Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 16 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +12
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,184 467 1,052
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.29% 11.90% 9.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.91% 32.66% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 911 360 863
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £40,875 £40,772
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 4,096 1,430 3,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.05% 36.43% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,239 1,156 2,818
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,664 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,769 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -1 829 £60,000 +14.29% 196
East Midlands +1 354 £55,500 +0.91% 119
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 670 (56.59%) Azure
2 525 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
3 390 (32.94%) DevOps
4 302 (25.51%) Docker
5 267 (22.55%) JavaScript
6 258 (21.79%) Terraform
7 254 (21.45%) Kubernetes
8 248 (20.95%) SQL
9 237 (20.02%) GCP
10 233 (19.68%) Microsoft
11 226 (19.09%) Python
11 226 (19.09%) SaaS
12 220 (18.58%) .NET
13 218 (18.41%) C#
14 216 (18.24%) Social Skills
15 215 (18.16%) Linux
16 198 (16.72%) Infrastructure as Code
17 196 (16.55%) Software Engineering
18 194 (16.39%) Microservices
19 188 (15.88%) Java
20 176 (14.86%) Windows
21 166 (14.02%) SQL Server
22 155 (13.09%) React
23 143 (12.08%) Public Cloud
23 143 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
24 142 (11.99%) Web Services
25 136 (11.49%) Scrum
25 136 (11.49%) PowerShell
26 132 (11.15%) MySQL
27 131 (11.06%) Jenkins

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 39 (3.29%) IIS
2 33 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (2.36%) Apache
5 25 (2.11%) MS Exchange
6 24 (2.03%) Confluence
7 17 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 14 (1.18%) CMS
9 10 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.76%) SAS
11 8 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.51%) JBoss
14 5 (0.42%) Luigi
14 5 (0.42%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.34%) Drupal
15 4 (0.34%) WordPress
16 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.34%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.51%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.084%) Eikon
6 1 (0.084%) Magento
6 1 (0.084%) Maximo
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.084%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 670 (56.59%) Azure
2 237 (20.02%) GCP
3 226 (19.09%) SaaS
4 108 (9.12%) Serverless
5 101 (8.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 70 (5.91%) AWS Lambda
7 69 (5.83%) Microsoft 365
8 66 (5.57%) PaaS
9 51 (4.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 46 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
11 41 (3.46%) IaaS
12 35 (2.96%) GitHub
13 33 (2.79%) Amazon S3
14 30 (2.53%) OpenShift
15 25 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
16 24 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
17 23 (1.94%) Amazon EKS
18 22 (1.86%) Amazon ECS
19 20 (1.69%) OneDrive
20 18 (1.52%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.74%) Firewall
2 39 (3.29%) DNS
3 33 (2.79%) HTTP
4 32 (2.70%) SAN
5 17 (1.44%) LAN
5 17 (1.44%) WAN
6 16 (1.35%) Network Security
6 16 (1.35%) VLAN
7 15 (1.27%) DHCP
7 15 (1.27%) NAS
8 14 (1.18%) VPN
9 13 (1.10%) TCP/IP
10 12 (1.01%) Wireless
11 10 (0.84%) SSL
12 9 (0.76%) Internet
13 8 (0.68%) BGP
13 8 (0.68%) OSPF
14 7 (0.59%) IPv4
14 7 (0.59%) SMTP
14 7 (0.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 132 (11.15%) MySQL
3 106 (8.95%) NoSQL
4 99 (8.36%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (4.39%) MongoDB
6 50 (4.22%) Big Data
7 48 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 45 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 38 (3.21%) Hadoop
10 35 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
14 23 (1.94%) Tableau
15 22 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (1.52%) Power BI
16 18 (1.52%) Redis
17 17 (1.44%) Data Lake
18 16 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 131 (11.06%) Jenkins
2 122 (10.30%) Git (software)
3 71 (6.00%) JIRA
4 68 (5.74%) GitLab
5 53 (4.48%) Selenium
6 28 (2.36%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.94%) Bitbucket
8 22 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (1.86%) Visual Studio
9 21 (1.77%) JUnit
9 21 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (1.35%) Postman
11 14 (1.18%) Vagrant
12 13 (1.10%) JMeter
13 11 (0.93%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.84%) gulp
15 9 (0.76%) Maven
16 8 (0.68%) ERwin
16 8 (0.68%) webpack
17 7 (0.59%) Jasmine
General
1 216 (18.24%) Social Skills
2 94 (7.94%) Finance
3 83 (7.01%) Law
4 70 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (5.32%) Retail
6 34 (2.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 33 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.11%) Billing
8 25 (2.11%) Public Sector
9 23 (1.94%) Marketing
10 22 (1.86%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.77%) Influencing Skills
12 19 (1.60%) Banking
13 18 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
14 9 (0.76%) Automotive
15 5 (0.42%) Games
16 4 (0.34%) Organisational Skills
17 2 (0.17%) Advertising
17 2 (0.17%) Documentation Skills
17 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 312 (26.35%) Developer
2 137 (11.57%) Architect
3 116 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 90 (7.60%) Cloud Engineer
5 87 (7.35%) AWS Engineer
6 76 (6.42%) Software Engineer
7 73 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 60 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
9 59 (4.98%) C# Developer
10 56 (4.73%) .NET Developer
11 55 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 47 (3.97%) Senior Developer
13 44 (3.72%) Support Engineer
14 43 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
15 41 (3.46%) DBA
16 37 (3.13%) PHP Developer
17 35 (2.96%) Senior DevOps
18 34 (2.87%) AWS Architect
18 34 (2.87%) Platform Engineer
18 34 (2.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (18.58%) .NET
2 155 (13.09%) React
3 142 (11.99%) Web Services
4 119 (10.05%) HTML
5 113 (9.54%) AngularJS
6 109 (9.21%) CSS
7 105 (8.87%) .NET Core
8 94 (7.94%) REST
9 78 (6.59%) Node.js
10 72 (6.08%) RESTful
11 57 (4.81%) .NET Framework
12 48 (4.05%) Spring
13 46 (3.89%) ASP.NET
14 43 (3.63%) JSON
15 40 (3.38%) Kafka
16 37 (3.13%) GraphQL
16 37 (3.13%) HTML5
17 31 (2.62%) Spring Boot
18 28 (2.36%) jQuery
18 28 (2.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 143 (12.08%) Public Cloud
2 55 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 49 (4.14%) Clustering
5 41 (3.46%) Cloud Native
6 28 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.36%) User Experience
7 27 (2.28%) Life Science
8 26 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (1.77%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 21 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.77%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.44%) Replication
11 16 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (1.27%) Legacy Applications
13 14 (1.18%) Driving Licence
13 14 (1.18%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 215 (18.16%) Linux
2 176 (14.86%) Windows
3 81 (6.84%) Unix
4 74 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.77%) CentOS
6 17 (1.44%) Android
7 16 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.68%) Solaris
11 6 (0.51%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.34%) Debian
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.084%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.084%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (32.94%) DevOps
3 198 (16.72%) Infrastructure as Code
4 196 (16.55%) Software Engineering
5 194 (16.39%) Microservices
6 143 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
7 136 (11.49%) Scrum
8 119 (10.05%) Test Automation
9 109 (9.21%) Full Stack Development
10 100 (8.45%) Mentoring
11 95 (8.02%) Migration
12 92 (7.77%) Coaching
13 91 (7.69%) Analytics
13 91 (7.69%) TDD
14 86 (7.26%) SDLC
15 80 (6.76%) Configuration Management
16 79 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 65 (5.49%) Computer Science
19 64 (5.41%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 267 (22.55%) JavaScript
2 248 (20.95%) SQL
3 226 (19.09%) Python
4 218 (18.41%) C#
5 188 (15.88%) Java
6 136 (11.49%) PowerShell
7 81 (6.84%) PHP
8 68 (5.74%) Bash Shell
9 63 (5.32%) TypeScript
10 60 (5.07%) Go
11 52 (4.39%) Ruby
12 39 (3.29%) T-SQL
13 23 (1.94%) C++
13 23 (1.94%) Scala
14 21 (1.77%) Perl
15 18 (1.52%) Java 8
16 13 (1.10%) Dart
16 13 (1.10%) Groovy
16 13 (1.10%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.01%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 126 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 109 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 93 (7.85%) Degree
4 30 (2.53%) AWS Certification
5 28 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.44%) CCNA
8 15 (1.27%) CCNP
9 14 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.01%) CISSP
11 12 (1.01%) MCSA
12 10 (0.84%) NCSIE
13 9 (0.76%) CISM
14 8 (0.68%) CEH
15 7 (0.59%) MCSE
16 4 (0.34%) SANS
17 3 (0.25%) CHECK Team Member
17 3 (0.25%) CREST Certified
17 3 (0.25%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (9.21%) QA
2 30 (2.53%) SLA
3 23 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.60%) Accessibility
5 16 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.18%) PCI DSS
7 12 (1.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 12 (1.01%) GxP
8 11 (0.93%) GDPR
9 7 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.17%) NIST
11 2 (0.17%) PMO
11 2 (0.17%) PSD2
12 1 (0.084%) IFRS
12 1 (0.084%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 302 (25.51%) Docker
2 83 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 49 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (2.45%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.42%) vSphere
9 3 (0.25%) Gluster
9 3 (0.25%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.084%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.084%) NFS
11 1 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.084%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 258 (21.79%) Terraform
2 254 (21.45%) Kubernetes
3 110 (9.29%) Ansible
4 61 (5.15%) Puppet
5 55 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.53%) Grafana
7 25 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 20 (1.69%) SCCM
9 17 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (1.18%) Prometheus
11 13 (1.10%) Salt
12 12 (1.01%) Nagios
13 10 (0.84%) Consul
13 10 (0.84%) Packer
14 9 (0.76%) Istio
15 8 (0.68%) Opsgenie
15 8 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (0.59%) CFEngine
16 7 (0.59%) Data Guard
16 7 (0.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 233 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 119 (10.05%) VMware
3 116 (9.80%) Oracle
4 113 (9.54%) Google
5 50 (4.22%) Cisco
6 26 (2.20%) Aruba
6 26 (2.20%) Citrix
6 26 (2.20%) New Relic
7 24 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 23 (1.94%) SAP
9 18 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 18 (1.52%) NetApp
10 17 (1.44%) Agilent
10 17 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.18%) HP
11 14 (1.18%) IBM
12 13 (1.10%) EMC
13 12 (1.01%) Splunk
14 11 (0.93%) Adobe
14 11 (0.93%) Meraki