Period
to 1 October 2020

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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 16 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +20
Permanent jobs citing AWS 319 784 822
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 12.38% 11.90% 11.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.56% 40.77% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 276 635 721
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £77,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.90% +5.71% +16.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 897 1,923 1,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.82% 29.20% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 759 1,541 1,618
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +14.46%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,946 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,625
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,125 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.41% +4.72% +12.50%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Manchester

AWS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for AWS in Manchester

AWS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in Manchester over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in Manchester

AWS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 1 October 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
Stockport +14 7 £50,000 - 6
Oldham +12 7 £65,000 +44.44%
Salford +11 3 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Bolton +27 1 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Wigan +9 1 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Rochdale +5 1 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Altrincham +4 1 - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £36,500 - 1
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for AWS.

1 145 (45.45%) DevOps
2 140 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (41.38%) Azure
4 102 (31.97%) Docker
5 97 (30.41%) Python
6 91 (28.53%) JavaScript
7 87 (27.27%) Terraform
8 86 (26.96%) Software Engineering
9 85 (26.65%) GCP
10 79 (24.76%) Microservices
10 79 (24.76%) Kubernetes
11 75 (23.51%) Linux
12 64 (20.06%) SQL
12 64 (20.06%) Node.js
13 60 (18.81%) Serverless
14 57 (17.87%) React
14 57 (17.87%) C#
15 56 (17.55%) Java
15 56 (17.55%) .NET
16 53 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
17 51 (15.99%) Microsoft
17 51 (15.99%) Finance
18 50 (15.67%) Infrastructure as Code
19 49 (15.36%) TDD
20 46 (14.42%) NoSQL
21 45 (14.11%) Jenkins
22 44 (13.79%) Go
22 44 (13.79%) Puppet
23 42 (13.17%) AWS Lambda
24 41 (12.85%) .NET Core

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.51%) Apache
3 8 (2.51%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.57%) CMS
4 5 (1.57%) nginx
5 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.25%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.94%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.63%) Confluence
7 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 132 (41.38%) Azure
2 85 (26.65%) GCP
3 60 (18.81%) Serverless
4 42 (13.17%) AWS Lambda
5 33 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (8.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (8.46%) SaaS
7 21 (6.58%) GitHub
8 16 (5.02%) Amazon S3
9 12 (3.76%) Amazon ECS
10 11 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (3.45%) AWS CodeBuild
10 11 (3.45%) IaaS
10 11 (3.45%) PaaS
11 10 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 9 (2.82%) Office 365
12 9 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (2.51%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.88%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.45%) Firewall
2 6 (1.88%) DHCP
2 6 (1.88%) DNS
3 4 (1.25%) Network Security
3 4 (1.25%) SAN
3 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.94%) HTTP
4 3 (0.94%) LAN
4 3 (0.94%) VLAN
4 3 (0.94%) VoIP
4 3 (0.94%) VPN
4 3 (0.94%) WAN
5 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.63%) Internet
5 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.63%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.63%) OSPF
5 2 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.42%) NoSQL
2 38 (11.91%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.52%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.27%) MySQL
5 19 (5.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.19%) Big Data
8 7 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.88%) BigQuery
10 5 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.57%) Power BI
11 4 (1.25%) QlikView
12 3 (0.94%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.94%) Redis
13 2 (0.63%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.63%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 45 (14.11%) Jenkins
2 39 (12.23%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.84%) GitLab
4 18 (5.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (3.76%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.13%) JIRA
7 8 (2.51%) GoCD
8 7 (2.19%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.57%) Selenium
11 4 (1.25%) Appium
11 4 (1.25%) Calabash
11 4 (1.25%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.94%) JUnit
12 3 (0.94%) Maven
13 2 (0.63%) git-flow
13 2 (0.63%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.63%) PostCSS
13 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 51 (15.99%) Finance
2 23 (7.21%) Public Sector
3 19 (5.96%) Law
4 9 (2.82%) Games
5 6 (1.88%) Banking
5 6 (1.88%) Marketing
5 6 (1.88%) Retail
6 4 (1.25%) Local Government
7 3 (0.94%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (31.35%) Developer
2 63 (19.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (15.05%) Software Engineer
4 38 (11.91%) AWS Engineer
5 27 (8.46%) .NET Developer
6 25 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 24 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (7.21%) Architect
9 21 (6.58%) Platform Engineer
10 19 (5.96%) AWS DevOps
11 18 (5.64%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (5.64%) React Developer
12 16 (5.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 16 (5.02%) Node.js Developer
13 15 (4.70%) Senior Software Engineer
14 14 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
14 14 (4.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
16 12 (3.76%) AWS Developer
16 12 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.06%) Node.js
2 57 (17.87%) React
3 56 (17.55%) .NET
4 41 (12.85%) .NET Core
5 31 (9.72%) CSS
5 31 (9.72%) HTML
6 30 (9.40%) AngularJS
7 28 (8.78%) Vue.js
8 23 (7.21%) Elastic Stack
8 23 (7.21%) Web Services
9 21 (6.58%) REST
10 16 (5.02%) ASP.NET
10 16 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (5.02%) Kafka
10 16 (5.02%) Sass
11 13 (4.08%) .NET Framework
12 12 (3.76%) RESTful
13 10 (3.13%) React Native
14 8 (2.51%) GraphQL
14 8 (2.51%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.96%) User Experience
2 15 (4.70%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.70%) Public Cloud
3 13 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.08%) Private Cloud
4 12 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.51%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.51%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.94%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.94%) NHS
9 3 (0.94%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.51%) Linux
2 39 (12.23%) Windows
3 19 (5.96%) CentOS
4 18 (5.64%) Windows Server
5 17 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.45%) Android
7 9 (2.82%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.57%) Unix
9 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.63%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (45.45%) DevOps
2 140 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (26.96%) Software Engineering
4 79 (24.76%) Microservices
5 53 (16.61%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (15.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 49 (15.36%) TDD
8 33 (10.34%) IT Strategy
9 32 (10.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 30 (9.40%) Configuration Management
11 27 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 25 (7.84%) OO
12 25 (7.84%) Scrum
13 24 (7.52%) Open Source
13 24 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (7.21%) Continuous Deployment
15 22 (6.90%) High Availability
16 21 (6.58%) BDD
16 21 (6.58%) E-Commerce
17 19 (5.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 97 (30.41%) Python
2 91 (28.53%) JavaScript
3 64 (20.06%) SQL
4 57 (17.87%) C#
5 56 (17.55%) Java
6 44 (13.79%) Go
7 34 (10.66%) Bash Shell
8 31 (9.72%) TypeScript
9 26 (8.15%) PowerShell
9 26 (8.15%) Ruby
10 23 (7.21%) PHP
11 7 (2.19%) ES6
12 5 (1.57%) Scala
12 5 (1.57%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.25%) Java 8
13 4 (1.25%) R
14 3 (0.94%) Perl
15 2 (0.63%) C
15 2 (0.63%) Groovy
16 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (7.21%) MCSE
3 22 (6.90%) MCSA
4 20 (6.27%) AWS Certification
5 15 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.39%) CCNA
7 12 (3.76%) MCTS
7 12 (3.76%) TOGAF Certification
7 12 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (3.45%) Degree
9 10 (3.13%) RHCE
10 6 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.88%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.63%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (0.31%) CISM
13 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.31%) GSEC
13 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.51%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) GDPR
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (31.97%) Docker
2 17 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.25%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.94%) vSphere
6 3 (0.94%) zsh
7 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.63%) vCloud
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 87 (27.27%) Terraform
2 79 (24.76%) Kubernetes
3 44 (13.79%) Puppet
4 38 (11.91%) Ansible
5 22 (6.90%) Grafana
6 21 (6.58%) Prometheus
7 16 (5.02%) Graphite
8 11 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.63%) Kibana
9 2 (0.63%) logstash
9 2 (0.63%) Marathon
9 2 (0.63%) Mesos
10 1 (0.31%) Consul
10 1 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.31%) Graylog
10 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.31%) Packer
10 1 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.97%) Google
3 24 (7.52%) VMware
4 13 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.45%) Splunk
6 7 (2.19%) New Relic
7 6 (1.88%) Cisco
7 6 (1.88%) Citrix
8 4 (1.25%) NetApp
8 4 (1.25%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.25%) Veeam
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle
9 3 (0.94%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.94%) SAP
10 2 (0.63%) Avaya
10 2 (0.63%) Dell
10 2 (0.63%) EMC
10 2 (0.63%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.63%) Tableau
10 2 (0.63%) Zend