Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 17 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +29
Permanent jobs citing AWS 654 985 980
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.00% 9.41% 8.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.35% 30.19% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 679 957 785
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 2,155 3,263 2,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.53% 31.17% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,800 2,811 2,170
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 18 January 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 18 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
West Midlands +6 444 £55,000 - 134
East Midlands +2 209 £52,500 - 64
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Midlands region with a requirement for AWS.

1 387 (59.17%) Azure
2 305 (46.64%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (37.92%) DevOps
4 174 (26.61%) JavaScript
5 160 (24.46%) Terraform
6 158 (24.16%) Docker
7 154 (23.55%) Microservices
8 153 (23.39%) Python
9 149 (22.78%) Kubernetes
10 148 (22.63%) Microsoft
11 144 (22.02%) GCP
12 139 (21.25%) SQL
13 122 (18.65%) Linux
14 101 (15.44%) Git (software)
14 101 (15.44%) Jenkins
15 100 (15.29%) .NET
16 98 (14.98%) Finance
17 97 (14.83%) SaaS
18 95 (14.53%) Ansible
19 94 (14.37%) Software Engineering
20 93 (14.22%) Node.js
21 92 (14.07%) Windows
22 91 (13.91%) Oracle
23 89 (13.61%) Java
24 86 (13.15%) C#
25 83 (12.69%) Scrum
26 81 (12.39%) AngularJS
27 80 (12.23%) SQL Server
28 77 (11.77%) Google
29 76 (11.62%) MongoDB

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 (4.59%) Confluence
2 16 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.29%) IIS
4 14 (2.14%) SAS
5 13 (1.99%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.38%) Apache
8 6 (0.92%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.61%) nginx
9 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.46%) WordPress
11 2 (0.31%) Apache Synapse
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) JBoss
12 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.76%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.61%) Eikon
2 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.46%) Workfront
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 387 (59.17%) Azure
2 144 (22.02%) GCP
3 97 (14.83%) SaaS
4 72 (11.01%) Serverless
5 62 (9.48%) GitHub
6 61 (9.33%) AWS Lambda
7 60 (9.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 46 (7.03%) Office 365
9 41 (6.27%) PaaS
10 32 (4.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (4.13%) IaaS
12 26 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
14 19 (2.91%) Amazon S3
14 19 (2.91%) OpenShift
15 18 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (2.45%) Amazon ECS
17 15 (2.29%) npm
18 11 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 8 (1.22%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.17%) Firewall
2 24 (3.67%) DNS
2 24 (3.67%) WAN
3 21 (3.21%) HTTP
3 21 (3.21%) VPN
4 20 (3.06%) LAN
5 19 (2.91%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.60%) Network Security
7 14 (2.14%) SAN
8 11 (1.68%) AMQP
8 11 (1.68%) VoIP
9 10 (1.53%) DHCP
9 10 (1.53%) VLAN
10 7 (1.07%) Internet
10 7 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.92%) OpenVPN
12 5 (0.76%) SNMP
13 4 (0.61%) NAS
13 4 (0.61%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 76 (11.62%) MongoDB
3 42 (6.42%) MySQL
4 39 (5.96%) Relational Database
5 34 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (5.05%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (3.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 21 (3.21%) Pentaho
9 20 (3.06%) Big Data
10 18 (2.75%) Hadoop
11 17 (2.60%) Oracle Database
12 16 (2.45%) Redis
13 15 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 101 (15.44%) Git (software)
1 101 (15.44%) Jenkins
2 58 (8.87%) JIRA
3 28 (4.28%) Bitbucket
4 23 (3.52%) GitLab
5 21 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (2.45%) Maven
7 14 (2.14%) Artifactory
8 13 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.99%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.92%) Grunt
9 6 (0.92%) gulp
9 6 (0.92%) jspm
9 6 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (0.76%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.61%) Subversion
11 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.46%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.46%) Selenium
13 2 (0.31%) FishEye
General
1 98 (14.98%) Finance
2 38 (5.81%) Public Sector
3 24 (3.67%) Law
4 22 (3.36%) Retail
5 13 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.53%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.38%) Games
8 8 (1.22%) Digital Economy
9 4 (0.61%) Banking
10 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.31%) Automotive
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 166 (25.38%) Developer
2 94 (14.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 84 (12.84%) Architect
4 59 (9.02%) AWS Engineer
5 50 (7.65%) Senior Developer
6 38 (5.81%) AWS DevOps
7 35 (5.35%) C# Developer
8 33 (5.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 33 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
8 33 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 31 (4.74%) Python Engineer
10 30 (4.59%) Data Engineer
10 30 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
11 27 (4.13%) .NET Developer
12 26 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
13 24 (3.67%) IT Engineer
14 23 (3.52%) Principal Engineer
15 21 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (3.21%) Lead DevOps
15 21 (3.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (15.29%) .NET
2 93 (14.22%) Node.js
3 81 (12.39%) AngularJS
4 72 (11.01%) REST
5 68 (10.40%) React
6 63 (9.63%) HTML
7 61 (9.33%) Web Services
8 51 (7.80%) .NET Core
9 47 (7.19%) CSS
10 46 (7.03%) Kafka
11 41 (6.27%) ASP.NET
11 41 (6.27%) Flask
11 41 (6.27%) JSON
12 37 (5.66%) Vue.js
13 32 (4.89%) Django
13 32 (4.89%) GraphQL
14 28 (4.28%) .NET Framework
15 27 (4.13%) Spring
16 26 (3.98%) RESTful
17 23 (3.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.57%) User Experience
2 37 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (5.66%) Public Cloud
3 26 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.52%) Cloud Native
5 20 (3.06%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.75%) Private Cloud
7 17 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.99%) Clustering
9 12 (1.83%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.38%) Cybercrime
10 9 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.38%) Replication
11 6 (0.92%) DataPower
12 4 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.46%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.46%) LPAR
14 2 (0.31%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 122 (18.65%) Linux
2 92 (14.07%) Windows
3 54 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.98%) Unix
5 23 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (3.06%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (1.99%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.68%) Android
9 11 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.53%) CentOS
11 9 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.61%) Solaris
13 2 (0.31%) AIX
13 2 (0.31%) SUSE
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (46.64%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (37.92%) DevOps
3 154 (23.55%) Microservices
4 94 (14.37%) Software Engineering
5 83 (12.69%) Scrum
6 70 (10.70%) Infrastructure as Code
7 69 (10.55%) TDD
8 68 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (9.63%) Fintech
10 57 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
11 56 (8.56%) Migration
12 49 (7.49%) Mentoring
13 48 (7.34%) BDD
14 47 (7.19%) Test Automation
15 45 (6.88%) Configuration Management
16 42 (6.42%) SDLC
17 40 (6.12%) Analytics
17 40 (6.12%) ITIL
18 35 (5.35%) Technical Leadership
19 34 (5.20%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 174 (26.61%) JavaScript
2 153 (23.39%) Python
3 139 (21.25%) SQL
4 89 (13.61%) Java
5 86 (13.15%) C#
6 51 (7.80%) PowerShell
7 50 (7.65%) PHP
8 41 (6.27%) Go
9 38 (5.81%) Bash Shell
10 33 (5.05%) TypeScript
11 23 (3.52%) PL/SQL
12 20 (3.06%) ES6
12 20 (3.06%) Perl
13 15 (2.29%) C++
14 13 (1.99%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.83%) Ruby
16 10 (1.53%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.22%) C
18 6 (0.92%) Kotlin
19 3 (0.46%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 61 (9.33%) Degree
2 38 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 34 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.13%) AWS Certification
5 20 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.83%) MCSE
8 7 (1.07%) MCITP
8 7 (1.07%) MCTS
9 6 (0.92%) MCSA
10 4 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.31%) CCNP
12 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.31%) RHCE
12 2 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.82%) QA
2 14 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.14%) SLA
3 7 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.76%) GDPR
5 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.31%) NIST
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.15%) PMO
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (24.16%) Docker
2 74 (11.31%) Active Directory
3 51 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (4.59%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.83%) XenApp
7 7 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.61%) LXC
10 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.46%) Varnish
10 3 (0.46%) vSphere
11 1 (0.15%) Gluster
11 1 (0.15%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 160 (24.46%) Terraform
2 149 (22.78%) Kubernetes
3 95 (14.53%) Ansible
4 50 (7.65%) Puppet
5 44 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.91%) Prometheus
7 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (1.83%) Packer
8 10 (1.53%) Graphite
9 8 (1.22%) Grafana
10 7 (1.07%) Opsgenie
10 7 (1.07%) SCCM
11 6 (0.92%) Graylog
11 6 (0.92%) logstash
12 5 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.76%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.61%) CFEngine
14 3 (0.46%) Marathon
14 3 (0.46%) Mesos
Vendors
1 148 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 91 (13.91%) Oracle
3 77 (11.77%) Google
4 74 (11.31%) VMware
5 35 (5.35%) Red Hat
6 25 (3.82%) Cisco
7 24 (3.67%) Citrix
8 20 (3.06%) Atlassian
8 20 (3.06%) IBM
9 14 (2.14%) Cloudera
9 14 (2.14%) Talend
10 13 (1.99%) Dell
10 13 (1.99%) Splunk
11 11 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.22%) HP
12 8 (1.22%) NetApp
12 8 (1.22%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.92%) Avaya
13 6 (0.92%) EMC
14 5 (0.76%) Apple