Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 75 98
Rank change year-on-year +33 +23 +28
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 161 102 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.01% 3.60% 2.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.26% 23.34% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 96 95 46
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +30.14% -27.00%
10th Percentile £35,625 £28,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 499 437 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.64% 15.43% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 404 365 210
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,150 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.75% - -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +20 44 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Warrington +35 43 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Knutsford +7 23 £70,000 +40.00% 8
Daresbury - 14 - -
Crewe +8 9 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Macclesfield - 5 £27,500 - 2
Runcorn - 4 £46,250 -
Nantwich - 1 £42,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Amazon AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 84 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (38.51%) Linux
4 55 (34.16%) DevOps
5 51 (31.68%) Web Services
6 46 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 45 (27.95%) SQL
8 44 (27.33%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (26.71%) SQL Server
10 42 (26.09%) Java
11 41 (25.47%) Windows
12 37 (22.98%) Git (software)
13 36 (22.36%) MySQL
14 34 (21.12%) MVC
14 34 (21.12%) REST
15 33 (20.50%) Docker
15 33 (20.50%) HTML
15 33 (20.50%) CSS
16 32 (19.88%) PHP
17 31 (19.25%) Opscode Chef
17 31 (19.25%) GitHub
17 31 (19.25%) Python
18 29 (18.01%) MariaDB
19 27 (16.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (16.77%) jQuery
20 26 (16.15%) Test Automation
20 26 (16.15%) API Integration
21 25 (15.53%) MongoDB
21 25 (15.53%) Jenkins
21 25 (15.53%) Active Directory

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 9 (5.59%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.48%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.86%) Apache
3 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.24%) Confluence
4 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.24%) JBoss
4 2 (1.24%) Jetty
4 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.24%) nginx
4 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 84 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (19.25%) GitHub
3 16 (9.94%) Office 365
4 8 (4.97%) DigitalOcean
4 8 (4.97%) OpenShift
5 7 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.86%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.86%) IaaS
7 3 (1.86%) PaaS
7 3 (1.86%) Serverless
8 2 (1.24%) SaaS
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.62%) NuGet
9 1 (0.62%) Route 53
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.07%) Network Security
2 10 (6.21%) LAN
2 10 (6.21%) WAN
3 6 (3.73%) SAN
4 5 (3.11%) Firewall
5 4 (2.48%) DNS
6 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.24%) Internet
7 2 (1.24%) NAS
7 2 (1.24%) PPP
7 2 (1.24%) VLAN
8 1 (0.62%) Intranet
8 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.62%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.62%) VoIP
8 1 (0.62%) VPN
8 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 36 (22.36%) MySQL
3 29 (18.01%) MariaDB
4 25 (15.53%) MongoDB
5 21 (13.04%) Big Data
6 14 (8.70%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.59%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (4.97%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.86%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.24%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (1.24%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (1.24%) Flink
11 2 (1.24%) GIS
11 2 (1.24%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.62%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.62%) Impala
12 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (22.98%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.53%) Jenkins
3 18 (11.18%) PHPUnit
4 6 (3.73%) JIRA
4 6 (3.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.48%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.86%) Gradle
6 3 (1.86%) Maven
6 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.24%) Geb
7 2 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.24%) Selenium
7 2 (1.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.62%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.62%) Moq
8 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.62%) WiX
General
1 19 (11.80%) Banking
2 12 (7.45%) Investment Banking
3 10 (6.21%) Finance
3 10 (6.21%) Law
3 10 (6.21%) Retail
4 4 (2.48%) Games
5 2 (1.24%) Advertising
5 2 (1.24%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (26.71%) Developer
2 32 (19.88%) Architect
2 32 (19.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (18.01%) PHP Developer
4 18 (11.18%) Backend Developer
5 14 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (8.07%) Technical Architect
7 11 (6.83%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Junior
8 9 (5.59%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (5.59%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) MySQL Developer
8 9 (5.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 9 (5.59%) PHP Web Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Junior Backend Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Junior Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Junior PHP Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Junior PHP Web Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.68%) Web Services
2 34 (21.12%) REST
3 33 (20.50%) CSS
3 33 (20.50%) HTML
4 27 (16.77%) jQuery
4 27 (16.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (11.80%) Laravel
6 18 (11.18%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (9.94%) .NET
8 9 (5.59%) Kafka
8 9 (5.59%) Node.js
9 8 (4.97%) RESTful
10 7 (4.35%) Spring
11 6 (3.73%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.73%) JSON
12 5 (3.11%) Java EE
13 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (2.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.11%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.24%) Clustering
6 2 (1.24%) Fintech
6 2 (1.24%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.24%) PKI
6 2 (1.24%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.24%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.62%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.51%) Linux
2 41 (25.47%) Windows
3 25 (15.53%) Unix
4 22 (13.66%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.11%) AIX
8 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.24%) CentOS
10 2 (1.24%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.62%) Debian
11 1 (0.62%) Fedora
11 1 (0.62%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.62%) Solaris
11 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.16%) DevOps
3 44 (27.33%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (21.12%) MVC
5 26 (16.15%) API Integration
5 26 (16.15%) Test Automation
6 24 (14.91%) OO
7 20 (12.42%) Dependency Injection
7 20 (12.42%) Task Automation
8 19 (11.80%) Collaborative Working
8 19 (11.80%) Configuration Management
9 18 (11.18%) Process Improvement
10 16 (9.94%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (9.94%) Microservices
11 14 (8.70%) Presales
11 14 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (8.07%) Project Management
12 13 (8.07%) Risk Management
12 13 (8.07%) TDD
12 13 (8.07%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 45 (27.95%) SQL
3 42 (26.09%) Java
4 32 (19.88%) PHP
5 31 (19.25%) Python
6 11 (6.83%) Ruby
7 10 (6.21%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.59%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.35%) C#
10 6 (3.73%) Go
10 6 (3.73%) Groovy
11 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.48%) Perl
12 4 (2.48%) Scala
13 2 (1.24%) C++
13 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.24%) R
14 1 (0.62%) F#
14 1 (0.62%) Java 8
14 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.83%) MCP
2 11 (6.83%) MCSE
3 5 (3.11%) Degree
4 4 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.62%) CCNA
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CISSP
6 1 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) GDPR
2 8 (4.97%) QA
3 6 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.86%) SLA
5 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 33 (20.50%) Docker
2 25 (15.53%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.97%) KVM
5 8 (4.97%) VirtualBox
5 8 (4.97%) Xen
6 1 (0.62%) HDFS
6 1 (0.62%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (19.25%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (14.91%) Puppet
3 22 (13.66%) Ansible
3 22 (13.66%) Kubernetes
4 13 (8.07%) Terraform
5 3 (1.86%) Kibana
6 2 (1.24%) Grafana
6 2 (1.24%) Nagios
6 2 (1.24%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.62%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.62%) Nessus
7 1 (0.62%) Rancher
7 1 (0.62%) Webmin
Vendors
1 25 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.18%) New Relic
3 15 (9.32%) VMware
4 11 (6.83%) Citrix
5 9 (5.59%) Cisco
6 8 (4.97%) Cloudera
7 7 (4.35%) Google
7 7 (4.35%) Splunk
8 6 (3.73%) IBM
8 6 (3.73%) Talend
9 5 (3.11%) Oracle
10 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.48%) Twitter
11 3 (1.86%) Sage
11 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.86%) Tableau
12 2 (1.24%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (1.24%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.24%) Zend
13 1 (0.62%) SaltStack