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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 8 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +4
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,554 1,184 529
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 16.24% 16.16% 10.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.14% 37.40% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 918 982 417
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,763 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £53,700
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +7.08% -6.61%
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £89,125 £84,875 £75,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 4,184 3,166 1,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.72% 43.22% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,705 2,569 1,308
10th Percentile £29,850 £30,000 £32,154
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,134 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,125 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the North West

AWS
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in the North West.

Salary trend for AWS in the North West

AWS
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the North West over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for AWS in the North West

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 AWS within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Manchester 0 1,088 £67,350 +12.25% 179
Merseyside +15 215 £60,000 +20.00% 12
Lancashire +6 127 £55,687 +29.35% 13
Cheshire -32 101 £57,500 +17.95% 11
Cumbria +1 9 £57,500 -12.55% 3
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 934 (60.10%) Azure
2 883 (56.82%) Agile
3 642 (41.31%) DevOps
4 593 (38.16%) Python
5 506 (32.56%) Kubernetes
6 483 (31.08%) Java
7 467 (30.05%) CI/CD
8 461 (29.67%) Software Engineering
9 422 (27.16%) Docker
10 390 (25.10%) GCP
11 382 (24.58%) React
12 355 (22.84%) JavaScript
13 308 (19.82%) Terraform
14 301 (19.37%) Microservices
15 285 (18.34%) Linux
16 283 (18.21%) Mentoring
17 281 (18.08%) .NET
18 276 (17.76%) Microsoft
19 252 (16.22%) C#
20 244 (15.70%) TDD
21 239 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
22 237 (15.25%) Analytics
23 231 (14.86%) SQL
24 228 (14.67%) Node.js
25 224 (14.41%) Finance
26 221 (14.22%) Spring
26 221 (14.22%) Jenkins
27 220 (14.16%) AngularJS
28 214 (13.77%) Go
29 207 (13.32%) Serverless

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 56 (3.60%) Confluence
2 46 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 34 (2.19%) Umbraco
4 25 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 19 (1.22%) Apache
6 15 (0.97%) IIS
6 15 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 13 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.77%) CMS
9 10 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (0.58%) nginx
11 8 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.51%) Headless CMS
12 5 (0.32%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.19%) JBoss
13 3 (0.19%) SAS
13 3 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (0.90%) InVision
1 14 (0.90%) Sketch
1 14 (0.90%) Zeplin
2 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.064%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 934 (60.10%) Azure
2 390 (25.10%) GCP
3 207 (13.32%) Serverless
4 156 (10.04%) SaaS
5 151 (9.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 151 (9.72%) AWS Lambda
6 121 (7.79%) GitHub
7 82 (5.28%) Amazon S3
8 80 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
9 78 (5.02%) Azure DevOps
10 75 (4.83%) Microsoft 365
11 65 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
12 63 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
13 51 (3.28%) Amazon ECS
14 49 (3.15%) PaaS
15 48 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 45 (2.90%) Snowflake
17 44 (2.83%) IaaS
18 40 (2.57%) OpenShift
19 33 (2.12%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.57%) DNS
2 42 (2.70%) HTTP
3 35 (2.25%) Firewall
4 33 (2.12%) DHCP
4 33 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 28 (1.80%) Internet
6 21 (1.35%) WAN
7 17 (1.09%) LAN
8 16 (1.03%) Network Security
9 13 (0.84%) HTTPS
9 13 (0.84%) SD-WAN
10 11 (0.71%) FTP
10 11 (0.71%) IPsec
10 11 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.64%) VPN
12 9 (0.58%) SAN
12 9 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
13 8 (0.51%) BGP
13 8 (0.51%) OSPF
13 8 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (11.97%) MySQL
2 132 (8.49%) NoSQL
3 130 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
4 123 (7.92%) Big Data
5 98 (6.31%) MongoDB
6 84 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 67 (4.31%) Relational Database
8 65 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
9 57 (3.67%) Data Lake
10 56 (3.60%) DynamoDB
11 48 (3.09%) Redis
12 45 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
13 42 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
14 36 (2.32%) Amazon Athena
15 27 (1.74%) Hadoop
16 26 (1.67%) Power BI
17 23 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
17 23 (1.48%) Tableau
18 16 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
19 10 (0.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 221 (14.22%) Jenkins
2 192 (12.36%) Git (software)
3 111 (7.14%) GitLab
4 100 (6.44%) JIRA
5 78 (5.02%) Travis CI
6 74 (4.76%) Selenium
7 65 (4.18%) TeamCity
8 51 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 38 (2.45%) IBM UrbanCode
9 38 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (2.06%) SonarQube
11 26 (1.67%) Maven
12 25 (1.61%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.09%) Cypress.io
13 17 (1.09%) Gradle
13 17 (1.09%) Spinnaker
14 14 (0.90%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.90%) Subversion
15 12 (0.77%) Postman
15 12 (0.77%) Vagrant
General
1 224 (14.41%) Finance
2 200 (12.87%) Social Skills
3 112 (7.21%) Public Sector
4 110 (7.08%) Games
5 97 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
6 89 (5.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 82 (5.28%) Automotive
8 60 (3.86%) Banking
9 54 (3.47%) Retail
10 42 (2.70%) Manufacturing
11 29 (1.87%) Investment Banking
12 27 (1.74%) Marketing
13 23 (1.48%) Advertising
14 22 (1.42%) Presentation Skills
15 15 (0.97%) Law
15 15 (0.97%) Social Housing
16 14 (0.90%) Telecoms
17 6 (0.39%) Influencing Skills
17 6 (0.39%) Legal
18 5 (0.32%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 350 (22.52%) Developer
2 251 (16.15%) Software Engineer
3 144 (9.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 128 (8.24%) Architect
5 119 (7.66%) Senior Developer
6 88 (5.66%) Data Engineer
7 76 (4.89%) Trainee
8 67 (4.31%) .NET Developer
8 67 (4.31%) Java Developer
8 67 (4.31%) Technical Leader
9 62 (3.99%) Cloud Engineer
10 61 (3.93%) Software Developer
11 49 (3.15%) Cloud Architect
12 48 (3.09%) C# Developer
13 43 (2.77%) Full Stack Developer
13 43 (2.77%) Senior Software Engineer
13 43 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
14 40 (2.57%) Consultant
15 39 (2.51%) Senior Java Developer
16 37 (2.38%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (24.58%) React
2 281 (18.08%) .NET
3 228 (14.67%) Node.js
4 221 (14.22%) Spring
5 220 (14.16%) AngularJS
6 155 (9.97%) CSS
7 126 (8.11%) HTML
8 101 (6.50%) Kafka
9 100 (6.44%) RESTful
10 94 (6.05%) .NET Core
11 76 (4.89%) JSON
12 71 (4.57%) Vue.js
13 70 (4.50%) Spring Boot
14 60 (3.86%) REST
15 44 (2.83%) ASP.NET
15 44 (2.83%) Elastic Stack
15 44 (2.83%) GraphQL
16 41 (2.64%) J2EE
16 41 (2.64%) Web Services
17 38 (2.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 167 (10.75%) Cloud Native
2 117 (7.53%) Algorithms
3 87 (5.60%) User Experience
4 72 (4.63%) Data Centre
5 62 (3.99%) Data Protection Act
5 62 (3.99%) Public Cloud
6 55 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (2.96%) Security Operations Centre
8 44 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
10 33 (2.12%) Social Media
11 31 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
11 31 (1.99%) Mobile App
12 29 (1.87%) Life Science
13 28 (1.80%) Virtual Team
14 23 (1.48%) Management Information System
15 20 (1.29%) PlayStation
16 17 (1.09%) Data Structures
16 17 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
17 16 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 285 (18.34%) Linux
2 168 (10.81%) Windows
3 92 (5.92%) Unix
4 70 (4.50%) Windows Server
5 38 (2.45%) Mesosphere
6 31 (1.99%) Android
7 23 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.42%) Windows Server 2016
8 22 (1.42%) Windows Server 2019
9 15 (0.97%) CentOS
9 15 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.77%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.064%) AIX
15 1 (0.064%) MVS
15 1 (0.064%) Solaris
15 1 (0.064%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 883 (56.82%) Agile
2 642 (41.31%) DevOps
3 467 (30.05%) CI/CD
4 461 (29.67%) Software Engineering
5 301 (19.37%) Microservices
6 283 (18.21%) Mentoring
7 244 (15.70%) TDD
8 239 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 237 (15.25%) Analytics
10 203 (13.06%) Infrastructure as Code
11 190 (12.23%) Coaching
11 190 (12.23%) Scrum
11 190 (12.23%) Test Automation
12 189 (12.16%) Machine Learning
13 175 (11.26%) Full Stack Development
14 153 (9.85%) Cybersecurity
15 146 (9.40%) Information Security
16 142 (9.14%) Data Science
17 139 (8.94%) Data Engineering
18 128 (8.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 593 (38.16%) Python
2 483 (31.08%) Java
3 355 (22.84%) JavaScript
4 252 (16.22%) C#
5 231 (14.86%) SQL
6 214 (13.77%) Go
7 125 (8.04%) TypeScript
8 105 (6.76%) Bash
9 97 (6.24%) Ruby
10 86 (5.53%) PowerShell
11 78 (5.02%) PHP
12 67 (4.31%) C++
13 66 (4.25%) Scala
14 58 (3.73%) ES6
15 48 (3.09%) Kotlin
16 34 (2.19%) R
17 20 (1.29%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.09%) T-SQL
19 14 (0.90%) C
20 12 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 149 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 123 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 73 (4.70%) Degree
4 55 (3.54%) AWS Certification
5 25 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.29%) CISSP
7 17 (1.09%) CSSLP
8 16 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.90%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.77%) MCSA
11 11 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.51%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.32%) MCSE
13 5 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.26%) CCNP
14 4 (0.26%) MCTS
15 3 (0.19%) CISM
15 3 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (8.37%) QA
2 48 (3.09%) NIST
3 28 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (1.48%) PCI DSS
6 20 (1.29%) SLA
7 10 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.19%) GDPR
9 1 (0.064%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.064%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.064%) HL7
9 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.064%) NCSC
9 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 422 (27.16%) Docker
2 61 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 49 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.39%) vSphere
7 5 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.32%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.26%) Postfix
9 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.19%) etcd
10 2 (0.13%) Ceph
10 2 (0.13%) Lustre
10 2 (0.13%) Snort
11 1 (0.064%) NFS
11 1 (0.064%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.064%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 506 (32.56%) Kubernetes
2 308 (19.82%) Terraform
3 179 (11.52%) Ansible
4 78 (5.02%) Prometheus
5 72 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (4.63%) Puppet
6 56 (3.60%) Consul
7 40 (2.57%) Grafana
8 38 (2.45%) Automic
9 24 (1.54%) Nagios
10 16 (1.03%) Kibana
10 16 (1.03%) Sysdig
11 14 (0.90%) logstash
12 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (0.51%) Rancher
13 7 (0.45%) SCOM
14 6 (0.39%) SCCM
14 6 (0.39%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.32%) Cacti
15 5 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 276 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 124 (7.98%) Oracle
3 118 (7.59%) Google
4 76 (4.89%) Hitachi
5 69 (4.44%) VMware
6 50 (3.22%) Splunk
7 26 (1.67%) Cisco
8 25 (1.61%) Twitter
9 24 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.42%) IBM
11 21 (1.35%) Databricks
12 20 (1.29%) Adobe
12 20 (1.29%) Sony
13 16 (1.03%) Xamarin
14 14 (0.90%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.77%) Apple
16 11 (0.71%) EMC
16 11 (0.71%) NetApp
16 11 (0.71%) NETGEAR
17 10 (0.64%) Alteryx