Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 20 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 +22
Permanent jobs citing AWS 3,433 7,599 7,169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.27% 9.31% 7.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.03% 33.51% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,166 6,557 6,259
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 10,089 22,679 21,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 36.06% 27.79% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8,360 18,217 17,162
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,749
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,250
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +6 941 £52,500 - 304
South East +1 864 £60,000 +4.35% 176
South West +11 472 £55,000 +6.80% 146
Midlands +1 454 £55,000 +4.27% 152
North West +4 428 £55,000 -4.35% 192
Yorkshire +17 421 £52,500 +5.00% 84
East of England +8 316 £60,000 +9.09% 106
West Midlands +1 300 £55,000 - 100
Scotland +7 238 £52,500 +10.53% 84
East Midlands +3 154 £55,000 +10.00% 51
Wales +13 110 £49,750 +10.56% 32
North East +8 91 £45,000 - 28
Northern Ireland +2 46 £45,000 - 20
Isle of Man +2 1 £33,000 -40.00%
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1,759 (51.24%) Azure
2 1,368 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1,224 (35.65%) DevOps
4 985 (28.69%) Python
5 870 (25.34%) Linux
6 852 (24.82%) JavaScript
7 846 (24.64%) Docker
8 758 (22.08%) Java
9 684 (19.92%) SQL
10 619 (18.03%) Microsoft
11 610 (17.77%) Kubernetes
12 586 (17.07%) Terraform
13 567 (16.52%) GCP
14 565 (16.46%) Software Engineering
15 546 (15.90%) C#
16 541 (15.76%) Microservices
17 521 (15.18%) Jenkins
18 501 (14.59%) Git (software)
19 498 (14.51%) Windows
20 483 (14.07%) .NET
21 445 (12.96%) Finance
22 439 (12.79%) Scrum
23 433 (12.61%) React
24 431 (12.55%) Node.js
25 420 (12.23%) SaaS
26 403 (11.74%) Ansible
27 402 (11.71%) Serverless
28 392 (11.42%) SQL Server
29 378 (11.01%) Web Services
30 364 (10.60%) 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
1 102 (2.97%) Confluence
2 99 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (2.80%) Apache Spark
4 86 (2.51%) Apache
5 58 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 43 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.11%) MS Exchange
8 33 (0.96%) IIS
9 31 (0.90%) OpenStack
10 28 (0.82%) CMS
10 28 (0.82%) nginx
11 25 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
12 18 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
13 16 (0.47%) Skype for Business
14 13 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
15 12 (0.35%) SAS
16 11 (0.32%) Luigi
17 10 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.29%) WordPress
18 9 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.17%) Sketch
4 6 (0.17%) Zeplin
5 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.087%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.058%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 19 (0.55%) Sentinel
2 11 (0.32%) Magento
3 8 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.15%) Shopify
6 4 (0.12%) Eikon
6 4 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
6 4 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.058%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.058%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.058%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.058%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.058%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.029%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1,759 (51.24%) Azure
2 567 (16.52%) GCP
3 420 (12.23%) SaaS
4 402 (11.71%) Serverless
5 318 (9.26%) AWS Lambda
6 202 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
7 199 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 198 (5.77%) Office 365
9 166 (4.84%) PaaS
10 165 (4.81%) Amazon S3
11 158 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
12 149 (4.34%) IaaS
13 115 (3.35%) GitHub
14 102 (2.97%) Power Platform
15 61 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
16 55 (1.60%) Amazon ECS
16 55 (1.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 51 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 50 (1.46%) Route 53
19 48 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 183 (5.33%) Firewall
2 136 (3.96%) DNS
3 108 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 91 (2.65%) WAN
5 81 (2.36%) Internet
6 73 (2.13%) VPN
7 68 (1.98%) LAN
8 51 (1.49%) DHCP
8 51 (1.49%) Network Security
9 47 (1.37%) SAN
10 40 (1.17%) HTTP
10 40 (1.17%) Skype
11 39 (1.14%) VoIP
12 27 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (0.73%) SSL
14 23 (0.67%) Wireshark
15 14 (0.41%) DKIM
15 14 (0.41%) DMARC
16 13 (0.38%) H.323
16 13 (0.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 304 (8.86%) MySQL
3 282 (8.21%) NoSQL
4 241 (7.02%) MongoDB
5 209 (6.09%) Big Data
6 167 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
7 137 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
8 131 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 125 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 111 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
11 106 (3.09%) Hadoop
12 84 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 66 (1.92%) Power BI
13 66 (1.92%) Redis
14 61 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 56 (1.63%) Data Lake
16 45 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
17 42 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 36 (1.05%) Oracle Database
19 34 (0.99%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 521 (15.18%) Jenkins
2 501 (14.59%) Git (software)
3 239 (6.96%) JIRA
4 117 (3.41%) Selenium
5 110 (3.20%) GitLab
6 101 (2.94%) Maven
7 73 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 68 (1.98%) JUnit
9 62 (1.81%) Bitbucket
10 56 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 55 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 39 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 39 (1.14%) SonarQube
13 37 (1.08%) Mockito
14 36 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
15 31 (0.90%) Vagrant
16 29 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (0.82%) JMeter
17 28 (0.82%) Visual Studio
18 27 (0.79%) PHPUnit
General
1 445 (12.96%) Finance
2 116 (3.38%) Public Sector
3 73 (2.13%) Banking
3 73 (2.13%) Law
4 70 (2.04%) Games
5 69 (2.01%) Retail
6 60 (1.75%) Marketing
7 53 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 51 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 34 (0.99%) Legal
10 23 (0.67%) Back Office
11 21 (0.61%) Advertising
12 17 (0.50%) Publishing
13 16 (0.47%) Electronics
13 16 (0.47%) Local Government
14 15 (0.44%) Automotive
14 15 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.20%) Billing
16 7 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,019 (29.68%) Developer
2 478 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 328 (9.55%) Architect
4 264 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 243 (7.08%) Software Engineer
6 238 (6.93%) AWS Engineer
7 213 (6.20%) Cloud Engineer
8 163 (4.75%) Java Developer
9 160 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 141 (4.11%) AWS DevOps
11 137 (3.99%) Software Developer
12 134 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
13 130 (3.79%) .NET Developer
14 124 (3.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 114 (3.32%) Data Engineer
15 114 (3.32%) PHP Developer
16 108 (3.15%) Lead Developer
17 99 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
18 96 (2.80%) Analyst
18 96 (2.80%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (14.07%) .NET
2 433 (12.61%) React
3 431 (12.55%) Node.js
4 378 (11.01%) Web Services
5 351 (10.22%) AngularJS
6 349 (10.17%) HTML
7 288 (8.39%) CSS
8 258 (7.52%) REST
9 233 (6.79%) RESTful
10 193 (5.62%) Spring
11 184 (5.36%) .NET Core
12 181 (5.27%) Vue.js
13 126 (3.67%) ASP.NET
13 126 (3.67%) Kafka
14 118 (3.44%) .NET Framework
15 113 (3.29%) HTML5
16 110 (3.20%) JSON
17 106 (3.09%) jQuery
18 102 (2.97%) Laravel
19 99 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 188 (5.48%) Public Cloud
2 163 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 148 (4.31%) Cloud Native
4 133 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
5 110 (3.20%) User Experience
6 97 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 92 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 63 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 62 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 58 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 47 (1.37%) Private Cloud
12 44 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
13 36 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (0.96%) Virtual Team
15 31 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 29 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
17 27 (0.79%) PKI
17 27 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
18 24 (0.70%) Life Science
19 22 (0.64%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 870 (25.34%) Linux
2 498 (14.51%) Windows
3 226 (6.58%) Windows Server
4 129 (3.76%) Unix
5 93 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 88 (2.56%) Android
7 80 (2.33%) CentOS
8 67 (1.95%) Apple iOS
9 58 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
10 54 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (1.11%) Ubuntu
12 31 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
13 26 (0.76%) AIX
14 24 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 24 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.41%) Debian
16 14 (0.41%) Kali Linux
16 14 (0.41%) Solaris
16 14 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,368 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1,224 (35.65%) DevOps
3 565 (16.46%) Software Engineering
4 541 (15.76%) Microservices
5 439 (12.79%) Scrum
6 364 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
7 343 (9.99%) Test Automation
8 332 (9.67%) TDD
9 312 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 289 (8.42%) Infrastructure as Code
11 283 (8.24%) Mentoring
12 229 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 200 (5.83%) MVC
14 198 (5.77%) Migration
15 194 (5.65%) Analytics
16 190 (5.53%) BDD
17 186 (5.42%) Configuration Management
18 173 (5.04%) Open Source
18 173 (5.04%) SDLC
19 172 (5.01%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 985 (28.69%) Python
2 852 (24.82%) JavaScript
3 758 (22.08%) Java
4 684 (19.92%) SQL
5 546 (15.90%) C#
6 309 (9.00%) Bash Shell
7 285 (8.30%) PHP
8 238 (6.93%) PowerShell
9 198 (5.77%) TypeScript
10 159 (4.63%) Go
11 123 (3.58%) Ruby
12 115 (3.35%) C++
13 104 (3.03%) C
14 99 (2.88%) Scala
15 76 (2.21%) T-SQL
16 67 (1.95%) Java 8
17 58 (1.69%) Perl
18 45 (1.31%) Groovy
19 44 (1.28%) Shell Script
20 40 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 296 (8.62%) Degree
2 218 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 164 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 108 (3.15%) AWS Certification
5 100 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 94 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 91 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
8 70 (2.04%) MCSE
9 65 (1.89%) CCNA
10 57 (1.66%) DV Cleared
11 44 (1.28%) MCSA
12 38 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 37 (1.08%) CISSP
14 36 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
15 27 (0.79%) ISTQB
16 25 (0.73%) SANS
17 23 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
18 21 (0.61%) MCTS
19 19 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
20 18 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (3.76%) QA
2 82 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 69 (2.01%) SLA
4 52 (1.51%) NIST
5 46 (1.34%) GDPR
6 45 (1.31%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.76%) NIST 800
8 24 (0.70%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.50%) NCSC
10 16 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 11 (0.32%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.26%) COBIT
14 4 (0.12%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.12%) MISRA
15 3 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
16 2 (0.058%) JSP 440
17 1 (0.029%) HL7
17 1 (0.029%) IFRS
17 1 (0.029%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 846 (24.64%) Docker
2 252 (7.34%) Active Directory
3 216 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 98 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 50 (1.46%) vSphere
6 28 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
8 17 (0.50%) HDFS
9 15 (0.44%) NDS
9 15 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 15 (0.44%) Snort
10 14 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (0.41%) XenApp
11 12 (0.35%) GlusterFS
12 11 (0.32%) vCloud
12 11 (0.32%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.29%) VMware NSX
14 9 (0.26%) Firmware
15 8 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 610 (17.77%) Kubernetes
2 586 (17.07%) Terraform
3 403 (11.74%) Ansible
4 261 (7.60%) Puppet
5 160 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (1.81%) Grafana
7 57 (1.66%) Prometheus
8 29 (0.84%) Packer
9 28 (0.82%) Graphite
10 24 (0.70%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 22 (0.64%) Data Guard
11 22 (0.64%) SCCM
12 20 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
13 19 (0.55%) Nagios
14 16 (0.47%) Kibana
15 14 (0.41%) Tivoli
16 13 (0.38%) Consul
16 13 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (0.38%) logstash
17 12 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 619 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 328 (9.55%) Google
3 315 (9.18%) VMware
4 231 (6.73%) Oracle
5 121 (3.52%) Cisco
6 101 (2.94%) Splunk
7 99 (2.88%) Red Hat
8 72 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (1.86%) IBM
10 53 (1.54%) SAP
11 49 (1.43%) Citrix
12 48 (1.40%) Atlassian
13 33 (0.96%) Dell
14 30 (0.87%) Tableau
15 28 (0.82%) Meraki
16 26 (0.76%) NetIQ
17 25 (0.73%) Talend
18 23 (0.67%) Cloudera
18 23 (0.67%) HP
18 23 (0.67%) New Relic