Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 23 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19 +24
Permanent jobs citing AWS 56 144 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.38% 8.89% 5.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.67% 28.07% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 60 109 61
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,625 £36,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 247 513 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.54% 31.69% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 203 423 311
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,150 £24,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,850 £65,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +16.28%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Cheshire

AWS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for AWS in Cheshire

AWS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in Cheshire

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 AWS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. 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 +13 13 £55,000 -15.38% 22
Warrington -8 11 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Daresbury -4 6 £75,000 +138.10% 1
Crewe +4 5 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Northwich -1 3 £34,500 -17.61%
Alderley Edge -2 2 £40,000 -23.81%
Runcorn +13 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Wilmslow +13 1 £37,500 -40.00%
Macclesfield +10 1 £32,500 -46.94% 2
Knutsford -6 1 £57,500 -29.66% 2
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for AWS.

1 38 (67.86%) Azure
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) .NET
4 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 15 (26.79%) C#
6 14 (25.00%) MySQL
6 14 (25.00%) SQL
6 14 (25.00%) RESTful
6 14 (25.00%) Docker
7 13 (23.21%) JIRA
8 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 12 (21.43%) Microservices
9 11 (19.64%) Linux
9 11 (19.64%) Kubernetes
9 11 (19.64%) DevOps
9 11 (19.64%) Node.js
10 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
10 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 10 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (16.07%) HTML
11 9 (16.07%) Java
11 9 (16.07%) CSS
11 9 (16.07%) GCP
12 8 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (14.29%) Unix
12 8 (14.29%) Windows
12 8 (14.29%) Terraform
12 8 (14.29%) GDPR
12 8 (14.29%) Serverless

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 6 (10.71%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Mule
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (67.86%) Azure
2 9 (16.07%) GCP
3 8 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (14.29%) Serverless
4 7 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
4 7 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (10.71%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (10.71%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
6 4 (7.14%) Power Platform
7 2 (3.57%) Office 365
7 2 (3.57%) SaaS
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.79%) Coveralls
8 1 (1.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) BGP
2 2 (3.57%) CTI
2 2 (3.57%) MPLS
2 2 (3.57%) OSPF
2 2 (3.57%) RIP
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) Softphone
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) NAS
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) MySQL
3 10 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.14%) Power BI
7 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.36%) Neo4j
7 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.36%) Redis
7 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.79%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) JIRA
2 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.71%) Postman
4 3 (5.36%) Gradle
4 3 (5.36%) Maven
4 3 (5.36%) NUnit
5 2 (3.57%) Moq
5 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.79%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.79%) GitLab
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.79%) Front Office
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Social Housing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) RESTful
3 11 (19.64%) Node.js
4 9 (16.07%) CSS
4 9 (16.07%) HTML
5 7 (12.50%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.14%) Kafka
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.36%) jQuery
7 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (5.36%) Regular Expression
7 3 (5.36%) Spring
7 3 (5.36%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.57%) React
8 2 (3.57%) Web Services
8 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Blog
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) IVR
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.79%) Life Science
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Unix
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Fedora
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Microservices
3 11 (19.64%) DevOps
4 7 (12.50%) MVC
5 6 (10.71%) SDLC
6 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.93%) Requirements Gathering
6 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.14%) Data Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (5.36%) Data Science
8 3 (5.36%) Informatics
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (5.36%) Low Latency
8 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) C#
2 14 (25.00%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.07%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) Java 8
6 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Go
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) R
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) CISM
2 2 (3.57%) CISSP
2 2 (3.57%) CRISC
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) GDPR
1 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.71%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) pfSense
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (1.79%) NFS
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Kubernetes
2 8 (14.29%) Terraform
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) Puppet
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.79%) Grafana
5 1 (1.79%) Graylog
5 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.79%) Icinga
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.79%) Nagios
5 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.79%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Google
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.93%) VMware
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.57%) Meraki
4 2 (3.57%) NetApp
4 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.79%) ATG
5 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) Dell
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) webMethods