Period
to 8 May 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 8 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
England > South East
6 months to
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 273 360 457
Rank change year-on-year +87 +97 +55
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 102 68 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 1.20% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 68 57 39
10th Percentile £45,000 £53,250 £51,500
25th Percentile £56,092 £61,250 £53,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £81,000
90th Percentile £87,875 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +3.45%

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 4,342 5,672 8,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.06% 31.24% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,976 4,597 6,484
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%

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 8 May 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 8 May 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 +29 26 £85,000 +13.33% 18
Hampshire +45 24 £58,492 -26.89% 7
Berkshire +12 24 £87,500 +16.67% 14
Surrey +34 23 £72,500 - 2
East Sussex +32 20 £75,000 +40.85% 1
West Sussex +12 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Kent - 3 £77,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +26 2 £56,000 -12.16% 2
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 8 May 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 69 (67.65%) Azure
2 38 (37.25%) AWS
3 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (26.47%) DevOps
6 24 (23.53%) Terraform
7 23 (22.55%) Big Data
8 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
9 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 21 (20.59%) PaaS
10 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
11 19 (18.63%) C#
11 19 (18.63%) .NET
11 19 (18.63%) GCP
11 19 (18.63%) Kubernetes
12 18 (17.65%) Scrum
12 18 (17.65%) Decision-Making
13 17 (16.67%) Power Platform
13 17 (16.67%) Python
13 17 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 17 (16.67%) Machine Learning
14 16 (15.69%) SaaS
14 16 (15.69%) Microservices
15 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
16 14 (13.73%) API Design
16 14 (13.73%) Data Architecture
16 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
16 14 (13.73%) SQL
16 14 (13.73%) Serverless
17 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.84%) CMS
3 7 (6.86%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.94%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 69 (67.65%) Azure
2 38 (37.25%) AWS
3 21 (20.59%) PaaS
4 19 (18.63%) GCP
5 17 (16.67%) Power Platform
6 16 (15.69%) SaaS
7 14 (13.73%) Serverless
8 12 (11.76%) Azure Functions
8 12 (11.76%) IaaS
9 9 (8.82%) PowerApps
10 8 (7.84%) OpenShift
11 7 (6.86%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (4.90%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (4.90%) Azure Machine Learning
13 5 (4.90%) Microsoft 365
14 4 (3.92%) Azure Service Bus
15 3 (2.94%) Amazon S3
15 3 (2.94%) Matillion
15 3 (2.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) DNS
3 3 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (0.98%) 5G
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.98%) SSL
4 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) Big Data
2 22 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (9.80%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.86%) Power BI
6 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2019
7 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.92%) MS Access
8 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.94%) Looker
9 3 (2.94%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (2.94%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.98%) Babel
5 1 (0.98%) GitLab
5 1 (0.98%) Grunt
5 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.98%) TestCafe
5 1 (0.98%) webpack
General
1 11 (10.78%) Influencing Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Law
3 8 (7.84%) Social Skills
4 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.92%) Finance
6 3 (2.94%) Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Architect
2 16 (15.69%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (13.73%) Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Engineering Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Lead .NET Developer
8 6 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Azure Architect
8 6 (5.88%) Azure Developer
8 6 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) .NET
2 12 (11.76%) React
3 10 (9.80%) REST
4 7 (6.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (6.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.90%) Kafka
5 5 (4.90%) Node.js
5 5 (4.90%) PostGIS
5 5 (4.90%) Web Services
6 4 (3.92%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.92%) jQuery
6 4 (3.92%) SOAP
7 3 (2.94%) COM
7 3 (2.94%) CSS
7 3 (2.94%) HTML
7 3 (2.94%) RESTful
7 3 (2.94%) SAML
7 3 (2.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.84%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Linux
2 11 (10.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.90%) Windows
4 3 (2.94%) Android
4 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.47%) DevOps
3 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
4 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
5 18 (17.65%) Decision-Making
5 18 (17.65%) Scrum
6 17 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 16 (15.69%) Microservices
8 15 (14.71%) Mentoring
9 14 (13.73%) API Design
9 14 (13.73%) Data Architecture
10 13 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (12.75%) ITIL
11 11 (10.78%) ETL
11 11 (10.78%) SDLC
11 11 (10.78%) Technical Leadership
12 9 (8.82%) Kanban
12 9 (8.82%) Service Management
12 9 (8.82%) Task Automation
12 9 (8.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) C#
2 17 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.67%) Python
3 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.73%) SQL
4 12 (11.76%) Java
5 3 (2.94%) R
6 2 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.98%) Delphi
7 1 (0.98%) ES7
7 1 (0.98%) Gremlin
7 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) CISM
4 1 (0.98%) CISSP
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) PMBOK
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.94%) SLA
4 2 (1.96%) NIST
4 2 (1.96%) SOC 2
5 1 (0.98%) GDPR
5 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.88%) Docker
3 3 (2.94%) HDFS
4 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (23.53%) Terraform
2 19 (18.63%) Kubernetes
3 13 (12.75%) Ansible
4 7 (6.86%) Puppet
5 4 (3.92%) Grafana
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.92%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.94%) Consul
7 2 (1.96%) Graphite
7 2 (1.96%) Opsview
7 2 (1.96%) Packer
8 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.98%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.98%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.80%) Databricks
3 5 (4.90%) Google
3 5 (4.90%) Nintex
4 3 (2.94%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.96%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.98%) Citrix
6 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com