Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 92 149
Rank change year-on-year +48 +57 +101
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 778 364 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.95% 3.08% 2.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.95% 29.93% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 655 314 249
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,050 £22,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,125 £66,400
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 2164 1216 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.55% 10.29% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1019 876
North West median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +46 598 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Cheshire +8 101 £45,000 +23.29% 7
Merseyside +10 50 £37,000 -17.78%
Lancashire +7 18 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Cumbria - 1 £46,000 -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 379 (48.71%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (46.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 284 (36.50%) DevOps
4 232 (29.82%) Web Services
5 231 (29.69%) Linux
6 221 (28.41%) .NET
7 202 (25.96%) JavaScript
8 192 (24.68%) Java
8 192 (24.68%) Puppet
9 188 (24.16%) Python
10 185 (23.78%) C#
11 184 (23.65%) SQL Server
12 175 (22.49%) SQL
13 174 (22.37%) MVC
13 174 (22.37%) TDD
14 170 (21.85%) Opscode Chef
15 167 (21.47%) Google
16 157 (20.18%) Windows
17 152 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
18 148 (19.02%) ASP.NET
19 134 (17.22%) AngularJS
20 132 (16.97%) Ruby
21 130 (16.71%) HTML
22 127 (16.32%) Test Automation
22 127 (16.32%) Jenkins
23 126 (16.20%) Docker
24 125 (16.07%) MySQL
24 125 (16.07%) Finance
25 124 (15.94%) Google Cloud Platform
26 123 (15.81%) VMware

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 91 (11.70%) Apache
2 55 (7.07%) Apache Spark
3 45 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 24 (3.08%) JBoss
6 22 (2.83%) MS Exchange
7 17 (2.19%) IIS
8 15 (1.93%) IBM Notes
9 14 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 14 (1.80%) Skype for Business
10 13 (1.67%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.41%) nginx
12 7 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (0.90%) WordPress
13 6 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.77%) CMS
13 6 (0.77%) SAS
14 5 (0.64%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.64%) Magento
3 2 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 364 (46.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (15.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 65 (8.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 50 (6.43%) SaaS
5 43 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (4.63%) GitHub
7 34 (4.37%) Office 365
8 33 (4.24%) AWS Lambda
9 31 (3.98%) OpenShift
10 30 (3.86%) Amazon SQS
11 24 (3.08%) Amazon S3
12 20 (2.57%) Amazon EMR
13 19 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (1.67%) PaaS
15 11 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (1.29%) Route 53
16 10 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 7 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (0.90%) Google App Engine
18 6 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.40%) HTTP
2 34 (4.37%) WAN
3 31 (3.98%) DNS
4 29 (3.73%) LAN
5 27 (3.47%) Firewall
6 19 (2.44%) Internet
6 19 (2.44%) SAN
7 16 (2.06%) DHCP
8 15 (1.93%) VoIP
9 14 (1.80%) Skype
10 13 (1.67%) TCP/IP
11 12 (1.54%) Intranet
12 11 (1.41%) VPN
13 9 (1.16%) ISDN
13 9 (1.16%) MPLS
14 7 (0.90%) WinSCP
15 6 (0.77%) IPsec
16 4 (0.51%) OpenVPN
17 3 (0.39%) VLAN
18 2 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (23.65%) SQL Server
2 125 (16.07%) MySQL
3 121 (15.55%) Big Data
4 111 (14.27%) Hadoop
5 77 (9.90%) MongoDB
6 66 (8.48%) NoSQL
7 50 (6.43%) Relational Database
8 38 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 36 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (4.24%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
12 22 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
12 22 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (2.83%) Redis
13 16 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.80%) CouchDB
15 10 (1.29%) MS Access
16 5 (0.64%) Qlik Sense
16 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 127 (16.32%) Jenkins
2 107 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 86 (11.05%) TeamCity
4 48 (6.17%) Selenium
5 40 (5.14%) Vagrant
6 37 (4.76%) JIRA
7 35 (4.50%) Bitbucket
8 25 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (3.08%) Maven
9 24 (3.08%) NUnit
10 20 (2.57%) PHPUnit
11 16 (2.06%) JUnit
12 15 (1.93%) Gradle
13 13 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (1.54%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (1.54%) Visual Studio
15 11 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (1.41%) SonarQube
16 10 (1.29%) Mocha
General
1 125 (16.07%) Finance
2 57 (7.33%) Manufacturing
2 57 (7.33%) Marketing
3 49 (6.30%) Games
4 47 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 44 (5.66%) Electronics
6 39 (5.01%) Retail
7 20 (2.57%) Banking
8 10 (1.29%) Advertising
9 7 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.90%) Publishing
10 6 (0.77%) Automotive
11 4 (0.51%) Legal
12 3 (0.39%) French Language
12 3 (0.39%) German Language
12 3 (0.39%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.26%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 301 (38.69%) Developer
2 99 (12.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (9.13%) .NET Developer
3 71 (9.13%) PHP Developer
4 68 (8.74%) Architect
5 65 (8.35%) Software Engineer
6 58 (7.46%) Cloud Engineer
6 58 (7.46%) Java Developer
7 57 (7.33%) Senior Developer
8 55 (7.07%) C# Developer
8 55 (7.07%) Junior
9 48 (6.17%) Junior Developer
10 45 (5.78%) Linux Engineer
11 44 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 38 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
13 36 (4.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 35 (4.50%) Graduate
15 34 (4.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 33 (4.24%) AWS DevOps
16 33 (4.24%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (29.82%) Web Services
2 221 (28.41%) .NET
3 148 (19.02%) ASP.NET
4 134 (17.22%) AngularJS
5 130 (16.71%) HTML
6 123 (15.81%) CSS
7 110 (14.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 100 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 97 (12.47%) Node.js
10 86 (11.05%) RESTful
11 75 (9.64%) React
12 69 (8.87%) .NET Framework
13 68 (8.74%) REST
14 59 (7.58%) jQuery
14 59 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
15 57 (7.33%) Entity Framework
16 51 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 50 (6.43%) Laravel
18 49 (6.30%) HTML5
18 49 (6.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 48 (6.17%) Public Cloud
3 44 (5.66%) iPad
4 29 (3.73%) User Experience
5 24 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 22 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.06%) N-Tier
11 14 (1.80%) Fintech
12 12 (1.54%) Life Science
13 11 (1.41%) Replication
14 8 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.03%) Private Cloud
15 7 (0.90%) Clustering
15 7 (0.90%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.90%) Digital Signage
16 6 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 231 (29.69%) Linux
2 157 (20.18%) Windows
3 81 (10.41%) Unix
4 41 (5.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (4.24%) Windows Server
6 29 (3.73%) CentOS
7 19 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.06%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.80%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.67%) AIX
10 13 (1.67%) Android
10 13 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.41%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.64%) Debian
13 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.13%) Fedora
15 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (48.71%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (36.50%) DevOps
3 174 (22.37%) MVC
3 174 (22.37%) TDD
4 152 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (16.32%) Test Automation
6 123 (15.81%) Software Engineering
7 103 (13.24%) Open Source
8 99 (12.72%) Scrum
9 89 (11.44%) OO
10 88 (11.31%) Analytics
11 87 (11.18%) E-Commerce
12 68 (8.74%) SOA
13 67 (8.61%) BDD
13 67 (8.61%) Microservices
14 66 (8.48%) OOP
15 65 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
15 65 (8.35%) ITIL
15 65 (8.35%) Kanban
16 64 (8.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 202 (25.96%) JavaScript
2 192 (24.68%) Java
3 188 (24.16%) Python
4 185 (23.78%) C#
5 175 (22.49%) SQL
6 132 (16.97%) Ruby
7 120 (15.42%) PHP
8 67 (8.61%) Bash Shell
9 53 (6.81%) PowerShell
10 47 (6.04%) Shell Script
11 44 (5.66%) C++
12 39 (5.01%) Go
12 39 (5.01%) Perl
13 29 (3.73%) F#
14 26 (3.34%) Scala
15 22 (2.83%) T-SQL
15 22 (2.83%) TypeScript
16 20 (2.57%) Clojure
16 20 (2.57%) Haskell
17 14 (1.80%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 64 (8.23%) Degree
2 24 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.03%) MCSE
6 4 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.39%) CCNA
7 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.39%) MCSA
8 2 (0.26%) CISM
8 2 (0.26%) CISSP
8 2 (0.26%) MCITP
8 2 (0.26%) MCTS
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CISA
9 1 (0.13%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.10%) QA
2 16 (2.06%) GCP
3 14 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.77%) SLA
5 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.51%) HIPAA
System Software
1 126 (16.20%) Docker
2 79 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 54 (6.94%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.19%) vSphere
6 5 (0.64%) PowerHA
7 4 (0.51%) HDFS
7 4 (0.51%) KVM
8 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.26%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.13%) etcd
10 1 (0.13%) flannel
10 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 192 (24.68%) Puppet
2 170 (21.85%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (14.14%) Ansible
4 67 (8.61%) Kubernetes
5 37 (4.76%) Kibana
6 36 (4.63%) Terraform
7 18 (2.31%) Mesos
7 18 (2.31%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.67%) Salt
9 11 (1.41%) Ambari
9 11 (1.41%) Ganglia
10 10 (1.29%) Nagios
10 10 (1.29%) Packer
11 9 (1.16%) CA Wily
12 7 (0.90%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.64%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.64%) Cacti
13 5 (0.64%) CFEngine
13 5 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 167 (21.47%) Google
2 123 (15.81%) VMware
3 99 (12.72%) Microsoft
4 54 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 51 (6.56%) Oracle
6 46 (5.91%) SAP
7 45 (5.78%) Citrix
8 40 (5.14%) Zend
9 25 (3.21%) Cisco
10 18 (2.31%) SaltStack
11 15 (1.93%) Lotus
12 14 (1.80%) HP
12 14 (1.80%) IBM
12 14 (1.80%) NetApp
12 14 (1.80%) Rackspace
13 13 (1.67%) AppDynamics
14 12 (1.54%) Hortonworks
14 12 (1.54%) Tableau
15 9 (1.16%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.16%) Xamarin