Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 18 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 +48
Permanent jobs citing AWS 490 1,156 740
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.57% 9.81% 5.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.82% 34.60% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 383 1,014 656
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,478 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.04% -0.04% +16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,040 £31,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 1,700 3,341 3,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.21% 28.36% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,340 2,705 2,512
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,707
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.35% +5.41%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -1 319 £52,500 - 75
East Midlands +2 170 £55,000 +12.24% 46
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 296 (60.41%) Azure
2 218 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (42.65%) DevOps
4 175 (35.71%) Python
5 114 (23.27%) Linux
6 105 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 98 (20.00%) SaaS
8 94 (19.18%) JavaScript
9 92 (18.78%) GCP
10 85 (17.35%) Microservices
10 85 (17.35%) Software Engineering
11 84 (17.14%) Docker
12 83 (16.94%) Git (software)
13 79 (16.12%) SQL
14 74 (15.10%) Windows
15 73 (14.90%) Java
16 72 (14.69%) Terraform
16 72 (14.69%) Serverless
17 71 (14.49%) Public Cloud
17 71 (14.49%) Google
18 68 (13.88%) Finance
18 68 (13.88%) Jenkins
19 64 (13.06%) Kubernetes
20 62 (12.65%) AWS Lambda
21 60 (12.24%) Node.js
22 58 (11.84%) MongoDB
23 57 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
24 56 (11.43%) Oracle
25 55 (11.22%) SQL Server
25 55 (11.22%) Ansible

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 21 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.67%) Apache Spark
3 17 (3.47%) Confluence
4 8 (1.63%) SAS
5 7 (1.43%) CMS
5 7 (1.43%) IIS
6 6 (1.22%) Anypoint
6 6 (1.22%) nginx
7 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.41%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Eikon
2 2 (0.41%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 296 (60.41%) Azure
2 98 (20.00%) SaaS
3 92 (18.78%) GCP
4 72 (14.69%) Serverless
5 62 (12.65%) AWS Lambda
6 39 (7.96%) GitHub
7 36 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (6.73%) Amazon S3
9 29 (5.92%) PaaS
10 24 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (3.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 16 (3.27%) CloudFront
13 15 (3.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 14 (2.86%) Power Platform
15 13 (2.65%) Office 365
15 13 (2.65%) Route 53
16 12 (2.45%) Amazon ECS
16 12 (2.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.76%) Firewall
2 21 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.06%) DNS
4 12 (2.45%) SAN
5 8 (1.63%) HTTP
5 8 (1.63%) WAN
6 5 (1.02%) Broadband
6 5 (1.02%) LAN
7 4 (0.82%) AMQP
7 4 (0.82%) Network Security
7 4 (0.82%) VPN
8 3 (0.61%) BGP
9 2 (0.41%) DHCP
9 2 (0.41%) Internet
9 2 (0.41%) IPv6
9 2 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.41%) SMS
9 2 (0.41%) SSH
9 2 (0.41%) VSAN
10 1 (0.20%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.84%) MongoDB
2 55 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 44 (8.98%) NoSQL
4 43 (8.78%) MySQL
5 41 (8.37%) Big Data
6 30 (6.12%) Hadoop
7 29 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (5.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (3.47%) Data Lake
10 15 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (3.06%) HBase
10 15 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.65%) Apache Hive
11 13 (2.65%) Impala
11 13 (2.65%) Power BI
11 13 (2.65%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
14 9 (1.84%) OLTP
14 9 (1.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (16.94%) Git (software)
2 68 (13.88%) Jenkins
3 32 (6.53%) GitLab
4 28 (5.71%) JIRA
5 17 (3.47%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.86%) Maven
7 13 (2.65%) Visual Studio
8 12 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.84%) ERwin
9 9 (1.84%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (1.22%) ER Studio
10 6 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.02%) CircleCI
12 4 (0.82%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.82%) Postman
12 4 (0.82%) Selenium
12 4 (0.82%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 68 (13.88%) Finance
2 28 (5.71%) Law
3 26 (5.31%) Retail
4 15 (3.06%) Back Office
5 13 (2.65%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.04%) Billing
7 6 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.02%) Banking
9 4 (0.82%) Games
9 4 (0.82%) Marketing
9 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.61%) Automotive
10 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (23.27%) Developer
2 66 (13.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 63 (12.86%) Architect
4 38 (7.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 31 (6.33%) Software Engineer
6 28 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (4.90%) AWS Engineer
7 24 (4.90%) Senior Developer
8 23 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (4.49%) Azure Engineer
10 20 (4.08%) Analyst
11 19 (3.88%) Consultant
12 18 (3.67%) Backend Developer
13 16 (3.27%) Data Architect
13 16 (3.27%) Lead Developer
14 15 (3.06%) Linux Engineer
14 15 (3.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (3.06%) Software Developer
15 14 (2.86%) Python Developer
16 13 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.24%) Node.js
2 52 (10.61%) AngularJS
3 51 (10.41%) React
4 48 (9.80%) .NET
5 46 (9.39%) Web Services
6 45 (9.18%) REST
7 38 (7.76%) Flask
7 38 (7.76%) HTML
8 36 (7.35%) .NET Core
8 36 (7.35%) CSS
8 36 (7.35%) Django
9 34 (6.94%) Kafka
10 25 (5.10%) JSON
11 21 (4.29%) .NET Framework
12 20 (4.08%) SOAP
13 19 (3.88%) ASP.NET
13 19 (3.88%) Elastic Stack
13 19 (3.88%) GraphQL
14 18 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.49%) Public Cloud
2 46 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.51%) Cloud Native
4 21 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 20 (4.08%) User Experience
6 18 (3.67%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.86%) Cybercrime
9 13 (2.65%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.63%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.22%) Clustering
13 5 (1.02%) Replication
14 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.82%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.82%) Smart Home
15 3 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (23.27%) Linux
2 74 (15.10%) Windows
3 39 (7.96%) Unix
4 33 (6.73%) Windows Server
5 25 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.24%) AIX
7 11 (2.24%) Android
8 10 (2.04%) CentOS
9 8 (1.63%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (42.65%) DevOps
3 85 (17.35%) Microservices
3 85 (17.35%) Software Engineering
4 57 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (10.41%) Scrum
6 50 (10.20%) Analytics
7 47 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 47 (9.59%) Test Automation
8 45 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (7.55%) ITIL
10 36 (7.35%) Fintech
10 36 (7.35%) IT Strategy
11 34 (6.94%) Artificial Intelligence
12 33 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 32 (6.53%) Migration
13 32 (6.53%) TDD
14 30 (6.12%) Infrastructure as Code
15 28 (5.71%) Data Modelling
15 28 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 175 (35.71%) Python
2 94 (19.18%) JavaScript
3 79 (16.12%) SQL
4 73 (14.90%) Java
5 50 (10.20%) C#
6 46 (9.39%) PowerShell
7 45 (9.18%) Bash Shell
8 32 (6.53%) PHP
9 21 (4.29%) C++
10 17 (3.47%) Perl
11 16 (3.27%) Ruby
12 13 (2.65%) Go
13 12 (2.45%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.24%) ABAP
14 11 (2.24%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.24%) Scala
15 10 (2.04%) R
16 8 (1.63%) TypeScript
17 7 (1.43%) C
17 7 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (9.80%) Degree
2 35 (7.14%) AWS Certification
3 25 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 24 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.47%) MCSE
6 14 (2.86%) CCNA
6 14 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.84%) Master's Degree
9 8 (1.63%) MCSA
9 8 (1.63%) RHCE
10 7 (1.43%) MCITP
10 7 (1.43%) MCTS
11 5 (1.02%) CISSP
12 3 (0.61%) GCIA
12 3 (0.61%) GIAC
12 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.24%) QA
3 10 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.04%) SLA
4 6 (1.22%) NIST
5 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.41%) GDPR
6 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 84 (17.14%) Docker
2 32 (6.53%) Active Directory
3 27 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.65%) HDFS
4 13 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.02%) vSphere
6 4 (0.82%) Varnish
7 2 (0.41%) vCloud
7 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 72 (14.69%) Terraform
2 64 (13.06%) Kubernetes
3 55 (11.22%) Ansible
4 35 (7.14%) Puppet
5 12 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.04%) Data Guard
6 10 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (2.04%) SCCM
7 9 (1.84%) Grafana
7 9 (1.84%) Graphite
7 9 (1.84%) Packer
7 9 (1.84%) Prometheus
7 9 (1.84%) WSUS
8 7 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (1.43%) SCOM
9 6 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (1.02%) Consul
10 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.82%) Mesos
Vendors
1 105 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 71 (14.49%) Google
3 56 (11.43%) Oracle
4 37 (7.55%) VMware
5 31 (6.33%) Cisco
6 25 (5.10%) Red Hat
7 19 (3.88%) IBM
8 17 (3.47%) Atlassian
9 15 (3.06%) SAP
10 11 (2.24%) Dynatrace
10 11 (2.24%) HP
10 11 (2.24%) Teradata
11 10 (2.04%) Cloudera
11 10 (2.04%) NetApp
12 8 (1.63%) Splunk
13 6 (1.22%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.22%) New Relic
13 6 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.02%) Ab Initio
14 5 (1.02%) Informatica