Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 35 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19 +62
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 925 785 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.49% 7.40% 5.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.50% 35.89% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 689 688 482
South West median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.52% -4.83% +3.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Amazon 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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,534 2,187 1,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.99% 20.60% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,001 1,884 1,258
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the South West.

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the South West over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the South West

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Bristol 0 290 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Wiltshire +19 181 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Somerset +15 131 £48,500 -3.00% 4
Dorset +14 120 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire +10 109 £48,750 -11.36% 7
Devon +18 85 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Cornwall +33 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 387 (41.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 346 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (30.49%) Linux
4 276 (29.84%) JavaScript
5 266 (28.76%) C#
6 262 (28.32%) Web Services
7 241 (26.05%) Python
8 239 (25.84%) DevOps
9 220 (23.78%) Java
10 212 (22.92%) Software Engineering
11 204 (22.05%) SQL Server
12 201 (21.73%) .NET
13 194 (20.97%) MySQL
14 191 (20.65%) Docker
15 185 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 185 (20.00%) Finance
16 180 (19.46%) HTML
17 177 (19.14%) MVC
18 167 (18.05%) Windows
19 165 (17.84%) SQL
19 165 (17.84%) Test Automation
20 156 (16.86%) CSS
20 156 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
20 156 (16.86%) Continuous Delivery
21 152 (16.43%) Mentoring
22 151 (16.32%) Kubernetes
23 147 (15.89%) Microservices
24 141 (15.24%) ASP.NET
25 133 (14.38%) Google Cloud Platform
25 133 (14.38%) AngularJS

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 61 (6.59%) Apache
2 37 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 27 (2.92%) nginx
5 25 (2.70%) Confluence
6 23 (2.49%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.62%) Drupal
8 14 (1.51%) IIS
8 14 (1.51%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.41%) CMS
9 13 (1.41%) GeoServer
10 12 (1.30%) ArcGIS
11 10 (1.08%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.86%) Oracle Spatial
13 7 (0.76%) Anypoint
13 7 (0.76%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.65%) ArcSDE
15 4 (0.43%) Alfresco
15 4 (0.43%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 116 (12.54%) Chatbot
2 16 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) InVision
6 1 (0.11%) Marvel
6 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Exstream
2 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.32%) Magento
4 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 387 (41.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 133 (14.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 87 (9.41%) SaaS
4 57 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (6.05%) Amazon S3
6 55 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 47 (5.08%) Office 365
7 47 (5.08%) Serverless
8 46 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (2.49%) GitHub
10 21 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (2.05%) Amazon EMR
12 17 (1.84%) Power Platform
13 15 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (1.51%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (1.51%) IaaS
15 13 (1.41%) Route 53
16 11 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (1.19%) OpenShift
16 11 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.24%) Firewall
2 58 (6.27%) HTTP
3 37 (4.00%) WAN
4 32 (3.46%) Internet
4 32 (3.46%) LAN
5 26 (2.81%) Network Security
6 23 (2.49%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.84%) DNS
8 16 (1.73%) Software-Defined Networking
8 16 (1.73%) VPN
9 14 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (1.41%) Wireless
11 12 (1.30%) SAN
12 10 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (0.97%) IPv4
13 9 (0.97%) IPv6
14 7 (0.76%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 194 (20.97%) MySQL
3 132 (14.27%) PostgreSQL
4 98 (10.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 65 (7.03%) NoSQL
6 61 (6.59%) MongoDB
7 56 (6.05%) Big Data
7 56 (6.05%) Relational Database
8 45 (4.86%) Hadoop
9 41 (4.43%) Amazon RDS
10 29 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (2.49%) Data Lake
11 23 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 21 (2.27%) BigQuery
14 18 (1.95%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.84%) Power BI
16 15 (1.62%) MariaDB
16 15 (1.62%) Redis
16 15 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 185 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 90 (9.73%) Jenkins
3 52 (5.62%) JIRA
4 33 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 31 (3.35%) Selenium
6 26 (2.81%) Subversion
7 24 (2.59%) Cucumber
8 22 (2.38%) Maven
9 19 (2.05%) Vagrant
10 16 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (1.73%) SpecFlow
11 13 (1.41%) JUnit
12 12 (1.30%) JMeter
12 12 (1.30%) Protractor
13 11 (1.19%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.08%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.86%) git-flow
15 8 (0.86%) Gradle
15 8 (0.86%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 185 (20.00%) Finance
2 73 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 58 (6.27%) Marketing
4 53 (5.73%) Telecoms
5 47 (5.08%) Retail
6 46 (4.97%) Electronics
7 16 (1.73%) Banking
8 10 (1.08%) Games
9 3 (0.32%) Front Office
9 3 (0.32%) Military
10 2 (0.22%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) Automotive
10 2 (0.22%) Law
10 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (31.24%) Developer
2 158 (17.08%) Software Engineer
3 86 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 85 (9.19%) Senior Software Engineer
5 80 (8.65%) Architect
6 75 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 62 (6.70%) Test Engineer
8 59 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 52 (5.62%) Java Developer
9 52 (5.62%) Test Automation Engineer
10 43 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
11 40 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 38 (4.11%) Analyst
12 38 (4.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 38 (4.11%) Senior Test Engineer
13 34 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
14 33 (3.57%) Software Developer
15 32 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
16 31 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
17 29 (3.14%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (28.32%) Web Services
2 201 (21.73%) .NET
3 180 (19.46%) HTML
4 156 (16.86%) CSS
5 141 (15.24%) ASP.NET
6 133 (14.38%) AngularJS
7 111 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (11.89%) Node.js
9 105 (11.35%) REST
10 70 (7.57%) Spring
11 67 (7.24%) jQuery
12 56 (6.05%) .NET Core
13 51 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 51 (5.51%) LAMP
14 49 (5.30%) JSON
15 43 (4.65%) Kafka
15 43 (4.65%) React
16 38 (4.11%) Django
17 36 (3.89%) .NET Framework
17 36 (3.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.38%) Algorithms
3 45 (4.86%) User Experience
4 41 (4.43%) Data Centre
5 37 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (3.35%) Internet of Things
7 24 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (2.27%) Fintech
8 21 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (2.16%) Public Cloud
10 19 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 19 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.84%) Clustering
12 13 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
13 12 (1.30%) Replication
14 11 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.86%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.65%) Mobile App
17 5 (0.54%) Blog
17 5 (0.54%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 282 (30.49%) Linux
2 167 (18.05%) Windows
3 70 (7.57%) Windows Server
4 47 (5.08%) Ubuntu
5 34 (3.68%) Windows 10
6 30 (3.24%) Unix
7 26 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (2.70%) CentOS
8 25 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 24 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (1.84%) Mac OS
11 15 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (1.51%) Android
13 13 (1.41%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.86%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.65%) DC/OS
16 5 (0.54%) Debian
17 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.22%) Solaris
17 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (25.84%) DevOps
3 212 (22.92%) Software Engineering
4 177 (19.14%) MVC
5 165 (17.84%) Test Automation
6 156 (16.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 156 (16.86%) Continuous Integration
7 152 (16.43%) Mentoring
8 147 (15.89%) Microservices
9 129 (13.95%) Coaching
10 123 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
11 116 (12.54%) Conversational UI
12 87 (9.41%) Scrum
13 86 (9.30%) TDD
14 79 (8.54%) Configuration Management
15 76 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
16 73 (7.89%) API Development
17 71 (7.68%) Open Source
18 68 (7.35%) B2B
19 58 (6.27%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 276 (29.84%) JavaScript
2 266 (28.76%) C#
3 241 (26.05%) Python
4 220 (23.78%) Java
5 165 (17.84%) SQL
6 101 (10.92%) PHP
7 77 (8.32%) Ruby
8 68 (7.35%) Bash Shell
9 45 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 39 (4.22%) C++
11 37 (4.00%) TypeScript
12 34 (3.68%) Go
12 34 (3.68%) Scala
13 27 (2.92%) Java 8
14 23 (2.49%) Clojure
15 22 (2.38%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.95%) C
17 14 (1.51%) ES6
18 13 (1.41%) R
19 12 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 45 (4.86%) Degree
3 28 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (1.73%) ISEB
6 16 (1.73%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.73%) TOGAF Certification
7 14 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.19%) CCNA
9 9 (0.97%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.86%) CISSP
10 8 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.65%) CCNP
11 6 (0.65%) CCSP
12 5 (0.54%) GIAC
12 5 (0.54%) MCSE
12 5 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (0.54%) RHCE
12 5 (0.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.59%) QA
2 14 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 191 (20.65%) Docker
2 58 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (5.62%) Active Directory
4 28 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.08%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.32%) NDS
9 3 (0.32%) oVirt
9 3 (0.32%) RHEV
9 3 (0.32%) Xen
10 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.22%) vSphere
11 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.11%) Firmware
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 151 (16.32%) Kubernetes
2 86 (9.30%) Terraform
3 84 (9.08%) Puppet
4 79 (8.54%) Ansible
5 65 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (2.81%) SCCM
7 22 (2.38%) SCOM
7 22 (2.38%) ZABBIX
8 20 (2.16%) Docker Swarm
8 20 (2.16%) Prometheus
8 20 (2.16%) vRealize
9 17 (1.84%) Nagios
10 13 (1.41%) Packer
11 11 (1.19%) Graphite
12 8 (0.86%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.76%) CloudHub
13 7 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.65%) Grafana
15 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 5 (0.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 114 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 101 (10.92%) Google
3 96 (10.38%) VMware
4 70 (7.57%) Cisco
5 58 (6.27%) Oracle
6 51 (5.51%) SAP
7 20 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.73%) Tableau
9 14 (1.51%) HP
10 13 (1.41%) Meraki
10 13 (1.41%) Palo Alto
11 12 (1.30%) Informatica
11 12 (1.30%) MuleSoft
11 12 (1.30%) Splunk
12 11 (1.19%) Citrix
12 11 (1.19%) F5
13 10 (1.08%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.08%) ESRI
14 9 (0.97%) Apple