Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 14 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing AWS 542 336 515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 13.39% 12.19% 9.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.42% 37.97% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 415 185 324
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.64% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,125
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 1,375 885 1,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 33.97% 32.11% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,023 577 890
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,416 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,750 £45,131
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.02% +0.29%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,001 £70,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,585 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.62% +2.88% +4.76%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Scotland

AWS
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in Scotland.

Salary trend for AWS in Scotland

AWS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in Scotland

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 AWS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 June 2021. 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 0 267 £57,000 +3.64% 56
Glasgow +8 177 £50,000 +3.63% 35
Dundee +3 49 £48,750 -4.88% 3
Aberdeen +1 18 £42,338 -3.23% 4
Stirling +1 4 £36,250 -30.95%
West Lothian -1 4 £55,000 -
Scottish Borders - 4 £31,500 -
South Lanarkshire -2 2 £45,000 -14.29%
Fife -7 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £41,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £55,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, IT jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 313 (57.75%) Azure
2 240 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (39.30%) DevOps
4 202 (37.27%) Python
5 153 (28.23%) Java
6 128 (23.62%) Docker
7 127 (23.43%) Software Engineering
8 124 (22.88%) JavaScript
8 124 (22.88%) Terraform
9 118 (21.77%) Linux
10 114 (21.03%) GCP
11 110 (20.30%) Kubernetes
11 110 (20.30%) SQL
12 93 (17.16%) React
13 90 (16.61%) Social Skills
13 90 (16.61%) Finance
14 76 (14.02%) C#
15 70 (12.92%) Mentoring
15 70 (12.92%) Microservices
15 70 (12.92%) Jenkins
16 69 (12.73%) Scrum
17 68 (12.55%) Microsoft
17 68 (12.55%) Git (software)
18 67 (12.36%) .NET
19 65 (11.99%) Ansible
20 64 (11.81%) Node.js
21 63 (11.62%) Windows
22 61 (11.25%) AngularJS
23 59 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
24 57 (10.52%) Kafka

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 42 (7.75%) Apache Spark
2 26 (4.80%) Apache
3 25 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.03%) Confluence
5 10 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.66%) JBoss
7 8 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (1.29%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.29%) IIS
9 6 (1.11%) SAS
10 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.55%) CMS
12 3 (0.55%) nginx
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.55%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Figma
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 313 (57.75%) Azure
2 114 (21.03%) GCP
3 55 (10.15%) SaaS
3 55 (10.15%) Serverless
4 47 (8.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 40 (7.38%) PaaS
6 37 (6.83%) AWS Lambda
7 31 (5.72%) Microsoft 365
8 30 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (4.98%) Amazon S3
10 22 (4.06%) Power Platform
11 21 (3.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 21 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (3.69%) Amazon SQS
13 18 (3.32%) GitHub
14 13 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (2.40%) IaaS
14 13 (2.40%) Route 53
14 13 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.06%) Firewall
2 8 (1.48%) WAN
3 7 (1.29%) LAN
3 7 (1.29%) SAN
3 7 (1.29%) SSL
3 7 (1.29%) Unified Communications
3 7 (1.29%) VPN
4 6 (1.11%) DNS
5 5 (0.92%) DHCP
6 4 (0.74%) VoIP
6 4 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.55%) BGP
7 3 (0.55%) MPLS
7 3 (0.55%) Network Security
7 3 (0.55%) OSPF
8 2 (0.37%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.37%) Broadband
8 2 (0.37%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.37%) VSAN
8 2 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.75%) Hadoop
3 41 (7.56%) MongoDB
4 40 (7.38%) MySQL
5 38 (7.01%) Big Data
6 35 (6.46%) NoSQL
7 31 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (4.80%) Relational Database
10 20 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (3.69%) Tableau
11 18 (3.32%) Data Lake
12 15 (2.77%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (2.58%) Apache Hive
13 14 (2.58%) Power BI
14 11 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (2.03%) Pentaho
15 10 (1.85%) Flink
Development Applications
1 70 (12.92%) Jenkins
2 68 (12.55%) Git (software)
3 30 (5.54%) JIRA
4 19 (3.51%) GitLab
5 15 (2.77%) Subversion
6 14 (2.58%) Maven
7 13 (2.40%) Selenium
8 11 (2.03%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.03%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.85%) Artifactory
10 9 (1.66%) CircleCI
10 9 (1.66%) JMeter
11 8 (1.48%) Babel
11 8 (1.48%) gulp
11 8 (1.48%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.29%) Gradle
13 6 (1.11%) GoCD
13 6 (1.11%) webpack
14 5 (0.92%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.92%) NeoLoad
General
1 90 (16.61%) Finance
1 90 (16.61%) Social Skills
2 35 (6.46%) Banking
3 29 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.98%) Law
5 22 (4.06%) Retail
6 17 (3.14%) Public Sector
7 14 (2.58%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (0.92%) Marketing
10 4 (0.74%) Games
10 4 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (0.74%) Publishing
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
11 3 (0.55%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (25.83%) Developer
2 69 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (11.25%) Software Engineer
4 55 (10.15%) Cloud Engineer
5 42 (7.75%) AWS Engineer
6 41 (7.56%) Senior Developer
7 36 (6.64%) Java Developer
8 35 (6.46%) Data Engineer
9 32 (5.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 30 (5.54%) Architect
11 23 (4.24%) Consultant
11 23 (4.24%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.87%) Java Engineer
13 20 (3.69%) PHP Developer
14 19 (3.51%) Angular Developer
15 16 (2.95%) Java Software Engineer
15 16 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
16 15 (2.77%) AWS DevOps
16 15 (2.77%) Cloud Architect
16 15 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (17.16%) React
2 67 (12.36%) .NET
3 64 (11.81%) Node.js
4 61 (11.25%) AngularJS
5 57 (10.52%) Kafka
6 48 (8.86%) Web Services
7 43 (7.93%) HTML
8 42 (7.75%) Spring
9 41 (7.56%) CSS
10 31 (5.72%) REST
11 26 (4.80%) RESTful
12 25 (4.61%) .NET Framework
13 21 (3.87%) Hibernate
14 20 (3.69%) .NET Core
15 19 (3.51%) Vue.js
16 18 (3.32%) Spring Boot
17 16 (2.95%) Redux
18 13 (2.40%) Entity Framework
18 13 (2.40%) Symfony
19 11 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.35%) Public Cloud
2 27 (4.98%) Cloud Native
3 23 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.87%) Virtual Team
5 17 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.95%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (2.77%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.03%) Enterprise Cloud
9 11 (2.03%) User Experience
10 9 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.48%) FMCG
11 8 (1.48%) PKI
11 8 (1.48%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.48%) Raspberry Pi
11 8 (1.48%) Smart Energy
12 7 (1.29%) e-Learning
12 7 (1.29%) Renewable Energy
13 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 118 (21.77%) Linux
2 63 (11.62%) Windows
3 38 (7.01%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.95%) Unix
6 9 (1.66%) Android
7 8 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.48%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.37%) Alpine Linux
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) CentOS
12 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (39.30%) DevOps
3 127 (23.43%) Software Engineering
4 70 (12.92%) Mentoring
4 70 (12.92%) Microservices
5 69 (12.73%) Scrum
6 59 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
7 47 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (7.93%) Infrastructure as Code
8 43 (7.93%) TDD
9 42 (7.75%) Data Modelling
10 35 (6.46%) Analytics
10 35 (6.46%) Configuration Management
11 34 (6.27%) Migration
12 32 (5.90%) Data Engineering
12 32 (5.90%) Technical Leadership
12 32 (5.90%) Test Automation
12 32 (5.90%) Waterfall
13 31 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 202 (37.27%) Python
2 153 (28.23%) Java
3 124 (22.88%) JavaScript
4 110 (20.30%) SQL
5 76 (14.02%) C#
6 44 (8.12%) PowerShell
7 34 (6.27%) PHP
8 29 (5.35%) Bash Shell
9 28 (5.17%) Ruby
9 28 (5.17%) TypeScript
10 24 (4.43%) Java 8
11 23 (4.24%) Go
12 18 (3.32%) Perl
13 17 (3.14%) Scala
14 11 (2.03%) R
15 9 (1.66%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.74%) C++
16 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.55%) Clojure
17 3 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (3.87%) AWS Certification
2 19 (3.51%) Degree
3 14 (2.58%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.66%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.55%) CCIE
8 3 (0.55%) CCNP
8 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.37%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (0.37%) CISM
9 2 (0.37%) CISSP
9 2 (0.37%) PhD
10 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.51%) SLA
2 10 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.85%) QA
3 5 (0.92%) NIST
3 5 (0.92%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.55%) GDPR
5 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 128 (23.62%) Docker
2 30 (5.54%) Active Directory
3 29 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (0.74%) vSphere
7 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) NLBS
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 124 (22.88%) Terraform
2 110 (20.30%) Kubernetes
3 65 (11.99%) Ansible
4 41 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (6.27%) Puppet
6 8 (1.48%) AirWatch
6 8 (1.48%) Jamf Pro
6 8 (1.48%) Packer
7 6 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (1.11%) vRealize
8 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (0.92%) SCCM
9 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.74%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.55%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.55%) Nagios
10 3 (0.55%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.55%) Salt
10 3 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.15%) Google
3 50 (9.23%) VMware
4 38 (7.01%) Oracle
5 24 (4.43%) Citrix
6 18 (3.32%) Databricks
7 14 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.21%) Splunk
8 12 (2.21%) Veeam
9 11 (2.03%) Talend
10 10 (1.85%) Cisco
11 9 (1.66%) CyberArk
12 8 (1.48%) StreamSets
13 7 (1.29%) EMC
13 7 (1.29%) Informatica
13 7 (1.29%) Solace
14 6 (1.11%) Teradata
15 5 (0.92%) F5
16 4 (0.74%) DataFlux
16 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com