Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > South West
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 20 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +28
Permanent jobs citing AWS 618 1,035 791
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 8.03% 10.32% 7.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.33% 39.22% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 594 823 736
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,250 £72,500
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 2,261 2,639 2,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.39% 26.31% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,850 2,031 1,825
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,750 £25,100
90th Percentile £67,625 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 5 April 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 5 April 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
Bristol -14 177 £50,000 -9.09% 30
Gloucestershire +6 143 £55,000 +4.76% 32
Devon +5 95 £45,000 - 23
Wiltshire -13 93 £70,000 +17.65% 19
Somerset -9 79 £50,000 -3.85% 15
Dorset -28 36 £50,000 +11.11% 3
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 343 (55.50%) Azure
2 304 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (33.98%) DevOps
4 203 (32.85%) Linux
5 197 (31.88%) JavaScript
6 183 (29.61%) Docker
7 159 (25.73%) Python
8 157 (25.40%) Kubernetes
9 150 (24.27%) Java
10 125 (20.23%) Windows
11 121 (19.58%) SQL
11 121 (19.58%) GCP
12 120 (19.42%) Finance
13 114 (18.45%) Scrum
14 113 (18.28%) Web Services
15 111 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
16 108 (17.48%) Software Engineering
17 106 (17.15%) Jenkins
18 105 (16.99%) React
19 103 (16.67%) .NET
20 97 (15.70%) MySQL
20 97 (15.70%) Google
21 96 (15.53%) Microsoft
22 95 (15.37%) C#
22 95 (15.37%) Git (software)
23 93 (15.05%) Test Automation
24 90 (14.56%) HTML
25 89 (14.40%) VMware
26 88 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
27 84 (13.59%) Node.js

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 37 (5.99%) Apache
2 31 (5.02%) OpenStack
3 26 (4.21%) Confluence
4 23 (3.72%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.75%) CMS
6 16 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.59%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.27%) Drupal
8 12 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (1.62%) IIS
10 6 (0.97%) JBoss
11 5 (0.81%) nginx
12 4 (0.65%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.65%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Fuse
12 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.49%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.49%) WildFly
14 2 (0.32%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.16%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (2.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 343 (55.50%) Azure
2 121 (19.58%) GCP
3 68 (11.00%) SaaS
4 40 (6.47%) Serverless
5 34 (5.50%) PaaS
6 31 (5.02%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (5.02%) OpenShift
7 30 (4.85%) Office 365
8 29 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (4.21%) Amazon S3
10 25 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (4.05%) IaaS
10 25 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (3.56%) GitHub
12 17 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (1.29%) Power Platform
15 8 (1.29%) Route 53
16 7 (1.13%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.18%) Firewall
2 26 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.07%) DMZ
4 17 (2.75%) DNS
5 15 (2.43%) Internet
6 14 (2.27%) VPN
7 13 (2.10%) HTTP
8 9 (1.46%) SAN
9 6 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.97%) NAS
10 5 (0.81%) Skype
10 5 (0.81%) SSL
10 5 (0.81%) VLAN
10 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.49%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.49%) VoIP
11 3 (0.49%) VSAN
11 3 (0.49%) Wireless
12 2 (0.32%) LAN
12 2 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (15.70%) MySQL
2 70 (11.33%) SQL Server
3 60 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (7.93%) NoSQL
5 46 (7.44%) MongoDB
6 30 (4.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 27 (4.37%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.21%) Amazon RDS
8 26 (4.21%) Amazon Redshift
8 26 (4.21%) Big Data
9 20 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (2.75%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.94%) BigQuery
13 10 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.46%) Amazon Aurora
14 9 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.13%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.97%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 106 (17.15%) Jenkins
2 95 (15.37%) Git (software)
3 59 (9.55%) JIRA
4 46 (7.44%) Selenium
5 27 (4.37%) Maven
6 23 (3.72%) Bitbucket
7 22 (3.56%) Cucumber
8 20 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (2.59%) JUnit
10 15 (2.43%) gulp
10 15 (2.43%) webpack
11 14 (2.27%) SonarQube
11 14 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 13 (2.10%) Protractor
13 11 (1.78%) Grunt
13 11 (1.78%) Subversion
14 10 (1.62%) DbUnit
14 10 (1.62%) jMock
14 10 (1.62%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.62%) Vagrant
General
1 120 (19.42%) Finance
2 42 (6.80%) Retail
3 30 (4.85%) Automotive
4 24 (3.88%) Public Sector
5 21 (3.40%) Marketing
6 18 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.62%) Electronics
8 10 (1.62%) Games
8 10 (1.62%) Legal
9 8 (1.29%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Police
11 4 (0.65%) Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 206 (33.33%) Developer
2 100 (16.18%) Architect
3 93 (15.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 46 (7.44%) Cloud Architect
4 46 (7.44%) Full Stack Developer
5 42 (6.80%) Senior Developer
6 41 (6.63%) Software Developer
6 41 (6.63%) Software Engineer
7 40 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
8 39 (6.31%) Java Developer
9 37 (5.99%) .NET Developer
10 35 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
11 31 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (3.88%) Junior
12 24 (3.88%) Web Developer
13 20 (3.24%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.07%) Lead Developer
15 18 (2.91%) PHP Developer
15 18 (2.91%) Senior DevOps
16 17 (2.75%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (18.28%) Web Services
2 105 (16.99%) React
3 103 (16.67%) .NET
4 90 (14.56%) HTML
5 84 (13.59%) Node.js
6 71 (11.49%) AngularJS
7 66 (10.68%) CSS
8 65 (10.52%) REST
9 40 (6.47%) Spring
10 35 (5.66%) Vue.js
11 34 (5.50%) RESTful
12 31 (5.02%) SOAP
13 28 (4.53%) .NET Core
13 28 (4.53%) jQuery
14 26 (4.21%) Laravel
15 25 (4.05%) HTML5
16 24 (3.88%) JSON
17 20 (3.24%) ASP.NET
18 19 (3.07%) LAMP
19 18 (2.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.09%) Public Cloud
2 46 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.85%) User Experience
4 21 (3.40%) Cloud Native
5 18 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.10%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Cloud
9 9 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.29%) PKI
11 5 (0.81%) CESG
11 5 (0.81%) Clustering
11 5 (0.81%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.65%) GPGPU
12 4 (0.65%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 203 (32.85%) Linux
2 125 (20.23%) Windows
3 45 (7.28%) Windows Server
4 33 (5.34%) CentOS
5 26 (4.21%) Debian
6 25 (4.05%) Ubuntu
7 19 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (2.43%) Unix
9 7 (1.13%) Android
9 7 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.13%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.49%) VMS
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (33.98%) DevOps
3 114 (18.45%) Scrum
4 111 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
5 108 (17.48%) Software Engineering
6 93 (15.05%) Test Automation
7 88 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
8 75 (12.14%) Microservices
9 70 (11.33%) MVC
10 69 (11.17%) TDD
11 57 (9.22%) Project Delivery
12 54 (8.74%) Data Science
13 52 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 49 (7.93%) ITIL
14 49 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 45 (7.28%) Infrastructure as Code
16 42 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
16 42 (6.80%) Kanban
16 42 (6.80%) Open Source
17 41 (6.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 197 (31.88%) JavaScript
2 159 (25.73%) Python
3 150 (24.27%) Java
4 121 (19.58%) SQL
5 95 (15.37%) C#
6 67 (10.84%) PHP
7 59 (9.55%) TypeScript
8 46 (7.44%) PowerShell
9 45 (7.28%) Ruby
10 44 (7.12%) Bash Shell
11 28 (4.53%) C++
12 24 (3.88%) C
13 20 (3.24%) Go
14 14 (2.27%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.78%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.62%) ES6
17 8 (1.29%) Kotlin
18 6 (0.97%) Groovy
18 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (10.68%) Degree
2 62 (10.03%) Security Cleared
3 36 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.88%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (2.59%) AWS Certification
7 15 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.94%) ISEB
8 12 (1.94%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.62%) RHCE
10 9 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.46%) CISSP
11 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (1.13%) CCNA
12 7 (1.13%) MCSE
13 6 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
14 5 (0.81%) Master's Degree
15 4 (0.65%) CEH
16 3 (0.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.85%) QA
2 14 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.62%) GDPR
4 8 (1.29%) NIST
5 7 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.81%) NIST 800
7 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.49%) NCSC
9 2 (0.32%) SLA
10 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 183 (29.61%) Docker
2 68 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (6.15%) Active Directory
4 25 (4.05%) vSphere
5 17 (2.75%) VirtualBox
6 9 (1.46%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.81%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.65%) XenApp
10 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.49%) Xen
11 2 (0.32%) Postfix
12 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.16%) Ceph
12 1 (0.16%) NDS
12 1 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 157 (25.40%) Kubernetes
2 83 (13.43%) Ansible
3 81 (13.11%) Terraform
4 57 (9.22%) Puppet
5 39 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (3.88%) Packer
7 16 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (2.10%) WSUS
9 12 (1.94%) Mesos
10 10 (1.62%) Cloudify
10 10 (1.62%) logstash
10 10 (1.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 10 (1.62%) SCCM
11 9 (1.46%) Nagios
11 9 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (1.46%) yum
12 7 (1.13%) Salt
13 6 (0.97%) Rancher
14 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (0.81%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 97 (15.70%) Google
2 96 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 89 (14.40%) VMware
4 70 (11.33%) Oracle
5 39 (6.31%) Red Hat
6 23 (3.72%) MuleSoft
7 22 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (3.40%) Atlassian
9 15 (2.43%) Talend
10 13 (2.10%) Citrix
11 12 (1.94%) SaltStack
12 11 (1.78%) Cisco
12 11 (1.78%) SAP
13 9 (1.46%) Apple
14 7 (1.13%) IBM
14 7 (1.13%) Tableau
15 6 (0.97%) Informatica
15 6 (0.97%) Zend
16 5 (0.81%) NetApp
16 5 (0.81%) New Relic