Period
to 6 March 2021

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 6 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
6 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 19 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -2
Permanent jobs citing AWS 429 445 411
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 13.64% 10.76% 7.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.26% 35.04% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 401 263 289
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,800 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £68,750
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 1,183 1,270 1,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.62% 30.71% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 842 803 685
Median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,800 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 6 March 2021.

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 6 March 2021. 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 +2 216 £52,500 -4.55% 56
Glasgow +18 166 £48,250 -2.53% 25
Aberdeen +11 9 £44,676 +19.14% 4
Dundee -3 9 £55,750 +11.50% 4
Stirling +1 6 £42,500 -19.05%
West Lothian 0 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Fife -7 3 £31,000 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £52,500 -
North Lanarkshire +7 1 £45,000 -10.00%
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £45,000 -14.29%
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 6 March 2021, 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.

1 212 (49.42%) Azure
2 189 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (43.36%) DevOps
4 130 (30.30%) Docker
5 126 (29.37%) Linux
6 120 (27.97%) Terraform
7 114 (26.57%) Kubernetes
8 102 (23.78%) Python
9 83 (19.35%) Scrum
10 82 (19.11%) Java
11 81 (18.88%) SQL
12 79 (18.41%) Microsoft
12 79 (18.41%) Finance
13 77 (17.95%) Software Engineering
13 77 (17.95%) Git (software)
14 68 (15.85%) Ansible
15 67 (15.62%) SQL Server
16 63 (14.69%) JavaScript
16 63 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
16 63 (14.69%) Jenkins
17 61 (14.22%) Windows
18 59 (13.75%) GCP
19 55 (12.82%) Puppet
20 54 (12.59%) Migration
20 54 (12.59%) AWS CloudFormation
21 53 (12.35%) C#
22 52 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
23 51 (11.89%) Deployment Automation
24 50 (11.66%) .NET
25 45 (10.49%) Oracle

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 18 (4.20%) Confluence
2 17 (3.96%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.63%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.40%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.93%) Apache
6 4 (0.93%) IIS
6 4 (0.93%) JBoss
6 4 (0.93%) SAS
6 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.93%) SugarCRM
7 3 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.47%) CMS
8 2 (0.47%) Luigi
8 2 (0.47%) Mule
8 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 212 (49.42%) Azure
2 59 (13.75%) GCP
3 54 (12.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 41 (9.56%) Serverless
5 29 (6.76%) PaaS
6 28 (6.53%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (6.53%) SaaS
7 26 (6.06%) Microsoft 365
8 24 (5.59%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (4.90%) Amazon EKS
9 21 (4.90%) IaaS
10 16 (3.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (3.26%) Amazon S3
11 14 (3.26%) GitHub
12 13 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (2.10%) Power Platform
15 9 (2.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.36%) Firewall
2 17 (3.96%) VPN
3 10 (2.33%) WAN
4 8 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.63%) DNS
5 7 (1.63%) LAN
6 6 (1.40%) Skype
7 4 (0.93%) DHCP
7 4 (0.93%) OSPF
7 4 (0.93%) VoIP
8 3 (0.70%) CTI
8 3 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.47%) BGP
9 2 (0.47%) Internet
9 2 (0.47%) MPLS
9 2 (0.47%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.47%) Network Security
9 2 (0.47%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.39%) Big Data
3 28 (6.53%) NoSQL
4 27 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (4.43%) MySQL
6 18 (4.20%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (3.73%) Hadoop
7 16 (3.73%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.26%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (2.10%) Data Lake
10 9 (2.10%) Power BI
11 7 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.40%) Tableau
13 5 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (1.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 77 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 63 (14.69%) Jenkins
3 27 (6.29%) Maven
4 23 (5.36%) JIRA
5 21 (4.90%) GitLab
6 16 (3.73%) TeamCity
7 13 (3.03%) Bitbucket
8 12 (2.80%) Gradle
9 10 (2.33%) IntelliJ
9 10 (2.33%) Selenium
9 10 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (2.33%) Subversion
10 9 (2.10%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.40%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.40%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.17%) HP UFT
12 5 (1.17%) JUnit
12 5 (1.17%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.17%) NeoLoad
12 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 79 (18.41%) Finance
2 38 (8.86%) Banking
3 16 (3.73%) Retail
4 13 (3.03%) Law
4 13 (3.03%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.93%) Games
8 3 (0.70%) Advertising
8 3 (0.70%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (23.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 84 (19.58%) Developer
3 56 (13.05%) AWS Engineer
4 52 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 43 (10.02%) AWS DevOps
6 41 (9.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 40 (9.32%) Architect
8 37 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
9 30 (6.99%) Consultant
10 26 (6.06%) Java Developer
11 25 (5.83%) Senior Developer
12 21 (4.90%) .NET Software Engineer
13 19 (4.43%) Data Engineer
13 19 (4.43%) Software Developer
14 18 (4.20%) Cloud Architect
15 16 (3.73%) PHP Developer
16 15 (3.50%) Senior DevOps
16 15 (3.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 15 (3.50%) Senior Software Engineer
17 13 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.66%) .NET
2 38 (8.86%) React
3 37 (8.62%) CSS
3 37 (8.62%) HTML
4 32 (7.46%) .NET Core
4 32 (7.46%) Spring
5 30 (6.99%) Node.js
6 26 (6.06%) RESTful
7 25 (5.83%) Kafka
8 24 (5.59%) AngularJS
9 19 (4.43%) Web Services
10 15 (3.50%) REST
11 14 (3.26%) JMS
12 13 (3.03%) Symfony
13 12 (2.80%) Middleware
13 12 (2.80%) Redux
14 11 (2.56%) Rendezvous
15 10 (2.33%) .NET Framework
15 10 (2.33%) Entity Framework
15 10 (2.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.36%) Public Cloud
2 18 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.96%) Cloud Native
4 14 (3.26%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.86%) Smart Energy
8 8 (1.86%) User Experience
9 7 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.63%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.40%) Biotechnology
10 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.93%) LIMS
12 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 126 (29.37%) Linux
2 61 (14.22%) Windows
3 34 (7.93%) Unix
4 25 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.86%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.17%) Android
7 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.47%) CentOS
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (43.36%) DevOps
3 83 (19.35%) Scrum
4 77 (17.95%) Software Engineering
5 63 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (12.59%) Migration
7 51 (11.89%) Deployment Automation
8 40 (9.32%) Microservices
9 38 (8.86%) Mentoring
9 38 (8.86%) TDD
10 35 (8.16%) Analytics
11 32 (7.46%) Machine Learning
12 30 (6.99%) BDD
12 30 (6.99%) MVC
12 30 (6.99%) Service Management
13 29 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (6.29%) Coaching
15 26 (6.06%) Configuration Management
16 25 (5.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 102 (23.78%) Python
2 82 (19.11%) Java
3 81 (18.88%) SQL
4 63 (14.69%) JavaScript
5 53 (12.35%) C#
6 32 (7.46%) Bash Shell
6 32 (7.46%) PowerShell
7 31 (7.23%) PHP
8 24 (5.59%) Ruby
9 15 (3.50%) Scala
10 14 (3.26%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.56%) Java 8
11 11 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.33%) Perl
12 10 (2.33%) R
13 7 (1.63%) Go
14 6 (1.40%) C++
15 4 (0.93%) Groovy
15 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (3.03%) Degree
1 13 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (2.56%) AWS Certification
3 8 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.63%) CCNP
4 7 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.93%) CCIE
7 3 (0.70%) CCNA
7 3 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.70%) MCP
7 3 (0.70%) MCSE
8 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.23%) CISA
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.90%) QA
2 14 (3.26%) SLA
3 7 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.17%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.70%) GDPR
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 130 (30.30%) Docker
2 26 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.93%) vSphere
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.23%) NLBS
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 120 (27.97%) Terraform
2 114 (26.57%) Kubernetes
3 68 (15.85%) Ansible
4 55 (12.82%) Puppet
5 52 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.40%) Nagios
7 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.93%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.70%) Core Impact
8 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.70%) Nessus
8 3 (0.70%) Nexpose
8 3 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.47%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.23%) SCCM
10 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.49%) Oracle
3 39 (9.09%) VMware
4 27 (6.29%) Google
5 17 (3.96%) Solace
6 16 (3.73%) Cisco
6 16 (3.73%) Citrix
7 14 (3.26%) Veeam
8 7 (1.63%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.93%) F5
10 4 (0.93%) Splunk
10 4 (0.93%) Teradata
11 3 (0.70%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.70%) Dell
11 3 (0.70%) IBM
11 3 (0.70%) SAP
11 3 (0.70%) Veracode
11 3 (0.70%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.47%) CloudEndure