Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 19 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21 +36
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,108 1,119 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.58% 9.74% 6.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.50% 40.85% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 883 891 727
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,027 £77,500 £69,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 2,955 2,739 2,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.88% 23.85% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,420 2,271 2,116
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,117 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +5 821 £55,000 - 210
Cheshire +13 144 £55,000 +4.76% 42
Merseyside +26 69 £60,000 +37.14% 17
Lancashire +32 64 £54,486 +45.29% 15
Cumbria -8 7 - - 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 610 (55.05%) Azure
2 475 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (32.58%) DevOps
4 255 (23.01%) Linux
5 253 (22.83%) Docker
6 248 (22.38%) JavaScript
7 242 (21.84%) Java
8 231 (20.85%) TDD
9 229 (20.67%) GCP
10 223 (20.13%) Microservices
11 222 (20.04%) Python
12 214 (19.31%) Microsoft
13 204 (18.41%) Serverless
14 196 (17.69%) SQL
15 178 (16.06%) Terraform
16 177 (15.97%) Windows
17 176 (15.88%) Web Services
18 173 (15.61%) Software Engineering
19 169 (15.25%) HTML
20 164 (14.80%) CSS
21 155 (13.99%) AWS Lambda
21 155 (13.99%) Kubernetes
22 153 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
23 151 (13.63%) .NET
24 148 (13.36%) C#
25 147 (13.27%) Amazon EC2
25 147 (13.27%) Node.js
26 142 (12.82%) Jenkins
27 141 (12.73%) Git (software)
28 139 (12.55%) BDD

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 31 (2.80%) Apache Spark
2 28 (2.53%) Confluence
3 26 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (2.35%) IIS
4 21 (1.90%) Apache
5 20 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.26%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.17%) CMS
9 12 (1.08%) nginx
10 11 (0.99%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.81%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.81%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.45%) WordPress
14 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.27%) JBoss
16 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
17 1 (0.090%) CloudStack
17 1 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (0.54%) Magento
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.090%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.090%) Shopify
4 1 (0.090%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.090%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 610 (55.05%) Azure
2 229 (20.67%) GCP
3 204 (18.41%) Serverless
4 155 (13.99%) AWS Lambda
5 147 (13.27%) Amazon EC2
6 120 (10.83%) Amazon S3
7 102 (9.21%) SaaS
8 82 (7.40%) Office 365
9 75 (6.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 63 (5.69%) GitHub
11 56 (5.05%) Amazon SQS
12 55 (4.96%) IaaS
13 44 (3.97%) PaaS
14 43 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
15 40 (3.61%) Amazon ECS
16 38 (3.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 31 (2.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 28 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 24 (2.17%) Slack
20 23 (2.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.78%) Firewall
2 41 (3.70%) DNS
3 37 (3.34%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.17%) WAN
5 21 (1.90%) VLAN
6 20 (1.81%) Network Security
7 19 (1.71%) DHCP
8 17 (1.53%) SAN
9 14 (1.26%) LAN
9 14 (1.26%) VPN
10 11 (0.99%) VoIP
10 11 (0.99%) VSAN
11 9 (0.81%) Skype
11 9 (0.81%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.72%) ATM
12 8 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (0.63%) HTTP
13 7 (0.63%) NAS
14 6 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (8.21%) MongoDB
2 84 (7.58%) MySQL
2 84 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 81 (7.31%) NoSQL
4 79 (7.13%) Data Warehouse
5 74 (6.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 65 (5.87%) Amazon RDS
7 64 (5.78%) Big Data
8 56 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (4.15%) Relational Database
10 37 (3.34%) Amazon Redshift
11 36 (3.25%) BigQuery
12 30 (2.71%) Hadoop
12 30 (2.71%) Neo4j
12 30 (2.71%) Snowflake Schema
13 23 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (1.81%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 142 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 141 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 77 (6.95%) Maven
4 75 (6.77%) JIRA
5 64 (5.78%) GitLab
6 39 (3.52%) Gradle
7 37 (3.34%) Selenium
8 30 (2.71%) TeamCity
9 24 (2.17%) CircleCI
10 20 (1.81%) JUnit
11 18 (1.62%) Artifactory
11 18 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (1.62%) RSpec
12 17 (1.53%) Gatling
13 16 (1.44%) Brakeman
13 16 (1.44%) minitest
13 16 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (1.44%) RuboCop
14 15 (1.35%) Bitbucket
15 11 (0.99%) IntelliJ
General
1 103 (9.30%) Finance
2 57 (5.14%) Retail
3 50 (4.51%) Public Sector
4 49 (4.42%) Banking
5 21 (1.90%) Marketing
6 13 (1.17%) Law
7 12 (1.08%) Local Government
8 9 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.63%) Electronics
10 6 (0.54%) Games
11 5 (0.45%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 1 (0.090%) German Language
13 1 (0.090%) Legal
13 1 (0.090%) Military
13 1 (0.090%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.090%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 328 (29.60%) Developer
2 121 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 113 (10.20%) Software Engineer
4 99 (8.94%) Senior Developer
5 98 (8.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 98 (8.84%) Java Developer
6 87 (7.85%) AWS Engineer
7 85 (7.67%) Architect
8 76 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 62 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
10 57 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 50 (4.51%) Consultant
12 44 (3.97%) .NET Developer
13 40 (3.61%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 40 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
14 39 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 38 (3.43%) PHP Developer
16 34 (3.07%) Site Engineer
17 33 (2.98%) Azure Engineer
17 33 (2.98%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (15.88%) Web Services
2 169 (15.25%) HTML
3 164 (14.80%) CSS
4 151 (13.63%) .NET
5 147 (13.27%) Node.js
6 134 (12.09%) React
7 115 (10.38%) AngularJS
8 90 (8.12%) Spring
9 86 (7.76%) RESTful
10 83 (7.49%) Vue.js
11 70 (6.32%) .NET Core
12 66 (5.96%) Hibernate
13 62 (5.60%) Spring Boot
14 58 (5.23%) ASP.NET
15 54 (4.87%) Laravel
16 50 (4.51%) JSON
17 46 (4.15%) REST
18 40 (3.61%) HTML5
19 37 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (2.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.02%) Greenfield Project
2 76 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.15%) Cloud Native
3 46 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 39 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 39 (3.52%) Public Cloud
5 38 (3.43%) User Experience
6 31 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
7 27 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 17 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.44%) BBC
10 16 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
11 11 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.72%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
14 7 (0.63%) Blog
14 7 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 255 (23.01%) Linux
2 177 (15.97%) Windows
3 81 (7.31%) Windows Server
4 44 (3.97%) Unix
5 32 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.71%) Android
7 28 (2.53%) Windows 10
8 21 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (1.62%) CentOS
10 16 (1.44%) Ubuntu
11 14 (1.26%) Debian
11 14 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.08%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.99%) AIX
13 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.54%) VME
15 6 (0.54%) VMS
16 5 (0.45%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (42.87%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (32.58%) DevOps
3 231 (20.85%) TDD
4 223 (20.13%) Microservices
5 173 (15.61%) Software Engineering
6 153 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
7 139 (12.55%) BDD
8 125 (11.28%) Mentoring
9 117 (10.56%) Coaching
10 109 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (9.57%) Test Automation
12 100 (9.03%) MVC
13 95 (8.57%) Scrum
14 90 (8.12%) E-Commerce
15 87 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 79 (7.13%) Configuration Management
16 79 (7.13%) OO
17 72 (6.50%) Continuous Deployment
18 71 (6.41%) Open Source
19 67 (6.05%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 248 (22.38%) JavaScript
2 242 (21.84%) Java
3 222 (20.04%) Python
4 196 (17.69%) SQL
5 148 (13.36%) C#
6 118 (10.65%) PHP
7 87 (7.85%) Ruby
8 69 (6.23%) Bash Shell
9 67 (6.05%) Java 8
10 59 (5.32%) PowerShell
11 41 (3.70%) Shell Script
12 39 (3.52%) Go
13 33 (2.98%) TypeScript
14 28 (2.53%) C++
15 25 (2.26%) Scala
16 23 (2.08%) C
17 14 (1.26%) Perl
18 13 (1.17%) ES6
19 11 (0.99%) R
20 10 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (6.77%) Degree
2 21 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (1.71%) AWS Certification
3 19 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.17%) CISSP
6 12 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.99%) CCNA
7 11 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (0.72%) CCNP
8 8 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (0.63%) MCSA
9 7 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.63%) PMP
9 7 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.54%) MCSD
11 5 (0.45%) CISM
11 5 (0.45%) MCITP
11 5 (0.45%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.06%) QA
2 19 (1.71%) GDPR
2 19 (1.71%) SLA
3 15 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.54%) PMO
5 5 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.45%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.090%) NIST
System Software
1 253 (22.83%) Docker
2 101 (9.12%) Active Directory
3 65 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (4.06%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.62%) vSphere
5 18 (1.62%) XenApp
6 17 (1.53%) Varnish
7 15 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.99%) VMware NSX
10 5 (0.45%) pfSense
10 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.36%) NFS
11 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.27%) vCloud
13 2 (0.18%) KVM
13 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.090%) RACF
14 1 (0.090%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 178 (16.06%) Terraform
2 155 (13.99%) Kubernetes
3 116 (10.47%) Ansible
4 101 (9.12%) Puppet
5 72 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (4.06%) SCCM
7 25 (2.26%) Nagios
8 23 (2.08%) Kibana
9 21 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
10 17 (1.53%) SCOM
11 14 (1.26%) Prometheus
11 14 (1.26%) SCOrch
11 14 (1.26%) SCVMM
12 12 (1.08%) Jamf Pro
12 12 (1.08%) Packer
13 11 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (0.99%) vRealize
14 10 (0.90%) Graphite
15 9 (0.81%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 214 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 128 (11.55%) VMware
3 99 (8.94%) Google
4 86 (7.76%) Cisco
5 33 (2.98%) Oracle
6 32 (2.89%) Citrix
7 31 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (2.62%) Sage
9 28 (2.53%) HP
10 25 (2.26%) NetApp
11 24 (2.17%) Red Hat
12 19 (1.71%) EMC
13 18 (1.62%) Dell
14 17 (1.53%) Dynatrace
14 17 (1.53%) ServiceNow
14 17 (1.53%) Teradata
15 16 (1.44%) Sitecore
15 16 (1.44%) Veeam
16 15 (1.35%) Meraki
17 14 (1.26%) SAP