Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 20 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +35
Permanent jobs citing AWS 15,848 14,723 10,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.22% 9.43% 6.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.98% 38.11% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12,713 11,989 9,001
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 40,655 38,628 30,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 31.36% 24.73% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33,320 31,533 25,690
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +9 8,918 £75,000 +7.14% 1,292
South East +13 2,239 £57,500 +4.55% 333
North of England +5 1,852 £52,500 +5.00% 434
Midlands +13 1,091 £52,500 -4.55% 210
North West +5 1,040 £57,500 +9.52% 278
South West +6 881 £50,000 - 185
East of England +5 755 £52,500 -8.70% 193
Yorkshire -1 681 £50,000 - 125
West Midlands +22 667 £55,000 - 131
East Midlands +14 418 £50,000 - 77
North East +3 132 £50,000 +11.11% 31
South Coast 0 2 £90,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 7,820 (49.34%) Azure
2 6,706 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 5,704 (35.99%) DevOps
4 5,058 (31.92%) Python
5 4,504 (28.42%) Docker
6 4,464 (28.17%) Java
7 3,973 (25.07%) Linux
8 3,301 (20.83%) Kubernetes
9 3,297 (20.80%) JavaScript
10 3,258 (20.56%) SQL
11 3,040 (19.18%) Finance
12 3,023 (19.07%) GCP
13 2,877 (18.15%) Software Engineering
14 2,815 (17.76%) Microservices
15 2,599 (16.40%) Microsoft
16 2,597 (16.39%) C#
17 2,579 (16.27%) Windows
18 2,546 (16.07%) Web Services
19 2,541 (16.03%) Terraform
20 2,444 (15.42%) Ansible
21 2,443 (15.42%) .NET
22 2,275 (14.36%) Jenkins
23 2,145 (13.53%) Git (software)
24 2,143 (13.52%) Google
25 1,909 (12.05%) TDD
26 1,812 (11.43%) Puppet
27 1,780 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
28 1,762 (11.12%) Scrum
29 1,728 (10.90%) SQL Server
30 1,703 (10.75%) Node.js

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
1 821 (5.18%) Apache Spark
2 704 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 484 (3.05%) Confluence
4 424 (2.68%) Apache
5 298 (1.88%) OpenStack
6 270 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 266 (1.68%) IIS
8 214 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 206 (1.30%) nginx
10 181 (1.14%) CMS
11 177 (1.12%) MS Exchange
12 143 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 134 (0.85%) Skype for Business
14 125 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
15 105 (0.66%) JBoss
16 95 (0.60%) Apache Solr
17 92 (0.58%) Apache Pig
18 90 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
19 89 (0.56%) SAS
20 76 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 132 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 35 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 26 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.038%) CINEMA 4D
9 6 (0.038%) Maya
9 6 (0.038%) MODO
9 6 (0.038%) NUKE
10 5 (0.032%) InDesign
10 5 (0.032%) SPSS
11 4 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.025%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.025%) Sketch
12 2 (0.013%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 117 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
2 90 (0.57%) Magento
3 49 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 49 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
4 45 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
5 30 (0.19%) PolarLake
6 28 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 23 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
8 18 (0.11%) Markit EDM
9 16 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
9 16 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
10 14 (0.088%) FINCAD Analytics
11 13 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (0.082%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.050%) assyst
12 8 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (0.038%) Adobe Campaign
13 6 (0.038%) Fredhopper
13 6 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
14 5 (0.032%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 7,820 (49.34%) Azure
2 3,023 (19.07%) GCP
3 1,571 (9.91%) Serverless
4 1,196 (7.55%) SaaS
5 1,168 (7.37%) AWS Lambda
6 1,094 (6.90%) Amazon S3
7 1,057 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1,020 (6.44%) Office 365
9 989 (6.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 814 (5.14%) PaaS
11 756 (4.77%) IaaS
12 681 (4.30%) GitHub
13 620 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
14 502 (3.17%) Amazon ECS
15 482 (3.04%) Amazon SQS
16 442 (2.79%) OpenShift
17 338 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 322 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 256 (1.62%) Power Platform
20 227 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1,041 (6.57%) Firewall
2 523 (3.30%) DNS
3 491 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 480 (3.03%) WAN
5 433 (2.73%) VPN
6 418 (2.64%) LAN
7 406 (2.56%) Internet
8 321 (2.03%) HTTP
9 298 (1.88%) DHCP
10 294 (1.86%) Network Security
11 245 (1.55%) SAN
12 174 (1.10%) VoIP
13 168 (1.06%) MPLS
14 164 (1.03%) Skype
15 135 (0.85%) Wireless
16 120 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
17 109 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
17 109 (0.69%) VLAN
18 100 (0.63%) BGP
19 98 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,728 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 1,232 (7.77%) Big Data
3 1,210 (7.64%) MySQL
4 1,139 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 1,014 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
6 858 (5.41%) MongoDB
7 767 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
8 739 (4.66%) Hadoop
9 649 (4.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 625 (3.94%) Relational Database
11 601 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
12 490 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 366 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
14 360 (2.27%) Redis
15 289 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 275 (1.74%) Apache Hive
17 269 (1.70%) RDBMS
18 250 (1.58%) Power BI
19 216 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
20 212 (1.34%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 2,275 (14.36%) Jenkins
2 2,145 (13.53%) Git (software)
3 1,069 (6.75%) JIRA
4 500 (3.15%) TeamCity
5 494 (3.12%) Maven
6 492 (3.10%) Selenium
7 410 (2.59%) GitLab
8 403 (2.54%) Bitbucket
9 401 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 365 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 286 (1.80%) Cucumber
12 281 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 247 (1.56%) Subversion
14 225 (1.42%) Artifactory
15 209 (1.32%) JUnit
15 209 (1.32%) Visual Studio
16 199 (1.26%) Gradle
17 162 (1.02%) webpack
18 161 (1.02%) Travis CI
19 157 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3,040 (19.18%) Finance
2 901 (5.69%) Retail
3 864 (5.45%) Banking
4 556 (3.51%) Public Sector
5 547 (3.45%) Marketing
6 517 (3.26%) Front Office
7 378 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 271 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 248 (1.56%) Law
10 240 (1.51%) Games
11 207 (1.31%) Advertising
12 150 (0.95%) Electronics
13 101 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 91 (0.57%) Publishing
15 86 (0.54%) Investment Banking
16 77 (0.49%) Legal
17 65 (0.41%) Automotive
18 55 (0.35%) Back Office
19 49 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 38 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,303 (27.15%) Developer
2 2,194 (13.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,896 (11.96%) Architect
4 1,282 (8.09%) AWS Engineer
5 1,227 (7.74%) Software Engineer
6 1,062 (6.70%) Senior Developer
7 1,012 (6.39%) Java Developer
8 992 (6.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 807 (5.09%) .NET Developer
10 742 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
11 735 (4.64%) Consultant
12 652 (4.11%) AWS DevOps
13 607 (3.83%) C# Developer
14 598 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
15 578 (3.65%) Data Engineer
16 576 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 564 (3.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 504 (3.18%) Senior DevOps
19 467 (2.95%) Python Engineer
20 464 (2.93%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,546 (16.07%) Web Services
2 2,443 (15.42%) .NET
3 1,703 (10.75%) Node.js
4 1,617 (10.20%) React
5 1,566 (9.88%) AngularJS
6 1,523 (9.61%) HTML
7 1,409 (8.89%) CSS
8 1,054 (6.65%) Spring
9 1,044 (6.59%) REST
10 936 (5.91%) RESTful
11 846 (5.34%) Kafka
12 832 (5.25%) ASP.NET
13 797 (5.03%) .NET Core
14 614 (3.87%) Spring Boot
15 595 (3.75%) HTML5
16 552 (3.48%) JSON
17 492 (3.10%) .NET Framework
18 439 (2.77%) J2EE
19 424 (2.68%) Vue.js
20 397 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1,099 (6.93%) Public Cloud
2 870 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 817 (5.16%) Data Centre
4 776 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
5 581 (3.67%) User Experience
6 563 (3.55%) Cloud Native
7 444 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 434 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 419 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
10 410 (2.59%) Algorithms
11 401 (2.53%) Fixed Income
12 338 (2.13%) Mobile App
13 330 (2.08%) Derivative
14 289 (1.82%) Private Cloud
15 269 (1.70%) Management Information System
16 255 (1.61%) Data Structures
17 220 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
18 218 (1.38%) Hedge funds
19 200 (1.26%) Equities
19 200 (1.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3,973 (25.07%) Linux
2 2,579 (16.27%) Windows
3 1,088 (6.87%) Windows Server
4 865 (5.46%) Unix
5 328 (2.07%) Android
6 322 (2.03%) CentOS
7 306 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 284 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 253 (1.60%) Ubuntu
10 237 (1.50%) Windows 10
11 235 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 231 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 166 (1.05%) Windows 7
14 102 (0.64%) Debian
15 98 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 57 (0.36%) Windows 8
17 42 (0.27%) Mac OS X
18 35 (0.22%) Mesosphere
19 34 (0.21%) CoreOS
20 32 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,706 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5,704 (35.99%) DevOps
3 2,877 (18.15%) Software Engineering
4 2,815 (17.76%) Microservices
5 1,909 (12.05%) TDD
6 1,780 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1,762 (11.12%) Scrum
8 1,557 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
9 1,460 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 1,384 (8.73%) Analytics
11 1,377 (8.69%) Mentoring
12 1,217 (7.68%) Migration
13 1,158 (7.31%) Infrastructure as Code
14 1,110 (7.00%) Machine Learning
15 1,107 (6.99%) Configuration Management
16 1,077 (6.80%) Computer Science
17 1,076 (6.79%) Fintech
18 1,049 (6.62%) Continuous Delivery
18 1,049 (6.62%) Open Source
19 934 (5.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5,058 (31.92%) Python
2 4,464 (28.17%) Java
3 3,297 (20.80%) JavaScript
4 3,258 (20.56%) SQL
5 2,597 (16.39%) C#
6 1,317 (8.31%) Bash Shell
7 1,261 (7.96%) PowerShell
8 1,037 (6.54%) Ruby
9 831 (5.24%) Go
10 817 (5.16%) Scala
11 785 (4.95%) PHP
12 600 (3.79%) C++
13 554 (3.50%) TypeScript
14 480 (3.03%) Java 8
15 449 (2.83%) R
16 364 (2.30%) Shell Script
17 350 (2.21%) Perl
18 330 (2.08%) C
19 321 (2.03%) T-SQL
20 293 (1.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,567 (9.89%) Degree
2 521 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 445 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
4 409 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 364 (2.30%) AWS Certification
6 323 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 285 (1.80%) CISSP
8 275 (1.74%) CCNA
9 257 (1.62%) SC Cleared
10 230 (1.45%) CCNP
11 214 (1.35%) MCSE
12 117 (0.74%) MCSA
13 114 (0.72%) CISM
13 114 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 107 (0.68%) Master's Degree
15 101 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
16 96 (0.61%) PhD
17 72 (0.45%) DV Cleared
18 68 (0.43%) CEH
18 68 (0.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 709 (4.47%) QA
2 244 (1.54%) SLA
3 207 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 191 (1.21%) GDPR
5 123 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 113 (0.71%) Data Quality
7 90 (0.57%) NIST
8 63 (0.40%) COBIT
9 36 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 32 (0.20%) PMO
11 18 (0.11%) HIPAA
11 18 (0.11%) NCSC
12 15 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 13 (0.082%) WAI
14 12 (0.076%) ISO 9001
15 10 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 9 (0.057%) ISAE 3402
17 8 (0.050%) ISO 22301
18 7 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 7 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4,504 (28.42%) Docker
2 1,096 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 1,035 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 659 (4.16%) Hyper-V
5 223 (1.41%) vSphere
6 154 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 149 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
8 113 (0.71%) XenApp
9 76 (0.48%) HDFS
10 68 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 65 (0.41%) VMware NSX
12 64 (0.40%) VirtualBox
13 60 (0.38%) XenDesktop
14 53 (0.33%) Varnish
15 51 (0.32%) vCloud
16 47 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
17 41 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
18 38 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 37 (0.23%) Xen
20 32 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3,301 (20.83%) Kubernetes
2 2,541 (16.03%) Terraform
3 2,444 (15.42%) Ansible
4 1,812 (11.43%) Puppet
5 1,377 (8.69%) Opscode Chef
6 314 (1.98%) SCCM
7 295 (1.86%) Packer
8 272 (1.72%) Prometheus
9 254 (1.60%) Grafana
10 238 (1.50%) Nagios
11 215 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
12 205 (1.29%) Salt
13 183 (1.15%) Kibana
14 176 (1.11%) Consul
15 123 (0.78%) Rancher
16 122 (0.77%) ZABBIX
17 117 (0.74%) SCOM
18 111 (0.70%) Graphite
19 97 (0.61%) Mesos
20 92 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2,599 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 2,143 (13.52%) Google
3 1,562 (9.86%) VMware
4 942 (5.94%) Oracle
5 777 (4.90%) Cisco
6 418 (2.64%) Citrix
7 362 (2.28%) SAP
8 349 (2.20%) IBM
9 325 (2.05%) Splunk
10 322 (2.03%) Tableau
11 277 (1.75%) Red Hat
12 256 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
13 226 (1.43%) HP
14 216 (1.36%) Dell
15 201 (1.27%) Cloudera
16 177 (1.12%) Veeam
17 176 (1.11%) Informatica
18 165 (1.04%) Atlassian
19 148 (0.93%) Bloomberg
20 137 (0.86%) Meraki