 2 (2.99%) Kibana
5 2 (2.99%) Mesos
6 1 (1.49%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.49%) SCCM
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) Cisco
3 9 (13.43%) HP
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle
4 8 (11.94%) VMware
5 7 (10.45%) IBM
6 5 (7.46%) SAP
7 4 (5.97%) EMC
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix
8 3 (4.48%) Zend
9 2 (2.99%) Avaya
10 1 (1.49%) CommVault
10 1 (1.49%) Splunk
10 1 (1.49%) TIBCO