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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 57 101 66
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -35
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 45 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.27% 0.54% 2.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.94% 16.67% 56.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
85 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.18% 3.27% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 13
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £48,000 £54,000
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 21 April 2015.

Amazon AWS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 82 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (61.36%) Java
3 76 (57.58%) JavaScript
4 69 (52.27%) Python
5 67 (50.76%) Web Services
6 59 (44.70%) Finance
6 59 (44.70%) Amazon EC2
7 53 (40.15%) Banking
8 50 (37.88%) Telecoms
8 50 (37.88%) Linux
9 48 (36.36%) Degree
10 41 (31.06%) TDD
11 32 (24.24%) Software Engineering
12 30 (22.73%) Configuration Management
13 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (21.97%) Puppet
13 29 (21.97%) Opscode Chef
14 27 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (18.94%) SQL
16 24 (18.18%) .NET
16 24 (18.18%) Scrum
17 23 (17.42%) MVC
18 22 (16.67%) Games
18 22 (16.67%) jQuery
19 21 (15.91%) ASP.NET
20 19 (14.39%) WebSockets
20 19 (14.39%) Relational Database
21 18 (13.64%) DevOps
21 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
21 18 (13.64%) NHibernate

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (4.55%) Apache
2 4 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) nginx
4 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.76%) WordPress
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (44.70%) Amazon EC2
2 27 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.55%) SaaS
4 4 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) LDAP
1 5 (3.79%) HTTP
1 5 (3.79%) SSL
2 3 (2.27%) Firewall
2 3 (2.27%) NAS
3 2 (1.52%) SAN
3 2 (1.52%) SMTP
3 2 (1.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) VoIP
4 1 (0.76%) IPsec
4 1 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.79%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.27%) Selenium
2 3 (2.27%) Ant
2 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) Moq
4 1 (0.76%) NUnit
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 59 (44.70%) Finance
2 53 (40.15%) Banking
3 50 (37.88%) Telecoms
4 22 (16.67%) Games
5 6 (4.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (31.82%) Developer
2 21 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.61%) Software Engineer
4 13 (9.85%) QA Engineer
4 13 (9.85%) Network Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 10 (7.58%) Lead Architect
6 10 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Technical Manager
7 8 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
8 7 (5.30%) Lead Technical Architect
9 6 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Junior
10 5 (3.79%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (50.76%) Web Services
2 24 (18.18%) .NET
3 22 (16.67%) jQuery
4 21 (15.91%) ASP.NET
5 19 (14.39%) WebSockets
6 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (13.64%) NHibernate
7 17 (12.88%) .NET Framework
8 16 (12.12%) Ajax
8 16 (12.12%) Entity Framework
9 10 (7.58%) HTML
10 7 (5.30%) CSS
11 6 (4.55%) XML
12 5 (3.79%) SOAP
13 4 (3.03%) HTML5
14 3 (2.27%) WCF
14 3 (2.27%) WPF
14 3 (2.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 3 (2.27%) WinForms
14 3 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Cryptography
2 7 (5.30%) Xbox
3 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.79%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.79%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.27%) Open Source
4 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) PKI
5 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.88%) Linux
2 7 (5.30%) Windows
3 3 (2.27%) CentOS
4 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.06%) TDD
3 32 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 30 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (18.18%) Scrum
7 23 (17.42%) MVC
8 18 (13.64%) DevOps
9 16 (12.12%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.85%) Regression Testing
10 13 (9.85%) Black-Box Testing
10 13 (9.85%) Test Scripting
11 11 (8.33%) Project Planning
12 10 (7.58%) Capacity Management
13 9 (6.82%) SOA
13 9 (6.82%) Mentoring
14 8 (6.06%) Analytics
15 4 (3.03%) Pair Programming
16 3 (2.27%) Web Development
16 3 (2.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 81 (61.36%) Java
2 76 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 69 (52.27%) Python
4 25 (18.94%) SQL
5 14 (10.61%) C#
6 12 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.58%) Ruby
8 6 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) MCSA
2 2 (1.52%) CCNP
2 2 (1.52%) CCNA
2 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) NFS
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (21.97%) Puppet
1 29 (21.97%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.33%) Nagios
3 10 (7.58%) Munin
3 10 (7.58%) Graphite
4 1 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.76%) Cacti
4 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.27%) Cisco
2 3 (2.27%) Rackspace
2 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.52%) Symantec
3 2 (1.52%) VMware
3 2 (1.52%) Google
3 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.76%) NetApp
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