Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 447 444
Rank change year-on-year +122 -3 +42
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,683 1,208 1,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 0.68% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.30% 3.85% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,197 901 1,125
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +1.59% +13.20%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,425 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.41% +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 39,110 31,385 24,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.32% 17.79% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 31,603 25,814 20,343
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Top 15 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 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 +125 1,551 £65,000 +13.04% 181
UK excluding London +86 841 £55,000 +10.00% 125
London +112 801 £75,000 +15.38% 78
South East +14 248 £58,750 +17.50% 25
North of England +110 191 £56,000 +31.76% 36
East of England +30 122 £57,500 +9.52% 15
North West +64 98 £55,000 +46.67% 16
Midlands +51 98 £47,500 -26.92% 11
South West +32 91 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Yorkshire +73 80 £56,000 +31.76% 12
Scotland +3 70 £45,000 -25.00% 15
West Midlands +37 58 £45,000 -30.77% 6
East Midlands +37 45 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Wales +27 25 £49,039 +50.89% 5
North East -15 13 £60,000 +50.00% 8

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 710 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
2 659 (39.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 544 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
4 460 (27.33%) Java
5 438 (26.02%) DevOps
6 399 (23.71%) Python
7 393 (23.35%) Microsoft
8 389 (23.11%) Linux
9 368 (21.87%) Finance
10 330 (19.61%) SQL
11 304 (18.06%) Docker
12 276 (16.40%) NoSQL
12 276 (16.40%) Degree
13 273 (16.22%) JavaScript
14 258 (15.33%) Windows
15 256 (15.21%) Git (software)
16 234 (13.90%) Test Automation
17 225 (13.37%) Software Engineering
18 218 (12.95%) SaaS
19 212 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
19 212 (12.60%) VMware
20 210 (12.48%) .NET
21 207 (12.30%) Kubernetes
21 207 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
22 200 (11.88%) Ansible
23 194 (11.53%) C#
24 181 (10.75%) Data Centre
25 179 (10.64%) Big Data
26 178 (10.58%) SQL Server
27 171 (10.16%) Microservices

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 88 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
2 78 (4.63%) Ethereum
3 74 (4.40%) Apache
4 49 (2.91%) Apache Spark
5 43 (2.55%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.32%) MS Exchange
6 39 (2.32%) SharePoint
7 38 (2.26%) JBoss
8 35 (2.08%) Confluence
9 34 (2.02%) WebLogic
10 33 (1.96%) IIS
11 27 (1.60%) OpenStack
12 26 (1.54%) CMS
13 24 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
13 24 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 24 (1.43%) nginx
14 22 (1.31%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.89%) SAS
16 13 (0.77%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 58 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.59%) Mingle
4 8 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.42%) SPSS
6 6 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.30%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.24%) InDesign
8 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.12%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.059%) Maya
Business Applications
1 48 (2.85%) NetSuite
2 47 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 46 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (1.72%) Distributed Ledger
5 28 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
7 11 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
7 11 (0.65%) SDL Web 8
8 7 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.24%) Magento
10 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.12%) Lawson
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
12 1 (0.059%) CSG Singleview
12 1 (0.059%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.059%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 710 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
2 659 (39.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (12.95%) SaaS
4 161 (9.57%) PaaS
5 153 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 150 (8.91%) Office 365
7 147 (8.73%) IaaS
8 117 (6.95%) GitHub
9 113 (6.71%) Amazon EC2
10 99 (5.88%) Amazon S3
11 66 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 43 (2.55%) Serverless
13 23 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (1.25%) OpenShift
15 20 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
16 19 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (1.07%) IBM Cloud
18 16 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 14 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
20 13 (0.77%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 117 (6.95%) Firewall
2 78 (4.63%) Internet
2 78 (4.63%) WAN
3 76 (4.52%) LAN
4 75 (4.46%) DNS
5 72 (4.28%) TCP/IP
6 50 (2.97%) SAN
7 47 (2.79%) HTTP
8 45 (2.67%) DHCP
9 40 (2.38%) VPN
10 37 (2.20%) OSPF
11 36 (2.14%) Wireless
12 32 (1.90%) MPLS
13 28 (1.66%) Network Security
14 23 (1.37%) VoIP
15 19 (1.13%) VLAN
16 17 (1.01%) WLAN
17 16 (0.95%) BGP
17 16 (0.95%) IP Telephony
18 15 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (16.40%) NoSQL
2 179 (10.64%) Big Data
3 178 (10.58%) SQL Server
4 153 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 136 (8.08%) MySQL
6 99 (5.88%) Redis
7 98 (5.82%) Blockchain
8 85 (5.05%) Relational Database
9 71 (4.22%) Hadoop
10 65 (3.86%) MongoDB
11 63 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (2.26%) Couchbase
13 33 (1.96%) RDBMS
14 30 (1.78%) Oracle Database
15 27 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
15 27 (1.60%) HBase
16 26 (1.54%) Power BI
16 26 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
16 26 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 25 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 256 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 134 (7.96%) Jenkins
3 71 (4.22%) JIRA
4 57 (3.39%) Selenium
4 57 (3.39%) Subversion
5 51 (3.03%) Mocha
6 41 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 41 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 32 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (1.72%) JUnit
9 27 (1.60%) Maven
9 27 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 25 (1.49%) Vagrant
12 19 (1.13%) git-flow
12 19 (1.13%) GitLab
13 18 (1.07%) Gerrit
13 18 (1.07%) JMeter
14 17 (1.01%) Bitbucket
15 14 (0.83%) Gradle
General
1 368 (21.87%) Finance
2 154 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 137 (8.14%) Banking
4 119 (7.07%) Retail
5 71 (4.22%) Games
6 59 (3.51%) Marketing
7 47 (2.79%) Legal
8 38 (2.26%) Law
9 28 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.37%) Publishing
12 19 (1.13%) Advertising
13 16 (0.95%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.95%) Spanish Language
14 12 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
15 11 (0.65%) Electronics
15 11 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.59%) French Language
16 10 (0.59%) Italian Language
17 6 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 323 (19.19%) Architect
2 317 (18.84%) Developer
3 131 (7.78%) Consultant
4 128 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
5 113 (6.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 109 (6.48%) Cloud Architect
7 96 (5.70%) Analyst
8 84 (4.99%) Senior Developer
9 80 (4.75%) Java Developer
10 77 (4.58%) Software Engineer
11 74 (4.40%) Blockchain Developer
12 66 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
13 54 (3.21%) Technical Architect
14 53 (3.15%) Backend Developer
15 50 (2.97%) Project Manager
16 47 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
16 47 (2.79%) Node.js Developer
17 41 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
18 40 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
19 37 (2.20%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (12.48%) .NET
2 161 (9.57%) Node.js
3 156 (9.27%) HTML
4 155 (9.21%) Web Services
5 135 (8.02%) REST
6 109 (6.48%) CSS
7 107 (6.36%) Spring
8 78 (4.63%) AngularJS
9 71 (4.22%) Smart Contracts
9 71 (4.22%) Truffle
9 71 (4.22%) web3js
10 68 (4.04%) JSON
11 64 (3.80%) XML
12 62 (3.68%) RESTful
13 58 (3.45%) React
13 58 (3.45%) SOAP
14 54 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 51 (3.03%) Chai
15 51 (3.03%) Enzyme
15 51 (3.03%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 181 (10.75%) Data Centre
2 141 (8.38%) Computer Science
3 136 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (6.95%) Public Cloud
5 100 (5.94%) Self-Motivation
6 78 (4.63%) User Experience
7 77 (4.58%) Bitcoin
8 70 (4.16%) Fintech
9 64 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 55 (3.27%) Management Information System
12 49 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
13 44 (2.61%) NHS
14 36 (2.14%) Virtual Team
15 34 (2.02%) Data Structures
15 34 (2.02%) Internet of Things
16 32 (1.90%) Algorithms
17 30 (1.78%) Mobile App
18 27 (1.60%) Private Cloud
19 25 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 389 (23.11%) Linux
2 258 (15.33%) Windows
3 128 (7.61%) Windows Server
4 86 (5.11%) Unix
5 58 (3.45%) VMS
6 57 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (3.27%) CentOS
8 51 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (2.85%) Debian
10 47 (2.79%) Ubuntu
11 33 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (1.66%) Windows 10
13 21 (1.25%) Android
14 19 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.71%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.48%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.36%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
18 3 (0.18%) Kali Linux
19 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 438 (26.02%) DevOps
3 234 (13.90%) Test Automation
4 225 (13.37%) Software Engineering
5 212 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
6 207 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
7 171 (10.16%) Microservices
8 168 (9.98%) Scrum
9 162 (9.63%) ITIL
10 152 (9.03%) Project Management
11 151 (8.97%) Presales
12 141 (8.38%) Analytics
13 138 (8.20%) Open Source
14 131 (7.78%) Machine Learning
15 128 (7.61%) TDD
16 110 (6.54%) Configuration Management
17 109 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
18 104 (6.18%) CRM
19 102 (6.06%) Migration
20 101 (6.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 460 (27.33%) Java
2 399 (23.71%) Python
3 330 (19.61%) SQL
4 273 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 194 (11.53%) C#
6 110 (6.54%) Bash Shell
7 104 (6.18%) PowerShell
8 100 (5.94%) C++
9 99 (5.88%) Ruby
10 81 (4.81%) Perl
11 78 (4.63%) Solidity
12 77 (4.58%) ES6
13 68 (4.04%) C
14 67 (3.98%) Scala
15 62 (3.68%) Go
16 51 (3.03%) PHP
17 37 (2.20%) Shell Script
18 26 (1.54%) R
19 22 (1.31%) Apple Swift
19 22 (1.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 276 (16.40%) Degree
2 77 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (3.39%) MCSE
5 49 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (2.55%) CCNP
7 40 (2.38%) PhD
8 35 (2.08%) AWS Certification
9 34 (2.02%) CCNA
10 32 (1.90%) MCSA
11 22 (1.31%) Security Cleared
12 19 (1.13%) Master's Degree
13 16 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
14 15 (0.89%) CISSP
15 14 (0.83%) ISEB
15 14 (0.83%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.77%) SC Cleared
17 12 (0.71%) CCDP
17 12 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.42%) QA
2 55 (3.27%) GCP
3 51 (3.03%) SLA
4 27 (1.60%) GDPR
5 21 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 19 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.83%) COBIT
9 10 (0.59%) ISO 9000
9 10 (0.59%) PMO
10 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.18%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.059%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 304 (18.06%) Docker
2 153 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 135 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (5.47%) Virtual Machines
5 47 (2.79%) Hyper-V
6 34 (2.02%) vSphere
7 30 (1.78%) XenApp
8 29 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (1.72%) XenDesktop
9 18 (1.07%) KVM
10 15 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (0.71%) XenServer
12 10 (0.59%) HDFS
13 8 (0.48%) QEMU
13 8 (0.48%) vCloud
14 6 (0.36%) iptables
14 6 (0.36%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 207 (12.30%) Kubernetes
2 200 (11.88%) Ansible
3 150 (8.91%) Puppet
4 149 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (4.93%) Terraform
6 80 (4.75%) Docker Swarm
7 39 (2.32%) SCCM
8 30 (1.78%) Salt
9 25 (1.49%) Packer
10 20 (1.19%) Kibana
11 13 (0.77%) Nagios
11 13 (0.77%) Prometheus
12 12 (0.71%) Automic
12 12 (0.71%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.71%) logstash
12 12 (0.71%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
13 9 (0.53%) Rancher
14 7 (0.42%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.42%) Consul
15 6 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 393 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 212 (12.60%) VMware
3 156 (9.27%) Oracle
4 142 (8.44%) Google
5 119 (7.07%) Cisco
6 111 (6.60%) Citrix
7 74 (4.40%) HP
8 60 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 49 (2.91%) SAP
10 46 (2.73%) JD Edwards
11 43 (2.55%) CheckPoint
12 42 (2.50%) IBM
13 36 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
14 33 (1.96%) NetApp
15 32 (1.90%) Adobe
16 26 (1.54%) Capita
16 26 (1.54%) Extreme Networks
17 24 (1.43%) Juniper
18 23 (1.37%) ServiceNow
19 21 (1.25%) Dell