Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 20 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 +54
Permanent jobs citing AWS 78 188 236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.47% 9.47% 7.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 33.22% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 64 164 171
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £37,375 £32,063 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,375 £80,125 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%

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 312 566 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.88% 28.50% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 259 451 490
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +25 32 £52,500 +7.69% 10
Chester +20 23 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Knutsford +1 6 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Northwich +5 3 £26,000 -45.26% 1
Daresbury +1 2 - -
Wilmslow -4 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Macclesfield +5 1 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Runcorn - 1 £50,000 -
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 51 (65.38%) Azure
2 37 (47.44%) C#
2 37 (47.44%) .NET
3 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 28 (35.90%) AngularJS
6 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 24 (30.77%) React
8 21 (26.92%) SQL
8 21 (26.92%) Finance
9 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
9 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (21.79%) REST
9 17 (21.79%) .NET Core
10 16 (20.51%) JIRA
11 15 (19.23%) Google
11 15 (19.23%) Scrum
11 15 (19.23%) Python
11 15 (19.23%) ETL
11 15 (19.23%) Microservices
12 14 (17.95%) GCP
12 14 (17.95%) DevOps
12 14 (17.95%) Serverless
13 13 (16.67%) webMethods
13 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
14 12 (15.38%) Node.js
14 12 (15.38%) Swagger
14 12 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (15.38%) Requirements Gathering
15 11 (14.10%) SDLC

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 4 (5.13%) CMS
1 4 (5.13%) Mule
1 4 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (65.38%) Azure
2 14 (17.95%) GCP
2 14 (17.95%) Serverless
3 6 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.85%) GitHub
4 3 (3.85%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon Cognito
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.56%) AWS CodeCommit
5 2 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (2.56%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.28%) Office 365
6 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) SAN
2 2 (2.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.13%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.85%) Power BI
7 2 (2.56%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.56%) DB2
7 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.28%) Big Data
8 1 (1.28%) OLAP
8 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) JIRA
2 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.13%) Maven
5 3 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.56%) Moq
6 2 (2.56%) NUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (1.28%) Gradle
7 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Architect
2 15 (19.23%) C# Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.82%) .NET Architect
5 10 (12.82%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.13%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (47.44%) .NET
2 28 (35.90%) AngularJS
3 24 (30.77%) React
4 17 (21.79%) .NET Core
4 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (21.79%) REST
5 12 (15.38%) Node.js
5 12 (15.38%) Swagger
6 10 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 10 (12.82%) Middleware
7 8 (10.26%) Web Services
8 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
9 6 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (7.69%) CSS
9 6 (7.69%) HTML
10 4 (5.13%) JSON
10 4 (5.13%) Kafka
10 4 (5.13%) RESTful
10 4 (5.13%) SOAP
10 4 (5.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.13%) User Experience
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.56%) AS400
4 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) iSeries
4 2 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.28%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) VMS
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.23%) ETL
2 15 (19.23%) Microservices
2 15 (19.23%) Scrum
3 14 (17.95%) DevOps
4 12 (15.38%) Requirements Gathering
5 11 (14.10%) SDLC
6 9 (11.54%) IT Strategy
7 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.26%) TDD
7 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.69%) MVC
8 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Data Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) SOA
10 4 (5.13%) API Development
10 4 (5.13%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (5.13%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) C#
2 21 (26.92%) SQL
3 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.23%) Python
5 9 (11.54%) Java
6 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.85%) Go
8 2 (2.56%) C
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.28%) Java 8
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) MCPD
1 4 (5.13%) MCSD
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.56%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) GDPR
3 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.56%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.69%) Terraform
2 5 (6.41%) Puppet
3 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.56%) Ansible
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.23%) Google
3 13 (16.67%) webMethods
4 5 (6.41%) IBM
5 4 (5.13%) New Relic
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 4 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 4 (5.13%) VMware
6 3 (3.85%) ATG
6 3 (3.85%) hybris
6 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.56%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) Tableau
7 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.28%) Pega