Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 23 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +18
Permanent jobs citing AWS 576 947 804
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 11.06% 9.37% 7.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.91% 36.51% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 549 805 753
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £74,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 1,650 2,594 2,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.69% 25.67% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,310 2,113 1,918
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,565
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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
Gloucestershire +24 146 £55,000 +15.79% 13
Wiltshire +4 133 £70,000 +21.74% 20
Bristol -6 124 £47,500 -9.52% 24
Devon +12 88 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Somerset -8 49 £47,500 - 19
Dorset -4 35 £52,500 +23.53% 11
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 331 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (52.08%) Azure
3 187 (32.47%) DevOps
4 183 (31.77%) Linux
5 175 (30.38%) JavaScript
6 170 (29.51%) Docker
7 144 (25.00%) Python
8 136 (23.61%) Java
9 133 (23.09%) Scrum
10 127 (22.05%) Kubernetes
11 118 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
12 116 (20.14%) SQL
13 114 (19.79%) Web Services
13 114 (19.79%) Jenkins
14 99 (17.19%) Git (software)
15 97 (16.84%) Test Automation
16 94 (16.32%) Security Cleared
16 94 (16.32%) Microsoft
17 93 (16.15%) Terraform
18 90 (15.63%) Finance
19 89 (15.45%) MySQL
20 87 (15.10%) GCP
21 85 (14.76%) TDD
22 83 (14.41%) SaaS
23 82 (14.24%) Node.js
24 80 (13.89%) .NET
24 80 (13.89%) Microservices
25 79 (13.72%) React
25 79 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
25 79 (13.72%) HTML

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 32 (5.56%) Confluence
2 28 (4.86%) Apache
3 23 (3.99%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.95%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.39%) CMS
7 7 (1.22%) Drupal
8 6 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.04%) IIS
9 4 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.69%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.69%) nginx
10 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.52%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.35%) JBoss
11 2 (0.35%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.17%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 300 (52.08%) Azure
2 87 (15.10%) GCP
3 83 (14.41%) SaaS
4 54 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
5 47 (8.16%) PaaS
6 46 (7.99%) Serverless
7 40 (6.94%) Amazon S3
7 40 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (6.42%) IaaS
9 32 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
10 25 (4.34%) Route 53
11 24 (4.17%) OpenShift
11 24 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (3.82%) GitHub
13 17 (2.95%) Office 365
14 16 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 15 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (2.43%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (1.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 10 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.38%) Firewall
2 18 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.60%) Internet
4 13 (2.26%) DNS
4 13 (2.26%) VPN
5 11 (1.91%) DMZ
6 9 (1.56%) Skype
6 9 (1.56%) WAN
7 8 (1.39%) HTTP
8 7 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.04%) SAN
10 5 (0.87%) SSL
10 5 (0.87%) VoIP
11 4 (0.69%) NAS
11 4 (0.69%) VLAN
12 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.35%) OSPF
13 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.17%) CTI
13 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.45%) MySQL
2 67 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 51 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 36 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
6 35 (6.08%) NoSQL
7 30 (5.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 30 (5.21%) Big Data
8 23 (3.99%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.26%) Redis
10 12 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (1.39%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.22%) BigQuery
13 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.87%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
14 5 (0.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 114 (19.79%) Jenkins
2 99 (17.19%) Git (software)
3 61 (10.59%) Selenium
4 59 (10.24%) JIRA
5 35 (6.08%) Maven
6 33 (5.73%) SonarQube
7 30 (5.21%) Cucumber
8 25 (4.34%) JUnit
9 23 (3.99%) DbUnit
9 23 (3.99%) jMock
9 23 (3.99%) Mockito
10 22 (3.82%) Bitbucket
11 19 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (3.13%) Bitbucket Server
12 18 (3.13%) GitLab
13 17 (2.95%) webpack
14 16 (2.78%) Vagrant
15 15 (2.60%) Artifactory
15 15 (2.60%) SpecFlow
16 14 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 90 (15.63%) Finance
2 27 (4.69%) Retail
3 23 (3.99%) Legal
4 15 (2.60%) Automotive
5 10 (1.74%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.39%) Back Office
6 8 (1.39%) Marketing
7 6 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.52%) Advertising
8 3 (0.52%) Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Billing
8 3 (0.52%) Electronics
8 3 (0.52%) German Language
8 3 (0.52%) Local Government
9 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 185 (32.12%) Developer
2 108 (18.75%) Architect
3 100 (17.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 59 (10.24%) Cloud Architect
5 42 (7.29%) AWS Engineer
5 42 (7.29%) Software Developer
6 39 (6.77%) Java Developer
7 36 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 35 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
9 34 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (5.38%) Senior Developer
11 27 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
12 26 (4.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 24 (4.17%) Software Engineer
14 23 (3.99%) .NET Developer
14 23 (3.99%) PHP Developer
14 23 (3.99%) Senior DevOps
15 22 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 22 (3.82%) Tester
16 20 (3.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (19.79%) Web Services
2 82 (14.24%) Node.js
3 80 (13.89%) .NET
4 79 (13.72%) HTML
4 79 (13.72%) React
5 70 (12.15%) REST
6 55 (9.55%) CSS
7 50 (8.68%) RESTful
8 43 (7.47%) AngularJS
9 42 (7.29%) SOAP
10 40 (6.94%) Spring
11 31 (5.38%) Vue.js
12 29 (5.03%) jQuery
13 27 (4.69%) XML
14 24 (4.17%) .NET Core
14 24 (4.17%) LAMP
15 23 (3.99%) J2EE
15 23 (3.99%) PowerMock
16 21 (3.65%) .NET Framework
16 21 (3.65%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.77%) Cloud Native
3 27 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 25 (4.34%) User Experience
5 21 (3.65%) PKI
6 19 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (2.43%) Cyberattack
7 14 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.26%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.22%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.04%) CESG
12 6 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.52%) Blog
13 3 (0.52%) Clustering
13 3 (0.52%) NHS
14 2 (0.35%) PMI
14 2 (0.35%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 183 (31.77%) Linux
2 79 (13.72%) Windows
3 28 (4.86%) CentOS
4 27 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.51%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.95%) Debian
7 16 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 12 (2.08%) CoreOS
8 12 (2.08%) Unix
9 5 (0.87%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.52%) VMS
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.35%) Android
11 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (32.47%) DevOps
3 133 (23.09%) Scrum
4 118 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (16.84%) Test Automation
6 85 (14.76%) TDD
7 80 (13.89%) Microservices
8 79 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
9 73 (12.67%) MVC
10 69 (11.98%) Software Engineering
11 67 (11.63%) BDD
12 58 (10.07%) Kanban
13 54 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 51 (8.85%) Infrastructure as Code
15 50 (8.68%) Mentoring
16 49 (8.51%) Open Source
17 45 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
18 43 (7.47%) Technical Leadership
19 42 (7.29%) ITIL
19 42 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (30.38%) JavaScript
2 144 (25.00%) Python
3 136 (23.61%) Java
4 116 (20.14%) SQL
5 78 (13.54%) C#
6 66 (11.46%) PHP
7 61 (10.59%) Bash Shell
8 54 (9.38%) Ruby
9 52 (9.03%) PowerShell
10 41 (7.12%) TypeScript
11 25 (4.34%) C++
12 24 (4.17%) C
13 19 (3.30%) Go
14 14 (2.43%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.74%) ES6
17 9 (1.56%) Kotlin
18 8 (1.39%) Groovy
19 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
20 4 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 94 (16.32%) Security Cleared
2 59 (10.24%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.60%) Degree
4 27 (4.69%) DV Cleared
5 18 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (2.95%) AWS Certification
7 15 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.43%) CISSP
9 12 (2.08%) ISEB
9 12 (2.08%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (1.04%) CCNA
11 6 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (1.04%) MCSE
12 5 (0.87%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.87%) RHCE
13 3 (0.52%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.21%) QA
2 27 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.47%) NIST
4 18 (3.13%) NIST 800
5 14 (2.43%) NCSC
6 10 (1.74%) GDPR
7 7 (1.22%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.87%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.35%) SLA
11 1 (0.17%) HL7
11 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 170 (29.51%) Docker
2 59 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (8.68%) Active Directory
4 34 (5.90%) vSphere
5 15 (2.60%) VirtualBox
6 11 (1.91%) GlusterFS
6 11 (1.91%) NDS
6 11 (1.91%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 6 (1.04%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.52%) Postfix
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.52%) Xen
8 3 (0.52%) XenApp
9 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.17%) Ceph
10 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 127 (22.05%) Kubernetes
2 93 (16.15%) Terraform
3 78 (13.54%) Ansible
4 41 (7.12%) Puppet
5 31 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.47%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 13 (2.26%) Packer
8 12 (2.08%) Nagios
9 11 (1.91%) Tivoli
10 9 (1.56%) WSUS
11 6 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (1.04%) Mesos
11 6 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 6 (1.04%) Salt
11 6 (1.04%) SCCM
11 6 (1.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 5 (0.87%) Cloudify
12 5 (0.87%) logstash
12 5 (0.87%) Rancher
12 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 94 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 77 (13.37%) VMware
3 72 (12.50%) Google
4 65 (11.28%) Oracle
5 30 (5.21%) Red Hat
6 22 (3.82%) NetIQ
7 18 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.95%) Cisco
9 16 (2.78%) ForgeRock
10 13 (2.26%) MuleSoft
11 11 (1.91%) New Relic
12 10 (1.74%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.74%) Citrix
12 10 (1.74%) Okta
12 10 (1.74%) Zend
13 9 (1.56%) Splunk
13 9 (1.56%) Talend
14 8 (1.39%) CyberArk
15 7 (1.22%) Dell
16 6 (1.04%) Capita