Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cloud Native
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 428 695 1045
Rank change year-on-year +267 +350 +144
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Native 907 500 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.31% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 0.77% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 535 324 97
UK median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -5.88%

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 52,930 64,633 70,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.91% 39.53% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39,930 49,494 52,278
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,565 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,386 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +272 840 £80,000 +14.29% 136
London +242 533 £85,000 +6.25% 77
UK excluding London +181 340 £65,000 +8.33% 74
South East +92 98 £65,000 -2.26% 14
North of England +34 98 £65,000 +18.18% 13
Midlands +102 72 £77,500 +3.33% 16
North West +62 72 £65,000 +18.18% 11
Scotland +48 39 £47,600 -20.67% 13
West Midlands +68 37 £55,000 - 10
East Midlands +52 31 £82,500 +10.00% 6
Yorkshire -17 23 £66,715 -16.61% 2
South West +24 12 £50,000 -16.67% 7
East of England +55 10 £60,000 -20.00% 9
Northern Ireland -6 8 £67,500 +62.65%
North East +18 3 £66,715 -33.29%
Wales -27 3 £65,000 +8.33% 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 623 (68.69%) AWS
2 511 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
3 468 (51.60%) DevOps
4 406 (44.76%) Azure
5 325 (35.83%) Microservices
6 290 (31.97%) Kubernetes
7 253 (27.89%) Problem-Solving
7 253 (27.89%) Java
8 251 (27.67%) Software Engineering
9 212 (23.37%) Python
9 212 (23.37%) Docker
10 188 (20.73%) GCP
11 182 (20.07%) .NET
12 167 (18.41%) JavaScript
13 166 (18.30%) PaaS
14 163 (17.97%) TDD
15 161 (17.75%) Finance
16 148 (16.32%) Google
17 147 (16.21%) Open Source
17 147 (16.21%) Migration
18 143 (15.77%) C#
19 139 (15.33%) Jenkins
20 137 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
21 134 (14.77%) Linux
22 133 (14.66%) Serverless
23 132 (14.55%) Terraform
23 132 (14.55%) Git (software)
24 131 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
25 127 (14.00%) Test Automation
26 119 (13.12%) Mentoring

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 48 (5.29%) Confluence
2 31 (3.42%) CMS
3 30 (3.31%) Cloud Foundry
4 23 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 23 (2.54%) Headless CMS
5 19 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.76%) Apache
8 13 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.88%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.66%) WordPress
12 4 (0.44%) IIS
12 4 (0.44%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.44%) nginx
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.44%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.88%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 623 (68.69%) AWS
2 406 (44.76%) Azure
3 188 (20.73%) GCP
4 166 (18.30%) PaaS
5 133 (14.66%) Serverless
6 53 (5.84%) GitHub
7 49 (5.40%) AWS Lambda
8 47 (5.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 47 (5.18%) SaaS
9 46 (5.07%) OpenShift
10 32 (3.53%) Amazon ECS
11 30 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (2.76%) IaaS
13 22 (2.43%) Amazon S3
14 19 (2.09%) Akamai
14 19 (2.09%) Apigee
14 19 (2.09%) Firebase
15 15 (1.65%) Azure Functions
16 13 (1.43%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.97%) DNS
2 18 (1.98%) Diameter Protocol
2 18 (1.98%) Firewall
3 17 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.43%) HTTP
4 13 (1.43%) Internet
4 13 (1.43%) VPN
5 6 (0.66%) DHCP
5 6 (0.66%) NAS
5 6 (0.66%) SAN
5 6 (0.66%) WAN
6 3 (0.33%) MPLS
6 3 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) Skype
7 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (9.81%) NoSQL
2 70 (7.72%) MySQL
3 64 (7.06%) Big Data
4 57 (6.28%) SQL Server
5 55 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 48 (5.29%) Relational Database
7 30 (3.31%) Hadoop
8 28 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 26 (2.87%) Event Store
9 26 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (2.32%) Neo4j
11 18 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.76%) Blockchain
13 13 (1.43%) BigQuery
14 10 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (1.10%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.10%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.99%) Data Mining
16 8 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 139 (15.33%) Jenkins
2 132 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 73 (8.05%) JIRA
4 37 (4.08%) GitLab
4 37 (4.08%) Maven
5 36 (3.97%) TeamCity
6 35 (3.86%) Selenium
7 34 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (3.20%) Gradle
9 27 (2.98%) Bitbucket
10 25 (2.76%) SonarQube
11 22 (2.43%) JUnit
12 20 (2.21%) Mockito
13 19 (2.09%) Cucumber
13 19 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
14 18 (1.98%) GDB
15 15 (1.65%) Appium
16 14 (1.54%) Subversion
16 14 (1.54%) Vagrant
17 13 (1.43%) Ant
General
1 161 (17.75%) Finance
2 61 (6.73%) Banking
3 43 (4.74%) Retail
4 24 (2.65%) Marketing
4 24 (2.65%) Public Sector
5 22 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.54%) Front Office
7 9 (0.99%) Law
8 8 (0.88%) Legal
9 6 (0.66%) Advertising
10 5 (0.55%) Back Office
11 4 (0.44%) Games
12 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) Automotive
13 2 (0.22%) Publishing
13 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Fire and Rescue
14 1 (0.11%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Police
Job Titles
1 245 (27.01%) Architect
2 199 (21.94%) Developer
3 138 (15.21%) Cloud Architect
4 112 (12.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 109 (12.02%) Solutions Architect
6 91 (10.03%) Software Engineer
7 73 (8.05%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 68 (7.50%) AWS Architect
9 66 (7.28%) C# Developer
10 60 (6.62%) AWS Engineer
11 54 (5.95%) Azure Architect
11 54 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
12 53 (5.84%) Java Developer
13 50 (5.51%) .NET Developer
14 48 (5.29%) AWS DevOps
15 46 (5.07%) AWS Solutions Architect
16 44 (4.85%) Senior Developer
17 39 (4.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 38 (4.19%) Site Reliability Engineer
19 37 (4.08%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (20.07%) .NET
2 104 (11.47%) Node.js
3 101 (11.14%) REST
4 88 (9.70%) RESTful
5 84 (9.26%) React
6 79 (8.71%) AngularJS
7 76 (8.38%) Spring
8 74 (8.16%) HTML
9 71 (7.83%) CSS
10 69 (7.61%) .NET Core
11 63 (6.95%) Kafka
12 62 (6.84%) Web Services
13 57 (6.28%) HTML5
14 45 (4.96%) Spring Boot
15 36 (3.97%) React Native
16 28 (3.09%) Redux
17 27 (2.98%) Hibernate
18 26 (2.87%) ActiveMQ
18 26 (2.87%) GraphQL
18 26 (2.87%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 137 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (12.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 103 (11.36%) Public Cloud
4 88 (9.70%) Enterprise Software
5 63 (6.95%) Self-Motivation
6 62 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
7 50 (5.51%) User Experience
8 46 (5.07%) Mobile App
9 33 (3.64%) Data Centre
10 29 (3.20%) Blog
11 24 (2.65%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.43%) iPad
13 12 (1.32%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.32%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.21%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.21%) Social Media
15 9 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (0.88%) Smart City
17 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
17 6 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (14.77%) Linux
2 53 (5.84%) Windows
3 30 (3.31%) Android
4 27 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.54%) Unix
6 17 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.66%) CentOS
8 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (51.60%) DevOps
3 325 (35.83%) Microservices
4 253 (27.89%) Problem-Solving
5 251 (27.67%) Software Engineering
6 163 (17.97%) TDD
7 147 (16.21%) Migration
7 147 (16.21%) Open Source
8 131 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
9 127 (14.00%) Test Automation
10 119 (13.12%) Mentoring
11 103 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 101 (11.14%) BDD
13 92 (10.14%) E-Commerce
14 91 (10.03%) Infrastructure as Code
15 89 (9.81%) OO
15 89 (9.81%) Thought Leadership
16 87 (9.59%) Scrum
17 83 (9.15%) Creative Thinking
18 78 (8.60%) Cloud Operations
Programming Languages
1 253 (27.89%) Java
2 212 (23.37%) Python
3 167 (18.41%) JavaScript
4 143 (15.77%) C#
5 86 (9.48%) Go
6 68 (7.50%) Ruby
7 53 (5.84%) Bash Shell
8 48 (5.29%) SQL
9 44 (4.85%) TypeScript
10 42 (4.63%) Java 8
11 31 (3.42%) C++
12 27 (2.98%) PHP
13 26 (2.87%) F#
14 25 (2.76%) R
15 22 (2.43%) Groovy
16 19 (2.09%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.98%) Perl
17 18 (1.98%) Scala
18 16 (1.76%) C
19 15 (1.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (12.24%) Degree
2 71 (7.83%) AWS Certification
3 38 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.43%) CISSP
5 13 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.88%) CISM
8 6 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.33%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.22%) CEH
11 2 (0.22%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.22%) ISSMP
11 2 (0.22%) MCSA
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.87%) QA
2 7 (0.77%) TickIT
3 5 (0.55%) NIST
4 4 (0.44%) GDPR
5 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) PMO
6 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 212 (23.37%) Docker
2 25 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.88%) HDFS
4 7 (0.77%) Varnish
5 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.33%) KVM
6 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 290 (31.97%) Kubernetes
2 132 (14.55%) Terraform
3 109 (12.02%) Ansible
4 87 (9.59%) Puppet
5 82 (9.04%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (4.96%) Kibana
7 43 (4.74%) Grafana
8 22 (2.43%) Prometheus
9 16 (1.76%) Istio
10 15 (1.65%) Salt
11 13 (1.43%) Knative
12 12 (1.32%) Packer
13 8 (0.88%) Consul
13 8 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (0.55%) Sysdig
14 5 (0.55%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.44%) CASB
15 4 (0.44%) Pingdom
15 4 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 148 (16.32%) Google
2 104 (11.47%) Microsoft
3 54 (5.95%) Oracle
4 47 (5.18%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (3.53%) IBM
6 27 (2.98%) Splunk
7 23 (2.54%) Atlassian
7 23 (2.54%) SAP
8 18 (1.98%) Adobe
9 16 (1.76%) Dynatrace
9 16 (1.76%) New Relic
10 15 (1.65%) MuleSoft
11 13 (1.43%) Dell
12 11 (1.21%) SaltStack
12 11 (1.21%) Sitecore
13 10 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.99%) VMware
15 8 (0.88%) HubSpot
16 6 (0.66%) hybris
17 5 (0.55%) Informatica