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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 89 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 14 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.068% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.14% 2.63% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £37,750
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £29,820
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £46,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
99 38 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.65% 2.58% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 64 31 29
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%

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 20 November 2014.

Amazon AWS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 14 (93.33%) Web Services
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) Banking
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
8 5 (33.33%) Marketing
8 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (33.33%) Games
8 5 (33.33%) Scrum
8 5 (33.33%) Analytics
8 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (33.33%) Xbox
9 4 (26.67%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
9 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Puppet
9 4 (26.67%) QA
9 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (20.00%) RESTful
10 3 (20.00%) WebSockets
10 3 (20.00%) Relational Database

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) RESTful
2 3 (20.00%) WebSockets
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
3 2 (13.33%) LESS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Xbox
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Informatics
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) UX Design
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) Munin
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
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