Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 12 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +8
Permanent jobs citing AWS 9,475 14,945 14,451
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 16.97% 12.81% 10.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.36% 38.00% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9,619 13,313 12,401
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 22,911 39,326 36,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.04% 33.72% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19,543 32,568 30,002
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +2 5,281 £75,000 - 1,019
North of England +3 1,384 £55,000 - 467
South East +6 1,000 £60,000 +4.35% 215
South West +24 679 £50,000 -4.76% 138
Midlands +2 637 £55,000 - 181
Yorkshire +9 631 £55,000 +4.76% 154
North West +2 629 £55,000 - 272
West Midlands +5 429 £55,000 - 125
East of England +3 307 £57,500 +4.55% 141
East Midlands +2 207 £52,500 - 55
North East +8 123 £50,000 +14.94% 42
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 4,359 (46.01%) Azure
2 3,853 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
3 3,610 (38.10%) DevOps
4 3,359 (35.45%) Python
5 2,611 (27.56%) Docker
6 2,490 (26.28%) Java
7 2,418 (25.52%) JavaScript
8 2,355 (24.85%) Kubernetes
9 2,203 (23.25%) GCP
10 2,029 (21.41%) Terraform
11 1,958 (20.66%) SQL
12 1,899 (20.04%) Microservices
13 1,833 (19.35%) Finance
14 1,828 (19.29%) Software Engineering
15 1,827 (19.28%) Linux
16 1,335 (14.09%) C#
17 1,305 (13.77%) React
18 1,289 (13.60%) Jenkins
19 1,279 (13.50%) Web Services
20 1,264 (13.34%) Serverless
21 1,258 (13.28%) Node.js
22 1,190 (12.56%) .NET
23 1,185 (12.51%) Git (software)
24 1,178 (12.43%) Ansible
25 1,162 (12.26%) TDD
26 1,120 (11.82%) AngularJS
27 1,041 (10.99%) Microsoft
28 1,023 (10.80%) Scrum
29 983 (10.37%) Fintech
30 961 (10.14%) Google

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
1 336 (3.55%) Apache Spark
2 313 (3.30%) Apache
3 307 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
4 250 (2.64%) Confluence
5 138 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 106 (1.12%) IIS
7 105 (1.11%) CMS
8 96 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 93 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
10 83 (0.88%) nginx
11 78 (0.82%) SAS
12 63 (0.66%) MS Exchange
13 62 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
14 59 (0.62%) WordPress
15 48 (0.51%) Skype for Business
16 42 (0.44%) JBoss
16 42 (0.44%) OpenStack
17 39 (0.41%) WebSphere
18 34 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
19 33 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 99 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 15 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.084%) InVision
6 8 (0.084%) Sketch
7 7 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.042%) SPSS
10 3 (0.032%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.011%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.011%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.011%) Weka
Business Applications
1 45 (0.47%) Markit EDM
2 31 (0.33%) PolarLake
3 30 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
4 24 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
6 19 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 18 (0.19%) Magento
7 18 (0.19%) Sentinel
8 15 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 14 (0.15%) Actimize
9 14 (0.15%) nopCommerce
9 14 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 13 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
11 12 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
12 8 (0.084%) Shopify
13 7 (0.074%) Eikon
14 5 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
15 4 (0.042%) Quorum
16 3 (0.032%) Oracle 11i
16 3 (0.032%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4,359 (46.01%) Azure
2 2,203 (23.25%) GCP
3 1,264 (13.34%) Serverless
4 906 (9.56%) SaaS
5 894 (9.44%) AWS Lambda
6 646 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 544 (5.74%) Amazon EC2
8 539 (5.69%) Amazon S3
9 469 (4.95%) PaaS
10 408 (4.31%) IaaS
11 406 (4.28%) Office 365
12 312 (3.29%) GitHub
13 303 (3.20%) Amazon EKS
14 287 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
15 277 (2.92%) Amazon ECS
16 262 (2.77%) Power Platform
17 241 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 202 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 199 (2.10%) Amazon Kinesis
20 177 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 530 (5.59%) Firewall
2 299 (3.16%) DNS
3 246 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 226 (2.39%) VPN
5 193 (2.04%) WAN
6 179 (1.89%) Network Security
7 169 (1.78%) LAN
8 145 (1.53%) HTTP
9 129 (1.36%) DHCP
10 115 (1.21%) Internet
11 101 (1.07%) SAN
12 94 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
13 90 (0.95%) OSPF
14 87 (0.92%) VoIP
15 69 (0.73%) BGP
15 69 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
16 55 (0.58%) VLAN
17 54 (0.57%) Skype
18 48 (0.51%) MPLS
19 47 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 810 (8.55%) NoSQL
2 737 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 667 (7.04%) MySQL
4 639 (6.74%) Big Data
5 614 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
6 582 (6.14%) MongoDB
7 459 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
8 412 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 404 (4.26%) Relational Database
10 369 (3.89%) Amazon Redshift
11 326 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
12 312 (3.29%) Hadoop
13 256 (2.70%) Redis
14 228 (2.41%) Power BI
15 188 (1.98%) Data Lake
16 161 (1.70%) Snowflake Schema
17 146 (1.54%) Tableau
18 145 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
19 126 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 119 (1.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,289 (13.60%) Jenkins
2 1,185 (12.51%) Git (software)
3 617 (6.51%) JIRA
4 441 (4.65%) GitLab
5 311 (3.28%) Selenium
6 231 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 184 (1.94%) Maven
8 159 (1.68%) Bitbucket
9 149 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 137 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
11 119 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 114 (1.20%) JUnit
13 109 (1.15%) Artifactory
14 93 (0.98%) SonarQube
15 92 (0.97%) CircleCI
16 81 (0.85%) webpack
17 73 (0.77%) Cypress.io
18 59 (0.62%) WebDriver
19 58 (0.61%) Grunt
19 58 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 1,833 (19.35%) Finance
2 538 (5.68%) Banking
3 366 (3.86%) Front Office
4 347 (3.66%) Public Sector
5 304 (3.21%) Retail
6 258 (2.72%) Games
7 245 (2.59%) Marketing
8 174 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 152 (1.60%) Law
10 104 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 91 (0.96%) Back Office
12 88 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 70 (0.74%) Advertising
14 60 (0.63%) Electronics
15 53 (0.56%) Legal
16 45 (0.47%) Automotive
17 39 (0.41%) Publishing
18 34 (0.36%) Billing
19 28 (0.30%) Financial Institution
20 24 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,855 (30.13%) Developer
2 1,419 (14.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 975 (10.29%) AWS Engineer
4 879 (9.28%) Architect
5 868 (9.16%) Software Engineer
6 687 (7.25%) Senior Developer
7 612 (6.46%) AWS DevOps
8 546 (5.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 510 (5.38%) Data Engineer
10 508 (5.36%) Java Developer
11 478 (5.04%) Python Developer
12 411 (4.34%) Full Stack Developer
13 410 (4.33%) Cloud Engineer
14 391 (4.13%) Python Engineer
15 331 (3.49%) Senior DevOps
16 325 (3.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 308 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
18 303 (3.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 300 (3.17%) React Developer
20 287 (3.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,305 (13.77%) React
2 1,279 (13.50%) Web Services
3 1,258 (13.28%) Node.js
4 1,190 (12.56%) .NET
5 1,120 (11.82%) AngularJS
6 755 (7.97%) HTML
7 692 (7.30%) CSS
8 654 (6.90%) REST
9 614 (6.48%) Vue.js
10 600 (6.33%) .NET Core
11 586 (6.18%) Kafka
12 581 (6.13%) Spring
13 490 (5.17%) RESTful
14 362 (3.82%) Spring Boot
15 277 (2.92%) .NET Framework
16 250 (2.64%) Django
17 249 (2.63%) HTML5
18 238 (2.51%) ASP.NET
18 238 (2.51%) JSON
19 224 (2.36%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 611 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 440 (4.64%) Public Cloud
3 432 (4.56%) Hedge funds
4 421 (4.44%) Cloud Native
5 368 (3.88%) Fixed Income
6 348 (3.67%) Derivative
7 309 (3.26%) Equities
8 277 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
9 257 (2.71%) User Experience
10 254 (2.68%) Data Centre
11 242 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 222 (2.34%) Mobile App
13 200 (2.11%) Algorithms
14 150 (1.58%) Management Information System
15 144 (1.52%) Blog
16 129 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
16 129 (1.36%) Virtual Team
17 118 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
18 107 (1.13%) Data Structures
19 106 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,827 (19.28%) Linux
2 929 (9.80%) Windows
3 435 (4.59%) Windows Server
4 334 (3.53%) Unix
5 163 (1.72%) CentOS
6 142 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 139 (1.47%) Android
8 118 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 111 (1.17%) Ubuntu
10 84 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
11 75 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 59 (0.62%) Windows 10
13 44 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 40 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
15 35 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 32 (0.34%) Debian
17 28 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.27%) Windows 7
19 18 (0.19%) CoreOS
20 16 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,853 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 3,610 (38.10%) DevOps
3 1,899 (20.04%) Microservices
4 1,828 (19.29%) Software Engineering
5 1,162 (12.26%) TDD
6 1,023 (10.80%) Scrum
7 983 (10.37%) Fintech
8 943 (9.95%) Infrastructure as Code
9 854 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 830 (8.76%) Test Automation
11 765 (8.07%) Analytics
12 719 (7.59%) Mentoring
13 674 (7.11%) Configuration Management
14 664 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
15 648 (6.84%) Migration
16 623 (6.58%) Asset Management
17 601 (6.34%) BDD
18 556 (5.87%) Open Source
19 527 (5.56%) Machine Learning
20 462 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3,359 (35.45%) Python
2 2,490 (26.28%) Java
3 2,418 (25.52%) JavaScript
4 1,958 (20.66%) SQL
5 1,335 (14.09%) C#
6 643 (6.79%) Go
7 579 (6.11%) TypeScript
8 553 (5.84%) PowerShell
9 510 (5.38%) PHP
10 488 (5.15%) Bash Shell
11 391 (4.13%) Scala
12 381 (4.02%) Ruby
13 286 (3.02%) C++
14 276 (2.91%) Kotlin
15 222 (2.34%) R
16 194 (2.05%) Java 8
17 187 (1.97%) C
18 139 (1.47%) Shell Script
19 117 (1.23%) ES6
20 114 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 642 (6.78%) Degree
2 492 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 408 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 235 (2.48%) AWS Certification
5 178 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 174 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
7 152 (1.60%) CISSP
8 90 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 84 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
10 77 (0.81%) CCNA
11 66 (0.70%) CCNP
11 66 (0.70%) CISM
12 54 (0.57%) DV Cleared
13 52 (0.55%) MCSE
14 45 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
15 42 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 42 (0.44%) PhD
16 41 (0.43%) MCSA
17 38 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 37 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (3.96%) QA
2 164 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 135 (1.42%) GDPR
4 100 (1.06%) NIST
5 93 (0.98%) SLA
6 73 (0.77%) Data Quality
7 63 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.22%) COBIT
9 19 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 19 (0.20%) NCSC
10 16 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 14 (0.15%) WAI
12 12 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 10 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.095%) FATCA
14 9 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 9 (0.095%) NIST 800
15 7 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 6 (0.063%) PSD2
17 5 (0.053%) EMIR
System Software
1 2,611 (27.56%) Docker
2 520 (5.49%) Active Directory
3 377 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 168 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 58 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 58 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 57 (0.60%) vSphere
7 54 (0.57%) HDFS
8 48 (0.51%) XenApp
9 38 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 29 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 21 (0.22%) Xen
12 17 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 16 (0.17%) VirtualBox
14 14 (0.15%) VMware NSX
15 13 (0.14%) Postfix
16 12 (0.13%) Firmware
17 11 (0.12%) KVM
18 10 (0.11%) LXC
19 9 (0.095%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2,355 (24.85%) Kubernetes
2 2,029 (21.41%) Terraform
3 1,178 (12.43%) Ansible
4 808 (8.53%) Puppet
5 576 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
6 220 (2.32%) Prometheus
7 192 (2.03%) Grafana
8 118 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 111 (1.17%) SCCM
10 77 (0.81%) Nagios
11 64 (0.68%) Graphite
12 61 (0.64%) ZABBIX
13 58 (0.61%) Kibana
14 55 (0.58%) Packer
15 54 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
16 46 (0.49%) Istio
17 34 (0.36%) Rancher
18 30 (0.32%) logstash
19 26 (0.27%) Salt
20 24 (0.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,041 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 961 (10.14%) Google
3 603 (6.36%) VMware
4 465 (4.91%) Oracle
5 288 (3.04%) Cisco
6 223 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 161 (1.70%) IBM
7 161 (1.70%) Splunk
8 152 (1.60%) SAP
9 149 (1.57%) Talend
10 148 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
11 130 (1.37%) Citrix
12 115 (1.21%) Atlassian
13 112 (1.18%) Databricks
14 104 (1.10%) Informatica
15 102 (1.08%) Palo Alto
16 92 (0.97%) Cloudera
17 86 (0.91%) Dell
18 65 (0.69%) Bloomberg
19 62 (0.65%) SaltStack