Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 12 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +20
Permanent jobs citing AWS 658 1,069 1,042
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 13.30% 12.33% 10.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.90% 37.61% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 714 967 908
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £34,200 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,750 £81,250
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 1,736 2,842 2,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.08% 32.77% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 2,339 2,155
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £72,500 £76,250
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +1 532 £55,000 - 253
Cheshire -1 60 £53,000 -3.64% 48
Lancashire +1 32 £42,500 -26.09% 16
Merseyside -1 28 £45,000 -21.74% 16
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 309 (46.96%) Azure
2 280 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (40.27%) DevOps
4 206 (31.31%) Docker
5 191 (29.03%) Terraform
6 187 (28.42%) JavaScript
7 171 (25.99%) Kubernetes
8 169 (25.68%) Linux
9 160 (24.32%) Python
10 146 (22.19%) Software Engineering
11 132 (20.06%) SQL
12 128 (19.45%) GCP
13 114 (17.33%) Node.js
14 110 (16.72%) Microsoft
15 109 (16.57%) C#
16 102 (15.50%) .NET
16 102 (15.50%) Git (software)
17 97 (14.74%) HTML
17 97 (14.74%) Java
18 95 (14.44%) Microservices
19 94 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
20 93 (14.13%) Serverless
21 92 (13.98%) CSS
22 90 (13.68%) Windows
23 87 (13.22%) E-Commerce
24 84 (12.77%) React
25 82 (12.46%) TDD
26 77 (11.70%) Go
27 76 (11.55%) SQL Server
28 72 (10.94%) AngularJS

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 34 (5.17%) Apache
2 31 (4.71%) IIS
3 24 (3.65%) Confluence
4 19 (2.89%) CMS
4 19 (2.89%) WordPress
5 14 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (1.98%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.82%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.52%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.52%) EPiServer
8 10 (1.52%) Kentico
8 10 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.22%) nginx
10 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.76%) Apache Synapse
13 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) nopCommerce
2 3 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 309 (46.96%) Azure
2 128 (19.45%) GCP
3 93 (14.13%) Serverless
4 67 (10.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 64 (9.73%) SaaS
6 57 (8.66%) AWS Lambda
7 37 (5.62%) Office 365
8 30 (4.56%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (3.34%) Amazon ECS
9 22 (3.34%) Amazon EKS
9 22 (3.34%) IaaS
9 22 (3.34%) PaaS
10 21 (3.19%) GitHub
10 21 (3.19%) Power Platform
11 19 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (2.28%) Amazon S3
13 13 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
13 13 (1.98%) Mimecast
14 11 (1.67%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.95%) DNS
1 26 (3.95%) Firewall
2 24 (3.65%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.19%) WAN
4 20 (3.04%) VLAN
5 19 (2.89%) LAN
6 18 (2.74%) DHCP
7 13 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (1.37%) SAN
10 8 (1.22%) Network Security
11 7 (1.06%) HTTP
11 7 (1.06%) OSPF
11 7 (1.06%) VPN
12 5 (0.76%) Internet
12 5 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.76%) IPv4
12 5 (0.76%) MPLS
12 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.33%) MySQL
3 49 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 38 (5.78%) Amazon Redshift
6 29 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (4.26%) MongoDB
8 25 (3.80%) Data Lake
9 21 (3.19%) Power BI
10 19 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (2.74%) Relational Database
12 16 (2.43%) Snowflake Schema
13 14 (2.13%) Amazon Athena
13 14 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
15 12 (1.82%) Big Data
16 11 (1.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 102 (15.50%) Git (software)
2 64 (9.73%) Jenkins
3 39 (5.93%) JIRA
4 37 (5.62%) GitLab
5 17 (2.58%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (1.82%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.82%) webpack
8 11 (1.67%) Postman
9 10 (1.52%) CircleCI
10 9 (1.37%) JUnit
10 9 (1.37%) Maven
10 9 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.37%) Selenium
11 8 (1.22%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.06%) GoCD
12 7 (1.06%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.91%) Gradle
14 5 (0.76%) Babel
14 5 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 57 (8.66%) Finance
2 41 (6.23%) Retail
3 34 (5.17%) Public Sector
4 21 (3.19%) Marketing
5 18 (2.74%) Law
6 13 (1.98%) Banking
7 12 (1.82%) Games
8 11 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.06%) Electronics
9 7 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.76%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.15%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 181 (27.51%) Developer
2 131 (19.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 89 (13.53%) AWS Engineer
4 69 (10.49%) Software Engineer
5 59 (8.97%) Senior Developer
6 58 (8.81%) AWS DevOps
6 58 (8.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 41 (6.23%) Architect
8 36 (5.47%) .NET Developer
8 36 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 35 (5.32%) Data Engineer
10 32 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 29 (4.41%) PHP Developer
12 25 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
13 23 (3.50%) Java Developer
13 23 (3.50%) Senior Software Engineer
14 22 (3.34%) Platform Engineer
15 21 (3.19%) Software Developer
16 19 (2.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 19 (2.89%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (17.33%) Node.js
2 102 (15.50%) .NET
3 97 (14.74%) HTML
4 92 (13.98%) CSS
5 84 (12.77%) React
6 72 (10.94%) AngularJS
7 61 (9.27%) Web Services
8 52 (7.90%) .NET Core
9 37 (5.62%) Vue.js
10 30 (4.56%) Laravel
11 27 (4.10%) ASP.NET
11 27 (4.10%) Kafka
11 27 (4.10%) RESTful
12 25 (3.80%) Sass
13 24 (3.65%) .NET Framework
14 23 (3.50%) REST
15 20 (3.04%) Spring
16 18 (2.74%) HTML5
16 18 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (4.71%) User Experience
3 29 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.41%) Public Cloud
4 19 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.28%) NHS
6 14 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (1.98%) Cloud Native
7 13 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
9 10 (1.52%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.06%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.76%) Blog
12 5 (0.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 169 (25.68%) Linux
2 90 (13.68%) Windows
3 43 (6.53%) Windows Server
4 42 (6.38%) Unix
5 25 (3.80%) Android
6 23 (3.50%) Apple iOS
7 19 (2.89%) CentOS
7 19 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.30%) Fedora
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.15%) HPUX
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Solaris
14 1 (0.15%) SUSE
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (40.27%) DevOps
3 146 (22.19%) Software Engineering
4 95 (14.44%) Microservices
5 94 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
6 87 (13.22%) E-Commerce
7 82 (12.46%) TDD
8 62 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (8.97%) Scrum
10 56 (8.51%) Configuration Management
11 51 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (6.99%) Migration
12 46 (6.99%) MVC
13 45 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
14 44 (6.69%) Deployment Automation
15 43 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 43 (6.53%) Mentoring
16 40 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 40 (6.08%) Open Source
17 37 (5.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 187 (28.42%) JavaScript
2 160 (24.32%) Python
3 132 (20.06%) SQL
4 109 (16.57%) C#
5 97 (14.74%) Java
6 77 (11.70%) Go
7 65 (9.88%) PHP
8 61 (9.27%) Bash Shell
9 49 (7.45%) Ruby
10 44 (6.69%) TypeScript
11 37 (5.62%) PowerShell
12 22 (3.34%) ES6
13 20 (3.04%) Scala
14 15 (2.28%) C++
14 15 (2.28%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.37%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.22%) Perl
17 7 (1.06%) PHP 7
18 5 (0.76%) Java 8
19 4 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (5.02%) AWS Certification
2 25 (3.80%) Degree
3 14 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.82%) CISSP
5 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.52%) RHCE
7 7 (1.06%) MCSE
7 7 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (0.91%) CISM
8 6 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.76%) CREST Certified
9 5 (0.76%) GIAC
9 5 (0.76%) MCSA
10 4 (0.61%) CCNA
10 4 (0.61%) CCNP
10 4 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.46%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.17%) QA
2 29 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.50%) GDPR
4 15 (2.28%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.52%) WAI
6 8 (1.22%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.61%) OpenSCAP
8 3 (0.46%) NCSC
9 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.30%) SLA
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 206 (31.31%) Docker
2 46 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (5.78%) Active Directory
4 22 (3.34%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.76%) vSphere
6 3 (0.46%) zsh
7 2 (0.30%) pfSense
7 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.30%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.15%) NFS
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 191 (29.03%) Terraform
2 171 (25.99%) Kubernetes
3 66 (10.03%) Puppet
4 59 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (8.66%) Ansible
6 22 (3.34%) Prometheus
7 19 (2.89%) Grafana
8 14 (2.13%) Graphite
8 14 (2.13%) SCCM
9 6 (0.91%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.76%) Packer
11 4 (0.61%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.46%) Kibana
12 3 (0.46%) vRealize
13 2 (0.30%) Graylog
13 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.30%) logstash
13 2 (0.30%) Rancher
Vendors
1 110 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.12%) VMware
3 38 (5.78%) Google
4 30 (4.56%) Oracle
5 22 (3.34%) Cisco
6 17 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.98%) Adobe
8 12 (1.82%) Databricks
8 12 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.67%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.52%) Citrix
10 10 (1.52%) SaltStack
10 10 (1.52%) SAP
10 10 (1.52%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.37%) New Relic
12 8 (1.22%) Zuora
13 7 (1.06%) Cognos
13 7 (1.06%) NetApp
13 7 (1.06%) Splunk
14 6 (0.91%) Zend