Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 434 432
Rank change year-on-year +105 -2 +45
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1,724 1,270 1,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.30% 4.25% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,230 949 1,179
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £30,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%

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 40,095 29,861 24,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.90% 16.84% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 32,534 24,629 20,470
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +95 1,588 £62,500 +13.64% 232
UK excluding London +84 867 £55,000 +10.00% 137
London +65 829 £75,000 +20.00% 108
South East +25 262 £57,500 +17.35% 39
North of England +108 204 £55,000 +29.41% 33
East of England +28 137 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North West +75 103 £52,500 +40.00% 19
Scotland +24 90 £51,500 -6.36% 11
Midlands +11 81 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Yorkshire +58 78 £55,000 +22.22% 10
South West +22 74 £52,500 +10.53% 27
East Midlands +24 45 £50,000 +17.65% 4
West Midlands +24 41 £45,000 -5.26% 8
North East -8 23 £60,000 +53.85% 4
Wales +21 18 £49,519 +41.48% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 699 (40.55%) Amazon AWS
2 639 (37.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 517 (29.99%) Agile Software Development
4 457 (26.51%) Java
5 414 (24.01%) DevOps
6 413 (23.96%) Finance
7 409 (23.72%) Linux
8 394 (22.85%) Microsoft
9 376 (21.81%) Python
10 358 (20.77%) SQL
11 299 (17.34%) Docker
12 298 (17.29%) JavaScript
13 293 (17.00%) NoSQL
14 283 (16.42%) Git (software)
14 283 (16.42%) Degree
15 281 (16.30%) Windows
16 246 (14.27%) Test Automation
16 246 (14.27%) SaaS
17 228 (13.23%) Software Engineering
18 209 (12.12%) VMware
19 198 (11.48%) Telecoms
20 195 (11.31%) Ansible
20 195 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
21 192 (11.14%) MySQL
22 188 (10.90%) HTML
23 186 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
24 184 (10.67%) .NET
25 182 (10.56%) Big Data
26 180 (10.44%) Web Services
27 178 (10.32%) Data Centre

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 97 (5.63%) Ethereum
2 78 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (3.65%) Apache
4 57 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 54 (3.13%) Apache Spark
6 48 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 39 (2.26%) JBoss
8 38 (2.20%) MS Exchange
9 31 (1.80%) IIS
10 26 (1.51%) Confluence
10 26 (1.51%) WebLogic
10 26 (1.51%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
11 21 (1.22%) nginx
12 19 (1.10%) SAS
13 18 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (1.04%) Hyperledger
14 17 (0.99%) CMS
15 16 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 15 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 53 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.64%) SPSS
4 8 (0.46%) Mingle
5 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.17%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 48 (2.78%) Distributed Ledger
2 45 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
2 45 (2.61%) NetSuite
3 44 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
6 10 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
6 10 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
6 10 (0.58%) SDL Web 8
7 6 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
8 5 (0.29%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.058%) FastStats
10 1 (0.058%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.058%) Lawson
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 699 (40.55%) Amazon AWS
2 639 (37.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 246 (14.27%) SaaS
4 171 (9.92%) Office 365
5 170 (9.86%) IaaS
5 170 (9.86%) PaaS
6 131 (7.60%) GitHub
7 122 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
8 105 (6.09%) Google Cloud Platform
9 95 (5.51%) Amazon S3
10 68 (3.94%) Serverless
11 45 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 32 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
13 24 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 21 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
15 14 (0.81%) npm
16 13 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
17 12 (0.70%) OpenShift
18 11 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
19 10 (0.58%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 157 (9.11%) Firewall
2 102 (5.92%) DNS
3 100 (5.80%) WAN
4 92 (5.34%) TCP/IP
5 90 (5.22%) Internet
6 89 (5.16%) LAN
7 67 (3.89%) HTTP
8 64 (3.71%) Wireless
9 63 (3.65%) VPN
10 61 (3.54%) DHCP
11 58 (3.36%) Network Security
11 58 (3.36%) SAN
12 45 (2.61%) OSPF
13 37 (2.15%) MPLS
14 30 (1.74%) VoIP
15 27 (1.57%) VLAN
16 22 (1.28%) BGP
17 21 (1.22%) IPsec
17 21 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
18 20 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (17.00%) NoSQL
2 192 (11.14%) MySQL
3 182 (10.56%) Big Data
4 170 (9.86%) SQL Server
5 161 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
6 137 (7.95%) Redis
7 126 (7.31%) Blockchain
8 120 (6.96%) Relational Database
9 93 (5.39%) MongoDB
10 72 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
11 71 (4.12%) Hadoop
12 49 (2.84%) RDBMS
13 30 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 29 (1.68%) Power BI
15 28 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
18 21 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
19 20 (1.16%) Oracle Database
20 19 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 283 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 126 (7.31%) Jenkins
3 60 (3.48%) Mocha
4 59 (3.42%) Selenium
5 55 (3.19%) Subversion
6 48 (2.78%) JIRA
7 44 (2.55%) JUnit
8 40 (2.32%) Maven
8 40 (2.32%) TeamCity
9 27 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (1.57%) Vagrant
10 25 (1.45%) gulp
11 23 (1.33%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.28%) Gradle
12 22 (1.28%) RSpec
13 20 (1.16%) WebDriver
14 19 (1.10%) git-flow
15 18 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (1.04%) Visual Studio
16 17 (0.99%) Gerrit
General
1 413 (23.96%) Finance
2 198 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 165 (9.57%) Banking
4 120 (6.96%) Retail
5 86 (4.99%) Marketing
6 66 (3.83%) Games
7 48 (2.78%) Legal
8 41 (2.38%) Law
9 30 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.62%) Advertising
10 28 (1.62%) Spanish Language
11 21 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 18 (1.04%) French Language
12 18 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
13 17 (0.99%) German Language
14 16 (0.93%) Italian Language
14 16 (0.93%) Publishing
15 15 (0.87%) Electronics
16 10 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 376 (21.81%) Developer
2 287 (16.65%) Architect
3 127 (7.37%) Consultant
4 124 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
5 113 (6.55%) Senior Developer
6 97 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 96 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 95 (5.51%) Analyst
9 94 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
10 93 (5.39%) Software Engineer
11 80 (4.64%) Blockchain Developer
12 68 (3.94%) Backend Developer
13 65 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
14 63 (3.65%) Node.js Developer
15 57 (3.31%) Administrator
15 57 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
16 56 (3.25%) Network Engineer
17 55 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
18 43 (2.49%) Security Engineer
18 43 (2.49%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (10.90%) HTML
2 184 (10.67%) .NET
3 180 (10.44%) Web Services
4 172 (9.98%) Node.js
5 149 (8.64%) REST
6 147 (8.53%) CSS
7 114 (6.61%) Spring
8 85 (4.93%) AngularJS
9 84 (4.87%) JSON
10 83 (4.81%) Smart Contracts
11 78 (4.52%) Truffle
11 78 (4.52%) web3js
12 76 (4.41%) React
13 71 (4.12%) RESTful
14 67 (3.89%) HTML5
15 60 (3.48%) Chai
15 60 (3.48%) Enzyme
15 60 (3.48%) Jest
16 56 (3.25%) XML
17 50 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 178 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 170 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 160 (9.28%) Computer Science
4 102 (5.92%) Public Cloud
5 96 (5.57%) Bitcoin
6 86 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
7 65 (3.77%) User Experience
8 62 (3.60%) Fintech
9 61 (3.54%) Management Information System
10 58 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
11 55 (3.19%) Algorithms
11 55 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
12 49 (2.84%) Virtual Team
13 42 (2.44%) Mobile App
14 36 (2.09%) Data Structures
15 35 (2.03%) Internet of Things
15 35 (2.03%) NHS
16 30 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
17 27 (1.57%) Private Cloud
18 25 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 409 (23.72%) Linux
2 281 (16.30%) Windows
3 144 (8.35%) Windows Server
4 93 (5.39%) Unix
5 65 (3.77%) VMS
6 60 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (2.15%) CentOS
7 37 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (2.15%) Windows 10
8 35 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (1.28%) Ubuntu
10 18 (1.04%) Debian
11 13 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.64%) Solaris
13 10 (0.58%) Android
13 10 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.52%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.41%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (29.99%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (24.01%) DevOps
3 246 (14.27%) Test Automation
4 228 (13.23%) Software Engineering
5 195 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
6 186 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
7 167 (9.69%) TDD
8 162 (9.40%) Analytics
9 161 (9.34%) Scrum
10 152 (8.82%) Project Management
11 149 (8.64%) Presales
12 143 (8.29%) Open Source
13 141 (8.18%) Microservices
14 139 (8.06%) ITIL
15 122 (7.08%) Machine Learning
16 116 (6.73%) Front End Development
17 100 (5.80%) API Design
18 98 (5.68%) API Development
19 97 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
20 95 (5.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 457 (26.51%) Java
2 376 (21.81%) Python
3 358 (20.77%) SQL
4 298 (17.29%) JavaScript
5 165 (9.57%) C#
6 110 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 110 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 103 (5.97%) Ruby
8 101 (5.86%) ES6
9 99 (5.74%) C++
10 97 (5.63%) Solidity
11 91 (5.28%) Perl
12 84 (4.87%) C
13 62 (3.60%) PHP
14 54 (3.13%) Go
15 52 (3.02%) Scala
16 39 (2.26%) R
17 38 (2.20%) Shell Script
18 29 (1.68%) Java 8
19 23 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 283 (16.42%) Degree
2 68 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (3.36%) MCSE
5 57 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (2.49%) CCNP
7 41 (2.38%) CCNA
8 31 (1.80%) PhD
8 31 (1.80%) Security Cleared
9 29 (1.68%) AWS Certification
10 24 (1.39%) MCSA
11 22 (1.28%) CISSP
11 22 (1.28%) SC Cleared
12 21 (1.22%) Master's Degree
13 14 (0.81%) PMP
14 13 (0.75%) ISEB
14 13 (0.75%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.75%) PMI Certification
14 13 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.74%) QA
2 47 (2.73%) SLA
3 36 (2.09%) GCP
4 33 (1.91%) GDPR
5 27 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (1.45%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.58%) COBIT
7 10 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
8 8 (0.46%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.058%) IFRS
11 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.058%) PMO
11 1 (0.058%) Solvency II
System Software
1 299 (17.34%) Docker
2 170 (9.86%) Active Directory
3 144 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 97 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
5 68 (3.94%) Hyper-V
6 54 (3.13%) XenApp
7 39 (2.26%) XenDesktop
8 34 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (1.68%) vSphere
10 18 (1.04%) KVM
11 14 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (0.70%) LXC
12 12 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (0.64%) XenServer
14 9 (0.52%) QEMU
14 9 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.52%) Xen
15 8 (0.46%) vCloud
16 7 (0.41%) HDFS
16 7 (0.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 195 (11.31%) Ansible
2 175 (10.15%) Kubernetes
3 130 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
4 126 (7.31%) Puppet
5 68 (3.94%) Docker Swarm
6 62 (3.60%) Terraform
7 32 (1.86%) SCCM
8 27 (1.57%) Salt
9 23 (1.33%) Kibana
10 18 (1.04%) Nagios
11 16 (0.93%) logstash
12 14 (0.81%) Nessus
13 12 (0.70%) FortiGate
13 12 (0.70%) Packer
13 12 (0.70%) SCVMM
14 9 (0.52%) Grafana
14 9 (0.52%) Graphite
14 9 (0.52%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.52%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.46%) Mesos
Vendors
1 394 (22.85%) Microsoft
2 209 (12.12%) VMware
3 158 (9.16%) Oracle
4 151 (8.76%) Cisco
5 134 (7.77%) Citrix
6 111 (6.44%) Google
7 76 (4.41%) HP
8 64 (3.71%) CheckPoint
9 49 (2.84%) Red Hat
10 47 (2.73%) SAP
11 45 (2.61%) JD Edwards
12 44 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
13 37 (2.15%) IBM
14 34 (1.97%) Juniper
14 34 (1.97%) NetApp
15 30 (1.74%) Capita
16 29 (1.68%) Adobe
17 28 (1.62%) Splunk
18 27 (1.57%) Extreme Networks
19 20 (1.16%) Tableau