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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 93 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 13 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.94% 0.083%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 22.22% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 0
Average salary £79,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.72% +2.77%
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
78 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.26% 4.25% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 45 37
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (88.46%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) Finance
3 21 (80.77%) Linux
4 18 (69.23%) Banking
5 17 (65.38%) Relational Database
6 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (46.15%) WebSockets
8 12 (46.15%) Games
8 12 (46.15%) TDD
9 11 (42.31%) Python
10 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (26.92%) Web Services
13 6 (23.08%) Oracle
13 6 (23.08%) SQL
13 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (23.08%) ETL
13 6 (23.08%) Migration
13 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
13 6 (23.08%) Analytics
13 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
13 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
14 5 (19.23%) Greenplum
14 5 (19.23%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (19.23%) Open Source
14 5 (19.23%) Pentaho
14 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) SAS
1 5 (19.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SPSS
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
3 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
3 5 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (19.23%) DB2
3 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
3 5 (19.23%) Pentaho
3 5 (19.23%) HBase
3 5 (19.23%) Mahout
3 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 5 (19.23%) Sqoop
3 5 (19.23%) Triplestore
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 18 (69.23%) Banking
3 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (46.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Architect
4 6 (23.08%) Data Architect
5 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (19.23%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Technical Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) WebSockets
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) MLlib
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) LINQ
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 6 (23.08%) ETL
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) MapReduce
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) Business Development
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) R
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) Perl
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Cognos
2 5 (19.23%) Informatica
2 5 (19.23%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (19.23%) Teradata
2 5 (19.23%) Netezza
2 5 (19.23%) Greenplum
2 5 (19.23%) Vertica
2 5 (19.23%) Talend
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft