Period
to 12 April 2021

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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 15 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +17
Permanent jobs citing AWS 740 921 1,049
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.93% 10.01% 8.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.22% 30.77% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 645 770 719
10th Percentile £33,372 £34,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,050 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 2,822 2,993 3,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.88% 32.53% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,408 2,539 2,254
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,375 £34,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 12 April 2021.

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 12 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
West Midlands -1 474 £60,000 +9.09% 174
East Midlands +4 260 £49,000 -6.67% 78
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 Midlands region with a requirement for AWS.

1 423 (57.16%) Azure
2 319 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (37.16%) DevOps
4 190 (25.68%) Python
5 189 (25.54%) JavaScript
6 162 (21.89%) Docker
7 157 (21.22%) GCP
8 155 (20.95%) Terraform
8 155 (20.95%) Microsoft
9 146 (19.73%) SQL
10 137 (18.51%) Microservices
11 134 (18.11%) Linux
12 132 (17.84%) Kubernetes
13 115 (15.54%) Java
14 114 (15.41%) SaaS
15 113 (15.27%) Jenkins
16 110 (14.86%) Software Engineering
17 108 (14.59%) Windows
18 104 (14.05%) Node.js
19 102 (13.78%) .NET
20 98 (13.24%) Git (software)
21 96 (12.97%) Ansible
22 95 (12.84%) Finance
23 88 (11.89%) C#
24 87 (11.76%) VMware
25 85 (11.49%) Google
26 81 (10.95%) Serverless
27 80 (10.81%) SQL Server
28 77 (10.41%) HTML
28 77 (10.41%) React

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 30 (4.05%) Confluence
2 23 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.57%) IIS
4 17 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.76%) Apache
6 11 (1.49%) SAS
7 8 (1.08%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.54%) JBoss
8 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.41%) CMS
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.27%) nginx
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.41%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.54%) Eikon
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.41%) Workfront
4 2 (0.27%) Shopify
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 423 (57.16%) Azure
2 157 (21.22%) GCP
3 114 (15.41%) SaaS
4 81 (10.95%) Serverless
5 54 (7.30%) AWS Lambda
6 53 (7.16%) Microsoft 365
7 46 (6.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 46 (6.22%) PaaS
8 45 (6.08%) GitHub
9 33 (4.46%) IaaS
10 30 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 24 (3.24%) Amazon ECS
11 24 (3.24%) Power Platform
12 21 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
14 18 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (2.30%) OpenShift
16 14 (1.89%) npm
17 11 (1.49%) OneDrive
18 10 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (8.24%) Firewall
2 24 (3.24%) DNS
2 24 (3.24%) VPN
3 18 (2.43%) WAN
4 17 (2.30%) Network Security
5 15 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.89%) LAN
7 13 (1.76%) HTTP
7 13 (1.76%) VoIP
8 10 (1.35%) DHCP
8 10 (1.35%) OpenVPN
9 9 (1.22%) AMQP
9 9 (1.22%) SAN
10 5 (0.68%) NAS
10 5 (0.68%) PBX
10 5 (0.68%) SSL
10 5 (0.68%) VLAN
10 5 (0.68%) Wireless
11 4 (0.54%) SD-WAN
12 3 (0.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.46%) MongoDB
3 38 (5.14%) MySQL
3 38 (5.14%) NoSQL
3 38 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (3.92%) Big Data
6 27 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (3.11%) Pentaho
9 22 (2.97%) Power BI
10 18 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (2.30%) Hadoop
12 16 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.76%) Redis
15 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.62%) Tableau
16 10 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 113 (15.27%) Jenkins
2 98 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 46 (6.22%) JIRA
4 36 (4.86%) GitLab
5 33 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (3.65%) Bitbucket
7 15 (2.03%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.35%) Maven
10 9 (1.22%) Artifactory
11 8 (1.08%) Subversion
12 6 (0.81%) Grunt
12 6 (0.81%) gulp
13 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.54%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.54%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.54%) Spinnaker
14 4 (0.54%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.54%) webpack
15 3 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 95 (12.84%) Finance
2 44 (5.95%) Public Sector
3 26 (3.51%) Law
4 22 (2.97%) Retail
5 14 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.62%) Games
7 10 (1.35%) Marketing
8 7 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.81%) Advertising
9 6 (0.81%) Publishing
10 4 (0.54%) Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.41%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 2 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 158 (21.35%) Developer
2 103 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (10.00%) Architect
4 73 (9.86%) AWS Engineer
5 49 (6.62%) Software Engineer
6 45 (6.08%) Data Engineer
7 40 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 39 (5.27%) AWS DevOps
8 39 (5.27%) Cloud Engineer
9 36 (4.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 36 (4.86%) Azure Engineer
10 34 (4.59%) IT Engineer
11 31 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
11 31 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (3.78%) .NET Developer
12 28 (3.78%) Python Engineer
13 26 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (3.38%) AWS Developer
15 23 (3.11%) C# Developer
16 21 (2.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (14.05%) Node.js
2 102 (13.78%) .NET
3 77 (10.41%) HTML
3 77 (10.41%) React
4 76 (10.27%) AngularJS
5 70 (9.46%) Web Services
6 68 (9.19%) REST
7 60 (8.11%) CSS
8 56 (7.57%) .NET Core
9 44 (5.95%) ASP.NET
10 38 (5.14%) Flask
11 37 (5.00%) GraphQL
11 37 (5.00%) Kafka
12 31 (4.19%) Django
13 30 (4.05%) Vue.js
14 29 (3.92%) RESTful
14 29 (3.92%) Spring
15 28 (3.78%) JSON
16 27 (3.65%) Redux
17 23 (3.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.70%) Public Cloud
2 42 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (4.59%) User Experience
4 27 (3.65%) Cloud Native
5 25 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.38%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.57%) Clustering
7 18 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.30%) Private Cloud
9 14 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.68%) Blog
11 5 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (0.68%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.68%) HP Storage
11 5 (0.68%) Replication
11 5 (0.68%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.54%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 134 (18.11%) Linux
2 108 (14.59%) Windows
3 65 (8.78%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.97%) Unix
5 17 (2.30%) Ubuntu
6 15 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.89%) CentOS
7 14 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.22%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (0.95%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.68%) Alpine Linux
11 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.41%) Android
12 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
13 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (37.16%) DevOps
3 137 (18.51%) Microservices
4 110 (14.86%) Software Engineering
5 73 (9.86%) Scrum
6 67 (9.05%) Infrastructure as Code
7 65 (8.78%) Mentoring
8 64 (8.65%) Fintech
9 62 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
10 59 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (7.97%) TDD
11 57 (7.70%) Analytics
12 55 (7.43%) Test Automation
13 51 (6.89%) Configuration Management
14 50 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 49 (6.62%) ITIL
15 49 (6.62%) Migration
16 48 (6.49%) SDLC
17 42 (5.68%) Software Testing
18 40 (5.41%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 190 (25.68%) Python
2 189 (25.54%) JavaScript
3 146 (19.73%) SQL
4 115 (15.54%) Java
5 88 (11.89%) C#
6 60 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 60 (8.11%) PowerShell
7 46 (6.22%) PHP
7 46 (6.22%) TypeScript
8 39 (5.27%) Go
9 26 (3.51%) ES6
10 24 (3.24%) Ruby
11 13 (1.76%) ES7
11 13 (1.76%) ES8
11 13 (1.76%) Perl
12 11 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.35%) Kotlin
14 7 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.81%) Scala
16 5 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 58 (7.84%) Degree
2 54 (7.30%) Security Cleared
3 47 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.38%) AWS Certification
5 15 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.49%) MCSE
8 7 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.95%) MCSA
8 7 (0.95%) RHCE
9 6 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.68%) CCNP
10 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.54%) CCNA
11 4 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.54%) MCITP
11 4 (0.54%) MCTS
12 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.41%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.27%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.51%) QA
2 13 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.76%) SLA
3 9 (1.22%) GDPR
4 8 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.27%) NIST
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) PMO
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 162 (21.89%) Docker
2 73 (9.86%) Active Directory
3 54 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (4.73%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.81%) vSphere
6 6 (0.81%) XenApp
6 6 (0.81%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.54%) LXC
7 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.41%) Firmware
8 3 (0.41%) HDFS
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) Gluster
10 1 (0.14%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 155 (20.95%) Terraform
2 132 (17.84%) Kubernetes
3 96 (12.97%) Ansible
4 48 (6.49%) Puppet
5 41 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (3.11%) Prometheus
7 18 (2.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (1.76%) Packer
10 11 (1.49%) Opsgenie
11 10 (1.35%) Graphite
11 10 (1.35%) Graylog
11 10 (1.35%) logstash
12 8 (1.08%) Consul
12 8 (1.08%) Grafana
13 7 (0.95%) CFEngine
13 7 (0.95%) SCCM
13 7 (0.95%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
15 5 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 155 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 87 (11.76%) VMware
3 85 (11.49%) Google
4 74 (10.00%) Oracle
5 34 (4.59%) Red Hat
6 26 (3.51%) Cisco
7 24 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.84%) Atlassian
8 21 (2.84%) Citrix
9 15 (2.03%) Talend
10 11 (1.49%) Cloudera
10 11 (1.49%) NetApp
11 10 (1.35%) SAP
11 10 (1.35%) Splunk
12 8 (1.08%) HP
13 7 (0.95%) Dell
13 7 (0.95%) EMC
13 7 (0.95%) New Relic
14 6 (0.81%) BroadSoft
14 6 (0.81%) ServiceNow