Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 292 290 445
Rank change year-on-year -2 +155 +59
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 140 58 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 1.46% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 50
10th Percentile £50,000 £35,400 £53,625
25th Percentile £62,717 £63,750 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.32%
75th Percentile £80,938 £87,500 £84,250
90th Percentile £84,875 £94,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,754 3,963 8,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.07% 32.34% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,606 3,251 6,684
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,361 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.29% +4.76%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in the South East

Cloud Native
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Native in the South East.

Salary trend for Cloud Native in the South East

Cloud Native
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native in the South East

Cloud Native
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Native within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. 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
Thames Valley -16 67 £75,000 +3.45% 16
Berkshire -10 66 £76,250 +5.17% 10
Surrey -10 27 £72,500 -13.69% 4
Hampshire -65 20 £66,045 -17.44% 7
West Sussex - 14 £50,000 -
East Sussex -14 8 £75,000 +22.45% 3
Kent - 2 £83,750 -
Buckinghamshire -20 1 £56,000 -12.16% 3
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 112 (80.00%) Azure
2 77 (55.00%) DevOps
3 64 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (45.00%) AWS
5 60 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 42 (30.00%) Kubernetes
7 36 (25.71%) Python
8 35 (25.00%) C#
9 34 (24.29%) .NET
9 34 (24.29%) GCP
10 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
11 31 (22.14%) Artificial Intelligence
12 30 (21.43%) Microservices
13 29 (20.71%) Front End Development
14 28 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 27 (19.29%) SC Cleared
16 24 (17.14%) Degree
16 24 (17.14%) Docker
16 24 (17.14%) Big Data
17 22 (15.71%) User Stories
17 22 (15.71%) SQL
18 21 (15.00%) Scrum
18 21 (15.00%) User Experience
18 21 (15.00%) Test Automation
18 21 (15.00%) Social Skills
19 20 (14.29%) Serverless
19 20 (14.29%) Java
20 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
20 19 (13.57%) Migration
20 19 (13.57%) PaaS

Cloud Native
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (8.57%) CMS
1 12 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.71%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 112 (80.00%) Azure
2 63 (45.00%) AWS
3 34 (24.29%) GCP
4 20 (14.29%) Serverless
5 19 (13.57%) PaaS
6 17 (12.14%) IaaS
7 10 (7.14%) Azure Functions
7 10 (7.14%) Power Platform
8 9 (6.43%) SaaS
9 8 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (5.71%) GitHub
10 7 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (4.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (4.29%) AWS CloudTrail
11 6 (4.29%) Route 53
12 5 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (3.57%) PowerApps
13 4 (2.86%) Google Workspace
13 4 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) 5G
2 2 (1.43%) Firewall
2 2 (1.43%) GSM
2 2 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.43%) IPsec
2 2 (1.43%) LTE
2 2 (1.43%) M3UA
2 2 (1.43%) Network Security
2 2 (1.43%) SCCP
2 2 (1.43%) SCTP
2 2 (1.43%) TCAP
2 2 (1.43%) UMTS
2 2 (1.43%) VoIP
2 2 (1.43%) VoLTE
2 2 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.14%) Big Data
2 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (8.57%) Data Lake
4 12 (8.57%) OLAP
5 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2019
6 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (4.29%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.86%) Power BI
11 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.14%) MS Access
11 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.43%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.71%) Babel
5 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.71%) GitLab
5 1 (0.71%) Grunt
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 21 (15.00%) Social Skills
2 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.57%) Finance
4 9 (6.43%) Banking
4 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 8 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
6 7 (5.00%) Law
7 5 (3.57%) Public Sector
8 3 (2.14%) Electronics
8 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.14%) Marketing
9 2 (1.43%) Military
9 2 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.71%) Billing
10 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (37.14%) Architect
2 38 (27.14%) Developer
3 36 (25.71%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 14 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 11 (7.86%) Cloud Architect
5 11 (7.86%) Lead .NET Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Lead Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Security Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Azure Architect
7 8 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Lead C# Developer
7 8 (5.71%) React Developer
8 7 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Backend Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.29%) .NET
2 18 (12.86%) React
3 16 (11.43%) HTML
4 14 (10.00%) .NET Core
5 12 (8.57%) HTML5
6 11 (7.86%) Vue.js
7 8 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.71%) Kafka
7 8 (5.71%) Node.js
7 8 (5.71%) PostGIS
8 7 (5.00%) REST
9 6 (4.29%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.29%) Velocity
10 5 (3.57%) JSON
10 5 (3.57%) RESTful
10 5 (3.57%) Web Services
11 4 (2.86%) CSS
11 4 (2.86%) XML
12 3 (2.14%) EDI
12 3 (2.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.00%) User Experience
2 18 (12.86%) Public Cloud
3 14 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.43%) Virtual Team
5 7 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (2.14%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.00%) Linux
2 7 (5.00%) SUSE
3 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.86%) Android
4 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.86%) Windows
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.00%) DevOps
2 64 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (22.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 30 (21.43%) Microservices
5 29 (20.71%) Front End Development
6 28 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 22 (15.71%) User Stories
8 21 (15.00%) Scrum
8 21 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 19 (13.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (13.57%) Mentoring
9 19 (13.57%) Migration
9 19 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (12.86%) ETL
11 17 (12.14%) Machine Learning
12 14 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
12 14 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
13 13 (9.29%) Computer Science
13 13 (9.29%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.71%) Python
2 35 (25.00%) C#
3 22 (15.71%) SQL
4 20 (14.29%) Java
5 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.29%) Go
8 3 (2.14%) C
9 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.71%) ES6
10 1 (0.71%) ES7
10 1 (0.71%) PHP
10 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.29%) SC Cleared
3 24 (17.14%) Degree
4 7 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 6 (4.29%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.86%) CISSP
7 2 (1.43%) CISM
7 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) QA
2 6 (4.29%) NIST
3 4 (2.86%) GDPR
4 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.43%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.71%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (17.14%) Docker
2 6 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 16 (11.43%) Terraform
3 10 (7.14%) Ansible
4 7 (5.00%) Puppet
4 7 (5.00%) Rancher
5 2 (1.43%) Consul
5 2 (1.43%) Grafana
5 2 (1.43%) Graphite
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.43%) Opsview
5 2 (1.43%) Packer
5 2 (1.43%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 60 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) Google
3 8 (5.71%) Nintex
4 5 (3.57%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.86%) Databricks
5 4 (2.86%) SAP
6 3 (2.14%) Dataiku
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco
7 2 (1.43%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.43%) VMware
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle