Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 49 118
Rank change year-on-year +25 +69 +54
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 1,147 726 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.13% 5.49% 2.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.53% 36.23% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 953 606 238
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,550 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,762 2,004 1,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.98% 15.14% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,333 1,700 942
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £22,775
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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 +18 816 £50,000 +11.11% 135
Cheshire +42 238 £47,500 +11.76% 45
Merseyside +51 52 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Lancashire +17 33 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Cumbria -6 2 £25,000 -45.65%
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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.

1 600 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 544 (47.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 529 (46.12%) DevOps
4 406 (35.40%) Linux
5 297 (25.89%) JavaScript
6 271 (23.63%) Python
6 271 (23.63%) Web Services
7 268 (23.37%) Docker
8 252 (21.97%) Java
9 250 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
10 248 (21.62%) Windows
11 233 (20.31%) SQL
12 227 (19.79%) Jenkins
13 218 (19.01%) Ansible
14 210 (18.31%) Git (software)
15 204 (17.79%) Puppet
16 200 (17.44%) .NET
17 197 (17.18%) MVC
17 197 (17.18%) Opscode Chef
18 193 (16.83%) Microsoft
19 190 (16.56%) SQL Server
20 181 (15.78%) CSS
20 181 (15.78%) HTML
21 180 (15.69%) Software Engineering
22 177 (15.43%) MySQL
23 174 (15.17%) Google
24 167 (14.56%) C#
25 162 (14.12%) TDD
26 151 (13.16%) AngularJS
27 150 (13.08%) Kubernetes

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 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (5.14%) Apache
3 55 (4.80%) IIS
4 49 (4.27%) Confluence
5 32 (2.79%) Apache Spark
6 26 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (1.74%) SharePoint
9 17 (1.48%) nginx
10 13 (1.13%) Apache Solr
10 13 (1.13%) JBoss
10 13 (1.13%) OpenStack
11 12 (1.05%) CMS
12 9 (0.78%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.70%) SAS
13 8 (0.70%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.61%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.61%) Drupal
15 6 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.44%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.087%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Magento
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 544 (47.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (12.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 101 (8.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 90 (7.85%) Amazon EC2
5 87 (7.59%) SaaS
6 82 (7.15%) Amazon S3
7 59 (5.14%) IaaS
8 54 (4.71%) GitHub
9 49 (4.27%) Amazon SQS
10 48 (4.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 47 (4.10%) Serverless
12 41 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
13 40 (3.49%) PaaS
14 39 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 39 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
15 36 (3.14%) Office 365
16 25 (2.18%) OpenShift
17 23 (2.01%) DigitalOcean
18 18 (1.57%) Route 53
19 14 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.23%) Firewall
2 32 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 31 (2.70%) Internet
4 28 (2.44%) DNS
4 28 (2.44%) WAN
5 24 (2.09%) VPN
6 21 (1.83%) HTTP
6 21 (1.83%) LAN
7 19 (1.66%) Network Security
8 15 (1.31%) Unified Communications
8 15 (1.31%) VoIP
9 13 (1.13%) VLAN
10 11 (0.96%) Broadband
11 8 (0.70%) SAN
12 7 (0.61%) Value-Added Service
13 6 (0.52%) DHCP
14 5 (0.44%) SSL
14 5 (0.44%) VSAN
15 4 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 177 (15.43%) MySQL
3 140 (12.21%) MongoDB
4 86 (7.50%) Big Data
5 74 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 68 (5.93%) Amazon RDS
6 68 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
7 59 (5.14%) Hadoop
8 42 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 32 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
10 27 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (2.09%) Redis
12 23 (2.01%) MariaDB
13 20 (1.74%) Relational Database
13 20 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
14 19 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.13%) Neo4j
16 12 (1.05%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
18 10 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 227 (19.79%) Jenkins
2 210 (18.31%) Git (software)
3 118 (10.29%) TeamCity
4 74 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 72 (6.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 67 (5.84%) JIRA
7 32 (2.79%) Selenium
8 30 (2.62%) Vagrant
9 28 (2.44%) gulp
10 26 (2.27%) NUnit
11 24 (2.09%) PHPUnit
12 23 (2.01%) Subversion
12 23 (2.01%) webpack
13 19 (1.66%) Grunt
13 19 (1.66%) Visual Studio
14 18 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (1.48%) Maven
16 16 (1.39%) Gradle
17 15 (1.31%) Bitbucket
17 15 (1.31%) Hudson
General
1 149 (12.99%) Finance
2 68 (5.93%) Retail
3 43 (3.75%) Games
4 38 (3.31%) Marketing
5 32 (2.79%) Banking
6 24 (2.09%) Law
6 24 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.66%) Automotive
9 17 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.39%) Advertising
11 15 (1.31%) Military
12 14 (1.22%) Electronics
13 11 (0.96%) Local Government
14 8 (0.70%) Back Office
15 6 (0.52%) German Language
16 5 (0.44%) French Language
16 5 (0.44%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.17%) International Banking
18 1 (0.087%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 355 (30.95%) Developer
2 256 (22.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 141 (12.29%) Architect
4 89 (7.76%) PHP Developer
5 85 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 83 (7.24%) Software Engineer
7 78 (6.80%) .NET Developer
8 71 (6.19%) AWS Engineer
9 56 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
10 55 (4.80%) AWS DevOps
10 55 (4.80%) Java Developer
10 55 (4.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 53 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
12 51 (4.45%) Senior DevOps
13 50 (4.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 50 (4.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 50 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 43 (3.75%) Cloud Architect
15 43 (3.75%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (23.63%) Web Services
2 200 (17.44%) .NET
3 181 (15.78%) CSS
3 181 (15.78%) HTML
4 151 (13.16%) AngularJS
5 147 (12.82%) Node.js
6 142 (12.38%) RESTful
7 116 (10.11%) React
8 92 (8.02%) ASP.NET
9 80 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 79 (6.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 75 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 73 (6.36%) Spring
13 65 (5.67%) .NET Framework
13 65 (5.67%) jQuery
13 65 (5.67%) REST
14 61 (5.32%) Laravel
15 59 (5.14%) KnockoutJS
16 58 (5.06%) HTML5
17 54 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.63%) Computer Science
2 62 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (3.40%) Private Cloud
4 36 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (2.88%) Fintech
6 31 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 30 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
8 28 (2.44%) Public Cloud
9 25 (2.18%) User Experience
10 23 (2.01%) Internet of Things
11 20 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 19 (1.66%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.48%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.31%) Cyber Defence
14 15 (1.31%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 12 (1.05%) Cloud Native
15 12 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
16 9 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 406 (35.40%) Linux
2 248 (21.62%) Windows
3 76 (6.63%) Unix
4 61 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.66%) CentOS
8 16 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.31%) Android
10 13 (1.13%) Ubuntu
11 12 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.96%) Debian
13 8 (0.70%) AIX
14 7 (0.61%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.26%) SUSE
16 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.17%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (46.12%) DevOps
3 250 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
4 197 (17.18%) MVC
5 180 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 162 (14.12%) TDD
7 145 (12.64%) Microservices
7 145 (12.64%) Scrum
8 130 (11.33%) Configuration Management
9 122 (10.64%) Open Source
10 109 (9.50%) Test Automation
11 96 (8.37%) BDD
11 96 (8.37%) E-Commerce
12 86 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
13 84 (7.32%) OOP
14 81 (7.06%) OO
15 78 (6.80%) Web Development
16 72 (6.28%) Mentoring
17 71 (6.19%) Machine Learning
18 68 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 297 (25.89%) JavaScript
2 271 (23.63%) Python
3 252 (21.97%) Java
4 233 (20.31%) SQL
5 167 (14.56%) C#
6 146 (12.73%) Ruby
7 133 (11.60%) PHP
8 119 (10.37%) Bash Shell
9 54 (4.71%) PowerShell
10 48 (4.18%) Scala
11 37 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 34 (2.96%) Go
13 31 (2.70%) Shell Script
14 30 (2.62%) Perl
15 25 (2.18%) F#
16 22 (1.92%) R
17 20 (1.74%) Java 8
18 19 (1.66%) TypeScript
19 18 (1.57%) C++
19 18 (1.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 113 (9.85%) Degree
2 49 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (3.84%) AWS Certification
4 26 (2.27%) CISSP
4 26 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.09%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.92%) MCSE
7 20 (1.74%) SANS
8 19 (1.66%) CISM
9 18 (1.57%) CSSLP
10 15 (1.31%) MCP
11 14 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.96%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.78%) MCSA
14 7 (0.61%) CCNP
14 7 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 6 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
16 5 (0.44%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.23%) GCP
2 53 (4.62%) QA
3 20 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.57%) HIPAA
5 15 (1.31%) GDPR
6 7 (0.61%) SLA
7 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.087%) GPG13
8 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.087%) PMO
System Software
1 268 (23.37%) Docker
2 103 (8.98%) Active Directory
3 71 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (4.01%) Virtual Machines
5 43 (3.75%) Hyper-V
6 26 (2.27%) Xen
7 19 (1.66%) KVM
7 19 (1.66%) VirtualBox
8 18 (1.57%) vSphere
9 9 (0.78%) XenServer
10 7 (0.61%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.35%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (0.35%) pfSense
11 4 (0.35%) vCloud
12 3 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.26%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.26%) HDFS
12 3 (0.26%) Varnish
13 2 (0.17%) XenApp
13 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 218 (19.01%) Ansible
2 204 (17.79%) Puppet
3 197 (17.18%) Opscode Chef
4 150 (13.08%) Kubernetes
5 108 (9.42%) Terraform
6 37 (3.23%) Kibana
7 34 (2.96%) Salt
8 33 (2.88%) Packer
9 21 (1.83%) Nagios
10 13 (1.13%) Consul
10 13 (1.13%) Prometheus
11 12 (1.05%) Graphite
12 10 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (0.87%) Grafana
13 8 (0.70%) SCCM
13 8 (0.70%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.61%) Opsview
14 7 (0.61%) Rancher
15 5 (0.44%) logstash
16 4 (0.35%) Marathon
Vendors
1 193 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 174 (15.17%) Google
3 114 (9.94%) VMware
4 69 (6.02%) New Relic
5 55 (4.80%) Oracle
6 39 (3.40%) Cisco
7 35 (3.05%) Red Hat
8 34 (2.96%) IBM
8 34 (2.96%) Trend Micro
9 31 (2.70%) Citrix
10 25 (2.18%) Splunk
11 20 (1.74%) Xamarin
12 18 (1.57%) Veracode
13 16 (1.39%) Siemens
14 14 (1.22%) HP
15 13 (1.13%) SaltStack
16 12 (1.05%) Rackspace
16 12 (1.05%) SAP
16 12 (1.05%) Tableau
16 12 (1.05%) Veeam