Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 276 467 732
Rank change year-on-year +191 +265 +341
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 576 878 458
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 1.60% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 487 569 299
Median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £103,500 £115,000 £104,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%

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 19,154 54,874 65,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.03% 38.84% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15,117 41,146 50,440
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +190 546 £75,000 -6.25% 117
London +139 353 £78,750 -7.35% 59
UK excluding London +229 213 £70,000 +7.69% 66
Work from Home +82 82 £70,000 -17.65% 18
South East +182 56 £82,500 +26.92% 10
North of England +138 44 £58,750 -9.62% 26
South West +171 40 £90,000 +80.00% 7
Midlands +102 40 £70,000 -5.08% 7
East Midlands +93 24 £72,500 -12.12% 4
Yorkshire +161 22 £62,500 -3.85% 6
North West +73 21 £57,500 -11.54% 8
West Midlands +78 16 £62,500 +15.74% 3
East of England +151 15 £55,000 -26.67% 8
Scotland +100 15 £65,000 +36.84% 5
Wales +55 5 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Northern Ireland +15 2 - - 2
North East +27 1 £50,000 -25.05% 12

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 382 (66.32%) AWS
2 353 (61.28%) DevOps
3 297 (51.56%) Azure
4 244 (42.36%) Microservices
5 242 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
6 203 (35.24%) Kubernetes
7 176 (30.56%) Terraform
8 175 (30.38%) Docker
9 162 (28.13%) Serverless
10 156 (27.08%) Finance
11 150 (26.04%) Python
12 141 (24.48%) Java
13 133 (23.09%) PaaS
13 133 (23.09%) Jenkins
14 128 (22.22%) GCP
15 108 (18.75%) Git (software)
16 107 (18.58%) SaaS
17 103 (17.88%) Software Engineering
17 103 (17.88%) Ansible
18 101 (17.53%) Microsoft
19 98 (17.01%) IaaS
20 90 (15.63%) JavaScript
21 86 (14.93%) Google
21 86 (14.93%) Node.js
22 84 (14.58%) Infrastructure as Code
23 83 (14.41%) .NET
24 79 (13.72%) Linux
24 79 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
25 74 (12.85%) Puppet
26 73 (12.67%) AWS Lambda

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 31 (5.38%) Apache Spark
2 26 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 21 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.43%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.91%) CMS
8 10 (1.74%) Apache
8 10 (1.74%) Headless CMS
9 8 (1.39%) Confluence
10 6 (1.04%) nginx
10 6 (1.04%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.35%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.35%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (3.13%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (1.22%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.69%) Eikon
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.69%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 382 (66.32%) AWS
2 297 (51.56%) Azure
3 162 (28.13%) Serverless
4 133 (23.09%) PaaS
5 128 (22.22%) GCP
6 107 (18.58%) SaaS
7 98 (17.01%) IaaS
8 73 (12.67%) AWS Lambda
9 61 (10.59%) Azure Functions
10 39 (6.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 35 (6.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 35 (6.08%) OpenShift
12 31 (5.38%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 29 (5.03%) Power Platform
14 27 (4.69%) PowerApps
15 22 (3.82%) GitHub
16 21 (3.65%) AWS CloudTrail
16 21 (3.65%) Azure Active Directory
17 19 (3.30%) Amazon S3
17 19 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.03%) DNS
2 27 (4.69%) Internet
3 26 (4.51%) Firewall
4 21 (3.65%) Network Security
5 12 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.22%) AMQP
6 7 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (1.22%) SSH
6 7 (1.22%) WAN
7 5 (0.87%) CTI
7 5 (0.87%) LAN
8 4 (0.69%) Broadband
8 4 (0.69%) WebEx
9 3 (0.52%) HTTP
9 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.35%) InfiniBand
10 2 (0.35%) VPN
10 2 (0.35%) Wireless
11 1 (0.17%) DHCP
11 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 47 (8.16%) Big Data
4 32 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.69%) MySQL
5 27 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 24 (4.17%) Data Lake
7 22 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (3.30%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.13%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.78%) Redis
11 12 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (2.08%) BigQuery
12 9 (1.56%) Blockchain
12 9 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.04%) Snowflake Schema
15 5 (0.87%) Flink
15 5 (0.87%) HBase
15 5 (0.87%) KDB
Development Applications
1 133 (23.09%) Jenkins
2 108 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 43 (7.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 31 (5.38%) TeamCity
5 30 (5.21%) JIRA
6 28 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (3.47%) Bitbucket
8 19 (3.30%) GitLab
9 17 (2.95%) SpecFlow
10 14 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (2.08%) NUnit
12 11 (1.91%) JUnit
12 11 (1.91%) Maven
13 9 (1.56%) Artifactory
13 9 (1.56%) Selenium
14 8 (1.39%) CircleCI
14 8 (1.39%) Subversion
15 7 (1.22%) Mockito
15 7 (1.22%) SonarQube
15 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 156 (27.08%) Finance
2 32 (5.56%) Banking
3 25 (4.34%) Marketing
3 25 (4.34%) Retail
4 24 (4.17%) Games
4 24 (4.17%) Publishing
5 20 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.30%) Legal
6 19 (3.30%) Public Sector
7 15 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.08%) Law
9 10 (1.74%) Advertising
9 10 (1.74%) Electronics
10 9 (1.56%) Front Office
11 5 (0.87%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 113 (19.62%) Architect
2 112 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 108 (18.75%) Developer
4 89 (15.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 65 (11.28%) AWS Engineer
6 64 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
7 49 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
8 48 (8.33%) Security Engineer
9 37 (6.42%) Senior DevOps
10 36 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
11 32 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
12 30 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
12 30 (5.21%) Security Specialist
13 29 (5.03%) AWS Architect
14 27 (4.69%) DevOps Architect
15 26 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
15 26 (4.51%) Senior Developer
15 26 (4.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 26 (4.51%) Software Engineer
16 24 (4.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (14.93%) Node.js
2 83 (14.41%) .NET
3 68 (11.81%) React
4 60 (10.42%) Kafka
5 59 (10.24%) Spring
6 48 (8.33%) Spring Boot
7 46 (7.99%) .NET Core
8 43 (7.47%) REST
8 43 (7.47%) Web Services
9 39 (6.77%) AngularJS
10 38 (6.60%) HTML
11 36 (6.25%) CSS
12 28 (4.86%) .NET Framework
13 25 (4.34%) GraphQL
14 24 (4.17%) HTML5
15 22 (3.82%) CSS3
15 22 (3.82%) YAML
16 21 (3.65%) Spring Cloud
17 19 (3.30%) ASP.NET
17 19 (3.30%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.07%) Public Cloud
2 29 (5.03%) Mobile App
3 26 (4.51%) Virtual Team
4 22 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.78%) FMCG
7 15 (2.60%) PKI
7 15 (2.60%) Private Cloud
8 14 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (2.26%) Cyberattack
10 12 (2.08%) Social Media
11 11 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (1.74%) Blog
12 10 (1.74%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.74%) Replication
13 6 (1.04%) User Experience
14 5 (0.87%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.72%) Linux
2 27 (4.69%) Windows
3 16 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.60%) Android
5 11 (1.91%) VMS
6 10 (1.74%) Unix
7 9 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.87%) CentOS
8 5 (0.87%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.87%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (61.28%) DevOps
2 244 (42.36%) Microservices
3 242 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (17.88%) Software Engineering
5 84 (14.58%) Infrastructure as Code
6 79 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (12.50%) Fintech
8 68 (11.81%) TDD
9 65 (11.28%) BDD
10 61 (10.59%) Open Source
11 60 (10.42%) Test Automation
12 57 (9.90%) Cybersecurity
13 56 (9.72%) Scrum
14 55 (9.55%) Security Architecture
15 52 (9.03%) Computer Science
16 48 (8.33%) Configuration Management
17 45 (7.81%) Migration
18 44 (7.64%) Data Security
19 39 (6.77%) Analytics
19 39 (6.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 150 (26.04%) Python
2 141 (24.48%) Java
3 90 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 71 (12.33%) SQL
5 68 (11.81%) PowerShell
6 67 (11.63%) C#
7 52 (9.03%) Go
8 37 (6.42%) Ruby
9 32 (5.56%) Scala
10 23 (3.99%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.26%) Java 8
12 12 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.56%) ES6
14 8 (1.39%) C++
14 8 (1.39%) Groovy
15 7 (1.22%) C
15 7 (1.22%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.22%) Rust
15 7 (1.22%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (10.07%) Degree
2 34 (5.90%) AWS Certification
3 23 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (3.82%) CCNA
5 20 (3.47%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.87%) CCNP
10 5 (0.87%) MCSE
11 4 (0.69%) MBA
12 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.35%) MCP
12 2 (0.35%) PhD
12 2 (0.35%) RHCE
12 2 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.17%) CCSP
13 1 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (4.34%) NIST
2 25 (4.34%) NIST 800
3 23 (3.99%) SLA
4 19 (3.30%) QA
5 13 (2.26%) NCSC
6 9 (1.56%) PCI DSS
7 8 (1.39%) GDPR
8 7 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (1.04%) BS7799
9 6 (1.04%) COBIT
9 6 (1.04%) GLBA
10 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 175 (30.38%) Docker
2 35 (6.08%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.87%) Varnish
5 2 (0.35%) GPFS
5 2 (0.35%) Lustre
5 2 (0.35%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 2 (0.35%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 203 (35.24%) Kubernetes
2 176 (30.56%) Terraform
3 103 (17.88%) Ansible
4 74 (12.85%) Puppet
5 69 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (2.08%) Istio
8 5 (0.87%) Core Impact
8 5 (0.87%) Nessus
8 5 (0.87%) Nexpose
9 4 (0.69%) Grafana
9 4 (0.69%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.69%) Salt
10 3 (0.52%) Consul
10 3 (0.52%) Mesos
11 2 (0.35%) Graphite
11 2 (0.35%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.35%) Kibana
11 2 (0.35%) Packer
11 2 (0.35%) Scalr
Vendors
1 101 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 86 (14.93%) Google
3 47 (8.16%) SAP
4 33 (5.73%) Oracle
5 28 (4.86%) Red Hat
6 27 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (3.47%) Adobe
8 18 (3.13%) hybris
8 18 (3.13%) New Relic
9 16 (2.78%) IBM
10 7 (1.22%) Cisco
11 6 (1.04%) Cognizant
11 6 (1.04%) Intel
11 6 (1.04%) Veracode
12 5 (0.87%) Confluent
13 4 (0.69%) Facebook
13 4 (0.69%) Guidewire
13 4 (0.69%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.52%) MuleSoft