Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 63 131
Rank change year-on-year +36 +68 -10
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 440 204 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.06% 3.82% 1.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.23% 31.73% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 270 127 49
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £27,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,042 643 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.08% 12.05% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 640 419 326
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,225 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £54,825 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.65% - +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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +46 255 £55,000 - 35
Glasgow +34 166 £50,000 - 28
Dundee +9 5 £30,000 -
Perth and Kinross 0 3 £47,500 -20.83%
Aberdeen - 3 £37,500 -
Fife -2 2 - -
West Lothian -13 2 £52,500 +70.73% 3
Falkirk +1 1 £65,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire -2 1 - -
Stirling -4 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 - 5
Renfrewshire - 1 £47,500 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 260 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (38.64%) DevOps
4 144 (32.73%) Python
5 137 (31.14%) Linux
6 122 (27.73%) SQL
7 120 (27.27%) Ansible
8 101 (22.95%) Puppet
9 96 (21.82%) Jenkins
9 96 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
10 92 (20.91%) Git (software)
11 81 (18.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 81 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (17.50%) Java
13 75 (17.05%) Docker
14 68 (15.45%) JavaScript
15 65 (14.77%) Windows
16 61 (13.86%) Finance
17 60 (13.64%) VMware
18 59 (13.41%) Terraform
19 58 (13.18%) Unix
20 55 (12.50%) Node.js
21 53 (12.05%) SDLC
22 52 (11.82%) Google
23 51 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
24 50 (11.36%) SQL Server
24 50 (11.36%) Microsoft
25 49 (11.14%) Software Engineering
25 49 (11.14%) NoSQL
26 48 (10.91%) SaaS

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 27 (6.14%) Apache Spark
2 16 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 14 (3.18%) Apache Pig
4 11 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.27%) SAS
6 9 (2.05%) Apache
7 7 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.36%) CloudStack
8 6 (1.36%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.91%) CMS
9 4 (0.91%) JBoss
9 4 (0.91%) nginx
10 3 (0.68%) Confluence
10 3 (0.68%) IIS
11 2 (0.45%) Jetty
11 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.45%) WildFly
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.23%) Maya
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 260 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (18.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 48 (10.91%) SaaS
4 42 (9.55%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (7.50%) IaaS
5 33 (7.50%) PaaS
6 29 (6.59%) Serverless
7 27 (6.14%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (5.23%) Office 365
10 18 (4.09%) Amazon Kinesis
11 17 (3.86%) npm
12 15 (3.41%) GitHub
13 14 (3.18%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (1.82%) Amazon S3
15 7 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (1.59%) CloudFront
16 6 (1.36%) Datadog
17 5 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.45%) Firewall
2 14 (3.18%) Wireless
3 10 (2.27%) HTTP
4 9 (2.05%) DNS
4 9 (2.05%) Network Security
5 8 (1.82%) VPN
6 7 (1.59%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.91%) Broadband
7 4 (0.91%) Internet
7 4 (0.91%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.91%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.68%) IPsec
8 3 (0.68%) SSL
9 2 (0.45%) BGP
9 2 (0.45%) DHCP
10 1 (0.23%) MPLS
10 1 (0.23%) SAN
10 1 (0.23%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.14%) NoSQL
3 42 (9.55%) MongoDB
4 32 (7.27%) Big Data
5 27 (6.14%) Hadoop
6 20 (4.55%) Apache Hive
7 17 (3.86%) MySQL
8 16 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 12 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.27%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.27%) Sqoop
12 7 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.36%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.14%) HBase
Development Applications
1 96 (21.82%) Jenkins
2 92 (20.91%) Git (software)
3 39 (8.86%) Subversion
4 37 (8.41%) GoCD
5 35 (7.95%) JIRA
6 30 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (6.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 27 (6.14%) Maven
10 25 (5.68%) IBM UrbanCode
11 24 (5.45%) GitLab
12 21 (4.77%) TeamCity
13 18 (4.09%) Vagrant
14 12 (2.73%) Artifactory
14 12 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.59%) Selenium
16 6 (1.36%) Bitbucket
16 6 (1.36%) CircleCI
16 6 (1.36%) CruiseControl
17 5 (1.14%) Cucumber
General
1 61 (13.86%) Finance
2 43 (9.77%) Banking
3 17 (3.86%) Retail Banking
4 9 (2.05%) Retail
5 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.45%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (19.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (14.32%) Architect
3 61 (13.86%) Developer
4 56 (12.73%) Consultant
5 48 (10.91%) Senior DevOps
6 45 (10.23%) Cloud Architect
7 37 (8.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 30 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
9 29 (6.59%) Software Engineer
10 27 (6.14%) .NET Developer
11 25 (5.68%) DevOps Consultant
11 25 (5.68%) Senior DevOps Consultant
12 23 (5.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 22 (5.00%) C# Developer
14 21 (4.77%) Project Manager
15 20 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (4.32%) AWS Architect
17 18 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
18 17 (3.86%) Azure Architect
19 14 (3.18%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.50%) Node.js
2 48 (10.91%) React
3 44 (10.00%) .NET
3 44 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 43 (9.77%) Elastic Stack
5 38 (8.64%) Web Services
6 33 (7.50%) ASP.NET
7 30 (6.82%) HTML
8 24 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (5.23%) CSS
9 23 (5.23%) JSON
10 21 (4.77%) .NET Core
10 21 (4.77%) LESS
10 21 (4.77%) REST
11 20 (4.55%) Sass
12 18 (4.09%) NumPy
12 18 (4.09%) Pandas
12 18 (4.09%) scikit-learn
12 18 (4.09%) SciPy
12 18 (4.09%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.73%) Public Cloud
2 31 (7.05%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.45%) Enterprise Cloud
6 22 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.64%) Fintech
7 16 (3.64%) User Experience
8 12 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.50%) Private Cloud
10 10 (2.27%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.59%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.36%) NHS
14 4 (0.91%) DataPower
14 4 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
15 3 (0.68%) e-Learning
15 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 137 (31.14%) Linux
2 65 (14.77%) Windows
3 58 (13.18%) Unix
4 35 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.18%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.50%) CentOS
7 5 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.91%) Android
8 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.91%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (38.64%) DevOps
3 81 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (12.05%) SDLC
5 51 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 49 (11.14%) Software Engineering
7 46 (10.45%) Microservices
7 46 (10.45%) Project Management
8 45 (10.23%) Open Source
9 35 (7.95%) Scrum
10 34 (7.73%) Configuration Management
10 34 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (7.27%) Analytics
11 32 (7.27%) MVC
11 32 (7.27%) Presales
11 32 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (7.05%) Machine Learning
13 30 (6.82%) Change Management
13 30 (6.82%) Deployment Automation
13 30 (6.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 144 (32.73%) Python
2 122 (27.73%) SQL
3 77 (17.50%) Java
4 68 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 42 (9.55%) C#
6 38 (8.64%) Ruby
7 33 (7.50%) PowerShell
8 28 (6.36%) Bash Shell
9 22 (5.00%) ES6
10 19 (4.32%) PHP
11 18 (4.09%) PL/SQL
12 17 (3.86%) T-SQL
12 17 (3.86%) TypeScript
13 14 (3.18%) Clojure
13 14 (3.18%) Lisp
14 11 (2.50%) Scala
15 10 (2.27%) R
16 9 (2.05%) C
16 9 (2.05%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (5.68%) Degree
2 21 (4.77%) PMP
3 16 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.27%) MCSE
5 10 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.05%) AWS Certification
7 8 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.36%) MCP
9 5 (1.14%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.14%) MCSA
10 4 (0.91%) CISA
10 4 (0.91%) CISM
10 4 (0.91%) CISSP
10 4 (0.91%) CRISC
11 3 (0.68%) CCNA
12 2 (0.45%) CCNP
12 2 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.91%) GCP
2 4 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (0.91%) GDPR
2 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 75 (17.05%) Docker
2 23 (5.23%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.86%) VMware NSX
5 14 (3.18%) HDFS
6 11 (2.50%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.36%) vSphere
8 6 (1.36%) Xen
8 6 (1.36%) XenServer
9 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 120 (27.27%) Ansible
2 101 (22.95%) Puppet
3 96 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
4 59 (13.41%) Terraform
5 36 (8.18%) Kubernetes
6 25 (5.68%) Consul
6 25 (5.68%) Rundeck
7 14 (3.18%) Oozie
8 12 (2.73%) Packer
9 11 (2.50%) Icinga
10 10 (2.27%) Nagios
11 8 (1.82%) Graphite
11 8 (1.82%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.82%) vCenter Server
12 7 (1.59%) Salt
13 6 (1.36%) Cobbler
13 6 (1.36%) Rancher
13 6 (1.36%) SCCM
13 6 (1.36%) Tivoli
14 5 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (13.64%) VMware
2 52 (11.82%) Google
3 50 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 41 (9.32%) Oracle
5 32 (7.27%) Splunk
6 31 (7.05%) Cisco
7 27 (6.14%) ServiceNow
8 25 (5.68%) Delphix
8 25 (5.68%) RedGate
9 15 (3.41%) IBM
10 14 (3.18%) New Relic
11 12 (2.73%) SAP
12 8 (1.82%) HP
13 7 (1.59%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.59%) Perforce
14 6 (1.36%) AppDynamics
14 6 (1.36%) EnterpriseDB
14 6 (1.36%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.14%) EMC
15 5 (1.14%) SaltStack