Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 66 124
Rank change year-on-year +36 +58 +88
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 7,096 4,094 2,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 7.18% 4.21% 2.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.42% 30.97% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5,814 3,452 2,489
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Amazon 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,036 13,219 11,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.28% 13.58% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16,326 11,124 9,445
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £44,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.95% -1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,749 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,750 £68,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the UK excluding London

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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
South East +27 1,906 £55,000 +4.76% 255
North of England +40 1,839 £50,000 +11.11% 321
East of England +35 1,135 £57,500 +15.00% 137
North West +28 1,047 £50,000 +8.70% 178
Midlands +55 788 £50,000 - 124
South West +19 785 £49,250 -4.83% 114
Yorkshire +53 626 £52,500 +5.00% 115
Scotland +45 477 £49,000 -2.00% 58
East Midlands +59 418 £50,000 +11.11% 48
West Midlands +28 369 £52,500 +5.00% 76
North East +22 168 £47,000 +56.67% 28
Wales +20 148 £42,500 - 33
Northern Ireland +16 27 £35,000 -26.32% 21
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 3,607 (50.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,099 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2,481 (34.96%) Linux
4 2,468 (34.78%) DevOps
5 1,847 (26.03%) Java
6 1,801 (25.38%) Python
7 1,623 (22.87%) JavaScript
8 1,618 (22.80%) SQL
9 1,443 (20.34%) Web Services
10 1,436 (20.24%) Windows
11 1,400 (19.73%) Microsoft
12 1,314 (18.52%) Docker
13 1,298 (18.29%) C#
14 1,237 (17.43%) Jenkins
15 1,216 (17.14%) .NET
16 1,194 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
17 1,190 (16.77%) Software Engineering
18 1,137 (16.02%) Puppet
19 1,126 (15.87%) Git (software)
20 1,113 (15.68%) SQL Server
21 1,098 (15.47%) TDD
22 1,085 (15.29%) Ansible
23 1,018 (14.35%) Opscode Chef
24 1,002 (14.12%) VMware
25 968 (13.64%) Scrum
26 917 (12.92%) Google
27 910 (12.82%) Finance
28 889 (12.53%) HTML
29 886 (12.49%) AngularJS
30 808 (11.39%) Microservices

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 349 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
2 287 (4.04%) Apache
3 236 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 226 (3.18%) Apache Spark
5 223 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 168 (2.37%) Confluence
7 162 (2.28%) IIS
8 155 (2.18%) JBoss
9 123 (1.73%) SharePoint
10 90 (1.27%) nginx
11 76 (1.07%) CMS
11 76 (1.07%) MS Exchange
11 76 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 65 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 65 (0.92%) WordPress
13 63 (0.89%) SAS
14 62 (0.87%) WebSphere
15 61 (0.86%) Apache Solr
16 50 (0.70%) Skype for Business
17 42 (0.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 69 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.085%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.014%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.014%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.014%) Maya
9 1 (0.014%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 34 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
2 32 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.34%) Magento
4 14 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.14%) Documaker
7 10 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.13%) Shopify
9 8 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.085%) Movex
11 5 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.056%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
13 3 (0.042%) Oracle 11i
13 3 (0.042%) SAP S/4HANA
13 3 (0.042%) Staffware
14 2 (0.028%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3,607 (50.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 706 (9.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 678 (9.55%) SaaS
4 442 (6.23%) IaaS
5 415 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
6 414 (5.83%) Office 365
7 353 (4.97%) PaaS
8 333 (4.69%) GitHub
9 316 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
10 310 (4.37%) Amazon S3
11 306 (4.31%) Serverless
12 285 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
13 184 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 182 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
15 132 (1.86%) Amazon Kinesis
16 122 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 97 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
18 96 (1.35%) OpenShift
19 88 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 74 (1.04%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 494 (6.96%) Firewall
2 382 (5.38%) DNS
3 287 (4.04%) WAN
4 273 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 258 (3.64%) VPN
6 238 (3.35%) LAN
7 213 (3.00%) Network Security
8 199 (2.80%) DHCP
9 185 (2.61%) SAN
10 184 (2.59%) Internet
11 172 (2.42%) HTTP
12 115 (1.62%) SSL
13 94 (1.32%) VLAN
14 83 (1.17%) Wireless
15 81 (1.14%) VoIP
16 74 (1.04%) MPLS
17 68 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
18 67 (0.94%) IPsec
18 67 (0.94%) NAS
19 52 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,113 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 776 (10.94%) NoSQL
3 774 (10.91%) MySQL
4 733 (10.33%) MongoDB
5 546 (7.69%) Big Data
6 376 (5.30%) Relational Database
7 348 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
8 288 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 278 (3.92%) Hadoop
10 234 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
11 219 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 190 (2.68%) RDBMS
13 171 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
14 169 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
15 123 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 117 (1.65%) Oracle Database
17 113 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 104 (1.47%) Redis
19 84 (1.18%) HBase
20 78 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,237 (17.43%) Jenkins
2 1,126 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 494 (6.96%) JIRA
4 282 (3.97%) TeamCity
5 245 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 236 (3.33%) Selenium
7 234 (3.30%) Subversion
8 196 (2.76%) Maven
9 172 (2.42%) Visual Studio
10 166 (2.34%) Cucumber
11 163 (2.30%) Vagrant
12 148 (2.09%) JUnit
13 142 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
14 134 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 126 (1.78%) Bitbucket
16 118 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
17 94 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
18 80 (1.13%) GoCD
19 65 (0.92%) gulp
19 65 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 910 (12.82%) Finance
2 429 (6.05%) Retail
3 258 (3.64%) Marketing
4 192 (2.71%) Banking
5 174 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 166 (2.34%) Games
7 148 (2.09%) Advertising
8 128 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 107 (1.51%) Electronics
10 68 (0.96%) Publishing
11 45 (0.63%) Automotive
12 42 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 34 (0.48%) Billing
13 34 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 30 (0.42%) Law
15 21 (0.30%) Legal
16 18 (0.25%) German Language
16 18 (0.25%) Local Government
17 15 (0.21%) Investment Banking
18 14 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,030 (28.61%) Developer
2 1,080 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 801 (11.29%) Architect
4 539 (7.60%) Senior Developer
5 508 (7.16%) Java Developer
6 484 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 460 (6.48%) .NET Developer
8 405 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 392 (5.52%) AWS Engineer
10 345 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
10 345 (4.86%) Software Developer
11 317 (4.47%) C# Developer
12 288 (4.06%) Cloud Architect
13 267 (3.76%) Consultant
14 260 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 258 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
16 257 (3.62%) Administrator
17 256 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
18 251 (3.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 233 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,443 (20.34%) Web Services
2 1,216 (17.14%) .NET
3 889 (12.53%) HTML
4 886 (12.49%) AngularJS
5 775 (10.92%) CSS
6 653 (9.20%) Node.js
7 577 (8.13%) RESTful
8 521 (7.34%) Spring
9 512 (7.22%) ASP.NET
10 497 (7.00%) React
11 465 (6.55%) REST
12 406 (5.72%) HTML5
13 365 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 347 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 313 (4.41%) JSON
16 289 (4.07%) jQuery
17 273 (3.85%) .NET Framework
18 259 (3.65%) Middleware
19 226 (3.18%) XML
20 225 (3.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 596 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 517 (7.29%) Data Centre
3 408 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 408 (5.75%) Public Cloud
4 306 (4.31%) User Experience
5 236 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
6 223 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 219 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 207 (2.92%) Private Cloud
9 181 (2.55%) Fintech
10 162 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 158 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
12 146 (2.06%) Clustering
13 140 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
14 131 (1.85%) Management Information System
15 116 (1.63%) Algorithms
16 106 (1.49%) Replication
17 69 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 55 (0.78%) Data Structures
19 54 (0.76%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2,481 (34.96%) Linux
2 1,436 (20.24%) Windows
3 548 (7.72%) Windows Server
4 488 (6.88%) Unix
5 294 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 199 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 181 (2.55%) CentOS
8 162 (2.28%) Android
9 151 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 138 (1.94%) Ubuntu
11 125 (1.76%) Apple iOS
12 69 (0.97%) Debian
13 68 (0.96%) Solaris
14 50 (0.70%) Windows 10
15 36 (0.51%) HPUX
16 34 (0.48%) Windows 7
17 30 (0.42%) Mac OS
18 29 (0.41%) AIX
18 29 (0.41%) Mac OS X
19 18 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,099 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2,468 (34.78%) DevOps
3 1,194 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
4 1,190 (16.77%) Software Engineering
5 1,098 (15.47%) TDD
6 968 (13.64%) Scrum
7 808 (11.39%) Microservices
8 794 (11.19%) MVC
9 723 (10.19%) Test Automation
10 683 (9.63%) Configuration Management
11 681 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
12 644 (9.08%) ITIL
13 592 (8.34%) Open Source
14 573 (8.07%) BDD
15 479 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
16 476 (6.71%) Mentoring
17 474 (6.68%) E-Commerce
18 455 (6.41%) Machine Learning
19 452 (6.37%) OO
20 414 (5.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,847 (26.03%) Java
2 1,801 (25.38%) Python
3 1,623 (22.87%) JavaScript
4 1,618 (22.80%) SQL
5 1,298 (18.29%) C#
6 786 (11.08%) Ruby
7 629 (8.86%) Bash Shell
8 611 (8.61%) PowerShell
9 557 (7.85%) PHP
10 320 (4.51%) Perl
11 268 (3.78%) C++
12 259 (3.65%) Scala
13 198 (2.79%) Shell Script
14 195 (2.75%) Java 8
15 186 (2.62%) T-SQL
16 150 (2.11%) Go
17 143 (2.02%) TypeScript
18 128 (1.80%) C
19 119 (1.68%) R
20 82 (1.16%) ES6
Qualifications
1 730 (10.29%) Degree
2 283 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 232 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 177 (2.49%) Security Cleared
5 174 (2.45%) MCSE
6 166 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 146 (2.06%) AWS Certification
8 99 (1.40%) CCNA
9 92 (1.30%) CCNP
10 82 (1.16%) CISSP
11 80 (1.13%) MCP
12 72 (1.01%) SC Cleared
13 69 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 66 (0.93%) CISM
14 66 (0.93%) PMP
15 62 (0.87%) MCSA
16 59 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
17 58 (0.82%) CCIE
18 50 (0.70%) Master's Degree
19 39 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (4.51%) QA
2 214 (3.02%) GCP
3 153 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 118 (1.66%) GDPR
5 80 (1.13%) SLA
6 77 (1.09%) PCI DSS
7 33 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 32 (0.45%) HIPAA
9 30 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 29 (0.41%) COBIT
11 26 (0.37%) PMO
12 12 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
13 10 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.085%) GPG13
14 6 (0.085%) PSD2
15 5 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 4 (0.056%) PA-DSS
17 2 (0.028%) ISO 31000
18 1 (0.014%) Disclosure Scotland
18 1 (0.014%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,314 (18.52%) Docker
2 663 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 603 (8.50%) Active Directory
4 327 (4.61%) Hyper-V
5 145 (2.04%) vSphere
6 106 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 79 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 74 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 67 (0.94%) HDFS
10 58 (0.82%) Xen
11 52 (0.73%) VirtualBox
12 42 (0.59%) XenApp
13 40 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
14 35 (0.49%) KVM
15 27 (0.38%) VMware NSX
16 26 (0.37%) Apache Flume
17 24 (0.34%) BitLocker
18 23 (0.32%) Ceph
18 23 (0.32%) LXC
19 22 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,137 (16.02%) Puppet
2 1,085 (15.29%) Ansible
3 1,018 (14.35%) Opscode Chef
4 558 (7.86%) Kubernetes
5 495 (6.98%) Terraform
6 156 (2.20%) SCCM
7 146 (2.06%) Packer
8 139 (1.96%) Kibana
9 134 (1.89%) Nagios
10 98 (1.38%) SCOM
11 65 (0.92%) ZABBIX
12 64 (0.90%) Salt
13 61 (0.86%) SCVMM
14 57 (0.80%) vRealize
15 56 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
16 53 (0.75%) vCenter Server
17 52 (0.73%) Consul
18 51 (0.72%) logstash
19 46 (0.65%) Rancher
20 41 (0.58%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,400 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 1,002 (14.12%) VMware
3 917 (12.92%) Google
4 713 (10.05%) Oracle
5 469 (6.61%) Cisco
6 328 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 289 (4.07%) Citrix
8 223 (3.14%) Splunk
9 202 (2.85%) HP
10 170 (2.40%) IBM
11 161 (2.27%) SAP
12 141 (1.99%) F5
13 116 (1.63%) New Relic
14 112 (1.58%) NetApp
15 109 (1.54%) Xamarin
16 103 (1.45%) Atlassian
17 100 (1.41%) SolarWinds
18 99 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
19 92 (1.30%) AppDynamics
20 91 (1.28%) ServiceNow