Period
to 19 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +11
Permanent jobs citing AWS 112 45 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.56% 13.76% 10.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 62.92% 48.91% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 15 30
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,975 £29,200
25th Percentile £52,250 £37,500 £32,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +66.67% -5.26% -20.83%
75th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £84,500 £66,000 £63,875
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 178 92 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.72% 28.13% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 119 33 68
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £25,800
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,625 £29,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +36.90% -6.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile £78,750 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £60,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Northern Ireland

AWS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for AWS in Northern Ireland

AWS
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in Northern Ireland

AWS
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
County Antrim -1 103 £75,000 +66.67% 16
County Down - 4 - -
County Londonderry - 2 £70,000 - 2
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for AWS.

1 79 (70.54%) Artificial Intelligence
2 78 (69.64%) Python
3 71 (63.39%) Deep Learning
3 71 (63.39%) Computer Vision
4 65 (58.04%) Microservices
5 55 (49.11%) Big Data
6 54 (48.21%) Machine Learning
7 51 (45.54%) SaaS
7 51 (45.54%) NoSQL
7 51 (45.54%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (43.75%) Docker
8 49 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (42.86%) Tandem
9 48 (42.86%) Edge Computing
10 43 (38.39%) QA
11 42 (37.50%) Computer Science
11 42 (37.50%) Amazon S3
11 42 (37.50%) Serverless
12 40 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (35.71%) Azure
12 40 (35.71%) Infrastructure as Code
13 38 (33.93%) Amazon RDS
13 38 (33.93%) Kubernetes
13 38 (33.93%) Linux
14 37 (33.04%) Jenkins
15 36 (32.14%) CloudFront
15 36 (32.14%) AWS Lambda
16 34 (30.36%) Analytics
16 34 (30.36%) SQL
17 33 (29.46%) Scrum

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 17 (15.18%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.89%) Apache
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 51 (45.54%) Cloud Computing
1 51 (45.54%) SaaS
2 42 (37.50%) Amazon S3
2 42 (37.50%) Serverless
3 40 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 40 (35.71%) Azure
4 36 (32.14%) AWS Lambda
4 36 (32.14%) CloudFront
5 17 (15.18%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (5.36%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (4.46%) PaaS
8 4 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
8 4 (3.57%) GCP
9 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.79%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.79%) Route 53
10 1 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.89%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.89%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) SSL
2 7 (6.25%) Internet
3 5 (4.46%) Firewall
4 4 (3.57%) SMS
5 1 (0.89%) DHCP
5 1 (0.89%) DNS
5 1 (0.89%) FTP
5 1 (0.89%) HTTP
5 1 (0.89%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.89%) SMTP
5 1 (0.89%) SSH
5 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.89%) Telnet
5 1 (0.89%) VPN
5 1 (0.89%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (49.11%) Big Data
2 51 (45.54%) NoSQL
3 38 (33.93%) Amazon RDS
4 28 (25.00%) MySQL
5 25 (22.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 23 (20.54%) Amazon Aurora
7 21 (18.75%) MongoDB
8 12 (10.71%) Data Mining
9 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.57%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (3.57%) Amazon QuickSight
10 4 (3.57%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.57%) BigQuery
10 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (33.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.79%) JUnit
3 1 (0.89%) Babel
3 1 (0.89%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.89%) Cypress.io
3 1 (0.89%) Selenium
3 1 (0.89%) webpack
General
1 49 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.61%) Social Skills
3 6 (5.36%) Finance
4 4 (3.57%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.68%) Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Games
7 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 25 (22.32%) Software Engineer
3 23 (20.54%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 23 (20.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (16.96%) Python Engineer
5 17 (15.18%) Big Data Engineer
5 17 (15.18%) Data Engineer
5 17 (15.18%) Senior DevOps
5 17 (15.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 15 (13.39%) Principal Cloud Engineer
6 15 (13.39%) Principal Engineer
6 15 (13.39%) Principal Software Engineer
7 14 (12.50%) Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Architect
8 6 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.89%) AngularJS
2 19 (16.96%) Django
2 19 (16.96%) Flask
2 19 (16.96%) Swagger
2 19 (16.96%) Web Services
3 16 (14.29%) Kafka
3 16 (14.29%) RESTful
4 7 (6.25%) REST
5 6 (5.36%) Spring Boot
6 4 (3.57%) .NET
6 4 (3.57%) Apollo GraphQL
6 4 (3.57%) GraphQL
6 4 (3.57%) Spring
7 3 (2.68%) HTML
7 3 (2.68%) HTML5
8 2 (1.79%) CSS
8 2 (1.79%) React
9 1 (0.89%) JMS
9 1 (0.89%) SOAP
9 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (42.86%) Tandem
2 25 (22.32%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (10.71%) Smart City
4 5 (4.46%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.57%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.79%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.93%) Linux
2 7 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (70.54%) Artificial Intelligence
2 71 (63.39%) Computer Vision
2 71 (63.39%) Deep Learning
3 65 (58.04%) Microservices
4 54 (48.21%) Machine Learning
5 48 (42.86%) Edge Computing
6 42 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 40 (35.71%) Infrastructure as Code
8 34 (30.36%) Analytics
9 33 (29.46%) Scrum
10 32 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (24.11%) Data Analytics
12 27 (24.11%) DevOps
13 26 (23.21%) Software Testing
14 24 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (20.54%) Collaborative Working
15 23 (20.54%) Threat Analysis
16 20 (17.86%) Mentoring
16 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 78 (69.64%) Python
2 34 (30.36%) SQL
3 29 (25.89%) Java
4 23 (20.54%) C++
5 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.71%) C
6 12 (10.71%) Perl
7 8 (7.14%) Scala
8 7 (6.25%) Go
9 5 (4.46%) C#
10 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.68%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.79%) PHP
12 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.89%) ES6
13 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.89%) Ruby
13 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) PhD
2 19 (16.96%) Degree
3 6 (5.36%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (38.39%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 49 (43.75%) Docker
2 4 (3.57%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (33.93%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.57%) Ansible
2 4 (3.57%) Oozie
2 4 (3.57%) Terraform
3 1 (0.89%) CASB
3 1 (0.89%) Nagios
3 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Google
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle
3 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.68%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) SAP
7 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow