Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 367 579 925
Rank change year-on-year +212 +346 +227
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 949 638 291
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 1.09% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 727 425 183
Median annual salary £80,000 £72,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,600 £36,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £117,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% -11.54%

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 45,168 58,387 67,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.56% 39.44% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34,687 43,994 53,172
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
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 2 April 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 2 April 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 +226 869 £80,000 +8.11% 100
London +185 564 £85,000 +6.25% 59
UK excluding London +169 354 £62,500 +13.64% 52
North of England +64 104 £60,000 +9.09% 13
Work from Home +66 81 £107,500 +34.38% 9
South East +97 78 £72,500 +26.09% 12
North West +10 61 £55,000 - 8
Midlands +76 55 £72,500 +3.57% 8
East Midlands +70 43 £72,500 -23.68% 7
Yorkshire +71 42 £67,500 -10.00% 3
Scotland +67 37 £50,000 -16.67% 8
South West +77 34 £60,000 +20.00% 6
East of England +69 29 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Wales -4 17 £62,500 +47.06% 3
West Midlands +27 12 £68,750 +39.06% 1
Northern Ireland 0 2 £37,500 -9.64%
North East -2 1 £50,000 -50.00% 2

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 665 (70.07%) AWS
2 547 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
3 496 (52.27%) Azure
4 484 (51.00%) DevOps
5 323 (34.04%) Microservices
6 263 (27.71%) Java
7 258 (27.19%) Software Engineering
8 257 (27.08%) GCP
9 250 (26.34%) Kubernetes
10 233 (24.55%) .NET
11 229 (24.13%) C#
12 223 (23.50%) Python
13 219 (23.08%) Finance
14 214 (22.55%) Docker
15 197 (20.76%) Serverless
16 189 (19.92%) Public Cloud
17 187 (19.70%) JavaScript
18 176 (18.55%) Terraform
19 162 (17.07%) Google
20 158 (16.65%) PaaS
21 156 (16.44%) Node.js
22 147 (15.49%) TDD
23 138 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
24 136 (14.33%) Migration
25 119 (12.54%) Linux
25 119 (12.54%) Git (software)
26 118 (12.43%) Open Source
26 118 (12.43%) BDD
27 115 (12.12%) Microsoft
27 115 (12.12%) React

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 47 (4.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 34 (3.58%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.85%) Confluence
4 23 (2.42%) CMS
5 22 (2.32%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.58%) Headless CMS
7 15 (1.58%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.26%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.16%) Apache
12 7 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.74%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.63%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.53%) nginx
15 4 (0.42%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.21%) Anypoint
Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.32%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 665 (70.07%) AWS
2 496 (52.27%) Azure
3 257 (27.08%) GCP
4 197 (20.76%) Serverless
5 158 (16.65%) PaaS
6 83 (8.75%) AWS Lambda
7 82 (8.64%) SaaS
8 78 (8.22%) Cloud Computing
9 69 (7.27%) IaaS
10 60 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 55 (5.80%) OpenShift
12 50 (5.27%) GitHub
13 45 (4.74%) Amazon EKS
14 37 (3.90%) Azure Functions
15 33 (3.48%) Firebase
16 31 (3.27%) Amazon ECS
17 30 (3.16%) AWS CodePipeline
18 27 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
19 26 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 25 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.37%) Firewall
2 31 (3.27%) DNS
3 25 (2.63%) Network Security
4 21 (2.21%) Internet
5 14 (1.48%) HTTP
6 12 (1.26%) VPN
7 9 (0.95%) DHCP
8 5 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (0.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.42%) InfiniBand
9 4 (0.42%) Intranet
9 4 (0.42%) SSL
10 3 (0.32%) SMTP
10 3 (0.32%) WAN
11 2 (0.21%) CTI
11 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.21%) LAN
11 2 (0.21%) SAN
12 1 (0.11%) NAS
12 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (8.96%) Big Data
2 70 (7.38%) NoSQL
3 54 (5.69%) SQL Server
4 51 (5.37%) MongoDB
5 50 (5.27%) MySQL
6 37 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 36 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 30 (3.16%) Hadoop
9 25 (2.63%) Event Store
10 21 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 18 (1.90%) Data Lake
12 16 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.58%) Blockchain
14 13 (1.37%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.16%) Neo4j
16 10 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
16 10 (1.05%) Flink
16 10 (1.05%) Snowflake Schema
17 9 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 119 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 112 (11.80%) Jenkins
3 33 (3.48%) JIRA
4 28 (2.95%) TeamCity
5 26 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (2.74%) Selenium
6 25 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 25 (2.63%) Maven
7 22 (2.32%) GitLab
7 22 (2.32%) SonarQube
8 21 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (2.21%) webpack
9 20 (2.11%) Babel
10 18 (1.90%) JUnit
11 15 (1.58%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.37%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.26%) gulp
14 11 (1.16%) Gradle
14 11 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (1.05%) Mockito
General
1 219 (23.08%) Finance
2 70 (7.38%) Banking
3 49 (5.16%) Retail
4 23 (2.42%) Marketing
4 23 (2.42%) Public Sector
5 18 (1.90%) Games
6 14 (1.48%) Law
7 10 (1.05%) Front Office
8 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.84%) Legal
10 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.63%) Publishing
11 4 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.42%) Local Government
12 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 2 (0.21%) Billing
12 2 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 235 (24.76%) Architect
2 220 (23.18%) Developer
3 122 (12.86%) Software Engineer
4 111 (11.70%) Cloud Architect
5 102 (10.75%) Cloud Engineer
6 69 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
7 65 (6.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 61 (6.43%) .NET Developer
9 60 (6.32%) AWS Engineer
10 52 (5.48%) C# Developer
11 51 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
12 46 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
13 45 (4.74%) AWS Architect
14 43 (4.53%) Senior Developer
15 39 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
16 38 (4.00%) Java Engineer
17 36 (3.79%) Technical Leader
18 33 (3.48%) Java Developer
19 30 (3.16%) Azure Engineer
19 30 (3.16%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (24.55%) .NET
2 156 (16.44%) Node.js
3 115 (12.12%) React
4 108 (11.38%) REST
5 97 (10.22%) .NET Core
6 83 (8.75%) AngularJS
7 82 (8.64%) Spring
8 78 (8.22%) CSS
9 61 (6.43%) GraphQL
10 60 (6.32%) ASP.NET
10 60 (6.32%) Kafka
11 57 (6.01%) HTML
12 56 (5.90%) Spring Boot
13 45 (4.74%) Web Services
14 44 (4.64%) J2EE
15 39 (4.11%) HTML5
16 38 (4.00%) RESTful
17 33 (3.48%) .NET Framework
18 32 (3.37%) React Native
18 32 (3.37%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 189 (19.92%) Public Cloud
2 62 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.32%) Blog
4 49 (5.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 44 (4.64%) Mobile App
6 42 (4.43%) Data Centre
7 39 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (3.58%) AS400
8 34 (3.58%) Virtual Team
9 30 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (2.74%) User Experience
11 24 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.69%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (1.37%) Clustering
14 13 (1.37%) Life Science
14 13 (1.37%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.95%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.95%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 119 (12.54%) Linux
2 48 (5.06%) Windows
3 38 (4.00%) Unix
4 24 (2.53%) Android
5 19 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.00%) CentOS
5 19 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.63%) SUSE
8 3 (0.32%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.32%) VMS
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (51.00%) DevOps
3 323 (34.04%) Microservices
4 258 (27.19%) Software Engineering
5 147 (15.49%) TDD
6 138 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
7 136 (14.33%) Migration
8 118 (12.43%) BDD
8 118 (12.43%) Open Source
9 113 (11.91%) Test Automation
10 112 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
11 101 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 95 (10.01%) Machine Learning
13 93 (9.80%) Scrum
14 92 (9.69%) Mentoring
15 90 (9.48%) Infrastructure as Code
16 86 (9.06%) Technical Leadership
17 84 (8.85%) Fintech
18 72 (7.59%) Artificial Intelligence
19 62 (6.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 263 (27.71%) Java
2 229 (24.13%) C#
3 223 (23.50%) Python
4 187 (19.70%) JavaScript
5 81 (8.54%) Ruby
6 76 (8.01%) Bash Shell
7 74 (7.80%) SQL
8 61 (6.43%) Java 8
8 61 (6.43%) PowerShell
9 58 (6.11%) Go
10 48 (5.06%) TypeScript
11 37 (3.90%) F#
12 34 (3.58%) RPG
13 25 (2.63%) Scala
14 22 (2.32%) Perl
14 22 (2.32%) PHP
15 21 (2.21%) Groovy
16 20 (2.11%) Kotlin
17 10 (1.05%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (9.17%) Degree
2 26 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.90%) AWS Certification
6 13 (1.37%) CISSP
6 13 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.05%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.95%) RHCE
9 9 (0.95%) SANS
10 8 (0.84%) CCSP
10 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.53%) MBA
11 5 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.42%) GIAC
13 3 (0.32%) CCNA
13 3 (0.32%) CISM
13 3 (0.32%) CRISC
14 2 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.58%) QA
2 27 (2.85%) NIST
3 26 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.53%) GDPR
5 19 (2.00%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.48%) NIST 800
7 11 (1.16%) COBIT
8 5 (0.53%) BS7799
9 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.32%) GLBA
10 3 (0.32%) NCSC
10 3 (0.32%) SLA
11 2 (0.21%) PMO
12 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 214 (22.55%) Docker
2 22 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.84%) Ceph
4 7 (0.74%) KVM
4 7 (0.74%) oVirt
5 6 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.42%) GPFS
6 4 (0.42%) HDFS
6 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.42%) Lustre
6 4 (0.42%) OpenAM
6 4 (0.42%) OpenDJ
6 4 (0.42%) OpenIDM
6 4 (0.42%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 4 (0.42%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) Gluster
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 250 (26.34%) Kubernetes
2 176 (18.55%) Terraform
3 111 (11.70%) Ansible
4 79 (8.32%) Puppet
5 63 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (4.74%) Kibana
7 32 (3.37%) Grafana
8 17 (1.79%) Istio
9 12 (1.26%) Salt
10 10 (1.05%) Knative
11 8 (0.84%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.63%) Nessus
12 6 (0.63%) Packer
12 6 (0.63%) Pingdom
13 4 (0.42%) Consul
14 3 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
14 3 (0.32%) HP Fortify
14 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
15 2 (0.21%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 162 (17.07%) Google
2 115 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 51 (5.37%) Oracle
4 40 (4.21%) IBM
5 39 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 36 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (2.53%) SAP
8 17 (1.79%) Adobe
9 16 (1.69%) Splunk
10 14 (1.48%) Sage
11 11 (1.16%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.05%) Dell
13 8 (0.84%) Cognizant
13 8 (0.84%) Dynatrace
13 8 (0.84%) ForgeRock
13 8 (0.84%) New Relic
14 7 (0.74%) Sitecore
15 6 (0.63%) Cisco
15 6 (0.63%) Qualys