Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +12
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,107 742 1,743
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 18.80% 18.64% 17.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.92% 43.42% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,019 647 1,609
10th Percentile £53,650 £47,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% - +3.57%
75th Percentile £96,250 £87,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% - +3.57%

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,641 1,709 4,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.85% 42.93% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,418 1,496 3,752
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £35,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £68,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.84% +5.38% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in the City of London.

Salary trend for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for AWS.

1 521 (47.06%) DevOps
2 487 (43.99%) Python
3 449 (40.56%) Azure
4 408 (36.86%) Docker
5 398 (35.95%) Kubernetes
6 372 (33.60%) Java
7 345 (31.17%) Terraform
8 335 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
9 292 (26.38%) GCP
10 283 (25.56%) Finance
11 258 (23.31%) Infrastructure as Code
12 257 (23.22%) Jenkins
13 255 (23.04%) Microservices
14 238 (21.50%) Software Engineering
15 201 (18.16%) Linux
16 193 (17.43%) Serverless
17 190 (17.16%) Social Skills
18 180 (16.26%) SQL
19 177 (15.99%) Analytics
20 173 (15.63%) Fintech
21 166 (15.00%) JavaScript
22 148 (13.37%) C#
23 139 (12.56%) Ansible
23 139 (12.56%) Kafka
24 126 (11.38%) NoSQL
25 116 (10.48%) QA
26 113 (10.21%) Node.js
27 110 (9.94%) PostgreSQL
28 109 (9.85%) Bash Shell
29 105 (9.49%) TDD

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 94 (8.49%) Apache Spark
2 49 (4.43%) Confluence
3 33 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.81%) CMS
5 18 (1.63%) Apache
6 16 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
7 14 (1.26%) SAS
8 11 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 11 (0.99%) Drupal
8 11 (0.99%) nginx
9 7 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.54%) IIS
11 5 (0.45%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.18%) Appian
13 2 (0.18%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.090%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.27%) FastStats
1 3 (0.27%) Unica
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.090%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.090%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 449 (40.56%) Azure
2 292 (26.38%) GCP
3 193 (17.43%) Serverless
4 93 (8.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 86 (7.77%) AWS Lambda
6 80 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
7 79 (7.14%) SaaS
8 63 (5.69%) Amazon S3
9 57 (5.15%) Amazon ECS
10 38 (3.43%) IaaS
11 36 (3.25%) PaaS
12 33 (2.98%) Microsoft 365
13 29 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (1.99%) AWS Fargate
14 22 (1.99%) GitHub
15 21 (1.90%) Snowflake
16 19 (1.72%) AWS Step Functions
17 17 (1.54%) Power Platform
18 15 (1.36%) Amazon EKS
18 15 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.71%) DNS
2 25 (2.26%) Firewall
2 25 (2.26%) Network Security
3 14 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.63%) SAN
5 6 (0.54%) AMQP
5 6 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (0.54%) VLAN
5 6 (0.54%) VoIP
5 6 (0.54%) WAN
6 5 (0.45%) DHCP
6 5 (0.45%) Internet
6 5 (0.45%) VPN
7 4 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.36%) HTTP
8 3 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.27%) LAN
8 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (11.38%) NoSQL
2 110 (9.94%) PostgreSQL
3 96 (8.67%) MongoDB
4 95 (8.58%) SQL Server
5 94 (8.49%) Relational Database
6 81 (7.32%) Big Data
7 68 (6.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 65 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
8 65 (5.87%) Hadoop
9 58 (5.24%) Amazon Redshift
10 51 (4.61%) Amazon RDS
10 51 (4.61%) Data Lake
11 28 (2.53%) MySQL
12 25 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (2.08%) Redis
14 17 (1.54%) Amazon Athena
14 17 (1.54%) Tableau
15 15 (1.36%) Power BI
16 14 (1.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 257 (23.22%) Jenkins
2 103 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 81 (7.32%) JIRA
4 69 (6.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 51 (4.61%) SonarQube
6 36 (3.25%) GitLab
7 27 (2.44%) Selenium
8 24 (2.17%) CircleCI
8 24 (2.17%) webpack
9 21 (1.90%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (1.54%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.45%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.45%) Spinnaker
12 11 (0.99%) REST Assured
12 11 (0.99%) Travis CI
13 10 (0.90%) Grunt
13 10 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.81%) Bower
15 8 (0.72%) git-flow
General
1 283 (25.56%) Finance
2 190 (17.16%) Social Skills
3 77 (6.96%) Banking
4 73 (6.59%) Retail
5 54 (4.88%) Presentation Skills
6 53 (4.79%) Publishing
7 43 (3.88%) Influencing Skills
8 36 (3.25%) Games
9 35 (3.16%) Advertising
10 32 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (2.35%) Telecoms
12 22 (1.99%) Marketing
13 21 (1.90%) Front Office
13 21 (1.90%) Investment Banking
14 17 (1.54%) Law
15 16 (1.45%) Legal
16 10 (0.90%) Public Sector
16 10 (0.90%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 242 (21.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 222 (20.05%) Developer
3 138 (12.47%) AWS Engineer
4 92 (8.31%) Data Engineer
5 80 (7.23%) Architect
6 79 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
7 78 (7.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 76 (6.87%) Senior Developer
9 69 (6.23%) Technical Leader
10 64 (5.78%) AWS DevOps
11 63 (5.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 61 (5.51%) Java Developer
13 59 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
14 57 (5.15%) Security Engineer
15 55 (4.97%) Software Engineer
16 37 (3.34%) Java Engineer
17 36 (3.25%) Platform Engineer
18 33 (2.98%) Software Developer
19 32 (2.89%) Lead DevOps
20 30 (2.71%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (12.56%) Kafka
2 113 (10.21%) Node.js
3 102 (9.21%) React
4 94 (8.49%) Web Services
5 84 (7.59%) .NET
6 83 (7.50%) Spring
7 69 (6.23%) HTML
8 65 (5.87%) CSS
9 63 (5.69%) Spring Boot
10 56 (5.06%) AngularJS
11 49 (4.43%) OAuth
12 43 (3.88%) OAuth2
12 43 (3.88%) OpenID
13 33 (2.98%) HTML5
14 28 (2.53%) .NET Core
15 26 (2.35%) REST
16 20 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
17 18 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (1.63%) Elastic Stack
18 16 (1.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
2 50 (4.52%) Public Cloud
3 43 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 36 (3.25%) Derivative
5 33 (2.98%) Cloud Native
6 30 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.81%) Data Centre
10 18 (1.63%) User Experience
11 16 (1.45%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.08%) Clustering
13 12 (1.08%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.08%) OTC Derivatives
14 11 (0.99%) Social Media
15 9 (0.81%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
15 9 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 201 (18.16%) Linux
2 78 (7.05%) Windows
3 65 (5.87%) Unix
4 28 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.35%) Ubuntu
6 19 (1.72%) CentOS
7 11 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.81%) CoreOS
9 7 (0.63%) Android
9 7 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.27%) VMS
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) Solaris
12 2 (0.18%) SUSE
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (47.06%) DevOps
2 335 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (23.31%) Infrastructure as Code
4 255 (23.04%) Microservices
5 238 (21.50%) Software Engineering
6 177 (15.99%) Analytics
7 173 (15.63%) Fintech
8 105 (9.49%) TDD
9 104 (9.39%) Test Automation
10 90 (8.13%) OO
11 84 (7.59%) Data Science
12 78 (7.05%) Mentoring
12 78 (7.05%) Technical Leadership
13 77 (6.96%) Event-Driven
14 75 (6.78%) Data Modelling
15 72 (6.50%) Full Stack Development
16 70 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
17 69 (6.23%) Scrum
17 69 (6.23%) SDLC
18 66 (5.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 487 (43.99%) Python
2 372 (33.60%) Java
3 180 (16.26%) SQL
4 166 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 148 (13.37%) C#
6 109 (9.85%) Bash Shell
7 92 (8.31%) Scala
8 83 (7.50%) C++
9 71 (6.41%) Go
10 59 (5.33%) PowerShell
11 58 (5.24%) Kotlin
12 51 (4.61%) Java 8
13 40 (3.61%) PHP
14 38 (3.43%) R
15 37 (3.34%) Ruby
16 34 (3.07%) TypeScript
17 24 (2.17%) Perl
18 20 (1.81%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.81%) Pascal
18 20 (1.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (9.12%) Degree
2 65 (5.87%) Master's Degree
3 27 (2.44%) AWS Certification
4 15 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.72%) CISSP
9 5 (0.45%) CCNA
9 5 (0.45%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.36%) CCNP
10 4 (0.36%) GIAC
11 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.18%) CISM
12 2 (0.18%) GPEN
12 2 (0.18%) GREM
12 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.18%) OCP
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (10.48%) QA
2 58 (5.24%) GDPR
3 30 (2.71%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.81%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.36%) GRC
8 2 (0.18%) NIST
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) SLA
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.090%) COBIT
9 1 (0.090%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.090%) ITGC
9 1 (0.090%) NCSC
9 1 (0.090%) PMO
9 1 (0.090%) SEPA
System Software
1 408 (36.86%) Docker
2 38 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.72%) XenApp
6 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.27%) vSphere
7 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.18%) KVM
7 2 (0.18%) LXC
7 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.090%) Firmware
8 1 (0.090%) StorNext
8 1 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.090%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.090%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.090%) Xen
8 1 (0.090%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 398 (35.95%) Kubernetes
2 345 (31.17%) Terraform
3 139 (12.56%) Ansible
4 85 (7.68%) Puppet
5 36 (3.25%) Grafana
5 36 (3.25%) Prometheus
6 25 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.17%) Packer
8 9 (0.81%) Consul
9 5 (0.45%) Control-M
9 5 (0.45%) Kubeflow
9 5 (0.45%) Nagios
10 4 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.36%) Icinga
11 3 (0.27%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.27%) Mesos
11 3 (0.27%) Salt
11 3 (0.27%) SCCM
11 3 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 97 (8.76%) Oracle
2 78 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.15%) Google
4 39 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (3.25%) VMware
6 16 (1.45%) Databricks
6 16 (1.45%) Splunk
7 15 (1.36%) Cisco
7 15 (1.36%) Citrix
8 14 (1.26%) IBM
8 14 (1.26%) Talend
9 11 (0.99%) Cloudera
9 11 (0.99%) Palo Alto
9 11 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 10 (0.90%) Dell
11 9 (0.81%) SAP
12 7 (0.63%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.63%) Informatica
12 7 (0.63%) Workday
13 6 (0.54%) Adobe