Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 15 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +17
Permanent jobs citing AWS 11,291 15,155 14,103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.07% 11.47% 8.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.79% 39.64% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10,078 13,184 12,218
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £90,000
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 28,380 38,232 38,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 35.38% 28.92% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23,181 31,084 31,330
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +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 4 June 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 4 June 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 +4 6,861 £75,000 +3.45% 442
North of England +6 1,416 £52,500 -4.55% 211
South East 0 1,345 £60,000 +4.35% 129
North West +4 713 £55,000 - 122
Midlands +2 650 £55,000 +4.76% 76
Yorkshire +13 605 £52,500 - 63
South West 0 532 £52,500 +5.00% 82
East of England +7 498 £55,000 - 92
West Midlands +1 434 £55,000 +4.76% 51
East Midlands +4 215 £55,000 +15.79% 25
North East +9 98 £41,000 -13.68% 26
South Coast 0 1 - -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 5,672 (50.23%) Azure
2 4,892 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3,770 (33.39%) DevOps
4 3,545 (31.40%) Python
5 3,097 (27.43%) Java
6 3,085 (27.32%) JavaScript
7 2,907 (25.75%) Docker
8 2,800 (24.80%) Finance
9 2,507 (22.20%) Kubernetes
10 2,350 (20.81%) Microservices
11 2,231 (19.76%) GCP
12 2,168 (19.20%) SQL
13 2,160 (19.13%) C#
14 2,119 (18.77%) Linux
15 2,114 (18.72%) Software Engineering
16 1,966 (17.41%) React
17 1,933 (17.12%) .NET
18 1,813 (16.06%) Node.js
19 1,788 (15.84%) TDD
20 1,782 (15.78%) Terraform
21 1,781 (15.77%) Web Services
22 1,736 (15.38%) AngularJS
23 1,649 (14.60%) Scrum
24 1,614 (14.29%) SQL Server
25 1,606 (14.22%) Microsoft
26 1,500 (13.28%) Git (software)
27 1,434 (12.70%) Google
28 1,426 (12.63%) Jenkins
29 1,398 (12.38%) Ansible
30 1,347 (11.93%) Windows

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
1 762 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
2 511 (4.53%) Apache Spark
3 326 (2.89%) Apache
4 257 (2.28%) Confluence
5 171 (1.51%) IIS
6 147 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 141 (1.25%) CMS
7 141 (1.25%) MS Exchange
8 134 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 119 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
10 87 (0.77%) OpenStack
11 77 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
12 71 (0.63%) nginx
13 64 (0.57%) WebSphere
14 63 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 55 (0.49%) Skype for Business
16 49 (0.43%) SAS
17 47 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
18 39 (0.35%) Umbraco
19 37 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 128 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 18 (0.16%) Sketch
7 15 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
8 11 (0.097%) Zeplin
9 7 (0.062%) Gliffy
10 5 (0.044%) SPSS
11 4 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.018%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.018%) Windchill
14 1 (0.009%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 92 (0.81%) Markit EDM
2 79 (0.70%) FINCAD Analytics
3 55 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
4 38 (0.34%) PolarLake
5 36 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
6 31 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
8 19 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.11%) Magento
9 12 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 11 (0.097%) Distributed Ledger
11 9 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.080%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 9 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
11 9 (0.080%) SDL Web 8
12 8 (0.071%) NetSuite
12 8 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.062%) SAP ERP
14 6 (0.053%) Elite 3E
14 6 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5,672 (50.23%) Azure
2 2,231 (19.76%) GCP
3 1,297 (11.49%) Serverless
4 1,078 (9.55%) SaaS
5 860 (7.62%) AWS Lambda
6 688 (6.09%) Office 365
7 642 (5.69%) Amazon EC2
8 613 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 607 (5.38%) Amazon S3
10 564 (5.00%) PaaS
11 435 (3.85%) IaaS
12 388 (3.44%) Amazon ECS
13 354 (3.14%) GitHub
14 317 (2.81%) OpenShift
15 303 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
16 273 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
17 248 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 223 (1.98%) Power Platform
19 220 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 159 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 535 (4.74%) Firewall
2 345 (3.06%) DNS
3 272 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 252 (2.23%) Internet
5 230 (2.04%) VPN
6 228 (2.02%) WAN
7 195 (1.73%) LAN
8 182 (1.61%) Network Security
8 182 (1.61%) SAN
9 172 (1.52%) HTTP
10 169 (1.50%) DHCP
11 104 (0.92%) VoIP
12 100 (0.89%) Skype
13 84 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
14 65 (0.58%) MPLS
15 64 (0.57%) BGP
16 61 (0.54%) Wireless
17 55 (0.49%) SSL
18 51 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
19 49 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,614 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1,051 (9.31%) MongoDB
3 953 (8.44%) NoSQL
4 918 (8.13%) MySQL
5 786 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
6 744 (6.59%) Big Data
7 514 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 513 (4.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 463 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
10 459 (4.07%) Hadoop
11 446 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
12 426 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
13 393 (3.48%) Redis
14 374 (3.31%) SQL Server 2019
15 219 (1.94%) Amazon Athena
16 205 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
17 201 (1.78%) Power BI
18 177 (1.57%) RDBMS
19 161 (1.43%) Data Lake
20 145 (1.28%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,500 (13.28%) Git (software)
2 1,426 (12.63%) Jenkins
3 566 (5.01%) JIRA
4 317 (2.81%) Maven
5 312 (2.76%) Selenium
6 292 (2.59%) GitLab
7 247 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 243 (2.15%) Bitbucket
9 238 (2.11%) TeamCity
10 182 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 168 (1.49%) Cucumber
12 162 (1.43%) JUnit
13 151 (1.34%) Artifactory
14 140 (1.24%) webpack
15 101 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
16 94 (0.83%) SonarQube
17 92 (0.81%) Subversion
18 91 (0.81%) Vagrant
19 86 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
20 81 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 2,800 (24.80%) Finance
2 829 (7.34%) Banking
3 631 (5.59%) Front Office
4 456 (4.04%) Retail
5 358 (3.17%) Games
6 265 (2.35%) Marketing
7 253 (2.24%) Public Sector
8 208 (1.84%) Investment Banking
9 166 (1.47%) Law
10 165 (1.46%) Telecoms
11 156 (1.38%) Back Office
12 141 (1.25%) Advertising
13 138 (1.22%) Legal
14 106 (0.94%) Automotive
15 100 (0.89%) Manufacturing
16 59 (0.52%) Publishing
17 53 (0.47%) Electronics
17 53 (0.47%) Financial Institution
18 41 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,520 (31.18%) Developer
2 1,355 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,182 (10.47%) Architect
4 955 (8.46%) AWS Engineer
5 906 (8.02%) .NET Developer
6 865 (7.66%) Software Engineer
7 768 (6.80%) Java Developer
8 761 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 594 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
10 545 (4.83%) Data Engineer
11 519 (4.60%) C# Developer
12 423 (3.75%) AWS Developer
13 408 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 401 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
15 386 (3.42%) AWS DevOps
16 384 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
17 365 (3.23%) Java Engineer
18 348 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
19 334 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
20 330 (2.92%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,966 (17.41%) React
2 1,933 (17.12%) .NET
3 1,813 (16.06%) Node.js
4 1,781 (15.77%) Web Services
5 1,736 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 1,052 (9.32%) .NET Core
7 991 (8.78%) HTML
8 968 (8.57%) REST
9 920 (8.15%) CSS
10 917 (8.12%) ASP.NET
11 866 (7.67%) Vue.js
12 670 (5.93%) Spring
13 662 (5.86%) .NET Framework
13 662 (5.86%) RESTful
14 652 (5.77%) Kafka
15 617 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 553 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 475 (4.21%) Entity Framework
18 433 (3.83%) HTML5
19 423 (3.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 801 (7.09%) Public Cloud
2 735 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
3 611 (5.41%) Hedge funds
4 485 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 481 (4.26%) Cloud Native
6 466 (4.13%) Fixed Income
7 445 (3.94%) Data Centre
8 394 (3.49%) Derivative
9 358 (3.17%) Equities
10 343 (3.04%) User Experience
11 283 (2.51%) Mobile App
12 272 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 245 (2.17%) Algorithms
14 225 (1.99%) Management Information System
15 213 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
16 208 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
17 203 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
18 176 (1.56%) Data Structures
19 150 (1.33%) Blog
20 148 (1.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,119 (18.77%) Linux
2 1,347 (11.93%) Windows
3 618 (5.47%) Windows Server
4 428 (3.79%) Unix
5 233 (2.06%) Android
6 210 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 199 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 166 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
9 165 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 159 (1.41%) CentOS
11 133 (1.18%) Windows 10
12 112 (0.99%) Ubuntu
13 102 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 102 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 71 (0.63%) Windows 7
15 58 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
16 50 (0.44%) Debian
17 38 (0.34%) VMS
18 34 (0.30%) Mac OS
18 34 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,892 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3,770 (33.39%) DevOps
3 2,350 (20.81%) Microservices
4 2,114 (18.72%) Software Engineering
5 1,788 (15.84%) TDD
6 1,649 (14.60%) Scrum
7 1,087 (9.63%) Fintech
8 1,063 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
9 1,058 (9.37%) BDD
10 1,054 (9.33%) Analytics
11 1,041 (9.22%) Test Automation
12 995 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
13 946 (8.38%) Mentoring
14 898 (7.95%) MVC
15 835 (7.40%) Machine Learning
16 778 (6.89%) Artificial Intelligence
17 777 (6.88%) Migration
18 724 (6.41%) Kanban
19 723 (6.40%) Asset Management
20 709 (6.28%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 3,545 (31.40%) Python
2 3,097 (27.43%) Java
3 3,085 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 2,168 (19.20%) SQL
5 2,160 (19.13%) C#
6 941 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 784 (6.94%) Bash Shell
8 767 (6.79%) PowerShell
9 582 (5.15%) PHP
10 571 (5.06%) Ruby
11 548 (4.85%) Scala
12 516 (4.57%) Go
13 431 (3.82%) C++
14 406 (3.60%) Java 8
15 299 (2.65%) Kotlin
16 243 (2.15%) C
17 215 (1.90%) Perl
17 215 (1.90%) T-SQL
18 205 (1.82%) R
19 179 (1.59%) F#
Qualifications
1 942 (8.34%) Degree
2 363 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 281 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 260 (2.30%) AWS Certification
5 225 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 215 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 199 (1.76%) SC Cleared
8 196 (1.74%) CISSP
9 125 (1.11%) MCSE
10 121 (1.07%) CCNA
11 87 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 80 (0.71%) MCSA
13 78 (0.69%) CISM
14 75 (0.66%) DV Cleared
14 75 (0.66%) Master's Degree
15 69 (0.61%) CCNP
16 68 (0.60%) CISA
17 63 (0.56%) PhD
18 56 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
19 49 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 494 (4.38%) QA
2 183 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 132 (1.17%) GDPR
4 99 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 99 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 92 (0.81%) SLA
6 76 (0.67%) NIST
7 40 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 30 (0.27%) NCSC
9 26 (0.23%) NIST 800
10 18 (0.16%) COBIT
11 16 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 12 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
13 10 (0.089%) PMO
14 8 (0.071%) Government Security Classifications
14 8 (0.071%) HIPAA
14 8 (0.071%) JSP 440
15 7 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 6 (0.053%) MISRA
17 5 (0.044%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2,907 (25.75%) Docker
2 635 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 591 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 295 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 127 (1.12%) vSphere
6 85 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
7 78 (0.69%) XenApp
8 74 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 60 (0.53%) VirtualBox
10 48 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 44 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
12 39 (0.35%) HDFS
13 33 (0.29%) VMware NSX
14 28 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
15 22 (0.19%) vCloud
16 21 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 21 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
17 20 (0.18%) Terminal Server
18 17 (0.15%) Firmware
19 16 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2,507 (22.20%) Kubernetes
2 1,782 (15.78%) Terraform
3 1,398 (12.38%) Ansible
4 791 (7.01%) Puppet
5 595 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
6 186 (1.65%) Grafana
7 171 (1.51%) Prometheus
8 151 (1.34%) Packer
9 149 (1.32%) SCCM
10 100 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
11 90 (0.80%) Kibana
12 88 (0.78%) Nagios
13 68 (0.60%) Salt
14 64 (0.57%) Mesos
15 62 (0.55%) SCOM
16 49 (0.43%) Consul
17 48 (0.43%) ZABBIX
18 46 (0.41%) Rancher
19 44 (0.39%) Istio
20 42 (0.37%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,606 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 1,434 (12.70%) Google
3 889 (7.87%) VMware
4 686 (6.08%) Oracle
5 379 (3.36%) Cisco
6 259 (2.29%) Red Hat
7 243 (2.15%) Citrix
8 232 (2.05%) Tableau
9 198 (1.75%) IBM
10 163 (1.44%) Splunk
11 156 (1.38%) Bloomberg
12 155 (1.37%) SAP
13 153 (1.36%) HP
14 138 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
15 121 (1.07%) Atlassian
16 103 (0.91%) Talend
17 100 (0.89%) Informatica
18 89 (0.79%) Dell
19 76 (0.67%) F5
19 76 (0.67%) New Relic