Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 18 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +36
Permanent jobs citing AWS 490 1,043 899
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.16% 9.36% 6.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.02% 31.43% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 441 975 752
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,484 3,319 2,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.81% 29.80% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,192 2,808 2,418
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the Midlands

AWS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for AWS in the Midlands

AWS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in the Midlands

AWS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 October 2020. 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
West Midlands +8 340 £52,500 -4.55% 129
East Midlands 0 150 £55,000 +4.76% 69
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for AWS.

1 280 (57.14%) Azure
2 244 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (39.18%) DevOps
4 141 (28.78%) Python
5 131 (26.73%) JavaScript
6 128 (26.12%) Microservices
7 109 (22.24%) Terraform
8 107 (21.84%) Docker
9 105 (21.43%) GCP
9 105 (21.43%) Linux
10 99 (20.20%) Microsoft
11 96 (19.59%) SQL
11 96 (19.59%) Kubernetes
12 86 (17.55%) Oracle
12 86 (17.55%) Git (software)
12 86 (17.55%) SaaS
13 76 (15.51%) Software Engineering
14 75 (15.31%) .NET
15 74 (15.10%) Finance
16 69 (14.08%) Scrum
17 67 (13.67%) Node.js
17 67 (13.67%) Ansible
18 65 (13.27%) REST
19 64 (13.06%) AngularJS
20 63 (12.86%) MongoDB
21 62 (12.65%) Jenkins
22 61 (12.45%) Serverless
22 61 (12.45%) Google
23 60 (12.24%) Java
23 60 (12.24%) Windows

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 23 (4.69%) Confluence
2 17 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.04%) SAS
4 9 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.84%) nginx
5 7 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.82%) IIS
9 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.61%) WordPress
10 1 (0.20%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.20%) CMS
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.61%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.82%) Eikon
2 4 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 280 (57.14%) Azure
2 105 (21.43%) GCP
3 86 (17.55%) SaaS
4 61 (12.45%) Serverless
5 60 (12.24%) AWS Lambda
6 48 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 47 (9.59%) GitHub
8 26 (5.31%) PaaS
9 22 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (4.29%) Amazon S3
10 21 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (4.29%) Office 365
11 16 (3.27%) IaaS
11 16 (3.27%) npm
12 13 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (2.65%) OpenShift
13 10 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
13 10 (2.04%) Amazon EKS
13 10 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (1.84%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.96%) Firewall
2 22 (4.49%) DNS
3 21 (4.29%) HTTP
4 19 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.86%) WAN
6 12 (2.45%) LAN
7 11 (2.24%) SAN
8 9 (1.84%) VPN
9 8 (1.63%) AMQP
9 8 (1.63%) Network Security
10 7 (1.43%) VLAN
10 7 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.22%) Internet
12 5 (1.02%) DHCP
12 5 (1.02%) SNMP
13 4 (0.82%) Broadband
13 4 (0.82%) SMTP
14 3 (0.61%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
14 3 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.86%) MongoDB
2 58 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 45 (9.18%) NoSQL
4 44 (8.98%) MySQL
5 35 (7.14%) Big Data
6 27 (5.51%) Hadoop
7 26 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (5.31%) Relational Database
8 21 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (3.47%) Amazon Redshift
10 17 (3.47%) Data Lake
11 13 (2.65%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.45%) Redis
13 11 (2.24%) Pentaho
14 10 (2.04%) HBase
15 9 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (1.84%) BigQuery
15 9 (1.84%) Snowflake Schema
16 8 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 86 (17.55%) Git (software)
2 62 (12.65%) Jenkins
3 57 (11.63%) JIRA
4 17 (3.47%) GitLab
5 16 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (3.27%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.86%) Maven
7 8 (1.63%) Artifactory
7 8 (1.63%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.22%) ER Studio
8 6 (1.22%) ERwin
8 6 (1.22%) Grunt
8 6 (1.22%) gulp
8 6 (1.22%) jspm
8 6 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (1.22%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.61%) FishEye
General
1 74 (15.10%) Finance
2 22 (4.49%) Public Sector
3 19 (3.88%) Law
4 10 (2.04%) Retail
5 8 (1.63%) Aerospace
5 8 (1.63%) Banking
5 8 (1.63%) Digital Economy
6 6 (1.22%) Back Office
7 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Automotive
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 133 (27.14%) Developer
2 78 (15.92%) Architect
3 61 (12.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (7.96%) Senior Developer
5 32 (6.53%) AWS Engineer
6 27 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
8 24 (4.90%) AWS DevOps
8 24 (4.90%) Software Engineer
9 23 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
9 23 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (4.49%) Software Developer
11 21 (4.29%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 20 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (3.67%) Lead Developer
13 18 (3.67%) Python Engineer
14 17 (3.47%) Lead DevOps
15 16 (3.27%) Data Architect
16 15 (3.06%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (15.31%) .NET
2 67 (13.67%) Node.js
3 65 (13.27%) REST
4 64 (13.06%) AngularJS
5 53 (10.82%) React
6 47 (9.59%) Flask
7 45 (9.18%) HTML
8 38 (7.76%) CSS
8 38 (7.76%) Kafka
9 37 (7.55%) Django
10 35 (7.14%) Web Services
11 31 (6.33%) .NET Core
12 30 (6.12%) .NET Framework
13 29 (5.92%) JSON
14 26 (5.31%) Vue.js
15 25 (5.10%) GraphQL
16 22 (4.49%) Elastic Stack
17 21 (4.29%) ASP.NET
18 19 (3.88%) HTML5
18 19 (3.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.73%) User Experience
3 26 (5.31%) Public Cloud
4 18 (3.67%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.47%) Private Cloud
6 15 (3.06%) Cybercrime
6 15 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.45%) Replication
8 11 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.63%) Analytical Mindset
9 8 (1.63%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.22%) DataPower
11 5 (1.02%) Clustering
12 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.82%) Smart Home
13 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 105 (21.43%) Linux
2 60 (12.24%) Windows
3 39 (7.96%) Unix
4 34 (6.94%) Windows Server
5 21 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.86%) Android
6 14 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (2.45%) AIX
8 10 (2.04%) CentOS
8 10 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.43%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.82%) Solaris
11 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.41%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (39.18%) DevOps
3 128 (26.12%) Microservices
4 76 (15.51%) Software Engineering
5 69 (14.08%) Scrum
6 56 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (10.00%) TDD
7 49 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 48 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
9 45 (9.18%) Fintech
10 40 (8.16%) BDD
10 40 (8.16%) Migration
11 39 (7.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 39 (7.96%) Infrastructure as Code
12 38 (7.76%) Analytics
13 36 (7.35%) SDLC
14 32 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 31 (6.33%) IT Strategy
15 31 (6.33%) ITIL
16 30 (6.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (28.78%) Python
2 131 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 96 (19.59%) SQL
4 60 (12.24%) Java
5 57 (11.63%) C#
6 38 (7.76%) PHP
7 37 (7.55%) PowerShell
8 29 (5.92%) Bash Shell
9 25 (5.10%) TypeScript
10 23 (4.69%) Go
11 21 (4.29%) Perl
12 20 (4.08%) PL/SQL
13 19 (3.88%) C++
14 16 (3.27%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.86%) T-SQL
16 10 (2.04%) ABAP
16 10 (2.04%) ES6
16 10 (2.04%) Ruby
17 7 (1.43%) C
18 6 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (10.61%) Degree
2 32 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.12%) AWS Certification
3 30 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.06%) MCSE
6 12 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.63%) MCITP
8 8 (1.63%) MCSA
8 8 (1.63%) MCTS
9 7 (1.43%) RHCE
10 6 (1.22%) CCNA
10 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.22%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.06%) QA
2 11 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.84%) SLA
4 6 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.22%) NIST
4 6 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.61%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 107 (21.84%) Docker
2 38 (7.76%) Active Directory
3 36 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.43%) HDFS
5 7 (1.43%) Varnish
5 7 (1.43%) XenApp
6 5 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.61%) vCloud
8 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.61%) vSphere
9 2 (0.41%) LXC
9 2 (0.41%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 109 (22.24%) Terraform
2 96 (19.59%) Kubernetes
3 67 (13.67%) Ansible
4 43 (8.78%) Puppet
5 26 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.24%) Packer
7 10 (2.04%) Data Guard
7 10 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (1.84%) Prometheus
9 8 (1.63%) Grafana
9 8 (1.63%) Graphite
10 5 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.82%) Fluentd
11 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.82%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.41%) Marathon
13 2 (0.41%) Mesos
13 2 (0.41%) Simpana
13 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 99 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 86 (17.55%) Oracle
3 61 (12.45%) Google
4 43 (8.78%) VMware
5 33 (6.73%) Red Hat
6 25 (5.10%) Cisco
7 21 (4.29%) IBM
8 17 (3.47%) Atlassian
9 15 (3.06%) Cloudera
10 12 (2.45%) SAP
11 11 (2.24%) Dell
11 11 (2.24%) Teradata
12 10 (2.04%) Citrix
12 10 (2.04%) Splunk
13 9 (1.84%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.43%) Talend
15 6 (1.22%) HubSpot
16 5 (1.02%) Ab Initio
16 5 (1.02%) HP