Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +48
Permanent jobs citing AWS 441 423 457
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 11.35% 8.11% 8.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.45% 37.47% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 266 290 298
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 1,244 1,129 1,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.00% 21.63% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 812 685 691
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,900 £67,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +9 257 £57,500 +11.65% 49
Glasgow +8 122 £49,000 +3.16% 30
Dundee +2 22 £50,000 +56.25%
Aberdeen +1 11 £37,500 - 5
Stirling - 11 £52,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire +2 5 £52,500 -4.55%
Fife - 4 - - 1
West Lothian +17 2 £52,500 +12.90% 1
South Ayrshire +10 1 £37,500 +10.29%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
East Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 243 (55.10%) Azure
2 192 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (33.79%) Python
4 146 (33.11%) Java
5 142 (32.20%) DevOps
6 136 (30.84%) Docker
7 126 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 113 (25.62%) Software Engineering
9 100 (22.68%) C#
10 97 (22.00%) GCP
11 93 (21.09%) Linux
12 91 (20.63%) Finance
13 83 (18.82%) Kubernetes
14 82 (18.59%) SQL
15 80 (18.14%) .NET
15 80 (18.14%) TDD
16 77 (17.46%) Node.js
17 71 (16.10%) Jenkins
18 70 (15.87%) React
19 68 (15.42%) Git (software)
20 67 (15.19%) Windows
21 65 (14.74%) Web Services
22 63 (14.29%) Microsoft
23 62 (14.06%) HTML
24 61 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
25 59 (13.38%) Microservices
26 56 (12.70%) CSS
27 54 (12.24%) SaaS
28 53 (12.02%) AngularJS
29 52 (11.79%) Problem-Solving

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 25 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.63%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.59%) nginx
5 6 (1.36%) Apache
6 4 (0.91%) Confluence
6 4 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.45%) Gluu
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.45%) SAS
8 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.23%) Luigi
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.68%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 243 (55.10%) Azure
2 97 (22.00%) GCP
3 54 (12.24%) SaaS
4 46 (10.43%) PaaS
5 42 (9.52%) Serverless
6 27 (6.12%) IaaS
7 24 (5.44%) Amazon S3
8 22 (4.99%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 21 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (4.54%) Amazon ECS
10 20 (4.54%) Office 365
11 18 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (2.95%) Amazon Kinesis
14 12 (2.72%) GitHub
15 9 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (1.59%) OpenShift
16 7 (1.59%) Route 53
17 6 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.99%) Firewall
2 11 (2.49%) DNS
2 11 (2.49%) Network Security
3 10 (2.27%) WAN
4 9 (2.04%) LAN
4 9 (2.04%) VPN
5 8 (1.81%) Wireless
6 6 (1.36%) DHCP
6 6 (1.36%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (1.36%) SSL
6 6 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.13%) Internet
7 5 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.91%) SAN
9 3 (0.68%) VSAN
10 2 (0.45%) Cisco Firepower
10 2 (0.45%) CTI
10 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.45%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.71%) NoSQL
3 33 (7.48%) MySQL
4 27 (6.12%) Big Data
5 25 (5.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 24 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (5.44%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.40%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.95%) Amazon Athena
10 12 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.36%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.13%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.91%) Power BI
15 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (16.10%) Jenkins
2 68 (15.42%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.35%) Maven
4 20 (4.54%) JUnit
4 20 (4.54%) Selenium
5 17 (3.85%) Ant
5 17 (3.85%) JIRA
6 13 (2.95%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.81%) Cypress.io
8 8 (1.81%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.81%) GitLab
8 8 (1.81%) Subversion
9 7 (1.59%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.59%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.36%) Gradle
10 6 (1.36%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.36%) RubyMine
10 6 (1.36%) webpack
General
1 91 (20.63%) Finance
2 28 (6.35%) Banking
3 11 (2.49%) Marketing
4 10 (2.27%) Law
4 10 (2.27%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.81%) Automotive
5 8 (1.81%) Legal
6 6 (1.36%) Games
6 6 (1.36%) Retail
7 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Advertising
8 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (29.48%) Developer
2 67 (15.19%) Software Engineer
3 53 (12.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (11.56%) Software Developer
5 49 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 38 (8.62%) Java Developer
7 32 (7.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 28 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 28 (6.35%) Consultant
9 26 (5.90%) Architect
10 24 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
11 23 (5.22%) Data Engineer
12 17 (3.85%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.63%) Senior Consultant
14 15 (3.40%) AWS Engineer
15 13 (2.95%) Senior DevOps
15 13 (2.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 11 (2.49%) C# Software Engineer
16 11 (2.49%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 11 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (18.14%) .NET
2 77 (17.46%) Node.js
3 70 (15.87%) React
4 65 (14.74%) Web Services
5 62 (14.06%) HTML
6 56 (12.70%) CSS
7 53 (12.02%) AngularJS
8 44 (9.98%) Spring
9 28 (6.35%) React Native
10 26 (5.90%) Elastic Stack
11 23 (5.22%) Kafka
12 21 (4.76%) REST
13 20 (4.54%) Hibernate
14 19 (4.31%) ASP.NET
14 19 (4.31%) RESTful
15 18 (4.08%) Spring Boot
15 18 (4.08%) Vue.js
16 16 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (3.40%) HTML5
18 14 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.39%) Public Cloud
2 29 (6.58%) Cloud Native
3 28 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.85%) User Experience
5 16 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (1.81%) Replication
9 6 (1.36%) PMI
10 5 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.45%) Mobile Games
13 2 (0.45%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 93 (21.09%) Linux
2 67 (15.19%) Windows
3 37 (8.39%) Windows Server
4 29 (6.58%) Unix
5 19 (4.31%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (2.95%) Android
6 13 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.91%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.68%) CentOS
9 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.45%) Debian
10 2 (0.45%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.45%) Solaris
10 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (32.20%) DevOps
3 113 (25.62%) Software Engineering
4 80 (18.14%) TDD
5 61 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (13.38%) Microservices
7 52 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (9.07%) Analytics
8 40 (9.07%) Test Automation
9 38 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 32 (7.26%) Artificial Intelligence
11 31 (7.03%) Infrastructure as Code
12 28 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (6.12%) Scrum
14 25 (5.67%) Fintech
15 24 (5.44%) Computer Science
15 24 (5.44%) SDLC
16 23 (5.22%) Data Protection
17 22 (4.99%) Configuration Management
17 22 (4.99%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 149 (33.79%) Python
2 146 (33.11%) Java
3 126 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 100 (22.68%) C#
5 82 (18.59%) SQL
6 39 (8.84%) Scala
7 37 (8.39%) TypeScript
8 34 (7.71%) Bash Shell
9 33 (7.48%) Ruby
10 31 (7.03%) PHP
11 23 (5.22%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.85%) Go
12 17 (3.85%) Kotlin
13 14 (3.17%) C++
13 14 (3.17%) ES6
14 13 (2.95%) Java 8
15 11 (2.49%) C
16 9 (2.04%) Perl
17 8 (1.81%) R
18 7 (1.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (8.39%) Degree
2 14 (3.17%) AWS Certification
3 12 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.36%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.68%) CCNA
7 3 (0.68%) CCNP
7 3 (0.68%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) GCIH
8 2 (0.45%) MCSE
8 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.23%) CFA
9 1 (0.23%) PhD
9 1 (0.23%) VCAP
9 1 (0.23%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.95%) QA
2 8 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) NIST
4 2 (0.45%) GDPR
4 2 (0.45%) NCSC
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) PSD2
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 136 (30.84%) Docker
2 21 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.81%) KVM
6 7 (1.59%) HDFS
7 6 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.68%) vSphere
9 2 (0.45%) iptables
10 1 (0.23%) Ceph
10 1 (0.23%) LXC
10 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 83 (18.82%) Kubernetes
2 40 (9.07%) Ansible
3 37 (8.39%) Terraform
4 34 (7.71%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (6.12%) Puppet
6 15 (3.40%) Kibana
6 15 (3.40%) logstash
7 7 (1.59%) SCCM
8 5 (1.13%) Consul
8 5 (1.13%) Packer
8 5 (1.13%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.13%) Rancher
9 4 (0.91%) Nagios
9 4 (0.91%) Nessus
10 3 (0.68%) Grafana
10 3 (0.68%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.68%) Oozie
10 3 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.45%) Ambari
11 2 (0.45%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 63 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.48%) Google
3 31 (7.03%) Oracle
4 25 (5.67%) Splunk
4 25 (5.67%) VMware
5 14 (3.17%) Cisco
5 14 (3.17%) Citrix
6 7 (1.59%) Tableau
7 6 (1.36%) Symantec
8 5 (1.13%) Veeam
9 4 (0.91%) CyberArk
9 4 (0.91%) IBM
9 4 (0.91%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.68%) Databricks
10 3 (0.68%) Dell
10 3 (0.68%) EMC
10 3 (0.68%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.68%) NetApp
10 3 (0.68%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.68%) Talend