Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 20 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,159 527 930
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.12% 11.54% 9.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.12% 35.63% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 730 420 732
10th Percentile £34,975 £33,700 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,188 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 2,963 1,479 2,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.65% 32.38% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,118 1,188 2,124
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,629 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,032 £35,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the South West

AWS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for AWS in the South West

AWS
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the South West over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in the South West

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 AWS within the South West region over the 6 months to 29 July 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
Bristol +16 440 £55,000 +12.82% 94
Gloucestershire +11 329 £50,000 -9.09% 31
Wiltshire +6 202 £60,000 -11.11% 23
Dorset +5 68 £42,500 -20.93% 17
Somerset -6 48 £47,500 -9.52% 15
Devon -18 37 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Cornwall - 3 £24,000 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 West region with a requirement for AWS.

1 729 (62.90%) Azure
2 554 (47.80%) DevOps
3 551 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 420 (36.24%) Python
5 405 (34.94%) Linux
6 384 (33.13%) JavaScript
7 333 (28.73%) Docker
8 326 (28.13%) GCP
9 301 (25.97%) Java
10 295 (25.45%) Software Engineering
11 264 (22.78%) Scrum
12 253 (21.83%) Ansible
13 245 (21.14%) SQL
14 242 (20.88%) Security Cleared
15 239 (20.62%) Kubernetes
16 235 (20.28%) React
17 219 (18.90%) Microservices
18 214 (18.46%) Web Services
19 213 (18.38%) CSS
20 211 (18.21%) Microsoft
21 206 (17.77%) Google
22 202 (17.43%) Terraform
23 194 (16.74%) C#
24 193 (16.65%) Git (software)
25 192 (16.57%) Social Skills
26 191 (16.48%) Infrastructure as Code
27 188 (16.22%) Jenkins
28 181 (15.62%) MySQL
29 170 (14.67%) PostgreSQL
30 161 (13.89%) Windows

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 77 (6.64%) Confluence
2 74 (6.38%) GeoServer
3 72 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (2.76%) CMS
5 31 (2.67%) Apache
6 25 (2.16%) WordPress
7 18 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.47%) ArcGIS
9 16 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.95%) nginx
11 10 (0.86%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (0.86%) Red Hat Fuse
12 8 (0.69%) JBoss
12 8 (0.69%) Mule
12 8 (0.69%) Mule ESB
13 7 (0.60%) Drupal
13 7 (0.60%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.60%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.086%) Sketch
3 1 (0.086%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (1.55%) Magento
2 3 (0.26%) FastStats
3 2 (0.17%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.086%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.086%) Shopify
4 1 (0.086%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 729 (62.90%) Azure
2 326 (28.13%) GCP
3 123 (10.61%) SaaS
4 112 (9.66%) Serverless
5 97 (8.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 69 (5.95%) OpenShift
7 67 (5.78%) Amazon EC2
8 61 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
9 55 (4.75%) GitHub
9 55 (4.75%) PaaS
10 54 (4.66%) Power Platform
11 50 (4.31%) IaaS
12 38 (3.28%) Amazon S3
13 34 (2.93%) Microsoft 365
14 33 (2.85%) Amazon SQS
15 30 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
15 30 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 24 (2.07%) CloudFront
17 19 (1.64%) Amazon ECS
17 19 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.99%) HTTP
2 68 (5.87%) Firewall
3 60 (5.18%) IPv4
4 58 (5.00%) VPN
5 45 (3.88%) VLAN
6 44 (3.80%) OSPF
7 40 (3.45%) DNS
8 37 (3.19%) Internet
9 23 (1.98%) TCP/IP
10 20 (1.73%) DHCP
11 9 (0.78%) LAN
11 9 (0.78%) SSL
11 9 (0.78%) WAN
12 8 (0.69%) SAN
12 8 (0.69%) SMTP
13 7 (0.60%) Skype
14 6 (0.52%) Network Security
15 5 (0.43%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.43%) MPLS
15 5 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (15.62%) MySQL
2 170 (14.67%) PostgreSQL
3 133 (11.48%) SQL Server
4 118 (10.18%) MongoDB
5 86 (7.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 78 (6.73%) NoSQL
7 77 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
8 74 (6.38%) GIS
8 74 (6.38%) QGIS
9 56 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 53 (4.57%) Hadoop
10 53 (4.57%) Power BI
11 52 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
11 52 (4.49%) Big Data
12 31 (2.67%) Relational Database
13 30 (2.59%) Tableau
14 25 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (1.73%) Redis
15 20 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
16 18 (1.55%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 193 (16.65%) Git (software)
2 188 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 122 (10.53%) JIRA
4 49 (4.23%) Selenium
5 47 (4.06%) Subversion
6 46 (3.97%) JMeter
7 42 (3.62%) Cucumber
8 40 (3.45%) Bitbucket
9 39 (3.36%) Robot Framework
10 38 (3.28%) Eclipse
11 37 (3.19%) GitLab
12 25 (2.16%) Maven
13 22 (1.90%) TeamCity
14 20 (1.73%) Visual Studio
15 19 (1.64%) PHPUnit
15 19 (1.64%) SonarQube
16 16 (1.38%) JUnit
16 16 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (1.21%) WebDriver
18 12 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 192 (16.57%) Social Skills
2 139 (11.99%) Finance
3 57 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (4.92%) Marketing
4 54 (4.66%) Public Sector
5 32 (2.76%) Games
6 30 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.59%) Retail
7 29 (2.50%) Legal
8 25 (2.16%) Electronics
8 25 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.73%) Presentation Skills
10 19 (1.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 17 (1.47%) Wearables
12 13 (1.12%) Local Government
13 12 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
14 11 (0.95%) Banking
15 10 (0.86%) Publishing
16 7 (0.60%) Organisational Skills
17 6 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 331 (28.56%) Developer
2 173 (14.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 144 (12.42%) Software Engineer
4 93 (8.02%) Java Developer
5 68 (5.87%) Architect
6 62 (5.35%) Senior Developer
7 60 (5.18%) PHP Developer
8 55 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (4.75%) Senior Software Engineer
9 52 (4.49%) Analyst
10 48 (4.14%) Angular Developer
11 47 (4.06%) AWS Engineer
11 47 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
12 44 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
12 44 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
13 43 (3.71%) Data Engineer
14 39 (3.36%) Senior DevOps
14 39 (3.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 35 (3.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 34 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (20.28%) React
2 214 (18.46%) Web Services
3 213 (18.38%) CSS
4 153 (13.20%) .NET
4 153 (13.20%) HTML
5 142 (12.25%) AngularJS
6 99 (8.54%) Node.js
7 93 (8.02%) .NET Core
8 92 (7.94%) Kafka
9 90 (7.77%) Spring
10 76 (6.56%) Vue.js
11 74 (6.38%) Leaflet
11 74 (6.38%) OpenLayers
11 74 (6.38%) Spring Boot
12 70 (6.04%) Laravel
13 68 (5.87%) Elastic Stack
14 67 (5.78%) RESTful
15 59 (5.09%) REST
16 52 (4.49%) Hibernate
17 42 (3.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 47 (4.06%) User Experience
3 44 (3.80%) Cyberattack
4 36 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
5 33 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 27 (2.33%) Cloud Native
6 27 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (1.81%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.47%) Smartphone
10 13 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.12%) Legacy Code
10 13 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
10 13 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 10 (0.86%) Clustering
11 10 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.78%) Blog
13 8 (0.69%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 405 (34.94%) Linux
2 161 (13.89%) Windows
3 144 (12.42%) Ubuntu
4 78 (6.73%) CentOS
5 71 (6.13%) Windows Server
6 62 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (4.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 32 (2.76%) Unix
9 26 (2.24%) Android
10 24 (2.07%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.26%) Debian
13 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.086%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.086%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.086%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (47.80%) DevOps
2 551 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (25.45%) Software Engineering
4 264 (22.78%) Scrum
5 219 (18.90%) Microservices
6 191 (16.48%) Infrastructure as Code
7 148 (12.77%) TDD
8 139 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
9 138 (11.91%) Mentoring
10 130 (11.22%) Machine Learning
11 122 (10.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 118 (10.18%) Full Stack Development
13 113 (9.75%) Analytics
14 110 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
15 105 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
16 97 (8.37%) E-Commerce
17 96 (8.28%) Data Science
17 96 (8.28%) SDLC
18 89 (7.68%) ETL
19 87 (7.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 420 (36.24%) Python
2 384 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 301 (25.97%) Java
4 245 (21.14%) SQL
5 194 (16.74%) C#
6 149 (12.86%) PowerShell
7 134 (11.56%) Bash Shell
8 114 (9.84%) PHP
9 92 (7.94%) TypeScript
10 50 (4.31%) Go
11 36 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 32 (2.76%) Ruby
13 31 (2.67%) C++
14 25 (2.16%) R
15 22 (1.90%) C
16 21 (1.81%) ES6
17 17 (1.47%) MATLAB
18 14 (1.21%) Shell Script
19 12 (1.04%) Kotlin
19 12 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 242 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 114 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 105 (9.06%) Degree
4 58 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.81%) AWS Certification
6 18 (1.55%) CISSP
7 17 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.21%) GIAC
9 13 (1.12%) CISM
9 13 (1.12%) RHCE
10 12 (1.04%) PhD
11 9 (0.78%) CISA
11 9 (0.78%) MCSA
11 9 (0.78%) SANS
12 8 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.60%) MCSE
13 7 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.71%) QA
2 24 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.90%) GDPR
4 8 (0.69%) Accessibility
5 7 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.43%) NCSC
6 5 (0.43%) NIST
6 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.17%) PMO
8 1 (0.086%) GRC
8 1 (0.086%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.086%) SLA
System Software
1 333 (28.73%) Docker
2 117 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
4 44 (3.80%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.04%) vSphere
6 11 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.43%) XenApp
7 5 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.35%) KVM
8 4 (0.35%) NDS
8 4 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 4 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.26%) Gluster
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.086%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.086%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 253 (21.83%) Ansible
2 239 (20.62%) Kubernetes
3 202 (17.43%) Terraform
4 138 (11.91%) Puppet
5 40 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (2.42%) Grafana
6 28 (2.42%) Packer
7 24 (2.07%) Prometheus
8 19 (1.64%) Graphite
9 11 (0.95%) Kibana
10 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.69%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 5 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.35%) logstash
13 4 (0.35%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 4 (0.35%) Rancher
13 4 (0.35%) SCCM
13 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 211 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 206 (17.77%) Google
3 138 (11.91%) VMware
4 117 (10.09%) Oracle
5 54 (4.66%) Red Hat
6 52 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (3.88%) Atlassian
8 43 (3.71%) Splunk
9 29 (2.50%) SAP
10 22 (1.90%) Talend
11 17 (1.47%) IBM
12 14 (1.21%) Citrix
13 13 (1.12%) WooCommerce
14 11 (0.95%) Dell
15 10 (0.86%) Cisco
16 9 (0.78%) MuleSoft
16 9 (0.78%) NetApp
16 9 (0.78%) Rackspace
16 9 (0.78%) Veeam
17 8 (0.69%) Informatica