Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 15 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +30
Permanent jobs citing AWS 834 869 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.90% 11.81% 7.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.39% 44.82% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 661 734 556
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,125 £69,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +3.26%

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 2,015 1,939 1,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.16% 26.35% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,653 1,643 1,491
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% -3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £47,125 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.72% +9.76% +2.50%

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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 +15 42 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Salford +12 18 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Altrincham +3 14 £40,000 -33.33% 11
Bolton -3 6 £47,500 - 2
Rochdale -11 4 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Oldham - 4 £45,000 - 1
Bury +4 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Heywood -3 1 £25,000 -47.37%
Wigan - 1 £40,000 - 1
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 466 (55.88%) Azure
2 388 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (31.89%) DevOps
4 205 (24.58%) Java
4 205 (24.58%) TDD
5 204 (24.46%) Microservices
6 203 (24.34%) GCP
7 198 (23.74%) Linux
8 187 (22.42%) Docker
9 184 (22.06%) JavaScript
10 170 (20.38%) Python
11 154 (18.47%) Serverless
12 147 (17.63%) Software Engineering
13 144 (17.27%) SQL
14 139 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 131 (15.71%) HTML
16 128 (15.35%) CSS
16 128 (15.35%) Node.js
17 127 (15.23%) Kubernetes
17 127 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
18 122 (14.63%) Web Services
19 121 (14.51%) Terraform
20 118 (14.15%) BDD
20 118 (14.15%) Git (software)
21 115 (13.79%) React
22 114 (13.67%) AWS Lambda
23 110 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
23 110 (13.19%) Windows
24 106 (12.71%) .NET
25 104 (12.47%) Jenkins

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 25 (3.00%) Confluence
1 25 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (2.76%) Apache Spark
3 21 (2.52%) IIS
4 20 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (1.80%) Apache
6 11 (1.32%) CMS
6 11 (1.32%) nginx
7 10 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.48%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.36%) WordPress
14 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.12%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.12%) HipChat
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (0.60%) Magento
3 4 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 466 (55.88%) Azure
2 203 (24.34%) GCP
3 154 (18.47%) Serverless
4 114 (13.67%) AWS Lambda
5 86 (10.31%) Amazon EC2
6 81 (9.71%) Amazon S3
7 73 (8.75%) SaaS
8 47 (5.64%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (5.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 37 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
11 35 (4.20%) GitHub
12 34 (4.08%) Office 365
13 31 (3.72%) IaaS
14 28 (3.36%) PaaS
15 24 (2.88%) Amazon Kinesis
16 21 (2.52%) Heroku
17 17 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
18 13 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 12 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
20 11 (1.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.32%) DNS
1 36 (4.32%) Firewall
2 27 (3.24%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.40%) DHCP
4 18 (2.16%) WAN
5 17 (2.04%) SAN
6 13 (1.56%) VLAN
7 12 (1.44%) VPN
7 12 (1.44%) VSAN
8 10 (1.20%) Network Security
9 9 (1.08%) Software-Defined Networking
10 8 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (0.96%) FCoE
10 8 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (0.96%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.72%) HSRP
11 6 (0.72%) HTTP
11 6 (0.72%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (8.75%) MySQL
2 69 (8.27%) SQL Server
3 65 (7.79%) MongoDB
4 64 (7.67%) NoSQL
5 63 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (4.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 36 (4.32%) BigQuery
9 35 (4.20%) Relational Database
10 33 (3.96%) Amazon Redshift
11 32 (3.84%) Big Data
12 27 (3.24%) Snowflake Schema
13 24 (2.88%) Hadoop
14 23 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
15 21 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
16 20 (2.40%) Neo4j
17 16 (1.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 15 (1.80%) RDBMS
19 12 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 11 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 118 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 104 (12.47%) Jenkins
3 70 (8.39%) Maven
4 55 (6.59%) GitLab
4 55 (6.59%) JIRA
5 40 (4.80%) Gradle
6 34 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 32 (3.84%) Selenium
8 29 (3.48%) CircleCI
9 23 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 22 (2.64%) RSpec
11 21 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (2.28%) Brakeman
12 19 (2.28%) JUnit
12 19 (2.28%) minitest
12 19 (2.28%) RuboCop
13 15 (1.80%) Gatling
14 12 (1.44%) Artifactory
14 12 (1.44%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 63 (7.55%) Finance
2 61 (7.31%) Retail
3 36 (4.32%) Banking
3 36 (4.32%) Public Sector
4 20 (2.40%) Marketing
5 9 (1.08%) Local Government
6 8 (0.96%) Law
6 8 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.60%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.48%) Electronics
8 4 (0.48%) Games
9 3 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.12%) Military
10 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 240 (28.78%) Developer
2 108 (12.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 108 (12.95%) Software Engineer
3 97 (11.63%) Java Developer
4 81 (9.71%) Senior Developer
5 72 (8.63%) Cloud Engineer
6 66 (7.91%) Architect
7 61 (7.31%) Senior Software Engineer
8 55 (6.59%) Consultant
8 55 (6.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 51 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
10 40 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 40 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 32 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (3.12%) Data Engineer
13 24 (2.88%) Cloud Architect
13 24 (2.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 24 (2.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 23 (2.76%) AWS DevOps
14 23 (2.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (15.71%) HTML
2 128 (15.35%) CSS
2 128 (15.35%) Node.js
3 122 (14.63%) Web Services
4 115 (13.79%) React
5 106 (12.71%) .NET
6 87 (10.43%) AngularJS
7 80 (9.59%) Spring
8 73 (8.75%) Vue.js
9 61 (7.31%) Hibernate
10 53 (6.35%) .NET Core
11 50 (6.00%) RESTful
12 49 (5.88%) Spring Boot
13 44 (5.28%) Laravel
14 42 (5.04%) ASP.NET
15 32 (3.84%) REST
16 31 (3.72%) Ruby on Rails
17 30 (3.60%) HTML5
18 29 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (3.48%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.43%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.40%) Data Centre
4 41 (4.92%) Cloud Native
4 41 (4.92%) Public Cloud
5 34 (4.08%) User Experience
6 29 (3.48%) Mobile App
7 28 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.32%) Replication
11 9 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (0.96%) BBC
12 8 (0.96%) FlexPod
12 8 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (0.48%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.48%) NHS
15 3 (0.36%) Blog
15 3 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 198 (23.74%) Linux
2 110 (13.19%) Windows
3 51 (6.12%) Windows Server
4 33 (3.96%) Unix
5 23 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.52%) Android
7 17 (2.04%) CentOS
7 17 (2.04%) Debian
8 9 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.96%) AIX
9 8 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.36%) VME
13 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.24%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (31.89%) DevOps
3 205 (24.58%) TDD
4 204 (24.46%) Microservices
5 147 (17.63%) Software Engineering
6 127 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
7 118 (14.15%) BDD
8 110 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
9 94 (11.27%) Test Automation
10 85 (10.19%) E-Commerce
11 82 (9.83%) Scrum
12 76 (9.11%) Mentoring
13 75 (8.99%) Continuous Deployment
14 67 (8.03%) MVC
15 63 (7.55%) Coaching
16 60 (7.19%) Configuration Management
17 59 (7.07%) OO
17 59 (7.07%) Open Source
18 55 (6.59%) Infrastructure as Code
19 54 (6.47%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 205 (24.58%) Java
2 184 (22.06%) JavaScript
3 170 (20.38%) Python
4 144 (17.27%) SQL
5 103 (12.35%) C#
6 93 (11.15%) PHP
7 85 (10.19%) Ruby
8 68 (8.15%) Bash Shell
9 67 (8.03%) Java 8
10 45 (5.40%) PowerShell
11 37 (4.44%) Go
12 28 (3.36%) C
13 26 (3.12%) TypeScript
14 25 (3.00%) C++
15 19 (2.28%) Scala
16 18 (2.16%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.32%) R
18 10 (1.20%) Perl
18 10 (1.20%) T-SQL
19 9 (1.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 48 (5.76%) Degree
2 20 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.32%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.32%) CCNA
5 10 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (0.96%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.60%) MCITP
10 3 (0.36%) CCNP
10 3 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.24%) APMP
11 2 (0.24%) CHFI
11 2 (0.24%) CISMP
11 2 (0.24%) CISSP
11 2 (0.24%) GCIH
11 2 (0.24%) GIAC
11 2 (0.24%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.80%) QA
2 11 (1.32%) SLA
3 9 (1.08%) PMO
4 8 (0.96%) GDPR
5 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 187 (22.42%) Docker
2 52 (6.24%) Active Directory
3 41 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.40%) Varnish
5 18 (2.16%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.68%) VMware NSX
7 13 (1.56%) vSphere
8 8 (0.96%) NFS
9 7 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.60%) XenApp
10 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.36%) vCloud
11 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 127 (15.23%) Kubernetes
2 121 (14.51%) Terraform
3 99 (11.87%) Puppet
4 89 (10.67%) Ansible
5 75 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.52%) Kibana
6 21 (2.52%) SCCM
7 14 (1.68%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (1.20%) Graphite
11 9 (1.08%) Grafana
11 9 (1.08%) Packer
11 9 (1.08%) vRealize
11 9 (1.08%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
12 8 (0.96%) Nagios
12 8 (0.96%) Salt
13 7 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 139 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 81 (9.71%) Google
2 81 (9.71%) VMware
3 47 (5.64%) Cisco
4 29 (3.48%) Sage
5 27 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (2.76%) NetApp
7 19 (2.28%) Veeam
8 18 (2.16%) Oracle
9 16 (1.92%) Teradata
10 15 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.68%) Dell
11 14 (1.68%) EMC
12 13 (1.56%) Citrix
13 12 (1.44%) SAP
14 11 (1.32%) Meraki
14 11 (1.32%) Tableau
15 10 (1.20%) HP
16 8 (0.96%) IBM
16 8 (0.96%) Vertica