Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 15 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 +17
Permanent jobs citing AWS 789 837 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.13% 12.35% 8.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.14% 45.64% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 648 736 574
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £70,700
North West median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +16.16% +4.21%

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 1,829 1,834 1,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 32.75% 27.05% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,493 1,577 1,508
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,250 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% +7.50%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Manchester

AWS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS in Manchester.

Salary trend for AWS in Manchester

AWS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 January 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 23 January 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 40 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Bolton +7 21 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Salford +7 16 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Altrincham -11 12 £38,750 -35.42% 18
Oldham - 5 £55,000 - 2
Wigan +20 2 £50,000 +35.14%
Bury -1 2 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Heywood -1 1 £25,000 -47.37%
Sale - 1 £60,000 - 1
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 405 (51.33%) Azure
2 388 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (31.69%) DevOps
4 227 (28.77%) Java
5 198 (25.10%) JavaScript
6 187 (23.70%) TDD
7 185 (23.45%) Microservices
8 178 (22.56%) Linux
9 175 (22.18%) Docker
10 160 (20.28%) GCP
11 154 (19.52%) Python
12 152 (19.26%) SQL
13 143 (18.12%) .NET
14 140 (17.74%) Serverless
15 138 (17.49%) C#
16 135 (17.11%) Software Engineering
17 127 (16.10%) Node.js
18 126 (15.97%) Problem-Solving
19 120 (15.21%) HTML
20 119 (15.08%) Web Services
20 119 (15.08%) CSS
21 112 (14.20%) BDD
22 109 (13.81%) AngularJS
22 109 (13.81%) Kubernetes
23 106 (13.43%) AWS Lambda
24 105 (13.31%) Terraform
25 102 (12.93%) React
26 97 (12.29%) Greenfield Project
26 97 (12.29%) Git (software)
27 95 (12.04%) Microsoft

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 27 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (2.92%) Confluence
3 19 (2.41%) Apache
3 19 (2.41%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.15%) IIS
5 13 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.27%) CMS
8 9 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.14%) nginx
9 8 (1.01%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.76%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.25%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 405 (51.33%) Azure
2 160 (20.28%) GCP
3 140 (17.74%) Serverless
4 106 (13.43%) AWS Lambda
5 91 (11.53%) Amazon EC2
6 62 (7.86%) Amazon S3
7 57 (7.22%) SaaS
8 45 (5.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 38 (4.82%) Office 365
10 30 (3.80%) PaaS
11 28 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (3.55%) IaaS
12 24 (3.04%) Amazon SQS
13 21 (2.66%) Amazon ECS
13 21 (2.66%) GitHub
14 14 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (1.39%) AWS CodePipeline
17 10 (1.27%) AWS IoT
17 10 (1.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.04%) DNS
1 24 (3.04%) Firewall
2 18 (2.28%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.28%) WAN
3 15 (1.90%) SAN
4 14 (1.77%) VPN
5 12 (1.52%) DHCP
6 9 (1.14%) LAN
7 8 (1.01%) VLAN
8 6 (0.76%) IP Telephony
8 6 (0.76%) Skype
8 6 (0.76%) VoIP
8 6 (0.76%) VSAN
9 5 (0.63%) NAS
10 4 (0.51%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.51%) SSL
10 4 (0.51%) X.509
11 3 (0.38%) Intranet
11 3 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.01%) MongoDB
2 73 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 68 (8.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 65 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (7.48%) MySQL
6 54 (6.84%) SQL Server
7 37 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 35 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 33 (4.18%) Snowflake Schema
10 30 (3.80%) BigQuery
11 29 (3.68%) Big Data
12 23 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (2.92%) RDBMS
13 22 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
14 18 (2.28%) Hadoop
15 16 (2.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.52%) Neo4j
16 12 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 97 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 82 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 75 (9.51%) Maven
4 47 (5.96%) JIRA
5 42 (5.32%) Selenium
6 37 (4.69%) GitLab
7 26 (3.30%) Gradle
8 24 (3.04%) TeamCity
9 23 (2.92%) Gatling
10 20 (2.53%) JUnit
11 16 (2.03%) CircleCI
12 14 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.52%) Artifactory
14 10 (1.27%) Brakeman
14 10 (1.27%) minitest
14 10 (1.27%) RSpec
14 10 (1.27%) RuboCop
14 10 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.14%) IntelliJ
15 9 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (7.48%) Finance
2 40 (5.07%) Retail
3 31 (3.93%) Banking
4 26 (3.30%) Public Sector
5 17 (2.15%) Marketing
6 11 (1.39%) Electronics
7 9 (1.14%) Law
8 8 (1.01%) Local Government
9 7 (0.89%) Games
10 5 (0.63%) Automotive
11 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.25%) Environmental Health
14 1 (0.13%) Military
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 256 (32.45%) Developer
2 100 (12.67%) Software Engineer
3 98 (12.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 87 (11.03%) Java Developer
5 80 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 60 (7.60%) Architect
7 59 (7.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 58 (7.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 50 (6.34%) Senior Java Developer
10 44 (5.58%) Consultant
11 43 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 37 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
13 36 (4.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 33 (4.18%) .NET Developer
15 32 (4.06%) Software Developer
16 29 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
18 26 (3.30%) PHP Developer
19 24 (3.04%) C# Developer
20 22 (2.79%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (18.12%) .NET
2 127 (16.10%) Node.js
3 120 (15.21%) HTML
4 119 (15.08%) CSS
4 119 (15.08%) Web Services
5 109 (13.81%) AngularJS
6 102 (12.93%) React
7 86 (10.90%) Spring
8 71 (9.00%) Vue.js
9 69 (8.75%) Hibernate
10 66 (8.37%) Spring Boot
11 61 (7.73%) .NET Core
12 47 (5.96%) Laravel
13 45 (5.70%) RESTful
14 38 (4.82%) ASP.NET
15 33 (4.18%) REST
16 29 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (3.55%) HTML5
18 27 (3.42%) Swagger
19 26 (3.30%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.29%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.21%) Cloud Native
4 32 (4.06%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.93%) User Experience
6 30 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 30 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (3.04%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (0.89%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.76%) Clustering
11 6 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.63%) Blog
12 5 (0.63%) PKI
13 4 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (0.51%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.51%) Social Media
14 3 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 178 (22.56%) Linux
2 93 (11.79%) Windows
3 31 (3.93%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.68%) Unix
5 26 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.92%) Android
7 14 (1.77%) Debian
8 11 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.27%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.01%) AIX
11 7 (0.89%) CentOS
12 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.63%) Solaris
13 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.25%) VME
16 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (31.69%) DevOps
3 187 (23.70%) TDD
4 185 (23.45%) Microservices
5 135 (17.11%) Software Engineering
6 126 (15.97%) Problem-Solving
7 112 (14.20%) BDD
8 85 (10.77%) Test Automation
9 83 (10.52%) Scrum
10 78 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (9.38%) E-Commerce
12 72 (9.13%) MVC
13 68 (8.62%) SDLC
14 64 (8.11%) Coaching
15 63 (7.98%) Mentoring
16 55 (6.97%) OO
17 54 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
18 53 (6.72%) Configuration Management
19 51 (6.46%) Front End Development
20 49 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 227 (28.77%) Java
2 198 (25.10%) JavaScript
3 154 (19.52%) Python
4 152 (19.26%) SQL
5 138 (17.49%) C#
6 94 (11.91%) PHP
7 65 (8.24%) Ruby
8 61 (7.73%) Bash Shell
8 61 (7.73%) Java 8
9 33 (4.18%) PowerShell
10 31 (3.93%) TypeScript
11 29 (3.68%) Go
12 21 (2.66%) Scala
13 18 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 16 (2.03%) ES6
15 15 (1.90%) C++
16 12 (1.52%) Perl
17 11 (1.39%) C
18 10 (1.27%) R
19 9 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (6.08%) Degree
2 14 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.65%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.76%) CISSP
7 6 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.63%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.63%) MCITP
8 5 (0.63%) MCSE
9 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.51%) MCP
10 3 (0.38%) CCNA
10 3 (0.38%) CCNP
10 3 (0.38%) CRISC
10 3 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.32%) QA
2 11 (1.39%) SLA
3 9 (1.14%) GDPR
4 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 175 (22.18%) Docker
2 42 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 36 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.27%) Varnish
5 9 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.76%) XenApp
7 6 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.63%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.63%) vSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.25%) vCloud
10 1 (0.13%) RACF
10 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 109 (13.81%) Kubernetes
2 105 (13.31%) Terraform
3 75 (9.51%) Puppet
4 73 (9.25%) Ansible
5 52 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.66%) Kibana
7 15 (1.90%) SCCM
8 14 (1.77%) Nagios
9 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (1.39%) vRealize
11 8 (1.01%) Prometheus
11 8 (1.01%) WSUS
11 8 (1.01%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (0.89%) Grafana
12 7 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
13 6 (0.76%) logstash
14 5 (0.63%) Graphite
15 4 (0.51%) Consul
15 4 (0.51%) Icinga
Vendors
1 95 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.00%) VMware
3 63 (7.98%) Google
4 41 (5.20%) Sage
5 35 (4.44%) Cisco
5 35 (4.44%) Oracle
6 22 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.41%) NetApp
8 17 (2.15%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.03%) EMC
10 15 (1.90%) Teradata
11 14 (1.77%) Citrix
12 12 (1.52%) Databricks
12 12 (1.52%) IBM
13 11 (1.39%) Splunk
13 11 (1.39%) Veeam
14 10 (1.27%) Tableau
15 9 (1.14%) Dell
15 9 (1.14%) Meraki
16 8 (1.01%) CA