Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 16 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,115 675 1,000
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.60% 11.86% 9.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.87% 30.19% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 814 562 837
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,525 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,750 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +2.68%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,807
90th Percentile £87,500 £79,900 £80,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 4,150 2,236 3,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.44% 39.28% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,258 1,892 2,799
10th Percentile £28,300 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,184 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,478
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -2 753 £60,000 +4.35% 195
East Midlands -5 355 £57,500 +15.00% 95
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 654 (58.65%) Azure
2 538 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
3 402 (36.05%) DevOps
4 314 (28.16%) CI/CD
5 292 (26.19%) Docker
6 282 (25.29%) Python
7 278 (24.93%) JavaScript
8 256 (22.96%) SQL
9 249 (22.33%) Kubernetes
10 236 (21.17%) GCP
11 220 (19.73%) Microsoft
12 219 (19.64%) Terraform
13 214 (19.19%) Java
14 210 (18.83%) Social Skills
15 204 (18.30%) C#
16 202 (18.12%) Software Engineering
17 192 (17.22%) SaaS
18 179 (16.05%) Windows
19 170 (15.25%) React
20 169 (15.16%) .NET
21 162 (14.53%) Linux
22 156 (13.99%) Infrastructure as Code
23 150 (13.45%) Git (software)
24 145 (13.00%) PowerShell
25 141 (12.65%) Jenkins
26 135 (12.11%) Google
26 135 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
27 129 (11.57%) MySQL
28 127 (11.39%) Microservices
29 123 (11.03%) SQL Server

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 41 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (3.50%) IIS
3 29 (2.60%) Apache
3 29 (2.60%) Confluence
4 21 (1.88%) Apache Spark
5 20 (1.79%) CMS
6 16 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 15 (1.35%) SAS
8 14 (1.26%) GeoServer
9 12 (1.08%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (0.72%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.45%) Luigi
12 5 (0.45%) nginx
12 5 (0.45%) WordPress
13 4 (0.36%) Drupal
13 4 (0.36%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 38 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.81%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) FileZilla
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.45%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.27%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.090%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.090%) Magento
6 1 (0.090%) Maximo
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.090%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 654 (58.65%) Azure
2 236 (21.17%) GCP
3 192 (17.22%) SaaS
4 121 (10.85%) Serverless
5 89 (7.98%) Microsoft 365
6 79 (7.09%) PaaS
6 79 (7.09%) Power Platform
7 71 (6.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 61 (5.47%) Amazon S3
9 57 (5.11%) GitHub
10 56 (5.02%) IaaS
11 55 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
12 43 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
13 42 (3.77%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 41 (3.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 39 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
16 37 (3.32%) Azure Active Directory
17 32 (2.87%) Amazon ECS
17 32 (2.87%) OneDrive
18 28 (2.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.02%) Firewall
2 35 (3.14%) HTTP
3 33 (2.96%) DNS
4 26 (2.33%) WAN
5 19 (1.70%) SAN
5 19 (1.70%) WebEx
6 16 (1.43%) Wireless
7 15 (1.35%) SD-WAN
8 14 (1.26%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.08%) LAN
10 11 (0.99%) BGP
10 11 (0.99%) Network Security
10 11 (0.99%) OSPF
11 10 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (0.90%) DHCP
12 9 (0.81%) NAS
13 8 (0.72%) DKIM
13 8 (0.72%) DMARC
13 8 (0.72%) VPN
14 6 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (11.57%) MySQL
2 123 (11.03%) SQL Server
3 81 (7.26%) NoSQL
4 78 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (4.66%) Power BI
7 51 (4.57%) Redis
8 50 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (4.30%) MongoDB
10 39 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 39 (3.50%) Hadoop
11 38 (3.41%) Azure SQL Database
12 37 (3.32%) Big Data
13 36 (3.23%) Data Lake
14 35 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
15 33 (2.96%) Amazon Athena
15 33 (2.96%) Relational Database
16 32 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 29 (2.60%) Tableau
18 19 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 150 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 141 (12.65%) Jenkins
3 78 (7.00%) JIRA
4 51 (4.57%) GitLab
5 31 (2.78%) Bitbucket
6 22 (1.97%) Selenium
6 22 (1.97%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (1.17%) JUnit
10 12 (1.08%) PHPUnit
11 10 (0.90%) Jasmine
11 10 (0.90%) Maven
12 8 (0.72%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.63%) gulp
13 7 (0.63%) Travis CI
13 7 (0.63%) webpack
14 6 (0.54%) Bower
14 6 (0.54%) Yeoman
General
1 210 (18.83%) Social Skills
2 116 (10.40%) Finance
3 98 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (5.83%) Marketing
5 62 (5.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 57 (5.11%) Retail
7 52 (4.66%) Law
8 33 (2.96%) Influencing Skills
8 33 (2.96%) Manufacturing
9 23 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.79%) Billing
11 18 (1.61%) Public Sector
12 17 (1.52%) Advertising
13 16 (1.43%) Banking
14 11 (0.99%) Documentation Skills
15 10 (0.90%) Automotive
16 9 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
17 8 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.63%) Games
18 7 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 356 (31.93%) Developer
2 109 (9.78%) Architect
3 100 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 91 (8.16%) Software Engineer
5 80 (7.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 74 (6.64%) Senior Developer
7 61 (5.47%) Data Engineer
8 60 (5.38%) AWS Engineer
9 55 (4.93%) Software Developer
10 52 (4.66%) PHP Developer
11 46 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
12 45 (4.04%) Java Developer
13 36 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
14 35 (3.14%) .NET Developer
14 35 (3.14%) Support Engineer
15 34 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 33 (2.96%) AWS Architect
17 32 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
18 31 (2.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 30 (2.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (15.25%) React
2 169 (15.16%) .NET
3 113 (10.13%) CSS
4 106 (9.51%) HTML
5 85 (7.62%) Node.js
6 76 (6.82%) REST
7 73 (6.55%) AngularJS
8 65 (5.83%) RESTful
9 62 (5.56%) .NET Core
10 57 (5.11%) Kafka
11 48 (4.30%) Spring
12 43 (3.86%) ASP.NET
13 41 (3.68%) .NET Framework
14 39 (3.50%) Web Services
15 36 (3.23%) Vue.js
16 32 (2.87%) JSON
17 30 (2.69%) Laravel
18 29 (2.60%) Sass
18 29 (2.60%) YAML
19 28 (2.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.22%) Public Cloud
2 69 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (5.02%) Cloud Native
4 52 (4.66%) Data Centre
5 36 (3.23%) Clustering
6 32 (2.87%) User Experience
7 28 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.42%) Social Media
9 21 (1.88%) Life Science
9 21 (1.88%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.43%) e-Learning
12 15 (1.35%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
13 14 (1.26%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.08%) EPoS
15 10 (0.90%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.81%) Handset
16 9 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 179 (16.05%) Windows
2 162 (14.53%) Linux
3 63 (5.65%) Windows Server
4 52 (4.66%) Unix
5 32 (2.87%) Windows 10
6 23 (2.06%) Ubuntu
7 17 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.17%) Android
8 13 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.99%) CentOS
10 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.45%) Debian
11 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.18%) VMS
14 1 (0.090%) SUSE
14 1 (0.090%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.090%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (36.05%) DevOps
3 314 (28.16%) CI/CD
4 202 (18.12%) Software Engineering
5 156 (13.99%) Infrastructure as Code
6 135 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
7 127 (11.39%) Microservices
8 122 (10.94%) Scrum
9 116 (10.40%) Mentoring
10 107 (9.60%) Migration
11 106 (9.51%) TDD
12 105 (9.42%) Analytics
13 103 (9.24%) Coaching
13 103 (9.24%) Full Stack Development
14 95 (8.52%) Test Automation
15 93 (8.34%) Configuration Management
16 92 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (6.46%) Machine Learning
19 70 (6.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 282 (25.29%) Python
2 278 (24.93%) JavaScript
3 256 (22.96%) SQL
4 214 (19.19%) Java
5 204 (18.30%) C#
6 145 (13.00%) PowerShell
7 96 (8.61%) Go
8 82 (7.35%) PHP
9 74 (6.64%) Bash
10 56 (5.02%) TypeScript
11 55 (4.93%) Ruby
12 40 (3.59%) T-SQL
13 29 (2.60%) Scala
14 22 (1.97%) C++
15 21 (1.88%) Perl
16 20 (1.79%) Dart
17 16 (1.43%) R
18 15 (1.35%) C
18 15 (1.35%) Groovy
19 11 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (8.16%) Degree
2 83 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 71 (6.37%) SC Cleared
4 38 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.79%) AWS Certification
6 17 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.99%) CISSP
9 10 (0.90%) CCNP
10 8 (0.72%) CCNA
10 8 (0.72%) CISM
11 7 (0.63%) MCSA
12 6 (0.54%) CEH
13 4 (0.36%) MCSE
13 4 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (0.27%) CISA
14 3 (0.27%) GCIA
14 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.27%) SANS
14 3 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.64%) QA
2 34 (3.05%) SLA
3 29 (2.60%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.99%) Accessibility
6 10 (0.90%) GDPR
7 8 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 8 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.72%) GxP
7 8 (0.72%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.27%) NIST
8 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.18%) NCSC
10 1 (0.090%) IFRS
10 1 (0.090%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.090%) PSD2
System Software
1 292 (26.19%) Docker
2 99 (8.88%) Active Directory
3 66 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.72%) HDFS
6 8 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.27%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.27%) vSphere
8 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.090%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.090%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.090%) KVM
9 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.090%) NFS
9 1 (0.090%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 249 (22.33%) Kubernetes
2 219 (19.64%) Terraform
3 104 (9.33%) Ansible
4 54 (4.84%) Puppet
5 28 (2.51%) Grafana
5 28 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 15 (1.35%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.17%) Kibana
9 9 (0.81%) Istio
9 9 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.72%) Packer
11 7 (0.63%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.54%) Consul
12 6 (0.54%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 5 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.45%) SCCM
14 4 (0.36%) Nagios
14 4 (0.36%) Rancher
14 4 (0.36%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 220 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 135 (12.11%) Google
3 111 (9.96%) VMware
4 97 (8.70%) Oracle
5 43 (3.86%) Cisco
6 38 (3.41%) Citrix
7 30 (2.69%) Databricks
8 25 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.88%) SAP
10 20 (1.79%) Informatica
11 19 (1.70%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.61%) Adobe
12 18 (1.61%) Apple
13 17 (1.52%) Dynatrace
14 14 (1.26%) New Relic
15 13 (1.17%) Meraki
15 13 (1.17%) Splunk
16 12 (1.08%) Agilent
17 10 (0.90%) Aruba
17 10 (0.90%) CheckPoint