Period
to 1 March 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 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > London
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +9
Permanent jobs citing AWS 6,147 8,624 8,131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 22.05% 17.16% 12.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.37% 45.21% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,017 7,634 7,019
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £118,750 £102,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 12,450 19,077 18,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.66% 37.95% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10,384 15,683 15,504
Median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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 +2 1,128 £75,000 +3.45% 388
South London +8 258 £62,500 -3.85% 48
West London -1 73 £72,500 +16.00% 151
East London -2 34 £65,000 -3.70% 79
North London +17 14 £75,000 +50.00% 13
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 2,650 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2,507 (40.78%) Python
3 2,488 (40.48%) Azure
4 2,375 (38.64%) DevOps
5 1,871 (30.44%) Java
6 1,825 (29.69%) Docker
7 1,706 (27.75%) GCP
8 1,700 (27.66%) Kubernetes
9 1,620 (26.35%) Finance
10 1,483 (24.13%) JavaScript
11 1,437 (23.38%) Software Engineering
12 1,403 (22.82%) Microservices
13 1,335 (21.72%) Terraform
14 1,235 (20.09%) SQL
15 1,024 (16.66%) React
16 961 (15.63%) Web Services
17 953 (15.50%) Serverless
18 943 (15.34%) Linux
19 920 (14.97%) Fintech
20 844 (13.73%) Jenkins
21 841 (13.68%) C#
22 798 (12.98%) .NET
23 794 (12.92%) Node.js
24 779 (12.67%) TDD
25 774 (12.59%) Ansible
26 760 (12.36%) Google
27 676 (11.00%) Git (software)
28 666 (10.83%) AngularJS
29 657 (10.69%) Infrastructure as Code
30 645 (10.49%) Analytics

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
1 336 (5.47%) Apache Spark
2 228 (3.71%) Apache
3 219 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
4 147 (2.39%) Confluence
5 134 (2.18%) Apache Airflow
6 76 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 60 (0.98%) CMS
8 55 (0.89%) SAS
9 52 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 43 (0.70%) nginx
11 40 (0.65%) Tomcat
12 38 (0.62%) IIS
13 37 (0.60%) Luigi
14 28 (0.46%) WordPress
15 27 (0.44%) Red Hat Fuse
16 26 (0.42%) JBoss
17 25 (0.41%) WebSphere
18 24 (0.39%) OpenStack
19 23 (0.37%) Skype for Business
20 21 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 40 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.29%) Chatbot
5 10 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.13%) Figma
6 8 (0.13%) SPSS
7 7 (0.11%) InVision
7 7 (0.11%) Sketch
8 2 (0.033%) Revit
9 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.016%) Weka
Business Applications
1 23 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
3 15 (0.24%) Magento
3 15 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 12 (0.20%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.13%) Actimize
6 8 (0.13%) Shopify
7 7 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.098%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.098%) PolarLake
9 4 (0.065%) Quorum
10 3 (0.049%) Eikon
11 2 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.033%) SAP S/4HANA
12 1 (0.016%) SAP APO
12 1 (0.016%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.016%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.016%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2,488 (40.48%) Azure
2 1,706 (27.75%) GCP
3 953 (15.50%) Serverless
4 608 (9.89%) AWS Lambda
5 511 (8.31%) SaaS
6 432 (7.03%) Amazon S3
7 403 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
8 354 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 300 (4.88%) PaaS
10 295 (4.80%) Amazon ECS
11 229 (3.73%) IaaS
12 216 (3.51%) GitHub
13 193 (3.14%) Amazon EKS
13 193 (3.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 174 (2.83%) Microsoft 365
15 173 (2.81%) Amazon SQS
16 168 (2.73%) Power Platform
17 157 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
18 138 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 130 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 296 (4.82%) Firewall
2 118 (1.92%) Network Security
3 114 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 108 (1.76%) VPN
5 100 (1.63%) DNS
6 91 (1.48%) HTTP
7 78 (1.27%) WAN
8 69 (1.12%) LAN
9 61 (0.99%) OSPF
10 55 (0.89%) Internet
11 53 (0.86%) BGP
12 49 (0.80%) DHCP
13 43 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
14 40 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (0.59%) VoIP
16 32 (0.52%) IPsec
17 29 (0.47%) SAN
17 29 (0.47%) Wireless
18 26 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
19 25 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (8.93%) NoSQL
2 500 (8.13%) Big Data
3 495 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
4 415 (6.75%) SQL Server
5 413 (6.72%) MySQL
6 354 (5.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 349 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
8 327 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 314 (5.11%) MongoDB
10 292 (4.75%) Hadoop
11 281 (4.57%) Amazon Redshift
12 246 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
13 199 (3.24%) Redis
14 163 (2.65%) Power BI
15 157 (2.55%) Tableau
16 133 (2.16%) Data Lake
17 121 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
18 114 (1.85%) Apache Hive
19 111 (1.81%) Snowflake Schema
20 103 (1.68%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 844 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 676 (11.00%) Git (software)
3 359 (5.84%) JIRA
4 313 (5.09%) GitLab
5 220 (3.58%) Selenium
6 164 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 139 (2.26%) Cucumber
8 106 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 97 (1.58%) Cypress.io
10 96 (1.56%) Maven
11 93 (1.51%) SonarQube
12 89 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 88 (1.43%) Artifactory
14 83 (1.35%) CircleCI
15 82 (1.33%) Bitbucket
16 72 (1.17%) webpack
17 60 (0.98%) Grunt
18 44 (0.72%) JUnit
19 43 (0.70%) Storybook
20 42 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 1,620 (26.35%) Finance
2 585 (9.52%) Banking
3 335 (5.45%) Front Office
4 250 (4.07%) Retail
5 208 (3.38%) Games
6 181 (2.94%) Public Sector
7 161 (2.62%) Marketing
8 96 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 93 (1.51%) Law
10 88 (1.43%) Investment Banking
11 76 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 63 (1.02%) Advertising
13 49 (0.80%) Back Office
14 36 (0.59%) Legal
15 30 (0.49%) Automotive
16 28 (0.46%) Billing
16 28 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 25 (0.41%) Electronics
17 25 (0.41%) Retail Banking
18 23 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,918 (31.20%) Developer
2 833 (13.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 715 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 661 (10.75%) AWS Engineer
5 547 (8.90%) Architect
6 443 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 435 (7.08%) Data Engineer
8 386 (6.28%) Java Developer
9 384 (6.25%) Python Developer
10 378 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 350 (5.69%) AWS DevOps
12 342 (5.56%) Python Engineer
13 292 (4.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 285 (4.64%) React Developer
15 254 (4.13%) AWS Developer
15 254 (4.13%) Cloud Engineer
16 253 (4.12%) Senior DevOps
17 240 (3.90%) Java Engineer
18 231 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
19 226 (3.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,024 (16.66%) React
2 961 (15.63%) Web Services
3 798 (12.98%) .NET
4 794 (12.92%) Node.js
5 666 (10.83%) AngularJS
6 517 (8.41%) Kafka
7 423 (6.88%) .NET Core
8 418 (6.80%) REST
9 382 (6.21%) Vue.js
10 369 (6.00%) Spring
11 351 (5.71%) HTML
12 333 (5.42%) CSS
13 295 (4.80%) RESTful
14 243 (3.95%) Spring Boot
15 197 (3.20%) .NET Framework
16 193 (3.14%) React Native
17 168 (2.73%) HTML5
18 162 (2.64%) GraphQL
19 157 (2.55%) Django
20 155 (2.52%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 432 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
2 393 (6.39%) Hedge funds
3 337 (5.48%) Cloud Native
3 337 (5.48%) Derivative
4 301 (4.90%) Fixed Income
5 284 (4.62%) Equities
6 249 (4.05%) Public Cloud
7 238 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 172 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
9 162 (2.64%) Blog
10 158 (2.57%) Mobile App
11 153 (2.49%) Algorithms
12 147 (2.39%) Data Centre
13 146 (2.38%) User Experience
14 116 (1.89%) Virtual Team
15 107 (1.74%) Data Structures
16 92 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
17 87 (1.42%) Management Information System
18 80 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
19 75 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 943 (15.34%) Linux
2 419 (6.82%) Windows
3 227 (3.69%) Unix
4 135 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 97 (1.58%) Android
6 89 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 88 (1.43%) CentOS
8 76 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 73 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 30 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 28 (0.46%) Windows 10
12 21 (0.34%) Debian
12 21 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.29%) VMS
15 17 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
16 15 (0.24%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.18%) CoreOS
17 11 (0.18%) zOS
18 7 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,650 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2,375 (38.64%) DevOps
3 1,437 (23.38%) Software Engineering
4 1,403 (22.82%) Microservices
5 920 (14.97%) Fintech
6 779 (12.67%) TDD
7 657 (10.69%) Infrastructure as Code
8 645 (10.49%) Analytics
9 621 (10.10%) Test Automation
10 595 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 576 (9.37%) Asset Management
12 472 (7.68%) Open Source
13 470 (7.65%) Scrum
14 459 (7.47%) Mentoring
15 435 (7.08%) ETL
16 434 (7.06%) BDD
17 422 (6.87%) Configuration Management
18 409 (6.65%) Data Science
19 407 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
20 401 (6.52%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,507 (40.78%) Python
2 1,871 (30.44%) Java
3 1,483 (24.13%) JavaScript
4 1,235 (20.09%) SQL
5 841 (13.68%) C#
6 449 (7.30%) TypeScript
7 420 (6.83%) Go
8 313 (5.09%) Scala
9 292 (4.75%) Bash Shell
10 281 (4.57%) PowerShell
11 236 (3.84%) Ruby
12 214 (3.48%) C++
13 211 (3.43%) Kotlin
14 201 (3.27%) PHP
15 150 (2.44%) Java 8
16 148 (2.41%) R
17 108 (1.76%) C
18 85 (1.38%) Shell Script
19 84 (1.37%) ES6
20 83 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 368 (5.99%) Degree
2 289 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 261 (4.25%) SC Cleared
4 155 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 104 (1.69%) CISSP
6 101 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 97 (1.58%) AWS Certification
8 44 (0.72%) CCNP
9 43 (0.70%) CISM
10 42 (0.68%) CCNA
11 32 (0.52%) Master's Degree
12 29 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 29 (0.47%) OSCE
13 25 (0.41%) OSCP
14 24 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 22 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (0.31%) CISA
16 19 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (0.31%) Sun Certification
16 19 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (4.42%) QA
2 94 (1.53%) GDPR
3 78 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (1.02%) NIST
5 42 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 41 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 33 (0.54%) SLA
8 16 (0.26%) COBIT
9 14 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.16%) NCSC
11 6 (0.098%) PMO
12 5 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.081%) EMIR
12 5 (0.081%) Government Security Classifications
12 5 (0.081%) MiFID
13 4 (0.065%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.065%) FATCA
13 4 (0.065%) PSD2
14 3 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,825 (29.69%) Docker
2 205 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 133 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (0.60%) HDFS
7 22 (0.36%) vSphere
8 18 (0.29%) VirtualBox
9 16 (0.26%) XenApp
10 14 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.16%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.15%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.13%) Postfix
15 7 (0.11%) Firmware
15 7 (0.11%) Kamailio
15 7 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.11%) OpenSIPS
16 6 (0.098%) Snort
16 6 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,700 (27.66%) Kubernetes
2 1,335 (21.72%) Terraform
3 774 (12.59%) Ansible
4 458 (7.45%) Puppet
5 288 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
6 181 (2.94%) Prometheus
7 146 (2.38%) Grafana
8 56 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
9 47 (0.76%) SCCM
10 45 (0.73%) Istio
11 43 (0.70%) Nagios
12 42 (0.68%) Kibana
13 34 (0.55%) Packer
14 31 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
14 31 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
15 28 (0.46%) Consul
16 27 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
17 26 (0.42%) Salt
18 24 (0.39%) Fortio
18 24 (0.39%) Kiali
Vendors
1 760 (12.36%) Google
2 486 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 270 (4.39%) Oracle
4 239 (3.89%) VMware
5 149 (2.42%) Cisco
6 122 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 114 (1.85%) IBM
8 113 (1.84%) Talend
9 108 (1.76%) SAP
10 88 (1.43%) Splunk
11 87 (1.42%) Palo Alto
12 84 (1.37%) Informatica
13 82 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
14 76 (1.24%) Cloudera
15 72 (1.17%) Databricks
16 57 (0.93%) Citrix
17 48 (0.78%) Atlassian
18 41 (0.67%) Adobe
19 40 (0.65%) CheckPoint
20 39 (0.63%) Sybase