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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 106 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.070% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.50% 3.57% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
111 28 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.40% 1.97% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 70 22 39
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 2014.

Amazon AWS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Games
3 4 (66.67%) Marketing
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Xbox
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) UX Design
5 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
5 2 (33.33%) Sass

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Games
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) LESS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Xbox
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Informatics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) UX Design
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
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