Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 20 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +29
Permanent jobs citing AWS 4,571 7,807 7,504
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 11.09% 9.34% 7.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.61% 34.47% 34.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4,074 6,718 6,539
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £79,850 £80,000 £75,000
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 13,601 22,646 21,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 32.99% 27.09% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11,078 18,117 17,846
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +7 1,273 £52,500 - 239
South East -1 1,213 £57,500 - 145
North West +4 620 £55,000 - 124
South West +3 564 £54,000 +8.00% 99
Midlands +1 563 £55,000 +4.76% 115
Yorkshire +15 562 £52,500 +5.00% 86
East of England +8 447 £55,000 - 89
West Midlands 0 370 £52,500 - 76
Scotland +9 307 £52,500 +5.00% 53
East Midlands +4 192 £55,000 +15.79% 39
Wales +15 155 £47,750 +11.70% 32
North East +16 91 £45,000 -1.31% 29
Northern Ireland +13 68 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Isle of Man +4 1 £33,000 -40.00%
South Coast 0 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £70,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 2,511 (54.93%) Azure
2 1,843 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1,566 (34.26%) DevOps
4 1,254 (27.43%) Python
5 1,121 (24.52%) JavaScript
6 1,110 (24.28%) Linux
7 1,066 (23.32%) Java
8 1,013 (22.16%) Docker
9 901 (19.71%) SQL
10 846 (18.51%) Microsoft
11 824 (18.03%) C#
12 778 (17.02%) Kubernetes
13 742 (16.23%) GCP
14 730 (15.97%) Windows
15 708 (15.49%) Software Engineering
16 707 (15.47%) .NET
17 667 (14.59%) Git (software)
18 664 (14.53%) Terraform
19 636 (13.91%) Jenkins
20 626 (13.70%) Finance
21 598 (13.08%) Microservices
22 593 (12.97%) Scrum
23 591 (12.93%) Web Services
24 572 (12.51%) Node.js
25 557 (12.19%) SaaS
26 556 (12.16%) AngularJS
27 553 (12.10%) SQL Server
28 533 (11.66%) React
29 530 (11.59%) Ansible
30 527 (11.53%) TDD

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
1 142 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
2 138 (3.02%) Confluence
3 132 (2.89%) Apache
4 129 (2.82%) Apache Spark
5 71 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 67 (1.47%) IIS
7 63 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 53 (1.16%) OpenStack
9 52 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 48 (1.05%) CMS
11 37 (0.81%) nginx
12 26 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
13 21 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
14 20 (0.44%) Skype for Business
15 19 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (0.37%) SAS
17 14 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 12 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
19 11 (0.24%) Jupyter
Applications
1 61 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.22%) Sketch
5 9 (0.20%) Zeplin
6 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.088%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.066%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.37%) Sentinel
3 10 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
5 7 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
6 6 (0.13%) Elite 3E
6 6 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.088%) Eikon
8 4 (0.088%) Magento
8 4 (0.088%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.044%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2,511 (54.93%) Azure
2 742 (16.23%) GCP
3 557 (12.19%) SaaS
4 525 (11.49%) Serverless
5 389 (8.51%) AWS Lambda
6 291 (6.37%) Amazon EC2
7 282 (6.17%) Office 365
8 275 (6.02%) PaaS
9 270 (5.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 235 (5.14%) Amazon S3
11 204 (4.46%) IaaS
12 167 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
13 155 (3.39%) GitHub
14 114 (2.49%) Power Platform
15 95 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
16 94 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
17 86 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 81 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 79 (1.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 72 (1.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 250 (5.47%) Firewall
2 182 (3.98%) DNS
3 127 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 126 (2.76%) WAN
5 98 (2.14%) Internet
6 97 (2.12%) DHCP
7 96 (2.10%) LAN
7 96 (2.10%) VPN
8 81 (1.77%) Network Security
9 79 (1.73%) SAN
10 54 (1.18%) Skype
11 52 (1.14%) HTTP
12 50 (1.09%) VoIP
13 35 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
14 29 (0.63%) Wireless
15 27 (0.59%) Wireshark
16 26 (0.57%) VLAN
17 25 (0.55%) SSL
18 20 (0.44%) NetScaler
19 19 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 384 (8.40%) MySQL
3 303 (6.63%) NoSQL
4 270 (5.91%) MongoDB
5 255 (5.58%) Big Data
6 229 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
7 215 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 179 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 163 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 153 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
11 147 (3.22%) Hadoop
12 105 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
13 98 (2.14%) Power BI
14 91 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 83 (1.82%) Redis
16 66 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 65 (1.42%) Data Lake
18 62 (1.36%) RDBMS
19 61 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
20 48 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 667 (14.59%) Git (software)
2 636 (13.91%) Jenkins
3 284 (6.21%) JIRA
4 183 (4.00%) Selenium
5 165 (3.61%) Maven
6 112 (2.45%) GitLab
7 96 (2.10%) Bitbucket
8 89 (1.95%) JUnit
9 86 (1.88%) TeamCity
10 74 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 73 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 62 (1.36%) webpack
13 60 (1.31%) Cucumber
13 60 (1.31%) Subversion
14 59 (1.29%) SonarQube
15 48 (1.05%) Mockito
16 46 (1.01%) JMeter
16 46 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
17 45 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
18 44 (0.96%) gulp
General
1 626 (13.70%) Finance
2 168 (3.68%) Retail
3 99 (2.17%) Games
4 97 (2.12%) Banking
5 87 (1.90%) Public Sector
6 85 (1.86%) Law
7 65 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 62 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 59 (1.29%) Legal
10 57 (1.25%) Marketing
11 39 (0.85%) Automotive
12 30 (0.66%) Advertising
13 28 (0.61%) Back Office
14 27 (0.59%) Publishing
15 20 (0.44%) Local Government
16 17 (0.37%) Electronics
17 16 (0.35%) Billing
18 13 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.26%) Financial Institution
20 11 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,370 (29.97%) Developer
2 624 (13.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 475 (10.39%) Architect
4 348 (7.61%) Senior Developer
5 307 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
6 294 (6.43%) Software Engineer
7 293 (6.41%) AWS Engineer
8 270 (5.91%) Java Developer
9 225 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 212 (4.64%) .NET Developer
11 193 (4.22%) Software Developer
12 169 (3.70%) Lead Developer
13 165 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
14 154 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
15 146 (3.19%) Analyst
16 141 (3.08%) Data Engineer
17 138 (3.02%) AWS DevOps
18 136 (2.98%) Cloud Architect
18 136 (2.98%) PHP Developer
19 132 (2.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 707 (15.47%) .NET
2 591 (12.93%) Web Services
3 572 (12.51%) Node.js
4 556 (12.16%) AngularJS
5 533 (11.66%) React
6 497 (10.87%) HTML
7 432 (9.45%) CSS
8 368 (8.05%) REST
9 289 (6.32%) Spring
10 287 (6.28%) .NET Core
11 262 (5.73%) RESTful
12 245 (5.36%) ASP.NET
13 220 (4.81%) Vue.js
14 195 (4.27%) HTML5
15 184 (4.03%) .NET Framework
16 166 (3.63%) Spring Boot
17 144 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
18 139 (3.04%) jQuery
19 136 (2.98%) Kafka
20 131 (2.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 299 (6.54%) Public Cloud
2 198 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 197 (4.31%) Cloud Native
4 188 (4.11%) User Experience
5 171 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
6 165 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 151 (3.30%) Data Centre
8 95 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 93 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 82 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
11 66 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 51 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 51 (1.12%) Private Cloud
13 49 (1.07%) Data Structures
14 47 (1.03%) Virtual Team
15 42 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
16 36 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
17 35 (0.77%) Replication
18 31 (0.68%) Life Science
19 30 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,110 (24.28%) Linux
2 730 (15.97%) Windows
3 352 (7.70%) Windows Server
4 190 (4.16%) Unix
5 134 (2.93%) Android
6 108 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 103 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 100 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 97 (2.12%) Windows Server 2016
10 79 (1.73%) CentOS
11 61 (1.33%) Windows 10
12 54 (1.18%) Ubuntu
13 44 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
14 32 (0.70%) Windows 7
15 30 (0.66%) Debian
16 22 (0.48%) AIX
17 21 (0.46%) Windows 8
18 18 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,843 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1,566 (34.26%) DevOps
3 708 (15.49%) Software Engineering
4 598 (13.08%) Microservices
5 593 (12.97%) Scrum
6 527 (11.53%) TDD
7 521 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
8 468 (10.24%) Test Automation
9 446 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
10 342 (7.48%) Mentoring
11 338 (7.39%) MVC
12 334 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 301 (6.58%) Infrastructure as Code
14 286 (6.26%) BDD
15 285 (6.23%) Analytics
16 263 (5.75%) Configuration Management
17 241 (5.27%) SDLC
18 238 (5.21%) Computer Science
19 237 (5.18%) ITIL
20 233 (5.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,254 (27.43%) Python
2 1,121 (24.52%) JavaScript
3 1,066 (23.32%) Java
4 901 (19.71%) SQL
5 824 (18.03%) C#
6 433 (9.47%) Bash Shell
7 364 (7.96%) PHP
8 331 (7.24%) PowerShell
9 213 (4.66%) TypeScript
10 188 (4.11%) Ruby
11 177 (3.87%) Go
12 152 (3.33%) C++
13 145 (3.17%) Scala
14 124 (2.71%) C
15 102 (2.23%) Perl
15 102 (2.23%) T-SQL
16 99 (2.17%) Java 8
17 78 (1.71%) Kotlin
18 55 (1.20%) R
19 53 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 425 (9.30%) Degree
2 197 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 165 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 146 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 134 (2.93%) SC Cleared
6 131 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
7 126 (2.76%) AWS Certification
8 107 (2.34%) MCSE
9 77 (1.68%) CCNA
10 76 (1.66%) CISSP
11 67 (1.47%) MCSA
12 61 (1.33%) DV Cleared
13 59 (1.29%) TOGAF Certification
14 42 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 38 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (0.66%) ISTQB
17 28 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 28 (0.61%) MCTS
18 26 (0.57%) SANS
19 23 (0.50%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (4.59%) QA
2 109 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (1.42%) GDPR
4 64 (1.40%) SLA
5 52 (1.14%) NIST
6 51 (1.12%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.85%) Data Quality
8 24 (0.53%) NIST 800
9 21 (0.46%) NCSC
10 20 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 10 (0.22%) COBIT
13 9 (0.20%) HIPAA
14 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.13%) MISRA
16 5 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
16 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.11%) JSP 440
17 3 (0.066%) PMO
18 2 (0.044%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1,013 (22.16%) Docker
2 338 (7.39%) Active Directory
3 325 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 143 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 81 (1.77%) vSphere
6 44 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (0.55%) HDFS
8 24 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
9 23 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 16 (0.35%) VMware NSX
12 15 (0.33%) Snort
12 15 (0.33%) XenApp
13 14 (0.31%) GlusterFS
13 14 (0.31%) vCloud
13 14 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (0.26%) NDS
14 12 (0.26%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 12 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 778 (17.02%) Kubernetes
2 664 (14.53%) Terraform
3 530 (11.59%) Ansible
4 366 (8.01%) Puppet
5 256 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (1.49%) Grafana
7 62 (1.36%) Prometheus
8 58 (1.27%) SCCM
9 41 (0.90%) Packer
10 35 (0.77%) Kibana
11 33 (0.72%) Nagios
12 30 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
13 26 (0.57%) Graphite
13 26 (0.57%) logstash
14 23 (0.50%) Rancher
15 21 (0.46%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 21 (0.46%) Tivoli
16 20 (0.44%) Consul
16 20 (0.44%) Data Guard
16 20 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 846 (18.51%) Microsoft
2 490 (10.72%) Google
3 470 (10.28%) VMware
4 273 (5.97%) Oracle
5 191 (4.18%) Cisco
6 105 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 92 (2.01%) Citrix
8 90 (1.97%) Splunk
9 83 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 81 (1.77%) IBM
11 73 (1.60%) HP
12 66 (1.44%) SAP
13 62 (1.36%) Tableau
14 48 (1.05%) Atlassian
15 45 (0.98%) New Relic
16 42 (0.92%) Xamarin
17 38 (0.83%) Dell
18 36 (0.79%) Fortinet
18 36 (0.79%) Veeam
19 30 (0.66%) Talend