Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 12 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +12
Permanent jobs citing AWS 874 967 1,113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 15.14% 12.63% 10.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.38% 36.42% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 766 796 848
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 2,112 2,655 2,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 36.59% 34.68% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,863 2,185 2,125
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +2 699 £57,500 +4.55% 225
Lancashire +20 67 £42,500 -24.10% 13
Cheshire -2 60 £60,000 +14.83% 33
Merseyside +7 43 £45,000 -10.00% 17
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 422 (48.28%) Azure
2 403 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
3 370 (42.33%) DevOps
4 269 (30.78%) Docker
5 264 (30.21%) Terraform
6 252 (28.83%) JavaScript
7 243 (27.80%) Kubernetes
8 231 (26.43%) Linux
9 212 (24.26%) Python
10 204 (23.34%) Software Engineering
11 174 (19.91%) SQL
12 168 (19.22%) GCP
13 166 (18.99%) Microsoft
14 149 (17.05%) Git (software)
15 145 (16.59%) C#
16 138 (15.79%) Node.js
17 132 (15.10%) Java
18 131 (14.99%) TDD
19 127 (14.53%) HTML
20 124 (14.19%) .NET
21 122 (13.96%) CSS
22 121 (13.84%) Serverless
23 118 (13.50%) React
24 113 (12.93%) Infrastructure as Code
25 105 (12.01%) SQL Server
25 105 (12.01%) Scrum
26 104 (11.90%) Windows
27 103 (11.78%) SaaS
28 101 (11.56%) AWS CloudFormation
28 101 (11.56%) Ansible

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 38 (4.35%) Confluence
2 35 (4.00%) Apache
3 33 (3.78%) IIS
4 17 (1.95%) CMS
5 16 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 16 (1.83%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.72%) WordPress
7 12 (1.37%) nginx
7 12 (1.37%) Umbraco
8 11 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.14%) EPiServer
9 10 (1.14%) Kentico
9 10 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.80%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.57%) Apache Synapse
12 5 (0.57%) Drupal
12 5 (0.57%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.14%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.11%) Shopify
2 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 422 (48.28%) Azure
2 168 (19.22%) GCP
3 121 (13.84%) Serverless
4 103 (11.78%) SaaS
5 101 (11.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 69 (7.89%) AWS Lambda
7 56 (6.41%) Microsoft 365
8 48 (5.49%) PaaS
9 41 (4.69%) IaaS
10 38 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (3.78%) Amazon EKS
12 30 (3.43%) Power Platform
13 21 (2.40%) Amazon ECS
14 19 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
15 18 (2.06%) Amazon S3
16 17 (1.95%) GitHub
17 16 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
18 14 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 13 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
20 12 (1.37%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.00%) Firewall
2 31 (3.55%) DNS
3 30 (3.43%) VLAN
4 24 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.75%) WAN
5 22 (2.52%) DHCP
6 21 (2.40%) LAN
7 17 (1.95%) VPN
8 15 (1.72%) OSPF
9 14 (1.60%) IPv4
10 12 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.80%) Internet
13 6 (0.69%) FTP
13 6 (0.69%) HTTP
13 6 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.69%) IPsec
13 6 (0.69%) MPLS
13 6 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 93 (10.64%) MySQL
3 81 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 39 (4.46%) Amazon RDS
7 38 (4.35%) NoSQL
8 31 (3.55%) MongoDB
9 30 (3.43%) Data Lake
9 30 (3.43%) Power BI
10 25 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (2.75%) Relational Database
12 22 (2.52%) Big Data
12 22 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (2.06%) Amazon Athena
14 17 (1.95%) Hadoop
15 16 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (1.83%) Snowflake Schema
16 15 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
17 13 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 149 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 81 (9.27%) Jenkins
3 64 (7.32%) GitLab
4 47 (5.38%) JIRA
5 16 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 15 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (1.72%) Subversion
7 14 (1.60%) Selenium
8 13 (1.49%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.37%) webpack
10 11 (1.26%) Postman
11 10 (1.14%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.03%) CircleCI
12 9 (1.03%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.92%) Jasmine
13 8 (0.92%) JUnit
13 8 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.80%) Gradle
14 7 (0.80%) Maven
14 7 (0.80%) SonarQube
General
1 69 (7.89%) Finance
2 62 (7.09%) Retail
3 35 (4.00%) Marketing
4 34 (3.89%) Public Sector
5 19 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.83%) Banking
6 16 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.72%) Electronics
8 12 (1.37%) Games
9 11 (1.26%) Law
10 7 (0.80%) Legal
11 5 (0.57%) Automotive
12 4 (0.46%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.11%) Housing Association
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 223 (25.51%) Developer
2 167 (19.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 111 (12.70%) AWS Engineer
4 83 (9.50%) Software Engineer
5 72 (8.24%) Architect
6 71 (8.12%) Senior Developer
7 69 (7.89%) AWS DevOps
8 68 (7.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 55 (6.29%) Data Engineer
10 50 (5.72%) PHP Developer
11 47 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
12 36 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
13 35 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
14 34 (3.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 33 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 31 (3.55%) .NET Developer
16 31 (3.55%) Software Developer
17 30 (3.43%) Java Developer
18 28 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
18 28 (3.20%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (15.79%) Node.js
2 127 (14.53%) HTML
3 124 (14.19%) .NET
4 122 (13.96%) CSS
5 118 (13.50%) React
6 99 (11.33%) Web Services
7 97 (11.10%) AngularJS
8 64 (7.32%) .NET Core
9 59 (6.75%) Vue.js
10 49 (5.61%) Laravel
11 46 (5.26%) HTML5
12 40 (4.58%) CSS3
13 32 (3.66%) ASP.NET
14 31 (3.55%) .NET Framework
15 30 (3.43%) Kafka
16 29 (3.32%) Spring
17 28 (3.20%) jQuery
18 26 (2.97%) REST
18 26 (2.97%) RESTful
19 22 (2.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 41 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 31 (3.55%) User Experience
7 26 (2.97%) Cloud Native
8 21 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
10 12 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (1.26%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.26%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.14%) NHS
13 9 (1.03%) IVR
14 8 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.80%) Blog
15 7 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (0.69%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.69%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 231 (26.43%) Linux
2 104 (11.90%) Windows
3 63 (7.21%) Windows Server
4 61 (6.98%) Unix
5 32 (3.66%) Android
5 32 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.49%) CentOS
7 11 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.46%) Alpine Linux
10 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.46%) zOS
11 3 (0.34%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) HPUX
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (42.33%) DevOps
3 204 (23.34%) Software Engineering
4 131 (14.99%) TDD
5 113 (12.93%) Infrastructure as Code
6 105 (12.01%) Scrum
7 87 (9.95%) E-Commerce
8 77 (8.81%) Microservices
9 76 (8.70%) Analytics
10 75 (8.58%) Migration
11 74 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (8.35%) Mentoring
13 69 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
14 66 (7.55%) Configuration Management
15 64 (7.32%) MVC
16 63 (7.21%) Deployment Automation
17 60 (6.86%) Machine Learning
18 57 (6.52%) OOP
19 55 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
20 51 (5.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 252 (28.83%) JavaScript
2 212 (24.26%) Python
3 174 (19.91%) SQL
4 145 (16.59%) C#
5 132 (15.10%) Java
6 93 (10.64%) Go
7 83 (9.50%) PHP
8 78 (8.92%) Bash Shell
9 54 (6.18%) PowerShell
10 52 (5.95%) Ruby
11 45 (5.15%) TypeScript
12 38 (4.35%) Scala
13 34 (3.89%) C++
13 34 (3.89%) Kotlin
14 22 (2.52%) T-SQL
15 21 (2.40%) ES6
16 10 (1.14%) Perl
17 6 (0.69%) PHP 7
18 5 (0.57%) Rust
19 4 (0.46%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 52 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 48 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.55%) Degree
4 29 (3.32%) AWS Certification
5 21 (2.40%) RHCE
6 18 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.60%) GIAC
7 14 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.37%) CISSP
9 8 (0.92%) CCNA
9 8 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (0.92%) MCSE
10 7 (0.80%) CISM
11 6 (0.69%) MCSA
12 5 (0.57%) CCNP
12 5 (0.57%) OCP
12 5 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.46%) CEH
13 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.12%) QA
2 35 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 25 (2.86%) GDPR
4 10 (1.14%) WAI
5 9 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.69%) OpenSCAP
7 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.46%) NCSC
8 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.23%) NIST
10 1 (0.11%) GRC
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 269 (30.78%) Docker
2 52 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 52 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.23%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (0.23%) NFS
6 2 (0.23%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 264 (30.21%) Terraform
2 243 (27.80%) Kubernetes
3 101 (11.56%) Ansible
4 86 (9.84%) Puppet
5 77 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.75%) Istio
7 20 (2.29%) Packer
8 18 (2.06%) Prometheus
9 16 (1.83%) Grafana
10 11 (1.26%) Graphite
10 11 (1.26%) SCCM
11 9 (1.03%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.80%) CFEngine
13 6 (0.69%) Consul
13 6 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 4 (0.46%) Nagios
15 3 (0.34%) Kibana
15 3 (0.34%) Salt
15 3 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 166 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.98%) VMware
3 55 (6.29%) Oracle
4 54 (6.18%) Google
5 27 (3.09%) Cisco
5 27 (3.09%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.06%) Adobe
8 17 (1.95%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.49%) SAP
10 12 (1.37%) Citrix
10 12 (1.37%) Databricks
11 11 (1.26%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.03%) Zuora
13 8 (0.92%) Apple
13 8 (0.92%) IBM
13 8 (0.92%) SaltStack
14 7 (0.80%) Cognos
14 7 (0.80%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.69%) Snowplow