Period
to 24 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 6 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +15
Permanent jobs citing AWS 4,560 8,971 8,126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 22.58% 16.06% 11.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.20% 44.82% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,199 7,817 6,797
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £46,050
90th Percentile £122,500 £110,000 £97,500
England 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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 8,735 20,015 18,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.26% 35.82% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7,326 16,582 15,312
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,125 £97,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +8.91%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in London

AWS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in London.

Salary trend for AWS in London

AWS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in London

AWS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the London region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Central London +2 838 £75,000 +3.45% 203
South London +10 220 £62,500 +4.17% 35
West London +18 118 £70,000 +12.00% 74
East London +11 51 £65,000 +8.33% 29
North London +11 11 £57,500 -11.54% 3
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 London region with a requirement for AWS.

1 2,038 (44.69%) Python
2 1,994 (43.73%) Azure
3 1,860 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
4 1,680 (36.84%) DevOps
5 1,620 (35.53%) Finance
6 1,457 (31.95%) Java
7 1,258 (27.59%) Docker
8 1,255 (27.52%) JavaScript
9 1,252 (27.46%) Kubernetes
10 1,151 (25.24%) GCP
11 1,095 (24.01%) Microservices
12 1,037 (22.74%) Web Services
13 986 (21.62%) SQL
14 962 (21.10%) Software Engineering
15 854 (18.73%) Terraform
16 763 (16.73%) React
17 751 (16.47%) Asset Management
18 749 (16.43%) Fintech
19 707 (15.50%) Linux
20 672 (14.74%) Hedge funds
21 669 (14.67%) Jenkins
22 668 (14.65%) AngularJS
23 653 (14.32%) Serverless
24 647 (14.19%) TDD
25 638 (13.99%) C#
26 630 (13.82%) Node.js
27 615 (13.49%) Ansible
28 580 (12.72%) Google
29 570 (12.50%) .NET
30 550 (12.06%) Banking

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 248 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
2 214 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 185 (4.06%) Apache
4 93 (2.04%) Confluence
5 53 (1.16%) IIS
6 50 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
6 50 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 45 (0.99%) SAS
8 43 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 40 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 37 (0.81%) CMS
11 35 (0.77%) SharePoint
12 34 (0.75%) Skype for Business
13 30 (0.66%) MS Exchange
14 19 (0.42%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.35%) nginx
15 16 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (0.33%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (0.24%) Moodle
Applications
1 54 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 21 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.088%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.066%) Sketch
6 3 (0.066%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 120 (2.63%) Markit EDM
2 72 (1.58%) PolarLake
3 70 (1.54%) Eagle PACE
4 47 (1.03%) SimCorp Dimension
5 25 (0.55%) FINCAD Analytics
6 18 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.13%) Actimize
7 6 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.13%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.11%) Magento
9 4 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.088%) FastStats
9 4 (0.088%) Unica
10 2 (0.044%) Maximo
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.044%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.044%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.044%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1,994 (43.73%) Azure
2 1,151 (25.24%) GCP
3 653 (14.32%) Serverless
4 467 (10.24%) AWS Lambda
5 392 (8.60%) SaaS
6 313 (6.86%) Amazon S3
7 301 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
8 270 (5.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 256 (5.61%) Office 365
10 231 (5.07%) Amazon ECS
11 205 (4.50%) IaaS
12 198 (4.34%) PaaS
13 167 (3.66%) GitHub
14 132 (2.89%) OpenShift
15 122 (2.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 103 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
17 102 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
18 91 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
19 90 (1.97%) Power Platform
20 87 (1.91%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 263 (5.77%) Firewall
2 136 (2.98%) DNS
3 114 (2.50%) Network Security
4 112 (2.46%) VPN
5 101 (2.21%) TCP/IP
6 97 (2.13%) WAN
7 87 (1.91%) LAN
8 76 (1.67%) HTTP
9 63 (1.38%) Internet
10 59 (1.29%) SAN
11 54 (1.18%) DHCP
12 51 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
13 49 (1.07%) VoIP
14 48 (1.05%) MPLS
15 47 (1.03%) BGP
15 47 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
16 46 (1.01%) Skype
17 42 (0.92%) OSPF
18 37 (0.81%) Wireshark
19 33 (0.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 410 (8.99%) NoSQL
3 335 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
4 327 (7.17%) Big Data
5 321 (7.04%) MySQL
6 319 (7.00%) MongoDB
7 255 (5.59%) Amazon Redshift
8 242 (5.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 227 (4.98%) Hadoop
10 225 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
11 174 (3.82%) Relational Database
12 154 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
13 143 (3.14%) Redis
14 114 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
15 105 (2.30%) Snowflake Schema
16 95 (2.08%) Apache Hive
17 92 (2.02%) Data Lake
18 91 (2.00%) BigQuery
19 88 (1.93%) Looker
19 88 (1.93%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 669 (14.67%) Jenkins
2 525 (11.51%) Git (software)
3 232 (5.09%) GitLab
4 231 (5.07%) JIRA
5 119 (2.61%) Selenium
6 113 (2.48%) Artifactory
7 107 (2.35%) TeamCity
8 104 (2.28%) Cucumber
9 100 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 71 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 70 (1.54%) Bitbucket
12 59 (1.29%) JUnit
13 50 (1.10%) Maven
14 43 (0.94%) SonarQube
15 42 (0.92%) CircleCI
16 39 (0.86%) Mocha
17 34 (0.75%) webpack
18 32 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
19 29 (0.64%) Cypress.io
20 27 (0.59%) Locust
General
1 1,620 (35.53%) Finance
2 550 (12.06%) Banking
3 537 (11.78%) Front Office
4 172 (3.77%) Back Office
5 140 (3.07%) Investment Banking
6 128 (2.81%) Games
7 114 (2.50%) Marketing
8 112 (2.46%) Law
9 90 (1.97%) Retail
10 87 (1.91%) Public Sector
11 73 (1.60%) Telecoms
12 57 (1.25%) Advertising
13 39 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 39 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 32 (0.70%) Legal
15 30 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.42%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.35%) Publishing
18 15 (0.33%) Automotive
19 9 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,317 (28.88%) Developer
2 650 (14.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 609 (13.36%) AWS Engineer
4 464 (10.18%) Architect
5 440 (9.65%) Software Engineer
6 316 (6.93%) Python Engineer
7 307 (6.73%) Python Developer
8 278 (6.10%) Data Engineer
9 272 (5.96%) Java Developer
10 255 (5.59%) AWS DevOps
11 250 (5.48%) AWS Developer
12 248 (5.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 211 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
14 209 (4.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 203 (4.45%) Senior Developer
16 201 (4.41%) Analyst
17 196 (4.30%) AWS Architect
18 195 (4.28%) .NET Developer
19 177 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
20 176 (3.86%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,037 (22.74%) Web Services
2 763 (16.73%) React
3 668 (14.65%) AngularJS
4 630 (13.82%) Node.js
5 570 (12.50%) .NET
6 421 (9.23%) Vue.js
7 353 (7.74%) Kafka
8 319 (7.00%) .NET Core
9 312 (6.84%) REST
10 237 (5.20%) HTML
11 222 (4.87%) ASP.NET
12 213 (4.67%) CSS
13 210 (4.61%) Spring
14 176 (3.86%) RESTful
15 167 (3.66%) .NET Framework
16 140 (3.07%) Spring Boot
17 132 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 111 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
19 109 (2.39%) OAuth
20 108 (2.37%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 672 (14.74%) Hedge funds
2 530 (11.62%) Fixed Income
3 413 (9.06%) Derivative
4 411 (9.01%) Equities
5 306 (6.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 298 (6.54%) Greenfield Project
7 265 (5.81%) Public Cloud
8 231 (5.07%) Cloud Native
9 147 (3.22%) Algorithms
10 146 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
11 141 (3.09%) Data Centre
12 126 (2.76%) Reference Data
13 119 (2.61%) Management Information System
14 92 (2.02%) Mobile App
15 81 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
16 76 (1.67%) User Experience
17 71 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
18 67 (1.47%) Data Structures
19 58 (1.27%) Blog
20 55 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 707 (15.50%) Linux
2 439 (9.63%) Windows
3 191 (4.19%) Windows Server
4 163 (3.57%) Unix
5 61 (1.34%) CentOS
6 57 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 43 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 42 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 38 (0.83%) Android
12 36 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
13 32 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.39%) VMS
15 18 (0.39%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.33%) Debian
17 11 (0.24%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.20%) CoreOS
19 8 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,860 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1,680 (36.84%) DevOps
3 1,095 (24.01%) Microservices
4 962 (21.10%) Software Engineering
5 751 (16.47%) Asset Management
6 749 (16.43%) Fintech
7 647 (14.19%) TDD
8 499 (10.94%) Investment Management
9 487 (10.68%) Scrum
10 475 (10.42%) Analytics
11 397 (8.71%) BDD
12 396 (8.68%) Machine Learning
12 396 (8.68%) Mentoring
13 361 (7.92%) Infrastructure as Code
14 348 (7.63%) Test Automation
15 342 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
16 338 (7.41%) Migration
17 327 (7.17%) Artificial Intelligence
18 306 (6.71%) Configuration Management
19 277 (6.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,038 (44.69%) Python
2 1,457 (31.95%) Java
3 1,255 (27.52%) JavaScript
4 986 (21.62%) SQL
5 638 (13.99%) C#
6 309 (6.78%) PowerShell
7 293 (6.43%) TypeScript
8 252 (5.53%) Go
9 219 (4.80%) Scala
10 209 (4.58%) Ruby
11 207 (4.54%) R
12 189 (4.14%) Kotlin
13 174 (3.82%) Bash Shell
14 163 (3.57%) PHP
15 145 (3.18%) C++
16 114 (2.50%) Java 8
17 89 (1.95%) C
18 83 (1.82%) Shell Script
19 63 (1.38%) T-SQL
20 57 (1.25%) ES6
Qualifications
1 380 (8.33%) Degree
2 138 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 134 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 125 (2.74%) AWS Certification
5 115 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 102 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 88 (1.93%) CISSP
8 62 (1.36%) CISM
9 52 (1.14%) CCNA
10 51 (1.12%) Sun Certification
11 37 (0.81%) Master's Degree
12 35 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
13 30 (0.66%) CCNP
13 30 (0.66%) PhD
14 28 (0.61%) CISA
15 20 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 16 (0.35%) CRISC
16 16 (0.35%) MCSA
17 15 (0.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (4.30%) QA
2 55 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (1.18%) GDPR
3 54 (1.18%) NIST
4 52 (1.14%) SLA
5 27 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.18%) COBIT
10 5 (0.11%) NCSC
10 5 (0.11%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.11%) PSD2
11 4 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.088%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.044%) FATCA
12 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.044%) MiFID
13 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,258 (27.59%) Docker
2 268 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 146 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.79%) vSphere
6 34 (0.75%) HDFS
7 24 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.24%) Postfix
9 11 (0.24%) VMware NSX
10 9 (0.20%) XenApp
11 8 (0.18%) LXC
11 8 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.15%) NFS
13 6 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1,252 (27.46%) Kubernetes
2 854 (18.73%) Terraform
3 615 (13.49%) Ansible
4 379 (8.31%) Puppet
5 258 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
6 115 (2.52%) Grafana
7 93 (2.04%) Prometheus
8 76 (1.67%) SCCM
9 58 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
10 48 (1.05%) Nagios
11 41 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
12 40 (0.88%) ZABBIX
13 37 (0.81%) Kibana
14 31 (0.68%) Packer
15 28 (0.61%) Istio
16 26 (0.57%) Graphite
17 25 (0.55%) logstash
17 25 (0.55%) Salt
18 22 (0.48%) Mesos
19 20 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 580 (12.72%) Google
2 463 (10.15%) Microsoft
3 252 (5.53%) VMware
4 236 (5.18%) Oracle
5 169 (3.71%) Cisco
6 113 (2.48%) Bloomberg
7 97 (2.13%) Tableau
8 84 (1.84%) Splunk
9 74 (1.62%) SAP
10 69 (1.51%) Red Hat
11 66 (1.45%) IBM
12 61 (1.34%) Palo Alto
13 56 (1.23%) EMC
13 56 (1.23%) Informatica
14 55 (1.21%) Cloudera
15 54 (1.18%) Citrix
16 53 (1.16%) Databricks
16 53 (1.16%) Talend
17 49 (1.07%) Calypso
17 49 (1.07%) Charles River