Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 17 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 +24
Permanent jobs citing AWS 291 495 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 14.46% 10.63% 7.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.50% 36.67% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 252 270 270
Median annual salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.50% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,675
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 776 1,350 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.57% 29.00% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 572 822 647
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +7.10%
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,000 £29,650
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,840 £69,250
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +4 135 £52,500 - 67
Glasgow +15 129 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Dundee -6 7 £42,500 -8.11% 2
Stirling -6 5 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Aberdeen +8 3 - - 1
Fife +1 2 £36,750 -18.33%
Scottish Borders - 2 £31,500 -
West Lothian +6 1 £67,500 +40.63% 1
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 133 (45.70%) Azure
2 113 (38.83%) DevOps
3 111 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (32.30%) Linux
4 94 (32.30%) Kubernetes
5 88 (30.24%) Docker
6 84 (28.87%) Java
7 74 (25.43%) Python
8 65 (22.34%) Terraform
9 63 (21.65%) GCP
10 62 (21.31%) Git (software)
11 59 (20.27%) Microsoft
12 56 (19.24%) SQL
13 55 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
14 54 (18.56%) Software Engineering
14 54 (18.56%) Finance
15 49 (16.84%) C#
16 44 (15.12%) JavaScript
16 44 (15.12%) .NET
17 43 (14.78%) Windows
17 43 (14.78%) Scrum
18 42 (14.43%) Jenkins
19 41 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
20 40 (13.75%) Microservices
20 40 (13.75%) Puppet
20 40 (13.75%) TDD
20 40 (13.75%) SQL Server
21 39 (13.40%) Ansible
22 38 (13.06%) AWS CloudFormation
23 37 (12.71%) Big Data

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 19 (6.53%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.75%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.06%) Apache
3 6 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.72%) Confluence
5 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.03%) IIS
7 2 (0.69%) CMS
7 2 (0.69%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.69%) Luigi
7 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.69%) Mule
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.34%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 133 (45.70%) Azure
2 63 (21.65%) GCP
3 38 (13.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 35 (12.03%) Serverless
5 33 (11.34%) SaaS
6 28 (9.62%) Office 365
7 25 (8.59%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (6.19%) Amazon EKS
8 18 (6.19%) IaaS
9 16 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (4.12%) PaaS
11 10 (3.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (3.09%) Amazon S3
12 9 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (2.75%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (2.06%) Route 53
15 5 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.22%) Firewall
2 14 (4.81%) VPN
3 13 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.09%) WAN
5 8 (2.75%) DNS
5 8 (2.75%) Skype
6 7 (2.41%) CTI
6 7 (2.41%) LAN
6 7 (2.41%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (1.37%) DHCP
8 3 (1.03%) Internet
8 3 (1.03%) SAN
8 3 (1.03%) SSL
8 3 (1.03%) VoIP
9 2 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.69%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.69%) NAS
10 1 (0.34%) H.323
10 1 (0.34%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.71%) Big Data
3 28 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (9.28%) NoSQL
5 19 (6.53%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.15%) MySQL
6 15 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.12%) Data Lake
8 11 (3.78%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (3.78%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (2.41%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.41%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.41%) Tableau
12 5 (1.72%) Amazon Athena
13 4 (1.37%) Impala
13 4 (1.37%) Power BI
14 3 (1.03%) BigQuery
14 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 42 (14.43%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.81%) JIRA
4 13 (4.47%) GitLab
4 13 (4.47%) TeamCity
5 12 (4.12%) Travis CI
6 11 (3.78%) Maven
7 8 (2.75%) IBM UrbanCode
7 8 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.41%) Metasploit
8 7 (2.41%) Selenium
8 7 (2.41%) WebScarab
9 6 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.06%) Cypress.io
9 6 (2.06%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.06%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.72%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.72%) FishEye
10 5 (1.72%) Gradle
General
1 54 (18.56%) Finance
2 28 (9.62%) Banking
3 13 (4.47%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.75%) Retail
5 7 (2.41%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.72%) Games
8 3 (1.03%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (24.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (21.31%) Developer
3 34 (11.68%) Architect
4 33 (11.34%) AWS Engineer
5 30 (10.31%) Software Engineer
6 24 (8.25%) AWS DevOps
6 24 (8.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 21 (7.22%) Consultant
7 21 (7.22%) Data Engineer
8 18 (6.19%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (5.84%) Java Developer
10 16 (5.50%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (4.81%) .NET Software Engineer
13 12 (4.12%) Software Developer
14 9 (3.09%) .NET Developer
14 9 (3.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 8 (2.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 7 (2.41%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.12%) .NET
2 29 (9.97%) Web Services
3 24 (8.25%) Kafka
4 23 (7.90%) Node.js
4 23 (7.90%) React
5 20 (6.87%) .NET Core
5 20 (6.87%) CSS
5 20 (6.87%) HTML
6 16 (5.50%) AngularJS
7 15 (5.15%) Spring
8 14 (4.81%) RESTful
9 12 (4.12%) Middleware
9 12 (4.12%) Rendezvous
10 11 (3.78%) Vue.js
11 10 (3.44%) REST
11 10 (3.44%) SOAP
12 9 (3.09%) JMS
13 8 (2.75%) OAuth
13 8 (2.75%) OAuth2
13 8 (2.75%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
1 13 (4.47%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.12%) Algorithms
3 11 (3.78%) Cloud Native
3 11 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.09%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (3.09%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.06%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.72%) User Experience
7 4 (1.37%) Clustering
7 4 (1.37%) LIMS
7 4 (1.37%) PKI
8 3 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.03%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.69%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 94 (32.30%) Linux
2 43 (14.78%) Windows
3 29 (9.97%) Unix
4 10 (3.44%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.75%) Mesosphere
6 3 (1.03%) Android
6 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.69%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.83%) DevOps
2 111 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (18.56%) Software Engineering
5 43 (14.78%) Scrum
6 40 (13.75%) Microservices
6 40 (13.75%) TDD
7 30 (10.31%) Analytics
8 28 (9.62%) BDD
8 28 (9.62%) Configuration Management
8 28 (9.62%) Deployment Automation
9 26 (8.93%) Migration
10 25 (8.59%) Mentoring
11 23 (7.90%) Infrastructure as Code
12 21 (7.22%) Data Analytics
12 21 (7.22%) Test Automation
13 20 (6.87%) Machine Learning
14 19 (6.53%) Technical Leadership
15 16 (5.50%) Open Source
15 16 (5.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.87%) Java
2 74 (25.43%) Python
3 56 (19.24%) SQL
4 49 (16.84%) C#
5 44 (15.12%) JavaScript
6 22 (7.56%) PowerShell
7 21 (7.22%) Bash Shell
7 21 (7.22%) Scala
8 20 (6.87%) PHP
9 15 (5.15%) Go
9 15 (5.15%) Ruby
10 12 (4.12%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.78%) TypeScript
12 9 (3.09%) R
13 6 (2.06%) C++
14 5 (1.72%) Groovy
15 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.69%) Clojure
16 2 (0.69%) ES6
16 2 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.78%) AWS Certification
2 11 (3.78%) Degree
3 7 (2.41%) CCNA
3 7 (2.41%) CCNP
3 7 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.41%) MCSE
4 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.69%) MCP
4 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.87%) QA
2 10 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.72%) SLA
4 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.03%) GDPR
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 88 (30.24%) Docker
2 14 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.47%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 94 (32.30%) Kubernetes
2 65 (22.34%) Terraform
3 41 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (13.75%) Puppet
5 39 (13.40%) Ansible
6 8 (2.75%) Automic
6 8 (2.75%) Consul
6 8 (2.75%) Prometheus
7 7 (2.41%) Core Impact
7 7 (2.41%) Nessus
7 7 (2.41%) Nexpose
8 4 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.37%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.03%) Nagios
9 3 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.69%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.69%) vRealize
10 2 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.97%) Google
3 28 (9.62%) Oracle
4 21 (7.22%) VMware
5 17 (5.84%) Solace
6 12 (4.12%) Cisco
7 9 (3.09%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.09%) Veeam
8 8 (2.75%) Citrix
8 8 (2.75%) Splunk
9 5 (1.72%) Databricks
10 4 (1.37%) CommVault
10 4 (1.37%) SAP
10 4 (1.37%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.03%) IBM
11 3 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.69%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.69%) Informatica
12 2 (0.69%) Talend
12 2 (0.69%) Zend