Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 33 68
Rank change year-on-year +14 +35 +55
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,096 810 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.39% 5.94% 3.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.47% 26.52% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 870 639 513
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £33,738 £32,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 3,375 3,054 2,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.92% 22.39% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,790 2,495 2,044
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,075
90th Percentile £72,050 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +23 672 £55,000 - 134
East Midlands +14 417 £50,000 - 79
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 674 (61.50%) Azure
2 531 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (30.75%) DevOps
4 303 (27.65%) Microsoft
5 292 (26.64%) SQL
6 261 (23.81%) Linux
7 249 (22.72%) Python
8 243 (22.17%) Java
9 238 (21.72%) Web Services
10 219 (19.98%) C#
10 219 (19.98%) .NET
11 218 (19.89%) Docker
12 198 (18.07%) Windows
13 185 (16.88%) JavaScript
14 164 (14.96%) GCP
15 160 (14.60%) Jenkins
16 153 (13.96%) Public Cloud
17 150 (13.69%) Git (software)
18 148 (13.50%) Degree
19 141 (12.86%) HTML
19 141 (12.86%) Office 365
20 140 (12.77%) Scrum
21 136 (12.41%) VMware
22 132 (12.04%) Active Directory
23 131 (11.95%) Test Automation
24 130 (11.86%) CSS
25 129 (11.77%) Google
26 128 (11.68%) Software Engineering
26 128 (11.68%) SQL Server
26 128 (11.68%) AngularJS

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 33 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (2.92%) Confluence
3 28 (2.55%) SAS
4 26 (2.37%) Apache
5 25 (2.28%) Apache Spark
5 25 (2.28%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 13 (1.19%) nginx
8 6 (0.55%) IIS
8 6 (0.55%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.46%) Anypoint
9 5 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.27%) iPlanet
10 3 (0.27%) JBoss
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.18%) Drupal
11 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.82%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.18%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.091%) Magento
5 1 (0.091%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.091%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 674 (61.50%) Azure
2 164 (14.96%) GCP
3 141 (12.86%) Office 365
4 123 (11.22%) Serverless
5 89 (8.12%) Amazon EC2
6 87 (7.94%) PaaS
7 85 (7.76%) IaaS
8 82 (7.48%) SaaS
9 74 (6.75%) Amazon S3
10 70 (6.39%) AWS Lambda
11 67 (6.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 57 (5.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 48 (4.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 48 (4.38%) Azure Active Directory
14 45 (4.11%) GitHub
15 41 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
16 29 (2.65%) Amazon ECS
17 27 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
18 24 (2.19%) IBM Cloud
19 22 (2.01%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 95 (8.67%) Firewall
2 39 (3.56%) DNS
2 39 (3.56%) WAN
3 36 (3.28%) LAN
4 31 (2.83%) HTTP
5 30 (2.74%) VPN
6 20 (1.82%) DHCP
6 20 (1.82%) MPLS
7 19 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
7 19 (1.73%) VoIP
8 18 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (1.64%) SMTP
9 17 (1.55%) Skype
10 16 (1.46%) FTP
10 16 (1.46%) SSH
10 16 (1.46%) TCP/IP
11 15 (1.37%) MQTT
11 15 (1.37%) Wireless
12 14 (1.28%) SAN
13 13 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 102 (9.31%) MySQL
3 88 (8.03%) Amazon RDS
4 57 (5.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 52 (4.74%) Big Data
6 51 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 47 (4.29%) NoSQL
8 43 (3.92%) Hadoop
9 40 (3.65%) Amazon Aurora
10 37 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
11 36 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (3.10%) Azure SQL Database
13 33 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (2.19%) Pentaho
15 22 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (1.92%) Relational Database
17 20 (1.82%) Power BI
18 15 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (1.19%) Redis
19 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 160 (14.60%) Jenkins
2 150 (13.69%) Git (software)
3 102 (9.31%) JIRA
4 66 (6.02%) Maven
5 51 (4.65%) Selenium
6 43 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 34 (3.10%) Bitbucket
8 28 (2.55%) Artifactory
9 25 (2.28%) Cucumber
10 20 (1.82%) JUnit
10 20 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (1.55%) GitLab
12 17 (1.55%) WebDriver
13 15 (1.37%) SonarQube
13 15 (1.37%) Subversion
14 14 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (1.00%) Gradle
15 11 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (0.91%) Jasmine
General
1 118 (10.77%) Finance
2 96 (8.76%) Retail
3 94 (8.58%) Public Sector
4 32 (2.92%) Marketing
5 31 (2.83%) Electronics
6 26 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.55%) Banking
9 11 (1.00%) Automotive
10 9 (0.82%) Games
11 7 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.36%) Back Office
13 3 (0.27%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Billing
14 2 (0.18%) Military
15 1 (0.091%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.091%) Local Government
15 1 (0.091%) Publishing
15 1 (0.091%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 328 (29.93%) Developer
2 176 (16.06%) Architect
3 110 (10.04%) .NET Developer
4 106 (9.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 84 (7.66%) Senior Developer
6 72 (6.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 72 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
7 67 (6.11%) Java Developer
8 63 (5.75%) Software Engineer
9 60 (5.47%) C# Developer
9 60 (5.47%) Cloud Architect
10 55 (5.02%) Software Developer
11 48 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 46 (4.20%) Analyst
12 46 (4.20%) AWS Developer
13 44 (4.01%) AWS Engineer
14 43 (3.92%) Consultant
15 40 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 39 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
17 36 (3.28%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (21.72%) Web Services
2 219 (19.98%) .NET
3 141 (12.86%) HTML
4 130 (11.86%) CSS
5 128 (11.68%) AngularJS
6 111 (10.13%) Node.js
7 103 (9.40%) ASP.NET
8 88 (8.03%) .NET Core
9 85 (7.76%) Spring
10 83 (7.57%) React
11 76 (6.93%) RESTful
12 60 (5.47%) HTML5
13 51 (4.65%) REST
14 47 (4.29%) JSON
15 44 (4.01%) .NET Framework
16 43 (3.92%) J2EE
17 41 (3.74%) XML
18 36 (3.28%) SAML
19 34 (3.10%) SOAP
20 32 (2.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 153 (13.96%) Public Cloud
2 107 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 69 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (4.29%) Virtual Team
7 46 (4.20%) Cloud Native
7 46 (4.20%) Private Cloud
8 41 (3.74%) User Experience
9 38 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (2.28%) Management Information System
11 24 (2.19%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.46%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.37%) Infotainment
14 14 (1.28%) Replication
14 14 (1.28%) Smart Home
15 13 (1.19%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 261 (23.81%) Linux
2 198 (18.07%) Windows
3 71 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 64 (5.84%) Unix
5 34 (3.10%) Windows 10
6 32 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (2.28%) Apple iOS
8 23 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (2.01%) CentOS
10 18 (1.64%) Android
11 16 (1.46%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.82%) AIX
13 7 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.091%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (30.75%) DevOps
3 140 (12.77%) Scrum
4 131 (11.95%) Test Automation
5 128 (11.68%) Software Engineering
6 124 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (9.85%) Migration
8 107 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 106 (9.67%) Microservices
10 100 (9.12%) ITIL
11 93 (8.49%) Presales
12 91 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
13 86 (7.85%) Unit Testing
14 85 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
15 81 (7.39%) Analytics
16 80 (7.30%) TDD
17 76 (6.93%) Project Management
17 76 (6.93%) SDLC
18 73 (6.66%) Stakeholder Management
19 69 (6.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 292 (26.64%) SQL
2 249 (22.72%) Python
3 243 (22.17%) Java
4 219 (19.98%) C#
5 185 (16.88%) JavaScript
6 96 (8.76%) Bash Shell
7 78 (7.12%) PowerShell
8 45 (4.11%) PHP
9 37 (3.38%) Go
10 30 (2.74%) Perl
11 29 (2.65%) C
12 28 (2.55%) Java 8
13 25 (2.28%) Ruby
14 23 (2.10%) T-SQL
15 22 (2.01%) Scala
16 20 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.55%) PL/SQL
18 14 (1.28%) TypeScript
19 13 (1.19%) C++
20 11 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 148 (13.50%) Degree
2 41 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (3.47%) CISSP
4 37 (3.38%) CISM
5 29 (2.65%) Master's Degree
6 28 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (2.55%) Security Cleared
7 26 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.73%) SC Cleared
9 18 (1.64%) MCSA
10 17 (1.55%) MCSE
11 15 (1.37%) CCNP
11 15 (1.37%) CISA
11 15 (1.37%) CRISC
12 13 (1.19%) ISEB
12 13 (1.19%) PMI Certification
13 11 (1.00%) AWS Certification
13 11 (1.00%) CCNA
13 11 (1.00%) PMP
13 11 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.28%) QA
2 30 (2.74%) SLA
3 24 (2.19%) GDPR
4 18 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.46%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.91%) COBIT
7 9 (0.82%) NIST
8 4 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.091%) NCSC
System Software
1 218 (19.89%) Docker
2 132 (12.04%) Active Directory
3 96 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 92 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.46%) vSphere
7 15 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.28%) XenApp
9 13 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 11 (1.00%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.64%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.36%) Varnish
12 4 (0.36%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.27%) Firmware
13 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.18%) Postfix
15 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.091%) HDFS
15 1 (0.091%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 125 (11.41%) Ansible
2 120 (10.95%) Kubernetes
3 116 (10.58%) Terraform
4 76 (6.93%) Puppet
5 49 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.10%) SCCM
7 24 (2.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 21 (1.92%) Packer
9 15 (1.37%) Grafana
10 13 (1.19%) CASB
10 13 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (1.19%) FortiGate
10 13 (1.19%) Prometheus
10 13 (1.19%) SCVMM
11 9 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.73%) Nessus
12 8 (0.73%) Salt
13 7 (0.64%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.64%) Nagios
13 7 (0.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 303 (27.65%) Microsoft
2 136 (12.41%) VMware
3 129 (11.77%) Google
4 86 (7.85%) Oracle
5 72 (6.57%) Cisco
6 48 (4.38%) Citrix
7 43 (3.92%) IBM
8 34 (3.10%) SAP
9 28 (2.55%) Cloudera
10 24 (2.19%) Red Hat
11 23 (2.10%) Veeam
12 22 (2.01%) Tableau
13 20 (1.82%) ForgeRock
14 18 (1.64%) Meraki
15 15 (1.37%) CheckPoint
16 14 (1.28%) Splunk
17 13 (1.19%) New Relic
17 13 (1.19%) Talend
18 11 (1.00%) Atlassian
18 11 (1.00%) NetApp