Period
to 21 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 24 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +21
Permanent jobs citing AWS 77 133 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 10.24% 8.35% 10.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.65% 31.15% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 103 126 155
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,375 £66,250
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 340 427 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 45.21% 26.82% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 306 381 325
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,078 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in South Wales

AWS
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in South Wales.

Salary trend for AWS in South Wales

AWS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in South Wales

AWS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Cardiff +4 68 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Glamorgan - 4 £65,000 - 1
Newport +20 3 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Bridgend +6 2 - -
AWS
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for AWS.

1 37 (48.05%) Azure
2 35 (45.45%) Docker
3 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (38.96%) Scrum
5 29 (37.66%) DevOps
6 28 (36.36%) Kubernetes
7 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
8 23 (29.87%) Linux
9 21 (27.27%) Terraform
10 18 (23.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (22.08%) Python
11 17 (22.08%) Migration
11 17 (22.08%) Puppet
11 17 (22.08%) Microservices
11 17 (22.08%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (20.78%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 14 (18.18%) .NET
14 13 (16.88%) Kanban
15 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.58%) MySQL
16 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 10 (12.99%) C#
17 10 (12.99%) Web Services
18 9 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
18 9 (11.69%) Java
18 9 (11.69%) TypeScript
18 9 (11.69%) React
19 8 (10.39%) Relational Database

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (5.19%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (48.05%) Azure
2 18 (23.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (9.09%) GCP
4 6 (7.79%) PaaS
5 5 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (6.49%) Serverless
6 4 (5.19%) Office 365
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.30%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.60%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.30%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) Power BI
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) JIRA
3 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.60%) git-flow
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) Spinnaker
6 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.30%) Finance
1 1 (1.30%) Games
1 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Developer
2 18 (23.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (22.08%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (20.78%) AWS DevOps
4 16 (20.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Lead Developer
6 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Django Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.90%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Azure Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.60%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) .NET
1 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 10 (12.99%) Web Services
3 9 (11.69%) React
4 8 (10.39%) Django
5 7 (9.09%) .NET Core
5 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (6.49%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (6.49%) Node.js
7 4 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (5.19%) STL
8 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.60%) Apollo GraphQL
8 2 (2.60%) CGI
8 2 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.60%) Flask
8 2 (2.60%) GraphQL
8 2 (2.60%) Next.js
8 2 (2.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.60%) Clustering
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.96%) Scrum
3 29 (37.66%) DevOps
4 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (22.08%) Microservices
5 17 (22.08%) Migration
6 16 (20.78%) Deployment Automation
7 13 (16.88%) Kanban
8 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.79%) SDLC
11 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
11 5 (6.49%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.19%) BDD
12 4 (5.19%) Build Automation
12 4 (5.19%) ITIL
12 4 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) Python
2 10 (12.99%) C#
3 9 (11.69%) Java
3 9 (11.69%) TypeScript
4 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.79%) C++
7 5 (6.49%) Go
7 5 (6.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) SQL
9 2 (2.60%) Groovy
9 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) Perl
10 1 (1.30%) R
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 35 (45.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (36.36%) Kubernetes
2 21 (27.27%) Terraform
3 17 (22.08%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (22.08%) Puppet
4 5 (6.49%) Ansible
5 2 (2.60%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (2.60%) Mesos
5 2 (2.60%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.90%) Google
2 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Remedy
4 1 (1.30%) VMware