Period
to 14 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 31 55
Rank change year-on-year +12 +24 +40
Permanent jobs citing AWS 513 404 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.92% 7.47% 4.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.47% 38.01% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 265 250 166
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,125
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 1,369 1,063 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.14% 19.66% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 833 664 555
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +6.23%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Scotland

AWS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for AWS in Scotland

AWS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +6 291 £50,000 -9.09% 61
Glasgow +24 154 £50,000 +2.56% 44
Aberdeen +6 19 £40,000 - 2
Stirling +9 13 £52,500 +6.06% 3
Dundee -6 9 £41,250 +37.50% 4
West Lothian +22 6 £45,250 -15.81%
North Lanarkshire - 3 - - 1
Fife - 3 £45,000 -
South Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 284 (55.36%) Azure
2 222 (43.27%) DevOps
3 173 (33.72%) Python
4 171 (33.33%) Linux
5 163 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (24.56%) Java
7 121 (23.59%) JavaScript
7 121 (23.59%) Docker
8 116 (22.61%) Ansible
9 113 (22.03%) Jenkins
10 111 (21.64%) GCP
11 107 (20.86%) Software Engineering
12 105 (20.47%) Puppet
13 103 (20.08%) Terraform
14 97 (18.91%) SQL
15 96 (18.71%) Kubernetes
15 96 (18.71%) Opscode Chef
16 81 (15.79%) Git (software)
17 77 (15.01%) C#
17 77 (15.01%) Windows
18 75 (14.62%) .NET
18 75 (14.62%) Finance
19 74 (14.42%) Microservices
20 73 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
21 72 (14.04%) Node.js
22 69 (13.45%) SQL Server
23 67 (13.06%) Unix
24 65 (12.67%) Continuous Delivery
24 65 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
25 63 (12.28%) Web Services

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 16 (3.12%) Apache
2 15 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.34%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.36%) JBoss
7 6 (1.17%) nginx
7 6 (1.17%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.97%) IIS
8 5 (0.97%) Jetty
9 4 (0.78%) CloudStack
9 4 (0.78%) Confluence
9 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.78%) SAS
10 2 (0.39%) CMS
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Chatbot
1 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.39%) HFM
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 284 (55.36%) Azure
2 111 (21.64%) GCP
3 57 (11.11%) SaaS
4 40 (7.80%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (6.04%) Serverless
6 26 (5.07%) IaaS
7 25 (4.87%) PaaS
8 20 (3.90%) Office 365
9 15 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (2.34%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (1.36%) GitHub
14 6 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (1.17%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.78%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.78%) Power Platform
17 3 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.87%) Firewall
2 22 (4.29%) DNS
3 15 (2.92%) Internet
4 12 (2.34%) Network Security
4 12 (2.34%) Wireless
5 11 (2.14%) DHCP
6 9 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.36%) HTTP
7 7 (1.36%) SAN
7 7 (1.36%) VPN
8 4 (0.78%) SSL
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.58%) LAN
9 3 (0.58%) WAN
10 2 (0.39%) HSRP
10 2 (0.39%) Skype
10 2 (0.39%) VSAN
10 2 (0.39%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.38%) Big Data
3 36 (7.02%) MySQL
4 27 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 24 (4.68%) Hadoop
6 22 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (3.31%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (2.53%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.56%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.17%) Text Mining
12 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.97%) Redis
13 4 (0.78%) Amazon Athena
13 4 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.78%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 113 (22.03%) Jenkins
2 81 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 34 (6.63%) Subversion
4 29 (5.65%) JIRA
5 21 (4.09%) GoCD
5 21 (4.09%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.90%) PhantomJS
6 20 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (3.31%) IBM UrbanCode
10 13 (2.53%) GitLab
10 13 (2.53%) Maven
11 10 (1.95%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (1.75%) Selenium
13 7 (1.36%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.36%) Hudson
14 5 (0.97%) Ant
14 5 (0.97%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (14.62%) Finance
2 27 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 24 (4.68%) Banking
4 17 (3.31%) Marketing
5 16 (3.12%) Law
6 8 (1.56%) Automotive
7 5 (0.97%) Retail
8 3 (0.58%) Legal
8 3 (0.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (22.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 103 (20.08%) Developer
3 56 (10.92%) Software Engineer
4 51 (9.94%) Consultant
5 50 (9.75%) Cloud Engineer
6 41 (7.99%) Senior DevOps
7 39 (7.60%) AWS Engineer
8 36 (7.02%) Architect
8 36 (7.02%) Data Engineer
9 34 (6.63%) Software Developer
10 32 (6.24%) Senior Developer
11 27 (5.26%) Security Engineer
12 26 (5.07%) DevOps Consultant
13 23 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
13 23 (4.48%) Senior Software Developer
14 22 (4.29%) Senior DevOps Consultant
15 19 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
16 18 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 18 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
17 17 (3.31%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (14.62%) .NET
2 72 (14.04%) Node.js
3 63 (12.28%) Web Services
4 62 (12.09%) React
5 40 (7.80%) AngularJS
6 35 (6.82%) CSS
6 35 (6.82%) HTML
7 26 (5.07%) React Native
8 24 (4.68%) Elastic Stack
9 22 (4.29%) Spring
10 19 (3.70%) ASP.NET
11 17 (3.31%) Kafka
11 17 (3.31%) RESTful
12 15 (2.92%) .NET Core
13 13 (2.53%) jQuery
13 13 (2.53%) Middleware
14 12 (2.34%) HTML5
14 12 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (2.14%) CSS3
15 11 (2.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.60%) Public Cloud
2 32 (6.24%) Cloud Native
3 25 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.53%) Replication
9 12 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.36%) User Experience
12 5 (0.97%) Clustering
12 5 (0.97%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.78%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.58%) EMC VNX
14 3 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 171 (33.33%) Linux
2 77 (15.01%) Windows
3 67 (13.06%) Unix
4 26 (5.07%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.75%) Android
6 9 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.75%) CentOS
7 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.78%) Debian
10 3 (0.58%) Solaris
10 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (43.27%) DevOps
2 163 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (20.86%) Software Engineering
4 74 (14.42%) Microservices
5 73 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (12.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 65 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (9.36%) TDD
8 44 (8.58%) Fintech
9 43 (8.38%) Test Automation
10 42 (8.19%) Open Source
11 39 (7.60%) Analytics
11 39 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 38 (7.41%) Computer Science
12 38 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
13 36 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (6.43%) Data Protection
14 33 (6.43%) Infrastructure as Code
15 32 (6.24%) Security Operations
16 31 (6.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (33.72%) Python
2 126 (24.56%) Java
3 121 (23.59%) JavaScript
4 97 (18.91%) SQL
5 77 (15.01%) C#
6 60 (11.70%) Bash Shell
7 58 (11.31%) PowerShell
8 40 (7.80%) Ruby
9 33 (6.43%) PHP
9 33 (6.43%) Scala
10 32 (6.24%) Go
11 27 (5.26%) C++
11 27 (5.26%) TypeScript
12 23 (4.48%) R
13 13 (2.53%) Groovy
14 12 (2.34%) ES6
14 12 (2.34%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.14%) Perl
16 10 (1.95%) Kotlin
16 10 (1.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (8.58%) Degree
2 10 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.75%) CISSP
3 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.56%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.56%) CISM
4 8 (1.56%) GIAC
5 5 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.78%) MCSA
6 4 (0.78%) MCSE
6 4 (0.78%) RHCT
7 3 (0.58%) CCNA
7 3 (0.58%) CCNP
7 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.58%) ISEB
7 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) MCP
8 2 (0.39%) MCSD
8 2 (0.39%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.14%) GDPR
3 9 (1.75%) NIST
4 8 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (1.56%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) PSD2
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (23.59%) Docker
2 24 (4.68%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.34%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.14%) HDFS
7 7 (1.36%) KVM
8 5 (0.97%) vSphere
8 5 (0.97%) Xen
9 4 (0.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.39%) NFS
11 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.19%) LXC
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) XenApp
11 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 116 (22.61%) Ansible
2 105 (20.47%) Puppet
3 103 (20.08%) Terraform
4 96 (18.71%) Kubernetes
4 96 (18.71%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (3.51%) Consul
6 17 (3.31%) Rundeck
7 7 (1.36%) Nagios
8 5 (0.97%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.97%) Salt
9 4 (0.78%) CASB
9 4 (0.78%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.78%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.78%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.78%) Packer
10 3 (0.58%) Avamar
10 3 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.58%) SCCM
11 2 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 58 (11.31%) Google
3 42 (8.19%) Splunk
4 40 (7.80%) Oracle
5 38 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 31 (6.04%) VMware
7 24 (4.68%) Symantec
8 20 (3.90%) CyberArk
9 17 (3.31%) Delphix
9 17 (3.31%) Red Hat
9 17 (3.31%) RedGate
10 13 (2.53%) Cisco
11 12 (2.34%) Citrix
12 10 (1.95%) EMC
13 9 (1.75%) Dell
14 8 (1.56%) Veeam
15 7 (1.36%) Sybase
16 5 (0.97%) Informatica
17 3 (0.58%) Atlassian
17 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com