The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 142 154 161
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 23 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.50% 0.093%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.53% 14.29% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 1
Average salary £79,500 £36,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+119.31% +61.11%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Amazon EC2
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
170 126 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.39% 3.49% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 105 81 76
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £28,500
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 Scotland

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +22 13 £45,000 -
Edinburgh 0 13 £79,500 +112.00% 1
Amazon EC2
UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 39 (78.00%) Java
1 39 (78.00%) Finance
2 35 (70.00%) Linux
3 30 (60.00%) Banking
4 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (52.00%) Relational Database
5 25 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 25 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (46.00%) Games
7 21 (42.00%) TDD
7 21 (42.00%) WebSockets
8 20 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
9 18 (36.00%) Python
10 14 (28.00%) Web Services
10 14 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (20.00%) C#
11 10 (20.00%) .NET
12 9 (18.00%) SQL
12 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
12 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (18.00%) MVC
12 9 (18.00%) Puppet
13 8 (16.00%) Degree
14 7 (14.00%) OO
15 6 (12.00%) Oracle
15 6 (12.00%) ETL
15 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
15 6 (12.00%) Migration

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 5 (10.00%) SAS
1 5 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) SPSS
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (10.00%) GitHub
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.00%) DB2
3 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.00%) Pentaho
3 5 (10.00%) HBase
3 5 (10.00%) Mahout
3 5 (10.00%) Big Data
3 5 (10.00%) Sqoop
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (10.00%) Triplestore
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (78.00%) Finance
2 30 (60.00%) Banking
3 25 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 23 (46.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 22 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Junior
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) WebSockets
2 14 (28.00%) Web Services
3 10 (20.00%) .NET
4 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.00%) jQuery
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.00%) MLlib
6 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.00%) NHibernate
7 3 (6.00%) LINQ
8 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.00%) WCF
9 1 (2.00%) HTML
9 1 (2.00%) CSS
9 1 (2.00%) Ajax
9 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Social Gaming
4 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (42.00%) TDD
4 9 (18.00%) MVC
5 7 (14.00%) OO
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 6 (12.00%) ETL
6 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (12.00%) Analytics
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.00%) MapReduce
7 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) Business Development
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.00%) OOP
8 4 (8.00%) SOA
9 3 (6.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.00%) Python
3 10 (20.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) R
5 5 (10.00%) Perl
5 5 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Cognos
3 5 (10.00%) Informatica
3 5 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (10.00%) Teradata
3 5 (10.00%) Netezza
3 5 (10.00%) Greenplum
3 5 (10.00%) Vertica
3 5 (10.00%) Talend
Edinburgh & Lothians
Edgar Stewart
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