Period
to 22 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 283 271
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12 +39
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 40 37 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.18% 2.82% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 48
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,650 £25,525
90th Percentile £66,300 £69,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%

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 1,833 1,311 1,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.31% 13.37% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,433 1,091 809
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,650 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%

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 June 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 June 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 -9 10 £56,250 -13.46% 5
Staffordshire - 9 £36,500 -
Solihull - 5 £70,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 27 (67.50%) SaaS
2 25 (62.50%) Finance
3 23 (57.50%) ERP
4 22 (55.00%) CRM
4 22 (55.00%) JD Edwards
4 22 (55.00%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (55.00%) NetSuite
5 21 (52.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (32.50%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
8 11 (27.50%) SQL
8 11 (27.50%) SAP
8 11 (27.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (27.50%) Migration
8 11 (27.50%) Data Migration
9 10 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle
9 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (22.50%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (20.00%) Retail
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.00%) Epicor
11 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 8 (20.00%) Microservices
12 7 (17.50%) React
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server

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 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Dynamics AX
1 22 (55.00%) NetSuite
2 21 (52.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (27.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (67.50%) SaaS
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (12.50%) IaaS
4 5 (12.50%) Office 365
4 5 (12.50%) PaaS
5 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (10.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) MPLS
2 1 (2.50%) Skype
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.50%) VLAN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.00%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.50%) Big Data
7 1 (2.50%) GIS
7 1 (2.50%) Power BI
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.50%) Rational Rose
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (15.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Architect
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Azure Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) NetSuite Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) NetSuite Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) GIS Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Principal .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
1 7 (17.50%) React
2 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.00%) RESTful
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Fintech
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
1 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) ERP
2 22 (55.00%) CRM
3 14 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (27.50%) Data Migration
4 11 (27.50%) Migration
5 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (20.00%) Microservices
7 6 (15.00%) Analytics
7 6 (15.00%) API Design
7 6 (15.00%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (15.00%) Decision-Making
7 6 (15.00%) DNA
7 6 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (15.00%) Workflow
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (10.00%) Operations Management
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (5.00%) MCSA
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GDPR
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) JD Edwards
2 11 (27.50%) SAP
3 10 (25.00%) Oracle
4 9 (22.50%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (20.00%) Epicor
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) Applogic
7 5 (12.50%) Infor
8 4 (10.00%) IBM
8 4 (10.00%) VMware
9 1 (2.50%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) Casewise
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco
9 1 (2.50%) Mitel
9 1 (2.50%) Sonus
9 1 (2.50%) Virgin Media
9 1 (2.50%) Xamarin