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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North of England
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 20 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +44
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,870 1,880 1,754
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 12.27% 10.05% 6.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.93% 37.92% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,736 1,617 1,621
Median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £72,500
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 5,064 4,958 5,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.24% 26.50% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4,171 3,938 4,291
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 2 April 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 2 April 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 +5 1,021 £55,000 -4.35% 215
Yorkshire +7 736 £52,500 - 160
North East +4 113 £40,000 -20.00% 61
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 995 (53.21%) Azure
2 852 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
3 693 (37.06%) DevOps
4 483 (25.83%) JavaScript
5 459 (24.55%) Docker
6 436 (23.32%) Python
7 423 (22.62%) Java
8 396 (21.18%) Linux
9 372 (19.89%) C#
10 350 (18.72%) SQL
11 343 (18.34%) .NET
12 321 (17.17%) Software Engineering
13 320 (17.11%) Kubernetes
14 319 (17.06%) Microservices
15 318 (17.01%) Terraform
15 318 (17.01%) Microsoft
16 316 (16.90%) GCP
17 302 (16.15%) Windows
18 299 (15.99%) TDD
19 298 (15.94%) Finance
20 282 (15.08%) Web Services
21 281 (15.03%) Node.js
22 268 (14.33%) Git (software)
23 243 (12.99%) AngularJS
24 241 (12.89%) Serverless
25 237 (12.67%) CSS
26 230 (12.30%) SQL Server
27 228 (12.19%) HTML
27 228 (12.19%) Scrum
28 217 (11.60%) Puppet

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 49 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (2.51%) Apache
3 45 (2.41%) IIS
4 44 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 35 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 31 (1.66%) Confluence
7 30 (1.60%) MS Exchange
8 25 (1.34%) nginx
9 19 (1.02%) CMS
9 19 (1.02%) Skype for Business
10 18 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.48%) JBoss
12 9 (0.48%) Mule
12 9 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.32%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 24 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.21%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.053%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
3 6 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (0.32%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.11%) Magento
5 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 2 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.053%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 995 (53.21%) Azure
2 316 (16.90%) GCP
3 241 (12.89%) Serverless
4 161 (8.61%) Amazon EC2
5 160 (8.56%) AWS Lambda
6 148 (7.91%) SaaS
7 144 (7.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 117 (6.26%) Office 365
9 111 (5.94%) Amazon S3
10 102 (5.45%) IaaS
11 92 (4.92%) PaaS
12 78 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
13 60 (3.21%) GitHub
14 59 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 45 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 29 (1.55%) Power Platform
17 27 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
17 27 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
17 27 (1.44%) Slack
18 26 (1.39%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 75 (4.01%) Firewall
2 57 (3.05%) DNS
3 38 (2.03%) DHCP
3 38 (2.03%) WAN
4 36 (1.93%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.71%) VPN
6 27 (1.44%) Network Security
6 27 (1.44%) SAN
7 26 (1.39%) LAN
8 21 (1.12%) VLAN
9 20 (1.07%) Internet
10 16 (0.86%) NetScaler
10 16 (0.86%) VoIP
11 14 (0.75%) HTTP
12 13 (0.70%) RFID
13 10 (0.53%) Unified Communications
14 9 (0.48%) VSAN
15 8 (0.43%) ATM
15 8 (0.43%) Skype
16 7 (0.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 177 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 162 (8.66%) MySQL
4 118 (6.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 109 (5.83%) MongoDB
6 90 (4.81%) Amazon RDS
7 78 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 70 (3.74%) Relational Database
9 58 (3.10%) Big Data
10 54 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (2.14%) Hadoop
12 33 (1.76%) Redis
13 29 (1.55%) Power BI
14 28 (1.50%) RDBMS
15 27 (1.44%) Data Lake
16 26 (1.39%) Amazon Athena
16 26 (1.39%) Snowflake Schema
17 24 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (1.28%) Neo4j
18 21 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 268 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 196 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 102 (5.45%) JIRA
4 99 (5.29%) Maven
5 69 (3.69%) Selenium
6 54 (2.89%) GitLab
7 37 (1.98%) Bitbucket
8 29 (1.55%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (1.34%) Gradle
10 25 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 24 (1.28%) Subversion
12 20 (1.07%) JUnit
13 18 (0.96%) Mercurial
13 18 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
14 17 (0.91%) Cucumber
15 16 (0.86%) Gatling
16 15 (0.80%) JMeter
17 14 (0.75%) SonarQube
General
1 298 (15.94%) Finance
2 69 (3.69%) Public Sector
3 52 (2.78%) Retail
4 47 (2.51%) Banking
5 32 (1.71%) Games
6 25 (1.34%) Law
7 22 (1.18%) Automotive
8 21 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.64%) Legal
9 12 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.59%) Electronics
10 11 (0.59%) Local Government
11 10 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.48%) Publishing
13 8 (0.43%) Marketing
14 4 (0.21%) Advertising
14 4 (0.21%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Environmental Health
16 1 (0.053%) Police
Job Titles
1 596 (31.87%) Developer
2 234 (12.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 169 (9.04%) Architect
4 160 (8.56%) Software Engineer
5 159 (8.50%) Senior Developer
6 156 (8.34%) Cloud Engineer
7 151 (8.07%) AWS Engineer
8 142 (7.59%) Java Developer
9 112 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 95 (5.08%) .NET Developer
11 77 (4.12%) Software Developer
12 71 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
13 70 (3.74%) Consultant
14 66 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
15 65 (3.48%) C# Developer
15 65 (3.48%) PHP Developer
16 64 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
17 60 (3.21%) AWS Developer
18 56 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
19 49 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (18.34%) .NET
2 282 (15.08%) Web Services
3 281 (15.03%) Node.js
4 243 (12.99%) AngularJS
5 237 (12.67%) CSS
6 228 (12.19%) HTML
7 212 (11.34%) React
8 166 (8.88%) .NET Core
9 135 (7.22%) Spring
10 120 (6.42%) ASP.NET
11 119 (6.36%) Spring Boot
12 115 (6.15%) Vue.js
13 101 (5.40%) RESTful
14 98 (5.24%) REST
15 73 (3.90%) Hibernate
16 71 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
17 67 (3.58%) Laravel
18 59 (3.16%) .NET Framework
18 59 (3.16%) HTML5
19 50 (2.67%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 169 (9.04%) Greenfield Project
2 91 (4.87%) Public Cloud
3 82 (4.39%) Cloud Native
4 79 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 67 (3.58%) Mobile App
7 61 (3.26%) User Experience
8 53 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 46 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (2.25%) Algorithms
11 28 (1.50%) Blog
12 26 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 23 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
14 22 (1.18%) Data Structures
14 22 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (1.12%) Private Cloud
16 14 (0.75%) NHS
17 12 (0.64%) Clustering
18 11 (0.59%) Life Science
18 11 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 396 (21.18%) Linux
2 302 (16.15%) Windows
3 135 (7.22%) Windows Server
4 97 (5.19%) Unix
5 53 (2.83%) Android
6 41 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 34 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 30 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.86%) VMS
11 15 (0.80%) CentOS
12 14 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.59%) Debian
13 11 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
15 9 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.43%) AIX
16 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (0.37%) Solaris
18 6 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 852 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 693 (37.06%) DevOps
3 321 (17.17%) Software Engineering
4 319 (17.06%) Microservices
5 299 (15.99%) TDD
6 228 (12.19%) Scrum
7 214 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
8 206 (11.02%) Mentoring
9 194 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
10 189 (10.11%) Configuration Management
11 169 (9.04%) BDD
12 163 (8.72%) MVC
13 162 (8.66%) Test Automation
14 155 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 138 (7.38%) Coaching
16 116 (6.20%) OO
17 115 (6.15%) Open Source
18 98 (5.24%) ITIL
19 90 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
19 90 (4.81%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 483 (25.83%) JavaScript
2 436 (23.32%) Python
3 423 (22.62%) Java
4 372 (19.89%) C#
5 350 (18.72%) SQL
6 182 (9.73%) PHP
7 148 (7.91%) Bash Shell
8 127 (6.79%) PowerShell
9 116 (6.20%) Ruby
10 72 (3.85%) Java 8
11 71 (3.80%) Go
12 64 (3.42%) Scala
13 62 (3.32%) TypeScript
14 38 (2.03%) Shell Script
15 35 (1.87%) Perl
16 33 (1.76%) Kotlin
17 31 (1.66%) C
18 29 (1.55%) ES6
19 25 (1.34%) C++
19 25 (1.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (5.40%) Degree
2 76 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (2.83%) AWS Certification
4 48 (2.57%) MCSE
5 47 (2.51%) Security Cleared
6 42 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.71%) MCSA
8 30 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 30 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 28 (1.50%) CCNA
9 28 (1.50%) CISSP
10 19 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (0.91%) CISM
11 17 (0.91%) MCP
12 16 (0.86%) CESG Certified Professional
13 14 (0.75%) CISA
14 13 (0.70%) CRISC
14 13 (0.70%) DV Cleared
14 13 (0.70%) MCSD
15 12 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.46%) QA
2 35 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.82%) GDPR
4 28 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.91%) SLA
6 7 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.27%) COBIT
7 5 (0.27%) ISO 31000
8 3 (0.16%) NCSC
9 2 (0.11%) GLBA
9 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.11%) NIST
9 2 (0.11%) PMO
9 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.053%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.053%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 459 (24.55%) Docker
2 131 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 110 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.28%) vSphere
6 20 (1.07%) XenApp
7 15 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.70%) VMware NSX
9 11 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (0.32%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.27%) HDFS
14 4 (0.21%) Postfix
14 4 (0.21%) vCloud
15 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.16%) Varnish
16 2 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 320 (17.11%) Kubernetes
2 318 (17.01%) Terraform
3 217 (11.60%) Puppet
4 215 (11.50%) Ansible
5 170 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (1.98%) SCCM
7 35 (1.87%) Kibana
8 25 (1.34%) Nagios
9 17 (0.91%) Cobbler
10 16 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (0.80%) logstash
11 15 (0.80%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.75%) Grafana
12 14 (0.75%) Rancher
12 14 (0.75%) SCOM
13 13 (0.70%) Tivoli
14 12 (0.64%) vRealize
15 11 (0.59%) Packer
16 10 (0.53%) SCOrch
16 10 (0.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 318 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 189 (10.11%) Google
3 188 (10.05%) VMware
4 98 (5.24%) Cisco
5 65 (3.48%) Oracle
6 63 (3.37%) Citrix
7 32 (1.71%) IBM
8 29 (1.55%) ServiceNow
9 28 (1.50%) Sage
10 27 (1.44%) HP
10 27 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (1.39%) Rackspace
11 26 (1.39%) Splunk
12 25 (1.34%) Fortinet
13 24 (1.28%) New Relic
14 23 (1.23%) Dynatrace
14 23 (1.23%) NetApp
15 22 (1.18%) Atlassian
15 22 (1.18%) Red Hat
15 22 (1.18%) Veeam