The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon AWS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 31 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 104 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.17% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.85% 6.25% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Average salary - £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
54 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.66% 2.65% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 60
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Amazon AWS
Scotland

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Amazon AWS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) TeamSite
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) TeamSite
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com