Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 18 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +23
Permanent jobs citing AWS 407 1,064 1,066
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 10.30% 10.20% 8.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.50% 36.77% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 364 861 886
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,275 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.97% +9.10% +16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 1,292 2,894 2,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.69% 27.74% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,095 2,294 2,316
Median annual salary £51,000 £47,125 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.22% +4.72% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,200 £26,575 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +7.84%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -1 313 £55,000 -4.35% 134
Cheshire +2 58 £50,000 -4.76% 41
Merseyside -10 18 £53,750 +7.50% 7
Lancashire +18 8 £32,500 -35.00% 9
Cumbria +3 1 £50,000 - 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 187 (45.95%) Azure
2 167 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (40.54%) DevOps
4 117 (28.75%) Docker
5 112 (27.52%) Python
6 104 (25.55%) JavaScript
7 95 (23.34%) Software Engineering
8 93 (22.85%) SQL
8 93 (22.85%) Microservices
8 93 (22.85%) GCP
8 93 (22.85%) Kubernetes
8 93 (22.85%) Terraform
9 89 (21.87%) Linux
10 86 (21.13%) .NET
11 83 (20.39%) C#
12 74 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 72 (17.69%) Node.js
13 72 (17.69%) React
14 70 (17.20%) Serverless
15 68 (16.71%) SQL Server
16 64 (15.72%) Java
16 64 (15.72%) Finance
17 59 (14.50%) Windows
18 56 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (13.76%) .NET Core
19 55 (13.51%) Jenkins
20 53 (13.02%) TDD
21 52 (12.78%) AWS Lambda
22 51 (12.53%) Infrastructure as Code
23 50 (12.29%) NoSQL

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 15 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.46%) Apache
3 10 (2.46%) IIS
3 10 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.72%) CMS
5 7 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.47%) nginx
7 4 (0.98%) Confluence
7 4 (0.98%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.49%) Mule
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.49%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.74%) Magento
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 187 (45.95%) Azure
2 93 (22.85%) GCP
3 70 (17.20%) Serverless
4 52 (12.78%) AWS Lambda
5 38 (9.34%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (7.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 31 (7.62%) SaaS
8 25 (6.14%) GitHub
9 23 (5.65%) Amazon S3
10 19 (4.67%) Office 365
11 17 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (3.44%) Amazon ECS
12 14 (3.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 13 (3.19%) IaaS
13 13 (3.19%) PaaS
14 12 (2.95%) AWS CodeBuild
15 11 (2.70%) Power Platform
15 11 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (2.21%) Amazon Kinesis
17 7 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.18%) Firewall
2 9 (2.21%) DNS
2 9 (2.21%) SAN
3 7 (1.72%) DHCP
3 7 (1.72%) Internet
4 5 (1.23%) Network Security
5 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.98%) VLAN
5 4 (0.98%) VoIP
6 3 (0.74%) HTTP
6 3 (0.74%) OSPF
6 3 (0.74%) VPN
6 3 (0.74%) WAN
7 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.49%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.49%) LAN
7 2 (0.49%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.29%) NoSQL
3 31 (7.62%) MongoDB
4 29 (7.13%) MySQL
5 23 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.70%) Big Data
9 11 (2.70%) Power BI
9 11 (2.70%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.72%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.47%) Redis
13 5 (1.23%) BigQuery
13 5 (1.23%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.98%) Amazon Athena
14 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 55 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 49 (12.04%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.88%) GitLab
4 24 (5.90%) JIRA
5 19 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (2.95%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.46%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.97%) GoCD
9 7 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.47%) Selenium
10 6 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.23%) Appium
11 5 (1.23%) NUnit
12 4 (0.98%) Calabash
12 4 (0.98%) Moq
13 3 (0.74%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.74%) Maven
14 2 (0.49%) git-flow
14 2 (0.49%) PostCSS
14 2 (0.49%) Travis CI
General
1 64 (15.72%) Finance
2 24 (5.90%) Public Sector
3 20 (4.91%) Law
4 11 (2.70%) Banking
4 11 (2.70%) Games
5 8 (1.97%) Retail
6 7 (1.72%) Marketing
7 4 (0.98%) Back Office
7 4 (0.98%) Local Government
8 3 (0.74%) Advertising
8 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (30.71%) Developer
2 65 (15.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (12.29%) Software Engineer
4 39 (9.58%) Senior Developer
5 38 (9.34%) .NET Developer
6 37 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
7 33 (8.11%) Architect
8 29 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (5.90%) C# Developer
10 23 (5.65%) AWS DevOps
11 22 (5.41%) Platform Engineer
12 21 (5.16%) React Developer
13 20 (4.91%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
14 19 (4.67%) Node.js Developer
15 17 (4.18%) Senior .NET Developer
16 14 (3.44%) Angular Developer
16 14 (3.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 14 (3.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (21.13%) .NET
2 72 (17.69%) Node.js
2 72 (17.69%) React
3 56 (13.76%) .NET Core
4 47 (11.55%) AngularJS
5 43 (10.57%) CSS
5 43 (10.57%) HTML
6 32 (7.86%) Vue.js
7 28 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (6.88%) REST
7 28 (6.88%) Web Services
8 26 (6.39%) .NET Framework
9 24 (5.90%) Elastic Stack
10 22 (5.41%) ASP.NET
11 18 (4.42%) Kafka
12 17 (4.18%) RESTful
12 17 (4.18%) Sass
13 13 (3.19%) Middleware
14 12 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.90%) User Experience
2 18 (4.42%) Public Cloud
3 16 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.19%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.21%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.97%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.47%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.98%) Life Science
13 3 (0.74%) NHS
13 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 89 (21.87%) Linux
2 59 (14.50%) Windows
3 33 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 22 (5.41%) CentOS
5 20 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.93%) Android
7 14 (3.44%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.47%) Unix
9 5 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.49%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.25%) Fedora
12 1 (0.25%) HPUX
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (40.54%) DevOps
3 95 (23.34%) Software Engineering
4 93 (22.85%) Microservices
5 56 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (13.02%) TDD
7 51 (12.53%) Infrastructure as Code
8 43 (10.57%) IT Strategy
9 34 (8.35%) Configuration Management
10 33 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 32 (7.86%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 31 (7.62%) Scrum
13 27 (6.63%) E-Commerce
13 27 (6.63%) Open Source
14 26 (6.39%) OO
15 25 (6.14%) BDD
15 25 (6.14%) SDLC
16 24 (5.90%) MVC
17 23 (5.65%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 112 (27.52%) Python
2 104 (25.55%) JavaScript
3 93 (22.85%) SQL
4 83 (20.39%) C#
5 64 (15.72%) Java
6 47 (11.55%) Go
7 39 (9.58%) Bash Shell
8 31 (7.62%) TypeScript
9 30 (7.37%) PowerShell
9 30 (7.37%) Ruby
10 23 (5.65%) PHP
11 10 (2.46%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.72%) ES6
13 6 (1.47%) Scala
14 5 (1.23%) Java 8
15 4 (0.98%) C
15 4 (0.98%) Groovy
15 4 (0.98%) R
16 3 (0.74%) Perl
17 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (5.65%) MCSE
3 22 (5.41%) AWS Certification
4 21 (5.16%) MCSA
5 16 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (3.69%) CCNA
7 13 (3.19%) Degree
7 13 (3.19%) TOGAF Certification
8 12 (2.95%) MCTS
8 12 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.21%) RHCE
10 6 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.74%) MCPD
11 3 (0.74%) MCSD
11 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.49%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.18%) QA
2 7 (1.72%) GDPR
3 3 (0.74%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 117 (28.75%) Docker
2 24 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.95%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.47%) vSphere
6 4 (0.98%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.74%) zsh
8 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.49%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.49%) vCloud
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.49%) XenApp
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.25%) pfSense
9 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 93 (22.85%) Kubernetes
1 93 (22.85%) Terraform
2 50 (12.29%) Puppet
3 40 (9.83%) Ansible
4 23 (5.65%) Grafana
5 22 (5.41%) Prometheus
6 17 (4.18%) Graphite
7 15 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.49%) Consul
8 2 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.49%) Graylog
8 2 (0.49%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.49%) Kibana
8 2 (0.49%) logstash
8 2 (0.49%) Marathon
8 2 (0.49%) Mesos
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.49%) Packer
Vendors
1 74 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.79%) Google
3 32 (7.86%) VMware
4 13 (3.19%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.95%) Splunk
6 11 (2.70%) Cisco
7 9 (2.21%) Oracle
8 8 (1.97%) Citrix
8 8 (1.97%) New Relic
9 7 (1.72%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.72%) webMethods
10 6 (1.47%) SAP
11 5 (1.23%) IBM
11 5 (1.23%) NetApp
11 5 (1.23%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.98%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.98%) Veeam
13 3 (0.74%) hybris
13 3 (0.74%) Rackspace