Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +8
Permanent jobs citing AWS 699 728 821
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 18.74% 15.18% 13.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.13% 43.44% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 611 605 678
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,750 £82,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%

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 1,483 1,676 1,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.76% 34.95% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,311 1,363 1,463
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £29,800
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,121 £36,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £78,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +11 14 £66,250 +26.19% 1
Bolton -16 4 £43,750 -7.89%
Salford +9 3 £55,000 - 11
Wigan -2 3 £65,000 +13.04%
Rochdale - 3 £45,000 - 5
Oldham -1 2 £50,057 -8.99% 1
Altrincham -15 1 £62,500 +78.57% 4
AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 337 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (46.49%) Azure
3 307 (43.92%) DevOps
4 223 (31.90%) Docker
5 218 (31.19%) Terraform
6 210 (30.04%) Kubernetes
7 201 (28.76%) JavaScript
8 185 (26.47%) Python
9 184 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 177 (25.32%) Linux
11 155 (22.17%) GCP
12 133 (19.03%) SQL
13 124 (17.74%) C#
13 124 (17.74%) TDD
14 123 (17.60%) Microsoft
15 118 (16.88%) Node.js
16 117 (16.74%) Java
17 107 (15.31%) Git (software)
18 106 (15.16%) React
19 99 (14.16%) Serverless
20 96 (13.73%) Infrastructure as Code
20 96 (13.73%) .NET
21 94 (13.45%) SaaS
22 91 (13.02%) AWS CloudFormation
23 89 (12.73%) AngularJS
24 88 (12.59%) Go
25 87 (12.45%) Web Services
26 82 (11.73%) HTML
27 80 (11.44%) SQL Server
27 80 (11.44%) CSS

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 30 (4.29%) Confluence
2 19 (2.72%) Apache
3 18 (2.58%) IIS
4 17 (2.43%) CMS
5 16 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 15 (2.15%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.86%) WordPress
8 12 (1.72%) Umbraco
9 11 (1.57%) MS Exchange
10 10 (1.43%) EPiServer
10 10 (1.43%) Kentico
10 10 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.00%) nginx
12 6 (0.86%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.72%) Apache Synapse
14 4 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.43%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.14%) Shopify
2 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 325 (46.49%) Azure
2 155 (22.17%) GCP
3 99 (14.16%) Serverless
4 94 (13.45%) SaaS
5 91 (13.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 56 (8.01%) AWS Lambda
7 35 (5.01%) Microsoft 365
7 35 (5.01%) PaaS
8 31 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (4.29%) IaaS
10 26 (3.72%) Power Platform
11 25 (3.58%) Amazon EKS
12 19 (2.72%) Amazon Kinesis
13 15 (2.15%) Amazon S3
13 15 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (2.00%) GitHub
15 13 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (1.86%) Amazon ECS
15 13 (1.86%) Azure Data Factory
16 11 (1.57%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.01%) Firewall
2 24 (3.43%) DNS
3 17 (2.43%) DHCP
3 17 (2.43%) VLAN
3 17 (2.43%) VPN
4 15 (2.15%) OSPF
5 14 (2.00%) IPv4
6 10 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.14%) WAN
8 6 (0.86%) FTP
8 6 (0.86%) HTTP
8 6 (0.86%) Internet
8 6 (0.86%) IPsec
8 6 (0.86%) LAN
9 5 (0.72%) MPLS
10 4 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.57%) SD-WAN
10 4 (0.57%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.43%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (8.73%) MySQL
4 36 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 33 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
5 33 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
6 30 (4.29%) Data Lake
7 29 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (4.01%) MongoDB
9 26 (3.72%) Power BI
10 22 (3.15%) Relational Database
10 22 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (3.00%) Big Data
11 21 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (2.58%) Amazon Athena
13 17 (2.43%) Hadoop
14 15 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (2.15%) Snowflake Schema
15 14 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (1.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 107 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 71 (10.16%) Jenkins
3 52 (7.44%) GitLab
4 37 (5.29%) JIRA
5 15 (2.15%) Subversion
5 15 (2.15%) TeamCity
6 14 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (1.86%) Selenium
8 12 (1.72%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.72%) webpack
9 8 (1.14%) CircleCI
9 8 (1.14%) Jasmine
9 8 (1.14%) JUnit
9 8 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.14%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.86%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.72%) Gradle
11 5 (0.72%) JMeter
11 5 (0.72%) Maven
11 5 (0.72%) Storybook
General
1 58 (8.30%) Retail
2 57 (8.15%) Finance
3 34 (4.86%) Marketing
4 32 (4.58%) Public Sector
5 19 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.15%) Banking
8 14 (2.00%) Electronics
9 10 (1.43%) Games
9 10 (1.43%) Law
10 3 (0.43%) Advertising
10 3 (0.43%) Automotive
10 3 (0.43%) Legal
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.14%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 172 (24.61%) Developer
2 127 (18.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 100 (14.31%) AWS Engineer
4 76 (10.87%) Software Engineer
5 66 (9.44%) Senior Developer
6 64 (9.16%) AWS DevOps
7 63 (9.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 58 (8.30%) Architect
9 49 (7.01%) Data Engineer
10 39 (5.58%) Full Stack Developer
11 28 (4.01%) Java Developer
11 28 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
12 27 (3.86%) PHP Developer
12 27 (3.86%) Senior DevOps
12 27 (3.86%) Technical Leader
13 26 (3.72%) Azure Architect
13 26 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
13 26 (3.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 24 (3.43%) Data Architect
14 24 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (16.88%) Node.js
2 106 (15.16%) React
3 96 (13.73%) .NET
4 89 (12.73%) AngularJS
5 87 (12.45%) Web Services
6 82 (11.73%) HTML
7 80 (11.44%) CSS
8 55 (7.87%) Vue.js
9 47 (6.72%) .NET Core
10 26 (3.72%) Kafka
10 26 (3.72%) Laravel
10 26 (3.72%) Spring
11 24 (3.43%) ASP.NET
12 23 (3.29%) jQuery
12 23 (3.29%) REST
13 21 (3.00%) HTML5
13 21 (3.00%) Sass
14 20 (2.86%) XML
15 19 (2.72%) .NET Framework
15 19 (2.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.87%) Public Cloud
2 33 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.15%) User Experience
4 25 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.29%) Cloud Native
6 21 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.86%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (1.43%) NHS
11 9 (1.29%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.00%) Blog
13 6 (0.86%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.72%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 4 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (0.57%) iPad
15 4 (0.57%) IVR
15 4 (0.57%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 177 (25.32%) Linux
2 71 (10.16%) Windows
3 48 (6.87%) Windows Server
4 47 (6.72%) Unix
5 20 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.72%) Android
7 13 (1.86%) CentOS
8 11 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.57%) Alpine Linux
9 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (43.92%) DevOps
3 184 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 124 (17.74%) TDD
5 96 (13.73%) Infrastructure as Code
6 78 (11.16%) Scrum
7 69 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (9.59%) Analytics
9 66 (9.44%) E-Commerce
10 64 (9.16%) Configuration Management
11 63 (9.01%) Microservices
12 61 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
13 60 (8.58%) Migration
14 55 (7.87%) Mentoring
15 54 (7.73%) Machine Learning
16 51 (7.30%) Deployment Automation
16 51 (7.30%) MVC
17 50 (7.15%) Continuous Delivery
18 47 (6.72%) SDLC
19 45 (6.44%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 201 (28.76%) JavaScript
2 185 (26.47%) Python
3 133 (19.03%) SQL
4 124 (17.74%) C#
5 117 (16.74%) Java
6 88 (12.59%) Go
7 61 (8.73%) Bash Shell
8 51 (7.30%) PHP
9 47 (6.72%) Ruby
10 42 (6.01%) PowerShell
10 42 (6.01%) TypeScript
11 35 (5.01%) Scala
12 34 (4.86%) Kotlin
13 32 (4.58%) C++
14 21 (3.00%) ES6
15 19 (2.72%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.14%) Perl
17 6 (0.86%) PHP 7
18 5 (0.72%) Rust
19 2 (0.29%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 39 (5.58%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.01%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.15%) AWS Certification
4 21 (3.00%) RHCE
5 20 (2.86%) Degree
6 14 (2.00%) GIAC
7 13 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.72%) CCNA
10 5 (0.72%) MCSA
10 5 (0.72%) MCSE
10 5 (0.72%) OCP
10 5 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.57%) CEH
11 4 (0.57%) CISSP
12 3 (0.43%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.01%) QA
2 25 (3.58%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.86%) GDPR
3 13 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.43%) WAI
5 6 (0.86%) OpenSCAP
6 4 (0.57%) NCSC
6 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) GRC
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 223 (31.90%) Docker
2 37 (5.29%) Active Directory
3 34 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.29%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (0.29%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 218 (31.19%) Terraform
2 210 (30.04%) Kubernetes
3 80 (11.44%) Puppet
4 77 (11.02%) Ansible
5 67 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.58%) Prometheus
7 16 (2.29%) Grafana
8 12 (1.72%) Istio
9 11 (1.57%) Graphite
10 9 (1.29%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.00%) CFEngine
11 7 (1.00%) Packer
12 5 (0.72%) Consul
12 5 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (0.43%) Kibana
14 3 (0.43%) Nagios
14 3 (0.43%) Opsview
14 3 (0.43%) Salt
14 3 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 123 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.87%) Google
3 44 (6.29%) Oracle
4 38 (5.44%) VMware
5 27 (3.86%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.58%) Adobe
7 17 (2.43%) Atlassian
7 17 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.86%) Cisco
8 13 (1.86%) SAP
9 12 (1.72%) Citrix
9 12 (1.72%) Databricks
10 11 (1.57%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.29%) Zuora
12 8 (1.14%) Apple
12 8 (1.14%) SaltStack
13 7 (1.00%) Cognos
13 7 (1.00%) IBM
14 6 (0.86%) Snowplow
15 5 (0.72%) Zend