Period
to 19 September 2019

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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 22 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33 +57
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,866 1,990 1,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 9.73% 8.99% 5.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.67% 38.57% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,446 1,688 1,069
North of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,084 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £69,000
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 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 5,231 5,159 4,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 27.29% 23.30% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4,135 4,307 3,436
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 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
North West +6 1,050 £57,500 +9.52% 269
Yorkshire -3 682 £50,000 - 117
North East -1 134 £50,000 +11.11% 28
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 North of England region with a requirement for AWS.

1 1,111 (59.54%) Azure
2 760 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
3 601 (32.21%) DevOps
4 426 (22.83%) Linux
5 417 (22.35%) Docker
6 414 (22.19%) Microsoft
7 403 (21.60%) Java
8 400 (21.44%) Python
9 386 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 354 (18.97%) GCP
11 352 (18.86%) SQL
12 351 (18.81%) Software Engineering
13 335 (17.95%) Microservices
14 311 (16.67%) Windows
15 305 (16.35%) TDD
16 301 (16.13%) C#
17 293 (15.70%) Kubernetes
18 281 (15.06%) .NET
19 276 (14.79%) Git (software)
20 270 (14.47%) Terraform
21 259 (13.88%) Jenkins
22 241 (12.92%) Serverless
23 238 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
23 238 (12.75%) HTML
24 237 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
25 227 (12.17%) VMware
26 226 (12.11%) Web Services
27 224 (12.00%) CSS
28 215 (11.52%) Ansible
29 212 (11.36%) Node.js

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 73 (3.91%) Confluence
2 54 (2.89%) Apache Spark
3 51 (2.73%) IIS
4 48 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (2.30%) Apache
6 36 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 36 (1.93%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.50%) CMS
8 23 (1.23%) MS Exchange
9 22 (1.18%) nginx
9 22 (1.18%) Umbraco
10 17 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 16 (0.86%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.70%) Drupal
13 10 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.48%) SAS
14 9 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.43%) JBoss
16 7 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.11%) InDesign
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.054%) HipChat
7 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.64%) Magento
2 8 (0.43%) assyst
2 8 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.43%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,111 (59.54%) Azure
2 354 (18.97%) GCP
3 241 (12.92%) Serverless
4 173 (9.27%) AWS Lambda
5 145 (7.77%) SaaS
6 141 (7.56%) Amazon S3
7 132 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
8 120 (6.43%) Office 365
9 105 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
10 87 (4.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 85 (4.56%) GitHub
12 73 (3.91%) Amazon SQS
12 73 (3.91%) IaaS
13 56 (3.00%) PaaS
14 39 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 36 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 32 (1.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 30 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
18 29 (1.55%) Heroku
19 25 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 134 (7.18%) Firewall
2 78 (4.18%) DNS
3 56 (3.00%) WAN
4 50 (2.68%) DHCP
5 45 (2.41%) LAN
5 45 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 40 (2.14%) VLAN
7 39 (2.09%) SAN
8 37 (1.98%) VoIP
9 32 (1.71%) VPN
10 29 (1.55%) BGP
10 29 (1.55%) Internet
11 28 (1.50%) OSPF
12 27 (1.45%) Network Security
13 26 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
14 22 (1.18%) MPLS
15 20 (1.07%) Broadband
15 20 (1.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 153 (8.20%) MySQL
3 127 (6.81%) MongoDB
4 126 (6.75%) NoSQL
5 100 (5.36%) Big Data
6 92 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
7 86 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
9 69 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 64 (3.43%) Relational Database
11 54 (2.89%) Hadoop
12 37 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
13 35 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 34 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
14 34 (1.82%) Neo4j
15 31 (1.66%) BigQuery
16 30 (1.61%) Redis
17 26 (1.39%) Apache Hive
18 25 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
18 25 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 276 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 259 (13.88%) Jenkins
3 108 (5.79%) JIRA
4 91 (4.88%) Maven
5 62 (3.32%) GitLab
6 60 (3.22%) Selenium
7 53 (2.84%) TeamCity
8 49 (2.63%) Gradle
9 39 (2.09%) Cucumber
10 36 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 34 (1.82%) CircleCI
12 31 (1.66%) IntelliJ
13 29 (1.55%) Bitbucket
13 29 (1.55%) Subversion
14 22 (1.18%) NUnit
15 20 (1.07%) RSpec
16 19 (1.02%) JUnit
16 19 (1.02%) Mercurial
16 19 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 208 (11.15%) Finance
2 132 (7.07%) Retail
3 67 (3.59%) Public Sector
4 46 (2.47%) Banking
5 44 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.25%) Marketing
7 25 (1.34%) Local Government
8 14 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.54%) Games
10 8 (0.43%) Automotive
11 7 (0.38%) Electronics
12 5 (0.27%) Legal
13 4 (0.21%) Law
14 2 (0.11%) Advertising
14 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.054%) German Language
15 1 (0.054%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.054%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.054%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.054%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 495 (26.53%) Developer
2 238 (12.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 226 (12.11%) Software Engineer
4 213 (11.41%) Architect
5 159 (8.52%) Senior Developer
6 126 (6.75%) Senior Software Engineer
7 125 (6.70%) Java Developer
8 122 (6.54%) Cloud Engineer
9 119 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
10 91 (4.88%) Consultant
11 84 (4.50%) .NET Developer
11 84 (4.50%) C# Developer
11 84 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 77 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
13 64 (3.43%) Cloud Architect
14 62 (3.32%) Analyst
15 54 (2.89%) Linux Engineer
16 52 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
16 52 (2.79%) Java Engineer
17 51 (2.73%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (15.06%) .NET
2 238 (12.75%) HTML
3 226 (12.11%) Web Services
4 224 (12.00%) CSS
5 212 (11.36%) Node.js
6 175 (9.38%) React
7 152 (8.15%) AngularJS
8 134 (7.18%) .NET Core
9 126 (6.75%) Spring
10 112 (6.00%) RESTful
11 98 (5.25%) ASP.NET
12 87 (4.66%) Spring Boot
13 85 (4.56%) Vue.js
14 80 (4.29%) HTML5
15 67 (3.59%) REST
16 63 (3.38%) JSON
17 59 (3.16%) Hibernate
18 57 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 57 (3.05%) Kafka
19 47 (2.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.00%) Public Cloud
2 106 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
3 100 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
5 83 (4.45%) Cloud Native
6 81 (4.34%) Data Centre
7 73 (3.91%) User Experience
8 55 (2.95%) Mobile App
9 43 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 41 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
11 37 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
12 31 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 31 (1.66%) Private Cloud
13 22 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (0.96%) Algorithms
14 18 (0.96%) Replication
15 15 (0.80%) BBC
15 15 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
16 12 (0.64%) FlexPod
17 10 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 426 (22.83%) Linux
2 311 (16.67%) Windows
3 148 (7.93%) Windows Server
4 97 (5.20%) Unix
5 55 (2.95%) Android
6 45 (2.41%) CentOS
6 45 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 37 (1.98%) Windows 10
9 34 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 19 (1.02%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.64%) AIX
13 12 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
14 10 (0.54%) Debian
15 8 (0.43%) Solaris
16 5 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (32.21%) DevOps
3 351 (18.81%) Software Engineering
4 335 (17.95%) Microservices
5 305 (16.35%) TDD
6 238 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
7 237 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
8 198 (10.61%) Test Automation
9 197 (10.56%) Mentoring
10 168 (9.00%) Scrum
11 154 (8.25%) Open Source
12 145 (7.77%) MVC
13 129 (6.91%) BDD
14 126 (6.75%) Coaching
14 126 (6.75%) Configuration Management
15 114 (6.11%) Migration
15 114 (6.11%) OO
16 110 (5.89%) E-Commerce
17 108 (5.79%) Infrastructure as Code
18 104 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 403 (21.60%) Java
2 400 (21.44%) Python
3 386 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 352 (18.86%) SQL
5 301 (16.13%) C#
6 168 (9.00%) Ruby
7 154 (8.25%) Bash Shell
8 151 (8.09%) PHP
9 115 (6.16%) PowerShell
10 83 (4.45%) Java 8
11 69 (3.70%) Go
12 62 (3.32%) TypeScript
13 60 (3.22%) Scala
14 49 (2.63%) C
15 40 (2.14%) Shell Script
16 39 (2.09%) ES6
17 37 (1.98%) Perl
18 36 (1.93%) C++
19 19 (1.02%) Kotlin
20 18 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (4.39%) Degree
2 67 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (2.63%) AWS Certification
4 48 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (1.98%) MCSA
6 31 (1.66%) CCNP
7 25 (1.34%) CCNA
8 22 (1.18%) Security Cleared
9 21 (1.13%) MCSE
10 19 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (0.86%) SC Cleared
12 15 (0.80%) CISSP
13 14 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 14 (0.75%) CEH
14 12 (0.64%) RHCA
15 10 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (0.54%) GIAC
16 9 (0.48%) MCP
17 8 (0.43%) CCSP
18 7 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.34%) QA
2 42 (2.25%) SLA
3 29 (1.55%) GDPR
4 26 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.75%) PMO
6 9 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.27%) NIST
10 4 (0.21%) COBIT
11 3 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.11%) NCSC
13 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 417 (22.35%) Docker
2 182 (9.75%) Active Directory
3 110 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 93 (4.98%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.61%) vSphere
6 26 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (1.18%) VMware NSX
8 21 (1.13%) XenApp
9 18 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (0.91%) Varnish
11 12 (0.64%) NFS
11 12 (0.64%) pfSense
12 7 (0.38%) HDFS
12 7 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.27%) KVM
14 5 (0.27%) Squid
15 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 293 (15.70%) Kubernetes
2 270 (14.47%) Terraform
3 215 (11.52%) Ansible
4 167 (8.95%) Puppet
5 148 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.52%) SCCM
7 46 (2.47%) Prometheus
8 29 (1.55%) Grafana
9 28 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
10 24 (1.29%) Kibana
11 23 (1.23%) Packer
12 22 (1.18%) Rancher
13 21 (1.13%) Nagios
14 19 (1.02%) Graphite
14 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
15 17 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
15 17 (0.91%) SCOM
16 15 (0.80%) Consul
17 13 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
18 11 (0.59%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 414 (22.19%) Microsoft
2 227 (12.17%) VMware
3 190 (10.18%) Google
4 143 (7.66%) Cisco
5 94 (5.04%) Oracle
6 59 (3.16%) Sage
7 48 (2.57%) HP
8 44 (2.36%) Red Hat
9 41 (2.20%) Citrix
10 38 (2.04%) Rackspace
11 36 (1.93%) IBM
12 34 (1.82%) Dell
13 29 (1.55%) NetApp
13 29 (1.55%) Veeam
14 28 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
15 26 (1.39%) Atlassian
16 25 (1.34%) Meraki
17 23 (1.23%) SAP
18 22 (1.18%) Tableau
19 19 (1.02%) SolarWinds