Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 23 42
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 +35
Permanent jobs citing AWS 248 222 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.25% 9.11% 6.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.68% 47.23% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 118 120 91
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £33,925 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £75,000 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +13.64%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 595 470 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 31.80% 19.29% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 324 276 307
Edinburgh median annual salary £49,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% +6.67% +0.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Edinburgh

AWS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for AWS in Edinburgh

AWS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for AWS.

1 128 (51.61%) Azure
2 112 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (38.71%) DevOps
4 90 (36.29%) JavaScript
5 82 (33.06%) Python
6 77 (31.05%) Java
7 71 (28.63%) GCP
8 69 (27.82%) Docker
9 68 (27.42%) Node.js
10 66 (26.61%) Software Engineering
11 63 (25.40%) Linux
12 55 (22.18%) Finance
13 52 (20.97%) C#
14 47 (18.95%) Jenkins
15 46 (18.55%) Microservices
16 45 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (16.94%) React
17 42 (16.94%) Kubernetes
18 41 (16.53%) TDD
19 40 (16.13%) SQL
19 40 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (15.73%) .NET
21 38 (15.32%) Ansible
22 37 (14.92%) Web Services
23 35 (14.11%) Terraform
23 35 (14.11%) Opscode Chef
23 35 (14.11%) SaaS
24 34 (13.71%) Splunk
24 34 (13.71%) CSS
24 34 (13.71%) HTML

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 15 (6.05%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.42%) nginx
3 4 (1.61%) Confluence
4 3 (1.21%) Apache
5 2 (0.81%) SAS
5 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 128 (51.61%) Azure
2 71 (28.63%) GCP
3 35 (14.11%) SaaS
4 27 (10.89%) PaaS
4 27 (10.89%) Serverless
5 18 (7.26%) Amazon S3
6 16 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (6.05%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (5.24%) Amazon ECS
8 13 (5.24%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (4.03%) IaaS
10 6 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.42%) Office 365
11 4 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.61%) GitHub
12 2 (0.81%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.40%) AWS Fargate
13 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.24%) Network Security
2 10 (4.03%) Wireless
3 5 (2.02%) DNS
3 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.61%) DHCP
4 4 (1.61%) Firewall
4 4 (1.61%) SAN
5 2 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.40%) NAS
6 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.40%) PBX
6 1 (0.40%) SMTP
6 1 (0.40%) SSH
6 1 (0.40%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (5.24%) Amazon Athena
6 12 (4.84%) MySQL
7 9 (3.63%) Big Data
8 8 (3.23%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.82%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.81%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 47 (18.95%) Jenkins
2 32 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.45%) JIRA
4 14 (5.65%) Maven
5 13 (5.24%) PhantomJS
5 13 (5.24%) Subversion
6 9 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (3.63%) JUnit
7 7 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.42%) Cypress.io
8 6 (2.42%) GitLab
8 6 (2.42%) GoCD
8 6 (2.42%) IBM UrbanCode
8 6 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.02%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.02%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.02%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.02%) webpack
General
1 55 (22.18%) Finance
2 19 (7.66%) Banking
3 13 (5.24%) Law
3 13 (5.24%) Marketing
4 5 (2.02%) Legal
4 5 (2.02%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.21%) Games
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (22.98%) Software Engineer
2 45 (18.15%) Developer
3 31 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (10.08%) Consultant
5 22 (8.87%) Senior Consultant
5 22 (8.87%) Senior Software Engineer
6 20 (8.06%) Architect
6 20 (8.06%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (5.65%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (5.24%) .NET Software Engineer
9 13 (5.24%) C# Software Engineer
9 13 (5.24%) Data Engineer
9 13 (5.24%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.24%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.84%) AWS Software Engineer
10 12 (4.84%) Development Engineer
10 12 (4.84%) Software Development Engineer
11 11 (4.44%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (27.42%) Node.js
2 42 (16.94%) React
3 39 (15.73%) .NET
4 37 (14.92%) Web Services
5 34 (13.71%) CSS
5 34 (13.71%) HTML
6 26 (10.48%) React Native
7 22 (8.87%) Elastic Stack
8 14 (5.65%) AngularJS
9 13 (5.24%) Spring
10 12 (4.84%) Kafka
10 12 (4.84%) Play Framework
11 10 (4.03%) RESTful
12 9 (3.63%) Middleware
13 7 (2.82%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (2.42%) CSS3
14 6 (2.42%) HTML5
15 5 (2.02%) Entity Framework
15 5 (2.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.47%) Public Cloud
2 15 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.65%) Cloud Native
4 9 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.23%) User Experience
6 7 (2.82%) Replication
7 5 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.40%) iPad
9 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.40%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.40%) Linux
2 28 (11.29%) Unix
3 22 (8.87%) Windows
4 10 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.82%) Android
5 7 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.81%) CentOS
6 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (38.71%) DevOps
3 66 (26.61%) Software Engineering
4 46 (18.55%) Microservices
5 45 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (16.53%) TDD
7 40 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (13.31%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (12.10%) Data Protection
9 30 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (10.48%) Analytics
11 23 (9.27%) Fintech
11 23 (9.27%) Infrastructure as Code
12 22 (8.87%) SIEM
13 21 (8.47%) Scrum
13 21 (8.47%) Security Operations
14 17 (6.85%) OOP
14 17 (6.85%) Test Automation
15 16 (6.45%) Use Case
16 15 (6.05%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 90 (36.29%) JavaScript
2 82 (33.06%) Python
3 77 (31.05%) Java
4 52 (20.97%) C#
5 40 (16.13%) SQL
6 29 (11.69%) Bash Shell
7 26 (10.48%) Scala
8 25 (10.08%) TypeScript
9 23 (9.27%) C++
10 21 (8.47%) Go
10 21 (8.47%) PowerShell
10 21 (8.47%) Ruby
11 18 (7.26%) PHP
12 16 (6.45%) ES6
13 11 (4.44%) Kotlin
14 8 (3.23%) C
15 7 (2.82%) R
16 6 (2.42%) Java 8
17 5 (2.02%) PL/SQL
18 4 (1.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (5.24%) Degree
2 9 (3.63%) AWS Certification
3 8 (3.23%) CISM
3 8 (3.23%) CISSP
3 8 (3.23%) GIAC
4 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.81%) PhD
4 2 (0.81%) PMP
4 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.63%) GDPR
2 8 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (3.23%) NIST
3 5 (2.02%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 69 (27.82%) Docker
2 11 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.82%) KVM
5 5 (2.02%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.40%) Ceph
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) LXC
6 1 (0.40%) NFS
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (16.94%) Kubernetes
2 38 (15.32%) Ansible
3 35 (14.11%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (14.11%) Terraform
4 32 (12.90%) Puppet
5 13 (5.24%) Kibana
5 13 (5.24%) logstash
6 6 (2.42%) Consul
6 6 (2.42%) Rundeck
7 5 (2.02%) Rancher
8 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.40%) Packer
8 1 (0.40%) SCOM
8 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (13.71%) Splunk
2 33 (13.31%) Google
3 28 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.66%) ServiceNow
5 15 (6.05%) Oracle
5 15 (6.05%) VMware
6 13 (5.24%) CyberArk
6 13 (5.24%) Symantec
7 6 (2.42%) Cisco
7 6 (2.42%) Delphix
7 6 (2.42%) RedGate
8 4 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.61%) Citrix
9 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.81%) Coverity
10 2 (0.81%) Dell
10 2 (0.81%) EMC
10 2 (0.81%) IBM
10 2 (0.81%) NetApp
10 2 (0.81%) Perforce