Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 289 303 303
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,508 631 1,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.03% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.75% 2.50% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 804 489 1,051
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,400 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,613 £47,500 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% -8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £87,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,313 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +7.84% +7.32% -6.82%

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 54,892 25,258 42,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.69% 41.19% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 38,099 21,568 35,028
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Top 17 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 17 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
Job
Vacancies
England +6 1,280 £70,000 +16.67% 168
London +12 678 £85,000 +17.24% 75
UK excluding London -39 630 £59,313 +7.84% 111
Work from Home -28 330 £65,000 +13.04% 42
South East -24 209 £64,000 +6.67% 14
North of England -64 167 £55,000 +10.00% 35
North West -73 93 £64,000 +15.89% 15
Midlands -57 87 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Yorkshire -18 65 £45,000 +28.57% 9
East of England -57 63 £45,000 -21.74% 15
Scotland -24 57 £62,500 +13.64% 12
West Midlands -59 52 £60,000 +20.00% 11
East Midlands -37 35 £40,000 +9.59% 2
South West -64 27 £57,500 +27.78% 11
Northern Ireland -15 17 £75,000 +36.36% 6
North East -28 9 £80,000 +60.00% 11
Wales -34 6 £50,000 +17.65% 4

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 812 (53.85%) AWS
2 645 (42.77%) Azure
3 609 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 577 (38.26%) DevOps
5 454 (30.11%) Python
6 384 (25.46%) Java
7 374 (24.80%) Finance
8 368 (24.40%) JavaScript
9 365 (24.20%) Microservices
10 352 (23.34%) Software Engineering
11 346 (22.94%) React
12 340 (22.55%) Kubernetes
13 317 (21.02%) Microsoft
14 312 (20.69%) Docker
15 298 (19.76%) Serverless
16 286 (18.97%) Degree
17 284 (18.83%) Computer Science
18 273 (18.10%) Social Skills
19 270 (17.90%) Linux
20 267 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
21 265 (17.57%) GCP
22 261 (17.31%) SQL
23 248 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
24 232 (15.38%) Terraform
25 223 (14.79%) AngularJS
26 208 (13.79%) Node.js
27 207 (13.73%) TypeScript
28 206 (13.66%) Scrum
29 203 (13.46%) Full Stack Development
30 197 (13.06%) Spring

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 37 (2.45%) Apache Spark
1 37 (2.45%) CMS
2 27 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.66%) Apache
3 25 (1.66%) Confluence
4 15 (0.99%) IIS
4 15 (0.99%) Skype for Business
5 14 (0.93%) Jupyter
6 10 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
6 10 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.60%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.53%) Drupal
9 7 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.40%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.27%) Camunda
12 4 (0.27%) nginx
13 3 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.13%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 26 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.13%) Chatbot
3 16 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.40%) InVision
5 6 (0.40%) Sketch
6 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 19 (1.26%) NetSuite
2 15 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.99%) MFGPRO
3 6 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.13%) Lawson
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.066%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.066%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.066%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 812 (53.85%) AWS
2 645 (42.77%) Azure
3 298 (19.76%) Serverless
4 265 (17.57%) GCP
5 188 (12.47%) SaaS
6 172 (11.41%) PaaS
7 104 (6.90%) IaaS
8 95 (6.30%) OpenShift
9 89 (5.90%) GitHub
10 87 (5.77%) AWS Lambda
11 81 (5.37%) Microsoft 365
12 51 (3.38%) Azure Data Factory
12 51 (3.38%) Power Platform
13 43 (2.85%) Amazon S3
14 42 (2.79%) Azure Storage
15 40 (2.65%) Azure Functions
15 40 (2.65%) Azure Service Bus
16 30 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
17 29 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
17 29 (1.92%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 97 (6.43%) Firewall
2 51 (3.38%) Network Security
3 46 (3.05%) DNS
4 38 (2.52%) VPN
5 37 (2.45%) Internet
6 34 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 31 (2.06%) HTTP
8 26 (1.72%) DHCP
9 24 (1.59%) LAN
9 24 (1.59%) WAN
10 19 (1.26%) BGP
11 17 (1.13%) OSPF
12 16 (1.06%) IPsec
12 16 (1.06%) MPLS
12 16 (1.06%) Skype
13 15 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (0.93%) Bluetooth
15 13 (0.86%) VLAN
16 11 (0.73%) DMZ
16 11 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (12.53%) PostgreSQL
2 127 (8.42%) NoSQL
3 122 (8.09%) Big Data
4 94 (6.23%) SQL Server
5 68 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 63 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 53 (3.51%) Blockchain
8 51 (3.38%) MySQL
9 47 (3.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 41 (2.72%) Power BI
11 39 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
12 35 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (2.25%) Amazon Aurora
13 34 (2.25%) Hadoop
14 22 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.99%) OLTP
17 14 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
17 14 (0.93%) Power Query
18 13 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 196 (13.00%) Jenkins
2 157 (10.41%) Git (software)
3 60 (3.98%) JIRA
4 44 (2.92%) GitLab
5 32 (2.12%) Maven
6 31 (2.06%) Bitbucket
7 25 (1.66%) SonarQube
8 23 (1.53%) webpack
9 18 (1.19%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.93%) JUnit
10 14 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (0.73%) Cypress.io
12 10 (0.66%) Gradle
13 9 (0.60%) git-flow
14 8 (0.53%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.53%) Mocha
14 8 (0.53%) Storybook
15 7 (0.46%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.46%) Postman
General
1 374 (24.80%) Finance
2 273 (18.10%) Social Skills
3 182 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (4.97%) Retail
5 69 (4.58%) Banking
6 53 (3.51%) Public Sector
7 52 (3.45%) Marketing
8 45 (2.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 43 (2.85%) Legal
10 39 (2.59%) Telecoms
11 35 (2.32%) Automotive
11 35 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 32 (2.12%) Law
13 27 (1.79%) Games
14 18 (1.19%) Back Office
14 18 (1.19%) Manufacturing
14 18 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
15 14 (0.93%) Electronics
16 13 (0.86%) Documentation Skills
17 11 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 399 (26.46%) Developer
2 173 (11.47%) Software Engineer
3 149 (9.88%) Architect
4 120 (7.96%) Analyst
5 111 (7.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 82 (5.44%) Senior Developer
7 76 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 74 (4.91%) Java Developer
9 73 (4.84%) Analyst Developer
9 73 (4.84%) Pricing Analyst
9 73 (4.84%) Pricing Developer
10 55 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
11 52 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
12 51 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 49 (3.25%) .NET Developer
14 46 (3.05%) Azure Architect
15 45 (2.98%) Cloud Architect
16 44 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
17 43 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 42 (2.79%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (22.94%) React
2 223 (14.79%) AngularJS
3 208 (13.79%) Node.js
4 197 (13.06%) Spring
5 189 (12.53%) .NET
6 179 (11.87%) REST
7 172 (11.41%) Spring Boot
8 121 (8.02%) Kafka
9 102 (6.76%) CSS
10 101 (6.70%) HTML
11 77 (5.11%) Java EE
12 74 (4.91%) RESTful
13 71 (4.71%) GraphQL
14 69 (4.58%) .NET Core
15 68 (4.51%) Vue.js
16 58 (3.85%) JSON
17 45 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 40 (2.65%) .NET Framework
19 39 (2.59%) Web Services
20 38 (2.52%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 177 (11.74%) User Experience
2 150 (9.95%) Management Information System
3 137 (9.08%) Public Cloud
4 115 (7.63%) Self-Motivation
5 98 (6.50%) Cloud Native
6 79 (5.24%) Virtual Team
7 78 (5.17%) Data Centre
8 54 (3.58%) Mobile App
9 47 (3.12%) Blog
10 43 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (2.79%) Algorithms
11 42 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
12 37 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 33 (2.19%) Enterprise Cloud
14 28 (1.86%) Private Cloud
15 24 (1.59%) Grid Computing
16 21 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
16 21 (1.39%) Social Media
16 21 (1.39%) Social Network
17 19 (1.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 270 (17.90%) Linux
2 122 (8.09%) Windows
3 102 (6.76%) Unix
4 48 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 18 (1.19%) CentOS
6 18 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
9 12 (0.80%) VMS
9 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.73%) Solaris
11 7 (0.46%) Android
12 4 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.20%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 577 (38.26%) DevOps
3 365 (24.20%) Microservices
4 352 (23.34%) Software Engineering
5 284 (18.83%) Computer Science
6 267 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
7 248 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
8 206 (13.66%) Scrum
9 203 (13.46%) Full Stack Development
10 192 (12.73%) Machine Learning
11 171 (11.34%) Open Source
12 157 (10.41%) Data Science
13 149 (9.88%) Artificial Intelligence
14 147 (9.75%) Mentoring
15 139 (9.22%) Analytics
15 139 (9.22%) Test Automation
16 136 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
16 136 (9.02%) Mathematics
16 136 (9.02%) SDLC
17 131 (8.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 454 (30.11%) Python
2 384 (25.46%) Java
3 368 (24.40%) JavaScript
4 261 (17.31%) SQL
5 207 (13.73%) TypeScript
6 196 (13.00%) C#
7 107 (7.10%) C++
8 97 (6.43%) C
9 87 (5.77%) Shell Script
10 84 (5.57%) Perl
11 63 (4.18%) Go
12 57 (3.78%) PowerShell
13 55 (3.65%) Bash
14 34 (2.25%) Kotlin
15 33 (2.19%) Java 11
16 29 (1.92%) Ruby
17 28 (1.86%) T-SQL
18 25 (1.66%) Scala
19 20 (1.33%) Java 8
20 16 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 286 (18.97%) Degree
2 68 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 42 (2.79%) Master's Degree
5 41 (2.72%) CISSP
6 33 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 27 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (1.39%) AWS Certification
8 21 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.13%) PhD
10 16 (1.06%) MCSA
11 15 (0.99%) CEH
12 14 (0.93%) CISM
13 11 (0.73%) CCNA
14 10 (0.66%) MCP
15 9 (0.60%) CCNP
16 8 (0.53%) EMC Certification
17 7 (0.46%) JNCIP
18 6 (0.40%) MCSE
19 5 (0.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.58%) QA
2 44 (2.92%) GDPR
3 34 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.99%) Accessibility
5 15 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.53%) SLA
8 7 (0.46%) NIST
9 6 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.33%) NCSC
11 4 (0.27%) GRC
12 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.066%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.066%) PMO
14 1 (0.066%) RMADS
14 1 (0.066%) SEPA
System Software
1 312 (20.69%) Docker
2 83 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 48 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.60%) LXC
7 7 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.40%) VMware NSX
8 6 (0.40%) vSphere
9 5 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 3 (0.20%) KVM
11 3 (0.20%) XenApp
12 1 (0.066%) Firmware
12 1 (0.066%) NFS
12 1 (0.066%) Samba
12 1 (0.066%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 340 (22.55%) Kubernetes
2 232 (15.38%) Terraform
3 182 (12.07%) Ansible
4 73 (4.84%) Puppet
5 53 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.53%) Consul
6 23 (1.53%) SCCM
7 20 (1.33%) Prometheus
8 19 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
9 18 (1.19%) Grafana
10 14 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (0.73%) Nagios
12 10 (0.66%) Rancher
13 9 (0.60%) Istio
14 8 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
15 7 (0.46%) Packer
16 6 (0.40%) FortiGate
16 6 (0.40%) QRadar
17 5 (0.33%) Salt
18 4 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 317 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 161 (10.68%) Google
3 134 (8.89%) Oracle
4 86 (5.70%) Red Hat
5 57 (3.78%) Cisco
6 56 (3.71%) IBM
7 53 (3.51%) VMware
8 31 (2.06%) SAP
9 24 (1.59%) Splunk
10 22 (1.46%) Alibaba
10 22 (1.46%) EMC
11 21 (1.39%) JD Edwards
11 21 (1.39%) Palo Alto
12 19 (1.26%) IFS
13 18 (1.19%) Juniper
14 17 (1.13%) Cognizant
14 17 (1.13%) SolarWinds
15 16 (1.06%) Meraki
16 15 (0.99%) Confluent
17 14 (0.93%) Citrix