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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 54 91
Rank change year-on-year +24 +37 +24
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 402 265 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.44% 4.71% 2.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.44% 32.28% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 250 168 75
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,875 £67,000
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 994 821 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.40% 14.60% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 608 544 356
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,853 £41,461
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.90% +8.18% +9.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +3.09%

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 November 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 November 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 +34 239 £55,000 -8.33% 44
Glasgow +9 131 £48,750 -2.50% 32
South Lanarkshire +9 8 £55,000 +27.91% 2
Dundee +10 6 £30,000 -7.69% 1
West Lothian -18 6 £53,750 +50.35% 9
Perth and Kinross 0 3 £47,500 - 1
Stirling +5 2 £49,500 +16.47%
Aberdeen - 2 - - 2
Falkirk +2 1 £65,000 -
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 - 3
Renfrewshire - 1 £47,500 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 238 (59.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (35.57%) DevOps
4 133 (33.08%) Linux
5 131 (32.59%) Python
6 111 (27.61%) SQL
7 97 (24.13%) Java
8 94 (23.38%) Git (software)
9 87 (21.64%) Ansible
10 85 (21.14%) Puppet
10 85 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (19.90%) Windows
11 80 (19.90%) Jenkins
12 79 (19.65%) Opscode Chef
13 77 (19.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 77 (19.15%) SQL Server
14 71 (17.66%) JavaScript
14 71 (17.66%) Unix
15 70 (17.41%) Finance
15 70 (17.41%) Microservices
16 64 (15.92%) AngularJS
17 59 (14.68%) React
18 57 (14.18%) Docker
19 52 (12.94%) Scrum
19 52 (12.94%) HTML
19 52 (12.94%) Oracle
19 52 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
19 52 (12.94%) Terraform
20 48 (11.94%) Ruby
21 46 (11.44%) Google

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 (5.72%) Apache Spark
2 19 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.98%) Apache
4 15 (3.73%) Confluence
5 12 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.74%) Apache Pig
7 9 (2.24%) SAS
7 9 (2.24%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.99%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.74%) WildFly
10 6 (1.49%) CloudStack
10 6 (1.49%) CMS
10 6 (1.49%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.24%) JBoss
12 4 (1.00%) nginx
13 3 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 238 (59.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (19.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 34 (8.46%) SaaS
4 30 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (6.22%) Office 365
6 22 (5.47%) Serverless
7 17 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
9 12 (2.99%) Amazon S3
9 12 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (2.99%) Slack
10 11 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (2.49%) IaaS
12 8 (1.99%) GitHub
13 7 (1.74%) npm
13 7 (1.74%) PaaS
14 6 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (1.49%) Datadog
15 4 (1.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.73%) Firewall
2 14 (3.48%) Wireless
3 11 (2.74%) DNS
3 11 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.49%) HTTP
5 8 (1.99%) Network Security
6 6 (1.49%) SAN
7 5 (1.24%) Broadband
8 4 (1.00%) Internet
8 4 (1.00%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (1.00%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.75%) LAN
9 3 (0.75%) SMTP
9 3 (0.75%) SSL
9 3 (0.75%) VPN
10 2 (0.50%) DHCP
10 2 (0.50%) SSH
10 2 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (9.20%) Relational Database
4 33 (8.21%) MySQL
5 32 (7.96%) Big Data
5 32 (7.96%) MongoDB
5 32 (7.96%) NoSQL
6 22 (5.47%) Hadoop
7 21 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (4.48%) Apache Hive
9 17 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (3.23%) Power BI
12 12 (2.99%) SQLite
13 11 (2.74%) DB2
14 10 (2.49%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (23.38%) Git (software)
2 80 (19.90%) Jenkins
3 44 (10.95%) Subversion
4 42 (10.45%) JIRA
5 34 (8.46%) GoCD
6 28 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (6.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (6.47%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (6.22%) IBM UrbanCode
10 18 (4.48%) Maven
11 15 (3.73%) Bitbucket
11 15 (3.73%) Selenium
12 14 (3.48%) GitLab
13 13 (3.23%) CircleCI
13 13 (3.23%) CruiseControl
14 12 (2.99%) Cucumber
14 12 (2.99%) git-flow
14 12 (2.99%) TeamCity
15 11 (2.74%) Vagrant
16 10 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 70 (17.41%) Finance
2 27 (6.72%) Banking
3 13 (3.23%) Retail
4 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (0.75%) Advertising
6 2 (0.50%) Games
6 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.50%) Law
6 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.25%) Local Government
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (18.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (17.66%) Developer
3 67 (16.67%) Architect
4 56 (13.93%) Consultant
5 35 (8.71%) Cloud Architect
6 34 (8.46%) Senior DevOps
7 30 (7.46%) Senior Consultant
8 25 (6.22%) AWS Engineer
8 25 (6.22%) DevOps Consultant
8 25 (6.22%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 25 (6.22%) Software Engineer
9 19 (4.73%) .NET Developer
10 18 (4.48%) AWS Architect
10 18 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 18 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
11 14 (3.48%) Azure Architect
11 14 (3.48%) C# Developer
11 14 (3.48%) Cisco Architect
11 14 (3.48%) Java Developer
12 13 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.92%) AngularJS
2 59 (14.68%) React
3 52 (12.94%) HTML
4 46 (11.44%) Node.js
5 44 (10.95%) CSS
6 42 (10.45%) .NET
6 42 (10.45%) Elastic Stack
7 40 (9.95%) Web Services
8 21 (5.22%) ASP.NET
9 20 (4.98%) HTML5
9 20 (4.98%) LESS
10 14 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (3.23%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.99%) CSS3
12 12 (2.99%) jQuery
12 12 (2.99%) Kafka
13 11 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (2.74%) REST
13 11 (2.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.21%) Public Cloud
2 29 (7.21%) User Experience
3 25 (6.22%) Fintech
3 25 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (5.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 18 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.74%) Cloud Native
9 10 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.99%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.74%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.49%) NHS
13 4 (1.00%) DataPower
14 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 133 (33.08%) Linux
2 80 (19.90%) Windows
3 71 (17.66%) Unix
4 24 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.49%) Android
6 10 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.99%) CentOS
7 8 (1.99%) Solaris
8 7 (1.74%) AIX
9 6 (1.49%) HPUX
10 5 (1.24%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.24%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.50%) Debian
13 2 (0.50%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (35.57%) DevOps
3 85 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (17.41%) Microservices
5 52 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 52 (12.94%) Scrum
6 45 (11.19%) Software Engineering
7 42 (10.45%) Open Source
8 35 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (8.46%) Configuration Management
10 33 (8.21%) TDD
11 31 (7.71%) Analytics
12 30 (7.46%) Data Modelling
13 29 (7.21%) ETL
13 29 (7.21%) Test Automation
14 28 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (6.47%) Data Science
15 26 (6.47%) MVC
15 26 (6.47%) OO
16 25 (6.22%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 131 (32.59%) Python
2 111 (27.61%) SQL
3 97 (24.13%) Java
4 71 (17.66%) JavaScript
5 48 (11.94%) Ruby
6 43 (10.70%) C#
7 35 (8.71%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.72%) Scala
9 22 (5.47%) ES6
10 16 (3.98%) PHP
11 13 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.74%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.24%) R
14 8 (1.99%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.00%) C
16 4 (1.00%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.75%) Perl
17 3 (0.75%) SAS Macro
17 3 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (6.72%) Degree
2 17 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.99%) MCP
4 11 (2.74%) MCSE
5 10 (2.49%) MCSA
6 8 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.49%) CISSP
8 6 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.24%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.24%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.24%) CCENT
9 5 (1.24%) CCNA
9 5 (1.24%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.00%) CISA
10 4 (1.00%) CISM
10 4 (1.00%) CRISC
10 4 (1.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.74%) Data Quality
1 11 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.74%) QA
3 6 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.24%) GDPR
5 4 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (14.18%) Docker
2 25 (6.22%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.48%) HDFS
3 14 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.99%) VMware NSX
5 10 (2.49%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.74%) vSphere
7 6 (1.49%) Xen
7 6 (1.49%) XenServer
8 4 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 87 (21.64%) Ansible
2 85 (21.14%) Puppet
3 79 (19.65%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (12.94%) Terraform
5 25 (6.22%) Consul
5 25 (6.22%) Rundeck
6 21 (5.22%) Kubernetes
7 11 (2.74%) Oozie
8 9 (2.24%) Packer
8 9 (2.24%) Salt
9 8 (1.99%) Icinga
10 7 (1.74%) Nagios
11 6 (1.49%) Cobbler
11 6 (1.49%) Kibana
11 6 (1.49%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.24%) Capistrano
12 5 (1.24%) Graphite
12 5 (1.24%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.00%) Cacti
13 4 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (12.94%) Oracle
2 46 (11.44%) Google
3 44 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 42 (10.45%) VMware
5 31 (7.71%) Splunk
6 27 (6.72%) ServiceNow
7 25 (6.22%) Delphix
7 25 (6.22%) RedGate
8 24 (5.97%) Cisco
9 16 (3.98%) New Relic
10 15 (3.73%) Tableau
11 14 (3.48%) Cognos
12 11 (2.74%) IBM
13 10 (2.49%) Atlassian
14 9 (2.24%) Perforce
15 7 (1.74%) HP
15 7 (1.74%) Red Hat
16 6 (1.49%) EnterpriseDB
17 5 (1.24%) SaltStack
18 4 (1.00%) Cloudera