Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 26 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 491 875 801
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.28% 8.88% 7.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.02% 34.23% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 481 752 734
Median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.81% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £76,125 £77,500
England 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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,197 2,556 2,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.24% 25.93% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 986 2,101 1,856
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,475
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +6.80%

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 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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
Wiltshire +10 152 £65,000 +8.33% 29
Gloucestershire +26 105 £53,500 +7.00% 17
Bristol +5 104 £50,750 -4.96% 34
Devon +12 52 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Somerset +5 39 £47,500 - 10
Dorset +2 22 £52,500 +31.25% 12
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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.

1 247 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (45.21%) Azure
3 176 (35.85%) DevOps
4 149 (30.35%) Docker
5 138 (28.11%) Linux
6 130 (26.48%) JavaScript
7 121 (24.64%) Scrum
8 119 (24.24%) Python
9 117 (23.83%) SQL
10 111 (22.61%) Java
11 110 (22.40%) Security Cleared
12 105 (21.38%) Terraform
13 93 (18.94%) Jenkins
14 88 (17.92%) MySQL
15 87 (17.72%) Kubernetes
16 86 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
17 81 (16.50%) Git (software)
18 78 (15.89%) SC Cleared
19 77 (15.68%) Node.js
20 75 (15.27%) Microservices
21 74 (15.07%) Test Automation
22 73 (14.87%) Web Services
23 71 (14.46%) SQL Server
24 70 (14.26%) Mentoring
24 70 (14.26%) Ansible
25 67 (13.65%) Finance
26 66 (13.44%) HTML
26 66 (13.44%) SaaS
27 64 (13.03%) Problem-Solving
28 61 (12.42%) TDD

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 25 (5.09%) Confluence
2 19 (3.87%) Apache
3 16 (3.26%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 12 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (1.02%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.81%) IIS
9 3 (0.61%) JBoss
9 3 (0.61%) nginx
10 2 (0.41%) Camunda
10 2 (0.41%) CMS
10 2 (0.41%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Actimize
2 4 (0.81%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 222 (45.21%) Azure
2 66 (13.44%) SaaS
3 54 (11.00%) GCP
4 47 (9.57%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (8.55%) Amazon S3
5 42 (8.55%) Serverless
6 40 (8.15%) IaaS
7 36 (7.33%) PaaS
8 35 (7.13%) AWS Lambda
8 35 (7.13%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (4.68%) Route 53
11 16 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (3.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 15 (3.05%) GitHub
13 14 (2.85%) OpenShift
13 14 (2.85%) Power Platform
14 13 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (2.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 12 (2.44%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.46%) Firewall
1 17 (3.46%) WAN
2 15 (3.05%) Internet
3 14 (2.85%) DNS
4 10 (2.04%) VPN
5 8 (1.63%) Skype
6 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.81%) VoIP
6 4 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.61%) SSL
8 2 (0.41%) SMS
9 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.20%) DHCP
9 1 (0.20%) HTTP
9 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.20%) LAN
9 1 (0.20%) NAS
9 1 (0.20%) SAN
9 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (17.92%) MySQL
2 71 (14.46%) SQL Server
3 43 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 31 (6.31%) Relational Database
6 27 (5.50%) Amazon RDS
7 26 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (5.09%) NoSQL
9 20 (4.07%) Big Data
10 17 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (3.46%) Redis
11 12 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.02%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (1.02%) MS Access
13 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.81%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.81%) Power BI
14 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 93 (18.94%) Jenkins
2 81 (16.50%) Git (software)
3 45 (9.16%) JIRA
4 30 (6.11%) Maven
5 28 (5.70%) Selenium
6 26 (5.30%) GitLab
7 25 (5.09%) JUnit
8 22 (4.48%) Cucumber
8 22 (4.48%) SonarQube
9 20 (4.07%) Mockito
10 15 (3.05%) Bitbucket Server
11 14 (2.85%) DbUnit
11 14 (2.85%) jMock
12 12 (2.44%) webpack
13 11 (2.24%) Bitbucket
14 10 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (2.04%) Vagrant
15 8 (1.63%) Artifactory
15 8 (1.63%) Hudson
16 6 (1.22%) Grunt
General
1 67 (13.65%) Finance
2 30 (6.11%) Public Sector
3 22 (4.48%) Marketing
4 18 (3.67%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.46%) Retail
6 14 (2.85%) Legal
7 13 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.24%) Electronics
9 5 (1.02%) Local Government
9 5 (1.02%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
10 3 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Games
11 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 162 (32.99%) Developer
2 90 (18.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 67 (13.65%) Architect
4 41 (8.35%) Java Developer
5 36 (7.33%) Software Developer
6 35 (7.13%) Cloud Architect
7 33 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
8 30 (6.11%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (5.50%) AWS DevOps
9 27 (5.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 27 (5.50%) Senior Developer
10 25 (5.09%) Software Engineer
11 23 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
12 21 (4.28%) Data Engineer
12 21 (4.28%) Senior DevOps
12 21 (4.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.07%) PHP Developer
14 17 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (15.68%) Node.js
2 73 (14.87%) Web Services
3 66 (13.44%) HTML
4 58 (11.81%) React
5 50 (10.18%) CSS
5 50 (10.18%) RESTful
6 42 (8.55%) Spring
7 41 (8.35%) .NET
7 41 (8.35%) REST
8 29 (5.91%) SOAP
9 28 (5.70%) jQuery
9 28 (5.70%) XML
10 26 (5.30%) JSON
11 24 (4.89%) J2EE
12 22 (4.48%) AngularJS
13 21 (4.28%) Redux
14 20 (4.07%) SailPoint
14 20 (4.07%) Vue.js
15 19 (3.87%) LAMP
16 17 (3.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.13%) Cloud Native
3 22 (4.48%) User Experience
4 18 (3.67%) PKI
5 15 (3.05%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.44%) Cyberattack
6 12 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.04%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.22%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.81%) Blog
12 4 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.81%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 138 (28.11%) Linux
2 49 (9.98%) Windows
3 32 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (5.70%) CentOS
5 19 (3.87%) Windows Server
6 16 (3.26%) Unix
7 9 (1.83%) Amazon Linux
8 8 (1.63%) CoreOS
9 7 (1.43%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.81%) Debian
10 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.20%) Android
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (35.85%) DevOps
3 121 (24.64%) Scrum
4 86 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (15.27%) Microservices
6 74 (15.07%) Test Automation
7 70 (14.26%) Mentoring
8 64 (13.03%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (12.42%) TDD
10 57 (11.61%) Open Source
11 54 (11.00%) Software Engineering
12 52 (10.59%) Analytics
12 52 (10.59%) Kanban
13 50 (10.18%) BDD
14 47 (9.57%) Infrastructure as Code
15 46 (9.37%) Migration
16 45 (9.16%) Collaborative Working
17 44 (8.96%) Coaching
18 38 (7.74%) MVC
19 37 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 130 (26.48%) JavaScript
2 119 (24.24%) Python
3 117 (23.83%) SQL
4 111 (22.61%) Java
5 57 (11.61%) PHP
6 50 (10.18%) Bash Shell
7 39 (7.94%) C#
8 33 (6.72%) C
8 33 (6.72%) PowerShell
9 32 (6.52%) TypeScript
10 29 (5.91%) Ruby
11 22 (4.48%) C++
12 14 (2.85%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.65%) Go
14 12 (2.44%) Java 8
14 12 (2.44%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.83%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.43%) ES6
17 6 (1.22%) Kotlin
18 5 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 110 (22.40%) Security Cleared
2 78 (15.89%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.70%) Degree
4 24 (4.89%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.05%) AWS Certification
6 11 (2.24%) CISSP
7 9 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (0.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.41%) CCNA
12 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.41%) MCSA
12 2 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.20%) CCNP
13 1 (0.20%) CCSP
13 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (4.48%) NIST
3 18 (3.67%) NIST 800
4 16 (3.26%) NCSC
4 16 (3.26%) QA
5 11 (2.24%) GDPR
6 6 (1.22%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.22%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.22%) SLA
7 4 (0.81%) FATCA
8 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 149 (30.35%) Docker
2 48 (9.78%) Active Directory
3 31 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.67%) vSphere
5 15 (3.05%) NDS
5 15 (3.05%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 10 (2.04%) VirtualBox
7 8 (1.63%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.81%) Ceph
8 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.81%) Xen
9 3 (0.61%) LXC
9 3 (0.61%) XenApp
9 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.20%) Postfix
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 105 (21.38%) Terraform
2 87 (17.72%) Kubernetes
3 70 (14.26%) Ansible
4 30 (6.11%) Puppet
5 22 (4.48%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 20 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.85%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.83%) Nagios
9 8 (1.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 8 (1.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 5 (1.02%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.81%) Istio
11 4 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.81%) Proxmox
12 3 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.41%) Grafana
13 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
13 2 (0.41%) Rancher
14 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 51 (10.39%) VMware
3 36 (7.33%) Oracle
4 32 (6.52%) Google
5 26 (5.30%) Red Hat
6 23 (4.68%) NetIQ
7 20 (4.07%) ForgeRock
7 20 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (3.67%) Cisco
9 16 (3.26%) Dell
10 14 (2.85%) Splunk
11 12 (2.44%) Okta
12 11 (2.24%) SAP
13 10 (2.04%) AppDynamics
14 9 (1.83%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.83%) CyberArk
15 8 (1.63%) Talend
16 7 (1.43%) Capita
16 7 (1.43%) IBM
17 6 (1.22%) Novell