Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 449 462
Rank change year-on-year +29 +13 +65
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1298 1242 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.77% 5.09% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 943 941 1027
UK median annual salary £61,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.91% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 34460 24384 20609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.18% 13.19% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28441 20490 17261
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
England +15 1162 £62,500 +13.64% 115
UK excluding London -8 639 £55,000 +4.76% 70
London +34 616 £65,000 +8.33% 51
South East -59 217 £55,000 -1.79% 27
East of England +22 105 £55,000 +10.00% 9
North of England +5 102 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Scotland +15 75 £60,000 +50.00% 4
North West -18 66 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Midlands +9 62 £65,000 +41.30% 7
South West +31 59 £60,000 +50.00% 6
West Midlands +10 47 £65,000 +34.02% 1
Yorkshire +16 29 £63,750 -10.84% 8
East Midlands +24 15 £33,000 -25.42% 6
Northern Ireland -16 13 £45,000 - 1
Wales +14 9 £38,000 -15.56% 1
North East +7 7 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 518 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
2 435 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (32.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 369 (28.43%) Java
5 350 (26.96%) Linux
6 320 (24.65%) Python
7 303 (23.34%) SQL
8 301 (23.19%) Microsoft
9 257 (19.80%) Windows
10 251 (19.34%) SQL Server
11 240 (18.49%) JavaScript
12 223 (17.18%) Degree
13 216 (16.64%) DevOps
14 213 (16.41%) Finance
15 207 (15.95%) Web Services
16 190 (14.64%) Software Engineering
17 176 (13.56%) Big Data
18 165 (12.71%) Docker
19 156 (12.02%) NoSQL
20 155 (11.94%) HTML
21 152 (11.71%) CSS
22 151 (11.63%) ITIL
23 149 (11.48%) MySQL
23 149 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
24 145 (11.17%) Open Source
24 145 (11.17%) C#
25 142 (10.94%) .NET
25 142 (10.94%) SaaS
26 141 (10.86%) VMware
27 137 (10.55%) AngularJS

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 79 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
2 63 (4.85%) Apache
3 46 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 46 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 45 (3.47%) Apache Spark
5 42 (3.24%) IIS
6 40 (3.08%) OpenStack
7 32 (2.47%) MS Exchange
8 31 (2.39%) nginx
9 29 (2.23%) SAS
10 23 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (1.62%) Ethereum
12 17 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (1.31%) Skype for Business
13 16 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 16 (1.23%) Hyperledger
14 14 (1.08%) Apache Solr
15 13 (1.00%) JBoss
16 12 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
17 11 (0.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 29 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.69%) SPSS
4 19 (1.46%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.23%) Mingle
9 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.077%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.077%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.077%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (0.54%) R3 Corda
4 6 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
5 5 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.31%) RMDS
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.23%) Lawson
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.15%) BASE24
8 2 (0.15%) Magento
9 1 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.077%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 1 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.077%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.077%) Unica
9 1 (0.077%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 518 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
2 427 (32.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (10.94%) SaaS
4 130 (10.02%) Office 365
5 118 (9.09%) PaaS
6 111 (8.55%) IaaS
7 73 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 67 (5.16%) GitHub
9 29 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (1.93%) Serverless
11 23 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (1.00%) Google App Engine
15 10 (0.77%) G Suite
16 9 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
17 8 (0.62%) Amazon S3
17 8 (0.62%) Google Compute Engine
18 7 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.01%) TCP/IP
2 74 (5.70%) Internet
3 69 (5.32%) DNS
4 59 (4.55%) Firewall
5 43 (3.31%) VPN
6 40 (3.08%) IPsec
7 36 (2.77%) HTTP
8 27 (2.08%) Network Security
9 25 (1.93%) WAN
10 24 (1.85%) DHCP
10 24 (1.85%) LAN
11 20 (1.54%) SAN
11 20 (1.54%) Wireless
12 18 (1.39%) SSL
13 14 (1.08%) NetScaler
13 14 (1.08%) SMTP
14 12 (0.92%) Ethernet
14 12 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (0.92%) VoIP
15 11 (0.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 176 (13.56%) Big Data
3 156 (12.02%) NoSQL
4 149 (11.48%) MySQL
5 98 (7.55%) Hadoop
6 85 (6.55%) Relational Database
7 78 (6.01%) MongoDB
8 49 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 48 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (3.00%) RDBMS
13 38 (2.93%) Redis
14 32 (2.47%) Blockchain
15 31 (2.39%) Apache Hive
16 28 (2.16%) HBase
17 17 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
18 16 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
19 13 (1.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 123 (9.48%) Git (software)
2 99 (7.63%) Jenkins
3 40 (3.08%) Subversion
4 36 (2.77%) Maven
5 35 (2.70%) Selenium
6 32 (2.47%) JIRA
7 30 (2.31%) Visual Studio
8 28 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (2.16%) Vagrant
9 27 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 26 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 23 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.39%) PHPUnit
13 16 (1.23%) Hudson
14 14 (1.08%) Mercurial
15 13 (1.00%) webpack
16 12 (0.92%) Babel
16 12 (0.92%) Codeception
16 12 (0.92%) gulp
17 11 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 213 (16.41%) Finance
2 106 (8.17%) Retail
3 98 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 60 (4.62%) Marketing
5 55 (4.24%) Banking
6 50 (3.85%) Games
7 42 (3.24%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.31%) Electronics
9 20 (1.54%) Publishing
10 19 (1.46%) Legal
11 16 (1.23%) Advertising
12 11 (0.85%) Law
13 10 (0.77%) Front Office
14 8 (0.62%) Military
15 7 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
16 6 (0.46%) French Language
17 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
17 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 329 (25.35%) Developer
2 229 (17.64%) Architect
3 109 (8.40%) Java Developer
4 86 (6.63%) Software Engineer
5 78 (6.01%) Consultant
6 71 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
7 70 (5.39%) Cloud Engineer
8 67 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
9 64 (4.93%) Cloud Architect
10 61 (4.70%) Technical Architect
11 60 (4.62%) Senior Developer
12 55 (4.24%) .NET Developer
13 54 (4.16%) Analyst
14 53 (4.08%) C# Developer
14 53 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
15 50 (3.85%) AWS Architect
16 48 (3.70%) Software Developer
17 45 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
18 42 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
19 41 (3.16%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (15.95%) Web Services
2 155 (11.94%) HTML
3 152 (11.71%) CSS
4 142 (10.94%) .NET
5 137 (10.55%) AngularJS
6 94 (7.24%) Spring
7 93 (7.16%) Node.js
8 90 (6.93%) JSON
9 85 (6.55%) RESTful
10 80 (6.16%) React
11 72 (5.55%) HTML5
12 66 (5.08%) Middleware
13 65 (5.01%) REST
14 64 (4.93%) jQuery
15 60 (4.62%) ASP.NET
16 59 (4.55%) XML
17 47 (3.62%) CSS3
18 44 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 36 (2.77%) Spring Boot
20 34 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 129 (9.94%) Computer Science
2 123 (9.48%) Data Centre
3 118 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (6.39%) Management Information System
5 63 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
6 58 (4.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 58 (4.47%) Public Cloud
7 53 (4.08%) User Experience
8 46 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
8 46 (3.54%) Private Cloud
9 44 (3.39%) Fintech
10 41 (3.16%) Algorithms
11 35 (2.70%) Internet of Things
12 33 (2.54%) Data Structures
13 26 (2.00%) Virtual Team
14 25 (1.93%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.69%) Mainframe
16 21 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
17 20 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 18 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 350 (26.96%) Linux
2 257 (19.80%) Windows
3 118 (9.09%) Unix
4 106 (8.17%) Windows Server
5 55 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (3.16%) CentOS
8 39 (3.00%) Ubuntu
9 33 (2.54%) Android
9 33 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (1.62%) Debian
11 19 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.39%) Windows 7
13 15 (1.16%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.85%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.77%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.31%) DC/OS
18 4 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (16.64%) DevOps
3 190 (14.64%) Software Engineering
4 151 (11.63%) ITIL
5 149 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
6 145 (11.17%) Open Source
7 130 (10.02%) TDD
8 122 (9.40%) Scrum
9 118 (9.09%) Analytics
10 117 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
10 117 (9.01%) Presales
11 111 (8.55%) Project Management
12 105 (8.09%) Microservices
13 104 (8.01%) Test Automation
14 101 (7.78%) Mentoring
14 101 (7.78%) TOGAF
15 100 (7.70%) Machine Learning
16 98 (7.55%) Configuration Management
17 94 (7.24%) MVC
18 92 (7.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 369 (28.43%) Java
2 320 (24.65%) Python
3 303 (23.34%) SQL
4 240 (18.49%) JavaScript
5 145 (11.17%) C#
6 129 (9.94%) C++
7 107 (8.24%) Perl
8 96 (7.40%) PHP
9 92 (7.09%) C
10 82 (6.32%) PowerShell
11 69 (5.32%) Ruby
12 67 (5.16%) Bash Shell
13 43 (3.31%) Scala
14 39 (3.00%) Shell Script
15 37 (2.85%) R
16 29 (2.23%) Go
17 21 (1.62%) ES6
18 17 (1.31%) Solidity
19 15 (1.16%) VB.NET
20 14 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 223 (17.18%) Degree
2 73 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 56 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (2.85%) SC Cleared
6 33 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
7 29 (2.23%) MCSE
7 29 (2.23%) PhD
8 23 (1.77%) Master's Degree
9 16 (1.23%) CCNA
9 16 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.92%) MCSD
11 12 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
12 11 (0.85%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.77%) MCSA
14 9 (0.69%) CISSP
15 8 (0.62%) A+ Certification
15 8 (0.62%) CCNP
15 8 (0.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.32%) QA
2 53 (4.08%) SLA
3 16 (1.23%) GCP
4 13 (1.00%) GDPR
5 11 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.69%) COBIT
7 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.54%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.39%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.23%) PMO
13 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.077%) ISO 31000
14 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 165 (12.71%) Docker
2 123 (9.48%) Active Directory
3 95 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (4.55%) vSphere
5 43 (3.31%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.16%) KVM
7 15 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.08%) HDFS
9 11 (0.85%) XenApp
10 10 (0.77%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.62%) oVirt
11 8 (0.62%) RHEV
11 8 (0.62%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.54%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.46%) Ceph
13 6 (0.46%) GPFS
13 6 (0.46%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 6 (0.46%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 113 (8.71%) Puppet
2 100 (7.70%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (7.01%) Ansible
4 85 (6.55%) Kubernetes
5 46 (3.54%) Terraform
6 42 (3.24%) SCCM
7 19 (1.46%) Packer
8 18 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
9 17 (1.31%) Nagios
10 15 (1.16%) Grafana
11 14 (1.08%) Salt
12 13 (1.00%) CFEngine
12 13 (1.00%) Mesos
12 13 (1.00%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.92%) Capistrano
13 12 (0.92%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.69%) Consul
14 9 (0.69%) Icinga
15 8 (0.62%) rkt
15 8 (0.62%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 301 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 141 (10.86%) VMware
3 123 (9.48%) Oracle
4 100 (7.70%) Cisco
5 93 (7.16%) Google
6 74 (5.70%) HP
7 53 (4.08%) Citrix
8 50 (3.85%) SAP
9 37 (2.85%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.85%) Tableau
11 23 (1.77%) IBM
12 21 (1.62%) EMC
13 20 (1.54%) Teradata
14 18 (1.39%) ArcSight
14 18 (1.39%) Hortonworks
14 18 (1.39%) Jaspersoft
14 18 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (1.39%) ServiceNow
15 17 (1.31%) Adobe
16 13 (1.00%) Sybase