Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 311 412 439
Rank change year-on-year +101 +27 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,596 1,303 1,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.24% 3.78% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 946 892
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £33,300
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 37,618 34,452 24,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.89% 19.89% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30,001 28,504 20,219
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +115 1,457 £62,500 - 224
UK excluding London +119 861 £55,000 - 137
London +47 684 £70,000 +7.69% 109
South East +70 251 £58,750 -2.08% 35
North of England +140 235 £65,000 +30.00% 23
North West +117 156 £65,000 +30.00% 16
Midlands +75 102 £55,000 -12.00% 14
East of England +10 101 £55,000 - 20
South West +47 85 £52,500 - 23
West Midlands +84 78 £52,500 -19.23% 10
Yorkshire +58 76 £67,500 +31.07% 5
Scotland -10 48 £47,500 -20.83% 17
Wales +38 36 £49,039 +29.05% 3
East Midlands +16 24 £55,000 -12.00% 4
North East +12 7 £100,000 +100.00% 2
Northern Ireland -15 7 £55,000 +22.22% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 842 (52.76%) Amazon AWS
2 670 (41.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 632 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
4 525 (32.89%) Java
5 508 (31.83%) DevOps
6 475 (29.76%) Python
7 474 (29.70%) Linux
8 394 (24.69%) Microsoft
9 346 (21.68%) Docker
10 322 (20.18%) Software Engineering
11 319 (19.99%) Degree
12 301 (18.86%) SQL
13 291 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
14 257 (16.10%) C#
15 244 (15.29%) Windows
16 242 (15.16%) Kubernetes
17 237 (14.85%) NoSQL
18 229 (14.35%) Open Source
19 228 (14.29%) .NET
19 228 (14.29%) Finance
20 215 (13.47%) JavaScript
21 212 (13.28%) Ansible
22 211 (13.22%) Microservices
23 208 (13.03%) Google
24 202 (12.66%) Puppet
25 199 (12.47%) Web Services
26 195 (12.22%) Google Cloud Platform
27 194 (12.16%) Configuration Management
28 193 (12.09%) Computer Science
29 190 (11.90%) Big Data

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
1 128 (8.02%) Apache Spark
2 111 (6.95%) Apache
3 97 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (2.88%) IIS
5 38 (2.38%) Confluence
6 37 (2.32%) nginx
7 33 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 29 (1.82%) CMS
8 29 (1.82%) MS Exchange
9 28 (1.75%) OpenStack
10 24 (1.50%) Apache Solr
11 23 (1.44%) SharePoint
12 22 (1.38%) Ethereum
13 21 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
13 21 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 17 (1.07%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.94%) JBoss
17 13 (0.81%) WildFly
18 12 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 32 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.75%) Mingle
3 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.38%) Snapchat
5 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.25%) InDesign
6 4 (0.25%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.13%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS
9 1 (0.063%) Maya
9 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.063%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 34 (2.13%) NetSuite
2 32 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 19 (1.19%) Magento
5 19 (1.19%) SAP Hybris
5 19 (1.19%) SDL Web 8
6 12 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
7 10 (0.63%) Lawson
8 6 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.063%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 1 (0.063%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 842 (52.76%) Amazon AWS
2 670 (41.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (12.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 152 (9.52%) SaaS
5 136 (8.52%) Amazon EC2
6 94 (5.89%) PaaS
7 90 (5.64%) Amazon S3
8 88 (5.51%) Office 365
9 86 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 85 (5.33%) GitHub
11 84 (5.26%) IaaS
12 57 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
13 52 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 47 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 44 (2.76%) IBM Cloud
16 38 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
17 34 (2.13%) npm
18 24 (1.50%) OpenShift
19 21 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
20 20 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.51%) Internet
2 82 (5.14%) Firewall
3 66 (4.14%) DNS
4 65 (4.07%) VPN
5 55 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 51 (3.20%) DHCP
7 49 (3.07%) HTTP
8 41 (2.57%) WAN
9 34 (2.13%) LAN
10 32 (2.01%) H.323
11 21 (1.32%) Skype
12 19 (1.19%) Wireless
13 18 (1.13%) SNMP
13 18 (1.13%) VLAN
14 16 (1.00%) MPLS
15 15 (0.94%) Network Security
15 15 (0.94%) SAN
16 13 (0.81%) VoIP
17 11 (0.69%) BGP
17 11 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (14.85%) NoSQL
2 190 (11.90%) Big Data
3 154 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 116 (7.27%) Hadoop
5 91 (5.70%) MySQL
6 90 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (4.82%) MongoDB
8 74 (4.64%) Relational Database
9 68 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
10 54 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
10 54 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (2.57%) Amazon Athena
11 41 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (2.57%) Flink
12 39 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 39 (2.44%) RDBMS
13 33 (2.07%) Blockchain
14 31 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
14 31 (1.94%) Couchbase
14 31 (1.94%) HBase
Development Applications
1 185 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 156 (9.77%) Jenkins
3 106 (6.64%) JIRA
4 61 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 52 (3.26%) Selenium
6 50 (3.13%) Subversion
7 48 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 48 (3.01%) Visual Studio
8 38 (2.38%) GitLab
9 32 (2.01%) Maven
10 31 (1.94%) Babel
10 31 (1.94%) webpack
11 30 (1.88%) gulp
12 26 (1.63%) Vagrant
13 23 (1.44%) TeamCity
14 21 (1.32%) Gradle
14 21 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (1.13%) JMeter
16 17 (1.07%) Bitbucket
16 17 (1.07%) JUnit
General
1 228 (14.29%) Finance
2 95 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 83 (5.20%) Retail
4 75 (4.70%) Games
5 48 (3.01%) Banking
6 44 (2.76%) Marketing
7 37 (2.32%) Law
8 28 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.44%) Legal
10 19 (1.19%) Publishing
11 15 (0.94%) Advertising
12 13 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.56%) Military
15 8 (0.50%) Automotive
15 8 (0.50%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.38%) Electronics
16 6 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.31%) French Language
17 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 297 (18.61%) Architect
2 193 (12.09%) Developer
3 172 (10.78%) Software Engineer
4 144 (9.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 122 (7.64%) Solutions Architect
6 104 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
7 85 (5.33%) Analyst
8 84 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
9 73 (4.57%) Consultant
10 66 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 65 (4.07%) Java Developer
12 58 (3.63%) Senior Software Engineer
13 54 (3.38%) Project Manager
14 53 (3.32%) Data Engineer
15 48 (3.01%) Senior Architect
16 42 (2.63%) Senior Developer
16 42 (2.63%) Support Engineer
17 39 (2.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 39 (2.44%) Data Architect
17 39 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (14.29%) .NET
2 199 (12.47%) Web Services
3 132 (8.27%) HTML
4 129 (8.08%) Node.js
5 113 (7.08%) AngularJS
6 104 (6.52%) Spring
7 99 (6.20%) Kafka
8 92 (5.76%) RESTful
9 82 (5.14%) REST
10 69 (4.32%) Elastic Stack
11 58 (3.63%) CSS
11 58 (3.63%) XML
12 51 (3.20%) HTML5
12 51 (3.20%) React
13 48 (3.01%) SOAP
14 47 (2.94%) Spark Streaming
15 46 (2.88%) .NET Framework
16 43 (2.69%) Spring Boot
17 41 (2.57%) Django
17 41 (2.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 166 (10.40%) Data Centre
2 100 (6.27%) Public Cloud
3 93 (5.83%) User Experience
4 84 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
6 78 (4.89%) Fintech
7 72 (4.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 72 (4.51%) Management Information System
8 61 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (2.88%) Virtual Team
10 42 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
11 41 (2.57%) Mobile App
12 38 (2.38%) Internet of Things
13 34 (2.13%) Cloud Native
13 34 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
14 32 (2.01%) Algorithms
15 31 (1.94%) Private Cloud
16 28 (1.75%) Data Structures
17 26 (1.63%) Online Games
18 25 (1.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 474 (29.70%) Linux
2 244 (15.29%) Windows
3 107 (6.70%) Windows Server
4 87 (5.45%) CentOS
5 76 (4.76%) Android
6 73 (4.57%) Ubuntu
7 68 (4.26%) Unix
8 65 (4.07%) Apple iOS
9 59 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (2.63%) Debian
12 37 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (1.75%) VMS
14 21 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.63%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
16 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.38%) Solaris
18 5 (0.31%) Kali Linux
18 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (31.83%) DevOps
3 322 (20.18%) Software Engineering
4 291 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
5 229 (14.35%) Open Source
6 211 (13.22%) Microservices
7 194 (12.16%) Configuration Management
8 193 (12.09%) Computer Science
9 171 (10.71%) Project Management
10 167 (10.46%) ITIL
11 163 (10.21%) Test Automation
12 151 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
13 146 (9.15%) TDD
14 143 (8.96%) Analytics
15 140 (8.77%) Scrum
16 136 (8.52%) Presales
17 127 (7.96%) High Availability
18 122 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
19 120 (7.52%) Machine Learning
20 105 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 525 (32.89%) Java
2 475 (29.76%) Python
3 301 (18.86%) SQL
4 257 (16.10%) C#
5 215 (13.47%) JavaScript
6 157 (9.84%) Ruby
7 131 (8.21%) PowerShell
8 127 (7.96%) C++
9 123 (7.71%) Bash Shell
10 107 (6.70%) Scala
11 96 (6.02%) Go
12 76 (4.76%) Objective-C
13 62 (3.88%) Shell Script
14 59 (3.70%) PHP
15 55 (3.45%) C
16 53 (3.32%) Perl
17 46 (2.88%) TypeScript
18 27 (1.69%) ES6
19 25 (1.57%) Assembly Language
20 22 (1.38%) R
Qualifications
1 319 (19.99%) Degree
2 148 (9.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 47 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 43 (2.69%) AWS Certification
5 43 (2.69%) Numerate Degree
6 41 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (2.44%) PhD
8 36 (2.26%) PMP
9 35 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (2.01%) PMI Certification
11 31 (1.94%) RHCE
12 30 (1.88%) RHCSA
13 28 (1.75%) MCSE
14 24 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (1.32%) MCSA
16 17 (1.07%) CISSP
17 14 (0.88%) CCNP
18 13 (0.81%) CCNA
18 13 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.77%) QA
2 57 (3.57%) SLA
3 36 (2.26%) GDPR
4 22 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.19%) PMO
6 12 (0.75%) COBIT
6 12 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.75%) ISO 9000
7 11 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.19%) MiFID
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.063%) GAMP
11 1 (0.063%) GxP
11 1 (0.063%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 346 (21.68%) Docker
2 123 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (6.33%) Active Directory
4 72 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
5 45 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 29 (1.82%) HDFS
7 12 (0.75%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.63%) etcd
9 9 (0.56%) vSphere
10 7 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.25%) NFS
12 4 (0.25%) XenServer
13 3 (0.19%) Ceph
13 3 (0.19%) KVM
14 2 (0.13%) vCloud
14 2 (0.13%) Xen
15 1 (0.063%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.063%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 242 (15.16%) Kubernetes
2 212 (13.28%) Ansible
3 202 (12.66%) Puppet
4 146 (9.15%) Opscode Chef
5 130 (8.15%) Terraform
6 65 (4.07%) Packer
7 64 (4.01%) Docker Swarm
8 54 (3.38%) Prometheus
9 51 (3.20%) Consul
10 44 (2.76%) Salt
11 42 (2.63%) Grafana
12 38 (2.38%) Graphite
13 27 (1.69%) Kibana
14 20 (1.25%) SCCM
15 19 (1.19%) Nagios
16 18 (1.13%) logstash
17 16 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
18 13 (0.81%) Backup Exec
19 12 (0.75%) Opsview
20 9 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 394 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 208 (13.03%) Google
3 186 (11.65%) VMware
4 130 (8.15%) Oracle
5 78 (4.89%) Red Hat
6 66 (4.14%) IBM
7 61 (3.82%) Cisco
8 46 (2.88%) CA Agile Central
9 43 (2.69%) Adobe
9 43 (2.69%) Citrix
9 43 (2.69%) SAP
10 40 (2.51%) Atlassian
11 32 (2.01%) JD Edwards
12 31 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (1.88%) hybris
14 27 (1.69%) Tableau
15 26 (1.63%) Dell
16 24 (1.50%) Informatica
17 23 (1.44%) HP
18 22 (1.38%) Splunk