Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 24 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 +51
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,040 1,060 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.96% 8.89% 5.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.35% 38.50% 33.52%
Number of salaries quoted 759 842 657
North West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 2,861 2,753 2,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.40% 23.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,262 2,304 1,980
North West median annual salary £47,125 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS in the North West.

Salary trend for AWS in the North West

AWS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 +4 767 £57,500 +9.52% 200
Cheshire +14 157 £50,000 - 43
Merseyside +25 61 £51,871 +23.50% 22
Lancashire +3 51 £50,000 +33.33% 10
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 596 (57.31%) Azure
2 398 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (33.27%) DevOps
4 245 (23.56%) Linux
5 234 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 231 (22.21%) GCP
7 224 (21.54%) Docker
8 222 (21.35%) Python
9 220 (21.15%) Microservices
10 219 (21.06%) Java
11 211 (20.29%) Software Engineering
12 209 (20.10%) JavaScript
13 196 (18.85%) Serverless
14 193 (18.56%) TDD
15 186 (17.88%) Windows
16 174 (16.73%) HTML
17 164 (15.77%) SQL
18 161 (15.48%) Jenkins
19 159 (15.29%) CSS
20 157 (15.10%) Terraform
21 152 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
22 151 (14.52%) AWS Lambda
23 148 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
24 147 (14.13%) Kubernetes
24 147 (14.13%) Git (software)
25 141 (13.56%) .NET
26 134 (12.88%) Node.js
27 133 (12.79%) C#
28 129 (12.40%) Ansible
29 126 (12.12%) React

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 44 (4.23%) Confluence
2 30 (2.88%) Apache Spark
2 30 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 27 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (2.40%) IIS
5 21 (2.02%) Apache
6 20 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.06%) CMS
7 11 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.87%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.67%) nginx
9 7 (0.67%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.67%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.48%) JBoss
10 5 (0.48%) SAS
10 5 (0.48%) WordPress
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.19%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.096%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) SDL Web 8
2 7 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.096%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 596 (57.31%) Azure
2 231 (22.21%) GCP
3 196 (18.85%) Serverless
4 151 (14.52%) AWS Lambda
5 115 (11.06%) Amazon S3
6 107 (10.29%) Amazon EC2
7 96 (9.23%) SaaS
8 73 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
9 71 (6.83%) Office 365
10 65 (6.25%) GitHub
11 60 (5.77%) Amazon SQS
12 56 (5.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (2.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 30 (2.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 28 (2.69%) Heroku
15 28 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 26 (2.50%) Amazon ECS
17 22 (2.12%) IaaS
18 20 (1.92%) Datadog
19 19 (1.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.48%) Firewall
2 51 (4.90%) DNS
3 31 (2.98%) WAN
4 30 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 28 (2.69%) VLAN
6 27 (2.60%) DHCP
7 22 (2.12%) LAN
8 19 (1.83%) SAN
9 16 (1.54%) Broadband
9 16 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (1.25%) Software-Defined Networking
11 12 (1.15%) FCoE
11 12 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (1.15%) iSCSI
11 12 (1.15%) VSAN
12 11 (1.06%) VoIP
12 11 (1.06%) VPN
13 10 (0.96%) BGP
14 9 (0.87%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (7.12%) MongoDB
2 73 (7.02%) MySQL
3 67 (6.44%) NoSQL
4 62 (5.96%) Big Data
4 62 (5.96%) SQL Server
5 61 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (4.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 50 (4.81%) Amazon RDS
7 40 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 36 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (2.79%) BigQuery
10 28 (2.69%) Neo4j
11 27 (2.60%) Hadoop
12 23 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
13 20 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
13 20 (1.92%) Snowflake Schema
14 15 (1.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.96%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 161 (15.48%) Jenkins
2 147 (14.13%) Git (software)
3 66 (6.35%) JIRA
4 55 (5.29%) Maven
5 51 (4.90%) GitLab
6 45 (4.33%) Gradle
7 38 (3.65%) TeamCity
8 31 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (2.40%) CircleCI
10 20 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 20 (1.92%) RSpec
11 19 (1.83%) Selenium
11 19 (1.83%) Vagrant
12 15 (1.44%) Brakeman
12 15 (1.44%) minitest
12 15 (1.44%) RuboCop
13 12 (1.15%) Artifactory
14 11 (1.06%) IntelliJ
15 10 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 93 (8.94%) Finance
2 82 (7.88%) Retail
3 41 (3.94%) Public Sector
4 35 (3.37%) Banking
5 29 (2.79%) Marketing
6 19 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.44%) Local Government
8 7 (0.67%) Electronics
9 6 (0.58%) Automotive
9 6 (0.58%) Games
9 6 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.29%) Law
10 3 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.096%) Advertising
11 1 (0.096%) German Language
11 1 (0.096%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.096%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 272 (26.15%) Developer
2 134 (12.88%) Software Engineer
3 121 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 96 (9.23%) Architect
5 91 (8.75%) Java Developer
6 87 (8.37%) Cloud Engineer
7 79 (7.60%) Senior Developer
8 76 (7.31%) AWS Engineer
9 71 (6.83%) Senior Software Engineer
10 69 (6.63%) Consultant
11 55 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 43 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
13 41 (3.94%) Cloud Architect
13 41 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
14 40 (3.85%) .NET Developer
14 40 (3.85%) C# Developer
15 34 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
15 34 (3.27%) Senior DevOps
16 32 (3.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 32 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (16.73%) HTML
2 159 (15.29%) CSS
3 141 (13.56%) .NET
4 134 (12.88%) Node.js
5 126 (12.12%) React
6 118 (11.35%) Web Services
7 99 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 91 (8.75%) RESTful
9 76 (7.31%) .NET Core
10 69 (6.63%) Spring
11 65 (6.25%) Vue.js
12 56 (5.38%) HTML5
13 55 (5.29%) ASP.NET
14 48 (4.62%) Hibernate
15 43 (4.13%) JSON
16 42 (4.04%) REST
17 41 (3.94%) Spring Boot
18 40 (3.85%) GraphQL
19 38 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
20 31 (2.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.15%) Cloud Native
2 62 (5.96%) Public Cloud
3 58 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (4.23%) Data Centre
6 41 (3.94%) User Experience
7 37 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (3.56%) Mobile App
8 32 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
9 21 (2.02%) Data Structures
9 21 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.44%) BBC
11 15 (1.44%) Private Cloud
11 15 (1.44%) Replication
12 14 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (1.15%) FlexPod
14 9 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
15 8 (0.77%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 245 (23.56%) Linux
2 186 (17.88%) Windows
3 92 (8.85%) Windows Server
4 41 (3.94%) Unix
5 33 (3.17%) Android
6 32 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 29 (2.79%) CentOS
8 23 (2.21%) Windows 10
9 19 (1.83%) Ubuntu
10 15 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 12 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
12 12 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.87%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.77%) Debian
15 5 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
15 5 (0.48%) Fedora
16 4 (0.38%) AIX
17 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (33.27%) DevOps
3 220 (21.15%) Microservices
4 211 (20.29%) Software Engineering
5 193 (18.56%) TDD
6 152 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
7 148 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
8 118 (11.35%) Test Automation
9 117 (11.25%) Mentoring
10 96 (9.23%) Scrum
11 94 (9.04%) BDD
12 86 (8.27%) E-Commerce
13 81 (7.79%) MVC
14 78 (7.50%) Open Source
15 74 (7.12%) Computer Science
15 74 (7.12%) Infrastructure as Code
16 73 (7.02%) OO
17 72 (6.92%) Continuous Deployment
18 70 (6.73%) Coaching
19 64 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 222 (21.35%) Python
2 219 (21.06%) Java
3 209 (20.10%) JavaScript
4 164 (15.77%) SQL
5 133 (12.79%) C#
6 92 (8.85%) Ruby
7 90 (8.65%) Bash Shell
8 78 (7.50%) PHP
9 74 (7.12%) PowerShell
10 61 (5.87%) Java 8
11 45 (4.33%) TypeScript
12 44 (4.23%) Go
13 32 (3.08%) C++
13 32 (3.08%) Scala
14 30 (2.88%) C
15 27 (2.60%) ES6
16 26 (2.50%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.44%) Perl
18 10 (0.96%) JSX
19 9 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (6.15%) Degree
2 37 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (2.02%) CCNA
5 20 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (1.73%) AWS Certification
6 18 (1.73%) MCSA
7 15 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.15%) RHCA
9 10 (0.96%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.77%) CCNP
10 8 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (0.67%) CEH
11 7 (0.67%) CISSP
12 6 (0.58%) MCSE
13 5 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.48%) PhD
14 4 (0.38%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.38%) QA
2 20 (1.92%) GDPR
3 18 (1.73%) SLA
4 14 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.35%) PMO
5 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.19%) NCSC
7 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.096%) NIST
7 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 224 (21.54%) Docker
2 104 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 61 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (4.71%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.83%) VMware NSX
5 19 (1.83%) vSphere
6 17 (1.63%) Varnish
7 16 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.15%) NFS
8 12 (1.15%) pfSense
9 11 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.87%) XenApp
11 7 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.48%) Squid
13 3 (0.29%) vCloud
14 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.096%) Firmware
15 1 (0.096%) KVM
15 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 157 (15.10%) Terraform
2 147 (14.13%) Kubernetes
3 129 (12.40%) Ansible
4 95 (9.13%) Puppet
5 84 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (2.69%) SCCM
7 21 (2.02%) Kibana
7 21 (2.02%) Prometheus
8 20 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
9 17 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (1.54%) Grafana
11 13 (1.25%) Graphite
12 12 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (0.96%) Nagios
13 10 (0.96%) Packer
13 10 (0.96%) Salt
14 7 (0.67%) Consul
14 7 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
14 7 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 234 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 126 (12.12%) VMware
3 104 (10.00%) Google
4 90 (8.65%) Cisco
5 36 (3.46%) HP
6 29 (2.79%) Sage
7 28 (2.69%) Dell
8 27 (2.60%) NetApp
9 26 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (2.40%) Red Hat
11 22 (2.12%) Veeam
12 20 (1.92%) Citrix
12 20 (1.92%) Meraki
12 20 (1.92%) Oracle
13 18 (1.73%) Atlassian
14 16 (1.54%) Teradata
15 15 (1.44%) SAP
16 14 (1.35%) Aruba
16 14 (1.35%) IBM
17 13 (1.25%) CommVault