Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 20 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 +29
Permanent jobs citing AWS 15,420 15,021 11,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.55% 10.06% 7.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.90% 38.99% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12,532 12,082 9,975
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 40,684 38,530 33,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 33.11% 25.80% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33,490 31,162 27,841
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in England

AWS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for AWS in England

AWS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in England over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 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 +7 8,824 £75,000 +7.14% 1,588
South East +10 2,060 £57,500 +4.55% 355
North of England +7 1,932 £54,486 +3.78% 504
North West +5 1,108 £55,000 - 287
Midlands +9 1,049 £52,500 -4.55% 241
East of England +9 750 £53,000 -3.64% 218
South West -12 717 £52,500 - 154
Yorkshire +7 694 £50,000 - 166
West Midlands +7 617 £53,500 -2.73% 151
East Midlands +13 428 £52,500 -2.33% 90
North East +7 130 £45,000 -5.26% 51
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 7,559 (49.02%) Azure
2 6,402 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5,225 (33.88%) DevOps
4 4,962 (32.18%) Python
5 4,472 (29.00%) Java
6 4,166 (27.02%) Docker
7 3,552 (23.04%) Linux
8 3,458 (22.43%) Finance
9 3,333 (21.61%) JavaScript
10 3,169 (20.55%) SQL
11 3,162 (20.51%) Kubernetes
12 2,993 (19.41%) GCP
13 2,975 (19.29%) Software Engineering
14 2,907 (18.85%) Microservices
15 2,610 (16.93%) Web Services
16 2,570 (16.67%) C#
17 2,392 (15.51%) Windows
18 2,363 (15.32%) Terraform
19 2,324 (15.07%) Microsoft
20 2,240 (14.53%) .NET
21 2,093 (13.57%) Ansible
22 2,047 (13.27%) Jenkins
23 2,015 (13.07%) Google
24 1,987 (12.89%) Git (software)
25 1,826 (11.84%) TDD
26 1,683 (10.91%) Node.js
27 1,682 (10.91%) SQL Server
28 1,590 (10.31%) Scrum
29 1,571 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
30 1,541 (9.99%) Analytics

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
1 782 (5.07%) Apache Spark
2 593 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 450 (2.92%) Confluence
4 382 (2.48%) Apache
5 285 (1.85%) IIS
6 241 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 215 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 212 (1.37%) SharePoint
9 200 (1.30%) nginx
10 182 (1.18%) CMS
11 155 (1.01%) MS Exchange
12 140 (0.91%) WebSphere
13 123 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
14 119 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
15 103 (0.67%) Skype for Business
16 79 (0.51%) JBoss
17 66 (0.43%) WordPress
18 62 (0.40%) Apache Solr
19 57 (0.37%) SAS
20 56 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 150 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 18 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.065%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.052%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.039%) Gliffy
10 5 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.032%) InDesign
10 5 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.019%) HipChat
11 3 (0.019%) Sketch
11 3 (0.019%) SPSS
12 2 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.006%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.006%) MODO
13 1 (0.006%) SPSS Modeler
13 1 (0.006%) Weka
Business Applications
1 88 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
2 76 (0.49%) Magento
3 72 (0.47%) FINCAD Analytics
4 59 (0.38%) PolarLake
5 47 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 42 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 41 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
8 40 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
9 32 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
10 24 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
11 19 (0.12%) SAP ERP
12 17 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 16 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
14 12 (0.078%) Adobe Campaign
15 10 (0.065%) assyst
15 10 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
16 7 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
17 6 (0.039%) HFM
18 5 (0.032%) NetSuite
18 5 (0.032%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 7,559 (49.02%) Azure
2 2,993 (19.41%) GCP
3 1,536 (9.96%) Serverless
4 1,171 (7.59%) AWS Lambda
5 1,124 (7.29%) SaaS
6 1,099 (7.13%) Amazon S3
7 1,017 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
8 1,002 (6.50%) Office 365
9 932 (6.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 771 (5.00%) PaaS
11 690 (4.47%) IaaS
12 575 (3.73%) GitHub
13 512 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
14 493 (3.20%) Amazon ECS
15 460 (2.98%) Amazon SQS
16 391 (2.54%) OpenShift
17 316 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 267 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 246 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
20 238 (1.54%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 984 (6.38%) Firewall
2 489 (3.17%) DNS
3 463 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 395 (2.56%) WAN
5 380 (2.46%) VPN
6 373 (2.42%) Internet
7 355 (2.30%) LAN
8 293 (1.90%) HTTP
9 275 (1.78%) Network Security
10 253 (1.64%) DHCP
11 237 (1.54%) SAN
12 179 (1.16%) VoIP
13 146 (0.95%) MPLS
14 136 (0.88%) Wireless
15 124 (0.80%) BGP
15 124 (0.80%) Skype
16 115 (0.75%) SSL
17 104 (0.67%) VLAN
18 103 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
19 89 (0.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,682 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 1,186 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1,176 (7.63%) Big Data
4 1,145 (7.43%) MySQL
5 1,112 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
6 826 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
7 716 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 705 (4.57%) Hadoop
9 678 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 667 (4.33%) Relational Database
11 574 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
12 492 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
13 351 (2.28%) Redis
14 332 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
15 312 (2.02%) Amazon Athena
16 295 (1.91%) RDBMS
17 264 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 245 (1.59%) Apache Hive
19 244 (1.58%) Amazon Aurora
20 239 (1.55%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 2,047 (13.27%) Jenkins
2 1,987 (12.89%) Git (software)
3 1,006 (6.52%) JIRA
4 515 (3.34%) Maven
5 440 (2.85%) Selenium
6 423 (2.74%) TeamCity
7 394 (2.56%) GitLab
8 373 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 351 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 322 (2.09%) Bitbucket
11 252 (1.63%) Artifactory
12 247 (1.60%) Cucumber
13 234 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 209 (1.36%) JUnit
15 205 (1.33%) Subversion
16 190 (1.23%) Gradle
17 165 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
18 151 (0.98%) RStudio
19 144 (0.93%) Visual Studio
20 140 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 3,458 (22.43%) Finance
2 1,089 (7.06%) Banking
3 813 (5.27%) Retail
4 794 (5.15%) Front Office
5 512 (3.32%) Public Sector
6 502 (3.26%) Marketing
7 322 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 262 (1.70%) Games
9 223 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 202 (1.31%) Law
11 165 (1.07%) Advertising
12 136 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 121 (0.78%) Electronics
14 113 (0.73%) Back Office
15 103 (0.67%) Legal
16 95 (0.62%) Automotive
17 85 (0.55%) Financial Institution
18 62 (0.40%) Billing
19 43 (0.28%) Publishing
20 41 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,410 (28.60%) Developer
2 1,901 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,812 (11.75%) Architect
4 1,272 (8.25%) Software Engineer
5 1,181 (7.66%) AWS Engineer
6 1,139 (7.39%) Senior Developer
7 1,104 (7.16%) Java Developer
8 895 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
9 750 (4.86%) .NET Developer
10 655 (4.25%) Consultant
11 625 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
12 617 (4.00%) Data Engineer
13 601 (3.90%) C# Developer
14 525 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 512 (3.32%) Cloud Architect
15 512 (3.32%) Java Engineer
16 499 (3.24%) Python Developer
17 490 (3.18%) Python Engineer
18 487 (3.16%) AWS Developer
19 478 (3.10%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,610 (16.93%) Web Services
2 2,240 (14.53%) .NET
3 1,683 (10.91%) Node.js
4 1,501 (9.73%) React
5 1,480 (9.60%) HTML
6 1,404 (9.11%) CSS
7 1,354 (8.78%) AngularJS
8 1,092 (7.08%) REST
9 951 (6.17%) Spring
10 878 (5.69%) RESTful
11 799 (5.18%) Kafka
12 752 (4.88%) .NET Core
13 707 (4.58%) ASP.NET
14 614 (3.98%) J2EE
15 550 (3.57%) Spring Boot
16 528 (3.42%) HTML5
17 507 (3.29%) JSON
18 436 (2.83%) Vue.js
19 418 (2.71%) .NET Framework
20 390 (2.53%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,065 (6.91%) Public Cloud
2 852 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
3 848 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 780 (5.06%) Data Centre
5 655 (4.25%) Fixed Income
6 601 (3.90%) Cloud Native
7 540 (3.50%) Derivative
8 510 (3.31%) User Experience
9 461 (2.99%) Equities
10 415 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 404 (2.62%) Algorithms
12 395 (2.56%) Hedge funds
13 376 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
14 366 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
15 337 (2.19%) Mobile App
16 311 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 293 (1.90%) Private Cloud
18 252 (1.63%) Data Structures
19 242 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
20 227 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3,552 (23.04%) Linux
2 2,392 (15.51%) Windows
3 975 (6.32%) Windows Server
4 763 (4.95%) Unix
5 347 (2.25%) Android
6 307 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 251 (1.63%) Windows 10
8 250 (1.62%) CentOS
9 249 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 214 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 209 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 194 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 141 (0.91%) Windows 7
14 98 (0.64%) Mac OS
15 86 (0.56%) Debian
16 79 (0.51%) Mac OS X
17 56 (0.36%) VMS
18 55 (0.36%) Windows 8
19 39 (0.25%) Solaris
20 32 (0.21%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,402 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5,225 (33.88%) DevOps
3 2,975 (19.29%) Software Engineering
4 2,907 (18.85%) Microservices
5 1,826 (11.84%) TDD
6 1,590 (10.31%) Scrum
7 1,571 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
8 1,541 (9.99%) Analytics
9 1,533 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
10 1,394 (9.04%) Mentoring
11 1,338 (8.68%) Test Automation
12 1,204 (7.81%) Machine Learning
13 1,164 (7.55%) Migration
14 1,061 (6.88%) Open Source
15 1,060 (6.87%) Infrastructure as Code
16 1,035 (6.71%) Computer Science
17 1,030 (6.68%) Fintech
18 1,029 (6.67%) Configuration Management
19 1,016 (6.59%) Asset Management
20 929 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4,962 (32.18%) Python
2 4,472 (29.00%) Java
3 3,333 (21.61%) JavaScript
4 3,169 (20.55%) SQL
5 2,570 (16.67%) C#
6 1,176 (7.63%) PowerShell
7 1,168 (7.57%) Bash Shell
8 926 (6.01%) Ruby
9 809 (5.25%) Go
10 783 (5.08%) PHP
11 761 (4.94%) Scala
12 625 (4.05%) C++
13 581 (3.77%) TypeScript
14 575 (3.73%) R
15 544 (3.53%) Java 8
16 356 (2.31%) C
17 324 (2.10%) Shell Script
18 314 (2.04%) Perl
19 264 (1.71%) T-SQL
20 260 (1.69%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,395 (9.05%) Degree
2 524 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 369 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 357 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
5 330 (2.14%) AWS Certification
6 299 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 236 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 214 (1.39%) CISSP
9 208 (1.35%) CCNP
10 207 (1.34%) CCNA
11 202 (1.31%) MCSE
12 112 (0.73%) MCSA
13 110 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 105 (0.68%) CISM
15 92 (0.60%) PhD
16 87 (0.56%) Master's Degree
17 67 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
18 60 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
19 56 (0.36%) DV Cleared
20 52 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 620 (4.02%) QA
2 252 (1.63%) SLA
3 177 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 165 (1.07%) GDPR
5 144 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 118 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 74 (0.48%) NIST
8 37 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 34 (0.22%) COBIT
10 20 (0.13%) PMO
11 16 (0.10%) NCSC
12 9 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 8 (0.052%) ISO 31000
14 7 (0.045%) HIPAA
14 7 (0.045%) MiFID
14 7 (0.045%) PSD2
15 6 (0.039%) EMIR
15 6 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.039%) JSP 440
16 5 (0.032%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4,166 (27.02%) Docker
2 1,045 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 918 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 603 (3.91%) Hyper-V
5 182 (1.18%) vSphere
6 157 (1.02%) XenApp
7 145 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 128 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
9 83 (0.54%) HDFS
9 83 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 74 (0.48%) VirtualBox
11 66 (0.43%) VMware NSX
12 63 (0.41%) vCloud
13 47 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 38 (0.25%) Xen
15 35 (0.23%) Firmware
16 32 (0.21%) Varnish
17 27 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
18 26 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 24 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3,162 (20.51%) Kubernetes
2 2,363 (15.32%) Terraform
3 2,093 (13.57%) Ansible
4 1,498 (9.71%) Puppet
5 1,111 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
6 280 (1.82%) SCCM
7 263 (1.71%) Packer
8 245 (1.59%) Prometheus
9 229 (1.49%) Grafana
10 186 (1.21%) Nagios
11 178 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
12 160 (1.04%) Consul
13 156 (1.01%) Salt
14 150 (0.97%) Kibana
15 127 (0.82%) Rancher
16 118 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
16 118 (0.77%) ZABBIX
17 113 (0.73%) Mesos
18 96 (0.62%) Graphite
19 88 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2,324 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 2,015 (13.07%) Google
3 1,447 (9.38%) VMware
4 886 (5.75%) Oracle
5 683 (4.43%) Cisco
6 457 (2.96%) Citrix
7 320 (2.08%) IBM
8 299 (1.94%) Tableau
9 293 (1.90%) Splunk
10 286 (1.85%) SAP
11 248 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 238 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
13 203 (1.32%) Bloomberg
14 188 (1.22%) HP
15 176 (1.14%) Atlassian
16 167 (1.08%) Veeam
17 162 (1.05%) WorldPay
18 157 (1.02%) Meraki
19 154 (1.00%) Dell
20 149 (0.97%) Informatica