Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 31 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +72
Permanent jobs citing AWS 883 811 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.81% 7.81% 6.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.61% 36.83% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 697 704 587
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
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 2,551 2,202 1,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.46% 21.22% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,091 1,884 1,474
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,825
90th Percentile £67,787 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 290 £52,950 +0.86% 74
Wiltshire +15 223 £59,512 +8.20% 38
Gloucestershire -8 141 £48,000 -12.73% 33
Dorset +2 83 £40,000 -1.23% 5
Somerset +11 68 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Devon +6 68 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Cornwall +24 7 £55,000 +37.50% 6
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 526 (59.57%) Azure
2 392 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
3 315 (35.67%) Linux
4 274 (31.03%) Python
5 240 (27.18%) DevOps
6 233 (26.39%) Software Engineering
7 231 (26.16%) Docker
8 216 (24.46%) GCP
9 205 (23.22%) Kubernetes
10 197 (22.31%) C#
11 190 (21.52%) Windows
12 187 (21.18%) Java
13 175 (19.82%) Finance
13 175 (19.82%) Google
14 164 (18.57%) JavaScript
15 163 (18.46%) SQL
16 162 (18.35%) .NET
17 158 (17.89%) Git (software)
18 152 (17.21%) Scrum
19 149 (16.87%) Microsoft
20 134 (15.18%) Node.js
21 127 (14.38%) Test Automation
22 122 (13.82%) VMware
23 114 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
24 113 (12.80%) Firewall
24 113 (12.80%) MVC
25 112 (12.68%) SQL Server
26 109 (12.34%) Windows Server
27 103 (11.66%) Web Services
28 102 (11.55%) Puppet

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 59 (6.68%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (4.87%) Apache Spark
3 39 (4.42%) OpenStack
4 33 (3.74%) MS Exchange
5 28 (3.17%) Apache
6 23 (2.60%) Confluence
7 19 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (1.70%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.47%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.13%) ArcGIS
10 10 (1.13%) Drupal
10 10 (1.13%) GeoServer
11 8 (0.91%) CMS
11 8 (0.91%) IIS
12 7 (0.79%) JBoss
12 7 (0.79%) nginx
12 7 (0.79%) Oracle Spatial
13 6 (0.68%) ArcSDE
14 5 (0.57%) Mule
14 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.57%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.34%) Magento
3 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 526 (59.57%) Azure
2 216 (24.46%) GCP
3 69 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
4 65 (7.36%) Serverless
5 64 (7.25%) Office 365
6 59 (6.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 52 (5.89%) AWS Lambda
8 48 (5.44%) OpenShift
9 47 (5.32%) Amazon S3
10 44 (4.98%) SaaS
11 30 (3.40%) GitHub
12 25 (2.83%) PaaS
13 24 (2.72%) Amazon EMR
13 24 (2.72%) IaaS
14 19 (2.15%) Power Platform
15 18 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
15 18 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
16 17 (1.93%) IBM Cloud
16 17 (1.93%) SoftLayer
16 17 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (12.80%) Firewall
2 62 (7.02%) WAN
3 61 (6.91%) Internet
4 45 (5.10%) LAN
5 38 (4.30%) VPN
6 37 (4.19%) TCP/IP
7 33 (3.74%) SAN
8 29 (3.28%) Wireless
9 27 (3.06%) HTTPS
9 27 (3.06%) Software-Defined Networking
10 22 (2.49%) DNS
11 21 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (1.81%) HTTP
13 15 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (1.47%) Network Security
14 13 (1.47%) VSAN
15 8 (0.91%) DMZ
15 8 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 8 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 87 (9.85%) MySQL
2 87 (9.85%) NoSQL
3 81 (9.17%) Big Data
4 72 (8.15%) MongoDB
5 54 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (5.66%) Hadoop
7 41 (4.64%) Relational Database
8 39 (4.42%) Amazon Redshift
9 36 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
10 31 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (3.06%) BigQuery
13 21 (2.38%) MariaDB
14 19 (2.15%) Power BI
15 15 (1.70%) Looker
16 14 (1.59%) GIS
16 14 (1.59%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.59%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 158 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 87 (9.85%) Jenkins
3 78 (8.83%) JIRA
4 52 (5.89%) Bitbucket
5 30 (3.40%) Maven
6 29 (3.28%) git-flow
6 29 (3.28%) Selenium
6 29 (3.28%) Subversion
7 24 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (1.93%) JMeter
9 16 (1.81%) Artifactory
9 16 (1.81%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.47%) Ant
10 13 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (1.36%) JUnit
11 12 (1.36%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.02%) GitLab
14 8 (0.91%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.79%) IntelliJ
General
1 175 (19.82%) Finance
2 98 (11.10%) Public Sector
3 80 (9.06%) Retail
4 55 (6.23%) Manufacturing
4 55 (6.23%) Marketing
5 54 (6.12%) Electronics
5 54 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 40 (4.53%) Banking
7 19 (2.15%) Automotive
8 15 (1.70%) Games
9 4 (0.45%) Advertising
10 3 (0.34%) Environmental Health
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (27.97%) Developer
2 119 (13.48%) Software Engineer
3 92 (10.42%) Architect
4 87 (9.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 86 (9.74%) Senior Developer
6 68 (7.70%) .NET Developer
7 61 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 52 (5.89%) Solutions Architect
9 48 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 40 (4.53%) Java Developer
11 37 (4.19%) Senior DevOps
12 32 (3.62%) Cloud Developer
13 31 (3.51%) Consultant
13 31 (3.51%) Data Engineer
13 31 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 30 (3.40%) Cloud Software Engineer
15 29 (3.28%) Administrator
16 28 (3.17%) Analyst
16 28 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
17 27 (3.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (18.35%) .NET
2 134 (15.18%) Node.js
3 103 (11.66%) Web Services
4 97 (10.99%) AngularJS
5 96 (10.87%) ASP.NET
6 75 (8.49%) React
7 72 (8.15%) Kafka
7 72 (8.15%) REST
8 71 (8.04%) HTML
8 71 (8.04%) Spring
9 51 (5.78%) .NET Core
10 49 (5.55%) JSON
11 48 (5.44%) CSS
12 44 (4.98%) Vue.js
13 42 (4.76%) jQuery
14 37 (4.19%) .NET Framework
14 37 (4.19%) GraphQL
15 32 (3.62%) Spring MVC
16 29 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 44 (4.98%) Internet of Things
4 42 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 29 (3.28%) User Experience
6 28 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 28 (3.17%) Mobile Computing
7 25 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
9 21 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.38%) Replication
10 18 (2.04%) Clustering
11 15 (1.70%) Cybercrime
12 12 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (1.25%) Cyberattack
13 11 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.13%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.13%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 315 (35.67%) Linux
2 190 (21.52%) Windows
3 109 (12.34%) Windows Server
4 51 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (5.21%) Windows 10
6 44 (4.98%) Windows 7
7 40 (4.53%) Ubuntu
8 31 (3.51%) Android
9 30 (3.40%) Apple iOS
9 30 (3.40%) CentOS
10 22 (2.49%) Unix
11 19 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (1.93%) Windows 8
13 16 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.25%) Debian
14 11 (1.25%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.57%) zOS
16 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (27.18%) DevOps
3 233 (26.39%) Software Engineering
4 152 (17.21%) Scrum
5 127 (14.38%) Test Automation
6 114 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
7 113 (12.80%) MVC
8 101 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (11.33%) Configuration Management
10 86 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
11 84 (9.51%) Kanban
12 77 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
12 77 (8.72%) Open Source
13 70 (7.93%) Microservices
14 69 (7.81%) ITIL
15 68 (7.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 66 (7.47%) Mentoring
16 66 (7.47%) TDD
17 65 (7.36%) Project Delivery
18 61 (6.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 274 (31.03%) Python
2 197 (22.31%) C#
3 187 (21.18%) Java
4 164 (18.57%) JavaScript
5 163 (18.46%) SQL
6 79 (8.95%) Ruby
7 78 (8.83%) Bash Shell
8 72 (8.15%) C++
9 62 (7.02%) PHP
10 54 (6.12%) C
11 50 (5.66%) Go
12 44 (4.98%) Shell Script
13 39 (4.42%) PowerShell
14 27 (3.06%) TypeScript
15 26 (2.94%) Scala
16 15 (1.70%) R
17 14 (1.59%) Perl
18 9 (1.02%) Clojure
18 9 (1.02%) ES6
19 8 (0.91%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 86 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 83 (9.40%) Degree
3 45 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (4.53%) CCNA
6 32 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (3.06%) MCSE
7 27 (3.06%) TOGAF Certification
8 26 (2.94%) CISSP
8 26 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 26 (2.94%) GIAC
8 26 (2.94%) Linux+ Certification
8 26 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
8 26 (2.94%) SANS
8 26 (2.94%) SSCP
9 25 (2.83%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (1.13%) RHCE
12 7 (0.79%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.27%) NIST
2 13 (1.47%) QA
3 5 (0.57%) GDPR
3 5 (0.57%) SLA
4 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 231 (26.16%) Docker
2 83 (9.40%) Active Directory
3 82 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 28 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 16 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.59%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.57%) vSphere
9 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.23%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.23%) XenApp
11 1 (0.11%) KVM
11 1 (0.11%) LXC
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 205 (23.22%) Kubernetes
2 102 (11.55%) Puppet
3 97 (10.99%) Ansible
4 83 (9.40%) Terraform
5 75 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (4.76%) SCCM
7 38 (4.30%) vRealize
8 29 (3.28%) SCOM
9 28 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
9 28 (3.17%) Prometheus
9 28 (3.17%) ZABBIX
10 27 (3.06%) Nagios
11 20 (2.27%) Grafana
12 11 (1.25%) Graphite
13 8 (0.91%) Cloudify
13 8 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 7 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.79%) WSUS
14 7 (0.79%) yum
15 6 (0.68%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 175 (19.82%) Google
2 149 (16.87%) Microsoft
3 122 (13.82%) VMware
4 86 (9.74%) Cisco
5 49 (5.55%) SAP
6 46 (5.21%) Oracle
7 32 (3.62%) Apple
8 27 (3.06%) Tableau
9 24 (2.72%) Meraki
10 22 (2.49%) Informatica
11 21 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 21 (2.38%) Splunk
12 17 (1.93%) AVG
13 16 (1.81%) Citrix
14 15 (1.70%) Talend
15 13 (1.47%) Veracode
16 12 (1.36%) F5
17 11 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
18 10 (1.13%) Palo Alto
19 9 (1.02%) Atlassian