Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 15 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,176 580 1,102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 16.48% 10.95% 10.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.56% 33.78% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 985 458 784
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,944 £43,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £76,075 £78,274
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 3,050 1,717 2,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.74% 32.41% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,494 1,414 2,253
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,813 £34,506
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,125 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 2021. 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 +7 947 £60,000 +9.09% 283
Cheshire +6 96 £50,000 - 37
Lancashire +23 69 £43,051 +23.00% 16
Merseyside +17 53 £50,000 - 19
Cumbria +4 2 £65,750 +31.50% 4
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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.

1 623 (52.98%) Azure
2 556 (47.28%) Agile Software Development
3 508 (43.20%) DevOps
4 354 (30.10%) Kubernetes
5 353 (30.02%) Terraform
5 353 (30.02%) Docker
6 313 (26.62%) Software Engineering
7 303 (25.77%) JavaScript
8 270 (22.96%) Linux
9 267 (22.70%) GCP
10 265 (22.53%) React
11 263 (22.36%) Python
12 223 (18.96%) C#
13 214 (18.20%) SQL
14 211 (17.94%) Java
15 206 (17.52%) Microsoft
16 204 (17.35%) Git (software)
17 199 (16.92%) .NET
18 193 (16.41%) TDD
19 173 (14.71%) Infrastructure as Code
20 161 (13.69%) Node.js
21 160 (13.61%) Microservices
22 150 (12.76%) Scrum
22 150 (12.76%) Serverless
23 148 (12.59%) Social Skills
24 146 (12.41%) Ansible
25 142 (12.07%) Web Services
26 135 (11.48%) Jenkins
27 133 (11.31%) AngularJS
28 131 (11.14%) Mentoring

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 30 (2.55%) Confluence
2 26 (2.21%) Apache
3 19 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.45%) IIS
5 16 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.36%) CMS
6 13 (1.11%) nginx
7 11 (0.94%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.68%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.43%) Drupal
11 5 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.085%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.085%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.085%) Shopify
2 1 (0.085%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 623 (52.98%) Azure
2 267 (22.70%) GCP
3 150 (12.76%) Serverless
4 130 (11.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 116 (9.86%) SaaS
6 86 (7.31%) AWS Lambda
7 70 (5.95%) IaaS
8 68 (5.78%) PaaS
9 63 (5.36%) Microsoft 365
10 49 (4.17%) GitHub
11 40 (3.40%) Amazon EKS
12 36 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
13 35 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (2.13%) OpenShift
14 25 (2.13%) Power Platform
15 24 (2.04%) Amazon S3
16 22 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
17 21 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 21 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
18 19 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.25%) Firewall
2 35 (2.98%) DNS
3 32 (2.72%) Internet
4 27 (2.30%) VPN
5 23 (1.96%) OSPF
6 21 (1.79%) VLAN
7 19 (1.62%) IPv4
8 17 (1.45%) DHCP
9 14 (1.19%) WAN
10 12 (1.02%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (0.94%) LAN
12 9 (0.77%) Wireshark
13 8 (0.68%) HTTP
13 8 (0.68%) MPLS
14 7 (0.60%) SAN
14 7 (0.60%) VoIP
15 6 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (0.51%) SSL
16 5 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.99%) MySQL
3 86 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (4.68%) NoSQL
6 50 (4.25%) MongoDB
7 45 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
8 43 (3.66%) Redis
9 42 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 38 (3.23%) Big Data
11 30 (2.55%) Relational Database
12 23 (1.96%) Power BI
13 22 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
14 18 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
15 16 (1.36%) Data Lake
15 16 (1.36%) Hadoop
16 15 (1.28%) Oracle Database
17 14 (1.19%) GIS
17 14 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 204 (17.35%) Git (software)
2 135 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 81 (6.89%) GitLab
4 60 (5.10%) JIRA
5 29 (2.47%) Selenium
6 21 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (1.70%) Subversion
8 17 (1.45%) JUnit
8 17 (1.45%) Maven
9 16 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (1.28%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.19%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.11%) Cypress.io
13 12 (1.02%) webpack
14 11 (0.94%) CircleCI
14 11 (0.94%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.94%) SonarQube
14 11 (0.94%) Vagrant
15 10 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 148 (12.59%) Social Skills
2 92 (7.82%) Finance
3 67 (5.70%) Retail
4 29 (2.47%) Marketing
5 28 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.21%) Public Sector
7 24 (2.04%) Games
8 22 (1.87%) Law
9 13 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
12 10 (0.85%) Electronics
13 9 (0.77%) Banking
13 9 (0.77%) Military
13 9 (0.77%) Police
14 7 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.60%) Retail Finance
15 6 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
16 5 (0.43%) Automotive
16 5 (0.43%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 277 (23.55%) Developer
2 211 (17.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 136 (11.56%) AWS Engineer
4 129 (10.97%) Software Engineer
5 125 (10.63%) Architect
6 82 (6.97%) Senior Developer
7 80 (6.80%) AWS DevOps
8 78 (6.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 58 (4.93%) Senior DevOps
10 57 (4.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 54 (4.59%) Technical Leader
12 53 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
13 51 (4.34%) AWS Architect
14 48 (4.08%) .NET Developer
15 47 (4.00%) Data Engineer
16 46 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
17 45 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
18 43 (3.66%) Java Developer
19 42 (3.57%) PHP Developer
20 40 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (22.53%) React
2 199 (16.92%) .NET
3 161 (13.69%) Node.js
4 142 (12.07%) Web Services
5 133 (11.31%) AngularJS
6 124 (10.54%) .NET Core
7 102 (8.67%) HTML
8 99 (8.42%) CSS
9 91 (7.74%) Vue.js
10 50 (4.25%) RESTful
11 46 (3.91%) Spring
12 44 (3.74%) HTML5
13 43 (3.66%) .NET Framework
14 42 (3.57%) Spring Boot
15 39 (3.32%) ASP.NET
16 36 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
17 35 (2.98%) Laravel
18 33 (2.81%) CSS3
18 33 (2.81%) GraphQL
18 33 (2.81%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.78%) Public Cloud
2 51 (4.34%) Hybrid Cloud
3 50 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.15%) User Experience
6 30 (2.55%) Cloud Native
7 27 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
8 24 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.70%) Data Centre
10 18 (1.53%) BBC
11 17 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
13 14 (1.19%) IVR
14 13 (1.11%) Legacy Code
15 12 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
16 11 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
17 10 (0.85%) Algorithms
18 9 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 270 (22.96%) Linux
2 113 (9.61%) Windows
3 57 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 55 (4.68%) Unix
5 48 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 45 (3.83%) Android
7 16 (1.36%) CentOS
8 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (0.43%) zOS
13 3 (0.26%) SUSE
14 2 (0.17%) Solaris
15 1 (0.085%) Fedora
15 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.085%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.085%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (47.28%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (43.20%) DevOps
3 313 (26.62%) Software Engineering
4 193 (16.41%) TDD
5 173 (14.71%) Infrastructure as Code
6 160 (13.61%) Microservices
7 150 (12.76%) Scrum
8 131 (11.14%) Mentoring
9 114 (9.69%) Analytics
10 109 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
11 108 (9.18%) Machine Learning
12 105 (8.93%) Configuration Management
13 95 (8.08%) Migration
14 88 (7.48%) SDLC
15 85 (7.23%) OOP
16 83 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
17 82 (6.97%) OO
18 74 (6.29%) SOLID
19 73 (6.21%) MVC
20 72 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 303 (25.77%) JavaScript
2 263 (22.36%) Python
3 223 (18.96%) C#
4 214 (18.20%) SQL
5 211 (17.94%) Java
6 100 (8.50%) Go
7 91 (7.74%) Bash Shell
8 89 (7.57%) TypeScript
9 82 (6.97%) PowerShell
10 79 (6.72%) Scala
11 76 (6.46%) Ruby
12 66 (5.61%) PHP
13 62 (5.27%) C++
14 54 (4.59%) Kotlin
15 32 (2.72%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.28%) C
17 10 (0.85%) Perl
18 9 (0.77%) VB
19 8 (0.68%) ES6
20 7 (0.60%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 126 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 112 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 51 (4.34%) Degree
4 30 (2.55%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.62%) RHCE
6 15 (1.28%) GIAC
7 13 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.68%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.60%) CCNA
12 7 (0.60%) CISSP
12 7 (0.60%) OCP
12 7 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.43%) CISM
14 4 (0.34%) MCSA
14 4 (0.34%) MCSE
15 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.42%) QA
2 21 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.28%) GDPR
5 7 (0.60%) Accessibility
5 7 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.51%) NIST
7 5 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.34%) NCSC
9 3 (0.26%) SLA
10 2 (0.17%) CDISC
10 2 (0.17%) GxP
10 2 (0.17%) OpenSCAP
11 1 (0.085%) GRC
System Software
1 353 (30.02%) Docker
2 61 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 55 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.26%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.26%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.26%) vSphere
7 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.17%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.17%) NFS
8 2 (0.17%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.17%) Snort
9 1 (0.085%) Ceph
9 1 (0.085%) Firmware
9 1 (0.085%) KVM
Systems Management
1 354 (30.10%) Kubernetes
2 353 (30.02%) Terraform
3 146 (12.41%) Ansible
4 121 (10.29%) Puppet
5 89 (7.57%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (2.47%) Istio
6 29 (2.47%) Packer
7 27 (2.30%) Grafana
8 16 (1.36%) Graphite
9 15 (1.28%) Prometheus
9 15 (1.28%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.11%) Consul
11 12 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 11 (0.94%) Salt
13 10 (0.85%) Nagios
14 9 (0.77%) Kibana
15 8 (0.68%) CFEngine
15 8 (0.68%) logstash
15 8 (0.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 206 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 88 (7.48%) Google
3 66 (5.61%) Oracle
4 62 (5.27%) VMware
5 28 (2.38%) Cisco
5 28 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 18 (1.53%) Citrix
6 18 (1.53%) SaltStack
7 15 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.19%) Xamarin
9 12 (1.02%) IBM
10 10 (0.85%) NetApp
11 9 (0.77%) Fujitsu
11 9 (0.77%) Intel
11 9 (0.77%) SAP
12 8 (0.68%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.68%) Avaya
13 6 (0.51%) Adobe
14 5 (0.43%) Genesys
14 5 (0.43%) HP