Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 91 117
Rank change year-on-year +41 +26 +19
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 266 136 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.74% 2.62% 2.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.54% 25.33% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 167 75 69
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -14.89%
10th Percentile £33,000 £26,250 £28,650
90th Percentile £73,000 £71,250 £84,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 793 537 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.13% 10.33% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 530 357 255
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,200 £64,300
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +42 117 £60,000 +36.36% 7
Glasgow +11 110 £50,000 +12.99% 11
Orkney Islands - 10 £40,000 -
Dundee -3 7 £32,500 -27.78%
Fife +7 5 £36,000 -21.74%
South Lanarkshire -8 3 £43,000 -
Falkirk +4 2 - -
West Lothian -2 2 £35,750 -3.38%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £67,500 -
Stirling - 2 £42,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £47,500 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 137 (51.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (33.83%) DevOps
4 81 (30.45%) Java
5 78 (29.32%) Linux
6 74 (27.82%) JavaScript
7 65 (24.44%) Ansible
8 61 (22.93%) Microsoft
9 55 (20.68%) Git (software)
10 54 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (20.30%) Python
11 52 (19.55%) TDD
12 51 (19.17%) Finance
13 49 (18.42%) Scrum
13 49 (18.42%) Docker
14 46 (17.29%) Opscode Chef
14 46 (17.29%) Web Services
15 45 (16.92%) .NET
15 45 (16.92%) Windows
15 45 (16.92%) Jenkins
16 44 (16.54%) Puppet
17 42 (15.79%) C#
18 40 (15.04%) HTML
19 37 (13.91%) SQL
19 37 (13.91%) CSS
20 34 (12.78%) VMware
21 33 (12.41%) SQL Server
22 28 (10.53%) Microservices
22 28 (10.53%) React
22 28 (10.53%) Banking

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 21 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.14%) Apache
3 10 (3.76%) IIS
4 9 (3.38%) JBoss
5 6 (2.26%) Confluence
5 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.26%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.88%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.88%) nginx
7 4 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.13%) CMS
9 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.50%) InDesign
2 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.50%) Sage 200
1 4 (1.50%) SAP Business One
2 3 (1.13%) Finacle
2 3 (1.13%) Summit
3 1 (0.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 137 (51.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 24 (9.02%) SaaS
4 22 (8.27%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (5.26%) GitHub
7 13 (4.89%) Amazon S3
7 13 (4.89%) IaaS
8 11 (4.14%) Office 365
8 11 (4.14%) PaaS
9 8 (3.01%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.50%) Serverless
12 3 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (1.13%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.75%) Heroku
14 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.15%) Firewall
2 9 (3.38%) SSL
3 8 (3.01%) Internet
4 6 (2.26%) DHCP
4 6 (2.26%) DNS
4 6 (2.26%) LAN
4 6 (2.26%) SAN
4 6 (2.26%) WAN
5 5 (1.88%) VPN
6 4 (1.50%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.13%) HTTP
8 2 (0.75%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.75%) H.323
8 2 (0.75%) IPsec
8 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.75%) SNMP
8 2 (0.75%) SSH
8 2 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.15%) MySQL
3 21 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.64%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.76%) Big Data
7 8 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.50%) Redis
9 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.75%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.75%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.75%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 55 (20.68%) Git (software)
2 45 (16.92%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.77%) Vagrant
4 17 (6.39%) JUnit
5 16 (6.02%) JIRA
6 15 (5.64%) Selenium
7 12 (4.51%) Gradle
7 12 (4.51%) Maven
7 12 (4.51%) Subversion
7 12 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.76%) GoCD
8 10 (3.76%) Spock
9 9 (3.38%) Bitbucket
10 8 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.88%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.88%) IBM UrbanCode
11 5 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.88%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.50%) Mockito
General
1 51 (19.17%) Finance
2 28 (10.53%) Banking
3 15 (5.64%) Retail
4 7 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.88%) Games
5 5 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.50%) Advertising
7 3 (1.13%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (33.08%) Developer
2 42 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (11.28%) Senior DevOps
4 26 (9.77%) Senior Developer
5 24 (9.02%) Java Developer
6 23 (8.65%) Architect
6 23 (8.65%) Software Developer
7 22 (8.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 21 (7.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 17 (6.39%) .NET Developer
10 15 (5.64%) Consultant
11 13 (4.89%) Project Manager
12 12 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (4.14%) Technical Engineer
14 10 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
15 9 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 8 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 8 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
16 8 (3.01%) Software Engineer
16 8 (3.01%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.29%) Web Services
2 45 (16.92%) .NET
3 40 (15.04%) HTML
4 37 (13.91%) CSS
5 28 (10.53%) React
6 27 (10.15%) RESTful
7 26 (9.77%) Spring
8 24 (9.02%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.77%) Node.js
10 16 (6.02%) Ajax
10 16 (6.02%) CSS3
10 16 (6.02%) HTML5
11 13 (4.89%) .NET Framework
11 13 (4.89%) Sass
12 12 (4.51%) LESS
13 11 (4.14%) REST
14 10 (3.76%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (3.76%) Grails
14 10 (3.76%) JSON
15 9 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.39%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.51%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.01%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.26%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.88%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.50%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.50%) Fintech
8 4 (1.50%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.50%) PMI
9 2 (0.75%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
9 2 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (29.32%) Linux
2 45 (16.92%) Windows
3 20 (7.52%) Ubuntu
4 17 (6.39%) Unix
5 16 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.64%) CentOS
7 11 (4.14%) Windows Server
8 9 (3.38%) Android
9 6 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (33.83%) DevOps
3 54 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (19.55%) TDD
5 49 (18.42%) Scrum
6 28 (10.53%) Microservices
6 28 (10.53%) Open Source
7 27 (10.15%) Mentoring
8 25 (9.40%) MVC
9 24 (9.02%) Software Engineering
10 23 (8.65%) Change Management
10 23 (8.65%) Configuration Management
11 21 (7.89%) OO
11 21 (7.89%) Web Development
12 19 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (6.77%) CRM
13 18 (6.77%) Infrastructure Management
14 17 (6.39%) Matrix Management
15 16 (6.02%) ITIL
15 16 (6.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (30.45%) Java
2 74 (27.82%) JavaScript
3 54 (20.30%) Python
4 42 (15.79%) C#
5 37 (13.91%) SQL
6 26 (9.77%) Ruby
7 19 (7.14%) PHP
8 18 (6.77%) Perl
9 17 (6.39%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.14%) Groovy
11 10 (3.76%) C++
12 9 (3.38%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.26%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.50%) Scala
15 3 (1.13%) Smalltalk
16 2 (0.75%) C
16 2 (0.75%) ES6
16 2 (0.75%) VBScript
17 1 (0.38%) Go
17 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (7.52%) Degree
2 15 (5.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.50%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.50%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.50%) PMP
5 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.13%) CCNP
7 2 (0.75%) CCDP
7 2 (0.75%) CCNA
7 2 (0.75%) CISSP
7 2 (0.75%) MCP
7 2 (0.75%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCSD
8 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.51%) QA
2 5 (1.88%) GCP
3 2 (0.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (18.42%) Docker
2 28 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.14%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.01%) vSphere
6 7 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.63%) XenApp
7 5 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 65 (24.44%) Ansible
2 46 (17.29%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (16.54%) Puppet
4 18 (6.77%) Packer
5 13 (4.89%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.14%) Terraform
7 5 (1.88%) Consul
7 5 (1.88%) Rundeck
7 5 (1.88%) SCCM
8 4 (1.50%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.50%) SCOM
8 4 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.13%) Capistrano
9 3 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.13%) Nagios
9 3 (1.13%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.75%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.75%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 61 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.78%) VMware
3 27 (10.15%) Google
4 20 (7.52%) Cisco
5 17 (6.39%) Oracle
6 11 (4.14%) Citrix
7 8 (3.01%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.63%) Adobe
9 6 (2.26%) CA
9 6 (2.26%) IBM
9 6 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.26%) Splunk
9 6 (2.26%) Symantec
9 6 (2.26%) Varonis
10 5 (1.88%) RedGate
11 4 (1.50%) EMC
11 4 (1.50%) Epicor
11 4 (1.50%) HP
11 4 (1.50%) Sage
11 4 (1.50%) SAP