Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 254 230 416
Rank change year-on-year -24 +186 +82
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 209 58 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 0.74% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 2.37% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 61 47 55
10th Percentile £46,250 £28,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £64,375 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -2.26%
75th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £84,625
90th Percentile £91,250 " £88,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 6,617 2,449 8,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.24% 31.06% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,830 2,002 6,423
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.48% +0.50% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -37 99 £80,000 -11.11% 18
Berkshire -24 93 £80,000 -11.11% 10
Surrey -47 32 £60,000 -18.64% 2
East Sussex -13 30 £65,000 +116.67% 1
West Sussex +5 18 - - 2
Hampshire -108 16 £67,500 -10.00% 6
Kent -39 8 £82,500 -
Buckinghamshire -57 5 - - 5
Middlesex - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 145 (69.38%) Azure
2 130 (62.20%) DevOps
3 120 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (48.80%) AWS
5 86 (41.15%) Python
6 76 (36.36%) Docker
7 72 (34.45%) C#
7 72 (34.45%) Software Engineering
8 67 (32.06%) Microsoft
9 65 (31.10%) Test Automation
9 65 (31.10%) Kubernetes
10 63 (30.14%) Serverless
11 62 (29.67%) JavaScript
12 55 (26.32%) Java
13 54 (25.84%) .NET
14 51 (24.40%) Git (software)
15 49 (23.44%) Scrum
16 47 (22.49%) Microservices
17 44 (21.05%) User Stories
18 43 (20.57%) Relational Database
19 42 (20.10%) GCP
20 40 (19.14%) Node.js
20 40 (19.14%) Artificial Intelligence
21 38 (18.18%) Degree
22 37 (17.70%) Security Cleared
22 37 (17.70%) Analytics
23 36 (17.22%) Mentoring
23 36 (17.22%) Front End Development
24 35 (16.75%) SDLC
24 35 (16.75%) Thought Leadership

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 11 (5.26%) CMS
2 10 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.35%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.91%) JBoss
4 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.91%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 145 (69.38%) Azure
2 102 (48.80%) AWS
3 63 (30.14%) Serverless
4 42 (20.10%) GCP
5 31 (14.83%) PaaS
6 29 (13.88%) GitHub
7 20 (9.57%) IaaS
8 19 (9.09%) OpenShift
9 18 (8.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 18 (8.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (8.61%) SaaS
10 17 (8.13%) Amazon EKS
11 16 (7.66%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (6.70%) Power Platform
13 11 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
13 11 (5.26%) Route 53
14 9 (4.31%) Azure Functions
14 9 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (3.35%) Amazon S3
15 7 (3.35%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.83%) Firewall
2 4 (1.91%) DNS
2 4 (1.91%) Internet
2 4 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.44%) HTTP
4 2 (0.96%) 5G
4 2 (0.96%) GSM
4 2 (0.96%) IPsec
4 2 (0.96%) LTE
4 2 (0.96%) M3UA
4 2 (0.96%) SCCP
4 2 (0.96%) SCTP
4 2 (0.96%) TCAP
4 2 (0.96%) UMTS
4 2 (0.96%) VoIP
4 2 (0.96%) VoLTE
4 2 (0.96%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.57%) Relational Database
2 26 (12.44%) MySQL
3 25 (11.96%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (11.48%) Big Data
4 24 (11.48%) Data Lake
4 24 (11.48%) SQL Server
5 19 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (8.13%) NoSQL
6 17 (8.13%) OLAP
7 11 (5.26%) Power BI
8 10 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (4.78%) SQL Server 2019
9 9 (4.31%) MS Access
10 8 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (2.87%) MongoDB
12 6 (2.87%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 51 (24.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.83%) webpack
4 7 (3.35%) Storybook
5 6 (2.87%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.39%) JIRA
7 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.48%) Babel
8 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.48%) GitLab
8 1 (0.48%) Grunt
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (11.48%) Social Skills
2 14 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.74%) Finance
3 12 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.31%) Banking
5 7 (3.35%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.35%) Wearables
6 6 (2.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 6 (2.87%) Law
7 4 (1.91%) Marketing
8 3 (1.44%) Electronics
8 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.96%) Military
9 2 (0.96%) Publishing
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Games
10 1 (0.48%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 62 (29.67%) Developer
2 51 (24.40%) Software Engineer
3 45 (21.53%) Architect
4 31 (14.83%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (11.00%) Python Engineer
6 21 (10.05%) Python Software Engineer
7 20 (9.57%) .NET Developer
8 19 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
9 18 (8.61%) Backend Developer
10 14 (6.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (6.70%) Senior Developer
10 14 (6.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.74%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (4.78%) Lead .NET Developer
13 10 (4.78%) Lead Developer
14 9 (4.31%) Cloud Architect
15 8 (3.83%) C# Developer
15 8 (3.83%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.84%) .NET
2 40 (19.14%) Node.js
3 30 (14.35%) Web Services
4 27 (12.92%) React
5 23 (11.00%) Django
6 21 (10.05%) REST
6 21 (10.05%) RESTful
7 20 (9.57%) .NET Core
7 20 (9.57%) HTML
8 18 (8.61%) Flask
8 18 (8.61%) JSON
9 17 (8.13%) HTML5
9 17 (8.13%) Vue.js
10 13 (6.22%) .NET Framework
11 12 (5.74%) PostGIS
12 11 (5.26%) Velocity
13 9 (4.31%) Entity Framework
13 9 (4.31%) jQuery
13 9 (4.31%) Kafka
13 9 (4.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.44%) User Experience
2 23 (11.00%) Photography
3 21 (10.05%) Public Cloud
4 18 (8.61%) Mobile App
5 12 (5.74%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.31%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.87%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 6 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.48%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.05%) Linux
2 8 (3.83%) Android
2 8 (3.83%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.35%) SUSE
4 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.91%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) Windows
6 2 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (62.20%) DevOps
2 120 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (34.45%) Software Engineering
4 65 (31.10%) Test Automation
5 49 (23.44%) Scrum
6 47 (22.49%) Microservices
7 44 (21.05%) User Stories
8 40 (19.14%) Artificial Intelligence
9 37 (17.70%) Analytics
10 36 (17.22%) Front End Development
10 36 (17.22%) Mentoring
11 35 (16.75%) SDLC
11 35 (16.75%) Thought Leadership
12 30 (14.35%) Technical Leadership
13 29 (13.88%) Functional Testing
14 28 (13.40%) Full Stack Development
15 27 (12.92%) Computer Science
15 27 (12.92%) Migration
16 26 (12.44%) Risk Management
17 25 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.15%) Python
2 72 (34.45%) C#
3 62 (29.67%) JavaScript
4 55 (26.32%) Java
5 27 (12.92%) SQL
6 12 (5.74%) Go
7 9 (4.31%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.83%) ES6
8 8 (3.83%) ES7
8 8 (3.83%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.91%) C
10 4 (1.91%) C-shell
10 4 (1.91%) R
10 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.96%) Bicep
11 2 (0.96%) Perl
12 1 (0.48%) PHP
12 1 (0.48%) Scala
12 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (18.18%) Degree
2 37 (17.70%) Security Cleared
3 26 (12.44%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.26%) AWS Certification
5 7 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.35%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.91%) CISSP
7 2 (0.96%) CISM
8 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) QA
2 5 (2.39%) NIST
3 3 (1.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 76 (36.36%) Docker
2 4 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 65 (31.10%) Kubernetes
2 23 (11.00%) Apache Brooklyn
3 18 (8.61%) Terraform
4 14 (6.70%) Ansible
5 7 (3.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 67 (32.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.13%) Google
3 7 (3.35%) Nintex
4 6 (2.87%) SAP
5 4 (1.91%) VMware
5 4 (1.91%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.44%) Dataiku
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle
7 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco
8 1 (0.48%) Databricks