Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North of England
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 13 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 +21
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,689 1,925 1,857
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 15.56% 12.18% 9.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.09% 37.09% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,917 1,791 1,656
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 4,213 5,190 4,879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.82% 32.85% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,761 4,278 4,029
Median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +3.26% +8.24%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Yorkshire +8 764 £55,000 +4.76% 171
North West +3 756 £55,000 - 331
North East +15 171 £50,000 +19.91% 59
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 766 (45.35%) Azure
2 713 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
3 628 (37.18%) DevOps
4 523 (30.97%) Docker
5 501 (29.66%) JavaScript
6 476 (28.18%) Terraform
7 471 (27.89%) Linux
8 460 (27.24%) Python
9 453 (26.82%) Kubernetes
10 383 (22.68%) Software Engineering
11 368 (21.79%) Java
12 361 (21.37%) SQL
13 299 (17.70%) Node.js
14 297 (17.58%) C#
15 255 (15.10%) GCP
16 242 (14.33%) AWS CloudFormation
16 242 (14.33%) Git (software)
17 233 (13.80%) Microsoft
18 230 (13.62%) Infrastructure as Code
19 217 (12.85%) Windows
20 202 (11.96%) Puppet
21 198 (11.72%) Go
22 194 (11.49%) TDD
23 192 (11.37%) Opscode Chef
24 185 (10.95%) HTML
25 184 (10.89%) .NET
26 182 (10.78%) Serverless
27 175 (10.36%) CSS
27 175 (10.36%) AngularJS
28 173 (10.24%) React

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 56 (3.32%) Apache
2 45 (2.66%) Confluence
3 40 (2.37%) Apache Spark
4 37 (2.19%) IIS
5 29 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (1.48%) CMS
7 21 (1.24%) nginx
8 19 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 19 (1.12%) WordPress
9 16 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (0.95%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.59%) EPiServer
10 10 (0.59%) Kentico
10 10 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.47%) Apache Synapse
12 7 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.36%) Headless CMS
13 6 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.59%) nopCommerce
2 3 (0.18%) Magento
2 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.12%) BambooHR
3 2 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 766 (45.35%) Azure
2 255 (15.10%) GCP
3 242 (14.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 182 (10.78%) Serverless
5 136 (8.05%) SaaS
6 111 (6.57%) Microsoft 365
7 106 (6.28%) AWS Lambda
8 87 (5.15%) Amazon EKS
9 77 (4.56%) Amazon EC2
10 61 (3.61%) Pulumi
11 54 (3.20%) PaaS
12 50 (2.96%) Amazon S3
13 48 (2.84%) IaaS
13 48 (2.84%) Power Platform
14 47 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 34 (2.01%) GitHub
16 29 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
17 26 (1.54%) Amazon ECS
18 20 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
18 20 (1.18%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.15%) Firewall
2 66 (3.91%) DNS
3 56 (3.32%) VPN
4 52 (3.08%) WAN
5 47 (2.78%) LAN
6 39 (2.31%) TCP/IP
7 38 (2.25%) DHCP
8 33 (1.95%) VLAN
9 30 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (1.36%) VoIP
11 20 (1.18%) SAN
12 17 (1.01%) MPLS
13 16 (0.95%) OSPF
14 12 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (0.71%) Network Security
15 11 (0.65%) HTTP
16 10 (0.59%) FTP
16 10 (0.59%) IPv4
16 10 (0.59%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (9.53%) NoSQL
2 155 (9.18%) MySQL
3 139 (8.23%) SQL Server
4 129 (7.64%) Big Data
5 102 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
6 75 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 69 (4.09%) Amazon Redshift
8 66 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
9 51 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
10 50 (2.96%) Data Lake
11 46 (2.72%) Power BI
12 43 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 39 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 36 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (1.89%) Amazon Athena
16 31 (1.84%) Hadoop
16 31 (1.84%) Relational Database
17 27 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
18 25 (1.48%) Snowflake Schema
19 24 (1.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 242 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 170 (10.07%) Jenkins
3 73 (4.32%) JIRA
4 68 (4.03%) GitLab
5 46 (2.72%) Maven
6 35 (2.07%) JUnit
6 35 (2.07%) Selenium
7 33 (1.95%) Bitbucket
8 27 (1.60%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.54%) webpack
10 23 (1.36%) Postman
11 18 (1.07%) Vagrant
12 14 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 13 (0.77%) Babel
13 13 (0.77%) CircleCI
13 13 (0.77%) JMeter
13 13 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.77%) PHPUnit
13 13 (0.77%) SonarQube
14 12 (0.71%) Gradle
General
1 137 (8.11%) Finance
2 75 (4.44%) Retail
3 62 (3.67%) Games
3 62 (3.67%) Public Sector
4 56 (3.32%) Marketing
5 42 (2.49%) Banking
6 36 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 14 (0.83%) Law
8 11 (0.65%) Electronics
8 11 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.47%) Advertising
9 8 (0.47%) Automotive
10 6 (0.36%) Legal
11 4 (0.24%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.18%) Publishing
13 2 (0.12%) Back Office
13 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.059%) Housing Association
14 1 (0.059%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.059%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 415 (24.57%) Developer
2 333 (19.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 267 (15.81%) AWS Engineer
4 250 (14.80%) Software Engineer
5 189 (11.19%) AWS DevOps
5 189 (11.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 144 (8.53%) Architect
7 141 (8.35%) Senior Developer
8 79 (4.68%) PHP Developer
9 76 (4.50%) Data Engineer
10 62 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 60 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
12 55 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
13 52 (3.08%) C# Developer
14 51 (3.02%) Java Developer
15 49 (2.90%) .NET Developer
15 49 (2.90%) Software Developer
16 48 (2.84%) Java Engineer
17 47 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
18 46 (2.72%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (17.70%) Node.js
2 185 (10.95%) HTML
3 184 (10.89%) .NET
4 175 (10.36%) AngularJS
4 175 (10.36%) CSS
5 173 (10.24%) React
6 140 (8.29%) Vue.js
7 132 (7.82%) Web Services
8 101 (5.98%) .NET Core
9 92 (5.45%) Laravel
10 79 (4.68%) Spring
11 69 (4.09%) Kafka
12 64 (3.79%) RESTful
13 61 (3.61%) Spring Boot
14 53 (3.14%) HTML5
15 50 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 49 (2.90%) REST
17 44 (2.61%) jQuery
18 43 (2.55%) Sass
19 39 (2.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 138 (8.17%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (3.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 59 (3.49%) Public Cloud
4 57 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 48 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (2.78%) User Experience
7 35 (2.07%) Cloud Native
8 29 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 28 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
10 25 (1.48%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 18 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (1.01%) NHS
13 13 (0.77%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.47%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
15 7 (0.41%) Blog
16 6 (0.36%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 471 (27.89%) Linux
2 217 (12.85%) Windows
3 100 (5.92%) Windows Server
4 68 (4.03%) Unix
5 37 (2.19%) Android
6 36 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 31 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 21 (1.24%) Windows Server 2016
10 19 (1.12%) CentOS
11 17 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.83%) Windows 10
12 14 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
14 10 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.18%) Solaris
15 3 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (37.18%) DevOps
3 383 (22.68%) Software Engineering
4 230 (13.62%) Infrastructure as Code
5 194 (11.49%) TDD
6 165 (9.77%) Scrum
7 157 (9.30%) Microservices
8 150 (8.88%) Deployment Automation
8 150 (8.88%) Migration
9 140 (8.29%) Configuration Management
10 133 (7.87%) Mentoring
11 131 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
12 125 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
13 122 (7.22%) OOP
14 101 (5.98%) E-Commerce
15 95 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
16 92 (5.45%) Unit Testing
17 89 (5.27%) Analytics
17 89 (5.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 87 (5.15%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 501 (29.66%) JavaScript
2 460 (27.24%) Python
3 368 (21.79%) Java
4 361 (21.37%) SQL
5 297 (17.58%) C#
6 198 (11.72%) Go
7 164 (9.71%) PHP
8 149 (8.82%) Ruby
9 105 (6.22%) Bash Shell
10 88 (5.21%) PowerShell
11 83 (4.91%) Kotlin
12 80 (4.74%) Scala
12 80 (4.74%) TypeScript
13 62 (3.67%) C++
14 41 (2.43%) ES6
15 33 (1.95%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.89%) Java 8
16 15 (0.89%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.59%) R
18 9 (0.53%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 122 (7.22%) Degree
2 84 (4.97%) AWS Certification
3 74 (4.38%) Numerate Degree
4 49 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 43 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 23 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (0.89%) CISSP
7 15 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.89%) RHCE
8 13 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.77%) GIAC
9 11 (0.65%) CCNP
10 10 (0.59%) CCNA
11 7 (0.41%) CISM
11 7 (0.41%) MCSE
11 7 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (0.36%) MCSA
13 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.24%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.08%) QA
2 40 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 29 (1.72%) GDPR
5 10 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.59%) SLA
5 10 (0.59%) WAI
6 6 (0.36%) OpenSCAP
7 5 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.24%) NCSC
8 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.12%) NIST
10 1 (0.059%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 523 (30.97%) Docker
2 103 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (5.51%) Active Directory
4 48 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.41%) HDFS
7 7 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.36%) vSphere
9 5 (0.30%) XenApp
10 4 (0.24%) Firmware
11 3 (0.18%) NFS
11 3 (0.18%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.18%) Xen
12 2 (0.12%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (0.12%) pfSense
12 2 (0.12%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.059%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.059%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 476 (28.18%) Terraform
2 453 (26.82%) Kubernetes
3 202 (11.96%) Puppet
4 192 (11.37%) Opscode Chef
5 147 (8.70%) Ansible
6 33 (1.95%) Prometheus
7 29 (1.72%) Graphite
8 20 (1.18%) Istio
9 19 (1.12%) SCCM
9 19 (1.12%) ZABBIX
10 18 (1.07%) Grafana
11 14 (0.83%) Packer
12 11 (0.65%) Nagios
13 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
15 7 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
15 7 (0.41%) Opsview
16 6 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
17 5 (0.30%) CFEngine
17 5 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 233 (13.80%) Microsoft
2 131 (7.76%) VMware
3 83 (4.91%) Google
4 72 (4.26%) Oracle
5 59 (3.49%) SaltStack
6 53 (3.14%) Cisco
7 35 (2.07%) Citrix
8 31 (1.84%) Red Hat
9 29 (1.72%) Databricks
10 24 (1.42%) Atlassian
11 20 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.01%) Adobe
12 17 (1.01%) HP
12 17 (1.01%) SAP
13 16 (0.95%) Fortinet
14 14 (0.83%) Apple
14 14 (0.83%) Avaya
15 13 (0.77%) Splunk
15 13 (0.77%) Veeam
16 12 (0.71%) Palo Alto