Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 18 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 +32
Permanent jobs citing AWS 941 1,870 2,003
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 12.66% 9.72% 9.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.90% 35.63% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1,591 1,790
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% 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 North of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,621 5,248 5,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 35.27% 27.28% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,257 4,162 4,332
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the North of England

AWS
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in the North of England.

Salary trend for AWS in the North of England

AWS
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the North of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in the North of England

AWS
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the North of England region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
North West +4 428 £55,000 -4.35% 193
Yorkshire +17 421 £52,500 +5.00% 85
North East +8 91 £45,000 - 28
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 North of England region with a requirement for AWS.

1 385 (40.91%) Azure
2 365 (38.79%) DevOps
3 356 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
4 268 (28.48%) Python
5 264 (28.06%) Docker
6 245 (26.04%) JavaScript
7 240 (25.50%) Terraform
8 223 (23.70%) Linux
9 198 (21.04%) Kubernetes
10 184 (19.55%) Software Engineering
11 180 (19.13%) C#
12 179 (19.02%) Java
13 172 (18.28%) GCP
14 170 (18.07%) SQL
15 160 (17.00%) Microservices
16 159 (16.90%) Jenkins
17 152 (16.15%) .NET
18 151 (16.05%) Serverless
19 150 (15.94%) Node.js
20 144 (15.30%) Microsoft
21 143 (15.20%) Git (software)
22 141 (14.98%) Finance
23 133 (14.13%) Puppet
24 130 (13.82%) React
25 124 (13.18%) Windows
26 108 (11.48%) Ansible
26 108 (11.48%) AWS Lambda
27 107 (11.37%) SQL Server
28 106 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
29 99 (10.52%) NoSQL

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 32 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (2.02%) Apache
3 18 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 15 (1.59%) IIS
5 15 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.17%) nginx
7 10 (1.06%) CMS
7 10 (1.06%) Confluence
8 8 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.43%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.21%) Mule
12 2 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.32%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 385 (40.91%) Azure
2 172 (18.28%) GCP
3 151 (16.05%) Serverless
4 108 (11.48%) AWS Lambda
5 95 (10.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 83 (8.82%) SaaS
7 57 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
7 57 (6.06%) Amazon S3
8 51 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (4.14%) Office 365
10 34 (3.61%) GitHub
11 31 (3.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 31 (3.29%) IaaS
11 31 (3.29%) PaaS
12 25 (2.66%) Amazon SQS
13 24 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 23 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 22 (2.34%) Amazon ELB
16 20 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
17 19 (2.02%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.14%) Firewall
2 29 (3.08%) DNS
3 19 (2.02%) VPN
4 16 (1.70%) Network Security
5 15 (1.59%) DHCP
6 13 (1.38%) SAN
7 12 (1.28%) LAN
7 12 (1.28%) WAN
8 10 (1.06%) Internet
9 8 (0.85%) VLAN
9 8 (0.85%) VoIP
10 7 (0.74%) Broadband
10 7 (0.74%) OSPF
10 7 (0.74%) SSL
10 7 (0.74%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.53%) BGP
11 5 (0.53%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.43%) HSRP
12 4 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 99 (10.52%) NoSQL
3 91 (9.67%) MySQL
4 72 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 45 (4.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 43 (4.57%) Big Data
7 33 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
8 32 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (2.98%) Redis
10 22 (2.34%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.70%) Power BI
12 15 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
14 11 (1.17%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.96%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.85%) Amazon Athena
17 6 (0.64%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 159 (16.90%) Jenkins
2 143 (15.20%) Git (software)
3 42 (4.46%) JIRA
4 39 (4.14%) GitLab
5 36 (3.83%) TeamCity
6 34 (3.61%) Selenium
7 27 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (1.91%) Maven
10 17 (1.81%) Bitbucket
10 17 (1.81%) GoCD
11 16 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (1.49%) PHPUnit
13 13 (1.38%) Vagrant
14 12 (1.28%) Subversion
15 9 (0.96%) JUnit
16 8 (0.85%) Postman
17 7 (0.74%) Appium
17 7 (0.74%) CircleCI
17 7 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 141 (14.98%) Finance
2 30 (3.19%) Public Sector
3 28 (2.98%) Games
4 22 (2.34%) Law
5 21 (2.23%) Retail
6 17 (1.81%) Banking
7 13 (1.38%) Marketing
8 9 (0.96%) Automotive
9 7 (0.74%) Legal
10 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.43%) Back Office
11 4 (0.43%) Local Government
11 4 (0.43%) Publishing
12 3 (0.32%) Advertising
13 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 280 (29.76%) Developer
2 162 (17.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 111 (11.80%) AWS Engineer
4 96 (10.20%) Software Engineer
5 89 (9.46%) Senior Developer
6 72 (7.65%) AWS DevOps
7 68 (7.23%) Architect
8 61 (6.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 61 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 57 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
10 53 (5.63%) .NET Developer
11 43 (4.57%) Platform Engineer
12 39 (4.14%) PHP Developer
13 35 (3.72%) C# Developer
14 34 (3.61%) Lead DevOps
15 31 (3.29%) Java Developer
16 30 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
17 29 (3.08%) Node.js Developer
18 28 (2.98%) Analyst
18 28 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (16.15%) .NET
2 150 (15.94%) Node.js
3 130 (13.82%) React
4 90 (9.56%) AngularJS
5 85 (9.03%) HTML
6 79 (8.40%) Web Services
7 75 (7.97%) CSS
8 74 (7.86%) .NET Core
9 69 (7.33%) Vue.js
10 58 (6.16%) REST
11 45 (4.78%) .NET Framework
12 44 (4.68%) RabbitMQ
13 43 (4.57%) Elastic Stack
14 42 (4.46%) Laravel
15 41 (4.36%) ASP.NET
16 38 (4.04%) Spring
17 37 (3.93%) RESTful
18 31 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
19 29 (3.08%) Kafka
20 26 (2.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (4.14%) Public Cloud
3 29 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.76%) User Experience
5 25 (2.66%) Cloud Native
6 23 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 22 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.59%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.59%) Private Cloud
10 13 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.17%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.74%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.64%) Life Science
15 6 (0.64%) NHS
16 5 (0.53%) Blog
16 5 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 223 (23.70%) Linux
2 124 (13.18%) Windows
3 73 (7.76%) Windows Server
4 30 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (2.98%) CentOS
6 19 (2.02%) Android
7 17 (1.81%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.70%) Unix
9 13 (1.38%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.96%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.53%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.32%) AIX
15 2 (0.21%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.21%) Solaris
15 2 (0.21%) SUSE
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (38.79%) DevOps
2 356 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (19.55%) Software Engineering
4 160 (17.00%) Microservices
5 106 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
6 87 (9.25%) Infrastructure as Code
7 85 (9.03%) TDD
8 80 (8.50%) Scrum
9 74 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 73 (7.76%) Configuration Management
10 73 (7.76%) Mentoring
11 71 (7.55%) MVC
12 64 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
13 57 (6.06%) Test Automation
14 56 (5.95%) Web Development
15 53 (5.63%) IT Strategy
15 53 (5.63%) Migration
16 49 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
16 49 (5.21%) Deployment Automation
17 46 (4.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 268 (28.48%) Python
2 245 (26.04%) JavaScript
3 180 (19.13%) C#
4 179 (19.02%) Java
5 170 (18.07%) SQL
6 91 (9.67%) PHP
7 89 (9.46%) Bash Shell
8 68 (7.23%) Go
9 62 (6.59%) TypeScript
10 52 (5.53%) Ruby
11 49 (5.21%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.23%) Kotlin
13 17 (1.81%) Java 8
14 16 (1.70%) Scala
14 16 (1.70%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.38%) R
16 11 (1.17%) Groovy
17 10 (1.06%) C
18 9 (0.96%) ES6
18 9 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (5.31%) Degree
2 41 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 32 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (3.29%) MCSE
6 29 (3.08%) MCSA
7 28 (2.98%) AWS Certification
8 27 (2.87%) SC Cleared
9 25 (2.66%) CCNA
10 16 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
11 15 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
11 15 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.38%) MCTS
13 10 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (1.06%) RHCE
14 7 (0.74%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 6 (0.64%) CCNP
16 5 (0.53%) CCA
17 4 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.29%) QA
2 22 (2.34%) SLA
3 10 (1.06%) GDPR
4 9 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
7 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 264 (28.06%) Docker
2 53 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (5.53%) Active Directory
4 27 (2.87%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.28%) vSphere
6 7 (0.74%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.43%) Firmware
7 4 (0.43%) Gluster
7 4 (0.43%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.43%) XenApp
8 3 (0.32%) NFS
8 3 (0.32%) vCloud
8 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.32%) zsh
9 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.21%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 240 (25.50%) Terraform
2 198 (21.04%) Kubernetes
3 133 (14.13%) Puppet
4 108 (11.48%) Ansible
5 69 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (4.36%) Grafana
7 24 (2.55%) Prometheus
8 17 (1.81%) Graphite
9 12 (1.28%) Packer
10 5 (0.53%) Kibana
10 5 (0.53%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.43%) Istio
11 4 (0.43%) logstash
11 4 (0.43%) Marathon
11 4 (0.43%) Mesos
12 3 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.32%) Rancher
12 3 (0.32%) SCCM
12 3 (0.32%) SCOM
13 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 144 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 85 (9.03%) Google
3 70 (7.44%) VMware
4 41 (4.36%) Splunk
5 22 (2.34%) Cisco
6 21 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.81%) Citrix
8 15 (1.59%) Oracle
9 12 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.17%) New Relic
11 10 (1.06%) webMethods
12 9 (0.96%) Apple
12 9 (0.96%) Fortinet
13 8 (0.85%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.85%) NVIDIA
13 8 (0.85%) SAP
13 8 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 7 (0.74%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.74%) Hitachi
14 7 (0.74%) NetApp