The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 110 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 11 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 0.44% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.80% 7.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Amazon EC2
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
125 92 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.92% 5.80% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 96 80 49
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cambridge region.

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in Cambridge

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 13 (61.90%) Subversion
1 13 (61.90%) SaaS
2 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 11 (52.38%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) MySQL
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) Degree
5 9 (42.86%) NUnit
5 9 (42.86%) Python
5 9 (42.86%) MVC
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (33.33%) Nagios
7 7 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (33.33%) PDM
7 7 (33.33%) Data Management
7 7 (33.33%) JSON
7 7 (33.33%) Web Development
7 7 (33.33%) Django
7 7 (33.33%) Firebug
8 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 6 (28.57%) ReSharper

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) SaaS
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (23.81%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (19.05%) CloudFront
4 4 (19.05%) Amazon S3
5 2 (9.52%) Route 53
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (4.76%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) Big Data
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Subversion
2 9 (42.86%) NUnit
3 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
4 7 (33.33%) Firebug
5 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
5 6 (28.57%) NuGet
5 6 (28.57%) Mercurial
5 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 6 (28.57%) ReSharper
6 5 (23.81%) Selenium
6 5 (23.81%) Moq
6 5 (23.81%) Ranorex
7 4 (19.05%) JIRA
7 4 (19.05%) MSBuild
7 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
7 4 (19.05%) CruiseControl
8 3 (14.29%) Maven
9 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Django
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) XML
4 7 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 6 (28.57%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) WCF
8 1 (4.76%) Spring
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Social Network
2 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) Web Development
3 7 (33.33%) PDM
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Data Management
4 6 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Rackspace
2 5 (23.81%) Red Gate
2 5 (23.81%) Epiphany
3 2 (9.52%) Perforce
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Google