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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 94 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 10 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.49% 15.79% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £79,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+165.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
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
69 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.84% 3.61% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 36
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,700 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 July 2015.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 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 28 (63.64%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) Linux
3 23 (52.27%) Finance
3 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (38.64%) TDD
5 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
6 16 (36.36%) Relational Database
7 15 (34.09%) Python
7 15 (34.09%) Banking
7 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (31.82%) WebSockets
9 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
9 13 (29.55%) Games
9 13 (29.55%) MVC
9 13 (29.55%) SQL
10 12 (27.27%) .NET
10 12 (27.27%) jQuery
11 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 11 (25.00%) Cryptography
11 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 11 (25.00%) Ajax
11 11 (25.00%) NHibernate
11 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 11 (25.00%) Entity Framework
12 9 (20.45%) Puppet

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 2 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) SAS
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) IPsec
1 1 (2.27%) VLAN
1 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Hive
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) HBase
4 2 (4.55%) Mahout
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) Sqoop
4 2 (4.55%) Triplestore
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.55%) DB2
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
3 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
3 13 (29.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Lead Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Lead Technical Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Junior
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) WebSockets
2 12 (27.27%) jQuery
2 12 (27.27%) .NET
3 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.00%) Ajax
3 11 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 7 (15.91%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) MLlib
6 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) WCF
6 1 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) CentOS
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) TDD
3 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (29.55%) MVC
5 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.36%) SOA
7 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.82%) Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.82%) Migration
9 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Business Development
9 2 (4.55%) Open Source
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.09%) Python
4 13 (29.55%) SQL
5 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 8 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) R
7 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.45%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
3 1 (2.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Cognos
3 2 (4.55%) Teradata
3 2 (4.55%) Informatica
3 2 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (4.55%) Netezza
3 2 (4.55%) Greenplum
3 2 (4.55%) Vertica
3 2 (4.55%) Talend
4 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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