Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 68 121
Rank change year-on-year +38 +53 -38
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 412 150 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.23% 3.24% 2.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.00% 30.00% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 248 96 66
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £44,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.73% -0.56% -4.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £66,625
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +9.11%

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 1,005 500 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.63% 10.80% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 638 341 295
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,725 £65,000 £65,850
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 +38 208 £52,500 +6.06% 31
Glasgow +28 162 £50,000 +17.65% 24
Orkney Islands - 16 £40,000 -
Dundee +4 13 £35,000 - 1
West Lothian -4 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Fife -4 3 - -
North Lanarkshire -11 2 £67,500 +77.63% 1
South Lanarkshire -6 1 £43,000 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 228 (55.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 181 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (42.96%) DevOps
4 118 (28.64%) Linux
5 116 (28.16%) Python
5 116 (28.16%) Git (software)
6 103 (25.00%) Ansible
7 98 (23.79%) Java
8 97 (23.54%) JavaScript
9 95 (23.06%) Puppet
10 92 (22.33%) Docker
11 89 (21.60%) Opscode Chef
12 85 (20.63%) Jenkins
13 80 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
13 80 (19.42%) SQL
14 78 (18.93%) Web Services
14 78 (18.93%) Finance
15 75 (18.20%) Windows
16 69 (16.75%) TDD
17 67 (16.26%) Ruby
18 66 (16.02%) Microsoft
19 62 (15.05%) Google Cloud Platform
19 62 (15.05%) Open Source
20 59 (14.32%) C#
21 54 (13.11%) Banking
21 54 (13.11%) Scrum
22 47 (11.41%) HTML
23 44 (10.68%) .NET
23 44 (10.68%) MVC
23 44 (10.68%) Spring

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 23 (5.58%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.40%) Apache
3 12 (2.91%) JBoss
4 8 (1.94%) Confluence
5 6 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.21%) CMS
6 5 (1.21%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.97%) IIS
7 4 (0.97%) nginx
8 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.49%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.49%) Jetty
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.49%) WildFly
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.24%) Tornado
10 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (5.10%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.97%) Finacle
1 4 (0.97%) Sage 200
1 4 (0.97%) SAP Business One
1 4 (0.97%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 228 (55.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (15.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 39 (9.47%) SaaS
4 38 (9.22%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (6.07%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (5.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (4.85%) PaaS
8 19 (4.61%) IaaS
9 18 (4.37%) Office 365
10 17 (4.13%) GitHub
11 16 (3.88%) Amazon S3
11 16 (3.88%) Serverless
12 14 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (2.43%) npm
14 10 (2.43%) OpenShift
15 8 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
16 4 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.97%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.19%) Firewall
2 11 (2.67%) SSL
2 11 (2.67%) VPN
3 9 (2.18%) Internet
3 9 (2.18%) SAN
4 8 (1.94%) Network Security
5 7 (1.70%) DNS
5 7 (1.70%) HTTP
6 6 (1.46%) IPsec
7 5 (1.21%) DHCP
8 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.97%) WAN
9 3 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.73%) LAN
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.49%) HSRP
10 2 (0.49%) NX-OS
10 2 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.68%) NoSQL
2 35 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.07%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.58%) MySQL
5 20 (4.85%) Big Data
6 18 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (2.18%) Cosmos DB
9 8 (1.94%) CouchDB
9 8 (1.94%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.97%) Redis
13 3 (0.73%) OpenTSDB
13 3 (0.73%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 116 (28.16%) Git (software)
2 85 (20.63%) Jenkins
3 38 (9.22%) JIRA
4 28 (6.80%) Subversion
5 27 (6.55%) JUnit
5 27 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (5.83%) GoCD
7 23 (5.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (5.34%) Selenium
9 21 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (5.10%) Vagrant
10 18 (4.37%) IBM UrbanCode
11 16 (3.88%) Spock
12 14 (3.40%) Maven
13 13 (3.16%) Bitbucket
14 12 (2.91%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.18%) Cucumber
15 9 (2.18%) Gradle
16 8 (1.94%) Mockito
17 6 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 78 (18.93%) Finance
2 54 (13.11%) Banking
3 30 (7.28%) Retail Banking
4 26 (6.31%) Retail
5 10 (2.43%) Advertising
6 7 (1.70%) Games
7 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (25.97%) Developer
2 65 (15.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (12.62%) Consultant
4 48 (11.65%) Cloud Engineer
5 40 (9.71%) Senior DevOps
6 36 (8.74%) Software Developer
7 34 (8.25%) Project Manager
8 25 (6.07%) .NET Developer
8 25 (6.07%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 22 (5.34%) Java Developer
11 19 (4.61%) DevOps Consultant
11 19 (4.61%) Senior Consultant
11 19 (4.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.61%) Software Project Manager
12 18 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Consultant
13 15 (3.64%) Architect
14 14 (3.40%) Senior Manager
14 14 (3.40%) Technical Consultant
15 13 (3.16%) Retail Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (18.93%) Web Services
2 47 (11.41%) HTML
3 44 (10.68%) .NET
3 44 (10.68%) Spring
4 41 (9.95%) CSS
4 41 (9.95%) React
5 35 (8.50%) AngularJS
5 35 (8.50%) Node.js
6 25 (6.07%) ASP.NET
7 24 (5.83%) REST
8 23 (5.58%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (4.37%) .NET Framework
9 18 (4.37%) RESTful
10 17 (4.13%) Hibernate
11 16 (3.88%) Grails
12 15 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (2.91%) Entity Framework
15 12 (2.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.98%) Public Cloud
2 17 (4.13%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.40%) Fintech
4 14 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.67%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.70%) Cloud Native
7 7 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.46%) Clustering
8 6 (1.46%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.46%) Replication
9 5 (1.21%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.21%) User Experience
10 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.97%) PMI
11 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (28.64%) Linux
2 75 (18.20%) Windows
3 32 (7.77%) Unix
4 29 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (6.07%) Windows Server
6 22 (5.34%) CentOS
7 21 (5.10%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.94%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.70%) Android
9 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (42.96%) DevOps
3 80 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (16.75%) TDD
5 62 (15.05%) Open Source
6 54 (13.11%) Scrum
7 44 (10.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 44 (10.68%) MVC
7 44 (10.68%) SDLC
8 43 (10.44%) Microservices
9 41 (9.95%) Mentoring
9 41 (9.95%) Software Engineering
10 37 (8.98%) Change Management
11 35 (8.50%) Configuration Management
11 35 (8.50%) Project Management
12 32 (7.77%) ITIL
13 31 (7.52%) Migration
14 29 (7.04%) PRINCE2
15 26 (6.31%) CRM
15 26 (6.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 116 (28.16%) Python
2 98 (23.79%) Java
3 97 (23.54%) JavaScript
4 80 (19.42%) SQL
5 67 (16.26%) Ruby
6 59 (14.32%) C#
7 24 (5.83%) Bash Shell
8 22 (5.34%) PHP
9 19 (4.61%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.88%) Groovy
10 16 (3.88%) Perl
11 15 (3.64%) T-SQL
12 13 (3.16%) C++
13 12 (2.91%) ES6
14 9 (2.18%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.94%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.46%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.21%) Clojure
18 4 (0.97%) Lisp
19 3 (0.73%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 28 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.31%) AWS Certification
3 25 (6.07%) PMP
4 22 (5.34%) Degree
5 18 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.88%) MCSE
7 13 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (2.18%) MCSA
10 8 (1.94%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.70%) CCNA
11 7 (1.70%) MCP
12 6 (1.46%) CCNP
13 3 (0.73%) CCIE
13 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.49%) CCDP
14 2 (0.49%) MCSD
15 1 (0.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.25%) GCP
2 26 (6.31%) QA
3 4 (0.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) FATCA
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 92 (22.33%) Docker
2 35 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.83%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.91%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.46%) vSphere
6 5 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.49%) HDFS
7 2 (0.49%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.49%) Xen
7 2 (0.49%) XenServer
8 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.24%) KVM
8 1 (0.24%) vCloud
8 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 103 (25.00%) Ansible
2 95 (23.06%) Puppet
3 89 (21.60%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (7.04%) Terraform
5 28 (6.80%) Kubernetes
6 24 (5.83%) Rundeck
7 22 (5.34%) Consul
8 20 (4.85%) Packer
9 9 (2.18%) vCenter Server
10 6 (1.46%) Nagios
11 5 (1.21%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.97%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.97%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.97%) logstash
13 3 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.73%) Kibana
13 3 (0.73%) SCCM
13 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.68%) Google
3 40 (9.71%) VMware
4 31 (7.52%) Oracle
5 23 (5.58%) RedGate
5 23 (5.58%) Splunk
6 21 (5.10%) Cisco
6 21 (5.10%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.67%) Citrix
7 11 (2.67%) IBM
8 10 (2.43%) SAP
9 8 (1.94%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.46%) F5
11 6 (1.46%) HP
12 5 (1.21%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.21%) IDERA
13 4 (0.97%) FIS
13 4 (0.97%) Misys
13 4 (0.97%) Sage