Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 79 156
Rank change year-on-year +40 +77 +82
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 5,889 3,639 2,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.95% 3.54% 2.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.04% 29.72% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,857 3,080 2,130
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 17,825 12,246 10,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.01% 11.92% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14,698 10,099 8,713
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 1,838 £55,000 +1.85% 284
North of England +51 1,342 £47,500 - 298
North West +28 826 £49,500 +4.21% 189
South West +47 774 £50,000 -4.76% 119
East of England +19 715 £57,500 +12.75% 163
Midlands +39 705 £50,000 -4.76% 155
Yorkshire +103 425 £47,500 -13.64% 94
West Midlands +16 356 £50,750 -7.73% 73
East Midlands +54 349 £50,000 +5.26% 81
Scotland +31 337 £50,000 +17.65% 49
Wales +24 124 £45,000 +5.88% 30
North East +27 93 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Northern Ireland +19 67 £39,000 -13.33% 16
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 2,683 (45.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,477 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
3 2,059 (34.96%) Linux
4 1,949 (33.10%) DevOps
5 1,726 (29.31%) Java
6 1,547 (26.27%) Python
7 1,433 (24.33%) JavaScript
8 1,372 (23.30%) Web Services
9 1,286 (21.84%) SQL
10 1,130 (19.19%) Docker
11 1,125 (19.10%) Windows
12 1,080 (18.34%) Puppet
13 1,067 (18.12%) C#
14 1,033 (17.54%) Microsoft
15 993 (16.86%) Jenkins
16 963 (16.35%) TDD
17 962 (16.34%) .NET
18 931 (15.81%) Software Engineering
19 913 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
20 902 (15.32%) Git (software)
21 899 (15.27%) SQL Server
22 891 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
23 848 (14.40%) HTML
24 842 (14.30%) Ansible
25 808 (13.72%) VMware
26 807 (13.70%) Scrum
27 796 (13.52%) Ruby
28 742 (12.60%) CSS
29 734 (12.46%) Finance
30 722 (12.26%) Degree

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
1 287 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
2 282 (4.79%) Apache
3 228 (3.87%) Tomcat
4 227 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 174 (2.95%) Apache Spark
6 159 (2.70%) JBoss
7 126 (2.14%) IIS
8 114 (1.94%) SharePoint
9 113 (1.92%) nginx
10 85 (1.44%) MS Exchange
11 75 (1.27%) CMS
11 75 (1.27%) Confluence
12 63 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 57 (0.97%) Mule
13 57 (0.97%) Mule ESB
14 55 (0.93%) Apache Solr
14 55 (0.93%) WebSphere
15 51 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
15 51 (0.87%) Skype for Business
16 50 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.017%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.017%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 35 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.37%) Magento
4 14 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.10%) Shopify
8 6 (0.10%) Summit
9 5 (0.085%) Finacle
10 4 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.068%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.068%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.051%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.051%) Oracle HRMS
12 1 (0.017%) SAP FI
12 1 (0.017%) SAP FI/CO
12 1 (0.017%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2,683 (45.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 584 (9.92%) SaaS
3 526 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 429 (7.28%) Amazon EC2
5 316 (5.37%) Office 365
6 292 (4.96%) IaaS
7 286 (4.86%) PaaS
8 273 (4.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 243 (4.13%) Amazon S3
10 231 (3.92%) GitHub
11 229 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
12 221 (3.75%) Serverless
13 142 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
14 105 (1.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 105 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 103 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
16 91 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 77 (1.31%) OpenShift
18 73 (1.24%) Route 53
19 71 (1.21%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 401 (6.81%) Firewall
2 276 (4.69%) DNS
3 265 (4.50%) VPN
4 247 (4.19%) TCP/IP
5 217 (3.68%) WAN
6 184 (3.12%) DHCP
7 176 (2.99%) Internet
8 171 (2.90%) LAN
9 155 (2.63%) SAN
10 133 (2.26%) Network Security
11 127 (2.16%) SSL
12 121 (2.05%) HTTP
13 63 (1.07%) IPsec
13 63 (1.07%) VoIP
14 57 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
15 54 (0.92%) VLAN
16 45 (0.76%) Skype
17 42 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
18 38 (0.65%) MPLS
19 36 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 899 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 706 (11.99%) MySQL
3 685 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 598 (10.15%) MongoDB
5 412 (7.00%) Big Data
6 279 (4.74%) Relational Database
7 269 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
8 222 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
9 218 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 212 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 211 (3.58%) Hadoop
12 131 (2.22%) Redis
13 118 (2.00%) RDBMS
14 115 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 111 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 103 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
17 98 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
18 89 (1.51%) Oracle Database
19 72 (1.22%) MariaDB
20 67 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 993 (16.86%) Jenkins
2 902 (15.32%) Git (software)
3 396 (6.72%) JIRA
4 235 (3.99%) Selenium
5 232 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 209 (3.55%) JUnit
7 206 (3.50%) Maven
8 197 (3.35%) TeamCity
9 174 (2.95%) Subversion
10 165 (2.80%) Cucumber
11 157 (2.67%) Vagrant
12 148 (2.51%) Bitbucket
13 112 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 106 (1.80%) Visual Studio
15 76 (1.29%) GitLab
16 71 (1.21%) IntelliJ
17 68 (1.15%) Gradle
18 62 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
19 60 (1.02%) NUnit
20 58 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 734 (12.46%) Finance
2 335 (5.69%) Retail
3 259 (4.40%) Marketing
4 219 (3.72%) Banking
5 201 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 187 (3.18%) Manufacturing
7 173 (2.94%) Games
8 165 (2.80%) Electronics
9 108 (1.83%) Advertising
10 42 (0.71%) Automotive
10 42 (0.71%) Publishing
11 41 (0.70%) Legal
12 38 (0.65%) Law
13 36 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 25 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 19 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 19 (0.32%) Local Government
16 18 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.20%) Billing
18 6 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,812 (30.77%) Developer
2 871 (14.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 543 (9.22%) Architect
4 525 (8.91%) Java Developer
5 493 (8.37%) Senior Developer
6 410 (6.96%) AWS Engineer
7 399 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
8 379 (6.44%) .NET Developer
9 353 (5.99%) Software Engineer
10 337 (5.72%) Linux Engineer
11 306 (5.20%) AWS DevOps
12 291 (4.94%) Software Developer
13 254 (4.31%) Consultant
14 252 (4.28%) Administrator
15 248 (4.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 245 (4.16%) C# Developer
17 235 (3.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 208 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 204 (3.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
20 185 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,372 (23.30%) Web Services
2 962 (16.34%) .NET
3 848 (14.40%) HTML
4 742 (12.60%) CSS
5 714 (12.12%) AngularJS
6 608 (10.32%) Node.js
7 492 (8.35%) RESTful
8 491 (8.34%) Spring
9 462 (7.85%) REST
10 432 (7.34%) ASP.NET
11 403 (6.84%) React
12 334 (5.67%) JSON
13 323 (5.48%) HTML5
14 299 (5.08%) jQuery
15 292 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 264 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 253 (4.30%) XML
18 251 (4.26%) SOAP
19 230 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 219 (3.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 555 (9.42%) Computer Science
2 364 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 321 (5.45%) Public Cloud
4 271 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 256 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
6 254 (4.31%) User Experience
7 165 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 156 (2.65%) Fintech
9 153 (2.60%) Mobile App
10 136 (2.31%) Algorithms
11 134 (2.28%) Management Information System
12 116 (1.97%) Private Cloud
13 102 (1.73%) Clustering
14 98 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
15 70 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
16 64 (1.09%) Replication
17 63 (1.07%) Data Structures
18 42 (0.71%) Robotics
19 40 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 38 (0.65%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2,059 (34.96%) Linux
2 1,125 (19.10%) Windows
3 435 (7.39%) Unix
4 403 (6.84%) Windows Server
5 251 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 234 (3.97%) CentOS
7 210 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 180 (3.06%) Ubuntu
9 159 (2.70%) Apple iOS
10 157 (2.67%) Android
11 119 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 59 (1.00%) Debian
13 52 (0.88%) Windows 10
14 38 (0.65%) Windows 7
15 35 (0.59%) CoreOS
15 35 (0.59%) Solaris
16 26 (0.44%) AIX
17 22 (0.37%) Windows 8
18 21 (0.36%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,477 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1,949 (33.10%) DevOps
3 963 (16.35%) TDD
4 931 (15.81%) Software Engineering
5 913 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
6 807 (13.70%) Scrum
7 696 (11.82%) MVC
8 664 (11.28%) Microservices
9 571 (9.70%) Configuration Management
10 547 (9.29%) Test Automation
11 543 (9.22%) BDD
12 508 (8.63%) ITIL
13 445 (7.56%) Mentoring
14 437 (7.42%) Open Source
15 422 (7.17%) OO
16 411 (6.98%) E-Commerce
17 359 (6.10%) Kanban
18 354 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
19 344 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
20 342 (5.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,726 (29.31%) Java
2 1,547 (26.27%) Python
3 1,433 (24.33%) JavaScript
4 1,286 (21.84%) SQL
5 1,067 (18.12%) C#
6 796 (13.52%) Ruby
7 544 (9.24%) PHP
8 542 (9.20%) Bash Shell
9 475 (8.07%) PowerShell
10 350 (5.94%) C++
11 343 (5.82%) Perl
12 167 (2.84%) Scala
13 164 (2.78%) Shell Script
14 161 (2.73%) Go
15 140 (2.38%) C
16 133 (2.26%) T-SQL
17 89 (1.51%) R
18 76 (1.29%) F#
19 73 (1.24%) Groovy
20 66 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 722 (12.26%) Degree
2 252 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 137 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 132 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 114 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 83 (1.41%) AWS Certification
7 72 (1.22%) MCSE
8 69 (1.17%) PhD
9 67 (1.14%) CCNA
10 66 (1.12%) SC Cleared
11 50 (0.85%) CCNP
12 45 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 45 (0.76%) MCSA
13 31 (0.53%) MCP
14 30 (0.51%) PMP
15 28 (0.48%) CISSP
16 27 (0.46%) PMI Certification
17 26 (0.44%) ISTQB
18 24 (0.41%) Master's Degree
19 20 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (5.35%) QA
2 128 (2.17%) GCP
3 73 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 51 (0.87%) GDPR
6 37 (0.63%) SLA
7 30 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.32%) PMO
9 15 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.20%) COBIT
11 6 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.085%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.051%) PSD2
15 1 (0.017%) DICOM
15 1 (0.017%) GPG13
15 1 (0.017%) HL7
System Software
1 1,130 (19.19%) Docker
2 515 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 409 (6.95%) Active Directory
4 294 (4.99%) Hyper-V
5 115 (1.95%) vSphere
6 65 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 41 (0.70%) KVM
8 36 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
10 33 (0.56%) HDFS
10 33 (0.56%) VirtualBox
11 31 (0.53%) XenApp
12 30 (0.51%) Ceph
13 27 (0.46%) BitLocker
14 20 (0.34%) vCloud
15 17 (0.29%) Xen
16 15 (0.25%) LXC
16 15 (0.25%) Terminal Services
17 14 (0.24%) VMware NSX
18 13 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1,080 (18.34%) Puppet
2 891 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
3 842 (14.30%) Ansible
4 461 (7.83%) Kubernetes
5 434 (7.37%) Terraform
6 148 (2.51%) Packer
7 113 (1.92%) SCCM
8 97 (1.65%) Kibana
9 93 (1.58%) Nagios
10 91 (1.55%) SCOM
11 86 (1.46%) Salt
12 65 (1.10%) SCVMM
13 49 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
14 48 (0.82%) ZABBIX
15 46 (0.78%) Grafana
16 39 (0.66%) Prometheus
17 35 (0.59%) HAProxy
18 32 (0.54%) Consul
19 28 (0.48%) Mesos
20 26 (0.44%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1,033 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 808 (13.72%) VMware
3 705 (11.97%) Google
4 604 (10.26%) Oracle
5 326 (5.54%) Red Hat
6 257 (4.36%) Cisco
7 181 (3.07%) Citrix
8 147 (2.50%) SAP
9 114 (1.94%) IBM
10 105 (1.78%) HP
11 89 (1.51%) NetApp
12 88 (1.49%) Splunk
13 79 (1.34%) Apple
13 79 (1.34%) Rackspace
14 72 (1.22%) Tableau
15 69 (1.17%) Atlassian
16 65 (1.10%) New Relic
16 65 (1.10%) SaltStack
17 63 (1.07%) Xamarin
18 61 (1.04%) Sophos