Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +12
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,008 975 1,571
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 19.28% 15.72% 15.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.34% 41.37% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 918 860 1,461
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,250 £50,000
25th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% - +3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%

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 2,326 2,357 3,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.48% 37.99% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,122 2,055 3,319
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% - +3.85%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.79% +7.69% +4.00%

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 19 June 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in the City of London

AWS
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
London Bridge -1 1 £80,000 +10.34%
AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 476 (47.22%) DevOps
2 419 (41.57%) Azure
3 366 (36.31%) Python
4 344 (34.13%) Docker
5 334 (33.13%) Kubernetes
6 314 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
7 307 (30.46%) Terraform
8 301 (29.86%) Java
9 276 (27.38%) Finance
10 259 (25.69%) Microservices
11 225 (22.32%) Infrastructure as Code
12 222 (22.02%) GCP
13 220 (21.83%) Jenkins
14 190 (18.85%) SQL
15 177 (17.56%) Linux
16 172 (17.06%) Fintech
17 160 (15.87%) Ansible
18 154 (15.28%) JavaScript
18 154 (15.28%) Software Engineering
19 135 (13.39%) Analytics
20 127 (12.60%) C#
21 125 (12.40%) Social Skills
22 123 (12.20%) Kafka
23 119 (11.81%) React
24 118 (11.71%) NoSQL
25 113 (11.21%) Banking
26 108 (10.71%) Test Automation
27 106 (10.52%) Git (software)
28 104 (10.32%) Serverless
29 103 (10.22%) Node.js

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 90 (8.93%) Apache Spark
2 29 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (2.28%) Apache
4 17 (1.69%) Confluence
5 14 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
5 14 (1.39%) CMS
6 12 (1.19%) SAS
7 11 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.69%) Drupal
9 6 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.60%) IIS
9 6 (0.60%) nginx
10 5 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.20%) WordPress
12 1 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.099%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.099%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.099%) FastStats
3 1 (0.099%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.099%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 419 (41.57%) Azure
2 222 (22.02%) GCP
3 104 (10.32%) Serverless
4 80 (7.94%) SaaS
5 70 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
6 50 (4.96%) AWS Lambda
7 47 (4.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 46 (4.56%) Amazon S3
9 41 (4.07%) Amazon ECS
10 40 (3.97%) IaaS
11 38 (3.77%) Microsoft 365
12 36 (3.57%) PaaS
13 25 (2.48%) AWS Fargate
14 17 (1.69%) OpenShift
15 16 (1.59%) Power Platform
16 15 (1.49%) AWS CodeBuild
16 15 (1.49%) AWS KMS
16 15 (1.49%) GitHub
17 14 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
17 14 (1.39%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.57%) Firewall
2 29 (2.88%) Network Security
3 17 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.39%) DNS
4 14 (1.39%) SAN
5 9 (0.89%) VPN
6 8 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (0.79%) DHCP
6 8 (0.79%) HTTP
6 8 (0.79%) Multicast
6 8 (0.79%) WAN
7 7 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (0.69%) LAN
8 5 (0.50%) Internet
8 5 (0.50%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.50%) NAS
8 5 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.50%) Wireless
9 4 (0.40%) AMQP
9 4 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (11.71%) NoSQL
2 88 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
3 84 (8.33%) Big Data
4 83 (8.23%) Hadoop
5 81 (8.04%) SQL Server
6 72 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 68 (6.75%) Relational Database
8 57 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (5.06%) Amazon Redshift
10 47 (4.66%) Data Lake
11 46 (4.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 45 (4.46%) Amazon RDS
13 37 (3.67%) MySQL
14 34 (3.37%) Apache Hive
15 24 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (1.79%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 16 (1.59%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 220 (21.83%) Jenkins
2 106 (10.52%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.16%) JIRA
4 43 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 40 (3.97%) GitLab
6 28 (2.78%) CircleCI
6 28 (2.78%) Selenium
7 26 (2.58%) TeamCity
8 23 (2.28%) Cucumber
9 21 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (2.08%) SonarQube
10 18 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (1.69%) Travis CI
12 11 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (0.99%) Bitbucket
13 10 (0.99%) REST Assured
13 10 (0.99%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.89%) Burp Suite
14 9 (0.89%) webpack
15 6 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 276 (27.38%) Finance
2 125 (12.40%) Social Skills
3 113 (11.21%) Banking
4 50 (4.96%) Retail
5 33 (3.27%) Front Office
6 31 (3.08%) Games
7 30 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (2.78%) Advertising
9 26 (2.58%) Presentation Skills
10 23 (2.28%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.98%) Influencing Skills
12 19 (1.88%) Investment Banking
12 19 (1.88%) Marketing
12 19 (1.88%) Public Sector
13 16 (1.59%) Retail Banking
14 15 (1.49%) Law
15 9 (0.89%) Publishing
16 8 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
16 8 (0.79%) Legal
17 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 247 (24.50%) Developer
2 193 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 137 (13.59%) AWS Engineer
4 97 (9.62%) Data Engineer
5 90 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 80 (7.94%) AWS DevOps
6 80 (7.94%) Java Developer
7 76 (7.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 72 (7.14%) Architect
9 54 (5.36%) Senior DevOps
9 54 (5.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 42 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 38 (3.77%) Python Developer
12 37 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
13 36 (3.57%) AWS Developer
14 35 (3.47%) Consultant
15 34 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 30 (2.98%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 30 (2.98%) Technical Leader
17 29 (2.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (12.20%) Kafka
2 119 (11.81%) React
3 103 (10.22%) Node.js
4 80 (7.94%) Web Services
5 67 (6.65%) .NET
6 66 (6.55%) AngularJS
6 66 (6.55%) HTML
7 60 (5.95%) CSS
8 58 (5.75%) Spring
9 51 (5.06%) Spring Boot
10 46 (4.56%) .NET Core
11 40 (3.97%) REST
12 31 (3.08%) HTML5
13 24 (2.38%) OAuth
13 24 (2.38%) RESTful
14 23 (2.28%) GraphQL
15 21 (2.08%) OAuth2
16 20 (1.98%) OpenID
17 18 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (1.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (4.56%) Public Cloud
3 30 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.68%) Derivative
5 26 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.38%) Cloud Native
6 24 (2.38%) Clustering
7 20 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.98%) Video\Live Streaming
8 19 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.59%) User Experience
10 13 (1.29%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.09%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.99%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.89%) OTC Derivatives
14 9 (0.89%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 177 (17.56%) Linux
2 93 (9.23%) Windows
3 54 (5.36%) Unix
4 35 (3.47%) Ubuntu
5 30 (2.98%) Windows Server
6 29 (2.88%) CentOS
7 14 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.99%) Android
8 10 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.89%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.79%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.50%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.099%) VMS
14 1 (0.099%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (47.22%) DevOps
2 314 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (25.69%) Microservices
4 225 (22.32%) Infrastructure as Code
5 172 (17.06%) Fintech
6 154 (15.28%) Software Engineering
7 135 (13.39%) Analytics
8 108 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 95 (9.42%) OO
10 90 (8.93%) TDD
11 79 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (7.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 72 (7.14%) ETL
14 68 (6.75%) Configuration Management
15 67 (6.65%) Data Analytics
16 66 (6.55%) Data Science
17 64 (6.35%) Data Modelling
18 61 (6.05%) Migration
19 58 (5.75%) Open Source
20 52 (5.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 366 (36.31%) Python
2 301 (29.86%) Java
3 190 (18.85%) SQL
4 154 (15.28%) JavaScript
5 127 (12.60%) C#
6 73 (7.24%) Bash Shell
7 61 (6.05%) PowerShell
8 59 (5.85%) Java 8
9 52 (5.16%) TypeScript
10 44 (4.37%) Scala
11 42 (4.17%) Kotlin
12 36 (3.57%) C++
12 36 (3.57%) Go
13 26 (2.58%) PHP
14 19 (1.88%) ES6
14 19 (1.88%) Ruby
15 17 (1.69%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.39%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.99%) R
18 9 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (6.55%) Degree
2 28 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.28%) Master's Degree
4 21 (2.08%) AWS Certification
5 18 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.19%) CISSP
7 12 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.99%) CCNA
9 6 (0.60%) CCNP
9 6 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.50%) CISM
11 4 (0.40%) GIAC
11 4 (0.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (0.30%) CISA
12 3 (0.30%) EnCE
12 3 (0.30%) GCFA
12 3 (0.30%) GCFE
12 3 (0.30%) GREM
13 2 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.34%) QA
2 34 (3.37%) GDPR
3 21 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 21 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.60%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.60%) GRC
7 4 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.30%) NCSC
8 3 (0.30%) NIST
9 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.099%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.099%) ITGC
10 1 (0.099%) PMO
10 1 (0.099%) SLA
System Software
1 344 (34.13%) Docker
2 43 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.58%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.99%) XenApp
6 8 (0.79%) vSphere
7 6 (0.60%) StorNext
7 6 (0.60%) Xsan
8 5 (0.50%) HDFS
9 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.20%) Snort
11 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.099%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.099%) Xen
Systems Management
1 334 (33.13%) Kubernetes
2 307 (30.46%) Terraform
3 160 (15.87%) Ansible
4 91 (9.03%) Puppet
5 38 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (2.78%) Prometheus
7 26 (2.58%) Grafana
8 7 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.60%) Istio
9 6 (0.60%) Kibana
9 6 (0.60%) Packer
10 5 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.50%) Nagios
10 5 (0.50%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.30%) EnCase
11 3 (0.30%) FTK
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 74 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.45%) Oracle
3 52 (5.16%) VMware
4 46 (4.56%) Google
5 26 (2.58%) Talend
6 25 (2.48%) Cisco
7 23 (2.28%) Splunk
8 16 (1.59%) HP
9 15 (1.49%) Palo Alto
10 14 (1.39%) Databricks
11 12 (1.19%) Citrix
12 11 (1.09%) Informatica
13 10 (0.99%) Dell
14 9 (0.89%) AppDynamics
14 9 (0.89%) Cloudera
15 8 (0.79%) EMC
15 8 (0.79%) Juniper
15 8 (0.79%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.79%) SonicWALL
15 8 (0.79%) Supermicro