Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Cloud Native Architect was £130,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native Architect
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1085 1200 1209
Rank change year-on-year +115 +9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Native Architect 40 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 30 1 1
UK median annual salary £130,000 £100,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £102,250 £100,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £150,000 £100,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 151,574 171,119 178,936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.04% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 121,434 137,686 149,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Cloud Native Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Cloud Native Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native Architect in the UK

Cloud Native Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Native Architect.

Salary trend for Cloud Native Architect in the UK

Cloud Native Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Native Architect over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native Architect in the UK

Cloud Native Architect
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Native Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 16 December 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
London - 40 £130,000 -
England - 40 £130,000 -

Cloud Native Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Cloud Native Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Cloud Native Architect in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 40 (100.00%) Microservices
1 40 (100.00%) Cloud Native
2 39 (97.50%) Java
3 38 (95.00%) PaaS
3 38 (95.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (92.50%) OpenShift
4 37 (92.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 37 (92.50%) Spring
4 37 (92.50%) Docker
4 37 (92.50%) Spring Boot
5 36 (90.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (90.00%) IBM Cloud
5 36 (90.00%) Google
6 35 (87.50%) Java EE
6 35 (87.50%) Red Hat
6 35 (87.50%) DevOps
7 33 (82.50%) Kubernetes
7 33 (82.50%) Spring Cloud
7 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (80.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 32 (80.00%) Re-Platforming
9 31 (77.50%) Thought Leadership
9 31 (77.50%) Scrum
9 31 (77.50%) WebSphere
9 31 (77.50%) WebLogic
9 31 (77.50%) SAP
9 31 (77.50%) Tomcat
9 31 (77.50%) IBM
10 29 (72.50%) The Twelve-Factor App

Cloud Native Architect Skill Set
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 37 (92.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 31 (77.50%) Tomcat
2 31 (77.50%) WebLogic
2 31 (77.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 40 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (95.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (95.00%) PaaS
3 37 (92.50%) OpenShift
4 36 (90.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 36 (90.00%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (12.50%) Serverless
6 4 (10.00%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (5.00%) GitHub
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) Maven
1 2 (5.00%) Selenium
1 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) Spring
1 37 (92.50%) Spring Boot
2 35 (87.50%) Java EE
3 33 (82.50%) Spring Cloud
4 5 (12.50%) Node.js
5 4 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.50%) Kafka
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (100.00%) Cloud Native
2 22 (55.00%) Fintech
3 11 (27.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (25.00%) Blog
5 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (12.50%) Public Cloud
7 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Microservices
2 35 (87.50%) DevOps
3 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (80.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 32 (80.00%) Re-Platforming
5 31 (77.50%) Scrum
5 31 (77.50%) Thought Leadership
6 29 (72.50%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
8 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.50%) Open Source
10 4 (10.00%) High Availability
11 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.00%) Build Automation
12 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
12 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
12 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
12 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) C#
2 5 (12.50%) Go
2 5 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
1 11 (27.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 37 (92.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (82.50%) Kubernetes
2 7 (17.50%) Ansible
2 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.50%) Puppet
3 5 (12.50%) Salt
4 2 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Google
2 35 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 31 (77.50%) IBM
3 31 (77.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.00%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Splunk