Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 11 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +6
Permanent jobs citing AWS 12,476 13,944 15,125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 16.83% 13.36% 10.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.46% 38.27% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10,262 11,567 12,110
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £108,750 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +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 30,837 36,438 38,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.60% 34.92% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25,551 30,232 31,522
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 14 April 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 14 April 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 6,735 £75,000 - 1,176
North of England +7 1,984 £55,000 +4.76% 554
South East +11 1,449 £60,000 +4.35% 287
Yorkshire +7 912 £55,000 +4.76% 160
North West +5 869 £55,000 - 324
South West +13 868 £50,000 -4.76% 178
Midlands -2 754 £55,000 +0.92% 253
West Midlands -2 480 £60,000 +9.09% 178
East of England 0 362 £60,000 +9.09% 132
East Midlands +2 268 £49,000 -6.67% 73
North East +16 205 £50,000 +25.00% 70
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 April 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 5,650 (45.29%) Azure
2 5,300 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
3 4,823 (38.66%) DevOps
4 4,156 (33.31%) Python
5 3,717 (29.79%) Docker
6 3,394 (27.20%) Kubernetes
7 3,185 (25.53%) Java
8 3,135 (25.13%) GCP
9 3,046 (24.41%) JavaScript
10 2,781 (22.29%) Terraform
11 2,768 (22.19%) Software Engineering
12 2,493 (19.98%) SQL
13 2,470 (19.80%) Microservices
14 2,412 (19.33%) Linux
15 2,346 (18.80%) Finance
16 1,854 (14.86%) C#
17 1,848 (14.81%) React
18 1,692 (13.56%) Serverless
19 1,672 (13.40%) Jenkins
20 1,654 (13.26%) Node.js
21 1,620 (12.98%) Git (software)
22 1,618 (12.97%) .NET
23 1,551 (12.43%) Web Services
24 1,548 (12.41%) TDD
25 1,507 (12.08%) Ansible
26 1,483 (11.89%) Microsoft
27 1,428 (11.45%) Infrastructure as Code
28 1,424 (11.41%) Google
29 1,335 (10.70%) AngularJS
30 1,292 (10.36%) SaaS

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
1 482 (3.86%) Apache Spark
2 405 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
3 389 (3.12%) Confluence
4 351 (2.81%) Apache
5 189 (1.51%) Apache Airflow
6 170 (1.36%) IIS
7 155 (1.24%) SharePoint
8 124 (0.99%) nginx
9 113 (0.91%) CMS
10 103 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 91 (0.73%) WordPress
12 84 (0.67%) MS Exchange
13 62 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
14 55 (0.44%) JBoss
14 55 (0.44%) Luigi
14 55 (0.44%) OpenStack
15 51 (0.41%) SAS
16 49 (0.39%) Red Hat Fuse
17 45 (0.36%) Drupal
18 32 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 160 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 21 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.12%) Sketch
7 11 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.088%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.072%) Figma
9 8 (0.064%) SPSS
10 7 (0.056%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.056%) InVision
11 6 (0.048%) Revit
12 4 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.032%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.032%) Zeplin
13 2 (0.016%) Adobe XD
14 1 (0.008%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 36 (0.29%) Magento
2 26 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.20%) Sentinel
4 19 (0.15%) Shopify
5 14 (0.11%) nopCommerce
6 13 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
7 12 (0.096%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 11 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.064%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.056%) Eikon
11 6 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
14 3 (0.024%) Workfront
15 2 (0.016%) BambooHR
15 2 (0.016%) Odoo
15 2 (0.016%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5,650 (45.29%) Azure
2 3,135 (25.13%) GCP
3 1,692 (13.56%) Serverless
4 1,292 (10.36%) SaaS
5 1,078 (8.64%) AWS Lambda
6 927 (7.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 696 (5.58%) Amazon EC2
8 678 (5.43%) PaaS
9 661 (5.30%) Amazon S3
10 565 (4.53%) Microsoft 365
11 529 (4.24%) IaaS
12 469 (3.76%) GitHub
13 457 (3.66%) Amazon ECS
14 419 (3.36%) Amazon EKS
15 354 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
16 314 (2.52%) Power Platform
17 304 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
18 286 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 255 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
20 223 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 649 (5.20%) Firewall
2 351 (2.81%) DNS
3 249 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 249 (2.00%) VPN
4 187 (1.50%) HTTP
5 176 (1.41%) DHCP
6 170 (1.36%) Network Security
7 166 (1.33%) WAN
8 163 (1.31%) Internet
9 140 (1.12%) LAN
10 125 (1.00%) SAN
11 122 (0.98%) OSPF
12 120 (0.96%) VLAN
13 84 (0.67%) IPv4
14 78 (0.63%) VoIP
15 67 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
16 65 (0.52%) SSL
17 60 (0.48%) BGP
18 59 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
19 57 (0.46%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,018 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 998 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 990 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
4 940 (7.53%) MySQL
5 911 (7.30%) Big Data
6 660 (5.29%) MongoDB
7 625 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
8 619 (4.96%) Relational Database
9 571 (4.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 512 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
11 435 (3.49%) Hadoop
12 432 (3.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 325 (2.61%) Redis
14 280 (2.24%) Power BI
15 236 (1.89%) Tableau
16 220 (1.76%) Data Lake
17 214 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 174 (1.39%) BigQuery
19 171 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
20 164 (1.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,672 (13.40%) Jenkins
2 1,620 (12.98%) Git (software)
3 787 (6.31%) JIRA
4 607 (4.87%) GitLab
5 354 (2.84%) Selenium
6 304 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 259 (2.08%) Maven
8 248 (1.99%) Cucumber
9 228 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 216 (1.73%) Bitbucket
11 180 (1.44%) Cypress.io
12 175 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 164 (1.31%) JUnit
14 155 (1.24%) webpack
15 144 (1.15%) CircleCI
16 121 (0.97%) SonarQube
16 121 (0.97%) Subversion
17 103 (0.83%) Gradle
18 100 (0.80%) Artifactory
19 99 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 2,346 (18.80%) Finance
2 712 (5.71%) Banking
3 531 (4.26%) Public Sector
4 445 (3.57%) Retail
5 420 (3.37%) Marketing
6 348 (2.79%) Games
7 326 (2.61%) Front Office
8 235 (1.88%) Telecoms
9 186 (1.49%) Law
10 160 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 117 (0.94%) Advertising
12 106 (0.85%) Electronics
13 101 (0.81%) Legal
14 92 (0.74%) Investment Banking
15 73 (0.59%) Automotive
16 55 (0.44%) Billing
17 54 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 53 (0.42%) Publishing
19 39 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 38 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3,617 (28.99%) Developer
2 1,763 (14.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,305 (10.46%) Software Engineer
4 1,225 (9.82%) AWS Engineer
5 1,169 (9.37%) Architect
6 879 (7.05%) Senior Developer
7 698 (5.59%) Data Engineer
8 686 (5.50%) Java Developer
9 661 (5.30%) AWS DevOps
10 599 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 593 (4.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 516 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
13 446 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
14 438 (3.51%) React Developer
15 421 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 416 (3.33%) Python Developer
17 390 (3.13%) Python Engineer
18 388 (3.11%) AWS Developer
19 387 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 372 (2.98%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,848 (14.81%) React
2 1,654 (13.26%) Node.js
3 1,618 (12.97%) .NET
4 1,551 (12.43%) Web Services
5 1,335 (10.70%) AngularJS
6 942 (7.55%) HTML
7 928 (7.44%) REST
8 909 (7.29%) CSS
9 849 (6.81%) Kafka
10 836 (6.70%) .NET Core
11 767 (6.15%) Spring
12 687 (5.51%) Vue.js
13 628 (5.03%) RESTful
14 511 (4.10%) Spring Boot
15 353 (2.83%) HTML5
16 344 (2.76%) GraphQL
17 336 (2.69%) .NET Framework
18 330 (2.65%) ASP.NET
19 291 (2.33%) React Native
20 267 (2.14%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 812 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
2 606 (4.86%) Public Cloud
3 542 (4.34%) Cloud Native
4 414 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 407 (3.26%) User Experience
6 357 (2.86%) Hedge funds
7 329 (2.64%) Data Centre
8 316 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 295 (2.36%) Derivative
10 257 (2.06%) Equities
11 254 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
12 246 (1.97%) Fixed Income
13 245 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
14 207 (1.66%) Algorithms
15 194 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 193 (1.55%) Blog
17 170 (1.36%) Virtual Team
18 168 (1.35%) Management Information System
19 166 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
20 149 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2,412 (19.33%) Linux
2 1,194 (9.57%) Windows
3 553 (4.43%) Windows Server
4 453 (3.63%) Unix
5 252 (2.02%) CentOS
6 219 (1.76%) Ubuntu
7 196 (1.57%) Android
8 173 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 164 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 139 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
11 105 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 72 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 69 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
14 51 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (0.36%) Mac OS
16 43 (0.34%) Windows 7
17 40 (0.32%) Debian
18 21 (0.17%) VMS
19 20 (0.16%) Windows 8
20 16 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,300 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 4,823 (38.66%) DevOps
3 2,768 (22.19%) Software Engineering
4 2,470 (19.80%) Microservices
5 1,548 (12.41%) TDD
6 1,428 (11.45%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1,278 (10.24%) Scrum
8 1,218 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 1,211 (9.71%) Fintech
10 1,132 (9.07%) Analytics
11 1,102 (8.83%) Test Automation
12 951 (7.62%) Mentoring
13 883 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
14 838 (6.72%) Machine Learning
15 821 (6.58%) Configuration Management
15 821 (6.58%) Migration
16 734 (5.88%) Data Science
17 713 (5.71%) Open Source
18 692 (5.55%) BDD
19 686 (5.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4,156 (33.31%) Python
2 3,185 (25.53%) Java
3 3,046 (24.41%) JavaScript
4 2,493 (19.98%) SQL
5 1,854 (14.86%) C#
6 912 (7.31%) TypeScript
7 841 (6.74%) Go
8 737 (5.91%) Bash Shell
9 719 (5.76%) PowerShell
10 648 (5.19%) PHP
11 584 (4.68%) Ruby
12 533 (4.27%) Scala
13 405 (3.25%) C++
14 335 (2.69%) Kotlin
15 244 (1.96%) Java 8
16 222 (1.78%) ES6
17 205 (1.64%) T-SQL
18 185 (1.48%) C
19 177 (1.42%) R
20 154 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 882 (7.07%) Degree
2 693 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 569 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 282 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 281 (2.25%) AWS Certification
6 169 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 145 (1.16%) CISSP
8 97 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
9 91 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 88 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 81 (0.65%) CCNP
12 67 (0.54%) CISM
13 63 (0.50%) CCNA
14 55 (0.44%) Master's Degree
15 51 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 48 (0.38%) RHCE
17 47 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
18 46 (0.37%) MCSE
19 41 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
20 40 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 537 (4.30%) QA
2 216 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 171 (1.37%) GDPR
4 122 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 92 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 91 (0.73%) NIST
7 89 (0.71%) SLA
8 40 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 24 (0.19%) SOC 2
10 20 (0.16%) GRC
10 20 (0.16%) NCSC
10 20 (0.16%) WAI
11 18 (0.14%) COBIT
12 17 (0.14%) HIPAA
13 16 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
14 14 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 14 (0.11%) SOC 1
15 13 (0.10%) ISO 9001
16 12 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 10 (0.080%) PSD2
System Software
1 3,717 (29.79%) Docker
2 603 (4.83%) Active Directory
3 573 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 246 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 126 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 93 (0.75%) vSphere
7 80 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
8 55 (0.44%) VirtualBox
8 55 (0.44%) XenApp
9 44 (0.35%) HDFS
10 41 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 39 (0.31%) XenDesktop
12 31 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 30 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 28 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
15 19 (0.15%) NDS
16 18 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
17 15 (0.12%) KVM
18 14 (0.11%) Xen
19 12 (0.096%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3,394 (27.20%) Kubernetes
2 2,781 (22.29%) Terraform
3 1,507 (12.08%) Ansible
4 945 (7.57%) Puppet
5 621 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
6 325 (2.61%) Prometheus
7 261 (2.09%) Grafana
8 125 (1.00%) SCCM
9 118 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
10 114 (0.91%) Packer
11 113 (0.91%) Istio
12 100 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
13 92 (0.74%) Nagios
14 78 (0.63%) Kibana
15 73 (0.59%) Graphite
16 65 (0.52%) ZABBIX
17 59 (0.47%) Consul
18 42 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
19 37 (0.30%) logstash
19 37 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,483 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 1,424 (11.41%) Google
3 804 (6.44%) VMware
4 707 (5.67%) Oracle
5 372 (2.98%) Cisco
6 282 (2.26%) Red Hat
7 239 (1.92%) IBM
8 206 (1.65%) SAP
9 201 (1.61%) Splunk
10 199 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 197 (1.58%) Citrix
12 174 (1.39%) Talend
13 153 (1.23%) Atlassian
14 134 (1.07%) Informatica
15 116 (0.93%) Databricks
16 110 (0.88%) Cloudera
17 107 (0.86%) Palo Alto
18 102 (0.82%) Dell
19 77 (0.62%) SaltStack
20 75 (0.60%) F5