Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > London
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 5 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing AWS 7,249 7,599 8,345
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 22.01% 18.44% 14.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.35% 46.99% 44.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,509 6,298 6,807
10th Percentile £50,700 £45,000 £47,500
25th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +7.41%
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £118,750 £105,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 15,310 16,173 18,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.49% 39.25% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11,898 13,394 15,628
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,348 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +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 11 May 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 11 May 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 +3 1,129 £75,000 - 420
South London +4 232 £62,500 -7.41% 27
West London -2 102 £70,000 +12.00% 125
East London -9 20 £72,500 +11.54% 78
North London +12 11 £75,000 +36.36% 11
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 3,254 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2,878 (39.70%) Python
3 2,798 (38.60%) Azure
4 2,686 (37.05%) DevOps
5 2,309 (31.85%) Docker
6 2,146 (29.60%) Kubernetes
7 2,125 (29.31%) GCP
8 2,078 (28.67%) Java
9 1,996 (27.53%) Software Engineering
10 1,983 (27.36%) Finance
11 1,777 (24.51%) Microservices
12 1,755 (24.21%) JavaScript
13 1,673 (23.08%) Terraform
14 1,444 (19.92%) SQL
15 1,337 (18.44%) Serverless
16 1,312 (18.10%) React
17 1,092 (15.06%) Social Skills
18 1,087 (15.00%) Web Services
19 1,085 (14.97%) Node.js
20 1,058 (14.60%) Linux
21 1,027 (14.17%) C#
22 1,019 (14.06%) Jenkins
23 972 (13.41%) Fintech
24 954 (13.16%) .NET
25 949 (13.09%) Google
26 905 (12.48%) TDD
27 866 (11.95%) Infrastructure as Code
28 851 (11.74%) Ansible
29 824 (11.37%) AWS Lambda
30 814 (11.23%) Git (software)

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
1 422 (5.82%) Apache Spark
2 280 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
3 210 (2.90%) Apache
4 198 (2.73%) Confluence
5 186 (2.57%) Apache Airflow
6 67 (0.92%) nginx
7 60 (0.83%) CMS
8 58 (0.80%) IIS
9 55 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 52 (0.72%) Luigi
11 48 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
12 47 (0.65%) WordPress
13 41 (0.57%) SAS
13 41 (0.57%) Tomcat
14 32 (0.44%) Apache Pig
15 30 (0.41%) OpenStack
16 24 (0.33%) JBoss
17 23 (0.32%) Drupal
18 18 (0.25%) Headless CMS
18 18 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 13 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.17%) Figma
7 9 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.12%) Sketch
8 8 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (0.11%) SPSS
9 6 (0.083%) Revit
10 5 (0.069%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.055%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.055%) InVision
12 1 (0.014%) Weka
12 1 (0.014%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 24 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.30%) Magento
3 12 (0.17%) Sentinel
3 12 (0.17%) Shopify
4 10 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.083%) Primavera
8 4 (0.055%) Summit
9 3 (0.041%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 2 (0.028%) Eikon
11 1 (0.014%) Distributed Ledger
11 1 (0.014%) FastStats
11 1 (0.014%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.014%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.014%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.014%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.014%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.014%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2,798 (38.60%) Azure
2 2,125 (29.31%) GCP
3 1,337 (18.44%) Serverless
4 824 (11.37%) AWS Lambda
5 654 (9.02%) SaaS
6 573 (7.90%) Amazon S3
7 504 (6.95%) Amazon EC2
8 442 (6.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 395 (5.45%) Amazon ECS
10 380 (5.24%) PaaS
11 353 (4.87%) GitHub
12 296 (4.08%) Amazon SQS
13 282 (3.89%) IaaS
14 243 (3.35%) Amazon EKS
15 188 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
16 186 (2.57%) Microsoft 365
17 183 (2.52%) Amazon Kinesis
18 157 (2.17%) Power Platform
19 153 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 150 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 272 (3.75%) Firewall
2 146 (2.01%) HTTP
3 118 (1.63%) Network Security
4 116 (1.60%) DNS
5 107 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 93 (1.28%) Internet
7 79 (1.09%) VPN
8 63 (0.87%) WAN
9 58 (0.80%) DHCP
10 52 (0.72%) LAN
11 51 (0.70%) OSPF
12 43 (0.59%) BGP
13 41 (0.57%) SAN
14 35 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (0.36%) FTP
15 26 (0.36%) VoIP
15 26 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (0.34%) SSL
17 24 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 795 (10.97%) PostgreSQL
2 697 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 620 (8.55%) Big Data
4 566 (7.81%) MySQL
5 494 (6.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 494 (6.81%) SQL Server
6 485 (6.69%) Relational Database
7 369 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
8 367 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
9 361 (4.98%) Hadoop
9 361 (4.98%) MongoDB
10 308 (4.25%) Amazon Redshift
11 291 (4.01%) Redis
12 183 (2.52%) RDBMS
13 174 (2.40%) Tableau
14 160 (2.21%) BigQuery
15 140 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
16 139 (1.92%) Power BI
17 127 (1.75%) Data Lake
18 117 (1.61%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 1,019 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 814 (11.23%) Git (software)
3 444 (6.12%) JIRA
4 335 (4.62%) GitLab
5 228 (3.15%) TeamCity
6 208 (2.87%) Selenium
7 193 (2.66%) Cypress.io
8 189 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 139 (1.92%) Cucumber
10 138 (1.90%) CircleCI
10 138 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 117 (1.61%) webpack
12 116 (1.60%) Bitbucket
13 115 (1.59%) Maven
14 98 (1.35%) SonarQube
15 96 (1.32%) Vagrant
16 80 (1.10%) Artifactory
17 78 (1.08%) Gradle
18 73 (1.01%) JUnit
19 65 (0.90%) Grunt
General
1 1,983 (27.36%) Finance
2 1,092 (15.06%) Social Skills
3 613 (8.46%) Banking
4 377 (5.20%) Front Office
5 324 (4.47%) Retail
6 278 (3.84%) Marketing
7 262 (3.61%) Games
8 245 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
9 241 (3.32%) Public Sector
10 135 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
11 116 (1.60%) Advertising
12 101 (1.39%) Telecoms
13 99 (1.37%) Investment Banking
14 93 (1.28%) Law
15 90 (1.24%) Manufacturing
16 89 (1.23%) Organisational Skills
17 74 (1.02%) Legal
18 57 (0.79%) Financial Institution
19 47 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
20 40 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,123 (29.29%) Developer
2 1,025 (14.14%) Software Engineer
3 913 (12.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 719 (9.92%) AWS Engineer
5 636 (8.77%) Architect
6 474 (6.54%) Data Engineer
7 470 (6.48%) Senior Developer
8 434 (5.99%) Java Developer
9 381 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 367 (5.06%) React Developer
11 358 (4.94%) AWS Developer
12 324 (4.47%) Python Engineer
13 316 (4.36%) Python Developer
14 305 (4.21%) AWS DevOps
15 287 (3.96%) Senior DevOps
16 283 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
17 273 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
18 270 (3.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 252 (3.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
20 251 (3.46%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,312 (18.10%) React
2 1,087 (15.00%) Web Services
3 1,085 (14.97%) Node.js
4 954 (13.16%) .NET
5 688 (9.49%) Kafka
6 669 (9.23%) AngularJS
7 585 (8.07%) REST
8 522 (7.20%) .NET Core
9 429 (5.92%) CSS
10 428 (5.90%) HTML
11 416 (5.74%) Spring
12 391 (5.39%) RESTful
13 360 (4.97%) Vue.js
14 289 (3.99%) GraphQL
15 271 (3.74%) React Native
16 262 (3.61%) Spring Boot
17 228 (3.15%) .NET Framework
18 205 (2.83%) HTML5
19 199 (2.75%) gRPC
20 191 (2.63%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 528 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
2 424 (5.85%) Cloud Native
3 387 (5.34%) Hedge funds
4 313 (4.32%) Derivative
5 286 (3.95%) Equities
6 278 (3.84%) Public Cloud
7 269 (3.71%) Fixed Income
8 254 (3.50%) User Experience
9 210 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 199 (2.75%) Blog
11 195 (2.69%) Mobile App
12 176 (2.43%) Data Centre
13 174 (2.40%) Algorithms
14 157 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
15 145 (2.00%) Data Structures
16 127 (1.75%) Virtual Team
17 119 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
18 115 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
19 112 (1.55%) Management Information System
20 87 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,058 (14.60%) Linux
2 458 (6.32%) Windows
3 258 (3.56%) Unix
4 139 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 115 (1.59%) Android
6 105 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 105 (1.45%) CentOS
7 88 (1.21%) Ubuntu
8 85 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 20 (0.28%) Debian
10 20 (0.28%) VMS
10 20 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
12 16 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.18%) Solaris
14 12 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
15 9 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,254 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2,686 (37.05%) DevOps
3 1,996 (27.53%) Software Engineering
4 1,777 (24.51%) Microservices
5 972 (13.41%) Fintech
6 905 (12.48%) TDD
7 866 (11.95%) Infrastructure as Code
8 811 (11.19%) Analytics
9 786 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
10 735 (10.14%) Test Automation
11 659 (9.09%) Asset Management
12 590 (8.14%) Mentoring
13 571 (7.88%) Open Source
14 556 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
15 544 (7.50%) Data Science
16 536 (7.39%) Scrum
17 527 (7.27%) Machine Learning
18 506 (6.98%) ETL
19 500 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
20 498 (6.87%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,878 (39.70%) Python
2 2,078 (28.67%) Java
3 1,755 (24.21%) JavaScript
4 1,444 (19.92%) SQL
5 1,027 (14.17%) C#
6 709 (9.78%) TypeScript
7 501 (6.91%) Go
8 425 (5.86%) Scala
9 386 (5.32%) Bash Shell
10 309 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 302 (4.17%) Ruby
12 260 (3.59%) C++
13 258 (3.56%) PHP
14 219 (3.02%) Kotlin
15 191 (2.63%) Java 8
16 148 (2.04%) R
17 136 (1.88%) C
18 134 (1.85%) ES6
19 84 (1.16%) T-SQL
20 81 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 512 (7.06%) Degree
2 272 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 234 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 199 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 105 (1.45%) AWS Certification
6 80 (1.10%) CISSP
7 77 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (0.83%) Master's Degree
9 39 (0.54%) CISM
10 30 (0.41%) CCNP
10 30 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 27 (0.37%) CCNA
12 25 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
13 23 (0.32%) OSCP
14 21 (0.29%) CISA
15 19 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 17 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
18 14 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (4.79%) QA
2 100 (1.38%) GDPR
3 94 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 45 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 44 (0.61%) NIST
7 38 (0.52%) SLA
8 24 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 21 (0.29%) PSD2
10 20 (0.28%) COBIT
11 19 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
12 15 (0.21%) GRC
13 13 (0.18%) SOC 2
14 9 (0.12%) SOC 1
15 8 (0.11%) NCSC
15 8 (0.11%) WAI
16 7 (0.097%) WCAG
17 6 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 6 (0.083%) HIPAA
18 5 (0.069%) PMO
System Software
1 2,309 (31.85%) Docker
2 191 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 154 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (0.92%) VirtualBox
5 60 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 44 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (0.43%) vSphere
8 24 (0.33%) HDFS
9 20 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (0.25%) XenApp
11 14 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.17%) LXC
13 11 (0.15%) Snort
14 10 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.097%) Postfix
16 7 (0.097%) Squid
16 7 (0.097%) VMware NSX
17 6 (0.083%) Ceph
17 6 (0.083%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 2,146 (29.60%) Kubernetes
2 1,673 (23.08%) Terraform
3 851 (11.74%) Ansible
4 457 (6.30%) Puppet
5 282 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
6 251 (3.46%) Prometheus
7 212 (2.92%) Grafana
8 109 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
9 55 (0.76%) Istio
10 54 (0.74%) Nagios
11 47 (0.65%) Packer
12 45 (0.62%) Kibana
13 38 (0.52%) Consul
14 36 (0.50%) SCCM
15 32 (0.44%) Salt
15 32 (0.44%) ZABBIX
16 31 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
17 27 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
18 22 (0.30%) Graphite
19 20 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 949 (13.09%) Google
2 577 (7.96%) Microsoft
3 350 (4.83%) Oracle
4 246 (3.39%) VMware
5 162 (2.23%) Cisco
6 137 (1.89%) IBM
7 115 (1.59%) Splunk
8 114 (1.57%) Talend
9 110 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 107 (1.48%) Informatica
11 106 (1.46%) Cloudera
12 101 (1.39%) SAP
13 83 (1.14%) Sybase
14 82 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
15 74 (1.02%) Hortonworks
16 73 (1.01%) Palo Alto
17 71 (0.98%) Databricks
18 70 (0.97%) Atlassian
19 69 (0.95%) Citrix
20 55 (0.76%) Adobe