Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 286 293
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 52 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.24% 3.98% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 25
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +22.22% +16.88%
10th Percentile £33,250 £18,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £68,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,600 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.01% +7.81% -4.55%

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 1603 1206 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.08% 10.32% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 882 674
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.11% -4.38%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,498 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.05%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -4 11 £65,000 +18.18%
Warwickshire +15 10 £34,500 -
Shropshire -1 8 £68,975 +283.19%
Halesowen - 8 - -
Coventry - 3 £62,500 -
Solihull -7 1 - -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (44.23%) Node.js
4 22 (42.31%) Web Services
5 18 (34.62%) PHP
5 18 (34.62%) MySQL
5 18 (34.62%) C
5 18 (34.62%) C++
5 18 (34.62%) Python
5 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
6 16 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (26.92%) Big Data
7 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
7 14 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (21.15%) DevOps
8 11 (21.15%) Puppet
9 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
9 10 (19.23%) Linux
9 10 (19.23%) Java
9 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
10 9 (17.31%) Nagios
10 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
10 9 (17.31%) Project Management
10 9 (17.31%) TOGAF
10 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
10 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
10 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
10 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
10 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2

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 (13.46%) Documentum
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) MySQL
1 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
2 14 (26.92%) Big Data
3 9 (17.31%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (17.31%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 8 (15.38%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Architect
2 18 (34.62%) Technical Architect
3 17 (32.69%) PHP Architect
3 17 (32.69%) PHP Technical Architect
4 13 (25.00%) AWS Architect
5 9 (17.31%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Chief Technology Officer
7 3 (5.77%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) Node.js
2 22 (42.31%) Web Services
3 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 9 (17.31%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (13.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Hybrid Cloud
1 9 (17.31%) Smart Meter
2 8 (15.38%) BBC
2 8 (15.38%) Mobile Games
2 8 (15.38%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (21.15%) DevOps
5 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
6 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
6 9 (17.31%) Microservices
6 9 (17.31%) Project Management
6 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
6 9 (17.31%) TOGAF
6 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
7 8 (15.38%) B2C
7 8 (15.38%) Business Transformation
7 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (15.38%) Game Development
7 8 (15.38%) IT Strategy
7 8 (15.38%) ITIL
7 8 (15.38%) TDD
8 7 (13.46%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C
1 18 (34.62%) C++
1 18 (34.62%) PHP
1 18 (34.62%) Python
2 10 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) CEH
1 1 (1.92%) CISSP
1 1 (1.92%) SANS
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) Consul
2 9 (17.31%) Icinga
2 9 (17.31%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) QRadar
3 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) AppDynamics
1 9 (17.31%) New Relic
1 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.46%) Pega
3 2 (3.85%) Casewise
3 2 (3.85%) LogRhythm
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto