Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North of England
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 14 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +31
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,163 1,936 1,940
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 14.09% 10.99% 9.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.83% 36.80% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,248 1,716 1,716
Median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +7.46% +5.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 3,158 5,261 5,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.25% 29.86% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,796 4,273 4,195
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £71,250
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +4 542 £52,500 -4.55% 284
Yorkshire +9 520 £55,000 +10.00% 143
North East +3 100 £50,000 +11.11% 40
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 493 (42.39%) Azure
2 451 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 433 (37.23%) DevOps
4 328 (28.20%) Python
5 321 (27.60%) JavaScript
6 317 (27.26%) Docker
7 310 (26.66%) Terraform
8 283 (24.33%) Linux
9 273 (23.47%) Kubernetes
10 245 (21.07%) SQL
11 240 (20.64%) Software Engineering
12 230 (19.78%) C#
13 217 (18.66%) GCP
13 217 (18.66%) Java
14 197 (16.94%) Node.js
15 172 (14.79%) Microservices
15 172 (14.79%) Puppet
16 169 (14.53%) .NET
17 159 (13.67%) Microsoft
17 159 (13.67%) Git (software)
18 151 (12.98%) Serverless
19 147 (12.64%) AWS CloudFormation
20 128 (11.01%) Infrastructure as Code
21 127 (10.92%) NoSQL
21 127 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
22 125 (10.75%) Go
22 125 (10.75%) Windows
23 124 (10.66%) React
24 123 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
25 122 (10.49%) Jenkins

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 32 (2.75%) Apache
2 31 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (2.06%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.55%) nginx
5 17 (1.46%) CMS
6 13 (1.12%) Confluence
7 12 (1.03%) IIS
8 10 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 9 (0.77%) WordPress
10 6 (0.52%) Apache Synapse
10 6 (0.52%) Headless CMS
10 6 (0.52%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Magento
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 493 (42.39%) Azure
2 217 (18.66%) GCP
3 151 (12.98%) Serverless
4 147 (12.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 100 (8.60%) AWS Lambda
6 80 (6.88%) SaaS
7 59 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
8 53 (4.56%) Amazon S3
8 53 (4.56%) Office 365
9 46 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
10 41 (3.53%) Amazon EKS
11 35 (3.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 33 (2.84%) Power Platform
13 32 (2.75%) GitHub
14 30 (2.58%) PaaS
15 28 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
16 27 (2.32%) IaaS
17 23 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 18 (1.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 15 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.47%) Firewall
2 39 (3.35%) DNS
3 28 (2.41%) VPN
3 28 (2.41%) WAN
4 24 (2.06%) LAN
5 21 (1.81%) DHCP
6 17 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.29%) SAN
8 11 (0.95%) Network Security
8 11 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.77%) VoIP
10 8 (0.69%) VLAN
11 7 (0.60%) Broadband
12 6 (0.52%) BGP
12 6 (0.52%) Internet
12 6 (0.52%) OSPF
13 5 (0.43%) MPLS
14 4 (0.34%) HTTP
14 4 (0.34%) RTP
14 4 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (10.92%) NoSQL
2 106 (9.11%) SQL Server
3 98 (8.43%) MySQL
4 76 (6.53%) Big Data
5 75 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 51 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (3.44%) Amazon Redshift
8 37 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 36 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (2.84%) Redis
11 31 (2.67%) Data Lake
11 31 (2.67%) Relational Database
11 31 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (2.58%) Power BI
13 24 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
15 18 (1.55%) Hadoop
15 18 (1.55%) Snowflake Schema
16 17 (1.46%) Amazon Athena
17 16 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 159 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 122 (10.49%) Jenkins
3 46 (3.96%) JIRA
4 44 (3.78%) TeamCity
5 37 (3.18%) GitLab
6 27 (2.32%) Selenium
7 25 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (1.89%) Bitbucket
9 19 (1.63%) Maven
10 18 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (1.46%) GoCD
11 17 (1.46%) Vagrant
12 16 (1.38%) PHPUnit
13 12 (1.03%) CircleCI
13 12 (1.03%) webpack
14 11 (0.95%) Babel
15 9 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (0.69%) NUnit
17 7 (0.60%) JUnit
18 5 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 112 (9.63%) Finance
2 54 (4.64%) Public Sector
3 41 (3.53%) Games
4 32 (2.75%) Retail
5 24 (2.06%) Marketing
6 21 (1.81%) Law
7 17 (1.46%) Banking
8 7 (0.60%) Legal
9 5 (0.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.34%) Advertising
10 4 (0.34%) Automotive
10 4 (0.34%) Back Office
10 4 (0.34%) Publishing
11 2 (0.17%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.17%) Electronics
11 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.086%) Front Office
12 1 (0.086%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.086%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 311 (26.74%) Developer
2 226 (19.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 189 (16.25%) AWS Engineer
4 162 (13.93%) Software Engineer
5 131 (11.26%) AWS DevOps
6 129 (11.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 107 (9.20%) Senior Developer
8 85 (7.31%) Architect
9 65 (5.59%) .NET Developer
10 56 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 54 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
12 49 (4.21%) C# Developer
13 47 (4.04%) Data Engineer
14 46 (3.96%) PHP Developer
15 39 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
16 36 (3.10%) Analyst
16 36 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
16 36 (3.10%) Platform Engineer
17 31 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
17 31 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (16.94%) Node.js
2 169 (14.53%) .NET
3 124 (10.66%) React
4 101 (8.68%) AngularJS
5 100 (8.60%) Vue.js
6 98 (8.43%) HTML
7 95 (8.17%) .NET Core
8 87 (7.48%) CSS
9 72 (6.19%) Web Services
10 48 (4.13%) Kafka
11 47 (4.04%) Laravel
12 45 (3.87%) RabbitMQ
12 45 (3.87%) RESTful
13 43 (3.70%) .NET Framework
14 41 (3.53%) REST
15 36 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
16 32 (2.75%) ASP.NET
17 31 (2.67%) Spring
18 25 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
18 25 (2.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.34%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (4.64%) Public Cloud
3 44 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.27%) User Experience
5 32 (2.75%) Enterprise Cloud
6 29 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.41%) Data Centre
8 19 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 17 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.20%) Private Cloud
11 9 (0.77%) NHS
11 9 (0.77%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.60%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.60%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.60%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 283 (24.33%) Linux
2 125 (10.75%) Windows
3 64 (5.50%) Windows Server
4 30 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (2.32%) Android
6 26 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.24%) Unix
7 22 (1.89%) CentOS
8 13 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (1.03%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.43%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.26%) AIX
14 3 (0.26%) SUSE
14 3 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.17%) Fedora
15 2 (0.17%) Solaris
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (37.23%) DevOps
3 240 (20.64%) Software Engineering
4 172 (14.79%) Microservices
5 128 (11.01%) Infrastructure as Code
6 123 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (9.89%) TDD
8 105 (9.03%) Scrum
9 103 (8.86%) Migration
10 99 (8.51%) Deployment Automation
11 98 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
12 86 (7.39%) Configuration Management
13 81 (6.96%) Mentoring
14 72 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 69 (5.93%) Unit Testing
16 65 (5.59%) MVC
17 62 (5.33%) OOP
18 55 (4.73%) E-Commerce
19 54 (4.64%) SDLC
20 51 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 328 (28.20%) Python
2 321 (27.60%) JavaScript
3 245 (21.07%) SQL
4 230 (19.78%) C#
5 217 (18.66%) Java
6 125 (10.75%) Go
7 101 (8.68%) Ruby
8 95 (8.17%) PHP
9 72 (6.19%) Bash Shell
10 70 (6.02%) TypeScript
11 51 (4.39%) PowerShell
12 43 (3.70%) Kotlin
13 38 (3.27%) Scala
14 23 (1.98%) C++
15 17 (1.46%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.38%) Java 8
17 13 (1.12%) ES6
17 13 (1.12%) R
17 13 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (7.14%) Degree
2 60 (5.16%) AWS Certification
3 47 (4.04%) Numerate Degree
4 36 (3.10%) Security Cleared
5 32 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 24 (2.06%) MCSE
9 22 (1.89%) MCSA
10 19 (1.63%) CCNA
11 15 (1.29%) TOGAF Certification
12 12 (1.03%) MCTS
13 11 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 11 (0.95%) CISSP
13 11 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (0.69%) RHCE
15 7 (0.60%) CCNP
16 5 (0.43%) CISM
17 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.70%) QA
2 26 (2.24%) SLA
3 16 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.69%) GDPR
6 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.086%) NCSC
8 1 (0.086%) NIST
8 1 (0.086%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 317 (27.26%) Docker
2 57 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (4.82%) Active Directory
4 28 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.77%) vSphere
6 7 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.43%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.34%) Firmware
8 4 (0.34%) Gluster
8 4 (0.34%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.26%) HDFS
9 3 (0.26%) NFS
9 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.26%) zsh
10 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.17%) pfSense
10 2 (0.17%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.17%) XenApp
11 1 (0.086%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 310 (26.66%) Terraform
2 273 (23.47%) Kubernetes
3 172 (14.79%) Puppet
4 127 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
5 104 (8.94%) Ansible
6 40 (3.44%) Grafana
7 27 (2.32%) Prometheus
8 26 (2.24%) Graphite
9 9 (0.77%) Packer
9 9 (0.77%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.69%) SCCM
11 7 (0.60%) Nagios
12 5 (0.43%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (0.34%) Marathon
13 4 (0.34%) Mesos
13 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.26%) Rancher
14 3 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 159 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 80 (6.88%) Google
3 75 (6.45%) VMware
4 36 (3.10%) Splunk
5 32 (2.75%) SaltStack
6 24 (2.06%) Cisco
7 23 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.72%) Oracle
9 18 (1.55%) Databricks
10 13 (1.12%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.12%) Citrix
11 12 (1.03%) New Relic
12 10 (0.86%) Fortinet
12 10 (0.86%) NetApp
12 10 (0.86%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.69%) Dell
13 8 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.69%) SAP
14 7 (0.60%) Apple
14 7 (0.60%) Hitachi