Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 443 443
Rank change year-on-year +135 0 +43
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,714 1,206 1,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 3.56% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,230 846 1,023
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,880 £35,000 £34,400
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% +8.00%

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 39,392 33,873 24,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.08% 18.74% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31,658 27,885 20,856
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,900 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,475 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +146 1,570 £65,000 +8.33% 248
UK excluding London +116 894 £55,000 +4.76% 172
London +120 771 £72,000 +10.77% 94
South East +27 257 £57,500 +4.55% 42
North of England +148 232 £65,000 +36.84% 52
North West +88 138 £65,000 +30.00% 22
East of England +59 120 £55,000 +10.00% 24
Midlands +56 103 £60,000 -7.69% 18
South West +42 92 £52,500 -12.50% 18
Yorkshire +90 91 £67,500 +58.82% 17
West Midlands +41 69 £65,000 - 13
Scotland -21 56 £47,500 -20.83% 7
Wales +30 40 £49,039 +29.05% 6
East Midlands +37 38 £52,500 +61.54% 5
North East -1 7 £100,000 +100.00% 13
Northern Ireland -1 1 £55,000 +22.22% 5

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 821 (47.90%) Amazon AWS
2 728 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 641 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
4 529 (30.86%) DevOps
5 525 (30.63%) Java
6 465 (27.13%) Linux
7 456 (26.60%) Python
8 454 (26.49%) Microsoft
9 352 (20.54%) Docker
10 344 (20.07%) SQL
11 295 (17.21%) Degree
11 295 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
12 292 (17.04%) Finance
13 290 (16.92%) Software Engineering
14 284 (16.57%) NoSQL
15 276 (16.10%) Windows
16 253 (14.76%) Kubernetes
17 249 (14.53%) Git (software)
18 245 (14.29%) JavaScript
19 236 (13.77%) C#
20 230 (13.42%) Ansible
21 229 (13.36%) .NET
22 227 (13.24%) Open Source
23 226 (13.19%) Test Automation
24 215 (12.54%) VMware
25 211 (12.31%) Microservices
26 208 (12.14%) Puppet
27 202 (11.79%) Big Data
28 195 (11.38%) ITIL
29 182 (10.62%) 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
1 107 (6.24%) Apache
2 100 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (5.60%) Apache Spark
4 56 (3.27%) Ethereum
5 46 (2.68%) Confluence
6 44 (2.57%) IIS
6 44 (2.57%) Tomcat
7 42 (2.45%) MS Exchange
8 34 (1.98%) nginx
9 33 (1.93%) SharePoint
9 33 (1.93%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.81%) OpenStack
11 28 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 27 (1.58%) JBoss
13 26 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
13 26 (1.52%) CMS
14 22 (1.28%) WebSphere
15 19 (1.11%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.64%) Mingle
4 8 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.35%) Snapchat
5 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.29%) SPSS
7 4 (0.23%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.23%) InDesign
7 4 (0.23%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) Maya
8 1 (0.058%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 31 (1.81%) NetSuite
2 29 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.40%) Distributed Ledger
3 24 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
5 13 (0.76%) SDL Web 8
6 9 (0.53%) Magento
7 8 (0.47%) Lawson
8 4 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.058%) CSG Singleview
11 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 821 (47.90%) Amazon AWS
2 728 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 177 (10.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 168 (9.80%) SaaS
5 140 (8.17%) Amazon EC2
6 135 (7.88%) GitHub
7 129 (7.53%) PaaS
8 123 (7.18%) Office 365
9 114 (6.65%) IaaS
10 103 (6.01%) Amazon S3
11 85 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 39 (2.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 38 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
14 33 (1.93%) Serverless
15 32 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
16 31 (1.81%) OpenShift
17 30 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
17 30 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 19 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
18 19 (1.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.54%) Internet
2 84 (4.90%) Firewall
3 71 (4.14%) DNS
4 59 (3.44%) VPN
5 57 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 55 (3.21%) HTTP
7 53 (3.09%) WAN
8 50 (2.92%) LAN
9 48 (2.80%) DHCP
10 45 (2.63%) SAN
11 34 (1.98%) Wireless
12 28 (1.63%) Network Security
13 23 (1.34%) VLAN
14 21 (1.23%) VoIP
15 17 (0.99%) SNMP
16 16 (0.93%) WLAN
17 15 (0.88%) H.323
17 15 (0.88%) IP Telephony
17 15 (0.88%) MPLS
18 14 (0.82%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (16.57%) NoSQL
2 202 (11.79%) Big Data
3 176 (10.27%) SQL Server
4 123 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
5 110 (6.42%) MySQL
6 102 (5.95%) Hadoop
7 86 (5.02%) Relational Database
8 67 (3.91%) Blockchain
8 67 (3.91%) MongoDB
9 60 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
10 59 (3.44%) Redis
11 55 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
12 44 (2.57%) Couchbase
13 39 (2.28%) RDBMS
14 38 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
15 35 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 33 (1.93%) Oracle Database
17 31 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 29 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 29 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 249 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 164 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 107 (6.24%) JIRA
4 65 (3.79%) Selenium
5 63 (3.68%) Subversion
6 59 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 50 (2.92%) Visual Studio
8 41 (2.39%) GitLab
8 41 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (2.33%) Mocha
10 36 (2.10%) TeamCity
11 35 (2.04%) Vagrant
12 29 (1.69%) Maven
12 29 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
13 25 (1.46%) Bitbucket
13 25 (1.46%) JUnit
14 19 (1.11%) Gradle
15 18 (1.05%) JMeter
16 16 (0.93%) Gerrit
17 14 (0.82%) SonarQube
General
1 292 (17.04%) Finance
2 131 (7.64%) Telecoms
3 92 (5.37%) Banking
4 91 (5.31%) Retail
5 78 (4.55%) Games
6 51 (2.98%) Marketing
7 35 (2.04%) Law
8 26 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.23%) Legal
11 20 (1.17%) Advertising
11 20 (1.17%) Publishing
12 13 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.64%) Electronics
13 11 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
14 9 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.47%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.41%) Billing
17 6 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 334 (19.49%) Architect
2 251 (14.64%) Developer
3 144 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 141 (8.23%) Solutions Architect
5 129 (7.53%) Software Engineer
6 109 (6.36%) Cloud Architect
7 105 (6.13%) Consultant
8 99 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
9 95 (5.54%) Analyst
10 70 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 67 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 67 (3.91%) Senior Developer
12 58 (3.38%) Project Manager
13 54 (3.15%) Blockchain Developer
14 52 (3.03%) Technical Architect
15 45 (2.63%) Senior Architect
16 44 (2.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 42 (2.45%) AWS Engineer
18 40 (2.33%) Lead DevOps
18 40 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (13.36%) .NET
2 182 (10.62%) Web Services
3 156 (9.10%) Node.js
4 140 (8.17%) HTML
5 108 (6.30%) Spring
6 104 (6.07%) REST
7 88 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 85 (4.96%) RESTful
9 81 (4.73%) CSS
10 71 (4.14%) Elastic Stack
11 69 (4.03%) Kafka
12 67 (3.91%) XML
13 61 (3.56%) SOAP
14 56 (3.27%) .NET Framework
15 55 (3.21%) Smart Contracts
15 55 (3.21%) Truffle
15 55 (3.21%) web3js
16 54 (3.15%) WCF
17 52 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 47 (2.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 177 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 155 (9.04%) Computer Science
3 119 (6.94%) Public Cloud
4 106 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (5.13%) User Experience
6 86 (5.02%) Fintech
7 83 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
8 76 (4.43%) Management Information System
9 73 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 56 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
11 55 (3.21%) Bitcoin
12 40 (2.33%) Internet of Things
13 39 (2.28%) Algorithms
14 38 (2.22%) Cloud Native
15 37 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
15 37 (2.16%) Virtual Team
16 34 (1.98%) NHS
17 29 (1.69%) Mobile App
17 29 (1.69%) Private Cloud
18 27 (1.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 465 (27.13%) Linux
2 276 (16.10%) Windows
3 125 (7.29%) Windows Server
4 84 (4.90%) Unix
5 83 (4.84%) CentOS
6 68 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 59 (3.44%) Ubuntu
8 48 (2.80%) Debian
8 48 (2.80%) VMS
9 46 (2.68%) Android
10 43 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (2.22%) Apple iOS
13 25 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.70%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.58%) CoreOS
15 10 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
17 7 (0.41%) Solaris
18 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (30.86%) DevOps
3 295 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
4 290 (16.92%) Software Engineering
5 227 (13.24%) Open Source
6 226 (13.19%) Test Automation
7 211 (12.31%) Microservices
8 195 (11.38%) ITIL
9 180 (10.50%) Configuration Management
10 179 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
11 174 (10.15%) Project Management
12 166 (9.68%) Scrum
13 162 (9.45%) Presales
14 150 (8.75%) TDD
15 147 (8.58%) Continuous Delivery
16 144 (8.40%) Analytics
17 134 (7.82%) Machine Learning
18 120 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
19 116 (6.77%) Mentoring
20 115 (6.71%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 525 (30.63%) Java
2 456 (26.60%) Python
3 344 (20.07%) SQL
4 245 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 236 (13.77%) C#
6 143 (8.34%) Ruby
7 129 (7.53%) C++
8 122 (7.12%) PowerShell
9 107 (6.24%) Bash Shell
10 102 (5.95%) Scala
11 94 (5.48%) Go
12 70 (4.08%) Perl
13 62 (3.62%) C
14 60 (3.50%) ES6
15 56 (3.27%) Solidity
16 51 (2.98%) PHP
17 50 (2.92%) Objective-C
18 48 (2.80%) Shell Script
19 25 (1.46%) Apple Swift
20 23 (1.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 295 (17.21%) Degree
2 101 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 51 (2.98%) MCSE
4 51 (2.98%) PhD
5 49 (2.86%) AWS Certification
6 38 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 34 (1.98%) MCSA
8 32 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (1.69%) PMP
9 29 (1.69%) RHCE
10 27 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
12 25 (1.46%) PMI Certification
12 25 (1.46%) RHCSA
13 23 (1.34%) CCNP
14 21 (1.23%) CISSP
15 17 (0.99%) CCNA
16 16 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.13%) QA
2 67 (3.91%) SLA
3 27 (1.58%) GDPR
4 24 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.11%) COBIT
6 17 (0.99%) PMO
7 15 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.64%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 1 (0.058%) GAMP
12 1 (0.058%) GxP
12 1 (0.058%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 352 (20.54%) Docker
2 139 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 136 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (5.78%) Virtual Machines
5 42 (2.45%) Hyper-V
6 26 (1.52%) vSphere
7 19 (1.11%) HDFS
8 13 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.58%) etcd
11 8 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.41%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.41%) vCloud
13 6 (0.35%) KVM
13 6 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.35%) XenServer
14 4 (0.23%) NFS
14 4 (0.23%) Xen
15 3 (0.18%) Ceph
15 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 253 (14.76%) Kubernetes
2 230 (13.42%) Ansible
3 208 (12.14%) Puppet
4 163 (9.51%) Opscode Chef
5 122 (7.12%) Terraform
6 91 (5.31%) Docker Swarm
7 67 (3.91%) Packer
8 52 (3.03%) Prometheus
8 52 (3.03%) Salt
9 47 (2.74%) Consul
10 39 (2.28%) Grafana
11 36 (2.10%) SCCM
12 35 (2.04%) Graphite
13 29 (1.69%) Kibana
14 24 (1.40%) Nagios
15 22 (1.28%) logstash
16 16 (0.93%) Backup Exec
17 12 (0.70%) Automic
17 12 (0.70%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
18 11 (0.64%) Opsview
Vendors
1 454 (26.49%) Microsoft
2 215 (12.54%) VMware
3 179 (10.44%) Google
4 145 (8.46%) Oracle
5 87 (5.08%) Cisco
5 87 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 80 (4.67%) Citrix
7 57 (3.33%) IBM
8 42 (2.45%) HP
9 41 (2.39%) Atlassian
10 39 (2.28%) Adobe
11 37 (2.16%) SAP
12 30 (1.75%) NetApp
13 29 (1.69%) JD Edwards
14 28 (1.63%) CA Agile Central
15 26 (1.52%) hybris
16 24 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
16 24 (1.40%) ServiceNow
17 23 (1.34%) Dell
17 23 (1.34%) Juniper