Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 54 84
Rank change year-on-year +20 +30 +51
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 143 163 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.80% 4.80% 2.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.57% 29.53% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80 126 51
Cheshire median annual salary £52,750 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.05% +26.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £37,375 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £57,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +18.56% +2.11% +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 426 552 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.26% 16.27% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 318 441 247
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.29% -2.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £62,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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
Daresbury - 30 - -
Knutsford +28 28 £53,500 +7.00% 11
Chester +4 15 £56,250 +32.35% 15
Warrington -18 8 £50,000 +3.63% 6
Crewe +14 7 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Macclesfield +25 4 £72,500 +81.25% 2
Wilmslow -3 2 £55,000 +12.82% 3
Runcorn +3 1 £72,500 +70.59%
Northwich -7 1 £65,000 +23.81%
Amazon AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 78 (54.55%) DevOps
2 57 (39.86%) Linux
3 51 (35.66%) Python
4 48 (33.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (32.87%) Docker
6 45 (31.47%) Jenkins
7 40 (27.97%) Amazon EC2
8 37 (25.87%) Multithreading
8 37 (25.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 36 (25.17%) Java
10 35 (24.48%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (23.08%) Amazon S3
12 33 (23.08%) GitHub
12 33 (23.08%) Serverless
13 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
14 30 (20.98%) PHP
14 30 (20.98%) SQL
15 29 (20.28%) Web Services
15 29 (20.28%) AWS Lambda
16 28 (19.58%) REST
17 27 (18.88%) OpenShift
17 27 (18.88%) MVC
18 26 (18.18%) MySQL
18 26 (18.18%) Datadog
18 26 (18.18%) MariaDB
19 25 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
19 25 (17.48%) Finance
20 24 (16.78%) Ansible
21 23 (16.08%) Banking

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 15 (10.49%) WebSphere
2 11 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 10 (6.99%) JBoss
4 7 (4.90%) Apache Spark
5 6 (4.20%) Apache
5 6 (4.20%) Confluence
6 4 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.40%) Mule
8 2 (1.40%) nginx
8 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 48 (33.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (27.97%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (25.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 33 (23.08%) Amazon S3
4 33 (23.08%) GitHub
4 33 (23.08%) Serverless
5 29 (20.28%) AWS Lambda
6 27 (18.88%) OpenShift
7 26 (18.18%) Datadog
8 21 (14.69%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (8.39%) CloudFront
9 12 (8.39%) Route 53
10 11 (7.69%) Slack
11 9 (6.29%) PaaS
12 8 (5.59%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (2.80%) SaaS
15 2 (1.40%) Office 365
15 2 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) WAN
2 5 (3.50%) LAN
3 3 (2.10%) DNS
3 3 (2.10%) Firewall
3 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.40%) DMZ
4 2 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.40%) IPsec
5 1 (0.70%) BGP
5 1 (0.70%) FTP
5 1 (0.70%) HTTP
5 1 (0.70%) OSPF
5 1 (0.70%) SAN
5 1 (0.70%) SMTP
5 1 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.48%) Amazon RDS
2 32 (22.38%) SQL Server
3 26 (18.18%) MariaDB
3 26 (18.18%) MySQL
4 16 (11.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 16 (11.19%) Big Data
5 6 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.80%) GIS
8 3 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.10%) DB2
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.70%) Azkaban
10 1 (0.70%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.70%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (31.47%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.49%) JIRA
4 11 (7.69%) CA Release Automation
4 11 (7.69%) Gradle
5 8 (5.59%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (4.90%) Maven
7 4 (2.80%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.80%) Subversion
7 4 (2.80%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.10%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.10%) JUnit
8 3 (2.10%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.10%) Selenium
9 2 (1.40%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.40%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.70%) Moq
10 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (17.48%) Finance
2 23 (16.08%) Banking
3 15 (10.49%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.69%) Law
5 4 (2.80%) Retail
6 3 (2.10%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (31.47%) Developer
2 29 (20.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (12.59%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (11.89%) PHP Developer
5 15 (10.49%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (8.39%) Architect
7 11 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Python Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) QA Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Backend Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Senior QA Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Senior Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.28%) Web Services
2 28 (19.58%) REST
3 19 (13.29%) Laravel
4 15 (10.49%) .NET
4 15 (10.49%) CSS
4 15 (10.49%) HTML
5 14 (9.79%) RESTful
6 13 (9.09%) JSON
7 11 (7.69%) Spring
7 11 (7.69%) Velocity
7 11 (7.69%) XML
8 8 (5.59%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET
8 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (5.59%) jQuery
9 7 (4.90%) Kafka
9 7 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (4.20%) Spring Boot
11 5 (3.50%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Cloud Native
1 14 (9.79%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.59%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.80%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.10%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.40%) PKI
6 2 (1.40%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.70%) CESG
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) iPhone
7 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.86%) Linux
2 19 (13.29%) Windows
3 12 (8.39%) Unix
4 8 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.10%) Android
7 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) AIX
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.55%) DevOps
2 37 (25.87%) Multithreading
3 34 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (18.88%) MVC
5 22 (15.38%) API Integration
5 22 (15.38%) OO
6 17 (11.89%) Migration
7 16 (11.19%) Risk Management
7 16 (11.19%) Test Automation
8 15 (10.49%) Wealth Management
9 14 (9.79%) Microservices
10 12 (8.39%) Collaborative Working
11 11 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 11 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
12 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.29%) API Design
13 9 (6.29%) Cryptography
13 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.90%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.66%) Python
2 36 (25.17%) Java
3 30 (20.98%) PHP
3 30 (20.98%) SQL
4 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.19%) C#
6 11 (7.69%) Ruby
6 11 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.59%) Go
8 6 (4.20%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.20%) Perl
8 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.20%) Scala
9 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.10%) Groovy
11 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.70%) F#
12 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.50%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (2.80%) Degree
3 3 (2.10%) CISSP
3 3 (2.10%) MCSE
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.40%) CISM
4 2 (1.40%) MCITP
4 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.70%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CCSP
5 1 (0.70%) CEH
5 1 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.70%) CISA
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.70%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.70%) MCSA
5 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) GDPR
1 7 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) SLA
3 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.70%) PSD2
System Software
1 47 (32.87%) Docker
2 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) iptables
5 1 (0.70%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.70%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (16.78%) Ansible
3 20 (13.99%) Kubernetes
4 18 (12.59%) Terraform
5 9 (6.29%) BladeLogic
6 6 (4.20%) Puppet
7 4 (2.80%) Salt
8 2 (1.40%) Kibana
9 1 (0.70%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.70%) Consul
9 1 (0.70%) Grafana
9 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.70%) Nagios
9 1 (0.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) New Relic
2 10 (6.99%) Google
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.59%) Oracle
4 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.50%) IBM
6 4 (2.80%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.80%) VMware
7 3 (2.10%) Cisco
7 3 (2.10%) EMC
7 3 (2.10%) JNBridge
7 3 (2.10%) NetApp
8 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.40%) Talend
9 1 (0.70%) Facebook
9 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.70%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.70%) Splunk
9 1 (0.70%) Tufin
9 1 (0.70%) Zend