Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 18 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +30
Permanent jobs citing AWS 14,802 14,880 12,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.02% 10.58% 7.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.08% 39.16% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12,181 11,855 10,851
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 38,867 37,995 35,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 34.18% 27.02% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31,850 30,626 29,968
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 8,699 £75,000 +7.14% 1,553
North of England +6 1,925 £55,000 - 597
South East +5 1,875 £60,000 +9.09% 368
North West +6 1,071 £55,000 -4.35% 320
Midlands +5 972 £55,000 +4.76% 266
Yorkshire +7 735 £52,500 - 223
East of England +9 686 £55,000 - 251
West Midlands +6 637 £55,000 +4.76% 171
South West -10 624 £52,500 +5.00% 200
East Midlands +3 335 £55,000 +4.76% 93
North East +4 119 £40,848 -18.30% 54
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7,454 (50.36%) Azure
2 6,291 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4,853 (32.79%) DevOps
4 4,541 (30.68%) Python
5 4,293 (29.00%) Java
6 3,802 (25.69%) Docker
7 3,600 (24.32%) JavaScript
8 3,572 (24.13%) Finance
9 3,058 (20.66%) Linux
10 3,019 (20.40%) SQL
11 2,993 (20.22%) Kubernetes
12 2,910 (19.66%) Microservices
13 2,888 (19.51%) GCP
14 2,846 (19.23%) Software Engineering
15 2,684 (18.13%) C#
16 2,483 (16.77%) Web Services
17 2,352 (15.89%) .NET
18 2,183 (14.75%) Terraform
19 2,155 (14.56%) Microsoft
20 2,141 (14.46%) Windows
21 2,098 (14.17%) TDD
22 1,968 (13.30%) React
23 1,948 (13.16%) Node.js
24 1,939 (13.10%) Git (software)
25 1,905 (12.87%) Scrum
26 1,868 (12.62%) SQL Server
27 1,847 (12.48%) Google
28 1,844 (12.46%) Ansible
29 1,810 (12.23%) Jenkins
30 1,769 (11.95%) AngularJS

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
1 761 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
2 756 (5.11%) Apache Spark
3 408 (2.76%) Confluence
4 353 (2.38%) Apache
5 280 (1.89%) IIS
6 198 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 186 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 172 (1.16%) MS Exchange
8 172 (1.16%) OpenStack
9 166 (1.12%) nginx
10 165 (1.11%) CMS
11 146 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
12 104 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
13 99 (0.67%) Skype for Business
14 92 (0.62%) WebSphere
15 59 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
16 56 (0.38%) SAS
17 50 (0.34%) Luigi
18 48 (0.32%) JBoss
19 41 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 162 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (0.22%) Chatbot
4 29 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.074%) Gliffy
8 7 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.047%) SPSS
9 6 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.034%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.027%) Sketch
12 3 (0.020%) HipChat
13 2 (0.014%) Windchill
14 1 (0.007%) GNU Octave
14 1 (0.007%) InDesign
14 1 (0.007%) Simulink
14 1 (0.007%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.007%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 114 (0.77%) FINCAD Analytics
2 73 (0.49%) Markit EDM
3 61 (0.41%) PolarLake
4 54 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 52 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
6 46 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 41 (0.28%) Magento
8 27 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 23 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
10 21 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
11 16 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
12 15 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
13 11 (0.074%) HFM
13 11 (0.074%) SAP ERP
14 10 (0.068%) Oracle FAH
14 10 (0.068%) SAP Hybris
15 9 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
15 9 (0.061%) SAP S/4HANA
16 8 (0.054%) Adobe Campaign
16 8 (0.054%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7,454 (50.36%) Azure
2 2,888 (19.51%) GCP
3 1,398 (9.44%) Serverless
4 1,127 (7.61%) SaaS
5 1,016 (6.86%) Office 365
6 991 (6.70%) AWS Lambda
7 936 (6.32%) Amazon S3
8 911 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
9 817 (5.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 722 (4.88%) PaaS
11 633 (4.28%) IaaS
12 489 (3.30%) GitHub
13 454 (3.07%) Amazon ECS
14 413 (2.79%) OpenShift
15 407 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
16 385 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
17 325 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 243 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
19 241 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 227 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 814 (5.50%) Firewall
2 457 (3.09%) DNS
3 421 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 337 (2.28%) WAN
5 309 (2.09%) VPN
6 298 (2.01%) LAN
7 293 (1.98%) Internet
8 237 (1.60%) SAN
9 236 (1.59%) HTTP
10 228 (1.54%) Network Security
11 227 (1.53%) DHCP
12 125 (0.84%) VoIP
13 122 (0.82%) Wireless
14 121 (0.82%) BGP
15 120 (0.81%) Skype
16 107 (0.72%) MPLS
17 102 (0.69%) SSL
18 97 (0.66%) NetScaler
19 96 (0.65%) VLAN
20 90 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,868 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 1,271 (8.59%) NoSQL
3 1,113 (7.52%) MySQL
4 1,099 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
5 1,095 (7.40%) Big Data
6 975 (6.59%) MongoDB
7 720 (4.86%) Amazon RDS
8 681 (4.60%) Hadoop
8 681 (4.60%) Relational Database
9 677 (4.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 561 (3.79%) Amazon Redshift
11 536 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
12 476 (3.22%) Redis
13 356 (2.41%) Amazon Athena
14 321 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 258 (1.74%) RDBMS
16 232 (1.57%) SQL Server 2019
17 231 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 210 (1.42%) Apache Hive
19 209 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,939 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 1,810 (12.23%) Jenkins
3 889 (6.01%) JIRA
4 489 (3.30%) Maven
5 398 (2.69%) Selenium
6 383 (2.59%) TeamCity
7 353 (2.38%) GitLab
8 348 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 309 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 296 (2.00%) Bitbucket
11 227 (1.53%) Artifactory
12 215 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 215 (1.45%) JUnit
13 176 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
14 167 (1.13%) webpack
15 162 (1.09%) Subversion
16 158 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
17 152 (1.03%) SonarQube
18 145 (0.98%) Gradle
19 127 (0.86%) CircleCI
General
1 3,572 (24.13%) Finance
2 1,140 (7.70%) Banking
3 880 (5.95%) Front Office
4 725 (4.90%) Retail
5 436 (2.95%) Public Sector
6 384 (2.59%) Marketing
7 331 (2.24%) Games
8 228 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 209 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 188 (1.27%) Law
11 155 (1.05%) Legal
12 149 (1.01%) Automotive
13 148 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 145 (0.98%) Advertising
15 141 (0.95%) Back Office
16 92 (0.62%) Financial Institution
17 78 (0.53%) Electronics
18 52 (0.35%) Billing
19 48 (0.32%) Publishing
20 34 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,403 (29.75%) Developer
2 1,702 (11.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,631 (11.02%) Architect
4 1,206 (8.15%) Software Engineer
5 1,101 (7.44%) Senior Developer
6 1,068 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 1,062 (7.17%) AWS Engineer
8 960 (6.49%) .NET Developer
9 778 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
10 675 (4.56%) C# Developer
11 667 (4.51%) Data Engineer
12 537 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 536 (3.62%) Consultant
14 520 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
15 503 (3.40%) Java Engineer
16 488 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
17 465 (3.14%) Cloud Architect
18 464 (3.13%) AWS Developer
19 452 (3.05%) Software Developer
20 437 (2.95%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,483 (16.77%) Web Services
2 2,352 (15.89%) .NET
3 1,968 (13.30%) React
4 1,948 (13.16%) Node.js
5 1,769 (11.95%) AngularJS
6 1,391 (9.40%) HTML
7 1,344 (9.08%) CSS
8 1,139 (7.69%) REST
9 1,023 (6.91%) .NET Core
10 939 (6.34%) Spring
11 929 (6.28%) RESTful
12 922 (6.23%) ASP.NET
13 810 (5.47%) Kafka
14 724 (4.89%) Vue.js
15 608 (4.11%) .NET Framework
16 574 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
17 558 (3.77%) J2EE
18 541 (3.65%) Spring Boot
19 536 (3.62%) HTML5
20 502 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,056 (7.13%) Public Cloud
2 967 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
3 737 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 696 (4.70%) Data Centre
5 680 (4.59%) Fixed Income
6 592 (4.00%) Derivative
7 587 (3.97%) Cloud Native
8 578 (3.90%) Hedge funds
9 561 (3.79%) Equities
10 442 (2.99%) User Experience
11 359 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 351 (2.37%) Mobile App
13 344 (2.32%) Hybrid Cloud
14 314 (2.12%) Algorithms
15 299 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
16 291 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
17 242 (1.63%) Blog
18 238 (1.61%) Data Structures
19 228 (1.54%) Management Information System
20 208 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,058 (20.66%) Linux
2 2,141 (14.46%) Windows
3 890 (6.01%) Windows Server
4 631 (4.26%) Unix
5 338 (2.28%) Android
6 306 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 234 (1.58%) Windows 10
8 214 (1.45%) CentOS
9 211 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 205 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 156 (1.05%) Ubuntu
12 146 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 140 (0.95%) Mac OS X
14 93 (0.63%) Windows 7
15 80 (0.54%) Debian
16 71 (0.48%) VMS
17 66 (0.45%) Mac OS
18 43 (0.29%) Windows 8
19 37 (0.25%) Solaris
20 30 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,291 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4,853 (32.79%) DevOps
3 2,910 (19.66%) Microservices
4 2,846 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 2,098 (14.17%) TDD
6 1,905 (12.87%) Scrum
7 1,593 (10.76%) Analytics
8 1,475 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
9 1,462 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
10 1,350 (9.12%) Mentoring
11 1,305 (8.82%) Test Automation
12 1,190 (8.04%) Machine Learning
13 1,136 (7.67%) Migration
14 1,127 (7.61%) BDD
15 1,090 (7.36%) Open Source
16 1,073 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
17 1,071 (7.24%) Fintech
18 992 (6.70%) MVC
19 955 (6.45%) Computer Science
20 954 (6.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4,541 (30.68%) Python
2 4,293 (29.00%) Java
3 3,600 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 3,019 (20.40%) SQL
5 2,684 (18.13%) C#
6 1,078 (7.28%) PowerShell
7 997 (6.74%) Bash Shell
8 882 (5.96%) TypeScript
9 867 (5.86%) Ruby
10 793 (5.36%) PHP
10 793 (5.36%) Scala
11 712 (4.81%) Go
12 587 (3.97%) C++
13 579 (3.91%) Java 8
14 469 (3.17%) R
15 358 (2.42%) C
16 350 (2.36%) Kotlin
17 300 (2.03%) Perl
18 240 (1.62%) T-SQL
19 226 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,264 (8.54%) Degree
2 497 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 338 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 306 (2.07%) AWS Certification
5 301 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 273 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 233 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 211 (1.43%) CISSP
9 159 (1.07%) CCNP
9 159 (1.07%) MCSE
10 152 (1.03%) CCNA
11 112 (0.76%) MCSA
12 101 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 93 (0.63%) PhD
14 86 (0.58%) Master's Degree
15 84 (0.57%) CISM
16 67 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
17 63 (0.43%) MCP
18 61 (0.41%) DV Cleared
19 56 (0.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 597 (4.03%) QA
2 202 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 161 (1.09%) SLA
4 151 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 150 (1.01%) GDPR
6 135 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 56 (0.38%) NIST
8 29 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 24 (0.16%) NCSC
10 23 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.12%) COBIT
12 11 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 11 (0.074%) JSP 440
12 11 (0.074%) PMO
13 10 (0.068%) HIPAA
14 9 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 8 (0.054%) ISO 31000
16 7 (0.047%) PSD2
17 6 (0.041%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 6 (0.041%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 3,802 (25.69%) Docker
2 956 (6.46%) Active Directory
3 802 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 463 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 157 (1.06%) XenApp
6 143 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 132 (0.89%) vSphere
8 125 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 98 (0.66%) VirtualBox
10 94 (0.64%) XenDesktop
11 65 (0.44%) HDFS
12 56 (0.38%) VMware NSX
13 40 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
14 38 (0.26%) vCloud
15 32 (0.22%) Firmware
16 29 (0.20%) Xen
17 25 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 23 (0.16%) Postfix
19 22 (0.15%) KVM
19 22 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2,993 (20.22%) Kubernetes
2 2,183 (14.75%) Terraform
3 1,844 (12.46%) Ansible
4 1,228 (8.30%) Puppet
5 919 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
6 256 (1.73%) SCCM
7 249 (1.68%) Packer
8 225 (1.52%) Grafana
9 206 (1.39%) Prometheus
10 169 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
11 156 (1.05%) Nagios
12 127 (0.86%) Salt
13 114 (0.77%) Rancher
14 113 (0.76%) Mesos
15 112 (0.76%) Kibana
16 103 (0.70%) ZABBIX
17 102 (0.69%) Consul
18 101 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
19 92 (0.62%) SCOM
20 63 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,155 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 1,847 (12.48%) Google
3 1,265 (8.55%) VMware
4 903 (6.10%) Oracle
5 578 (3.90%) Cisco
6 421 (2.84%) Citrix
7 309 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 303 (2.05%) Tableau
9 290 (1.96%) IBM
10 230 (1.55%) Bloomberg
11 214 (1.45%) Splunk
12 200 (1.35%) SAP
13 185 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
14 172 (1.16%) HP
15 168 (1.13%) Atlassian
16 165 (1.11%) WorldPay
17 140 (0.95%) Informatica
18 126 (0.85%) Talend
19 125 (0.84%) Meraki
20 121 (0.82%) ServiceNow