Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 103 127
Rank change year-on-year +43 +24 +25
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 221 126 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.00% 2.36% 1.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.89% 24.56% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 137 54 74
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £28,400
90th Percentile £73,000 £61,000 £84,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +6.80%

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 693 513 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.55% 9.60% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 464 323 203
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,300
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +33 97 £55,000 +41.03% 6
Glasgow +15 91 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Lothian +1 8 £30,750 -16.89%
Dundee -9 5 - -
Perth and Kinross - 4 £53,750 -
Fife - 3 £36,000 -
Falkirk +2 2 - -
South Lanarkshire -3 2 £45,250 -
Stirling - 2 £42,500 -
Orkney Islands - 2 £40,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 102 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (42.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 67 (30.32%) Java
5 59 (26.70%) Linux
5 59 (26.70%) DevOps
6 51 (23.08%) Ansible
6 51 (23.08%) .NET
7 47 (21.27%) Microsoft
7 47 (21.27%) Finance
8 45 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (19.46%) C#
10 41 (18.55%) SQL
10 41 (18.55%) Python
11 40 (18.10%) HTML
12 39 (17.65%) CSS
13 38 (17.19%) Docker
14 37 (16.74%) Scrum
15 36 (16.29%) Windows
15 36 (16.29%) SQL Server
15 36 (16.29%) Web Development
16 34 (15.38%) TDD
17 33 (14.93%) Web Services
17 33 (14.93%) Jenkins
18 32 (14.48%) Opscode Chef
19 31 (14.03%) Puppet
20 30 (13.57%) VMware
21 29 (13.12%) Git (software)
22 28 (12.67%) MySQL
23 27 (12.22%) RESTful

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 19 (8.60%) Tomcat
2 18 (8.14%) Apache
3 11 (4.98%) IIS
4 10 (4.52%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.71%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.26%) JBoss
7 4 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.81%) CMS
7 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.81%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.81%) nginx
8 3 (1.36%) Confluence
8 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.90%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.90%) FileNet
9 2 (0.90%) SAS
9 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (2.71%) InDesign
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.36%) Sage 200
1 3 (1.36%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 95 (42.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.50%) GitHub
3 16 (7.24%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (7.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (5.43%) Office 365
4 12 (5.43%) SaaS
5 11 (4.98%) Amazon S3
6 10 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (3.62%) IaaS
8 6 (2.71%) PaaS
9 5 (2.26%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.36%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.90%) Yammer
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.98%) SSL
2 8 (3.62%) DNS
3 7 (3.17%) Internet
4 6 (2.71%) DHCP
4 6 (2.71%) Firewall
4 6 (2.71%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.71%) SAN
4 6 (2.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.26%) LAN
5 5 (2.26%) WAN
6 3 (1.36%) HTTP
6 3 (1.36%) VoIP
7 2 (0.90%) H.323
7 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.90%) NAS
7 2 (0.90%) Skype
7 2 (0.90%) SMTP
8 1 (0.45%) MPLS
8 1 (0.45%) PPTP
8 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.67%) MySQL
3 21 (9.50%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.52%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.17%) Big Data
7 6 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.71%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.81%) Redis
9 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.36%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 33 (14.93%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.12%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.98%) Selenium
4 9 (4.07%) Maven
4 9 (4.07%) Subversion
5 7 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.17%) Travis CI
5 7 (3.17%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.71%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (2.71%) Gradle
6 6 (2.71%) JUnit
7 5 (2.26%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.26%) GoCD
7 5 (2.26%) JIRA
7 5 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.90%) GCC
9 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.90%) NuGet
9 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (21.27%) Finance
2 13 (5.88%) Banking
3 9 (4.07%) Games
3 9 (4.07%) Retail
4 2 (0.90%) Advertising
4 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.45%) Back Office
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (37.10%) Developer
2 30 (13.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (10.86%) Cloud Engineer
4 23 (10.41%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.05%) Architect
6 19 (8.60%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.79%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.79%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (5.43%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (4.98%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (4.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (4.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (4.07%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (4.07%) Technical Leader
11 9 (4.07%) Tester
12 7 (3.17%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (3.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.08%) .NET
2 40 (18.10%) HTML
3 39 (17.65%) CSS
4 33 (14.93%) Web Services
5 27 (12.22%) RESTful
6 25 (11.31%) Node.js
7 24 (10.86%) AngularJS
7 24 (10.86%) React
8 21 (9.50%) Ajax
9 19 (8.60%) CSS3
9 19 (8.60%) HTML5
10 17 (7.69%) jQuery
11 15 (6.79%) .NET Framework
11 15 (6.79%) Spring
12 14 (6.33%) ASP.NET
13 13 (5.88%) Sass
13 13 (5.88%) SOAP
13 13 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (5.43%) JSON
14 12 (5.43%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.50%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.62%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.71%) Blog
7 6 (2.71%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.81%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.81%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.81%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.36%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.36%) PMI
10 3 (1.36%) User Experience
11 2 (0.90%) Replication
12 1 (0.45%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.70%) Linux
2 36 (16.29%) Windows
3 12 (5.43%) Android
4 11 (4.98%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.52%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.62%) Unix
7 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.71%) CentOS
8 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.90%) Debian
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (26.70%) DevOps
3 45 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (16.74%) Scrum
5 36 (16.29%) Web Development
6 34 (15.38%) TDD
7 22 (9.95%) Software Engineering
8 21 (9.50%) MVC
9 19 (8.60%) Mentoring
9 19 (8.60%) Test Automation
10 18 (8.14%) Infrastructure Management
10 18 (8.14%) Microservices
10 18 (8.14%) OO
11 17 (7.69%) Change Management
11 17 (7.69%) ITIL
11 17 (7.69%) Matrix Management
12 16 (7.24%) High Availability
13 15 (6.79%) SDLC
14 13 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 78 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 67 (30.32%) Java
3 43 (19.46%) C#
4 41 (18.55%) Python
4 41 (18.55%) SQL
5 20 (9.05%) PHP
6 17 (7.69%) Perl
6 17 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 15 (6.79%) Ruby
8 11 (4.98%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.07%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.62%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.17%) Scala
12 6 (2.71%) C++
13 3 (1.36%) Groovy
13 3 (1.36%) R
14 2 (0.90%) C
14 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.90%) VBScript
15 1 (0.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (8.14%) Degree
2 10 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.81%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.90%) CISSP
5 2 (0.90%) MCP
5 2 (0.90%) MCSE
5 2 (0.90%) PhD
5 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.45%) CCNA
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) HND
6 1 (0.45%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) MCSA
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) VCP5
6 1 (0.45%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (17.19%) Docker
2 27 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.52%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.62%) vSphere
6 7 (3.17%) XenApp
7 6 (2.71%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.81%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.45%) LXC
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (23.08%) Ansible
2 32 (14.48%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (14.03%) Puppet
4 6 (2.71%) HAProxy
4 6 (2.71%) Packer
5 5 (2.26%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.26%) Nagios
5 5 (2.26%) SCCM
5 5 (2.26%) SCOM
6 4 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.81%) Terraform
7 3 (1.36%) Capistrano
7 3 (1.36%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.90%) Graphite
8 2 (0.90%) HockeyApp
8 2 (0.90%) Icinga
8 2 (0.90%) yum
8 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (21.27%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.57%) VMware
3 18 (8.14%) Google
4 16 (7.24%) Oracle
5 13 (5.88%) Cisco
6 9 (4.07%) Citrix
7 8 (3.62%) Adobe
7 8 (3.62%) IBM
8 6 (2.71%) CA
8 6 (2.71%) Symantec
8 6 (2.71%) Varonis
9 5 (2.26%) EMC
9 5 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.81%) HP
10 4 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.36%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.36%) Epicor
11 3 (1.36%) Sage
11 3 (1.36%) SAP
11 3 (1.36%) Splunk