Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 251 314 332
Rank change year-on-year +63 +18 +124
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 642 1,462 1,685
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.03% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.25% 3.32% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 588 1,175 1,285
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,400 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 19,754 44,036 41,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.09% 31.10% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16,380 35,814 33,224
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 2020. 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 +58 576 £57,500 -8.00% 91
UK excluding London +110 380 £55,000 - 69
London +18 235 £72,500 +3.57% 33
North of England +135 151 £50,000 -6.98% 22
North West +109 112 £57,000 -5.00% 12
South East +92 102 £60,000 - 12
Work from Home +31 92 £57,500 -11.54% 17
South West +111 44 £55,000 +3.78% 9
Scotland +82 35 £55,000 - 8
Midlands +78 34 £47,500 -8.65% 8
Yorkshire +98 24 £40,000 -11.11% 5
West Midlands +57 19 £47,500 -9.95% 4
East Midlands +86 15 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North East +36 15 £50,000 +19.05% 5
East of England +81 10 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Northern Ireland +22 4 £55,000 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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.

1 287 (44.70%) Azure
2 276 (42.99%) AWS
3 258 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (31.00%) DevOps
5 177 (27.57%) Python
6 141 (21.96%) Microsoft
7 140 (21.81%) .NET
8 135 (21.03%) Microservices
9 131 (20.40%) SQL
9 131 (20.40%) JavaScript
10 117 (18.22%) Linux
11 113 (17.60%) C#
12 112 (17.45%) Software Engineering
13 111 (17.29%) Finance
14 109 (16.98%) SQL Server
15 101 (15.73%) Git (software)
16 99 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
17 96 (14.95%) Windows
18 95 (14.80%) Docker
19 90 (14.02%) Degree
20 77 (11.99%) Java
21 76 (11.84%) ITIL
22 74 (11.53%) REST
23 73 (11.37%) High Availability
24 71 (11.06%) MVC
25 70 (10.90%) Go
26 66 (10.28%) Jenkins
26 66 (10.28%) Test Automation
27 65 (10.12%) Ruby
28 63 (9.81%) Web Services

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 55 (8.57%) IIS
2 38 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.34%) Apache Spark
3 15 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.34%) SAS
3 15 (2.34%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.34%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.56%) GlassFish
5 9 (1.40%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.09%) Jupyter
6 7 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.62%) Confluence
8 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.47%) Apache
9 3 (0.47%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.47%) Site Server
10 2 (0.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.16%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
1 15 (2.34%) SAP GTS
2 6 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.93%) IntelliMatch
3 5 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.31%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Lawson
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Primavera
5 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 287 (44.70%) Azure
2 276 (42.99%) AWS
3 56 (8.72%) GCP
4 52 (8.10%) SaaS
5 47 (7.32%) Office 365
6 45 (7.01%) GitHub
7 37 (5.76%) IaaS
8 36 (5.61%) PaaS
9 34 (5.30%) Serverless
10 21 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (1.87%) Amazon S3
11 12 (1.87%) Power Platform
12 11 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (1.09%) Logic Apps
15 6 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
15 6 (0.93%) npm
15 6 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.61%) Internet
2 30 (4.67%) Firewall
3 29 (4.52%) TCP/IP
4 22 (3.43%) DNS
4 22 (3.43%) LAN
4 22 (3.43%) VPN
4 22 (3.43%) WAN
5 19 (2.96%) H.323
5 19 (2.96%) Skype
6 15 (2.34%) Network Security
6 15 (2.34%) VoIP
7 13 (2.02%) PBX
8 11 (1.71%) Unified Communications
9 10 (1.56%) DHCP
10 9 (1.40%) Wireless
10 9 (1.40%) Wireless Security
11 8 (1.25%) DMZ
11 8 (1.25%) RTP
11 8 (1.25%) STUN
12 5 (0.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 61 (9.50%) NoSQL
3 40 (6.23%) MySQL
4 35 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.89%) Big Data
6 17 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.34%) DB2
9 13 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (1.87%) Power BI
10 12 (1.87%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.25%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.09%) BigQuery
14 7 (1.09%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 101 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 66 (10.28%) Jenkins
3 45 (7.01%) GitLab
4 39 (6.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (3.89%) Selenium
6 20 (3.12%) JIRA
7 14 (2.18%) Moq
7 14 (2.18%) MSTest
7 14 (2.18%) NUnit
8 12 (1.87%) webpack
9 9 (1.40%) Subversion
10 8 (1.25%) Appium
10 8 (1.25%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.25%) Xcode
11 7 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.09%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.93%) Grunt
12 6 (0.93%) gulp
12 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.78%) Codeship
General
1 111 (17.29%) Finance
2 49 (7.63%) Public Sector
3 26 (4.05%) Banking
3 26 (4.05%) Legal
4 22 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.96%) Law
6 14 (2.18%) Marketing
7 10 (1.56%) Games
8 9 (1.40%) Automotive
8 9 (1.40%) Retail
9 8 (1.25%) Local Government
10 7 (1.09%) Back Office
10 7 (1.09%) Publishing
11 6 (0.93%) Front Office
12 5 (0.78%) Norwegian Language
13 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 150 (23.36%) Developer
2 68 (10.59%) Architect
2 68 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (7.48%) .NET Developer
4 47 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 42 (6.54%) Analyst
6 38 (5.92%) Platform Engineer
7 37 (5.76%) C# Developer
8 33 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 32 (4.98%) Azure Engineer
9 32 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 30 (4.67%) Applications Support
10 30 (4.67%) Support Engineer
11 29 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
12 27 (4.21%) Java Developer
13 25 (3.89%) Consultant
13 25 (3.89%) Security Specialist
14 24 (3.74%) Cloud Specialist
15 23 (3.58%) Cloud Architect
16 20 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (21.81%) .NET
2 74 (11.53%) REST
3 63 (9.81%) Web Services
4 62 (9.66%) HTML
4 62 (9.66%) React
5 61 (9.50%) CSS
6 59 (9.19%) Node.js
7 57 (8.88%) .NET Core
8 50 (7.79%) ASP.NET
9 47 (7.32%) AngularJS
10 39 (6.07%) Elastic Stack
11 29 (4.52%) WebRTC
12 28 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (4.05%) .NET Framework
13 26 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (3.89%) RESTful
15 24 (3.74%) jQuery
16 22 (3.43%) XML
17 21 (3.27%) ASP.NET Core
17 21 (3.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (3.58%) User Experience
3 23 (3.58%) Video Conferencing
4 22 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.27%) Algorithms
5 21 (3.27%) Cloud Native
6 12 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (1.56%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (0.93%) CMDB
11 6 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.93%) Reinsurance
11 6 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 117 (18.22%) Linux
2 96 (14.95%) Windows
3 50 (7.79%) Windows Server
4 42 (6.54%) CentOS
5 39 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.71%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (1.56%) Android
10 10 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.93%) Unix
11 6 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (31.00%) DevOps
3 135 (21.03%) Microservices
4 112 (17.45%) Software Engineering
5 99 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (11.84%) ITIL
7 73 (11.37%) High Availability
8 71 (11.06%) MVC
9 66 (10.28%) Test Automation
10 62 (9.66%) Configuration Management
11 61 (9.50%) TDD
12 59 (9.19%) Infrastructure Automation
13 58 (9.03%) Open Source
14 57 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
15 56 (8.72%) IT Strategy
16 53 (8.26%) Scrum
17 50 (7.79%) Computer Science
17 50 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
17 50 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
18 48 (7.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (27.57%) Python
2 131 (20.40%) JavaScript
2 131 (20.40%) SQL
3 113 (17.60%) C#
4 77 (11.99%) Java
5 70 (10.90%) Go
6 65 (10.12%) Ruby
7 56 (8.72%) PowerShell
8 29 (4.52%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.89%) C
10 20 (3.12%) PHP
11 16 (2.49%) C++
12 9 (1.40%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.25%) Java 8
13 8 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.09%) ES6
15 6 (0.93%) Kotlin
15 6 (0.93%) Scala
16 5 (0.78%) Perl
16 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (14.02%) Degree
2 45 (7.01%) AWS Certification
3 38 (5.92%) Security Cleared
4 33 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 26 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (3.12%) MCSE
8 15 (2.34%) MCP
9 9 (1.40%) RHCSA
10 8 (1.25%) CEH
11 7 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.09%) MBCS
11 7 (1.09%) MCTS
11 7 (1.09%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.93%) CISSP
12 6 (0.93%) MCITP
12 6 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (0.78%) CCNA
13 5 (0.78%) PMP
13 5 (0.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.98%) QA
2 18 (2.80%) COBIT
3 16 (2.49%) GDPR
4 14 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.71%) SLA
6 10 (1.56%) NIST
7 6 (0.93%) NCSC
8 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.47%) COSO
9 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (14.80%) Docker
2 50 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 36 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.09%) KVM
5 7 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (0.62%) Firmware
7 4 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.62%) XenApp
7 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.47%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 63 (9.81%) Kubernetes
2 59 (9.19%) Terraform
3 50 (7.79%) Puppet
4 43 (6.70%) Grafana
4 43 (6.70%) Prometheus
5 39 (6.07%) Graphite
6 38 (5.92%) Ansible
7 16 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.49%) SCCM
8 13 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.78%) Consul
11 4 (0.62%) CASB
11 4 (0.62%) Packer
12 2 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 141 (21.96%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.23%) VMware
3 31 (4.83%) Google
3 31 (4.83%) Oracle
4 24 (3.74%) SAP
5 21 (3.27%) IBM
6 20 (3.12%) Cisco
7 19 (2.96%) HP
8 18 (2.80%) Citrix
8 18 (2.80%) ServiceNow
9 17 (2.65%) Siebel
10 15 (2.34%) CA
10 15 (2.34%) Hyperion
10 15 (2.34%) PeopleSoft
10 15 (2.34%) Remedy
11 6 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.93%) Zend
12 5 (0.78%) Veeam
13 4 (0.62%) Splunk