AWS Jobs in Scotland

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring AWS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited AWS over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 11 17 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,187 495 881
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 19.88% 12.68% 14.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.81% 35.18% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 243 249 468
10th Percentile £37,650 £42,700 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% - +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £87,150
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +7.41%

All Cloud Skills
Scotland

AWS falls under the Cloud Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring cloud computing skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,291 1,407 2,258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 38.37% 36.03% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 870 833 1,377
10th Percentile £27,975 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,125 £40,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £69,750 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +4.17%

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 21 July 2024.

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 21 July 2024. 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
Glasgow -1 895 £57,500 +2.68% 19
Edinburgh +5 219 £66,500 +2.31% 27
Dundee +11 25 £47,500 -50.00% 2
Lanarkshire -2 10 £70,000 - 9
Aberdeen -2 9 £26,500 -54.89% 2
Fife - 6 £36,500 -
Midlothian - 4 £35,000 - 12
West Lothian - 3 £70,000 - 1
East Ayrshire - 3 £29,500 -
Stirling - 2 £46,750 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £52,500 -
AWS
UK

AWS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 269 (22.66%) Apache Spark
2 76 (6.40%) Apache Airflow
3 63 (5.31%) Apache
4 44 (3.71%) ArcGIS
4 44 (3.71%) GeoServer
5 17 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (0.93%) CICS
7 8 (0.67%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.51%) Confluence
9 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Exchange
10 4 (0.34%) IIS
10 4 (0.34%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.084%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.01%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 343 (28.90%) Azure
2 166 (13.98%) GCP
3 90 (7.58%) Datadog
4 63 (5.31%) Serverless
5 61 (5.14%) SaaS
6 58 (4.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 54 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
7 54 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (4.21%) Amazon SQS
9 45 (3.79%) Amazon EKS
9 45 (3.79%) AWS Lambda
10 40 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (3.12%) Microsoft 365
12 30 (2.53%) Amazon EMR
13 20 (1.68%) Amazon S3
13 20 (1.68%) IaaS
14 18 (1.52%) GitHub
15 17 (1.43%) PaaS
16 11 (0.93%) Azure DevOps
17 10 (0.84%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.94%) Firewall
2 21 (1.77%) WAN
3 17 (1.43%) Kerberos
4 16 (1.35%) SD-WAN
5 15 (1.26%) VPN
6 14 (1.18%) DNS
7 11 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.67%) BGP
8 8 (0.67%) SSL
9 6 (0.51%) DHCP
9 6 (0.51%) LAN
9 6 (0.51%) Wireless
10 4 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.25%) VLAN
11 3 (0.25%) VoIP
11 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.084%) Broadband
12 1 (0.084%) Internet
12 1 (0.084%) SAN
12 1 (0.084%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (18.87%) NoSQL
2 221 (18.62%) Big Data
3 115 (9.69%) Hadoop
4 77 (6.49%) Apache Hive
5 74 (6.23%) Relational Database
6 68 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
7 63 (5.31%) HBase
8 53 (4.47%) Data Lake
9 44 (3.71%) GIS
9 44 (3.71%) QGIS
10 37 (3.12%) Qlik Sense
11 33 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (2.78%) SQL Server
12 30 (2.53%) Electronic Patient Records
13 28 (2.36%) MySQL
14 23 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (1.68%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
17 17 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 99 (8.34%) Jenkins
2 86 (7.25%) JUnit
3 82 (6.91%) Git
4 68 (5.73%) Selenium
5 66 (5.56%) Cypress.io
6 61 (5.14%) Bitbucket Server
7 60 (5.05%) Jasmine
7 60 (5.05%) Karma Test Runner
7 60 (5.05%) Protractor
7 60 (5.05%) WebDriver
8 27 (2.27%) Maven
9 21 (1.77%) JIRA
10 17 (1.43%) GitLab
11 11 (0.93%) ChangeMan
12 6 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.51%) Spinnaker
13 5 (0.42%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.34%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.34%) Snyk
General
1 817 (68.83%) Finance
2 785 (66.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 754 (63.52%) Law
4 320 (26.96%) Marketing
5 269 (22.66%) Legal
6 180 (15.16%) Social Skills
7 168 (14.15%) Banking
8 136 (11.46%) Investment Banking
9 91 (7.67%) Financial Institution
10 45 (3.79%) Presentation Skills
11 36 (3.03%) Influencing Skills
12 22 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (1.85%) Prime Brokerage
13 21 (1.77%) Games
14 15 (1.26%) Publishing
15 14 (1.18%) Retail Banking
16 13 (1.10%) Private Banking
17 11 (0.93%) Public Sector
18 9 (0.76%) Tech for Good
19 7 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 737 (62.09%) Software Engineer
2 259 (21.82%) Lead
3 212 (17.86%) AWS Engineer
4 201 (16.93%) AWS Software Engineer
5 195 (16.43%) Lead Software Engineer
6 189 (15.92%) Java Engineer
7 187 (15.75%) Java Software Engineer
8 167 (14.07%) Big Data Engineer
8 167 (14.07%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 160 (13.48%) Python Engineer
10 159 (13.40%) Python Software Engineer
11 158 (13.31%) Data Engineer
12 153 (12.89%) Senior
13 108 (9.10%) Architect
13 108 (9.10%) Developer
14 86 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
15 84 (7.08%) Senior Software Engineer
16 79 (6.66%) Lead Java Engineer
17 74 (6.23%) Engineering Manager
18 67 (5.64%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (20.56%) Spring
2 216 (18.20%) React
3 144 (12.13%) CSS
4 130 (10.95%) Spring Boot
5 128 (10.78%) AngularJS
6 125 (10.53%) PySpark
7 124 (10.45%) Kafka
8 119 (10.03%) Node.js
9 99 (8.34%) HTML
10 97 (8.17%) JSON
11 95 (8.00%) Hibernate
12 89 (7.50%) .NET
13 86 (7.25%) J2EE
14 79 (6.66%) JMS
14 79 (6.66%) jQuery
14 79 (6.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 75 (6.32%) OpenTelemetry
16 66 (5.56%) RESTful
17 60 (5.05%) Jest
18 58 (4.89%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 302 (25.44%) Cloud Native
2 294 (24.77%) Algorithms
3 191 (16.09%) Public Cloud
4 100 (8.42%) Data Structures
5 73 (6.15%) Onboarding
6 49 (4.13%) Distributed Applications
7 30 (2.53%) Distributed Systems
8 23 (1.94%) Product Ownership
9 22 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.85%) Reference Data
10 20 (1.68%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
11 15 (1.26%) PKI
12 13 (1.10%) Replication
13 11 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 11 (0.93%) VSAM
14 10 (0.84%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
16 5 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 93 (7.83%) Unix
2 54 (4.55%) Linux
3 32 (2.70%) Windows
4 16 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.17%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.084%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 882 (74.30%) Agile
2 873 (73.55%) Software Engineering
3 736 (62.01%) SDLC
4 713 (60.07%) CI/CD
5 646 (54.42%) Operational Stability
6 496 (41.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 492 (41.45%) Machine Learning
8 459 (38.67%) Community of Practice
9 292 (24.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 278 (23.42%) Visualisation
11 265 (22.33%) Risk Management
12 185 (15.59%) Problem-Solving
13 172 (14.49%) Mentoring
14 167 (14.07%) DevOps
15 160 (13.48%) Microservices
16 159 (13.40%) TDD
17 153 (12.89%) Architectural Design
17 153 (12.89%) Continuous Delivery
18 150 (12.64%) Decision-Making
19 130 (10.95%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 609 (51.31%) Java
2 455 (38.33%) Python
3 325 (27.38%) SQL
4 212 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 123 (10.36%) TypeScript
6 115 (9.69%) Scala
7 74 (6.23%) C#
8 66 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.11%) Groovy
10 21 (1.77%) PHP
11 18 (1.52%) Bash
12 16 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.26%) Go
13 15 (1.26%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.93%) COBOL
14 11 (0.93%) JCL
15 10 (0.84%) C++
16 8 (0.67%) Kotlin
17 7 (0.59%) Perl
18 5 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (5.73%) Security Cleared
2 62 (5.22%) SC Cleared
3 32 (2.70%) AWS Certification
3 32 (2.70%) Degree
4 23 (1.94%) Azure Certification
5 22 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (1.52%) CCNA
7 17 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.35%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
9 12 (1.01%) CISSP
10 9 (0.76%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.51%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
12 6 (0.51%) CISM
13 4 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (0.34%) CISA
13 4 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.34%) PhD
13 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.03%) QA
2 25 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.60%) SLA
4 12 (1.01%) NIST
5 11 (0.93%) Accessibility
6 4 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.17%) GDPR
7 2 (0.17%) IFRS
7 2 (0.17%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.084%) PMO
System Software
1 92 (7.75%) Docker
2 63 (5.31%) HDFS
3 19 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.26%) VMware NSX
5 11 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
6 10 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.17%) KVM
8 2 (0.17%) Xen
9 1 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 232 (19.55%) Terraform
2 171 (14.41%) Kubernetes
3 98 (8.26%) Grafana
4 41 (3.45%) Prometheus
5 39 (3.29%) Ansible
6 12 (1.01%) FortiGate
7 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (0.76%) Progress Chef
8 7 (0.59%) Istio
9 6 (0.51%) Puppet
10 3 (0.25%) Autotask
10 3 (0.25%) Fortio
10 3 (0.25%) Kiali
11 2 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.084%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.084%) Kibana
Vendors
1 155 (13.06%) Databricks
2 100 (8.42%) Splunk
3 97 (8.17%) Dynatrace
4 95 (8.00%) Oracle
5 89 (7.50%) Google
6 61 (5.14%) Informatica
7 44 (3.71%) ESRI
7 44 (3.71%) Microsoft
8 37 (3.12%) Alteryx
9 33 (2.78%) Cloudera
10 29 (2.44%) VMware
11 20 (1.68%) Cisco
12 15 (1.26%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.01%) NetApp
13 12 (1.01%) SaltStack
13 12 (1.01%) Sparx
14 6 (0.51%) Dell
15 5 (0.42%) ForgeRock
16 3 (0.25%) Facebook
16 3 (0.25%) HubSpot