Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 60 138
Rank change year-on-year +27 +78 +67
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 908 533 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.10% 4.36% 2.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.21% 35.07% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 791 479 244
North West median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,950 £31,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 2,440 1,520 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.08% 12.43% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,068 1,292 878
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,575 £59,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +19 670 £50,000 - 149
Cheshire +21 166 £47,500 +26.67% 25
Merseyside +30 59 £37,250 -32.27% 15
Lancashire +25 13 £38,750 +3.33% 6
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 516 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (42.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 369 (40.64%) DevOps
4 325 (35.79%) Linux
5 206 (22.69%) SQL Server
6 204 (22.47%) Java
7 202 (22.25%) MVC
8 198 (21.81%) Web Services
9 197 (21.70%) MySQL
10 194 (21.37%) .NET
11 189 (20.81%) JavaScript
12 187 (20.59%) Jenkins
13 185 (20.37%) Windows
14 176 (19.38%) Python
14 176 (19.38%) Puppet
14 176 (19.38%) Docker
15 175 (19.27%) SQL
16 174 (19.16%) TDD
17 171 (18.83%) Google
18 156 (17.18%) C#
19 149 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
20 147 (16.19%) Ruby
20 147 (16.19%) Opscode Chef
21 144 (15.86%) HTML
22 137 (15.09%) CSS
23 136 (14.98%) PHP
23 136 (14.98%) AngularJS
24 134 (14.76%) Finance
25 133 (14.65%) Ansible
26 131 (14.43%) Software Engineering

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 81 (8.92%) Apache
2 60 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 29 (3.19%) Apache Spark
5 25 (2.75%) nginx
6 21 (2.31%) IIS
7 20 (2.20%) JBoss
8 17 (1.87%) Apache Solr
8 17 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (1.54%) Confluence
10 9 (0.99%) WordPress
11 8 (0.88%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.66%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.66%) SAS
13 5 (0.55%) CMS
13 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.33%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) HFM
3 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 389 (42.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (12.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 79 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 75 (8.26%) SaaS
5 62 (6.83%) Amazon EC2
6 52 (5.73%) GitHub
7 48 (5.29%) Serverless
8 47 (5.18%) AWS Lambda
9 37 (4.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 37 (4.07%) IaaS
10 34 (3.74%) Office 365
11 32 (3.52%) Amazon S3
12 29 (3.19%) Amazon SQS
12 29 (3.19%) PaaS
13 28 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (2.75%) OpenShift
15 19 (2.09%) Route 53
16 16 (1.76%) DigitalOcean
17 12 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
17 12 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.53%) Firewall
2 21 (2.31%) SAN
3 18 (1.98%) DNS
3 18 (1.98%) HTTP
4 17 (1.87%) VPN
5 15 (1.65%) DHCP
6 14 (1.54%) Internet
6 14 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.54%) WAN
7 11 (1.21%) VoIP
8 8 (0.88%) IPsec
8 8 (0.88%) LAN
9 5 (0.55%) FTP
10 4 (0.44%) WinSCP
11 3 (0.33%) Broadband
11 3 (0.33%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.33%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.22%) Intranet
12 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 197 (21.70%) MySQL
3 114 (12.56%) MongoDB
4 96 (10.57%) Big Data
5 74 (8.15%) Hadoop
6 49 (5.40%) NoSQL
7 38 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (4.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 31 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 27 (2.97%) Relational Database
11 26 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
13 22 (2.42%) Redis
14 21 (2.31%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (1.21%) MariaDB
17 11 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (1.10%) MS Access
18 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 187 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 113 (12.44%) Git (software)
3 87 (9.58%) TeamCity
4 46 (5.07%) JIRA
5 36 (3.96%) Bitbucket
5 36 (3.96%) Selenium
6 34 (3.74%) NUnit
7 27 (2.97%) Vagrant
8 26 (2.86%) Maven
9 23 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (2.53%) JUnit
10 22 (2.42%) Cucumber
10 22 (2.42%) PHPUnit
11 20 (2.20%) Visual Studio
12 18 (1.98%) gulp
13 14 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (1.43%) Gradle
15 12 (1.32%) Grunt
15 12 (1.32%) SonarQube
16 10 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 134 (14.76%) Finance
2 68 (7.49%) Retail
3 54 (5.95%) Games
4 34 (3.74%) Marketing
5 31 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 29 (3.19%) Banking
7 24 (2.64%) Advertising
8 21 (2.31%) Law
9 18 (1.98%) Automotive
10 12 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.21%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.99%) Local Government
13 8 (0.88%) Electronics
14 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) Japanese Language
16 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 317 (34.91%) Developer
2 152 (16.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (10.13%) Senior Developer
4 87 (9.58%) PHP Developer
5 69 (7.60%) Architect
6 66 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 64 (7.05%) AWS Engineer
8 62 (6.83%) Java Developer
9 60 (6.61%) .NET Developer
10 58 (6.39%) Linux Engineer
10 58 (6.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 57 (6.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 52 (5.73%) AWS DevOps
13 51 (5.62%) Junior
14 50 (5.51%) Junior Developer
15 46 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 46 (5.07%) Graduate
16 45 (4.96%) Graduate Developer
17 42 (4.63%) Consultant
18 38 (4.19%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (21.81%) Web Services
2 194 (21.37%) .NET
3 144 (15.86%) HTML
4 137 (15.09%) CSS
5 136 (14.98%) AngularJS
6 125 (13.77%) RESTful
7 106 (11.67%) ASP.NET
8 105 (11.56%) Node.js
9 88 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 84 (9.25%) KnockoutJS
11 83 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (9.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 79 (8.70%) React
14 74 (8.15%) Spring
15 66 (7.27%) .NET Framework
16 65 (7.16%) jQuery
17 61 (6.72%) WCF
18 56 (6.17%) WPF
19 54 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
20 52 (5.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.93%) Computer Science
2 62 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (3.52%) Data Centre
4 28 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.53%) User Experience
8 18 (1.98%) Fintech
8 18 (1.98%) Life Science
8 18 (1.98%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.65%) Cyber Defence
9 15 (1.65%) Replication
10 13 (1.43%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.10%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.77%) Tandem
15 5 (0.55%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 325 (35.79%) Linux
2 185 (20.37%) Windows
3 101 (11.12%) Unix
4 39 (4.30%) CentOS
5 27 (2.97%) Ubuntu
6 26 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.32%) AIX
9 12 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.10%) Android
11 10 (1.10%) Debian
12 9 (0.99%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.22%) Solaris
15 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (40.64%) DevOps
3 202 (22.25%) MVC
4 174 (19.16%) TDD
5 149 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
6 131 (14.43%) Software Engineering
7 122 (13.44%) E-Commerce
8 116 (12.78%) Scrum
9 105 (11.56%) BDD
10 87 (9.58%) OOP
11 84 (9.25%) Microservices
12 83 (9.14%) Machine Learning
12 83 (9.14%) Test Automation
12 83 (9.14%) Web Development
13 81 (8.92%) Kanban
14 76 (8.37%) Configuration Management
15 74 (8.15%) ITIL
16 71 (7.82%) Dependency Injection
17 69 (7.60%) Mentoring
18 66 (7.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 204 (22.47%) Java
2 189 (20.81%) JavaScript
3 176 (19.38%) Python
4 175 (19.27%) SQL
5 156 (17.18%) C#
6 147 (16.19%) Ruby
7 136 (14.98%) PHP
8 105 (11.56%) Bash Shell
9 42 (4.63%) T-SQL
10 37 (4.07%) F#
11 29 (3.19%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.97%) Scala
13 26 (2.86%) Perl
13 26 (2.86%) TypeScript
14 24 (2.64%) PowerShell
15 22 (2.42%) Go
16 16 (1.76%) R
17 14 (1.54%) C++
18 9 (0.99%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (6.72%) Degree
2 29 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.42%) AWS Certification
4 15 (1.65%) CISM
4 15 (1.65%) CISSP
4 15 (1.65%) CSSLP
4 15 (1.65%) SANS
5 10 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.66%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.66%) MCSE
9 5 (0.55%) MCSA
10 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.33%) CCNA
11 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.33%) MCITP
11 3 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.96%) QA
2 33 (3.63%) GCP
3 15 (1.65%) HIPAA
4 9 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.66%) SLA
6 5 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.44%) COBIT
7 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) GDPR
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 176 (19.38%) Docker
2 53 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 32 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.66%) Xen
7 3 (0.33%) NFS
7 3 (0.33%) vSphere
8 2 (0.22%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.22%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.22%) Varnish
8 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) pfSense
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 176 (19.38%) Puppet
2 147 (16.19%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (14.65%) Ansible
4 81 (8.92%) Kubernetes
5 78 (8.59%) Terraform
6 44 (4.85%) Kibana
7 24 (2.64%) Packer
7 24 (2.64%) Salt
8 23 (2.53%) ZABBIX
9 17 (1.87%) Nagios
10 15 (1.65%) Ambari
11 11 (1.21%) Ganglia
12 10 (1.10%) Prometheus
13 8 (0.88%) Simian Army
14 7 (0.77%) BladeLogic
15 6 (0.66%) CA Wily
15 6 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.66%) Mesos
15 6 (0.66%) SCCM
16 5 (0.55%) Marathon
Vendors
1 171 (18.83%) Google
2 121 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 98 (10.79%) VMware
4 84 (9.25%) Oracle
5 57 (6.28%) Red Hat
6 30 (3.30%) New Relic
7 26 (2.86%) SaltStack
8 25 (2.75%) Zend
9 22 (2.42%) IBM
10 21 (2.31%) NetApp
11 20 (2.20%) Citrix
12 19 (2.09%) Cisco
13 17 (1.87%) Hortonworks
14 15 (1.65%) Veracode
15 14 (1.54%) Splunk
16 13 (1.43%) ServiceNow
17 12 (1.32%) Tableau
17 12 (1.32%) Teradata
17 12 (1.32%) Veeam
18 11 (1.21%) Twitter