Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 17 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 +23
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,014 1,119 1,019
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 12.64% 11.04% 7.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.44% 41.97% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 915 910 936
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,800 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 2,783 2,666 2,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.70% 26.29% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,268 2,100 2,381
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,946 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +4 759 £55,000 -4.35% 137
Cheshire 0 152 £52,500 +5.00% 42
Merseyside +13 49 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Lancashire +15 45 £54,486 +25.25% 12
Cumbria - 7 - -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 555 (54.73%) Azure
2 478 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 376 (37.08%) DevOps
4 255 (25.15%) JavaScript
5 253 (24.95%) Docker
6 238 (23.47%) Python
7 234 (23.08%) Java
8 231 (22.78%) Linux
9 199 (19.63%) .NET
10 198 (19.53%) SQL
11 195 (19.23%) C#
12 190 (18.74%) Microservices
13 188 (18.54%) Web Services
14 182 (17.95%) Microsoft
15 181 (17.85%) TDD
16 178 (17.55%) GCP
17 176 (17.36%) Kubernetes
18 170 (16.77%) Terraform
19 168 (16.57%) Windows
20 164 (16.17%) Software Engineering
21 156 (15.38%) Serverless
22 155 (15.29%) CSS
22 155 (15.29%) HTML
23 144 (14.20%) AngularJS
24 142 (14.00%) Node.js
25 139 (13.71%) Git (software)
26 130 (12.82%) Mentoring
27 127 (12.52%) Finance
27 127 (12.52%) VMware
28 124 (12.23%) 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 37 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (2.86%) Apache
3 24 (2.37%) IIS
4 18 (1.78%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.48%) nginx
5 15 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.38%) Confluence
7 13 (1.28%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.79%) CMS
8 8 (0.79%) Mule
8 8 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.69%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.59%) JBoss
11 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.39%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.099%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.69%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 2 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 555 (54.73%) Azure
2 178 (17.55%) GCP
3 156 (15.38%) Serverless
4 120 (11.83%) AWS Lambda
5 119 (11.74%) Amazon EC2
6 98 (9.66%) SaaS
7 93 (9.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 79 (7.79%) Amazon S3
9 69 (6.80%) Office 365
10 63 (6.21%) IaaS
11 59 (5.82%) PaaS
12 58 (5.72%) Amazon ECS
13 45 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 37 (3.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 36 (3.55%) GitHub
16 16 (1.58%) Amazon Kinesis
16 16 (1.58%) AWS CodeBuild
17 15 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (1.48%) Power Platform
17 15 (1.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.85%) Firewall
2 29 (2.86%) WAN
3 22 (2.17%) DNS
4 20 (1.97%) LAN
4 20 (1.97%) Network Security
4 20 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.87%) VPN
6 16 (1.58%) Internet
6 16 (1.58%) VLAN
7 14 (1.38%) SAN
8 13 (1.28%) VoIP
9 12 (1.18%) DHCP
10 9 (0.89%) HTTP
11 8 (0.79%) ATM
11 8 (0.79%) Unified Communications
11 8 (0.79%) VSAN
12 5 (0.49%) NAS
12 5 (0.49%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (10.16%) NoSQL
2 102 (10.06%) SQL Server
3 83 (8.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 78 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 65 (6.41%) MySQL
6 50 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 49 (4.83%) Amazon RDS
8 44 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (3.55%) Big Data
10 31 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (2.66%) RDBMS
12 23 (2.27%) Neo4j
13 20 (1.97%) Redis
14 19 (1.87%) Amazon Athena
15 17 (1.68%) Hadoop
16 16 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
17 15 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (1.48%) Power BI
18 14 (1.38%) Snowflake Schema
19 12 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 139 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 112 (11.05%) Jenkins
3 78 (7.69%) Maven
4 50 (4.93%) JIRA
5 42 (4.14%) GitLab
6 38 (3.75%) Selenium
7 25 (2.47%) Gradle
8 23 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 21 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (1.68%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (1.48%) Gatling
12 15 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.99%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.99%) JUnit
14 9 (0.89%) Appium
14 9 (0.89%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.79%) Artifactory
16 7 (0.69%) Jasmine
16 7 (0.69%) SoapUI
General
1 127 (12.52%) Finance
2 44 (4.34%) Banking
3 43 (4.24%) Public Sector
4 35 (3.45%) Retail
5 21 (2.07%) Law
6 17 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.18%) Games
8 11 (1.08%) Electronics
9 10 (0.99%) Local Government
10 7 (0.69%) Automotive
11 6 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.49%) Legal
13 3 (0.30%) Environmental Health
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Marketing
15 1 (0.099%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.099%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.099%) Military
15 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.099%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (31.36%) Developer
2 137 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 89 (8.78%) Cloud Engineer
3 89 (8.78%) Java Developer
4 84 (8.28%) Senior Developer
5 80 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 79 (7.79%) AWS Engineer
7 70 (6.90%) Architect
8 66 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 47 (4.64%) .NET Developer
10 38 (3.75%) Consultant
11 37 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
12 34 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
13 33 (3.25%) PHP Developer
13 33 (3.25%) Software Developer
14 32 (3.16%) C# Developer
14 32 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
15 31 (3.06%) Security Engineer
16 29 (2.86%) AWS Developer
16 29 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (19.63%) .NET
2 188 (18.54%) Web Services
3 155 (15.29%) CSS
3 155 (15.29%) HTML
4 144 (14.20%) AngularJS
5 142 (14.00%) Node.js
6 124 (12.23%) React
7 106 (10.45%) Spring
8 91 (8.97%) Spring Boot
9 75 (7.40%) .NET Core
10 67 (6.61%) Hibernate
11 61 (6.02%) RESTful
12 60 (5.92%) Vue.js
13 58 (5.72%) ASP.NET
14 44 (4.34%) Laravel
14 44 (4.34%) REST
15 43 (4.24%) HTML5
16 34 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 32 (3.16%) JSON
18 31 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.07%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.73%) Cloud Native
4 42 (4.14%) Data Centre
4 42 (4.14%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.94%) User Experience
6 34 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 30 (2.96%) Public Cloud
8 26 (2.56%) Algorithms
9 24 (2.37%) Blog
10 20 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.87%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.28%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.18%) NHS
15 11 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
16 10 (0.99%) Clustering
16 10 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
17 9 (0.89%) Life Science
17 9 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 231 (22.78%) Linux
2 168 (16.57%) Windows
3 78 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 46 (4.54%) Unix
5 24 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 23 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.17%) Android
8 16 (1.58%) VMS
9 13 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.89%) Debian
11 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (0.59%) AIX
12 6 (0.59%) Solaris
12 6 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.39%) CentOS
14 4 (0.39%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (37.08%) DevOps
3 190 (18.74%) Microservices
4 181 (17.85%) TDD
5 164 (16.17%) Software Engineering
6 130 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 122 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
8 112 (11.05%) Scrum
9 110 (10.85%) BDD
10 102 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
11 97 (9.57%) Coaching
12 95 (9.37%) Configuration Management
13 89 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 82 (8.09%) MVC
15 74 (7.30%) Test Automation
16 71 (7.00%) OO
17 64 (6.31%) Open Source
18 63 (6.21%) Infrastructure as Code
19 59 (5.82%) Continuous Delivery
19 59 (5.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 255 (25.15%) JavaScript
2 238 (23.47%) Python
3 234 (23.08%) Java
4 198 (19.53%) SQL
5 195 (19.23%) C#
6 98 (9.66%) PHP
7 69 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 60 (5.92%) PowerShell
9 57 (5.62%) Java 8
10 52 (5.13%) Ruby
11 40 (3.94%) Go
12 30 (2.96%) Scala
13 29 (2.86%) TypeScript
14 20 (1.97%) ES6
15 17 (1.68%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.38%) Perl
17 13 (1.28%) Groovy
18 12 (1.18%) C
18 12 (1.18%) C++
19 10 (0.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 78 (7.69%) Degree
2 41 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (2.66%) AWS Certification
4 26 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.27%) MCSE
6 21 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (1.78%) CISSP
8 13 (1.28%) CCNA
8 13 (1.28%) MCSD
8 13 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.08%) MCSA
10 11 (1.08%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.99%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (0.69%) CISM
12 7 (0.69%) MCITP
12 7 (0.69%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.25%) QA
2 29 (2.86%) GDPR
3 16 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.99%) SLA
5 5 (0.49%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) NCSC
6 2 (0.20%) PMO
7 1 (0.099%) COBIT
7 1 (0.099%) NIST
System Software
1 253 (24.95%) Docker
2 68 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 67 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.58%) XenApp
6 11 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.99%) vSphere
8 8 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.79%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.59%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.30%) Varnish
10 3 (0.30%) vCloud
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.099%) KVM
12 1 (0.099%) RACF
12 1 (0.099%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.099%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 176 (17.36%) Kubernetes
2 170 (16.77%) Terraform
3 110 (10.85%) Ansible
4 95 (9.37%) Puppet
5 71 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (3.25%) SCCM
7 30 (2.96%) Kibana
8 23 (2.27%) Nagios
9 14 (1.38%) logstash
10 13 (1.28%) Grafana
10 13 (1.28%) SCOM
11 12 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (1.18%) vRealize
12 10 (0.99%) SCOrch
12 10 (0.99%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.89%) WSUS
14 8 (0.79%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.69%) Cobbler
15 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
15 7 (0.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 182 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 127 (12.52%) VMware
3 105 (10.36%) Google
4 63 (6.21%) Cisco
5 40 (3.94%) Oracle
6 28 (2.76%) Citrix
7 22 (2.17%) Dynatrace
7 22 (2.17%) Fortinet
7 22 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 21 (2.07%) NetApp
8 21 (2.07%) Splunk
9 20 (1.97%) Sitecore
10 19 (1.87%) HP
11 18 (1.78%) IBM
12 17 (1.68%) New Relic
13 15 (1.48%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.38%) Sage
15 13 (1.28%) Databricks
15 13 (1.28%) SaltStack