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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 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing AWS 28,382 16,860 10,562
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 18.70% 17.63% 14.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.09% 40.77% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12,093 11,716 8,786
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,697 £39,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £108,750
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%

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 67,430 41,351 26,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.43% 43.24% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34,976 30,415 22,043
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,650 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.75% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,842 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.73% +0.59% +4.55%

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 July 2022.

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 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London 0 18,174 £82,500 +3.13% 976
North of England 0 3,085 £60,000 +9.09% 376
South East -1 2,827 £65,000 +8.33% 223
North West +1 1,716 £62,500 +8.70% 211
South West -2 1,418 £60,000 +14.29% 144
Midlands +5 1,391 £60,000 +4.35% 207
Yorkshire -2 1,165 £60,000 +9.09% 128
East of England +5 1,050 £57,500 -4.17% 94
West Midlands 0 928 £57,500 -4.17% 136
East Midlands 0 430 £60,000 +20.00% 69
North East -4 206 £55,000 +10.00% 37
South Coast - 1 - -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 14,349 (50.56%) Agile
2 13,460 (47.42%) Azure
3 11,501 (40.52%) Python
4 10,613 (37.39%) DevOps
5 9,852 (34.71%) CI/CD
6 9,053 (31.90%) Software Engineering
7 8,892 (31.33%) Docker
8 8,719 (30.72%) Java
9 8,553 (30.14%) GCP
10 8,378 (29.52%) Kubernetes
11 8,102 (28.55%) Finance
12 7,038 (24.80%) JavaScript
13 6,739 (23.74%) SQL
14 6,457 (22.75%) Microservices
15 6,426 (22.64%) React
16 6,291 (22.17%) Terraform
17 5,612 (19.77%) Social Skills
18 5,323 (18.75%) Serverless
19 5,146 (18.13%) Git (software)
20 4,863 (17.13%) Linux
21 4,744 (16.71%) Node.js
22 4,470 (15.75%) TDD
23 4,259 (15.01%) Mentoring
24 4,181 (14.73%) Full Stack Development
25 4,044 (14.25%) Jenkins
26 3,985 (14.04%) Analytics
27 3,979 (14.02%) Infrastructure as Code
28 3,952 (13.92%) Test Automation
29 3,829 (13.49%) Scrum
30 3,749 (13.21%) C#

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 1,455 (5.13%) Apache Spark
2 753 (2.65%) Apache
3 692 (2.44%) Apache Airflow
4 635 (2.24%) Confluence
5 478 (1.68%) CMS
6 337 (1.19%) IIS
7 257 (0.91%) OpenStack
8 248 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 241 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 227 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 211 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 191 (0.67%) Apache Solr
13 185 (0.65%) nginx
14 169 (0.60%) Headless CMS
15 159 (0.56%) JBoss
16 110 (0.39%) WordPress
17 99 (0.35%) GeoServer
18 90 (0.32%) Jupyter
18 90 (0.32%) MS Exchange
19 78 (0.27%) Apache Pulsar
Applications
1 174 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 116 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 106 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 65 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 61 (0.21%) Chatbot
7 30 (0.11%) InVision
7 30 (0.11%) Sketch
8 22 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 18 (0.063%) Photoshop
10 15 (0.053%) Campfire
11 10 (0.035%) Zeplin
12 7 (0.025%) EngageOne
13 6 (0.021%) AutoCAD
13 6 (0.021%) SketchUp
14 4 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.014%) Revit
14 4 (0.014%) Stata
15 3 (0.011%) Maya
Business Applications
1 87 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
2 70 (0.25%) Shopify
3 48 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 47 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
5 44 (0.16%) Magento
6 39 (0.14%) R3 Corda
7 30 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
7 30 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 29 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
9 19 (0.067%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (0.067%) SAP S/4HANA
10 16 (0.056%) Markit EDM
10 16 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
11 14 (0.049%) Fidessa
11 14 (0.049%) NetSuite
11 14 (0.049%) SimCorp Dimension
11 14 (0.049%) thinkFolio
12 12 (0.042%) SAP Hybris
13 11 (0.039%) Line 50
13 11 (0.039%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 13,460 (47.42%) Azure
2 8,553 (30.14%) GCP
3 5,323 (18.75%) Serverless
4 3,339 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
5 3,137 (11.05%) SaaS
6 2,398 (8.45%) GitHub
7 2,272 (8.01%) Amazon S3
8 1,983 (6.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1,690 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
10 1,651 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
11 1,352 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
12 1,251 (4.41%) PaaS
13 1,106 (3.90%) Azure DevOps
14 1,023 (3.60%) Amazon SQS
15 908 (3.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 885 (3.12%) Amazon Kinesis
17 861 (3.03%) OpenShift
18 855 (3.01%) Microsoft 365
19 775 (2.73%) IaaS
20 715 (2.52%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 1,056 (3.72%) Firewall
2 765 (2.70%) Internet
3 736 (2.59%) DNS
4 714 (2.52%) HTTP
5 474 (1.67%) VPN
6 436 (1.54%) Network Security
7 367 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 332 (1.17%) DHCP
9 322 (1.13%) WAN
10 224 (0.79%) LAN
11 170 (0.60%) SAN
12 168 (0.59%) Broadband
13 150 (0.53%) SD-WAN
14 149 (0.52%) Wireless
15 133 (0.47%) VoIP
16 127 (0.45%) SSL
17 123 (0.43%) BGP
18 111 (0.39%) OSPF
19 110 (0.39%) VLAN
20 109 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,581 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
2 3,419 (12.05%) NoSQL
3 2,634 (9.28%) MySQL
4 2,241 (7.90%) Relational Database
5 2,118 (7.46%) Big Data
6 1,705 (6.01%) MongoDB
7 1,679 (5.92%) SQL Server
8 1,523 (5.37%) DynamoDB
9 1,358 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
10 1,357 (4.78%) Amazon RDS
11 1,205 (4.25%) Redis
12 1,125 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
13 1,037 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
14 903 (3.18%) Hadoop
15 841 (2.96%) Data Lake
16 705 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
17 638 (2.25%) Tableau
18 629 (2.22%) Power BI
19 625 (2.20%) BigQuery
20 595 (2.10%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 5,146 (18.13%) Git (software)
2 4,044 (14.25%) Jenkins
3 2,068 (7.29%) JIRA
4 1,303 (4.59%) GitLab
5 955 (3.36%) Maven
6 770 (2.71%) CircleCI
7 710 (2.50%) Gradle
8 676 (2.38%) Selenium
9 657 (2.31%) JUnit
10 613 (2.16%) Cypress.io
11 583 (2.05%) TeamCity
12 540 (1.90%) Bitbucket
13 528 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
14 459 (1.62%) Cucumber
15 449 (1.58%) Subversion
16 373 (1.31%) Mockito
17 364 (1.28%) SonarQube
18 314 (1.11%) webpack
19 311 (1.10%) Postman
20 278 (0.98%) Travis CI
General
1 8,102 (28.55%) Finance
2 5,612 (19.77%) Social Skills
3 2,207 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2,082 (7.34%) Banking
5 1,891 (6.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1,705 (6.01%) Games
7 1,682 (5.93%) Retail
8 1,194 (4.21%) Marketing
9 1,011 (3.56%) Public Sector
10 950 (3.35%) Manufacturing
11 746 (2.63%) Legal
12 725 (2.55%) Law
13 698 (2.46%) Front Office
14 502 (1.77%) Presentation Skills
15 498 (1.75%) Telecoms
16 367 (1.29%) Organisational Skills
17 362 (1.28%) Advertising
18 353 (1.24%) Financial Institution
19 333 (1.17%) Automotive
20 250 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 6,714 (23.66%) Developer
2 5,055 (17.81%) Software Engineer
3 3,169 (11.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 2,142 (7.55%) Architect
5 1,768 (6.23%) Data Engineer
6 1,643 (5.79%) Senior Developer
7 1,629 (5.74%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1,396 (4.92%) Java Developer
9 1,395 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
10 1,384 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
11 1,342 (4.73%) Java Engineer
12 1,152 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
13 1,000 (3.52%) Senior DevOps
14 938 (3.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 857 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
16 775 (2.73%) Principal Engineer
17 653 (2.30%) Software Developer
18 637 (2.24%) Analyst
19 633 (2.23%) Python Developer
20 622 (2.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,426 (22.64%) React
2 4,744 (16.71%) Node.js
3 3,536 (12.46%) .NET
4 3,090 (10.89%) Kafka
5 2,807 (9.89%) CSS
6 2,783 (9.81%) AngularJS
7 2,769 (9.76%) Spring
8 2,718 (9.58%) HTML
9 2,591 (9.13%) REST
10 2,235 (7.87%) RESTful
11 1,560 (5.50%) Spring Boot
12 1,435 (5.06%) GraphQL
13 1,427 (5.03%) Vue.js
14 1,422 (5.01%) .NET Core
15 1,064 (3.75%) Web Services
16 1,009 (3.56%) HTML5
17 910 (3.21%) ASP.NET
18 880 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
19 824 (2.90%) JSON
20 800 (2.82%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 2,339 (8.24%) Cloud Native
2 1,904 (6.71%) Public Cloud
3 1,898 (6.69%) User Experience
4 1,806 (6.36%) Algorithms
5 1,091 (3.84%) Mobile App
6 1,063 (3.75%) Data Structures
7 1,056 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1,025 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
9 805 (2.84%) Data Centre
10 793 (2.79%) Life Science
11 700 (2.47%) Management Information System
12 673 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
13 659 (2.32%) Hedge funds
14 538 (1.90%) Derivative
15 535 (1.88%) Blog
16 494 (1.74%) Fixed Income
17 491 (1.73%) Hackathon
18 483 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
19 458 (1.61%) Equities
20 403 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4,863 (17.13%) Linux
2 2,325 (8.19%) Windows
3 1,205 (4.25%) Unix
4 838 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 654 (2.30%) Android
6 604 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 385 (1.36%) Ubuntu
8 241 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 225 (0.79%) CentOS
10 169 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
11 147 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 141 (0.50%) Mesosphere
13 139 (0.49%) Windows 10
14 102 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 83 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
16 81 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 80 (0.28%) VMS
18 75 (0.26%) Solaris
19 47 (0.17%) Debian
19 47 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,349 (50.56%) Agile
2 10,613 (37.39%) DevOps
3 9,852 (34.71%) CI/CD
4 9,053 (31.90%) Software Engineering
5 6,457 (22.75%) Microservices
6 4,470 (15.75%) TDD
7 4,259 (15.01%) Mentoring
8 4,181 (14.73%) Full Stack Development
9 3,985 (14.04%) Analytics
10 3,979 (14.02%) Infrastructure as Code
11 3,952 (13.92%) Test Automation
12 3,829 (13.49%) Scrum
13 3,667 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
14 3,375 (11.89%) Data Science
15 3,273 (11.53%) Machine Learning
16 3,111 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
17 3,043 (10.72%) Computer Science
18 2,673 (9.42%) Coaching
19 2,321 (8.18%) Data Engineering
20 2,303 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11,501 (40.52%) Python
2 8,719 (30.72%) Java
3 7,038 (24.80%) JavaScript
4 6,739 (23.74%) SQL
5 3,749 (13.21%) C#
6 3,635 (12.81%) TypeScript
7 2,689 (9.47%) Go
8 2,078 (7.32%) Bash
9 1,850 (6.52%) PowerShell
10 1,708 (6.02%) PHP
11 1,686 (5.94%) Ruby
12 1,294 (4.56%) Scala
13 1,053 (3.71%) C++
14 782 (2.76%) Kotlin
15 768 (2.71%) C
16 712 (2.51%) Shell Script
17 511 (1.80%) T-SQL
18 492 (1.73%) Perl
19 485 (1.71%) Groovy
20 461 (1.62%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3,605 (12.70%) Degree
2 1,586 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,236 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 826 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 546 (1.92%) AWS Certification
6 470 (1.66%) Master's Degree
7 317 (1.12%) CISSP
8 263 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 241 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 201 (0.71%) CISM
11 184 (0.65%) PhD
12 154 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
13 134 (0.47%) MCSE
14 130 (0.46%) DV Cleared
15 129 (0.45%) CCNP
16 127 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
17 113 (0.40%) OCP
17 113 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
18 109 (0.38%) CCNA
19 106 (0.37%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,267 (7.99%) QA
2 486 (1.71%) Accessibility
3 476 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 463 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 417 (1.47%) GDPR
6 282 (0.99%) SLA
7 230 (0.81%) NIST
8 227 (0.80%) PCI DSS
9 116 (0.41%) GRC
10 102 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
11 77 (0.27%) SOC 2
12 55 (0.19%) NCSC
13 49 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 48 (0.17%) ISO 9001
15 42 (0.15%) GxP
16 40 (0.14%) HIPAA
17 39 (0.14%) ISO 13485
18 36 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 35 (0.12%) IEC 62304
19 35 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 8,892 (31.33%) Docker
2 828 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 748 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 266 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 215 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 180 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 147 (0.52%) vSphere
8 94 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 87 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 58 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 53 (0.19%) XenApp
12 46 (0.16%) LXC
13 38 (0.13%) KVM
14 37 (0.13%) XenDesktop
15 36 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 36 (0.13%) Terminal Services
16 33 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
17 31 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
18 29 (0.10%) VMware NSX
19 28 (0.099%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8,378 (29.52%) Kubernetes
2 6,291 (22.17%) Terraform
3 3,085 (10.87%) Ansible
4 1,418 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1,161 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
6 957 (3.37%) Prometheus
7 830 (2.92%) Grafana
8 291 (1.03%) Kibana
9 229 (0.81%) Istio
10 221 (0.78%) Consul
11 162 (0.57%) logstash
12 159 (0.56%) Rancher
13 147 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
14 144 (0.51%) Automic
15 134 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
16 129 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
17 116 (0.41%) Packer
18 115 (0.41%) SCCM
19 103 (0.36%) Argo
20 99 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3,310 (11.66%) Google
2 3,232 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 1,220 (4.30%) Oracle
4 1,084 (3.82%) VMware
5 698 (2.46%) Splunk
6 509 (1.79%) Cisco
7 417 (1.47%) Databricks
8 397 (1.40%) Red Hat
9 385 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 313 (1.10%) New Relic
11 306 (1.08%) IBM
12 262 (0.92%) Apple
13 199 (0.70%) Adobe
14 198 (0.70%) SAP
15 190 (0.67%) Citrix
16 182 (0.64%) Twitter
17 178 (0.63%) Facebook
17 178 (0.63%) Palo Alto
18 170 (0.60%) Samsung
19 168 (0.59%) AppDynamics