Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +27
Permanent jobs citing AWS 658 1,105 1,149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 11.55% 10.46% 9.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.30% 38.09% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 553 851 1,007
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,500 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,250 £80,000 £73,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 1,864 2,901 2,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.71% 27.45% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,501 2,223 2,469
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,125 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.10% +4.72% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 +4 504 £55,000 -4.35% 82
Cheshire 0 111 £51,000 +2.00% 21
Merseyside +3 28 £50,000 +42.86% 4
Lancashire 0 5 £32,500 -23.53% 11
Cumbria - 1 £50,000 - 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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.

1 355 (53.95%) Azure
2 299 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (38.60%) DevOps
4 182 (27.66%) Python
5 164 (24.92%) JavaScript
6 161 (24.47%) Docker
7 145 (22.04%) Linux
8 143 (21.73%) Java
9 138 (20.97%) C#
9 138 (20.97%) .NET
10 136 (20.67%) Microsoft
11 134 (20.36%) Terraform
12 130 (19.76%) GCP
12 130 (19.76%) SQL
13 127 (19.30%) Kubernetes
14 125 (19.00%) Microservices
15 121 (18.39%) Software Engineering
16 115 (17.48%) Serverless
17 110 (16.72%) Finance
18 103 (15.65%) AngularJS
19 101 (15.35%) Node.js
19 101 (15.35%) TDD
20 98 (14.89%) React
21 96 (14.59%) Windows
22 95 (14.44%) Web Services
23 91 (13.83%) SQL Server
24 88 (13.37%) CSS
24 88 (13.37%) Git (software)
25 86 (13.07%) HTML
25 86 (13.07%) AWS Lambda

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 27 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (2.89%) Apache
3 14 (2.13%) IIS
3 14 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.98%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.98%) CMS
4 13 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (1.82%) Confluence
6 10 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.37%) Mule
7 9 (1.37%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.06%) nginx
9 6 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.46%) JBoss
11 3 (0.46%) WordPress
12 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.30%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.46%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.37%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 355 (53.95%) Azure
2 130 (19.76%) GCP
3 115 (17.48%) Serverless
4 86 (13.07%) AWS Lambda
5 71 (10.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 60 (9.12%) Amazon S3
6 60 (9.12%) SaaS
7 55 (8.36%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (5.93%) Amazon ECS
9 38 (5.78%) Office 365
10 29 (4.41%) PaaS
11 27 (4.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (4.10%) IaaS
12 26 (3.95%) GitHub
13 24 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
14 23 (3.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 19 (2.89%) Amazon Kinesis
16 18 (2.74%) AWS CodeBuild
17 14 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 13 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.50%) Firewall
2 18 (2.74%) WAN
3 16 (2.43%) Internet
4 15 (2.28%) LAN
5 13 (1.98%) SAN
6 12 (1.82%) VoIP
7 11 (1.67%) DNS
8 10 (1.52%) Network Security
9 9 (1.37%) HTTP
9 9 (1.37%) VLAN
9 9 (1.37%) VPN
10 8 (1.22%) DHCP
11 7 (1.06%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.61%) NAS
13 4 (0.61%) OSPF
14 3 (0.46%) BGP
15 2 (0.30%) MPLS
15 2 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
15 2 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 75 (11.40%) NoSQL
3 46 (6.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 39 (5.93%) MongoDB
5 35 (5.32%) MySQL
6 33 (5.02%) Relational Database
7 28 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
8 24 (3.65%) Big Data
9 21 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (2.74%) Amazon Athena
11 16 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (1.82%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.67%) Power BI
15 11 (1.67%) Redis
15 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (1.37%) Neo4j
17 7 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 88 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 83 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 41 (6.23%) JIRA
4 39 (5.93%) Maven
5 23 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (3.34%) Selenium
7 21 (3.19%) GitLab
8 20 (3.04%) Bitbucket
9 15 (2.28%) Gradle
9 15 (2.28%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.82%) Appium
11 12 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.37%) Calabash
13 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.91%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.91%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.76%) JMeter
14 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 110 (16.72%) Finance
2 27 (4.10%) Banking
3 23 (3.50%) Public Sector
3 23 (3.50%) Retail
4 19 (2.89%) Law
5 17 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.43%) Games
7 9 (1.37%) Local Government
8 5 (0.76%) Legal
9 4 (0.61%) Electronics
9 4 (0.61%) Marketing
9 4 (0.61%) Publishing
10 3 (0.46%) Advertising
10 3 (0.46%) Automotive
10 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.30%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Environmental Health
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Police
Job Titles
1 208 (31.61%) Developer
2 93 (14.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 57 (8.66%) Architect
5 53 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 51 (7.75%) Java Developer
7 47 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 44 (6.69%) AWS Engineer
9 43 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 39 (5.93%) .NET Developer
11 34 (5.17%) Platform Engineer
12 29 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
13 26 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (3.65%) C# Developer
14 24 (3.65%) Consultant
15 21 (3.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (3.04%) Lead DevOps
16 20 (3.04%) Security Engineer
17 19 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (20.97%) .NET
2 103 (15.65%) AngularJS
3 101 (15.35%) Node.js
4 98 (14.89%) React
5 95 (14.44%) Web Services
6 88 (13.37%) CSS
7 86 (13.07%) HTML
8 71 (10.79%) .NET Core
9 57 (8.66%) Spring
10 50 (7.60%) Spring Boot
11 42 (6.38%) REST
12 40 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 40 (6.08%) Vue.js
13 38 (5.78%) ASP.NET
14 33 (5.02%) .NET Framework
15 32 (4.86%) Hibernate
16 29 (4.41%) RESTful
17 28 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
18 24 (3.65%) HTML5
18 24 (3.65%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.17%) User Experience
2 33 (5.02%) Mobile App
3 30 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.65%) Cloud Native
6 21 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 18 (2.74%) Blog
7 18 (2.74%) Private Cloud
8 17 (2.58%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (1.82%) NHS
13 11 (1.67%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.22%) Life Science
15 7 (1.06%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.91%) Online Games
16 6 (0.91%) Wiki
17 5 (0.76%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 145 (22.04%) Linux
2 96 (14.59%) Windows
3 53 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.50%) Unix
5 16 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.28%) Android
7 13 (1.98%) CentOS
8 12 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.22%) VMS
11 7 (1.06%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.30%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Debian
14 1 (0.15%) HPUX
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (38.60%) DevOps
3 125 (19.00%) Microservices
4 121 (18.39%) Software Engineering
5 101 (15.35%) TDD
6 72 (10.94%) Configuration Management
7 71 (10.79%) Scrum
8 66 (10.03%) Mentoring
9 64 (9.73%) BDD
9 64 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 57 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (7.60%) SDLC
13 48 (7.29%) MVC
13 48 (7.29%) Test Automation
14 45 (6.84%) Infrastructure as Code
15 41 (6.23%) IT Strategy
16 40 (6.08%) Continuous Deployment
16 40 (6.08%) Open Source
17 39 (5.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 182 (27.66%) Python
2 164 (24.92%) JavaScript
3 143 (21.73%) Java
4 138 (20.97%) C#
5 130 (19.76%) SQL
6 51 (7.75%) Bash Shell
7 49 (7.45%) PowerShell
8 43 (6.53%) Go
9 36 (5.47%) PHP
10 35 (5.32%) Ruby
11 33 (5.02%) Java 8
12 23 (3.50%) TypeScript
13 20 (3.04%) Scala
14 14 (2.13%) ES6
15 13 (1.98%) Groovy
16 8 (1.22%) C
16 8 (1.22%) R
17 7 (1.06%) Perl
18 6 (0.91%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 53 (8.05%) Degree
2 45 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (5.32%) MCSE
4 28 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (3.95%) MCSA
6 23 (3.50%) AWS Certification
7 21 (3.19%) CCNA
8 19 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (2.74%) MCTS
10 16 (2.43%) Security Cleared
11 15 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.98%) TOGAF Certification
13 11 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.22%) MCSD
14 8 (1.22%) RHCE
15 6 (0.91%) CISSP
16 5 (0.76%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.76%) MCITP
16 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
17 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.80%) QA
2 20 (3.04%) GDPR
3 10 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.46%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) NCSC
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) NIST
7 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 161 (24.47%) Docker
2 46 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.06%) VMware NSX
5 5 (0.76%) vCloud
5 5 (0.76%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.30%) XenApp
7 1 (0.15%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 134 (20.36%) Terraform
2 127 (19.30%) Kubernetes
3 81 (12.31%) Ansible
4 76 (11.55%) Puppet
5 50 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.19%) Grafana
6 21 (3.19%) Kibana
7 14 (2.13%) Prometheus
8 12 (1.82%) logstash
9 10 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (1.37%) Graphite
11 6 (0.91%) Istio
11 6 (0.91%) Nagios
11 6 (0.91%) SCCM
12 4 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.61%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.30%) Consul
13 2 (0.30%) Marathon
13 2 (0.30%) Mesos
13 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 136 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 82 (12.46%) Google
3 74 (11.25%) VMware
4 34 (5.17%) Cisco
5 18 (2.74%) Fortinet
5 18 (2.74%) webMethods
6 17 (2.58%) Oracle
6 17 (2.58%) Sitecore
7 16 (2.43%) Splunk
8 15 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.98%) IBM
9 13 (1.98%) New Relic
10 12 (1.82%) Citrix
10 12 (1.82%) NetApp
11 11 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.67%) SaltStack
12 8 (1.22%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.22%) HP
13 7 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.06%) Veeam