Cloud Native Jobs

Cloud Native
UK

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 cited Cloud Native over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 176 217 169
Rank change year-on-year +41 -48 +114
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 1,712 1,590 4,239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.72% 2.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.64% 3.99% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 554 862 1,334
10th Percentile £49,125 £47,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £61,563 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +3.23%
75th Percentile £98,230 £100,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £127,250 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

All Generic Skills
UK

Cloud Native falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,881 39,847 84,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 43.09% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23,494 22,189 34,558
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,530 £46,500 £45,229
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in the UK

Cloud Native
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cloud Native in the UK

Cloud Native
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Cloud Native in the UK

Cloud Native
Top 17 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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +137 1,321 £72,500 +3.57% 88
Scotland +118 851 £72,996 +11.70% 9
England -100 792 £80,000 - 193
Work from Home -119 377 £72,500 -3.33% 115
London -91 330 £90,000 - 112
North of England -53 167 £72,500 +3.57% 26
North West -36 110 £70,000 +7.11% 19
South West -34 100 £80,000 +14.29% 5
South East -37 73 £65,000 -7.14% 21
Midlands -15 69 £80,000 +3.23% 14
West Midlands +16 52 £75,000 +7.14% 10
Yorkshire -13 42 £77,500 +10.71% 2
East of England +6 33 £75,000 -6.25% 6
East Midlands -33 17 £87,500 +9.38% 4
Northern Ireland +26 16 £90,000 +111.76% 6
North East -3 15 £62,500 - 5
Wales +4 12 £80,000 +73.12% 2

Cloud Native
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 198 (11.57%) Apache Spark
2 98 (5.72%) FileNet
3 62 (3.62%) Apache Airflow
4 57 (3.33%) Apache
5 21 (1.23%) GemFire
6 20 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 15 (0.88%) Confluence
9 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Exchange
10 9 (0.53%) IIS
11 7 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.29%) CMS
14 3 (0.18%) Drupal
14 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.12%) Jupyter
15 2 (0.12%) Luigi
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.12%) SAS
16 1 (0.058%) Apache Pulsar
Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Trello
2 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.058%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 797 (46.55%) AWS
2 509 (29.73%) Azure
3 195 (11.39%) GCP
4 151 (8.82%) Amazon S3
5 106 (6.19%) PaaS
6 102 (5.96%) SaaS
7 101 (5.90%) Serverless
8 88 (5.14%) Azure DevOps
9 81 (4.73%) IaaS
10 76 (4.44%) Datadog
11 67 (3.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 64 (3.74%) GitHub
13 62 (3.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 60 (3.50%) AWS Lambda
15 56 (3.27%) Amazon EKS
16 41 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
17 39 (2.28%) Microsoft 365
18 37 (2.16%) Azure AKS
19 31 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
19 31 (1.81%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.75%) Firewall
2 29 (1.69%) AMQP
3 20 (1.17%) Network Security
4 19 (1.11%) Kerberos
5 14 (0.82%) WAN
6 13 (0.76%) DNS
6 13 (0.76%) VPN
7 12 (0.70%) Internet
8 10 (0.58%) DSL
8 10 (0.58%) Wireless
9 9 (0.53%) LAN
10 8 (0.47%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.47%) HTTP
11 6 (0.35%) 5G
11 6 (0.35%) VLAN
12 5 (0.29%) Broadband
13 4 (0.23%) MQTT
13 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
14 3 (0.18%) NGFW
14 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (15.48%) NoSQL
2 218 (12.73%) Big Data
3 120 (7.01%) Apache Cassandra
4 116 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
5 100 (5.84%) Relational Database
6 89 (5.20%) Hadoop
7 86 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
8 85 (4.96%) SQL Server
9 63 (3.68%) MySQL
10 53 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
11 49 (2.86%) RDBMS
12 41 (2.39%) Data Lake
13 38 (2.22%) CockroachDB
14 29 (1.69%) Cloudera CDH
15 25 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
15 25 (1.46%) BigQuery
16 22 (1.29%) Power BI
16 22 (1.29%) Tableau
17 21 (1.23%) Apache Hive
17 21 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 105 (6.13%) JUnit
2 96 (5.61%) Git
3 88 (5.14%) Jenkins
4 51 (2.98%) Jasmine
5 48 (2.80%) Mockito
6 38 (2.22%) JIRA
7 31 (1.81%) Postman
8 27 (1.58%) GitLab
9 24 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 23 (1.34%) Maven
11 21 (1.23%) Jaeger
12 13 (0.76%) SonarQube
13 12 (0.70%) Terragrunt
14 11 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.35%) Crashlytics
15 6 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (0.35%) Moq
15 6 (0.35%) Spinnaker
15 6 (0.35%) Visual Studio Code
16 5 (0.29%) Cypress.io
General
1 992 (57.94%) Finance
2 928 (54.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 871 (50.88%) Law
4 565 (33.00%) Marketing
5 287 (16.76%) Social Skills
6 224 (13.08%) Banking
7 156 (9.11%) Legal
8 155 (9.05%) Investment Banking
9 154 (9.00%) Financial Institution
10 75 (4.38%) Retail
11 68 (3.97%) Influencing Skills
12 62 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
13 55 (3.21%) Aerospace
14 47 (2.75%) Presentation Skills
15 30 (1.75%) Private Banking
16 28 (1.64%) Games
17 25 (1.46%) Public Sector
18 22 (1.29%) Prime Brokerage
19 16 (0.93%) Publishing
20 11 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 700 (40.89%) Software Engineer
2 449 (26.23%) Lead
3 348 (20.33%) Architect
4 338 (19.74%) Lead Software Engineer
5 291 (17.00%) Senior
6 275 (16.06%) Java Engineer
7 262 (15.30%) Java Software Engineer
8 179 (10.46%) Cloud Engineer
9 150 (8.76%) Engineering Manager
10 144 (8.41%) Python Engineer
11 142 (8.29%) Software Engineering Manager
12 139 (8.12%) Lead Java Engineer
13 136 (7.94%) Big Data Engineer
13 136 (7.94%) Big Data Software Engineer
14 133 (7.77%) Python Software Engineer
15 129 (7.54%) Data Engineer
16 126 (7.36%) Developer
17 118 (6.89%) Cloud Software Engineer
18 117 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
19 106 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (22.14%) Spring
2 264 (15.42%) React
3 261 (15.25%) Spring Boot
4 221 (12.91%) Kafka
5 218 (12.73%) AngularJS
6 145 (8.47%) Node.js
7 134 (7.83%) CSS
8 131 (7.65%) HTML
9 126 (7.36%) GraphQL
10 119 (6.95%) RESTful
11 114 (6.66%) Hibernate
12 111 (6.48%) .NET
13 100 (5.84%) J2EE
14 99 (5.78%) Spring Integration
15 94 (5.49%) OpenTelemetry
16 92 (5.37%) REST
17 80 (4.67%) JSON
18 77 (4.50%) jQuery
19 60 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 57 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 183 (10.69%) Public Cloud
2 122 (7.13%) Algorithms
3 120 (7.01%) Product Ownership
4 98 (5.72%) Distributed Systems
5 83 (4.85%) Management Information System
6 70 (4.09%) Legacy Code
7 64 (3.74%) Distributed Applications
8 50 (2.92%) Market Risk
9 30 (1.75%) Credit Risk
10 26 (1.52%) Replication
11 25 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
12 24 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
12 24 (1.40%) PMI
13 22 (1.29%) Cyberattack
13 22 (1.29%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (1.11%) Legacy Applications
16 15 (0.88%) Blog
16 15 (0.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 137 (8.00%) Linux
2 67 (3.91%) Windows
3 39 (2.28%) Ubuntu
4 30 (1.75%) CentOS
5 29 (1.69%) Debian
5 29 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (1.34%) Unix
7 19 (1.11%) Android
7 19 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.53%) Solaris
10 8 (0.47%) VMS
11 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.35%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.058%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,101 (64.31%) Agile
2 1,095 (63.96%) Software Engineering
3 854 (49.88%) CI/CD
4 682 (39.84%) SDLC
5 558 (32.59%) Operational Stability
6 468 (27.34%) Artificial Intelligence
7 458 (26.75%) Machine Learning
8 427 (24.94%) Microservices
9 363 (21.20%) Community of Practice
10 354 (20.68%) Computer Science
11 336 (19.63%) DevOps
12 270 (15.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 268 (15.65%) Infrastructure as Code
14 243 (14.19%) Decision-Making
15 235 (13.73%) Architectural Design
16 227 (13.26%) Mathematics
16 227 (13.26%) Roadmaps
17 217 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
18 215 (12.56%) Coaching
19 211 (12.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 701 (40.95%) Java
2 494 (28.86%) Python
3 449 (26.23%) SQL
4 319 (18.63%) JavaScript
5 159 (9.29%) TypeScript
6 157 (9.17%) C#
7 108 (6.31%) Scala
8 88 (5.14%) Go
9 69 (4.03%) PowerShell
10 48 (2.80%) C++
11 39 (2.28%) PHP
11 39 (2.28%) T-SQL
12 37 (2.16%) Groovy
13 36 (2.10%) Rust
14 33 (1.93%) C
15 22 (1.29%) Bash
16 21 (1.23%) Kotlin
17 18 (1.05%) Ruby
18 17 (0.99%) Bicep
19 11 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (8.70%) Degree
2 105 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 93 (5.43%) AWS Certification
3 93 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 69 (4.03%) Azure Certification
5 64 (3.74%) SC Cleared
6 55 (3.21%) Master's Degree
7 47 (2.75%) DV Cleared
8 43 (2.51%) TOGAF Certification
9 41 (2.39%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 29 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (1.40%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.88%) CISSP
13 10 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 10 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.47%) CCSK
14 8 (0.47%) CCSP
15 7 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (0.41%) CISM
16 5 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.57%) SLA
2 43 (2.51%) Accessibility
3 33 (1.93%) QA
4 20 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.17%) NIST
5 18 (1.05%) GDPR
6 17 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.58%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.35%) WAI
9 5 (0.29%) NIST 800
10 4 (0.23%) EMIR
10 4 (0.23%) MiFID
10 4 (0.23%) PMO
11 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.058%) SEPA
13 1 (0.058%) SOC 2
System Software
1 125 (7.30%) Docker
2 29 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.058%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 415 (24.24%) Kubernetes
2 316 (18.46%) Terraform
3 114 (6.66%) Grafana
4 94 (5.49%) Ansible
5 54 (3.15%) Puppet
6 48 (2.80%) Prometheus
7 26 (1.52%) Kibana
8 22 (1.29%) HAProxy
9 21 (1.23%) ITRS Geneos
9 21 (1.23%) Zipkin
10 16 (0.93%) Progress Chef
11 12 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
15 3 (0.18%) Argo
15 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.18%) Packer
15 3 (0.18%) Salt
16 2 (0.12%) Istio
Vendors
1 189 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 165 (9.64%) Oracle
3 102 (5.96%) Splunk
4 97 (5.67%) Dynatrace
5 96 (5.61%) Google
6 46 (2.69%) Databricks
7 29 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 29 (1.69%) SaltStack
8 18 (1.05%) ServiceNow
9 12 (0.70%) Black Duck
9 12 (0.70%) OpenAI
10 11 (0.64%) Teradata
11 10 (0.58%) Alteryx
11 10 (0.58%) Cognos
11 10 (0.58%) Commvault
11 10 (0.58%) Sybase
11 10 (0.58%) VMware
12 6 (0.35%) Amplitude
12 6 (0.35%) CrowdStrike
12 6 (0.35%) Twitter