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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 34 20
Rank change year-on-year +23 -14 +12
Permanent jobs citing AWS 685 618 971
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.20% 7.05% 9.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.37% 25.41% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 708 588 810
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,875 £75,000 £77,500
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 1,740 2,432 2,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.61% 27.76% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 2,057 1,847
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,490 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.77% -1.13% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £72,500
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 January 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 January 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 +28 263 £51,500 +0.49% 55
Wiltshire +18 134 £52,500 -22.22% 22
Gloucestershire +30 121 £52,000 -5.45% 29
Somerset +13 53 £50,000 - 5
Dorset +42 48 £55,000 +29.41% 14
Devon +4 47 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Cornwall -9 1 £25,000 -54.55%
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 346 (50.51%) Azure
2 305 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (42.63%) DevOps
4 235 (34.31%) Docker
5 220 (32.12%) Linux
6 215 (31.39%) JavaScript
7 196 (28.61%) Java
8 194 (28.32%) Scrum
9 179 (26.13%) Kubernetes
10 177 (25.84%) Python
11 176 (25.69%) SQL
12 155 (22.63%) Terraform
13 146 (21.31%) Microservices
14 134 (19.56%) GCP
15 131 (19.12%) Git (software)
16 124 (18.10%) Ansible
17 119 (17.37%) Jenkins
18 116 (16.93%) SaaS
19 107 (15.62%) MySQL
20 106 (15.47%) React
21 105 (15.33%) Web Services
22 104 (15.18%) Node.js
23 99 (14.45%) SQL Server
24 97 (14.16%) Spring
25 95 (13.87%) Security Cleared
25 95 (13.87%) HTML
26 94 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
27 91 (13.28%) PostgreSQL
28 88 (12.85%) Infrastructure as Code
29 85 (12.41%) 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 52 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (5.26%) Confluence
3 27 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.80%) Apache
5 17 (2.48%) CMS
5 17 (2.48%) nginx
6 16 (2.34%) JBoss
6 16 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.75%) Mule
7 12 (1.75%) Mule ESB
7 12 (1.75%) Red Hat Fuse
8 11 (1.61%) Drupal
9 10 (1.46%) IIS
10 9 (1.31%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.31%) WordPress
11 8 (1.17%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.73%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.58%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.44%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.88%) Actimize
3 4 (0.58%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.44%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 346 (50.51%) Azure
2 134 (19.56%) GCP
3 116 (16.93%) SaaS
4 74 (10.80%) Serverless
5 71 (10.36%) AWS Lambda
6 56 (8.18%) IaaS
7 53 (7.74%) PaaS
8 52 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
9 51 (7.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 27 (3.94%) Amazon EKS
10 27 (3.94%) Amazon S3
10 27 (3.94%) Office 365
11 22 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
12 18 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (2.34%) Power Platform
14 15 (2.19%) Amazon ECS
15 13 (1.90%) Amazon SageMaker
15 13 (1.90%) AWS Fargate
16 12 (1.75%) GitHub
16 12 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.40%) DNS
2 27 (3.94%) Firewall
3 15 (2.19%) VPN
4 14 (2.04%) Internet
5 12 (1.75%) OSPF
6 11 (1.61%) DHCP
7 10 (1.46%) IPv4
7 10 (1.46%) VLAN
8 9 (1.31%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.31%) WAN
9 7 (1.02%) Network Security
10 6 (0.88%) SSL
11 4 (0.58%) HTTP
12 3 (0.44%) MPLS
12 3 (0.44%) SAN
13 2 (0.29%) BGP
13 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.29%) IPsec
13 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (15.62%) MySQL
2 99 (14.45%) SQL Server
3 91 (13.28%) PostgreSQL
4 61 (8.91%) MongoDB
5 41 (5.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 41 (5.99%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.82%) NoSQL
7 32 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (3.50%) Big Data
9 23 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (2.04%) Redis
12 10 (1.46%) Power BI
12 10 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.17%) CouchDB
13 8 (1.17%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.02%) Amazon Athena
14 7 (1.02%) Amazon Aurora
14 7 (1.02%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 131 (19.12%) Git (software)
2 119 (17.37%) Jenkins
3 60 (8.76%) JIRA
4 49 (7.15%) Maven
5 33 (4.82%) JUnit
6 27 (3.94%) GitLab
7 23 (3.36%) Selenium
8 19 (2.77%) Cucumber
9 18 (2.63%) Flyway
10 17 (2.48%) Bitbucket
10 17 (2.48%) IntelliJ
11 16 (2.34%) Mockito
12 10 (1.46%) Gradle
13 8 (1.17%) SonarQube
13 8 (1.17%) Subversion
14 6 (0.88%) Ant
14 6 (0.88%) Bitbucket Server
14 6 (0.88%) CircleCI
14 6 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 69 (10.07%) Finance
2 58 (8.47%) Public Sector
3 48 (7.01%) Marketing
4 27 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.36%) Electronics
7 20 (2.92%) Publishing
8 12 (1.75%) Retail
9 10 (1.46%) Billing
9 10 (1.46%) Legal
10 6 (0.88%) Local Government
11 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.58%) Games
13 3 (0.44%) Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Military
15 1 (0.15%) Advertising
15 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 275 (40.15%) Developer
2 121 (17.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (13.43%) Java Developer
4 58 (8.47%) AWS Engineer
5 57 (8.32%) Senior Developer
6 51 (7.45%) AWS DevOps
6 51 (7.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 49 (7.15%) Architect
8 42 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 41 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 38 (5.55%) Software Engineer
11 30 (4.38%) Software Developer
12 28 (4.09%) Lead Developer
13 26 (3.80%) Data Engineer
13 26 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 25 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (3.50%) Angular Developer
16 23 (3.36%) PHP Developer
17 21 (3.07%) Senior DevOps
17 21 (3.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (15.47%) React
2 105 (15.33%) Web Services
3 104 (15.18%) Node.js
4 97 (14.16%) Spring
5 95 (13.87%) HTML
6 83 (12.12%) CSS
7 79 (11.53%) AngularJS
8 74 (10.80%) .NET
9 67 (9.78%) RESTful
10 61 (8.91%) Spring Boot
11 48 (7.01%) REST
12 47 (6.86%) Vue.js
13 36 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
14 35 (5.11%) Hibernate
14 35 (5.11%) JSON
15 34 (4.96%) XML
16 32 (4.67%) SOAP
17 31 (4.53%) jQuery
17 31 (4.53%) Kafka
18 30 (4.38%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.11%) User Experience
2 32 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.09%) Cloud Native
4 25 (3.65%) Algorithms
5 23 (3.36%) Public Cloud
6 20 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.63%) N-Tier
8 14 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.90%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.46%) Cyberattack
11 10 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.88%) PKI
14 5 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.73%) NHS
15 4 (0.58%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 220 (32.12%) Linux
2 85 (12.41%) Windows
3 43 (6.28%) Windows Server
4 41 (5.99%) CentOS
5 26 (3.80%) Ubuntu
6 20 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.48%) Unix
8 10 (1.46%) Debian
9 9 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.17%) Amazon Linux
10 8 (1.17%) Fedora
11 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (0.88%) Android
13 5 (0.73%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.29%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (42.63%) DevOps
3 194 (28.32%) Scrum
4 146 (21.31%) Microservices
5 94 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (12.85%) Infrastructure as Code
7 80 (11.68%) Software Engineering
8 73 (10.66%) Analytics
9 72 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (9.93%) TDD
11 64 (9.34%) Machine Learning
12 60 (8.76%) Kanban
12 60 (8.76%) Open Source
13 58 (8.47%) Mentoring
14 56 (8.18%) Test Automation
15 54 (7.88%) Configuration Management
16 51 (7.45%) Artificial Intelligence
17 48 (7.01%) MVC
18 46 (6.72%) Coaching
19 45 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 215 (31.39%) JavaScript
2 196 (28.61%) Java
3 177 (25.84%) Python
4 176 (25.69%) SQL
5 84 (12.26%) C#
6 76 (11.09%) TypeScript
7 71 (10.36%) PHP
8 45 (6.57%) C
9 44 (6.42%) Bash Shell
10 35 (5.11%) PowerShell
11 30 (4.38%) Go
12 21 (3.07%) Ruby
13 20 (2.92%) Java 8
14 18 (2.63%) C++
15 15 (2.19%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.75%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.46%) Perl
17 10 (1.46%) VB
18 8 (1.17%) PHP 7
19 6 (0.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 95 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 61 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 39 (5.69%) Degree
4 23 (3.36%) AWS Certification
5 21 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.46%) PhD
7 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.17%) CCNA
8 8 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.88%) MCSA
9 6 (0.88%) MCSE
10 5 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.58%) GIAC
11 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.58%) RHCE
12 3 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.29%) CCA
13 2 (0.29%) CISSP
13 2 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.04%) QA
3 13 (1.90%) NIST
4 9 (1.31%) NCSC
5 8 (1.17%) GDPR
6 7 (1.02%) NIST 800
7 6 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.88%) SLA
8 5 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.73%) FATCA
9 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.58%) WAI
10 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 235 (34.31%) Docker
2 49 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (6.13%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.90%) vSphere
6 10 (1.46%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.31%) NDS
8 8 (1.17%) Ceph
8 8 (1.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 8 (1.17%) Xen
9 6 (0.88%) oVirt
9 6 (0.88%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 5 (0.73%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.58%) XenApp
11 4 (0.58%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.44%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.29%) DRBD
13 2 (0.29%) KVM
13 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 179 (26.13%) Kubernetes
2 155 (22.63%) Terraform
3 124 (18.10%) Ansible
4 85 (12.41%) Puppet
5 43 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.48%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.90%) Grafana
8 12 (1.75%) Nagios
8 12 (1.75%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 11 (1.61%) Packer
10 10 (1.46%) Proxmox
11 6 (0.88%) Kibana
11 6 (0.88%) Observium
11 6 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (0.88%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.88%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 5 (0.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 74 (10.80%) Microsoft
1 74 (10.80%) VMware
2 71 (10.36%) Oracle
3 68 (9.93%) Google
4 33 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (3.94%) Red Hat
6 23 (3.36%) SAP
7 21 (3.07%) Atlassian
8 20 (2.92%) Dell
9 18 (2.63%) Cisco
10 13 (1.90%) ForgeRock
10 13 (1.90%) NetIQ
11 12 (1.75%) MuleSoft
11 12 (1.75%) Splunk
12 11 (1.61%) Talend
13 8 (1.17%) IBM
14 6 (0.88%) Juniper
14 6 (0.88%) Novell
14 6 (0.88%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.88%) Teradata