Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 29 51
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22 +50
Permanent jobs citing AWS 7,608 7,148 5,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 9.34% 7.57% 5.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.57% 34.06% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5,992 5,886 4,396
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 22,664 20,989 16,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.81% 22.22% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18,183 17,142 13,799
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 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 2,252 £57,500 +4.55% 352
North of England +4 1,866 £52,500 +5.00% 414
Midlands +14 1,096 £52,500 -4.55% 214
North West +6 1,050 £57,500 +9.52% 269
South West +5 883 £50,000 - 183
East of England +4 758 £52,500 -8.70% 183
Yorkshire -3 682 £50,000 - 117
West Midlands +23 672 £55,000 - 134
Scotland +12 558 £47,000 -8.74% 133
East Midlands +14 417 £50,000 - 79
Wales -5 153 £43,875 -10.53% 43
North East -1 134 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Northern Ireland +11 57 £47,500 -13.64% 23
South Coast 0 2 £90,000 -
Isle of Man +2 1 £55,000 +10.00%
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 4,350 (57.18%) Azure
2 3,078 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
3 2,411 (31.69%) DevOps
4 2,147 (28.22%) Linux
5 1,863 (24.49%) Python
6 1,749 (22.99%) Java
7 1,670 (21.95%) Docker
8 1,619 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 1,579 (20.75%) SQL
10 1,568 (20.61%) JavaScript
11 1,470 (19.32%) Windows
12 1,452 (19.09%) C#
13 1,377 (18.10%) .NET
14 1,356 (17.82%) GCP
15 1,264 (16.61%) Software Engineering
16 1,246 (16.38%) Kubernetes
17 1,146 (15.06%) Git (software)
18 1,081 (14.21%) Web Services
19 1,030 (13.54%) Jenkins
20 1,022 (13.43%) VMware
21 1,010 (13.28%) Ansible
22 995 (13.08%) Microservices
23 980 (12.88%) Google
24 976 (12.83%) SQL Server
25 962 (12.64%) Finance
26 961 (12.63%) Terraform
27 949 (12.47%) Scrum
28 919 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
29 906 (11.91%) TDD
30 889 (11.69%) Problem-Solving

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
1 272 (3.58%) Confluence
2 255 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
3 191 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 170 (2.23%) Apache
5 154 (2.02%) OpenStack
6 151 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 138 (1.81%) IIS
8 132 (1.74%) Tomcat
9 115 (1.51%) nginx
10 114 (1.50%) MS Exchange
11 83 (1.09%) JBoss
12 69 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
13 65 (0.85%) Skype for Business
14 64 (0.84%) CMS
15 61 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
16 60 (0.79%) SAS
17 43 (0.57%) Drupal
18 39 (0.51%) WebSphere
19 37 (0.49%) WebLogic
20 28 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 88 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (0.29%) Chatbot
6 20 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.053%) Gliffy
7 4 (0.053%) SPSS
8 3 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.039%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.026%) HipChat
9 2 (0.026%) InDesign
10 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.013%) Simulink
10 1 (0.013%) Sketch
10 1 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.013%) Weka
Business Applications
1 30 (0.39%) SAP ERP
2 29 (0.38%) Magento
3 16 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 14 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 11 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 8 (0.11%) assyst
8 8 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
9 5 (0.066%) Maximo
9 5 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.053%) CA PPM
11 3 (0.039%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.039%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.039%) SAP GRC
12 2 (0.026%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.026%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.026%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.026%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4,350 (57.18%) Azure
2 1,356 (17.82%) GCP
3 692 (9.10%) SaaS
4 675 (8.87%) Serverless
5 599 (7.87%) Office 365
6 424 (5.57%) Amazon EC2
7 419 (5.51%) AWS Lambda
8 389 (5.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 387 (5.09%) Amazon S3
10 368 (4.84%) IaaS
11 340 (4.47%) PaaS
12 317 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
13 277 (3.64%) GitHub
14 149 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
15 144 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 124 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 124 (1.63%) Amazon ECS
17 123 (1.62%) OpenShift
18 110 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
19 98 (1.29%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 605 (7.95%) Firewall
2 298 (3.92%) WAN
3 279 (3.67%) DNS
4 258 (3.39%) LAN
5 257 (3.38%) TCP/IP
6 210 (2.76%) Internet
7 195 (2.56%) VPN
8 160 (2.10%) Network Security
9 149 (1.96%) DHCP
10 148 (1.95%) SAN
11 138 (1.81%) VoIP
12 136 (1.79%) HTTP
13 92 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
14 82 (1.08%) Skype
15 79 (1.04%) Wireless
16 78 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
16 78 (1.03%) MPLS
17 76 (1.00%) VLAN
18 74 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
19 71 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 976 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 629 (8.27%) MySQL
3 507 (6.66%) NoSQL
4 454 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 441 (5.80%) MongoDB
6 430 (5.65%) Big Data
7 272 (3.58%) Amazon RDS
8 264 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 260 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 223 (2.93%) Hadoop
11 209 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 157 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
13 145 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
14 144 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 128 (1.68%) Redis
16 112 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
17 96 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 93 (1.22%) Power BI
19 92 (1.21%) RDBMS
20 85 (1.12%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,146 (15.06%) Git (software)
2 1,030 (13.54%) Jenkins
3 609 (8.00%) JIRA
4 302 (3.97%) Maven
5 239 (3.14%) Selenium
6 201 (2.64%) Bitbucket
7 194 (2.55%) Subversion
8 187 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 186 (2.44%) TeamCity
10 152 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 151 (1.98%) GitLab
12 149 (1.96%) Visual Studio
13 133 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 128 (1.68%) Cucumber
15 118 (1.55%) Gradle
16 107 (1.41%) JUnit
17 89 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
18 71 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
19 69 (0.91%) Artifactory
19 69 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 962 (12.64%) Finance
2 472 (6.20%) Retail
3 373 (4.90%) Public Sector
4 295 (3.88%) Marketing
5 211 (2.77%) Banking
6 207 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 205 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 130 (1.71%) Electronics
9 80 (1.05%) Games
10 56 (0.74%) Automotive
11 51 (0.67%) Advertising
12 40 (0.53%) Local Government
13 37 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (0.37%) Legal
15 24 (0.32%) Publishing
16 19 (0.25%) German Language
16 19 (0.25%) Law
17 18 (0.24%) Italian Language
18 17 (0.22%) Back Office
19 16 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,039 (26.80%) Developer
2 954 (12.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 899 (11.82%) Architect
4 700 (9.20%) Software Engineer
5 543 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 523 (6.87%) .NET Developer
7 486 (6.39%) Cloud Engineer
8 404 (5.31%) Java Developer
9 403 (5.30%) AWS Engineer
10 358 (4.71%) Consultant
11 344 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
12 331 (4.35%) C# Developer
13 301 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 291 (3.82%) Software Developer
15 284 (3.73%) Analyst
16 267 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
17 251 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
18 221 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
19 197 (2.59%) Senior DevOps
20 195 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,377 (18.10%) .NET
2 1,081 (14.21%) Web Services
3 848 (11.15%) HTML
4 825 (10.84%) AngularJS
5 778 (10.23%) Node.js
6 757 (9.95%) CSS
7 672 (8.83%) React
8 538 (7.07%) ASP.NET
9 513 (6.74%) Spring
10 467 (6.14%) .NET Core
11 454 (5.97%) REST
12 453 (5.95%) RESTful
13 359 (4.72%) JSON
14 323 (4.25%) HTML5
15 280 (3.68%) Spring Boot
16 266 (3.50%) .NET Framework
17 254 (3.34%) jQuery
18 251 (3.30%) Kafka
19 229 (3.01%) Vue.js
20 216 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 547 (7.19%) Public Cloud
2 460 (6.05%) Data Centre
3 440 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 294 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
5 271 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
6 268 (3.52%) User Experience
7 245 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
8 214 (2.81%) Cloud Native
9 194 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 176 (2.31%) Mobile App
11 170 (2.23%) Private Cloud
12 165 (2.17%) Management Information System
13 139 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
14 124 (1.63%) Replication
15 106 (1.39%) Algorithms
16 90 (1.18%) Data Structures
17 74 (0.97%) Virtual Team
18 72 (0.95%) Clustering
19 66 (0.87%) Internet of Things
20 51 (0.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2,147 (28.22%) Linux
2 1,470 (19.32%) Windows
3 660 (8.68%) Windows Server
4 433 (5.69%) Unix
5 215 (2.83%) Android
6 203 (2.67%) CentOS
7 200 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 188 (2.47%) Apple iOS
9 163 (2.14%) Windows 10
10 161 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 159 (2.09%) Ubuntu
12 133 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 111 (1.46%) Windows 7
14 82 (1.08%) Debian
15 55 (0.72%) Windows 8
16 31 (0.41%) AIX
16 31 (0.41%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
18 18 (0.24%) Solaris
19 14 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,078 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2,411 (31.69%) DevOps
3 1,264 (16.61%) Software Engineering
4 995 (13.08%) Microservices
5 949 (12.47%) Scrum
6 919 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
7 906 (11.91%) TDD
8 889 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
9 826 (10.86%) Test Automation
10 646 (8.49%) MVC
11 626 (8.23%) Mentoring
12 586 (7.70%) ITIL
13 517 (6.80%) Analytics
14 516 (6.78%) Configuration Management
15 512 (6.73%) Computer Science
16 511 (6.72%) Migration
17 461 (6.06%) SDLC
18 459 (6.03%) Continuous Delivery
19 453 (5.95%) Open Source
20 450 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,863 (24.49%) Python
2 1,749 (22.99%) Java
3 1,579 (20.75%) SQL
4 1,568 (20.61%) JavaScript
5 1,452 (19.09%) C#
6 627 (8.24%) Bash Shell
7 586 (7.70%) PowerShell
8 488 (6.41%) Ruby
9 439 (5.77%) PHP
10 300 (3.94%) Go
11 264 (3.47%) C++
12 247 (3.25%) TypeScript
13 219 (2.88%) C
14 196 (2.58%) Scala
15 184 (2.42%) Java 8
16 183 (2.41%) Shell Script
17 171 (2.25%) Perl
18 115 (1.51%) ES6
19 103 (1.35%) R
20 97 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 807 (10.61%) Degree
2 299 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
3 257 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 247 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 243 (3.19%) Security Cleared
6 194 (2.55%) CISSP
7 166 (2.18%) AWS Certification
8 165 (2.17%) CCNA
9 159 (2.09%) MCSE
9 159 (2.09%) SC Cleared
10 139 (1.83%) CCNP
11 80 (1.05%) MCSA
12 79 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 78 (1.03%) CISM
14 75 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
15 60 (0.79%) DV Cleared
16 53 (0.70%) GIAC
17 47 (0.62%) CEH
18 46 (0.60%) Master's Degree
18 46 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (3.55%) QA
2 162 (2.13%) SLA
3 139 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 123 (1.62%) GDPR
5 80 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 63 (0.83%) NIST
7 40 (0.53%) COBIT
8 36 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
9 31 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 29 (0.38%) PMO
11 15 (0.20%) NCSC
12 13 (0.17%) WAI
13 12 (0.16%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 10 (0.13%) HIPAA
14 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 8 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.079%) ISAE 3402
16 6 (0.079%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,670 (21.95%) Docker
2 690 (9.07%) Active Directory
3 670 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 425 (5.59%) Hyper-V
5 120 (1.58%) vSphere
6 107 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
7 87 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 59 (0.78%) XenApp
9 53 (0.70%) VMware NSX
10 41 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 38 (0.50%) vCloud
11 38 (0.50%) XenDesktop
12 31 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
13 30 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 24 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
14 24 (0.32%) oVirt
14 24 (0.32%) RHEV
15 23 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 23 (0.30%) KVM
15 23 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,246 (16.38%) Kubernetes
2 1,010 (13.28%) Ansible
3 961 (12.63%) Terraform
4 801 (10.53%) Puppet
5 610 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
6 216 (2.84%) SCCM
7 110 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
8 109 (1.43%) Prometheus
9 107 (1.41%) SCOM
10 105 (1.38%) Nagios
11 96 (1.26%) Grafana
12 84 (1.10%) Packer
13 65 (0.85%) Consul
13 65 (0.85%) vRealize
14 61 (0.80%) Kibana
15 58 (0.76%) ZABBIX
16 57 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
17 51 (0.67%) Graphite
17 51 (0.67%) Salt
18 40 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,619 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 1,022 (13.43%) VMware
3 980 (12.88%) Google
4 573 (7.53%) Cisco
5 523 (6.87%) Oracle
6 263 (3.46%) SAP
7 245 (3.22%) Citrix
8 231 (3.04%) IBM
9 169 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 147 (1.93%) Dell
11 140 (1.84%) Splunk
12 139 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
13 134 (1.76%) HP
14 129 (1.70%) Tableau
15 109 (1.43%) Veeam
16 104 (1.37%) NetApp
17 94 (1.24%) Atlassian
18 88 (1.16%) Meraki
19 86 (1.13%) Sage
20 82 (1.08%) CheckPoint