The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 45 99 82
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -17
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 52 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.82% 0.30% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.28% 8.00% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 3 4
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +45.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,800 £29,820
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £54,000 £54,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Amazon AWS
Scotland

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

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
123 50 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.02% 3.71% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 92 36 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £58,750 £48,768
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Amazon AWS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 52 (86.67%) Web Services
2 51 (85.00%) Python
3 50 (83.33%) Java
4 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
5 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (56.67%) Degree
7 31 (51.67%) Finance
8 27 (45.00%) Telecoms
8 27 (45.00%) Banking
9 24 (40.00%) Linux
9 24 (40.00%) Configuration Management
10 19 (31.67%) Scrum
11 18 (30.00%) TDD
11 18 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (30.00%) Puppet
11 18 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 10 (16.67%) QA
12 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 10 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
12 10 (16.67%) DevOps
13 9 (15.00%) Hadoop
13 9 (15.00%) Project Planning
14 8 (13.33%) Marketing
14 8 (13.33%) Games
14 8 (13.33%) Analytics
14 8 (13.33%) Xbox
15 7 (11.67%) Graphite
15 7 (11.67%) Capacity Management

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (1.67%) nginx
1 1 (1.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) SMTP
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) SSL
1 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
General
1 31 (51.67%) Finance
2 27 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 27 (45.00%) Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Marketing
3 8 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 9 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Technical Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Lead Technical Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.67%) Hadoop Developer
10 1 (1.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (86.67%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) WebSockets
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) Sass
3 2 (3.33%) LESS
3 2 (3.33%) RESTful
3 2 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Xbox
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) CentOS
2 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 19 (31.67%) Scrum
4 18 (30.00%) TDD
5 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 10 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 10 (16.67%) DevOps
6 9 (15.00%) Project Planning
7 8 (13.33%) Analytics
8 7 (11.67%) Capacity Management
8 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.33%) SOA
10 2 (3.33%) MVC
10 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.33%) UX Design
11 1 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
11 1 (1.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) Python
2 50 (83.33%) Java
3 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (56.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) NFS
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) Puppet
1 18 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (11.67%) Graphite
2 7 (11.67%) Munin
2 7 (11.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, medical, dental etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, medical, dental etc
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Posted: 25 days ago