Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 27 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27 +63
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 1,110 1,053 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.90% 8.61% 4.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.53% 38.25% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 819 919 525
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £33,200 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Amazon 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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,739 2,753 1,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.89% 22.51% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,115 2,359 1,551
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the North West

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the North West.

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in the North West

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the North West over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the North West

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Manchester +8 800 £57,500 +15.00% 78
Cheshire +21 204 £50,000 +8.11% 17
Lancashire +22 60 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Merseyside +4 43 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 615 (55.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 503 (45.32%) DevOps
3 488 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
4 321 (28.92%) Linux
5 299 (26.94%) Docker
6 266 (23.96%) Python
7 260 (23.42%) Java
8 230 (20.72%) Microsoft
9 229 (20.63%) Microservices
10 223 (20.09%) Google Cloud Platform
11 222 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 220 (19.82%) JavaScript
13 219 (19.73%) Windows
14 212 (19.10%) HTML
15 194 (17.48%) Software Engineering
16 189 (17.03%) CSS
17 187 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
18 185 (16.67%) Git (software)
19 175 (15.77%) Ansible
20 165 (14.86%) Node.js
21 161 (14.50%) RESTful
21 161 (14.50%) Serverless
22 160 (14.41%) SQL
23 155 (13.96%) Google
24 147 (13.24%) Terraform
25 145 (13.06%) Kubernetes
25 145 (13.06%) C#
26 144 (12.97%) Web Services
27 138 (12.43%) Finance
28 135 (12.16%) TDD

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 67 (6.04%) Confluence
2 47 (4.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 45 (4.05%) IIS
4 44 (3.96%) Apache
5 36 (3.24%) Apache Spark
6 35 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.89%) OpenStack
8 19 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.44%) JBoss
10 15 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 12 (1.08%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.90%) SAS
12 10 (0.90%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.81%) nginx
14 8 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.63%) CMS
16 5 (0.45%) Skype for Business
17 4 (0.36%) Mule
17 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Magento
2 6 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 615 (55.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 223 (20.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 161 (14.50%) Serverless
4 117 (10.54%) AWS Lambda
5 114 (10.27%) Amazon S3
6 113 (10.18%) Amazon EC2
7 112 (10.09%) GitHub
8 96 (8.65%) Cloud Computing
9 89 (8.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 81 (7.30%) SaaS
11 60 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
12 51 (4.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 50 (4.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 47 (4.23%) PaaS
15 44 (3.96%) Office 365
16 38 (3.42%) Datadog
16 38 (3.42%) IaaS
17 30 (2.70%) OpenShift
18 24 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
19 23 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.32%) Broadband
1 48 (4.32%) Firewall
2 43 (3.87%) DNS
3 41 (3.69%) Internet
4 32 (2.88%) WAN
5 24 (2.16%) LAN
6 21 (1.89%) DHCP
6 21 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 21 (1.89%) VLAN
7 16 (1.44%) SAN
8 15 (1.35%) VPN
9 11 (0.99%) SSL
10 9 (0.81%) HTTP
11 8 (0.72%) BGP
12 7 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (0.63%) NetScaler
12 7 (0.63%) OSPF
13 6 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (10.09%) MySQL
2 111 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 100 (9.01%) NoSQL
4 98 (8.83%) MongoDB
5 87 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
6 79 (7.12%) Big Data
7 57 (5.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 46 (4.14%) Relational Database
9 38 (3.42%) Neo4j
10 34 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
11 29 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (2.52%) Hadoop
13 26 (2.34%) MariaDB
14 24 (2.16%) Redis
15 23 (2.07%) Amazon Athena
16 15 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
17 13 (1.17%) Flink
18 8 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 222 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 185 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 102 (9.19%) JIRA
4 76 (6.85%) TeamCity
5 64 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 62 (5.59%) GitLab
7 44 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 35 (3.15%) Gradle
8 35 (3.15%) Maven
9 21 (1.89%) Bitbucket Server
10 20 (1.80%) Bitbucket
11 18 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (1.53%) CircleCI
13 16 (1.44%) CA Release Automation
14 15 (1.35%) Vagrant
14 15 (1.35%) Visual Studio
15 14 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (1.17%) Codeship
17 10 (0.90%) Cucumber
17 10 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 138 (12.43%) Finance
2 89 (8.02%) Retail
3 52 (4.68%) Banking
4 40 (3.60%) Marketing
5 35 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 34 (3.06%) Automotive
7 20 (1.80%) Retail Banking
8 17 (1.53%) Local Government
9 14 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.99%) Legal
11 8 (0.72%) Electronics
11 8 (0.72%) Games
12 6 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.54%) Publishing
13 3 (0.27%) Advertising
13 3 (0.27%) Law
14 1 (0.090%) French Language
14 1 (0.090%) German Language
Job Titles
1 260 (23.42%) Developer
2 193 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 125 (11.26%) Architect
4 123 (11.08%) Software Engineer
5 93 (8.38%) AWS Engineer
6 84 (7.57%) Consultant
7 77 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 67 (6.04%) Java Developer
9 60 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
10 54 (4.86%) Senior Developer
11 53 (4.77%) .NET Developer
12 52 (4.68%) AWS DevOps
13 51 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
14 50 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
15 47 (4.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 46 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
17 42 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 41 (3.69%) Development Engineer
19 39 (3.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 39 (3.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (19.10%) HTML
2 189 (17.03%) CSS
3 165 (14.86%) Node.js
4 161 (14.50%) RESTful
5 144 (12.97%) Web Services
6 133 (11.98%) .NET
7 113 (10.18%) AngularJS
8 93 (8.38%) React
9 84 (7.57%) Spring
10 75 (6.76%) HTML5
11 55 (4.95%) .NET Core
11 55 (4.95%) ASP.NET
11 55 (4.95%) Spring Boot
12 49 (4.41%) REST
13 48 (4.32%) GraphQL
14 45 (4.05%) Kafka
15 41 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (3.33%) .NET Framework
17 36 (3.24%) CSS3
17 36 (3.24%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.48%) Cloud Native
2 65 (5.86%) User Experience
3 64 (5.77%) Public Cloud
4 46 (4.14%) Data Structures
5 45 (4.05%) Fintech
6 44 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (3.42%) Mobile App
8 34 (3.06%) Private Cloud
9 33 (2.97%) Management Information System
10 31 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
12 26 (2.34%) Data Centre
13 25 (2.25%) Internet of Things
14 17 (1.53%) Smart City
15 13 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
16 12 (1.08%) Life Science
17 10 (0.90%) Replication
18 9 (0.81%) BBC
18 9 (0.81%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 321 (28.92%) Linux
2 219 (19.73%) Windows
3 79 (7.12%) Windows Server
4 61 (5.50%) Unix
5 42 (3.78%) Android
6 37 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.53%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.35%) Ubuntu
11 14 (1.26%) CentOS
12 11 (0.99%) Fedora
13 10 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
14 9 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.72%) Debian
15 8 (0.72%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.45%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (45.32%) DevOps
2 488 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (20.63%) Microservices
4 194 (17.48%) Software Engineering
5 187 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
6 135 (12.16%) TDD
7 129 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
8 128 (11.53%) Mentoring
8 128 (11.53%) OO
9 124 (11.17%) Test Automation
10 100 (9.01%) Computer Science
11 94 (8.47%) Open Source
12 89 (8.02%) Configuration Management
13 82 (7.39%) Scrum
14 79 (7.12%) MVC
15 78 (7.03%) Information Security
16 77 (6.94%) Machine Learning
17 76 (6.85%) API Design
18 75 (6.76%) SDLC
19 72 (6.49%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 266 (23.96%) Python
2 260 (23.42%) Java
3 220 (19.82%) JavaScript
4 160 (14.41%) SQL
5 145 (13.06%) C#
6 109 (9.82%) Bash Shell
6 109 (9.82%) PHP
7 79 (7.12%) Ruby
8 66 (5.95%) PowerShell
9 57 (5.14%) TypeScript
10 50 (4.50%) ES6
11 44 (3.96%) Scala
12 35 (3.15%) Java 8
13 34 (3.06%) Go
14 26 (2.34%) Perl
15 25 (2.25%) T-SQL
16 24 (2.16%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.98%) JSX
18 16 (1.44%) C
19 14 (1.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 94 (8.47%) Degree
2 44 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (3.42%) CISSP
4 37 (3.33%) AWS Certification
4 37 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (2.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 19 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.62%) MCSA
8 18 (1.62%) MCSE
9 16 (1.44%) PMP
10 14 (1.26%) Security Cleared
11 13 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
12 12 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (0.99%) CCNA
13 11 (0.99%) CISM
14 10 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
15 9 (0.81%) CEH
16 8 (0.72%) Master's Degree
17 7 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.23%) QA
2 34 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.52%) GDPR
4 18 (1.62%) SLA
5 13 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.45%) PMO
8 4 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.090%) PSD2
System Software
1 299 (26.94%) Docker
2 125 (11.26%) Active Directory
3 66 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.44%) vSphere
7 12 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.90%) Squid
9 8 (0.72%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.63%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.63%) XenApp
11 5 (0.45%) Varnish
11 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.36%) NFS
12 4 (0.36%) pfSense
13 2 (0.18%) vCloud
13 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.090%) iptables
14 1 (0.090%) KVM
Systems Management
1 175 (15.77%) Ansible
2 147 (13.24%) Terraform
3 145 (13.06%) Kubernetes
4 132 (11.89%) Puppet
5 113 (10.18%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.70%) Salt
7 20 (1.80%) SCCM
8 18 (1.62%) Kibana
9 14 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (1.26%) logstash
9 14 (1.26%) Packer
10 13 (1.17%) BladeLogic
10 13 (1.17%) CFEngine
10 13 (1.17%) Consul
11 12 (1.08%) Grafana
11 12 (1.08%) Prometheus
12 9 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.54%) Graphite
13 6 (0.54%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 230 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 155 (13.96%) Google
3 127 (11.44%) VMware
4 46 (4.14%) Cisco
5 39 (3.51%) Atlassian
6 33 (2.97%) New Relic
7 24 (2.16%) IBM
8 23 (2.07%) Oracle
8 23 (2.07%) Rackspace
8 23 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.80%) NetApp
10 19 (1.71%) Trend Micro
11 17 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.17%) CA Agile Central
12 13 (1.17%) SAP
12 13 (1.17%) Splunk
13 12 (1.08%) Citrix
13 12 (1.08%) Dell
14 10 (0.90%) HP
14 10 (0.90%) SaltStack