Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North of England
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 14 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +11
Permanent jobs citing AWS 2,076 1,612 1,899
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 17.16% 12.10% 9.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.04% 36.34% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 1,345 1,507
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,750 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,458 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +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 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 4,938 4,436 5,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 40.82% 33.31% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,373 3,681 4,021
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,656 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.50% +0.91% +4.76%

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 6 May 2021.

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 6 May 2021. 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 +6 931 £55,000 - 322
Yorkshire +6 929 £55,000 +4.76% 182
North East +15 219 £50,000 +19.69% 83
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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.

1 983 (47.35%) Azure
2 981 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
3 842 (40.56%) DevOps
4 657 (31.65%) Docker
5 634 (30.54%) Kubernetes
6 632 (30.44%) Terraform
7 593 (28.56%) Linux
8 556 (26.78%) JavaScript
9 552 (26.59%) Python
10 519 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 493 (23.75%) Java
12 472 (22.74%) SQL
13 376 (18.11%) C#
14 367 (17.68%) GCP
15 347 (16.71%) Git (software)
16 336 (16.18%) Node.js
17 320 (15.41%) Microsoft
18 303 (14.60%) AWS CloudFormation
19 291 (14.02%) Infrastructure as Code
20 276 (13.29%) TDD
21 251 (12.09%) Social Skills
22 249 (11.99%) Scrum
22 249 (11.99%) Windows
23 248 (11.95%) Jenkins
24 241 (11.61%) React
25 240 (11.56%) .NET
26 238 (11.46%) Puppet
27 229 (11.03%) AngularJS
28 227 (10.93%) Go
29 223 (10.74%) Opscode Chef

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 57 (2.75%) Apache
2 45 (2.17%) Confluence
3 44 (2.12%) Apache Spark
4 38 (1.83%) IIS
5 27 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 24 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 22 (1.06%) nginx
8 17 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (0.77%) CMS
10 14 (0.67%) WordPress
11 13 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.58%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 10 (0.48%) Kentico
13 10 (0.48%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.34%) Drupal
15 5 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.48%) nopCommerce
2 6 (0.29%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.19%) Magento
4 3 (0.14%) Shopify
5 2 (0.096%) BambooHR
5 2 (0.096%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 983 (47.35%) Azure
2 367 (17.68%) GCP
3 303 (14.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 196 (9.44%) Serverless
5 169 (8.14%) SaaS
6 134 (6.45%) Microsoft 365
7 119 (5.73%) AWS Lambda
8 108 (5.20%) Amazon EKS
9 88 (4.24%) PaaS
10 77 (3.71%) IaaS
11 76 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
12 62 (2.99%) Pulumi
13 53 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 53 (2.55%) Power Platform
14 47 (2.26%) Amazon S3
15 36 (1.73%) GitHub
16 31 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
16 31 (1.49%) AWS CodePipeline
16 31 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
17 29 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.35%) Firewall
2 73 (3.52%) DNS
3 58 (2.79%) VPN
4 45 (2.17%) WAN
5 40 (1.93%) LAN
6 39 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 38 (1.83%) VLAN
8 35 (1.69%) DHCP
9 23 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (1.01%) SD-WAN
11 20 (0.96%) HTTP
11 20 (0.96%) SAN
12 19 (0.92%) MPLS
12 19 (0.92%) OSPF
12 19 (0.92%) VoIP
13 17 (0.82%) IPv4
14 15 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (0.72%) SSL
15 13 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (7.95%) NoSQL
2 160 (7.71%) MySQL
3 158 (7.61%) SQL Server
4 137 (6.60%) Big Data
5 127 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
7 71 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
8 63 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 58 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
10 56 (2.70%) MongoDB
11 53 (2.55%) Power BI
12 47 (2.26%) Data Lake
13 36 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 35 (1.69%) Hadoop
15 31 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (1.40%) Relational Database
17 28 (1.35%) Amazon Athena
18 22 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
19 18 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
20 16 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 347 (16.71%) Git (software)
2 248 (11.95%) Jenkins
3 161 (7.76%) GitLab
4 78 (3.76%) JIRA
5 70 (3.37%) Maven
6 61 (2.94%) JUnit
7 39 (1.88%) Postman
8 37 (1.78%) Selenium
9 30 (1.45%) Cucumber
10 26 (1.25%) Bitbucket
10 26 (1.25%) webpack
11 25 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 19 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (0.87%) JMeter
14 17 (0.82%) CircleCI
14 17 (0.82%) Subversion
15 15 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (0.72%) Visual Studio
16 14 (0.67%) SonarQube
17 13 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 251 (12.09%) Social Skills
2 174 (8.38%) Finance
3 97 (4.67%) Public Sector
4 91 (4.38%) Retail
5 68 (3.28%) Marketing
6 64 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (2.70%) Games
8 54 (2.60%) Banking
9 50 (2.41%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
11 21 (1.01%) Law
12 20 (0.96%) Electronics
12 20 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.53%) Automotive
14 9 (0.43%) Advertising
15 7 (0.34%) Organisational Skills
16 6 (0.29%) Influencing Skills
16 6 (0.29%) Legal
17 4 (0.19%) Local Government
18 3 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 497 (23.94%) Developer
2 403 (19.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 294 (14.16%) Software Engineer
4 289 (13.92%) AWS Engineer
5 212 (10.21%) AWS DevOps
6 210 (10.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 197 (9.49%) Architect
8 147 (7.08%) Senior Developer
9 94 (4.53%) Data Engineer
10 82 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
11 81 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 77 (3.71%) Senior DevOps
13 76 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 75 (3.61%) Software Developer
15 72 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
16 68 (3.28%) Java Developer
17 66 (3.18%) PHP Developer
18 65 (3.13%) Java Engineer
19 60 (2.89%) Azure Architect
20 59 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (16.18%) Node.js
2 241 (11.61%) React
3 240 (11.56%) .NET
4 229 (11.03%) AngularJS
5 216 (10.40%) Web Services
6 193 (9.30%) HTML
7 185 (8.91%) CSS
8 143 (6.89%) Vue.js
9 139 (6.70%) .NET Core
10 124 (5.97%) Spring
11 99 (4.77%) Spring Boot
12 94 (4.53%) RESTful
13 80 (3.85%) Laravel
14 76 (3.66%) Kafka
15 71 (3.42%) HTML5
16 64 (3.08%) REST
17 52 (2.50%) XML
18 50 (2.41%) CSS3
19 48 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 44 (2.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 124 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
2 87 (4.19%) Public Cloud
3 83 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 67 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 66 (3.18%) Enterprise Cloud
6 59 (2.84%) Cloud Native
7 54 (2.60%) NHS
8 42 (2.02%) User Experience
9 37 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 34 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
12 28 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
13 27 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 16 (0.77%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.58%) IVR
16 10 (0.48%) Virtual Team
17 9 (0.43%) Algorithms
17 9 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
18 8 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 593 (28.56%) Linux
2 249 (11.99%) Windows
3 123 (5.92%) Windows Server
4 91 (4.38%) Unix
5 44 (2.12%) Android
6 39 (1.88%) Apple iOS
7 31 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.92%) CentOS
11 18 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
12 17 (0.82%) Windows 10
12 17 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
14 13 (0.63%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.58%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.24%) zOS
18 4 (0.19%) Alpine Linux
18 4 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 981 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (40.56%) DevOps
3 519 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 291 (14.02%) Infrastructure as Code
5 276 (13.29%) TDD
6 249 (11.99%) Scrum
7 196 (9.44%) Mentoring
8 188 (9.06%) Deployment Automation
9 182 (8.77%) Microservices
10 174 (8.38%) OOP
11 171 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
12 166 (8.00%) Migration
13 161 (7.76%) Configuration Management
14 143 (6.89%) Analytics
15 136 (6.55%) Problem-Solving
16 126 (6.07%) OO
17 125 (6.02%) Test Automation
18 118 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
19 108 (5.20%) Machine Learning
19 108 (5.20%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 556 (26.78%) JavaScript
2 552 (26.59%) Python
3 493 (23.75%) Java
4 472 (22.74%) SQL
5 376 (18.11%) C#
6 227 (10.93%) Go
7 158 (7.61%) Ruby
8 151 (7.27%) PHP
9 130 (6.26%) Bash Shell
10 120 (5.78%) PowerShell
10 120 (5.78%) Scala
11 107 (5.15%) Kotlin
12 94 (4.53%) C++
12 94 (4.53%) TypeScript
13 70 (3.37%) T-SQL
14 43 (2.07%) ES6
15 22 (1.06%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.72%) Perl
17 11 (0.53%) Groovy
18 10 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 138 (6.65%) Degree
2 108 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 103 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 87 (4.19%) AWS Certification
5 72 (3.47%) Numerate Degree
6 23 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (1.06%) RHCE
8 19 (0.92%) GIAC
9 17 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.63%) CCNA
11 12 (0.58%) CISSP
12 9 (0.43%) CCNP
13 8 (0.39%) MCSE
14 7 (0.34%) CISM
15 6 (0.29%) MCSA
16 5 (0.24%) OCP
16 5 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (0.19%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 54 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (2.50%) QA
4 27 (1.30%) GDPR
5 16 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.58%) SLA
8 10 (0.48%) WAI
9 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.29%) OpenSCAP
11 5 (0.24%) NIST
12 4 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.19%) NCSC
13 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.048%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.048%) GRC
14 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 657 (31.65%) Docker
2 144 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 108 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.11%) NDS
5 23 (1.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 17 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.34%) HDFS
8 7 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.14%) Xen
9 3 (0.14%) XenApp
9 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.096%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 2 (0.096%) NFS
10 2 (0.096%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.096%) vSphere
11 1 (0.048%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 634 (30.54%) Kubernetes
2 632 (30.44%) Terraform
3 238 (11.46%) Puppet
4 223 (10.74%) Opscode Chef
5 204 (9.83%) Ansible
6 67 (3.23%) Istio
7 32 (1.54%) Prometheus
8 31 (1.49%) Graphite
8 31 (1.49%) Packer
9 23 (1.11%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 23 (1.11%) ZABBIX
10 22 (1.06%) Nagios
11 21 (1.01%) SCCM
12 20 (0.96%) Grafana
13 13 (0.63%) Opsview
14 10 (0.48%) Consul
14 10 (0.48%) Salt
15 9 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
16 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
16 8 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 320 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 139 (6.70%) Oracle
3 133 (6.41%) VMware
4 112 (5.39%) Google
5 65 (3.13%) Cisco
6 61 (2.94%) SaltStack
7 48 (2.31%) Citrix
8 41 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 27 (1.30%) HP
9 27 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (1.25%) Atlassian
11 23 (1.11%) Databricks
11 23 (1.11%) ForgeRock
11 23 (1.11%) NetIQ
12 20 (0.96%) Avaya
12 20 (0.96%) SAP
13 18 (0.87%) Adobe
13 18 (0.87%) IBM
14 17 (0.82%) Zerto
15 16 (0.77%) Splunk