Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 599 974 1133
Rank change year-on-year +375 +159 +122
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 619 233 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.33% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 396 155 37
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% -20.59%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £26,800
90th Percentile £120,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +44.44%

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 63,114 70,068 68,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.91% 40.22% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 48,288 54,798 56,141
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +366 564 £72,500 -1.69% 123
London +232 359 £80,000 - 60
UK excluding London +226 246 £55,000 -8.33% 79
North of England +122 104 £55,000 +22.22% 21
North West +104 74 £55,000 -16.98% 13
South East +51 43 £55,000 -13.73% 14
Yorkshire +60 28 £77,500 +121.43% 7
Midlands +41 24 £75,000 +11.11% 15
East of England +65 23 £75,000 +25.00% 9
West Midlands +44 18 £49,440 -14.02% 12
Wales +13 17 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 17 £41,500 - 6
Scotland +23 15 £60,000 +36.36% 7
East Midlands +10 6 £88,250 +30.74% 3
North East - 6 £100,000 - 1
South West +14 3 £60,000 -2.04% 4

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 379 (61.23%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (57.51%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (50.40%) DevOps
4 298 (48.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 297 (47.98%) Microservices
6 229 (37.00%) Java
7 203 (32.79%) Software Engineering
8 195 (31.50%) Docker
9 171 (27.63%) Python
10 157 (25.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 145 (23.42%) Kubernetes
12 141 (22.78%) Test Automation
13 139 (22.46%) .NET
14 135 (21.81%) JavaScript
14 135 (21.81%) AngularJS
15 122 (19.71%) C#
16 118 (19.06%) Google
17 115 (18.58%) Node.js
18 112 (18.09%) Finance
19 111 (17.93%) Spring
20 109 (17.61%) PaaS
21 108 (17.45%) Ansible
22 105 (16.96%) NoSQL
23 104 (16.80%) SQL
24 102 (16.48%) Puppet
24 102 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
25 100 (16.16%) TDD
26 95 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
27 88 (14.22%) Domain-Driven Design
28 87 (14.05%) Degree

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 83 (13.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 37 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 32 (5.17%) Confluence
3 32 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 32 (5.17%) WebSphere
4 23 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (3.23%) Jupyter
6 16 (2.58%) Apache Spark
7 14 (2.26%) CMS
8 13 (2.10%) EPiServer
9 12 (1.94%) Apache
10 11 (1.78%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.78%) SAS
10 11 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (1.62%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.45%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.29%) Mule
14 6 (0.97%) IIS
15 5 (0.81%) nginx
15 5 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.62%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.65%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 379 (61.23%) Amazon AWS
2 298 (48.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (25.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 109 (17.61%) PaaS
5 83 (13.41%) OpenShift
6 78 (12.60%) Serverless
7 49 (7.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 43 (6.95%) IBM Cloud
9 40 (6.46%) GitHub
10 35 (5.65%) SaaS
11 33 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
14 22 (3.55%) Amazon S3
15 20 (3.23%) IaaS
16 15 (2.42%) Route 53
17 13 (2.10%) npm
18 12 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 12 (1.94%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.23%) HTTP
2 11 (1.78%) DNS
2 11 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.45%) Firewall
4 8 (1.29%) SSL
5 7 (1.13%) Broadband
5 7 (1.13%) Internet
6 6 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.97%) VPN
6 6 (0.97%) WAN
7 5 (0.81%) MQTT
8 4 (0.65%) LAN
8 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.48%) IPsec
10 2 (0.32%) LTE
10 2 (0.32%) MPLS
10 2 (0.32%) NAS
10 2 (0.32%) Network Security
10 2 (0.32%) SCTP
10 2 (0.32%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.96%) NoSQL
2 58 (9.37%) MySQL
3 57 (9.21%) MongoDB
4 56 (9.05%) Relational Database
5 35 (5.65%) SQL Server
6 34 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (5.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (4.85%) Big Data
9 23 (3.72%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 18 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (2.91%) Cosmos DB
11 17 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (2.42%) MarkLogic
13 14 (2.26%) Blockchain
14 12 (1.94%) Data Lake
15 11 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.78%) StreamInsight
16 10 (1.62%) Couchbase
17 9 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 81 (13.09%) Jenkins
2 70 (11.31%) Git (software)
3 44 (7.11%) Selenium
4 40 (6.46%) SonarQube
5 35 (5.65%) Cucumber
5 35 (5.65%) Maven
6 29 (4.68%) TeamCity
7 27 (4.36%) JIRA
8 25 (4.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 25 (4.04%) Visual Studio
9 20 (3.23%) Ant
9 20 (3.23%) gulp
9 20 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.94%) Appium
11 12 (1.94%) GitLab
11 12 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (1.78%) CircleCI
12 11 (1.78%) ER Studio
12 11 (1.78%) ERwin
General
1 112 (18.09%) Finance
2 48 (7.75%) Banking
3 24 (3.88%) Front Office
4 23 (3.72%) Marketing
4 23 (3.72%) Retail
5 22 (3.55%) Advertising
6 13 (2.10%) Automotive
7 11 (1.78%) Games
8 8 (1.29%) Law
9 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.65%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 206 (33.28%) Architect
2 172 (27.79%) Developer
3 68 (10.99%) Cloud Architect
4 67 (10.82%) Solutions Architect
5 66 (10.66%) Software Engineer
6 54 (8.72%) Azure Architect
7 48 (7.75%) Java Developer
8 46 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 38 (6.14%) .NET Developer
10 36 (5.82%) Cloud Engineer
10 36 (5.82%) Senior Architect
11 33 (5.33%) AWS Architect
12 32 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
13 31 (5.01%) C# Developer
14 29 (4.68%) Software Developer
15 28 (4.52%) AWS Engineer
16 24 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
16 24 (3.88%) Cloud Native Architect
17 23 (3.72%) AWS Software Engineer
17 23 (3.72%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (22.46%) .NET
2 135 (21.81%) AngularJS
3 115 (18.58%) Node.js
4 111 (17.93%) Spring
5 84 (13.57%) HTML
6 83 (13.41%) Spring Boot
7 79 (12.76%) RESTful
8 75 (12.12%) Web Services
9 71 (11.47%) CSS
10 70 (11.31%) REST
11 60 (9.69%) HTML5
12 55 (8.89%) Kafka
13 51 (8.24%) Spring Cloud
14 48 (7.75%) React
15 45 (7.27%) .NET Core
16 44 (7.11%) Java EE
17 36 (5.82%) Sass
18 35 (5.65%) CSS3
19 32 (5.17%) Vue.js
20 31 (5.01%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.21%) Fintech
3 55 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 51 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (6.79%) Blog
6 42 (6.79%) Public Cloud
7 28 (4.52%) User Experience
8 27 (4.36%) Management Information System
8 27 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (3.88%) Fixed Income
10 20 (3.23%) Hedge funds
11 16 (2.58%) Data Centre
11 16 (2.58%) Derivative
12 15 (2.42%) Mobile App
13 13 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (2.10%) Smart City
14 10 (1.62%) Equities
14 10 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (1.45%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 84 (13.57%) Linux
2 34 (5.49%) Windows
3 29 (4.68%) Android
4 23 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.07%) Unix
6 10 (1.62%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.97%) CentOS
10 3 (0.48%) Debian
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.32%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (57.51%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (50.40%) DevOps
3 297 (47.98%) Microservices
4 203 (32.79%) Software Engineering
5 141 (22.78%) Test Automation
6 102 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (16.16%) TDD
8 95 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
9 88 (14.22%) Domain-Driven Design
10 75 (12.12%) Analytics
11 73 (11.79%) Computer Science
12 71 (11.47%) Open Source
13 70 (11.31%) Scrum
14 65 (10.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 59 (9.53%) Re-Platforming
16 53 (8.56%) Configuration Management
17 51 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
18 49 (7.92%) Machine Learning
19 47 (7.59%) Information Security
20 45 (7.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 229 (37.00%) Java
2 171 (27.63%) Python
3 135 (21.81%) JavaScript
4 122 (19.71%) C#
5 104 (16.80%) SQL
6 47 (7.59%) Go
7 42 (6.79%) Bash Shell
8 36 (5.82%) Ruby
9 34 (5.49%) PowerShell
10 33 (5.33%) PHP
11 31 (5.01%) R
12 28 (4.52%) Java 8
13 27 (4.36%) C++
14 21 (3.39%) TypeScript
15 13 (2.10%) Perl
16 12 (1.94%) ES6
17 7 (1.13%) Scala
18 6 (0.97%) Apple Swift
18 6 (0.97%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (14.05%) Degree
2 25 (4.04%) CISSP
3 17 (2.75%) AWS Certification
4 16 (2.58%) Master's Degree
5 13 (2.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 13 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.10%) ISSAP
6 12 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.78%) TOGAF Certification
8 10 (1.62%) SAFe Agilist
9 7 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.13%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.97%) MCSE
10 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.97%) PhD
11 5 (0.81%) GIAC
12 4 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (0.65%) ISACA
12 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.11%) QA
2 12 (1.94%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.94%) GDPR
3 5 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.32%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.32%) FISMA
6 2 (0.32%) HIPAA
System Software
1 195 (31.50%) Docker
2 11 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.65%) HDFS
4 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.32%) Ceph
4 2 (0.32%) KVM
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) Gluster
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) PowerDNS
5 1 (0.16%) vCloud
5 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 145 (23.42%) Kubernetes
2 108 (17.45%) Ansible
3 102 (16.48%) Puppet
4 81 (13.09%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (9.53%) Terraform
6 21 (3.39%) Salt
7 9 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (1.13%) Kibana
9 5 (0.81%) Grafana
9 5 (0.81%) logstash
9 5 (0.81%) Mesos
9 5 (0.81%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.65%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.48%) Istio
11 3 (0.48%) Packer
12 2 (0.32%) Consul
12 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.32%) Scalr
Vendors
1 118 (19.06%) Google
2 55 (8.89%) IBM
2 55 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 52 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 50 (8.08%) Oracle
5 44 (7.11%) Cognizant
6 32 (5.17%) SAP
7 21 (3.39%) Rackspace
8 14 (2.26%) New Relic
9 13 (2.10%) Alibaba
10 12 (1.94%) VMware
11 11 (1.78%) IDERA
11 11 (1.78%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.62%) Alias
12 10 (1.62%) Marketo
13 8 (1.29%) Splunk
14 7 (1.13%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.13%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.97%) webMethods
16 4 (0.65%) Bloomberg