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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 730 582 265
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 12.87% 13.35% 12.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.17% 38.54% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 376 447 150
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +2.33% +13.16%
75th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £65,938
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 2,018 1,510 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.57% 34.63% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,234 1,111 466
10th Percentile £31,698 £28,400 £31,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +3 428 £67,500 +13.45% 34
Glasgow +4 248 £55,000 - 55
Lanarkshire -13 19 £65,000 +8.33%
West Lothian -9 10 £30,000 -38.46%
Aberdeen -4 6 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Dundee -14 5 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Scottish Borders +4 2 £57,500 +36.90%
Shetland Islands - 2 - -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 437 (59.86%) Agile
2 378 (51.78%) Azure
3 318 (43.56%) DevOps
4 284 (38.90%) Python
5 244 (33.42%) Software Engineering
6 240 (32.88%) Java
7 225 (30.82%) Docker
8 220 (30.14%) GCP
9 199 (27.26%) Mentoring
10 196 (26.85%) CI/CD
11 193 (26.44%) Kubernetes
12 187 (25.62%) Finance
13 173 (23.70%) React
14 148 (20.27%) JavaScript
15 147 (20.14%) Microsoft
16 122 (16.71%) Cybersecurity
16 122 (16.71%) Social Skills
17 118 (16.16%) Machine Learning
17 118 (16.16%) Analytics
18 114 (15.62%) Big Data
18 114 (15.62%) SQL
19 112 (15.34%) Linux
20 110 (15.07%) Terraform
21 108 (14.79%) C#
22 106 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
23 105 (14.38%) .NET
24 104 (14.25%) Jenkins
25 103 (14.11%) Microservices
26 102 (13.97%) Spring
27 101 (13.84%) Git (software)

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 33 (4.52%) Apache Spark
2 20 (2.74%) Apache Airflow
3 14 (1.92%) Luigi
4 13 (1.78%) Apache Pig
4 13 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.37%) Confluence
6 9 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.68%) SAS
9 3 (0.41%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.27%) CMS
11 1 (0.14%) Apache
11 1 (0.14%) IIS
11 1 (0.14%) nginx
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (1.92%) InVision
1 14 (1.92%) Sketch
1 14 (1.92%) Zeplin
2 5 (0.68%) Adobe XD
2 5 (0.68%) UXPin
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 378 (51.78%) Azure
2 220 (30.14%) GCP
3 92 (12.60%) SaaS
4 66 (9.04%) Serverless
5 51 (6.99%) AWS Lambda
6 37 (5.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 37 (5.07%) Microsoft 365
7 30 (4.11%) GitHub
8 26 (3.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 26 (3.56%) Azure DevOps
9 23 (3.15%) PaaS
10 22 (3.01%) Amazon Kinesis
11 21 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
11 21 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (2.74%) Power Platform
13 19 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (2.60%) Figma
14 18 (2.47%) IaaS
15 17 (2.33%) Amazon S3
16 15 (2.05%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.29%) Firewall
2 19 (2.60%) DNS
3 16 (2.19%) 4G
3 16 (2.19%) 5G
4 14 (1.92%) HTTPS
5 10 (1.37%) VPN
6 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.82%) Broadband
7 6 (0.82%) Network Security
8 5 (0.68%) DHCP
9 4 (0.55%) LAN
9 4 (0.55%) SAN
9 4 (0.55%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.55%) WAN
10 2 (0.27%) HTTP
10 2 (0.27%) VLAN
10 2 (0.27%) Wireless
11 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.14%) SSH
11 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (15.62%) Big Data
2 55 (7.53%) Relational Database
3 52 (7.12%) MySQL
4 39 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (5.21%) SQL Server
6 33 (4.52%) MongoDB
7 28 (3.84%) NoSQL
8 27 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 24 (3.29%) DynamoDB
9 24 (3.29%) Hadoop
10 22 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (2.33%) Redis
12 16 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (2.05%) Data Lake
14 12 (1.64%) Tableau
15 11 (1.51%) Power BI
16 9 (1.23%) Amazon Athena
17 7 (0.96%) MariaDB
17 7 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
18 5 (0.68%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 104 (14.25%) Jenkins
2 101 (13.84%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 27 (3.70%) GitLab
5 24 (3.29%) JIRA
6 23 (3.15%) Selenium
7 20 (2.74%) Bitbucket
8 16 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (2.05%) Cypress.io
9 15 (2.05%) IBM UrbanCode
10 14 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.64%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.37%) NUnit
14 9 (1.23%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.10%) Travis CI
16 7 (0.96%) ClearCase
16 7 (0.96%) ER Studio
16 7 (0.96%) Terragrunt
General
1 187 (25.62%) Finance
2 122 (16.71%) Social Skills
3 88 (12.05%) Games
4 48 (6.58%) Banking
5 43 (5.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 33 (4.52%) Public Sector
7 28 (3.84%) Advertising
8 21 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (2.05%) Retail
10 10 (1.37%) Law
10 10 (1.37%) Multimedia
11 9 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.10%) Presentation Skills
13 7 (0.96%) Legal
13 7 (0.96%) Marketing
13 7 (0.96%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.68%) Back Office
14 5 (0.68%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.68%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 207 (28.36%) Developer
2 107 (14.66%) Software Engineer
3 95 (13.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 74 (10.14%) Trainee
5 48 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 43 (5.89%) Architect
7 36 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
8 32 (4.38%) Data Engineer
8 32 (4.38%) Java Developer
9 29 (3.97%) PHP Developer
10 26 (3.56%) Software Developer
11 25 (3.42%) C# Developer
12 23 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (2.88%) Python Developer
13 21 (2.88%) Security Engineer
14 19 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
14 19 (2.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 18 (2.47%) AWS DevOps
15 18 (2.47%) Senior DevOps
15 18 (2.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (23.70%) React
2 105 (14.38%) .NET
3 102 (13.97%) Spring
4 76 (10.41%) Node.js
5 60 (8.22%) AngularJS
6 51 (6.99%) HTML
7 42 (5.75%) .NET Core
7 42 (5.75%) CSS
7 42 (5.75%) REST
8 39 (5.34%) RESTful
9 33 (4.52%) Redux
10 31 (4.25%) Laravel
10 31 (4.25%) Vue.js
11 30 (4.11%) ASP.NET
12 28 (3.84%) Kafka
13 27 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
14 26 (3.56%) OLE
15 25 (3.42%) Web Services
16 19 (2.60%) GraphQL
17 18 (2.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.78%) Algorithms
2 59 (8.08%) Mobile App
3 57 (7.81%) Cloud Native
3 57 (7.81%) Public Cloud
4 25 (3.42%) User Experience
5 21 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (2.88%) Renewable Energy
6 20 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.33%) IoT
8 14 (1.92%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.78%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.51%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.23%) Podcast
12 9 (1.23%) Video Editing
13 7 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
15 5 (0.68%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 112 (15.34%) Linux
2 45 (6.16%) Windows
3 31 (4.25%) Unix
4 24 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.01%) Android
6 9 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.10%) CoreOS
7 8 (1.10%) Mesosphere
8 6 (0.82%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.27%) HPUX
11 2 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (59.86%) Agile
2 318 (43.56%) DevOps
3 244 (33.42%) Software Engineering
4 199 (27.26%) Mentoring
5 196 (26.85%) CI/CD
6 122 (16.71%) Cybersecurity
7 118 (16.16%) Analytics
7 118 (16.16%) Machine Learning
8 106 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
9 103 (14.11%) Microservices
10 100 (13.70%) Data Analytics
10 100 (13.70%) TDD
11 98 (13.42%) Data Science
12 97 (13.29%) Data Architecture
13 96 (13.15%) Full Stack Development
13 96 (13.15%) Infrastructure as Code
14 91 (12.47%) Containerisation
15 84 (11.51%) Information Security
16 81 (11.10%) Data Engineering
17 79 (10.82%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 284 (38.90%) Python
2 240 (32.88%) Java
3 148 (20.27%) JavaScript
4 114 (15.62%) SQL
5 108 (14.79%) C#
6 82 (11.23%) Go
7 81 (11.10%) TypeScript
8 67 (9.18%) PHP
9 29 (3.97%) R
9 29 (3.97%) T-SQL
10 28 (3.84%) PowerShell
11 27 (3.70%) Bash
12 24 (3.29%) Ruby
13 18 (2.47%) Scala
14 13 (1.78%) C++
15 11 (1.51%) Kotlin
16 10 (1.37%) C
17 5 (0.68%) Clojure
17 5 (0.68%) Delphi
17 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (7.26%) Degree
2 24 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.47%) Master's Degree
5 17 (2.33%) AWS Certification
6 16 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.96%) CEH
9 6 (0.82%) CISSP
10 5 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.41%) SANS
12 2 (0.27%) GSEC
12 2 (0.27%) OSCP
13 1 (0.14%) CISM
13 1 (0.14%) GCIH
13 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (12.88%) QA
2 21 (2.88%) Accessibility
3 11 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.96%) GDPR
5 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (0.82%) NCSC
6 5 (0.68%) RMADS
6 5 (0.68%) SLA
7 4 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.55%) NIST
8 3 (0.41%) IFRS
8 3 (0.41%) IFRS 17
8 3 (0.41%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 225 (30.82%) Docker
2 24 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 193 (26.44%) Kubernetes
2 110 (15.07%) Terraform
3 76 (10.41%) Ansible
4 27 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (3.70%) Puppet
5 19 (2.60%) Prometheus
6 10 (1.37%) Jamf Pro
6 10 (1.37%) ZABBIX
7 9 (1.23%) Grafana
7 9 (1.23%) Packer
8 8 (1.10%) Automic
8 8 (1.10%) Consul
8 8 (1.10%) Istio
8 8 (1.10%) Kibana
8 8 (1.10%) logstash
9 7 (0.96%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.68%) Nexpose
11 5 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 147 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 55 (7.53%) Google
3 31 (4.25%) Splunk
4 28 (3.84%) Oracle
5 27 (3.70%) Adobe
6 25 (3.42%) Hitachi
7 14 (1.92%) Citrix
7 14 (1.92%) Databricks
8 11 (1.51%) Dynatrace
8 11 (1.51%) VMware
9 10 (1.37%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.96%) Mapbox
10 7 (0.96%) Palo Alto
11 6 (0.82%) Apple
11 6 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.68%) Centrify
12 5 (0.68%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.68%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.55%) Cisco