The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 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 EC2 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 69 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 34 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.52% - 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.33% - 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,001 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
Amazon EC2
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
120 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.89% 2.46% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 85 24 11
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Edinburgh region.

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (58.21%) Java
3 35 (52.24%) JavaScript
3 35 (52.24%) Linux
4 27 (40.30%) TDD
5 24 (35.82%) MVC
6 23 (34.33%) Cryptography
6 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
6 23 (34.33%) Ajax
6 23 (34.33%) NHibernate
6 23 (34.33%) .NET Framework
6 23 (34.33%) E-Commerce
6 23 (34.33%) SQL
6 23 (34.33%) .NET
6 23 (34.33%) jQuery
6 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (34.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET
8 21 (31.34%) Python
8 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (31.34%) WebSockets
8 21 (31.34%) Relational Database
9 20 (29.85%) Games
9 20 (29.85%) Finance
10 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
11 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
11 13 (19.40%) Banking
12 12 (17.91%) Web Services

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 23 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) VoIP
1 2 (2.99%) VPN
1 2 (2.99%) Firewall
1 2 (2.99%) IPsec
1 2 (2.99%) VLAN
1 2 (2.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
1 20 (29.85%) Games
2 13 (19.40%) Banking
2 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Java Developer
3 17 (25.37%) Software Engineer
4 14 (20.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Architect
5 10 (14.93%) Lead Architect
6 7 (10.45%) Lead Technical Architect
6 7 (10.45%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Junior
8 3 (4.48%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) Ajax
1 23 (34.33%) NHibernate
1 23 (34.33%) .NET Framework
1 23 (34.33%) jQuery
1 23 (34.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 23 (34.33%) .NET
2 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET
2 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (31.34%) WebSockets
4 12 (17.91%) Web Services
5 1 (1.49%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Cryptography
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.97%) Xbox
3 1 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) CentOS
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) TDD
3 24 (35.82%) MVC
4 23 (34.33%) E-Commerce
4 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
5 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.43%) SOA
6 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.46%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
9 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (2.99%) DevOps
9 2 (2.99%) CRM
9 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.99%) BCP
9 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.49%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) Java
2 35 (52.24%) JavaScript
3 23 (34.33%) SQL
4 21 (31.34%) Python
5 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
6 12 (17.91%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Puppet
1 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Nagios
2 2 (2.99%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.99%) Google
2 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco
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