Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 193 211
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 -23
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 16 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.02% 4.59% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 17
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -33.33% +45.95%
10th Percentile £39,500 £26,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £81,000 £50,000 £84,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

Amazon EC2 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 793 545 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.06% 10.40% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 530 357 252
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +7.79% -3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,200 £61,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Amazon EC2 in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in Scotland

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 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 -10 7 £67,500 +145.45%
Glasgow -22 6 £62,500 +25.00%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £47,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 16 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
4 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (56.25%) DevOps
5 8 (50.00%) Spring
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (43.75%) RESTful
6 7 (43.75%) Amazon S3
6 7 (43.75%) OO
6 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
7 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (37.50%) MVC
7 6 (37.50%) Node.js
7 6 (37.50%) Ansible
7 6 (37.50%) Docker
7 6 (37.50%) React
8 5 (31.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 5 (31.25%) BDD
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (31.25%) Ruby
8 5 (31.25%) JBoss
8 5 (31.25%) Python
9 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce

Amazon EC2
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 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 5 (31.25%) JBoss
3 4 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (12.50%) nginx
5 1 (6.25%) CMS
5 1 (6.25%) Confluence
5 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon S3
3 5 (31.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (12.50%) CloudFront
5 2 (12.50%) GitHub
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (6.25%) Serverless
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 1 (6.25%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (6.25%) OpenTSDB
4 1 (6.25%) Parquet
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
4 3 (18.75%) DbUnit
4 3 (18.75%) Hudson
4 3 (18.75%) jMock
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
4 3 (18.75%) Mockito
4 3 (18.75%) SonarQube
5 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (6.25%) GoCD
6 1 (6.25%) JIRA
6 1 (6.25%) Mocha
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
2 7 (43.75%) RESTful
3 6 (37.50%) Node.js
3 6 (37.50%) React
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) JSP
4 4 (25.00%) Redux
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) Apache Camel
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) PowerMock
5 3 (18.75%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) OO
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) Coaching
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Microservices
7 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
8 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) Kanban
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) ES6
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) IBM WebSphere Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (25.00%) Terraform
3 3 (18.75%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) Packer
3 3 (18.75%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Capistrano
4 1 (6.25%) Kibana
4 1 (6.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Ogone
3 1 (6.25%) PayPal
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk