Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 31 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 +42 +47
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,091 816 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.43% 5.99% 3.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.61% 26.69% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 869 646 509
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 3,346 3,057 2,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.92% 22.45% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,771 2,497 2,026
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the Midlands

AWS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for AWS in the Midlands

AWS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +22 667 £55,000 - 130
East Midlands +14 418 £50,000 - 77
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 669 (61.32%) Azure
2 527 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
3 331 (30.34%) DevOps
4 299 (27.41%) Microsoft
5 291 (26.67%) SQL
6 264 (24.20%) Linux
7 245 (22.46%) Python
8 242 (22.18%) Java
9 239 (21.91%) Web Services
10 216 (19.80%) C#
10 216 (19.80%) .NET
11 215 (19.71%) Docker
12 199 (18.24%) Windows
13 184 (16.87%) JavaScript
14 164 (15.03%) GCP
15 158 (14.48%) Jenkins
16 153 (14.02%) Public Cloud
17 149 (13.66%) Git (software)
18 148 (13.57%) Degree
19 143 (13.11%) Office 365
20 140 (12.83%) HTML
21 138 (12.65%) Scrum
22 134 (12.28%) VMware
23 133 (12.19%) Active Directory
24 131 (12.01%) CSS
24 131 (12.01%) Test Automation
25 130 (11.92%) Google
26 127 (11.64%) SQL Server
26 127 (11.64%) AngularJS
27 126 (11.55%) Software Engineering

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 34 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (2.75%) Confluence
3 27 (2.47%) SAS
4 26 (2.38%) Apache
5 25 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 24 (2.20%) Apache Spark
7 15 (1.37%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.19%) nginx
8 13 (1.19%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.64%) IIS
10 6 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.46%) Anypoint
11 5 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.27%) iPlanet
12 3 (0.27%) JBoss
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.092%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.82%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.18%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.092%) Magento
5 1 (0.092%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.092%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 669 (61.32%) Azure
2 164 (15.03%) GCP
3 143 (13.11%) Office 365
4 118 (10.82%) Serverless
5 89 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
6 87 (7.97%) PaaS
7 85 (7.79%) IaaS
8 82 (7.52%) SaaS
9 74 (6.78%) Amazon S3
10 69 (6.32%) AWS Lambda
11 65 (5.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 58 (5.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 48 (4.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 46 (4.22%) Azure Active Directory
15 43 (3.94%) GitHub
16 41 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
17 29 (2.66%) Amazon ECS
18 27 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
19 25 (2.29%) IBM Cloud
20 22 (2.02%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 98 (8.98%) Firewall
2 43 (3.94%) WAN
3 42 (3.85%) DNS
4 40 (3.67%) LAN
5 32 (2.93%) VPN
6 31 (2.84%) HTTP
7 22 (2.02%) DHCP
8 20 (1.83%) MPLS
9 19 (1.74%) VoIP
10 18 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
10 18 (1.65%) SMTP
11 17 (1.56%) Wireless
12 16 (1.47%) FTP
12 16 (1.47%) Skype
12 16 (1.47%) SSH
13 15 (1.37%) MQTT
13 15 (1.37%) TCP/IP
14 14 (1.28%) SAN
15 13 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 103 (9.44%) MySQL
3 88 (8.07%) Amazon RDS
4 57 (5.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 52 (4.77%) Big Data
6 51 (4.67%) MongoDB
7 46 (4.22%) NoSQL
8 41 (3.76%) Amazon Aurora
8 41 (3.76%) Hadoop
9 36 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
10 35 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (3.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 32 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (2.11%) Pentaho
14 22 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (1.92%) Relational Database
16 20 (1.83%) Power BI
17 15 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (1.19%) Redis
18 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 158 (14.48%) Jenkins
2 149 (13.66%) Git (software)
3 102 (9.35%) JIRA
4 65 (5.96%) Maven
5 51 (4.67%) Selenium
6 42 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 33 (3.02%) Bitbucket
8 27 (2.47%) Artifactory
9 25 (2.29%) Cucumber
10 20 (1.83%) JUnit
11 19 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.56%) GitLab
13 17 (1.56%) WebDriver
14 16 (1.47%) Subversion
15 15 (1.37%) SonarQube
16 14 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (1.01%) Gradle
17 11 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
18 10 (0.92%) JMeter
General
1 119 (10.91%) Finance
2 97 (8.89%) Retail
3 91 (8.34%) Public Sector
4 31 (2.84%) Marketing
5 30 (2.75%) Electronics
6 25 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.56%) Banking
9 10 (0.92%) Automotive
10 9 (0.82%) Games
11 7 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.37%) Back Office
13 3 (0.27%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Military
15 1 (0.092%) Billing
15 1 (0.092%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.092%) Local Government
15 1 (0.092%) Publishing
15 1 (0.092%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 324 (29.70%) Developer
2 175 (16.04%) Architect
3 107 (9.81%) .NET Developer
4 105 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 84 (7.70%) Senior Developer
6 70 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
6 70 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
7 67 (6.14%) Java Developer
8 64 (5.87%) Software Engineer
9 60 (5.50%) Cloud Architect
10 57 (5.22%) C# Developer
11 54 (4.95%) Software Developer
12 48 (4.40%) Analyst
13 46 (4.22%) AWS Developer
14 45 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
15 44 (4.03%) Consultant
16 43 (3.94%) AWS Engineer
17 39 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 39 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
18 37 (3.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (21.91%) Web Services
2 216 (19.80%) .NET
3 140 (12.83%) HTML
4 131 (12.01%) CSS
5 127 (11.64%) AngularJS
6 108 (9.90%) Node.js
7 102 (9.35%) ASP.NET
8 86 (7.88%) .NET Core
9 85 (7.79%) Spring
10 81 (7.42%) React
11 75 (6.87%) RESTful
12 59 (5.41%) HTML5
13 51 (4.67%) REST
14 45 (4.12%) JSON
15 44 (4.03%) .NET Framework
16 43 (3.94%) J2EE
17 41 (3.76%) XML
18 36 (3.30%) SAML
19 34 (3.12%) SOAP
20 32 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 153 (14.02%) Public Cloud
2 108 (9.90%) Data Centre
3 68 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
6 48 (4.40%) Virtual Team
7 47 (4.31%) Private Cloud
8 45 (4.12%) Cloud Native
9 39 (3.57%) User Experience
10 37 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (2.38%) Management Information System
12 24 (2.20%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (1.37%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.28%) Infotainment
15 14 (1.28%) Replication
15 14 (1.28%) Smart Home
16 13 (1.19%) Data Structures
16 13 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 264 (24.20%) Linux
2 199 (18.24%) Windows
3 71 (6.51%) Windows Server
4 63 (5.77%) Unix
5 32 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (2.84%) Windows 10
7 25 (2.29%) Apple iOS
8 23 (2.11%) CentOS
9 22 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (1.65%) Android
11 17 (1.56%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.82%) AIX
13 7 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (30.34%) DevOps
3 138 (12.65%) Scrum
4 131 (12.01%) Test Automation
5 126 (11.55%) Software Engineering
6 119 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 109 (9.99%) Migration
8 106 (9.72%) Microservices
9 105 (9.62%) Mentoring
10 102 (9.35%) ITIL
11 92 (8.43%) Presales
12 91 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
13 86 (7.88%) Unit Testing
14 85 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
15 79 (7.24%) TDD
16 78 (7.15%) Analytics
17 77 (7.06%) Project Management
18 76 (6.97%) SDLC
19 74 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
20 71 (6.51%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 291 (26.67%) SQL
2 245 (22.46%) Python
3 242 (22.18%) Java
4 216 (19.80%) C#
5 184 (16.87%) JavaScript
6 95 (8.71%) Bash Shell
7 79 (7.24%) PowerShell
8 45 (4.12%) PHP
9 36 (3.30%) Go
10 29 (2.66%) C
10 29 (2.66%) Perl
11 28 (2.57%) Java 8
12 25 (2.29%) Ruby
13 22 (2.02%) Scala
14 21 (1.92%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.56%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.19%) C++
17 13 (1.19%) TypeScript
18 11 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 148 (13.57%) Degree
2 39 (3.57%) CISSP
2 39 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (3.48%) CISM
4 30 (2.75%) Master's Degree
5 28 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (2.57%) Security Cleared
6 25 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.74%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.56%) MCSA
9 16 (1.47%) MCSE
10 15 (1.37%) CCNP
10 15 (1.37%) CISA
10 15 (1.37%) CRISC
11 13 (1.19%) ISEB
11 13 (1.19%) PMI Certification
12 11 (1.01%) AWS Certification
12 11 (1.01%) PMP
12 11 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.39%) QA
2 31 (2.84%) SLA
3 24 (2.20%) GDPR
4 18 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.47%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.92%) COBIT
6 10 (0.92%) NIST
7 4 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.092%) NCSC
System Software
1 215 (19.71%) Docker
2 133 (12.19%) Active Directory
3 94 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 92 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.47%) vSphere
7 15 (1.37%) XenApp
8 14 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 11 (1.01%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.64%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.37%) Varnish
12 4 (0.37%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.27%) Firmware
13 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.18%) Postfix
15 1 (0.092%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.092%) vCloud
15 1 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 124 (11.37%) Ansible
2 120 (11.00%) Kubernetes
3 113 (10.36%) Terraform
4 76 (6.97%) Puppet
5 49 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (2.84%) SCCM
7 22 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 21 (1.92%) Packer
9 15 (1.37%) Grafana
10 14 (1.28%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.19%) CASB
11 13 (1.19%) FortiGate
11 13 (1.19%) Prometheus
12 12 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (0.82%) Nessus
13 9 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.73%) Salt
15 7 (0.64%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
15 7 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 299 (27.41%) Microsoft
2 134 (12.28%) VMware
3 130 (11.92%) Google
4 86 (7.88%) Oracle
5 74 (6.78%) Cisco
6 48 (4.40%) Citrix
7 44 (4.03%) IBM
8 34 (3.12%) SAP
9 26 (2.38%) Cloudera
10 25 (2.29%) Red Hat
11 23 (2.11%) Veeam
12 22 (2.02%) Tableau
13 20 (1.83%) ForgeRock
13 20 (1.83%) Meraki
14 15 (1.37%) CheckPoint
14 15 (1.37%) New Relic
14 15 (1.37%) Splunk
15 13 (1.19%) Talend
16 11 (1.01%) Atlassian
16 11 (1.01%) NetApp