Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 27 58
Rank change year-on-year +8 +31 +46
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 14,610 11,979 7,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.35% 7.33% 4.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.05% 36.53% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,588 10,129 6,791
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +0.84% +8.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,975 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Amazon 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 35,587 32,789 22,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 25.22% 20.06% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28,542 27,455 19,184
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in England

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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 +12 8,057 £70,000 +3.70% 1,474
South East +12 1,917 £55,000 - 385
North of England +26 1,808 £55,000 +15.79% 452
North West +21 1,047 £57,500 +16.16% 243
Midlands +29 1,004 £53,075 +6.15% 260
South West +14 1,001 £52,500 +5.00% 198
East of England +19 815 £55,000 -4.35% 168
West Midlands +56 635 £53,000 +6.00% 176
Yorkshire +35 631 £50,000 - 164
East Midlands +13 369 £55,000 +10.00% 84
North East +15 136 £47,500 +5.56% 45
South Coast - 4 - -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 7,261 (49.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6,206 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
3 5,544 (37.95%) DevOps
4 4,558 (31.20%) Python
5 4,311 (29.51%) Linux
6 4,267 (29.21%) Java
7 3,727 (25.51%) Docker
8 3,415 (23.37%) SQL
9 2,997 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 2,861 (19.58%) Web Services
11 2,737 (18.73%) Finance
12 2,570 (17.59%) Microservices
13 2,568 (17.58%) Windows
14 2,558 (17.51%) Ansible
15 2,514 (17.21%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2,489 (17.04%) C#
17 2,451 (16.78%) Jenkins
18 2,411 (16.50%) Kubernetes
19 2,383 (16.31%) Microsoft
20 2,247 (15.38%) Software Engineering
21 2,189 (14.98%) Google
22 2,158 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
23 2,115 (14.48%) .NET
24 2,083 (14.26%) Git (software)
25 2,081 (14.24%) Puppet
26 1,851 (12.67%) SQL Server
27 1,751 (11.98%) TDD
28 1,740 (11.91%) Terraform
29 1,732 (11.85%) Degree
30 1,717 (11.75%) HTML

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 823 (5.63%) Apache Spark
2 677 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
3 652 (4.46%) Apache
4 403 (2.76%) Confluence
5 321 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 315 (2.16%) IIS
7 310 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 295 (2.02%) nginx
9 261 (1.79%) MS Exchange
10 249 (1.70%) CMS
11 238 (1.63%) OpenStack
12 187 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 151 (1.03%) Apache Pig
14 132 (0.90%) Apache Solr
15 122 (0.84%) JBoss
16 111 (0.76%) WebSphere
17 100 (0.68%) WordPress
18 99 (0.68%) WebLogic
19 95 (0.65%) Skype for Business
20 78 (0.53%) Ethereum
Applications
1 224 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 168 (1.15%) Chatbot
3 75 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
5 42 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 32 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 27 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.096%) SPSS
10 8 (0.055%) Snapchat
11 7 (0.048%) Maya
12 6 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
12 6 (0.041%) Stata
13 4 (0.027%) InDesign
14 3 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.014%) HipChat
15 2 (0.014%) Mingle
15 2 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
16 1 (0.007%) CINEMA 4D
16 1 (0.007%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 78 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (0.47%) Magento
3 56 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 48 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
5 29 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
6 21 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
7 19 (0.13%) Eloqua
8 18 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 17 (0.12%) thinkFolio
10 13 (0.089%) Eagle PACE
11 12 (0.082%) SAP S/4HANA
12 11 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
12 11 (0.075%) Ripple
13 9 (0.062%) Exstream
13 9 (0.062%) Front Arena
13 9 (0.062%) Markit EDM
13 9 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
13 9 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 9 (0.062%) SAP ERP
13 9 (0.062%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7,261 (49.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,514 (17.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,197 (8.19%) SaaS
4 971 (6.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 944 (6.46%) Amazon EC2
6 924 (6.32%) Serverless
7 863 (5.91%) Office 365
8 854 (5.85%) Amazon S3
9 843 (5.77%) PaaS
10 777 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
11 730 (5.00%) IaaS
12 649 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
13 605 (4.14%) GitHub
14 402 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 352 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
16 334 (2.29%) OpenShift
17 301 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 262 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
19 216 (1.48%) IBM Cloud
20 212 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1,027 (7.03%) Firewall
2 592 (4.05%) DNS
3 479 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 421 (2.88%) WAN
5 419 (2.87%) HTTP
6 418 (2.86%) VPN
7 406 (2.78%) Internet
8 366 (2.51%) LAN
9 281 (1.92%) Network Security
10 267 (1.83%) SAN
11 251 (1.72%) DHCP
12 178 (1.22%) Wireless
13 159 (1.09%) VLAN
14 141 (0.97%) SSL
15 119 (0.81%) VoIP
16 115 (0.79%) MPLS
17 111 (0.76%) Skype
18 106 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
19 97 (0.66%) Unified Communications
20 90 (0.62%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,851 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 1,629 (11.15%) NoSQL
3 1,388 (9.50%) Big Data
4 1,347 (9.22%) MySQL
5 1,066 (7.30%) MongoDB
6 948 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
7 903 (6.18%) Hadoop
8 743 (5.09%) Relational Database
9 729 (4.99%) Amazon RDS
10 633 (4.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 573 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 554 (3.79%) Amazon Redshift
13 482 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
14 397 (2.72%) Redis
15 358 (2.45%) RDBMS
16 309 (2.11%) Apache Hive
17 279 (1.91%) HBase
18 255 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 208 (1.42%) Blockchain
20 163 (1.12%) Flink
Development Applications
1 2,451 (16.78%) Jenkins
2 2,083 (14.26%) Git (software)
3 974 (6.67%) JIRA
4 754 (5.16%) TeamCity
5 681 (4.66%) Maven
6 599 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 598 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 529 (3.62%) Selenium
9 368 (2.52%) Cucumber
10 366 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 364 (2.49%) Subversion
12 346 (2.37%) Visual Studio
13 289 (1.98%) Vagrant
14 272 (1.86%) Gradle
15 251 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
16 211 (1.44%) GitLab
17 190 (1.30%) JUnit
18 176 (1.20%) Bitbucket
19 173 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
20 167 (1.14%) gulp
General
1 2,737 (18.73%) Finance
2 769 (5.26%) Banking
3 715 (4.89%) Retail
4 539 (3.69%) Marketing
5 322 (2.20%) Games
6 319 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 310 (2.12%) Law
8 195 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 174 (1.19%) Advertising
10 160 (1.10%) Electronics
11 147 (1.01%) Front Office
12 139 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 124 (0.85%) Legal
14 108 (0.74%) Publishing
15 102 (0.70%) Investment Banking
16 95 (0.65%) Military
17 64 (0.44%) Automotive
18 45 (0.31%) Retail Banking
19 42 (0.29%) Billing
20 38 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3,819 (26.14%) Developer
2 2,262 (15.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,123 (14.53%) Architect
4 1,012 (6.93%) Java Developer
5 988 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
6 980 (6.71%) Software Engineer
7 949 (6.50%) Senior Developer
8 765 (5.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 749 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
10 664 (4.54%) Solutions Architect
11 661 (4.52%) .NET Developer
12 631 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
13 568 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 523 (3.58%) C# Developer
15 506 (3.46%) Consultant
16 488 (3.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 479 (3.28%) Data Engineer
18 462 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
19 456 (3.12%) AWS Architect
20 449 (3.07%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,861 (19.58%) Web Services
2 2,115 (14.48%) .NET
3 1,717 (11.75%) HTML
4 1,588 (10.87%) AngularJS
5 1,532 (10.49%) Node.js
6 1,497 (10.25%) CSS
7 1,238 (8.47%) React
8 1,074 (7.35%) Spring
9 1,031 (7.06%) RESTful
10 995 (6.81%) REST
11 797 (5.46%) ASP.NET
12 707 (4.84%) Kafka
13 675 (4.62%) HTML5
14 542 (3.71%) Spring Boot
15 516 (3.53%) jQuery
16 491 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 477 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
18 456 (3.12%) .NET Core
19 390 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
20 389 (2.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 965 (6.61%) Public Cloud
2 915 (6.26%) Fintech
3 832 (5.69%) Data Centre
4 743 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
5 737 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 590 (4.04%) User Experience
7 459 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
8 458 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 451 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
10 374 (2.56%) Algorithms
11 356 (2.44%) Cloud Native
12 343 (2.35%) Hedge funds
13 334 (2.29%) Mobile App
14 331 (2.27%) Management Information System
15 310 (2.12%) Private Cloud
16 299 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
17 227 (1.55%) Data Structures
18 185 (1.27%) Virtual Team
19 172 (1.18%) Replication
20 124 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4,311 (29.51%) Linux
2 2,568 (17.58%) Windows
3 914 (6.26%) Windows Server
4 773 (5.29%) Unix
5 433 (2.96%) CentOS
6 385 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 351 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 328 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 289 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 241 (1.65%) Android
11 229 (1.57%) Windows 10
12 225 (1.54%) Apple iOS
13 149 (1.02%) Debian
14 139 (0.95%) Windows 7
15 86 (0.59%) Windows 8
16 77 (0.53%) VMS
17 71 (0.49%) Mac OS X
18 68 (0.47%) Solaris
19 63 (0.43%) CoreOS
20 60 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,206 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 5,544 (37.95%) DevOps
3 2,570 (17.59%) Microservices
4 2,247 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2,158 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
6 1,751 (11.98%) TDD
7 1,622 (11.10%) Scrum
8 1,367 (9.36%) Test Automation
9 1,332 (9.12%) Configuration Management
10 1,267 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
11 1,234 (8.45%) Analytics
12 1,193 (8.17%) Computer Science
13 1,178 (8.06%) Open Source
14 1,177 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 1,143 (7.82%) Mentoring
16 1,106 (7.57%) MVC
17 970 (6.64%) Migration
18 943 (6.45%) BDD
19 903 (6.18%) Machine Learning
20 852 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4,558 (31.20%) Python
2 4,267 (29.21%) Java
3 3,415 (23.37%) SQL
4 2,997 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 2,489 (17.04%) C#
6 1,370 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 1,256 (8.60%) Ruby
8 1,167 (7.99%) PowerShell
9 916 (6.27%) Scala
10 854 (5.85%) PHP
11 684 (4.68%) Go
12 659 (4.51%) Perl
13 584 (4.00%) C++
14 567 (3.88%) Java 8
15 387 (2.65%) T-SQL
16 386 (2.64%) Shell Script
17 356 (2.44%) C
18 313 (2.14%) TypeScript
19 248 (1.70%) ES6
20 186 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 1,732 (11.85%) Degree
2 646 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 396 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 377 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 360 (2.46%) AWS Certification
6 328 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 297 (2.03%) CISSP
8 235 (1.61%) MCSE
9 232 (1.59%) SC Cleared
10 150 (1.03%) Master's Degree
11 147 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 145 (0.99%) MCSA
13 126 (0.86%) CCNP
14 112 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
15 111 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 107 (0.73%) PhD
17 102 (0.70%) CISM
18 97 (0.66%) CCNA
19 81 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
20 78 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 613 (4.20%) QA
2 309 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 260 (1.78%) GDPR
4 152 (1.04%) SLA
5 118 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 75 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 60 (0.41%) PMO
8 50 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
9 34 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 30 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 20 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 16 (0.11%) COBIT
12 16 (0.11%) SAS 70
13 15 (0.10%) MiFID
14 11 (0.075%) IFRS
15 7 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 7 (0.048%) FedRAMP
16 6 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 6 (0.041%) PA-DSS
16 6 (0.041%) PSD2
System Software
1 3,727 (25.51%) Docker
2 1,294 (8.86%) Active Directory
3 1,078 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 553 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 237 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
6 209 (1.43%) vSphere
7 121 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 100 (0.68%) Apache Flume
9 97 (0.66%) XenApp
10 91 (0.62%) HDFS
11 86 (0.59%) VirtualBox
12 78 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 73 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
14 62 (0.42%) XenDesktop
15 51 (0.35%) NFS
15 51 (0.35%) VMware NSX
16 50 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
17 47 (0.32%) Xen
18 42 (0.29%) Firmware
19 41 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2,558 (17.51%) Ansible
2 2,411 (16.50%) Kubernetes
3 2,081 (14.24%) Puppet
4 1,740 (11.91%) Terraform
5 1,691 (11.57%) Opscode Chef
6 375 (2.57%) Salt
7 274 (1.88%) Prometheus
8 273 (1.87%) Nagios
9 271 (1.85%) Packer
10 252 (1.72%) SCCM
11 233 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
12 231 (1.58%) Grafana
13 208 (1.42%) Consul
14 191 (1.31%) Kibana
15 158 (1.08%) ZABBIX
16 155 (1.06%) Graphite
17 134 (0.92%) Oozie
18 117 (0.80%) Mesos
19 115 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
20 85 (0.58%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2,383 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 2,189 (14.98%) Google
3 1,564 (10.70%) VMware
4 877 (6.00%) Oracle
5 650 (4.45%) Cisco
6 570 (3.90%) Red Hat
7 407 (2.79%) Citrix
7 407 (2.79%) IBM
8 358 (2.45%) Splunk
9 326 (2.23%) SAP
10 268 (1.83%) New Relic
11 264 (1.81%) Tableau
12 233 (1.59%) Cloudera
13 228 (1.56%) Atlassian
14 206 (1.41%) HP
15 170 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
16 163 (1.12%) NetApp
17 154 (1.05%) CheckPoint
18 149 (1.02%) Hortonworks
19 147 (1.01%) Adobe