Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 26 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 +33 +44
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,058 934 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.45% 7.38% 4.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.96% 32.44% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 876 700 585
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 3,417 2,879 2,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.53% 22.76% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,909 2,275 2,202
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,775
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,900 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +7 622 £54,000 -1.82% 157
East Midlands +12 432 £52,500 -4.55% 83
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 645 (60.96%) Azure
2 469 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (29.02%) DevOps
4 281 (26.56%) SQL
5 252 (23.82%) Microsoft
6 238 (22.50%) C#
7 236 (22.31%) JavaScript
8 230 (21.74%) .NET
9 227 (21.46%) Python
10 218 (20.60%) Java
11 217 (20.51%) Linux
12 190 (17.96%) Web Services
13 176 (16.64%) Docker
14 175 (16.54%) Windows
15 174 (16.45%) GCP
15 174 (16.45%) Public Cloud
16 152 (14.37%) HTML
17 149 (14.08%) Finance
17 149 (14.08%) Git (software)
18 144 (13.61%) CSS
18 144 (13.61%) Degree
19 139 (13.14%) Google
19 139 (13.14%) Jenkins
20 129 (12.19%) VMware
21 124 (11.72%) Software Engineering
22 121 (11.44%) Office 365
23 120 (11.34%) Microservices
24 118 (11.15%) Ansible
25 114 (10.78%) AngularJS
25 114 (10.78%) Terraform

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 35 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 32 (3.02%) Confluence
4 23 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.51%) SAS
7 11 (1.04%) Apache
8 10 (0.95%) nginx
9 7 (0.66%) IIS
10 6 (0.57%) WordPress
11 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.38%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.38%) PrestaShop
13 3 (0.28%) CMS
13 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.28%) Mule
13 3 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.095%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.38%) Magento
4 2 (0.19%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.095%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.095%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.095%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 645 (60.96%) Azure
2 174 (16.45%) GCP
3 121 (11.44%) Office 365
4 93 (8.79%) Serverless
5 84 (7.94%) SaaS
6 75 (7.09%) Amazon EC2
7 74 (6.99%) IaaS
7 74 (6.99%) PaaS
8 63 (5.95%) AWS Lambda
9 57 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 56 (5.29%) Amazon S3
11 46 (4.35%) GitHub
12 44 (4.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 42 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
14 40 (3.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 29 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
16 24 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
16 24 (2.27%) Power Platform
17 22 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
18 21 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 103 (9.74%) Firewall
2 42 (3.97%) WAN
3 39 (3.69%) DNS
3 39 (3.69%) LAN
4 32 (3.02%) VPN
5 22 (2.08%) DHCP
6 18 (1.70%) HTTP
6 18 (1.70%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (1.61%) Wireless
8 16 (1.51%) VoIP
9 12 (1.13%) MPLS
9 12 (1.13%) SAN
10 11 (1.04%) Network Security
11 9 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.66%) SMTP
13 6 (0.57%) Extranet
13 6 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.47%) Internet
14 5 (0.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 78 (7.37%) MySQL
3 72 (6.81%) Amazon RDS
4 69 (6.52%) Big Data
5 59 (5.58%) NoSQL
6 45 (4.25%) Hadoop
7 43 (4.06%) Azure SQL Database
8 38 (3.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 38 (3.59%) MongoDB
9 28 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (2.08%) Power BI
11 21 (1.98%) Amazon Aurora
12 20 (1.89%) Relational Database
13 17 (1.61%) HBase
13 17 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (1.23%) Flink
16 11 (1.04%) Pentaho
16 11 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (0.85%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 149 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 139 (13.14%) Jenkins
3 90 (8.51%) JIRA
4 51 (4.82%) Maven
5 34 (3.21%) Selenium
6 28 (2.65%) Cucumber
7 26 (2.46%) Artifactory
7 26 (2.46%) Visual Studio
8 24 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 22 (2.08%) SonarQube
10 20 (1.89%) Bitbucket
10 20 (1.89%) GitLab
11 16 (1.51%) Subversion
12 15 (1.42%) webpack
13 13 (1.23%) JUnit
13 13 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
14 12 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.04%) Gradle
15 11 (1.04%) gulp
15 11 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 149 (14.08%) Finance
2 89 (8.41%) Retail
3 75 (7.09%) Public Sector
4 28 (2.65%) Electronics
5 24 (2.27%) Banking
6 23 (2.17%) Games
6 23 (2.17%) Marketing
7 18 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.13%) Automotive
9 7 (0.66%) Local Government
10 5 (0.47%) Advertising
10 5 (0.47%) Legal
11 2 (0.19%) Back Office
11 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.095%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.095%) Law
12 1 (0.095%) Publishing
12 1 (0.095%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 363 (34.31%) Developer
2 131 (12.38%) Architect
3 111 (10.49%) .NET Developer
4 102 (9.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 92 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 64 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 59 (5.58%) Software Developer
8 58 (5.48%) Software Engineer
9 54 (5.10%) Analyst
9 54 (5.10%) C# Developer
10 52 (4.91%) Full Stack Developer
10 52 (4.91%) Java Developer
11 49 (4.63%) Consultant
12 48 (4.54%) Senior .NET Developer
13 47 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
14 43 (4.06%) Junior
15 42 (3.97%) Cloud Architect
16 37 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
17 36 (3.40%) Junior Developer
18 34 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (21.74%) .NET
2 190 (17.96%) Web Services
3 152 (14.37%) HTML
4 144 (13.61%) CSS
5 114 (10.78%) AngularJS
6 113 (10.68%) ASP.NET
7 97 (9.17%) Node.js
8 76 (7.18%) Spring
9 63 (5.95%) React
10 62 (5.86%) .NET Core
11 61 (5.77%) REST
12 59 (5.58%) RESTful
13 45 (4.25%) .NET Framework
14 41 (3.88%) HTML5
15 40 (3.78%) JSON
16 36 (3.40%) XML
17 34 (3.21%) jQuery
18 33 (3.12%) SOAP
19 31 (2.93%) KnockoutJS
20 29 (2.74%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 174 (16.45%) Public Cloud
2 102 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 56 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.10%) Private Cloud
5 52 (4.91%) Cloud Native
6 47 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
7 44 (4.16%) Virtual Team
8 36 (3.40%) Algorithms
9 34 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 32 (3.02%) User Experience
11 30 (2.84%) Data Structures
12 28 (2.65%) Mobile App
13 25 (2.36%) Management Information System
14 24 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
15 21 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
16 18 (1.70%) Enterprise Cloud
17 17 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (1.23%) Infotainment
19 9 (0.85%) iPad
19 9 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 217 (20.51%) Linux
2 175 (16.54%) Windows
3 59 (5.58%) Windows Server
4 55 (5.20%) Unix
5 23 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.80%) Windows 10
6 19 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (1.70%) CentOS
8 14 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.13%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.85%) AIX
13 6 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.38%) Android
16 3 (0.28%) Debian
17 1 (0.095%) Solaris
17 1 (0.095%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (29.02%) DevOps
3 124 (11.72%) Software Engineering
4 120 (11.34%) Microservices
5 113 (10.68%) ITIL
6 111 (10.49%) Test Automation
7 106 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
8 101 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (9.55%) Scrum
9 91 (8.60%) Cybersecurity
9 91 (8.60%) Migration
10 82 (7.75%) Mentoring
11 75 (7.09%) Information Security
11 75 (7.09%) Presales
12 73 (6.90%) Analytics
13 71 (6.71%) Infrastructure as Code
14 64 (6.05%) Computer Science
15 63 (5.95%) MVC
15 63 (5.95%) Technical Leadership
16 62 (5.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 281 (26.56%) SQL
2 238 (22.50%) C#
3 236 (22.31%) JavaScript
4 227 (21.46%) Python
5 218 (20.60%) Java
6 83 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 63 (5.95%) Bash Shell
8 54 (5.10%) PHP
9 38 (3.59%) Ruby
10 30 (2.84%) C
10 30 (2.84%) Go
11 26 (2.46%) C++
12 21 (1.98%) Perl
13 20 (1.89%) Java 8
13 20 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.70%) Scala
15 15 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.13%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.04%) ES7
18 10 (0.95%) ES6
Qualifications
1 144 (13.61%) Degree
2 44 (4.16%) CISSP
3 41 (3.88%) CISM
4 34 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.17%) Master's Degree
5 23 (2.17%) MCSE
6 22 (2.08%) AWS Certification
7 21 (1.98%) HND
8 20 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (1.80%) MCSA
10 16 (1.51%) CISA
11 14 (1.32%) ISEB
12 13 (1.23%) Security Cleared
13 12 (1.13%) CCNP
13 12 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.95%) CRISC
15 8 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.76%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.12%) QA
2 28 (2.65%) SLA
3 27 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.36%) GDPR
5 23 (2.17%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.42%) COBIT
7 14 (1.32%) NIST
8 8 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.28%) ISO 26262
10 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.19%) PSD2
11 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.095%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.095%) PMO
System Software
1 176 (16.64%) Docker
2 102 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 85 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (7.56%) Hyper-V
5 39 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.32%) vSphere
7 12 (1.13%) XenApp
8 10 (0.95%) vCloud
9 9 (0.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.57%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.28%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.19%) Firmware
13 2 (0.19%) HDFS
13 2 (0.19%) Varnish
14 1 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 118 (11.15%) Ansible
2 114 (10.78%) Terraform
3 98 (9.26%) Kubernetes
4 61 (5.77%) Puppet
5 40 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.21%) Packer
7 15 (1.42%) SCVMM
8 13 (1.23%) Grafana
8 13 (1.23%) Prometheus
9 12 (1.13%) SCCM
9 12 (1.13%) vCenter Server
10 11 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.95%) Nessus
12 9 (0.85%) CASB
13 8 (0.76%) Consul
13 8 (0.76%) Graphite
13 8 (0.76%) SCOM
13 8 (0.76%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 252 (23.82%) Microsoft
2 139 (13.14%) Google
3 129 (12.19%) VMware
4 86 (8.13%) Oracle
5 81 (7.66%) Cisco
6 42 (3.97%) Citrix
7 39 (3.69%) IBM
8 25 (2.36%) SAP
9 22 (2.08%) Meraki
9 22 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 22 (2.08%) Tableau
10 21 (1.98%) New Relic
11 20 (1.89%) ServiceNow
11 20 (1.89%) Splunk
12 15 (1.42%) SolarWinds
13 13 (1.23%) NetApp
14 12 (1.13%) Cloudera
14 12 (1.13%) ForgeRock
14 12 (1.13%) Veeam
15 11 (1.04%) Dynatrace