Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 21 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19 +52
Permanent jobs citing AWS 708 1,093 796
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.75% 9.16% 5.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.27% 35.60% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 633 887 678
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,462
90th Percentile £79,750 £77,500 £76,625
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 2,339 3,070 3,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.20% 25.74% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,913 2,358 2,500
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +3 472 £55,000 +4.76% 46
East Midlands +4 235 £55,000 +15.79% 25
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 419 (59.18%) Azure
2 301 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (38.70%) DevOps
4 177 (25.00%) Python
5 172 (24.29%) Linux
6 167 (23.59%) Microsoft
7 142 (20.06%) Docker
8 138 (19.49%) Git (software)
9 132 (18.64%) JavaScript
10 122 (17.23%) Public Cloud
11 117 (16.53%) Software Engineering
12 116 (16.38%) GCP
12 116 (16.38%) SaaS
13 115 (16.24%) Java
14 113 (15.96%) SQL
15 110 (15.54%) C#
15 110 (15.54%) Windows
16 97 (13.70%) Google
17 94 (13.28%) Jenkins
17 94 (13.28%) Kubernetes
18 93 (13.14%) Web Services
19 90 (12.71%) Terraform
20 89 (12.57%) .NET
21 88 (12.43%) Microservices
22 87 (12.29%) Ansible
23 86 (12.15%) Finance
24 83 (11.72%) PowerShell
25 81 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
25 81 (11.44%) Node.js
26 80 (11.30%) Scrum

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 36 (5.08%) Apache Spark
2 28 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.84%) Confluence
4 12 (1.69%) SAS
5 10 (1.41%) CMS
5 10 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.27%) IIS
7 6 (0.85%) Anypoint
7 6 (0.85%) Apache
8 5 (0.71%) Red Hat Fuse
8 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.42%) WordPress
10 2 (0.28%) PrestaShop
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.28%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.71%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.28%) Windchill
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Magento
2 2 (0.28%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 419 (59.18%) Azure
2 116 (16.38%) GCP
2 116 (16.38%) SaaS
3 75 (10.59%) Serverless
4 64 (9.04%) PaaS
5 55 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
6 51 (7.20%) AWS Lambda
7 44 (6.21%) Amazon S3
8 35 (4.94%) IaaS
9 34 (4.80%) GitHub
10 31 (4.38%) Office 365
11 26 (3.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (3.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 22 (3.11%) CloudFront
14 19 (2.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (2.40%) Power Platform
15 17 (2.40%) Route 53
16 14 (1.98%) Amazon ECS
16 14 (1.98%) Firebase
17 13 (1.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.50%) Firewall
2 20 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.68%) SAN
4 17 (2.40%) WAN
5 11 (1.55%) DNS
5 11 (1.55%) LAN
6 9 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (1.27%) VPN
7 8 (1.13%) HTTP
7 8 (1.13%) Network Security
8 7 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.71%) BGP
9 5 (0.71%) OSPF
9 5 (0.71%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (0.71%) VoIP
10 4 (0.56%) 802.11
10 4 (0.56%) DHCP
10 4 (0.56%) Internet
10 4 (0.56%) SMS
10 4 (0.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.47%) MySQL
3 57 (8.05%) Big Data
4 53 (7.49%) MongoDB
5 50 (7.06%) Hadoop
6 32 (4.52%) NoSQL
7 29 (4.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 29 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
8 28 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (2.82%) HBase
11 18 (2.54%) Apache Hive
11 18 (2.54%) Impala
11 18 (2.54%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.12%) Power BI
13 13 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.55%) Pentaho
16 10 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 138 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 94 (13.28%) Jenkins
3 38 (5.37%) GitLab
4 35 (4.94%) JIRA
5 30 (4.24%) Maven
6 19 (2.68%) Bitbucket
7 16 (2.26%) JUnit
8 15 (2.12%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.98%) DbUnit
9 14 (1.98%) jMock
9 14 (1.98%) Mockito
9 14 (1.98%) SonarQube
10 13 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (1.41%) Artifactory
12 9 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (1.13%) Selenium
13 8 (1.13%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
14 7 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 86 (12.15%) Finance
2 51 (7.20%) Retail
3 28 (3.95%) Law
4 21 (2.97%) Public Sector
5 16 (2.26%) Back Office
6 13 (1.84%) Games
7 11 (1.55%) Billing
8 9 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.13%) Advertising
9 8 (1.13%) Electronics
9 8 (1.13%) Marketing
10 7 (0.99%) Legal
11 6 (0.85%) Automotive
12 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 205 (28.95%) Developer
2 99 (13.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 67 (9.46%) Architect
4 56 (7.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 55 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 47 (6.64%) Software Engineer
7 41 (5.79%) Java Developer
8 37 (5.23%) AWS Engineer
8 37 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 31 (4.38%) .NET Developer
10 30 (4.24%) Analyst
11 29 (4.10%) Lead Developer
11 29 (4.10%) Software Developer
12 27 (3.81%) Web Developer
13 25 (3.53%) Azure Engineer
13 25 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
13 25 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (3.39%) PHP Developer
15 23 (3.25%) Consultant
16 20 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (13.14%) Web Services
2 89 (12.57%) .NET
3 81 (11.44%) Node.js
4 61 (8.62%) AngularJS
5 60 (8.47%) HTML
6 56 (7.91%) REST
7 55 (7.77%) CSS
8 53 (7.49%) React
9 46 (6.50%) .NET Core
10 39 (5.51%) ASP.NET
11 33 (4.66%) .NET Framework
11 33 (4.66%) Spring
12 31 (4.38%) JSON
13 30 (4.24%) SOAP
14 29 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
15 26 (3.67%) Django
15 26 (3.67%) Kafka
16 24 (3.39%) HTML5
17 23 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (3.11%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.23%) Public Cloud
2 49 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 42 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.94%) User Experience
5 34 (4.80%) Cloud Native
6 28 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (3.39%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.12%) Enterprise Cloud
11 14 (1.98%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.98%) Cybercrime
11 14 (1.98%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.98%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (0.99%) Infotainment
15 5 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
16 4 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 172 (24.29%) Linux
2 110 (15.54%) Windows
3 43 (6.07%) Unix
4 41 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 35 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (2.97%) Ubuntu
7 20 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (1.98%) CentOS
9 11 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.13%) Android
10 8 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.56%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.42%) AIX
13 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.42%) VMS
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (38.70%) DevOps
3 117 (16.53%) Software Engineering
4 88 (12.43%) Microservices
5 81 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (11.30%) Scrum
7 78 (11.02%) Analytics
8 70 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
9 60 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 60 (8.47%) Open Source
10 56 (7.91%) Test Automation
11 55 (7.77%) TDD
12 54 (7.63%) ITIL
13 52 (7.34%) Mentoring
14 49 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (6.78%) Infrastructure as Code
15 48 (6.78%) Migration
16 47 (6.64%) Configuration Management
17 46 (6.50%) Kanban
18 44 (6.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 177 (25.00%) Python
2 132 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 115 (16.24%) Java
4 113 (15.96%) SQL
5 110 (15.54%) C#
6 83 (11.72%) PowerShell
7 70 (9.89%) Bash Shell
8 57 (8.05%) PHP
9 39 (5.51%) C++
10 26 (3.67%) Ruby
11 22 (3.11%) C
12 21 (2.97%) Scala
13 19 (2.68%) Perl
14 13 (1.84%) ES6
14 13 (1.84%) Go
14 13 (1.84%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.27%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 62 (8.76%) Degree
2 42 (5.93%) AWS Certification
3 26 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.40%) CCNA
7 17 (2.40%) MCSE
8 15 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (2.12%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.55%) CISSP
9 11 (1.55%) MCSA
10 7 (0.99%) CREST Certified
10 7 (0.99%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.71%) CCNP
12 5 (0.71%) MCITP
12 5 (0.71%) MCTS
12 5 (0.71%) RHCE
13 4 (0.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.11%) QA
2 17 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (2.40%) SLA
3 11 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.99%) GDPR
6 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.42%) COBIT
9 2 (0.28%) NIST
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 142 (20.06%) Docker
2 49 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 36 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.54%) HDFS
6 11 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.27%) Postfix
7 9 (1.27%) vSphere
8 5 (0.71%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.71%) XenApp
9 3 (0.42%) vCloud
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.14%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.14%) Varnish
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 94 (13.28%) Kubernetes
2 90 (12.71%) Terraform
3 87 (12.29%) Ansible
4 61 (8.62%) Puppet
5 37 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.82%) SCOM
7 19 (2.68%) SCCM
8 16 (2.26%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (2.26%) WSUS
9 12 (1.69%) Packer
9 12 (1.69%) Rancher
10 10 (1.41%) Grafana
11 9 (1.27%) Consul
11 9 (1.27%) Graphite
11 9 (1.27%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.71%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.71%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.56%) Nessus
14 4 (0.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 167 (23.59%) Microsoft
2 97 (13.70%) Google
3 54 (7.63%) VMware
4 52 (7.34%) Oracle
5 36 (5.08%) Cisco
6 24 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.68%) NetApp
8 17 (2.40%) HP
9 15 (2.12%) Dynatrace
10 14 (1.98%) IBM
11 12 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 12 (1.69%) Citrix
12 11 (1.55%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.99%) New Relic
13 7 (0.99%) SAP
13 7 (0.99%) Tableau
14 6 (0.85%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.85%) Splunk
15 5 (0.71%) Blue Prism
15 5 (0.71%) F5