Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 52 126
Rank change year-on-year +23 +74 +64
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 1,061 597 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.19% 4.82% 2.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.98% 35.90% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 939 523 227
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,550
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £58,300
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 2,654 1,663 1,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.49% 13.42% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,268 1,429 876
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,800 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +25 772 £50,000 +5.26% 136
Cheshire +36 209 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Merseyside +38 49 £43,750 -30.00% 5
Lancashire +9 26 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cumbria -10 2 £25,000 -45.65%
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 561 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (43.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 421 (39.68%) DevOps
4 359 (33.84%) Linux
5 260 (24.51%) JavaScript
5 260 (24.51%) Web Services
6 232 (21.87%) MVC
7 231 (21.77%) Docker
8 225 (21.21%) Python
9 222 (20.92%) Java
10 221 (20.83%) SQL
11 218 (20.55%) .NET
12 209 (19.70%) SQL Server
13 208 (19.60%) MySQL
14 195 (18.38%) Jenkins
15 188 (17.72%) Windows
16 184 (17.34%) CSS
17 183 (17.25%) HTML
18 179 (16.87%) Google
19 177 (16.68%) C#
20 172 (16.21%) Microsoft
21 166 (15.65%) TDD
22 164 (15.46%) Ansible
23 163 (15.36%) AngularJS
23 163 (15.36%) Software Engineering
23 163 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
24 162 (15.27%) Puppet
25 158 (14.89%) Git (software)
26 151 (14.23%) Opscode Chef
27 149 (14.04%) Ruby

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 72 (6.79%) Apache
2 67 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (3.39%) Apache Spark
4 33 (3.11%) IIS
5 32 (3.02%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.36%) Confluence
7 23 (2.17%) nginx
8 19 (1.79%) JBoss
9 18 (1.70%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (1.23%) Apache Solr
12 11 (1.04%) SAS
13 9 (0.85%) CMS
14 7 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.57%) Umbraco
16 5 (0.47%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.47%) Drupal
17 4 (0.38%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
18 3 (0.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Magento
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.094%) HFM
3 1 (0.094%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.094%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.094%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.094%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.094%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 461 (43.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (12.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 88 (8.29%) SaaS
4 74 (6.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 67 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
6 59 (5.56%) Amazon S3
6 59 (5.56%) IaaS
7 53 (5.00%) Serverless
8 49 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
9 41 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
10 40 (3.77%) GitHub
11 37 (3.49%) PaaS
12 36 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 35 (3.30%) Office 365
14 30 (2.83%) Amazon SQS
15 20 (1.89%) DigitalOcean
15 20 (1.89%) OpenShift
16 19 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
17 15 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
17 15 (1.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.64%) Firewall
2 23 (2.17%) DNS
3 20 (1.89%) VPN
4 19 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.79%) WAN
5 17 (1.60%) Internet
6 15 (1.41%) HTTP
7 14 (1.32%) VoIP
8 13 (1.23%) DHCP
9 12 (1.13%) Unified Communications
10 11 (1.04%) SAN
11 9 (0.85%) LAN
12 6 (0.57%) Broadband
12 6 (0.57%) VLAN
13 5 (0.47%) FTP
13 5 (0.47%) IPsec
13 5 (0.47%) Value-Added Service
14 4 (0.38%) Network Security
15 3 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (0.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 208 (19.60%) MySQL
3 142 (13.38%) MongoDB
4 89 (8.39%) Big Data
5 62 (5.84%) Hadoop
6 53 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (4.90%) NoSQL
8 39 (3.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 39 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
9 34 (3.20%) Redis
10 32 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
11 29 (2.73%) Relational Database
12 26 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
13 25 (2.36%) RDBMS
14 24 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.41%) MariaDB
15 15 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (1.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 195 (18.38%) Jenkins
2 158 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 90 (8.48%) TeamCity
4 42 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (3.86%) NUnit
6 38 (3.58%) JIRA
7 28 (2.64%) gulp
7 28 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (2.54%) Vagrant
9 23 (2.17%) Selenium
9 23 (2.17%) webpack
10 22 (2.07%) Maven
11 21 (1.98%) Grunt
12 20 (1.89%) PHPUnit
12 20 (1.89%) Subversion
13 19 (1.79%) Bitbucket
13 19 (1.79%) Visual Studio
14 18 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.41%) Cucumber
16 13 (1.23%) Gradle
General
1 145 (13.67%) Finance
2 64 (6.03%) Retail
3 60 (5.66%) Games
4 34 (3.20%) Marketing
5 26 (2.45%) Advertising
6 25 (2.36%) Automotive
7 22 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.89%) Banking
9 19 (1.79%) Law
10 16 (1.51%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.23%) Local Government
12 12 (1.13%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.66%) Electronics
14 3 (0.28%) French Language
14 3 (0.28%) German Language
14 3 (0.28%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.19%) Back Office
15 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 367 (34.59%) Developer
2 203 (19.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 106 (9.99%) Architect
4 104 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 96 (9.05%) PHP Developer
6 88 (8.29%) Software Engineer
7 74 (6.97%) AWS Engineer
8 73 (6.88%) .NET Developer
9 68 (6.41%) Java Developer
10 64 (6.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 63 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
12 62 (5.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 58 (5.47%) AWS DevOps
14 52 (4.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 52 (4.90%) Junior
15 47 (4.43%) Junior Developer
16 46 (4.34%) Cloud Architect
16 46 (4.34%) Senior DevOps
17 44 (4.15%) Graduate
17 44 (4.15%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (24.51%) Web Services
2 218 (20.55%) .NET
3 184 (17.34%) CSS
4 183 (17.25%) HTML
5 163 (15.36%) AngularJS
6 146 (13.76%) RESTful
7 140 (13.20%) Node.js
8 114 (10.74%) ASP.NET
8 114 (10.74%) React
9 94 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 94 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 85 (8.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 85 (8.01%) Spring
11 78 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
12 71 (6.69%) .NET Framework
13 67 (6.31%) jQuery
14 61 (5.75%) RabbitMQ
15 60 (5.66%) WCF
16 56 (5.28%) Laravel
17 54 (5.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 80 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 29 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (2.07%) Private Cloud
8 20 (1.89%) Fintech
8 20 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 19 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (1.60%) Cyber Defence
11 17 (1.60%) User Experience
12 15 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.13%) Replication
14 11 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (0.75%) Tandem
17 7 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 6 (0.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 359 (33.84%) Linux
2 188 (17.72%) Windows
3 89 (8.39%) Unix
4 30 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.54%) CentOS
6 20 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 20 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.94%) Debian
9 10 (0.94%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.57%) AIX
10 6 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.47%) Android
11 5 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.19%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.094%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (39.68%) DevOps
3 232 (21.87%) MVC
4 166 (15.65%) TDD
5 163 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
5 163 (15.36%) Software Engineering
6 124 (11.69%) E-Commerce
7 122 (11.50%) Scrum
8 109 (10.27%) BDD
9 105 (9.90%) Microservices
10 98 (9.24%) OOP
11 96 (9.05%) Machine Learning
12 88 (8.29%) Configuration Management
12 88 (8.29%) Web Development
13 86 (8.11%) Open Source
14 84 (7.92%) Test Automation
15 76 (7.16%) Kanban
16 75 (7.07%) Mentoring
17 74 (6.97%) OO
18 70 (6.60%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 260 (24.51%) JavaScript
2 225 (21.21%) Python
3 222 (20.92%) Java
4 221 (20.83%) SQL
5 177 (16.68%) C#
6 149 (14.04%) Ruby
7 147 (13.85%) PHP
8 119 (11.22%) Bash Shell
9 53 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 44 (4.15%) Scala
11 34 (3.20%) F#
11 34 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 32 (3.02%) PowerShell
13 27 (2.54%) R
14 26 (2.45%) TypeScript
15 20 (1.89%) Perl
16 17 (1.60%) ES6
17 16 (1.51%) Go
18 14 (1.32%) Java 8
19 12 (1.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 78 (7.35%) Degree
2 41 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.11%) AWS Certification
4 21 (1.98%) CISM
4 21 (1.98%) CISSP
4 21 (1.98%) SANS
5 20 (1.89%) CSSLP
6 17 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.51%) MCSE
8 13 (1.23%) Security Cleared
9 11 (1.04%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.94%) MCSA
11 7 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.57%) MCITP
12 6 (0.57%) MCTS
13 5 (0.47%) MCP
13 5 (0.47%) SAFe Agilist
14 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.38%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.24%) GCP
2 20 (1.89%) HIPAA
3 19 (1.79%) QA
4 14 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.85%) SLA
6 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.38%) GDPR
8 3 (0.28%) COBIT
9 1 (0.094%) PMO
System Software
1 231 (21.77%) Docker
2 64 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (4.90%) Active Directory
4 34 (3.20%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.94%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.94%) Xen
7 6 (0.57%) vSphere
8 4 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.38%) KVM
8 4 (0.38%) pfSense
9 3 (0.28%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.28%) Varnish
9 3 (0.28%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.19%) HDFS
10 2 (0.19%) NFS
10 2 (0.19%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.19%) vCloud
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.094%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 164 (15.46%) Ansible
2 162 (15.27%) Puppet
3 151 (14.23%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (10.46%) Kubernetes
5 90 (8.48%) Terraform
6 41 (3.86%) Kibana
7 32 (3.02%) Packer
8 24 (2.26%) Salt
9 17 (1.60%) Nagios
10 14 (1.32%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.57%) Marathon
12 6 (0.57%) Rancher
13 5 (0.47%) logstash
14 4 (0.38%) Ambari
14 4 (0.38%) Consul
14 4 (0.38%) Mesos
14 4 (0.38%) rkt
14 4 (0.38%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 179 (16.87%) Google
2 172 (16.21%) Microsoft
3 110 (10.37%) VMware
4 76 (7.16%) Oracle
5 51 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 48 (4.52%) New Relic
7 25 (2.36%) IBM
8 23 (2.17%) SaltStack
9 20 (1.89%) Citrix
9 20 (1.89%) Veracode
10 19 (1.79%) Cisco
11 18 (1.70%) Splunk
12 17 (1.60%) Trend Micro
12 17 (1.60%) Xamarin
13 16 (1.51%) Zend
14 15 (1.41%) NetApp
15 13 (1.23%) Veeam
16 12 (1.13%) Rackspace
16 12 (1.13%) Twitter
17 9 (0.85%) Salesforce.com