The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon AWS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 126 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.050% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.98% 7.69% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
102 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.13% 2.54% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 91 48 25
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £105,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Amazon AWS
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Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Birmingham region.

Amazon AWS Salary Trend in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SEO
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (60.00%) Social Media
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (60.00%) ElastiCache
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Heroku
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (60.00%) ElastiCache
2 1 (20.00%) Heroku
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace