Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 11 24
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 +2
Permanent jobs citing AWS 47 71 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.60% 13.71% 10.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.45% 66.36% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 59
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £38,250 "
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% +28.21%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 "
90th Percentile £59,375 £69,000 £71,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 97 107 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.01% 20.66% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 73 59 148
10th Percentile £30,200 £27,250 £29,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,063 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% -8.11% +15.63%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 23 April 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 23 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
County Antrim -14 34 £47,500 +5.56% 20
County Londonderry +6 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for AWS.

1 24 (51.06%) Software Engineering
2 22 (46.81%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) Azure
4 15 (31.91%) Docker
5 14 (29.79%) DevOps
5 14 (29.79%) Amazon S3
5 14 (29.79%) Python
6 13 (27.66%) SQL
6 13 (27.66%) Kubernetes
7 12 (25.53%) Route 53
7 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
7 12 (25.53%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (21.28%) Degree
8 10 (21.28%) Go
9 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
9 9 (19.15%) Ruby
9 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
9 9 (19.15%) Unix
9 9 (19.15%) MySQL
9 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
10 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.02%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (17.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (17.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (14.89%) React

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 6 (12.77%) Apache
1 6 (12.77%) nginx
2 5 (10.64%) Apache Pulsar
2 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Azure
2 14 (29.79%) Amazon S3
3 12 (25.53%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (25.53%) Route 53
4 8 (17.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (12.77%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (8.51%) PaaS
7 3 (6.38%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (6.38%) GCP
7 3 (6.38%) Serverless
8 2 (4.26%) Amazon Cognito
8 2 (4.26%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.13%) GitHub
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) OpenVPN
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.26%) Big Data
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
1 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.77%) GitLab
2 6 (12.77%) Subversion
2 6 (12.77%) Travis CI
3 5 (10.64%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.26%) CircleCI
4 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.26%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (14.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
2 7 (14.89%) React
3 6 (12.77%) Node.js
4 5 (10.64%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (10.64%) Kafka
4 5 (10.64%) LAMP
4 5 (10.64%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (10.64%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (8.51%) Angular 2
6 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) CSS
6 3 (6.38%) HTML
6 3 (6.38%) Web Services
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.26%) iBATIS
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.26%) Spring
7 2 (4.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.26%) Life Science
4 2 (4.26%) Smart City
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Unix
3 6 (12.77%) CentOS
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.79%) DevOps
3 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
4 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
6 7 (14.89%) Microservices
6 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.77%) Auto-Scaling
7 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
7 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) Data Science
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum
10 3 (6.38%) Analytics
10 3 (6.38%) Coaching
10 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (6.38%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Python
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.28%) Go
5 9 (19.15%) Ruby
6 7 (14.89%) Java
6 7 (14.89%) TypeScript
7 4 (8.51%) C++
8 3 (6.38%) C#
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
10 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (12.77%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.26%) HNC
4 2 (4.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) Postfix
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Kubernetes
2 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 5 (10.64%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (10.64%) Grafana
3 5 (10.64%) Munin
3 5 (10.64%) Nagios
3 5 (10.64%) Prometheus
3 5 (10.64%) Terraform
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.64%) Google
2 5 (10.64%) Lets Encrypt
3 1 (2.13%) CommVault
3 1 (2.13%) Facebook
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Veeam