Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 8 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +8
Permanent jobs citing AWS 19,519 7,635 15,674
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 17.69% 17.02% 12.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.42% 41.90% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12,634 6,488 12,774
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 48,293 18,224 40,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.76% 40.64% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33,896 15,632 33,906
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 24 October 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 24 October 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 11,375 £80,000 +6.67% 1,766
North of England +3 2,524 £57,500 +9.52% 624
South East +7 2,339 £62,500 +4.17% 344
North West +9 1,319 £60,000 +9.09% 382
Midlands +1 1,191 £60,000 +9.09% 291
South West -3 1,071 £55,000 +4.76% 169
Yorkshire 0 954 £57,500 +4.55% 177
West Midlands -1 833 £60,000 +14.29% 184
East of England -4 558 £60,000 - 218
East Midlands +1 357 £55,250 +0.45% 107
North East +7 253 £50,000 +11.11% 65
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9,019 (46.21%) Azure
2 8,579 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7,233 (37.06%) DevOps
4 7,033 (36.03%) Python
5 5,870 (30.07%) Docker
6 5,598 (28.68%) Software Engineering
7 5,448 (27.91%) Kubernetes
8 5,309 (27.20%) GCP
9 5,286 (27.08%) Java
10 5,227 (26.78%) JavaScript
11 4,676 (23.96%) Terraform
12 4,460 (22.85%) React
13 4,333 (22.20%) Finance
14 4,239 (21.72%) SQL
15 4,211 (21.57%) Microservices
16 3,744 (19.18%) Serverless
17 3,580 (18.34%) Linux
18 3,499 (17.93%) Social Skills
19 3,354 (17.18%) Node.js
20 3,009 (15.42%) C#
21 2,930 (15.01%) Full Stack Development
22 2,911 (14.91%) Git (software)
23 2,783 (14.26%) Web Services
24 2,682 (13.74%) Jenkins
25 2,558 (13.11%) TDD
26 2,523 (12.93%) TypeScript
27 2,503 (12.82%) Infrastructure as Code
28 2,462 (12.61%) .NET
29 2,376 (12.17%) Analytics
30 2,339 (11.98%) AWS Lambda

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
1 926 (4.74%) Apache Spark
2 819 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
3 722 (3.70%) Apache
4 401 (2.05%) Confluence
5 351 (1.80%) Apache Airflow
6 258 (1.32%) CMS
7 232 (1.19%) IIS
8 182 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 162 (0.83%) nginx
10 158 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 154 (0.79%) GemFire
12 118 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 112 (0.57%) WordPress
14 88 (0.45%) GeoServer
15 78 (0.40%) MS Exchange
16 73 (0.37%) OpenStack
17 68 (0.35%) Drupal
18 67 (0.34%) SAS
19 63 (0.32%) Apache Solr
20 59 (0.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 152 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.17%) Chatbot
4 33 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.16%) Sketch
6 31 (0.16%) Figma
7 25 (0.13%) InVision
8 19 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
9 10 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
10 9 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (0.046%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.026%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.026%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.010%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.005%) Campfire
13 1 (0.005%) InDesign
13 1 (0.005%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 85 (0.44%) Magento
2 67 (0.34%) Sentinel
3 44 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
4 40 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 36 (0.18%) Shopify
6 35 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 31 (0.16%) R3 Corda
8 19 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 11 (0.056%) Summit
10 10 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
11 9 (0.046%) FastStats
11 9 (0.046%) Infor M3
12 8 (0.041%) Primavera
13 7 (0.036%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 6 (0.031%) Oracle BRM
14 6 (0.031%) SDL Web 8
14 6 (0.031%) Unica
15 5 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
15 5 (0.026%) osCommerce
16 4 (0.020%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9,019 (46.21%) Azure
2 5,309 (27.20%) GCP
3 3,744 (19.18%) Serverless
4 2,339 (11.98%) AWS Lambda
5 2,005 (10.27%) SaaS
6 1,572 (8.05%) Amazon S3
7 1,551 (7.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1,402 (7.18%) GitHub
9 1,155 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
10 995 (5.10%) PaaS
11 878 (4.50%) Amazon ECS
12 793 (4.06%) Amazon SQS
13 753 (3.86%) IaaS
14 664 (3.40%) Microsoft 365
15 658 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
16 577 (2.96%) Amazon EKS
17 538 (2.76%) Amazon Kinesis
18 511 (2.62%) OpenShift
19 479 (2.45%) Power Platform
20 463 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 749 (3.84%) Firewall
2 599 (3.07%) HTTP
3 505 (2.59%) DNS
4 291 (1.49%) VPN
5 288 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 267 (1.37%) Internet
7 240 (1.23%) WAN
8 235 (1.20%) Network Security
9 224 (1.15%) DHCP
10 213 (1.09%) LAN
11 134 (0.69%) Broadband
12 127 (0.65%) SAN
13 119 (0.61%) VLAN
14 102 (0.52%) OSPF
15 91 (0.47%) BGP
16 85 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
17 73 (0.37%) SSL
18 72 (0.37%) Wireless
19 68 (0.35%) VoIP
20 63 (0.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,155 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1,977 (10.13%) NoSQL
3 1,751 (8.97%) MySQL
4 1,482 (7.59%) SQL Server
5 1,479 (7.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1,342 (6.88%) Big Data
7 1,204 (6.17%) Relational Database
8 1,152 (5.90%) MongoDB
9 980 (5.02%) Amazon RDS
10 914 (4.68%) Redis
11 811 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
12 621 (3.18%) Hadoop
13 600 (3.07%) Amazon Redshift
14 499 (2.56%) Data Lake
15 492 (2.52%) Amazon Aurora
16 450 (2.31%) Power BI
17 412 (2.11%) Amazon Athena
18 395 (2.02%) Tableau
19 312 (1.60%) RDBMS
20 295 (1.51%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 2,911 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 2,682 (13.74%) Jenkins
3 1,055 (5.40%) JIRA
4 893 (4.58%) GitLab
5 531 (2.72%) Cypress.io
6 514 (2.63%) Selenium
7 439 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 400 (2.05%) JUnit
9 396 (2.03%) TeamCity
10 389 (1.99%) webpack
11 386 (1.98%) CircleCI
12 381 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 353 (1.81%) Bitbucket
14 309 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 302 (1.55%) Gradle
16 292 (1.50%) Maven
17 288 (1.48%) Artifactory
18 265 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
19 259 (1.33%) SonarQube
20 248 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4,333 (22.20%) Finance
2 3,499 (17.93%) Social Skills
3 1,201 (6.15%) Banking
4 1,023 (5.24%) Retail
5 949 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 645 (3.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 634 (3.25%) Marketing
8 618 (3.17%) Front Office
9 609 (3.12%) Law
10 597 (3.06%) Games
11 551 (2.82%) Public Sector
12 432 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
13 296 (1.52%) Telecoms
14 270 (1.38%) Manufacturing
15 246 (1.26%) Legal
16 195 (1.00%) Advertising
17 170 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
18 166 (0.85%) Automotive
19 162 (0.83%) Publishing
20 150 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5,359 (27.46%) Developer
2 3,068 (15.72%) Software Engineer
3 2,304 (11.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 1,794 (9.19%) Architect
5 1,450 (7.43%) AWS Engineer
6 1,256 (6.43%) Senior Developer
7 971 (4.97%) Java Developer
8 907 (4.65%) Data Engineer
9 887 (4.54%) Cloud Engineer
10 862 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
11 767 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
12 710 (3.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 658 (3.37%) Python Engineer
14 638 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
15 595 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
16 593 (3.04%) Senior DevOps
17 590 (3.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 589 (3.02%) Python Developer
19 581 (2.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 580 (2.97%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,460 (22.85%) React
2 3,354 (17.18%) Node.js
3 2,783 (14.26%) Web Services
4 2,462 (12.61%) .NET
5 2,121 (10.87%) AngularJS
6 1,818 (9.31%) Kafka
7 1,681 (8.61%) REST
8 1,669 (8.55%) CSS
9 1,504 (7.71%) HTML
10 1,489 (7.63%) Spring
11 1,315 (6.74%) RESTful
12 1,121 (5.74%) Vue.js
13 1,107 (5.67%) .NET Core
14 1,027 (5.26%) GraphQL
15 946 (4.85%) Spring Boot
16 659 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
17 617 (3.16%) Redux
18 593 (3.04%) JSON
19 570 (2.92%) HTML5
20 565 (2.89%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1,166 (5.97%) User Experience
2 1,069 (5.48%) Public Cloud
3 1,044 (5.35%) Cloud Native
4 902 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
5 575 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 571 (2.93%) Algorithms
7 556 (2.85%) Hedge funds
8 472 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 432 (2.21%) Derivative
10 421 (2.16%) Data Centre
11 416 (2.13%) Management Information System
12 410 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
13 383 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 375 (1.92%) Equities
15 367 (1.88%) Data Structures
16 339 (1.74%) Fixed Income
17 328 (1.68%) Virtual Team
18 305 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 253 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
20 228 (1.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3,580 (18.34%) Linux
2 1,729 (8.86%) Windows
3 910 (4.66%) Unix
4 568 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 419 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 399 (2.04%) Android
7 231 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 212 (1.09%) CentOS
9 211 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 136 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 129 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
12 115 (0.59%) Windows 10
13 91 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
14 81 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 72 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 64 (0.33%) VMS
17 55 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (0.28%) Debian
19 48 (0.25%) Mesosphere
20 27 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,579 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7,233 (37.06%) DevOps
3 5,598 (28.68%) Software Engineering
4 4,211 (21.57%) Microservices
5 2,930 (15.01%) Full Stack Development
6 2,558 (13.11%) TDD
7 2,503 (12.82%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2,376 (12.17%) Analytics
9 2,110 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
10 2,071 (10.61%) Test Automation
11 2,029 (10.39%) Scrum
12 1,987 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
13 1,840 (9.43%) Mentoring
14 1,573 (8.06%) Computer Science
15 1,509 (7.73%) Data Science
16 1,490 (7.63%) Fintech
17 1,461 (7.49%) Machine Learning
18 1,407 (7.21%) Artificial Intelligence
19 1,246 (6.38%) SDLC
20 1,187 (6.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7,033 (36.03%) Python
2 5,286 (27.08%) Java
3 5,227 (26.78%) JavaScript
4 4,239 (21.72%) SQL
5 3,009 (15.42%) C#
6 2,523 (12.93%) TypeScript
7 1,538 (7.88%) Go
8 1,323 (6.78%) PowerShell
9 1,231 (6.31%) Bash Shell
10 1,097 (5.62%) PHP
11 1,093 (5.60%) Scala
12 947 (4.85%) Ruby
13 721 (3.69%) Kotlin
14 662 (3.39%) C++
15 406 (2.08%) Shell Script
16 384 (1.97%) C
17 368 (1.89%) T-SQL
18 343 (1.76%) ES6
19 328 (1.68%) R
20 318 (1.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2,001 (10.25%) Degree
2 975 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 691 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 597 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 486 (2.49%) AWS Certification
6 253 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 186 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
8 182 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 179 (0.92%) OCP
10 178 (0.91%) Master's Degree
11 168 (0.86%) CISSP
12 122 (0.63%) CCNA
13 108 (0.55%) MCSA
14 98 (0.50%) MCSE
15 97 (0.50%) CCNP
16 81 (0.41%) SANS
17 73 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 72 (0.37%) CISM
19 70 (0.36%) DV Cleared
20 64 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,284 (6.58%) QA
2 319 (1.63%) GDPR
3 295 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 244 (1.25%) Accessibility
5 215 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 202 (1.03%) SLA
7 118 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 117 (0.60%) NIST
9 51 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
10 45 (0.23%) GRC
10 45 (0.23%) PSD2
11 37 (0.19%) GxP
12 33 (0.17%) COBIT
13 27 (0.14%) NCSC
13 27 (0.14%) WCAG
14 22 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 20 (0.10%) HIPAA
16 19 (0.097%) ISO 13485
17 18 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 15 (0.077%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5,870 (30.07%) Docker
2 768 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 679 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 234 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 165 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 142 (0.73%) HDFS
7 104 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 75 (0.38%) vSphere
9 44 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 37 (0.19%) Firmware
11 31 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 30 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 27 (0.14%) ISA Server
14 25 (0.13%) KVM
14 25 (0.13%) Postfix
15 24 (0.12%) XenApp
16 23 (0.12%) NFS
17 22 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
18 20 (0.10%) VMware NSX
19 17 (0.087%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5,448 (27.91%) Kubernetes
2 4,676 (23.96%) Terraform
3 2,156 (11.05%) Ansible
4 1,169 (5.99%) Puppet
5 1,017 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
6 698 (3.58%) Grafana
7 609 (3.12%) Prometheus
8 184 (0.94%) Kibana
9 136 (0.70%) Istio
10 133 (0.68%) SCCM
11 131 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
12 129 (0.66%) Packer
13 123 (0.63%) Consul
14 114 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
15 110 (0.56%) Graphite
16 108 (0.55%) Nagios
17 95 (0.49%) logstash
18 87 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
19 84 (0.43%) Salt
20 82 (0.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2,232 (11.44%) Google
2 2,147 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 1,067 (5.47%) Oracle
4 1,007 (5.16%) VMware
5 392 (2.01%) Cisco
6 337 (1.73%) Splunk
7 328 (1.68%) Red Hat
8 294 (1.51%) IBM
9 266 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 243 (1.24%) SAP
11 227 (1.16%) Databricks
12 211 (1.08%) Citrix
13 191 (0.98%) Atlassian
14 179 (0.92%) Okta
15 153 (0.78%) Apple
16 145 (0.74%) Samsung
17 142 (0.73%) Informatica
18 141 (0.72%) New Relic
19 132 (0.68%) SaltStack
20 123 (0.63%) Dell