Period
to 14 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 14 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 23 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 +57
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,048 1,055 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.00% 8.88% 5.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.62% 38.60% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 764 835 656
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 £31,250 £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 2,862 2,733 2,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.30% 23.01% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,264 2,290 1,969
North West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +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 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.99%

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 14 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 14 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 +3 771 £57,500 +9.52% 204
Cheshire +13 162 £50,000 - 43
Merseyside +21 60 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Lancashire +1 51 £50,000 +33.33% 6
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 14 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.

1 598 (57.06%) Azure
2 403 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (33.87%) DevOps
4 253 (24.14%) Linux
5 232 (22.14%) GCP
6 230 (21.95%) Docker
7 228 (21.76%) Microsoft
8 227 (21.66%) Microservices
9 224 (21.37%) Python
10 218 (20.80%) Java
10 218 (20.80%) Software Engineering
11 209 (19.94%) JavaScript
12 197 (18.80%) Serverless
13 196 (18.70%) TDD
14 187 (17.84%) Windows
15 177 (16.89%) HTML
16 162 (15.46%) Jenkins
17 161 (15.36%) Terraform
17 161 (15.36%) CSS
18 159 (15.17%) SQL
18 159 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
19 152 (14.50%) Kubernetes
20 151 (14.41%) AWS Lambda
21 149 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
22 148 (14.12%) Git (software)
23 138 (13.17%) Node.js
23 138 (13.17%) .NET
24 134 (12.79%) Ansible
25 128 (12.21%) C#
26 127 (12.12%) VMware

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 45 (4.29%) Confluence
2 32 (3.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 30 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 28 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (2.39%) IIS
6 20 (1.91%) Apache
7 19 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.15%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.86%) CMS
10 8 (0.76%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.67%) JBoss
11 7 (0.67%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.57%) SAS
12 6 (0.57%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.48%) nginx
13 5 (0.48%) WordPress
14 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.095%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (0.67%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.095%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 598 (57.06%) Azure
2 232 (22.14%) GCP
3 197 (18.80%) Serverless
4 151 (14.41%) AWS Lambda
5 114 (10.88%) Amazon S3
6 106 (10.11%) Amazon EC2
7 98 (9.35%) SaaS
8 75 (7.16%) Cloud Computing
9 68 (6.49%) GitHub
9 68 (6.49%) Office 365
10 57 (5.44%) Amazon SQS
11 56 (5.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (3.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 30 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (2.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 29 (2.77%) Heroku
15 28 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
16 21 (2.00%) IaaS
17 19 (1.81%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (1.81%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.73%) Firewall
2 50 (4.77%) DNS
3 35 (3.34%) WAN
4 28 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.67%) VLAN
5 26 (2.48%) DHCP
6 22 (2.10%) LAN
7 20 (1.91%) Broadband
7 20 (1.91%) SAN
8 16 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (1.34%) VPN
10 13 (1.24%) Software-Defined Networking
11 12 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.15%) FCoE
11 12 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (1.15%) iSCSI
11 12 (1.15%) VSAN
12 10 (0.95%) BGP
12 10 (0.95%) Network Security
12 10 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (7.25%) MongoDB
2 75 (7.16%) MySQL
3 71 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 63 (6.01%) Big Data
5 60 (5.73%) SQL Server
6 59 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (4.87%) Amazon RDS
8 49 (4.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 40 (3.82%) Relational Database
10 38 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (2.96%) Neo4j
12 26 (2.48%) BigQuery
12 26 (2.48%) Hadoop
13 21 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
14 20 (1.91%) Snowflake Schema
15 18 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
18 10 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 162 (15.46%) Jenkins
2 148 (14.12%) Git (software)
3 66 (6.30%) JIRA
4 55 (5.25%) GitLab
5 54 (5.15%) Maven
6 48 (4.58%) Gradle
7 37 (3.53%) TeamCity
8 31 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (2.39%) CircleCI
10 21 (2.00%) Bitbucket
11 20 (1.91%) RSpec
12 19 (1.81%) Vagrant
13 17 (1.62%) Selenium
14 15 (1.43%) Brakeman
14 15 (1.43%) minitest
14 15 (1.43%) RuboCop
15 12 (1.15%) Artifactory
16 9 (0.86%) IntelliJ
16 9 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 96 (9.16%) Finance
2 83 (7.92%) Retail
3 40 (3.82%) Public Sector
4 36 (3.44%) Banking
5 30 (2.86%) Marketing
6 20 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.43%) Local Government
8 8 (0.76%) Automotive
8 8 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.67%) Games
10 6 (0.57%) Electronics
11 3 (0.29%) Legal
12 2 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.095%) Advertising
13 1 (0.095%) German Language
13 1 (0.095%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.095%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 273 (26.05%) Developer
2 136 (12.98%) Software Engineer
3 123 (11.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 98 (9.35%) Architect
5 89 (8.49%) Java Developer
6 88 (8.40%) Cloud Engineer
7 81 (7.73%) Senior Developer
8 80 (7.63%) AWS Engineer
9 69 (6.58%) Senior Software Engineer
10 68 (6.49%) Consultant
11 54 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 43 (4.10%) Cloud Architect
13 41 (3.91%) C# Developer
13 41 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 41 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
14 40 (3.82%) .NET Developer
15 36 (3.44%) AWS DevOps
16 34 (3.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 34 (3.24%) Senior DevOps
17 32 (3.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (16.89%) HTML
2 161 (15.36%) CSS
3 138 (13.17%) .NET
3 138 (13.17%) Node.js
4 124 (11.83%) React
5 117 (11.16%) Web Services
6 101 (9.64%) AngularJS
7 99 (9.45%) RESTful
8 75 (7.16%) .NET Core
9 71 (6.77%) Spring
10 64 (6.11%) Vue.js
11 58 (5.53%) HTML5
12 51 (4.87%) ASP.NET
13 46 (4.39%) Hibernate
14 44 (4.20%) GraphQL
14 44 (4.20%) REST
15 42 (4.01%) JSON
16 41 (3.91%) Spring Boot
17 35 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
18 31 (2.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.58%) Cloud Native
2 63 (6.01%) Public Cloud
3 56 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (4.29%) User Experience
6 43 (4.10%) Data Centre
7 37 (3.53%) Mobile App
8 35 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
10 25 (2.39%) Data Structures
11 22 (2.10%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (1.53%) BBC
13 16 (1.53%) Replication
14 15 (1.43%) Private Cloud
15 13 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
16 12 (1.15%) FlexPod
17 10 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
18 9 (0.86%) Algorithms
18 9 (0.86%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 253 (24.14%) Linux
2 187 (17.84%) Windows
3 94 (8.97%) Windows Server
4 43 (4.10%) Unix
5 33 (3.15%) Android
6 32 (3.05%) Apple iOS
7 28 (2.67%) CentOS
8 24 (2.29%) Windows 10
9 20 (1.91%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 14 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
14 9 (0.86%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.67%) Debian
16 6 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
16 6 (0.57%) Fedora
17 5 (0.48%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (33.87%) DevOps
3 227 (21.66%) Microservices
4 218 (20.80%) Software Engineering
5 196 (18.70%) TDD
6 159 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
7 149 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
8 123 (11.74%) Mentoring
9 121 (11.55%) Test Automation
10 98 (9.35%) Scrum
11 90 (8.59%) BDD
12 83 (7.92%) E-Commerce
13 78 (7.44%) Computer Science
14 77 (7.35%) OO
14 77 (7.35%) Open Source
15 76 (7.25%) MVC
16 74 (7.06%) Infrastructure as Code
17 71 (6.77%) Continuous Deployment
18 69 (6.58%) Coaching
19 66 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 224 (21.37%) Python
2 218 (20.80%) Java
3 209 (19.94%) JavaScript
4 159 (15.17%) SQL
5 128 (12.21%) C#
6 96 (9.16%) Ruby
7 94 (8.97%) Bash Shell
8 80 (7.63%) PHP
9 75 (7.16%) PowerShell
10 61 (5.82%) Java 8
11 48 (4.58%) TypeScript
12 45 (4.29%) Go
13 34 (3.24%) Scala
14 30 (2.86%) ES6
15 29 (2.77%) C
15 29 (2.77%) C++
16 24 (2.29%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.53%) Perl
18 12 (1.15%) JSX
19 10 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (6.01%) Degree
2 37 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (2.00%) CCNA
5 19 (1.81%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (1.72%) MCSA
7 15 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.15%) RHCA
9 10 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.76%) CCNP
12 7 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (0.67%) CEH
12 7 (0.67%) MCSE
13 6 (0.57%) CISSP
14 5 (0.48%) MCITP
14 5 (0.48%) MCSD
14 5 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.06%) QA
2 21 (2.00%) GDPR
3 18 (1.72%) SLA
4 14 (1.34%) PMO
5 13 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.19%) NCSC
8 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 230 (21.95%) Docker
2 103 (9.83%) Active Directory
3 60 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (4.58%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.91%) vSphere
6 19 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.81%) VMware NSX
7 17 (1.62%) Varnish
8 12 (1.15%) NFS
8 12 (1.15%) pfSense
9 11 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.95%) XenApp
11 7 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.57%) Squid
13 3 (0.29%) vCloud
14 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.095%) Firmware
15 1 (0.095%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 161 (15.36%) Terraform
2 152 (14.50%) Kubernetes
3 134 (12.79%) Ansible
4 98 (9.35%) Puppet
5 90 (8.59%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (2.67%) SCCM
7 21 (2.00%) Kibana
7 21 (2.00%) Prometheus
8 19 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
9 16 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (1.53%) Grafana
10 13 (1.24%) Graphite
11 12 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (0.95%) Packer
12 10 (0.95%) Salt
13 9 (0.86%) Nagios
14 7 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
14 7 (0.67%) logstash
14 7 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 228 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 127 (12.12%) VMware
3 106 (10.11%) Google
4 87 (8.30%) Cisco
5 36 (3.44%) HP
6 27 (2.58%) Dell
7 26 (2.48%) NetApp
7 26 (2.48%) Sage
7 26 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (2.39%) Red Hat
9 21 (2.00%) Veeam
10 20 (1.91%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.91%) Citrix
10 20 (1.91%) Meraki
11 19 (1.81%) Oracle
12 16 (1.53%) IBM
12 16 (1.53%) Teradata
13 15 (1.43%) SAP
14 14 (1.34%) Aruba
15 13 (1.24%) Rackspace