Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,108 440 839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 19.43% 15.37% 13.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.44% 39.89% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 911 362 673
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £77,500
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 2,611 1,103 2,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.78% 38.54% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,113 973 1,653
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £29,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,578
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £73,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 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
Salford +9 24 - - 11
Stockport -4 8 £52,500 -10.64% 5
Altrincham - 7 £37,500 - 2
Wigan +1 4 £77,500 +24.00%
Bolton -8 3 £31,000 -31.11% 6
Oldham -3 2 £57,500 +14.87% 1
Bury - 1 £27,500 - 2
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for AWS.

1 545 (49.19%) Azure
2 519 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (46.84%) DevOps
3 361 (32.58%) Terraform
4 354 (31.95%) Kubernetes
5 347 (31.32%) Docker
6 304 (27.44%) Python
7 303 (27.35%) Software Engineering
8 259 (23.38%) Java
8 259 (23.38%) GCP
9 247 (22.29%) JavaScript
10 233 (21.03%) Linux
11 189 (17.06%) React
12 185 (16.70%) Microservices
13 183 (16.52%) Infrastructure as Code
14 181 (16.34%) SQL
15 179 (16.16%) AWS CloudFormation
16 174 (15.70%) Jenkins
17 169 (15.25%) C#
18 163 (14.71%) TDD
19 161 (14.53%) Social Skills
20 148 (13.36%) Microsoft
21 147 (13.27%) Windows
21 147 (13.27%) Serverless
22 141 (12.73%) Security Cleared
23 133 (12.00%) Git (software)
23 133 (12.00%) SaaS
24 130 (11.73%) Puppet
24 130 (11.73%) .NET
25 126 (11.37%) Go

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 33 (2.98%) Apache Spark
2 27 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.81%) Apache
4 10 (0.90%) CMS
5 9 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 9 (0.81%) Confluence
5 9 (0.81%) IIS
6 7 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.54%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.36%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.36%) WordPress
10 3 (0.27%) Drupal
10 3 (0.27%) nginx
10 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.27%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.090%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.090%) Magento
1 1 (0.090%) SDL Web 8
1 1 (0.090%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 545 (49.19%) Azure
2 259 (23.38%) GCP
3 179 (16.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 147 (13.27%) Serverless
5 133 (12.00%) SaaS
6 111 (10.02%) IaaS
7 84 (7.58%) PaaS
8 83 (7.49%) AWS Lambda
9 53 (4.78%) GitHub
10 41 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
11 40 (3.61%) Amazon EKS
12 37 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
12 37 (3.34%) Amazon ECS
13 35 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 33 (2.98%) Amazon S3
14 33 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (1.99%) Pulumi
16 20 (1.81%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (1.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.97%) DNS
2 41 (3.70%) Firewall
3 27 (2.44%) Network Security
4 25 (2.26%) DHCP
4 25 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
5 23 (2.08%) Internet
6 20 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
6 20 (1.81%) WAN
7 19 (1.71%) VPN
8 18 (1.62%) TCP/IP
9 15 (1.35%) LAN
10 13 (1.17%) VoIP
11 11 (0.99%) SAN
12 9 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.72%) HTTP
13 8 (0.72%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.63%) VLAN
14 7 (0.63%) Wireless
15 6 (0.54%) BGP
15 6 (0.54%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (8.94%) MySQL
2 81 (7.31%) SQL Server
3 73 (6.59%) NoSQL
3 73 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (4.96%) MongoDB
5 50 (4.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 40 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (3.61%) Redis
6 40 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 38 (3.43%) Big Data
8 34 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.26%) Data Lake
11 13 (1.17%) Amazon Athena
11 13 (1.17%) Amazon Aurora
11 13 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.99%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 174 (15.70%) Jenkins
2 133 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 46 (4.15%) JIRA
4 43 (3.88%) Maven
5 36 (3.25%) GitLab
6 32 (2.89%) JUnit
7 23 (2.08%) CircleCI
8 21 (1.90%) SonarQube
9 19 (1.71%) TeamCity
10 18 (1.62%) Cypress.io
11 17 (1.53%) Selenium
12 16 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (1.17%) Bitbucket
14 13 (1.17%) TestNG
15 12 (1.08%) Gradle
16 11 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.99%) Mockito
17 10 (0.90%) webpack
18 6 (0.54%) Artifactory
General
1 161 (14.53%) Social Skills
2 115 (10.38%) Finance
3 66 (5.96%) Public Sector
4 57 (5.14%) Retail
5 42 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 25 (2.26%) Marketing
8 21 (1.90%) Banking
9 20 (1.81%) Law
10 16 (1.44%) Automotive
11 14 (1.26%) Games
11 14 (1.26%) Legal
12 9 (0.81%) Military
12 9 (0.81%) Police
12 9 (0.81%) Retail Finance
13 8 (0.72%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.63%) Advertising
14 7 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
15 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.36%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 258 (23.29%) Developer
2 192 (17.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 133 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 119 (10.74%) Architect
5 115 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
6 67 (6.05%) Senior Developer
7 64 (5.78%) AWS DevOps
8 63 (5.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 61 (5.51%) Java Developer
10 56 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
10 56 (5.05%) Senior DevOps
10 56 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 54 (4.87%) AWS Architect
12 46 (4.15%) Technical Leader
13 40 (3.61%) Data Engineer
14 39 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
15 38 (3.43%) C# Developer
16 35 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 31 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
18 28 (2.53%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (17.06%) React
2 130 (11.73%) .NET
3 121 (10.92%) AngularJS
4 107 (9.66%) Node.js
5 102 (9.21%) Vue.js
6 101 (9.12%) Web Services
7 85 (7.67%) .NET Core
8 78 (7.04%) Spring
9 68 (6.14%) Spring Boot
10 52 (4.69%) Kafka
11 47 (4.24%) RESTful
12 42 (3.79%) CSS
13 36 (3.25%) HTML
14 25 (2.26%) LDAP
15 24 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (1.99%) ASP.NET
16 22 (1.99%) Jest
16 22 (1.99%) REST
17 21 (1.90%) GraphQL
18 20 (1.81%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
2 66 (5.96%) Public Cloud
3 46 (4.15%) Cloud Native
4 45 (4.06%) Data Centre
5 40 (3.61%) User Experience
6 34 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
7 32 (2.89%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.53%) Enterprise Cloud
8 28 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.26%) PKI
10 23 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
11 21 (1.90%) Clustering
12 20 (1.81%) e-Learning
12 20 (1.81%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.62%) BBC
14 16 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
14 16 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
15 15 (1.35%) Legacy Systems
15 15 (1.35%) Reinsurance
16 14 (1.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 233 (21.03%) Linux
2 147 (13.27%) Windows
3 51 (4.60%) Windows Server
4 42 (3.79%) Unix
5 28 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.44%) Android
7 10 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (0.81%) AIX
8 9 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.72%) Solaris
10 6 (0.54%) CentOS
10 6 (0.54%) HPUX
11 5 (0.45%) SUSE
12 2 (0.18%) VMS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
1 519 (46.84%) DevOps
2 303 (27.35%) Software Engineering
3 185 (16.70%) Microservices
4 183 (16.52%) Infrastructure as Code
5 163 (14.71%) TDD
6 116 (10.47%) Configuration Management
7 110 (9.93%) Mentoring
8 106 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
10 94 (8.48%) OOP
11 93 (8.39%) Scrum
12 84 (7.58%) OO
13 82 (7.40%) Migration
14 81 (7.31%) Analytics
15 77 (6.95%) Test Automation
16 74 (6.68%) Full Stack Development
17 69 (6.23%) Coaching
18 68 (6.14%) Machine Learning
19 67 (6.05%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 304 (27.44%) Python
2 259 (23.38%) Java
3 247 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 181 (16.34%) SQL
5 169 (15.25%) C#
6 126 (11.37%) Go
7 116 (10.47%) PowerShell
8 103 (9.30%) Ruby
9 100 (9.03%) Scala
9 100 (9.03%) TypeScript
10 76 (6.86%) Bash Shell
11 69 (6.23%) Kotlin
12 66 (5.96%) C++
13 46 (4.15%) PHP
14 35 (3.16%) Java 8
15 32 (2.89%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.90%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.81%) R
18 18 (1.62%) Dart
19 12 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 141 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 119 (10.74%) SC Cleared
3 63 (5.69%) Degree
4 48 (4.33%) AWS Certification
5 22 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.81%) MCSA
7 18 (1.62%) MCTS
8 17 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.45%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.45%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (0.45%) MCSE
12 4 (0.36%) CCNA
12 4 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.27%) OCP
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.25%) QA
2 12 (1.08%) SLA
3 10 (0.90%) GDPR
4 8 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.54%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.090%) CDISC
8 1 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.090%) GxP
8 1 (0.090%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.090%) NIST
System Software
1 347 (31.32%) Docker
2 78 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (5.87%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.54%) vSphere
6 3 (0.27%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.18%) XenApp
8 1 (0.090%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.090%) Ceph
8 1 (0.090%) Firmware
8 1 (0.090%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.090%) Snort
8 1 (0.090%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 361 (32.58%) Terraform
2 354 (31.95%) Kubernetes
3 130 (11.73%) Puppet
4 123 (11.10%) Ansible
5 90 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (4.33%) Grafana
7 36 (3.25%) Prometheus
8 16 (1.44%) SCCM
9 11 (0.99%) Cobbler
10 9 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.54%) CFEngine
13 5 (0.45%) Packer
13 5 (0.45%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.36%) Consul
14 4 (0.36%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.36%) Graphite
14 4 (0.36%) Kibana
14 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.36%) Rancher
Vendors
1 148 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 87 (7.85%) VMware
3 71 (6.41%) Google
4 48 (4.33%) Oracle
5 38 (3.43%) SaltStack
6 37 (3.34%) Cisco
7 30 (2.71%) NetApp
8 29 (2.62%) Dell
8 29 (2.62%) EMC
9 24 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 23 (2.08%) Aruba
10 23 (2.08%) Citrix
10 23 (2.08%) IBM
11 21 (1.90%) Dynatrace
12 11 (0.99%) Apple
12 11 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.99%) Veeam
13 9 (0.81%) Adobe
13 9 (0.81%) Fujitsu
13 9 (0.81%) Intel