Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +32
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,273 1,922 2,116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 12.44% 9.86% 8.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.30% 36.07% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 1,625 1,906
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 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 3,413 5,328 5,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.36% 27.33% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,841 4,162 4,558
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +4 620 £55,000 - 124
Yorkshire +15 562 £52,500 +5.00% 86
North East +16 91 £45,000 -1.31% 29
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 612 (48.08%) Azure
2 551 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
3 523 (41.08%) DevOps
4 354 (27.81%) Python
5 332 (26.08%) JavaScript
6 316 (24.82%) Docker
7 294 (23.10%) Terraform
8 286 (22.47%) Java
9 270 (21.21%) Linux
10 250 (19.64%) Kubernetes
11 244 (19.17%) C#
12 242 (19.01%) Software Engineering
13 224 (17.60%) SQL
14 222 (17.44%) .NET
15 220 (17.28%) GCP
16 214 (16.81%) Microsoft
17 213 (16.73%) Microservices
17 213 (16.73%) Serverless
18 211 (16.58%) Finance
19 209 (16.42%) Node.js
20 196 (15.40%) Git (software)
21 190 (14.93%) Jenkins
22 181 (14.22%) Puppet
23 174 (13.67%) TDD
24 173 (13.59%) Windows
24 173 (13.59%) AngularJS
25 167 (13.12%) React
26 165 (12.96%) SQL Server
27 159 (12.49%) Ansible
28 154 (12.10%) AWS Lambda

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 41 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (2.99%) Apache
3 31 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 28 (2.20%) IIS
5 19 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.41%) nginx
7 17 (1.34%) Confluence
8 15 (1.18%) CMS
9 12 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.71%) Mule
11 9 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.55%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.31%) WordPress
16 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.63%) SDL Web 8
3 6 (0.47%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (0.47%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 612 (48.08%) Azure
2 220 (17.28%) GCP
3 213 (16.73%) Serverless
4 154 (12.10%) AWS Lambda
5 126 (9.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 100 (7.86%) SaaS
7 91 (7.15%) Amazon S3
8 88 (6.91%) Amazon EC2
9 64 (5.03%) Office 365
10 59 (4.63%) IaaS
11 56 (4.40%) PaaS
12 53 (4.16%) Amazon ECS
13 40 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
14 38 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 37 (2.91%) GitHub
16 33 (2.59%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (2.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 31 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 24 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
18 24 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.38%) Firewall
2 39 (3.06%) DNS
3 25 (1.96%) VPN
4 24 (1.89%) WAN
5 22 (1.73%) DHCP
6 21 (1.65%) Network Security
7 20 (1.57%) SAN
8 19 (1.49%) LAN
9 18 (1.41%) Internet
10 13 (1.02%) VLAN
11 12 (0.94%) HTTP
11 12 (0.94%) TCP/IP
11 12 (0.94%) VoIP
12 9 (0.71%) NetScaler
13 8 (0.63%) OSPF
14 7 (0.55%) BGP
14 7 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (0.55%) SSL
14 7 (0.55%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 110 (8.64%) NoSQL
3 102 (8.01%) MySQL
4 67 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 63 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 61 (4.79%) Amazon RDS
7 52 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 41 (3.22%) Big Data
8 41 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.65%) Redis
11 20 (1.57%) Power BI
12 19 (1.49%) Amazon Athena
12 19 (1.49%) Hadoop
13 17 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (1.10%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.94%) Amazon Aurora
16 12 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 196 (15.40%) Git (software)
2 190 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 57 (4.48%) JIRA
4 46 (3.61%) Maven
4 46 (3.61%) Selenium
5 32 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 30 (2.36%) TeamCity
7 28 (2.20%) GitLab
8 27 (2.12%) Bitbucket
9 26 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (1.81%) Subversion
11 22 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.10%) Mercurial
13 13 (1.02%) Appium
13 13 (1.02%) GoCD
13 13 (1.02%) Gradle
14 12 (0.94%) Postman
15 11 (0.86%) JUnit
16 10 (0.79%) JMeter
17 9 (0.71%) gulp
General
1 211 (16.58%) Finance
2 35 (2.75%) Games
3 34 (2.67%) Banking
3 34 (2.67%) Retail
4 29 (2.28%) Public Sector
5 22 (1.73%) Law
6 16 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.10%) Automotive
8 11 (0.86%) Legal
9 10 (0.79%) Local Government
9 10 (0.79%) Publishing
10 9 (0.71%) Marketing
11 6 (0.47%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Advertising
13 3 (0.24%) Electronics
14 2 (0.16%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.079%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.079%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 396 (31.11%) Developer
2 197 (15.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 118 (9.27%) AWS Engineer
4 114 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 104 (8.17%) Architect
6 103 (8.09%) Software Engineer
7 101 (7.93%) Cloud Engineer
8 82 (6.44%) Java Developer
9 69 (5.42%) .NET Developer
10 68 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 68 (5.34%) Platform Engineer
11 57 (4.48%) AWS DevOps
12 51 (4.01%) JavaScript Developer
13 46 (3.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 45 (3.53%) C# Developer
14 45 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
15 44 (3.46%) Lead Developer
16 39 (3.06%) Technical Leader
17 38 (2.99%) PHP Developer
18 37 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (17.44%) .NET
2 209 (16.42%) Node.js
3 173 (13.59%) AngularJS
4 167 (13.12%) React
5 134 (10.53%) Web Services
6 124 (9.74%) .NET Core
7 119 (9.35%) HTML
8 118 (9.27%) CSS
9 86 (6.76%) Spring
10 78 (6.13%) ASP.NET
11 77 (6.05%) Vue.js
12 74 (5.81%) REST
13 73 (5.73%) Spring Boot
14 64 (5.03%) .NET Framework
15 48 (3.77%) RESTful
16 45 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 43 (3.38%) HTML5
17 43 (3.38%) Kafka
18 41 (3.22%) RabbitMQ
19 37 (2.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.89%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 43 (3.38%) User Experience
4 42 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.14%) Cloud Native
6 35 (2.75%) Data Centre
7 33 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 29 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (1.57%) Private Cloud
10 20 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (1.49%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.26%) Blog
13 14 (1.10%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.10%) NHS
14 10 (0.79%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.71%) Life Science
16 8 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 270 (21.21%) Linux
2 173 (13.59%) Windows
3 95 (7.46%) Windows Server
4 44 (3.46%) Unix
5 34 (2.67%) Android
6 30 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.96%) CentOS
8 22 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.31%) VMS
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.24%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.16%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.16%) Debian
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 523 (41.08%) DevOps
3 242 (19.01%) Software Engineering
4 213 (16.73%) Microservices
5 174 (13.67%) TDD
6 152 (11.94%) Scrum
7 147 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
8 133 (10.45%) Configuration Management
9 116 (9.11%) Mentoring
10 109 (8.56%) MVC
11 101 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 93 (7.31%) BDD
12 93 (7.31%) Test Automation
13 90 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
14 79 (6.21%) Deployment Automation
15 71 (5.58%) Open Source
16 66 (5.18%) Migration
17 65 (5.11%) Infrastructure as Code
18 57 (4.48%) ITIL
18 57 (4.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 354 (27.81%) Python
2 332 (26.08%) JavaScript
3 286 (22.47%) Java
4 244 (19.17%) C#
5 224 (17.60%) SQL
6 119 (9.35%) Bash Shell
7 108 (8.48%) PHP
8 80 (6.28%) PowerShell
9 74 (5.81%) Go
10 69 (5.42%) Ruby
11 64 (5.03%) TypeScript
12 46 (3.61%) Java 8
13 43 (3.38%) Scala
14 37 (2.91%) Kotlin
15 20 (1.57%) C
16 17 (1.34%) ES6
16 17 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.26%) Groovy
17 16 (1.26%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (5.34%) Degree
2 61 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (3.77%) MCSE
4 44 (3.46%) AWS Certification
4 44 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (3.06%) MCSA
6 36 (2.83%) Security Cleared
7 30 (2.36%) CCNA
8 23 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (1.73%) SC Cleared
10 20 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (1.49%) MCTS
12 16 (1.26%) TOGAF Certification
13 14 (1.10%) CISSP
14 12 (0.94%) CISM
15 10 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 10 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.79%) RHCE
16 9 (0.71%) CISA
16 9 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.14%) QA
2 24 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.73%) GDPR
4 16 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.18%) SLA
6 4 (0.31%) COBIT
7 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.24%) NCSC
8 2 (0.16%) NIST
8 2 (0.16%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.079%) GLBA
9 1 (0.079%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.079%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.079%) PMO
9 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 316 (24.82%) Docker
2 76 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (4.79%) Active Directory
4 39 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.86%) vSphere
6 9 (0.71%) VMware NSX
7 7 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.39%) vCloud
9 5 (0.39%) XenApp
10 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.24%) Gluster
11 3 (0.24%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.16%) HDFS
12 2 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 294 (23.10%) Terraform
2 250 (19.64%) Kubernetes
3 181 (14.22%) Puppet
4 159 (12.49%) Ansible
5 128 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (2.99%) Grafana
7 24 (1.89%) Kibana
8 22 (1.73%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.94%) Cobbler
9 12 (0.94%) Graphite
9 12 (0.94%) logstash
10 11 (0.86%) Rancher
11 9 (0.71%) Packer
11 9 (0.71%) Rundeck
11 9 (0.71%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (0.63%) Istio
12 8 (0.63%) Nagios
13 7 (0.55%) SCCM
14 6 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 214 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 119 (9.35%) Google
3 111 (8.72%) VMware
4 47 (3.69%) Cisco
5 31 (2.44%) Citrix
5 31 (2.44%) Splunk
6 29 (2.28%) Oracle
7 20 (1.57%) Fortinet
7 20 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.41%) webMethods
9 16 (1.26%) New Relic
9 16 (1.26%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.10%) HP
10 14 (1.10%) Rackspace
11 13 (1.02%) IBM
12 12 (0.94%) NetApp
12 12 (0.94%) ServiceNow
12 12 (0.94%) Sitecore
12 12 (0.94%) Xamarin
13 11 (0.86%) Veeam