Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 30 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36 +61
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 7,416 7,095 4,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 9.04% 7.19% 4.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.92% 34.00% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,792 5,811 3,486
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 21,236 20,868 13,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.87% 21.13% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16,846 17,031 11,657
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 +14 2,111 £55,000 - 124
North of England +9 1,901 £55,000 +10.00% 190
North West +9 1,096 £57,500 +15.00% 118
Midlands +19 1,081 £52,478 +4.96% 100
South West +11 915 £50,000 - 49
East of England -3 757 £55,000 -4.35% 79
West Midlands +45 752 £53,500 +1.90% 65
Yorkshire +11 698 £52,500 - 58
Scotland +1 475 £47,500 -3.06% 37
East Midlands +2 326 £47,500 -5.00% 35
Wales +10 157 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North East -1 107 £50,000 +6.38% 14
Northern Ireland +1 63 £50,000 +42.86% 4
South Coast - 2 £90,000 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 4,020 (54.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,062 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2,577 (34.75%) DevOps
4 2,176 (29.34%) Linux
5 1,953 (26.33%) Java
6 1,838 (24.78%) Python
7 1,715 (23.13%) Docker
8 1,679 (22.64%) JavaScript
9 1,555 (20.97%) SQL
10 1,510 (20.36%) Microsoft
11 1,451 (19.57%) C#
12 1,336 (18.02%) Windows
13 1,312 (17.69%) Web Services
14 1,300 (17.53%) .NET
15 1,251 (16.87%) Git (software)
16 1,203 (16.22%) Google Cloud Platform
17 1,194 (16.10%) Software Engineering
18 1,171 (15.79%) Jenkins
19 1,165 (15.71%) Kubernetes
20 1,092 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
21 1,084 (14.62%) Ansible
22 1,060 (14.29%) Microservices
23 1,026 (13.83%) HTML
24 1,003 (13.52%) SQL Server
25 994 (13.40%) Google
26 937 (12.63%) Finance
27 926 (12.49%) AngularJS
28 919 (12.39%) VMware
29 906 (12.22%) Puppet
30 902 (12.16%) CSS

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
1 273 (3.68%) Confluence
2 233 (3.14%) Apache
3 225 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 194 (2.62%) Apache Spark
5 175 (2.36%) IIS
6 159 (2.14%) SharePoint
7 132 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 125 (1.69%) nginx
9 122 (1.65%) OpenStack
10 95 (1.28%) MS Exchange
11 92 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
12 85 (1.15%) JBoss
13 74 (1.00%) SAS
14 70 (0.94%) Skype for Business
15 62 (0.84%) WebSphere
16 57 (0.77%) WebLogic
17 52 (0.70%) CMS
18 33 (0.44%) Drupal
19 32 (0.43%) WordPress
20 31 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 126 (1.70%) Chatbot
2 109 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 38 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 34 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.15%) HipChat
7 8 (0.11%) Adobe XD
8 7 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.094%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.094%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.027%) Sketch
10 2 (0.027%) SPSS
10 2 (0.027%) Weka
11 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.013%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.013%) Figma
11 1 (0.013%) InVision
11 1 (0.013%) Marvel
11 1 (0.013%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (0.39%) Magento
2 18 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 16 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 15 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (0.11%) SAP GRC
8 7 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.094%) Exstream
9 6 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
9 6 (0.081%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.067%) SAP Hybris
11 4 (0.054%) Fredhopper
11 4 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.027%) GoldMine
13 2 (0.027%) Infor M3
13 2 (0.027%) NetSuite
14 1 (0.013%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4,020 (54.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,203 (16.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 844 (11.38%) SaaS
4 598 (8.06%) Serverless
5 543 (7.32%) Office 365
6 417 (5.62%) IaaS
7 411 (5.54%) Amazon S3
8 407 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
8 407 (5.49%) PaaS
9 395 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 370 (4.99%) AWS Lambda
11 358 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
12 350 (4.72%) GitHub
13 167 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
14 152 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 140 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 130 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
17 127 (1.71%) OpenShift
18 91 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 84 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 568 (7.66%) Firewall
2 317 (4.27%) DNS
3 274 (3.69%) WAN
4 235 (3.17%) LAN
5 223 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 219 (2.95%) VPN
7 218 (2.94%) Internet
8 168 (2.27%) Network Security
9 162 (2.18%) HTTP
10 159 (2.14%) DHCP
11 133 (1.79%) SAN
12 113 (1.52%) Skype
13 109 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
14 99 (1.33%) MPLS
14 99 (1.33%) VoIP
15 98 (1.32%) Wireless
16 90 (1.21%) VLAN
17 73 (0.98%) Broadband
18 59 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
19 58 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,003 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 738 (9.95%) MySQL
3 560 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 484 (6.53%) MongoDB
5 445 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 428 (5.77%) Big Data
7 363 (4.89%) Relational Database
8 318 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
9 297 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 255 (3.44%) Hadoop
11 210 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
12 182 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 171 (2.31%) Redis
14 163 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 121 (1.63%) RDBMS
16 113 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 94 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 89 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
19 81 (1.09%) MariaDB
20 72 (0.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,251 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 1,171 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 602 (8.12%) JIRA
4 255 (3.44%) Maven
5 254 (3.43%) Selenium
6 248 (3.34%) TeamCity
7 234 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 202 (2.72%) Subversion
9 193 (2.60%) GitLab
10 186 (2.51%) Visual Studio
11 166 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 162 (2.18%) Cucumber
13 157 (2.12%) Bitbucket
14 155 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 112 (1.51%) Gradle
16 104 (1.40%) gulp
17 97 (1.31%) JUnit
18 96 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
19 91 (1.23%) CircleCI
19 91 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 937 (12.63%) Finance
2 392 (5.29%) Retail
3 280 (3.78%) Marketing
4 184 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 164 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 157 (2.12%) Banking
7 108 (1.46%) Games
8 105 (1.42%) Electronics
9 87 (1.17%) Automotive
10 59 (0.80%) Publishing
11 49 (0.66%) Legal
12 43 (0.58%) Advertising
13 35 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 34 (0.46%) Local Government
15 31 (0.42%) Law
16 29 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.22%) Back Office
19 8 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,019 (27.22%) Developer
2 1,025 (13.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 858 (11.57%) Architect
4 638 (8.60%) Software Engineer
5 512 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 480 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
7 475 (6.41%) .NET Developer
8 441 (5.95%) Java Developer
9 439 (5.92%) AWS Engineer
10 339 (4.57%) C# Developer
11 328 (4.42%) Software Developer
12 326 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 320 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
14 287 (3.87%) Consultant
15 279 (3.76%) Cloud Architect
16 262 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
17 255 (3.44%) Senior Software Engineer
18 251 (3.38%) Analyst
19 236 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
20 234 (3.16%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,312 (17.69%) Web Services
2 1,300 (17.53%) .NET
3 1,026 (13.83%) HTML
4 926 (12.49%) AngularJS
5 902 (12.16%) CSS
6 814 (10.98%) Node.js
7 592 (7.98%) ASP.NET
8 576 (7.77%) React
9 568 (7.66%) Spring
10 546 (7.36%) RESTful
11 446 (6.01%) REST
12 406 (5.47%) HTML5
13 368 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 362 (4.88%) .NET Core
15 336 (4.53%) Spring Boot
16 309 (4.17%) jQuery
17 297 (4.00%) JSON
18 263 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
19 215 (2.90%) .NET Framework
19 215 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 497 (6.70%) Public Cloud
2 444 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 367 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 329 (4.44%) User Experience
5 323 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
6 228 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 221 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
8 208 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 189 (2.55%) Fintech
10 180 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 179 (2.41%) Private Cloud
12 153 (2.06%) Cloud Native
13 151 (2.04%) Mobile App
14 147 (1.98%) Algorithms
15 139 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
16 110 (1.48%) Data Structures
17 86 (1.16%) Replication
18 81 (1.09%) Internet of Things
19 59 (0.80%) Virtual Team
20 53 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2,176 (29.34%) Linux
2 1,336 (18.02%) Windows
3 554 (7.47%) Windows Server
4 440 (5.93%) Unix
5 211 (2.85%) CentOS
6 206 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 203 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 194 (2.62%) Android
9 179 (2.41%) Ubuntu
10 165 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 155 (2.09%) Windows 10
12 135 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 82 (1.11%) Windows 7
14 70 (0.94%) Debian
15 54 (0.73%) Windows 8
16 44 (0.59%) Mac OS
17 38 (0.51%) DC/OS
18 31 (0.42%) AIX
19 27 (0.36%) Solaris
20 19 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,062 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2,577 (34.75%) DevOps
3 1,194 (16.10%) Software Engineering
4 1,092 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
5 1,060 (14.29%) Microservices
6 857 (11.56%) TDD
7 835 (11.26%) Scrum
8 831 (11.21%) Test Automation
9 751 (10.13%) MVC
9 751 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
10 731 (9.86%) Mentoring
11 594 (8.01%) Configuration Management
12 545 (7.35%) Computer Science
13 540 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
14 526 (7.09%) Analytics
15 521 (7.03%) Open Source
16 486 (6.55%) OO
17 459 (6.19%) Migration
18 455 (6.14%) ITIL
19 449 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,953 (26.33%) Java
2 1,838 (24.78%) Python
3 1,679 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 1,555 (20.97%) SQL
5 1,451 (19.57%) C#
6 611 (8.24%) Bash Shell
7 509 (6.86%) PHP
8 482 (6.50%) PowerShell
8 482 (6.50%) Ruby
9 265 (3.57%) Go
10 261 (3.52%) TypeScript
11 258 (3.48%) C++
12 257 (3.47%) Scala
13 220 (2.97%) Perl
14 204 (2.75%) Java 8
15 181 (2.44%) Shell Script
16 172 (2.32%) C
17 141 (1.90%) ES6
18 124 (1.67%) T-SQL
19 75 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 788 (10.63%) Degree
2 260 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 256 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 240 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 233 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 166 (2.24%) AWS Certification
7 165 (2.22%) CISSP
8 151 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 133 (1.79%) CCNP
10 128 (1.73%) MCSE
11 92 (1.24%) MCSA
12 80 (1.08%) CCNA
13 71 (0.96%) CISM
14 63 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
15 61 (0.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 61 (0.82%) Master's Degree
16 56 (0.76%) DV Cleared
17 48 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 47 (0.63%) CEH
19 44 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (3.92%) QA
2 171 (2.31%) GDPR
3 162 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 86 (1.16%) SLA
5 81 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 45 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 31 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 30 (0.40%) WAI
9 20 (0.27%) COBIT
10 16 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 14 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 9 (0.12%) PMO
15 8 (0.11%) HIPAA
15 8 (0.11%) ISO 22301
16 7 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
16 7 (0.094%) ISO 31000
17 6 (0.081%) PSD2
17 6 (0.081%) RMADS
System Software
1 1,715 (23.13%) Docker
2 673 (9.07%) Active Directory
3 570 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 389 (5.25%) Hyper-V
5 158 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
6 95 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
7 86 (1.16%) vSphere
8 49 (0.66%) VirtualBox
9 37 (0.50%) XenApp
10 34 (0.46%) VMware NSX
11 32 (0.43%) XenDesktop
12 29 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 29 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
13 27 (0.36%) RHEV
14 26 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
14 26 (0.35%) oVirt
15 21 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 20 (0.27%) Firmware
17 18 (0.24%) iptables
17 18 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,165 (15.71%) Kubernetes
2 1,084 (14.62%) Ansible
3 906 (12.22%) Puppet
4 898 (12.11%) Terraform
5 681 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
6 196 (2.64%) SCCM
7 122 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
8 119 (1.60%) Packer
9 102 (1.38%) Nagios
10 99 (1.33%) SCOM
11 97 (1.31%) Prometheus
12 91 (1.23%) Consul
13 88 (1.19%) Grafana
14 85 (1.15%) Salt
15 73 (0.98%) Kibana
16 54 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
16 54 (0.73%) ZABBIX
17 53 (0.71%) Graphite
18 51 (0.69%) SCVMM
19 44 (0.59%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1,510 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 994 (13.40%) Google
3 919 (12.39%) VMware
4 493 (6.65%) Oracle
5 492 (6.63%) Cisco
6 225 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 200 (2.70%) IBM
8 193 (2.60%) Citrix
9 173 (2.33%) SAP
10 146 (1.97%) Splunk
11 129 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
12 107 (1.44%) Atlassian
13 106 (1.43%) Tableau
14 95 (1.28%) New Relic
15 93 (1.25%) CheckPoint
16 91 (1.23%) Juniper
17 82 (1.11%) HP
18 67 (0.90%) F5
18 67 (0.90%) NetApp
19 65 (0.88%) Rackspace