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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,011 764 587
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 17.87% 19.43% 14.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.90% 46.96% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 678 680 478
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
North West median annual salary £62,500 £55,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.11% +1.36% -4.35%

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 2,413 1,627 1,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.65% 41.38% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,681 1,439 1,133
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,776
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,675 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,875 £80,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +5.26%

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 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford +2 26 £44,500 -25.83% 11
Oldham -2 12 £45,000 -
Stockport -12 8 £85,000 +40.50% 3
Altrincham +15 7 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Bolton -1 4 - - 1
Wigan -2 2 £68,750 +5.77%
Cheadle - 2 £31,500 -
Bury - 1 £29,500 - 1
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 541 (53.51%) Agile
2 479 (47.38%) Azure
3 377 (37.29%) Python
4 372 (36.80%) DevOps
5 337 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 305 (30.17%) Docker
7 299 (29.57%) Java
7 299 (29.57%) Software Engineering
8 295 (29.18%) CI/CD
9 251 (24.83%) JavaScript
10 239 (23.64%) React
10 239 (23.64%) GCP
11 225 (22.26%) Terraform
12 185 (18.30%) TDD
13 181 (17.90%) Node.js
14 165 (16.32%) SQL
14 165 (16.32%) Finance
15 164 (16.22%) Linux
16 163 (16.12%) Analytics
17 160 (15.83%) C#
18 158 (15.63%) Go
19 155 (15.33%) Infrastructure as Code
20 143 (14.14%) Microservices
21 140 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
22 136 (13.45%) .NET
23 133 (13.16%) Full Stack Development
24 131 (12.96%) MySQL
25 128 (12.66%) Test Automation
25 128 (12.66%) Social Skills
26 127 (12.56%) Inclusion and Diversity

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 43 (4.25%) Apache Spark
2 31 (3.07%) Apache
3 29 (2.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.78%) nginx
6 17 (1.68%) Apache Solr
7 13 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.09%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.09%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.89%) Confluence
10 9 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (0.79%) CMS
11 8 (0.79%) IIS
12 7 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.69%) Headless CMS
12 7 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
14 1 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.099%) Totara
Applications
1 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.59%) InVision
2 6 (0.59%) Sketch
2 6 (0.59%) Zeplin
3 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.69%) Magento
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 479 (47.38%) Azure
2 239 (23.64%) GCP
3 122 (12.07%) SaaS
4 103 (10.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 102 (10.09%) Serverless
6 68 (6.73%) GitHub
7 67 (6.63%) AWS Lambda
8 56 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
8 56 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
9 55 (5.44%) Microsoft 365
10 48 (4.75%) PaaS
11 45 (4.45%) Amazon S3
12 42 (4.15%) IaaS
13 31 (3.07%) Snowflake
14 30 (2.97%) Power Platform
15 28 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 25 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
17 23 (2.27%) OpenShift
18 14 (1.38%) AWS CodePipeline
18 14 (1.38%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.96%) DNS
2 36 (3.56%) HTTP
3 35 (3.46%) Network Security
4 30 (2.97%) DHCP
5 26 (2.57%) Internet
6 23 (2.27%) HTTPS
7 22 (2.18%) Firewall
8 19 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (1.29%) SAN
10 10 (0.99%) VoIP
11 9 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (0.79%) WAN
13 7 (0.69%) SD-WAN
13 7 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
13 7 (0.69%) VPN
14 6 (0.59%) SNMP
14 6 (0.59%) VSAN
15 5 (0.49%) IP Telephony
15 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
15 5 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (12.96%) MySQL
2 108 (10.68%) NoSQL
3 94 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 85 (8.41%) Relational Database
5 81 (8.01%) MongoDB
6 65 (6.43%) SQL Server
7 62 (6.13%) Big Data
8 51 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (4.25%) Hadoop
10 35 (3.46%) Data Lake
11 34 (3.36%) Redis
12 33 (3.26%) RDBMS
13 30 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 29 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (2.27%) Power BI
16 21 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (1.98%) Neo4j
17 20 (1.98%) Tableau
18 14 (1.38%) Apache Hive
19 13 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 108 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 106 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 73 (7.22%) GitLab
4 47 (4.65%) JIRA
5 32 (3.17%) SonarQube
6 31 (3.07%) Selenium
7 25 (2.47%) Bitbucket
8 23 (2.27%) Cypress.io
9 19 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (1.88%) Vagrant
10 18 (1.78%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.58%) Postman
12 15 (1.48%) Maven
12 15 (1.48%) Robot Framework
13 11 (1.09%) Travis CI
14 10 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.89%) IBM UrbanCode
16 7 (0.69%) REST Assured
17 6 (0.59%) ESLint
General
1 165 (16.32%) Finance
2 128 (12.66%) Social Skills
3 127 (12.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 86 (8.51%) Public Sector
5 64 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (5.44%) Retail
7 52 (5.14%) Automotive
8 26 (2.57%) Banking
9 25 (2.47%) Law
10 22 (2.18%) Presentation Skills
11 20 (1.98%) Legal
12 18 (1.78%) Marketing
13 17 (1.68%) Advertising
14 16 (1.58%) Games
15 14 (1.38%) Telecoms
16 12 (1.19%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.99%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.99%) Fire and Rescue
17 10 (0.99%) Police
18 7 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 289 (28.59%) Developer
2 175 (17.31%) Software Engineer
3 94 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 78 (7.72%) Senior Developer
5 75 (7.42%) Architect
6 57 (5.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 52 (5.14%) Consultant
8 49 (4.85%) Data Engineer
9 47 (4.65%) Java Developer
10 38 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
11 36 (3.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 35 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
12 35 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
13 34 (3.36%) PHP Developer
14 31 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (2.87%) C# Developer
15 29 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
15 29 (2.87%) Site Engineer
16 28 (2.77%) .NET Developer
17 26 (2.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (23.64%) React
2 181 (17.90%) Node.js
3 136 (13.45%) .NET
4 120 (11.87%) AngularJS
5 86 (8.51%) Spring
6 85 (8.41%) .NET Core
7 74 (7.32%) CSS
8 68 (6.73%) HTML
9 65 (6.43%) RESTful
10 59 (5.84%) Vue.js
11 58 (5.74%) Kafka
12 54 (5.34%) Spring Boot
13 42 (4.15%) REST
14 36 (3.56%) Laravel
15 33 (3.26%) ASP.NET
16 32 (3.17%) JSON
17 28 (2.77%) HTML5
18 25 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
19 23 (2.27%) Lambda Expressions
20 17 (1.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.68%) Cloud Native
2 86 (8.51%) User Experience
3 40 (3.96%) Public Cloud
4 39 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 34 (3.36%) Algorithms
5 34 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 29 (2.87%) Blog
7 26 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
8 23 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
9 22 (2.18%) Cyberattack
10 19 (1.88%) Social Media
11 17 (1.68%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.58%) Mobile Payment
12 16 (1.58%) PKI
13 15 (1.48%) Virtual Team
14 14 (1.38%) Cybercrime
15 13 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 164 (16.22%) Linux
2 119 (11.77%) Windows
3 54 (5.34%) Windows Server
4 51 (5.04%) Unix
5 37 (3.66%) Android
6 34 (3.36%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.89%) CentOS
7 9 (0.89%) Mesosphere
7 9 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.30%) Solaris
12 3 (0.30%) VMS
13 2 (0.20%) AIX
14 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (53.51%) Agile
2 372 (36.80%) DevOps
3 299 (29.57%) Software Engineering
4 295 (29.18%) CI/CD
5 185 (18.30%) TDD
6 163 (16.12%) Analytics
7 155 (15.33%) Infrastructure as Code
8 143 (14.14%) Microservices
9 140 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
10 133 (13.16%) Full Stack Development
11 128 (12.66%) Test Automation
12 119 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
13 117 (11.57%) Coaching
14 113 (11.18%) Scrum
15 105 (10.39%) Mentoring
16 94 (9.30%) Machine Learning
17 83 (8.21%) Visualisation
18 75 (7.42%) Artificial Intelligence
18 75 (7.42%) Continuous Delivery
19 69 (6.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 377 (37.29%) Python
2 299 (29.57%) Java
3 251 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 165 (16.32%) SQL
5 160 (15.83%) C#
6 158 (15.63%) Go
7 98 (9.69%) PowerShell
8 80 (7.91%) Bash
9 74 (7.32%) Ruby
9 74 (7.32%) TypeScript
10 69 (6.82%) PHP
11 58 (5.74%) Scala
12 51 (5.04%) Kotlin
13 44 (4.35%) C++
14 34 (3.36%) R
15 26 (2.57%) ES6
15 26 (2.57%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.48%) ES7
16 15 (1.48%) ES8
17 13 (1.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 124 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 101 (9.99%) SC Cleared
3 55 (5.44%) AWS Certification
4 50 (4.95%) Degree
5 22 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.88%) MCSA
7 17 (1.68%) MCTS
8 16 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.58%) Master's Degree
9 13 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.59%) MCSE
12 4 (0.40%) CEH
12 4 (0.40%) CISSP
12 4 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.40%) CSSLP
12 4 (0.40%) GCIA
12 4 (0.40%) GCIH
12 4 (0.40%) GSEC
12 4 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.85%) QA
2 16 (1.58%) NIST
3 15 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.99%) Accessibility
6 9 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.89%) GDPR
6 9 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.40%) SLA
8 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 305 (30.17%) Docker
2 49 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 42 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 7 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.49%) etcd
8 4 (0.40%) Postfix
8 4 (0.40%) Snort
8 4 (0.40%) XenApp
9 2 (0.20%) Ceph
9 2 (0.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.20%) Lustre
10 1 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.099%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 337 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 225 (22.26%) Terraform
3 94 (9.30%) Ansible
4 50 (4.95%) Prometheus
4 50 (4.95%) Puppet
5 44 (4.35%) Grafana
6 40 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.99%) Consul
7 10 (0.99%) SCCM
7 10 (0.99%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.89%) Automic
8 9 (0.89%) Nagios
9 7 (0.69%) Cacti
9 7 (0.69%) HP Fortify
10 6 (0.59%) Packer
11 5 (0.49%) Bacula
11 5 (0.49%) Bareos
11 5 (0.49%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.49%) Opsgenie
12 4 (0.40%) Podman
Vendors
1 127 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 123 (12.17%) Google
3 65 (6.43%) VMware
4 49 (4.85%) Oracle
5 35 (3.46%) Splunk
6 33 (3.26%) Hitachi
7 29 (2.87%) Databricks
8 23 (2.27%) Citrix
8 23 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.68%) Twitter
10 14 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.29%) Dynatrace
12 12 (1.19%) Adobe
12 12 (1.19%) Cisco
13 11 (1.09%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.09%) Dell
13 11 (1.09%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.99%) Veeam
15 9 (0.89%) Apple
15 9 (0.89%) Cloudera