Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 274 260
Rank change year-on-year +73 -14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 78 38 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.77% 2.44% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 38
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.69% +16.88%
10th Percentile £37,000 £40,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £77,500 £67,875
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +9.52%

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 1,634 1,557 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.15% 16.06% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,247 1,220 901
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 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
Birmingham +35 41 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Shropshire +19 17 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Warwickshire +51 16 £39,000 - 2
Staffordshire +27 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £70,000 - 1
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 54 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (56.41%) SQL
3 39 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (46.15%) DevOps
5 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (43.59%) VMware
6 34 (43.59%) Presales
6 34 (43.59%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (42.31%) Migration
8 32 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (38.46%) Load Balancing
10 27 (34.62%) Project Management
11 26 (33.33%) Service Management
11 26 (33.33%) Web Services
11 26 (33.33%) ITIL
11 26 (33.33%) PRINCE2
11 26 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
11 26 (33.33%) TOGAF
11 26 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 26 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 26 (33.33%) Line Management
11 26 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 26 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 26 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 26 (33.33%) Public Cloud
11 26 (33.33%) Private Cloud
11 26 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
11 26 (33.33%) Amazon S3
11 26 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 26 (33.33%) ITIL V3

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 (10.26%) IIS
1 8 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.56%) WildFly
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.56%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (2.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 54 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 26 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 26 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 26 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (16.67%) PaaS
5 8 (10.26%) Google Play
6 7 (8.97%) iPaaS
6 7 (8.97%) OpenShift
7 6 (7.69%) GitHub
7 6 (7.69%) IaaS
8 4 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
1 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 26 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 26 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.13%) Power BI
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) DB2
5 2 (2.56%) HBase
5 2 (2.56%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 10 (12.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (10.26%) NUnit
5 8 (10.26%) Protractor
5 8 (10.26%) Selenium
5 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (10.26%) Vagrant
6 6 (7.69%) Maven
6 6 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.13%) GitLab
8 3 (3.85%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.56%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.28%) Mockito
10 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Marketing
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Architect
2 24 (30.77%) Cloud Architect
3 22 (28.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 22 (28.21%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Release Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Release Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Sales Executive
10 3 (3.85%) Salesforce Executive
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Database Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) Web Services
2 9 (11.54%) .NET
3 7 (8.97%) OAuth
3 7 (8.97%) SAML
4 5 (6.41%) Spring
5 4 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (5.13%) REST
6 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.56%) Dropwizard
6 2 (2.56%) Grails
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.28%) HTML
7 1 (1.28%) Node.js
7 1 (1.28%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.28%) React
7 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 26 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 26 (33.33%) Public Cloud
1 26 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.13%) Fintech
4 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) Windows
3 8 (10.26%) Android
3 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.13%) CentOS
6 3 (3.85%) Unix
7 2 (2.56%) HPUX
7 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.28%) AIX
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Solaris
8 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) DevOps
2 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (43.59%) Presales
4 33 (42.31%) Migration
5 30 (38.46%) Load Balancing
6 27 (34.62%) Project Management
7 26 (33.33%) ITIL
7 26 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 26 (33.33%) Line Management
7 26 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 26 (33.33%) Service Management
7 26 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
7 26 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 25 (32.05%) Configuration Management
9 18 (23.08%) Microservices
9 18 (23.08%) Open Source
10 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (56.41%) SQL
2 12 (15.38%) Java
3 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 10 (12.82%) Python
4 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.69%) Ruby
6 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.85%) Scala
7 2 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (1.28%) C#
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.13%) RHCE
2 4 (5.13%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) CISSP
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) GDPR
2 6 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (43.59%) Virtual Machines
2 32 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 16 (20.51%) Docker
5 2 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) Kubernetes
1 16 (20.51%) Puppet
2 14 (17.95%) Terraform
3 12 (15.38%) Consul
3 12 (15.38%) Packer
4 8 (10.26%) Ansible
5 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (5.13%) Grafana
6 4 (5.13%) Graphite
6 4 (5.13%) Opsview
6 4 (5.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) VMware
2 18 (23.08%) Google
3 8 (10.26%) MobileIron
4 7 (8.97%) Atlassian
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.69%) Splunk
6 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle
8 2 (2.56%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.56%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.56%) Sybase