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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 11 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,219 1,143 511
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 13.79% 14.78% 12.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.98% 37.71% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 738 721 413
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £32,650
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £72,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £87,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 3,210 3,031 1,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.31% 39.20% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,177 2,195 1,122
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £27,629
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,470 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol +7 528 £70,000 +27.27% 86
Gloucestershire -10 252 £57,500 +15.00% 18
Wiltshire -8 151 £52,500 -14.63% 16
Somerset +16 114 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Devon -2 86 £52,500 +35.48% 12
Dorset +17 69 £55,000 +29.41% 5
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 640 (52.50%) Azure
2 594 (48.73%) Agile
3 492 (40.36%) Python
4 417 (34.21%) DevOps
5 394 (32.32%) Software Engineering
6 375 (30.76%) Java
7 373 (30.60%) GCP
8 362 (29.70%) Finance
9 347 (28.47%) Kubernetes
10 325 (26.66%) CI/CD
11 316 (25.92%) Docker
12 304 (24.94%) Linux
13 272 (22.31%) JavaScript
14 263 (21.58%) SQL
15 260 (21.33%) Microsoft
16 225 (18.46%) React
17 215 (17.64%) Terraform
18 212 (17.39%) Mentoring
19 198 (16.24%) Analytics
19 198 (16.24%) .NET
20 194 (15.91%) Infrastructure as Code
21 184 (15.09%) Spring
21 184 (15.09%) Security Cleared
22 182 (14.93%) AngularJS
23 178 (14.60%) Machine Learning
24 177 (14.52%) Microservices
25 175 (14.36%) C#
26 159 (13.04%) Data Engineering
27 158 (12.96%) Google
28 154 (12.63%) Big Data

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 44 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 42 (3.45%) Apache
3 29 (2.38%) Confluence
3 29 (2.38%) Umbraco
4 25 (2.05%) Apache Solr
4 25 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.31%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.49%) IIS
8 5 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.41%) CMS
9 4 (0.33%) nginx
9 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.16%) WildFly
11 2 (0.16%) WordPress
12 1 (0.082%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.082%) Fidessa
3 1 (0.082%) Odoo
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.082%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.082%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 640 (52.50%) Azure
2 373 (30.60%) GCP
3 141 (11.57%) Serverless
4 137 (11.24%) SaaS
5 107 (8.78%) GitHub
6 105 (8.61%) Cloud Computing
7 100 (8.20%) Amazon S3
8 97 (7.96%) AWS Lambda
9 94 (7.71%) Amazon EC2
10 93 (7.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 77 (6.32%) Amazon ECS
12 68 (5.58%) Amazon SQS
13 66 (5.41%) PaaS
14 65 (5.33%) IaaS
15 58 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
16 45 (3.69%) Microsoft 365
17 41 (3.36%) OpenShift
18 36 (2.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 34 (2.79%) Amazon EKS
20 33 (2.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 66 (5.41%) Firewall
2 48 (3.94%) VPN
3 39 (3.20%) DNS
4 28 (2.30%) Network Security
4 28 (2.30%) Software-Defined Networking
5 26 (2.13%) WAN
6 22 (1.80%) IPv4
7 21 (1.72%) VLAN
8 20 (1.64%) TCP/IP
9 19 (1.56%) Internet
10 17 (1.39%) OSPF
11 16 (1.31%) LAN
12 13 (1.07%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.90%) SD-WAN
14 10 (0.82%) DHCP
14 10 (0.82%) HTTP
14 10 (0.82%) VoIP
14 10 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.74%) SAN
15 9 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (12.63%) Big Data
2 138 (11.32%) MySQL
3 97 (7.96%) SQL Server
4 89 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (6.97%) Relational Database
6 79 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
7 69 (5.66%) NoSQL
8 60 (4.92%) Redis
9 59 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 57 (4.68%) Amazon RDS
11 47 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 41 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
13 39 (3.20%) DynamoDB
14 37 (3.04%) MongoDB
15 34 (2.79%) Tableau
16 30 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
17 29 (2.38%) BigQuery
17 29 (2.38%) Hadoop
17 29 (2.38%) RDBMS
18 26 (2.13%) Looker
Development Applications
1 115 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 92 (7.55%) JIRA
3 85 (6.97%) Jenkins
4 29 (2.38%) Bitbucket
5 25 (2.05%) GitLab
6 14 (1.15%) Cypress.io
6 14 (1.15%) Storybook
7 13 (1.07%) JUnit
7 13 (1.07%) Selenium
8 11 (0.90%) PhpStorm
8 11 (0.90%) PHPUnit
9 10 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.82%) Xdebug
10 9 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.66%) Subversion
12 6 (0.49%) Newman
12 6 (0.49%) Postman
13 5 (0.41%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 362 (29.70%) Finance
2 148 (12.14%) Social Skills
3 133 (10.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 104 (8.53%) Games
5 81 (6.64%) Public Sector
6 71 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (3.94%) Legal
8 36 (2.95%) Retail
9 32 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
10 31 (2.54%) Marketing
11 25 (2.05%) Banking
12 22 (1.80%) Telecoms
13 21 (1.72%) Manufacturing
14 17 (1.39%) Electronics
15 11 (0.90%) Automotive
15 11 (0.90%) Military
16 10 (0.82%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.82%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.82%) Tech for Good
17 7 (0.57%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 289 (23.71%) Developer
2 213 (17.47%) Software Engineer
3 117 (9.60%) Cloud Engineer
4 113 (9.27%) Architect
5 92 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 80 (6.56%) Data Engineer
7 77 (6.32%) Trainee
8 68 (5.58%) Java Developer
9 63 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 61 (5.00%) Security Engineer
11 55 (4.51%) Software Developer
12 54 (4.43%) C# Developer
13 40 (3.28%) Lead Software Engineer
14 39 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
15 37 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
16 33 (2.71%) PHP Developer
17 32 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
17 32 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
18 31 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
19 29 (2.38%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (18.46%) React
2 198 (16.24%) .NET
3 184 (15.09%) Spring
4 182 (14.93%) AngularJS
5 132 (10.83%) Node.js
6 111 (9.11%) HTML
7 108 (8.86%) CSS
8 90 (7.38%) .NET Core
9 79 (6.48%) Kafka
10 76 (6.23%) REST
11 53 (4.35%) Laravel
11 53 (4.35%) Symfony
12 51 (4.18%) XML
13 50 (4.10%) JSON
14 49 (4.02%) Vue.js
15 47 (3.86%) Django
15 47 (3.86%) LAMP
16 39 (3.20%) RESTful
17 33 (2.71%) HTML5
18 30 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 114 (9.35%) Algorithms
2 103 (8.45%) Cloud Native
3 72 (5.91%) Cyberattack
4 60 (4.92%) Cyber Defence
5 59 (4.84%) Public Cloud
6 46 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 42 (3.45%) Blog
8 41 (3.36%) User Experience
9 34 (2.79%) Data Centre
10 32 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
10 32 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
11 27 (2.21%) Mobile App
12 25 (2.05%) Social Media
13 23 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.64%) Legacy Systems
15 19 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
16 15 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
16 15 (1.23%) Renewable Energy
17 14 (1.15%) Clustering
18 12 (0.98%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 304 (24.94%) Linux
2 143 (11.73%) Windows
3 54 (4.43%) Ubuntu
3 54 (4.43%) Windows Server
4 44 (3.61%) Unix
5 34 (2.79%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (1.80%) Android
6 22 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.64%) CentOS
8 8 (0.66%) Debian
9 7 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.41%) Alpine Linux
10 5 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.082%) Solaris
13 1 (0.082%) VMS
13 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (48.73%) Agile
2 417 (34.21%) DevOps
3 394 (32.32%) Software Engineering
4 325 (26.66%) CI/CD
5 212 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 198 (16.24%) Analytics
7 194 (15.91%) Infrastructure as Code
8 178 (14.60%) Machine Learning
9 177 (14.52%) Microservices
10 159 (13.04%) Data Engineering
11 148 (12.14%) Full Stack Development
12 147 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
13 144 (11.81%) Fintech
14 141 (11.57%) TDD
15 140 (11.48%) Scrum
16 134 (10.99%) Data Science
17 132 (10.83%) Cybersecurity
18 125 (10.25%) Data Analytics
19 123 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
20 113 (9.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 492 (40.36%) Python
2 375 (30.76%) Java
3 272 (22.31%) JavaScript
4 263 (21.58%) SQL
5 175 (14.36%) C#
6 145 (11.89%) Go
7 108 (8.86%) PHP
8 106 (8.70%) TypeScript
9 97 (7.96%) C++
10 92 (7.55%) Bash
11 86 (7.05%) PowerShell
12 76 (6.23%) T-SQL
13 70 (5.74%) Ruby
14 27 (2.21%) R
15 26 (2.13%) ES6
16 21 (1.72%) Scala
17 20 (1.64%) C
17 20 (1.64%) Julia
17 20 (1.64%) Kotlin
18 9 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 184 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 138 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 110 (9.02%) Degree
4 41 (3.36%) AWS Certification
5 33 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (2.13%) PhD
7 22 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.31%) Master's Degree
9 13 (1.07%) CRISC
10 12 (0.98%) CISM
10 12 (0.98%) CISSP
11 8 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.41%) CCNA
13 4 (0.33%) CCNP
14 3 (0.25%) CCIE
15 2 (0.16%) ISEB
15 2 (0.16%) MCSA
15 2 (0.16%) MCSE
15 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (9.52%) QA
2 73 (5.99%) GDPR
3 50 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.97%) Data Quality
5 21 (1.72%) GRC
6 19 (1.56%) PMO
7 15 (1.23%) NIST
8 14 (1.15%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.66%) Accessibility
9 8 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.33%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.25%) SLA
12 1 (0.082%) GxP
12 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.082%) NCSC
12 1 (0.082%) SEPA
System Software
1 316 (25.92%) Docker
2 50 (4.10%) Active Directory
3 47 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.07%) vSphere
6 12 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.41%) Ceph
8 5 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.25%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.16%) KVM
10 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.16%) Xen
10 2 (0.16%) XenApp
10 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.082%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.082%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 347 (28.47%) Kubernetes
2 215 (17.64%) Terraform
3 120 (9.84%) Ansible
4 56 (4.59%) Puppet
5 50 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (2.21%) Grafana
7 14 (1.15%) Packer
7 14 (1.15%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.49%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
10 5 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (0.41%) Kibana
10 5 (0.41%) vRealize
11 4 (0.33%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.25%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.25%) Istio
12 3 (0.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 260 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 158 (12.96%) Google
3 62 (5.09%) VMware
4 59 (4.84%) Oracle
5 32 (2.63%) Teradata
6 27 (2.21%) Cisco
6 27 (2.21%) Twitter
7 25 (2.05%) Zend
8 23 (1.89%) Sony
9 18 (1.48%) SAP
10 16 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.31%) Talend
11 15 (1.23%) Fortinet
12 13 (1.07%) New Relic
12 13 (1.07%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.98%) Acronis
13 12 (0.98%) IBM
14 10 (0.82%) CheckPoint
14 10 (0.82%) HP
15 9 (0.74%) Rackspace