Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 235 407 474
Rank change year-on-year +172 +67 +70
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 92 74 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.91% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 0.91% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 109 62 34
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +31.82% -15.38%
10th Percentile £44,500 £47,750 £48,625
90th Percentile £95,250 £89,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%

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 3,597 8,144 9,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.61% 35.12% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,665 6,436 7,708
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +113 40 £90,000 +24.14% 5
Berkshire +81 38 £90,000 +24.14% 4
Hampshire +108 17 £56,746 -36.95% 2
East Sussex +41 14 £75,000 +57.89%
Kent - 9 £82,500 - 1
Surrey +75 8 £70,000 -3.45% 1
West Sussex +22 4 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Buckinghamshire +55 2 £35,000 -47.17% 1
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 (75.00%) Azure
2 44 (47.83%) AWS
3 36 (39.13%) Terraform
4 35 (38.04%) SaaS
5 32 (34.78%) Serverless
5 32 (34.78%) Power Platform
6 31 (33.70%) PaaS
7 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 28 (30.43%) Azure Functions
8 26 (28.26%) Python
8 26 (28.26%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (28.26%) DevOps
9 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (27.17%) PowerShell
10 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 24 (26.09%) Internet
10 24 (26.09%) IaaS
11 23 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
11 23 (25.00%) DNS
11 23 (25.00%) Task Automation
11 23 (25.00%) PowerApps
12 19 (20.65%) .NET
13 17 (18.48%) C#
14 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
14 13 (14.13%) REST
15 12 (13.04%) Decision-Making
16 11 (11.96%) DevSecOps
16 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (11.96%) Big Data
16 11 (11.96%) SDLC

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 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
1 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 69 (75.00%) Azure
2 44 (47.83%) AWS
3 35 (38.04%) SaaS
4 32 (34.78%) Power Platform
4 32 (34.78%) Serverless
5 31 (33.70%) PaaS
6 28 (30.43%) Azure Functions
7 26 (28.26%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (26.09%) IaaS
9 23 (25.00%) PowerApps
10 11 (11.96%) GCP
11 5 (5.43%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (5.43%) Office 365
11 5 (5.43%) OpenShift
12 4 (4.35%) Amazon S3
12 4 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (4.35%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (4.35%) OneDrive
13 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (2.17%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.09%) Internet
2 23 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) SSL
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) Big Data
2 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.78%) Power BI
4 7 (7.61%) MS Access
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.35%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (3.26%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.26%) Data Lake
8 3 (3.26%) Delta Lake
8 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.26%) Looker
8 3 (3.26%) Parquet
8 3 (3.26%) Presto
8 3 (3.26%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) CircleCI
1 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.09%) TestCafe
1 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.70%) Banking
1 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Azure Specialist
3 13 (14.13%) Cloud Specialist
3 13 (14.13%) Security Specialist
4 11 (11.96%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) Architect
5 10 (10.87%) Azure Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Systems Developer
9 5 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (5.43%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Software Engineering Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) .NET
2 13 (14.13%) REST
3 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 8 (8.70%) Web Services
5 7 (7.61%) Entity Framework
5 7 (7.61%) jQuery
5 7 (7.61%) SOAP
5 7 (7.61%) Spring Boot
6 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.43%) SAML
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Core
8 4 (4.35%) Dropwizard
8 4 (4.35%) PostGIS
8 4 (4.35%) Spring
9 3 (3.26%) OAuth
9 3 (3.26%) OAuth2
10 2 (2.17%) JSON
10 2 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Private Cloud
2 4 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) DevOps
2 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 23 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.04%) Decision-Making
6 11 (11.96%) DevSecOps
6 11 (11.96%) Microservices
6 11 (11.96%) MVC
6 11 (11.96%) SDLC
7 10 (10.87%) Scrum
7 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.78%) API Design
8 9 (9.78%) Business Continuity
8 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.78%) Information Security
8 9 (9.78%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.78%) ITIL
8 9 (9.78%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (8.70%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.26%) Python
2 25 (27.17%) PowerShell
3 17 (18.48%) C#
4 11 (11.96%) Java
4 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.96%) SQL
5 3 (3.26%) R
6 2 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.09%) Delphi
7 1 (1.09%) ES6
7 1 (1.09%) Go
7 1 (1.09%) Gremlin
7 1 (1.09%) Ruby
7 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.35%) PhD
3 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) PMBOK
2 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.35%) SLA
3 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.09%) GDPR
4 1 (1.09%) NIST
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.26%) HDFS
4 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (39.13%) Terraform
2 10 (10.87%) Kubernetes
3 8 (8.70%) Ansible
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.17%) Grafana
5 2 (2.17%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.09%) Consul
6 1 (1.09%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Databricks
3 3 (3.26%) Google
4 2 (2.17%) Apple
4 2 (2.17%) Facebook
4 2 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com