Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 25 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 +46 +62
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 475 479 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.00% 8.38% 3.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.40% 43.31% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 289 288 99
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% -2.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £74,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Amazon 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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,270 1,106 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 24.07% 19.35% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 807 685 369
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,598 £29,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Scotland.

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Edinburgh -3 300 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Glasgow +5 146 £48,750 +0.52% 15
Dundee +3 12 £32,000 -16.34%
West Lothian -5 7 £44,750 +5.29% 2
Aberdeen 0 3 £47,500 +26.67% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 £47,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £100,000 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 269 (56.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (35.16%) DevOps
4 147 (30.95%) Python
5 138 (29.05%) Linux
6 131 (27.58%) Java
7 118 (24.84%) SQL
8 107 (22.53%) JavaScript
9 105 (22.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 104 (21.89%) Ansible
11 103 (21.68%) Finance
12 96 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (20.21%) Terraform
13 94 (19.79%) Git (software)
14 90 (18.95%) Puppet
15 85 (17.89%) Microservices
16 83 (17.47%) Jenkins
16 83 (17.47%) Opscode Chef
17 81 (17.05%) SaaS
18 80 (16.84%) Windows
19 78 (16.42%) Software Engineering
20 73 (15.37%) C#
21 70 (14.74%) .NET
22 69 (14.53%) Microsoft
23 68 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
24 67 (14.11%) Web Services
25 64 (13.47%) SQL Server
25 64 (13.47%) Google
26 59 (12.42%) React
27 58 (12.21%) Docker

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 22 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.16%) Apache
3 14 (2.95%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.53%) Confluence
4 12 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.32%) JBoss
6 9 (1.89%) SAS
7 6 (1.26%) nginx
8 5 (1.05%) Jetty
9 4 (0.84%) CloudStack
9 4 (0.84%) IIS
9 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.42%) Drupal
11 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 269 (56.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (22.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 81 (17.05%) SaaS
4 33 (6.95%) Serverless
5 29 (6.11%) PaaS
6 28 (5.89%) IaaS
7 22 (4.63%) Office 365
8 15 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (2.11%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.11%) npm
12 8 (1.68%) Datadog
13 7 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (1.26%) Power Platform
15 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.84%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.63%) GitHub
17 2 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.84%) Firewall
2 19 (4.00%) LAN
2 19 (4.00%) WAN
3 16 (3.37%) Network Security
3 16 (3.37%) Wireless
4 13 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (2.74%) Telepresence
4 13 (2.74%) Unified Communications
5 11 (2.32%) HTTP
5 11 (2.32%) SAN
6 10 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.47%) Internet
8 6 (1.26%) VLAN
8 6 (1.26%) VoIP
9 5 (1.05%) DHCP
9 5 (1.05%) DNS
9 5 (1.05%) VPN
10 4 (0.84%) Skype
11 3 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (0.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.32%) MySQL
3 40 (8.42%) Relational Database
4 34 (7.16%) Big Data
5 32 (6.74%) NoSQL
6 30 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (5.05%) MongoDB
8 23 (4.84%) Hadoop
9 16 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.16%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.95%) Redis
12 8 (1.68%) Couchbase
12 8 (1.68%) Mixpanel
13 7 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.26%) Power BI
14 6 (1.26%) QlikView
15 5 (1.05%) PowerCenter
15 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 83 (17.47%) Jenkins
3 54 (11.37%) JIRA
4 51 (10.74%) Subversion
5 37 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (7.37%) GoCD
7 28 (5.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (5.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (5.47%) IBM UrbanCode
9 19 (4.00%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.95%) Maven
10 14 (2.95%) Selenium
11 11 (2.32%) Artifactory
11 11 (2.32%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.32%) GitLab
11 11 (2.32%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (2.11%) webpack
13 9 (1.89%) Hudson
13 9 (1.89%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.68%) gulp
General
1 103 (21.68%) Finance
2 23 (4.84%) Banking
3 15 (3.16%) Retail
4 12 (2.53%) Marketing
5 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.63%) Games
6 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (23.79%) Developer
2 63 (13.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (10.95%) Senior DevOps
4 49 (10.32%) Architect
5 48 (10.11%) Consultant
6 41 (8.63%) Cloud Engineer
7 33 (6.95%) Software Developer
8 29 (6.11%) AWS Engineer
9 28 (5.89%) DevOps Consultant
9 28 (5.89%) Software Engineer
10 27 (5.68%) Senior Consultant
10 27 (5.68%) Senior DevOps Consultant
11 24 (5.05%) Data Engineer
11 24 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 23 (4.84%) Java Developer
13 22 (4.63%) Operations Engineer
14 19 (4.00%) Analyst
14 19 (4.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
15 18 (3.79%) Administrator
15 18 (3.79%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.74%) .NET
2 67 (14.11%) Web Services
3 59 (12.42%) React
4 54 (11.37%) AngularJS
5 44 (9.26%) Node.js
6 42 (8.84%) HTML
7 41 (8.63%) Elastic Stack
8 39 (8.21%) CSS
9 30 (6.32%) Spring
10 24 (5.05%) RabbitMQ
11 23 (4.84%) ASP.NET
12 20 (4.21%) RESTful
13 16 (3.37%) REST
14 13 (2.74%) .NET Core
14 13 (2.74%) jQuery
14 13 (2.74%) Symfony
15 12 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (2.53%) React Native
15 12 (2.53%) Redux
15 12 (2.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (7.37%) Public Cloud
3 32 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.68%) User Experience
5 25 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.79%) Replication
7 16 (3.37%) Private Cloud
8 15 (3.16%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.32%) Fintech
10 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.26%) Clustering
11 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.05%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.05%) Robotics
13 4 (0.84%) Wiki
14 3 (0.63%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 138 (29.05%) Linux
2 80 (16.84%) Windows
3 58 (12.21%) Unix
4 21 (4.42%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.74%) Android
7 12 (2.53%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.63%) CentOS
10 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (35.16%) DevOps
3 96 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (17.89%) Microservices
5 78 (16.42%) Software Engineering
6 68 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (11.16%) Test Automation
8 50 (10.53%) Scrum
9 49 (10.32%) Configuration Management
9 49 (10.32%) Open Source
10 47 (9.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 45 (9.47%) SDLC
12 43 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (9.05%) Computer Science
13 41 (8.63%) MVC
14 37 (7.79%) Infrastructure as Code
15 36 (7.58%) OO
15 36 (7.58%) TDD
16 32 (6.74%) ETL
17 29 (6.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 147 (30.95%) Python
2 131 (27.58%) Java
3 118 (24.84%) SQL
4 107 (22.53%) JavaScript
5 73 (15.37%) C#
6 33 (6.95%) PHP
7 22 (4.63%) TypeScript
8 21 (4.42%) Bash Shell
8 21 (4.42%) Shell Script
9 20 (4.21%) R
10 19 (4.00%) ES6
10 19 (4.00%) Ruby
11 16 (3.37%) C
12 14 (2.95%) Go
13 13 (2.74%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.74%) Scala
14 12 (2.53%) Perl
15 9 (1.89%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.68%) C++
17 5 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (8.63%) Degree
2 25 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.37%) CCNP
3 16 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.63%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.63%) CCIE
5 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.42%) MCP
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) CEH
6 1 (0.21%) CISSP
6 1 (0.21%) GIAC
6 1 (0.21%) MBA
6 1 (0.21%) MCSA
6 1 (0.21%) MCSD
6 1 (0.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) RHCT
6 1 (0.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.89%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) SLA
3 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.63%) GDPR
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 58 (12.21%) Docker
2 24 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.32%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.05%) vSphere
6 4 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.84%) Xen
7 3 (0.63%) HDFS
7 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 104 (21.89%) Ansible
2 96 (20.21%) Terraform
3 90 (18.95%) Puppet
4 83 (17.47%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (11.16%) Kubernetes
6 34 (7.16%) Consul
7 26 (5.47%) Rundeck
8 10 (2.11%) Packer
9 9 (1.89%) Graphite
10 8 (1.68%) HAProxy
10 8 (1.68%) Icinga
11 7 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.84%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.63%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.63%) Salt
14 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.47%) Google
3 51 (10.74%) Splunk
4 37 (7.79%) Oracle
5 30 (6.32%) ServiceNow
6 28 (5.89%) RedGate
7 26 (5.47%) Delphix
8 25 (5.26%) VMware
9 23 (4.84%) Cisco
10 14 (2.95%) IBM
11 12 (2.53%) AppDynamics
11 12 (2.53%) Dynatrace
12 10 (2.11%) Tableau
13 9 (1.89%) Informatica
14 8 (1.68%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.84%) Citrix
15 4 (0.84%) CyberArk
15 4 (0.84%) Perforce
15 4 (0.84%) Symantec