Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +9
Permanent jobs citing AWS 11,521 4,439 8,853
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 22.71% 22.47% 16.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.11% 51.02% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6,893 3,803 7,210
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £122,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 24,453 8,701 19,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.19% 44.05% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15,871 7,450 16,661
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 21 October 2021.

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 21 October 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
Central London -1 1,303 £80,000 +14.29% 579
West London -1 295 £67,500 -3.57% 174
South London -1 245 £71,250 +9.62% 31
East London -5 74 £75,000 +15.38% 100
North London -16 7 £67,500 +17.39% 23
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 London region with a requirement for AWS.

1 5,016 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4,816 (41.80%) Python
3 4,571 (39.68%) Azure
4 3,854 (33.45%) DevOps
5 3,758 (32.62%) Docker
6 3,684 (31.98%) Software Engineering
7 3,564 (30.93%) GCP
8 3,482 (30.22%) Kubernetes
9 3,321 (28.83%) Java
10 3,314 (28.76%) Finance
11 3,210 (27.86%) JavaScript
12 2,930 (25.43%) Terraform
13 2,913 (25.28%) React
14 2,836 (24.62%) Microservices
15 2,786 (24.18%) Serverless
16 2,609 (22.65%) SQL
17 2,297 (19.94%) Node.js
18 2,145 (18.62%) Social Skills
19 2,060 (17.88%) Full Stack Development
20 2,030 (17.62%) TypeScript
21 1,909 (16.57%) Web Services
22 1,795 (15.58%) AWS Lambda
23 1,720 (14.93%) Analytics
24 1,631 (14.16%) Git (software)
25 1,611 (13.98%) TDD
26 1,523 (13.22%) Linux
27 1,497 (12.99%) Jenkins
28 1,490 (12.93%) PostgreSQL
29 1,486 (12.90%) Infrastructure as Code
30 1,481 (12.85%) C#

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
1 621 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
2 578 (5.02%) Apache Spark
3 404 (3.51%) Apache
4 285 (2.47%) Apache Airflow
5 260 (2.26%) Confluence
6 168 (1.46%) CMS
7 112 (0.97%) nginx
8 92 (0.80%) IIS
9 70 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 63 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 60 (0.52%) SharePoint
12 55 (0.48%) WordPress
13 54 (0.47%) SAS
14 49 (0.43%) Drupal
15 46 (0.40%) Jupyter
16 35 (0.30%) IBM Domino
17 33 (0.29%) Kentico
17 33 (0.29%) OpenStack
18 31 (0.27%) Ethereum
19 30 (0.26%) Luigi
Applications
1 71 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.25%) Figma
5 27 (0.23%) Sketch
6 26 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 22 (0.19%) InVision
7 22 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.087%) Adobe Premiere
9 10 (0.087%) Final Cut Pro
10 8 (0.069%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.043%) Adobe XD
12 5 (0.043%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.009%) InDesign
13 1 (0.009%) Revit
13 1 (0.009%) SPSS
13 1 (0.009%) Weka
Business Applications
1 54 (0.47%) Magento
2 36 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 30 (0.26%) R3 Corda
4 26 (0.23%) Shopify
5 25 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 20 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 18 (0.16%) Sentinel
8 11 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 10 (0.087%) Primavera
9 10 (0.087%) Summit
10 6 (0.052%) Unica
11 4 (0.035%) FastStats
12 3 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.026%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.026%) SAP MDG
12 3 (0.026%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.026%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4,571 (39.68%) Azure
2 3,564 (30.93%) GCP
3 2,786 (24.18%) Serverless
4 1,795 (15.58%) AWS Lambda
5 1,229 (10.67%) Amazon S3
6 1,105 (9.59%) SaaS
7 850 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
8 810 (7.03%) GitHub
9 805 (6.99%) AWS CloudFormation
10 711 (6.17%) Amazon ECS
11 621 (5.39%) Amazon SQS
12 527 (4.57%) PaaS
13 350 (3.04%) IaaS
14 340 (2.95%) AWS Step Functions
15 331 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
16 326 (2.83%) Amazon EKS
17 319 (2.77%) Snowflake
18 289 (2.51%) Power Platform
19 270 (2.34%) Amazon Kinesis
20 251 (2.18%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 394 (3.42%) HTTP
2 331 (2.87%) Firewall
3 230 (2.00%) DNS
4 137 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 124 (1.08%) VPN
6 118 (1.02%) Broadband
7 116 (1.01%) Network Security
8 112 (0.97%) Internet
9 82 (0.71%) DHCP
10 78 (0.68%) WAN
11 60 (0.52%) LAN
12 40 (0.35%) SSL
13 37 (0.32%) SAN
14 34 (0.30%) BGP
14 34 (0.30%) IPsec
15 29 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (0.25%) VoIP
16 27 (0.23%) VLAN
17 26 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
18 23 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,490 (12.93%) PostgreSQL
2 1,216 (10.55%) NoSQL
3 1,144 (9.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1,005 (8.72%) MySQL
5 781 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 772 (6.70%) Big Data
7 730 (6.34%) MongoDB
8 717 (6.22%) SQL Server
9 716 (6.21%) Amazon RDS
10 639 (5.55%) Redis
11 501 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
12 432 (3.75%) Amazon Aurora
13 430 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
14 383 (3.32%) Hadoop
15 322 (2.79%) Amazon Athena
16 304 (2.64%) Tableau
17 288 (2.50%) Data Lake
18 267 (2.32%) Power BI
19 256 (2.22%) RDBMS
20 242 (2.10%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,631 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 1,497 (12.99%) Jenkins
3 621 (5.39%) JIRA
4 586 (5.09%) GitLab
5 340 (2.95%) Cypress.io
6 320 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 313 (2.72%) CircleCI
8 305 (2.65%) webpack
9 299 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 254 (2.20%) Selenium
11 248 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 187 (1.62%) Bitbucket
13 182 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 178 (1.55%) Postman
15 159 (1.38%) JUnit
16 157 (1.36%) Maven
17 155 (1.35%) SonarQube
18 148 (1.28%) Cucumber
19 144 (1.25%) Artifactory
19 144 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 3,314 (28.76%) Finance
2 2,145 (18.62%) Social Skills
3 802 (6.96%) Banking
4 657 (5.70%) Retail
5 608 (5.28%) Front Office
6 528 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
7 469 (4.07%) Marketing
8 431 (3.74%) Games
9 302 (2.62%) Public Sector
10 264 (2.29%) Presentation Skills
11 249 (2.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 181 (1.57%) Advertising
13 177 (1.54%) Legal
14 162 (1.41%) Law
15 150 (1.30%) Publishing
16 131 (1.14%) Manufacturing
17 127 (1.10%) Telecoms
18 112 (0.97%) Financial Institution
19 111 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
20 96 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3,265 (28.34%) Developer
2 2,139 (18.57%) Software Engineer
3 1,213 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 953 (8.27%) Architect
5 883 (7.66%) AWS Engineer
6 787 (6.83%) Senior Developer
7 689 (5.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 645 (5.60%) Java Developer
9 642 (5.57%) Senior Software Engineer
10 629 (5.46%) Data Engineer
11 593 (5.15%) Python Engineer
12 530 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
13 501 (4.35%) Python Developer
14 456 (3.96%) React Developer
15 439 (3.81%) Java Engineer
16 407 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
17 388 (3.37%) AWS Developer
18 345 (2.99%) Senior DevOps
19 337 (2.93%) Python Software Engineer
20 335 (2.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,913 (25.28%) React
2 2,297 (19.94%) Node.js
3 1,909 (16.57%) Web Services
4 1,349 (11.71%) .NET
5 1,170 (10.16%) Kafka
6 1,152 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 1,147 (9.96%) REST
8 902 (7.83%) HTML
9 894 (7.76%) CSS
10 863 (7.49%) Spring
11 860 (7.46%) GraphQL
12 766 (6.65%) RESTful
13 663 (5.75%) Vue.js
14 570 (4.95%) .NET Core
15 555 (4.82%) Spring Boot
16 443 (3.85%) React Native
17 396 (3.44%) Jest
18 386 (3.35%) Redux
19 378 (3.28%) HTML5
20 330 (2.86%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 766 (6.65%) User Experience
2 688 (5.97%) Cloud Native
3 547 (4.75%) Hedge funds
4 515 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
5 511 (4.44%) Public Cloud
6 471 (4.09%) Algorithms
7 428 (3.71%) Derivative
8 370 (3.21%) Equities
9 356 (3.09%) Mobile App
10 332 (2.88%) Fixed Income
11 301 (2.61%) Data Structures
12 300 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 267 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
14 252 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
15 218 (1.89%) Virtual Team
16 209 (1.81%) Management Information System
17 190 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
18 175 (1.52%) Blog
19 160 (1.39%) Data Centre
20 159 (1.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,523 (13.22%) Linux
2 707 (6.14%) Windows
3 464 (4.03%) Unix
4 250 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 228 (1.98%) Android
6 201 (1.74%) Windows Server
7 73 (0.63%) CentOS
7 73 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 65 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 62 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 58 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 58 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
11 55 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 47 (0.41%) Mesosphere
13 41 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 32 (0.28%) VMS
14 32 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
15 23 (0.20%) Debian
16 10 (0.087%) CoreOS
16 10 (0.087%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,016 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3,854 (33.45%) DevOps
3 3,684 (31.98%) Software Engineering
4 2,836 (24.62%) Microservices
5 2,060 (17.88%) Full Stack Development
6 1,720 (14.93%) Analytics
7 1,611 (13.98%) TDD
8 1,486 (12.90%) Infrastructure as Code
9 1,369 (11.88%) Test Automation
10 1,253 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
11 1,223 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
12 1,198 (10.40%) Data Science
13 1,173 (10.18%) Fintech
14 1,081 (9.38%) Asset Management
15 1,065 (9.24%) Artificial Intelligence
16 1,064 (9.24%) Scrum
17 1,049 (9.11%) Mentoring
18 1,013 (8.79%) Machine Learning
19 873 (7.58%) Computer Science
20 807 (7.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4,816 (41.80%) Python
2 3,321 (28.83%) Java
3 3,210 (27.86%) JavaScript
4 2,609 (22.65%) SQL
5 2,030 (17.62%) TypeScript
6 1,481 (12.85%) C#
7 944 (8.19%) Go
8 801 (6.95%) Scala
9 645 (5.60%) Bash Shell
10 579 (5.03%) PowerShell
11 523 (4.54%) Ruby
12 516 (4.48%) PHP
13 486 (4.22%) Kotlin
14 380 (3.30%) C++
15 273 (2.37%) ES6
16 246 (2.14%) C
17 218 (1.89%) R
18 189 (1.64%) Java 8
19 179 (1.55%) Clojure
20 171 (1.48%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1,027 (8.91%) Degree
2 386 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 303 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 231 (2.01%) AWS Certification
5 221 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 159 (1.38%) Master's Degree
7 98 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 72 (0.62%) CISSP
9 52 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (0.36%) CCNA
11 38 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 34 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
13 30 (0.26%) GIAC
13 30 (0.26%) SANS
14 28 (0.24%) PhD
15 27 (0.23%) MCSA
15 27 (0.23%) OCP
16 24 (0.21%) CCNP
16 24 (0.21%) CCSP
17 22 (0.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 932 (8.09%) QA
2 208 (1.81%) GDPR
3 181 (1.57%) Accessibility
4 152 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 138 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 83 (0.72%) NIST
7 71 (0.62%) SLA
8 60 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 47 (0.41%) PSD2
10 30 (0.26%) GRC
11 29 (0.25%) COBIT
12 24 (0.21%) WCAG
13 23 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
14 13 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 13 (0.11%) NCSC
15 11 (0.095%) IEC 62304
15 11 (0.095%) ISO 13485
15 11 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 10 (0.087%) ITGC
17 9 (0.078%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3,758 (32.62%) Docker
2 261 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 173 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 74 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (0.25%) VirtualBox
7 27 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 25 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 24 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (0.20%) Postfix
11 21 (0.18%) vSphere
12 17 (0.15%) KVM
13 16 (0.14%) Varnish
14 15 (0.13%) Ceph
14 15 (0.13%) Firmware
14 15 (0.13%) HDFS
15 14 (0.12%) XenApp
16 13 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
17 12 (0.10%) LXC
18 11 (0.095%) etcd
Systems Management
1 3,482 (30.22%) Kubernetes
2 2,930 (25.43%) Terraform
3 1,047 (9.09%) Ansible
4 579 (5.03%) Puppet
5 506 (4.39%) Grafana
6 503 (4.37%) Prometheus
7 441 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
8 121 (1.05%) Kibana
9 110 (0.95%) Istio
10 107 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
11 98 (0.85%) Consul
12 78 (0.68%) logstash
13 76 (0.66%) Nagios
13 76 (0.66%) Packer
14 56 (0.49%) Salt
15 54 (0.47%) ZABBIX
16 50 (0.43%) Opsgenie
17 47 (0.41%) Graphite
18 43 (0.37%) Automic
18 43 (0.37%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,468 (12.74%) Google
2 875 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 490 (4.25%) Oracle
4 259 (2.25%) VMware
5 203 (1.76%) Splunk
6 154 (1.34%) Samsung
7 147 (1.28%) IBM
8 146 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 142 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 137 (1.19%) Cisco
11 126 (1.09%) Databricks
12 119 (1.03%) SAP
13 107 (0.93%) Informatica
14 89 (0.77%) Atlassian
14 89 (0.77%) New Relic
15 84 (0.73%) Facebook
16 79 (0.69%) Talend
17 76 (0.66%) ServiceNow
18 74 (0.64%) Citrix
19 73 (0.63%) Apple