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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 247 335 289
Rank change year-on-year +88 -46 +48
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 2,870 1,061 873
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 0.99% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.58% 2.31% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 759 646 698
10th Percentile £44,250 £37,125 £35,846
25th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £44,781
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £74,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.85% +13.04% -4.17%
75th Percentile £93,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% +2.80% -2.73%

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 80,237 45,835 28,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.62% 42.56% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39,396 33,698 23,612
10th Percentile £32,800 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,063
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the UK

Cloud Computing
Top 17 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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +96 2,368 £75,000 +15.38% 130
London +86 1,671 £85,000 +13.33% 54
Work from Home +55 1,271 £78,000 +18.18% 40
UK excluding London -27 737 £65,000 +18.18% 85
South East -7 235 £70,000 +7.69% 17
North of England -27 159 £50,900 -5.30% 23
South West +31 124 £70,000 +52.87% 7
North West -28 118 £51,800 -0.38% 10
East of England -69 77 £52,500 +9.38% 9
Scotland -40 62 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Midlands -62 60 £56,250 +15.38% 17
West Midlands -48 47 £72,500 +45.00% 11
Yorkshire -42 34 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Wales -24 17 £61,250 +22.50%
East Midlands -42 12 £45,500 +51.67% 6
North East -18 7 £45,000 -43.75% 6
Northern Ireland -46 7 £57,500 -28.13% 7

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 1,884 (65.64%) AWS
2 1,392 (48.50%) Agile
3 1,083 (37.74%) Software Engineering
3 1,083 (37.74%) Azure
4 1,071 (37.32%) DevOps
5 1,002 (34.91%) Python
6 935 (32.58%) Finance
7 888 (30.94%) Docker
8 879 (30.63%) CI/CD
9 875 (30.49%) Java
10 818 (28.50%) Kubernetes
11 794 (27.67%) GCP
12 762 (26.55%) Microservices
13 749 (26.10%) Social Skills
14 680 (23.69%) JavaScript
15 574 (20.00%) SQL
16 562 (19.58%) Mentoring
17 560 (19.51%) Degree
18 559 (19.48%) Serverless
19 528 (18.40%) Terraform
20 515 (17.94%) Git (software)
21 513 (17.87%) Linux
22 471 (16.41%) Problem-Solving
23 468 (16.31%) TypeScript
24 459 (15.99%) Computer Science
25 442 (15.40%) Microsoft
26 438 (15.26%) React
27 431 (15.02%) Scrum
28 429 (14.95%) Machine Learning
29 427 (14.88%) Analytics

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
1 177 (6.17%) Apache Spark
2 81 (2.82%) Apache
3 77 (2.68%) Apache Airflow
4 74 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 63 (2.20%) Confluence
6 45 (1.57%) CMS
7 38 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 25 (0.87%) Camunda
9 24 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 17 (0.59%) Drupal
11 16 (0.56%) MS Exchange
11 16 (0.56%) WordPress
12 14 (0.49%) Hyperledger
12 14 (0.49%) Luigi
12 14 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.24%) IIS
14 7 (0.24%) nginx
14 7 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 29 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.28%) Campfire
6 4 (0.14%) SPSS
7 2 (0.070%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.070%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.070%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.035%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 44 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
2 26 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
2 26 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
3 14 (0.49%) R3 Corda
4 13 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.42%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.38%) Line 50
6 11 (0.38%) Sage 200
7 8 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
7 8 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.24%) MFGPRO
8 7 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.21%) Fidessa
10 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.14%) Shopify
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 2 (0.070%) Lawson
12 2 (0.070%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,884 (65.64%) AWS
2 1,083 (37.74%) Azure
3 794 (27.67%) GCP
4 559 (19.48%) Serverless
5 332 (11.57%) SaaS
6 279 (9.72%) AWS Lambda
7 221 (7.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 220 (7.67%) GitHub
9 187 (6.52%) IaaS
10 169 (5.89%) Amazon EC2
11 167 (5.82%) PaaS
12 165 (5.75%) Microsoft 365
13 136 (4.74%) Amazon S3
14 135 (4.70%) Azure DevOps
15 115 (4.01%) Power Platform
16 112 (3.90%) Amazon ECS
17 93 (3.24%) Amazon EKS
18 77 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
19 69 (2.40%) OpenShift
20 67 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (5.16%) Internet
2 118 (4.11%) Network Security
3 103 (3.59%) Firewall
4 85 (2.96%) HTTP
5 51 (1.78%) DNS
6 45 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 37 (1.29%) VPN
8 26 (0.91%) LAN
8 26 (0.91%) WAN
9 19 (0.66%) Bluetooth
10 18 (0.63%) DHCP
10 18 (0.63%) SD-WAN
11 17 (0.59%) SAN
11 17 (0.59%) Wireless
12 16 (0.56%) IPsec
13 15 (0.52%) SMS
13 15 (0.52%) VoIP
13 15 (0.52%) WLAN
14 14 (0.49%) SSH
15 12 (0.42%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (10.52%) NoSQL
2 251 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
3 245 (8.54%) Big Data
4 212 (7.39%) Relational Database
5 171 (5.96%) MySQL
6 141 (4.91%) MongoDB
7 131 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
8 126 (4.39%) Hadoop
9 104 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
10 96 (3.34%) DynamoDB
11 85 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
11 85 (2.96%) Redis
11 85 (2.96%) SQL Server
12 80 (2.79%) Data Lake
13 72 (2.51%) BigQuery
14 71 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 61 (2.13%) Power BI
15 61 (2.13%) Tableau
16 60 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
17 50 (1.74%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 515 (17.94%) Git (software)
2 343 (11.95%) Jenkins
3 128 (4.46%) Maven
4 114 (3.97%) JIRA
5 111 (3.87%) Bitbucket
6 82 (2.86%) Cypress.io
6 82 (2.86%) SonarQube
7 73 (2.54%) CircleCI
8 57 (1.99%) GitLab
9 56 (1.95%) Mocha
10 49 (1.71%) Jasmine
11 46 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 34 (1.18%) webpack
13 23 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 23 (0.80%) Visual Studio
14 22 (0.77%) Selenium
15 21 (0.73%) Mercurial
15 21 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (0.66%) Postman
17 15 (0.52%) MLflow
General
1 935 (32.58%) Finance
2 749 (26.10%) Social Skills
3 301 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
4 247 (8.61%) Retail
5 244 (8.50%) Banking
6 207 (7.21%) Public Sector
7 188 (6.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 165 (5.75%) Legal
9 154 (5.37%) Marketing
10 114 (3.97%) Games
11 100 (3.48%) Presentation Skills
12 81 (2.82%) Telecoms
13 76 (2.65%) Automotive
14 63 (2.20%) Financial Institution
15 57 (1.99%) Law
16 49 (1.71%) Organisational Skills
17 46 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 42 (1.46%) Influencing Skills
19 41 (1.43%) Tech for Good
20 34 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 515 (17.94%) Software Engineer
2 472 (16.45%) Developer
3 425 (14.81%) Architect
4 226 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 205 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 166 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 138 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
8 133 (4.63%) Data Engineer
9 126 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 122 (4.25%) Cloud Architect
11 121 (4.22%) Consultant
12 108 (3.76%) Analyst
13 94 (3.28%) Principal Engineer
14 92 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 82 (2.86%) Java Engineer
16 80 (2.79%) Java Developer
17 74 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
18 72 (2.51%) Lead Software Engineer
19 71 (2.47%) Senior DevOps
20 70 (2.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (15.26%) React
2 414 (14.43%) Node.js
3 315 (10.98%) Kafka
4 296 (10.31%) Spring
5 271 (9.44%) .NET
6 261 (9.09%) REST
7 255 (8.89%) AngularJS
8 237 (8.26%) Spring Boot
9 187 (6.52%) CSS
10 180 (6.27%) HTML
11 167 (5.82%) GraphQL
12 158 (5.51%) RESTful
13 147 (5.12%) Vue.js
14 102 (3.55%) JSON
15 93 (3.24%) Web Services
16 85 (2.96%) Jest
16 85 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
17 76 (2.65%) TensorFlow
18 75 (2.61%) .NET Core
19 65 (2.26%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 308 (10.73%) Cloud Native
2 242 (8.43%) Algorithms
3 229 (7.98%) User Experience
4 188 (6.55%) Data Centre
5 181 (6.31%) Public Cloud
6 167 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
7 160 (5.57%) Management Information System
8 111 (3.87%) Hackathon
9 110 (3.83%) Blockchain
10 106 (3.69%) Blog
11 101 (3.52%) Mobile App
12 96 (3.34%) Virtual Team
13 93 (3.24%) IoT
14 81 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
15 74 (2.58%) Legacy Systems
16 69 (2.40%) Data Structures
17 54 (1.88%) Grid Computing
18 53 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
19 48 (1.67%) Low-Code
20 47 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 513 (17.87%) Linux
2 253 (8.82%) Windows
3 76 (2.65%) Unix
4 62 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 51 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.32%) Android
7 35 (1.22%) Windows 10
8 33 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
9 26 (0.91%) CentOS
10 23 (0.80%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 14 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.31%) SUSE
15 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
16 7 (0.24%) Solaris
17 5 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
17 5 (0.17%) Debian
18 4 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
18 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,392 (48.50%) Agile
2 1,083 (37.74%) Software Engineering
3 1,071 (37.32%) DevOps
4 879 (30.63%) CI/CD
5 762 (26.55%) Microservices
6 562 (19.58%) Mentoring
7 471 (16.41%) Problem-Solving
8 459 (15.99%) Computer Science
9 431 (15.02%) Scrum
10 429 (14.95%) Machine Learning
11 427 (14.88%) Analytics
12 416 (14.49%) Coaching
13 391 (13.62%) TDD
14 365 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
15 336 (11.71%) Data Science
16 335 (11.67%) Infrastructure as Code
17 329 (11.46%) Test Automation
18 319 (11.11%) Full Stack Development
19 303 (10.56%) Open Source
20 254 (8.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,002 (34.91%) Python
2 875 (30.49%) Java
3 680 (23.69%) JavaScript
4 574 (20.00%) SQL
5 468 (16.31%) TypeScript
6 222 (7.74%) C#
7 203 (7.07%) Bash
8 184 (6.41%) Go
9 163 (5.68%) Ruby
10 152 (5.30%) PHP
11 150 (5.23%) PowerShell
12 146 (5.09%) Kotlin
13 145 (5.05%) Scala
14 103 (3.59%) C++
15 80 (2.79%) Rust
16 60 (2.09%) C
17 54 (1.88%) R
18 53 (1.85%) Perl
19 39 (1.36%) Groovy
20 36 (1.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 560 (19.51%) Degree
2 155 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 134 (4.67%) Master's Degree
4 127 (4.43%) AWS Certification
5 100 (3.48%) Security Cleared
6 71 (2.47%) PhD
7 58 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (1.46%) CISSP
9 31 (1.08%) PMI Certification
10 30 (1.05%) SC Cleared
11 22 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (0.73%) CISM
12 21 (0.73%) CRISC
12 21 (0.73%) DV Cleared
13 18 (0.63%) CCNA
14 17 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
15 11 (0.38%) CCNP
15 11 (0.38%) MCSE
16 9 (0.31%) ISTQB
17 8 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.59%) QA
2 98 (3.41%) GDPR
3 57 (1.99%) Data Quality
4 43 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.84%) NIST
6 20 (0.70%) SLA
7 19 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.49%) GRC
10 13 (0.45%) Accessibility
11 10 (0.35%) PMO
11 10 (0.35%) WCAG
12 9 (0.31%) NIST 800
12 9 (0.31%) SOC 2
13 7 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
13 7 (0.24%) NCSC
13 7 (0.24%) SOC 1
14 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 4 (0.14%) GMP
15 4 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 888 (30.94%) Docker
2 121 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 41 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 37 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (0.98%) LXC
8 19 (0.66%) XenApp
9 16 (0.56%) Hyper-V
10 11 (0.38%) vSphere
11 10 (0.35%) KVM
12 8 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 818 (28.50%) Kubernetes
2 528 (18.40%) Terraform
3 267 (9.30%) Ansible
4 93 (3.24%) Puppet
5 75 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
7 55 (1.92%) Istio
8 46 (1.60%) Prometheus
9 32 (1.11%) SCCM
10 30 (1.05%) Grafana
11 22 (0.77%) Cisco IPCC
12 21 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
12 21 (0.73%) Rancher
13 18 (0.63%) Kubeflow
14 14 (0.49%) IBM BigFix
14 14 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
14 14 (0.49%) yum
15 11 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
15 11 (0.38%) Pingdom
16 10 (0.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 442 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 371 (12.93%) Google
3 168 (5.85%) Oracle
4 98 (3.41%) VMware
5 83 (2.89%) Splunk
6 77 (2.68%) Cisco
7 74 (2.58%) Confluent
8 57 (1.99%) Sony
9 54 (1.88%) Red Hat
10 43 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 40 (1.39%) AppDynamics
12 37 (1.29%) IBM
13 32 (1.11%) SAP
14 29 (1.01%) Reuters
15 28 (0.98%) Databricks
15 28 (0.98%) Dataiku
15 28 (0.98%) Refinitiv
16 23 (0.80%) Citrix
16 23 (0.80%) Palo Alto
17 20 (0.70%) CA