The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 173 201 204
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 54 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.65% 4.32% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 43 4 14
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £28,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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England

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

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
345 185 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.96% 3.45% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 257 161 165
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Amazon AWS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Amazon AWS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Warwickshire -7 19 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Birmingham -8 15 £65,000 +44.44% 6
Coventry - 13 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £22,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £30,000 -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 65 (59.63%) JavaScript
2 58 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (46.79%) .NET
4 45 (41.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (40.37%) Web Services
6 42 (38.53%) C#
7 41 (37.61%) SQL
7 41 (37.61%) Linux
8 39 (35.78%) Java
8 39 (35.78%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (34.86%) Git (software)
10 37 (33.94%) Node.js
11 36 (33.03%) MongoDB
11 36 (33.03%) HTML
12 34 (31.19%) Microsoft
13 31 (28.44%) Puppet
14 30 (27.52%) CSS
15 29 (26.61%) Tomcat
16 28 (25.69%) ASP.NET
16 28 (25.69%) Software Engineering
16 28 (25.69%) Heroku
17 26 (23.85%) TDD
17 26 (23.85%) Perl
18 24 (22.02%) Maven
18 24 (22.02%) MVC
18 24 (22.02%) DevOps
19 23 (21.10%) Scrum
19 23 (21.10%) Python
20 22 (20.18%) PHP
21 20 (18.35%) UNIX

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (33.94%) Node.js
2 29 (26.61%) Tomcat
3 16 (14.68%) GlassFish
4 10 (9.17%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.67%) IIS
5 4 (3.67%) JBoss
6 3 (2.75%) Apache
6 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.75%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 45 (41.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (25.69%) Heroku
3 19 (17.43%) IaaS
4 18 (16.51%) SaaS
5 11 (10.09%) PaaS
5 11 (10.09%) GitHub
6 8 (7.34%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (6.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (6.42%) Joyent
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (3.67%) CloudFront
8 4 (3.67%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.83%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.67%) DNS
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.03%) MongoDB
2 19 (17.43%) NoSQL
3 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
4 16 (14.68%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (11.93%) MySQL
6 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.42%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.75%) Big Data
9 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (34.86%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.02%) Maven
3 19 (17.43%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.01%) JUnit
5 9 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.26%) Hudson
6 7 (6.42%) Subversion
7 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.50%) NUnit
8 1 (0.92%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.92%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.92%) Liquibase
General
1 13 (11.93%) Games
2 7 (6.42%) Advertising
3 3 (2.75%) Publishing
3 3 (2.75%) Finance
4 1 (0.92%) Automotive
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (54.13%) Developer
2 24 (22.02%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.51%) C# Developer
4 17 (15.60%) Software Engineer
5 15 (13.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Node.js Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Senior Developer
8 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.42%) Administrator
10 7 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.42%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (6.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Junior C# Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (46.79%) .NET
2 44 (40.37%) Web Services
3 36 (33.03%) HTML
4 30 (27.52%) CSS
5 28 (25.69%) ASP.NET
6 20 (18.35%) AngularJS
6 20 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (17.43%) J2EE
8 18 (16.51%) XML
9 17 (15.60%) .NET Framework
10 16 (14.68%) JSON
11 13 (11.93%) RESTful
12 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (11.01%) HTML5
12 12 (11.01%) REST
12 12 (11.01%) Java EE
12 12 (11.01%) jQuery
12 12 (11.01%) JMS
12 12 (11.01%) EJB
13 11 (10.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.34%) Mathematics
2 8 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.42%) New Media
3 7 (6.42%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.59%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.59%) Kindle
5 4 (3.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.83%) Statistics
7 2 (1.83%) Informatics
7 2 (1.83%) Life Science
7 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.61%) Linux
2 20 (18.35%) UNIX
3 12 (11.01%) Windows
4 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.34%) Ubuntu
4 8 (7.34%) Android
5 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.67%) CentOS
5 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.78%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (25.69%) Software Engineering
4 26 (23.85%) TDD
5 24 (22.02%) MVC
5 24 (22.02%) DevOps
6 23 (21.10%) Scrum
7 13 (11.93%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (11.93%) Refactoring
8 12 (11.01%) Kanban
8 12 (11.01%) E-Commerce
8 12 (11.01%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.34%) SOA
10 7 (6.42%) OO
10 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.42%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.50%) OOP
11 6 (5.50%) OOD
11 6 (5.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.63%) JavaScript
2 42 (38.53%) C#
3 41 (37.61%) SQL
4 39 (35.78%) Java
5 26 (23.85%) Perl
6 23 (21.10%) Python
7 22 (20.18%) PHP
8 20 (18.35%) Ruby
9 12 (11.01%) Shell Script
10 9 (8.26%) Groovy
11 8 (7.34%) Bourne shell
11 8 (7.34%) Bash Shell
11 8 (7.34%) C
12 3 (2.75%) C++
12 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.83%) Clojure
13 2 (1.83%) R
13 2 (1.83%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) MCSA
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.34%) Docker
3 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (28.44%) Puppet
2 20 (18.35%) Nagios
3 19 (17.43%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (14.68%) Vagrant
5 15 (13.76%) Ansible
6 12 (11.01%) OpenNMS
7 8 (7.34%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 34 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.51%) Rackspace
3 17 (15.60%) VMware
4 9 (8.26%) Google
5 8 (7.34%) Oracle
6 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.67%) Splunk
6 4 (3.67%) New Relic
7 3 (2.75%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.75%) IBM
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