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Tech Cities Job Watch

A shortage of skilled IT professionals across the country has resulted in tough competition across five key technology skills in particular: Big Data, Cloud, IT Security, Mobile and Web Development.

Our latest Tech Cities Job Watch report takes a closer look at the Cloud sector. Some of the key findings from the report include:

  • Demand for Cloud skills soared by 97.7% but salaries have stagnated since Q2 2016
  • Salaries for permanent Cloud professionals increased by just 2.71% (YoY) from £57,331 to £58,885, while contractor day rates remained at £482 for the same period
  • Cloud skills have transitioned from being one of the hottest tech trends to being an integral part of the day-to-day operations, with businesses seeking fewer niche IT professionals

To download this free report, visit our page here.


This infographic highlights the average permanent salary and contractor day rate in Q2 2017 for UK Tech Cities that are rapidly developing reputations as technology hubs including: London, Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, as well as the ups and downs of hiring demand across the five disciplines