Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 20 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 +34
Permanent jobs citing AWS 15,749 14,647 10,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.18% 9.41% 6.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.98% 38.20% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12,637 11,909 8,984
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 40,399 38,346 30,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 31.24% 24.64% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33,126 31,286 25,602
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +9 8,850 £75,000 +7.14% 1,243
South East +14 2,229 £57,500 +4.55% 320
North of England +4 1,843 £52,500 +5.00% 416
Midlands +15 1,087 £52,500 -2.91% 202
North West +5 1,040 £57,500 +9.52% 270
South West +6 877 £50,000 - 177
East of England +5 749 £52,500 -8.70% 172
Yorkshire 0 671 £50,000 - 124
West Midlands +25 669 £55,000 - 135
East Midlands +12 411 £50,000 +2.04% 65
North East -2 132 £50,000 +11.11% 22
South Coast 0 2 £90,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7,761 (49.28%) Azure
2 6,699 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5,700 (36.19%) DevOps
4 5,025 (31.91%) Python
5 4,486 (28.48%) Docker
6 4,439 (28.19%) Java
7 3,986 (25.31%) Linux
8 3,299 (20.95%) JavaScript
9 3,285 (20.86%) Kubernetes
10 3,216 (20.42%) SQL
11 3,006 (19.09%) GCP
12 3,005 (19.08%) Finance
13 2,869 (18.22%) Software Engineering
14 2,808 (17.83%) Microservices
15 2,595 (16.48%) C#
16 2,569 (16.31%) Microsoft
17 2,557 (16.24%) Windows
18 2,541 (16.13%) Web Services
19 2,536 (16.10%) Terraform
20 2,445 (15.52%) Ansible
21 2,432 (15.44%) .NET
22 2,268 (14.40%) Jenkins
23 2,140 (13.59%) Git (software)
24 2,128 (13.51%) Google
25 1,905 (12.10%) TDD
26 1,817 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
27 1,804 (11.45%) Puppet
28 1,778 (11.29%) Scrum
29 1,716 (10.90%) SQL Server
30 1,715 (10.89%) Node.js

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
1 813 (5.16%) Apache Spark
2 700 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 476 (3.02%) Confluence
4 431 (2.74%) Apache
5 294 (1.87%) OpenStack
6 271 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 260 (1.65%) IIS
8 223 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 199 (1.26%) nginx
10 181 (1.15%) CMS
11 177 (1.12%) MS Exchange
12 139 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 135 (0.86%) Skype for Business
14 127 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
15 105 (0.67%) JBoss
16 104 (0.66%) Apache Pig
17 100 (0.63%) Apache Solr
18 92 (0.58%) SAS
19 85 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
20 75 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 130 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 36 (0.23%) Chatbot
5 26 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.044%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.038%) CINEMA 4D
8 6 (0.038%) Maya
8 6 (0.038%) MODO
8 6 (0.038%) NUKE
9 4 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.025%) InDesign
9 4 (0.025%) Sketch
9 4 (0.025%) SPSS
10 3 (0.019%) Gliffy
11 2 (0.013%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 117 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
2 90 (0.57%) Magento
3 53 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 48 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
5 46 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
6 28 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 25 (0.16%) PolarLake
8 24 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
9 14 (0.089%) Markit EDM
10 13 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 12 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
11 12 (0.076%) Eagle PACE
11 12 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
12 8 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.044%) assyst
13 7 (0.044%) FINCAD Analytics
13 7 (0.044%) Fredhopper
14 6 (0.038%) Adobe Campaign
14 6 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
14 6 (0.038%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 7,761 (49.28%) Azure
2 3,006 (19.09%) GCP
3 1,571 (9.98%) Serverless
4 1,198 (7.61%) SaaS
5 1,168 (7.42%) AWS Lambda
6 1,082 (6.87%) Amazon S3
7 1,051 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1,003 (6.37%) Office 365
9 979 (6.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 830 (5.27%) PaaS
11 756 (4.80%) IaaS
12 691 (4.39%) GitHub
13 618 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
14 497 (3.16%) Amazon ECS
15 476 (3.02%) Amazon SQS
16 441 (2.80%) OpenShift
17 341 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 329 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 259 (1.64%) Power Platform
20 227 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1,010 (6.41%) Firewall
2 514 (3.26%) DNS
3 481 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 466 (2.96%) WAN
5 427 (2.71%) VPN
6 406 (2.58%) Internet
7 405 (2.57%) LAN
8 324 (2.06%) HTTP
9 291 (1.85%) Network Security
10 289 (1.84%) DHCP
11 244 (1.55%) SAN
12 174 (1.10%) VoIP
13 166 (1.05%) Skype
14 161 (1.02%) MPLS
15 127 (0.81%) Wireless
16 114 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
17 109 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
18 106 (0.67%) VLAN
19 96 (0.61%) BGP
19 96 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,716 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 1,218 (7.73%) Big Data
3 1,214 (7.71%) MySQL
4 1,156 (7.34%) NoSQL
5 1,003 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
6 868 (5.51%) MongoDB
7 767 (4.87%) Amazon RDS
8 729 (4.63%) Hadoop
9 637 (4.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 627 (3.98%) Relational Database
11 592 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
12 484 (3.07%) Amazon Redshift
13 367 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 359 (2.28%) Redis
15 285 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 275 (1.75%) Apache Hive
17 263 (1.67%) RDBMS
18 253 (1.61%) Power BI
19 209 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
20 202 (1.28%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 2,268 (14.40%) Jenkins
2 2,140 (13.59%) Git (software)
3 1,067 (6.78%) JIRA
4 497 (3.16%) Maven
5 495 (3.14%) TeamCity
6 493 (3.13%) Selenium
7 413 (2.62%) GitLab
8 399 (2.53%) Bitbucket
9 393 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 363 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 284 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 283 (1.80%) Cucumber
13 245 (1.56%) Subversion
14 220 (1.40%) Artifactory
15 214 (1.36%) Visual Studio
16 206 (1.31%) JUnit
17 204 (1.30%) Gradle
18 162 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
18 162 (1.03%) webpack
19 160 (1.02%) Travis CI
General
1 3,005 (19.08%) Finance
2 902 (5.73%) Retail
3 845 (5.37%) Banking
4 550 (3.49%) Public Sector
5 541 (3.44%) Marketing
6 492 (3.12%) Front Office
7 371 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 270 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 254 (1.61%) Law
10 237 (1.50%) Games
11 208 (1.32%) Advertising
12 148 (0.94%) Electronics
13 105 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 94 (0.60%) Publishing
15 85 (0.54%) Investment Banking
16 78 (0.50%) Legal
17 66 (0.42%) Automotive
18 53 (0.34%) Back Office
19 49 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 38 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,286 (27.21%) Developer
2 2,184 (13.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,884 (11.96%) Architect
4 1,288 (8.18%) AWS Engineer
5 1,213 (7.70%) Software Engineer
6 1,058 (6.72%) Senior Developer
7 1,000 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 990 (6.29%) Java Developer
9 802 (5.09%) .NET Developer
10 750 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 720 (4.57%) Consultant
12 660 (4.19%) AWS DevOps
13 599 (3.80%) C# Developer
14 597 (3.79%) Cloud Architect
15 582 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 567 (3.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 561 (3.56%) Data Engineer
18 508 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
19 459 (2.91%) Python Engineer
20 458 (2.91%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,541 (16.13%) Web Services
2 2,432 (15.44%) .NET
3 1,715 (10.89%) Node.js
4 1,617 (10.27%) React
5 1,575 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1,535 (9.75%) HTML
7 1,417 (9.00%) CSS
8 1,064 (6.76%) Spring
9 1,043 (6.62%) REST
10 957 (6.08%) RESTful
11 850 (5.40%) Kafka
12 830 (5.27%) ASP.NET
13 782 (4.97%) .NET Core
14 609 (3.87%) HTML5
14 609 (3.87%) Spring Boot
15 553 (3.51%) JSON
16 493 (3.13%) .NET Framework
17 424 (2.69%) J2EE
18 421 (2.67%) Vue.js
19 398 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1,095 (6.95%) Public Cloud
2 877 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 802 (5.09%) Data Centre
4 756 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
5 578 (3.67%) User Experience
6 559 (3.55%) Cloud Native
7 445 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 438 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 417 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
10 401 (2.55%) Algorithms
11 380 (2.41%) Fixed Income
12 343 (2.18%) Mobile App
13 317 (2.01%) Derivative
14 284 (1.80%) Private Cloud
15 268 (1.70%) Management Information System
16 255 (1.62%) Data Structures
17 220 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
18 205 (1.30%) Hedge funds
19 196 (1.24%) Virtual Team
20 178 (1.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3,986 (25.31%) Linux
2 2,557 (16.24%) Windows
3 1,076 (6.83%) Windows Server
4 864 (5.49%) Unix
5 323 (2.05%) Android
6 317 (2.01%) CentOS
7 304 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 288 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 256 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 238 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 234 (1.49%) Windows 10
12 230 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 163 (1.03%) Windows 7
14 100 (0.63%) Debian
15 97 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 58 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 44 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 33 (0.21%) CoreOS
18 33 (0.21%) Mesosphere
18 33 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,699 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5,700 (36.19%) DevOps
3 2,869 (18.22%) Software Engineering
4 2,808 (17.83%) Microservices
5 1,905 (12.10%) TDD
6 1,817 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 1,778 (11.29%) Scrum
8 1,535 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
9 1,469 (9.33%) Test Automation
10 1,376 (8.74%) Mentoring
11 1,361 (8.64%) Analytics
12 1,210 (7.68%) Migration
13 1,149 (7.30%) Infrastructure as Code
14 1,095 (6.95%) Machine Learning
15 1,090 (6.92%) Configuration Management
16 1,082 (6.87%) Fintech
17 1,073 (6.81%) Computer Science
18 1,053 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
19 1,051 (6.67%) Open Source
20 941 (5.97%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5,025 (31.91%) Python
2 4,439 (28.19%) Java
3 3,299 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 3,216 (20.42%) SQL
5 2,595 (16.48%) C#
6 1,322 (8.39%) Bash Shell
7 1,257 (7.98%) PowerShell
8 1,043 (6.62%) Ruby
9 818 (5.19%) Go
10 807 (5.12%) Scala
11 792 (5.03%) PHP
12 605 (3.84%) C++
13 547 (3.47%) TypeScript
14 479 (3.04%) Java 8
15 433 (2.75%) R
16 364 (2.31%) Shell Script
17 360 (2.29%) Perl
18 320 (2.03%) C
19 318 (2.02%) T-SQL
20 296 (1.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,547 (9.82%) Degree
2 519 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 442 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
4 407 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 368 (2.34%) AWS Certification
6 324 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 284 (1.80%) CISSP
8 275 (1.75%) CCNA
9 250 (1.59%) SC Cleared
10 224 (1.42%) CCNP
11 215 (1.37%) MCSE
12 117 (0.74%) MCSA
13 110 (0.70%) CISM
14 109 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 106 (0.67%) Master's Degree
16 101 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
17 95 (0.60%) PhD
18 73 (0.46%) DV Cleared
19 70 (0.44%) CEH
19 70 (0.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 700 (4.44%) QA
2 235 (1.49%) SLA
3 206 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 191 (1.21%) GDPR
5 120 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 111 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 88 (0.56%) NIST
8 65 (0.41%) COBIT
9 34 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 32 (0.20%) PMO
11 20 (0.13%) NCSC
12 17 (0.11%) HIPAA
13 16 (0.10%) WAI
14 15 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 12 (0.076%) ISO 9001
16 9 (0.057%) ISAE 3402
17 8 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 8 (0.051%) ISO 22301
17 8 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 7 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4,486 (28.48%) Docker
2 1,086 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1,030 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 654 (4.15%) Hyper-V
5 223 (1.42%) vSphere
6 152 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 150 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
8 107 (0.68%) XenApp
9 74 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 71 (0.45%) HDFS
11 62 (0.39%) VMware NSX
12 59 (0.37%) VirtualBox
13 56 (0.36%) XenDesktop
14 54 (0.34%) Varnish
15 48 (0.30%) vCloud
16 46 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
17 44 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
18 39 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 37 (0.23%) Xen
20 35 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3,285 (20.86%) Kubernetes
2 2,536 (16.10%) Terraform
3 2,445 (15.52%) Ansible
4 1,804 (11.45%) Puppet
5 1,377 (8.74%) Opscode Chef
6 316 (2.01%) SCCM
7 295 (1.87%) Packer
8 267 (1.70%) Prometheus
9 250 (1.59%) Grafana
10 239 (1.52%) Nagios
11 208 (1.32%) Salt
12 207 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
13 183 (1.16%) Kibana
14 178 (1.13%) Consul
15 123 (0.78%) ZABBIX
16 117 (0.74%) SCOM
17 114 (0.72%) Rancher
18 109 (0.69%) Graphite
19 98 (0.62%) Mesos
20 90 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2,569 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 2,128 (13.51%) Google
3 1,552 (9.85%) VMware
4 935 (5.94%) Oracle
5 757 (4.81%) Cisco
6 409 (2.60%) Citrix
7 357 (2.27%) SAP
8 334 (2.12%) IBM
9 323 (2.05%) Splunk
10 317 (2.01%) Tableau
11 277 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 258 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
13 221 (1.40%) HP
14 213 (1.35%) Dell
15 209 (1.33%) Cloudera
16 172 (1.09%) Informatica
16 172 (1.09%) Veeam
17 167 (1.06%) Atlassian
18 145 (0.92%) Bloomberg
19 127 (0.81%) WorldPay