Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 326 337 416
Rank change year-on-year +11 +79 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,443 1,652 1,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.96% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.50% 4.08% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1,188 910
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,211 £30,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 41,277 40,500 27,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.42% 23.49% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,258 33,007 23,084
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +1 1,325 £60,000 - 61
UK excluding London +28 793 £55,000 +4.76% 33
London -11 603 £68,000 -2.86% 33
South East +47 275 £55,000 -4.35% 5
North of England +51 221 £55,000 +10.00% 12
North West +97 178 £56,250 +12.50% 6
Midlands +58 107 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Midlands +65 94 £45,250 +0.56%
South West +19 60 £43,757 -20.44% 3
East of England -3 57 £55,000 - 4
Scotland -33 51 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Yorkshire -42 37 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Wales +17 18 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +9 13 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Northern Ireland -25 10 £55,000 +22.22%
North East 0 6 £38,000 -36.67%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 748 (51.84%) Amazon AWS
2 640 (44.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 588 (40.75%) Agile Software Development
4 448 (31.05%) Java
5 405 (28.07%) Linux
6 352 (24.39%) DevOps
7 347 (24.05%) Python
8 335 (23.22%) Docker
9 321 (22.25%) Software Engineering
10 311 (21.55%) Microsoft
11 304 (21.07%) JavaScript
12 276 (19.13%) C#
13 275 (19.06%) SQL
14 269 (18.64%) Google Cloud Platform
15 260 (18.02%) Degree
16 254 (17.60%) .NET
17 244 (16.91%) Windows
18 241 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
19 223 (15.45%) Computer Science
20 222 (15.38%) Google
21 211 (14.62%) Puppet
22 207 (14.35%) Test Automation
23 202 (14.00%) Microservices
24 199 (13.79%) Finance
25 188 (13.03%) Kubernetes
26 184 (12.75%) AngularJS
27 181 (12.54%) SaaS
28 177 (12.27%) HTML
29 176 (12.20%) Ansible
30 175 (12.13%) 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 (7.42%) Apache Spark
2 78 (5.41%) Apache
3 54 (3.74%) nginx
4 52 (3.60%) IIS
5 35 (2.43%) Confluence
6 31 (2.15%) Apache Solr
6 31 (2.15%) CMS
6 31 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 20 (1.39%) SharePoint
9 19 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.11%) MS Exchange
11 15 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.04%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.69%) WildFly
14 8 (0.55%) CoreMedia CMS
14 8 (0.55%) JBoss
15 7 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 23 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.42%) Mingle
5 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.14%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 38 (2.63%) Magento
2 33 (2.29%) NetSuite
3 30 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
4 26 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 23 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
6 22 (1.52%) SDL Web 8
7 14 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (0.69%) Lawson
9 9 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (0.55%) Fredhopper
10 8 (0.55%) nopCommerce
11 6 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
11 6 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
13 3 (0.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
14 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
14 2 (0.14%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 748 (51.84%) Amazon AWS
2 640 (44.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 269 (18.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 181 (12.54%) SaaS
5 108 (7.48%) Office 365
6 95 (6.58%) IaaS
7 76 (5.27%) PaaS
8 67 (4.64%) IBM Cloud
8 67 (4.64%) npm
9 62 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
10 58 (4.02%) Amazon S3
11 41 (2.84%) Serverless
12 40 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
14 29 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 27 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 26 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
17 25 (1.73%) GitHub
18 18 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
18 18 (1.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.78%) Broadband
2 63 (4.37%) Firewall
3 61 (4.23%) Internet
4 60 (4.16%) WAN
5 59 (4.09%) DNS
5 59 (4.09%) TCP/IP
6 55 (3.81%) LAN
7 41 (2.84%) HTTP
8 38 (2.63%) Skype
9 33 (2.29%) VPN
10 27 (1.87%) DHCP
11 20 (1.39%) H.323
12 19 (1.32%) MPLS
13 16 (1.11%) VLAN
14 14 (0.97%) SAN
14 14 (0.97%) Wireless
15 11 (0.76%) BGP
15 11 (0.76%) Software-Defined Networking
16 10 (0.69%) Network Security
16 10 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (9.77%) Big Data
2 133 (9.22%) NoSQL
3 125 (8.66%) SQL Server
4 91 (6.31%) MySQL
5 80 (5.54%) Relational Database
6 73 (5.06%) Hadoop
7 62 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 62 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 37 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
11 35 (2.43%) RDBMS
12 31 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (1.80%) HBase
14 25 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
14 25 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
14 25 (1.73%) Redis
15 22 (1.52%) Endeca
16 21 (1.46%) Amazon Athena
17 18 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 164 (11.37%) Jenkins
2 121 (8.39%) Git (software)
3 74 (5.13%) JIRA
4 69 (4.78%) Babel
5 68 (4.71%) webpack
6 67 (4.64%) gulp
7 55 (3.81%) Selenium
8 53 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 40 (2.77%) Maven
10 36 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (1.94%) Cucumber
12 25 (1.73%) GitLab
13 24 (1.66%) git-flow
14 23 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
15 22 (1.52%) Travis CI
16 19 (1.32%) JUnit
17 18 (1.25%) Visual Studio
18 17 (1.18%) TeamCity
19 15 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
20 13 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 199 (13.79%) Finance
2 71 (4.92%) Retail
3 63 (4.37%) Games
3 63 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.60%) Marketing
5 28 (1.94%) Banking
6 22 (1.52%) Law
7 21 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.04%) Legal
9 14 (0.97%) Avionics
9 14 (0.97%) Publishing
10 9 (0.62%) French Language
10 9 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.55%) German Language
11 8 (0.55%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.49%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.42%) Electronics
14 5 (0.35%) Advertising
14 5 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 218 (15.11%) Software Engineer
2 212 (14.69%) Architect
3 202 (14.00%) Developer
4 116 (8.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 105 (7.28%) Senior Software Engineer
6 97 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
7 79 (5.47%) Development Engineer
8 78 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
9 77 (5.34%) Analyst
9 77 (5.34%) Consultant
10 68 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
11 67 (4.64%) Java Developer
12 63 (4.37%) Software Development Engineer
13 61 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
14 56 (3.88%) Administrator
15 48 (3.33%) Project Manager
16 47 (3.26%) Principal Engineer
17 45 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
18 43 (2.98%) Senior Developer
19 41 (2.84%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (17.60%) .NET
2 184 (12.75%) AngularJS
3 177 (12.27%) HTML
4 175 (12.13%) Web Services
5 152 (10.53%) RESTful
6 150 (10.40%) Node.js
7 116 (8.04%) CSS
8 98 (6.79%) React
9 76 (5.27%) Kafka
10 74 (5.13%) Spring
11 54 (3.74%) ASP.NET
12 53 (3.67%) XML
13 50 (3.47%) HTML5
13 50 (3.47%) REST
14 41 (2.84%) .NET Core
14 41 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 41 (2.84%) GraphQL
15 39 (2.70%) .NET Framework
16 38 (2.63%) Middleware
17 37 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 150 (10.40%) User Experience
2 132 (9.15%) Data Centre
3 122 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
5 80 (5.54%) Public Cloud
6 74 (5.13%) Data Structures
7 73 (5.06%) Fintech
8 57 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 50 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
10 49 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
10 49 (3.40%) Virtual Team
11 36 (2.49%) Mobile App
12 35 (2.43%) Algorithms
12 35 (2.43%) Management Information System
13 33 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
14 32 (2.22%) Private Cloud
15 28 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
16 25 (1.73%) Online Games
17 23 (1.59%) Internet of Things
18 22 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 405 (28.07%) Linux
2 244 (16.91%) Windows
3 74 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 72 (4.99%) Android
5 71 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 65 (4.50%) Ubuntu
7 56 (3.88%) CentOS
8 51 (3.53%) Unix
9 23 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (1.32%) Debian
10 19 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.49%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.42%) VMS
14 4 (0.28%) Solaris
15 3 (0.21%) SUSE
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.14%) AIX
17 1 (0.069%) HPUX
17 1 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (40.75%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (24.39%) DevOps
3 321 (22.25%) Software Engineering
4 241 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
5 223 (15.45%) Computer Science
6 207 (14.35%) Test Automation
7 202 (14.00%) Microservices
8 169 (11.71%) Machine Learning
9 154 (10.67%) OO
10 149 (10.33%) Open Source
11 147 (10.19%) Mentoring
12 140 (9.70%) Analytics
13 139 (9.63%) SDLC
14 136 (9.42%) Presales
15 126 (8.73%) TDD
16 123 (8.52%) Project Management
17 120 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
18 112 (7.76%) Scrum
19 109 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
20 101 (7.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 448 (31.05%) Java
2 347 (24.05%) Python
3 304 (21.07%) JavaScript
4 276 (19.13%) C#
5 275 (19.06%) SQL
6 136 (9.42%) Ruby
7 117 (8.11%) TypeScript
8 115 (7.97%) PHP
9 110 (7.62%) PowerShell
10 104 (7.21%) Bash Shell
11 100 (6.93%) Objective-C
12 98 (6.79%) C++
13 83 (5.75%) Scala
14 68 (4.71%) Go
15 65 (4.50%) Shell Script
16 50 (3.47%) ES6
17 47 (3.26%) C
18 36 (2.49%) Perl
19 33 (2.29%) T-SQL
20 31 (2.15%) R
Qualifications
1 260 (18.02%) Degree
2 114 (7.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (5.54%) Security Cleared
4 43 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 29 (2.01%) RHCE
6 28 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.73%) RHCSA
9 17 (1.18%) CCNP
9 17 (1.18%) MCSE
9 17 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
10 16 (1.11%) AWS Certification
10 16 (1.11%) PhD
10 16 (1.11%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.97%) SAP Certification
12 13 (0.90%) CISSP
12 13 (0.90%) PMP
13 12 (0.83%) CCIE
13 12 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.64%) QA
2 40 (2.77%) GDPR
3 38 (2.63%) SLA
4 21 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.42%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.42%) MiFID
8 5 (0.35%) COBIT
9 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.21%) PMO
11 2 (0.14%) COSO
12 1 (0.069%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 335 (23.22%) Docker
2 126 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (6.93%) Active Directory
4 61 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.18%) HDFS
7 8 (0.55%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.35%) vSphere
10 4 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.28%) KVM
10 4 (0.28%) NFS
11 3 (0.21%) Postfix
11 3 (0.21%) qmail
11 3 (0.21%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.21%) Xen
12 2 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 211 (14.62%) Puppet
2 188 (13.03%) Kubernetes
3 176 (12.20%) Ansible
4 134 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
5 101 (7.00%) Terraform
6 33 (2.29%) Packer
7 32 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
8 29 (2.01%) Consul
8 29 (2.01%) Grafana
9 26 (1.80%) Nagios
10 25 (1.73%) Opsview
11 18 (1.25%) SCCM
12 16 (1.11%) Salt
13 14 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
15 9 (0.62%) Kibana
15 9 (0.62%) Prometheus
16 8 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
17 6 (0.42%) Marathon
18 5 (0.35%) Plesk
Vendors
1 311 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 222 (15.38%) Google
3 141 (9.77%) VMware
4 92 (6.38%) Oracle
5 80 (5.54%) IBM
6 72 (4.99%) SAP
7 55 (3.81%) Red Hat
8 49 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
9 44 (3.05%) Adobe
10 40 (2.77%) Cisco
11 34 (2.36%) Citrix
11 34 (2.36%) hybris
12 33 (2.29%) JD Edwards
13 30 (2.08%) Elastic Path
14 26 (1.80%) Tableau
15 22 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
15 22 (1.52%) Interwoven
16 20 (1.39%) Informatica
17 17 (1.18%) Sitecore
18 16 (1.11%) SolarWinds