Period
to 18 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 76 153
Rank change year-on-year +30 +77 +65
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 805 446 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.12% 3.58% 2.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.94% 31.88% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 682 393 252
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £69,500 £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 2304 1399 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.52% 11.23% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1936 1201 901
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,625 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 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 18 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 +31 613 £47,500 - 58
Cheshire +25 113 £47,500 +30.14% 11
Merseyside +12 52 £37,000 +13.85% 6
Lancashire +12 15 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 430 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (44.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 321 (39.88%) DevOps
4 238 (29.57%) Linux
5 217 (26.96%) Web Services
6 210 (26.09%) .NET
7 187 (23.23%) Puppet
8 185 (22.98%) SQL Server
8 185 (22.98%) MVC
9 184 (22.86%) Java
10 180 (22.36%) JavaScript
11 178 (22.11%) SQL
11 178 (22.11%) Google
12 174 (21.61%) C#
12 174 (21.61%) Python
13 165 (20.50%) TDD
14 162 (20.12%) Windows
14 162 (20.12%) Opscode Chef
15 143 (17.76%) ASP.NET
16 141 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
17 139 (17.27%) Ruby
17 139 (17.27%) MySQL
17 139 (17.27%) Docker
18 136 (16.89%) PHP
19 133 (16.52%) Jenkins
20 131 (16.27%) AngularJS
21 128 (15.90%) HTML
22 124 (15.40%) Google Cloud Platform
23 120 (14.91%) CSS
24 118 (14.66%) Finance

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 95 (11.80%) Apache
2 48 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (5.47%) Apache Spark
4 36 (4.47%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.61%) JBoss
6 16 (1.99%) nginx
7 15 (1.86%) IIS
8 14 (1.74%) Apache Solr
9 13 (1.61%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.37%) IBM Notes
11 9 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.12%) WordPress
12 6 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.75%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.62%) CMS
14 4 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.50%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.50%) Magento
3 2 (0.25%) 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
1 359 (44.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (15.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 75 (9.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 51 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
5 47 (5.84%) SaaS
6 42 (5.22%) Serverless
7 41 (5.09%) AWS Lambda
8 40 (4.97%) GitHub
9 34 (4.22%) Amazon SQS
10 32 (3.98%) Office 365
11 29 (3.60%) OpenShift
12 23 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (2.73%) Amazon S3
14 15 (1.86%) Amazon EMR
14 15 (1.86%) PaaS
15 13 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 13 (1.61%) Route 53
16 10 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 8 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.35%) HTTP
2 27 (3.35%) Firewall
3 24 (2.98%) WAN
4 23 (2.86%) DNS
5 21 (2.61%) SAN
6 19 (2.36%) LAN
7 18 (2.24%) Internet
8 14 (1.74%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.74%) VPN
9 13 (1.61%) DHCP
10 11 (1.37%) VoIP
11 8 (0.99%) WinSCP
12 7 (0.87%) Skype
13 6 (0.75%) MPLS
14 5 (0.62%) IPsec
15 4 (0.50%) Intranet
15 4 (0.50%) ISDN
16 3 (0.37%) OpenVPN
17 2 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
17 2 (0.25%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 139 (17.27%) MySQL
3 116 (14.41%) Big Data
4 98 (12.17%) Hadoop
5 79 (9.81%) MongoDB
6 72 (8.94%) NoSQL
7 47 (5.84%) Relational Database
8 41 (5.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 40 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (4.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (3.11%) Redis
12 24 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (1.86%) MS Access
17 9 (1.12%) CouchDB
18 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
19 5 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 133 (16.52%) Jenkins
2 103 (12.80%) Git (software)
3 83 (10.31%) TeamCity
4 52 (6.46%) Selenium
5 45 (5.59%) Vagrant
6 44 (5.47%) JIRA
7 43 (5.34%) Bitbucket
8 32 (3.98%) Maven
9 25 (3.11%) NUnit
10 21 (2.61%) PHPUnit
11 18 (2.24%) Cucumber
12 17 (2.11%) JUnit
12 17 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 16 (1.99%) Visual Studio
14 15 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (1.86%) Gradle
15 14 (1.74%) gulp
16 11 (1.37%) FogBugz
16 11 (1.37%) Mocha
16 11 (1.37%) SonarQube
General
1 118 (14.66%) Finance
2 81 (10.06%) Retail
3 52 (6.46%) Manufacturing
4 49 (6.09%) Games
5 48 (5.96%) Marketing
6 36 (4.47%) Telecoms
7 33 (4.10%) Electronics
8 25 (3.11%) Banking
9 12 (1.49%) Advertising
9 12 (1.49%) Automotive
10 10 (1.24%) Law
11 5 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.50%) Legal
12 4 (0.50%) Local Government
13 3 (0.37%) French Language
13 3 (0.37%) German Language
13 3 (0.37%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 311 (38.63%) Developer
2 103 (12.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 83 (10.31%) PHP Developer
4 76 (9.44%) Architect
5 67 (8.32%) .NET Developer
6 65 (8.07%) Software Engineer
7 61 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 55 (6.83%) Junior
9 54 (6.71%) Java Developer
10 52 (6.46%) Junior Developer
11 51 (6.34%) Cloud Engineer
12 47 (5.84%) AWS Engineer
13 45 (5.59%) C# Developer
14 40 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
15 39 (4.84%) AWS DevOps
16 38 (4.72%) Cloud Architect
17 37 (4.60%) Graduate
17 37 (4.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 36 (4.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 36 (4.47%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (26.96%) Web Services
2 210 (26.09%) .NET
3 143 (17.76%) ASP.NET
4 131 (16.27%) AngularJS
5 128 (15.90%) HTML
6 120 (14.91%) CSS
7 111 (13.79%) RESTful
8 108 (13.42%) Node.js
9 104 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 95 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 76 (9.44%) React
12 72 (8.94%) .NET Framework
13 66 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
14 59 (7.33%) Middleware
14 59 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 56 (6.96%) Entity Framework
16 54 (6.71%) jQuery
17 52 (6.46%) Laravel
17 52 (6.46%) Spring
18 49 (6.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.33%) Computer Science
2 47 (5.84%) Public Cloud
3 32 (3.98%) User Experience
4 27 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.11%) iPad
6 24 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (2.48%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.11%) Life Science
9 14 (1.74%) Fintech
9 14 (1.74%) Replication
10 12 (1.49%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.87%) Digital Signage
14 7 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 238 (29.57%) Linux
2 162 (20.12%) Windows
3 87 (10.81%) Unix
4 34 (4.22%) CentOS
5 32 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (3.85%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.36%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.99%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.74%) Android
9 14 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.37%) AIX
11 11 (1.37%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.87%) Debian
13 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (39.88%) DevOps
3 185 (22.98%) MVC
4 165 (20.50%) TDD
5 141 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
6 117 (14.53%) Software Engineering
7 112 (13.91%) Test Automation
8 109 (13.54%) Scrum
9 101 (12.55%) E-Commerce
10 90 (11.18%) Analytics
11 85 (10.56%) OO
11 85 (10.56%) Open Source
12 84 (10.43%) Microservices
13 78 (9.69%) OOP
14 77 (9.57%) Kanban
15 68 (8.45%) ITIL
16 65 (8.07%) Configuration Management
16 65 (8.07%) Web Development
17 62 (7.70%) BDD
18 58 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 184 (22.86%) Java
2 180 (22.36%) JavaScript
3 178 (22.11%) SQL
4 174 (21.61%) C#
4 174 (21.61%) Python
5 139 (17.27%) Ruby
6 136 (16.89%) PHP
7 65 (8.07%) Bash Shell
8 45 (5.59%) Go
9 40 (4.97%) Shell Script
10 38 (4.72%) C++
11 36 (4.47%) PowerShell
12 34 (4.22%) T-SQL
13 31 (3.85%) F#
14 30 (3.73%) Perl
15 29 (3.60%) Scala
16 20 (2.48%) TypeScript
17 18 (2.24%) Clojure
18 15 (1.86%) Haskell
18 15 (1.86%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 62 (7.70%) Degree
2 24 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (0.87%) MCSE
3 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.50%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.37%) CCNA
5 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.25%) CISM
6 2 (0.25%) CISSP
6 2 (0.25%) ISEB
6 2 (0.25%) MCITP
6 2 (0.25%) MCSA
6 2 (0.25%) MCTS
7 1 (0.12%) CISA
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.32%) QA
2 18 (2.24%) GCP
3 14 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.62%) SLA
6 4 (0.50%) COBIT
7 2 (0.25%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 139 (17.27%) Docker
2 67 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (5.96%) Active Directory
4 47 (5.84%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.87%) vSphere
6 4 (0.50%) KVM
6 4 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.25%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) HDFS
9 1 (0.12%) NFS
9 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 187 (23.23%) Puppet
2 162 (20.12%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (13.29%) Ansible
4 67 (8.32%) Kubernetes
5 53 (6.58%) Terraform
6 35 (4.35%) Kibana
7 21 (2.61%) ZABBIX
8 20 (2.48%) Packer
9 17 (2.11%) Mesos
9 17 (2.11%) Salt
10 16 (1.99%) Ganglia
11 14 (1.74%) Ambari
11 14 (1.74%) Nagios
12 9 (1.12%) CA Wily
13 7 (0.87%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.87%) SCCM
14 6 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.62%) BladeLogic
15 5 (0.62%) Cacti
15 5 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 178 (22.11%) Google
2 105 (13.04%) VMware
3 90 (11.18%) Microsoft
4 65 (8.07%) Oracle
5 50 (6.21%) Red Hat
6 45 (5.59%) Zend
7 41 (5.09%) Citrix
8 35 (4.35%) SAP
9 23 (2.86%) SaltStack
10 18 (2.24%) Tableau
11 17 (2.11%) ServiceNow
12 16 (1.99%) Cisco
12 16 (1.99%) IBM
13 15 (1.86%) Rackspace
14 14 (1.74%) Hortonworks
15 12 (1.49%) Teradata
16 11 (1.37%) AppDynamics
16 11 (1.37%) Lotus
17 10 (1.24%) NetApp
18 8 (0.99%) Xamarin