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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 206 199 192
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.055% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.43% 2.11% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Amazon AWS
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
204 142 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.74% 2.60% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 179 129 44
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £105,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 29 August 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
Birmingham +2 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Coventry - 1 £42,500 -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (92.59%) Web Services
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 18 (66.67%) MySQL
3 18 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
4 17 (62.96%) SQL
5 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 13 (48.15%) .NET
6 13 (48.15%) PHP
6 13 (48.15%) Node.js
6 13 (48.15%) jQuery
7 12 (44.44%) Amazon S3
7 12 (44.44%) Social Media
7 12 (44.44%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (44.44%) SEO
7 12 (44.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (44.44%) ElastiCache
7 12 (44.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (29.63%) Twitter
9 7 (25.93%) Java
10 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
10 6 (22.22%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (18.52%) Games
11 5 (18.52%) C#
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) OO
12 4 (14.81%) UNIX
12 4 (14.81%) Python
12 4 (14.81%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (48.15%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.70%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon S3
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon SQS
1 12 (44.44%) ElastiCache
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Heroku
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
3 1 (3.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) MySQL
1 18 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 12 (44.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (14.81%) Couchbase
6 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.70%) Big Data
8 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
8 1 (3.70%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) RSpec
2 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Junior
5 4 (14.81%) Games Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior PHP Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) Web Services
2 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.11%) Ember.js
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (11.11%) PhoneGap
5 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 2 (7.41%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) XSLT
7 1 (3.70%) Middleware
7 1 (3.70%) LAMP
7 1 (3.70%) Spring
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Social Media
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile Games
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) SEO
2 5 (18.52%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) DSDM
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) OOD
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Kanban
6 1 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.70%) BDD
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) PHP
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) Scala
6 3 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (11.11%) RubyMotion
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) XPath
8 1 (3.70%) Perl
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Twitter
3 3 (11.11%) Facebook
4 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss