Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +10
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,120 839 1,570
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 18.11% 20.56% 15.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.80% 44.87% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 739 1,418
10th Percentile £51,875 £48,750 £45,000
25th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% - +3.57%
75th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £88,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £101,500 £100,000
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 2,745 1,870 3,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.40% 45.82% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,479 1,643 3,417
10th Percentile £43,450 £42,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,812
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -4 2 £76,250 +3.39% 1
AWS
Central London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 520 (46.43%) Python
2 515 (45.98%) DevOps
3 460 (41.07%) Azure
4 433 (38.66%) Kubernetes
5 411 (36.70%) Docker
6 386 (34.46%) Java
7 349 (31.16%) Terraform
8 309 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 304 (27.14%) GCP
10 272 (24.29%) Finance
10 272 (24.29%) Infrastructure as Code
11 254 (22.68%) Jenkins
12 235 (20.98%) Software Engineering
13 215 (19.20%) Microservices
14 202 (18.04%) Serverless
15 197 (17.59%) SQL
16 185 (16.52%) Linux
17 167 (14.91%) Analytics
17 167 (14.91%) Social Skills
18 163 (14.55%) JavaScript
19 146 (13.04%) C#
20 140 (12.50%) Fintech
21 133 (11.88%) AWS CloudFormation
22 132 (11.79%) Bash Shell
23 124 (11.07%) QA
24 121 (10.80%) Scala
25 120 (10.71%) NoSQL
26 114 (10.18%) Kafka
27 112 (10.00%) Test Automation
28 111 (9.91%) 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 79 (7.05%) Apache Spark
2 55 (4.91%) Confluence
3 24 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.70%) Apache
5 16 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
6 13 (1.16%) CMS
7 12 (1.07%) SAS
8 10 (0.89%) nginx
9 6 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.54%) Drupal
10 5 (0.45%) IIS
11 4 (0.36%) Appian
11 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.36%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.27%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.089%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.089%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) FastStats
2 2 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.18%) Unica
3 1 (0.089%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 460 (41.07%) Azure
2 304 (27.14%) GCP
3 202 (18.04%) Serverless
4 133 (11.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 103 (9.20%) AWS Lambda
6 79 (7.05%) SaaS
7 69 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
8 60 (5.36%) Amazon S3
9 57 (5.09%) IaaS
10 56 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
11 48 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 42 (3.75%) PaaS
13 35 (3.13%) GitHub
14 32 (2.86%) Snowflake
15 28 (2.50%) Power Platform
16 23 (2.05%) AWS Step Functions
17 21 (1.88%) Microsoft 365
18 19 (1.70%) AWS Fargate
18 19 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
18 19 (1.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.21%) DNS
2 30 (2.68%) Network Security
3 26 (2.32%) Firewall
4 10 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.45%) VoIP
6 5 (0.45%) WAN
7 4 (0.36%) Internet
7 4 (0.36%) VPN
8 3 (0.27%) AMQP
8 3 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.27%) DHCP
8 3 (0.27%) HTTP
8 3 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.27%) LAN
8 3 (0.27%) VLAN
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.18%) SD-WAN
9 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 93 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
3 80 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 80 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 77 (6.88%) Big Data
5 74 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
6 72 (6.43%) MongoDB
7 70 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 48 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
9 47 (4.20%) Amazon RDS
10 44 (3.93%) Data Lake
11 42 (3.75%) Hadoop
12 26 (2.32%) MySQL
12 26 (2.32%) Power BI
13 23 (2.05%) Tableau
14 17 (1.52%) Amazon Athena
14 17 (1.52%) Blockchain
14 17 (1.52%) Redis
14 17 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 254 (22.68%) Jenkins
2 85 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 70 (6.25%) JIRA
4 53 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 49 (4.38%) SonarQube
6 29 (2.59%) GitLab
7 25 (2.23%) webpack
8 22 (1.96%) Spinnaker
9 20 (1.79%) Selenium
10 17 (1.52%) Bower
10 17 (1.52%) Grunt
11 16 (1.43%) CircleCI
12 14 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.16%) Cypress.io
14 11 (0.98%) Bitbucket
14 11 (0.98%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.89%) git-flow
16 7 (0.63%) REST Assured
17 6 (0.54%) Maven
17 6 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 272 (24.29%) Finance
2 167 (14.91%) Social Skills
3 78 (6.96%) Retail
4 74 (6.61%) Publishing
5 53 (4.73%) Banking
6 45 (4.02%) Presentation Skills
7 36 (3.21%) Influencing Skills
8 34 (3.04%) Games
9 29 (2.59%) Law
10 27 (2.41%) Advertising
10 27 (2.41%) Legal
11 23 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (1.79%) Marketing
13 12 (1.07%) Investment Banking
13 12 (1.07%) Public Sector
14 11 (0.98%) Telecoms
15 8 (0.71%) Electronics
16 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 5 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 241 (21.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 198 (17.68%) Developer
3 95 (8.48%) Data Engineer
4 94 (8.39%) AWS Engineer
5 87 (7.77%) Architect
6 73 (6.52%) Security Engineer
7 67 (5.98%) Senior Developer
8 63 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
8 63 (5.63%) Technical Leader
9 59 (5.27%) Cloud Engineer
10 57 (5.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 57 (5.09%) Software Engineer
11 42 (3.75%) Java Developer
12 38 (3.39%) Software Developer
13 36 (3.21%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 35 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
14 35 (3.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 32 (2.86%) Java Engineer
15 32 (2.86%) Lead Developer
16 31 (2.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (10.18%) Kafka
2 106 (9.46%) Web Services
3 97 (8.66%) Node.js
4 87 (7.77%) React
5 86 (7.68%) .NET
6 74 (6.61%) Spring
7 58 (5.18%) CSS
8 57 (5.09%) HTML
8 57 (5.09%) Spring Boot
9 51 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 40 (3.57%) OAuth
11 35 (3.13%) OAuth2
11 35 (3.13%) OpenID
12 34 (3.04%) HTML5
13 27 (2.41%) Vue.js
14 23 (2.05%) REST
15 22 (1.96%) JSON
16 21 (1.88%) RESTful
17 20 (1.79%) .NET Core
17 20 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.38%) Public Cloud
2 37 (3.30%) Cloud Native
3 34 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.41%) Derivative
6 26 (2.32%) Data Centre
7 22 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.43%) User Experience
12 15 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
13 14 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.25%) OTC Derivatives
13 14 (1.25%) Social Media
14 13 (1.16%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.63%) Blog
15 7 (0.63%) Video on Demand
16 6 (0.54%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 185 (16.52%) Linux
2 56 (5.00%) Unix
3 51 (4.55%) Windows
4 28 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.71%) CentOS
7 7 (0.63%) Android
7 7 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.54%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.27%) SUSE
11 3 (0.27%) VMS
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) Solaris
13 1 (0.089%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (45.98%) DevOps
2 309 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (24.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 235 (20.98%) Software Engineering
5 215 (19.20%) Microservices
6 167 (14.91%) Analytics
7 140 (12.50%) Fintech
8 112 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 111 (9.91%) TDD
10 98 (8.75%) Data Science
11 93 (8.30%) Mentoring
12 87 (7.77%) Full Stack Development
13 79 (7.05%) OO
14 77 (6.88%) SDLC
15 75 (6.70%) Scrum
16 74 (6.61%) Event-Driven
17 69 (6.16%) Machine Learning
18 68 (6.07%) Data Modelling
18 68 (6.07%) ETL
19 67 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 520 (46.43%) Python
2 386 (34.46%) Java
3 197 (17.59%) SQL
4 163 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 146 (13.04%) C#
6 132 (11.79%) Bash Shell
7 121 (10.80%) Scala
8 97 (8.66%) Go
9 83 (7.41%) C++
10 71 (6.34%) PowerShell
11 64 (5.71%) Kotlin
12 49 (4.38%) PHP
13 48 (4.29%) Ruby
14 47 (4.20%) R
15 44 (3.93%) Java 8
16 43 (3.84%) TypeScript
17 40 (3.57%) Perl
18 28 (2.50%) MATLAB
18 28 (2.50%) Objective-C
18 28 (2.50%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 106 (9.46%) Degree
2 59 (5.27%) Master's Degree
3 35 (3.13%) AWS Certification
4 24 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.52%) CISSP
6 17 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.07%) GIAC
9 10 (0.89%) SANS
10 8 (0.71%) CCNA
10 8 (0.71%) CCNP
11 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.45%) CCIE
12 5 (0.45%) SAS Certification
13 4 (0.36%) PhD
14 3 (0.27%) CEH
14 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (11.07%) QA
2 49 (4.38%) GDPR
3 27 (2.41%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.71%) SLA
7 7 (0.63%) Accessibility
8 6 (0.54%) NIST
9 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.089%) COBIT
11 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.089%) GRC
11 1 (0.089%) NCSC
11 1 (0.089%) SEPA
11 1 (0.089%) SOC 2
System Software
1 411 (36.70%) Docker
2 35 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.07%) Firmware
5 11 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.98%) XenApp
6 6 (0.54%) vSphere
7 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.18%) HDFS
8 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.18%) KVM
8 2 (0.18%) LXC
9 1 (0.089%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.089%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.089%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.089%) Xen
9 1 (0.089%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 433 (38.66%) Kubernetes
2 349 (31.16%) Terraform
3 108 (9.64%) Ansible
4 96 (8.57%) Puppet
5 31 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.68%) Prometheus
7 23 (2.05%) Grafana
8 14 (1.25%) SCCM
9 12 (1.07%) Nagios
10 11 (0.98%) Consul
10 11 (0.98%) EdgeSight
10 11 (0.98%) SCOM
10 11 (0.98%) SCOrch
10 11 (0.98%) SCVMM
11 10 (0.89%) Packer
12 7 (0.63%) Kubeflow
13 4 (0.36%) Control-M
13 4 (0.36%) Icinga
14 3 (0.27%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 86 (7.68%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.14%) Oracle
3 59 (5.27%) Google
4 52 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (2.23%) IBM
6 20 (1.79%) VMware
7 19 (1.70%) Citrix
8 17 (1.52%) Informatica
8 17 (1.52%) SAP
8 17 (1.52%) Talend
9 15 (1.34%) Cisco
9 15 (1.34%) Cloudera
9 15 (1.34%) Dell
10 13 (1.16%) Splunk
11 12 (1.07%) Databricks
11 12 (1.07%) HP
12 9 (0.80%) Palo Alto
12 9 (0.80%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.71%) Aruba
13 8 (0.71%) F5