Period
to 25 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 20 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 +22
Permanent jobs citing AWS 3,983 7,385 7,316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.03% 9.59% 8.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.40% 32.58% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,047 6,489 6,295
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,150
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.48% +6.30%
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 11,925 22,670 20,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.01% 29.45% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10,166 18,442 16,611
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the UK excluding London

AWS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for AWS in the UK excluding London

AWS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in the UK excluding London

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 AWS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 25 November 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
North of England +4 1,163 £52,500 -2.78% 467
South East +5 911 £60,000 +4.35% 232
South West +20 634 £52,500 - 124
Midlands +1 560 £55,000 +4.76% 190
North West +4 542 £52,500 -4.55% 284
Yorkshire +9 520 £55,000 +10.00% 143
West Midlands +8 386 £55,000 - 105
East of England +6 297 £60,000 +9.09% 115
Scotland +4 291 £52,250 +4.50% 95
East Midlands 0 173 £55,000 +4.76% 84
North East +3 100 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Wales +7 95 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Northern Ireland +3 42 £52,500 +28.05% 17
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for AWS.

1 1,963 (49.28%) Azure
2 1,594 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
3 1,464 (36.76%) DevOps
4 1,072 (26.91%) Python
4 1,072 (26.91%) Docker
5 1,034 (25.96%) Linux
6 972 (24.40%) JavaScript
7 860 (21.59%) Kubernetes
8 834 (20.94%) Terraform
9 831 (20.86%) Java
10 800 (20.09%) SQL
11 705 (17.70%) Microservices
12 692 (17.37%) GCP
13 646 (16.22%) Software Engineering
14 607 (15.24%) Git (software)
15 606 (15.21%) Microsoft
16 599 (15.04%) C#
17 577 (14.49%) Scrum
18 535 (13.43%) Jenkins
19 534 (13.41%) .NET
20 530 (13.31%) Windows
21 521 (13.08%) Node.js
22 477 (11.98%) Ansible
23 458 (11.50%) Finance
24 452 (11.35%) React
25 449 (11.27%) Serverless
26 444 (11.15%) SaaS
27 424 (10.65%) AngularJS
28 422 (10.60%) TDD
29 417 (10.47%) Continuous Integration

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
1 122 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
2 114 (2.86%) Confluence
3 101 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 94 (2.36%) Apache
5 66 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 51 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 49 (1.23%) nginx
8 37 (0.93%) IIS
9 36 (0.90%) CMS
10 35 (0.88%) MS Exchange
11 27 (0.68%) OpenStack
12 25 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
13 23 (0.58%) Skype for Business
13 23 (0.58%) WordPress
14 16 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
15 15 (0.38%) SAS
16 14 (0.35%) JBoss
17 12 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
17 12 (0.30%) Mule
17 12 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.075%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.075%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.075%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.050%) Sketch
5 2 (0.050%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.38%) Sentinel
2 12 (0.30%) Magento
3 11 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.15%) Actimize
5 6 (0.15%) Eikon
6 5 (0.13%) Shopify
7 4 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 3 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.075%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.050%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.025%) Odoo
10 1 (0.025%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,963 (49.28%) Azure
2 692 (17.37%) GCP
3 449 (11.27%) Serverless
4 444 (11.15%) SaaS
5 357 (8.96%) AWS Lambda
6 327 (8.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 223 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
8 220 (5.52%) Office 365
9 193 (4.85%) PaaS
10 189 (4.75%) IaaS
11 171 (4.29%) Amazon S3
12 154 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
13 121 (3.04%) GitHub
14 113 (2.84%) Power Platform
15 105 (2.64%) Amazon EKS
16 80 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 80 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 62 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
18 60 (1.51%) OpenShift
19 56 (1.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 212 (5.32%) Firewall
2 175 (4.39%) DNS
3 113 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 98 (2.46%) WAN
5 92 (2.31%) VPN
6 68 (1.71%) Internet
7 67 (1.68%) LAN
8 61 (1.53%) DHCP
8 61 (1.53%) SAN
9 55 (1.38%) HTTP
10 46 (1.15%) Network Security
11 35 (0.88%) VoIP
12 30 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
13 29 (0.73%) Skype
14 19 (0.48%) VLAN
15 17 (0.43%) Wireshark
16 15 (0.38%) IPv6
16 15 (0.38%) MPLS
17 14 (0.35%) NAS
17 14 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 361 (9.06%) MySQL
3 359 (9.01%) NoSQL
4 284 (7.13%) MongoDB
5 235 (5.90%) Big Data
6 234 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
7 179 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
8 174 (4.37%) Relational Database
9 121 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 119 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
11 111 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
12 103 (2.59%) Hadoop
13 89 (2.23%) Redis
14 77 (1.93%) Data Lake
14 77 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 73 (1.83%) Power BI
16 55 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
17 52 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 51 (1.28%) Snowflake Schema
19 41 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 607 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 535 (13.43%) Jenkins
3 289 (7.26%) JIRA
4 155 (3.89%) GitLab
5 133 (3.34%) Maven
6 110 (2.76%) Selenium
7 102 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 86 (2.16%) JUnit
9 79 (1.98%) Bitbucket
10 65 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 57 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 44 (1.10%) Cucumber
13 39 (0.98%) SonarQube
14 37 (0.93%) PHPUnit
15 35 (0.88%) Mockito
16 33 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
17 29 (0.73%) Artifactory
18 28 (0.70%) Vagrant
19 24 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 458 (11.50%) Finance
2 182 (4.57%) Public Sector
3 92 (2.31%) Marketing
4 85 (2.13%) Retail
5 82 (2.06%) Banking
6 75 (1.88%) Games
7 63 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.18%) Law
9 41 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 29 (0.73%) Electronics
11 26 (0.65%) Publishing
12 22 (0.55%) Advertising
13 19 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.45%) Legal
15 15 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.28%) Automotive
16 11 (0.28%) Back Office
16 11 (0.28%) Digital Economy
17 9 (0.23%) Military
18 6 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,160 (29.12%) Developer
2 647 (16.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 404 (10.14%) AWS Engineer
4 375 (9.42%) Architect
5 316 (7.93%) Software Engineer
6 305 (7.66%) Senior Developer
7 284 (7.13%) AWS DevOps
8 269 (6.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 231 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
10 202 (5.07%) Java Developer
11 177 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
12 166 (4.17%) Data Engineer
13 159 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 157 (3.94%) Software Developer
15 153 (3.84%) .NET Developer
16 133 (3.34%) C# Developer
17 119 (2.99%) PHP Developer
18 100 (2.51%) Support Engineer
19 97 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
20 94 (2.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (13.41%) .NET
2 521 (13.08%) Node.js
3 452 (11.35%) React
4 424 (10.65%) AngularJS
5 401 (10.07%) HTML
6 366 (9.19%) Web Services
7 344 (8.64%) CSS
8 272 (6.83%) REST
8 272 (6.83%) RESTful
9 254 (6.38%) Spring
10 246 (6.18%) .NET Core
11 245 (6.15%) Vue.js
12 187 (4.69%) Kafka
13 146 (3.67%) JSON
14 137 (3.44%) Spring Boot
15 119 (2.99%) Laravel
16 112 (2.81%) .NET Framework
17 111 (2.79%) ASP.NET
18 109 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
19 106 (2.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 218 (5.47%) Public Cloud
2 203 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
3 171 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (3.57%) Cloud Native
5 136 (3.41%) User Experience
6 119 (2.99%) Data Centre
7 94 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 63 (1.58%) Algorithms
8 63 (1.58%) Private Cloud
9 59 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 57 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 54 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
12 41 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 34 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
14 33 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
15 27 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 22 (0.55%) Replication
17 21 (0.53%) N-Tier
18 20 (0.50%) Virtual Team
19 19 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,034 (25.96%) Linux
2 530 (13.31%) Windows
3 245 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 156 (3.92%) Unix
5 107 (2.69%) CentOS
6 96 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 72 (1.81%) Android
8 58 (1.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 56 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 53 (1.33%) Ubuntu
11 46 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
13 22 (0.55%) AIX
14 21 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (0.45%) Windows 10
16 15 (0.38%) Solaris
17 11 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
18 9 (0.23%) Debian
18 9 (0.23%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,594 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,464 (36.76%) DevOps
3 705 (17.70%) Microservices
4 646 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 577 (14.49%) Scrum
6 422 (10.60%) TDD
7 417 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
8 339 (8.51%) Infrastructure as Code
9 338 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
10 330 (8.29%) Mentoring
11 329 (8.26%) Test Automation
12 312 (7.83%) Migration
13 242 (6.08%) Configuration Management
14 229 (5.75%) Analytics
15 221 (5.55%) Deployment Automation
16 219 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 208 (5.22%) BDD
18 183 (4.59%) Kanban
19 182 (4.57%) MVC
20 179 (4.49%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,072 (26.91%) Python
2 972 (24.40%) JavaScript
3 831 (20.86%) Java
4 800 (20.09%) SQL
5 599 (15.04%) C#
6 313 (7.86%) PHP
7 264 (6.63%) PowerShell
8 258 (6.48%) Bash Shell
9 253 (6.35%) Go
10 251 (6.30%) TypeScript
11 181 (4.54%) Ruby
12 138 (3.46%) C++
13 136 (3.41%) Scala
14 101 (2.54%) C
15 80 (2.01%) Java 8
16 69 (1.73%) T-SQL
17 62 (1.56%) Shell Script
18 60 (1.51%) Perl
19 53 (1.33%) Kotlin
20 44 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 307 (7.71%) Degree
2 258 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 200 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 151 (3.79%) AWS Certification
5 95 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 75 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 65 (1.63%) MCSE
9 56 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
10 44 (1.10%) CCNA
11 42 (1.05%) MCSA
12 40 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 39 (0.98%) CISSP
13 39 (0.98%) DV Cleared
14 26 (0.65%) ISTQB
14 26 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
15 22 (0.55%) MCTS
16 21 (0.53%) CCNP
17 20 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 15 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (3.39%) QA
2 80 (2.01%) SLA
3 77 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 44 (1.10%) NIST
6 43 (1.08%) GDPR
7 30 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.38%) NIST 800
9 12 (0.30%) NCSC
10 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.13%) COBIT
13 5 (0.13%) FATCA
13 5 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.050%) IFRS
15 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 1 (0.025%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1,072 (26.91%) Docker
2 268 (6.73%) Active Directory
3 218 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 111 (2.79%) Hyper-V
5 47 (1.18%) vSphere
6 26 (0.65%) XenApp
7 23 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.45%) NDS
9 18 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (0.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 17 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.38%) HDFS
12 14 (0.35%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.30%) GlusterFS
14 11 (0.28%) LXC
15 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.18%) Ceph
16 7 (0.18%) Slurm Workload Manager
16 7 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 860 (21.59%) Kubernetes
2 834 (20.94%) Terraform
3 477 (11.98%) Ansible
4 391 (9.82%) Puppet
5 278 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (1.88%) Prometheus
7 64 (1.61%) Grafana
8 36 (0.90%) Graphite
9 34 (0.85%) Nagios
10 31 (0.78%) SCCM
11 30 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
12 28 (0.70%) Packer
13 25 (0.63%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 21 (0.53%) Data Guard
15 17 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
16 16 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
16 16 (0.40%) Tivoli
16 16 (0.40%) ZABBIX
17 14 (0.35%) Mesos
18 13 (0.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 606 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 349 (8.76%) VMware
3 321 (8.06%) Google
4 281 (7.05%) Oracle
5 134 (3.36%) Cisco
6 126 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 108 (2.71%) Splunk
8 69 (1.73%) Atlassian
9 68 (1.71%) Citrix
10 63 (1.58%) IBM
11 58 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 56 (1.41%) Dell
13 54 (1.36%) SAP
14 42 (1.05%) Talend
15 37 (0.93%) SaltStack
16 35 (0.88%) Veeam
17 31 (0.78%) Meraki
18 29 (0.73%) Databricks
19 27 (0.68%) NetIQ
20 25 (0.63%) ForgeRock