Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 315 505 830
Rank change year-on-year +190 +325 +286
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 760 810 380
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 1.41% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 558 560 217
Median annual salary £75,000 £77,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £40,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £117,625 £91,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -7.69%

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 30,169 57,619 69,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 39.13% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23,361 43,237 53,118
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 July 2020.

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 July 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 +206 699 £80,000 +1.77% 66
London +148 452 £82,500 - 27
UK excluding London +216 290 £65,000 - 44
South East +133 64 £75,000 +13.21% 10
North of England +84 57 £57,500 +4.55% 23
Work from Home +55 54 £70,000 -17.65% 16
South West +141 49 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Midlands +112 45 £67,500 -3.57% 1
East Midlands +101 36 £72,500 -25.64% 1
East of England +120 32 £90,000 +41.18% 2
North West +48 31 £57,500 +4.55% 12
Yorkshire +117 25 £66,250 -0.70% 3
Scotland +94 24 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Wales +31 19 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +44 9 £55,000 +4.76%
Northern Ireland +17 2 £37,500 -16.67% 1
North East +22 1 £50,000 -31.19% 8

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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.

1 521 (68.55%) AWS
2 428 (56.32%) DevOps
3 392 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
4 381 (50.13%) Azure
5 244 (32.11%) Microservices
6 230 (30.26%) Kubernetes
7 207 (27.24%) Docker
8 192 (25.26%) Serverless
9 188 (24.74%) Python
10 185 (24.34%) GCP
11 181 (23.82%) Terraform
12 180 (23.68%) Java
13 165 (21.71%) Finance
14 160 (21.05%) Software Engineering
15 144 (18.95%) Public Cloud
16 140 (18.42%) Node.js
17 138 (18.16%) PaaS
17 138 (18.16%) Google
18 130 (17.11%) .NET
19 123 (16.18%) JavaScript
20 120 (15.79%) Jenkins
21 119 (15.66%) C#
22 114 (15.00%) BDD
23 112 (14.74%) TDD
24 111 (14.61%) Infrastructure as Code
25 107 (14.08%) Linux
25 107 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
26 106 (13.95%) Microsoft
27 105 (13.82%) Git (software)
28 104 (13.68%) Ansible

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 38 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 35 (4.61%) Cloud Foundry
3 21 (2.76%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.50%) Confluence
5 17 (2.24%) CMS
6 16 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 16 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.45%) Apache
8 9 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.05%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.79%) Headless CMS
11 5 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.66%) nginx
11 5 (0.66%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.66%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.53%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.39%) Anypoint
14 2 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (0.53%) Eikon
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 521 (68.55%) AWS
2 381 (50.13%) Azure
3 192 (25.26%) Serverless
4 185 (24.34%) GCP
5 138 (18.16%) PaaS
6 98 (12.89%) SaaS
7 87 (11.45%) IaaS
8 75 (9.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 64 (8.42%) AWS Lambda
10 54 (7.11%) Cloud Computing
11 46 (6.05%) Azure Functions
12 44 (5.79%) OpenShift
13 43 (5.66%) Amazon EKS
14 37 (4.87%) Amazon ECS
15 32 (4.21%) AWS CodePipeline
16 31 (4.08%) Amazon GuardDuty
17 26 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
18 25 (3.29%) GitHub
19 24 (3.16%) Firebase
19 24 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.47%) Firewall
2 32 (4.21%) DNS
2 32 (4.21%) Network Security
3 16 (2.11%) Internet
4 12 (1.58%) HTTP
5 10 (1.32%) DHCP
6 8 (1.05%) SSH
7 7 (0.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.92%) VPN
8 4 (0.53%) InfiniBand
8 4 (0.53%) Intranet
8 4 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (0.53%) SSL
8 4 (0.53%) WebEx
9 3 (0.39%) Broadband
9 3 (0.39%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.26%) CTI
10 2 (0.26%) LAN
10 2 (0.26%) WAN
10 2 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.11%) Big Data
2 50 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 42 (5.53%) NoSQL
4 36 (4.74%) MySQL
5 30 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 27 (3.55%) Data Lake
6 27 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (3.16%) Hadoop
8 22 (2.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 22 (2.89%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
10 15 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.71%) Blockchain
12 12 (1.58%) Redis
13 11 (1.45%) Event Store
13 11 (1.45%) Flink
14 10 (1.32%) HBase
15 6 (0.79%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.79%) Power BI
16 5 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 120 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 105 (13.82%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 40 (5.26%) JIRA
5 33 (4.34%) TeamCity
6 27 (3.55%) Bitbucket
6 27 (3.55%) webpack
7 26 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 24 (3.16%) GitLab
9 21 (2.76%) Babel
10 20 (2.63%) Selenium
11 18 (2.37%) SpecFlow
12 17 (2.24%) Maven
12 17 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
13 16 (2.11%) JUnit
14 12 (1.58%) NUnit
14 12 (1.58%) SonarQube
15 10 (1.32%) CF BOSH
16 9 (1.18%) CircleCI
16 9 (1.18%) Cucumber
General
1 165 (21.71%) Finance
2 46 (6.05%) Retail
3 37 (4.87%) Banking
4 29 (3.82%) Public Sector
5 27 (3.55%) Games
5 27 (3.55%) Marketing
6 21 (2.76%) Legal
7 15 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.84%) Front Office
9 13 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.58%) Law
11 10 (1.32%) Electronics
12 7 (0.92%) Publishing
13 6 (0.79%) Advertising
14 5 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.53%) Local Government
16 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.13%) Automotive
17 1 (0.13%) Billing
17 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 176 (23.16%) Developer
2 153 (20.13%) Architect
3 117 (15.39%) Cloud Engineer
4 95 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 79 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 77 (10.13%) AWS Engineer
7 64 (8.42%) Software Engineer
8 49 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 48 (6.32%) Azure Engineer
9 48 (6.32%) Security Engineer
10 45 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
11 44 (5.79%) Senior Developer
12 35 (4.61%) .NET Developer
13 34 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
14 33 (4.34%) AWS Architect
15 31 (4.08%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 30 (3.95%) C# Developer
16 30 (3.95%) Node.js Developer
17 27 (3.55%) Platform Engineer
18 26 (3.42%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (18.42%) Node.js
2 130 (17.11%) .NET
3 95 (12.50%) React
4 86 (11.32%) REST
5 73 (9.61%) .NET Core
6 69 (9.08%) AngularJS
7 68 (8.95%) CSS
8 57 (7.50%) Spring
9 54 (7.11%) GraphQL
10 53 (6.97%) HTML
11 46 (6.05%) Kafka
12 42 (5.53%) Spring Boot
13 37 (4.87%) .NET Framework
14 34 (4.47%) Vue.js
15 32 (4.21%) Web Services
16 31 (4.08%) HTML5
17 29 (3.82%) ASP.NET
17 29 (3.82%) Swagger
18 26 (3.42%) Spring Cloud
19 24 (3.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 144 (18.95%) Public Cloud
2 50 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.53%) Virtual Team
4 35 (4.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 33 (4.34%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.63%) User Experience
8 19 (2.50%) PKI
9 18 (2.37%) Data Centre
10 17 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (2.11%) Blog
11 16 (2.11%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.84%) Cyberattack
13 13 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (1.58%) Private Cloud
15 11 (1.45%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 10 (1.32%) Social Media
17 8 (1.05%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 107 (14.08%) Linux
2 38 (5.00%) Windows
3 30 (3.95%) Unix
4 19 (2.50%) Android
5 17 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.97%) CentOS
7 13 (1.71%) VMS
8 12 (1.58%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.32%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.79%) SUSE
11 5 (0.66%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (56.32%) DevOps
2 392 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (32.11%) Microservices
4 160 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 114 (15.00%) BDD
6 112 (14.74%) TDD
7 111 (14.61%) Infrastructure as Code
8 107 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (13.03%) Test Automation
10 95 (12.50%) Open Source
11 73 (9.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 73 (9.61%) Fintech
12 69 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
14 58 (7.63%) Scrum
15 57 (7.50%) Migration
15 57 (7.50%) Security Architecture
16 56 (7.37%) Technical Leadership
17 55 (7.24%) Data Security
17 55 (7.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 188 (24.74%) Python
2 180 (23.68%) Java
3 123 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 119 (15.66%) C#
5 82 (10.79%) PowerShell
6 72 (9.47%) SQL
7 57 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 39 (5.13%) Go
9 35 (4.61%) Ruby
10 34 (4.47%) Java 8
11 30 (3.95%) Scala
12 28 (3.68%) TypeScript
13 17 (2.24%) F#
13 17 (2.24%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.32%) C
14 10 (1.32%) C++
14 10 (1.32%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.32%) Perl
14 10 (1.32%) PHP
15 9 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (10.92%) Degree
2 37 (4.87%) AWS Certification
3 31 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.32%) CISSP
8 9 (1.18%) MBA
8 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.05%) CCSP
10 7 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.53%) GIAC
13 3 (0.39%) RHCE
14 2 (0.26%) CCNA
14 2 (0.26%) CCNP
14 2 (0.26%) CISM
14 2 (0.26%) CRISC
14 2 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (5.00%) NIST
3 32 (4.21%) NIST 800
4 22 (2.89%) QA
5 20 (2.63%) GDPR
6 18 (2.37%) SLA
7 15 (1.97%) PCI DSS
8 14 (1.84%) NCSC
9 7 (0.92%) BS7799
9 7 (0.92%) COBIT
9 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.66%) GLBA
12 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 207 (27.24%) Docker
2 43 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.53%) GPFS
5 4 (0.53%) Lustre
5 4 (0.53%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 4 (0.53%) Varnish
6 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.26%) vCloud
8 1 (0.13%) Ceph
8 1 (0.13%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) oVirt
8 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 230 (30.26%) Kubernetes
2 181 (23.82%) Terraform
3 104 (13.68%) Ansible
4 62 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (8.03%) Puppet
6 18 (2.37%) Grafana
7 15 (1.97%) Kibana
8 9 (1.18%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.92%) Istio
10 6 (0.79%) Consul
10 6 (0.79%) Nessus
11 4 (0.53%) Mesos
11 4 (0.53%) Salt
12 2 (0.26%) HP Fortify
12 2 (0.26%) linkerd
12 2 (0.26%) Marathon
12 2 (0.26%) Nexpose
12 2 (0.26%) Oozie
12 2 (0.26%) Packer
12 2 (0.26%) Scalr
Vendors
1 138 (18.16%) Google
2 106 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.74%) Red Hat
4 28 (3.68%) SAP
5 26 (3.42%) Oracle
6 22 (2.89%) IBM
7 17 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.58%) Cognizant
9 10 (1.32%) Adobe
10 8 (1.05%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.79%) SaltStack
11 6 (0.79%) Veracode
12 5 (0.66%) Confluent
12 5 (0.66%) Databricks
12 5 (0.66%) Intel
12 5 (0.66%) Vertica
13 4 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.53%) Cisco
13 4 (0.53%) Sage
13 4 (0.53%) Sybase