Period
to 15 April 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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 25 20
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 +13
Permanent jobs citing AWS 880 596 1,033
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 14.02% 8.07% 10.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.51% 27.63% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 695 478 740
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £64,063
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,500 £75,065
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 2,346 2,157 2,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.37% 29.20% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,890 1,778 2,073
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,125 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 15 April 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 15 April 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 +21 346 £50,000 - 71
Gloucestershire +21 228 £50,000 -11.11% 48
Wiltshire +25 146 £59,375 -15.18% 17
Dorset +27 69 £42,500 -19.05% 10
Devon -18 38 £37,500 -9.09% 14
Somerset -17 26 £50,000 - 9
Cornwall - 1 £24,000 - 2
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

1 463 (52.61%) Azure
2 437 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
3 387 (43.98%) DevOps
4 315 (35.80%) Docker
5 294 (33.41%) Linux
6 281 (31.93%) Scrum
7 263 (29.89%) Java
7 263 (29.89%) JavaScript
8 242 (27.50%) Python
9 227 (25.80%) SQL
10 224 (25.45%) Kubernetes
11 213 (24.20%) GCP
12 207 (23.52%) Git (software)
13 202 (22.95%) Microservices
14 180 (20.45%) Terraform
15 178 (20.23%) Ansible
16 166 (18.86%) Web Services
16 166 (18.86%) Microsoft
17 152 (17.27%) Infrastructure as Code
18 150 (17.05%) Jenkins
19 146 (16.59%) AngularJS
20 143 (16.25%) Windows
21 140 (15.91%) SaaS
22 136 (15.45%) Machine Learning
22 136 (15.45%) C#
23 132 (15.00%) Puppet
24 130 (14.77%) HTML
25 126 (14.32%) Software Engineering
26 125 (14.20%) CSS
27 124 (14.09%) React

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 85 (9.66%) Confluence
2 80 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.73%) CMS
5 23 (2.61%) Apache
6 20 (2.27%) nginx
7 19 (2.16%) Red Hat Fuse
8 17 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.93%) WordPress
9 16 (1.82%) JBoss
9 16 (1.82%) Mule
9 16 (1.82%) Mule ESB
10 11 (1.25%) Drupal
11 10 (1.14%) IIS
12 6 (0.68%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.68%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.45%) Kentico
14 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) Sketch
4 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 11 (1.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (1.02%) Magento
3 4 (0.45%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.23%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 463 (52.61%) Azure
2 213 (24.20%) GCP
3 140 (15.91%) SaaS
4 80 (9.09%) Serverless
5 73 (8.30%) Amazon EC2
5 73 (8.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 66 (7.50%) AWS Lambda
7 58 (6.59%) PaaS
8 52 (5.91%) IaaS
9 36 (4.09%) GitHub
10 32 (3.64%) Microsoft 365
11 31 (3.52%) Power Platform
12 30 (3.41%) Amazon S3
13 26 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (2.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 23 (2.61%) Amazon EKS
15 23 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
16 21 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (2.05%) CloudFront
18 13 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (8.64%) Firewall
2 58 (6.59%) IPv4
3 47 (5.34%) VPN
4 46 (5.23%) OSPF
5 44 (5.00%) VLAN
6 42 (4.77%) DNS
7 22 (2.50%) Internet
8 16 (1.82%) HTTP
9 14 (1.59%) SSL
10 13 (1.48%) DHCP
11 11 (1.25%) TCP/IP
12 9 (1.02%) SMTP
13 8 (0.91%) Network Security
14 5 (0.57%) LAN
14 5 (0.57%) WAN
15 4 (0.45%) NAS
15 4 (0.45%) SAN
15 4 (0.45%) Wireless
16 3 (0.34%) MPLS
16 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (13.64%) MySQL
2 118 (13.41%) SQL Server
3 115 (13.07%) PostgreSQL
4 95 (10.80%) MongoDB
5 83 (9.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 50 (5.68%) Amazon RDS
6 50 (5.68%) NoSQL
7 45 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (4.89%) Big Data
9 36 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (3.52%) Power BI
11 28 (3.18%) Relational Database
12 20 (2.27%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.25%) Tableau
15 10 (1.14%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.14%) Redis
16 9 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (0.80%) MariaDB
17 7 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 207 (23.52%) Git (software)
2 150 (17.05%) Jenkins
3 122 (13.86%) JIRA
4 48 (5.45%) Subversion
5 44 (5.00%) Maven
6 27 (3.07%) Bitbucket
6 27 (3.07%) Selenium
7 24 (2.73%) JUnit
7 24 (2.73%) Visual Studio
8 23 (2.61%) Cucumber
9 20 (2.27%) IntelliJ
10 19 (2.16%) GitLab
11 15 (1.70%) Flyway
12 13 (1.48%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.25%) JMeter
13 11 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (1.25%) webpack
14 10 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.14%) ReSharper
14 10 (1.14%) SoapUI
General
1 86 (9.77%) Finance
2 64 (7.27%) Public Sector
3 55 (6.25%) Marketing
4 34 (3.86%) Manufacturing
5 32 (3.64%) Legal
6 28 (3.18%) Electronics
6 28 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.39%) Publishing
8 19 (2.16%) Retail
9 12 (1.36%) Billing
10 8 (0.91%) Local Government
11 7 (0.80%) Games
12 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.34%) Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 333 (37.84%) Developer
2 122 (13.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 105 (11.93%) Java Developer
4 67 (7.61%) JavaScript Developer
5 64 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 63 (7.16%) AWS Engineer
7 61 (6.93%) Architect
8 57 (6.48%) Angular Developer
9 50 (5.68%) Software Engineer
10 47 (5.34%) AWS DevOps
10 47 (5.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 47 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
11 46 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 38 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
13 36 (4.09%) Data Engineer
13 36 (4.09%) PHP Developer
13 36 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (3.41%) Analyst
14 30 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 27 (3.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (18.86%) Web Services
2 146 (16.59%) AngularJS
3 130 (14.77%) HTML
4 125 (14.20%) CSS
5 124 (14.09%) React
6 114 (12.95%) Spring
7 113 (12.84%) .NET
8 94 (10.68%) Node.js
9 86 (9.77%) Spring Boot
10 76 (8.64%) Vue.js
11 68 (7.73%) RESTful
12 65 (7.39%) REST
13 61 (6.93%) Hibernate
14 50 (5.68%) Kafka
15 48 (5.45%) Laravel
16 47 (5.34%) .NET Core
17 42 (4.77%) Elastic Stack
18 40 (4.55%) SOAP
19 38 (4.32%) XML
20 33 (3.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.91%) Public Cloud
2 35 (3.98%) User Experience
3 28 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (3.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 24 (2.73%) Algorithms
4 24 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (2.27%) Cloud Native
5 20 (2.27%) Cyberattack
6 17 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.93%) N-Tier
7 16 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.59%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.14%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 8 (0.91%) NHS
13 7 (0.80%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 294 (33.41%) Linux
2 143 (16.25%) Windows
3 87 (9.89%) Windows Server
4 76 (8.64%) Ubuntu
5 74 (8.41%) CentOS
6 50 (5.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.93%) Unix
9 16 (1.82%) Android
10 14 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.14%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.68%) Debian
12 6 (0.68%) Fedora
12 6 (0.68%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (43.98%) DevOps
3 281 (31.93%) Scrum
4 202 (22.95%) Microservices
5 152 (17.27%) Infrastructure as Code
6 136 (15.45%) Machine Learning
7 126 (14.32%) Software Engineering
8 109 (12.39%) TDD
9 105 (11.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 101 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
11 99 (11.25%) Analytics
12 97 (11.02%) Data Science
13 94 (10.68%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 87 (9.89%) Configuration Management
14 87 (9.89%) DevSecOps
15 82 (9.32%) ITIL
16 79 (8.98%) Software Testing
17 75 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
18 74 (8.41%) Cyber Intelligence
18 74 (8.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 263 (29.89%) Java
1 263 (29.89%) JavaScript
2 242 (27.50%) Python
3 227 (25.80%) SQL
4 136 (15.45%) C#
5 113 (12.84%) TypeScript
6 93 (10.57%) PowerShell
7 92 (10.45%) PHP
8 87 (9.89%) Bash Shell
9 30 (3.41%) C
9 30 (3.41%) Ruby
10 24 (2.73%) Go
11 21 (2.39%) C++
11 21 (2.39%) T-SQL
12 18 (2.05%) ES6
13 17 (1.93%) Perl
13 17 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.14%) Java 8
14 10 (1.14%) PHP 7
14 10 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 102 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 69 (7.84%) Degree
3 59 (6.70%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.52%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.95%) AWS Certification
6 22 (2.50%) PhD
7 14 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.14%) GIAC
8 10 (1.14%) RHCE
9 9 (1.02%) CCNA
9 9 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.91%) CISSP
10 8 (0.91%) MCSE
11 5 (0.57%) CISA
11 5 (0.57%) CISM
11 5 (0.57%) MCSA
12 4 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.45%) SANS
12 4 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.84%) QA
2 17 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.70%) GDPR
4 11 (1.25%) NIST
5 8 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.68%) NCSC
8 5 (0.57%) NIST 800
9 4 (0.45%) WAI
10 2 (0.23%) GRC
10 2 (0.23%) SLA
11 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.11%) PMO
11 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 315 (35.80%) Docker
2 99 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (6.70%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (4.20%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.70%) vSphere
6 12 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.57%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.45%) KVM
8 4 (0.45%) NDS
8 4 (0.45%) oVirt
8 4 (0.45%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 4 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.34%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 3 (0.34%) Xen
9 3 (0.34%) XenApp
9 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.23%) Btrfs
10 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 224 (25.45%) Kubernetes
2 180 (20.45%) Terraform
3 178 (20.23%) Ansible
4 132 (15.00%) Puppet
5 35 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.73%) Packer
7 19 (2.16%) Grafana
7 19 (2.16%) Prometheus
8 12 (1.36%) Kibana
9 9 (1.02%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.91%) Nagios
11 7 (0.80%) Graphite
11 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.80%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.68%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 4 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.45%) Observium
13 4 (0.45%) Proxmox
13 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 166 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 120 (13.64%) VMware
3 114 (12.95%) Google
4 101 (11.48%) Oracle
5 40 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (3.52%) Red Hat
7 28 (3.18%) SAP
8 22 (2.50%) Talend
9 21 (2.39%) Atlassian
10 17 (1.93%) Cisco
11 12 (1.36%) Dell
11 12 (1.36%) MuleSoft
12 11 (1.25%) Teradata
13 10 (1.14%) Citrix
13 10 (1.14%) Juniper
13 10 (1.14%) Splunk
14 9 (1.02%) IBM
14 9 (1.02%) Informatica
14 9 (1.02%) WooCommerce
15 7 (0.80%) NetIQ