Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 31 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31 +52
Permanent jobs citing AWS 558 404 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.84% 7.41% 4.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.66% 38.40% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 326 247 138
Scotland median annual salary £47,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.74% +3.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 1,407 1,052 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 27.34% 19.30% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 912 657 471
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,625 £68,750 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 345 £47,000 -14.55% 68
Glasgow +17 160 £47,500 -3.06% 43
Aberdeen +8 18 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Dundee 0 9 £37,500 +25.00% 3
West Lothian +5 5 £42,500 -29.17% 4
Fife -7 3 £45,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Stirling +9 2 £52,500 -19.23% 4
South Lanarkshire +4 1 - -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 343 (61.47%) Azure
2 247 (44.27%) DevOps
3 197 (35.30%) Python
4 194 (34.77%) Linux
5 179 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (26.52%) Java
7 137 (24.55%) Ansible
8 131 (23.48%) GCP
9 128 (22.94%) Terraform
9 128 (22.94%) SQL
10 124 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 121 (21.68%) Puppet
12 120 (21.51%) Jenkins
13 113 (20.25%) Opscode Chef
14 103 (18.46%) Kubernetes
14 103 (18.46%) Finance
15 101 (18.10%) Software Engineering
16 94 (16.85%) Docker
17 92 (16.49%) Windows
18 91 (16.31%) Microservices
19 88 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
20 86 (15.41%) Git (software)
20 86 (15.41%) C#
21 81 (14.52%) .NET
22 79 (14.16%) Google
23 78 (13.98%) Microsoft
24 76 (13.62%) Unix
25 71 (12.72%) SQL Server
26 70 (12.54%) React
27 67 (12.01%) 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 (2.87%) Apache
2 13 (2.33%) JBoss
2 13 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.61%) nginx
4 9 (1.61%) SAS
5 8 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.43%) Jetty
6 7 (1.25%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.25%) CloudStack
6 7 (1.25%) Confluence
6 7 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.08%) IIS
8 3 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.36%) Drupal
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Chatbot
2 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) HFM
2 2 (0.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 343 (61.47%) Azure
2 131 (23.48%) GCP
3 65 (11.65%) SaaS
4 34 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
4 34 (6.09%) Serverless
5 30 (5.38%) IaaS
6 23 (4.12%) PaaS
7 22 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (3.23%) Office 365
9 13 (2.33%) Amazon S3
10 10 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (1.43%) Power Platform
12 7 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (1.25%) npm
13 6 (1.08%) GitHub
14 4 (0.72%) Datadog
14 4 (0.72%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.41%) Firewall
2 15 (2.69%) Internet
3 14 (2.51%) Network Security
4 11 (1.97%) DNS
5 10 (1.79%) HTTP
6 7 (1.25%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.08%) VoIP
8 5 (0.90%) DHCP
8 5 (0.90%) SAN
8 5 (0.90%) VPN
9 4 (0.72%) LAN
9 4 (0.72%) WAN
10 3 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.54%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.54%) Wireless
11 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.36%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.36%) SMTP
11 2 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.71%) Big Data
3 37 (6.63%) MySQL
4 33 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (5.02%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.66%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.58%) MongoDB
8 17 (3.05%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.51%) Redis
10 13 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.43%) Data Lake
13 8 (1.43%) Power BI
14 7 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.08%) PowerCenter
15 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.08%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 120 (21.51%) Jenkins
2 86 (15.41%) Git (software)
3 49 (8.78%) Subversion
4 45 (8.06%) JIRA
5 30 (5.38%) GoCD
5 30 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (4.48%) IBM UrbanCode
7 25 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (3.23%) PhantomJS
8 18 (3.23%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.15%) Hudson
9 12 (2.15%) Maven
10 11 (1.97%) Selenium
11 9 (1.61%) Bitbucket
11 9 (1.61%) GitLab
12 8 (1.43%) webpack
13 7 (1.25%) Axure RP
13 7 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 103 (18.46%) Finance
2 27 (4.84%) Banking
3 24 (4.30%) Public Sector
4 15 (2.69%) Marketing
5 9 (1.61%) Law
5 9 (1.61%) Retail
6 2 (0.36%) Legal
6 2 (0.36%) Local Government
6 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.18%) Electronics
7 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.18%) Games
7 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (20.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 95 (17.03%) Developer
3 65 (11.65%) Consultant
4 63 (11.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 57 (10.22%) Senior DevOps
6 49 (8.78%) Software Engineer
7 45 (8.06%) AWS Engineer
8 35 (6.27%) Data Engineer
9 34 (6.09%) DevOps Consultant
10 32 (5.73%) Architect
11 30 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
11 30 (5.38%) Senior DevOps Consultant
12 26 (4.66%) Security Engineer
12 26 (4.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 19 (3.41%) Operations Engineer
14 18 (3.23%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 18 (3.23%) Senior Operations Engineer
15 16 (2.87%) .NET Developer
15 16 (2.87%) Analyst
15 16 (2.87%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.52%) .NET
2 70 (12.54%) React
3 67 (12.01%) Web Services
4 64 (11.47%) Node.js
5 49 (8.78%) AngularJS
6 35 (6.27%) HTML
7 33 (5.91%) CSS
8 32 (5.73%) Elastic Stack
8 32 (5.73%) Spring
9 25 (4.48%) RESTful
10 22 (3.94%) ASP.NET
11 19 (3.41%) .NET Core
11 19 (3.41%) Redux
12 15 (2.69%) Natural Language Processing
13 14 (2.51%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (2.51%) Spring Boot
14 13 (2.33%) CSS3
14 13 (2.33%) JSON
14 13 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (2.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.81%) Public Cloud
2 34 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.76%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.23%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.05%) Replication
6 15 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.79%) User Experience
10 8 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.90%) Clustering
12 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.90%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.90%) Robotics
13 4 (0.72%) Blog
14 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 194 (34.77%) Linux
2 92 (16.49%) Windows
3 76 (13.62%) Unix
4 28 (5.02%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.97%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.08%) CentOS
7 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.72%) Android
9 4 (0.72%) Debian
10 3 (0.54%) Solaris
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (44.27%) DevOps
2 179 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (18.10%) Software Engineering
4 91 (16.31%) Microservices
5 88 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (11.29%) Test Automation
7 62 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 57 (10.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 55 (9.86%) Configuration Management
10 54 (9.68%) Open Source
11 50 (8.96%) Scrum
12 44 (7.89%) Infrastructure as Code
13 43 (7.71%) Computer Science
14 41 (7.35%) SDLC
14 41 (7.35%) TDD
15 39 (6.99%) Fintech
16 34 (6.09%) Analytics
16 34 (6.09%) Mentoring
17 33 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (35.30%) Python
2 148 (26.52%) Java
3 128 (22.94%) SQL
4 124 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 86 (15.41%) C#
6 50 (8.96%) Bash Shell
6 50 (8.96%) PowerShell
7 37 (6.63%) Ruby
8 35 (6.27%) R
9 32 (5.73%) Go
9 32 (5.73%) TypeScript
10 26 (4.66%) C++
10 26 (4.66%) Scala
11 20 (3.58%) PHP
12 16 (2.87%) ES6
12 16 (2.87%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.79%) Groovy
13 10 (1.79%) Perl
13 10 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.25%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 48 (8.60%) Degree
2 21 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.61%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.43%) CISM
4 8 (1.43%) CISSP
4 8 (1.43%) GIAC
4 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.72%) CCNP
6 4 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.72%) MCSA
6 4 (0.72%) MCSE
6 4 (0.72%) RHCT
7 3 (0.54%) ISEB
7 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.36%) CCNA
8 2 (0.36%) MCP
8 2 (0.36%) MCSD
8 2 (0.36%) PhD
8 2 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.61%) GDPR
3 8 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (1.43%) NIST
3 8 (1.43%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (16.85%) Docker
2 19 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 7 (1.25%) vSphere
6 7 (1.25%) Xen
7 5 (0.90%) KVM
8 4 (0.72%) HDFS
9 3 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.36%) NFS
11 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) XenApp
11 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 137 (24.55%) Ansible
2 128 (22.94%) Terraform
3 121 (21.68%) Puppet
4 113 (20.25%) Opscode Chef
5 103 (18.46%) Kubernetes
6 29 (5.20%) Consul
7 25 (4.48%) Rundeck
8 10 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (1.25%) Cobbler
10 6 (1.08%) Nagios
11 5 (0.90%) CFEngine
11 5 (0.90%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.90%) Packer
11 5 (0.90%) Salt
12 4 (0.72%) CASB
13 3 (0.54%) Avamar
13 3 (0.54%) Graphite
13 3 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.54%) Icinga
14 2 (0.36%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 79 (14.16%) Google
2 78 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 54 (9.68%) Splunk
4 44 (7.89%) ServiceNow
5 41 (7.35%) Oracle
6 25 (4.48%) Delphix
6 25 (4.48%) RedGate
6 25 (4.48%) VMware
7 22 (3.94%) Symantec
8 21 (3.76%) Red Hat
9 18 (3.23%) CyberArk
10 15 (2.69%) Cisco
11 13 (2.33%) IBM
12 12 (2.15%) Informatica
13 10 (1.79%) Dynatrace
13 10 (1.79%) EMC
14 9 (1.61%) Citrix
14 9 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.25%) Dell
15 7 (1.25%) Sybase