Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 12 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +9
Permanent jobs citing AWS 7,821 15,762 14,896
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 17.05% 12.44% 9.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.98% 38.64% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,597 13,889 12,660
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +5.93%

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 18,630 40,791 38,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.61% 32.20% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15,824 33,633 31,318
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +2 4,523 £75,000 - 870
North of England +6 1,040 £52,500 -3.64% 410
South East +1 843 £60,000 +4.35% 246
South West +19 543 £52,500 - 125
Midlands +3 498 £55,000 +4.76% 193
North West +3 482 £55,000 -3.97% 244
Yorkshire +8 469 £54,500 +9.00% 136
West Midlands +7 343 £52,500 -4.55% 133
East of England +6 268 £60,000 +9.09% 101
East Midlands 0 155 £55,000 +4.76% 59
North East +2 88 £47,500 +5.56% 30
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3,520 (45.01%) Azure
2 3,157 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
3 2,962 (37.87%) Python
4 2,913 (37.25%) DevOps
5 2,096 (26.80%) Docker
6 2,087 (26.68%) Java
7 2,025 (25.89%) JavaScript
8 1,828 (23.37%) Finance
9 1,813 (23.18%) Kubernetes
10 1,685 (21.54%) GCP
11 1,592 (20.36%) SQL
12 1,591 (20.34%) Microservices
13 1,574 (20.13%) Linux
14 1,558 (19.92%) Terraform
15 1,427 (18.25%) Software Engineering
16 1,219 (15.59%) Web Services
17 1,116 (14.27%) React
18 1,086 (13.89%) Jenkins
19 1,055 (13.49%) Serverless
20 1,030 (13.17%) Node.js
20 1,030 (13.17%) C#
21 1,022 (13.07%) Ansible
22 994 (12.71%) Git (software)
23 963 (12.31%) AngularJS
24 950 (12.15%) .NET
25 922 (11.79%) TDD
26 904 (11.56%) Microsoft
27 898 (11.48%) Fintech
28 880 (11.25%) Scrum
29 853 (10.91%) Windows

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
1 306 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
2 294 (3.76%) Apache Spark
3 242 (3.09%) Apache
4 192 (2.45%) Confluence
5 84 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 80 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 72 (0.92%) SAS
8 67 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
9 63 (0.81%) IIS
10 62 (0.79%) CMS
11 59 (0.75%) MS Exchange
12 58 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
13 55 (0.70%) nginx
14 51 (0.65%) WebSphere
15 49 (0.63%) Skype for Business
16 38 (0.49%) OpenStack
17 30 (0.38%) WebLogic
18 28 (0.36%) WordPress
19 16 (0.20%) JBoss
19 16 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 79 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.077%) Sketch
7 5 (0.064%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.013%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.013%) InVision
Business Applications
1 111 (1.42%) Markit EDM
2 72 (0.92%) PolarLake
3 70 (0.90%) Eagle PACE
4 37 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
5 24 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
6 16 (0.20%) Sentinel
7 15 (0.19%) Magento
8 14 (0.18%) Actimize
9 13 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 11 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.064%) Shopify
13 4 (0.051%) Eikon
13 4 (0.051%) NetSuite
13 4 (0.051%) Quorum
13 4 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 3 (0.038%) Oracle 11i
14 3 (0.038%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3,520 (45.01%) Azure
2 1,685 (21.54%) GCP
3 1,055 (13.49%) Serverless
4 831 (10.63%) AWS Lambda
5 746 (9.54%) SaaS
6 524 (6.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 509 (6.51%) Amazon EC2
8 500 (6.39%) Amazon S3
9 400 (5.11%) Office 365
10 360 (4.60%) PaaS
11 345 (4.41%) IaaS
12 276 (3.53%) GitHub
13 260 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
14 239 (3.06%) Amazon ECS
15 195 (2.49%) Power Platform
16 177 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 157 (2.01%) Amazon EKS
18 153 (1.96%) OpenShift
19 150 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 142 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 426 (5.45%) Firewall
2 243 (3.11%) DNS
3 181 (2.31%) VPN
4 180 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 178 (2.28%) WAN
6 158 (2.02%) Network Security
7 145 (1.85%) LAN
8 118 (1.51%) Internet
9 115 (1.47%) HTTP
10 94 (1.20%) SAN
11 90 (1.15%) DHCP
12 74 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
13 65 (0.83%) Skype
13 65 (0.83%) VoIP
14 60 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
15 55 (0.70%) BGP
16 54 (0.69%) MPLS
17 50 (0.64%) Wireshark
18 48 (0.61%) OSPF
19 44 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 708 (9.05%) NoSQL
2 683 (8.73%) SQL Server
3 587 (7.51%) MySQL
4 536 (6.85%) Big Data
5 515 (6.58%) MongoDB
6 458 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
7 378 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
8 374 (4.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 319 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
10 314 (4.01%) Relational Database
11 298 (3.81%) Hadoop
12 248 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
13 217 (2.77%) Redis
14 158 (2.02%) Power BI
15 152 (1.94%) Data Lake
16 145 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
17 144 (1.84%) Snowflake Schema
18 127 (1.62%) Tableau
19 123 (1.57%) Apache Hive
20 118 (1.51%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,086 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 994 (12.71%) Git (software)
3 491 (6.28%) JIRA
4 353 (4.51%) GitLab
5 228 (2.92%) Selenium
6 181 (2.31%) TeamCity
7 145 (1.85%) Maven
8 137 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 132 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 123 (1.57%) Artifactory
11 121 (1.55%) Bitbucket
12 115 (1.47%) JUnit
13 108 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
14 79 (1.01%) SonarQube
15 64 (0.82%) CircleCI
16 59 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
17 52 (0.66%) Mockito
18 49 (0.63%) webpack
19 44 (0.56%) Vagrant
20 42 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 1,828 (23.37%) Finance
2 516 (6.60%) Banking
3 485 (6.20%) Front Office
4 235 (3.00%) Public Sector
5 184 (2.35%) Back Office
6 181 (2.31%) Games
7 177 (2.26%) Retail
8 165 (2.11%) Law
8 165 (2.11%) Marketing
9 128 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 107 (1.37%) Investment Banking
11 95 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 64 (0.82%) Advertising
13 47 (0.60%) Legal
14 46 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.49%) Publishing
16 33 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.41%) Electronics
18 31 (0.40%) Automotive
19 27 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,248 (28.74%) Developer
2 1,189 (15.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 858 (10.97%) AWS Engineer
4 788 (10.08%) Architect
5 663 (8.48%) Software Engineer
6 511 (6.53%) AWS DevOps
7 483 (6.18%) Senior Developer
8 437 (5.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 430 (5.50%) Python Developer
10 407 (5.20%) Data Engineer
11 398 (5.09%) Python Engineer
12 371 (4.74%) Java Developer
13 365 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
14 292 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
15 269 (3.44%) Analyst
16 261 (3.34%) Senior DevOps
17 258 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
18 257 (3.29%) AWS Developer
19 256 (3.27%) AWS Architect
20 249 (3.18%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,219 (15.59%) Web Services
2 1,116 (14.27%) React
3 1,030 (13.17%) Node.js
4 963 (12.31%) AngularJS
5 950 (12.15%) .NET
6 609 (7.79%) HTML
7 590 (7.54%) Vue.js
8 542 (6.93%) CSS
9 540 (6.90%) REST
10 447 (5.72%) Kafka
11 446 (5.70%) .NET Core
12 428 (5.47%) Spring
13 415 (5.31%) RESTful
14 251 (3.21%) Spring Boot
15 230 (2.94%) ASP.NET
16 223 (2.85%) JSON
17 214 (2.74%) HTML5
18 212 (2.71%) .NET Framework
19 193 (2.47%) Django
20 178 (2.28%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 589 (7.53%) Hedge funds
2 497 (6.35%) Fixed Income
3 429 (5.49%) Public Cloud
4 406 (5.19%) Equities
5 396 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
6 385 (4.92%) Derivative
7 346 (4.42%) Cloud Native
8 294 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 259 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
10 209 (2.67%) Data Centre
11 203 (2.60%) User Experience
12 190 (2.43%) Mobile App
13 181 (2.31%) Algorithms
14 148 (1.89%) Management Information System
15 118 (1.51%) Reference Data
16 110 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
17 99 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
18 93 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
19 91 (1.16%) Data Structures
20 84 (1.07%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,574 (20.13%) Linux
2 853 (10.91%) Windows
3 380 (4.86%) Windows Server
4 291 (3.72%) Unix
5 146 (1.87%) CentOS
6 137 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 112 (1.43%) Android
8 94 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 83 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 72 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
11 64 (0.82%) Windows 10
12 42 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 28 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 26 (0.33%) Windows 7
16 25 (0.32%) AIX
16 25 (0.32%) Solaris
17 24 (0.31%) Debian
18 22 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,157 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2,913 (37.25%) DevOps
3 1,591 (20.34%) Microservices
4 1,427 (18.25%) Software Engineering
5 922 (11.79%) TDD
6 898 (11.48%) Fintech
7 880 (11.25%) Scrum
8 691 (8.84%) Asset Management
9 662 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
10 657 (8.40%) Mentoring
11 656 (8.39%) Test Automation
12 643 (8.22%) Infrastructure as Code
13 631 (8.07%) Analytics
14 571 (7.30%) Migration
15 538 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
16 532 (6.80%) BDD
17 522 (6.67%) Configuration Management
18 468 (5.98%) Machine Learning
19 435 (5.56%) Open Source
20 422 (5.40%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,962 (37.87%) Python
2 2,087 (26.68%) Java
3 2,025 (25.89%) JavaScript
4 1,592 (20.36%) SQL
5 1,030 (13.17%) C#
6 512 (6.55%) PowerShell
7 487 (6.23%) TypeScript
8 453 (5.79%) Go
9 449 (5.74%) PHP
10 405 (5.18%) Bash Shell
11 331 (4.23%) Ruby
12 327 (4.18%) Scala
13 247 (3.16%) R
14 236 (3.02%) C++
15 233 (2.98%) Kotlin
16 183 (2.34%) C
17 180 (2.30%) Java 8
18 129 (1.65%) Shell Script
19 110 (1.41%) T-SQL
20 93 (1.19%) ES6
Qualifications
1 627 (8.02%) Degree
2 390 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 310 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 217 (2.77%) AWS Certification
5 190 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 177 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 134 (1.71%) CISSP
8 118 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 99 (1.27%) CCNA
10 74 (0.95%) MCSE
11 64 (0.82%) CISM
12 61 (0.78%) MCSA
13 55 (0.70%) Sun Certification
14 47 (0.60%) CCNP
14 47 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 46 (0.59%) DV Cleared
16 41 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
17 39 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 39 (0.50%) Master's Degree
18 36 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (3.90%) QA
2 136 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (1.43%) GDPR
3 112 (1.43%) SLA
4 106 (1.36%) NIST
5 57 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 53 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.29%) NIST 800
8 18 (0.23%) COBIT
8 18 (0.23%) NCSC
9 15 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 15 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.12%) FATCA
12 6 (0.077%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.077%) PSD2
13 4 (0.051%) MiFID
14 2 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.026%) EMIR
System Software
1 2,096 (26.80%) Docker
2 481 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 295 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 125 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 56 (0.72%) vSphere
6 53 (0.68%) HDFS
7 44 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (0.35%) XenApp
10 20 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (0.22%) NDS
12 17 (0.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 16 (0.20%) VMware NSX
14 15 (0.19%) Xen
15 14 (0.18%) LXC
15 14 (0.18%) VirtualBox
16 13 (0.17%) Postfix
16 13 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (0.15%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1,813 (23.18%) Kubernetes
2 1,558 (19.92%) Terraform
3 1,022 (13.07%) Ansible
4 691 (8.84%) Puppet
5 457 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
6 192 (2.45%) Grafana
7 167 (2.14%) Prometheus
8 87 (1.11%) SCCM
9 85 (1.09%) Nagios
10 82 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
11 56 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
12 55 (0.70%) Graphite
13 50 (0.64%) Kibana
14 47 (0.60%) Packer
14 47 (0.60%) ZABBIX
15 46 (0.59%) Istio
16 32 (0.41%) logstash
17 30 (0.38%) Mesos
17 30 (0.38%) Salt
18 25 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 904 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 792 (10.13%) Google
3 513 (6.56%) VMware
4 396 (5.06%) Oracle
5 255 (3.26%) Cisco
6 182 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 170 (2.17%) Splunk
8 130 (1.66%) SAP
9 122 (1.56%) IBM
10 119 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 103 (1.32%) Citrix
11 103 (1.32%) Talend
12 94 (1.20%) Bloomberg
13 88 (1.13%) Cloudera
14 78 (1.00%) Atlassian
15 76 (0.97%) Dell
15 76 (0.97%) Informatica
16 72 (0.92%) Databricks
16 72 (0.92%) Palo Alto
17 61 (0.78%) New Relic