Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 10 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 18,024 9,531 15,822
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 18.02% 14.89% 11.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.45% 40.58% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,059 7,927 12,864
10th Percentile £40,615 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £49,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £108,750 £97,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 43,482 23,488 40,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.47% 36.71% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31,330 19,602 33,584
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 28 July 2021.

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 28 July 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 +1 10,309 £80,000 +6.67% 1,580
North of England +6 2,413 £55,000 +4.76% 630
South East +9 2,208 £60,000 +4.35% 341
North West +9 1,175 £57,500 +4.55% 372
South West +9 1,156 £52,500 -4.11% 191
Midlands +3 1,010 £59,000 +12.38% 316
Yorkshire +3 979 £55,000 +4.76% 195
West Midlands +4 683 £60,000 +14.29% 218
East of England -3 462 £60,000 +9.09% 191
East Midlands +3 322 £52,500 -4.55% 96
North East +9 262 £50,000 +11.11% 63
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 England region with a requirement for AWS.

1 8,023 (44.51%) Azure
2 7,896 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
3 6,662 (36.96%) DevOps
4 6,283 (34.86%) Python
5 5,588 (31.00%) Docker
6 5,174 (28.71%) Kubernetes
7 5,097 (28.28%) Software Engineering
8 4,852 (26.92%) GCP
9 4,715 (26.16%) JavaScript
10 4,714 (26.15%) Java
11 4,206 (23.34%) Terraform
12 3,985 (22.11%) Microservices
13 3,944 (21.88%) Finance
14 3,940 (21.86%) React
15 3,767 (20.90%) SQL
16 3,472 (19.26%) Linux
17 3,136 (17.40%) Serverless
18 3,057 (16.96%) Node.js
19 3,040 (16.87%) Social Skills
20 2,727 (15.13%) Git (software)
21 2,611 (14.49%) C#
22 2,511 (13.93%) Web Services
23 2,497 (13.85%) Jenkins
24 2,412 (13.38%) Full Stack Development
25 2,327 (12.91%) TDD
26 2,283 (12.67%) .NET
27 2,267 (12.58%) Infrastructure as Code
28 2,141 (11.88%) Ansible
29 2,139 (11.87%) Google
30 2,078 (11.53%) TypeScript

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
1 845 (4.69%) Apache Spark
2 800 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 611 (3.39%) Apache
4 452 (2.51%) Confluence
5 355 (1.97%) Apache Airflow
6 202 (1.12%) CMS
7 192 (1.07%) IIS
8 181 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 171 (0.95%) nginx
10 159 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
11 142 (0.79%) GemFire
12 130 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 126 (0.70%) WordPress
14 99 (0.55%) MS Exchange
15 75 (0.42%) GeoServer
16 73 (0.41%) OpenStack
17 58 (0.32%) Drupal
18 57 (0.32%) Apache Solr
19 51 (0.28%) Luigi
20 48 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 180 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 92 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 27 (0.15%) Sketch
7 23 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 22 (0.12%) Figma
9 14 (0.078%) InVision
9 14 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
10 10 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.050%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
13 6 (0.033%) Final Cut Pro
13 6 (0.033%) Revit
14 5 (0.028%) Adobe XD
14 5 (0.028%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.022%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 74 (0.41%) Magento
2 36 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 35 (0.19%) Shopify
4 24 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 23 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.100%) Payment Gateway
7 17 (0.094%) R3 Corda
8 13 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.055%) Primavera
9 10 (0.055%) Summit
10 9 (0.050%) NetSuite
11 8 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (0.039%) FastStats
12 7 (0.039%) Infor M3
12 7 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (0.028%) SDL Web 8
13 5 (0.028%) Unica
14 4 (0.022%) Oracle Applications
14 4 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 4 (0.022%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 8,023 (44.51%) Azure
2 4,852 (26.92%) GCP
3 3,136 (17.40%) Serverless
4 2,017 (11.19%) AWS Lambda
5 1,908 (10.59%) SaaS
6 1,378 (7.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1,262 (7.00%) Amazon S3
8 1,087 (6.03%) GitHub
9 1,060 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
10 994 (5.51%) PaaS
11 743 (4.12%) IaaS
12 742 (4.12%) Amazon ECS
13 675 (3.75%) Amazon SQS
14 662 (3.67%) Microsoft 365
15 529 (2.93%) Amazon EKS
15 529 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
16 459 (2.55%) Amazon Kinesis
17 418 (2.32%) Power Platform
18 384 (2.13%) Snowflake
19 368 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 807 (4.48%) Firewall
2 539 (2.99%) HTTP
3 463 (2.57%) DNS
4 301 (1.67%) Internet
5 287 (1.59%) VPN
6 264 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 221 (1.23%) DHCP
8 217 (1.20%) Network Security
9 208 (1.15%) WAN
10 187 (1.04%) LAN
11 143 (0.79%) VLAN
12 135 (0.75%) SAN
13 126 (0.70%) OSPF
14 100 (0.55%) IPv4
15 99 (0.55%) SSL
16 80 (0.44%) Broadband
17 76 (0.42%) Wireless
18 67 (0.37%) BGP
19 63 (0.35%) VoIP
20 61 (0.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,066 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
2 1,843 (10.23%) NoSQL
3 1,510 (8.38%) MySQL
4 1,338 (7.42%) Big Data
5 1,320 (7.32%) SQL Server
6 1,297 (7.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1,176 (6.52%) Relational Database
8 1,034 (5.74%) MongoDB
9 848 (4.70%) Amazon RDS
10 843 (4.68%) Redis
11 812 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
12 630 (3.50%) Hadoop
13 556 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
14 399 (2.21%) Amazon Aurora
15 371 (2.06%) Power BI
16 349 (1.94%) Tableau
17 345 (1.91%) Data Lake
18 317 (1.76%) RDBMS
19 302 (1.68%) BigQuery
20 286 (1.59%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 2,727 (15.13%) Git (software)
2 2,497 (13.85%) Jenkins
3 1,108 (6.15%) JIRA
4 923 (5.12%) GitLab
5 504 (2.80%) Selenium
6 484 (2.69%) Cucumber
7 476 (2.64%) Cypress.io
8 440 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 362 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 361 (2.00%) webpack
11 360 (2.00%) JUnit
12 318 (1.76%) CircleCI
13 315 (1.75%) Maven
14 314 (1.74%) Bitbucket
15 295 (1.64%) Gradle
16 293 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
17 244 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
18 236 (1.31%) SonarQube
19 230 (1.28%) Artifactory
20 200 (1.11%) Storybook
General
1 3,944 (21.88%) Finance
2 3,040 (16.87%) Social Skills
3 1,142 (6.34%) Banking
4 837 (4.64%) Retail
5 722 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
6 663 (3.68%) Marketing
7 644 (3.57%) Public Sector
8 588 (3.26%) Games
9 546 (3.03%) Front Office
10 526 (2.92%) Law
11 493 (2.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 379 (2.10%) Presentation Skills
13 283 (1.57%) Telecoms
14 260 (1.44%) Manufacturing
15 215 (1.19%) Advertising
16 204 (1.13%) Legal
17 140 (0.78%) Influencing Skills
18 137 (0.76%) Investment Banking
19 133 (0.74%) Financial Institution
20 120 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4,930 (27.35%) Developer
2 2,657 (14.74%) Software Engineer
3 2,253 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1,583 (8.78%) Architect
5 1,429 (7.93%) AWS Engineer
6 1,120 (6.21%) Senior Developer
7 876 (4.86%) Java Developer
8 864 (4.79%) Data Engineer
9 810 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 729 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
11 679 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
12 669 (3.71%) AWS DevOps
13 632 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
14 618 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 612 (3.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 584 (3.24%) Python Engineer
17 557 (3.09%) React Developer
18 541 (3.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 539 (2.99%) Java Engineer
20 484 (2.69%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,940 (21.86%) React
2 3,057 (16.96%) Node.js
3 2,511 (13.93%) Web Services
4 2,283 (12.67%) .NET
5 1,993 (11.06%) AngularJS
6 1,613 (8.95%) REST
7 1,570 (8.71%) CSS
7 1,570 (8.71%) Kafka
8 1,393 (7.73%) HTML
9 1,325 (7.35%) Spring
10 1,259 (6.99%) RESTful
11 1,136 (6.30%) .NET Core
12 1,014 (5.63%) Vue.js
13 946 (5.25%) GraphQL
14 787 (4.37%) Spring Boot
15 607 (3.37%) Redux
16 582 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
17 578 (3.21%) HTML5
18 521 (2.89%) React Native
19 475 (2.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 969 (5.38%) User Experience
2 942 (5.23%) Public Cloud
3 837 (4.64%) Cloud Native
4 819 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
5 543 (3.01%) Hedge funds
6 502 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 449 (2.49%) Algorithms
8 447 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 434 (2.41%) Derivative
10 403 (2.24%) Data Centre
11 397 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
12 361 (2.00%) Fixed Income
13 352 (1.95%) Equities
14 336 (1.86%) Management Information System
15 317 (1.76%) Data Structures
16 308 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
17 291 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 272 (1.51%) Virtual Team
19 251 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
20 241 (1.34%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 3,472 (19.26%) Linux
2 1,468 (8.14%) Windows
3 802 (4.45%) Unix
4 564 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 344 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 337 (1.87%) Android
7 273 (1.51%) CentOS
8 271 (1.50%) Ubuntu
9 193 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 146 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
11 127 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 94 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 86 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
14 51 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 44 (0.24%) Debian
16 43 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 31 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 31 (0.17%) Mesosphere
17 31 (0.17%) VMS
18 30 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,896 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6,662 (36.96%) DevOps
3 5,097 (28.28%) Software Engineering
4 3,985 (22.11%) Microservices
5 2,412 (13.38%) Full Stack Development
6 2,327 (12.91%) TDD
7 2,267 (12.58%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1,938 (10.75%) Analytics
9 1,887 (10.47%) Scrum
10 1,850 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
11 1,790 (9.93%) Test Automation
12 1,685 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
13 1,604 (8.90%) Mentoring
14 1,516 (8.41%) Fintech
15 1,483 (8.23%) Machine Learning
16 1,315 (7.30%) Artificial Intelligence
16 1,315 (7.30%) Computer Science
17 1,268 (7.04%) Data Science
18 1,116 (6.19%) Open Source
19 1,072 (5.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6,283 (34.86%) Python
2 4,715 (26.16%) JavaScript
3 4,714 (26.15%) Java
4 3,767 (20.90%) SQL
5 2,611 (14.49%) C#
6 2,078 (11.53%) TypeScript
7 1,275 (7.07%) Go
8 1,164 (6.46%) Bash Shell
9 1,063 (5.90%) PowerShell
10 969 (5.38%) PHP
11 908 (5.04%) Scala
12 847 (4.70%) Ruby
13 634 (3.52%) Kotlin
14 578 (3.21%) C++
15 365 (2.03%) ES6
16 339 (1.88%) Shell Script
17 321 (1.78%) T-SQL
18 313 (1.74%) C
19 300 (1.66%) Java 8
20 256 (1.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,695 (9.40%) Degree
2 977 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 707 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 541 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 364 (2.02%) AWS Certification
6 206 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 174 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
8 171 (0.95%) OCP
9 144 (0.80%) CISSP
9 144 (0.80%) Master's Degree
10 130 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 99 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
12 96 (0.53%) DV Cleared
13 94 (0.52%) CCNA
14 89 (0.49%) CCNP
15 85 (0.47%) CISM
16 63 (0.35%) MCSE
17 62 (0.34%) GIAC
18 61 (0.34%) MCSA
19 57 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,092 (6.06%) QA
2 305 (1.69%) GDPR
2 305 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 202 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 197 (1.09%) Accessibility
5 150 (0.83%) SLA
6 133 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 92 (0.51%) NIST
8 50 (0.28%) PSD2
9 48 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 38 (0.21%) GRC
11 23 (0.13%) COBIT
12 22 (0.12%) WCAG
13 21 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
14 17 (0.094%) ISO 9001
15 15 (0.083%) GxP
15 15 (0.083%) HIPAA
15 15 (0.083%) NCSC
16 14 (0.078%) ISO 13485
17 12 (0.067%) WAI
System Software
1 5,588 (31.00%) Docker
2 719 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 713 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 255 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 159 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 140 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 129 (0.72%) HDFS
8 104 (0.58%) vSphere
9 78 (0.43%) VirtualBox
10 40 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 35 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 35 (0.19%) XenApp
12 33 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
13 30 (0.17%) Firmware
13 30 (0.17%) NDS
13 30 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 29 (0.16%) KVM
15 28 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
16 26 (0.14%) XenDesktop
17 25 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5,174 (28.71%) Kubernetes
2 4,206 (23.34%) Terraform
3 2,141 (11.88%) Ansible
4 1,212 (6.72%) Puppet
5 889 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
6 579 (3.21%) Prometheus
7 568 (3.15%) Grafana
8 203 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
9 177 (0.98%) Istio
10 173 (0.96%) Packer
11 166 (0.92%) Kibana
12 126 (0.70%) Consul
13 119 (0.66%) SCCM
14 117 (0.65%) Graphite
15 114 (0.63%) Nagios
16 104 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
17 84 (0.47%) ZABBIX
18 79 (0.44%) Salt
19 70 (0.39%) logstash
20 59 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,139 (11.87%) Google
2 2,017 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 1,009 (5.60%) VMware
4 996 (5.53%) Oracle
5 387 (2.15%) Cisco
6 325 (1.80%) Splunk
7 315 (1.75%) IBM
8 290 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 240 (1.33%) SAP
10 231 (1.28%) Citrix
11 230 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 196 (1.09%) Atlassian
13 153 (0.85%) Okta
14 149 (0.83%) Talend
15 148 (0.82%) Samsung
16 142 (0.79%) Databricks
17 129 (0.72%) Informatica
18 114 (0.63%) Meraki
19 113 (0.63%) New Relic
20 110 (0.61%) Cloudera