Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 401 584 986
Rank change year-on-year +183 +402 +168
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 912 625 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 1.04% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 614 412 144
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -1.75% +1.79%
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,080 £44,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £117,500 £94,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year +22.73% -10.20% -5.77%

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 48,301 60,200 67,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.53% 39.59% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37,123 45,685 52,082
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,545 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +4.65% +1.18%

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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 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 +201 854 £80,000 +14.29% 173
London +170 546 £85,000 +9.68% 110
UK excluding London +135 335 £67,500 +22.73% 78
North of England +77 113 £65,000 +18.18% 22
Midlands +76 79 £80,000 +6.67% 10
South East +84 78 £71,250 +29.55% 16
North West +57 74 £52,250 -5.00% 13
East Midlands +74 48 £80,000 +6.67% 5
Yorkshire +40 38 £67,500 -11.48% 7
West Midlands +41 29 £78,750 +59.29% 5
Scotland +44 27 £47,600 -20.67% 10
East of England +57 15 £60,000 -7.69% 6
South West +37 14 £47,500 -20.83% 9
Wales -19 5 £58,750 -2.08% 5
Northern Ireland -2 4 £37,500 -9.64%
North East +11 1 £50,000 -50.00% 2

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 609 (66.78%) AWS
2 538 (58.99%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (50.44%) Azure
4 427 (46.82%) DevOps
5 313 (34.32%) Microservices
6 253 (27.74%) Software Engineering
7 240 (26.32%) Java
7 240 (26.32%) .NET
8 232 (25.44%) C#
9 224 (24.56%) GCP
9 224 (24.56%) Kubernetes
10 210 (23.03%) Finance
11 205 (22.48%) Python
12 186 (20.39%) Docker
13 183 (20.07%) JavaScript
14 181 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
15 150 (16.45%) Public Cloud
15 150 (16.45%) TDD
16 149 (16.34%) Serverless
17 146 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
18 137 (15.02%) Google
18 137 (15.02%) Migration
19 136 (14.91%) PaaS
20 126 (13.82%) Open Source
21 125 (13.71%) Node.js
21 125 (13.71%) Terraform
22 124 (13.60%) Linux
23 114 (12.50%) Git (software)
23 114 (12.50%) Jenkins
24 111 (12.17%) BDD

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 37 (4.06%) Confluence
2 30 (3.29%) Apache Spark
2 30 (3.29%) CMS
2 30 (3.29%) Headless CMS
3 27 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 25 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (2.08%) Apache
7 18 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.10%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.99%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.77%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.55%) nginx
13 3 (0.33%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.22%) IIS
14 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 609 (66.78%) AWS
2 460 (50.44%) Azure
3 224 (24.56%) GCP
4 149 (16.34%) Serverless
5 136 (14.91%) PaaS
6 79 (8.66%) AWS Lambda
7 58 (6.36%) GitHub
8 51 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (5.59%) SaaS
9 49 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 44 (4.82%) OpenShift
11 36 (3.95%) IaaS
12 33 (3.62%) Firebase
13 31 (3.40%) Amazon EKS
14 28 (3.07%) Apigee
15 25 (2.74%) Amazon ECS
15 25 (2.74%) Azure Functions
16 23 (2.52%) Amazon S3
17 20 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
18 19 (2.08%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.84%) DNS
2 25 (2.74%) Firewall
3 18 (1.97%) Diameter Protocol
4 17 (1.86%) Internet
5 9 (0.99%) HTTP
5 9 (0.99%) Network Security
5 9 (0.99%) VPN
6 7 (0.77%) SAN
7 6 (0.66%) NAS
7 6 (0.66%) WAN
8 5 (0.55%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.33%) SMTP
10 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.11%) DHCP
11 1 (0.11%) IPFS
11 1 (0.11%) MPLS
11 1 (0.11%) Skype
11 1 (0.11%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (9.98%) Big Data
2 77 (8.44%) NoSQL
3 64 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 53 (5.81%) MySQL
5 52 (5.70%) MongoDB
6 37 (4.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 35 (3.84%) Relational Database
8 34 (3.73%) Hadoop
9 25 (2.74%) Event Store
10 21 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
11 17 (1.86%) Data Lake
12 15 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.43%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.32%) Amazon Athena
15 11 (1.21%) Blockchain
15 11 (1.21%) Data Mining
15 11 (1.21%) Neo4j
15 11 (1.21%) Snowflake Schema
16 9 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 114 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 114 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 56 (6.14%) JIRA
3 39 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 33 (3.62%) TeamCity
5 31 (3.40%) Maven
6 29 (3.18%) Bitbucket
6 29 (3.18%) SonarQube
7 27 (2.96%) JUnit
8 25 (2.74%) Mockito
8 25 (2.74%) Selenium
9 24 (2.63%) Gradle
10 21 (2.30%) GitLab
11 20 (2.19%) gulp
12 19 (2.08%) Vagrant
13 18 (1.97%) GDB
13 18 (1.97%) Spock
14 13 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (1.43%) webpack
15 12 (1.32%) Babel
General
1 210 (23.03%) Finance
2 75 (8.22%) Banking
3 31 (3.40%) Marketing
4 30 (3.29%) Retail
5 25 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.97%) Public Sector
7 11 (1.21%) Front Office
8 10 (1.10%) Law
9 7 (0.77%) Legal
10 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.44%) Games
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Fire and Rescue
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Police
Job Titles
1 259 (28.40%) Architect
2 204 (22.37%) Developer
3 121 (13.27%) Software Engineer
4 113 (12.39%) Cloud Architect
5 92 (10.09%) Solutions Architect
6 69 (7.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 62 (6.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 60 (6.58%) .NET Developer
9 59 (6.47%) C# Developer
10 51 (5.59%) AWS Architect
11 47 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
12 44 (4.82%) Java Engineer
13 42 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
14 41 (4.50%) Java Developer
15 39 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
15 39 (4.28%) Technical Leader
16 37 (4.06%) Java Software Engineer
17 35 (3.84%) JavaScript Developer
18 34 (3.73%) Cloud Solutions Architect
18 34 (3.73%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (26.32%) .NET
2 125 (13.71%) Node.js
3 106 (11.62%) React
4 102 (11.18%) REST
5 88 (9.65%) AngularJS
6 87 (9.54%) Spring
7 85 (9.32%) .NET Core
8 70 (7.68%) CSS
9 63 (6.91%) ASP.NET
10 62 (6.80%) Spring Boot
11 58 (6.36%) Kafka
12 56 (6.14%) HTML
13 52 (5.70%) J2EE
14 48 (5.26%) RESTful
15 45 (4.93%) GraphQL
15 45 (4.93%) Web Services
16 43 (4.71%) HTML5
17 31 (3.40%) CSS3
18 29 (3.18%) Serverless Framework
19 28 (3.07%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 150 (16.45%) Public Cloud
2 97 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (6.91%) Hybrid Cloud
4 61 (6.69%) Blog
5 59 (6.47%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
7 53 (5.81%) Data Centre
8 43 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
9 39 (4.28%) Mobile App
10 34 (3.73%) AS400
11 30 (3.29%) Virtual Team
12 24 (2.63%) User Experience
13 18 (1.97%) iPad
14 11 (1.21%) Life Science
15 10 (1.10%) Social Media
16 8 (0.88%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.77%) Algorithms
17 7 (0.77%) Fixed Income
17 7 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
17 7 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (13.60%) Linux
2 43 (4.71%) Windows
3 33 (3.62%) Android
4 25 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.19%) Unix
6 14 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.77%) CentOS
8 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Debian
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (58.99%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (46.82%) DevOps
3 313 (34.32%) Microservices
4 253 (27.74%) Software Engineering
5 181 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
6 150 (16.45%) TDD
7 146 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
8 137 (15.02%) Migration
9 126 (13.82%) Open Source
10 111 (12.17%) BDD
10 111 (12.17%) Scrum
11 97 (10.64%) Mentoring
12 94 (10.31%) Machine Learning
13 93 (10.20%) Test Automation
14 91 (9.98%) Technical Leadership
15 81 (8.88%) OO
16 78 (8.55%) Decision-Making
17 76 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
17 76 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
18 74 (8.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 240 (26.32%) Java
2 232 (25.44%) C#
3 205 (22.48%) Python
4 183 (20.07%) JavaScript
5 87 (9.54%) Ruby
6 56 (6.14%) Bash Shell
7 53 (5.81%) Go
7 53 (5.81%) Java 8
8 50 (5.48%) SQL
9 44 (4.82%) TypeScript
10 34 (3.73%) RPG
11 33 (3.62%) F#
11 33 (3.62%) Groovy
12 30 (3.29%) C++
13 27 (2.96%) Scala
14 24 (2.63%) Perl
14 24 (2.63%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.52%) R
16 22 (2.41%) Kotlin
17 21 (2.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (11.07%) Degree
2 29 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (2.74%) AWS Certification
4 24 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.64%) CISSP
7 9 (0.99%) RHCE
8 8 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.88%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.88%) SANS
9 5 (0.55%) CISM
9 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.33%) GIAC
11 3 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.22%) CRISC
12 2 (0.22%) MCSA
12 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.84%) QA
2 17 (1.86%) GDPR
3 13 (1.43%) NIST
4 11 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.77%) COBIT
5 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.33%) TickIT
7 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.22%) PMO
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 186 (20.39%) Docker
2 21 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.99%) HDFS
4 8 (0.88%) Ceph
4 8 (0.88%) KVM
5 7 (0.77%) oVirt
6 5 (0.55%) Varnish
7 4 (0.44%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.44%) OpenDJ
7 4 (0.44%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.11%) Alluxio
9 1 (0.11%) etcd
9 1 (0.11%) Gluster
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 224 (24.56%) Kubernetes
2 125 (13.71%) Terraform
3 96 (10.53%) Ansible
4 89 (9.76%) Puppet
5 78 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (6.25%) Kibana
7 36 (3.95%) Grafana
8 22 (2.41%) Istio
9 19 (2.08%) Knative
9 19 (2.08%) Salt
10 12 (1.32%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.66%) Packer
11 6 (0.66%) Pingdom
12 5 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.55%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.44%) CASB
13 4 (0.44%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.33%) StatsD
14 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 137 (15.02%) Google
2 102 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 69 (7.57%) Oracle
4 59 (6.47%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (4.61%) IBM
6 28 (3.07%) Splunk
7 27 (2.96%) SAP
8 20 (2.19%) Adobe
8 20 (2.19%) MuleSoft
9 18 (1.97%) Dell
10 17 (1.86%) Atlassian
10 17 (1.86%) Dynatrace
10 17 (1.86%) New Relic
11 14 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.54%) Sage
12 10 (1.10%) Sitecore
13 9 (0.99%) HubSpot
14 7 (0.77%) ForgeRock
14 7 (0.77%) hybris
15 6 (0.66%) SaltStack