Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 95 184
Rank change year-on-year +48 +89 +92
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 5332 3325 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.46% 3.03% 1.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.79% 28.03% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 2751 1963
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +6.80%

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 15779 11864 9841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.16% 10.80% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13132 9763 7882
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 25 September 2017.

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 25 September 2017. 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 +47 1658 £55,000 +4.76% 91
North of England +55 1290 £45,000 -2.17% 64
North West +48 778 £45,000 - 37
South West +62 699 £50,000 +5.26% 31
East of England +15 675 £52,500 - 42
Midlands +49 592 £47,500 - 31
Yorkshire +69 453 £47,500 -5.00% 23
West Midlands +55 376 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Scotland +43 221 £50,000 +17.65% 8
East Midlands +28 218 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Wales +47 165 £49,039 +8.97% 5
North East +43 60 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Northern Ireland +6 46 £39,000 -8.24% 5
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, 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 2408 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2217 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
3 1922 (36.05%) Linux
4 1614 (30.27%) Java
5 1559 (29.24%) DevOps
6 1401 (26.28%) Web Services
7 1308 (24.53%) Python
8 1276 (23.93%) JavaScript
9 1071 (20.09%) SQL
9 1071 (20.09%) Microsoft
10 1070 (20.07%) Windows
11 1003 (18.81%) Puppet
12 981 (18.40%) C#
13 972 (18.23%) Docker
14 947 (17.76%) .NET
15 909 (17.05%) TDD
16 900 (16.88%) Git (software)
17 886 (16.62%) VMware
18 857 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
19 846 (15.87%) SQL Server
20 836 (15.68%) Opscode Chef
21 822 (15.42%) HTML
22 816 (15.30%) Jenkins
23 805 (15.10%) Scrum
24 796 (14.93%) AngularJS
25 791 (14.83%) Finance
26 786 (14.74%) Software Engineering
27 767 (14.38%) CSS
28 738 (13.84%) MySQL
28 738 (13.84%) MVC

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
1 318 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
2 308 (5.78%) Apache
3 302 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 212 (3.98%) JBoss
5 204 (3.83%) OpenStack
6 186 (3.49%) Apache Spark
7 131 (2.46%) IIS
8 122 (2.29%) nginx
9 116 (2.18%) MS Exchange
10 114 (2.14%) SharePoint
11 111 (2.08%) Skype for Business
12 84 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 81 (1.52%) CMS
14 77 (1.44%) WebSphere
15 76 (1.43%) Mule
16 75 (1.41%) Mule ESB
17 72 (1.35%) WebLogic
18 71 (1.33%) Apache Solr
19 59 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
20 58 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 74 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.21%) Moqups
4 10 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.11%) InDesign
6 5 (0.094%) InVision
7 4 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.056%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.26%) Magento
4 12 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 8 (0.15%) Movex
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.13%) Unica
8 6 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
9 5 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.056%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.056%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.056%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.038%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.038%) Hyperion Planning
12 2 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.038%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2408 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 465 (8.72%) SaaS
3 419 (7.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 418 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
5 384 (7.20%) Office 365
6 326 (6.11%) IaaS
7 262 (4.91%) PaaS
8 235 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 222 (4.16%) Amazon S3
10 212 (3.98%) GitHub
11 202 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
12 147 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 127 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
14 80 (1.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 78 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 74 (1.39%) OpenShift
17 70 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
18 66 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
19 47 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
20 46 (0.86%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 409 (7.67%) Firewall
2 370 (6.94%) DNS
3 253 (4.74%) TCP/IP
4 227 (4.26%) VPN
5 220 (4.13%) WAN
6 208 (3.90%) SAN
7 207 (3.88%) Internet
8 189 (3.54%) DHCP
9 180 (3.38%) LAN
10 163 (3.06%) HTTP
11 124 (2.33%) Network Security
12 98 (1.84%) Skype
13 97 (1.82%) SSL
14 65 (1.22%) LDAP
15 64 (1.20%) BGP
15 64 (1.20%) VoIP
16 63 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
17 62 (1.16%) VLAN
18 60 (1.13%) IPsec
19 57 (1.07%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 846 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 738 (13.84%) MySQL
3 702 (13.17%) NoSQL
4 573 (10.75%) MongoDB
5 412 (7.73%) Big Data
6 263 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 259 (4.86%) Hadoop
8 238 (4.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 221 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
10 217 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 215 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
12 163 (3.06%) Redis
13 96 (1.80%) RDBMS
14 95 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
14 95 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 93 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 80 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
17 72 (1.35%) Oracle Database
18 58 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
19 51 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 900 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 816 (15.30%) Jenkins
3 346 (6.49%) JIRA
4 261 (4.89%) JUnit
5 246 (4.61%) Maven
6 230 (4.31%) TeamCity
7 218 (4.09%) Selenium
8 190 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 177 (3.32%) Subversion
10 157 (2.94%) Vagrant
11 144 (2.70%) Cucumber
12 121 (2.27%) Bitbucket
13 107 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 104 (1.95%) IntelliJ
15 99 (1.86%) Gradle
16 88 (1.65%) GitLab
17 73 (1.37%) NUnit
18 67 (1.26%) Eclipse
19 65 (1.22%) gulp
20 57 (1.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 791 (14.83%) Finance
2 356 (6.68%) Marketing
3 337 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 310 (5.81%) Manufacturing
5 303 (5.68%) Electronics
6 294 (5.51%) Retail
7 143 (2.68%) Banking
8 132 (2.48%) Games
9 108 (2.03%) Advertising
10 47 (0.88%) Legal
11 44 (0.83%) Publishing
12 26 (0.49%) Automotive
13 25 (0.47%) Law
14 22 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.26%) Local Government
16 8 (0.15%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.13%) Back Office
17 7 (0.13%) German Language
18 6 (0.11%) Front Office
18 6 (0.11%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1744 (32.71%) Developer
2 698 (13.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 571 (10.71%) Architect
4 527 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 466 (8.74%) Senior Developer
6 418 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 384 (7.20%) .NET Developer
8 381 (7.15%) AWS Engineer
9 315 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
10 310 (5.81%) Software Engineer
11 305 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 283 (5.31%) C# Developer
13 243 (4.56%) Software Developer
14 235 (4.41%) AWS DevOps
15 221 (4.14%) Administrator
16 218 (4.09%) Analyst
17 206 (3.86%) Cloud Architect
18 199 (3.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 198 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
20 191 (3.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1401 (26.28%) Web Services
2 947 (17.76%) .NET
3 822 (15.42%) HTML
4 796 (14.93%) AngularJS
5 767 (14.38%) CSS
6 548 (10.28%) Node.js
7 500 (9.38%) REST
8 489 (9.17%) ASP.NET
9 440 (8.25%) Spring
10 407 (7.63%) JSON
11 402 (7.54%) RESTful
12 376 (7.05%) React
13 371 (6.96%) HTML5
14 322 (6.04%) jQuery
15 310 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 298 (5.59%) XML
17 294 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 290 (5.44%) SOAP
19 237 (4.44%) .NET Framework
20 226 (4.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 443 (8.31%) Computer Science
2 300 (5.63%) Public Cloud
3 290 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 287 (5.38%) Data Centre
5 249 (4.67%) User Experience
6 240 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
7 134 (2.51%) Mobile App
8 131 (2.46%) Fintech
9 127 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 121 (2.27%) Management Information System
11 107 (2.01%) Private Cloud
12 100 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
13 85 (1.59%) Data Structures
14 76 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
15 72 (1.35%) Algorithms
16 70 (1.31%) Clustering
17 61 (1.14%) iPad
18 54 (1.01%) Internet of Things
19 51 (0.96%) Replication
20 49 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1922 (36.05%) Linux
2 1070 (20.07%) Windows
3 464 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 423 (7.93%) Unix
5 267 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 257 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 237 (4.44%) CentOS
8 175 (3.28%) Android
9 165 (3.09%) Apple iOS
10 148 (2.78%) Ubuntu
11 138 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 76 (1.43%) Debian
13 62 (1.16%) Windows 10
14 50 (0.94%) Windows 7
15 40 (0.75%) Mac OS X
16 38 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
18 27 (0.51%) AIX
19 22 (0.41%) Mac OS
20 15 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2217 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1559 (29.24%) DevOps
3 909 (17.05%) TDD
4 857 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
5 805 (15.10%) Scrum
6 786 (14.74%) Software Engineering
7 738 (13.84%) MVC
8 500 (9.38%) OO
9 488 (9.15%) ITIL
10 487 (9.13%) Test Automation
11 469 (8.80%) BDD
12 448 (8.40%) Microservices
13 436 (8.18%) Configuration Management
14 422 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
15 398 (7.46%) Mentoring
16 387 (7.26%) Kanban
17 374 (7.01%) E-Commerce
18 362 (6.79%) Web Development
19 356 (6.68%) Open Source
20 335 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1614 (30.27%) Java
2 1308 (24.53%) Python
3 1276 (23.93%) JavaScript
4 1071 (20.09%) SQL
5 981 (18.40%) C#
6 581 (10.90%) Ruby
7 528 (9.90%) Bash Shell
8 511 (9.58%) PowerShell
9 497 (9.32%) PHP
10 344 (6.45%) Perl
11 335 (6.28%) C++
12 173 (3.24%) Shell Script
13 171 (3.21%) Go
14 145 (2.72%) C
15 133 (2.49%) T-SQL
16 88 (1.65%) Scala
17 78 (1.46%) F#
18 70 (1.31%) R
19 65 (1.22%) XPath
20 53 (0.99%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 677 (12.70%) Degree
2 245 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 146 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 138 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 129 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 98 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 83 (1.56%) CCNA
8 79 (1.48%) MCSE
9 67 (1.26%) MCSA
10 63 (1.18%) CCNP
11 62 (1.16%) AWS Certification
12 48 (0.90%) CCIE
13 47 (0.88%) CISSP
14 45 (0.84%) PhD
15 41 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (0.54%) CISM
17 25 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 24 (0.45%) MCP
19 23 (0.43%) ISEB
20 20 (0.38%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (4.46%) QA
2 73 (1.37%) GCP
3 66 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (1.18%) SLA
5 47 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 13 (0.24%) GDPR
9 13 (0.24%) PMO
10 8 (0.15%) COBIT
10 8 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.15%) SSAE 16
11 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.075%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.075%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.038%) WAI
15 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
System Software
1 972 (18.23%) Docker
2 582 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 474 (8.89%) Active Directory
4 368 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 131 (2.46%) vSphere
6 67 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 59 (1.11%) KVM
8 50 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
9 35 (0.66%) XenServer
10 33 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
11 29 (0.54%) Xen
12 23 (0.43%) HDFS
12 23 (0.43%) LXC
13 22 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 22 (0.41%) iptables
13 22 (0.41%) XenApp
14 21 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
15 15 (0.28%) Terminal Services
15 15 (0.28%) VirtualBox
16 13 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1003 (18.81%) Puppet
2 836 (15.68%) Opscode Chef
3 730 (13.69%) Ansible
4 291 (5.46%) Terraform
5 287 (5.38%) Kubernetes
6 132 (2.48%) SCCM
7 130 (2.44%) SCOM
8 125 (2.34%) Nagios
9 101 (1.89%) Kibana
10 92 (1.73%) Salt
11 88 (1.65%) Grafana
12 84 (1.58%) Packer
13 61 (1.14%) ZABBIX
14 57 (1.07%) Mesos
15 41 (0.77%) SCVMM
16 36 (0.68%) HAProxy
17 35 (0.66%) Tivoli
18 29 (0.54%) Prometheus
18 29 (0.54%) rkt
19 28 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1071 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 886 (16.62%) VMware
3 530 (9.94%) Google
4 497 (9.32%) Oracle
5 351 (6.58%) Red Hat
6 325 (6.10%) Cisco
7 290 (5.44%) SAP
8 181 (3.39%) Citrix
9 154 (2.89%) HP
10 133 (2.49%) IBM
11 110 (2.06%) Rackspace
12 96 (1.80%) Apple
13 89 (1.67%) NetApp
14 82 (1.54%) Juniper
14 82 (1.54%) Splunk
15 79 (1.48%) CheckPoint
16 74 (1.39%) SaltStack
17 72 (1.35%) Tableau
18 68 (1.28%) New Relic
19 58 (1.09%) Dell