Period
to 22 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 90 115
Rank change year-on-year +39 +25 +17
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 272 135 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.80% 2.59% 2.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.75% 25.09% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 171 74 68
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +8.28% -16.49%
10th Percentile £33,000 £26,250 £28,600
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 806 538 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.22% 10.33% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 539 355 260
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,300 £64,550
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 22 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 22 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 +38 120 £60,000 +36.36% 12
Glasgow +16 112 £50,000 +15.27% 11
Orkney Islands - 11 £40,000 -
Dundee +1 7 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Fife +4 5 £36,000 -21.74% 1
South Lanarkshire -8 3 £43,000 -
Falkirk +2 2 - -
West Lothian -4 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 22 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.

1 144 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (33.46%) DevOps
4 83 (30.51%) Java
5 78 (28.68%) Linux
6 76 (27.94%) JavaScript
7 66 (24.26%) Ansible
8 62 (22.79%) Microsoft
9 57 (20.96%) Git (software)
10 55 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (20.22%) TDD
11 53 (19.49%) Python
12 52 (19.12%) Finance
12 52 (19.12%) Scrum
13 49 (18.01%) Docker
14 47 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
14 47 (17.28%) Web Services
15 46 (16.91%) Windows
15 46 (16.91%) .NET
15 46 (16.91%) Jenkins
16 45 (16.54%) Puppet
17 44 (16.18%) C#
18 41 (15.07%) HTML
19 38 (13.97%) SQL
19 38 (13.97%) CSS
20 36 (13.24%) VMware
21 34 (12.50%) SQL Server
22 30 (11.03%) Banking
22 30 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (10.66%) React

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 22 (8.09%) Tomcat
2 20 (7.35%) Apache
3 10 (3.68%) IIS
4 9 (3.31%) JBoss
5 6 (2.21%) Confluence
5 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.21%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.84%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.84%) nginx
7 4 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.10%) CMS
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.37%) GemFire
10 1 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.47%) InDesign
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.47%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.47%) Finacle
1 4 (1.47%) Sage 200
1 4 (1.47%) SAP Business One
1 4 (1.47%) Summit
2 1 (0.37%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 144 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (9.56%) SaaS
4 23 (8.46%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (5.15%) GitHub
7 13 (4.78%) Amazon S3
7 13 (4.78%) IaaS
8 11 (4.04%) Office 365
8 11 (4.04%) PaaS
9 8 (2.94%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.47%) Serverless
12 3 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (1.10%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.74%) Heroku
14 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.93%) Firewall
2 9 (3.31%) SSL
3 8 (2.94%) Internet
4 7 (2.57%) SAN
5 6 (2.21%) DHCP
5 6 (2.21%) DNS
5 6 (2.21%) LAN
5 6 (2.21%) WAN
6 5 (1.84%) VPN
7 4 (1.47%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.10%) HTTP
9 2 (0.74%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.74%) IPsec
9 2 (0.74%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.74%) SNMP
9 2 (0.74%) SSH
9 2 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.29%) MySQL
3 22 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 16 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.68%) Big Data
7 8 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.47%) Redis
9 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.74%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.74%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 57 (20.96%) Git (software)
2 46 (16.91%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.62%) JUnit
3 18 (6.62%) Vagrant
4 17 (6.25%) JIRA
5 16 (5.88%) Selenium
6 12 (4.41%) Gradle
6 12 (4.41%) Maven
6 12 (4.41%) Subversion
6 12 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.04%) Spock
8 10 (3.68%) Bitbucket
8 10 (3.68%) GoCD
9 9 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.21%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.84%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.84%) IBM UrbanCode
12 5 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.47%) Mockito
General
1 52 (19.12%) Finance
2 30 (11.03%) Banking
3 17 (6.25%) Retail
4 9 (3.31%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.84%) Games
7 4 (1.47%) Advertising
8 3 (1.10%) Law
9 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 90 (33.09%) Developer
2 42 (15.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (11.03%) Senior DevOps
4 26 (9.56%) Senior Developer
5 25 (9.19%) Java Developer
6 24 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 23 (8.46%) Architect
8 22 (8.09%) Cloud Engineer
9 21 (7.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 18 (6.62%) .NET Developer
11 16 (5.88%) Consultant
12 15 (5.51%) Project Manager
13 12 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (4.04%) Technical Engineer
15 10 (3.68%) AWS Engineer
16 9 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 8 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 8 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
17 8 (2.94%) Software Engineer
17 8 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.28%) Web Services
2 46 (16.91%) .NET
3 41 (15.07%) HTML
4 38 (13.97%) CSS
5 29 (10.66%) React
6 28 (10.29%) Spring
7 27 (9.93%) RESTful
8 25 (9.19%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.62%) Node.js
10 16 (5.88%) Ajax
10 16 (5.88%) CSS3
10 16 (5.88%) HTML5
11 13 (4.78%) .NET Framework
11 13 (4.78%) Sass
12 12 (4.41%) LESS
13 11 (4.04%) Grails
13 11 (4.04%) REST
14 10 (3.68%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (3.68%) JSON
15 9 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.41%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.21%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.84%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.47%) Fintech
8 4 (1.47%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.47%) PMI
9 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.74%) Replication
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (28.68%) Linux
2 46 (16.91%) Windows
3 20 (7.35%) Ubuntu
4 17 (6.25%) Unix
5 16 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.51%) CentOS
7 12 (4.41%) Windows Server
8 9 (3.31%) Android
9 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.21%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.46%) DevOps
3 55 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (20.22%) TDD
4 52 (19.12%) Scrum
5 29 (10.66%) Open Source
6 27 (9.93%) Mentoring
6 27 (9.93%) Microservices
7 26 (9.56%) MVC
8 25 (9.19%) Change Management
8 25 (9.19%) Software Engineering
9 23 (8.46%) Configuration Management
10 21 (7.72%) OO
11 19 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (6.99%) CRM
11 19 (6.99%) Web Development
12 18 (6.62%) Infrastructure Management
13 17 (6.25%) BDD
13 17 (6.25%) ITIL
13 17 (6.25%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (30.51%) Java
2 76 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 53 (19.49%) Python
4 44 (16.18%) C#
5 38 (13.97%) SQL
6 26 (9.56%) Ruby
7 19 (6.99%) PHP
8 18 (6.62%) Perl
9 17 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.41%) Groovy
11 10 (3.68%) C++
12 9 (3.31%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.47%) Scala
15 3 (1.10%) Smalltalk
16 2 (0.74%) C
16 2 (0.74%) ES6
16 2 (0.74%) VBScript
17 1 (0.37%) Go
17 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (7.35%) Degree
2 15 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.84%) PMP
6 4 (1.47%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.10%) CCNA
7 3 (1.10%) CCNP
7 3 (1.10%) MCP
7 3 (1.10%) MCSE
8 2 (0.74%) CCDP
8 2 (0.74%) CISSP
9 1 (0.37%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) MCSD
9 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.78%) QA
2 5 (1.84%) GCP
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (18.01%) Docker
2 30 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.51%) Active Directory
4 12 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.94%) vSphere
6 7 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.57%) XenApp
7 5 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 66 (24.26%) Ansible
2 47 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (16.54%) Puppet
4 18 (6.62%) Packer
5 13 (4.78%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.04%) Terraform
7 5 (1.84%) Consul
7 5 (1.84%) Rundeck
7 5 (1.84%) SCCM
8 4 (1.47%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.47%) SCOM
8 4 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.10%) Capistrano
9 3 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.10%) Nagios
9 3 (1.10%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.74%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.74%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.24%) VMware
3 27 (9.93%) Google
4 20 (7.35%) Cisco
5 18 (6.62%) Oracle
6 12 (4.41%) Citrix
7 8 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.57%) Adobe
8 7 (2.57%) IBM
9 6 (2.21%) CA
9 6 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.21%) Splunk
9 6 (2.21%) Symantec
9 6 (2.21%) Varonis
10 5 (1.84%) HP
10 5 (1.84%) RedGate
10 5 (1.84%) SAP
11 4 (1.47%) Avaloq
11 4 (1.47%) EMC
11 4 (1.47%) Misys