Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 13 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +16
Permanent jobs citing AWS 9,117 15,864 14,812
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 15.22% 12.02% 9.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.17% 39.27% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,203 13,957 12,747
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,650 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 22,144 40,398 38,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 36.96% 30.61% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18,278 33,112 31,815
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.61% +7.20%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,013 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in England

AWS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in England.

Salary trend for AWS in England

AWS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in England

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 AWS within the England region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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 +2 5,475 £75,000 - 634
North of England +7 1,152 £52,500 - 282
South East -1 1,075 £57,500 - 161
North West +4 548 £55,000 - 166
Yorkshire +17 518 £52,500 +5.00% 91
South West +4 514 £54,250 +8.50% 132
Midlands +1 490 £52,500 - 122
East of England +7 397 £55,000 - 75
West Midlands -1 320 £52,500 - 73
East Midlands +3 169 £55,000 +12.24% 49
North East +10 86 £45,000 - 25
South Coast 0 1 - -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 England region with a requirement for AWS.

1 4,389 (48.14%) Azure
2 3,730 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 3,265 (35.81%) DevOps
4 3,169 (34.76%) Python
5 2,401 (26.34%) Java
6 2,361 (25.90%) Docker
7 2,352 (25.80%) JavaScript
8 2,274 (24.94%) Finance
9 2,111 (23.15%) Kubernetes
10 1,911 (20.96%) GCP
11 1,861 (20.41%) Microservices
12 1,772 (19.44%) Linux
13 1,736 (19.04%) SQL
14 1,627 (17.85%) Software Engineering
15 1,620 (17.77%) Terraform
16 1,531 (16.79%) C#
17 1,478 (16.21%) Web Services
18 1,417 (15.54%) React
19 1,362 (14.94%) .NET
20 1,284 (14.08%) Node.js
21 1,266 (13.89%) Jenkins
22 1,240 (13.60%) Microsoft
23 1,239 (13.59%) TDD
24 1,218 (13.36%) Ansible
25 1,214 (13.32%) Git (software)
26 1,195 (13.11%) AngularJS
27 1,171 (12.84%) SQL Server
28 1,143 (12.54%) Scrum
29 1,122 (12.31%) Google
30 1,105 (12.12%) Serverless

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
1 486 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
2 369 (4.05%) Apache Spark
3 306 (3.36%) Apache
4 230 (2.52%) Confluence
5 127 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 118 (1.29%) IIS
7 114 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 93 (1.02%) MS Exchange
9 86 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
9 86 (0.94%) CMS
10 75 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
11 61 (0.67%) nginx
12 58 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 52 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 48 (0.53%) SAS
15 43 (0.47%) Skype for Business
16 39 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
17 33 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
18 29 (0.32%) WebLogic
19 26 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 106 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.21%) Sketch
5 16 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.13%) Zeplin
8 10 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 8 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.055%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 122 (1.34%) Markit EDM
2 69 (0.76%) SimCorp Dimension
3 54 (0.59%) PolarLake
4 52 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
5 37 (0.41%) FINCAD Analytics
6 21 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 12 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
9 11 (0.12%) Magento
10 8 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.088%) SDL Web 8
11 7 (0.077%) NetSuite
11 7 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.066%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 6 (0.066%) Sentinel
13 5 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (0.055%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.055%) SAP ERP
13 5 (0.055%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4,389 (48.14%) Azure
2 1,911 (20.96%) GCP
3 1,105 (12.12%) Serverless
4 933 (10.23%) SaaS
5 785 (8.61%) AWS Lambda
6 569 (6.24%) Amazon EC2
7 548 (6.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 527 (5.78%) Amazon S3
9 522 (5.73%) Office 365
10 457 (5.01%) PaaS
11 377 (4.14%) IaaS
12 318 (3.49%) Amazon ECS
13 299 (3.28%) GitHub
14 279 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
15 220 (2.41%) OpenShift
16 212 (2.33%) Power Platform
17 204 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 187 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 180 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
20 121 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 501 (5.50%) Firewall
2 312 (3.42%) DNS
3 218 (2.39%) VPN
4 210 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 205 (2.25%) WAN
6 192 (2.11%) Internet
7 175 (1.92%) Network Security
8 166 (1.82%) LAN
9 136 (1.49%) SAN
10 133 (1.46%) DHCP
11 131 (1.44%) HTTP
12 102 (1.12%) VoIP
13 88 (0.97%) Skype
14 82 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
15 64 (0.70%) MPLS
16 54 (0.59%) BGP
17 51 (0.56%) Wireless
18 46 (0.50%) SSL
19 45 (0.49%) OSPF
20 40 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,171 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 736 (8.07%) NoSQL
3 720 (7.90%) MongoDB
4 711 (7.80%) MySQL
5 581 (6.37%) Big Data
6 547 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
7 394 (4.32%) Relational Database
8 376 (4.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 376 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
9 358 (3.93%) Hadoop
10 341 (3.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 322 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
12 253 (2.78%) Redis
13 202 (2.22%) SQL Server 2019
14 186 (2.04%) Power BI
15 173 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
16 163 (1.79%) Data Lake
17 147 (1.61%) RDBMS
18 137 (1.50%) Apache Hive
19 132 (1.45%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,266 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 1,214 (13.32%) Git (software)
3 467 (5.12%) JIRA
4 318 (3.49%) GitLab
5 260 (2.85%) Selenium
6 220 (2.41%) Maven
7 206 (2.26%) TeamCity
8 200 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 172 (1.89%) Bitbucket
10 156 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
11 147 (1.61%) Cucumber
12 126 (1.38%) Artifactory
12 126 (1.38%) JUnit
13 84 (0.92%) SonarQube
14 82 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
15 77 (0.84%) webpack
16 61 (0.67%) Mockito
17 60 (0.66%) CircleCI
18 59 (0.65%) Mocha
19 58 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 2,274 (24.94%) Finance
2 666 (7.31%) Banking
3 506 (5.55%) Front Office
4 289 (3.17%) Retail
5 257 (2.82%) Games
6 209 (2.29%) Law
6 209 (2.29%) Marketing
7 191 (2.09%) Public Sector
8 172 (1.89%) Back Office
9 160 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 146 (1.60%) Telecoms
11 97 (1.06%) Advertising
12 95 (1.04%) Legal
13 69 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 50 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 50 (0.55%) Publishing
15 45 (0.49%) Automotive
16 38 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.31%) Local Government
18 26 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,633 (28.88%) Developer
2 1,252 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 992 (10.88%) Architect
4 940 (10.31%) AWS Engineer
5 661 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 573 (6.28%) Senior Developer
7 543 (5.96%) .NET Developer
8 511 (5.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 506 (5.55%) Java Developer
10 421 (4.62%) Data Engineer
11 409 (4.49%) AWS DevOps
12 344 (3.77%) AWS Developer
13 337 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 329 (3.61%) Python Engineer
15 328 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 317 (3.48%) Analyst
17 314 (3.44%) C# Developer
18 312 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
19 289 (3.17%) Python Developer
20 284 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,478 (16.21%) Web Services
2 1,417 (15.54%) React
3 1,362 (14.94%) .NET
4 1,284 (14.08%) Node.js
5 1,195 (13.11%) AngularJS
6 729 (8.00%) .NET Core
7 694 (7.61%) HTML
8 687 (7.54%) REST
9 685 (7.51%) Vue.js
10 598 (6.56%) CSS
11 565 (6.20%) ASP.NET
12 527 (5.78%) Kafka
13 456 (5.00%) Spring
14 451 (4.95%) RESTful
15 444 (4.87%) .NET Framework
16 360 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 305 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
18 302 (3.31%) Spring Boot
19 291 (3.19%) HTML5
20 268 (2.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 591 (6.48%) Public Cloud
2 590 (6.47%) Hedge funds
3 527 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
4 444 (4.87%) Fixed Income
5 426 (4.67%) Cloud Native
6 384 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
7 351 (3.85%) Equities
8 330 (3.62%) Derivative
9 324 (3.55%) Data Centre
10 284 (3.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 262 (2.87%) User Experience
12 219 (2.40%) Mobile App
13 209 (2.29%) Algorithms
14 207 (2.27%) Management Information System
15 159 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
16 153 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
17 150 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
18 135 (1.48%) Reference Data
19 132 (1.45%) Private Cloud
20 124 (1.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,772 (19.44%) Linux
2 1,087 (11.92%) Windows
3 492 (5.40%) Windows Server
4 329 (3.61%) Unix
5 156 (1.71%) CentOS
6 153 (1.68%) Android
6 153 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 144 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 133 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 118 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
10 106 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 106 (1.16%) Windows 10
11 72 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (0.58%) Windows 7
13 40 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 39 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
15 38 (0.42%) Debian
16 28 (0.31%) Mac OS
17 24 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (0.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,730 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 3,265 (35.81%) DevOps
3 1,861 (20.41%) Microservices
4 1,627 (17.85%) Software Engineering
5 1,239 (13.59%) TDD
6 1,143 (12.54%) Scrum
7 1,042 (11.43%) Fintech
8 831 (9.11%) Continuous Integration
9 788 (8.64%) Test Automation
10 742 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
11 740 (8.12%) Analytics
12 731 (8.02%) BDD
13 720 (7.90%) Mentoring
14 683 (7.49%) Asset Management
15 680 (7.46%) Infrastructure as Code
16 610 (6.69%) Machine Learning
16 610 (6.69%) Migration
17 565 (6.20%) MVC
18 527 (5.78%) Configuration Management
19 526 (5.77%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3,169 (34.76%) Python
2 2,401 (26.34%) Java
3 2,352 (25.80%) JavaScript
4 1,736 (19.04%) SQL
5 1,531 (16.79%) C#
6 650 (7.13%) PowerShell
7 635 (6.97%) Bash Shell
8 634 (6.95%) TypeScript
9 486 (5.33%) PHP
10 460 (5.05%) Go
11 406 (4.45%) Ruby
12 392 (4.30%) Scala
13 299 (3.28%) C++
14 240 (2.63%) Java 8
15 217 (2.38%) C
16 206 (2.26%) R
17 205 (2.25%) Kotlin
18 179 (1.96%) T-SQL
19 167 (1.83%) Perl
20 136 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 809 (8.87%) Degree
2 305 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 294 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 251 (2.75%) AWS Certification
5 225 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 224 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 175 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 156 (1.71%) CISSP
9 125 (1.37%) CCNA
10 113 (1.24%) MCSE
11 70 (0.77%) CISM
11 70 (0.77%) DV Cleared
12 68 (0.75%) MCSA
13 64 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 56 (0.61%) CISA
14 56 (0.61%) Master's Degree
15 53 (0.58%) CCNP
16 51 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
17 43 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
18 41 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (4.20%) QA
2 158 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (1.23%) SLA
4 111 (1.22%) GDPR
5 89 (0.98%) NIST
6 74 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 64 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 36 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 34 (0.37%) NIST 800
10 22 (0.24%) NCSC
11 21 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 15 (0.16%) COBIT
13 13 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (0.14%) ISO 9001
14 11 (0.12%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.066%) MISRA
16 4 (0.044%) Government Security Classifications
16 4 (0.044%) ISO 22301
16 4 (0.044%) JSP 440
16 4 (0.044%) PMO
System Software
1 2,361 (25.90%) Docker
2 546 (5.99%) Active Directory
3 456 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 227 (2.49%) Hyper-V
5 112 (1.23%) vSphere
6 67 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (0.47%) HDFS
9 33 (0.36%) VirtualBox
10 31 (0.34%) XenApp
11 30 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 26 (0.29%) VMware NSX
12 26 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
13 23 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 22 (0.24%) XenDesktop
15 19 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
16 17 (0.19%) vCloud
17 15 (0.16%) NDS
17 15 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
18 14 (0.15%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2,111 (23.15%) Kubernetes
2 1,620 (17.77%) Terraform
3 1,218 (13.36%) Ansible
4 729 (8.00%) Puppet
5 488 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
6 198 (2.17%) Grafana
7 169 (1.85%) Prometheus
8 117 (1.28%) SCCM
9 95 (1.04%) Packer
10 71 (0.78%) Kibana
11 67 (0.73%) Nagios
12 57 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
13 54 (0.59%) Graphite
14 46 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
15 45 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
16 44 (0.48%) Istio
17 42 (0.46%) Salt
18 40 (0.44%) Consul
18 40 (0.44%) ZABBIX
19 39 (0.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,240 (13.60%) Microsoft
2 1,122 (12.31%) Google
3 701 (7.69%) VMware
4 512 (5.62%) Oracle
5 359 (3.94%) Cisco
6 218 (2.39%) Red Hat
7 187 (2.05%) Splunk
8 168 (1.84%) Tableau
9 160 (1.75%) IBM
10 152 (1.67%) SAP
11 144 (1.58%) Citrix
12 129 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
13 122 (1.34%) HP
14 107 (1.17%) Bloomberg
15 93 (1.02%) Dell
16 86 (0.94%) Atlassian
17 79 (0.87%) Palo Alto
18 77 (0.84%) EMC
19 75 (0.82%) New Relic
20 74 (0.81%) Talend