Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 +59
Permanent jobs citing AWS 822 927 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.36% 9.06% 7.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.03% 41.46% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 670 770 618
South West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.06% -1.00%
10th Percentile £34,875 £34,459 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,125 £77,500 £69,125
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,649 2,236 1,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.94% 21.86% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,209 1,818 1,627
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,873 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +1.16%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for AWS in the South West

AWS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the South West over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 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 -3 268 £52,500 - 49
Wiltshire +7 192 £60,000 - 14
Gloucestershire -8 152 £52,500 -4.55% 21
Devon +4 69 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Somerset -5 68 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Dorset -20 62 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Cornwall +24 9 £55,000 +52.78% 2
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 478 (58.15%) Azure
2 362 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (34.06%) Linux
4 252 (30.66%) Python
5 225 (27.37%) Docker
6 220 (26.76%) DevOps
6 220 (26.76%) GCP
6 220 (26.76%) Software Engineering
7 208 (25.30%) Kubernetes
8 181 (22.02%) Google
8 181 (22.02%) Windows
9 170 (20.68%) Finance
10 167 (20.32%) C#
11 157 (19.10%) Java
12 153 (18.61%) Scrum
13 144 (17.52%) SQL
14 143 (17.40%) .NET
15 139 (16.91%) JavaScript
16 132 (16.06%) Microsoft
16 132 (16.06%) VMware
17 123 (14.96%) Git (software)
18 119 (14.48%) Node.js
19 105 (12.77%) Test Automation
19 105 (12.77%) Firewall
20 103 (12.53%) SQL Server
21 92 (11.19%) Web Services
21 92 (11.19%) Windows Server
22 90 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
22 90 (10.95%) Puppet
22 90 (10.95%) Ansible

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 49 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (4.87%) OpenStack
3 29 (3.53%) Apache Spark
4 27 (3.28%) Confluence
4 27 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 24 (2.92%) Apache
6 17 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.58%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.22%) JBoss
10 8 (0.97%) CMS
11 6 (0.73%) Drupal
11 6 (0.73%) Jupyter
11 6 (0.73%) Mule
11 6 (0.73%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.61%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.61%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.49%) nginx
13 4 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 478 (58.15%) Azure
2 220 (26.76%) GCP
3 57 (6.93%) Office 365
4 56 (6.81%) Serverless
5 52 (6.33%) OpenShift
6 51 (6.20%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (5.11%) AWS Lambda
8 39 (4.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 36 (4.38%) SaaS
10 35 (4.26%) Amazon S3
11 27 (3.28%) IaaS
12 23 (2.80%) GitHub
13 21 (2.55%) PaaS
14 18 (2.19%) Amazon EMR
15 17 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
16 16 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (1.82%) Power Platform
18 14 (1.70%) Amazon ELB
19 13 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
19 13 (1.58%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 105 (12.77%) Firewall
2 51 (6.20%) Internet
3 47 (5.72%) WAN
4 38 (4.62%) VPN
5 35 (4.26%) LAN
6 34 (4.14%) TCP/IP
7 28 (3.41%) SAN
8 25 (3.04%) HTTPS
8 25 (3.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (2.80%) Wireless
10 20 (2.43%) DNS
11 16 (1.95%) Software-Defined Networking
12 14 (1.70%) VSAN
13 13 (1.58%) DMZ
14 11 (1.34%) HTTP
14 11 (1.34%) Network Security
14 11 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 6 (0.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 82 (9.98%) NoSQL
3 81 (9.85%) MySQL
4 72 (8.76%) MongoDB
5 67 (8.15%) Big Data
6 46 (5.60%) Amazon Redshift
7 45 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (4.26%) Hadoop
9 32 (3.89%) BigQuery
9 32 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (3.77%) Relational Database
11 30 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
12 27 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (2.07%) Looker
15 16 (1.95%) Snowflake Schema
16 15 (1.82%) MariaDB
16 15 (1.82%) Power BI
17 14 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (1.58%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 123 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 84 (10.22%) JIRA
3 76 (9.25%) Jenkins
4 45 (5.47%) Bitbucket
5 33 (4.01%) Maven
6 25 (3.04%) git-flow
7 23 (2.80%) Subversion
8 19 (2.31%) Selenium
9 18 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (1.70%) Ant
11 13 (1.58%) JMeter
12 12 (1.46%) Artifactory
12 12 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (1.34%) JUnit
14 10 (1.22%) IntelliJ
14 10 (1.22%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.97%) gulp
16 7 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (0.61%) GitLab
17 5 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 170 (20.68%) Finance
2 89 (10.83%) Public Sector
3 79 (9.61%) Retail
4 61 (7.42%) Marketing
5 57 (6.93%) Manufacturing
6 55 (6.69%) Electronics
7 52 (6.33%) Telecoms
8 37 (4.50%) Banking
9 29 (3.53%) Automotive
10 19 (2.31%) Games
11 4 (0.49%) Environmental Health
12 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Law
14 1 (0.12%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (27.98%) Developer
2 102 (12.41%) Software Engineer
3 86 (10.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 78 (9.49%) Architect
5 74 (9.00%) Senior Developer
6 65 (7.91%) .NET Developer
7 58 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
8 45 (5.47%) Java Developer
9 42 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
11 35 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
12 30 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
12 30 (3.65%) Platform Engineer
13 28 (3.41%) Consultant
13 28 (3.41%) Data Engineer
13 28 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 27 (3.28%) Cloud Developer
15 26 (3.16%) Administrator
15 26 (3.16%) Cloud Software Engineer
16 25 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (17.40%) .NET
2 119 (14.48%) Node.js
3 92 (11.19%) Web Services
4 86 (10.46%) AngularJS
5 83 (10.10%) React
6 79 (9.61%) ASP.NET
7 69 (8.39%) REST
8 65 (7.91%) Kafka
9 63 (7.66%) Spring
10 59 (7.18%) HTML
11 49 (5.96%) .NET Core
12 45 (5.47%) CSS
12 45 (5.47%) Vue.js
13 40 (4.87%) JSON
14 35 (4.26%) GraphQL
15 31 (3.77%) Spring MVC
16 28 (3.41%) .NET Framework
17 26 (3.16%) jQuery
17 26 (3.16%) OAuth
18 24 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.81%) Public Cloud
2 42 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.01%) Internet of Things
5 25 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (3.04%) User Experience
6 22 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (2.43%) Mobile Computing
9 17 (2.07%) Replication
10 16 (1.95%) Clustering
10 16 (1.95%) Cybercrime
10 16 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.46%) Cyberattack
11 12 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.22%) EMC VNX
13 10 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (1.22%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.97%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 280 (34.06%) Linux
2 181 (22.02%) Windows
3 92 (11.19%) Windows Server
4 35 (4.26%) CentOS
4 35 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (3.77%) Android
5 31 (3.77%) Ubuntu
6 30 (3.65%) Apple iOS
7 29 (3.53%) Windows 10
7 29 (3.53%) Windows 7
8 21 (2.55%) Unix
9 18 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (1.95%) Debian
11 14 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (1.58%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.85%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.61%) zOS
15 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (26.76%) DevOps
2 220 (26.76%) Software Engineering
3 153 (18.61%) Scrum
4 105 (12.77%) Test Automation
5 90 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
6 89 (10.83%) MVC
7 82 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (9.61%) Microservices
9 77 (9.37%) Kanban
10 75 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
11 74 (9.00%) Configuration Management
12 69 (8.39%) Open Source
13 63 (7.66%) Mentoring
14 62 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 61 (7.42%) Migration
16 58 (7.06%) Analytics
17 56 (6.81%) ITIL
17 56 (6.81%) TDD
18 54 (6.57%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 252 (30.66%) Python
2 167 (20.32%) C#
3 157 (19.10%) Java
4 144 (17.52%) SQL
5 139 (16.91%) JavaScript
6 64 (7.79%) C++
7 61 (7.42%) Bash Shell
8 59 (7.18%) Ruby
9 51 (6.20%) C
10 50 (6.08%) PHP
11 44 (5.35%) Shell Script
12 39 (4.74%) Go
13 38 (4.62%) PowerShell
14 22 (2.68%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.70%) Scala
16 12 (1.46%) Perl
17 11 (1.34%) R
18 8 (0.97%) ES6
19 7 (0.85%) Java 8
20 6 (0.73%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 90 (10.95%) Degree
2 68 (8.27%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 33 (4.01%) CCNA
4 33 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (3.41%) CISSP
5 28 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (3.04%) MCSE
7 24 (2.92%) CompTIA Security+
7 24 (2.92%) GIAC
7 24 (2.92%) Linux+ Certification
7 24 (2.92%) Network+ Certification
7 24 (2.92%) SANS
7 24 (2.92%) SSCP
8 21 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (2.43%) DV Cleared
10 16 (1.95%) TOGAF Certification
11 13 (1.58%) RHCE
12 8 (0.97%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.49%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.80%) NIST
2 18 (2.19%) QA
3 7 (0.85%) SLA
4 6 (0.73%) GDPR
4 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 225 (27.37%) Docker
2 85 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 75 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (1.95%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.97%) vSphere
9 4 (0.49%) XenApp
10 3 (0.36%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.12%) KVM
12 1 (0.12%) LXC
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 208 (25.30%) Kubernetes
2 90 (10.95%) Ansible
2 90 (10.95%) Puppet
3 71 (8.64%) Terraform
4 61 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (3.89%) SCCM
6 27 (3.28%) vRealize
7 26 (3.16%) Docker Swarm
8 23 (2.80%) Nagios
9 19 (2.31%) Prometheus
9 19 (2.31%) ZABBIX
10 18 (2.19%) Grafana
11 16 (1.95%) SCOM
12 14 (1.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 12 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
13 12 (1.46%) WSUS
13 12 (1.46%) yum
14 8 (0.97%) Cloudify
15 6 (0.73%) Graphite
15 6 (0.73%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 181 (22.02%) Google
2 132 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 132 (16.06%) VMware
3 60 (7.30%) Cisco
4 47 (5.72%) SAP
5 38 (4.62%) Oracle
6 35 (4.26%) Apple
7 31 (3.77%) Tableau
8 30 (3.65%) Red Hat
9 20 (2.43%) Meraki
9 20 (2.43%) Splunk
9 20 (2.43%) Talend
10 18 (2.19%) Informatica
11 16 (1.95%) Citrix
12 15 (1.82%) IBM
13 14 (1.70%) NetApp
14 13 (1.58%) AVG
15 12 (1.46%) EqualLogic
15 12 (1.46%) F5
15 12 (1.46%) Veracode