Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 72 130
Rank change year-on-year +48 +58 -43
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 483 155 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.47% 3.31% 1.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.60% 29.75% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 296 99 59
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £27,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 1,083 521 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.99% 11.11% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 671 363 292
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,525
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,000 £61,250
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +52 269 £52,500 -4.55% 31
Glasgow +41 193 £49,000 +8.89% 26
Dundee +7 10 £38,250 -
Orkney Islands - 5 £40,000 -
West Lothian -9 3 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Aberdeen - 3 £37,500 - 1
Fife - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £47,500 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 269 (55.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 195 (40.37%) DevOps
3 190 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (32.51%) Python
5 138 (28.57%) SQL
6 135 (27.95%) Linux
7 133 (27.54%) Ansible
8 113 (23.40%) Git (software)
9 112 (23.19%) Puppet
10 107 (22.15%) Opscode Chef
11 100 (20.70%) Docker
12 98 (20.29%) Jenkins
13 92 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 87 (18.01%) Google Cloud Platform
15 86 (17.81%) Windows
16 76 (15.73%) Java
17 74 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
18 69 (14.29%) Finance
18 69 (14.29%) SDLC
19 68 (14.08%) NoSQL
20 65 (13.46%) Project Management
21 62 (12.84%) Google
22 61 (12.63%) Software Engineering
23 60 (12.42%) VMware
23 60 (12.42%) C#
24 59 (12.22%) Web Services
24 59 (12.22%) Microsoft
25 58 (12.01%) Open Source
26 56 (11.59%) Node.js
27 55 (11.39%) 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 18 (3.73%) Apache Spark
2 14 (2.90%) OpenStack
3 9 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.86%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.66%) SAS
5 7 (1.45%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.04%) Apache
6 5 (1.04%) JBoss
7 4 (0.83%) Confluence
7 4 (0.83%) Jetty
8 3 (0.62%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.62%) CMS
8 3 (0.62%) IIS
8 3 (0.62%) nginx
8 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 26 (5.38%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) Maya
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 269 (55.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (18.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 52 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
4 51 (10.56%) SaaS
5 42 (8.70%) PaaS
6 39 (8.07%) IaaS
7 34 (7.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (6.83%) Serverless
9 31 (6.42%) AWS Lambda
10 28 (5.80%) Amazon Kinesis
11 23 (4.76%) npm
12 21 (4.35%) GitHub
13 20 (4.14%) Office 365
14 15 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (2.69%) Amazon S3
16 9 (1.86%) Amazon EMR
17 8 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (1.66%) CloudFront
18 5 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
18 5 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.42%) Firewall
2 16 (3.31%) Network Security
3 13 (2.69%) SSL
4 11 (2.28%) VPN
5 10 (2.07%) DNS
6 9 (1.86%) HTTP
7 7 (1.45%) Internet
7 7 (1.45%) SAN
7 7 (1.45%) Wireless
8 6 (1.24%) IPsec
9 5 (1.04%) DHCP
10 4 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.83%) WAN
11 3 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.62%) MPLS
12 2 (0.41%) BGP
12 2 (0.41%) LAN
12 2 (0.41%) SMTP
12 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.08%) NoSQL
2 52 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 45 (9.32%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.97%) Big Data
5 23 (4.76%) MySQL
6 22 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 16 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.69%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.28%) Amazon Redshift
10 11 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.07%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.66%) Cosmos DB
13 8 (1.66%) CouchDB
14 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (1.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 113 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 98 (20.29%) Jenkins
3 41 (8.49%) Subversion
4 39 (8.07%) JIRA
5 38 (7.87%) GoCD
6 32 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 28 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (5.18%) IBM UrbanCode
10 22 (4.55%) TeamCity
11 19 (3.93%) Maven
12 17 (3.52%) GitLab
12 17 (3.52%) Vagrant
13 11 (2.28%) Selenium
14 10 (2.07%) Artifactory
14 10 (2.07%) JUnit
14 10 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.45%) Bitbucket
16 6 (1.24%) Cucumber
17 5 (1.04%) Spock
General
1 69 (14.29%) Finance
2 55 (11.39%) Banking
3 35 (7.25%) Retail Banking
4 22 (4.55%) Retail
5 8 (1.66%) Games
6 7 (1.45%) Advertising
7 2 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (18.22%) Developer
2 78 (16.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (13.46%) Cloud Engineer
3 65 (13.46%) Consultant
4 44 (9.11%) Senior DevOps
5 41 (8.49%) Software Engineer
6 39 (8.07%) Project Manager
7 32 (6.63%) Architect
8 31 (6.42%) .NET Developer
9 28 (5.80%) C# Developer
10 27 (5.59%) Cloud Architect
11 25 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (5.18%) DevOps Consultant
11 25 (5.18%) Senior Consultant
11 25 (5.18%) Senior DevOps Consultant
12 23 (4.76%) Software Project Manager
13 20 (4.14%) Software Developer
14 19 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 18 (3.73%) Technical Consultant
16 15 (3.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.22%) Web Services
2 56 (11.59%) Node.js
3 52 (10.77%) React
4 49 (10.14%) .NET
4 49 (10.14%) AngularJS
5 45 (9.32%) ASP.NET
6 43 (8.90%) HTML
7 37 (7.66%) CSS
8 35 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
9 33 (6.83%) REST
10 31 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (5.80%) NumPy
11 28 (5.80%) Pandas
11 28 (5.80%) scikit-learn
11 28 (5.80%) SciPy
12 26 (5.38%) Sass
12 26 (5.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 24 (4.97%) .NET Core
13 24 (4.97%) Spring
14 23 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 32 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 22 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.73%) Enterprise Cloud
7 17 (3.52%) Algorithms
8 16 (3.31%) Fintech
8 16 (3.31%) Private Cloud
9 10 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.45%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.24%) Clustering
12 6 (1.24%) Replication
13 5 (1.04%) User Experience
14 4 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
16 2 (0.41%) Internet of Things
16 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 135 (27.95%) Linux
2 86 (17.81%) Windows
3 38 (7.87%) Unix
4 32 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (5.80%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.48%) CentOS
7 8 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.45%) Android
8 7 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (40.37%) DevOps
2 190 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (14.29%) SDLC
5 65 (13.46%) Project Management
6 61 (12.63%) Software Engineering
7 58 (12.01%) Open Source
8 53 (10.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 50 (10.35%) MVC
10 49 (10.14%) Change Management
11 40 (8.28%) Microservices
12 39 (8.07%) PRINCE2
12 39 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (7.87%) Data Analysis
13 38 (7.87%) Machine Learning
13 38 (7.87%) TDD
14 36 (7.45%) Scrum
15 35 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (6.63%) Load Balancing
16 32 (6.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 157 (32.51%) Python
2 138 (28.57%) SQL
3 92 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 76 (15.73%) Java
5 60 (12.42%) C#
6 54 (11.18%) Ruby
7 40 (8.28%) PowerShell
8 29 (6.00%) Bash Shell
9 28 (5.80%) T-SQL
10 26 (5.38%) PHP
11 25 (5.18%) ES6
12 22 (4.55%) TypeScript
13 21 (4.35%) PL/SQL
14 19 (3.93%) Clojure
15 18 (3.73%) Lisp
16 9 (1.86%) C
16 9 (1.86%) Perl
16 9 (1.86%) R
17 8 (1.66%) C++
18 6 (1.24%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 39 (8.07%) PMP
2 30 (6.21%) AWS Certification
3 27 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.35%) Degree
5 18 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.31%) MCSE
7 13 (2.69%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.48%) MCSA
9 11 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.45%) CCNA
11 5 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.04%) MCP
12 4 (0.83%) CCIE
12 4 (0.83%) CCNP
13 2 (0.41%) MCSD
13 2 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.41%) VCAP
13 2 (0.41%) VCDX
14 1 (0.21%) CISSP
14 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.94%) GCP
2 17 (3.52%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.41%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
5 1 (0.21%) FATCA
5 1 (0.21%) MiFID
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 100 (20.70%) Docker
2 36 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.38%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.28%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.07%) VMware NSX
7 9 (1.86%) HDFS
8 4 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.62%) vSphere
9 3 (0.62%) Xen
9 3 (0.62%) XenServer
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.21%) KVM
11 1 (0.21%) vCloud
11 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 133 (27.54%) Ansible
2 112 (23.19%) Puppet
3 107 (22.15%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (9.73%) Terraform
5 40 (8.28%) Kubernetes
6 31 (6.42%) Rundeck
7 29 (6.00%) Consul
8 17 (3.52%) vCenter Server
9 12 (2.48%) Packer
10 9 (1.86%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.66%) Graphite
11 8 (1.66%) Icinga
11 8 (1.66%) Nagios
12 7 (1.45%) Oozie
13 6 (1.24%) SCCM
14 5 (1.04%) Cobbler
14 5 (1.04%) SCOM
15 4 (0.83%) Rancher
15 4 (0.83%) yum
15 4 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (12.84%) Google
2 60 (12.42%) VMware
3 59 (12.22%) Microsoft
4 45 (9.32%) Oracle
5 32 (6.63%) Cisco
6 31 (6.42%) Splunk
7 30 (6.21%) RedGate
8 25 (5.18%) Delphix
8 25 (5.18%) ServiceNow
9 16 (3.31%) IBM
10 14 (2.90%) SAP
11 12 (2.48%) HP
12 9 (1.86%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.66%) Citrix
14 5 (1.04%) EMC
14 5 (1.04%) F5
14 5 (1.04%) IDERA
14 5 (1.04%) Rackspace
14 5 (1.04%) Veeam
14 5 (1.04%) Zerto