Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 274 290
Rank change year-on-year +41 +16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 69 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.09% 3.30% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 40
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% +69.23%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,600
% change year-on-year +8.33% +6.01% +7.81%

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 1,685 1,634 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.74% 16.00% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,327 1,337 922
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,632
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.17% +7.93%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +37 40 £65,000 - 5
Shropshire +14 15 £42,500 -38.38% 4
Warwickshire +36 6 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Solihull +7 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Staffordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 49 (71.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (52.17%) SQL
3 31 (44.93%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (39.13%) Presales
6 24 (34.78%) DevOps
6 24 (34.78%) Microservices
7 21 (30.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (30.43%) Load Balancing
7 21 (30.43%) Migration
7 21 (30.43%) VMware
7 21 (30.43%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (28.99%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (27.54%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
10 18 (26.09%) Project Management
10 18 (26.09%) ITIL
10 18 (26.09%) PRINCE2
10 18 (26.09%) Data Centre
11 17 (24.64%) Public Cloud
11 17 (24.64%) Private Cloud
11 17 (24.64%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (24.64%) Web Services
11 17 (24.64%) Linux
11 17 (24.64%) Service Management
11 17 (24.64%) TOGAF
11 17 (24.64%) Line Management
11 17 (24.64%) AWS CloudFormation

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 8 (11.59%) OpenStack
2 7 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.80%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) WildFly
5 1 (1.45%) SAS
5 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.35%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 49 (71.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (44.93%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (24.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 17 (24.64%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (24.64%) Amazon S3
3 17 (24.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (24.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 17 (24.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 15 (21.74%) PaaS
5 8 (11.59%) IaaS
6 7 (10.14%) iPaaS
6 7 (10.14%) OpenShift
7 6 (8.70%) GitHub
8 4 (5.80%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (5.80%) Google Play
9 3 (4.35%) SaaS
10 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.45%) MPLS
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) Skype
3 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.45%) VLAN
3 1 (1.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 17 (24.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 17 (24.64%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (21.74%) NoSQL
4 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.70%) Power BI
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.80%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.90%) Big Data
8 2 (2.90%) DB2
8 2 (2.90%) HBase
8 2 (2.90%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.59%) Vagrant
2 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (5.80%) GitLab
3 4 (5.80%) NUnit
3 4 (5.80%) Protractor
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
3 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.35%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.90%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.45%) Mockito
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Architect
2 19 (27.54%) Cloud Architect
2 19 (27.54%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (24.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Architect
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Azure Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Database Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Digital Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Salesforce Executive
9 3 (4.35%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Web Services
2 10 (14.49%) .NET
3 7 (10.14%) OAuth
3 7 (10.14%) SAML
4 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.70%) React
4 6 (8.70%) REST
5 5 (7.25%) Spring
6 4 (5.80%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.90%) Dropwizard
7 2 (2.90%) Grails
7 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.90%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.45%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.45%) Node.js
8 1 (1.45%) RESTful
8 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 17 (24.64%) Private Cloud
3 17 (24.64%) Public Cloud
4 15 (21.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (8.70%) Fintech
6 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.90%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (2.90%) NHS
9 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 4 (5.80%) Android
4 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.80%) CentOS
5 3 (4.35%) Unix
6 2 (2.90%) HPUX
6 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.45%) AIX
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
7 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) Presales
3 24 (34.78%) DevOps
3 24 (34.78%) Microservices
4 21 (30.43%) Load Balancing
4 21 (30.43%) Migration
5 19 (27.54%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (26.09%) ITIL
6 18 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 18 (26.09%) Project Management
7 17 (24.64%) ITIL V3
7 17 (24.64%) Line Management
7 17 (24.64%) Open Source
7 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (24.64%) Service Management
7 17 (24.64%) TOGAF
8 15 (21.74%) Configuration Management
9 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.59%) CRM
10 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) Python
4 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby
7 3 (4.35%) Scala
8 2 (2.90%) C#
8 2 (2.90%) Groovy
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.80%) RHCE
2 4 (5.80%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.45%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) GDPR
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Virtual Machines
2 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.19%) Docker
4 15 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.90%) HDFS
6 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) Kubernetes
2 14 (20.29%) Terraform
3 12 (17.39%) Consul
3 12 (17.39%) Packer
4 10 (14.49%) Puppet
5 8 (11.59%) Ansible
6 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.80%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (5.80%) Grafana
7 4 (5.80%) Graphite
7 4 (5.80%) Opsview
7 4 (5.80%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) VMware
2 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.29%) Google
4 7 (10.14%) Atlassian
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.70%) Splunk
6 4 (5.80%) Applogic
6 4 (5.80%) MobileIron
6 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.35%) JD Edwards
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle
8 2 (2.90%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.90%) Sybase
9 1 (1.45%) Apple
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco
9 1 (1.45%) Mitel
9 1 (1.45%) Sonus
9 1 (1.45%) Virgin Media
9 1 (1.45%) Xamarin