Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 20 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +32
Permanent jobs citing AWS 240 550 407
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 14.43% 10.72% 7.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.82% 39.60% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 169 339 274
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 588 1,389 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.36% 27.07% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 411 908 654
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,875 £68,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Glasgow +18 108 £52,500 +9.38% 24
Edinburgh +5 107 £55,000 +12.24% 51
Dundee +2 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Fife +17 3 £36,750 -18.33% 3
Aberdeen +4 3 £85,000 +112.50% 2
Stirling -2 2 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £31,500 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 117 (48.75%) Azure
2 91 (37.92%) DevOps
2 91 (37.92%) Java
3 85 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (30.42%) Python
5 68 (28.33%) Linux
6 67 (27.92%) GCP
7 64 (26.67%) Docker
8 55 (22.92%) Kubernetes
9 51 (21.25%) Finance
10 50 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 49 (20.42%) SQL
12 47 (19.58%) Windows
13 44 (18.33%) .NET
14 43 (17.92%) Software Engineering
15 41 (17.08%) C#
16 40 (16.67%) Web Services
17 39 (16.25%) Jenkins
18 37 (15.42%) Git (software)
18 37 (15.42%) JavaScript
19 36 (15.00%) Microservices
20 35 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (14.58%) Google
21 34 (14.17%) Terraform
22 31 (12.92%) Serverless
22 31 (12.92%) SQL Server
23 30 (12.50%) Configuration Management
24 29 (12.08%) Opscode Chef
24 29 (12.08%) Infrastructure as Code
25 28 (11.67%) Ansible

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 15 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.08%) GlassFish
4 4 (1.67%) Apache
4 4 (1.67%) CMS
4 4 (1.67%) Confluence
4 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.25%) Gluu
6 2 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) Luigi
7 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 117 (48.75%) Azure
2 67 (27.92%) GCP
3 31 (12.92%) Serverless
4 27 (11.25%) SaaS
5 24 (10.00%) Office 365
6 22 (9.17%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (7.92%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (6.67%) IaaS
10 14 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (4.58%) Amazon S3
12 10 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
12 10 (4.17%) PaaS
13 8 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (2.92%) OpenShift
15 6 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (2.08%) GitHub
16 5 (2.08%) NuGet
16 5 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.67%) Firewall
2 14 (5.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.17%) VPN
4 9 (3.75%) LAN
4 9 (3.75%) WAN
5 6 (2.50%) CTI
5 6 (2.50%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (2.50%) SSL
6 4 (1.67%) DHCP
6 4 (1.67%) DNS
6 4 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.67%) Skype
7 3 (1.25%) Internet
7 3 (1.25%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (1.25%) OpenVPN
7 3 (1.25%) SAN
7 3 (1.25%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.83%) NAS
8 2 (0.83%) Network Security
8 2 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.42%) Big Data
3 20 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 16 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.58%) Data Lake
5 11 (4.58%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.33%) MySQL
7 7 (2.92%) Amazon Athena
7 7 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (2.08%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.08%) Power BI
8 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.25%) Impala
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (16.25%) Jenkins
2 37 (15.42%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.42%) JIRA
4 11 (4.58%) TeamCity
5 10 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (3.33%) IBM UrbanCode
6 8 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.33%) Travis CI
7 7 (2.92%) Maven
8 6 (2.50%) Gradle
8 6 (2.50%) Metasploit
8 6 (2.50%) Selenium
8 6 (2.50%) WebScarab
9 5 (2.08%) GitLab
10 4 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.67%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.67%) FishEye
10 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.67%) Xcode
11 3 (1.25%) Cucumber
General
1 51 (21.25%) Finance
2 22 (9.17%) Banking
3 13 (5.42%) Law
4 9 (3.75%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.50%) Games
6 5 (2.08%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (24.17%) Developer
2 47 (19.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (10.83%) Architect
4 22 (9.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 18 (7.50%) Software Engineer
6 16 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (6.25%) Consultant
7 15 (6.25%) Data Engineer
7 15 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.83%) IT Support
9 13 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) IT Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.33%) .NET
2 40 (16.67%) Web Services
3 25 (10.42%) Node.js
4 21 (8.75%) React
5 18 (7.50%) Kafka
6 16 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
7 14 (5.83%) AngularJS
7 14 (5.83%) RESTful
8 11 (4.58%) .NET Core
8 11 (4.58%) REST
9 10 (4.17%) SOAP
9 10 (4.17%) Spring
10 9 (3.75%) CSS
10 9 (3.75%) HTML
10 9 (3.75%) OpenID
11 8 (3.33%) Java EE
11 8 (3.33%) Middleware
11 8 (3.33%) Rendezvous
12 7 (2.92%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.92%) Flutter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.83%) Cloud Native
3 12 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.50%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.08%) User Experience
8 4 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.67%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.25%) Clustering
9 3 (1.25%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.25%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.25%) PKI
9 3 (1.25%) Replication
10 2 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.33%) Linux
2 47 (19.58%) Windows
3 12 (5.00%) Unix
4 11 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.33%) Mesosphere
6 6 (2.50%) Android
6 6 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.25%) Debian
7 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (37.92%) DevOps
2 85 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.92%) Software Engineering
4 36 (15.00%) Microservices
5 35 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 29 (12.08%) Infrastructure as Code
8 27 (11.25%) TDD
9 19 (7.92%) Mentoring
9 19 (7.92%) Scrum
10 18 (7.50%) Analytics
10 18 (7.50%) Technical Leadership
11 15 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
11 15 (6.25%) Open Source
11 15 (6.25%) Web Development
12 14 (5.83%) BDD
12 14 (5.83%) Test Automation
13 13 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (5.00%) High Availability
14 12 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (37.92%) Java
2 73 (30.42%) Python
3 49 (20.42%) SQL
4 41 (17.08%) C#
5 37 (15.42%) JavaScript
6 26 (10.83%) PowerShell
7 25 (10.42%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.67%) Scala
9 15 (6.25%) Go
10 12 (5.00%) PHP
11 8 (3.33%) Ruby
11 8 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.33%) TypeScript
12 7 (2.92%) Groovy
13 5 (2.08%) C++
13 5 (2.08%) Clojure
13 5 (2.08%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.08%) R
14 4 (1.67%) Dart
14 4 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (7.92%) Degree
2 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.17%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.50%) CCNA
4 6 (2.50%) CCNP
4 6 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.50%) MCSE
5 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) CISSP
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) GCIH
6 1 (0.42%) MCP
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.08%) QA
2 10 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) NCSC
5 1 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 64 (26.67%) Docker
2 15 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.42%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.25%) iptables
6 2 (0.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 55 (22.92%) Kubernetes
2 34 (14.17%) Terraform
3 29 (12.08%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (11.67%) Ansible
5 24 (10.00%) Puppet
6 9 (3.75%) Prometheus
7 8 (3.33%) Automic
7 8 (3.33%) Consul
8 7 (2.92%) Nessus
9 6 (2.50%) Core Impact
9 6 (2.50%) Nexpose
10 4 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.25%) Kibana
11 3 (1.25%) logstash
11 3 (1.25%) Munin
11 3 (1.25%) Nagios
11 3 (1.25%) OSSEC
11 3 (1.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 50 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.58%) Google
3 21 (8.75%) Oracle
4 19 (7.92%) VMware
5 13 (5.42%) IBM
6 10 (4.17%) Solace
7 9 (3.75%) Cisco
7 9 (3.75%) Splunk
8 7 (2.92%) Databricks
8 7 (2.92%) Tableau
9 6 (2.50%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.67%) CommVault
10 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.67%) SAP
10 4 (1.67%) Veeam
11 3 (1.25%) Lets Encrypt
11 3 (1.25%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.83%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.83%) Citrix
12 2 (0.83%) Informatica