Period
to 26 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Cloud Native Architect was £115,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 682 1063 1123
Rank change year-on-year +381 +60 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a Cloud Native Architect 22 5 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.004% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.004% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 30
Median annual salary £115,000 £110,000 £130,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £96,750 £101,750 £99,125
90th Percentile £150,000 £120,250 £150,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £100,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 52,250 129,810 154,389
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.60% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43,533 103,899 124,411
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 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 +368 22 £115,000 +4.55% 3
London +285 22 £115,000 -4.17% 3

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 22 (100.00%) PaaS
1 22 (100.00%) GCP
1 22 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 22 (100.00%) Cloud Native
2 21 (95.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 20 (90.91%) Thought Leadership
4 19 (86.36%) Microservices
4 19 (86.36%) Google
5 17 (77.27%) Azure
5 17 (77.27%) AWS
5 17 (77.27%) Docker
6 16 (72.73%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 15 (68.18%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (63.64%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (63.64%) Re-Platforming
8 14 (63.64%) OpenShift
8 14 (63.64%) SAP
8 14 (63.64%) IBM
8 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
9 13 (59.09%) Java
10 12 (54.55%) Scrum
10 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (54.55%) DevOps
11 8 (36.36%) Spring Boot
11 8 (36.36%) Spring Cloud
11 8 (36.36%) Spring
11 8 (36.36%) Java EE
12 7 (31.82%) Finance
12 7 (31.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (27.27%) Amazon EKS

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 21 (95.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) GCP
1 22 (100.00%) PaaS
2 17 (77.27%) AWS
2 17 (77.27%) Azure
3 14 (63.64%) IBM Cloud
3 14 (63.64%) OpenShift
4 6 (27.27%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (9.09%) Serverless
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Java EE
1 8 (36.36%) Spring
1 8 (36.36%) Spring Boot
1 8 (36.36%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Cloud Native
2 7 (31.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (13.64%) Blog
4 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Thought Leadership
2 19 (86.36%) Microservices
3 16 (72.73%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 15 (68.18%) Domain-Driven Design
5 14 (63.64%) Re-Platforming
6 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (54.55%) DevOps
6 12 (54.55%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Fintech
8 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 2 (9.09%) Insurtech
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Google
2 14 (63.64%) IBM
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 14 (63.64%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft