Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 221 235 404
Rank change year-on-year +14 +169 +83
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 240 93 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.32% 0.91% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.58% 2.77% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 77 70 55
10th Percentile £55,500 £36,250 £45,300
25th Percentile £65,000 £52,188 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% - +31.82%
75th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £78,125
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,500 £86,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +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 6,699 3,363 7,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.95% 33.02% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,945 2,518 5,742
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -32 75 £80,000 -11.11% 16
Surrey -5 66 £67,500 - 9
Berkshire -30 50 £80,000 -11.11% 14
East Sussex -10 32 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Hampshire -67 27 £85,000 +49.79% 2
Buckinghamshire -31 23 £85,000 +142.86% 1
Kent -44 19 £75,000 -9.09%
West Sussex +13 8 - - 1
Home Counties - 8 £80,000 -
Middlesex - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 163 (67.92%) DevOps
2 161 (67.08%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (63.75%) Azure
4 141 (58.75%) AWS
5 139 (57.92%) CI/CD
6 119 (49.58%) Docker
7 107 (44.58%) C#
8 104 (43.33%) Serverless
9 102 (42.50%) Software Engineering
10 100 (41.67%) JavaScript
11 98 (40.83%) Test Automation
12 86 (35.83%) Git (software)
12 86 (35.83%) Java
13 83 (34.58%) Risk Management
14 82 (34.17%) Microservices
15 79 (32.92%) Emotional Intelligence
16 78 (32.50%) SDLC
17 77 (32.08%) Node.js
18 75 (31.25%) Python
19 74 (30.83%) GitHub
20 68 (28.33%) Analytics
21 67 (27.92%) Full Stack Development
22 64 (26.67%) Kubernetes
23 61 (25.42%) Mentoring
23 61 (25.42%) Thought Leadership
24 58 (24.17%) NoSQL
25 57 (23.75%) Amazon EKS
25 57 (23.75%) User Stories
26 56 (23.33%) .NET
27 55 (22.92%) Functional Testing

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 15 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.67%) JBoss
3 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.83%) Apache
4 2 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 153 (63.75%) Azure
2 141 (58.75%) AWS
3 104 (43.33%) Serverless
4 74 (30.83%) GitHub
5 57 (23.75%) Amazon EKS
6 50 (20.83%) OpenShift
7 37 (15.42%) SaaS
8 34 (14.17%) PaaS
9 25 (10.42%) GCP
10 21 (8.75%) IaaS
10 21 (8.75%) Power Platform
11 20 (8.33%) Azure Service Bus
12 19 (7.92%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (7.50%) Azure Event Grid
14 17 (7.08%) Azure Logic Apps
15 15 (6.25%) GitHub Actions
16 13 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 9 (3.75%) Amazon S3
19 7 (2.92%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.92%) Firewall
2 4 (1.67%) DNS
2 4 (1.67%) Internet
2 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.25%) HTTP
3 3 (1.25%) SSL
4 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.17%) NoSQL
2 48 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 32 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 30 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (11.67%) SQL Server
6 27 (11.25%) MySQL
7 18 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (7.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (7.08%) Power BI
9 15 (6.25%) Big Data
10 14 (5.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (5.83%) Data Lake
11 13 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (3.75%) Redis
13 8 (3.33%) MS Access
13 8 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (2.08%) OLAP
16 3 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 86 (35.83%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.58%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.33%) GitLab
5 7 (2.92%) Storybook
5 7 (2.92%) webpack
6 6 (2.50%) JIRA
7 3 (1.25%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.83%) Capybara
8 2 (0.83%) git-flow
8 2 (0.83%) Pivotal Tracker
8 2 (0.83%) RSpec
8 2 (0.83%) Selenium
9 1 (0.42%) JUnit
9 1 (0.42%) NUnit
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 20 (8.33%) Social Skills
2 10 (4.17%) Finance
2 10 (4.17%) Marketing
2 10 (4.17%) Publishing
3 7 (2.92%) Wearables
4 6 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.67%) Retail
7 3 (1.25%) Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (34.58%) Software Engineer
2 57 (23.75%) Architect
3 47 (19.58%) Developer
4 42 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
5 40 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
5 40 (16.67%) Principal Software Engineer
6 25 (10.42%) Python Engineer
7 21 (8.75%) Python Software Engineer
8 18 (7.50%) Azure Architect
8 18 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (7.50%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.83%) Integration Architect
9 14 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
10 13 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.58%) Backend Developer
13 10 (4.17%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (32.08%) Node.js
2 56 (23.33%) .NET
3 52 (21.67%) RESTful
4 38 (15.83%) Web Services
5 32 (13.33%) REST
6 26 (10.83%) JSON
7 23 (9.58%) Django
7 23 (9.58%) React
8 22 (9.17%) Kafka
9 20 (8.33%) Flask
10 19 (7.92%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (7.08%) JSON Schema
12 12 (5.00%) OAuth
13 11 (4.58%) .NET Core
13 11 (4.58%) OpenID
13 11 (4.58%) SAML
14 10 (4.17%) .NET Framework
14 10 (4.17%) Swagger
14 10 (4.17%) Vue.js
15 9 (3.75%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Photography
2 14 (5.83%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.00%) Renewable Energy
3 12 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 9 (3.75%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.92%) iPad
6 5 (2.08%) User Experience
7 3 (1.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (1.25%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.25%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.83%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.83%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.75%) Linux
2 9 (3.75%) CentOS
3 7 (2.92%) Alpine Linux
4 6 (2.50%) Unix
4 6 (2.50%) Windows
5 5 (2.08%) Android
5 5 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (67.92%) DevOps
2 161 (67.08%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (57.92%) CI/CD
4 102 (42.50%) Software Engineering
5 98 (40.83%) Test Automation
6 83 (34.58%) Risk Management
7 82 (34.17%) Microservices
8 79 (32.92%) Emotional Intelligence
9 78 (32.50%) SDLC
10 68 (28.33%) Analytics
11 67 (27.92%) Full Stack Development
12 61 (25.42%) Mentoring
12 61 (25.42%) Thought Leadership
13 57 (23.75%) User Stories
14 55 (22.92%) Functional Testing
15 45 (18.75%) Scrum
16 43 (17.92%) Computer Science
17 42 (17.50%) Technical Leadership
18 36 (15.00%) Data Analytics
19 29 (12.08%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 107 (44.58%) C#
2 100 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 86 (35.83%) Java
4 75 (31.25%) Python
5 23 (9.58%) Bash
6 21 (8.75%) SQL
7 16 (6.67%) Go
7 16 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.58%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.17%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.92%) ES6
10 7 (2.92%) ES7
10 7 (2.92%) Groovy
10 7 (2.92%) Kotlin
11 6 (2.50%) Ruby
12 4 (1.67%) C-shell
12 4 (1.67%) R
13 3 (1.25%) C
13 3 (1.25%) SPARQL
13 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (18.33%) Degree
2 12 (5.00%) AWS Certification
3 9 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) CISM
5 1 (0.42%) CISSP
5 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 119 (49.58%) Docker
2 3 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 64 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 23 (9.58%) Apache Brooklyn
2 23 (9.58%) Terraform
3 11 (4.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.42%) Oracle
3 11 (4.58%) SAP
4 9 (3.75%) Google
5 7 (2.92%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.67%) VMware
7 3 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.83%) Databricks
8 2 (0.83%) IBM
8 2 (0.83%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.42%) Citrix