Period
to 19 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 517 839 1105
Rank change year-on-year +322 +266 +91
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 764 352 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.20% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 0.52% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 466 193 54
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £43,690 £37,500 £30,475
90th Percentile £116,250 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -7.69% +8.33%

Cloud Native is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 56,422 67,055 67,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.26% 38.95% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 42,226 51,746 53,396
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in the UK

Cloud Native
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Native in the UK

Cloud Native
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Native over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native in the UK

Cloud Native
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 Native within the UK over the 6 months to 19 June 2019. 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 +347 721 £75,000 +3.45% 57
London +250 439 £80,000 -1.54% 22
UK excluding London +200 277 £62,500 +4.17% 46
North of England +114 115 £55,000 +29.41% 15
North West +123 98 £55,000 +15.79% 9
South East +40 64 £66,250 +1.92% 6
Midlands +87 51 £53,250 -26.55% 8
West Midlands +77 44 £50,970 - 6
East of England +72 15 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Yorkshire -13 15 £66,715 +56.98% 5
Scotland +15 9 - - 11
Wales -6 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Northern Ireland - 8 £44,500 -
South West +21 7 £50,000 -39.39% 2
East Midlands +24 5 £95,000 +31.03% 2
North East - 2 £66,715 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, IT jobs citing Cloud Native 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 Native.

1 507 (66.36%) Amazon AWS
2 430 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (52.23%) DevOps
4 363 (47.51%) Microservices
5 323 (42.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 295 (38.61%) Java
7 242 (31.68%) Kubernetes
8 239 (31.28%) Software Engineering
9 218 (28.53%) Docker
10 205 (26.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 205 (26.83%) Python
11 173 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
12 163 (21.34%) Node.js
13 161 (21.07%) Test Automation
14 159 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
14 159 (20.81%) Google
15 144 (18.85%) Finance
16 136 (17.80%) JavaScript
17 134 (17.54%) TDD
18 126 (16.49%) Jenkins
19 121 (15.84%) Serverless
19 121 (15.84%) .NET
20 119 (15.58%) Open Source
21 115 (15.05%) Git (software)
21 115 (15.05%) HTML
22 114 (14.92%) Ansible
23 110 (14.40%) NoSQL
24 107 (14.01%) RESTful
24 107 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
25 103 (13.48%) HTML5

Cloud Native
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 71 (9.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 44 (5.76%) Confluence
3 30 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (3.80%) Apache Spark
5 22 (2.88%) Jupyter
6 20 (2.62%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.83%) Apache Pig
10 11 (1.44%) Apache
11 10 (1.31%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (1.05%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.79%) nginx
14 5 (0.65%) JBoss
14 5 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.52%) Mule
15 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.39%) CMS
16 3 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 507 (66.36%) Amazon AWS
2 323 (42.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 205 (26.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 121 (15.84%) Serverless
5 102 (13.35%) PaaS
6 76 (9.95%) OpenShift
7 60 (7.85%) GitHub
8 44 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (4.45%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (4.06%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (3.40%) Amazon S3
11 26 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (3.14%) Amazon ECS
13 20 (2.62%) Akamai
13 20 (2.62%) SaaS
14 19 (2.49%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (2.23%) IBM Cloud
16 13 (1.70%) AWS CloudTrail
17 12 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (1.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.23%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.96%) HTTP
3 12 (1.57%) VPN
4 10 (1.31%) Internet
5 9 (1.18%) WAN
6 8 (1.05%) Firewall
7 7 (0.92%) DNS
7 7 (0.92%) LAN
8 4 (0.52%) MQTT
8 4 (0.52%) Network Security
9 2 (0.26%) AMQP
9 2 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.26%) IPsec
9 2 (0.26%) MPLS
9 2 (0.26%) NAS
9 2 (0.26%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.26%) Plixer Scrutinizer
9 2 (0.26%) SAN
9 2 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (14.40%) NoSQL
2 76 (9.95%) MySQL
3 68 (8.90%) Relational Database
4 60 (7.85%) MongoDB
5 45 (5.89%) Big Data
6 36 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (3.93%) Neo4j
8 28 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (3.66%) SQL Server
9 27 (3.53%) Hadoop
10 22 (2.88%) Blockchain
11 18 (2.36%) BigQuery
12 16 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (2.09%) Apache Hive
13 15 (1.96%) Flink
14 14 (1.83%) MarkLogic
15 13 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.70%) HBase
16 12 (1.57%) Impala
Development Applications
1 126 (16.49%) Jenkins
2 115 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 48 (6.28%) Maven
4 46 (6.02%) JIRA
5 42 (5.50%) GitLab
6 39 (5.10%) SonarQube
7 37 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 37 (4.84%) Selenium
8 24 (3.14%) Ant
9 23 (3.01%) Gradle
10 19 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (2.23%) TeamCity
12 14 (1.83%) Appium
12 14 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
13 13 (1.70%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.18%) CircleCI
14 9 (1.18%) Fiddler
14 9 (1.18%) HP UFT
15 8 (1.05%) Bitbucket
15 8 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 144 (18.85%) Finance
2 57 (7.46%) Retail
3 55 (7.20%) Banking
4 33 (4.32%) Automotive
5 28 (3.66%) Front Office
6 20 (2.62%) Advertising
7 14 (1.83%) Games
8 8 (1.05%) Marketing
9 7 (0.92%) Law
10 6 (0.79%) Legal
11 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.39%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 200 (26.18%) Architect
2 167 (21.86%) Developer
3 93 (12.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 86 (11.26%) Cloud Architect
5 80 (10.47%) Solutions Architect
6 69 (9.03%) Software Engineer
7 55 (7.20%) Java Developer
8 50 (6.54%) AWS Engineer
9 48 (6.28%) Cloud Engineer
10 45 (5.89%) Azure Architect
11 43 (5.63%) Designer
12 42 (5.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 37 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
14 36 (4.71%) Interface Designer
15 33 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
15 33 (4.32%) Senior DevOps
16 29 (3.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 29 (3.80%) Software Developer
17 28 (3.66%) C# Developer
18 25 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (21.34%) Node.js
2 121 (15.84%) .NET
3 115 (15.05%) HTML
4 107 (14.01%) RESTful
5 103 (13.48%) HTML5
6 95 (12.43%) Spring
7 89 (11.65%) AngularJS
8 82 (10.73%) Kafka
9 76 (9.95%) REST
10 71 (9.29%) CSS
11 66 (8.64%) Spring Boot
12 63 (8.25%) Web Services
13 54 (7.07%) React
14 46 (6.02%) React Native
15 34 (4.45%) Spring Cloud
16 33 (4.32%) .NET Core
17 29 (3.80%) Vue.js
18 28 (3.66%) CSS3
18 28 (3.66%) Hibernate
19 27 (3.53%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 107 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (12.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 80 (10.47%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (7.98%) Public Cloud
5 57 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (6.15%) Mobile App
6 47 (6.15%) User Experience
7 39 (5.10%) Blog
7 39 (5.10%) Smart City
8 30 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (3.01%) Data Centre
10 22 (2.88%) Fixed Income
11 20 (2.62%) Hedge funds
12 16 (2.09%) Derivative
13 13 (1.70%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.70%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.57%) CESG
15 10 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
16 9 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 93 (12.17%) Linux
2 53 (6.94%) Android
3 52 (6.81%) Apple iOS
4 41 (5.37%) Windows
5 21 (2.75%) Unix
6 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (52.23%) DevOps
3 363 (47.51%) Microservices
4 239 (31.28%) Software Engineering
5 173 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
6 161 (21.07%) Test Automation
7 159 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
8 134 (17.54%) TDD
9 119 (15.58%) Open Source
10 92 (12.04%) Infrastructure as Code
10 92 (12.04%) Migration
11 89 (11.65%) Mentoring
12 77 (10.08%) Computer Science
13 73 (9.55%) Fintech
14 70 (9.16%) Thought Leadership
15 69 (9.03%) Scrum
16 66 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 64 (8.38%) Configuration Management
17 64 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
18 63 (8.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 295 (38.61%) Java
2 205 (26.83%) Python
3 136 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 86 (11.26%) C#
5 83 (10.86%) Go
6 72 (9.42%) SQL
7 45 (5.89%) Bash Shell
8 41 (5.37%) Ruby
9 29 (3.80%) Java 8
9 29 (3.80%) PHP
10 25 (3.27%) R
11 24 (3.14%) C++
11 24 (3.14%) TypeScript
12 23 (3.01%) PowerShell
13 20 (2.62%) Perl
14 19 (2.49%) Scala
15 11 (1.44%) F#
16 10 (1.31%) ES6
17 6 (0.79%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (9.55%) Degree
2 45 (5.89%) AWS Certification
3 25 (3.27%) CISSP
4 19 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (2.36%) ISSAP
6 17 (2.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 15 (1.96%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.96%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.83%) Master's Degree
9 11 (1.44%) TOGAF Certification
10 8 (1.05%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (0.79%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.65%) ISACA
13 3 (0.39%) CEH
13 3 (0.39%) MCSE
13 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.39%) RHCE
13 3 (0.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.06%) QA
2 7 (0.92%) NIST
3 6 (0.79%) TickIT
4 5 (0.65%) GDPR
5 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.26%) FISMA
6 2 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 218 (28.53%) Docker
2 11 (1.44%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.26%) Ceph
3 2 (0.26%) Firmware
3 2 (0.26%) Gluster
3 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.26%) KVM
3 2 (0.26%) PowerDNS
3 2 (0.26%) Varnish
3 2 (0.26%) vCloud
3 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
3 2 (0.26%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 242 (31.68%) Kubernetes
2 114 (14.92%) Ansible
3 94 (12.30%) Terraform
4 80 (10.47%) Puppet
5 76 (9.95%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (3.27%) Grafana
7 17 (2.23%) Prometheus
8 15 (1.96%) Salt
9 11 (1.44%) Hadoop YARN
10 10 (1.31%) Kibana
10 10 (1.31%) Oozie
10 10 (1.31%) Packer
11 9 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.79%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.79%) Sysdig
13 5 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 3 (0.39%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
15 2 (0.26%) Scalr
Vendors
1 159 (20.81%) Google
2 97 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 49 (6.41%) Oracle
4 31 (4.06%) Red Hat
5 28 (3.66%) IBM
6 27 (3.53%) Cognizant
7 22 (2.88%) Rackspace
8 13 (1.70%) SAP
9 12 (1.57%) Alibaba
10 11 (1.44%) MapR
11 10 (1.31%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.31%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.31%) Databricks
11 10 (1.31%) Hortonworks
12 8 (1.05%) New Relic
13 7 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.79%) HP
15 4 (0.52%) Adobe
15 4 (0.52%) SaltStack
15 4 (0.52%) VMware