Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 43 61
Rank change year-on-year +19 +18 +26
Permanent jobs citing AWS 149 122 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.14% 5.73% 4.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.54% 30.42% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 102 57 118
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +17.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,000 £28,375
90th Percentile £72,375 £74,250 £67,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -4.35% +17.95% +2.63%

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 522 401 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.00% 18.84% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 423 308 466
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +17.24%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,350 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% +7.50%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Cheshire

AWS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for AWS in Cheshire

AWS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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
Warrington +28 32 £50,000 - 18
Chester +1 31 £65,000 +26.83% 19
Crewe -2 22 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Knutsford +21 15 £81,750 +54.25% 9
Daresbury 0 7 £31,500 -
Northwich 0 5 £41,875 -35.58% 3
Wilmslow - 5 £60,000 - 2
Runcorn -5 3 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £52,500 - 2
Macclesfield -5 1 £60,000 -27.27% 2
Sandbach - 1 £55,000 - 3
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 93 (62.42%) Azure
2 50 (33.56%) DevOps
3 46 (30.87%) Python
4 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (26.85%) Windows
5 40 (26.85%) Microsoft
6 39 (26.17%) Linux
7 38 (25.50%) C#
8 36 (24.16%) VMware
9 34 (22.82%) JavaScript
9 34 (22.82%) .NET
9 34 (22.82%) Docker
9 34 (22.82%) Office 365
10 31 (20.81%) Windows Server
10 31 (20.81%) Cisco
11 30 (20.13%) SQL
11 30 (20.13%) RESTful
12 27 (18.12%) CSS
12 27 (18.12%) HTML
13 25 (16.78%) Serverless
14 24 (16.11%) Terraform
14 24 (16.11%) Jenkins
14 24 (16.11%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (14.77%) JSON
15 22 (14.77%) Web Services
16 21 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (14.09%) Mentoring
16 21 (14.09%) AWS Lambda
17 20 (13.42%) Amazon S3
17 20 (13.42%) SQL Server

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 7 (4.70%) JBoss
2 4 (2.68%) nginx
3 3 (2.01%) Apache
4 2 (1.34%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.34%) Camunda
4 2 (1.34%) CMS
4 2 (1.34%) Confluence
4 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.34%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.67%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.34%) SDL Web 8
1 2 (1.34%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 2 (1.34%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 93 (62.42%) Azure
2 34 (22.82%) Office 365
3 25 (16.78%) Serverless
4 24 (16.11%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (14.09%) AWS Lambda
6 20 (13.42%) Amazon S3
7 17 (11.41%) Amazon SQS
7 17 (11.41%) GitHub
8 16 (10.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 16 (10.74%) Datadog
8 16 (10.74%) Slack
9 11 (7.38%) GCP
10 9 (6.04%) SaaS
11 7 (4.70%) OpenShift
12 6 (4.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (3.36%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 5 (3.36%) AWS CloudTrail
13 5 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (2.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) Firewall
2 10 (6.71%) Network Security
3 7 (4.70%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.70%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.68%) LAN
4 4 (2.68%) WAN
5 2 (1.34%) NAS
5 2 (1.34%) SAN
6 1 (0.67%) DHCP
6 1 (0.67%) DNS
6 1 (0.67%) DSL
6 1 (0.67%) HTTP
6 1 (0.67%) Internet
6 1 (0.67%) SMTP
6 1 (0.67%) SSH
6 1 (0.67%) SSL
6 1 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 18 (12.08%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (12.08%) Big Data
3 6 (4.03%) MySQL
4 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.01%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.67%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) Looker
6 1 (0.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.67%) Presto
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (16.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.72%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.70%) JIRA
4 3 (2.01%) Gradle
4 3 (2.01%) Maven
5 2 (1.34%) Appium
5 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.34%) Calabash
5 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.34%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.34%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.34%) Selenium
5 2 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.67%) Spinnaker
6 1 (0.67%) webpack
6 1 (0.67%) Xcode
General
1 10 (6.71%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Law
2 5 (3.36%) Retail
3 3 (2.01%) Banking
3 3 (2.01%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.34%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Automotive
5 1 (0.67%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) German Language
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (30.20%) Developer
2 18 (12.08%) Cloud Engineer
3 16 (10.74%) Python Developer
4 14 (9.40%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.05%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.38%) Analyst
6 11 (7.38%) Security Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Team Leader
7 10 (6.71%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.70%) Technical Support Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Development Manager
10 6 (4.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.82%) .NET
2 30 (20.13%) RESTful
3 27 (18.12%) CSS
3 27 (18.12%) HTML
4 22 (14.77%) JSON
4 22 (14.77%) Web Services
5 18 (12.08%) React
6 16 (10.74%) XML
7 14 (9.40%) AngularJS
7 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET
8 13 (8.72%) Node.js
9 10 (6.71%) .NET Core
10 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.70%) REST
11 6 (4.03%) CSS3
11 6 (4.03%) HTML5
12 5 (3.36%) Spring
12 5 (3.36%) Spring Boot
13 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.68%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.03%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.36%) CESG
5 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.01%) Life Science
7 3 (2.01%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.34%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.34%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.34%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.34%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.34%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.85%) Windows
2 39 (26.17%) Linux
3 31 (20.81%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.72%) VMS
5 9 (6.04%) Unix
6 3 (2.01%) Android
6 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.56%) DevOps
2 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.09%) Mentoring
4 19 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (12.08%) Multithreading
6 16 (10.74%) API Design
7 14 (9.40%) MVC
7 14 (9.40%) Software Engineering
7 14 (9.40%) TDD
8 13 (8.72%) API Integration
8 13 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (8.72%) IT Strategy
8 13 (8.72%) Microservices
9 12 (8.05%) Process Improvement
10 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.38%) SOA
11 10 (6.71%) Coaching
11 10 (6.71%) Open Source
12 9 (6.04%) ITIL
12 9 (6.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.87%) Python
2 38 (25.50%) C#
3 34 (22.82%) JavaScript
4 30 (20.13%) SQL
5 16 (10.74%) Shell Script
6 14 (9.40%) PHP
7 11 (7.38%) Java
8 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.68%) Go
10 3 (2.01%) Groovy
10 3 (2.01%) Perl
10 3 (2.01%) Ruby
10 3 (2.01%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.34%) C
11 2 (1.34%) C++
11 2 (1.34%) Dart
11 2 (1.34%) ES6
11 2 (1.34%) Java 8
12 1 (0.67%) ES7
Qualifications
1 12 (8.05%) MCSD
1 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.04%) CISSP
2 9 (6.04%) Degree
3 5 (3.36%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (2.68%) CCNP
4 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.01%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.01%) CCNA
5 3 (2.01%) CISA
5 3 (2.01%) CISM
5 3 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.34%) GCFA
6 2 (1.34%) GCFE
6 2 (1.34%) GREM
6 2 (1.34%) SANS
7 1 (0.67%) CISMP
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.37%) GDPR
3 6 (4.03%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.36%) ISO 31000
5 4 (2.68%) SLA
6 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.34%) QA
8 1 (0.67%) NIST
8 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (22.82%) Docker
2 21 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.08%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.34%) KVM
5 2 (1.34%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (16.11%) Terraform
2 19 (12.75%) Ansible
3 9 (6.04%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.36%) CASB
5 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.67%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.67%) Puppet
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (26.85%) Microsoft
2 36 (24.16%) VMware
3 31 (20.81%) Cisco
4 14 (9.40%) Sitecore
5 8 (5.37%) Fortinet
6 7 (4.70%) Google
7 5 (3.36%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.01%) Citrix
9 3 (2.01%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.34%) Apple
10 2 (1.34%) IBM
10 2 (1.34%) NetApp
10 2 (1.34%) Splunk
10 2 (1.34%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.67%) Dell
11 1 (0.67%) EMC
11 1 (0.67%) Informatica
11 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.67%) webMethods