The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 207 201 203
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.11% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.61% 3.57% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -7.64%
Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
194 168 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.61% 3.02% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 172 151 83
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -28.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £105,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Amazon AWS
England

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
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 25 July 2014. 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 +17 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Birmingham -2 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 28 (96.55%) Web Services
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 20 (68.97%) MySQL
3 19 (65.52%) Linux
4 17 (58.62%) MongoDB
5 16 (55.17%) SQL
6 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
7 13 (44.83%) .NET
8 12 (41.38%) PHP
8 12 (41.38%) SEO
8 12 (41.38%) jQuery
8 12 (41.38%) Amazon S3
8 12 (41.38%) Social Media
8 12 (41.38%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (41.38%) Node.js
8 12 (41.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (41.38%) ElastiCache
9 11 (37.93%) Twitter
10 8 (27.59%) CSS
11 7 (24.14%) HTML
11 7 (24.14%) RSpec
11 7 (24.14%) Open Source
11 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
11 7 (24.14%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (24.14%) Ruby
11 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (24.14%) Degree
11 7 (24.14%) Facebook
11 7 (24.14%) Ember.js

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 12 (41.38%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon S3
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon SQS
1 12 (41.38%) ElastiCache
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) MySQL
2 17 (58.62%) MongoDB
3 12 (41.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
6 4 (13.79%) Couchbase
6 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (24.14%) RSpec
1 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
1 7 (24.14%) PhoneGap
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) PHP Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Junior
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Games Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Junior PHP Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) Web Services
2 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 12 (41.38%) jQuery
4 8 (27.59%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
5 7 (24.14%) Ember.js
5 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
5 7 (24.14%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.45%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Sphinx
6 1 (3.45%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Social Media
2 7 (24.14%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile Games
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) SEO
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 4 (13.79%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Kanban
6 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) DSDM
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) PHP
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby
4 7 (24.14%) CoffeeScript
4 7 (24.14%) RubyMotion
5 5 (17.24%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) C++
6 4 (13.79%) Python
6 4 (13.79%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
1 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Twitter
3 7 (24.14%) Facebook
4 1 (3.45%) Rackspace