Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 75 95
Rank change year-on-year +34 +20 +27
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 147 119 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.07% 3.84% 2.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.24% 25.37% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84 105 41
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +23.29% -27.00%
10th Percentile £36,400 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -

Amazon 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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 456 469 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.84% 15.14% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 366 389 219
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,650 £20,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +28 37 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Warrington +23 26 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Knutsford +15 22 £66,250 +32.50% 4
Daresbury - 15 - -
Crewe +5 9 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Runcorn - 3 £52,500 - 2
Macclesfield +22 2 £82,500 +106.25%
Northwich -2 1 £65,000 +116.67%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Amazon AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 69 (46.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (36.05%) Linux
3 53 (36.05%) DevOps
4 43 (29.25%) Web Services
5 42 (28.57%) SQL
6 40 (27.21%) JavaScript
7 39 (26.53%) SQL Server
8 36 (24.49%) Java
9 33 (22.45%) PHP
9 33 (22.45%) MVC
9 33 (22.45%) REST
10 32 (21.77%) Docker
10 32 (21.77%) Python
11 31 (21.09%) Windows
11 31 (21.09%) GitHub
12 30 (20.41%) MariaDB
12 30 (20.41%) MySQL
13 28 (19.05%) HTML
13 28 (19.05%) CSS
14 26 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (17.01%) Git (software)
15 25 (17.01%) API Integration
16 24 (16.33%) Test Automation
16 24 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (16.33%) jQuery
17 23 (15.65%) Banking
17 23 (15.65%) Unix
18 22 (14.97%) OO
18 22 (14.97%) Kubernetes

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (5.44%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.40%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.72%) JBoss
4 3 (2.04%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.04%) Confluence
4 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.36%) Apache
5 2 (1.36%) Jetty
5 2 (1.36%) nginx
5 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 69 (46.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (21.09%) GitHub
3 14 (9.52%) OpenShift
4 10 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.80%) Office 365
5 8 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (5.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (4.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (4.08%) Serverless
7 5 (3.40%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.40%) DigitalOcean
8 4 (2.72%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.72%) Datadog
9 3 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.04%) IaaS
9 3 (2.04%) PaaS
10 2 (1.36%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) WAN
2 10 (6.80%) LAN
3 7 (4.76%) Network Security
4 5 (3.40%) Firewall
5 4 (2.72%) SAN
6 3 (2.04%) DNS
7 2 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.36%) NAS
7 2 (1.36%) PPP
7 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.68%) FTP
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
8 1 (0.68%) OSPF
8 1 (0.68%) SMTP
8 1 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.68%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) VoIP
8 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 30 (20.41%) MariaDB
2 30 (20.41%) MySQL
3 18 (12.24%) MongoDB
4 16 (10.88%) Big Data
5 10 (6.80%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.44%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.08%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.72%) GIS
10 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.04%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.36%) Flink
Development Applications
1 25 (17.01%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.88%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.20%) PHPUnit
4 7 (4.76%) JIRA
5 6 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.04%) Selenium
6 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.36%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.36%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.36%) Geb
7 2 (1.36%) Gradle
7 2 (1.36%) Subversion
7 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.68%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) Moq
General
1 23 (15.65%) Banking
2 16 (10.88%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Investment Banking
3 11 (7.48%) Law
4 5 (3.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (28.57%) Developer
2 29 (19.73%) Architect
3 27 (18.37%) PHP Developer
4 24 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (12.24%) Backend Developer
6 13 (8.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Junior
8 9 (6.12%) PHP Web Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Junior Backend Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Junior PHP Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Junior PHP Web Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Junior Web Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Security Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.25%) Web Services
2 33 (22.45%) REST
3 28 (19.05%) CSS
3 28 (19.05%) HTML
4 24 (16.33%) jQuery
4 24 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (12.93%) .NET
6 18 (12.24%) Laravel
7 15 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (6.12%) Node.js
8 9 (6.12%) RESTful
9 7 (4.76%) Kafka
10 6 (4.08%) JSON
10 6 (4.08%) Spring
11 4 (2.72%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.72%) XML
12 3 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.44%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.04%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.04%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.36%) Fintech
5 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.36%) PKI
5 2 (1.36%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.05%) Linux
2 31 (21.09%) Windows
3 23 (15.65%) Unix
4 11 (7.48%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.04%) AIX
8 2 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) Debian
9 1 (0.68%) Fedora
9 1 (0.68%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.68%) Solaris
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (36.05%) DevOps
3 33 (22.45%) MVC
4 26 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (17.01%) API Integration
6 24 (16.33%) Test Automation
7 22 (14.97%) OO
8 19 (12.93%) Collaborative Working
9 17 (11.56%) Risk Management
9 17 (11.56%) Task Automation
9 17 (11.56%) Wealth Management
10 16 (10.88%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (10.20%) Process Improvement
12 14 (9.52%) Microservices
13 13 (8.84%) Configuration Management
13 13 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (7.48%) Web Development
15 10 (6.80%) Information Security
16 9 (6.12%) Cryptography
17 8 (5.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.57%) SQL
2 40 (27.21%) JavaScript
3 36 (24.49%) Java
4 33 (22.45%) PHP
5 32 (21.77%) Python
6 12 (8.16%) Ruby
7 10 (6.80%) C#
8 9 (6.12%) Go
9 7 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.08%) Perl
10 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.40%) Groovy
12 4 (2.72%) Scala
12 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.36%) C++
13 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.68%) F#
14 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.08%) MCP
2 6 (4.08%) MCSE
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.40%) Degree
3 5 (3.40%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.36%) CISSP
5 2 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CCSP
6 1 (0.68%) CEH
6 1 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
6 1 (0.68%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) GDPR
2 7 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.04%) SLA
4 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 32 (21.77%) Docker
2 13 (8.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) HDFS
4 1 (0.68%) iptables
4 1 (0.68%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
4 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (14.97%) Kubernetes
2 21 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.84%) Ansible
4 11 (7.48%) Puppet
5 7 (4.76%) Terraform
6 2 (1.36%) Kibana
6 2 (1.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.68%) Grafana
7 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.68%) Nessus
7 1 (0.68%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.68%) Rancher
7 1 (0.68%) Webmin
Vendors
1 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.56%) New Relic
3 10 (6.80%) Oracle
4 7 (4.76%) Cisco
4 7 (4.76%) Google
5 6 (4.08%) Citrix
5 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.40%) Talend
6 5 (3.40%) VMware
7 4 (2.72%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.04%) EMC
8 3 (2.04%) NetApp
8 3 (2.04%) Splunk
8 3 (2.04%) Tableau
9 2 (1.36%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.36%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.36%) Zend
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.68%) Twitter