Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 16 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +37 +45
Permanent jobs citing AWS 203 326 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.33% 10.97% 5.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.58% 35.71% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 219 233 140
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £42,450 £39,000 £38,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +6.06%

AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 623 913 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 37.85% 30.73% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 541 663 547
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Birmingham

AWS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for AWS in Birmingham

AWS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT jobs citing AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for AWS.

1 112 (55.17%) Azure
2 102 (50.25%) DevOps
3 71 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (33.00%) Python
5 58 (28.57%) Docker
6 52 (25.62%) JavaScript
7 49 (24.14%) Git (software)
8 46 (22.66%) Linux
8 46 (22.66%) Microservices
9 39 (19.21%) SaaS
9 39 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (18.72%) Web Services
11 37 (18.23%) Jenkins
12 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
13 31 (15.27%) REST
13 31 (15.27%) Kubernetes
14 30 (14.78%) Configuration Management
14 30 (14.78%) Kanban
14 30 (14.78%) Amazon EC2
15 29 (14.29%) PHP
15 29 (14.29%) Serverless
16 28 (13.79%) Terraform
16 28 (13.79%) Java
17 26 (12.81%) Scrum
17 26 (12.81%) Ansible
18 25 (12.32%) GCP
18 25 (12.32%) Node.js
18 25 (12.32%) Finance
18 25 (12.32%) C++
18 25 (12.32%) Bash Shell

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.45%) IIS
2 5 (2.46%) Red Hat Fuse
2 5 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.97%) CMS
3 4 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Confluence
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 112 (55.17%) Azure
2 39 (19.21%) SaaS
3 30 (14.78%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (14.29%) Serverless
5 25 (12.32%) GCP
6 17 (8.37%) Amazon S3
6 17 (8.37%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (7.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (6.90%) PaaS
9 11 (5.42%) IaaS
10 10 (4.93%) Amazon ECS
11 9 (4.43%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (4.43%) AWS CodePipeline
11 9 (4.43%) Office 365
12 8 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (3.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (3.45%) GitHub
14 5 (2.46%) CloudFront
15 4 (1.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (1.97%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.45%) Firewall
3 6 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.48%) SMS
5 1 (0.49%) Network Security
5 1 (0.49%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
1 21 (10.34%) MySQL
2 19 (9.36%) MongoDB
2 19 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (4.43%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.94%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (2.96%) Big Data
6 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.96%) Redis
6 6 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.48%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (1.48%) GIS
8 2 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.99%) Power BI
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 49 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 37 (18.23%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.33%) Maven
4 21 (10.34%) GitLab
5 15 (7.39%) JUnit
6 14 (6.90%) DbUnit
6 14 (6.90%) jMock
6 14 (6.90%) Mockito
6 14 (6.90%) SonarQube
7 7 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.96%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.46%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.46%) CircleCI
9 5 (2.46%) JIRA
10 4 (1.97%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.48%) Grunt
11 3 (1.48%) gulp
11 3 (1.48%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (1.48%) webpack
12 2 (0.99%) Travis CI
General
1 25 (12.32%) Finance
2 12 (5.91%) Public Sector
3 9 (4.43%) Billing
4 8 (3.94%) Retail
5 6 (2.96%) Advertising
6 4 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.48%) Games
7 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (43.84%) Developer
2 53 (26.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (9.85%) Java Developer
3 20 (9.85%) Web Developer
4 17 (8.37%) Backend Developer
5 16 (7.88%) Architect
6 14 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.40%) PHP Developer
7 13 (6.40%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (5.91%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) PHP Web Developer
10 10 (4.93%) C++ Developer
11 9 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
12 8 (3.94%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 8 (3.94%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.72%) Web Services
2 31 (15.27%) REST
3 25 (12.32%) Node.js
4 24 (11.82%) Django
5 21 (10.34%) Flask
6 20 (9.85%) Spring
7 18 (8.87%) .NET
8 17 (8.37%) ActiveMQ
8 17 (8.37%) GraphQL
8 17 (8.37%) JSON
9 16 (7.88%) React
10 14 (6.90%) PowerMock
10 14 (6.90%) RESTful
10 14 (6.90%) SOAP
11 12 (5.91%) CSS
11 12 (5.91%) HTML
12 11 (5.42%) .NET Core
13 10 (4.93%) LAMP
14 9 (4.43%) AngularJS
14 9 (4.43%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.37%) Public Cloud
2 12 (5.91%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.93%) User Experience
4 9 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.94%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.97%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.97%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.48%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.99%) Life Science
10 2 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.66%) Linux
2 22 (10.84%) Windows
3 20 (9.85%) Unix
4 8 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.48%) CentOS
7 3 (1.48%) VMS
7 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Debian
8 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (50.25%) DevOps
2 71 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.66%) Microservices
4 39 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (14.78%) Configuration Management
5 30 (14.78%) Kanban
6 26 (12.81%) Scrum
7 24 (11.82%) Fintech
8 23 (11.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 21 (10.34%) TDD
10 20 (9.85%) Web Development
11 16 (7.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 16 (7.88%) Mentoring
12 15 (7.39%) Migration
13 14 (6.90%) BDD
14 13 (6.40%) Analytics
14 13 (6.40%) Information Security
14 13 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 12 (5.91%) Open Source
15 12 (5.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.00%) Python
2 52 (25.62%) JavaScript
3 29 (14.29%) PHP
4 28 (13.79%) Java
5 25 (12.32%) Bash Shell
5 25 (12.32%) C++
6 22 (10.84%) PowerShell
7 21 (10.34%) C#
8 16 (7.88%) SQL
9 10 (4.93%) C
9 10 (4.93%) Perl
10 8 (3.94%) Go
11 6 (2.96%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.46%) ES6
12 5 (2.46%) Java 8
12 5 (2.46%) Ruby
13 2 (0.99%) Scala
14 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.93%) AWS Certification
2 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.97%) CISSP
5 4 (1.97%) Degree
5 4 (1.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (1.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 4 (1.97%) MCSE
6 2 (0.99%) CCNA
6 2 (0.99%) CCNP
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.99%) MCSA
7 1 (0.49%) CCA
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.49%) ISEB
7 1 (0.49%) MCIPD
7 1 (0.49%) PhD
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.96%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.96%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 58 (28.57%) Docker
2 12 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.43%) Postfix
4 8 (3.94%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.96%) vSphere
6 5 (2.46%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.49%) HDFS
8 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (15.27%) Kubernetes
2 28 (13.79%) Terraform
3 26 (12.81%) Ansible
4 20 (9.85%) Puppet
5 18 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.45%) Rancher
7 3 (1.48%) SCOM
8 2 (0.99%) Mesos
8 2 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.99%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.49%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.49%) Grafana
9 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.49%) Packer
9 1 (0.49%) rkt
9 1 (0.49%) SCCM
9 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.36%) Google
3 16 (7.88%) VMware
4 5 (2.46%) Oracle
5 4 (1.97%) Blue Prism
5 4 (1.97%) New Relic
5 4 (1.97%) UiPath
6 3 (1.48%) Citrix
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) Informatica
7 1 (0.49%) Juniper
7 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.49%) Remedy
7 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.49%) Talend
7 1 (0.49%) Xamarin