Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 76 140
Rank change year-on-year +32 +64 +67
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 822 448 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.21% 3.58% 2.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.52% 31.57% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 701 394 253
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 2314 1419 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.47% 11.35% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1948 1212 885
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,675 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +32 624 £47,500 - 61
Cheshire +28 117 £47,000 +28.77% 13
Merseyside +11 54 £37,000 +13.85% 4
Lancashire +14 15 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 440 (53.53%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (43.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 325 (39.54%) DevOps
4 242 (29.44%) Linux
5 219 (26.64%) Web Services
6 207 (25.18%) .NET
7 187 (22.75%) Puppet
8 186 (22.63%) SQL Server
8 186 (22.63%) MVC
9 184 (22.38%) Java
9 184 (22.38%) Google
10 179 (21.78%) JavaScript
11 178 (21.65%) SQL
11 178 (21.65%) Python
12 175 (21.29%) C#
13 163 (19.83%) TDD
13 163 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
14 161 (19.59%) Windows
15 144 (17.52%) Ruby
15 144 (17.52%) Docker
16 142 (17.27%) MySQL
17 140 (17.03%) ASP.NET
18 137 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
18 137 (16.67%) Jenkins
19 136 (16.55%) PHP
20 131 (15.94%) AngularJS
21 127 (15.45%) HTML
22 126 (15.33%) Finance
23 124 (15.09%) Google Cloud Platform
24 119 (14.48%) CSS

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 97 (11.80%) Apache
2 49 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (5.35%) Apache Spark
4 35 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.55%) JBoss
6 16 (1.95%) nginx
7 14 (1.70%) Apache Solr
7 14 (1.70%) IIS
8 12 (1.46%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.34%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.09%) WordPress
11 8 (0.97%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.61%) CMS
13 5 (0.61%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.36%) SAS
15 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.49%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.12%) HFM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 361 (43.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (15.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 77 (9.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 52 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (5.84%) Serverless
6 47 (5.72%) AWS Lambda
7 45 (5.47%) SaaS
8 41 (4.99%) GitHub
9 34 (4.14%) Amazon SQS
10 32 (3.89%) Office 365
11 28 (3.41%) OpenShift
12 23 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 23 (2.80%) Amazon S3
13 15 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
14 14 (1.70%) PaaS
15 13 (1.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 13 (1.58%) Route 53
16 10 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (1.09%) IaaS
17 9 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.14%) HTTP
2 29 (3.53%) Firewall
3 24 (2.92%) DNS
4 23 (2.80%) WAN
5 20 (2.43%) SAN
6 18 (2.19%) Internet
6 18 (2.19%) LAN
7 15 (1.82%) VPN
8 14 (1.70%) DHCP
8 14 (1.70%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.34%) VoIP
10 8 (0.97%) WinSCP
11 6 (0.73%) IPsec
11 6 (0.73%) Skype
12 5 (0.61%) MPLS
13 4 (0.49%) Intranet
13 4 (0.49%) ISDN
14 3 (0.36%) OpenVPN
15 2 (0.24%) Asterisk PBX
15 2 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (22.63%) SQL Server
2 142 (17.27%) MySQL
3 116 (14.11%) Big Data
4 98 (11.92%) Hadoop
5 85 (10.34%) MongoDB
6 72 (8.76%) NoSQL
7 46 (5.60%) Relational Database
8 40 (4.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 37 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (4.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 26 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (3.16%) Redis
12 24 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (1.82%) MS Access
17 9 (1.09%) CouchDB
18 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
19 7 (0.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 137 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 103 (12.53%) Git (software)
3 83 (10.10%) TeamCity
4 52 (6.33%) Selenium
5 44 (5.35%) Vagrant
6 43 (5.23%) Bitbucket
7 42 (5.11%) JIRA
8 31 (3.77%) Maven
9 26 (3.16%) NUnit
10 21 (2.55%) PHPUnit
11 18 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 17 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 16 (1.95%) JUnit
13 16 (1.95%) Visual Studio
14 15 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (1.70%) gulp
16 13 (1.58%) Gradle
17 11 (1.34%) FogBugz
17 11 (1.34%) SonarQube
18 10 (1.22%) Mocha
General
1 126 (15.33%) Finance
2 83 (10.10%) Retail
3 50 (6.08%) Manufacturing
4 49 (5.96%) Games
5 45 (5.47%) Marketing
6 33 (4.01%) Telecoms
7 30 (3.65%) Electronics
8 27 (3.28%) Banking
9 16 (1.95%) Advertising
10 13 (1.58%) Law
11 12 (1.46%) Automotive
12 6 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.61%) Local Government
14 4 (0.49%) Legal
15 3 (0.36%) French Language
15 3 (0.36%) German Language
15 3 (0.36%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.36%) Publishing
16 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 316 (38.44%) Developer
2 104 (12.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 85 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 78 (9.49%) Architect
5 66 (8.03%) .NET Developer
6 64 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 63 (7.66%) Software Engineer
8 56 (6.81%) Java Developer
9 55 (6.69%) Junior
10 52 (6.33%) Junior Developer
11 49 (5.96%) AWS Engineer
12 48 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
13 45 (5.47%) C# Developer
14 41 (4.99%) AWS DevOps
15 40 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
15 40 (4.87%) Linux Engineer
16 37 (4.50%) Consultant
16 37 (4.50%) Graduate
16 37 (4.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 36 (4.38%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (26.64%) Web Services
2 207 (25.18%) .NET
3 140 (17.03%) ASP.NET
4 131 (15.94%) AngularJS
5 127 (15.45%) HTML
6 119 (14.48%) CSS
7 114 (13.87%) RESTful
8 110 (13.38%) Node.js
9 103 (12.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 96 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (9.73%) React
12 70 (8.52%) .NET Framework
13 68 (8.27%) KnockoutJS
14 61 (7.42%) Middleware
15 58 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 54 (6.57%) Entity Framework
17 52 (6.33%) jQuery
17 52 (6.33%) Spring
18 51 (6.20%) Laravel
19 50 (6.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.06%) Computer Science
2 44 (5.35%) Public Cloud
3 32 (3.89%) User Experience
4 31 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.04%) iPad
7 21 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.43%) Data Structures
9 17 (2.07%) Life Science
10 14 (1.70%) Fintech
10 14 (1.70%) Replication
11 12 (1.46%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.09%) Private Cloud
15 7 (0.85%) Digital Signage
16 6 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.73%) N-Tier
17 5 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 242 (29.44%) Linux
2 161 (19.59%) Windows
3 87 (10.58%) Unix
4 35 (4.26%) CentOS
5 32 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (3.65%) Windows Server
7 20 (2.43%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.70%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.58%) Android
10 13 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.34%) AIX
11 11 (1.34%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.85%) Debian
12 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (53.53%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (39.54%) DevOps
3 186 (22.63%) MVC
4 163 (19.83%) TDD
5 137 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (14.36%) Software Engineering
7 110 (13.38%) Scrum
8 107 (13.02%) Test Automation
9 105 (12.77%) E-Commerce
10 88 (10.71%) Analytics
11 85 (10.34%) OO
12 84 (10.22%) Microservices
13 81 (9.85%) Open Source
14 79 (9.61%) Kanban
15 78 (9.49%) OOP
16 71 (8.64%) ITIL
17 68 (8.27%) Configuration Management
18 67 (8.15%) BDD
19 64 (7.79%) Web Development
20 60 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 184 (22.38%) Java
2 179 (21.78%) JavaScript
3 178 (21.65%) Python
3 178 (21.65%) SQL
4 175 (21.29%) C#
5 144 (17.52%) Ruby
6 136 (16.55%) PHP
7 68 (8.27%) Bash Shell
8 43 (5.23%) Go
9 38 (4.62%) Shell Script
10 37 (4.50%) PowerShell
11 36 (4.38%) T-SQL
12 35 (4.26%) C++
13 31 (3.77%) F#
14 30 (3.65%) Perl
14 30 (3.65%) Scala
15 21 (2.55%) TypeScript
16 18 (2.19%) Clojure
17 15 (1.82%) Haskell
17 15 (1.82%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 60 (7.30%) Degree
2 23 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (0.85%) MCSE
3 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.49%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.36%) CCNA
6 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.24%) CISM
7 2 (0.24%) CISSP
7 2 (0.24%) ISEB
7 2 (0.24%) MCITP
7 2 (0.24%) MCSA
7 2 (0.24%) MCTS
8 1 (0.12%) CISA
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.15%) QA
2 18 (2.19%) GCP
3 14 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.61%) SLA
6 4 (0.49%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 144 (17.52%) Docker
2 66 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (5.72%) Active Directory
4 46 (5.60%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.73%) vSphere
6 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.36%) KVM
7 3 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.24%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) NFS
9 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 187 (22.75%) Puppet
2 163 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (13.02%) Ansible
4 69 (8.39%) Kubernetes
5 56 (6.81%) Terraform
6 35 (4.26%) Kibana
7 21 (2.55%) Packer
7 21 (2.55%) ZABBIX
8 18 (2.19%) Salt
9 16 (1.95%) Ganglia
9 16 (1.95%) Mesos
10 14 (1.70%) Ambari
11 13 (1.58%) Nagios
12 9 (1.09%) CA Wily
13 7 (0.85%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.85%) SCCM
14 6 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.61%) BladeLogic
15 5 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 4 (0.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 184 (22.38%) Google
2 103 (12.53%) VMware
3 93 (11.31%) Microsoft
4 68 (8.27%) Oracle
5 52 (6.33%) Red Hat
6 46 (5.60%) Zend
7 41 (4.99%) Citrix
8 32 (3.89%) SAP
9 23 (2.80%) SaltStack
10 18 (2.19%) Tableau
11 17 (2.07%) IBM
11 17 (2.07%) ServiceNow
12 16 (1.95%) Rackspace
13 15 (1.82%) Cisco
13 15 (1.82%) Hortonworks
14 13 (1.58%) Teradata
15 11 (1.34%) AppDynamics
15 11 (1.34%) Lotus
16 10 (1.22%) NetApp
17 8 (0.97%) Twitter