Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 +46
Permanent jobs citing AWS 307 557 485
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 12.58% 10.23% 8.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.41% 38.18% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 190 350 313
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £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 779 1,459 1,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 31.91% 26.80% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 501 936 721
Median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,125 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +2 164 £55,000 +10.00% 38
Glasgow +10 110 £47,500 -2.06% 12
Dundee +5 14 £51,250 +55.30% 1
Aberdeen +2 7 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Fife - 2 - -
West Lothian +17 1 £55,000 +18.28%
South Lanarkshire +3 1 £35,000 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £37,500 -
East Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 168 (54.72%) Azure
2 121 (39.41%) Java
3 114 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (35.83%) Python
5 106 (34.53%) DevOps
6 79 (25.73%) Docker
7 74 (24.10%) JavaScript
8 72 (23.45%) Windows
8 72 (23.45%) Linux
9 71 (23.13%) GCP
10 63 (20.52%) SQL
11 61 (19.87%) C#
11 61 (19.87%) Software Engineering
12 59 (19.22%) Kubernetes
13 56 (18.24%) Finance
14 54 (17.59%) Microsoft
15 53 (17.26%) .NET
16 52 (16.94%) Web Services
17 44 (14.33%) Jenkins
18 43 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
19 42 (13.68%) React
20 39 (12.70%) Git (software)
20 39 (12.70%) AngularJS
21 38 (12.38%) Node.js
21 38 (12.38%) TDD
22 35 (11.40%) Degree
23 34 (11.07%) Spring
23 34 (11.07%) Windows Server
24 33 (10.75%) HTML
25 31 (10.10%) SQL Server

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 (4.89%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.58%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.63%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.30%) CMS
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
6 3 (0.98%) Gluu
7 2 (0.65%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) Luigi
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 168 (54.72%) Azure
2 71 (23.13%) GCP
3 30 (9.77%) Serverless
4 27 (8.79%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (7.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (7.17%) SaaS
7 20 (6.51%) AWS Lambda
8 17 (5.54%) Office 365
8 17 (5.54%) PaaS
9 15 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (4.56%) IaaS
11 13 (4.23%) Amazon S3
12 11 (3.58%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (2.61%) GitHub
14 6 (1.95%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (1.95%) OpenShift
14 6 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (1.63%) NuGet
15 5 (1.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.56%) Firewall
2 11 (3.58%) WAN
3 10 (3.26%) LAN
4 8 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.61%) VPN
5 7 (2.28%) Internet
5 7 (2.28%) Network Security
6 6 (1.95%) DNS
6 6 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.95%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (1.95%) SSL
7 5 (1.63%) DHCP
8 3 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.98%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.98%) SSH
8 3 (0.98%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.65%) CTI
10 1 (0.33%) BGP
10 1 (0.33%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.10%) NoSQL
1 31 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (5.21%) Big Data
4 15 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.56%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.56%) MySQL
6 10 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.28%) Amazon Athena
9 7 (2.28%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.28%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.95%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.63%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.63%) Impala
12 4 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 44 (14.33%) Jenkins
2 39 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.19%) Selenium
4 16 (5.21%) Maven
5 13 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (3.91%) JIRA
6 12 (3.91%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.58%) Ant
7 11 (3.58%) JUnit
8 10 (3.26%) Travis CI
9 9 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.61%) Gradle
10 8 (2.61%) IBM UrbanCode
11 7 (2.28%) Subversion
12 6 (1.95%) Xcode
13 5 (1.63%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.63%) GitLab
14 4 (1.30%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.30%) RubyMine
14 4 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (18.24%) Finance
2 19 (6.19%) Banking
3 16 (5.21%) Law
4 7 (2.28%) Games
5 5 (1.63%) Legal
6 3 (0.98%) Advertising
6 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.65%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (31.60%) Developer
2 50 (16.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (11.73%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.07%) Cloud Engineer
5 29 (9.45%) Software Engineer
6 23 (7.49%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.51%) Data Engineer
8 17 (5.54%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.23%) IT Support
11 12 (3.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 12 (3.91%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.58%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.58%) Architect
13 10 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 10 (3.26%) Consultant
13 10 (3.26%) Engineering Manager
13 10 (3.26%) Software Engineering Manager
13 10 (3.26%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.26%) .NET
2 52 (16.94%) Web Services
3 42 (13.68%) React
4 39 (12.70%) AngularJS
5 38 (12.38%) Node.js
6 34 (11.07%) Spring
7 33 (10.75%) HTML
8 27 (8.79%) CSS
9 19 (6.19%) RESTful
10 18 (5.86%) Elastic Stack
11 17 (5.54%) Hibernate
11 17 (5.54%) REST
12 14 (4.56%) Kafka
13 12 (3.91%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.91%) Java EE
13 12 (3.91%) Spring Boot
14 11 (3.58%) HTML5
15 10 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (3.26%) jQuery
15 10 (3.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.17%) Public Cloud
2 17 (5.54%) Cloud Native
3 15 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.23%) User Experience
5 10 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.28%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.30%) Mobile Games
9 4 (1.30%) Replication
10 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.98%) PMI
11 2 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.65%) SCADA
11 2 (0.65%) Smart Energy
12 1 (0.33%) Animation
12 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.45%) Linux
1 72 (23.45%) Windows
2 34 (11.07%) Windows Server
3 18 (5.86%) Unix
4 16 (5.21%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (4.56%) Android
5 14 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.28%) Mesosphere
8 6 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.98%) Debian
11 2 (0.65%) CentOS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (34.53%) DevOps
3 61 (19.87%) Software Engineering
4 43 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (12.38%) TDD
6 31 (10.10%) Test Automation
7 29 (9.45%) Infrastructure as Code
8 28 (9.12%) Microservices
9 25 (8.14%) Analytics
9 25 (8.14%) Artificial Intelligence
10 21 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (6.84%) Scrum
11 19 (6.19%) Decision-Making
11 19 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (5.86%) Configuration Management
12 18 (5.86%) Continuous Deployment
12 18 (5.86%) SDLC
13 16 (5.21%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.89%) Fintech
14 15 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 121 (39.41%) Java
2 110 (35.83%) Python
3 74 (24.10%) JavaScript
4 63 (20.52%) SQL
5 61 (19.87%) C#
6 23 (7.49%) Scala
7 21 (6.84%) Bash Shell
8 20 (6.51%) PowerShell
9 19 (6.19%) Ruby
10 17 (5.54%) TypeScript
11 15 (4.89%) Go
12 12 (3.91%) Kotlin
12 12 (3.91%) PHP
13 8 (2.61%) R
14 7 (2.28%) Clojure
14 7 (2.28%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.95%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.95%) Groovy
16 5 (1.63%) Perl
17 4 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (11.40%) Degree
2 7 (2.28%) AWS Certification
3 6 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) CISSP
5 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) GCIH
5 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.65%) CCNA
6 2 (0.65%) CCNP
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.86%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.98%) NCSC
3 3 (0.98%) NIST
System Software
1 79 (25.73%) Docker
2 21 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.98%) iptables
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.33%) KVM
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (19.22%) Kubernetes
2 28 (9.12%) Terraform
3 26 (8.47%) Ansible
4 22 (7.17%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (6.84%) Puppet
6 11 (3.58%) Prometheus
7 10 (3.26%) Consul
8 7 (2.28%) Automic
9 6 (1.95%) SCCM
10 5 (1.63%) Nessus
10 5 (1.63%) Packer
11 4 (1.30%) Nagios
12 3 (0.98%) Kibana
12 3 (0.98%) logstash
12 3 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.98%) Munin
12 3 (0.98%) OSSEC
13 2 (0.65%) Core Impact
13 2 (0.65%) Grafana
13 2 (0.65%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 54 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.77%) Google
3 23 (7.49%) Oracle
4 15 (4.89%) VMware
5 14 (4.56%) IBM
6 12 (3.91%) Splunk
7 10 (3.26%) Databricks
8 9 (2.93%) Cisco
8 9 (2.93%) Citrix
8 9 (2.93%) Tableau
9 4 (1.30%) Talend
10 3 (0.98%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.98%) Lets Encrypt
10 3 (0.98%) McAfee
10 3 (0.98%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.98%) Rapid7
10 3 (0.98%) Sophos
10 3 (0.98%) Symantec
11 2 (0.65%) Solace
11 2 (0.65%) TIBCO