Period
to 14 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Cloud Native Architect was £97,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 880 924 1112
Rank change year-on-year +44 +188 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Native Architect 28 1 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.001% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 6
10th Percentile £72,500 " "
25th Percentile £88,750 £98,750 £85,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £107,500 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.30% +19.44% -
75th Percentile £106,250 £116,250 £121,250
90th Percentile £110,000 " £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £115,000 - -

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 83,986 92,830 138,697
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.78% 95.32% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 64,207 75,461 111,313
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Cloud Native Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native Architect in the UK

Cloud Native Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Native Architect in the UK

Cloud Native Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native Architect over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native Architect in the UK

Cloud Native Architect
Top 8 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 14 May 2021. 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 +59 24 £97,500 -9.30% 2
London +77 20 £97,500 -9.30% 1
Work from Home - 4 £92,500 -
UK excluding London - 3 £115,000 - 1
North of England - 2 £115,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £115,000 -
South West - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 28 (100.00%) Azure
1 28 (100.00%) Cloud Native
2 26 (92.86%) PaaS
3 25 (89.29%) Kubernetes
4 24 (85.71%) AWS
5 23 (82.14%) Docker
5 23 (82.14%) DevOps
5 23 (82.14%) GCP
6 22 (78.57%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 21 (75.00%) Microservices
7 21 (75.00%) Re-Platforming
8 20 (71.43%) Thought Leadership
9 19 (67.86%) Domain-Driven Design
9 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (64.29%) Scrum
11 15 (53.57%) Public Cloud
12 14 (50.00%) Banking
12 14 (50.00%) Finance
13 11 (39.29%) Google
14 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
14 10 (35.71%) IBM
14 10 (35.71%) SAP
14 10 (35.71%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (35.71%) OpenShift
14 10 (35.71%) IBM Cloud
15 9 (32.14%) Spring Cloud
15 9 (32.14%) Spring Boot
15 9 (32.14%) Amazon EKS
15 9 (32.14%) Java
15 9 (32.14%) Spring

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 10 (35.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) Azure
2 26 (92.86%) PaaS
3 24 (85.71%) AWS
4 23 (82.14%) GCP
5 10 (35.71%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (35.71%) OpenShift
6 9 (32.14%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (10.71%) Serverless
8 2 (7.14%) Power Platform
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 14 (50.00%) Banking
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Social Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Java EE
1 9 (32.14%) Spring
1 9 (32.14%) Spring Boot
1 9 (32.14%) Spring Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.14%) LINQ
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (7.14%) RESTful
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) Cloud Native
2 15 (53.57%) Public Cloud
3 4 (14.29%) Blog
3 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) DevOps
2 22 (78.57%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 21 (75.00%) Microservices
3 21 (75.00%) Re-Platforming
4 20 (71.43%) Thought Leadership
5 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (67.86%) Domain-Driven Design
6 18 (64.29%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Architectural Design
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (7.14%) Data Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Event Storming
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) Presales
8 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) C
3 2 (7.14%) Go
3 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (89.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Google
2 10 (35.71%) IBM
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 10 (35.71%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle