Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 15 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +43
Permanent jobs citing AWS 101 111 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.29% 10.01% 7.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.61% 43.70% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 89 98 55
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.28% +34.38% -15.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,950 £71,250 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +31.25% -11.11%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 353 254 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.98% 22.90% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 310 231 122
Cardiff median annual salary £41,625 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.73% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £27,725 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £52,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -5.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Cardiff

AWS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS in Cardiff.

Salary trend for AWS in Cardiff

AWS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Cardiff over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for AWS.

1 59 (58.42%) Azure
2 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (35.64%) SQL
4 35 (34.65%) Python
5 33 (32.67%) DevOps
6 31 (30.69%) Linux
7 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
8 28 (27.72%) Windows
9 20 (19.80%) Ansible
10 19 (18.81%) Docker
10 19 (18.81%) Kubernetes
10 19 (18.81%) Finance
11 18 (17.82%) C#
11 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
11 18 (17.82%) GCP
12 16 (15.84%) Bash Shell
13 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
14 14 (13.86%) Office 365
14 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
14 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (13.86%) Web Services
14 14 (13.86%) Active Directory
14 14 (13.86%) VMware
15 13 (12.87%) Firewall
15 13 (12.87%) Windows Server
16 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (11.88%) Java
16 12 (11.88%) ITIL
16 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
16 12 (11.88%) JIRA

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (6.93%) IIS
1 7 (6.93%) JBoss
1 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.97%) Confluence
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (58.42%) Azure
2 18 (17.82%) GCP
3 14 (13.86%) Office 365
4 9 (8.91%) Serverless
5 8 (7.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (7.92%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (6.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (6.93%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (5.94%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (4.95%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.97%) CloudFront
9 3 (2.97%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.98%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.98%) Heroku
10 2 (1.98%) PaaS
10 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) Firewall
2 11 (10.89%) DNS
2 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.90%) DHCP
4 7 (6.93%) LAN
4 7 (6.93%) VPN
4 7 (6.93%) WAN
4 7 (6.93%) WLAN
5 5 (4.95%) Network Security
6 3 (2.97%) HTTP
7 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.99%) Internet
8 1 (0.99%) MPLS
8 1 (0.99%) SAN
8 1 (0.99%) SMTP
8 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) Amazon RDS
1 11 (10.89%) MySQL
1 11 (10.89%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.97%) Big Data
5 2 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.98%) BigQuery
5 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.98%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.98%) Riak
5 2 (1.98%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.98%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.88%) JIRA
3 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 2 (1.98%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.98%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.99%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.99%) PHPUnit
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (25.74%) Developer
2 16 (15.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.95%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (4.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) CloudOps Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Linux Scripter
10 4 (3.96%) Web Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
2 14 (13.86%) Web Services
3 10 (9.90%) CSS
3 10 (9.90%) HTML
4 9 (8.91%) REST
5 7 (6.93%) .NET
5 7 (6.93%) EJB
5 7 (6.93%) Hibernate
5 7 (6.93%) J2EE
5 7 (6.93%) JMS
5 7 (6.93%) RESTful
5 7 (6.93%) Spring
6 6 (5.94%) Laravel
6 6 (5.94%) OAuth
7 5 (4.95%) JSON
7 5 (4.95%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (3.96%) Django
8 4 (3.96%) Node.js
8 4 (3.96%) WCF
9 3 (2.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Replication
2 7 (6.93%) Clustering
3 4 (3.96%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.96%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.69%) Linux
2 28 (27.72%) Windows
3 13 (12.87%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.95%) Kali Linux
6 4 (3.96%) CentOS
6 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.96%) Unix
7 3 (2.97%) Android
7 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Debian
8 1 (0.99%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) DevOps
3 12 (11.88%) ITIL
3 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (10.89%) Microservices
5 10 (9.90%) Information Security
5 10 (9.90%) Scrum
6 9 (8.91%) Software Deployment
6 9 (8.91%) Web Development
7 8 (7.92%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (7.92%) Kanban
8 7 (6.93%) Fintech
8 7 (6.93%) Identity Management
8 7 (6.93%) SOA
9 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (5.94%) Migration
9 6 (5.94%) Security Management
9 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) SQL
2 35 (34.65%) Python
3 18 (17.82%) C#
4 16 (15.84%) Bash Shell
5 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
6 12 (11.88%) Java
6 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.91%) PHP
8 5 (4.95%) Go
8 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.97%) C
10 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.99%) C++
11 1 (0.99%) Clojure
11 1 (0.99%) Elixir
11 1 (0.99%) Erlang
11 1 (0.99%) Haskell
11 1 (0.99%) Perl
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.92%) MCSE
3 7 (6.93%) MCSA
4 6 (5.94%) Degree
5 4 (3.96%) AWS Certification
5 4 (3.96%) CISSP
6 3 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.97%) RHCE
7 2 (1.98%) CISM
7 2 (1.98%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.99%) CCNA
8 1 (0.99%) CCNP
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.99%) MBA
8 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) SLA
2 8 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.93%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.98%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) Docker
2 14 (13.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.97%) XenApp
6 1 (0.99%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (19.80%) Ansible
2 19 (18.81%) Kubernetes
3 11 (10.89%) Puppet
3 11 (10.89%) Terraform
4 4 (3.96%) Mesos
4 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.97%) Nmap
5 3 (2.97%) WSUS
6 2 (1.98%) Istio
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.99%) Nessus
7 1 (0.99%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) VMware
3 11 (10.89%) Google
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle
4 9 (8.91%) Veeam
5 4 (3.96%) AlienVault
5 4 (3.96%) Cisco
5 4 (3.96%) Citrix
5 4 (3.96%) Splunk
6 3 (2.97%) Rapid7
7 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.98%) Cognos
7 2 (1.98%) Dell
7 2 (1.98%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (1.98%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.98%) SAP
7 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.98%) Tableau
7 2 (1.98%) Teradata