Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 310 330 447
Rank change year-on-year +20 +117 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,440 1,655 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 0.99% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.32% 4.06% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,047 1,175 892
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +1.59%
10th Percentile £34,899 £34,880 £32,425
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -7.41%

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 43,382 40,798 32,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.18% 24.50% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,281 33,036 27,054
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,163
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +21 1,332 £62,500 -3.85% 217
UK excluding London +25 750 £55,000 - 158
London +14 651 £70,000 -6.67% 90
South East +19 240 £57,500 - 31
North of England +26 207 £55,000 -1.79% 40
North West +45 126 £60,000 +9.09% 27
Midlands +21 94 £51,500 +8.42% 15
West Midlands +47 74 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Yorkshire -8 72 £45,000 -19.64% 10
East of England +19 68 £60,000 +4.35% 20
South West -19 64 £51,499 -1.91% 21
Scotland +7 61 £55,000 +22.22% 23
East Midlands -2 20 £50,000 - 4
Wales -6 12 £35,912 -26.77% 6
North East +16 7 £42,000 -30.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 670 (46.53%) AWS
2 642 (44.58%) Azure
3 486 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
4 387 (26.88%) Microsoft
5 347 (24.10%) SQL
6 335 (23.26%) Linux
7 321 (22.29%) Python
8 320 (22.22%) Java
9 314 (21.81%) JavaScript
10 313 (21.74%) DevOps
11 288 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 269 (18.68%) Windows
13 263 (18.26%) C#
14 262 (18.19%) Degree
15 258 (17.92%) GCP
16 254 (17.64%) Docker
17 222 (15.42%) Google
18 219 (15.21%) .NET
19 208 (14.44%) Finance
20 191 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
21 177 (12.29%) Test Automation
22 176 (12.22%) SaaS
23 175 (12.15%) Microservices
24 171 (11.88%) Kubernetes
25 164 (11.39%) Computer Science
26 163 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
27 160 (11.11%) Analytics
28 159 (11.04%) Git (software)
29 157 (10.90%) VMware
30 156 (10.83%) OO

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 73 (5.07%) IIS
2 64 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 52 (3.61%) CMS
4 46 (3.19%) Apache Solr
5 45 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 40 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
7 38 (2.64%) MS Exchange
8 35 (2.43%) Apache
9 32 (2.22%) nginx
10 27 (1.88%) SharePoint
11 25 (1.74%) WebSphere
12 22 (1.53%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.90%) Confluence
14 11 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.76%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.56%) CoreMedia CMS
15 8 (0.56%) JBoss
16 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
17 6 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (3.33%) Magento
2 37 (2.57%) SAP Hybris
2 37 (2.57%) SDL Web 8
3 34 (2.36%) NetSuite
4 27 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 26 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
5 26 (1.81%) SAP S/4HANA
6 13 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 9 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
8 8 (0.56%) nopCommerce
9 7 (0.49%) Lawson
10 6 (0.42%) Fredhopper
11 5 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
11 5 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
13 3 (0.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
13 3 (0.21%) SAP HCM
13 3 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 670 (46.53%) AWS
2 642 (44.58%) Azure
3 258 (17.92%) GCP
4 176 (12.22%) SaaS
5 112 (7.78%) Office 365
6 105 (7.29%) IaaS
7 90 (6.25%) PaaS
8 62 (4.31%) Serverless
9 47 (3.26%) Power Platform
10 41 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
10 41 (2.85%) Amazon S3
11 37 (2.57%) Dynamics 365
12 36 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
13 35 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
14 34 (2.36%) npm
15 33 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
16 31 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
17 30 (2.08%) GitHub
18 27 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 26 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 102 (7.08%) Internet
2 98 (6.81%) Firewall
3 92 (6.39%) DNS
4 62 (4.31%) HTTP
5 54 (3.75%) LAN
6 52 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 52 (3.61%) WAN
7 48 (3.33%) DHCP
8 27 (1.88%) SAN
9 25 (1.74%) VPN
10 23 (1.60%) Broadband
10 23 (1.60%) Wireless
11 20 (1.39%) Skype
12 19 (1.32%) OSPF
12 19 (1.32%) VoIP
13 18 (1.25%) BGP
14 17 (1.18%) Network Security
14 17 (1.18%) SSL
15 16 (1.11%) DMZ
16 15 (1.04%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (10.21%) Big Data
2 119 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 112 (7.78%) NoSQL
4 91 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 66 (4.58%) MySQL
6 59 (4.10%) RDBMS
7 57 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
9 50 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 46 (3.19%) Hadoop
11 42 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
12 41 (2.85%) Power BI
13 37 (2.57%) Endeca
14 34 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
14 34 (2.36%) Redis
15 32 (2.22%) MongoDB
16 29 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
18 26 (1.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 159 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 130 (9.03%) Jenkins
3 42 (2.92%) gulp
4 40 (2.78%) JIRA
5 39 (2.71%) Selenium
6 34 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (2.29%) Babel
7 33 (2.29%) webpack
8 31 (2.15%) SpecFlow
9 26 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
9 26 (1.81%) Visual Studio
10 24 (1.67%) git-flow
10 24 (1.67%) Maven
11 20 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (1.18%) GitLab
12 17 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.11%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.11%) JUnit
14 15 (1.04%) Mockito
15 14 (0.97%) Hudson
General
1 208 (14.44%) Finance
2 96 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 91 (6.32%) Marketing
4 61 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 48 (3.33%) Retail
6 42 (2.92%) Games
7 39 (2.71%) Banking
8 18 (1.25%) Billing
9 17 (1.18%) Law
9 17 (1.18%) Legal
10 15 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.90%) Military
12 12 (0.83%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.63%) Front Office
14 7 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.42%) Publishing
16 4 (0.28%) Advertising
16 4 (0.28%) Electronics
17 3 (0.21%) French Language
17 3 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 244 (16.94%) Architect
2 228 (15.83%) Developer
3 166 (11.53%) Software Engineer
4 118 (8.19%) Solutions Architect
5 106 (7.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 96 (6.67%) Consultant
7 94 (6.53%) Cloud Architect
8 92 (6.39%) Cloud Engineer
9 71 (4.93%) Development Engineer
10 68 (4.72%) Senior Software Engineer
11 66 (4.58%) Analyst
12 65 (4.51%) Software Development Engineer
13 59 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 57 (3.96%) Test Engineer
15 54 (3.75%) Senior Developer
15 54 (3.75%) Software Test Engineer
16 52 (3.61%) Java Developer
17 51 (3.54%) Test Development Engineer
18 49 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
19 46 (3.19%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (15.21%) .NET
2 153 (10.63%) HTML
3 142 (9.86%) Web Services
4 117 (8.13%) AngularJS
5 112 (7.78%) RESTful
6 98 (6.81%) React
7 87 (6.04%) Node.js
8 83 (5.76%) CSS
9 69 (4.79%) XML
10 64 (4.44%) Spring
11 61 (4.24%) REST
12 59 (4.10%) ASP.NET
13 56 (3.89%) SOAP
14 48 (3.33%) HTML5
15 47 (3.26%) .NET Framework
16 44 (3.06%) Kafka
17 41 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web API
18 38 (2.64%) J2EE
19 35 (2.43%) Middleware
20 32 (2.22%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 137 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (8.75%) Data Centre
3 116 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
4 94 (6.53%) User Experience
5 74 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
5 74 (5.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 66 (4.58%) Algorithms
6 66 (4.58%) Public Cloud
7 65 (4.51%) Virtual Team
8 54 (3.75%) Management Information System
9 52 (3.61%) Mobile App
10 40 (2.78%) Private Cloud
11 36 (2.50%) Data Structures
11 36 (2.50%) Internet of Things
12 32 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
13 28 (1.94%) PKI
14 25 (1.74%) Cloud Native
15 24 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
16 23 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
17 19 (1.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 335 (23.26%) Linux
2 269 (18.68%) Windows
3 99 (6.88%) Windows Server
4 72 (5.00%) Unix
5 38 (2.64%) CentOS
6 34 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (2.01%) Ubuntu
9 27 (1.88%) Android
10 24 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.39%) Debian
11 20 (1.39%) Solaris
12 18 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.90%) Windows 10
14 11 (0.76%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.69%) SUSE
15 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.49%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.42%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (21.74%) DevOps
3 288 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 191 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
5 177 (12.29%) Test Automation
6 175 (12.15%) Microservices
7 164 (11.39%) Computer Science
8 163 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
9 160 (11.11%) Analytics
10 156 (10.83%) OO
11 150 (10.42%) Presales
12 139 (9.65%) Project Management
13 128 (8.89%) Machine Learning
14 120 (8.33%) Migration
15 115 (7.99%) Open Source
16 110 (7.64%) Mentoring
17 108 (7.50%) SDLC
18 104 (7.22%) Scrum
19 101 (7.01%) Cybersecurity
20 98 (6.81%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 347 (24.10%) SQL
2 321 (22.29%) Python
3 320 (22.22%) Java
4 314 (21.81%) JavaScript
5 263 (18.26%) C#
6 106 (7.36%) Bash Shell
7 101 (7.01%) PowerShell
8 95 (6.60%) Ruby
9 86 (5.97%) PHP
10 78 (5.42%) Go
11 75 (5.21%) TypeScript
12 72 (5.00%) C++
13 52 (3.61%) Objective-C
14 46 (3.19%) Scala
15 44 (3.06%) C
16 39 (2.71%) R
17 35 (2.43%) Perl
18 29 (2.01%) T-SQL
19 24 (1.67%) Shell Script
20 22 (1.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 262 (18.19%) Degree
2 82 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 81 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 49 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 43 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (2.57%) CISM
8 36 (2.50%) CISSP
9 29 (2.01%) CCNA
10 27 (1.88%) MCSE
11 26 (1.81%) SAP Certification
12 25 (1.74%) MCSA
13 19 (1.32%) CCNP
13 19 (1.32%) PMI Certification
14 16 (1.11%) DV Cleared
14 16 (1.11%) RHCE
15 15 (1.04%) CEH
16 14 (0.97%) CISA
16 14 (0.97%) RHCSA
17 13 (0.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.40%) QA
2 48 (3.33%) SLA
3 42 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 32 (2.22%) GDPR
5 16 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.90%) NIST
7 10 (0.69%) COBIT
8 9 (0.63%) NCSC
8 9 (0.63%) RMADS
9 8 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.49%) PMO
11 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.21%) COSO
13 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.069%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 254 (17.64%) Docker
2 139 (9.65%) Active Directory
3 131 (9.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (6.53%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.90%) Firmware
7 11 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.63%) vSphere
8 9 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.49%) KVM
11 5 (0.35%) etcd
11 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.28%) GridGain
12 4 (0.28%) HDFS
12 4 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.28%) NFS
12 4 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 171 (11.88%) Kubernetes
2 151 (10.49%) Puppet
3 147 (10.21%) Ansible
4 128 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
5 94 (6.53%) Terraform
6 33 (2.29%) Nagios
7 27 (1.88%) SCCM
8 23 (1.60%) Packer
9 22 (1.53%) Grafana
10 21 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
11 19 (1.32%) Consul
11 19 (1.32%) Opsview
11 19 (1.32%) Salt
12 16 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
13 14 (0.97%) Kibana
13 14 (0.97%) Mesos
14 13 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.69%) Automic
15 10 (0.69%) Prometheus
16 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 387 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 222 (15.42%) Google
3 157 (10.90%) VMware
4 105 (7.29%) SAP
5 101 (7.01%) Oracle
6 70 (4.86%) IBM
7 65 (4.51%) Cisco
7 65 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (3.89%) Citrix
9 53 (3.68%) hybris
10 51 (3.54%) Adobe
11 45 (3.13%) Elastic Path
12 37 (2.57%) Interwoven
13 36 (2.50%) Red Hat
14 34 (2.36%) JD Edwards
15 23 (1.60%) Informatica
16 22 (1.53%) Teradata
17 20 (1.39%) Juniper
18 16 (1.11%) Epicor
18 16 (1.11%) Talend