Period
to 20 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 425 442 472
Rank change year-on-year +17 +30 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 1231 1359 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.10% 5.74% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1120 981
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,875 £35,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +5.26%

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 29995 23671 19035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.07% 12.01% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24641 19992 15393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 +2 1149 £57,500 +1.59% 85
UK excluding London +8 609 £50,000 -7.41% 50
London +13 603 £65,000 +8.33% 44
South East +9 238 £50,000 -9.09% 18
East of England -28 99 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North of England +1 94 £42,500 -16.22% 5
Midlands -5 67 £65,000 +18.18% 8
Scotland +55 58 £58,750 +17.50% 7
North West -34 54 £37,500 -40.00% 2
South West +11 50 £48,000 +20.00% 5
West Midlands 0 42 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Yorkshire +50 35 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Midlands +18 22 £42,500 -5.56% 6
North East +23 5 £39,000 -10.82%
Wales -1 5 £35,000 -18.60% 1

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 456 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 388 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (28.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 348 (28.27%) Java
5 310 (25.18%) Linux
6 292 (23.72%) Microsoft
7 290 (23.56%) JavaScript
8 289 (23.48%) Windows
9 280 (22.75%) SQL
10 234 (19.01%) Python
11 226 (18.36%) SQL Server
11 226 (18.36%) Degree
12 224 (18.20%) DevOps
13 206 (16.73%) CSS
14 204 (16.57%) Web Services
15 192 (15.60%) Finance
15 192 (15.60%) Software Engineering
16 189 (15.35%) HTML
17 184 (14.95%) Big Data
18 172 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
19 171 (13.89%) VMware
20 166 (13.48%) AngularJS
21 160 (13.00%) Docker
21 160 (13.00%) NoSQL
22 157 (12.75%) ITIL
23 152 (12.35%) .NET
24 148 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
25 146 (11.86%) C#
26 140 (11.37%) Data Centre
27 138 (11.21%) Windows Server

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 89 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (4.87%) Apache
2 60 (4.87%) Tomcat
3 53 (4.31%) SharePoint
4 51 (4.14%) Apache Spark
5 38 (3.09%) IIS
6 37 (3.01%) MS Exchange
7 28 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 28 (2.27%) Skype for Business
8 26 (2.11%) nginx
8 26 (2.11%) OpenStack
9 24 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (1.79%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.71%) Ethereum
11 21 (1.71%) Hyperledger
12 20 (1.62%) SAS
13 18 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (1.46%) JBoss
14 14 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 24 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (1.54%) SPSS
5 4 (0.32%) Abaqus
5 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.16%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.16%) InVision
8 1 (0.081%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.57%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.41%) Magento
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.32%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.16%) BASE24
6 2 (0.16%) RMDS
6 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.081%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.081%) Unica
7 1 (0.081%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 456 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 351 (28.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (9.34%) SaaS
4 89 (7.23%) Office 365
5 65 (5.28%) IaaS
6 57 (4.63%) PaaS
7 55 (4.47%) GitHub
8 42 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (1.06%) Google App Engine
11 13 (1.06%) Slack
11 13 (1.06%) Sumo Logic
12 12 (0.97%) Loggly
13 9 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.73%) G Suite
14 7 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
15 5 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.41%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (8.12%) Firewall
2 86 (6.99%) Internet
3 72 (5.85%) TCP/IP
4 63 (5.12%) WAN
5 62 (5.04%) LAN
6 56 (4.55%) DNS
7 39 (3.17%) VoIP
7 39 (3.17%) Wireless
8 34 (2.76%) VPN
9 32 (2.60%) HTTP
10 31 (2.52%) SAN
11 27 (2.19%) Skype
12 26 (2.11%) IPsec
12 26 (2.11%) SSL
13 25 (2.03%) DHCP
14 24 (1.95%) NetScaler
15 22 (1.79%) Network Security
16 17 (1.38%) SMTP
16 17 (1.38%) SNMP
17 13 (1.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (18.36%) SQL Server
2 184 (14.95%) Big Data
3 160 (13.00%) NoSQL
4 108 (8.77%) MySQL
5 104 (8.45%) Hadoop
6 73 (5.93%) MongoDB
7 63 (5.12%) Relational Database
8 49 (3.98%) Redis
9 48 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
10 41 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (2.60%) RDBMS
12 31 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (2.36%) Apache Hive
13 29 (2.36%) Blockchain
14 27 (2.19%) HBase
15 24 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (1.71%) InfluxDB
18 20 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
19 17 (1.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 107 (8.69%) Git (software)
2 91 (7.39%) Jenkins
3 59 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (3.57%) Maven
5 39 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 38 (3.09%) Selenium
7 32 (2.60%) Subversion
7 32 (2.60%) Vagrant
8 30 (2.44%) PHPUnit
9 27 (2.19%) JIRA
10 25 (2.03%) Cucumber
11 21 (1.71%) JUnit
12 19 (1.54%) TeamCity
13 15 (1.22%) Babel
13 15 (1.22%) webpack
14 13 (1.06%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.97%) Codeception
15 12 (0.97%) NUnit
16 11 (0.89%) gulp
16 11 (0.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 192 (15.60%) Finance
2 91 (7.39%) Retail
3 71 (5.77%) Marketing
4 69 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 49 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 37 (3.01%) Banking
7 36 (2.92%) Electronics
8 35 (2.84%) Advertising
9 29 (2.36%) Games
10 28 (2.27%) Publishing
11 16 (1.30%) Legal
12 14 (1.14%) Law
13 8 (0.65%) Billing
14 5 (0.41%) Front Office
15 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.32%) Military
15 4 (0.32%) Prime Brokerage
16 3 (0.24%) Back Office
16 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 312 (25.35%) Developer
2 231 (18.77%) Architect
3 100 (8.12%) Java Developer
4 84 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 80 (6.50%) Analyst
6 79 (6.42%) Software Engineer
7 68 (5.52%) Consultant
8 66 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
9 62 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 57 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 54 (4.39%) .NET Developer
12 49 (3.98%) Cloud Architect
13 47 (3.82%) Technical Architect
14 44 (3.57%) Graduate
15 42 (3.41%) AWS Architect
15 42 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
16 40 (3.25%) Software Developer
17 36 (2.92%) Support Analyst
17 36 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
18 35 (2.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (16.73%) CSS
2 204 (16.57%) Web Services
3 189 (15.35%) HTML
4 166 (13.48%) AngularJS
5 152 (12.35%) .NET
6 97 (7.88%) REST
7 90 (7.31%) Node.js
8 84 (6.82%) ASP.NET
9 82 (6.66%) HTML5
9 82 (6.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 81 (6.58%) Spring
11 77 (6.26%) jQuery
11 77 (6.26%) JSON
12 76 (6.17%) RESTful
13 75 (6.09%) XML
14 63 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 58 (4.71%) React
16 57 (4.63%) CSS3
17 42 (3.41%) .NET Framework
18 41 (3.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 148 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (11.37%) Data Centre
3 138 (11.21%) Computer Science
4 66 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 57 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (4.14%) User Experience
7 43 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 39 (3.17%) Client/Server
10 38 (3.09%) Internet of Things
11 35 (2.84%) Algorithms
11 35 (2.84%) N-Tier
12 34 (2.76%) Public Cloud
13 29 (2.36%) Private Cloud
14 27 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
15 26 (2.11%) Data Structures
16 25 (2.03%) Digital Media
17 23 (1.87%) Mobile App
18 22 (1.79%) Life Science
19 21 (1.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 310 (25.18%) Linux
2 289 (23.48%) Windows
3 138 (11.21%) Windows Server
4 92 (7.47%) Unix
5 45 (3.66%) Android
5 45 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (3.25%) CentOS
8 29 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 29 (2.36%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.62%) Debian
10 19 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
11 17 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.38%) Windows 7
12 16 (1.30%) Windows 10
12 16 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.32%) HPUX
15 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (18.20%) DevOps
3 192 (15.60%) Software Engineering
4 172 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
5 157 (12.75%) ITIL
6 131 (10.64%) TDD
6 131 (10.64%) Test Automation
7 121 (9.83%) Scrum
8 118 (9.59%) Analytics
9 114 (9.26%) MVC
10 107 (8.69%) Open Source
11 104 (8.45%) Presales
12 102 (8.29%) TOGAF
13 100 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
14 94 (7.64%) Mentoring
15 93 (7.55%) Microservices
16 90 (7.31%) Web Development
17 86 (6.99%) Project Management
18 85 (6.90%) SOA
19 72 (5.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 348 (28.27%) Java
2 290 (23.56%) JavaScript
3 280 (22.75%) SQL
4 234 (19.01%) Python
5 146 (11.86%) C#
6 111 (9.02%) C++
7 98 (7.96%) C
8 96 (7.80%) PHP
9 81 (6.58%) PowerShell
10 72 (5.85%) Perl
11 59 (4.79%) Bash Shell
12 46 (3.74%) Scala
13 37 (3.01%) Ruby
14 33 (2.68%) Shell Script
15 30 (2.44%) R
16 29 (2.36%) T-SQL
17 26 (2.11%) Go
18 24 (1.95%) VBA
19 22 (1.79%) TypeScript
20 17 (1.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 226 (18.36%) Degree
2 68 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 37 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 36 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (1.46%) Master's Degree
7 17 (1.38%) MCSE
8 15 (1.22%) MCSA
9 14 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.14%) RHCE
10 13 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.06%) PhD
11 12 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.89%) CCNA
12 11 (0.89%) CISSP
12 11 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.65%) CISM
13 8 (0.65%) MCP
13 8 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.90%) QA
2 32 (2.60%) SLA
3 27 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.06%) GCP
5 13 (1.06%) GDPR
6 10 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.57%) COBIT
9 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.32%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.081%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.081%) PMO
System Software
1 160 (13.00%) Docker
2 126 (10.24%) Active Directory
3 103 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 51 (4.14%) vSphere
5 20 (1.62%) XenDesktop
6 17 (1.38%) XenApp
7 16 (1.30%) HDFS
8 12 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.81%) vCloud
11 5 (0.41%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.32%) KVM
12 4 (0.32%) NFS
12 4 (0.32%) Varnish
12 4 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.32%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 74 (6.01%) Puppet
2 65 (5.28%) Kubernetes
3 59 (4.79%) Ansible
4 58 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (2.76%) SCCM
6 33 (2.68%) Nagios
7 26 (2.11%) Terraform
8 24 (1.95%) Grafana
9 18 (1.46%) Packer
10 17 (1.38%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.14%) CFEngine
12 12 (0.97%) Capistrano
13 9 (0.73%) Consul
13 9 (0.73%) Icinga
14 6 (0.49%) SCOM
15 5 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
16 4 (0.32%) Linux-HA
16 4 (0.32%) Rancher
16 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.32%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 292 (23.72%) Microsoft
2 171 (13.89%) VMware
3 134 (10.89%) Oracle
4 90 (7.31%) Cisco
5 74 (6.01%) Citrix
6 63 (5.12%) HP
7 58 (4.71%) Google
8 44 (3.57%) New Relic
8 44 (3.57%) SAP
9 41 (3.33%) IBM
10 37 (3.01%) Adobe
11 34 (2.76%) Red Hat
12 33 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (2.52%) CheckPoint
13 31 (2.52%) NetApp
14 27 (2.19%) Splunk
15 24 (1.95%) Teradata
16 23 (1.87%) Cognizant
16 23 (1.87%) EMC
17 22 (1.79%) ArcSight