Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 9 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +18
Permanent jobs citing AWS 523 796 837
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 16.57% 14.14% 12.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.52% 43.00% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 559 734 793
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,250 £78,750 £82,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year - -1.79% +12.00%

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 1,230 1,851 1,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.96% 32.87% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,524 1,601
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,534 £78,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +13.64%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Stockport +6 9 £67,500 +35.00% 3
Salford +9 5 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Bolton -2 4 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Oldham +2 2 £50,057 -8.99% 1
Wigan +1 2 £61,250 +22.50% 1
Altrincham -4 1 £62,500 +66.67% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £36,500 -
Rochdale - 1 £30,000 -
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 237 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (43.98%) DevOps
3 218 (41.68%) Azure
4 167 (31.93%) Docker
5 166 (31.74%) Terraform
6 155 (29.64%) JavaScript
7 149 (28.49%) Python
8 142 (27.15%) Kubernetes
9 130 (24.86%) Linux
10 125 (23.90%) Software Engineering
11 109 (20.84%) GCP
12 105 (20.08%) SQL
13 96 (18.36%) Node.js
14 88 (16.83%) C#
15 83 (15.87%) Infrastructure as Code
16 81 (15.49%) Microservices
16 81 (15.49%) Serverless
16 81 (15.49%) Java
16 81 (15.49%) Git (software)
17 79 (15.11%) React
18 75 (14.34%) .NET
19 74 (14.15%) HTML
19 74 (14.15%) Microsoft
20 73 (13.96%) TDD
20 73 (13.96%) Go
21 70 (13.38%) CSS
22 64 (12.24%) E-Commerce
23 61 (11.66%) AngularJS
24 59 (11.28%) Jenkins
24 59 (11.28%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (3.63%) CMS
2 18 (3.44%) Apache
3 16 (3.06%) Confluence
3 16 (3.06%) WordPress
4 14 (2.68%) IIS
5 13 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (2.49%) Umbraco
6 12 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.91%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.91%) EPiServer
7 10 (1.91%) Kentico
7 10 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.72%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.34%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.96%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.96%) Apache Synapse
11 4 (0.76%) nginx
11 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.57%) Headless CMS
13 2 (0.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.91%) nopCommerce
2 2 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 218 (41.68%) Azure
2 109 (20.84%) GCP
3 81 (15.49%) Serverless
4 58 (11.09%) SaaS
5 54 (10.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 49 (9.37%) AWS Lambda
7 23 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (4.02%) IaaS
8 21 (4.02%) PaaS
9 19 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (3.25%) GitHub
10 17 (3.25%) Power Platform
11 16 (3.06%) Office 365
12 14 (2.68%) Amazon ECS
13 13 (2.49%) Amazon EKS
14 12 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (2.29%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (2.10%) Pulumi
16 10 (1.91%) Amazon S3
17 9 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.44%) DNS
1 18 (3.44%) Firewall
2 13 (2.49%) DHCP
3 9 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.34%) HTTP
4 7 (1.34%) VPN
5 6 (1.15%) VLAN
6 5 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.96%) IPv4
6 5 (0.96%) OSPF
6 5 (0.96%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.76%) FTP
7 4 (0.76%) IPsec
8 3 (0.57%) Internet
8 3 (0.57%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.57%) Network Security
8 3 (0.57%) SAN
8 3 (0.57%) VoIP
8 3 (0.57%) WAN
9 2 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.22%) MySQL
2 43 (8.22%) NoSQL
3 41 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 24 (4.59%) Data Lake
6 23 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 18 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (3.25%) Power BI
8 17 (3.25%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.06%) Snowflake Schema
9 16 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (2.68%) Amazon Athena
11 13 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (2.29%) Big Data
13 11 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (2.10%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 59 (11.28%) Jenkins
3 35 (6.69%) GitLab
4 23 (4.40%) JIRA
5 18 (3.44%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (2.29%) Bitbucket
7 12 (2.29%) webpack
8 10 (1.91%) CircleCI
9 9 (1.72%) JUnit
9 9 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.72%) Selenium
10 8 (1.53%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.34%) GoCD
11 7 (1.34%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.15%) Maven
13 5 (0.96%) Babel
13 5 (0.96%) Subversion
14 4 (0.76%) SonarQube
15 3 (0.57%) Postman
General
1 49 (9.37%) Finance
2 40 (7.65%) Retail
3 32 (6.12%) Public Sector
4 20 (3.82%) Marketing
5 16 (3.06%) Law
6 11 (2.10%) Games
7 10 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.72%) Banking
9 7 (1.34%) Electronics
9 7 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.19%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (27.92%) Developer
2 106 (20.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 81 (15.49%) AWS Engineer
4 63 (12.05%) Software Engineer
5 53 (10.13%) AWS DevOps
5 53 (10.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 49 (9.37%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.69%) Data Engineer
8 31 (5.93%) Architect
9 30 (5.74%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (4.40%) .NET Developer
10 23 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
11 20 (3.82%) Java Developer
12 19 (3.63%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (3.63%) PHP Developer
12 19 (3.63%) Platform Engineer
13 17 (3.25%) Senior DevOps
13 17 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 17 (3.25%) Technical Leader
14 16 (3.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (18.36%) Node.js
2 79 (15.11%) React
3 75 (14.34%) .NET
4 74 (14.15%) HTML
5 70 (13.38%) CSS
6 61 (11.66%) AngularJS
7 52 (9.94%) Web Services
8 41 (7.84%) .NET Core
9 30 (5.74%) Vue.js
10 24 (4.59%) Kafka
10 24 (4.59%) REST
10 24 (4.59%) Sass
11 23 (4.40%) ASP.NET
12 21 (4.02%) Laravel
13 19 (3.63%) .NET Framework
14 16 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (2.87%) Spring
16 13 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (2.49%) Elastic Stack
16 13 (2.49%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.74%) User Experience
3 23 (4.40%) Public Cloud
4 22 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.68%) NHS
6 12 (2.29%) Enterprise Cloud
7 11 (2.10%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.15%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 130 (24.86%) Linux
2 52 (9.94%) Windows
3 31 (5.93%) Unix
4 30 (5.74%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.25%) Android
6 16 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 16 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (2.87%) CentOS
8 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (43.98%) DevOps
3 125 (23.90%) Software Engineering
4 83 (15.87%) Infrastructure as Code
5 81 (15.49%) Microservices
6 73 (13.96%) TDD
7 64 (12.24%) E-Commerce
8 59 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (10.13%) Configuration Management
10 48 (9.18%) Scrum
11 44 (8.41%) Migration
12 42 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (7.65%) Deployment Automation
14 38 (7.27%) Open Source
15 37 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
17 35 (6.69%) Front End Development
17 35 (6.69%) Mentoring
17 35 (6.69%) MVC
18 29 (5.54%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 155 (29.64%) JavaScript
2 149 (28.49%) Python
3 105 (20.08%) SQL
4 88 (16.83%) C#
5 81 (15.49%) Java
6 73 (13.96%) Go
7 50 (9.56%) PHP
8 48 (9.18%) Bash Shell
9 41 (7.84%) TypeScript
10 40 (7.65%) Ruby
11 33 (6.31%) PowerShell
12 20 (3.82%) ES6
13 17 (3.25%) Scala
14 14 (2.68%) C++
14 14 (2.68%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.53%) Perl
16 7 (1.34%) PHP 7
17 5 (0.96%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.38%) Julia
18 2 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (6.12%) AWS Certification
2 16 (3.06%) Degree
3 13 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.91%) RHCE
5 9 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (0.96%) CISSP
8 5 (0.96%) CREST Certified
8 5 (0.96%) GIAC
8 5 (0.96%) MCSA
8 5 (0.96%) MCSE
9 4 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.57%) CEH
11 1 (0.19%) CCNA
11 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.35%) QA
2 13 (2.49%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.91%) WAI
4 9 (1.72%) GDPR
4 9 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.76%) OpenSCAP
6 3 (0.57%) NCSC
7 2 (0.38%) SLA
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 167 (31.93%) Docker
2 23 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.57%) vSphere
6 3 (0.57%) zsh
7 2 (0.38%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 166 (31.74%) Terraform
2 142 (27.15%) Kubernetes
3 57 (10.90%) Puppet
4 47 (8.99%) Ansible
4 47 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (3.82%) Prometheus
6 17 (3.25%) Grafana
7 13 (2.49%) Graphite
8 6 (1.15%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.76%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.57%) Kibana
11 3 (0.57%) vRealize
12 2 (0.38%) logstash
12 2 (0.38%) Packer
13 1 (0.19%) CASB
13 1 (0.19%) Graylog
13 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.19%) Rancher
13 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 74 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.74%) Google
2 30 (5.74%) VMware
3 26 (4.97%) Oracle
4 16 (3.06%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.49%) Adobe
6 12 (2.29%) Databricks
7 11 (2.10%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.91%) SaltStack
8 10 (1.91%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.72%) New Relic
9 9 (1.72%) SAP
10 8 (1.53%) Citrix
10 8 (1.53%) Zuora
11 7 (1.34%) Cognos
12 6 (1.15%) Apple
12 6 (1.15%) Zend
13 4 (0.76%) Splunk
13 4 (0.76%) Veeam