The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 78 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.25% 0.44% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 4.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £42,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.11% -
Amazon EC2
South Wales

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

Cloud Services Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
38 74 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.69% 10.82% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 11
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in Cardiff

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (50.00%) Hudson
4 3 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Erlang
4 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Java

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Route 53
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Hudson
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Erlang
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) yum
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) logstash
1 1 (16.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware