Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 285 280
Rank change year-on-year +45 -5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 57 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.28% 3.05% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 49
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% +18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +11.65%

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,740 1,542 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.94% 15.50% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,386 1,282 840
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Cloud Computing in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cloud Computing in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Birmingham +18 27 £65,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 7 £36,500 -
Shropshire +14 3 £40,000 -42.01% 5
Solihull - 3 £75,000 -
Warwickshire +27 2 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 29 (50.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (47.37%) Finance
3 22 (38.60%) CRM
4 21 (36.84%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (35.09%) SaaS
6 19 (33.33%) SQL
7 18 (31.58%) ERP
7 18 (31.58%) JD Edwards
7 18 (31.58%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (31.58%) NetSuite
8 17 (29.82%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (29.82%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (28.07%) Migration
10 15 (26.32%) Microservices
11 14 (24.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
11 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
12 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
12 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (22.81%) NoSQL
13 11 (19.30%) SAP
13 11 (19.30%) Dynamics NAV
13 11 (19.30%) Data Migration
14 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (17.54%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (17.54%) Unit4 Business World
15 9 (15.79%) Project Management
15 9 (15.79%) DevOps
15 9 (15.79%) Presales

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.51%) WildFly
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Maya
Business Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Dynamics AX
1 18 (31.58%) NetSuite
2 17 (29.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (19.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (17.54%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (35.09%) SaaS
3 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (14.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (14.04%) IaaS
4 8 (14.04%) PaaS
5 7 (12.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (12.28%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (12.28%) Amazon S3
5 7 (12.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (12.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (10.53%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (7.02%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (5.26%) Office 365
9 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (3.51%) GitHub
9 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.75%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) Skype
3 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 13 (22.81%) NoSQL
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (12.28%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (10.53%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (8.77%) Power BI
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.51%) Big Data
7 2 (3.51%) DB2
7 2 (3.51%) HBase
7 2 (3.51%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) SonarQube
3 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.75%) Mockito
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Spanish Language
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Architect
2 12 (21.05%) Administrator
2 12 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (19.30%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (17.54%) Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Architect
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Azure Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) NetSuite Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Database Developer
8 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Digital Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
1 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
1 8 (14.04%) React
2 7 (12.28%) Web Services
3 6 (10.53%) REST
4 3 (5.26%) Spring
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.51%) Dropwizard
5 2 (3.51%) Grails
5 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) RESTful
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.51%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.75%) Node.js
6 1 (1.75%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.75%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.28%) Private Cloud
3 7 (12.28%) Public Cloud
4 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Fintech
4 5 (8.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.51%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Unix
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) HPUX
3 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) SUSE
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) CRM
2 18 (31.58%) ERP
3 17 (29.82%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (28.07%) Migration
5 15 (26.32%) Microservices
6 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.30%) Data Migration
8 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (17.54%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (15.79%) DevOps
9 9 (15.79%) Presales
9 9 (15.79%) Project Management
10 8 (14.04%) Decision-Making
10 8 (14.04%) ITIL
10 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
11 7 (12.28%) Line Management
11 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
11 7 (12.28%) Service Management
11 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
11 7 (12.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.02%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Scala
5 2 (3.51%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) Groovy
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.75%) CISSP
1 1 (1.75%) MCSA
1 1 (1.75%) MCSE
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) GDPR
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) Docker
3 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.51%) HDFS
5 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) Ansible
2 4 (7.02%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) JD Edwards
2 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.30%) SAP
4 8 (14.04%) Epicor
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle
4 8 (14.04%) VMware
5 7 (12.28%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (10.53%) Applogic
7 5 (8.77%) Infor
8 2 (3.51%) AppDynamics
8 2 (3.51%) Google
8 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.51%) Splunk
8 2 (3.51%) Sybase
9 1 (1.75%) Apple
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco
9 1 (1.75%) IBM
9 1 (1.75%) Mitel
9 1 (1.75%) Sonus
9 1 (1.75%) Xamarin