Period
to 16 July 2020

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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 278 323 341
Rank change year-on-year +45 +18 +86
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 832 1,440 1,705
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 0.99% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.09% 3.31% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 739 1,109 1,261
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,574 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year -2.73% +0.92% +9.00%

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 26,912 43,565 42,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.18% 29.88% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21,951 35,379 34,323
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%

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 16 July 2020.

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 16 July 2020. 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 +52 744 £57,500 -4.17% 57
UK excluding London +54 431 £53,500 -2.73% 40
London +37 353 £67,500 - 21
North of England +89 127 £50,000 -9.09% 21
South East +29 126 £60,000 - 7
Work from Home +19 89 £57,500 -8.00% 13
North West +46 87 £53,500 -2.73% 18
South West +110 70 £55,000 +29.37% 1
Midlands +55 44 £45,000 -6.25% 4
Scotland +55 34 £47,500 -16.85% 3
West Midlands +35 25 £45,000 -3.23% 1
Yorkshire +89 23 £40,000 -33.33% 3
East of England +47 23 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands +76 19 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North East +39 17 £31,880 -16.11%
Wales +20 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, 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.

1 347 (41.71%) Azure
2 328 (39.42%) AWS
3 301 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (27.64%) Python
5 221 (26.56%) Microsoft
6 220 (26.44%) DevOps
7 172 (20.67%) Finance
8 170 (20.43%) .NET
9 153 (18.39%) JavaScript
10 152 (18.27%) Windows
10 152 (18.27%) Degree
11 150 (18.03%) SQL
12 147 (17.67%) C#
13 143 (17.19%) SQL Server
14 140 (16.83%) Software Engineering
15 127 (15.26%) Java
16 126 (15.14%) Linux
17 125 (15.02%) Microservices
18 115 (13.82%) Docker
19 114 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
20 99 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
21 98 (11.78%) SaaS
22 96 (11.54%) Computer Science
23 95 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
24 94 (11.30%) GCP
25 93 (11.18%) Kubernetes
25 93 (11.18%) Git (software)
26 91 (10.94%) Test Automation
27 83 (9.98%) ITIL
28 82 (9.86%) Active Directory

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 46 (5.53%) IIS
2 43 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.00%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.68%) SAS
7 13 (1.56%) Jupyter
8 10 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.20%) GlassFish
9 9 (1.08%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.84%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.72%) Confluence
12 5 (0.60%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.48%) Apache
13 4 (0.48%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.48%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.28%) NetSuite
3 14 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (1.56%) SAP GTS
5 11 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.96%) Lawson
6 8 (0.96%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.72%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.60%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.60%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.60%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
8 5 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.48%) JDE OneWorld
9 4 (0.48%) Sage 500
10 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.12%) SAP EWM
12 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 347 (41.71%) Azure
2 328 (39.42%) AWS
3 98 (11.78%) SaaS
4 94 (11.30%) GCP
5 62 (7.45%) Office 365
6 59 (7.09%) PaaS
7 55 (6.61%) IaaS
8 49 (5.89%) Dynamics 365
9 41 (4.93%) Power Platform
10 34 (4.09%) Serverless
11 25 (3.00%) GitHub
12 15 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (1.56%) Amazon S3
15 11 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (1.08%) OpenShift
16 9 (1.08%) PowerApps
17 7 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
17 7 (0.84%) npm
18 6 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.53%) Firewall
2 45 (5.41%) LAN
2 45 (5.41%) VPN
3 44 (5.29%) WAN
4 43 (5.17%) Internet
5 40 (4.81%) DNS
6 34 (4.09%) Network Security
7 32 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 24 (2.88%) DHCP
9 22 (2.64%) H.323
9 22 (2.64%) Wireless
10 15 (1.80%) SAN
11 12 (1.44%) Skype
12 11 (1.32%) Wireless Security
13 9 (1.08%) DMZ
14 7 (0.84%) VoIP
15 6 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.72%) PBX
15 6 (0.72%) RTP
15 6 (0.72%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.29%) NoSQL
3 41 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 40 (4.81%) Big Data
5 36 (4.33%) MySQL
6 34 (4.09%) Power BI
7 25 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (2.04%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.92%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.68%) DB2
15 13 (1.56%) MongoDB
16 11 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (1.32%) Data Mining
17 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
17 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 93 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.33%) Selenium
4 25 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (3.00%) GitLab
5 24 (2.88%) Visual Studio
6 20 (2.40%) JIRA
7 16 (1.92%) Moq
7 16 (1.92%) MSTest
7 16 (1.92%) NUnit
7 16 (1.92%) webpack
8 15 (1.80%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.32%) gulp
9 11 (1.32%) WebDriver
10 10 (1.20%) Grunt
11 9 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (0.96%) Subversion
13 7 (0.84%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.72%) Appium
General
1 172 (20.67%) Finance
2 31 (3.73%) Marketing
3 30 (3.61%) Public Sector
4 28 (3.37%) Retail
5 27 (3.25%) Banking
5 27 (3.25%) Legal
6 20 (2.40%) Military
7 18 (2.16%) Aerospace
8 17 (2.04%) Games
9 16 (1.92%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.80%) Law
11 11 (1.32%) Automotive
11 11 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.96%) Front Office
13 7 (0.84%) Back Office
14 6 (0.72%) Norwegian Language
15 4 (0.48%) Advertising
16 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.36%) Publishing
17 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 182 (21.88%) Developer
2 106 (12.74%) Architect
3 67 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (7.57%) Analyst
5 55 (6.61%) .NET Developer
5 55 (6.61%) Software Engineer
6 48 (5.77%) Consultant
7 37 (4.45%) Cloud Architect
8 36 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
9 34 (4.09%) Senior Developer
10 33 (3.97%) C# Developer
11 30 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
12 28 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (3.00%) Graduate
14 24 (2.88%) AWS Engineer
14 24 (2.88%) Java Developer
15 23 (2.76%) Azure Developer
16 22 (2.64%) Administrator
16 22 (2.64%) Platform Engineer
16 22 (2.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (20.43%) .NET
2 81 (9.74%) REST
3 77 (9.25%) Web Services
4 70 (8.41%) HTML
5 68 (8.17%) .NET Core
6 66 (7.93%) CSS
7 63 (7.57%) Node.js
8 53 (6.37%) AngularJS
9 52 (6.25%) React
10 42 (5.05%) ASP.NET
11 40 (4.81%) .NET Framework
12 33 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (3.97%) XML
13 31 (3.73%) WebRTC
14 28 (3.37%) RESTful
15 26 (3.13%) Redux
16 22 (2.64%) Kafka
17 21 (2.52%) JSON
18 20 (2.40%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 37 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 29 (3.49%) Data Centre
7 28 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
8 27 (3.25%) User Experience
9 23 (2.76%) Analytical Mindset
10 19 (2.28%) Mobile App
10 19 (2.28%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.92%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.80%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 13 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.44%) Clustering
16 11 (1.32%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 152 (18.27%) Windows
2 126 (15.14%) Linux
3 66 (7.93%) Windows Server
4 44 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (3.85%) CentOS
6 25 (3.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (2.28%) Unix
9 18 (2.16%) Ubuntu
9 18 (2.16%) Windows 10
10 17 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.80%) Android
11 15 (1.80%) Windows Server 2019
12 14 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.72%) SUSE
14 4 (0.48%) Solaris
14 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.36%) AIX
16 1 (0.12%) HPUX
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (26.44%) DevOps
3 140 (16.83%) Software Engineering
4 125 (15.02%) Microservices
5 114 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
6 99 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (11.54%) Computer Science
8 91 (10.94%) Test Automation
9 83 (9.98%) ITIL
10 80 (9.62%) Scrum
11 79 (9.50%) Cybersecurity
12 78 (9.38%) MVC
13 74 (8.89%) Data Science
14 72 (8.65%) Analytics
14 72 (8.65%) Fintech
15 70 (8.41%) TDD
16 69 (8.29%) Machine Learning
17 65 (7.81%) Project Management
18 63 (7.57%) Presales
19 62 (7.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 230 (27.64%) Python
2 153 (18.39%) JavaScript
3 150 (18.03%) SQL
4 147 (17.67%) C#
5 127 (15.26%) Java
6 77 (9.25%) PowerShell
7 58 (6.97%) Go
8 50 (6.01%) Ruby
9 43 (5.17%) Bash Shell
10 35 (4.21%) PHP
11 26 (3.13%) C
12 23 (2.76%) Scala
13 20 (2.40%) C++
14 19 (2.28%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.44%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.20%) Perl
18 8 (0.96%) R
19 7 (0.84%) ES6
20 6 (0.72%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 152 (18.27%) Degree
2 64 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (6.73%) Security Cleared
4 37 (4.45%) SC Cleared
5 32 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (3.61%) MCSE
7 27 (3.25%) AWS Certification
8 17 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.80%) MCP
10 14 (1.68%) CCNA
11 13 (1.56%) PMI Certification
12 12 (1.44%) ACCA
12 12 (1.44%) CEH
12 12 (1.44%) CISM
12 12 (1.44%) CISSP
12 12 (1.44%) PMP
13 11 (1.32%) Master's Degree
13 11 (1.32%) RHCSA
14 9 (1.08%) MBCS
15 7 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.17%) QA
2 23 (2.76%) SLA
3 18 (2.16%) COBIT
4 16 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.68%) GDPR
6 9 (1.08%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.96%) NCSC
8 6 (0.72%) NIST
9 5 (0.60%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.48%) COSO
10 4 (0.48%) PMO
11 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (13.82%) Docker
2 82 (9.86%) Active Directory
3 36 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.08%) Firmware
7 8 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.48%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.48%) KVM
9 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.48%) XenApp
9 4 (0.48%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 93 (11.18%) Kubernetes
2 60 (7.21%) Terraform
3 54 (6.49%) Ansible
4 36 (4.33%) Puppet
5 27 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.88%) Grafana
7 23 (2.76%) Prometheus
8 20 (2.40%) Graphite
9 19 (2.28%) SCCM
10 10 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.96%) Consul
11 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.72%) WSUS
13 5 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.48%) Oozie
14 4 (0.48%) Packer
14 4 (0.48%) Salt
15 3 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 221 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 68 (8.17%) Google
3 48 (5.77%) Oracle
4 46 (5.53%) VMware
5 45 (5.41%) Cisco
6 35 (4.21%) SAP
7 24 (2.88%) Red Hat
8 21 (2.52%) Tableau
9 20 (2.40%) IBM
9 20 (2.40%) Siebel
10 19 (2.28%) JD Edwards
11 18 (2.16%) ServiceNow
12 17 (2.04%) Citrix
12 17 (2.04%) HP
13 15 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.68%) CA
14 14 (1.68%) Hyperion
14 14 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
14 14 (1.68%) Remedy
15 11 (1.32%) Sage